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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28108526/vaps-and-acbd5-tether-peroxisomes-to-the-er-for-peroxisome-maintenance-and-lipid-homeostasis
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Rong Hua, Derrick Cheng, Étienne Coyaud, Spencer Freeman, Erminia Di Pietro, Yuqing Wang, Adriano Vissa, Christopher M Yip, Gregory D Fairn, Nancy Braverman, John H Brumell, William S Trimble, Brian Raught, Peter K Kim
Lipid exchange between the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and peroxisomes is necessary for the synthesis and catabolism of lipids, the trafficking of cholesterol, and peroxisome biogenesis in mammalian cells. However, how lipids are exchanged between these two organelles is not understood. In this study, we report that the ER-resident VAMP-associated proteins A and B (VAPA and VAPB) interact with the peroxisomal membrane protein acyl-CoA binding domain containing 5 (ACBD5) and that this interaction is required to tether the two organelles together, thereby facilitating the lipid exchange between them...
January 20, 2017: Journal of Cell Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28089346/detection-of-unusual-very-long-chain-fatty-acid-and-ether-lipid-derivatives-in-the-fibroblasts-and-plasma-of-patients-with-peroxisomal-diseases-using-liquid-chromatography-mass-spectrometry
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Shigeo Takashima, Kayoko Toyoshi, Takahiro Itoh, Naomi Kajiwara, Ayako Honda, Akiko Ohba, Shoko Takemoto, Satoshi Yoshida, Nobuyuki Shimozawa
Metabolic changes occur in patients with peroxisomal diseases owing to impairments in the genes involved in peroxisome function. For diagnostic purposes, saturated very-long-chain fatty acids (VLCFAs) such as C24:0 and C26:0, phytanic acid, pristanic acid, and plasmalogens are often measured as metabolic hallmarks. As the direct pathology of peroxisomal disease is yet to be fully elucidated, we sought to explore the fatty acid species that accumulate in patients with peroxisomal diseases. We developed a method for detecting a range of fatty acids implicated in peroxisomal diseases such as Zellweger syndrome (ZS) and X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD)...
January 7, 2017: Molecular Genetics and Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28073164/protective-role-of-endogenous-plasmalogens-against-hepatic-steatosis-and-steatohepatitis
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Jung Eun Jang, Han-Sol Park, Hyun Ju Yoo, In-Jeoung Baek, Ji Eun Yoon, Myoung Seok Ko, Ah-Ram Kim, Hyoun Sik Kim, Hye-Sun Park, Seung Eun Lee, Seung-Whan Kim, Su Jung Kim, Jaechan Leem, Yu Mi Kang, Min Kyo Jung, Chan-Gi Pack, Chong Jai Kim, Chang Ohk Sung, In-Kyu Lee, Joong-Yeol Park, José C Fernández-Checa, Eun Hee Koh, Ki-Up Lee
: Free cholesterol (FC) accumulation in the liver is an important pathogenic mechanism of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Plasmalogens, key structural components of the cell membrane, act as endogenous antioxidants and are primarily synthesized in the liver. However, the role of hepatic plasmalogens in metabolic liver disease is unclear. In this study, we found that hepatic levels of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)-containing plasmalogens, expression of glyceronephosphate O-acyltransferase (Gnpat, the rate-limiting enzyme in plasmalogen biosynthesis), and expression of Pparα were lower in mice with NASH caused by accumulation of free cholesterol (FC) in the liver...
January 10, 2017: Hepatology: Official Journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052980/metabolites-associated-with-lean-mass-and-adiposity-in-older-black-men
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Rachel A Murphy, Steven C Moore, Mary Playdon, Osorio Meirelles, Anne B Newman, Iva Milijkovic, Stephen B Kritchevsky, Ann Schwartz, Bret H Goodpaster, Joshua Sampson, Peggy Cawthon, Eleanor M Simonsick, Robert E Gerszten, Clary B Clish, Tamara B Harris
To identify biomarkers of body mass index, body fat, trunk fat, and appendicular lean mass, nontargeted metabolomics was performed in plasma from 319 black men in the Health, Aging and Body Composition study (median age 72 years, median body mass index 26.8 kg/m(2)). Body mass index was calculated from measured height and weight; percent fat, percent trunk fat, and appendicular lean mass were measured with dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry. Pearson partial correlations between body composition measures and metabolites were adjusted for age, study site, and smoking...
