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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28631554/the-effects-of-platelet-activating-factor-on-uterine-contractility-perfusion-hypoxia-and-pain-in-mice
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Kevin M Hellman, Peter Y Yu, Folabomi A Oladosu, Chaya Segel, Alice Han, Pottumarthi V Prasad, Tamas Jilling, Frank F Tu
It is widely hypothesized that menstrual pain is triggered by prostaglandin synthesis that evokes high-pressure uterine contractions and ischemia. However, the effects of molecules implicated in menstrual pain on uterine contractility, perfusion, and oxygenation in vivo have been rarely demonstrated. Studies in women that do not respond to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have reported elevated levels of platelet-activating factor (PAF). To establish in vivo evidence of PAF's capability to impair uterine homeostasis and to elicit visceral pain, we examined the effects of the PAF receptor agonist (carbamyl PAF [CPAF]) in comparison to other molecules hypothesized to play a role in uterine pain in mice...
January 1, 2017: Reproductive Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28626469/serum-amino-acid-profiles-in-normal-subjects-and-in-patients-with-or-at-risk-of-alzheimer-dementia
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Gaetano Corso, Adriana Cristofano, Nadia Sapere, Giancarlo la Marca, Antonella Angiolillo, Michela Vitale, Roberto Fratangelo, Teresa Lombardi, Carola Porcile, Mariano Intrieri, Alfonso Di Costanzo
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Abnormalities in the plasma amino acid profile have been reported in Alzheimer disease (AD), but no data exist for the prodromal phase characterized by subjective memory complaint (SMC). It was our aim to understand if serum amino acid levels change along the continuum from normal to AD, and to identify possible diagnostic biomarkers. METHODS: Serum levels of 15 amino acids and 2 organic acids were determined in 4 groups of participants - 29 with probable AD, 18 with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), 24 with SMC, and 46 cognitively healthy subjects (HS) - by electrospray tandem mass spectrometry...
January 2017: Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622769/erratum-to-association-between-antibodies-to-carbamylated-proteins-and-subclinical-atherosclerosis-in-rheumatoid-arthritis-patients
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Francesca Romana Spinelli, Arbi Pecani, Francesco Ciciarello, Tania Colasanti, Manuela Di Franco, Francesca Miranda, Fabrizio Conti, Guido Valesini, Cristiano Alessandri
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 16, 2017: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28598783/anti-homocitrullinated-protein-antibody-isotype-usage-in-rheumatoid-arthritis-and-their-unaffected-first-degree-relatives
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David A Bell, Sallie Elhayek, Ewa Cairns, Lillian Barra
OBJECTIVES: The majority of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients express anti-citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPA). Unaffected first-degree relatives of RA patients (FDR) also express ACPA, commonly of the IgA isotype. IgG anti-homocitrullinated/carbamylated protein antibodies (AHCPA) have been detected in both RA and FDR. It is unknown whether other isotypes are expressed. We aim to investigate the AHCPA isotype profile in unaffected FDR of RA patients. METHODS: The enrolled subjects were examined by a rheumatologist...
June 5, 2017: Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28592200/anti-carbamylated-protein-antibodies-in-systemic-lupus-erythematosus-patients-with-articular-involvement
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L Massaro, F Ceccarelli, T Colasanti, M Pendolino, C Perricone, E Cipriano, F Natalucci, G Capalbo, R Lucchetti, A Pecani, M Vomero, R Mancini, F R Spinelli, C Alessandri, G Valesini, F Conti
Objective Several studies have evaluated the prevalence of rheumatoid factor (RF) and anti-citrullinated proteins antibodies (ACPA) in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients but no data are available on the anti-carbamylated proteins (anti-CarP), a new biomarker for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We evaluated the anti-CarP prevalence in SLE patients with joint involvement and the associations with different phenotypes. Methods Seventy-eight SLE patients with joint involvement were enrolled (F/M 73/5; mean ± SD age 47...
