Role of upstream stimulatory factors in regulation of renal transforming growth factor-beta1.

@article{Zhu2005RoleOU,
  title={Role of upstream stimulatory factors in regulation of renal transforming growth factor-beta1.},
  author={Y. Zhu and M. Casado and S. Vaulont and K. Sharma},
  journal={Diabetes},
  year={2005},
  volume={54 7},
  pages={
          1976-84
        }
}
  • Y. Zhu, M. Casado, +1 author K. Sharma
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Diabetes
  • We previously identified an E-box to be implicated in high-glucose-induced transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-beta1) gene stimulation in murine mesangial cells. In the present study, we evaluated the role of upstream stimulatory factors (USFs) in mediating glucose-induced stimulation of TGF-beta1. Mesangial cells cultured in glucose concentrations exceeding 2.7 mmol/l D-glucose exhibited increased levels of USF1 and USF2 protein by Western analysis and electrophoretic mobility shift assay… CONTINUE READING
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