circPUM1 promotes polycystic ovary syndrome progression by sponging to miR-760.


  • 影响因子:2.60
  • DOI:10.1016/j.gene.2020.144903
  • 作者列表:"Deng L","Chen Q","Xie J","Wei W","Hui H
  • 发表时间:2020-09-05

:Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders among reproductive-age women. The circRNA-miRNA axis functions in various diseases progression have been partially revealed in the past two decades. However, little is known about the role of the circRNA-miRNA axis in PCOS progression. MicroRNA miR-760, which is characterized by tissue-specific, has been studied in several cancers. Firstly, we found that miR-760 expression was decreased in PCOS tissues insulin treated GCs, KGN and SVOG cells. Secondly, The CCK-8 and apoptosis experiment results suggested that downregulated miR-760 promoted cell proliferation ability and suppressed apoptosis activity in KGN and SVOG cells. Then, the bioinformatic analysis result indicated that circPUM1 was a potential sponge to miR-760. By performing AGO2-RIP, RNA pull-down, Luciferase reporter, and qRT-PCR experiments, we demonstrated that circPUM1 acted as a molecular sponge to miR-760, and decreased miR-760 expression. Moreover, it was found that the promotive effect of circPUM1 was mediated by regulating miR-760. Collectively, our findings suggest that circPUM1 promotes PCOS progression through sponging to miR-760. We may provide a promising therapeutic target for PCOS.


多囊卵巢综合征 (PCOS) 是育龄妇女最常见的内分泌疾病之一。在过去的二十年中,已经部分揭示了circRNA-miRNA轴在各种疾病进展中的功能。然而,关于circRNA-miRNA轴在PCOS进展中的作用知之甚少。已经在几种癌症中研究了以组织特异性为特征的微小rna miR-760。首先,我们发现胰岛素处理的GCs、KGN和SVOG细胞中PCOS组织miR-760表达降低。其次,CCK-8和凋亡实验结果提示,下调miR-760促进KGN和SVOG细胞的增殖能力,抑制凋亡活性。然后,生物信息学分析结果表明circPUM1是潜在的海绵至miR-760。通过进行AGO2-RIP、RNA下拉、荧光素酶报告和qRT-PCR实验,我们证明了circPUM1作为分子海绵起到miR-760的作用,并降低了miR-760的表达。此外,发现circPUM1的促进作用是通过调节miR-760介导的。总的来说,我们的研究结果表明circPUM1通过海绵miR-760促进PCOS进展。我们可能为PCOS提供一个有前景的治疗靶点。



作者列表:["Ellis RJ","Schlick CJR","Yang AD","Barber EL","Bilimoria KY","Merkow RP"]

METHODS:INTRODUCTION:Cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and intraperitoneal chemotherapy (IPC) is an effective treatment option for selected patients with peritoneal metastases (PM), but national utilization patterns are poorly understood. The objectives of this study were to (1) describe population-based trends in national utilization of CRS/IPC; (2) define the most common indications for the procedure; and (3) characterize the types of hospitals performing the procedure. METHODS:The National Inpatient Sample (NIS) was used to identify patients from 2006 to 2015 who underwent CRS/IPC, and to calculate national estimates of procedural frequency and oncologic indication. Hospitals performing CRS/IPC were classified based on size and teaching status. RESULTS:The estimated annual number of CRS/IPC cases increased significantly from 189 to 1540 (p < 0.001). Overall, appendiceal cancer was the most common indication (25.7%), followed by ovarian cancer (23.3%), colorectal cancer (22.5%), and unspecified PM (15.0%). Remaining cases (13.5%) were performed for other indications. Most cases were performed in large teaching hospitals (65.9%), compared with smaller teaching hospitals (25.1%), large non-teaching hospitals (5.3%), or small non-teaching hospitals (3.2%). Patients were more likely to undergo CRS/IPC without a diagnosis based on level I evidence (appendiceal, ovarian, or colorectal) at large non-academic hospitals (odds ratio 2.00, 95% confidence interval 1.18-3.38, p = 0.010) compared with large academic hospitals. CONCLUSIONS:Utilization of CRS/IPC is increasing steadily in the US, is performed at many types of facilities, and often for a variety of indications that are not supported by high-level evidence. Given associated morbidity of CRS/IPC, a national registry dedicated to cases of IPC is necessary to further evaluate use and outcomes.

