MTADV 5-MER peptide (5-MP) suppresses chronic inflammations and unveils a new potential target – Serum Amyloid A (SAA)
The peptide (MTADV) targets SAA, that fuels inflammations, and thereby suppresses SAA potency to stimulate the production of pro- inflammatory cytokines
Ma’ayan Shaked1 , Haim Ovadia2 , Keren-Or Amar1, Lora Eshkar –Sebban1 Shmuel Cohen1 , Michal Melamed1 , Jin Ryoun Kim 3 , Hanna Rosenmann4 ,Mary Cowman5, Ehud Cohen6 and David Naor1
1The Lautenberg Center of Immunology and Cancer Research ,Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; 2Department of Neurology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center , Jerusalem ,Israel; 3Othmer-Jacobs Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn, USA; 4Department of Neurology,The Agnes Ginges Center for Human Neurogenetics, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center; 5Tandon School of Engineering, New York University, New York, NY, USA, 6Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Institute for Medical Research Israel–Canada, Hebrew University, School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel;
A human anti-inflammatory 5-MER peptide (5-MP) MTADV (methionine-threonine-alanine-aspartic acid-valine) was derived from a sequence of a pro-inflammatory CD44 variant. This human peptide displays an efficient anti-inflammatory effect and ameliorates pathology in Collagen-Induced Arthritis (CIA), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) and Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis (EAE), mouse models of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Crohn’s Disease/Ulcerative Colitis and Multiple Sclerosis (MS), respectively. In addition, 5-MP substantially reduces the number of inflammatory Ectopic Lymphoid Structures (ELS) that provide shelter and foster Hepatic Cell Carcinoma (HCC) . In the CIA model, 5-MP was daily IP/SC injected after the onset of disease. In the EAE model the peptide was daily orally delivered. However, using similar protocols, the 5-MP did not inhibit normal immune responses. Mass spectrometric analysis following protein pull down of RA synovial cell extract with biotinylated peptide , revealed that the peptide is bound to SAA in vitro . Additionally, in vivo studies support the suggestion that SAA is a target of the 5-MP. MTADV (but not scrambled TMVAD) significantly inhibited the release of pro-inflammatory cytokines IL-6 , IL-1β and TNFά from SAA-activated human cells .mRNA Bioinformatics and qRT-PCR analyses revealed upregulation of anti-inflammatory and anti-neurodegeneration genes after injection of 5-MP. The peptide disrupted SAA molecular assembly , which is associated with its in vitro and in vivo inflammation suppressive effects. Part of these findings were published in Peer Review journals and enjoyed the Hebrew university 2021 Kaye Prize for scientific innovation. They exhibit the anti-inflammation activity of 5-MP and its potential to ameliorate SAA-associated inflammatory, neurodegenerative and cancer diseases.
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- Wallach-Dayan, S. B., Grabovsky, V., Moll, J., Sleeman, J., Herrlich, P., Alon, R. and Naor, D. CD44-dependent lymphoma cell dissemination: a cell surface CD44 variant, rather than standard CD44, supports in vitro lymphoma cell rolling on hyaluronic acid substrate and its in vivo accumulation in the peripheral lymph nodes. Journal of Cell Science. 114, 3463-3477, 2001
- Naor, D. and Nedvetzki, S. CD44 in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Research & Therapy. 5, 105-115, 2003.
- Guy, R., Yefenof, E, Naor D., Dorogin, A. and Zilberman, Y. CD44 co-stimulates apoptosis in thymic lymphomas and T cell hybridomas. Cell. Immunol. 216, 82-92, 2002.
- Melnik, L., Rochman, M., Ronen, D., Zick, Y. Naor, D., and Golan, I. Identification of Novel CD44 Ligands May Provide New Targets for Therapy. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Tumor Microenvironment Progression, Therapy & Prevention, Isaac P. Witz (ed.),pp. 213-220, Monduzzi Editore, Bologna, Italy, 2002.
- Urso, B., Ilondo, M. M., Holst, P.A., Christoffersen, C.T., Ouwnes., M.,
Giorgetti, S. Van, Obberghen, E., Naor, D., Tornqvist, H., and De Meyts, P. IRS-4 mediated mitrogenic signalling by insulin and growth harmone in LB cells, a murine T-cell lymphoma devoid of IGF-I receptors. Cellular Signalling. 5630, 1-10, 2002.
- Nedvetzki, S., Golan, I., Assayag, N., Gonen, E., Caspi, D., Gladnikoff M.Yayon,A., and Naor, D. A mutation in a CD44 variant of inflammatory cells enhances the mitogenic interaction of FGF with its receptor. J. Clin. Invest. 111, 1211-1220, 2003.
- Avigdor, A., Goichberg, P., Shivtiel, S., Dar, A., Peled, A., Samira, S., Kollet, O., Hershkoviz, R., Alon, R., Hardan, I., Ben-Hur, H., Naor, D., Nagler, A., and Lapidot, T. CD44 and hyaluronic acid cooperate with SDF-1 in the trafficking of human CD34+ stem/progenitor cells to the bone marrow. Blood. 103,2981-2989,2004.
