Dual regulation of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) expression in hypoxia by CREB and HIF-1

John A Baugh, Michael Paul Marie Gantier, Lili Li, Aileen Byrne, Avril Buckley, Seamas C Donnelly

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Abstract

Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) is a well-described pro-inflammatory mediator that has also been implicated in the process of oncogenic transformation and tumor progression. However, despite the compelling evidence that MIF is overexpressed in, and contributes to, the pathology of inflammatory and malignant diseases the mechanisms that contribute to exaggerated expression of MIF have been poorly described. Here we show that hypoxia, and specifically HIF-1alpha, is a potent and rapid inducer of MIF expression. In addition, we demonstrate that hypoxia-induced MIF expression is dependent upon a HRE in the 5 UTR of the MIF gene but is further modulated by CREB expression. We propose a model where hypoxia-induced MIF expression is driven by HIF-1 but amplified by hypoxia-induced degradation of CREB. Given the importance of MIF in inflammatory and malignant diseases these data reveal a HIF-1-mediated pathway as a potential therapeutic target for suppression of MIF expression in hypoxic tissues.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)895 - 903
Number of pages9
JournalBiochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
Volume347
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

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Baugh, John A ; Gantier, Michael Paul Marie ; Li, Lili ; Byrne, Aileen ; Buckley, Avril ; Donnelly, Seamas C. / Dual regulation of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) expression in hypoxia by CREB and HIF-1. In: Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 2006 ; Vol. 347, No. 4. pp. 895 - 903.
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In: Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, Vol. 347, No. 4, 2006, p. 895 - 903.

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