Metabolomic Profiling of Bile Acids in an Experimental Model of Prodromal Parkinson’s Disease
AbstractFor people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), considered the most common neurodegenerative disease behind Alzheimer’s disease, accurate diagnosis is dependent on many factors; however, misdiagnosis is extremely common in the prodromal phases of the disease, when treatment is thought to be most effective. Currently, there are no robust biomarkers that aid in the early diagnosis of PD. Following previously reported work by our group, we accurately measured the concentrations of 18 bile acids in the serum of a prodromal mouse model of PD. We identified three bile acids at significantly different concentrations (p < 0.05) when mice representing a prodromal PD model were compared with controls. These include ω-murichoclic acid (MCAo), tauroursodeoxycholic acid (TUDCA) and ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA). All were down-regulated in prodromal PD mice with TUDCA and UDCA at significantly lower levels (17-fold and 14-fold decrease, respectively). Using the concentration of three bile acids combined with logistic regression, we can discriminate between prodromal PD mice from control mice with high accuracy (AUC (95% CI) = 0.906 (0.777–1.000)) following cross validation. Our study highlights the need to investigate bile acids as potential biomarkers that predict PD and possibly reflect the progression of manifest PD. View Full-Text
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Graham, S.F.; Rey, N.L.; Ugur, Z.; Yilmaz, A.; Sherman, E.; Maddens, M.; Bahado-Singh, R.O.; Becker, K.; Schulz, E.; Meyerdirk, L.K.; Steiner, J.A.; Ma, J.; Brundin, P. Metabolomic Profiling of Bile Acids in an Experimental Model of Prodromal Parkinson’s Disease. Metabolites 2018, 8, 71.
Graham SF, Rey NL, Ugur Z, Yilmaz A, Sherman E, Maddens M, Bahado-Singh RO, Becker K, Schulz E, Meyerdirk LK, Steiner JA, Ma J, Brundin P. Metabolomic Profiling of Bile Acids in an Experimental Model of Prodromal Parkinson’s Disease. Metabolites. 2018; 8(4):71.Chicago/Turabian Style
Graham, Stewart F.; Rey, Nolwen L.; Ugur, Zafer; Yilmaz, Ali; Sherman, Eric; Maddens, Michael; Bahado-Singh, Ray O.; Becker, Katelyn; Schulz, Emily; Meyerdirk, Lindsay K.; Steiner, Jennifer A.; Ma, Jiyan; Brundin, Patrik. 2018. "Metabolomic Profiling of Bile Acids in an Experimental Model of Prodromal Parkinson’s Disease." Metabolites 8, no. 4: 71.
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