Quercetin and catechin synergistically inhibit angiotensin II-induced redox-dependent signalling pathways in vascular smooth muscle cells from hypertensive rats

Authors
Redondo, Analia Lourdes; Estrella, Natalia; Gil Lorenzo, Andrea Fernanda; Cruzado, Montserrat Cecilia; Castro, Claudia Magdalena
Publication Year
2012
Language
English
Format
article
Status
Published version
Description
Dietary flavonoids, present in different amount in foods, are associated with the prevention of hypertension, but little is known about the interactions between them. The aim of this study was to explore the effect of quercetin (Q), catechin (C) and the mixture, on Angiotensin II (AngII)-induced redox-dependent signalling pathways and cell behaviour. Mesenteric smooth muscle cells (MesSMC) from spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR) were incubated with AngII (0.1 μmol/L) alone, or with the mixture of low concentrations of Q and C. AngII-increased ROS production was reduced by the mixture of separately ineffective low concentration of Q (15 μmol/L) plus C (20 μmol/L). This mixture reduced AngII-stimulated NAD(P)H oxidase activation and p47phox translocation to the cell membrane, without affecting Nox2 expression. Co-incubation of Q + C significantly inhibited AngII-induced migration and proliferation, and these effects were independent of p-ERK1/2 and related with reduced p38MAPK phosphorylation. These findings demonstrated that low concentrations of singly non-effective flavonoids when are combined exert a synergistic effect in inhibiting AngII-induced redox-sensitive signalling pathways.
Fil: Redondo, Analia Lourdes. Universidad Nacional de Cuyo. Facultad de Ciencias Médicas; Argentina. Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas. Centro Científico Tecnológico Conicet - Mendoza. Instituto de Medicina y Biología Experimental de Cuyo; Argentina
Fil: Estrella, Natalia. Universidad Nacional de Cuyo. Facultad de Ciencias Médicas; Argentina. Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas. Centro Científico Tecnológico Conicet - Mendoza. Instituto de Medicina y Biología Experimental de Cuyo; Argentina
Fil: Gil Lorenzo, Andrea Fernanda. Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas. Centro Científico Tecnológico Conicet - Mendoza. Instituto de Medicina y Biología Experimental de Cuyo; Argentina. Universidad Nacional de Cuyo. Facultad de Ciencias Médicas; Argentina
Fil: Cruzado, Montserrat Cecilia. Universidad Nacional de Cuyo. Facultad de Ciencias Médicas; Argentina. Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas. Centro Científico Tecnológico Conicet - Mendoza. Instituto de Medicina y Biología Experimental de Cuyo; Argentina
Fil: Castro, Claudia Magdalena. Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas. Centro Científico Tecnológico Conicet - Mendoza. Instituto de Medicina y Biología Experimental de Cuyo; Argentina. Universidad Nacional de Cuyo. Facultad de Ciencias Médicas; Argentina
Subject
ANGIOTENSIN II
CATECHIN
HYPERTENSION
OXIDATIVE STRESS
QUERCETIN
SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS
Bioquímica y Biología Molecular
Medicina Básica
CIENCIAS MÉDICAS Y DE LA SALUD
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Restricted access
License
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ar/
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CONICET Digital (CONICET)
Institution
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas
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