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Signaling in mesangial cells grown in three-dimensional culture.

Roy Zent

Signaling in mesangial cells grown in three-dimensional culture.

by Roy Zent

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Published by National Library of Canada = Bibliothèque nationale du Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


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SeriesCanadian theses = Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
Pagination183 leaves.
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18572594M
ISBN 100612281019

Cell culture is the process by which cells are grown under controlled conditions, generally outside their natural environment. After the cells of interest have been isolated from living tissue, they can subsequently be maintained under carefully controlled conditions vary for each cell type, but generally consist of a suitable vessel with a substrate or medium that supplies.   Not too surprising, the phenotype or function of cells grown in 3D is more complex and closer to the functions of native tissues than cells grown in 2D. Liver cells will perform more liver cell functions in 3D versus 2D. Muscle cells will perform more muscle cell functions in three dimensional cell culture versus two dimensional cell culture.

  Growing fibroblasts on flat, rigid surface of the Petri dish or flask results in major differences in adhesion formation and maturation, proliferation, cell signaling, migration and cytoskeletal function, compared to the three-dimensional environment []. Three-Dimensional In Vitro Culture Techniques for Mesenchymal Stem Cells Article (PDF Available) in Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) August with Reads.

High glucose (HG) causes glomerular mesangial cell (GMC) growth, production of transforming growth factor (TGF)-β, and increased synthesis of matrix proteins such as fibronectin, contributing to diabetic nephropathy. We recently found that exposure of cells to HG also activates the growth-promoting enzyme janus kinase 2 (JAK2) and its latent signal transducers and activators of transcription. In the present study, we have developed an in vitro three-dimensional model to differentiate normal lung cells from lung cancer cells in order to study the mechanisms resulting in lung cancer. Using a reconstituted laminin-rich basement membrane (Matrigel), we were able to culture normal human bronchial epithelial cells and a subset of malignant cells.


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Signaling in mesangial cells grown in three-dimensional culture by Roy Zent Download PDF EPUB FB2

SIGNALING BY MESAYGIAL, CELLS GROM IN THREE-DIMEXSIONAL CULTURE, Doctor of Philosophy, by Roy Zent, institute of Medical Science University of Toronto. Mesangial cells grown as monolayers exhibit a "proIiferative" phenotype which differs from the non proliferative state of these cells Cited by: 1.

Introduction. Three dimensional culture (3D) of breast epithelial cells on reconstituted basement membrane is an important model system to study the complex phenotype and associated signaling of normal breast and breast cancer 2, functional unit of breast is the terminal duct lobular unit (TDLU) which consists of a small duct which branches into by: Mesangial cells release growth factors and cytokines such as VEGF and angiopoietins adjacent to the endothelium, and engage in gap junction communication with the endothelium.

29 Simultaneously, mesangial cell function and survival depends upon signaling from the glomerular endothelium (most notably platelet-derived growth factor [PDGF]-B). However, mesangial cells cultured on or within three-dimensional matrices cease proliferation 9, In this study we confirm that polymerized, but not monomeric, collagen matrix have a profound antimitotic effect on mesangial cells.

Cell cycle analysis revealed that this growth suppression was associated with the G0/G1 by: 9. A broad range of technologies have been developed to enable three dimensional (3D) cell culture. Few if any however are adaptable for routine everyday use in a straightforward and cost effective manner.

Alvetex ® is a rigid highly porous polystyrene scaffold designed specifically to enable routine 3D cell culture. The scaffold is engineered Cited by: In addition, the mesangial cells from patients with IgAN were more responsive to treatment with PDGF resulting in an increased proliferation rate of the cells compared to control.

Mesangial cells cultured from patients with IgAN expressed and released more IL-6 than controls and. Cell culture conditions strongly influenced the phenotype of the renal fibroblasts and, concomitantly, cell signaling.

All experiments presented here were performed in parallel using either cells cultured on collagen-coated plates, cells embedded in three-dimensional collagen gels, or cells cultured on preformed collagen gels.

Vasculogenesis of metanephric mesenchymal (MM) cells grown in three-dimensional (3D) culture in sea sponges. A–I: MM cells proliferate in 3D sea sponge scaffolds in response to vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-A (B) and platelet-derived growth factor B chain (PDGF-BB) (C–I) relative to diluent controls (A).