January 3, 2017: Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28013369/peroxisomal-abnormalities-in-the-immortalized-human-hepatocyte-ihh-cell-line
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Femke C C Klouwer, Janet Koster, Sacha Ferdinandusse, Hans R Waterham
The immortalized human hepatocyte (IHH) cell line is increasingly used for studies related to liver metabolism, including hepatic glucose, lipid, lipoprotein and triglyceride metabolism, and the effect of therapeutic interventions. To determine whether the IHH cell line is a good model to investigate hepatic peroxisomal metabolism, we measured several peroxisomal parameters in IHH cells and, for comparison, HepG2 cells and primary skin fibroblasts. This revealed a marked plasmalogen deficiency and a deficient fatty acid α-oxidation in the IHH cells, due to a defect of PEX7, a cytosolic receptor protein required for peroxisomal import of a subset of peroxisomal proteins...
December 24, 2016: Histochemistry and Cell Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28007964/peroxisome-proliferator-activated-receptor-%C3%AE-accelerates-%C3%AE-chlorofatty-acid-catabolism
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Elisa N D Palladino, Wen-Yi Wang, Carolyn J Albert, Cedric Langhi, Ángel Baldán, David A Ford
α-Chlorofatty aldehydes are generated from myeloperoxidase (MPO)-derived HOCl targeting plasmalogens, and are subsequently oxidized to α-chlorofatty acids (α-ClFA). The catabolic pathway for α-ClFA is initiated by ω-oxidation. Here we examine peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-α; (PPAR-α) activation as a mechanism to increase α-ClFA catabolism. Pretreating both HepG2 cells and primary mouse hepatocytes with the PPAR-α agonist Wy 14643 increased the production of α-chlorodicarboxylic acids (α-ClDCA) in cells treated with exogenous α-ClFA...
December 22, 2016: Journal of Lipid Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28001010/adipocyte-lipopolysaccharide-binding-protein-lbp-is-linked-to-a-specific-lipidomic-signature
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José María Moreno-Navarrete, Mariona Jové, Teresa Padró, Jordi Boada, Francisco Ortega, Wifredo Ricart, Reinald Pamplona, Lina Badimón, Manuel Portero-Otín, José Manuel Fernández-Real
OBJECTIVE: Lipopolysaccharide binding protein (LBP) is part of a family of structurally and functionally related lipid transfer proteins. This study aimed to investigate the associations of LBP with the lipid composition of human adipose tissue. METHODS: Lipidomic analysis was performed in whole adipose tissue. To validate the associations found, LBP was knocked down (KD) in 3T3-L1 adipocytes, and lipidomic profile was evaluated by nontargeted lipidomics. RESULTS: LBP gene expression was negatively associated with phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidylserine, and sphingomyelin relative abundance in vivo...
December 21, 2016: Obesity
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27941306/peroxisome-biogenesis-and-human-peroxisome-deficiency-disorders
#8
Yukio Fujiki
Peroxisome is a single-membrane-bounded ubiquitous organelle containing a hundred different enzymes that catalyze various metabolic pathways such as β-oxidation of very long-chain fatty acids and synthesis of plasmalogens. To investigate peroxisome biogenesis and human peroxisome biogenesis disorders (PBDs) including Zellweger syndrome, more than a dozen different complementation groups of Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cell mutants impaired in peroxisome biogenesis are isolated as a model experimental system...
2016: Proceedings of the Japan Academy. Series B, Physical and Biological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27888687/accurate-quantitation-of-choline-and-ethanolamine-plasmalogen-molecular-species-in-human-plasma-by-liquid-chromatography-tandem-mass-spectrometry
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Yurika Otoki, Shunji Kato, Fumiko Kimura, Katsutoshi Furukawa, Shinji Yamashita, Hiroyuki Arai, Teruo Miyazawa, Kiyotaka Nakagawa
Concentration of both choline plasmalogen (PC-Pls) and ethanolamine Pls (PE-Pls) in human plasma/serum has been getting attention to, since certain patients including those with neurodegenerative disorders, have been reported to exhibit reduced levels of specific Pls species. However, despite using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS), accurate quantitation of Pls is still difficult because of less product ion from PC-Pls and quantitative issues (e.g., extraction recoveries and matrix effects)...
