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Function and stimulus-specific effects of phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate on human polymorphonuclear neutrophils: Autoregulatory role for protein kinase C in signal transduction

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Exposure of polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs) to phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate (PMA) resulted in a concentration-dependent (1–10 ng/ml) inhibition of granule exocytosis induced with the receptor-specific ligands,N-formylmethionyl-leucyl-phenylalanine (FMLP), pepstatin A, 5(S),12(R)-dihydroxy-6, 14-cis-8, 10-trans-eicosatetraenoic acid (LTB4), and acetyl-sn-glyceryl-3-phosphorylcholine (AGEPC), PMA exerted a marginal inhibitory effect on calcium ionophore A23187-induced PMN degranulation, and the PMA analog, 4α-phorbol 12, 13-didecanoate (4α-PDD), was inactive. However, PMA potentiated AGEPC, pepstatin A, FMLP, LTB4, and A23187-stimulated Superoxide anion (O 2 ) production. The mobilization of intracellular sequestered calcium (Ca2+) by the receptor-specific ligands, as reflected by a rise in the cytosolic-free Ca2+ concentration ([Ca2+]i) in PMNs loaded with the CA2+-sensitive dye, Fura-2, was suppressed by PMA. A protein kinase C (PKC) inhibitor, 1-(5-isoquinolinesulfonyl)-2-methylpiperazine (H-7) reversed the PMA-mediated inhibition of PMN degranulation and intracellular CA2+ mobilization. However, another, but less potent PKC inhibitor,N-(2-guanidinoethyl)-5-isoquinolinesulfonamide (HA 1004), had no effect on the inhibition of PMN activation by PMA.

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Smith, R.J., Justen, J.M. & Sam, L.M. Function and stimulus-specific effects of phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate on human polymorphonuclear neutrophils: Autoregulatory role for protein kinase C in signal transduction. Inflammation 12, 597–611 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00914321

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Keywords

  • LTB4
  • Calcium Ionophore
  • Polymorphonuclear Neutrophil
  • Granule Exocytosis
  • Methylpiperazine