Sayer Ji
Founder of GreenMedInfo.com

Subscribe to our informative Newsletter & get Nature's Evidence-Based Pharmacy

Our newsletter serves 500,000 with essential news, research & healthy tips, daily.

Download Now

500+ pages of Natural Medicine Alternatives and Information.

Abstract Title:

Effect of luteolin on gene expression in mouse H22 hepatoma cells.

Abstract Source:

Genet Mol Res. 2015 ;14(4):14448-56. Epub 2015 Nov 19. PMID: 26600503

Abstract Author(s):

J X Niu, H P Guo, H M Gan, L D Bao, J J Ren

Article Affiliation:

J X Niu

Abstract:

The purpose of our study was to observe the effects of luteolin on the expression of the genes ICAM-1, LFA-3, and PCNA in H22 hepatoma tissue. Sixty ICR (Institute of Cancer Research) mice with H22 hepatoma were randomly divided into five groups: a normal saline control group, low-, medium-, and high-dose luteolin groups, and a cyclophosphamide group. The mice were euthanized the day after administration withdrawal and subcutaneous tumor tissue was extracted. Quantitative fluorescence RT-PCR was used to detect the expression of ICAM-1, LFA-3, and PCNA in H22 hepatoma tissue in the mice. Luteolin was found to up-regulate the expression of ICAM-1 in H22 hepatoma tissue, of which the middle-dose group had the most obvious effect, showing a significant difference (P<0.01) as compared to the normal saline group. Each dose group of luteolin significantly down-regulated the expression of LFA-3 in H22 hepatoma tissue, showing significant differences as compared to the saline control group (P<0.01). The medium- and high-dose luteolin groups significantly reduced the expression of PCNA in H22 hepatoma tissue of ICR mice, where the effect of the high-dose group was the most obvious, and the difference between the two luteolin groups and the normal saline group was statistically significant (P<0.01). Luteolin may inhibit tumor angiogenesis and tumor cell proliferation by down-regulation of LFA- 3 and PCNA and up-regulation of ICAM-1 in tumor tissue of tumor-bearing mice, thereby achieving its anti-tumor effect.

Study Type : Animal Study

Print Options


Sayer Ji
Founder of GreenMedInfo.com

Subscribe to our informative Newsletter & get Nature's Evidence-Based Pharmacy

Our newsletter serves 500,000 with essential news, research & healthy tips, daily.

Download Now

500+ pages of Natural Medicine Alternatives and Information.

This website is for information purposes only. By providing the information contained herein we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, mitigating, or preventing any type of disease or medical condition. Before beginning any type of natural, integrative or conventional treatment regimen, it is advisable to seek the advice of a licensed healthcare professional.

© Copyright 2008-2019 GreenMedInfo.com, Journal Articles copyright of original owners, MeSH copyright NLM.