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E-GEOD-65533 - Lin28b promotes fetal B lymphopoiesis through the transcription factor Arid3a [wildtype tissue]

Released on 1 March 2015, last updated on 7 March 2015
Mus musculus
Samples (32)
Array (1)
Protocols (6)
Mouse B cell precursors from fetal liver and adult bone marrow generate distinctive B cell progeny when transplanted into immunodeficient recipients, supporting a two-pathway model for B lymphopoiesis, fetal “B-1” and adult “B-2”. Recently Lin28b was shown to be important for the switch between fetal and adult pathways; however, neither the mechanism of Lin28b action nor the importance of BCR signaling in this process was addressed. Here we report important advances in our understanding of the regulation of B 1/B-2 development. First, modulation of Let-7 in fetal Pro-B cells is sufficient to alter fetal B-1 development to produce B cells resembling the progeny of adult B-2 development. Second, intact BCR signaling is required for generation of B1a B cells from Lin28b-transduced bone marrow progenitors, supporting a requirement for ligand-dependent selection, as is the case for normal B1a B cells. Third, the VH repertore of Lin28b-induced bone marrow B1a B cells differs from that of normal B1a. Finally we identify the Arid3a transcription factor as a key target of Let-7, whose ectopic expression is sufficient to induce B-1 development in adult Pro-B cells and whose knockdown blocks B-1 development in fetal Pro-B cells. 4 individual sorts of Fr.A and Fr.B/C fractions in bone marrow and fetal liver of BALB/c mice
Experiment type
transcription profiling by array 
Richard R. Hardy <>, Kyoko Hayakawa, Lingjuan Tang, Richard R Hardy, Srinivasa Bandi, Susan A Shinton, Yan Zhou, Yue-Sheng Li
Investigation descriptionE-GEOD-65533.idf.txt
Sample and data relationshipE-GEOD-65533.sdrf.txt
Raw data (2),
Processed data (1)
Additional data (1)
Array designA-AGIL-13.adf.txt