Till sidans topp

Sidansvarig: Webbredaktion
Sidan uppdaterades: 2012-09-11 15:12

Tipsa en vän
Utskriftsversion

CCAAT/enhancer binding pr… - Göteborgs universitet Till startsida
Webbkarta
Till innehåll Läs mer om hur kakor används på gu.se

CCAAT/enhancer binding protein alpha (C/EBPalpha) in adipose tissue regulates genes in lipid and glucose metabolism and a genetic variation in C/EBPalpha is associated with serum levels of triglycerides.

Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift
Författare Louise Olofsson
Marju Orho-Melander
Lena William-Olsson
Kajsa Sjöholm
Lars Sjöström
Leif Groop
Björn Carlsson
Lena M S Carlsson
Bob Olsson
Publicerad i The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Volym 93
Nummer/häfte 12
Sidor 4880-6
ISSN 0021-972X
Publiceringsår 2008
Publicerad vid Institutionen för medicin, avdelningen för molekylär och klinisk medicin
Sidor 4880-6
Språk en
Länkar dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2008-0574
Ämneskategorier Medicin och Hälsovetenskap

Sammanfattning

CONTEXT: CCAAT/enhancer binding protein alpha (C/EBPalpha) is a transcription factor involved in adipogenesis and hepatic glucose and lipid metabolism. OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to test the hypothesis that adipose tissue C/EBPalpha regulates genes in lipid and glucose metabolism and to test for an association between a polymorphism in C/EBPalpha and metabolic parameters. DESIGN AND METHODS: Adipose tissue C/EBPalpha mRNA expression was analyzed at four time points in obese subjects with (n = 12) and without (n = 12) the metabolic syndrome during caloric restriction (450 kcal/d for 16 wk) using DNA microarray and real-time PCR. Adenoviral overexpression of C/EBPalpha was used to identify genes regulated by C/EBPalpha in 3T3-L1 cells. Association between a genetic variation in C/EBPalpha (rs12691) and metabolic parameters was tested in the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study (n = 528) and replicated in Finnish individuals from the Botnia type 2 diabetes study (n = 4,866). RESULTS: During caloric restriction, adipose tissue C/EBPalpha mRNA levels were reduced in subjects with the metabolic syndrome (P = 0.024) and correlated to metabolic parameters. In 3T3-L1 cells, C/EBPalpha regulated the expression of adiponectin; hexokinase 2; lipoprotein lipase; diacylglycerol O-acyltransferase 1 and 2; ATP-binding cassette, sub-family D, member 2; acyl-coenzyme A synthetase long-chain family member 1; CD36; and hydroxysteroid 11-beta dehydrogenase 1. Furthermore, the expression of the human homologs, except adiponectin, correlated to C/EBPalpha mRNA levels in human adipose tissue. The AA genotype of rs12691 was associated with higher serum triglyceride levels in the SOS study (P = 0.022), and this association was replicated in the Botnia study (P = 0.041). CONCLUSIONS: Adipose tissue C/EBPalpha regulates several genes in glucose and lipid metabolism, and a genetic variation in C/EBPalpha is associated with triglycerides in two independent populations.

Sidansvarig: Webbredaktion|Sidan uppdaterades: 2012-09-11
Dela:

På Göteborgs universitet använder vi kakor (cookies) för att webbplatsen ska fungera på ett bra sätt för dig. Genom att surfa vidare godkänner du att vi använder kakor.  Vad är kakor?