February 5, 2017: Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27862481/correlation-of-lipidomic-composition-of-cell-lines-and-tissues-of-breast-cancer-patients-using-hydrophilic-interaction-liquid-chromatography-electrospray-ionization-mass-spectrometry-and-multivariate-data-analysis
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Eva Cífková, Miroslav Lísa, Roman Hrstka, David Vrána, Jiří Gatěk, Bohuslav Melichar, Michal Holčapek
RATIONALE: The goal of this work is the comparison of differences in the lipidomic compositions of human cell lines derived from normal and cancerous breast tissues, and tumor vs. normal tissues obtained after the surgery of breast cancer patients. METHODS: Hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography - electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (HILIC/ESI-MS) method using the single internal standard approach and response factors is used for the determination of relative abundances of individual lipid species from 5 lipid classes in total lipid extracts of cell lines and tissues...
November 11, 2016: Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry: RCM
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27836780/oxidative-stress-leads-to-reduction-of-plasmalogen-serving-as-a-novel-biomarker-for-systemic-lupus-erythematosus
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Changfeng Hu, Jia Zhou, Shasha Yang, Haichang Li, Chunyan Wang, Xiaoling Fang, Yongsheng Fan, Jida Zhang, Xianlin Han, Chengping Wen
Oxidative stress is elevated in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients, and associated extensively with SLE pathogenesis. However, no common indicators of oxidative stress are yet in routine clinical use because of their instability, nonspecificity, and non-representation of all SLE symptoms. Moreover, the method for reproducible analysis of reactive oxygen species is still lacking. Lipids and their metabolites are essential components of biological systems, many of which serve as molecular targets of oxidative stress and play crucial roles in signaling, inflammation, and immune responses...
December 2016: Free Radical Biology & Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27833852/molecular-cloning-heterologous-expression-and-enzymatic-characterization-of-lysoplasmalogen-specific-phospholipase-d-from-thermocrispum-sp
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Yusaku Matsumoto, Nana Kashiwabara, Takayuki Oyama, Kazutaka Murayama, Hideyuki Matsumoto, Shin-Ich Sakasegawa, Daisuke Sugimori
: Lysoplasmalogen (LyPls)-specific phospholipase D (LyPls-PLD) is an enzyme that catalyses the hydrolytic cleavage of the phosphoester bond of LyPls, releasing ethanolamine or choline, and 1-(1-alkenyl)-sn-glycero-3-phosphate (lysoplasmenic acid). Little is known about LyPls-PLD and metabolic pathways of plasmalogen (Pls). Reportedly, Pls levels in human serum/plasma correlate with several diseases such as Alzheimer's disease and arteriosclerosis as well as a variety of biological processes including apoptosis and cell signaling...
November 2016: FEBS Open Bio
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27825781/familial-risk-for-bipolar-disorder-is-not-associated-with-impaired-peroxisomal-function-dissociation-from-docosahexaenoic-acid-deficits
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Robert K McNamara, Ann B Moser, Richard I Jones, Ronald Jandacek, L Rodrigo Patino, Jeffrey R Strawn, Stephen M Strakowski, Melissa P DelBello
Bipolar I disorder is associated with deficits in the long-chain omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, 22:6n-3). The final biosynthesis of DHA is mediated by peroxisomes, and some heritable peroxisomal disorders are associated with DHA deficits and progressive psychopathology. The present cross-sectional study investigated whether medication-free asymptomatic and symptomatic youth with familial risk for bipolar I disorder exhibit impaired peroxisomal function using a comprehensive diagnostic blood panel...
December 30, 2016: Psychiatry Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27814884/corrigendum-to-plasmalogen-modulation-attenuates-atherosclerosis-in-apoe-and-apoe-gpx1-deficient-mice-atherosclerosis-243-2-2015-598-608
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Aliki A Rasmiena, Christopher K Barlow, Nada Stefanovic, Kevin Huynh, Ricardo Tan, Arpeeta Sharma, Dedreia Tull, Judy B de Haan, Peter J Meikle
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2016: Atherosclerosis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27788153/increased-%C3%AF-6-containing-phospholipids-and-primary-%C3%AF-6-oxidation-products-in-the-brain-tissue-of-rats-on-an-%C3%AF-3-deficient-diet
#15
Paul H Axelsen, Robert C Murphy, Miki Igarashi, Stanley I Rapoport
Polyunsaturated fatty acyl (PUFA) chains in both the ω3 and ω6 series are essential for normal animal brain development, and cannot be interconverted to compensate for a dietary deficiency of one or the other. Paradoxically, a dietary ω3-PUFA deficiency leads to the accumulation of docosapentaenoate (DPA, 22:5ω6), an ω6-PUFA chain that is normally scarce in the brain. We applied a high-precision LC/MS method to characterize the distribution of DPA chains across phospholipid headgroup classes, the fatty acyl chains with which they were paired, and the extent to which they were oxidatively damaged in the cortical brain of rats on an ω3-deficient diet...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27768960/anomalies-occurring-in-lipid-profiles-and-protein-distribution-in-frontal-cortex-lipid-rafts-in-dementia-with-lewy-bodies-disclose-neurochemical-traits-partially-shared-by-alzheimer-s-and-parkinson-s-diseases
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Raquel Marin, Noemí Fabelo, Virginia Martín, Paula Garcia-Esparcia, Isidre Ferrer, David Quinto-Alemany, Mario Díaz
Lipid rafts are highly dynamic membrane microdomains intimately associated with cell signaling. Compelling evidence has demonstrated that alterations in lipid rafts are associated with neurodegenerative diseases such Alzheimer's disease, but at present, whether alterations in lipid raft microdomains occur in other types of dementia such dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) remains unknown. Our analyses reveal that lipid rafts from DLB exhibit aberrant lipid profiles including low levels of n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (mainly docosahexaenoic acid), plasmalogens and cholesterol, and reduced unsaturation and peroxidability indexes...
