These authors contributed equally to this work.
Oestrogen-induced angiogenesis promotes adenomyosis by activating the Slug-VEGF axis in endometrial epithelial cells
Version of Record online: 24 APR 2014
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Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Volume 18, Issue 7, pages 1358–1371, July 2014
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Huang, T.-S., Chen, Y.-J., Chou, T.-Y., Chen, C.-Y., Li, H.-Y., Huang, B.-S., Tsai, H.-W., Lan, H.-Y., Chang, C.-H., Twu, N.-F., Yen, M.-S., Wang, P.-H., Chao, K.-C., Lee, C.-C. and Yang, M.-H. (2014), Oestrogen-induced angiogenesis promotes adenomyosis by activating the Slug-VEGF axis in endometrial epithelial cells. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 18: 1358–1371. doi: 10.1111/jcmm.12300
- Issue online: 30 JUL 2014
- Version of Record online: 24 APR 2014
- Manuscript Accepted: 18 MAR 2014
- Manuscript Received: 29 AUG 2013
- National Science Council. Grant Numbers: 100-2314-B-075-008, 101-2314-B-075-028-MY3, 102-2321-B-010-006, 102-2314-B-010-044
- Taipei Veterans General Hospital. Grant Numbers: 98-C1-167, 103-C-040, 102-C-051 101-C-068, 99-C1-166, 98-A-093, 99-A-065
- Yen-Tjing-Ling Medical Foundation. Grant Numbers: CI-97-6, CI-100-12
- Ministry of Education
- Ministry of Health and Welfare
- Center of Excellence for Cancer Research. Grant Number: MOHW103-TD-B-111-02
Figure S1. Quantification of the vascularity index (VI) and vascularity flow index (VFI) detected by 3D power Doppler sonography in women with or without adenomyosis during different menstrual phases.
Figure S2. The boxplots for the IHC scores of VEGF (A–C), MVD (D–F) and Slug (G–I) in normal endometria (A, D, G), eutopic endometria (B, E, H) and adenomyosis (C, F, I) in different menstrual phases.
Figure S3. Correlation between serum E2 levels and angiogenesis markers in normal endometria, eutopic endometria and adenomyotic lesions.
Figure S4. Western blot of the VEGF in Ishikawa cells after treatment with the different concentration of E2 for 24 hrs.
Figure S5. Haematoxylin & Eosin stain (HE) and the immunohistochemistry of VEGF and CD31 of the implanted adenomyotic lesions in the E2+ raloxifene animal experiments (see Fig. 6A–D).
Figure S6. Haematoxylin & Eosin stain (HE) and the immunohistochemistry of VEGF and CD31 of the implanted adenomyotic lesions in the E2+ bevacizumab animal experiments (see Fig. 6E–H).
Table S1. List of proteins tested by antibodies and characteristics of the corresponding antibodies used.
Table S2. Sequence of the oligonucleotides for shRNA construct making.
Table S3. Distribution of menstrual phases in samples from patients with adenomyosis and normal control.
Table S4. Serum E2 level in different menstrual phases of adenomyosis patients and normal control cases.
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