OJST  Vol.4 No.5 , May 2014
Effects of 4-(3-Chloro-Benzyl)-6,7-Dimethoxy-Quinazoline on Kinetics of P120-Catenin and Periplakin in Human Buccal Mucosa Squamous Carcinoma Cell Line
ABSTRACT
In order to detect molecular markers for the epidermal growth factor inhibitor 4-(3-chloro-benzyl)- 6,7-dimethoxy-quinazoline (tyrphostin), we investigated the kinetics of p120-catenin and periplakin in the human buccal mucosa squamous cancer cell line BICR 10 treated with 3 nM tyrphostin. Growth of BICR 10 cells was inhibited by treatment with tyrphostin. Although changes were not observed in the expression of EGFR and p120-catenin, expression of Akt, Src and periplakin in BICR 10 treated with 3 nM tyrphostin tended to decrease. In addition, phosphorylation of EGFR, Akt and Src was inhibited by treatment with tyrphostin. On immunocytochemical staining, immunoreactions with phosphorylated EGFR, phosphorylated Akt and phosphorylated p120-catenin were weak in BICR 10 treated with tyrphostin. There was a slight immunocy to chemical reaction to periplakin in BICR 10 cells induced by tyrphostin. In conclusion, the decrease in phosphorylation in EGFR and p120-catenin by tyrphostin, following the decrease in Src or Akt phosphorylation, may inhibit expression of several growth factors associated with the proliferation and migration of cancer cells.

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Tamura, I. , Kamada, A. , Goda, S. , Yoshikawa, Y. , Domae, E. and Ikeo, T. (2014) Effects of 4-(3-Chloro-Benzyl)-6,7-Dimethoxy-Quinazoline on Kinetics of P120-Catenin and Periplakin in Human Buccal Mucosa Squamous Carcinoma Cell Line. Open Journal of Stomatology, 4, 249-257. doi: 10.4236/ojst.2014.45035.
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