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Proteomic analysis reveals different composition of extracellular vesicles released by two Trypanosoma cruzi strains associated with their distinct interaction with host cells

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Autor(es):
Ribeiro, Kleber Silva [1] ; Vasconcellos, Camilla Ioshida [1] ; Soares, Rodrigo Pedro [2] ; Mendes, Maria Tays [3] ; Ellis, Cameron C. [3] ; Aguilera-Flores, Marcela [3] ; de Almeida, Igor Correia [3] ; Schenkman, Sergio [4] ; Iwai, Leo Kei [5] ; Torrecilhas, Ana Claudia [1]
Número total de Autores: 10
Afiliação do(s) autor(es):
[1] UNIFESP, Dept Ciencias Farmaceut, Rua Sao Nicolau 210, BR-09913030 Diadema Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] FIOCRUZ MG, Inst Rene Rachou, Belo Horizonte, MG - Brazil
[3] Univ Texas El Paso, Dept Biol Sci, Border Biomed Res Ctr, El Paso, TX 79968 - USA
[4] Univ Fed Sao Paulo, Dept Microbiol Imunol & Parasitol, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[5] Ctr Toxins Immune Response & Cell Signaling CeTIC, LETA, Inst Butantan, Sao Paulo - Brazil
Número total de Afiliações: 5
Tipo de documento: Artigo Científico
Fonte: JOURNAL OF EXTRACELLULAR VESICLES; v. 7, n. 1 APR 17 2018.
Citações Web of Science: 4
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Trypanosoma cruzi, the aetiologic agent of Chagas disease, releases vesicles containing a wide range of surface molecules known to affect the host immunological responses and the cellular infectivity. Here, we compared the secretome of two distinct strains (Y and YuYu) of T. cruzi, which were previously shown to differentially modulate host innate and acquired immune responses. Tissue culture-derived trypomastigotes of both strains secreted extracellular vesicles (EVs), as demonstrated by electron scanning microscopy. EVs were purified by exclusion chromatography or ultracentrifugation and quantitated using nanoparticle tracking analysis. Trypomastigotes from YuYu strain released higher number of EVs than those from Y strain, enriched with virulence factors trans-sialidase (TS) and cruzipain. Proteomic analysis confirmed the increased abundance of proteins coded by the TS gene family, mucin-like glycoproteins, and some typical exosomal proteins in the YuYu strain, which also showed considerable differences between purified EVs and vesicle-free fraction as compared to the Y strain. To evaluate whether such differences were related to parasite infectivity, J774 macrophages and LLC-MK2 kidney cells were preincubated with purified EVs from both strains and then infected with Y strain trypomastigotes. EVs released by YuYu strain caused a lower infection but higher intracellular proliferation in J774 macrophages than EVs from Y strain. In contrast, YuYu strain-derived EVs caused higher infection of LLC-MK2 cells than Y strain-derived EVs. In conclusion, quantitative and qualitative differences in EVs and secreted proteins from different T. cruzi strains may correlate with infectivity/virulence during the host-parasite interaction. (AU)

Processo FAPESP: 13/07467-1 - CeTICS - Centro de Toxinas, Imuno-Resposta e Sinalização Celular
Beneficiário:Hugo Aguirre Armelin
Linha de fomento: Auxílio à Pesquisa - Centros de Pesquisa, Inovação e Difusão - CEPIDs