PGE(2) induces macrophage IL-10 production and a regulatory-like phenotype via a protein kinase A-SIK-CRTC3 pathway

MacKenzie, K.F. et al. (2013) PGE(2) induces macrophage IL-10 production and a regulatory-like phenotype via a protein kinase A-SIK-CRTC3 pathway. Journal of Immunology, 190(2), pp. 565-577. (doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1202462)

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The polarization of macrophages into a regulatory-like phenotype and the production of IL-10 plays an important role in the resolution of inflammation. We show in this study that PGE(2), in combination with LPS, is able to promote an anti-inflammatory phenotype in macrophages characterized by high expression of IL-10 and the regulatory markers SPHK1 and LIGHT via a protein kinase A-dependent pathway. Both TLR agonists and PGE(2) promote the phosphorylation of the transcription factor CREB on Ser(133). However, although CREB regulates IL-10 transcription, the mutation of Ser(133) to Ala in the endogenous CREB gene did not prevent the ability of PGE(2) to promote IL-10 transcription. Instead, we demonstrate that protein kinase A regulates the phosphorylation of salt-inducible kinase 2 on Ser(343), inhibiting its ability to phosphorylate CREB-regulated transcription coactivator 3 in cells. This in turn allows CREB-regulated transcription coactivator 3 to translocate to the nucleus where it serves as a coactivator with the transcription factor CREB to induce IL-10 transcription. In line with this, we find that either genetic or pharmacological inhibition of salt-inducible kinases mimics the effect of PGE(2) on IL-10 production.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mudaliar, Dr Manikhandan
Authors: MacKenzie, K.F., Clark, K., Naqvi, S., McGuire, V.A., Nöehren, G., Kristariyanto, Y., van den Bosch, M., Mudaliar, M., McCarthy, P.C., Pattison, M.J., Pedrioli, P.G.A., Barton, G.J., Toth, R., Prescott, A., and Arthur, J.S.C.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
Journal Name:Journal of Immunology
ISSN (Online):1550-6606

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