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Title : Human CIDEC transgene improves lipid metabolism and protects against high-fat diet-induced glucose intolerance in mice - Gupta_2022_J.Biol.Chem__
Author(s) : Gupta A , Balakrishnan B , Karki S , Slayton M , Jash S , Banerjee S , Grahn THM , Jambunathan S , Disney S , Hussein H , Kong D , Lowell BB , Natarajan P , Reddy UK , Gokce N , Sharma VM , Puri V
Ref : Journal of Biological Chemistry , :102347 , 2022
Abstract : Cell death-inducing DNA fragmentation factor-like effector C (CIDEC) expression in adipose tissue positively correlates with insulin sensitivity in obese humans. Further, E186X, a single-nucleotide CIDEC variant is associated with lipodystrophy, hypertriglyceridemia, and insulin resistance. To establish the unknown mechanistic link between CIDEC and maintenance of systemic glucose homeostasis, we generated transgenic mouse models expressing CIDEC (Ad-CIDECtg) and CIDEC E186X variant (Ad-CIDECmut) transgene specifically in the adipose tissue. We found that Ad-CIDECtg but not Ad-CIDECmut mice were protected against high-fat diet (HFD)-induced glucose intolerance. Furthermore, we revealed the role of CIDEC in lipid metabolism using transcriptomics and lipidomics. Serum triglycerides, cholesterol, and low-density lipoproteins were lower in HFD-fed Ad-CIDECtg mice compared to their littermate controls. Mechanistically, we demonstrated that CIDEC regulates the enzymatic activity of adipose triglyceride lipase via interacting with its activator, CGI-58, to reduce free fatty acid release and lipotoxicity. In addition, we confirmed that CIDEC is indeed a vital regulator of lipolysis in adipose tissue of obese humans and treatment with recombinant CIDEC decreased triglyceride breakdown in visceral human adipose tissue. Our study unravels a central pathway whereby adipocyte-specific CIDEC plays a pivotal role in regulating adipose lipid-metabolism and whole-body glucose homeostasis. In summary, our findings identify human CIDEC as a potential 'drug' or a 'druggable' target to reverse obesity-induced lipotoxicity and glucose intolerance.
ESTHER : Gupta_2022_J.Biol.Chem__
PubMedSearch : Gupta_2022_J.Biol.Chem__
PubMedID: 35963433
Gene_locus related to this paper: human-ABHD5

Title : Repeated polyploidization of Gossypium genomes and the evolution of spinnable cotton fibres - Paterson_2012_Nature_492_423
Author(s) : Paterson AH , Wendel JF , Gundlach H , Guo H , Jenkins J , Jin D , Llewellyn D , Showmaker KC , Shu S , Udall J , Yoo MJ , Byers R , Chen W , Doron-Faigenboim A , Duke MV , Gong L , Grimwood J , Grover C , Grupp K , Hu G , Lee TH , Li J , Lin L , Liu T , Marler BS , Page JT , Roberts AW , Romanel E , Sanders WS , Szadkowski E , Tan X , Tang H , Xu C , Wang J , Wang Z , Zhang D , Zhang L , Ashrafi H , Bedon F , Bowers JE , Brubaker CL , Chee PW , Das S , Gingle AR , Haigler CH , Harker D , Hoffmann LV , Hovav R , Jones DC , Lemke C , Mansoor S , ur Rahman M , Rainville LN , Rambani A , Reddy UK , Rong JK , Saranga Y , Scheffler BE , Scheffler JA , Stelly DM , Triplett BA , Van Deynze A , Vaslin MF , Waghmare VN , Walford SA , Wright RJ , Zaki EA , Zhang T , Dennis ES , Mayer KF , Peterson DG , Rokhsar DS , Wang X , Schmutz J
Ref : Nature , 492 :423 , 2012
Abstract : Polyploidy often confers emergent properties, such as the higher fibre productivity and quality of tetraploid cottons than diploid cottons bred for the same environments. Here we show that an abrupt five- to sixfold ploidy increase approximately 60 million years (Myr) ago, and allopolyploidy reuniting divergent Gossypium genomes approximately 1-2 Myr ago, conferred about 30-36-fold duplication of ancestral angiosperm (flowering plant) genes in elite cottons (Gossypium hirsutum and Gossypium barbadense), genetic complexity equalled only by Brassica among sequenced angiosperms. Nascent fibre evolution, before allopolyploidy, is elucidated by comparison of spinnable-fibred Gossypium herbaceum A and non-spinnable Gossypium longicalyx F genomes to one another and the outgroup D genome of non-spinnable Gossypium raimondii. The sequence of a G. hirsutum A(t)D(t) (in which 't' indicates tetraploid) cultivar reveals many non-reciprocal DNA exchanges between subgenomes that may have contributed to phenotypic innovation and/or other emergent properties such as ecological adaptation by polyploids. Most DNA-level novelty in G. hirsutum recombines alleles from the D-genome progenitor native to its New World habitat and the Old World A-genome progenitor in which spinnable fibre evolved. Coordinated expression changes in proximal groups of functionally distinct genes, including a nuclear mitochondrial DNA block, may account for clusters of cotton-fibre quantitative trait loci affecting diverse traits. Opportunities abound for dissecting emergent properties of other polyploids, particularly angiosperms, by comparison to diploid progenitors and outgroups.
ESTHER : Paterson_2012_Nature_492_423
PubMedSearch : Paterson_2012_Nature_492_423
PubMedID: 23257886
Gene_locus related to this paper: gosra-a0a0d2qg22 , gosra-a0a0d2w3z1 , gosra-a0a0d2uuz7 , gosra-a0a0d2rxs2 , gosra-a0a0d2sdk0 , gosra-a0a0d2tng2 , gosra-a0a0d2twz7 , gosra-a0a0d2vdc5 , gosra-a0a0d2vj24 , gosra-a0a0d2sr31 , goshi-a0a1u8knd1 , goshi-a0a1u8nhw9 , goshi-a0a1u8kis4 , gosra-a0a0d2pul0 , gosra-a0a0d2p3f2 , gosra-a0a0d2ril5 , gosra-a0a0d2s7d5 , gosra-a0a0d2t9b3 , gosra-a0a0d2tw88 , gosra-a0a0d2umz5 , gosra-a0a0d2pzd7 , gosra-a0a0d2scu7 , gosra-a0a0d2vcx6