Xi bao yu fen zi mian yi xue za zhi = Chinese journal of cellular and molecular immunology

[Inhibitory effect of NaV1.9 gene silencing on proliferation, phagocytosis and migration in RAW264.7 cells].

PMID 23643074


To establish the cell line with stable voltage-gated sodium channels (VGSCs/NaVs) α subunit NaV1.9 gene silencing through RNA interference (RNAi) in murine RAW264.7 macrophages, and to investigate proliferation, phagocytosis and migration in this cell line. The stable NaV1.9-deficient cell line was generated by selection in G418 after the transfection of short hairpin (shRNA) plasmid with Lipofectamine TM2000. RNAi efficiency was qualified by RT-PCR; proliferation ability was measured by CCK-8 assay; cell cycle and phagocytic ability were analyzed by flow cytometry; and migrating ability was detected by Transwell migration assay. Stable NaV1.9-deficient cell line was established and the expression of NaV1.9 was reduced by 80%. CCK-8 assay and flow cytometry showed that the proliferation of the NaV1.9-deficient cell line was inhibited (P<0.05). Flow cytometry revealed that phagocytic ability was reduced in the cell line (P<0.05). Transwell migration assay demonstrated that migrating ability was depressed in the cell line (P<0.05). In the stable NaV1.9-deficient cells we successfully constructed, proliferation, phagocytosis and migration were obviously inhibited.