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role of Ikaros in the pituitary.
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Pituitary cell differentiation follows a highly specific pattern and temporal sequence of events. Analysis of FGFR4, a key receptor mutated in pituitary adenomas, yielded promoter regulation by the hematopoietic transcription factor Ikaros (Ik). The pituitaries of homozygote Ik null mice (C-/-), heterozygotes (C+/-) and wild-type (C+/+) littermates were examined using immunohistochemistry and morphometry. During embryogenesis, the pituitaries of C+/- and C-/- mice revealed developmental delay. Normal cell types do develop, however Ik mutant mice exhibit a marked reduction in pituitary mass with a loss in somatotrope and melanocorticotrope populations. Also, Ik C-/- mice suffer from a high incidence of mortality and display a dwarf phenotype with reduced circulating IGF-I and corticosterone. Ik C+/- mice apparently have normal growth but also have reduced IGF-I and corticosterone levels. The dwarf phenotype and early mortality of C-/- mice were rescued by hormone treatment. The striking pituitary changes indicate a functional role for Ik in normal pituitary development.
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Ikaros is abundantly expressed in pituitary mammosomatotrophs, where it deacetylates histone 3 sites on the proximal growth hormone (GH) promoter to silence gene expression.
Ikaros-null mice display stunted growth with reduced circulating levels of the GH target factor insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I).Cited by: Ikaros is abundantly expressed in pituitary mammosomatotrophs, where it deacety-lates histone 3 sites on the proximal growth hormone (GH) pro-moter to silence gene expression.
Ikaros-null mice display stunted growth with reduced circulating levels of the GH target factor insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I). Ikaros-deﬁcient mice have smallCited by: Abstract. The hypothalamus plays a key role in regulation of endocrine (pituitary function), metabolic (food intake, energy balance, and water metabolism), and nonendocrine (body temperature, sleep/wake cycle) functions.
FGFR4 likely plays a role, along with other FGFRs (16), in normal pituitary development, which is particularly relevant in the case of somatotrophs, in which Ik is abundantly expressed (7).
Loss of Ik signaling is shown here to result in significant contraction of the pituitary somatotroph by: Ikaros is abundantly expressed in pituitary mammosomatotrophs, where it deacetylates histone 3 sites on the proximal growth hormone (GH) promoter to silence gene expression.
Ikaros-null mice display stunted growth with reduced circulating levels of the GH target factor insulin-like growth factor I. The pituitary gland was ascribed various roles by anatomists over the centuries, including the source of phlegm that drained from the brain to the nose or the seat of the soul.
It was at the beginning of the 20 th century that its endocrine functions became recognized and thereafter the various hormones produced by the pituitary were characterized, isolated and their structure determined.
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Ikaros transcription factors are essential regulators of lymphopoiesis and the development of the immune system. We now show that Ikaros is expressed in hormone-producing pituitary corticomelanotroph cells, where it binds the proopiomelanocortin promoter and regulates endogenous gene by: Immunohistochemistry of primary human pituitary adenomas localized Ikaros expression to the nuclear compartment but also in the cytoplasm, the latter consistent with Ik6.
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