Alireza Behrooz

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glut1 gene expression and glucose transport are stimulated in a variety of cells and tissues in response to hypoxia. glut1 is also up-regulated by inhibitors of oxidative phosphorylation (such as azide) in the presence of oxygen. Here, we test the hypothesis that hypoxia stimulates glut1 gene expression independent of its inhibitory effect on oxidative(More)
Oncogenic transformation and hypoxia both induce glut1 mRNA. We studied the interaction between the ras oncogene and hypoxia in up-regulating glut1 mRNA levels using Rat1 fibroblasts transformed with H-ras (Rat1-ras). Transformation with H-ras led to a substantial increase in glut1 mRNA levels under normoxic conditions and additively increased glut1 mRNA(More)
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Transport of glucose into most mammalian cells and tissues is rate-controlling for its metabolism. Glucose transport is acutely stimulated by hypoxic conditions, and the response is mediated by enhanced function of the facilitative glucose transporters (Glut), Glut1, Glut3, and Glut4. The expression and activity of the Glut-mediated transport is coupled to(More)
We have recently shown that expression of the GLUT1 glucose transporter isoform is augmented in cells exposed to cobalt chloride [Co(II)], an agent that stimulates the expression of hypoxia-responsive genes (Behrooz, A., Ismail-Beigi, F., 1997. J. Biol. Chem. 272, 5555-5562.). Here, we examine the effect of Co(II) on glycemia and tissue GLUT1 mRNA content(More)
Many risk factors for breast cancer are associated with hormonally regulated events. Although numerous mouse models of mammary cancer exist, few address the roles of hormones in spontaneous tumor formation. Here we report that transgenic mice that overexpress LH, resulting in ovarian hyperstimulation, undergo precocious mammary gland development. A(More)
We tested the hypothesis that an increase in cytosolic calcium concentration stimulates glucose transporter isoform (GLUT-1) gene expression. Exposure of a rat liver cell line (Clone 9) to 3 microM A-23187 for 12 h resulted in 3-, 5-, and 10-fold increases in cytochalasin B-inhibitable 3-O-methyl-D-glucose transport, GLUT-1 protein, and GLUT-1 mRNA content,(More)
Regulated synthesis of luteinizing hormone (LH) requires coordinated transcriptional control of the alpha and LHbeta subunits in pituitary gonadotropes. Several cis-acting elements and trans-acting factors have been defined for control of the LHbeta promoter through heterologous cell culture models. In this report, we describe the identification of(More)
This paper introduces a Context-aware Privacy Policy Language (CPPL) that enables mobile users to control who can access their context information, at what detail, and in which situation by specifying their contextaware privacy rules. Context-aware privacy rules map a set of privacy rules to one or more user's situations, in which these rules are valid.(More)
Incubation of Clone 9 cells, a nontransformed rat liver cell line, in the presence of 5 mM azide results in an induction of GLUT1 mRNA which becomes detectable after 3 h of continuous exposure to the agent. In examining the role of on-going protein synthesis in this response, we found that: (i) the induction of GLUT1 mRNA by azide was not inhibited by(More)