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Calcium electrotransfer for termination of transgene expression in muscle

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title = "Calcium electrotransfer for termination of transgene expression in muscle",
abstract = "Gene electrotransfer is expanding in clinical use, thus we have searched for an emergency procedure to stop transgene expression in case of serious adverse events. Calcium is cytotoxic at high intracellular levels, so we tested effects of calcium electrotransfer on transgene expression in muscle. A clinical grade calcium solution (20 μl, 168 mM) was injected into transfected mouse or rat tibialis cranialis muscle. Ca(2+) uptake was quantified using calcium 45 ((45)Ca), and voltage and time between injection and pulsation were varied. Extinction of transgene expression was investigated by using both in vivo imaging of infrared fluorescent {"}Katushka{"} and erythropoietin evaluated by ELISA and hemoglobin. Histology was performed. Electrotransfer of Katushka and erythropoietin yielded significant expression. Maximal calcium uptake occurred after injection of Ca(2+) before electropulsing using eight high voltage pulses of 1000 V/cm. Using these parameters, in vivo imaging showed that transgene expression significantly decreased 4 hr after Ca(2+) electrotransfer and was eliminated within 24 hr. Similarly, serum erythropoietin was reduced by 46% at 4 hr and to control levels at 2 days. Histological analyses showed muscle damage and subsequent regeneration. Electrotransfer of isotonic CaCl(2) terminates transgenic protein expression in muscles and may be used for contingency elimination of transgene expression.",
keywords = "Animals, Calcium, Electroporation, Erythropoietin, Gene Expression, Gene Therapy, Gene Transfer Techniques, Mice, Mice, Inbred C57BL, Muscles, Rats, Rats, Wistar, Transgenes",
author = "Pernille Hojman and Iben Spanggaard and Olsen, {Caroline Holkman} and Julie Gehl and Hanne Gissel",
year = "2011",
doi = "10.1089/hum.2010.209",
language = "English",
volume = "22",
pages = "753--60",
journal = "Human Gene Therapy",
issn = "1043-0342",
publisher = "Mary Ann/Liebert, Inc. Publishers",
number = "6",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Calcium electrotransfer for termination of transgene expression in muscle

AU - Hojman, Pernille

AU - Spanggaard, Iben

AU - Olsen, Caroline Holkman

AU - Gehl, Julie

AU - Gissel, Hanne

PY - 2011

Y1 - 2011

N2 - Gene electrotransfer is expanding in clinical use, thus we have searched for an emergency procedure to stop transgene expression in case of serious adverse events. Calcium is cytotoxic at high intracellular levels, so we tested effects of calcium electrotransfer on transgene expression in muscle. A clinical grade calcium solution (20 μl, 168 mM) was injected into transfected mouse or rat tibialis cranialis muscle. Ca(2+) uptake was quantified using calcium 45 ((45)Ca), and voltage and time between injection and pulsation were varied. Extinction of transgene expression was investigated by using both in vivo imaging of infrared fluorescent "Katushka" and erythropoietin evaluated by ELISA and hemoglobin. Histology was performed. Electrotransfer of Katushka and erythropoietin yielded significant expression. Maximal calcium uptake occurred after injection of Ca(2+) before electropulsing using eight high voltage pulses of 1000 V/cm. Using these parameters, in vivo imaging showed that transgene expression significantly decreased 4 hr after Ca(2+) electrotransfer and was eliminated within 24 hr. Similarly, serum erythropoietin was reduced by 46% at 4 hr and to control levels at 2 days. Histological analyses showed muscle damage and subsequent regeneration. Electrotransfer of isotonic CaCl(2) terminates transgenic protein expression in muscles and may be used for contingency elimination of transgene expression.

AB - Gene electrotransfer is expanding in clinical use, thus we have searched for an emergency procedure to stop transgene expression in case of serious adverse events. Calcium is cytotoxic at high intracellular levels, so we tested effects of calcium electrotransfer on transgene expression in muscle. A clinical grade calcium solution (20 μl, 168 mM) was injected into transfected mouse or rat tibialis cranialis muscle. Ca(2+) uptake was quantified using calcium 45 ((45)Ca), and voltage and time between injection and pulsation were varied. Extinction of transgene expression was investigated by using both in vivo imaging of infrared fluorescent "Katushka" and erythropoietin evaluated by ELISA and hemoglobin. Histology was performed. Electrotransfer of Katushka and erythropoietin yielded significant expression. Maximal calcium uptake occurred after injection of Ca(2+) before electropulsing using eight high voltage pulses of 1000 V/cm. Using these parameters, in vivo imaging showed that transgene expression significantly decreased 4 hr after Ca(2+) electrotransfer and was eliminated within 24 hr. Similarly, serum erythropoietin was reduced by 46% at 4 hr and to control levels at 2 days. Histological analyses showed muscle damage and subsequent regeneration. Electrotransfer of isotonic CaCl(2) terminates transgenic protein expression in muscles and may be used for contingency elimination of transgene expression.

KW - Animals

KW - Calcium

KW - Electroporation

KW - Erythropoietin

KW - Gene Expression

KW - Gene Therapy

KW - Gene Transfer Techniques

KW - Mice

KW - Mice, Inbred C57BL

KW - Muscles

KW - Rats

KW - Rats, Wistar

KW - Transgenes

U2 - 10.1089/hum.2010.209

DO - 10.1089/hum.2010.209

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 21470044

VL - 22

SP - 753

EP - 760

JO - Human Gene Therapy

JF - Human Gene Therapy

SN - 1043-0342

IS - 6

ER -

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