Different Types of Cell Cycle- and Apoptosis-Related Gene Expressions Alter in Corticosteroid-, Vincristine-, and Melphalan-Resistant U-266 Multiple Myeloma Cell Lines

Objective: Deregulation of the cell cycle and apoptosis mechanisms in normal cells causes many problems, including cancer. In this study, a genome-wide expression analysis of cell cycle- and apoptosis-related genes in corticosteroid-, vincristine-, and melphalan-resistant U-266 multiple myeloma cell lines was conducted.


Effect of cobalt-60 (gamma radiation) on multidrug-resistant multiple myeloma cell lines
Mutlu, Pelin; Ural, A. Ugur; Avcu, Ferit; Dirican, Bahar; Beyzadeoglu, Murat; Gündüz, Ufuk (2011-07-01)
Emergence of resistance to chemotherapy and radiotherapy is a major obstacle for the successful treatment of MM (multiple myeloma). Prednisone, vincristine and melphalan are commonly used chemotherapeutic agents for the treatment of MM. In the current study, we examined the presence of possible cross-resistance between these drugs and gamma (gamma) radiation. Prednisone, vincristine and melphalan resistant RPMI-8226 and U-266 MM cells were generated by stepwise increasing concentrations of the drugs. The se...
The effects of palbociclib on 2d and 3d cell cultures and doxorubicin resistance
Yalçın, Gizem Damla; Gündüz, Ufuk; Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics (2020)
Cell culture facilitates studying the mechanism of diseases and finding new treatment strategies. Traditionally used two­dimensional cell culture model is not quite sufficient in some studies due to the factors such as lack of cell to cell and cell­extracellular matrix interactions and changing cell morphology. Because of the limitations in 2D cell culture, nowadays three­dimensional cell cultures gain importance. The present study aims to identify the effect of Palbociclib on different cells when they cult...
Investigation of the role of programmed cell death 10 (PDCD10) protein in multidrug resistance
Urfalı Mamatoğlu, Çağrı; Gündüz, Ufuk; Department of Biology (2018)
Drug resistance, a major obstacle in chemotherapy, is the sum of several cellular alterations including resistance to induction of apoptosis. Apoptosis is a well-regulated cell death mechanism which is controlled by several signaling pathways and a vast number of proteins. Alterations in the proteins involved in the apoptotic regulation have been associated with drug resistance in cancer. Programmed Cell Death 10 (PDCD10) protein is a novel apoptotic regulator that is recently linked to the modulation of ce...
Synthesis of poly (dl-lactic-co-glycolic acid) coated magnetic nanoparticles for anti-cancer drug delivery
Tansık, Gülistan; Gündüz, Ufuk; Department of Biology (2012)
One of the main problems of current cancer chemotherapy is the lack of selectivity of anti-cancer drugs to tumor cells which leads to systemic toxicity and adverse side effects. In order to overcome these limitations, researches on controlled drug delivery systems have gained much attention. Nanoscale based drug delivery systems provide tumor targeting. Among many types of nanocarriers, superparamagnetic nanoparticles with their biocompatible polymer coatings can be targeted to an intented site by an extern...
Apoptotic Effects of Resveratrol, a Grape Polyphenol, on Imatinib-Sensitive and Resistant K562 Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Can, Geylani; Cakir, Zeynep; Kartal, Melts; Gündüz, Ufuk; BARAN, YUSUF (2012-07-01)
Aim: To examine the antiproliferative and apoptotic effects of resveratrol on imatinib-sensitive and imatinib-resistant K562 chronic myeloid leukemia cells. Materials and Methods: Antiproliferative effects of resveratrol were determined by the 3-Bis[2-methoxy-4-nitro-5-sulphophenyl]-2H-tetrazolium-5-carboxanilide inner salt (XTT) cell proliferation assay. Apoptotic effects of resveratrol on sensitive K562 and resistant K562/IMA-3 cells were determined through changes in caspase-3 activity, loss of mitochond...
Citation Formats
P. Mutlu and U. Gündüz, “Different Types of Cell Cycle- and Apoptosis-Related Gene Expressions Alter in Corticosteroid-, Vincristine-, and Melphalan-Resistant U-266 Multiple Myeloma Cell Lines,” TURKISH JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY, pp. 231–238, 2014, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/30690.