Accession Number : AD1033997


Title :   Protective Role of Angiogenin Against Hematopoietic Syndrome of the Acute Radiation Syndrome


Descriptive Note : Technical Report,05 Aug 2015,04 Aug 2016


Corporate Author : Tufts Medical Center Boston United States


Personal Author(s) : Hu,Guo-fu


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1033997.pdf


Report Date : 01 Sep 2016


Pagination or Media Count : 24


Abstract : We have examined the function of angiogenin (ANG) in radiation-induced cell damage by examining the differential effect of -radiation toward WT and Ang-/- mice. We have found that ANG deficiency reduced survival, accompanied by reduced HSPC and LymPro number and more active cycling, but reduced MyePro number with restricted proliferation irradiation. We have also assessed the therapeutic activity of recombinant ANG protein and found that treatment with ANG protein, either prior to or post -irradiation, significantly extended mice survival, accompanied by recovery of BM cellularity, leukocyte counts, cell numbers of HSPC, LymPro and MyePro. Significantly, cell cycle status of HSPC and LymPro decreased whereas that of MyePro increased upon ANG treatment in irradiated mice. Together, we have demonstrated the protective and mitigative functions of ANG against radiation-induced BM damage, likely through induction of HSPC quiescence and promotion of MyePro proliferation.


Descriptors :   radiation sickness , tissues , bone marrow , therapeutics , hematopoietic system , blood cells


Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE