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Abstract Title:

Puerarin suppresses LPS-induced breast cancer cell migration, invasion and adhesion by blockage NF-κB and Erk pathway.

Abstract Source:

Biomed Pharmacother. 2017 Aug ;92:429-436. Epub 2017 May 27. PMID: 28558356

Abstract Author(s):

Xingxiang Liu, Wei Zhao, Wei Wang, Sen Lin, Liu Yang

Article Affiliation:

Xingxiang Liu

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Chronic inflammation is a major risk factor for the development and metastatic progression of breast cancer. Puerarin has long been used as traditional Chinese medicine, which possesses manifold physiological activities, including anti-inflammation and anti-cancer activities. However, its anti-cancer metastasis activity in breast cancer cell inflammation-mediated have not been studied.

METHODS: Cell viability was detected with Cell Counting Kit (CCK)-8. Transwell migration and invasion assay were performed to evaluate cell migration and invasion, respectively. Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) was conducted to analysis the expression of inflammatory factor. In addition, mRNA and protein levels of related cytokines were determined by qRT- PCR assay and western blot analysis, respectively.

RESULTS: In this study, puerarin significantly inhibited lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231 cell migration, invasion and adhesion. The mRNA and protein levels revealed that puerarin treatment effectively negated the expression of CCR7, CXCR4, MMP-2, MMP-9, ICAM and VCAM in LPS- activated MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231 cells. Further, the expression of inflammatory factor TNF-α and IL-6 in cell culture supernatant remarkably reduced. Finally, the result indicated that puerarin abrogated the NF-κB activation in breast cancer cells stimulated by LPS, which is mediated through inhibition of phosphorylation of p65 and IκBα. Also, puerarin inhibited phosphorylation of Erkin breast cancer cells LPS-induced.

CONCLUSIONS: This present study revealed that puerarin might be a novel therapeutic drug for breast cancer treatment.

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