Systematic name M1565
Brief description Genes up-regulated in MMEC cells (myometrial endothelium) by VEGFA [GeneID=7422] stimulation.
Full description or abstract There is evidence that the vasculature of different organs display different functional characteristics in response to cytokines and growth factors. The aim of this study was to use cDNA gene expression microarray to analyse changes in gene expression following stimulation of myometrial microvascular endothelial cells (MMECs) with vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). Primary isolates of MMECs were obtained from fresh hysterectomy specimens and purified with magnetic beads. Cells were stimulated with 15 ng/ml VEGF for 3, 6 and 12 h, and two unstimulated experiments served as controls. A total of six arrays was performed over these time-points. A total of 110 genes were identified as up-regulated by VEGF, 19% of which (21 genes) have previously been reported as up-regulated by VEGF or by angiogenesis. Among the novel genes to be up-regulated by VEGF were brain-derived growth factor, oxytocin receptor and estrogen sulphotransferase. The significance of the genes identified in the physiological and pathological functioning of the myometrial vasculature is discussed.
Collection C2: curated gene sets
      CGP: chemical and genetic perturbations
Source publication Pubmed 12200464   Authors: Weston GC,Haviv I,Rogers PA
Exact source Table 1
Related gene sets (show 3 additional gene sets from the source publication)

(show 4 gene sets from the same authors)
External links  
Filtered by similarity
Organism Homo sapiens
Contributed by John Newman (University of Washington)
Dataset references  
Download gene set format: grp | text | gmt | gmx | xml
Compute overlaps (show collections to investigate for overlap with this gene set)
Compendia expression profiles GTEx compendium
Human tissue compendium (Novartis)
Global Cancer Map (Broad Institute)
NCI-60 cell lines (National Cancer Institute)
Advanced query Further investigate these 95 genes
Gene families Categorize these 95 genes by gene family
Show members (show 109 members mapped to 95 genes)
Version history 3.1: First introduced

See MSigDB license terms here. Please note that certain gene sets have special access terms.