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The evolutionarily conserved long non-coding RNA LINC00261 drives neuroendocrine prostate cancer proliferation and metastasis via distinct nuclear and cytoplasmic mechanisms

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The evolutionarily conserved long non-coding RNA LINC00261 drives neuroendocrine prostate cancer proliferation and metastasis via distinct nuclear and cytoplasmic mechanisms. / Mather, Rebecca L.; Parolia, Abhijit; Carson, Sandra E.; Venalainen, Erik; Roig-Carles, David; Jaber, Mustapha; Chu, Shih Chun; Alborelli, Ilaria; Wu, Rebecca; Lin, Dong; Nabavi, Noushin; Jachetti, Elena; Colombo, Mario P.; Xue, Hui; Pucci, Perla; Ci, Xinpei; Hawkes, Cheryl; Li, Yinglei; Pandha, Hardev; Ulitsky, Igor; Marconett, Crystal; Quagliata, Luca; Jiang, Wei; Romero, Ignacio; Wang, Yuzhuo; Crea, Francesco.

In: Molecular Oncology, Vol. 15, No. 7, 31.07.2021, p. 1921-1941.

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Mather, RL, Parolia, A, Carson, SE, Venalainen, E, Roig-Carles, D, Jaber, M, Chu, SC, Alborelli, I, Wu, R, Lin, D, Nabavi, N, Jachetti, E, Colombo, MP, Xue, H, Pucci, P, Ci, X, Hawkes, C, Li, Y, Pandha, H, Ulitsky, I, Marconett, C, Quagliata, L, Jiang, W, Romero, I, Wang, Y & Crea, F 2021, 'The evolutionarily conserved long non-coding RNA LINC00261 drives neuroendocrine prostate cancer proliferation and metastasis via distinct nuclear and cytoplasmic mechanisms', Molecular Oncology, vol. 15, no. 7, pp. 1921-1941. https://doi.org/10.1002/1878-0261.12954

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Mather, R. L., Parolia, A., Carson, S. E., Venalainen, E., Roig-Carles, D., Jaber, M., Chu, S. C., Alborelli, I., Wu, R., Lin, D., Nabavi, N., Jachetti, E., Colombo, M. P., Xue, H., Pucci, P., Ci, X., Hawkes, C., Li, Y., Pandha, H., ... Crea, F. (2021). The evolutionarily conserved long non-coding RNA LINC00261 drives neuroendocrine prostate cancer proliferation and metastasis via distinct nuclear and cytoplasmic mechanisms. Molecular Oncology, 15(7), 1921-1941. https://doi.org/10.1002/1878-0261.12954

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Mather, Rebecca L. ; Parolia, Abhijit ; Carson, Sandra E. ; Venalainen, Erik ; Roig-Carles, David ; Jaber, Mustapha ; Chu, Shih Chun ; Alborelli, Ilaria ; Wu, Rebecca ; Lin, Dong ; Nabavi, Noushin ; Jachetti, Elena ; Colombo, Mario P. ; Xue, Hui ; Pucci, Perla ; Ci, Xinpei ; Hawkes, Cheryl ; Li, Yinglei ; Pandha, Hardev ; Ulitsky, Igor ; Marconett, Crystal ; Quagliata, Luca ; Jiang, Wei ; Romero, Ignacio ; Wang, Yuzhuo ; Crea, Francesco. / The evolutionarily conserved long non-coding RNA LINC00261 drives neuroendocrine prostate cancer proliferation and metastasis via distinct nuclear and cytoplasmic mechanisms. In: Molecular Oncology. 2021 ; Vol. 15, No. 7. pp. 1921-1941.

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title = "The evolutionarily conserved long non-coding RNA LINC00261 drives neuroendocrine prostate cancer proliferation and metastasis via distinct nuclear and cytoplasmic mechanisms",
abstract = "Metastatic neuroendocrine prostate cancer (NEPC) is a highly aggressive disease, whose incidence is rising. Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) represent a large family of disease- and tissue-specific transcripts, most of which are still functionally uncharacterized. Thus, we set out to identify the highly conserved lncRNAs that play a central role in NEPC pathogenesis. To this end, we performed transcriptomic analyses of donor-matched patient-derived xenograft models (PDXs) with immunohistologic features of prostate adenocarcinoma (AR+/PSA+) or NEPC (AR−/SYN+/CHGA+) and through differential expression analyses identified lncRNAs that were upregulated upon neuroendocrine transdifferentiation. These genes were prioritized for functional assessment based on the level of conservation in vertebrates. Here, LINC00261 emerged as the top gene with over 3229-fold upregulation in NEPC. Consistently, LINC00261 expression was significantly upregulated in NEPC specimens in multiple patient cohorts. Knockdown of LINC00261 in PC-3 cells dramatically attenuated its proliferative and metastatic abilities, which are explained by parallel downregulation of CBX2 and FOXA2 through distinct molecular mechanisms. In the cell cytoplasm, LINC00261 binds to and sequesters miR-8485 from targeting the CBX2 mRNA, while inside the nucleus, LINC00261 functions as a transcriptional scaffold to induce SMAD-driven expression of the FOXA2 gene. For the first time, these results demonstrate hyperactivation of the LINC00261-CBX2-FOXA2 axes in NEPC to drive proliferation and metastasis, and that LINC00261 may be utilized as a therapeutic target and a biomarker for this incurable disease.",
keywords = "CBX2, FOXA2, LINC00261, long noncoding RNA, neuroendocrine prostate cancer",
author = "Mather, {Rebecca L.} and Abhijit Parolia and Carson, {Sandra E.} and Erik Venalainen and David Roig-Carles and Mustapha Jaber and Chu, {Shih Chun} and Ilaria Alborelli and Rebecca Wu and Dong Lin and Noushin Nabavi and Elena Jachetti and Colombo, {Mario P.} and Hui Xue and Perla Pucci and Xinpei Ci and Cheryl Hawkes and Yinglei Li and Hardev Pandha and Igor Ulitsky and Crystal Marconett and Luca Quagliata and Wei Jiang and Ignacio Romero and Yuzhuo Wang and Francesco Crea",
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doi = "10.1002/1878-0261.12954",
language = "English",
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journal = "Molecular Oncology",
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T1 - The evolutionarily conserved long non-coding RNA LINC00261 drives neuroendocrine prostate cancer proliferation and metastasis via distinct nuclear and cytoplasmic mechanisms