January 2017: Neurobiology of Aging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27766245/statins-increase-mitochondrial-and-peroxisomal-fatty-acid-oxidation-in-the-liver-and-prevent-non-alcoholic-steatohepatitis-in-mice
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Han-Sol Park, Jung Eun Jang, Myoung Seok Ko, Sung Hoon Woo, Bum Joong Kim, Hyun Sik Kim, Hye Sun Park, In-Sun Park, Eun Hee Koh, Ki-Up Lee
BACKGROUND: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common form of chronic liver disease in industrialized countries. Recent studies have highlighted the association between peroxisomal dysfunction and hepatic steatosis. Peroxisomes are intracellular organelles that contribute to several crucial metabolic processes, such as facilitation of mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation (FAO) and removal of reactive oxygen species through catalase or plasmalogen synthesis. Statins are known to prevent hepatic steatosis and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), but underlying mechanisms of this prevention are largely unknown...
October 2016: Diabetes & Metabolism Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736893/detection-of-independent-associations-of-plasma-lipidomic-parameters-with-insulin-sensitivity-indices-using-data-mining-methodology
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Steffi Kopprasch, Srirangan Dheban, Kai Schuhmann, Aimin Xu, Klaus-Martin Schulte, Charmaine J Simeonovic, Peter E H Schwarz, Stefan R Bornstein, Andrej Shevchenko, Juergen Graessler
OBJECTIVE: Glucolipotoxicity is a major pathophysiological mechanism in the development of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D). We aimed to detect subtle changes in the circulating lipid profile by shotgun lipidomics analyses and to associate them with four different insulin sensitivity indices. METHODS: The cross-sectional study comprised 90 men with a broad range of insulin sensitivity including normal glucose tolerance (NGT, n = 33), impaired glucose tolerance (IGT, n = 32) and newly detected T2D (n = 25)...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27733524/human-milk-plasmalogens-are-highly-enriched-in-long-chain-pufas
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Sara Moukarzel, Roger A Dyer, Bernd O Keller, Rajavel Elango, Sheila M Innis
BACKGROUND: Human milk contains unique glycerophospholipids, including ethanolamine-containing plasmalogens (Pls-PEs) in the milk fat globule membrane, which have been implicated in infant brain development. Brain Pls-PEs accumulate postnatally and are enriched in long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs), particularly docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Fatty acid (FA) composition of Pls-PEs in milk is poorly understood because of the analytical challenges in separating Pls-PEs from other phospholipids in the predominating presence of triacylglycerols...
November 2016: Journal of Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27701405/membrane-lipidomics-in-schizophrenia-patients-a-correlational-study-with-clinical-and-cognitive-manifestations
#20
C Tessier, K Sweers, A Frajerman, H Bergaoui, F Ferreri, C Delva, N Lapidus, A Lamaziere, J P Roiser, M De Hert, P Nuss
Schizophrenia is a severe mental condition in which several lipid abnormalities-either structural or metabolic-have been described. We tested the hypothesis that an abnormality in membrane lipid composition may contribute to aberrant dopamine signaling, and thereby symptoms and cognitive impairment, in schizophrenia (SCZ) patients. Antipsychotic-medicated and clinically stable SCZ outpatients (n=74) were compared with matched healthy subjects (HC, n=40). A lipidomic analysis was performed in red blood cell (RBC) membranes examining the major phospholipid (PL) classes and their associated fatty acids (FAs)...
October 4, 2016: Translational Psychiatry
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