Mouse Gene Set: WANG_RESPONSE_TO_BEXAROTENE_UP

For the Human gene set with the same name, see WANG_RESPONSE_TO_BEXAROTENE_UP

Standard name WANG_RESPONSE_TO_BEXAROTENE_UP
Systematic name MM531
Brief description Genes up-regulated in the mouse lung cancer model and which reverted to normal levels upon treatment with bexarotene [PubChem=82146].
Full description or abstract Bexarotene (Targretin), is a synthetic high-affinity RXR receptor agonist with limited affinity for RAR receptors. Bexarotene has shown efficacy in a phase I/II trial of non-small-cell lung cancers. However, the chemopreventive efficacy of bexarotene has not been determined in mouse lung cancer models. In this study, we have investigated the ability of bexarotene to inhibit lung tumor progression in the mutant A/J mouse models with genetic alterations in p53 or K-ras, two of the most commonly altered genes in human lung tumorigenesis. Mice were administered vinyl carbamate (VC), a carcinogen, by a single intraperitoneal injection (i.p.) at 6 weeks of age. Bexarotene was given by gavage starting at 16 weeks after VC and was continued for 12 weeks. Although all mice developed lung tumors, only 7% of lung tumors were adenocarcinomas in wild-type mice, whereas 22 and 26% of lung tumors were adenocarcinomas in p53 transgenic or K-ras heterozygous deficient mice. Bexarotene inhibited both tumor multiplicity and tumor volume in mice of all three genotypes. Furthermore, bexarotene reduced the progression of adenoma to adenocarcinoma by approximately 50% in both p53(wt/wt)K-ras(ko/wt) and p53(wt/wt)K-ras(wt/wt) mice. Thus, bexarotene appears to be an effective preventive agent against lung tumor growth and progression.
Collection M2: Curated
      CGP: Chemical and Genetic Perturbations
Source publication Pubmed 16247446   Authors: Wang Y,Zhang Z,Yao R,Jia D,Wang D,Lubet RA,You M
Exact source Table 2: set B
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Organism Mus musculus
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