Dataset features


Application: Gene expression microarray analysis
Number of samples: 72
Release date: May 30 2014
Last update date: Aug 23 2018
Access: Public
Diseases: Colitis, Neoplasms, Pneumonia, Aspiration, Alcohol-Induced Disorders
Chemicals: Trinitrobenzenesulfonic Acid
Dataset link Pathological activation of canonical nuclear-factor kB by synergy of tumor necrosis factor alpha and TNF-like weak inducer of apoptosis in mouse acute colitis

Experimental Protocol

TNBS colitis was induced by intrarectal administration of a 2 % solution of TNBS in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS): ethanol (1:1). For acute inflammatory responses, 70 μg/g body weight of TNBS was given on day 0 and animals sacrificed on day 4. One hour prior to administration of TNBS, groups of mice were injected i.p. with the control IgG2a mAb (anti-human CD20) (10 mg/kg), TNFR-Ig (0.3 mg/kg), anti-TWEAK (mP2D10, 10 mg/kg), the combination of TNFR-Fc (0.3 mg/kg) and anti-TWEAK mP2D10 (10 mg/kg), or were untreated. For single agent and combination treatments groups, 0.3 mg/kg TNFR-Ig was employed, since 1 mg/kg of TNFR-Ig markedly ameliorated TNBS colitis but 0.3 mg/kg was much less effective as monitored by the effect on colon length and body weight. Colon tissue was rolled and snap-frozen in liquid nitrogen. Specimens for RNA extraction were cut from the frozen rolled colon. A set of experiments using 5-8 mice for each experimental group was performed twice, labelled 7 and 10 in the CEL files. Total number of mice for each experimental condition was as follows; untreated TNBS colitis group, 8; control antibody, 15; TNFR-Ig, 12; anti-TWEAK mAb, 14; combination of TNFR-Ig and anti-TWEAK mAb, 15.