Deletion of retinoic acid-related orphan receptor gamma reduces body weight and hepatic lipids in mice by modulating the expression of lipid metabolism genes
作者: Jahangir Iqbal Zainab Jahangir Divya Veluru Abeer Al Otaibi Sindiyan A. Mubarak Badr Al Subie Ahmad F. Alghanem Ali Al Qarni Ahmed Bakillah Abbas Hawwari
刊名: Vessel Plus, 2019, Vol.3 (12)
来源数据库: OAE Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.20517/2574-1209.2019.28
关键词: Lipid metabolismTriglyceridesRetinoic acid-related orphan receptor γPeroxisome proliferator-activated receptorsSterol response element binding proteins
原始语种摘要: Aim: Retinoic acid-related orphan receptor γ (RORγ) functions as a ligand-dependent transcription factor and its loss has been shown to affect the circadian expression of lipid metabolism genes. However, its effect on body weight gain and hepatic lipids is not well understood. In this study, we investigated the impact of Rorγ gene deletion on changes in body weight and hepatic lipids. Methods: Body weight and lipids were analyzed in the plasma and liver. Expression of lipid metabolism genes in the liver was evaluated in wild type and Rorγ knockout mice. Results: We show that deletion of RORγ results in reduced body weight and fewer lipids in the liver. Analysis of gene expression showed that deletion of Rorγ resulted in an overall lower expression of genes and transcription factors...
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  • expression 表示
  • lipids 类脂
  • orphan 孤行
  • related 有关的
  • weight 
  • biosynthesis 生物合成
  • metabolism 代谢
  • receptor 接受体
  • observed 观察到的
  • hepatic 肝的