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Induction of cytochrome P450-1A by the equine estrogen equilenin, a new endogenous aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligand

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タイトル: Induction of cytochrome P450-1A by the equine estrogen equilenin, a new endogenous aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligand
著者: Jinno, Asumi 著作を一覧する
Maruyama, Yutaka 著作を一覧する
Ishizuka, Mayumi 著作を一覧する
Kazusaka, Akio 著作を一覧する
Nakamura, Akio 著作を一覧する
Fujita, Shoichi 著作を一覧する
キーワード: Steroid hormone
CYP1A1
Aryl hydrocarbon receptor
Equilenin
発行日: 2006年 1月
出版者: Elsevier
誌名: The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
巻: 98
号: 1
開始ページ: 48
終了ページ: 55
出版社 DOI: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2005.07.003
抄録: Equilenin is one of 10 kinds of estrogens that are found in pregnant mares’ urine. It has been used extensively for estrogen replacement therapy in postmenopausal women. Typical inducers of the cytochrome P4501A1 (CYP1A1), such as TCDD, benzo(a)pyrene (B(a)P) and 3-methylcholanthrene, have a planar molecular structure in common and bind to the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR). The structure of equilenin differs from classic estrogens by the presence of two additional double bonds in ring B of the steroid nucleus, and it is planar. This structural similarity of equilenin to the typical AhR agonist prompted us to investigate the capability of equilenin to induce CYP1A1 expression. Administration of equilenin to two mouse strains (C57BL and DBA) that exhibit different degrees of responsiveness to an Ah-receptor agonist and showed that equilenin was capable of dose-dependently increasing both the ethoxyresorufin O-deethylase activity and CYP1a proteins in both strains of mice. Equilenin also induced CYP1A1 mRNA in treated HepG2 cell lines and transcriptional activity in an XRE-directed luciferase reporter gene. Competitive binding studies using C57BL AhR indicated equilenin weakly displaced 3H-B(a)P from AhR. Together, these data show that equilenin, an equine steroid hormone, served as an AhR ligand in the present study.
関連URI: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/09600760
資料タイプ: article (author version)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2115/5818
出現コレクション:雑誌発表論文等 (Peer-reviewed Journal Articles, etc)

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