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1α,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D 3 Signaling Pathways on Calcium Uptake in 30-Day-Old Rat Sertoli Cells

Abstract : 1α,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D(3) (1,25D(3)) is the active metabolite of vitamin D(3) and the major calcium regulatory hormone in tissues. The aim of this work was to investigate the mechanism of action of 1,25D(3) on (45)Ca(2+) uptake in Sertoli cells from 30-day-old rats. Results showed that 10(-9) and 10(-12) M 1,25D(3) increased the rate of (45)Ca(2+) uptake 5 and 15 min after hormone exposure and that 1α,25(OH)(2) lumisterol(3) (JN) produced a similar effect suggesting that 1,25D(3) action occurs via a putative membrane receptor. The involvement of voltage-dependent calcium channels (VDCC) in 1,25D(3) action was evidenced by using nifedipine, while the use of Bapta-AM demonstrated that intracellular calcium was not implicated. Moreover, the incubation with ouabain and digoxin increased the rate of (45)Ca(2+) uptake, indicating that the effect of 1,25D(3) may also result from Na(+)/K(+)-ATPase inhibition. In addition, we demonstrated that the mechanism underlying the hormone action involved extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) and protein kinase C (PKC) activation in a phospholipase C-independent way. Furthermore, a local elevation of the level of cAMP, as demonstrated by incubating cells with dibutyryl cAMP or a phosphodiesterase inhibitor, produced an effect similar to that of 1,25D(3), and the inhibition of protein kinase A (PKA) nullified the hormone action. In conclusion, the stimulatory effect of 1,25D(3) on (45)Ca(2+) uptake in Sertoli cells occurs via VDCC, as well as PKA, PKC, and ERK activation. These protein kinases seem to act by inhibiting Na(+)/K(+)-ATPase or directly phosphorylating calcium channels. The Na(+)/K(+)-ATPase inhibition may result in Na(+)/Ca(2+) exchanger activation in reverse mode and consequently induce the uptake of calcium into the cells.
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Leila Zanatta, Ariane Zamoner, Renata Goncalves, Ana Paula Zanatta, Serge Carreau, et al.. 1α,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D 3 Signaling Pathways on Calcium Uptake in 30-Day-Old Rat Sertoli Cells. Biochemistry, American Chemical Society, 2011, 50 (47), pp.10284-10292. ⟨10.1021/bi201113n⟩. ⟨hal-02154154⟩



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