The authors concluded that MRP1 protected placental cells from methyl mercury-induced oxidative stress by exporting the toxic metal and by maintaining the placental cells’ glutathione status in equilibrium.
Granitzer, S., Ellinger, I., Khan, R., Gelles, K., Widhalm, R., Hengstschläger, M., Zeisler, H., Desoye, G., Tupova, L., Ceckova, M., Salzer, H., & Gundacker, C. (2020). In vitro function and in situ localization of Multidrug Resistance-associated Protein (MRP)1 (ABCC1) suggest a protective role against methyl mercury-induced oxidative stress in the human placenta. Archives of Toxicology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00204-020-02900-5Cite
Scientists investigated the effect of Biochanin A, an O‐methylated isoflavone on the brown‐fat phenotype formation and on the associated thermogenic program including mitochondrial biogenesis and lipolysis in C3H10T1/2 MSCs.
Infection of patient-derived glioma cells with adenovirus (ADV) increased the formation of tumor spheres. ADV infection upregulated stem cell markers and in turn promoted the capacities of self-renewal and multi-lineage differentiation of the infected tumor spheres.