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C-X-C and C-C chemokine expression and secretion by the human colonic epithelial cell line, HT-29 : differential effect of T lymphocyte-derived cytokines.

Kolios, George and Wright, Karen L. and Jordan, Nicola J. and Leithead, Jane B. and Robertson, Duncan A. F. and Westwick, John (1999) C-X-C and C-C chemokine expression and secretion by the human colonic epithelial cell line, HT-29 : differential effect of T lymphocyte-derived cytokines. European Journal of Immunology, 29 (2). pp. 530-536. ISSN 0014-2980

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Abstract

Differential chemokine production by colonic epithelial cells is thought to contribute to the characteristic increased infiltration of selected population of leukocytes cells in inflammatory bowel disease. We have previously demonstrated that IL-13 enhances IL-1α-induced IL-8 secretion by the colonic epithelial cell line HT-29. We have now explored the C-C chemokine expression and modulation in this system. The combination of TNF-α and IFN-γ was the minimal stimulation required for regulated on activation, normal T cell expressed and secreted (RANTES) and monocyte chemoattractant protein (MCP-1) mRNA expression and secretion by HT-29 cells. The same stimulation induced a stronger IL-8 mRNA expression and secretion. Pretreatment with IL-13 or IL-4, reduced significantly the RANTES, and MCP-1, but not IL-8 mRNA expression and secretion. In contrast, IL-10 had no effect on either MCP-1, or RANTES, or IL-8 generation. Pretreatment of HT-29 cells with wortmannin suggested that the IL-13-induced inhibition of C-C chemokine expression is via activation of a wortmannin-sensitive phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase. These data demonstrate that colonic epithelial cell chemokine production can be differentially regulated by T cell-derived cytokines and suggest an interplay between epithelial cells and T lymphocytes potentially important in the intestinal inflammation.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: European Journal of Immunology
Uncontrolled Keywords: Colonic epithelial cell ; Chemokine ; T lymphocyte ; Intestinal inflammation ; HT-29 cell
Subjects: R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Departments: Faculty of Health and Medicine > Biomedical & Life Sciences
ID Code: 40899
Deposited By: Mr Richard Ingham
Deposited On: 16 Jun 2011 12:00
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 18:06
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/40899

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