- Nedvetzki,S.,Gonen, E.,Assayag,N.,Reich, R,,Williams, R.O.,Thurmond,R.L.,Huang,J-F.,Neudecker,B.A.,F.,Wang,F-S.,Turley,E.A. and Naor,D. RHAMM,a receptor for hyaluronan-mediated motility compensates for CD44 in inflamed CD44-knockout mice: a different interpretation of redundancy. PNAS 101,18081-18086,2004.
- Naor,D and Assayag N. The lesson to be learned from CD44 knockout mice.In Hyaluronan 2003. Proceedings(eds:Balazs,E.A.and Hascall V.C). Matrix Biology Institute 2004.
- Tolg,C., Hamilton,S.R, Naor,D., McCarthy,J.B. and Turley,E.A. Analysis of convergent divergent signaling pathways regulated by Rhamm and CD44: Identification of Actin Cytoskeleton proteins AS Rhamm binding partners. In Hyaluronan 2003. Proceedings(eds:Balazs,E.A.and Hascall V.C). Matrix Biology Institute,2004.
- Naor,D., Nedvetzki,S., Assayag,N., Thurmond,R.L.,Huang J-F.and E.A.Turley. The mechanism of molecular redundancy in autoimmune inflamation in the context of CD44 deficiency. Ann.N.Y.Acad.Sci.1050,52-63,2005
- Golan I, Nedvetzki S, Golan I, Eshkar-Sebban L, Levartovsky D, Elkayam O,Caspi D, Aamar S, Amital H, Rubinow A, Naor D. Expression of extra trinucleotide in CD44 variant of rheumatoid arthritis patients allows generation of disease-specific monoclonal antibody. J Autoimmun. 28: 99-113, 2007.
- Garin T, Rubinstein A, Grigoriadis N, Nedvetzki S, Abramsky O, Mizrachi-Koll R, Hand C, Naor D, Karussis D. CD44 variant DNA vaccination with virtual lymph node ameliorates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis through the induction of apoptosis. J Neurol Sci. 258:17-26, 2007.
- Lora Eshkar Sebban, Denise Ronen, David Levartovsky, Ori Elkayam, Dan Caspi , Suhail Aamar, Howard Amital, Alan Rubinow, Ira Golan, David Naor, Yehiel Zick and Itshak Golan. The Involvement of CD44 and its Novel Ligand Galectin-8 in Apoptotic Regulation of Autoimmune Inflammation. J Immunol. 179:1225-1235, 2007.
- David Naor, Shlomo Nedvetzki, Marita Walmsley, Avner Yayon, Eva A. Turley, Ira Golan, Dan Caspi, Lora Eshkar Sebban, Yehiel Zick, Tali Garin, Dimitrios Karussis, Nathalie Assayag-Asherie, Itamar Raz, Lola Weiss, Shimon Slavin and Itshak Golan. CD44 involvement in autoimmune inflammations: The lesson to be learned from CD44-targeting by antibody or from knock out mice. Ann NY Acad Sci. 1110:233-47, 2007.
- Naor D, Wallach-Dayan SB, Zahalka MA, Sionov RV.Involvement of CD44, a molecule with a thousand faces, in cancer dissemination. Semin Cancer Biol.18:260-267,2008.
- Weiss L, Botero-Anug AM, Hand C, Slavin S, Naor D. CD44 gene vaccination for insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in non-obese diabetic mice. Isr Med Assoc J.10:20-5,2008
- . Gonen E, Nedvetzki S, Naor D, Shpigel NY.CD44 is highly expressed on milk neutrophils in bovine mastitis and plays a role in their adhesion to matrix and mammary epithelium. Vet Res. 2008 39:29,2008.
- Shulamit Batya Wallach-Dayan, Ariel M. Rubinstein, Carla Hand, Raphael Breuer and David Naor DNA Vaccination with CD44 Variant Isoform Reduce Mammary Tumor Local Growth and Lung Metastasis. Molecular Cancer Therapeutic (MCT). 7:1615-1623 , 2008.
- Vagima Y, Avigdor A, Goichberg P, Shivtiel S, Tesio M, Kalinkovich A, Golan K, Dar A, Kollet O, Petit I, Perl O, Rosenthal E, Resnick I, Hardan I, Gellman YN, Naor D, Nagler A, Lapidot T.MT1-MMP and RECK are involved in human CD34+ progenitor cell retention, egress, and mobilization. J Clin Invest. 119:492-503, 2009.
- Kahaly GJ, Shimony O, Gellman YN, Lytton SD, Eshkar-Sebban L,Rosenblum N,
Refaeli E, Kassem S, Ilany J, and Naor D Regulatory T-cell in Graves’ orbitopathy: Baseline findings and immunomodulation by anti-T lymphocyte globulin. J Clin Endocrinol Met (JCEM). 96: 422-429,2011.
146. Turley EA, and Naor D. RHAMM and CD44 peptides-analytic tools and potential drugs
- Front Biosci. 17:1775-1794, 2012.
