A preliminary report has been published (Schacht, 1974a). This research was supported by NIH-NIEHS con tract No. NO1-ES-2-2110 and NIH Program Project Grant No. 05785.
EFFECT OF NEOMYCIN ON PHOSPHOINOSITIDE LABELLING AND CALCIUM BINDING IN GUINEA-PIG INNER EAR TISSUES IN VIVO AND IN VITRO1
Article first published online: 4 OCT 2006
Journal of Neurochemistry
Volume 26, Issue 2, pages 285–290, February 1976
How to Cite
Orsulakova, A., Stockhorst, E. and Schacht, J. (1976), EFFECT OF NEOMYCIN ON PHOSPHOINOSITIDE LABELLING AND CALCIUM BINDING IN GUINEA-PIG INNER EAR TISSUES IN VIVO AND IN VITRO. Journal of Neurochemistry, 26: 285–290. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-4159.1976.tb04478.x
Forschungslabor für Akustische Medizin, Universität Düsseldorf, 4 Düsseldorf 1, Germany.
- Issue published online: 4 OCT 2006
- Article first published online: 4 OCT 2006
- Received 26 December 1974. Accepted 14 July 1975
—Phospholipids of guinea-pig inner ear tissues were labelled in vivo by perilymphatic perfusion of the cochlea with [32P]orthophosphate or myo-[3H]inositol. After 20-40 min the most highly labelled 32P-lipids were phosphatidylinositol phosphate and diphosphate. Incorporation of [3H]inositol proceeded in the order phosphatidylinositol > phosphatidylinositol phosphate > phosphatidylinositol diphosphate.
After treatment of animals with neomycin for 3 weeks, 32P-incorporation into phosphatidylinositol diphosphate, but not into other lipids, was significantly decreased in the preparations of the organ of Corti and stria vascularis. In homogenates of inner ear tissues, the labelling of the polyphosphoinositides by [γ-32P]ATP was increased and the hydrolysis of these lipids was blocked in the presence of 10−4m-neomycin. Neomycin also competitively inhibited the binding of 45Ca2+ to homogenates of these tissues.