Study of the Expression of Heat Shock Proteins in Populations of B Lymphocytes in Human Tonsils (HOTLYMPHO)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02859090|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2016 by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dijon.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : August 8, 2016
Last Update Posted : August 8, 2016
It has recently been shown that various HSPs are strongly expressed in B lymphomas. Indeed, HSP90 stabilizes the protein Bcl-6 in diffuse large-cell B lymphomas. Pharmacological inhibition of HSP90 in vitro induced apoptosis in lymphoma cells (Cerchietti et al. Nat. Medicine, 2009, 1369-1376). In addition, HSP110 is strongly expressed in non-Hodgkin lymphomas, and targeting this HSP at the cell surface using specific antibodies could constitute a future therapy (Zappasodi et al. Blood, 2011, 4421-4430). Despite the importance of these proteins in the development of lymphomas, their expression and their role in the activation of normal B lymphocytes and the normal development of germinal centres is not known.
The expression of Heat shock proteins should vary among the different B lymphocyte populations present in the tonsils (naïve B cells, memory B cells, germinal centre B cells).
The aim of this study is to establish an expression profile for heat shock proteins in populations of B lymphocytes in human tonsils
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Tonsillectomy||Procedure: tonsillectomy Biological: blood sample||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||30 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Single-centre Study of the Expression of Heat Shock Proteins in the Lymphocytes From the Tonsils of Patients With Various Diseases Requiring Tonsillectomy|
|Study Start Date :||August 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||August 2017|
Biological: blood sample
- expression of heat shock proteins [ Time Frame: Day one ]
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|CHU Dijon Bourgogne||Recruiting|
|Dijon, France, 21079|
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