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Series GSE7475 Query DataSets for GSE7475
Status Public on Jun 30, 2007
Title Inflammatory response to titanium dioxide particles exposure is enhanced during pregnancy
Organism Mus musculus
Experiment type Expression profiling by array
Summary Rationale: Maternal immune responses can promote allergy development in offspring. Pilot data show that neonates of mother mice exposed during pregnancy to air pollution particles have increased allergic susceptibility. Objective: We investigated whether inflammatory response to titanium dioxide (TiO2) particles earlier considered immunologically ‘inert’ is enhanced during pregnancy. Methods: Pregnant BALB/c mice (or non-pregnant controls) received particle suspensions intranasally at day 14 of pregnancy. Lung inflammatory responses were evaluated 19 and 48 h after exposure. Results: Pregnant mice showed robust and persistent acute inflammatory responses after exposure to TiO2, while non-pregnant females had the expected minimal responses. Genomic profiling identified genes differentially expressed in pregnant lungs exposed to TiO2. Neonates of mothers exposed to TiO2 (but not PBS) developed increased susceptibility to allergens. Conclusion: Pregnancy enhances lung inflammatory responses to otherwise relatively innocuous inert particles.
Keywords: Particles exposure, pregnancy vs normal
Overall design To test whether pregnancy alters the normally minimal inflammatory response to ‘inert’ particles, we have administered TiO2 and DEP suspensions (50 ug/mouse) or PBS solution by intranasal insufflation to normal or pregnant E14 mice (see Figure 1B). The mice were subjected to pathologic analysis 19 or 48 hrs later.
Respirable-size TiO2 particles were generously provided by Dr. Ian Gilmour (US EPA). Particle samples were baked at 165 0C for 3 h to eliminate endotoxin, aliquoted and stored frozen at – 80 0C. Particle suspensions (50 ug in 50 uL) or PBS solution (vehicle) were administered by single intranasal insufflation of pregnant or normal Balb/c mice under light halothane anesthesia
Total lung RNA extraction and isolation was performed 19 hrs after exposure using a Qiagen RNAeasy Mini kit according to manufacturer’s instructions (Qiagen, Valencia, CA). RNA purity and quality were analyzed by Agilent Bioanalyzer 2100 scan. The hybridization was carried out at the Harvard Partners Genomic Center Microarray facility (Cambridge, MA) using the Affymetrix GeneChip ® platform and Affymetrix mouse 430 2.0 chips (Affymetrix, Santa Clara, CA).
4 samples were analyzed in each of 4 groups: Normal PBS, Normal TiO2, Pregnant PBS and Pregnant TiO2, for a total of 16 samples.
Contributor(s) Fedulov AV, Yang Z, Mariani TJ, Kobzik L
Citation(s) 17656681
Submission date Apr 06, 2007
Last update date Feb 11, 2019
Contact name Alexey Fedulov
Organization name Harvard Medical School
Department Brigham and Women's Hospital
Lab Fedulov lab
Street address 75 Francis St.
City Boston
State/province MA
ZIP/Postal code 02115
Country USA
Platforms (1)
GPL1261 [Mouse430_2] Affymetrix Mouse Genome 430 2.0 Array
Samples (16)
GSM180975 HSPH_MIPS_murlungs_430_Particles1
GSM180976 HSPH_MIPS_murlungs_430_Particles2
GSM180977 HSPH_MIPS_murlungs_430_Particles3
BioProject PRJNA100281

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