After staining, the cells were washed once with phosphate-buffered saline (PBS; Macopharma, Mouvaux, France) and seeded at a density of cells/cm 2 in well cell culture plates with their complete medium. Three-dimensional co-culture. Introduction. MDCK (Madin-Darby canine kidney) cells embedded in extracellular matrix (ECM) form three dimensional cultures (3D cultures).

These cultures are spherical cysts characterized by a hollow lumen surrounded by one layer of polarized cells (Fig 2C). 3D MDCK cultures recapitulate numerous features of epithelial tissues in vivo (O'Brien LE ; Debanath J. and Brugge JS, ) and.

Unlike monolayer (two-dimensional) cultures, mammary epithelial cells grown in three-dimensional cultures recapitulate numerous features of breast epithelium in vivo. These include the formation of growth-arrested polarized acini with hollow lumen and deposition of basement membrane components, such as collagen IV and laminin V (22, 23).

Mesangial cells are specialised cells in the kidney that make up the mesangium of the er with the mesangial matrix, they form the vascular pole of the renal corpuscle.

The mesangial cell population accounts for approximately % of the total cells in the glomerulus. Mesangial cells can be categorized as either extraglomerular mesangial cells or intraglomerular mesangial. Three-Dimensional Co-Culture of MM and UB Cells in Matrigel Implants.

MM and UB cells were grown in three-dimensional co-culture in Matrigel implants in SCID mice for 3, 5, 10, 21, and 30 days. Each line was suspended as a homogeneous population of cells in Matrigel implants for the same duration. Cells grown in 3-dimensional collagen gels adopt a nonproliferative, contractile phenotype which is more characteristic of cells in vivo than cells grown in 2-dimensional culture.

The floating collagen gel contraction assay is a well-defined system used to study cell-extracellular matrix interactions grown in 3-dimensional culture. The unique gene expression character of the mesangial cell. Mice with the BAC Meis1-GFP transgene show specific GFP labeling of both stromal and mesangial cells in the kidney [].It was therefore possible to isolate a very pure population of mesangial cells from adult mouse kidneys by first purifying the glomeruli, using a sieving procedure, followed by preparation of a single cell suspension.

Explore the latest full-text research PDFs, articles, conference papers, preprints and more on CELL LINE CULTURE. Find methods information, sources, references or conduct a literature review on.

However, due to the inherent flaws of traditional 2D culture, it fails to correctly imitate the architecture and microenvironments of in vivo, which makes 2D-cultured cells different from cells growing in vivo in terms of morphology, proliferation, cell-cell and cell-matrix inter-connections, signal transduction, differentiation and other.

These studies suggest that (1) mesangial cells in culture may show significant de-differentiation, because most supernatants which reacted with mesangial cells in culture did not do so in tissue. Diabetic nephropathy is characterized early in its course by glomerular hypertrophy and, importantly, mesangial hypertrophy, which correlate with eventual glomerulosclerosis.

The mechanism of hypertrophy, however, is not known. Gene disruption of the tumor suppressor PTEN, a negative regulator of the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/Akt pathway, in fruit flies and mice demonstrated its role in. Perform the following steps in a tissue culture hood.

Aspirate medium. Rinse cells in to 1 ml of prewarmed % trypsin-EDTA for every 25 cm 2 of surface area.; Add ml of % trypsin for every 25 cm 2 of surface area and cover cells by rotating.

Mesangial Cells Overview. Mesangial cells (MC) are mesenchymal cells that support the glomerular capillary tuft and participate in hemodynamic control. MC contraction induces capillary constriction and reduction of glomerular filtration surface area. Mesangial cells contact the glomerular basement membrane (GBM), macula densa, and glomerular.The WNT pathway is a highly conserved signaling pathway that is essential during development in several organs including the kidney.

In contrast in mesangial cells, high-glucose culture downregulated Wnt4 and Wnt5a expression and Transfection of renal tubular cells grown in three-dimensional culture with Wnt6 led to new tube-like.the mesangial cell in glomerular hemodynamics, the production of mesangial matrix and metabolism of foreign proteins several investigators have carried out experiments with these cells in vitro.

Tissue culture of intrinsic mesangial cells The ability to separate and maintain mesangial cells in tissue culture became possible in the s, and.