AU - Mather, Rebecca L.

AU - Parolia, Abhijit

AU - Carson, Sandra E.

AU - Venalainen, Erik

AU - Roig-Carles, David

AU - Jaber, Mustapha

AU - Chu, Shih Chun

AU - Alborelli, Ilaria

AU - Wu, Rebecca

AU - Lin, Dong

AU - Nabavi, Noushin

AU - Jachetti, Elena

AU - Colombo, Mario P.

AU - Xue, Hui

AU - Pucci, Perla

AU - Ci, Xinpei

AU - Hawkes, Cheryl

AU - Li, Yinglei

AU - Pandha, Hardev

AU - Ulitsky, Igor

AU - Marconett, Crystal

AU - Quagliata, Luca

AU - Jiang, Wei

AU - Romero, Ignacio

AU - Wang, Yuzhuo

AU - Crea, Francesco

PY - 2021/7/31

Y1 - 2021/7/31

N2 - Metastatic neuroendocrine prostate cancer (NEPC) is a highly aggressive disease, whose incidence is rising. Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) represent a large family of disease- and tissue-specific transcripts, most of which are still functionally uncharacterized. Thus, we set out to identify the highly conserved lncRNAs that play a central role in NEPC pathogenesis. To this end, we performed transcriptomic analyses of donor-matched patient-derived xenograft models (PDXs) with immunohistologic features of prostate adenocarcinoma (AR+/PSA+) or NEPC (AR−/SYN+/CHGA+) and through differential expression analyses identified lncRNAs that were upregulated upon neuroendocrine transdifferentiation. These genes were prioritized for functional assessment based on the level of conservation in vertebrates. Here, LINC00261 emerged as the top gene with over 3229-fold upregulation in NEPC. Consistently, LINC00261 expression was significantly upregulated in NEPC specimens in multiple patient cohorts. Knockdown of LINC00261 in PC-3 cells dramatically attenuated its proliferative and metastatic abilities, which are explained by parallel downregulation of CBX2 and FOXA2 through distinct molecular mechanisms. In the cell cytoplasm, LINC00261 binds to and sequesters miR-8485 from targeting the CBX2 mRNA, while inside the nucleus, LINC00261 functions as a transcriptional scaffold to induce SMAD-driven expression of the FOXA2 gene. For the first time, these results demonstrate hyperactivation of the LINC00261-CBX2-FOXA2 axes in NEPC to drive proliferation and metastasis, and that LINC00261 may be utilized as a therapeutic target and a biomarker for this incurable disease.

AB - Metastatic neuroendocrine prostate cancer (NEPC) is a highly aggressive disease, whose incidence is rising. Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) represent a large family of disease- and tissue-specific transcripts, most of which are still functionally uncharacterized. Thus, we set out to identify the highly conserved lncRNAs that play a central role in NEPC pathogenesis. To this end, we performed transcriptomic analyses of donor-matched patient-derived xenograft models (PDXs) with immunohistologic features of prostate adenocarcinoma (AR+/PSA+) or NEPC (AR−/SYN+/CHGA+) and through differential expression analyses identified lncRNAs that were upregulated upon neuroendocrine transdifferentiation. These genes were prioritized for functional assessment based on the level of conservation in vertebrates. Here, LINC00261 emerged as the top gene with over 3229-fold upregulation in NEPC. Consistently, LINC00261 expression was significantly upregulated in NEPC specimens in multiple patient cohorts. Knockdown of LINC00261 in PC-3 cells dramatically attenuated its proliferative and metastatic abilities, which are explained by parallel downregulation of CBX2 and FOXA2 through distinct molecular mechanisms. In the cell cytoplasm, LINC00261 binds to and sequesters miR-8485 from targeting the CBX2 mRNA, while inside the nucleus, LINC00261 functions as a transcriptional scaffold to induce SMAD-driven expression of the FOXA2 gene. For the first time, these results demonstrate hyperactivation of the LINC00261-CBX2-FOXA2 axes in NEPC to drive proliferation and metastasis, and that LINC00261 may be utilized as a therapeutic target and a biomarker for this incurable disease.

KW - CBX2

KW - FOXA2

KW - LINC00261

KW - long noncoding RNA

KW - neuroendocrine prostate cancer

U2 - 10.1002/1878-0261.12954

DO - 10.1002/1878-0261.12954

M3 - Journal article

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VL - 15

SP - 1921

EP - 1941

JO - Molecular Oncology

JF - Molecular Oncology

SN - 1574-7891

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