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Title: EWS/ATF1 activates Fos and induces soft tissue sarcomas from neural crest-derived cells [Agilent]      
dateReleased:
04-04-2013
description:
Clear cell sarcoma (CCS) is an aggressive soft tissue malignant tumor characterized by a unique t(12; 22) translocation, leading to the expression of a chimeric EWS/ATF1 fusion gene. However, little is known about the mechanisms underlying how EWS/ATF1 is involved in the development of CCSs. In addition, the cells of origin for CCSs remain to be determined. We generated EWS/ATF1-inducible mice, and examined the effects of EWS/ATF1 expression in adult cells. We show that the forced expression of EWS/ATF1 results in the development of EWS/ATF1-dependent sarcomas in mice. The histology of EWS/ATF1-induced sarcomas resembles that of CCSs and EWS/ATF1-induced tumor cells express CCS-markers, such as S100, Sox10, and Mitf. A lineage tracing experiment revealed that such sarcomas are derived from neural crest-lineage cells. Finally, we found that EWS/ATF1 directly induces Fos in an ERK-independent manner, and demonstrated that the increased Fos expression is important for the active cell proliferation in not only EWS/ATF1-induced sarcomas, but also in human CCSs. Our results indicate that FOS, as well as EWS/ATF1 itself, could be a promising therapeutic target for the treatment of EWS/ATF1-related sarcomas. Tumor cell lines were established from soft tissue sarcomas in EWS/ATF1-induced mice. Because these cell lines contain doxycycline-inducible EWS/ATF1 alleles, EWS/ATF1 expression can be regulated by the different concentrations of doxycycline. Tumor cell lines were exposed to different concentrations of doxycycline, and total RNAs were isolated at 3 and 48 hours after the doxycycline exposure.
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aggregation:
instance of dataset
ID:
E-GEOD-41122
refinement:
raw
alternateIdentifiers:
41122
keywords:
functional genomics
dateModified:
05-13-2014
availability:
available
types:
gene expression
name:
Mus musculus
ID:
A-GEOD-10787
name:
Agilent-028005 Mouse Gene Expression 8x60K Microarray (G4852A)
accessURL: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/arrayexpress/files/E-GEOD-41122/E-GEOD-41122.raw.1.zip
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ArrayExpress
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TXT
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download
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none
authorization:
none
accessURL: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/arrayexpress/files/E-GEOD-41122/E-GEOD-41122.processed.1.zip
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ArrayExpress
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gzip compressed
format:
TXT
accessType:
download
authentication:
none
authorization:
none
accessURL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/geo/query/acc.cgi?acc=GSE41122
storedIn:
Gene Expression Omnibus
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not compressed
format:
HTML
accessType:
landing page
primary:
true
authentication:
none
authorization:
none
abbreviation:
EBI
homePage: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/
ID:
SCR:004727
name:
European Bioinformatics Institute
homePage: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/arrayexpress/
ID:
SCR:002964
name:
ArrayExpress

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