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Supplementary Figures S1-S5 from αVβ3 Integrin-Targeted Radionuclide Therapy with 64Cu-cyclam-RAFT-c(-RGDfK-)4

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posted on 2023-04-03, 14:49 authored by Zhao-Hui Jin, Takako Furukawa, Mélissa Degardin, Aya Sugyo, Atsushi B. Tsuji, Tomoteru Yamasaki, Kazunori Kawamura, Yasuhisa Fujibayashi, Ming-Rong Zhang, Didier Boturyn, Pascal Dumy, Tsuneo Saga

Figure S1The treatment outcomes of radiotherapy with 37 MBq (1 nmol) of 64Cu-cyclam-RAFT-c(-RGDfK-)4; Figure S2Toxicity studies in normal mice that were injected with 74 MBq of 64Cu-cyclam-RAFT-c(-RGDfK-)4; Figure S3Preliminary study of U87MG tumors excised at day 13 p.i. of 37 MBq of 64Cu-cyclam-RAFT-c(-RGDfK-)4 for the changes in microvasculature; Figure S4Positive correlation between the tumor volume and the corresponding WBC in U87MG tumor-bearing mice; Figure S5Biodistribution of 64Cu-cyclam-RAFT-c(-RGDfK-)4 at various peptide doses (0.00510 nmol) in U87MG tumor-bearing mice.



The transmembrane cell adhesion receptor αVβ3 integrin (αVβ3) has been identified as an important molecular target for cancer imaging and therapy. We have developed a tetrameric cyclic RGD (Arg-Gly-Asp) peptide–based radiotracer 64Cu-cyclam-RAFT-c(-RGDfK-)4, which successfully captured αVβ3-positive tumors and angiogenesis by PET. Here, we subsequently evaluated its therapeutic potential and side effects using an established αVβ3-positive tumor mouse model. Mice with subcutaneous U87MG glioblastoma xenografts received single administrations of 37 and 74 MBq of 64Cu-cyclam-RAFT-c(-RGDfK-)4 (37 MBq/nmol), peptide control, or vehicle solution and underwent tumor growth evaluation. Side effects were assessed in tumor-bearing and tumor-free mice in terms of body weight, routine hematology, and hepatorenal functions. Biodistribution of 64Cu-cyclam-RAFT-c(-RGDfK-)4 with ascending peptide doses (0.25–10 nmol) and with the therapeutic dose of 2 nmol were determined at 3 hours and at various time points (2 minutes–24 hours) postinjection, respectively, based on which radiation-absorbed doses were estimated. The results revealed that 64Cu-cyclam-RAFT-c(-RGDfK-)4 dose dependently slowed down the tumor growth. The mean tumor doses were 1.28 and 1.81 Gy from 37 and 74 MBq of 64Cu-cyclam-RAFT-c(-RGDfK-)4, respectively. Peptide dose study showed that the tumor uptake of 64Cu-cyclam-RAFT-c(-RGDfK-)4 dose dependently decreased at doses ≥1 nmol, indicating a saturation of αVβ3 with the administered therapeutic doses (1 and 2 nmol). Combined analysis of the data from tumor-bearing and tumor-free mice revealed no significant toxicity caused by 37–74 MBq of 64Cu-cyclam-RAFT-c(-RGDfK-)4. Our study demonstrates the therapeutic efficacy and safety of 64Cu-cyclam-RAFT-c(-RGDfK-)4 for αVβ3-targeted radionuclide therapy. 64Cu-cyclam-RAFT-c(-RGDfK-)4 would be a promising theranostic drug for cancer imaging and therapy. Mol Cancer Ther; 15(9); 2076–85. ©2016 AACR.