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Endurance training lowers ribosome density despite increasing ribosome biogenesis markers in rodent skeletal muscle

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Research Notes, August 2017
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Endurance training lowers ribosome density despite increasing ribosome biogenesis markers in rodent skeletal muscle
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BMC Research Notes, August 2017
DOI 10.1186/s13104-017-2736-0
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Matthew A. Romero, C. Brooks Mobley, Melissa A. Linden, Grace Margaret-Eleanor Meers, Jeffrey S. Martin, Kaelin C. Young, R. Scott Rector, Michael D. Roberts


The purpose of this study was to examine if: (a) high sugar/high fat Western diet (WD)-feeding affects skeletal muscle ribosome biogenesis markers in hyperphagic, diabetic-prone Otsuka Long-Evans Tokushima Fatty (OLETF) rats, and (b) 12 weeks of treadmill training rescued potential detriments that WD feeding exerted on these markers. Eight week-old male OLETF rats were fed a low-fat control diet (O-CON, n = 10) or high/sucrose/cholesterol Western diet (WD). At weeks 20-32 of age, WD-fed rats were divided into WD sedentary (O-WD/SED, n = 16), or WD treadmill trained (5 days/week, 60 min/day) (O-WD/EX, n = 10) conditions. Interestingly, total RNA (i.e., ribosome density) was 2.3-fold greater in O-WD/SED versus O-WD/EX rats (p = 0.003) despite levels of upstream binding factor protein, RNA polymerase I protein and pre-45S rRNA being greater in O-WD/EX rats. Ribophagy (USP10 and G3BP1) and TRAMP-exosome rRNA degradation pathway (EXOSC10 and SKIV2L2) proteins were assayed to determine if these pathways were involved with lower ribosome density in O-WD/EX rats. While USP10 was higher in O-CON versus O-WD/SED and O-WD/EX rats (p < 0.001 and p < 0.001, respectively), G3BP1, EXOSC10 and SKIV2L2 did not differ between groups. Nop56 and Ncl mRNAs, ribosome assembly markers, were highest in O-WD/EX rats. However, Fbl mRNA and 28S rRNA, downstream ribosome processing markers, were lowest in O-WD/EX rats. Collectively these data suggest that, in WD-fed rats, endurance training increases select skeletal muscle ribosome biogenesis markers. However, endurance training may reduce muscle ribosome density by interfering with rRNA processing and/or export through mechanisms independent of ribophagy or rRNA degradation.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 25 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 16%
Researcher 4 16%
Student > Bachelor 3 12%
Other 2 8%
Lecturer > Senior Lecturer 1 4%
Other 4 16%
Unknown 7 28%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 9 36%
Medicine and Dentistry 4 16%
Sports and Recreations 2 8%
Social Sciences 1 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 4%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 8 32%

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