Synergistic induction of astrocytic differentiation by factors secreted from meninges in the mouse developing brain

Yoichiro Kawamura, Sayako Katada, Hirofumi Noguchi, Hiroyuki Yamamoto, Tsukasa Sanosaka, Koji Iihara, Kinichi Nakashima

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Astrocytes, which support diverse neuronal functions, are generated from multipotent neural stem/precursor cells (NS/PCs) during brain development. Although many astrocyte-inducing factors have been identified and studied in vitro, the regions and/or cells that produce these factors in the developing brain remain elusive. Here, we show that meninges-produced factors induce astrocytic differentiation of NS/PCs. Consistent with the timing when astrocytic differentiation of NS/PCs increases, expression of astrocyte-inducing factors is upregulated. Meningeal secretion-mimicking combinatorial treatment of NS/PCs with bone morphogenetic protein 4, retinoic acid and leukemia inhibitory factor synergistically activate the promoter of a typical astrocytic marker, glial fibrillary acidic protein. Taken together, our data suggest that meninges play an important role in astrocytic differentiation of NS/PCs in the developing brain.

本文言語英語
ページ(範囲)3709-3720
ページ数12
ジャーナルFEBS Letters
591
22
DOI
出版ステータス出版済み - 11 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 生物理学
  • 構造生物学
  • 生化学
  • 分子生物学
  • 遺伝学
  • 細胞生物学

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