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作者列表:["Grundy A","Ho V","Abrahamowicz M","Parent MÉ","Siemiatycki J","Arseneau J","Gilbert L","Gotlieb WH","Provencher DM","Koushik A"]

METHODS::Results of epidemiologic studies of physical activity and ovarian cancer risk are inconsistent. Few have attempted to measure physical activity over the lifetime or in specific age windows, which may better capture etiologically relevant exposures. We examined participation in moderate-to-vigorous recreational physical activity (MVPA) in relation to ovarian cancer risk. In a population-based case-control study conducted in Montreal, Canada from 2011 to 2016 (485 cases and 887 controls), information was collected on lifetime participation in various recreational physical activities, which was used to estimate MVPA for each participant. MVPA was represented as average energy expenditure over the lifetime and in specific age-periods in units of metabolic equivalents (METs)-hours per week. Odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for the relation between average MVPA and ovarian cancer risk were estimated using multivariable logistic regression models. Confounding was assessed using directed acyclic graphs combined with a change-in-estimate approach. The adjusted OR (95% CI) for each 28.5 MET-hr/week increment of lifetime recreational MVPA was 1.11 (0.99-1.24) for ovarian cancer overall. ORs for individual age-periods were weaker. When examined by menopausal status, the OR (95% CI) for lifetime MVPA was 1.21 (1.00-1.45) for those diagnosed before menopause and 1.04 (0.89-1.21) for those diagnosed postmenopausally. The suggestive positive associations were stronger for invasive ovarian cancers and more specifically for high-grade serous carcinomas. These results do not support a reduced ovarian cancer risk associated with MVPA.

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作者列表:["Çetin M","Tunçdemir P","Karaman K","Yel S","Karaman E","Özgökçe M","Kömüroğlu AU"]

METHODS::The aim of our study was to evaluate whether cardiovascular disease risks seen in adults with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) develop in adolescents with PCOS using conventional Doppler echocardiography (CDE) and tissue Doppler echocardiography (TDE) or not. The other aim was to investigate the association of paraoxonase-1 (PON-1) level with cardiovascular parameters. 30 PCOS patients and 30 control patients were included in the study. All patients were evaluated with TDE and CDE. Paraoxonase-1 levels of both groups were studied. In CDE study, myocardial performance index (MPI) was higher in the PCOS group than in the control group (0.54 ± 0.11, 0.50 ± 0.12, p = .049, respectively). In the TDE study, early diastolic myocardial velocity (E)'/late diastolic myocardial velocity (A') was lower in PCOS group than in the control group (2.07 ± 0.08, 2.44 ± 0.10, p = .008, respectively). PON-1 was higher in PCOS group than in the control group (26.81 ± 3.05, 18.68 ± 1.18, p = .011, respectively). Cardiovascular disease risks, which are among the long-term complications of PCOS, seem to begin from the early stage of PCOS. The high PON-1 level was thought to increase in response to increased oxidative stress in PCOS.Impact statementWhat is already known on this subject? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most commonly seen endocrinopathy in the adolescent age group. PCOS has detrimental effects on the cardiovascular system in the adult population which is reported in many studies.What the results of this study add? The result of this study showed that cardiovascular effects, which are among the long-term complications of PCOS, seem to begin from the early stage of PCOS. And also, serum paraoxonase-1 level increases in response to the oxidative stress in the adolescent with PCOS.What are the implications of these findings for clinical practice and/or further research? The cardiovascular system evaluation should be started in early phases of PCOS development in the adolescent age group. The potential role of oxidative effect of Paraoxonase-1 on the PCOS needs to be elucidated in further studies.

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