Session Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Presentation Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Location: Hall D1
Soluble fibrinogen-like protein 2 (sFGL2) is a novel immunoregulatory molecule, secreted mainly by regulatory T cells. CD11b+ Gr1+ myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs) are an important regulatory innate cell population and have significant inhibitory effect on T cell-mediated responses. Here, we synthesized murine full length sFGL2 by eukaryotic expression system, and investigated the impact on differentiation and function of MDSCs. Bone marrow cells from BABL/c mice were cultured with or without 10 [mu]g/ml sFGL2 for 3 days and 5 days under 10 ng/ml GM-CSF stimulation. Compared with PBS, sFGL2 significantly induced CD11b+Ly6G–Ly6Chigh MDSC (MO-MDSC) differentiation but inhibited CD11b+Ly6G+Ly6Clow MDSC (PMN-MDSC) differentiation. The sFGL2-induced MO-MDSCs significantly inhibited T cells proliferation compared with those induced by PBS. Besides, sFGL2-induced MO-MDSCs demonstrated higher expression of arginase-1 and iNOS at both mRNA and protein level. Furthermore, adoptive transfer sFGL2-induced MO-MDSCs prolonged the skin allograft survival in mice. In the sFGL2-induced MO-MDSCs infusion group, the transplanted skin allograft showed mild inflammatory immune cell infiltration, less apoptosis and necrosis, and lower pro-inflammatory cytokines expression. T cells in the recipient mouse displayed a lower autoimmune phenotype (lower TCR+ CD44high CD62low cells). Taken together, our results indicate sFGL2 prompts MO-MDSCs differentiation and enhances their immunosuppressive function.
CITATION INFORMATION: Yang C, Peng B, Xu M, Zhu T. Soluble Fibrinogen-Like Protein 2 Regulates Differentiation and Enhances Immunosuppressive Function of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells in Allograft Immunity. Am J Transplant. 2017;17 (suppl 3).
To cite this abstract in AMA style:Yang C, Peng B, Xu M, Zhu T. Soluble Fibrinogen-Like Protein 2 Regulates Differentiation and Enhances Immunosuppressive Function of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells in Allograft Immunity. [abstract]. Am J Transplant. 2017; 17 (suppl 3). https://atcmeetingabstracts.com/abstract/soluble-fibrinogen-like-protein-2-regulates-differentiation-and-enhances-immunosuppressive-function-of-myeloid-derived-suppressor-cells-in-allograft-immunity-2/. Accessed September 21, 2020.
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