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Overlapping DNA methylation dynamics in mouse intestinal cell differentiation and early stages of malignant progression.

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dc.contributor.author Forn, Marta
dc.contributor.author Díez-Villanueva, Anna
dc.contributor.author Merlos-Suárez, Anna
dc.contributor.author Muñoz, Mar
dc.contributor.author Lois, Sergi
dc.contributor.author Carriò, Elvira
dc.contributor.author Jordà, Mireia
dc.contributor.author Bigas Salvans, Anna
dc.contributor.author Batlle Gómez, Eduard
dc.contributor.author Peinado, Miguel A.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-05-26T09:55:50Z
dc.date.available 2015-05-26T09:55:50Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation Forn M, Díez-Villanueva A, Merlos-Suárez A, Muñoz M, Lois S, Carriò E. et al. Overlapping DNA methylation dynamics in mouse intestinal cell differentiation and early stages of malignant progression. PLoS One. 2015 May 1;10(5):e0123263. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0123263. eCollection 2015.
dc.identifier.issn 1932-6203
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/23652
dc.description.abstract Mouse models of intestinal crypt cell differentiation and tumorigenesis have been used to characterize the molecular mechanisms underlying both processes. DNA methylation is a key epigenetic mark and plays an important role in cell identity and differentiation programs and cancer. To get insights into the dynamics of cell differentiation and malignant transformation we have compared the DNA methylation profiles along the mouse small intestine crypt and early stages of tumorigenesis. Genome-scale analysis of DNA methylation together with microarray gene expression have been applied to compare intestinal crypt stem cells (EphB2high), differentiated cells (EphB2negative), ApcMin/+ adenomas and the corresponding non-tumor adjacent tissue, together with small and large intestine samples and the colon cancer cell line CT26. Compared with late stages, small intestine crypt differentiation and early stages of tumorigenesis display few and relatively small changes in DNA methylation. Hypermethylated loci are largely shared by the two processes and affect the proximities of promoter and enhancer regions, with enrichment in genes associated with the intestinal stem cell signature and the PRC2 complex. The hypermethylation is progressive, with minute levels in differentiated cells, as compared with intestinal stem cells, and reaching full methylation in advanced stages. Hypomethylation shows different signatures in differentiation and cancer and is already present in the non-tumor tissue adjacent to the adenomas in ApcMin/+ mice, but at lower levels than advanced cancers. This study provides a reference framework to decipher the mechanisms driving mouse intestinal tumorigenesis and also the human counterpart.
dc.description.sponsorship MF and EC were supported by respective FPI fellowships from the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad. AMS held an AECC postdoctoral fellowship. AD-V was supported in part by a contract PTC2011-1091 from Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad. This work was supported by grants from the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad/n(SAF2011/23638) to MAP; and an ERC grant to EB.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Public Library of Science
dc.relation.ispartof PLoS One. 2015 May 1;10(5):e0123263
dc.rights © 2015 Forn et al. This is an openaccess article distributed under the terms of the http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in anymedium, provided the original author and source arecredited.
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.subject.other Intestins -- Càncer
dc.title Overlapping DNA methylation dynamics in mouse intestinal cell differentiation and early stages of malignant progression.
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dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1371/journal.pone.0123263
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/3PN/SAF2011-23638
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