Nano-sulforaphane attenuates PhIP-induced early abnormal embryonic neuro-development

Zhang, Ping, Li, Tingting, Liu, Chang, Sindi, Mustafa, Cheng, Xin, Qi, Shuangyu, Liu, Xinyue, Yan, Yu, Brand-Saberi, Beate, Bao, Yongping ORCID:, Yang, Wendong, Wang, Guang and Yang, Xuesong (2021) Nano-sulforaphane attenuates PhIP-induced early abnormal embryonic neuro-development. Annals of Anatomy, 233.

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Background: 2-amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo[4,5-b]pyrimidine (PhIP), one of the most abundant heterocyclic aromatic amines (HAA) formed by cooking meat at high temperatures, may modify humans and rodents through the metabolic process prior to affecting nervous system development. in humans and rodents may be modified by metabolic processes and then affecting nervous system development. Methods: In this paper, PhIP was used to prepare a chicken embryo model with abnormal embryonic nervous system defects. Sulforaphane (SFN) is a derivative of a glucosinolate, which is abundant in cruciferous vegetables, and can pass through the placental barrier. Moreover, SFN has antioxidant and anti-apoptotic functions and is considered as a bioactive antioxidant with significant neuroprotective effects. Nano-sulforaphane (Nano-SFN, Sulforaphane nanoparticles) was prepared by self-assembly using biocompatible, biodegradable methoxy polyethylene glycol 5000-b-polyglutamic acid 10000 (mPEG5K-PGA10K) as the substrate, to explore the new application of Nano-SFN and its modified compounds as leading compounds in protecting against the abnormal development of the embryonic nervous system. Results: The results show that Nano-SFN could protect against PhIP-induced central nervous system (CNS, derived from neural tube) and peripheral nervous system (PNS, derived from neural crest cells, NCCs) defects and neural tube defects (NTDs), and increase the embryo survival rate. Conclusions: This study indicates that Nano-SFN can effectively alleviate the developmental defects of embryonic nervous system induced by PhIP in the microenvironment and has a protective effect on embryonic development. It not only helps with expanding the application of SFN and improving its medicinal value, but also provides a possibility of SFN being developed as a novel drug for neuroprotection.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 2-amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo[4,5-b]pyridine,sulforaphane nanoparticles,embryonic development,neural tube,neural crest cells
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Research Groups > Cancer Studies
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Research Centres > Lifespan Health
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Research Centres > Metabolic Health
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2020 23:53
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2023 17:48
DOI: 10.1016/j.aanat.2020.151617

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