January 1, 2017: Lupus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28589473/the-effect-of-triclosan-on-posttranslational-modification-of-proteins-through-citrullination-and-carbamylation
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Richard Bright, C Marchant, P M Bartold
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was evaluate the effect of triclosan on citrullination and carbamylation, two important protein posttranslational modifications associated with inflammatory conditions such as periodontitis and rheumatoid arthritis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A range of triclosan concentrations were incubated in the presence of appropriate substrates used for the generation of either citrullinated or carbamylated proteins. The effect of triclosan on protein citrullination and carbamylation in macrophages was also assessed...
June 6, 2017: Clinical Oral Investigations
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28574691/crystal-structure-of-a-bacterial-l-arabinonate-dehydratase-contains-2fe-2s-cluster
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Mohammad Mubinur Rahman, Martina Blomster Andberg, Senthil Kumar Thangaraj, Tarja Parkkinen, Merja Penttilä, Janne Jänis, Anu Koivula, Juha Rouvinen, Nina Hakulinen
We present a novel crystal structure of the IlvD/EDD family enzyme, L-arabinonate dehydratase from Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. trifolii (RlArDHT, EC 4.2.1.25), which catalyzes the conversion of L-arabinonate to 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-L-arabinonate. The enzyme is a tetramer consisting of a dimer of dimers, where each monomer is composed of two domains. The active site contains a catalytically important [2Fe-2S] cluster and Mg2+ ion, and is buried between two domains, and also at the dimer interface. The active site Lys129 was found to be carbamylated...
June 2, 2017: ACS Chemical Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28569212/the-prevalence-of-acpa-is-lower-in-rheumatoid-arthritis-patients-with-an-older-age-of-onset-but-the-composition-of-the-acpa-response-appears-identical
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Debbie M Boeters, Lukas Mangnus, Sofia Ajeganova, Elisabet Lindqvist, Björn Svensson, René E M Toes, Leendert A Trouw, Tom W J Huizinga, Francis Berenbaum, Jacques Morel, Solbritt Rantapää-Dahlqvist, Annette H M van der Helm-van Mil
BACKGROUND: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) consists of two syndromes, one autoantibody-positive and one autoantibody-negative. Existing data on the relation between age of onset and prevalence of autoantibodies were conflicting. Therefore this multicohort study assessed the age of onset in relation to the presence of autoantibodies. The association with characteristics of the anti-citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPA) response was also explored. METHODS: The 1987 criteria-positive RA patients included in the Leiden EAC, BARFOT, ESPOIR, Umeå and Lund cohorts (n = 3321) were studied at presentation for age of onset and the presence of ACPA, rheumatoid factor (RF) and anti-carbamylated protein (anti-CarP) antibodies...
May 31, 2017: Arthritis Research & Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28556931/quantification-of-carbamylated-albumin-in-serum-based-on-capillary-electrophoresis
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Sigurd Delanghe, Alena Moerman, Anneleen Pletinck, Eva Schepers, Griet Glorieux, Wim Van Biesen, Joris R Delanghe, Marijn M Speeckaert
Protein carbamylation, a nonenzymatic posttranslational modification promoted during uremia, is linked to a poor prognosis. In the present study, carbamylation of serum albumin was assayed using the symmetry factor on a capillary electrophoresis instrument (Helena V8). The symmetry factor has been defined as the distance from the center line of the peak to the back slope, divided by the distance from the center line of the peak to the front slope, with all measurements made at 10% of the maximum peak height...
May 30, 2017: Electrophoresis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28554541/sensitive-albuminuria-analysis-using-dye-binding-based-test-strips
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Joris R Delanghe, Jonas Himpe, Naomi De Cock, Sigurd Delanghe, Kevin De Herde, Veronique Stove, Marijn M Speeckaert
BACKGROUND: Populations at increased risk for chronic kidney disease should be screened for albuminuria. Possibilities of advanced urine strip readers based on complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) sensor technology were investigated for obtaining quantitative albuminuria results. METHODS: Reflectance data of test strips (Sysmex UFC 3500 reader+CMOS) were compared with albuminuria (BNII) and with proteinuria (Cobas 8000). Urinary creatinine was assayed using a Jaffe-based creatinine assay (Cobas 8000)...
