Logo Medical Science Monitor

Call: +1.631.470.9640
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 02:00 pm EST

Contact Us

Logo Medical Science Monitor Logo Medical Science Monitor Logo Medical Science Monitor

02 July 2004

Antibodies against human oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) as markers for human plasma modified lipoproteins

Luminita Radulescu, Camelia Stancu, Felicia Antohe

Med Sci Monit 2004; 10(7): BR207-214 :: ID: 11707

Abstract

Background:Recently there has been much interest in the significance and role of antibodies to oxidized LDL (oxLDL) in the plasma of humans and animals with evolving atherosclerosis. The focus in our study was directed on the significance of these antibodies for the pathogenesis and diagnosis of atherosclerosis.
Material/Methods:Antibodies to human in vitro oxidized LDL were generated following the method of Kohler & Milstein and used to detect oxidized LDL in human plasma.Results:Several antibodies to oxLDL were selected for high reactivity against circulating modified LDL. The relationship between antibodies against oxLDL and circulating oxLDL level in human plasma was examined in normal and hyperlipidemic patients. The slight inverse relationship observed between anti-oxLDL antibodies and oxLDL levels in normal patients suggests that anti-oxLDL antibodies have a role in the clearance of oxLDL from circulation.Conclusions:These antibodies can be considered as markers of the pathogenic determinants of atherosclerosis, such as enhanced lipid oxidation, pro-inflammatory stage, and impaired vasodilatation.

Keywords: Angina Pectoris - blood, Antibodies, Monoclonal - chemistry, Antibodies, Monoclonal - immunology, Apolipoprotein A-I - blood, Apolipoproteins B - blood, Autoantibodies - blood, Biological Markers - blood, Blood Glucose - metabolism, Cholesterol - blood, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Hypertension - blood, Lipoproteins - blood, Lipoproteins, LDL - blood, Lipoproteins, LDL - immunology, Mice, Inbred BALB C, Myocardial Ischemia - blood, Spleen - cytology, Triglycerides - blood, Angina Pectoris - blood, Antibodies, Monoclonal - immunology, Apolipoprotein A-I - blood, Apolipoproteins B - blood, Autoantibodies - blood, Biological Markers - blood, Blood Glucose - metabolism, Cholesterol - blood, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Hypertension - blood, Lipoproteins - blood, Lipoproteins, LDL - immunology, Mice, Inbred BALB C, Myocardial Ischemia - blood, Spleen - cytology, Triglycerides - blood

0 Comments

Editorial

01 February 2023 : Editorial  

Editorial: The XBB.1.5 (‘Kraken’) Subvariant of Omicron SARS-CoV-2 and its Rapid Global Spread

Dinah V. Parums
Science Editor, Medical Science Monitor, International Scientific Information, Inc., Melville, NY, USA

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.939580

Med Sci Monit 2023; 29:e939580

SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19

19 January 2023 : Clinical Research  

Evaluation of Health-Related Quality of Life and Mental Health in 729 Medical Students in Indonesia During ...

Med Sci Monit In Press; DOI: 10.12659/MSM.938892  

27 December 2022 : Clinical Research  

Effect of Physiotherapy to Correct Rounded Shoulder Posture in 30 Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic in ...

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e938926

10 December 2022 : Clinical Research  

Retrospective Study to Identify Risk Factors for Severe Disease and Mortality Using the Modified Early Warn...

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e938647

In Press

01 Feb 2023 : Clinical Research  

Comparison of 3 Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay Methods to Evaluate Serum Concentrations of Infliximab and Antibo...

Med Sci Monit In Press; DOI: 10.12659/MSM.939084  

31 Jan 2023 : Clinical Research  

Balloon Dilation Eustachian Tuboplasty Combined with Tympanotomy Tube Insertion for Treatment of Refractory...

Med Sci Monit In Press; DOI: 10.12659/MSM.938879  

31 Jan 2023 : Clinical Research  

Comparison of Vision Correction and Corneal Thickness at 180-Day Follow-Up After Femtosecond Laser-Assisted...

Med Sci Monit In Press; DOI: 10.12659/MSM.939099  

30 Jan 2023 : Clinical Research  

Splenic Artery Steal Syndrome in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis: A Retrospective Clinical Study

Med Sci Monit In Press; DOI: 10.12659/MSM.938998  

Most Viewed Current Articles

13 Nov 2021 : Clinical Research  

Acceptance of COVID-19 Vaccination and Its Associated Factors Among Cancer Patients Attending the Oncology ...

DOI :10.12659/MSM.932788

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e932788

30 Dec 2021 : Clinical Research  

Retrospective Study of Outcomes and Hospitalization Rates of Patients in Italy with a Confirmed Diagnosis o...

DOI :10.12659/MSM.935379

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e935379

08 Mar 2022 : Review article  

A Review of the Potential Roles of Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Pharmacological Approaches for the Man...

DOI :10.12659/MSM.936292

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e936292

01 Jan 2022 : Editorial  

Editorial: Current Status of Oral Antiviral Drug Treatments for SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Non-Hospitalized Pa...

DOI :10.12659/MSM.935952

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e935952

Your Privacy

We use cookies to ensure the functionality of our website, to personalize content and advertising, to provide social media features, and to analyze our traffic. If you allow us to do so, we also inform our social media, advertising and analysis partners about your use of our website, You can decise for yourself which categories you you want to deny or allow. Please note that based on your settings not all functionalities of the site are available. View our privacy policy.

Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750