Cytotoxicity of advanced glycation endproducts in human micro- and astroglial cell lines depends on the degree of protein glycation

Bigl, Katrin, Gaunitz, Frank, Schmitt, Annett, Rothemund, Sven, Schliebs, Reinhard, Münch, Gerald, and Arendt, Thomas (2008) Cytotoxicity of advanced glycation endproducts in human micro- and astroglial cell lines depends on the degree of protein glycation. Journal of Neural Transmission, 115 (11). pp. 1545-1556.

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Abstract

Advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) arise from the reaction of sugars with side chains and the N-terminus of proteins and are thought to be involved in the pathogenesis of several diseases by inducing oxidative stress, inflammation and cell death presumably mediated through activation of the receptor of AGE (RAGE). To address the question whether the cell damaging effect of AGE depends on the degree of its protein glycation, differential modified AGEs derived from incubating human serum albumin with increasing concentrations of methyl glyoxal were tested on cell viability, reactive oxygen species (ROS) formation, intracellular ATP levels, and activation of caspases 3/7 in two human glial cell lines, which were used as a model for human glia cells. All AGEs tested, regardless of their degree of modification, were found to induce ROS formation in both microglial (CHME-5) and astroglial cells (U373 MG), while only highly modified AGEs were able to decrease the cell viability and to induce apoptosis. This indicates that apoptotic events may be involved in the change of physiological parameters.

Item ID: 6632
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: advanced glycation endproducts; AGEs; reactive oxygen species; viability; caspases 3 and 7 activities
ISSN: 1435-1463
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2010 04:08
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1109 Neurosciences > 110999 Neurosciences not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920112 Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing @ 100%
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