May 26, 2017: Clinica Chimica Acta; International Journal of Clinical Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28545441/association-between-antibodies-to-carbamylated-proteins-and-subclinical-atherosclerosis-in-rheumatoid-arthritis-patients
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Francesca Romana Spinelli, Arbi Pecani, Francesco Ciciarello, Tania Colasanti, Manuela Di Franco, Francesca Miranda, Fabrizio Conti, Guido Valesini, Cristiano Alessandri
BACKGROUND: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients carry a high risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The excess of cardiovascular disease cannot be entirely explained by traditional risk factors and the immune system contributes to the development of atherosclerosis. Moreover, post-translational modifications such as citrullination and carbamylation have been linked to inflammation and atherosclerosis. Anti-carbamylated proteins antibodies (anti-CarP) are a new subset of autoantibodies identified in RA patients...
May 25, 2017: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28526580/biomarkers-for-rheumatoid-arthritis-from-molecular-processes-to-diagnostic-applications-current-concepts-and-future-perspectives
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REVIEW
Britt Nakken, Gábor Papp, Vidar Bosnes, Margit Zeher, György Nagy, Peter Szodoray
Early diagnosis and immediately started appropriate treatment are mandatory for the prevention of radiographic progression, functional disability and unfavourable disease outcome in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The current classification criteria for RA include two different types of biomarkers representing inflammatory processes, such as C-reactive protein (CRP) and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) or immune processes including autoantibodies, such as rheumatoid factor (RF) and antibodies against citrullinated proteins (ACPA)...
May 16, 2017: Immunology Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28523105/carbamylmethyl-mercaptoacetate-thioether-a-novel-scaffold-for-the-development-of-l1-metallo-%C3%AE-lactamase-inhibitors
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Ya-Nan Chang, Yang Xiang, Yue-Juan Zhang, Wen-Ming Wang, Cheng Chen, Peter Oelschlaeger, Ke-Wu Yang
Given the clinical importance of metallo-β-lactamases (MβLs), a new scaffold, N-substituted carbamylmethyl mercaptoacetate thioether, was constructed. The obtained molecules 1-16 inhibited MβLs from all three subclasses, but preferentially L1 from subclass B3. Compound 9 with a p-carboxyphenyl substituent exhibited the broadest spectrum with at least 70% inhibition of enzymes from all subclasses at 100 μM, while compound 5 with a p-methylphenyl substituent was the most potent inhibitor of any individual enzyme, with 97% inhibition at 100 μM and an IC50 value of 0...
May 11, 2017: ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28507178/anti-carbamylated-protein-antibodies-are-detectable-in-various-connective-tissue-diseases
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Shuichiro Nakabo, Hajime Yoshifuji, Motomu Hashimoto, Yoshitaka Imura, Ran Nakashima, Kosaku Murakami, Nobuo Kuramoto, Shinji Ito, Junko Satoh, Masao Tanaka, Takao Fujii, Tsuneyo Mimori, Koichiro Ohmura
OBJECTIVE: Anti-carbamylated protein (anti-CarP) antibodies are possible diagnostic biomarkers of anticitrullinated protein antibody (ACPA)-negative rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We aimed to elucidate the prevalence of anti-CarP antibodies in non-RA connective tissue diseases (CTD) because CTD are important in the differential diagnosis of ACPA-negative RA. METHODS: The sera from 266 patients with RA and 616 patients with CTD and 80 healthy controls were examined using an in-house anti-CarP ELISA...
May 15, 2017: Journal of Rheumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28483282/a-new-method-to-characterize-the-kinetics-of-cholinesterases-inhibited-by-carbamates
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Qiaoling Xiao, Huimin Zhou, Hong Wei, Huaqiao Du, Wen Tan, Yiyi Zhan, Marco Pistolozzi
The inhibition of cholinesterases (ChEs) by carbamates includes a carbamylation (inhibition) step, in which the drug transfers its carbamate moiety to the active site of the enzyme and a decarbamylation (activity recovery) step, in which the carbamyl group is hydrolyzed from the enzyme. The carbamylation and decarbamylation kinetics decide the extent and the duration of the inhibition, thus the full characterization of candidate carbamate inhibitors requires the measurement of the kinetic constants describing both steps...
