Advanced searches left 3/3

Cell Adhesion Molecule - DOAJ

Summarized by Plex Scholar
Last Updated: 10 January 2023

* If you want to update the article please login/register

Activated Leukocyte Cell Adhesion Molecule (ALCAM), a Potential ‘Seed’ and ‘Soil’ Receptor in the Peritoneal Metastasis of Gastrointestinal Cancers

Activated Leukocyte Cell Adhesion Molecule is a cell-u2013cell adhesion protein that promotes heterotypic and homotypic interactions between cells of the same type and several forms of cell adhesion protein. We investigated whether ALCAM serves as both a u2018seedu2019 receptor in these tumor cells and a u2018soilu2019 receptor in peritoneal mesothelial cells during cancer metastasis. The expression of ALCAM in gastric cancer and pancreatic cancer tissues with or without peritoneal metastasis were compared for their levels of ALCAM expression. Human peritoneal mesothelial cells were also genetically modified to produce cell lines with different profiles of ALCAM expression. Patients with peritoneal metastases had elevated ALCAM transcripts that were higher than those without. Patients with high ALCAM tumours had a much shorter peritoneal metastasis free survival than those with low ALCAM expression. The cells' reduced interaction with both gastric cancer cells and pancreatic cancer cells was reduced after the cells' knockdown of the mesothelial cell line MET5A. In the same way, levels of ALCAM in both human gastric and pancreatic cancer cells were also a determining factor for their adhesiveness to mesothelial cells, a process that was likely to trigger the SRC kinase's phosphorylation. A soluble ALCAM was found to be able to reduce the adhesion of cancer cells and mesothelial cells, behaving like a SRC kinase inhibitor. Both gastric and pancreatic cancer patients with ALCAM are an indicator of peritoneal metastasis.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms24010876


Roles of intercellular cell adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) in colorectal cancer: expression, functions, prognosis, tumorigenesis, polymorphisms and therapeutic implications

Colorectal cancer is a common global health issue and one of the most common causes of cancer-related deaths worldwide. The intercellular adhesion molecule-1, a molecule that helps with the CRC's pathogenesis. It is a cell surface glycoprotein of the immunoglobulin superfamily and plays a key role in cell-cell, cell-extracellular matrix communication, cell signaling, and immune response. The interaction between ICAM-1 and its ligand may lead to tumor cells adhesion to the vascular endothelium and subsequent metastasis promotion. The malignant risk of cancer is determined by the ICAM-1 gene.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2022.1052672


SERUM LEVEL OF VASCULAR CELL ADHESION MOLECULE AND P SELECTIN AS THROMBOPHILIC RISK FACTOR FOR EARLY VASCULAR ACCESS THROMBOTIC OCCLUSION IN HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS

Patients with a CKD stage IV-V on medical care and group III: 80 patients with a permanent catheter, and subgroup III: 57 patients with a shunt and subgroup III of a: 90 patients with a CKD stage IV-V on medical care, group II: ten patients with CKD stage IV-V on medical care; and subgroup III: 57 patients with CKD stage IV-V on medical care. Laboratory experiments, imaging, and serum VCAM 1, P selectin, P selectin before and six months after HD Conclusions: With results in the form of a p value, there was a positive correlation between VCAM and P selectin and dialysis. The relationship between sVCAM-1 and s P-selectin and thrombosis in HD patients has increased the body of adhesion molecules in VA thrombosis.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.htct.2022.09.1240


Intratumoral Gene Electrotransfer of Plasmid DNA Encoding shRNA against Melanoma Cell Adhesion Molecule Radiosensitizes Tumors by Antivascular Effects and Activation of an Immune Response

The presence of plasmid DNA in the cytosol-activating DNA sensors was replicated in this study, triggering radiotherapy and the gene electrotransfer of plasmid encoding shRNA against melanoma cell adhesion molecule with dual action, which was a vascular-targeted effect mediated by the presence of plasmid DNA in the cytosol-activating DNA sensors. In more immunogenic B16F10 melanoma and less immunogenic TS/A carcinoma, the effects and underlying mechanisms of therapy were investigated. Both tumor models were immunogenic, while MCAM's silencing could have heightened the consequences of irradiation. Both therapy resulted in 81% complete responses in melanoma and 27% CR in carcinoma. Moreover, 59% of mice were resistant to challenge with melanoma cells following the secondary challenge of cured mice, and none of them were resistant to carcinoma. However, tumor immunological status is still essential for a full antitumor response.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines8010135


Intrahepatic activated leukocyte cell adhesion molecule induces CD6highCD4+ T cell infiltration in autoimmune hepatitis

