Oxidized low-density lipoprotein stimulates CD206 positive macrophages upregulating CD44 and CD133 expression in colorectal cancer with high-fat diet
Shi-Min Zheng, Hao Chen, Wei-Hong Sha, Xiao-Fen Chen, Xiao-Bo Zhu, Zhong-Wen Zheng, Juan Ma, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Guangdong Provincial People’s Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou 510080, Guangdong Province, China
Shi-Min Zheng, Wei-Hong Sha, Xiao-Fen Chen, Juan Ma, Medical College, Shantou University, Shantou 515041, Guangdong Province, China
Wei-Hong Sha, Jian-Bin Yin, Juan Ma, Medical College, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province, China
Jian-Bin Yin, Center for Orthopaedic Surgery, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510630, Guangdong Province, China
Author contributions: Zheng SM, Sha WH, Chen H, and Ma J designed and coordinated the study; Zheng SM, Chen XF, Yin JB, Zhu XB, and Zheng ZW performed the experiments; Zheng SM and Yin JB acquired and analyzed the data; Chen XF, Zhu XB, and Zheng ZW interpreted the data; Zheng SM, Sha WH, and Chen H wrote the manuscript; and all authors approved the final version of the article.
Supported by Science and Technology Program of Guangzhou, No. 202102080007.
Institutional review board statement: The institutional review board of the Guangdong General Hospital approved the study protocol. All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
Institutional animal care and use committee statement: The animal protocol was designed to minimize pain or discomfort to the animals. The animals were acclimatized to laboratory conditions (23 °C, 12 h/12 h light/dark, 50% humidity, ad libitum access to food and water) for 2 wk prior to experimentation.
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Corresponding author: Juan Ma, PhD, Doctor, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Guangdong Provincial People’s Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, No. 106, Zhongshan 2nd Road, Guangzhou 510080, Guangdong Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: March 14, 2022
Peer-review started: March 14, 2022
First decision: April 11, 2022
Revised: May 15, 2022
Accepted: August 22, 2022
Article in press: August 22, 2022
Published online: September 14, 2022