Alfatni 2020 J Clin Med
|Alfatni A, Riou M, Charles AL, Meyer A, Barnig C, Andres E, Lejay A, Talha S, Geny B (2020) Peripheral blood mononuclear cells and platelets mitochondrial dysfunction, oxidative stress, and circulating mtDNA in cardiovascular diseases. J Clin Med 9 pii:E311.|
Abstract: Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are devastating disorders and the leading cause of mortality worldwide. The pathophysiology of cardiovascular diseases is complex and multifactorial and, in the past years, mitochondrial dysfunction and excessive production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) have gained growing attention. Indeed, CVDs can be considered as a systemic alteration, and understanding the eventual implication of circulating blood cells peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) and or platelets, and particularly their mitochondrial function, ROS production, and mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) releases in patients with cardiac impairments, appears worthwhile. Interestingly, reports consistently demonstrate a reduced mitochondrial respiratory chain oxidative capacity related to the degree of CVD severity and to an increased ROS production by PBMCs. Further, circulating mtDNA level was generally modified in such patients. These data are critical steps in term of cardiac disease comprehension and further studies are warranted to challenge the possible adjunct of PBMCs' and platelets' mitochondrial dysfunction, oxidative stress, and circulating mtDNA as biomarkers of CVD diagnosis and prognosis. This new approach might also allow further interesting therapeutic developments.
- Indeed, growing evidence suggests that the assessment of mitochondrial respiratory function of circulating peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) and platelets might be viewed as a marker to detect the mitochondrial dysfunction in different tissues, including the heart [10–14].
Labels: MiParea: Respiration, mtDNA;mt-genetics Pathology: Cardiovascular Stress:Cell death, Oxidative stress;RONS Organism: Human Tissue;cell: Blood cells, Platelet Preparation: Permeabilized cells, Intact cells
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