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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2010 Vol.11 No.3 P.221-226


Proteomic analysis of differentially expressed proteins in mice with concanavalin A-induced hepatitis

Author(s):  Xu-fei Tan, Feng Chen, Shan-shan Wu, Yu Shi, Dong-cheng Liu, Zhi Chen

Affiliation(s):  State Key Laboratory for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, the First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310003, China

Corresponding email(s):   zju.zhichen@gmail.com

Key Words:  Concanavalin A (Con A), Liver injury, Protein, Two-dimensional electrophoresis (2-DE)

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Xu-fei Tan, Feng Chen, Shan-shan Wu, Yu Shi, Dong-cheng Liu, Zhi Chen. Proteomic analysis of differentially expressed proteins in mice with concanavalin A-induced hepatitis[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2010, 11(3): 221-226.

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Objective: To find new protein biomarkers for the detection and evaluation of liver injury and to analyze the relationship between such proteins and disease progression in concanavalin A (Con A)-induced hepatitis. Methods: Twenty-five mice were randomly divided into five groups: an untreated group, a control group injected with phosphate buffered saline (PBS), and groups with Con A-induced hepatitis evaluated at 1, 3 and 6 h. Two-dimensional gel electrophoresis (2-DE) and mass spectrometry (MS) were used to identify differences in protein expression among groups. Quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR) was performed to verify the results. Results: In mice with Con A-induced hepatitis, expression levels of four proteins were increased: RIKEN, fructose bisphosphatase 1 (fbp1), ketohexokinase (khk), and Chain A of class pi glutathione S-transferase. Changes in fbp1 and khk were confirmed by qRT-PCR. Conclusion: Levels of two proteins, fbp1 and khk, are clearly up-regulated in mice with Con A-induced hepatitis.

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