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Deficiency of Anoctamin 5/TMEM16E causes nuclear positioning defect and impairs Ca²⁺ signaling of differentiated C2C12 myotubes

Phuong TT, An J, Park SH, Kim A, Choi HB, Kang TM

  • Korean J Physiol Pharmacol.
  • 2019 Nov;23(6):539-547.
  • doi: 10.4196/kjpp.2019.23.6.539
Anoctamin 5 (ANO5)/TMEM16E belongs to a member of the ANO/TMEM16 family member of anion channels. However, it is a matter of debate whether ANO5 functions as a genuine plasma membrane...
Expression of potassium channel genes predicts clinical outcome in lung cancer

Ko EA, Kim YW, Lee D, Choi J, Kim S, Seo Y, Bang H, Kim JH, Ko JH

  • Korean J Physiol Pharmacol.
  • 2019 Nov;23(6):529-537.
  • doi: 10.4196/kjpp.2019.23.6.529
Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer deaths worldwide and several molecular signatures have been developed to predict survival in lung cancer. Increasing evidence suggests that proliferation and...
Alteration of mitochondrial DNA content modulates antioxidant enzyme expressions and oxidative stress in myoblasts

Min KH, Lee W

  • Korean J Physiol Pharmacol.
  • 2019 Nov;23(6):519-528.
  • doi: 10.4196/kjpp.2019.23.6.519
Mitochondrial dysfunction is closely associated with reactive oxygen species (ROS) generation and oxidative stress in cells. On the other hand, modulation of the cellular antioxidant defense system by changes in...
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor escitalopram inhibits 5-HT₃ receptor currents in NCB-20 cells

Park YS, Sung KW

  • Korean J Physiol Pharmacol.
  • 2019 Nov;23(6):509-517.
  • doi: 10.4196/kjpp.2019.23.6.509
Escitalopram is one of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants. As an S-enantiomer of citalopram, it shows better therapeutic outcome in depression and anxiety disorder treatment because it has higher selectivity...
Effects of rosmarinic acid on immunoregulatory activity and hepatocellular carcinoma cell apoptosis in H22 tumor-bearing mice

Cao W, Mo K, Wei S, Lan X, Zhang W, Jiang W

  • Korean J Physiol Pharmacol.
  • 2019 Nov;23(6):501-508.
  • doi: 10.4196/kjpp.2019.23.6.501
Rosmarinic acid (RA) is a natural polyphenolic compound that exists in many medicinal species of Boraginaceae and Lamiaceae. The previous studies have revealed that RA had therapeutic effects on hepatocellular...
Rhodanthpyrone A and B play an anti-inflammatory role by suppressing the nuclear factor-κB pathway in macrophages

Kim KS, Han CY, Han YT, Bae EJ

  • Korean J Physiol Pharmacol.
  • 2019 Nov;23(6):493-499.
  • doi: 10.4196/kjpp.2019.23.6.493
Macrophage-associated inflammation is crucial for the pathogenesis of diverse diseases including metabolic disorders. Rhodanthpyrone (Rho) is an active component of Gentiana rhodantha, which has been used in traditional Chinese medicine...
Cordycepin protects against β-amyloid and ibotenic acid-induced hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neuronal hyperactivity

Yao LH, Wang J, Liu C, Wei S, Li G, Wang S, Meng W, Liu ZB, Huang LP

  • Korean J Physiol Pharmacol.
  • 2019 Nov;23(6):483-491.
  • doi: 10.4196/kjpp.2019.23.6.483
Cordycepin exerts neuroprotective effects against excitotoxic neuronal death. However, its direct electrophysiological evidence in Alzheimer's disease (AD) remains unclear. This study aimed to explore the electrophysiological mechanisms underlying the protective...
FoxD2-AS1 is a prognostic factor in glioma and promotes temozolomide resistance in a O⁶-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase-dependent manner

Shangguan , Lv X, Tian N

  • Korean J Physiol Pharmacol.
  • 2019 Nov;23(6):475-482.
  • doi: 10.4196/kjpp.2019.23.6.475
Glioma is the most common brain tumor with a dismal prognosis. While temozolomide (TMZ) based chemotherapy significantly improves survival in glioma patients, resistance against this compound commonly leads to glioma...
Influence of clozapine on neurodevelopmental protein expression and behavioral patterns in animal model of psychiatric disorder induced by low-level of lead

Lee H, Lee M, Kim HK, Kim YO, Kwon JT, Kim HJ

  • Korean J Physiol Pharmacol.
  • 2019 Nov;23(6):467-474.
  • doi: 10.4196/kjpp.2019.23.6.467
Exposure to lead during pregnancy is a risk factor for the development of psychiatric disorders in the offspring. In this study, we investigated whether exposure to low levels of lead...
Efficacy of evogliptin and cenicriviroc against nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in mice: a comparative study

Wang Z, Park H, Bae EJ

  • Korean J Physiol Pharmacol.
  • 2019 Nov;23(6):459-466.
  • doi: 10.4196/kjpp.2019.23.6.459
Dipeptidyl peptidase (DPP)-4 inhibitors, or gliptins, are a class of oral hypoglycemic drugs that have been widely used as a second-line treatment for type 2 diabetes. Gliptins, which were introduced...
Long non-coding RNA T-cell leukemia/lymphoma 6 serves as a sponge for miR-21 modulating the cell proliferation of retinoblastoma through PTEN

Tao S, Wang W, Liu P, Wang H, Chen W

  • Korean J Physiol Pharmacol.
  • 2019 Nov;23(6):449-458.
  • doi: 10.4196/kjpp.2019.23.6.449
Retinoblastoma (Rb) is one of the most common eye malignancies occur in childhood. The crucial roles of non-coding RNAs, particularly long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) and microRNAs (miRNAs), have been widely...
Role of nociceptin/orphanin FQ and nociceptin opioid peptide receptor in depression and antidepressant effects of nociceptin opioid peptide receptor antagonists

Park JY, Chae S, Kim CS, Kim YJ, Yi HJ, Han E, Joo Y, Hong S, Yun JW, Kim H, Shin KH

  • Korean J Physiol Pharmacol.
  • 2019 Nov;23(6):427-448.
  • doi: 10.4196/kjpp.2019.23.6.427
Nociceptin/orphanin FQ (N/OFQ) and its receptor, nociceptin opioid peptide (NOP) receptor, are localized in brain areas implicated in depression including the amygdala, bed nucleus of the stria terminalis, habenula, and...

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