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Functional expression of the damage-associated molecular pattern receptor P2X7 on canine kidney epithelial cells

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Abstract


  • Epithelial cells are important in inflammation and immunity. In this study, we examined if Madin–Darby canine kidney (MDCK) epithelial cells express functional P2X7 receptors, which bind the damage-associated molecular pattern extracellular adenosine 5′-triphosphate (ATP). Reverse transcription (RT)-PCR and immunoblotting revealed the expression of P2X7 in MDCK cells. A flow cytometric assay demonstrated that ATP or 2′(3′)-O-(4-benzoylbenzoyl)ATP induced ethidium+ uptake into MDCK cells, and that this process was impaired by the P2X7 antagonists KN-62 and A438079. RT-PCR also demonstrated the presence of Toll-like receptor 4, NALP3, caspase-1, interleukin-1β and interleukin-18 in MDCK cells, as well as in positive control LPS-primed canine monocytes. In conclusion, the MDCK epithelial cell line expresses functional P2X7, as well as Toll-like receptor 4 and molecules associated with the NALP3 inflammasome. This cell line may help elucidate the role of these molecules in kidney epithelial cells and renal disorders in dogs and humans.

UOW Authors


  •   Jalilian, Iman (external author)
  •   Spildrejorde, Mari (external author)
  •   Seavers, Aine (external author)
  •   Curtis, Belinda L. (external author)
  •   McArthur, Jason (external author)
  •   Sluyter, Ronald

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • Jalilian, I., Spildrejorde, M., Seavers, A., Curtis, B. L., McArthur, J. D. & Sluyter, R. (2012). Functional expression of the damage-associated molecular pattern receptor P2X7 on canine kidney epithelial cells. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 150 (3-4), 228-233.

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  • 2-s2.0-84868458461

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1206&context=ihmri

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/ihmri/191

Number Of Pages


  • 5

Start Page


  • 228

End Page


  • 233

Volume


  • 150

Issue


  • 3-4

Abstract


  • Epithelial cells are important in inflammation and immunity. In this study, we examined if Madin–Darby canine kidney (MDCK) epithelial cells express functional P2X7 receptors, which bind the damage-associated molecular pattern extracellular adenosine 5′-triphosphate (ATP). Reverse transcription (RT)-PCR and immunoblotting revealed the expression of P2X7 in MDCK cells. A flow cytometric assay demonstrated that ATP or 2′(3′)-O-(4-benzoylbenzoyl)ATP induced ethidium+ uptake into MDCK cells, and that this process was impaired by the P2X7 antagonists KN-62 and A438079. RT-PCR also demonstrated the presence of Toll-like receptor 4, NALP3, caspase-1, interleukin-1β and interleukin-18 in MDCK cells, as well as in positive control LPS-primed canine monocytes. In conclusion, the MDCK epithelial cell line expresses functional P2X7, as well as Toll-like receptor 4 and molecules associated with the NALP3 inflammasome. This cell line may help elucidate the role of these molecules in kidney epithelial cells and renal disorders in dogs and humans.

UOW Authors


  •   Jalilian, Iman (external author)
  •   Spildrejorde, Mari (external author)
  •   Seavers, Aine (external author)
  •   Curtis, Belinda L. (external author)
  •   McArthur, Jason (external author)
  •   Sluyter, Ronald

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • Jalilian, I., Spildrejorde, M., Seavers, A., Curtis, B. L., McArthur, J. D. & Sluyter, R. (2012). Functional expression of the damage-associated molecular pattern receptor P2X7 on canine kidney epithelial cells. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 150 (3-4), 228-233.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84868458461

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1206&context=ihmri

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/ihmri/191

Number Of Pages


  • 5

Start Page


  • 228

End Page


  • 233

Volume


  • 150

Issue


  • 3-4