Objective: To identify oxidatively modified proteins in brains of persons with inherited Alzheimer's disease. Methods: Redox proteomics was used to identify oxidatively modified brain proteins in persons with mutations in the genes for presenilin-1 (PS-1). Results: An initial redox proteornics assessment of oxidatively modified proteins from brains of individuals with PS-1 mutations was performed. These PS-1 mutations, Q222H and M233T, are completely penetrant causing early-onset familial AD as, previously reported in these Australian families. We show that oxidative modifications of ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase L1 (UCH-LI), gamma-enolase, actin, and dimethylarginine dimethylarninohydrolase 1 (DMDMAH-1) are present in the brain of familial AD subjects. Conclusions: These initial results suggest that oxidatively modified proteins are important common features in both familial and sporadic AD.
|Journal||Journal of Alzheimer's Disease|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|