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Neoplasma Vol.58, No.5, p.361-370, 2011

Title: Interaction of human adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stromal cells with breast cancer cells

Abstract: Human adipose tissue was shown to be a very attractive source of mesenchymal stromal cells that have a wide scale of potential applications in reconstructive plastic surgery and regenerative medicine. However, these cells were described to have profound effects on biological behaviour of tumour cells. The aim of this study was to analyze the influence of adipose tissue-derived human mesenchymal stromal cells (AT-MSC) on the proliferation of breast cancer cells. We have tested proliferation of three different human breast cancer cell lines under the influence of AT-MSC derived soluble factors as well as in the direct cocultures. These data were supplemented with the expression analysis of cytokines and their cognate receptors on the target cells. We have observed stimulation of proliferation in breast cancer cells MDA-MB-361, T47D and EGFP-MCF7. AT-MSC were found to secrete wide scale of cytokines, chemokines and growth factors, thus we concluded that this pro-proliferative effect was a result of their synergistic action. These data bring out a need to evaluate whether primary breast tumour derived human cells would respond to these type of stimuli in a similar manner in order to exclude any potential clinical risk related to the application of human mesenchymal stromal cells under the context of patient with history of breast cancer malignancy.

Keywords: human mesenchymal stromal cells, adipose tissue, breast cancer, proliferation, cytokine profile
Year: 2011, Volume: 58, Issue: 5 Page From: 361, Page To: 370
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