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Jin Tae Hong   Dr.  Institute, Department or Faculty Head 
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Jin Tae Hong published an article in April 2019.
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Jeong Min Lee

846 shared publications

Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Sang Bae Han

322 shared publications

College of PharmacyChungbuk National University 194-31, Osongsaengmyung-1 Heungdeok, Cheongju, Chungbuk 28160 Republic of Korea

Sang Hyun Sung

226 shared publications

College of Pharmacy and Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul 08826, Korea

Heon Sang Jeong

222 shared publications

Department of Southern Area Crop Science, National Institute of Crop Science, Rural Development Administration, Miryang, Gyeongnam 50424, Republic of Korea

Dae Youn Hwang

202 shared publications

Department of Biomaterials Science, College of Natural Resources & Life Science/Life and Industry Convergence Research Institute, Pusan National University, Miryang, Korea

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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Inhibition of IL-13 and IL-13Rα2 Expression by IL-32θ in Human Monocytic Cells Requires PKCδ and STAT3 Association Thu-Huyen Pham, Yesol Bak, Jae-Wook Oh, Jingi Hong, Seungyeo... Published: 20 April 2019
International Journal of Molecular Sciences, doi: 10.3390/ijms20081949
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Interleukin (IL)-32θ, a newly identified IL-32 isoform, has been reported to exert pro-inflammatory effects through the association with protein kinase C delta (PKCδ). In this study, we further examined the effects of IL-32θ on IL-13 and IL-13Rα2 expression and the related mechanism in THP-1 cells. Upon stimulating IL-32θ-expressing and non-expressing cells with phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate (PMA), the previous microarray analysis showed that IL-13Rα2 and IL-13 mRNA expression were significantly decreased by IL-32θ. The protein expression of these factors was also confirmed to be down-regulated. The nuclear translocation of transcription factors STAT3 and STAT6, which are necessary for IL-13Rα2 and IL-13 promoter activities, was suppressed by IL-32θ. Additionally, a direct association was found between IL-32θ, PKCδ, and signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3), but not STAT6, revealing that IL-32θ might act mainly through STAT3 and indirectly affect STAT6. Moreover, the interaction of IL-32θ with STAT3 requires PKCδ, since blocking PKCδ activity eliminated the interaction and consequently limited the inhibitory effect of IL-32θ on STAT3 activity. Interfering with STAT3 or STAT6 binding by decoy oligodeoxynucleotides (ODNs) identified that IL-32θ had additive effects with the STAT3 decoy ODN to suppress IL-13 and IL-13Rα2 mRNA expression. Taken together, our data demonstrate the intracellular interaction of IL-32θ, PKCδ, and STAT3 to regulate IL-13 and IL-13Rα2 synthesis, supporting the role of IL-32θ as an inflammatory modulator.
Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Laxative Effect of Spicatoside A by Cholinergic Regulation of Enteric Nerve in Loperamide-Induced Constipation: ICR Mice... Ji Eun Kim, Ji Won Park, Mi Ju Kang, Hyeon Jun Choi, Su Ji B... Published: 04 March 2019
Molecules, doi: 10.3390/molecules24050896
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Researches on spicatoside A (SpiA)-containing natural products suggest the possibility of SpiA as a potential laxative to alleviate chronic constipation. However, no studies have been conducted with single compound administration of SpiA. To verify the laxative effects and mechanism of action of SpiA on chronic constipation, we investigated alterations in the excretion parameters, histological structure, and cholinergic regulation of the enteric nerve in the colons of Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) mice with loperamide (Lop)-induced constipation after exposure to 20 mg/kg of SpiA. Decrease in the number, weight and water contents of stools in the Lop+Vehicle treated group significantly recovered after SpiA treatment, and alterations in the histological structure and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) images were improved in the Lop+SpiA treated group. Similar recovery effects were observed in the ability for mucin secretion and expression of the membrane water channel gene (aquaporin 8, AQP8). Furthermore, significant improvements were observed in the acetylcholinesterase (AChE) activity and acetylcholine receptors’ (AChRs) downstream signaling pathway after treatment of SpiA. The levels of gastrointestinal (GI) hormones including cholecystokinin (CCK) and gastrin were also remarkably enhanced in the Lop+SpiA treated group as compared to the Lop+Vehicle treated group. The expression of receptor tyrosine kinase (C-kit) and protein gene product 9.5 (PGP9.5) in Cajal and neural cells, as well as the phosphorylation of myosin light chain (MLC) in smooth muscle cells, were recovered after SpiA exposure. Taken together, the results of the present study provide the first strong evidence that SpiA improves chronic constipation through muscarinic cholinergic regulation of the enteric nerve in a Lop-induced constipation ICR mice model.
Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Anti-Inflammatory Response and Muscarinic Cholinergic Regulation during the Laxative Effect of Asparagus cochinchinensis... Ji Eun Kim, Ji Won Park, Mi Ju Kang, Hyeon Jun Choi, Su Ji B... Published: 21 February 2019
International Journal of Molecular Sciences, doi: 10.3390/ijms20040946
