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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Pipkiiα Is Widely Expressed In Hematopoietic-derived Cells And May Play A Role In The Expression Of Alpha- And Gamma-globins In K562 Cells
Author: Peretti De Albuquerque Wobeto V.
Machado-Neto J.A.
Zaccariotto T.R.
Ribeiro D.M.
Da Silva Santos Duarte A.
Saad S.T.O.
Costa F.F.
De Fatima Sonati M.
Abstract: Characterized for the first time in erythrocytes, phosphatidylinositol phosphate kinases (PIP kinases) belong to a family of enzymes that generate various lipid messengers and participate in several cellular processes, including gene expression regulation. Recently, the PIPKIIα gene was found to be differentially expressed in reticulocytes from two siblings with hemoglobin H disease, suggesting a possible relationship between PIPKIIα and the production of globins. Here, we investigated PIPKIIα gene and protein expression and protein localization in hematopoietic-derived cells during their differentiation, and the effects of PIPKIIα silencing on K562 cells. PIPKIIα silencing resulted in an increase in α and γ globins and a decrease in the proliferation of K562 cells without affecting cell cycle progression and apoptosis. In conclusion, using a cell line model, we showed that PIPKIIα is widely expressed in hematopoietic-derived cells, is localized in their cytoplasm and nucleus, and is upregulated during erythroid differentiation. We also showed that PIPKIIα silencing can induce α and γ globin expression and decrease cell proliferation in K562 cells. © 2014 Springer Science+Business Media.
Editor: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s11010-014-2054-y
Date Issue: 2014
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