gene expression in calcitriol-treated ERα-
negative cells. Cultured breast tumor-derived cells were incubated in the absence (black bars) or presence of calcitriol 1X10-8 M (white bars) for 48 h. Subsequently, cells were coincubated with or without calcitriol plus estradiol (E2, 1x10-8 M), ICI-182,780 (ICI, 1X10-6 M) or its vehicle (C) for 24 hr. A)
CCND1 and B)
EAG1 gene expression was determined by qPCR. Results shown are the mean ± S.D. of CCND1 or EAG1/GAPDH mRNA normalized ratio. Data were normalized setting a value of 1 for vehicle-treated cells. *P ≤ 0.05 vs. C.