April 10, 2017: Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28451788/the-role-of-autoantibodies-in-the-pathophysiology-of-rheumatoid-arthritis
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REVIEW
V F A M Derksen, T W J Huizinga, D van der Woude
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease characterized by joint inflammation. The presence of autoantibodies in the sera of RA patients has provided many clues to the underlying disease pathophysiology. Based on the presence of several autoantibodies like rheumatoid factor (RF), anti-citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPA), anti-carbamylated protein antibodies (anti-CarP), and more recently anti-acetylated protein antibodies RA can be subdivided into seropositive and seronegative disease. The formation of these autoantibodies is associated with both genetic and environmental risk factors for RA, like specific human leukocyte antigen (HLA) alleles and smoking...
April 27, 2017: Seminars in Immunopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28442530/breach-of-autoreactive-b-cell-tolerance-by-post-translationally-modified-proteins
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Jacqueline S Dekkers, Marije K Verheul, Jeroen N Stoop, Bisheng Liu, Andreea Ioan-Facsinay, Peter A van Veelen, Arnoud H de Ru, George M C Janssen, Martin Hegen, Steve Rapecki, Tom W J Huizinga, Leendert A Trouw, René E M Toes
OBJECTIVES: Over 50% of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) harbour a variety of anti-modified protein antibodies (AMPA) against different post-translationally modified (PTM) proteins, including anti-carbamylated protein (anti-CarP) antibodies. At present, it is unknown how AMPA are generated and how autoreactive B cell responses against PTM proteins are induced. Here we studied whether PTM foreign antigens can breach B cell tolerance towards PTM self-proteins. METHODS: Serum reactivity towards five carbamylated proteins was determined for 160 patients with RA and 40 healthy individuals...
April 25, 2017: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28407121/urea-and-chronic-kidney-disease-the-comeback-of-the-century-in-uraemia-research
#18
Raymond Vanholder, Tessa Gryp, Griet Glorieux
Urea, a marker of uraemic retention in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and of adequacy of intradialytic solute removal, has traditionally been considered to be biologically inert. However, a number of recent experimental data suggest that urea is toxic at concentrations representative for CKD. First of all, at least five studies indicate that urea itself induces molecular changes related to insulin resistance, free radical production, apoptosis and disruption of the protective intestinal barrier. Second, urea is at the origin of the generation of cyanate, ammonia and carbamylated compounds, which as such all have been linked to biological changes...
April 12, 2017: Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28400100/carbamylation-and-oxidation-of-proteins-lead-to-apoptotic-death-of-lymphocytes
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Anna Pieniazek, Krzysztof Gwozdzinski
The apoptotic/necrotic changes in isolated human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (MNCs) subjected to hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), cyanate (NaOCN) and their combination were examined. The mitochondrial potential (ΔΨm), the activities of caspases (-2, -3, -6, -8 and -9) and the level of carbonyls and amino groups in proteins were determined and DNA fragmentation. Apoptotic or necrotic cells were identified by fluorescence microscopy using double staining with Hoechst 33258/propidium iodide. Treatment of MNCs with NaOCN (1 mmol/L and 2 mmol/L), alone and in combination with H2O2 (100 μmol/L), led to a significant decrease in the content of amine groups and a significant increase in the carbonyl level of MNCs in comparison with the control...
May 25, 2017: Chemico-biological Interactions
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28398552/carbamylated-albumin-is-one-of-the-target-antigens-of-anti-carbamylated-protein-antibodies
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Shuichiro Nakabo, Motomu Hashimoto, Shinji Ito, Moritoshi Furu, Hiromu Ito, Takao Fujii, Hajime Yoshifuji, Yoshitaka Imura, Ran Nakashima, Kosaku Murakami, Nobuo Kuramoto, Masao Tanaka, Junko Satoh, Akihito Ishigami, Satoshi Morita, Tsuneyo Mimori, Koichiro Ohmura
Objectives.: Anti-carbamylated protein (anti-CarP) antibodies are detected in RA patients. Fetal calf serum is used as an antigen source in anti-CarP ELISA, and the precise target antigens have not been found. We aimed to identify the target antigens of anti-CarP antibodies. Methods.: Western blotting of anti-CarP antibodies was conducted. Anti-carbamylated human albumin (CarALB) antibody was detected by in-house ELISA for 493 RA patients and 144 healthy controls (HCs)...
April 7, 2017: Rheumatology
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