We set out to investigate ALCAM-CD6 axis in AIH research herein. MethodsImmunohistochemistry was performed to determine hepatic expression of CD6 and ALCAM. By flow cytometry, the phenotypes of liver infiltrating T cells were established. Effects were published in journal studies The results showed that patients with AIH had significantly higher CD6 levels in the liver than those with primary biliary cholangitis, chronic liver disease, non-alcoholic liver disease, and healthy controls compared to primary biliary cholangitis, chronic hepatitis B, non-alcoholic liver disease, and healthy controls. In both AIH and HC, CD4+ T cells in the liver and intrahepatic CD6+ T cells showed increased proinflammatory response and proliferation characteristics than CD6+ T cells in both AIH and HC. The ligand of CD6, ALCAM, was highly expressed in AIH's hepatocytes and serum ALCAM, which were also linked to clinical indices of AIH.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2022.967944


Decreased Expression of Cell Adhesion Molecule 4 in Gastric Adenocarcinoma and Its Prognostic Implications

Cell adhesion molecule 4 is a novel tumor suppressor protein. CADM4's prognostic effects in gastric cancer have not been fully explored, according to the authors. We therefore examined the clinical significance and prognostic value of CADM4 expression in a large group of patients with gastric adenocarcinoma. Survival studies evaluated the prognostic role of CADM4 expression. Low CADM4 expression was more prominent in tumors without human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 amplification, which were less common in tumors. In the survival tests, Low CADM4 expression was associated with poor overall longevity and recurrence-free survival.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics12040941


Neuronal cell adhesion molecule regulating neural systems underlying addiction

Methods We analyzed gene expression data of neural molecules in order to find a common addiction pathway dependent on Nrcam function. Following chemotherapy with methamphetamine or saline, we investigated monoaminergic, glutamatergic, and GABAergic pathways in the brains of Nrcam knockout mice using micro-u2010array gene expression analysis, which was replicated using TaqMan gene expression analysis. To find a common addiction pathway, we investigated similarities and differences between molecules in METHu2010 treated mice and in Nrcam knockout mice treated with cocaine to find a common addiction pathway. Conclusions Glutaminase expression in brain was reduced in neonzygous mice following METH and COC therapy, as reported by our previous research. In Nrcam heterozygous mice treated with either METH or COC therapy, Metabotropic glutamate receptor 2 expression was reduced. We also found that GABA receptor subunit g2 expression was reduced in Nrcam heterozygous mice who underwent SAL therapy, and that METH therapy delayed this decrease.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1002/npr2.12038


Identification of subtypes of hepatocellular carcinoma and screening of prognostic molecular diagnostic markers based on cell adhesion molecule related genes

Cell adhesion molecules in LIHC can predict liver hepatocellular carcinoma metastasis and establish prognosis, while cell adhesion molecules can be determined, but the role of cell adhesion molecules in LIHC must be investigated. Cell adhesion genes were obtained from the Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes website, and expression data related to cell adhesion were obtained from The Cancer Genome Atlas and the gene expression omnibus databases. The TCGA-LIHC database was assembled by the nonnegative matrix factorization algorithm to find various subtypes of LIHC. The difference between patients of different subtypes of prognosis and immune microenvironment was determined by the researchers. The 371 LIHC patients were divided into four subtypes by NMF clustering, and survival analysis revealed that disease-free survival of these four subtypes was clearly different from those four subtypes. The DEGs between high and low risk groups were mainly involved in cell cycle, according to a gene set Enrichment Study.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2022.1042540


Upregulation of Neural Cell Adhesion Molecule 1 and Excessive Migration of Purkinje Cells in Cerebellar Cortex

Behaviors ranging from movement to cognition and social interaction can be attributed to the cerebellar cortex, PCs project, cerebellar nuclei, and control behaviors. Neural cell adhesion molecule 1 is widely expressed in embryonic and postnatal brain development and plays an important role in neural migration, axon pathfinding, and synapse assembly. We investigated how the excessive migration of PCs along Bergmann glia could be related to a NCAM1 expression pattern in early postnatal days. The protein and mRNA of NCAM1 in wild type are not different during PC dispersal from cluster to monolayer formation, according to our Western blot and RT-qPCR analysis of the entire cerebellum.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2021.804402


Two Novel PET Radiopharmaceuticals for Endothelial Vascular Cell Adhesion Molecule-1 (VCAM-1) Targeting

Atherosclerosis is a chronic disease linked to inflammatory conditions, such as the overexpression of adhesion molecules, including the endothelial Vascular Cell Adhesion Molecule-1. DOTA is derived from the direct conjugation of a DOTA derivative with the peptide, while NAMP is a biotin derivative intended to be used in a three-step pretargeting scheme, requiring the use of a double-chelating derivative of DOTA.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmaceutics13071025

* Please keep in mind that all text is summarized by machine, we do not bear any responsibility, and you should always check original source before taking any actions

* Please keep in mind that all text is summarized by machine, we do not bear any responsibility, and you should always check original source before taking any actions