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E-GEOD-21927 - Transcription profiling by array of Mus musculus myeloid-derived supressor cells from bone marrow or tumor infiltrate

Released on 16 June 2010, last updated on 2 May 2014
Mus musculus
Samples (30)
Array (1)
Protocols (6)
Tumor growth is associated with a profound alteration of myelopoiesis, leading to recruitment of immunosuppressive cells known as myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs). Analyzing the cytokines affecting myelo-monocytic differentiation produced by various experimental tumors, we found that GM-CSF, G-CSF, and IL-6 allowed a rapid generation of MDSCs from precursors present in mouse and human bone marrow (BM). BM-MDSCs induced by GM-CSF+IL-6 possessed the highest tolerogenic activity, as revealed by the ability to impair the priming of IFN- -producing CD8+ T cells upon in vivo adoptive transfer. Moreover, adoptive transfer of syngeneic, GM-CSF+IL-6-conditioned MDSCs to diabetic mice transplanted with allogeneic pancreatic islets resulted in long term acceptance of the allograft and correction of the diabetic status. Cytokines inducing MDSCs acted on a common molecular pathway. Immunoregulatory activity of both tumor-induced and BM-derived MDSCs was entirely dependent on C/EBP transcription factor, a key component of the emergency myelopoiesis triggered by stress and inflammation. Adoptive transfer of tumor antigen-specific CD8+ T lymphocytes resulted in therapy of established tumors only in mice lacking C/EBP in myeloid compartment. These data unveil another link between inflammation and cancer and identify a novel molecular target to control tumor-induced immune suppression. We used gene expression analysis to identify those factors, secreted by tumor-infiltrating MDSC, which could drive emathopoiesis. Moreover we compare gene expression profile of tumor-induced MDSC, obtained from either the spleen and the tumor infiltrate of tumor bearing mice, and in vitro bone marrow-derived MDSC. CD11b+ cells were immunomagnetically enriched from various murine tissue and experimental conditions, and cRNA samples were prepared accordingly to Expression Analysis: Technical Manual. 701021 Rev. 5. Santa Clara, CA, Affymetrix; 2004, and hybridized to the Affymetrix GeneChip MOE430 2.0 array which contains more than 45,000 probe sets, representing more than 34,000 genes. CD11b+ cells obtained from the spleen of healthy BALB/c and C57BL/6 mice were used as reference sample for tumor induced CD11b+ MDSC, enriched from either the spleen and the tumor infiltrate of tumor-bearing mice. Moreover CD11b+ cells enriched from fresh bone marrow were used as reference sample for in vitro bone marrow-differentiated MDSC, obtained with either GM-CSF+IL-6 and GM-CSF+G-CSF 4 days cytokine cocktail treatment.
Experiment type
transcription profiling by array 
Silvio Bicciato <>, Enzo Bronte, Ilaria Marigo, Luigi Dolcetti, Paola Zanovello
Tumor-induced tolerance and immune suppression depend on the C/EBPbeta transcription factor. Marigo I, Bosio E, Solito S, Mesa C, Fernandez A, Dolcetti L, Ugel S, Sonda N, Bicciato S, Falisi E, Calabrese F, Basso G, Zanovello P, Cozzi E, Mandruzzato S, Bronte V. , PMID:20605485
Investigation descriptionE-GEOD-21927.idf.txt
Sample and data relationshipE-GEOD-21927.sdrf.txt
Raw data (1)
Processed data (1)
Array designA-AFFY-45.adf.txt
R ExpressionSetE-GEOD-21927.eSet.r