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Group IB secretory phospholipase A2 stimulates CXC chemokine ligand 8 production via ERK and NF-kappa B in human neutrophils.

Jo E.J., Lee H.Y., Lee Y.N., Kim J.I., Kang H.K., Park D.W., Baek S.H., Kwak J.Y., Bae Y.S.

Although the level of group IB secretory phospholipase A(2) (sPLA(2)-IB) has been reported to be up-regulated during inflammatory response, the role of sPLA(2)-IB on the regulation of inflammation and immune responses has not been fully elucidated. In this study, we found that sPLA(2)-IB stimulates the expression and secretion of CXCL8 without affecting other proinflammatory cytokines, such as IL-1beta or TNF alpha in human neutrophils. The induction of CXCL8 secretion by sPLA(2)-IB occurs at both the transcription and translational levels and correlates with activation of NF-kappaB. Moreover, the NF-kappaB inhibitors pyrrolidinedithiocarbamate, dexamethasone, or sulfasalazine were found to prevent CXCL8 production by sPLA(2)-IB in human neutrophils. In addition, the signaling events induced by sPLA(2)-IB included activation of the MAPK ERK and an increase in intracellular Ca(2+), which are both required for CXCL8 production. The exogenous addition of sPLA(2)-IB did not induce arachidonic acid release from human neutrophils, and the inactivation of sPLA(2)-IB by EGTA did not affect CXCL8 production by sPLA(2)-IB in human neutrophils. Taken together, we suggest that sPLA(2)-IB plays a role in the modulation of inflammatory and immune responses via the sPLA(2) receptor, by inducing CXCL8 in human neutrophils.

J. Immunol. 173:6433-6439(2004) [PubMed] [Europe PMC]

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