NOX4 appears to be involved in vascular signaling and may contribute to the response to hypoxia. 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Interestingly, depletion of HIF-2α also decreased NOX4 protein levels (data not shown), suggesting that NOX4 may be, in addition to HIF-1, also regulated by HIF-2, although further studies that are beyond the scope of this manuscript are required to delineate the specific role of HIF-2 versus HIF-1 in the regulation of NOX4. 6, No. The isoform found in neutrophils is made up of six subunits. In addition, immunohistochemistry was performed from lung tissue sections from normoxic and hypoxic mice (Figure 2D). These effects are in part responsible for inducing pre-eclampsia in pregnant women[16]. (C) ROS levels were evaluated by DHE fluorescence. A functional relevance of NOX4 up-regulation under hypoxic conditions was further shown by our findings that hypoxia induces proliferation as well as migration of PASMCs in a NOX4-dependent manner. 14, 23 July 2015 | Free Radical Research, Vol. Proteins identified as part of this system include two subunits of a cytochrome b (cytochrome b‐245) and two cytosolic factors. 10, No. During this process O2 is transported from the extracellular space to the cell interior and the H+ is exported[citation needed]. (A and B) RNA was isolated from normoxic and hypoxic lung tissue. Yu A. Y., Frid M. G., Shimoda L. A., Wiener C. M., Stenmark K., Semenza G. L. Temporal, spatial, and oxygen-regulated expression of hypoxia-inducible factor-1 in the lung, Impaired physiological responses to chronic hypoxia in mice partially deficient for hypoxia-inducible factor 1alpha. Ratcliffe P. J., O'Rourke J. F., Maxwell P. H., Pugh C. W. 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All the oxidase components except p40PHOX are required for enzyme activity. 18, No. 14, 4 February 2013 | Clinical Science, Vol. NADPH oxidase – an overview The NADPH oxidase (NOX) family of enzymes are trans-membrane carriers that transport an electron from cyto-solic NADPH to reduce oxygen to superoxide anion [12]. The enzyme is dormant in resting cells but becomes rapidly activated by several stimuli, including bacterial products and cytokines. Data represent % change of protein levels versus normoxic control (100%; n = 3, *p < 0.05 vs. control). However, when exposure to hypoxia is sufficiently long to induce adaptive responses, such as the up-regulation of NOX4 by HIF-1α, ROS generation can be restored to basal normoxic levels or even above as soon as oxygen is available again. Total RNA from PASMCs (10–15 μg) was separated on 1.3% agarose gels, transferred to nylon membranes, and cross-linked by UV irradiation. 37, No. MOX-1. 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