MISC

2004年1月

Transforming growth factor-beta induces osteoclast formation in the absence of RANKL

BONE
  • Itonaga, I
  • ,
  • A Sabokbar
  • ,
  • SG Sun
  • ,
  • O Kudo
  • ,
  • L Danks
  • ,
  • D Ferguson
  • ,
  • Y Fujikawa
  • ,
  • NA Athanasou

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開始ページ
57
終了ページ
64
記述言語
英語
掲載種別
DOI
10.1016/j.bone.2003.08.008
出版者・発行元
ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC

Transforming growth factor beta (TGFbeta) is a multifunctional growth factor that is produced by many cells in bone and is abundant in the bone matrix. TGFbeta is known to regulate RANKL-induced osteoclast formation and bone resorbing activity. In this study we sought to determine whether TGFbeta could directly induce osteoclast formation by a RANKL-independent mechanism. We found that the addition of TGFbeta to cultures of human monocytes and RAW 264.7 cells (in the presence of M-CSF and the absence of RANKL, TNFalpha or IL-6/IL-11) was sufficient to induce the formation of TRAP(+) and VNR+ cells, which formed actin rings and were capable of extensive lacunar resorption. The addition of osteoprotegerin or antibodies to TNFa and its receptors, as well as antibodies to gp130, did not inhibit lacunar resorption, indicating that TGFbeta did not act by stimulating RANKL, TNF or IL-6 production by monocytes. TGFbeta-induced osteoclast formation was qualitatively different from that induced by RANKL with numerous TRAP(+)/VNR+ mononuclear and small multinucleated cells being formed; these cells produced many small resorption lacunae. Our results indicate that TGFbeta, which is abundant in the bone matrix, can, in the presence of M-CSF, directly induce mononuclear phagocyte osteoclast precursors to differentiate into osteoclastic cells capable of lacunar resorption. (C) 2003 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Web of Science ® 被引用回数 : 91

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DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2003.08.008
Web of Science
https://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=JSTA_CEL&SrcApp=J_Gate_JST&DestLinkType=FullRecord&KeyUT=WOS:000188861100006&DestApp=WOS_CPL

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