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Publication Name World Journal of Biological Chemistry
Manuscript ID 20116
Country of Manuscript Source Japan
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2015-05-29 09:12
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2015-09-30 18:22
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2015-09-30 18:22
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2015-11-23 10:19
ISSN 1949-8454 (online)
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Category Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Manuscript Type Minireviews
Article Title Caldecrin: A pancreas-derived hypocalcemic factor, regulates osteoclast formation and function
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Mineko Tomomura and Akito Tomomura
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Mineko Tomomura, PhD, Associate Professor, Meikai Pharmaco-Medical Laboratory, MPL and Division of Biochemistry, Department of Oral Biology and Tissue Engineering, Meikai University School of Dentistry, 1-1 Keyakidai, Sakado, Saitama 350-0283, Japan. mineko-t@dent.meikai.ac.jp
Keywords Serine protease; Osteoclasts; Hypocalcemia; Chymotrypsin; Bone resorption; Calcium signaling
Core Tip Caldecrin (also known as chymotrypsin C) reduces serum calcium levels. This activity is distinct from its protease activity but also requires trypsin-mediated cleavage of the pro-peptide, converting caldecrin to its active form. Ectopic intramuscular expression of caldecrin prevented bone resorption in ovariectomized mice. Caldecrin inhibited parathyroid hormone-stimulated calcium release from fetal mouse long bones. Furthermore, caldecrin suppressed receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappa B ligand-induced activation of intracellular calcium signaling, thereby reducing osteoclast formation and bone resorption. Caldecrin is a unique multifunctional protease that possesses anti-osteoclastogenic activity, resulting in reduced serum calcium levels.
Publish Date 2015-11-23 10:19
Citation Tomomura M, Tomomura A. Caldecrin: A pancreas-derived hypocalcemic factor, regulates osteoclast formation and function. World J Biol Chem 2015; 6(4): 358-365
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1949-8454/full/v6/i4/358.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.4331/wjbc.v6.i4.358
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