Whole-genome gene expression modifications associated with nitrosamine exposure and micronucleus frequency in human blood cells

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Whole-genome gene expression modifications associated with nitrosamine exposure and micronucleus frequency in human blood cells. / Hebels, Dennie G A J; Jennen, Danyel G J; van Herwijnen, Marcel H M; Moonen, Edwin J C; Pedersen, Marie; Knudsen, Lisbeth E; Kleinjans, Jos C S; de Kok, Theo M C M.

In: Mutagenesis, Vol. 26, No. 6, 2011, p. 753-61.

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Hebels, DGAJ, Jennen, DGJ, van Herwijnen, MHM, Moonen, EJC, Pedersen, M, Knudsen, LE, Kleinjans, JCS & de Kok, TMCM 2011, 'Whole-genome gene expression modifications associated with nitrosamine exposure and micronucleus frequency in human blood cells', Mutagenesis, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 753-61. https://doi.org/10.1093/mutage/ger043

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Hebels, D. G. A. J., Jennen, D. G. J., van Herwijnen, M. H. M., Moonen, E. J. C., Pedersen, M., Knudsen, L. E., ... de Kok, T. M. C. M. (2011). Whole-genome gene expression modifications associated with nitrosamine exposure and micronucleus frequency in human blood cells. Mutagenesis, 26(6), 753-61. https://doi.org/10.1093/mutage/ger043

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Hebels DGAJ, Jennen DGJ, van Herwijnen MHM, Moonen EJC, Pedersen M, Knudsen LE et al. Whole-genome gene expression modifications associated with nitrosamine exposure and micronucleus frequency in human blood cells. Mutagenesis. 2011;26(6):753-61. https://doi.org/10.1093/mutage/ger043

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Hebels, Dennie G A J ; Jennen, Danyel G J ; van Herwijnen, Marcel H M ; Moonen, Edwin J C ; Pedersen, Marie ; Knudsen, Lisbeth E ; Kleinjans, Jos C S ; de Kok, Theo M C M. / Whole-genome gene expression modifications associated with nitrosamine exposure and micronucleus frequency in human blood cells. In: Mutagenesis. 2011 ; Vol. 26, No. 6. pp. 753-61.

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title = "Whole-genome gene expression modifications associated with nitrosamine exposure and micronucleus frequency in human blood cells",
abstract = "N-nitroso compounds (NOCs) are suspected human carcinogens and relevant in human exposure. NOCs also induce micronuclei (MN) formation in vivo. Since lymphocytic MN represent a validated biomarker of human cancer risk, establishing a link between NOC exposure and MN frequency in humans and concurrently investigating associated transcriptomic responses may provide crucial information on underlying molecular mechanisms that predispose to carcinogenicity. We used lymphocytes, from adult females participating in the pan-European biomarker research project NewGeneris, as a surrogate tissue for analysing such potentially carcinogenic gene expression and MN formation events in target organs. To assess NOC exposure, urine samples were analysed for marker nitrosamines. NOC excretion levels and MN frequency were subsequently linked to peripheral blood transcriptomics. We demonstrated a significant association between MN frequency and urinary NOCs (r = 0.41, P = 0.025) and identified modifications in among others cytoskeleton remodeling, cell cycle, apoptosis and survival, signal transduction, immune response, G-protein signaling and development pathways, which indicate a response to NOC-induced genotoxicity. Moreover, we established a network of genes, the most important ones of which include FBXW7, BUB3, Caspase 2, Caspase 8, SMAD3, Huntingtin and MGMT, which are involved in processes relevant in carcinogenesis. The modified genetic processes and genes found in this study may be of interest for future investigations into the potential carcinogenic risk associated with NOC exposure in humans.",
author = "Hebels, {Dennie G A J} and Jennen, {Danyel G J} and {van Herwijnen}, {Marcel H M} and Moonen, {Edwin J C} and Marie Pedersen and Knudsen, {Lisbeth E} and Kleinjans, {Jos C S} and {de Kok}, {Theo M C M}",
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N2 - N-nitroso compounds (NOCs) are suspected human carcinogens and relevant in human exposure. NOCs also induce micronuclei (MN) formation in vivo. Since lymphocytic MN represent a validated biomarker of human cancer risk, establishing a link between NOC exposure and MN frequency in humans and concurrently investigating associated transcriptomic responses may provide crucial information on underlying molecular mechanisms that predispose to carcinogenicity. We used lymphocytes, from adult females participating in the pan-European biomarker research project NewGeneris, as a surrogate tissue for analysing such potentially carcinogenic gene expression and MN formation events in target organs. To assess NOC exposure, urine samples were analysed for marker nitrosamines. NOC excretion levels and MN frequency were subsequently linked to peripheral blood transcriptomics. We demonstrated a significant association between MN frequency and urinary NOCs (r = 0.41, P = 0.025) and identified modifications in among others cytoskeleton remodeling, cell cycle, apoptosis and survival, signal transduction, immune response, G-protein signaling and development pathways, which indicate a response to NOC-induced genotoxicity. Moreover, we established a network of genes, the most important ones of which include FBXW7, BUB3, Caspase 2, Caspase 8, SMAD3, Huntingtin and MGMT, which are involved in processes relevant in carcinogenesis. The modified genetic processes and genes found in this study may be of interest for future investigations into the potential carcinogenic risk associated with NOC exposure in humans.

AB - N-nitroso compounds (NOCs) are suspected human carcinogens and relevant in human exposure. NOCs also induce micronuclei (MN) formation in vivo. Since lymphocytic MN represent a validated biomarker of human cancer risk, establishing a link between NOC exposure and MN frequency in humans and concurrently investigating associated transcriptomic responses may provide crucial information on underlying molecular mechanisms that predispose to carcinogenicity. We used lymphocytes, from adult females participating in the pan-European biomarker research project NewGeneris, as a surrogate tissue for analysing such potentially carcinogenic gene expression and MN formation events in target organs. To assess NOC exposure, urine samples were analysed for marker nitrosamines. NOC excretion levels and MN frequency were subsequently linked to peripheral blood transcriptomics. We demonstrated a significant association between MN frequency and urinary NOCs (r = 0.41, P = 0.025) and identified modifications in among others cytoskeleton remodeling, cell cycle, apoptosis and survival, signal transduction, immune response, G-protein signaling and development pathways, which indicate a response to NOC-induced genotoxicity. Moreover, we established a network of genes, the most important ones of which include FBXW7, BUB3, Caspase 2, Caspase 8, SMAD3, Huntingtin and MGMT, which are involved in processes relevant in carcinogenesis. The modified genetic processes and genes found in this study may be of interest for future investigations into the potential carcinogenic risk associated with NOC exposure in humans.

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