- Shimony O,Nagler A,Gellman YN, Refaeli E, Rosenblum N. Eshkar-Sebban L
Yerushalmi R, Shimoni A, Lytton SD, Stanevsky A,Or R, Naor D. Anti-T lymphocyte
globulin (ATG) induces generation of Regulatory T Cells, at least part of them express
activated CD44. J Clin Immunol 32:173–188 , 2012
CD40- mediated activation of chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells promotes their CD44-
dependent adhesion to hyaluronan and restricts CCL21 induced motility. Cancer Res.
- Benjamin Gesundheit MD PhD1, Joshua Rosenzweig MD1, David Naor PhD2,
Armand Keating MD3, Bernard Lerer MD4, Dizah Zachor MD5, Vaclav Procházka MD
PhD6, Michal Melamed PhD1, Donald A. Kristt MD5, Abraham Steinberg MD8, Cory
Shulman PhD9, Paul Hwang MD10, Gideon Koren MD11, Asnat Walfish MD12, Vijendra
Singh PhD13, Basan Gowda S Kurkalli PhD14, Jacob R Passweg MD15, John Snowden
MD16, Ryad Tamouza MD PhD17, Marion Leboyer MD PhD18, Dominique Farge-Bancel
MD19, Paul Ashwood PhD20 . Autoimmunity and Autism Spectrum Disorders. J
Autoimmun. 2013 44:1-7, 2013
- Gesundheit B, Ashwood P, Keating A, Naor D, Melamed M, Rosenzweig J
Therapeutic properties of mesenchymal stem cells for autism spectrum disorders. Med
Hypotheses. 2015 Mar;84(3):169-77.
- Nathalie Assayag-Asherie, Dror Sever, Marika Bogdani, Pamela Johnson, Talya
Weiss, Ariel Ginzberg, Sharon Perles, Lola Weiss, Lora Eshkar Sebban, Eva A. Turley,
Elimelech Okon, Itamar Raz, and David Naor. Can CD44 be a mediator of cell
destruction ? the challenge of type 1 diabetes . PLoS One. 2015; 10(12): e0143589
- David Naor .Editorial: Interaction between hyaluronic acid and its receptors
(CD44,RHAMM) regulates the activity of inflammation and cancer . Front. Immunol.
- Barzilay R, Ventorp F, Segal-Gavish H, Aharony I, Bieber A, Dar S, Vescan M,
Globus R, Weizman A, Naor D, Lipton J, Janelidze S, Brundin L, Offen D.CD44
Deficiency Is Associated with Increased Susceptibility to Stress-Induced Anxiety-like
Behavior in Mice. J Mol Neurosci. 2016 Sep 13.
- Pinner E, Gruper Y, Ben Zimra M, Kristt D, Laudon M, Naor D, Zisapel N CD44
Splice Variants as Potential Players in Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology. J Alzheimers Dis.
- Beider K, Naor D, Voevoda V, Ostrovsky O, Bitner H, Rosenberg E, Varda-Bloom
N, Canaani J, Danilesko I, Shimoni A, and Nagler A., Dissecting the mechanisms
involved in anti-human T-lymphocyteimmunoglobulin (ATG)-induced tolerance in the
setting of allogeneic stem cell transplantation – potential implications for Graft versus
Host Disease. Oncotarget, 8(53):90748-90765, 2017
- Toshiyuki Murai, Hiroto Kawashima and David Naor. Editorial: Cell-Cell and Cell-
Matrix Adhesion in Immunobiology and Cancer. Front. Immunol. 10:3126. doi:
- D. Naor, M. Hemed-Shaked, M. Cowman, J Kim, J. Armengol, J. Alemany, D.Kanduc, A human-derived 5-mer peptide (MTADV), which restrictively alleviates the pro-inflammatory activity of serum amyloid a (SAA), substantially ameliorates IBD pathology: new potential drug (MTADV) and therapeutic target candidate (SAA) for IBD. Inflamm. Bowel Dis. 6:S3–4 (2020)
- Maayan Hemed-Shaked , Mary K Cowman , Jin Ryoun Kim , Xiayun Huang , Edward Chau, Haim Ovadia, Keren-Or Amar , Lora Eshkar-Sebban , Michal Melamed , Libat Bar Lev , Eli Kedar , Jordi Armengol , Jorge Alemany , Shaul Beyth, Eli Okon, Darja Kanduc, Sharona Elgavish , Shulamit B Wallach-Dayan , Shmuel Jaffe Cohen , David Naor MTADV 5-MER peptide suppresses chronic inflammations as well as autoimmune pathologies and unveils a new potential target-Serum Amyloid A . J Autoimmun . 2021 Nov; 124:102713
- David Naor, Mary Cowman, Jin Kim, Maayan Hemed-Shaked . MTADV 5-MER PEPTIDE SUPPRESSES IBD PATHOLOGY AND UNVEILS A NEW POTENTIAL TARGET-SERUM AMYLOID A. Gastroenterology Vol. 162, No. 3S.