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Several types of saponins and herbal plants containing saponins have been reported to have anti-inflammatory or laxative activities. To verify the therapeutic effects of saponin-enriched extracts of Asparagus cochinchinensis (SPA) on the anti-inflammatory response and on the cholinergic regulation in the gastrointestinal system, an alteration on the constipation phenotypes, on the inflammatory responses, and on the muscarinic cholinergic regulation were investigated in the transverse colons of Sprague Dawley (SD) rats with loperamide (Lop)-induced constipation after the treatment of SPA. Significant increases were observed on the total number of stools, the gastrointestinal transit, the thickness of the mucosal layer, the flat luminal surface, the number of paneth cells, and the lipid droplets in the Lop + SPA-treated group as compared to the Lop + Vehicle-treated group. SPA treatment induced the recovery of inflammatory cytokines (TNF-α, IL-1β) and IL-6), inflammatory mediators (NF-κB and iNOS), the total number of infiltered mast cells, and mucin secretion. Also, some similar improvements were observed on the levels of acetylcholine esterase (AChE) activity and on the phosphorylation of myosin light chains (MLC) as well as the expression of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors M2/M3 (mAChR M2/M3) and their mediators. The results presented herein provide the first strong evidence that SPA stimulates anti-inflammatory responses and the muscarinic cholinergic regulation when exerting its laxative effects in the chronic constipation of Lop-induced models.
Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Decreased Lung Tumor Development in SwAPP Mice through the Downregulation of CHI3L1 and STAT 3 Activity via the Upregula... Dong Hun Lee, Ki Cheon Kim, Chul Ju Hwang, Kyung Ran Park, Y... Published: 20 February 2019
Molecular Therapy - Nucleic Acids, doi: 10.1016/j.omtn.2019.02.007
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We previously found that lung tumor development was reduced in a presenilin (PS) Alzheimer’s disease (AD) mouse model. Here, we investigated whether this reducing effect could occur in a different AD mouse model. We investigated urethane-induced (1 mg/g) lung tumor development and melanoma growth in Swedish amyloid precursor protein (SwAPP) transgenic mice. The expression of chitinase-3-like-1 (Chi3L1) increased during lung tumor development and melanoma growth, which was accompanied by an increase in the activity of signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) and the downregulation of miRNA342-3p in wild-type mice. Like tumor development, the expression of Chi3L1 and STAT3 activity was reduced in the SwAPP mice, whereas the expression of miRNA342-3p was upregulated. In addition, Chi3L1 knockdown in the lung cancer and melanoma tissues reduced cancer cell growth and STAT3 activity but enhanced miRNA342-3p expression. However, the miRNA342-3p mimic decreased Chi3L1 expression, cancer cell growth, and STAT3 activity. Moreover, a STAT3 inhibitor reduced Chi3L1 expression and cancer cell growth but enhanced miRNA342-3p expression. These data showed that lung tumor development was reduced through the decrease of Chi3L1 expression via the STAT3-dependent upregulation of miRNA342-3p. This study indicates that lung tumor development could be reduced in SwAPP AD mice.
Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Astaxanthin Ameliorates Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Neuroinflammation, Oxidative Stress and Memory Dysfunction through In... Ji Hye Han, Yong Sun Lee, Jun Hyung Im, Young Wan Ham, Hee P... Published: 18 February 2019
Marine Drugs, doi: 10.3390/md17020123
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Astaxanthin (AXT), a xanthophyll carotenoid compound, has potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties. Neuroinflammation and oxidative stress are significant in the pathogenesis and development of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Here, we studied whether AXT could alleviate neuroinflammation, oxidative stress and memory loss in lipopolysaccharide (LPS) administered mice model. Additionally, we investigated the anti-oxidant activity and the anti-neuroinflammatory response of AXT in LPS-treated BV-2 microglial cells. The AXT administration ameliorated LPS-induced memory loss. This effect was associated with the reduction of LPS-induced expression of inflammatory proteins, as well as the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS), nitric oxide (NO), cytokines and chemokines both in vivo and in vitro. AXT also reduced LPS-induced β-secretase and Aβ1⁻42 generation through the down-regulation of amyloidogenic proteins both in vivo and in vitro. Furthermore, AXT suppressed the DNA binding activities of the signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3). We found that AXT directly bound to the DNA- binding domain (DBD) and linker domain (LD) domains of STAT3 using docking studies. The oxidative stress and inflammatory responses were not downregulated in BV-2 cells transfected with DBD-null STAT3 and LD-null STAT3. These results indicated AXT inhibits LPS-induced oxidant activity, neuroinflammatory response and amyloidogenesis via the blocking of STAT3 activity through direct binding.
Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Enhanced neuroinflammatory responses after systemic LPS injection in IL-32β transgenic mice Sabita Neupane, Sunil Srivastav, Sunil Bhurtel, Nikita Katil... Published: 01 December 2018
Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy, doi: 10.1016/j.jchemneu.2018.07.002
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