Plasma metabolite biomarkers for multiple system atrophy and progressive supranuclear palsy

Autoři: Akio Mori aff001;  Kei-Ichi Ishikawa aff001;  Shinji Saiki aff001;  Taku Hatano aff001;  Yutaka Oji aff001;  Ayami Okuzumi aff001;  Motoki Fujimaki aff001;  Takahiro Koinuma aff001;  Shin-Ichi Ueno aff001;  Yoko Imamichi aff001;  Nobutaka Hattori aff001
Působiště autorů: Department of Neurology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan aff001
Vyšlo v časopise: PLoS ONE 14(9)
Kategorie: Research Article
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0223113


Radiological biomarkers have been reported for multiple system atrophy and progressive supranuclear palsy, but serum/plasma biomarkers for each disorder have not been established. In this context, we performed a pilot study to identify disease-specific plasma biomarkers for multiple system atrophy and progressive supranuclear palsy. Plasma samples collected from 20 progressive supranuclear palsy patients, 16 multiple system atrophy patients and 20 controls were investigated by comprehensive metabolome analysis using capillary electrophoresis mass spectrometry and liquid chromatography mass spectrometry. Medication data were obtained from patients with multiple system atrophy and progressive supranuclear palsy, and correlations with associated metabolites were examined. Receiver operating characteristics curve analyses were used to investigate diagnostic values for each disorder. The levels of 15 and eight metabolites were significantly changed in multiple system atrophy and progressive supranuclear palsy, respectively. Multiple system atrophy was mainly characterized by elevation of long-chain fatty acids and neurosteroids, whereas progressive supranuclear palsy was characterized by changes in the level of oxidative stress-associated metabolites. Receiver operating characteristic curve analyses revealed that patients with multiple system atrophy or progressive supranuclear palsy were effectively differentiated from controls by 15 or 7 metabolites, respectively. Disease-specific metabolic changes of multiple system atrophy and progressive supranuclear palsy were identified. These biomarker sets should be replicated in a larger sample.

Klíčová slova:

Biomarkers – Drug metabolism – Fatty acids – Metabolites – Metabolomics – Parkinson disease – Atrophy – Metabolic analysis


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