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Matrine Restrains Cell Growth and Metastasis by Up-Regulating LINC00472 in Bladder Carcinoma

Authors Li L, Qi F, Wang K

Received 25 July 2019

Accepted for publication 8 January 2020

Published 18 February 2020 Volume 2020:12 Pages 1241—1251


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Editor who approved publication: Dr Xueqiong Zhu

Linlin Li,1,* Fei Qi,1,* Kaichen Wang2

1Department of Operating Room, China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun 130033, Jilin, People’s Republic of China; 2Department of Urinary Surgery, China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun 130033, Jilin, People’s Republic of China

*These authors contributed equally to this work

Correspondence: Kaichen Wang
Department of Urinary Surgery, China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University, No. 126 Xiantai Street, Changchun 130033, Jilin, People’s Republic of China
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Purpose: Bladder Carcinoma (BC) is a malignant carcinoma with a high incidence in masculinity. We preliminarily researched the efficacy and mechanism of matrine (MAT) in T24 and 5637 cells.
Patients and Methods: CCK-8, flow cytometry, migration and invasion means were adopted to detect cell viability, apoptosis, migratory and invasive potentials. Moreover, LINC00472 expression was changed via transfection assays and was tested by RT-qPCR. Western blot was used for investigating the levels of CyclinD1, p53, Bcl-2, Bax, pro-Caspase-3, Cleaved-Caspase-3, β-actin, programmed cell death protein 4 (PDCD4) and relate-proteins of cell pathways. Tumor volume and weight were tested via animal experiments.
Results: MAT could not affect the growth of SV-HUC-1 cell but MAT promoted tumor cell apoptosis but restrained viability, invasion and migration. Furthermore, LINC00472 was prominently low expressed in BC tissues. MAT positively regulated LINC00472 and transfection with si-00472 could partly reverse the efficacies of MAT. Moreover, MAT enhanced PDCD4 expression by up-regulating LINC00472. Besides, we discovered MAT elevated PTEN but restrained PI3K/AKT proteins. Finally, tumor volume and weight were declined by MAT in vivo via up-regulating LINC00472.
Conclusion: MAT restrained cell growth and metastasis but promoted PDCD4 expression by up-regulating LINC00472 via restraining PTEN/PI3K/AKT pathway in BC.

Keywords: bladder carcinoma, matrine, LINC00472, PDCD4

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