Gene Set: DACOSTA_ERCC3_ALLELE_XPCS_VS_TTD_UP

Standard name DACOSTA_ERCC3_ALLELE_XPCS_VS_TTD_UP
Systematic name M16941
Brief description Genes up-regulated in fibroblasts expressing different mutant forms of ERCC3 [GeneID=2071]: XP/CS (xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) and Cockraine's syndrome (CS)) vs TTD (trichothiodystrophy).
Full description or abstract Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) and trichothiodystrophy (TTD) syndromes are characterized by deficiency in nucleotide excision repair pathway, but with distinguished clinical manifestations. While XP patients exhibit a high frequency of skin cancer, TTD patients are not cancer prone. The relation between lack of DNA repair and their clinical manifestations was investigated through analysis of the transcriptional profile of 12,600 transcripts in two isogenic cell lines with different capabilities of DNA repair. These cell lines result from a stable transfection of the XPB-TTD allele into XP complementation group B fibroblasts, from an XP patient who also have clinical abnormalities corresponding to Cockayne's syndrome (CS). The microarray assays performed under normal growth conditions showed the expression of distinct groups of genes in each cell line. The UVC-transcription modulation of these cells revealed the changes in 869 transcripts. Some of these transcripts had similar modulation pattern in both cells, although with eventually different time patterns for induction or repression. However, some different 'UVC signature' for each cell line was also found, that is, transcripts that were specifically UV regulated depending on the DNA repair status of the cell. These results provide a detailed portrait of expression profiles that may potentially unravel the causes of the different phenotypes of XP/CS and TTD patients.
Collection C2: curated gene sets
      CGP: chemical and genetic perturbations
Source publication Pubmed 15608684   Authors: da Costa RM,Riou L,Paquola A,Menck CF,Sarasin A
Exact source Table 2: XP/CS
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Organism Homo sapiens
Contributed by Arthur Liberzon (Broad Institute)
Source platform SEQ_ACCESSION
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