As a severe lethal cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) usually originates from chronic liver injury and inflammation, in which the discovery of key genes is important for HCC prevention. Here, we analyzed the time serial (from 0 week to 30 weeks) transcriptome data of liver injury samples in diethylnitrosamine (DEN)-induced HCC mouse model. Through expression and function analyses, we identified that Cyp2c29 was a key gene continuously downregulated during liver injury. Overexpression of Cyp2c29 suppressed the NF-?B activation, proinflammatory cytokine production and hepatocyte proliferation by increasing its production 14,15-epoxyeicosatrienoic acid (14,15-EET). Furthermore, in vivo Cyp2c29 protected against liver inflammation in liver injury mice models by reversing the expression on functions of cell proliferation, metabolism and inflammation including suppressing NF-?B pathway and compensatory proliferation. CYP2C8 and CYP2C9, two human homologs of mouse Cyp2c29, were decreased in human HCC progression and positively correlated with HCC patient survival. Therefore, through systematical analysis and verification, we identified that Cyp2c29 is a novel gene in liver injury and inflammation, which may be a potential biomarker for HCC prevention and prognosis.
- Downloaded 238 times
- Download rankings, all-time:
- Site-wide: 106,614
- In bioinformatics: 8,994
- Year to date:
- Site-wide: 96,746
- Since beginning of last month:
- Site-wide: 123,140
Downloads over time
Distribution of downloads per paper, site-wide
- 27 Nov 2020: The website and API now include results pulled from medRxiv as well as bioRxiv.
- 18 Dec 2019: We're pleased to announce PanLingua, a new tool that enables you to search for machine-translated bioRxiv preprints using more than 100 different languages.
- 21 May 2019: PLOS Biology has published a community page about Rxivist.org and its design.
- 10 May 2019: The paper analyzing the Rxivist dataset has been published at eLife.
- 1 Mar 2019: We now have summary statistics about bioRxiv downloads and submissions.
- 8 Feb 2019: Data from Altmetric is now available on the Rxivist details page for every preprint. Look for the "donut" under the download metrics.
- 30 Jan 2019: preLights has featured the Rxivist preprint and written about our findings.
- 22 Jan 2019: Nature just published an article about Rxivist and our data.
- 13 Jan 2019: The Rxivist preprint is live!