Extended proliferation of chicken‐ and Okinawa rail‐derived fibroblasts by expression of cell cycle regulators
Although immortalized cultured cells are useful for various functional assays or transcriptome analysis, highly efficient and reproducible immortalization methods have not been developed in avian‐derived cells. We introduced the simian virus 40 T antigen (SV40T) and human papillomavirus (HPV)‐E6E7 to chick and Okinawa rail (endangered species)derived fibroblast. As a result, neither the SV40T nor E6E7 genes could induce avian cell immortality. Accordingly, we attempted to use a recently developed immortalization method, which involved the coexpression of mutant cyclin‐dependent kinase 4 (CDK4), Cyclin D, and TERT (K4DT method) in these avian cells. Although the K4DT method could not efficiently induce the efficient immortalization in mass cell population, cellular division until the senescence was significantly extended by K4DT, we succeeded to obtain the immortalized avian cells (chick K4DT: one clone, Okinawa rail K4DT: three clones, Okinawa rail K4DT + telomerase RNA component: one clone) with K4DT expression. We conclude that K4DT expression is used to extend the cell division and immortalization of avian‐derived cells.
Publisher URL: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jcp.27417
Keeping up-to-date with research can feel impossible, with papers being published faster than you'll ever be able to read them. That's where Researcher comes in: we're simplifying discovery and making important discussions happen. With over 19,000 sources, including peer-reviewed journals, preprints, blogs, universities, podcasts and Live events across 10 research areas, you'll never miss what's important to you. It's like social media, but better. Oh, and we should mention - it's free.
Researcher displays publicly available abstracts and doesn’t host any full article content. If the content is open access, we will direct clicks from the abstracts to the publisher website and display the PDF copy on our platform. Clicks to view the full text will be directed to the publisher website, where only users with subscriptions or access through their institution are able to view the full article.