Effects of Linalyl Acetate on Thymic Stromal Lymphopoietin Production in Mast Cells
AbstractThymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP) is an important factor responsible for the pathogenesis of allergic diseases, such as atopic dermatitis and asthma. Because linalyl acetate (LA) possesses a wide range of pharmacological properties, being antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-hyperpigmentation, we hypothesized that LA could inhibit TSLP. Therefore, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, quantitative polymerase chain reaction, caspase-1 assay, Western blot analysis, fluorescent analyses of the intracellular calcium levels, and the phorbol myristate acetate (PMA)-induced edema model were used to investigate how LA inhibits the production of TSLP in HMC-1 cells. LA reduced the production and mRNA expression of TSLP in HMC-1 cells. LA also inhibited the activation of nuclear factor-κB and degradation of IκBα. PMA plus A23187 stimulation up-regulated caspase-1 activity in HMC-1 cells; however, this up-regulated caspase-1 activity was down-regulated by LA. Finally, LA decreased intracellular calcium levels in HMC-1 cells as well as PMA-induced ear swelling responses in mice. Taken together, these results suggest that LA would be beneficial to treatment of atopic and inflammatory diseases by reducing TSLP. View Full-Text
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Moon, P.-D.; Han, N.-R.; Lee, J.S.; Kim, H.-M.; Jeong, H.-J. Effects of Linalyl Acetate on Thymic Stromal Lymphopoietin Production in Mast Cells. Molecules 2018, 23, 1711.
Moon P-D, Han N-R, Lee JS, Kim H-M, Jeong H-J. Effects of Linalyl Acetate on Thymic Stromal Lymphopoietin Production in Mast Cells. Molecules. 2018; 23(7):1711.Chicago/Turabian Style
Moon, Phil-Dong; Han, Na-Ra; Lee, Jin S.; Kim, Hyung-Min; Jeong, Hyun-Ja. 2018. "Effects of Linalyl Acetate on Thymic Stromal Lymphopoietin Production in Mast Cells." Molecules 23, no. 7: 1711.
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