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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2015 Vol.16 No.9 P.763-771


Decreased PSD95 expression in medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) was associated with cognitive impairment induced by sevoflurane anesthesia

Author(s):  Yun-zhi Ling, Wei Ma, Li Yu, Ye Zhang, Qi-sheng Liang

Affiliation(s):  1Department of Anesthesiology, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Anhui 230601, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   zhang_ye011@163.com

Key Words:  Sevoflurane, Cognitive dysfunction, PSD95

Yun-zhi Ling, Wei Ma, Li Yu, Ye Zhang, Qi-sheng Liang. Decreased PSD95 expression in medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) was associated with cognitive impairment induced by sevoflurane anesthesia[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2015, 16(9): 763-771.

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Objective: Though sevoflurane has been widely used as an anesthetic in surgery, recent studies have shown that exposure to sevoflurane alone could lead to postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD), of which the mechanisms still remain largely unknown. The medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) is known to be implicated in various cognitive impairments, including working memory and attentional processes. In the present study, we tried to identify dysregulated gene expression in mPFC and investigate the underlying mechanisms involved in POCD. Methods: Behavioral tests, including elevated plus-maze, O-maze, and Y-maze tests, were performed on Wistar rats exposed to sevoflurane. Whole-genome mRNA profiling of mPFC from Wistar rats after exposure to sevoflurane was carried out. Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was done to verify the differentially expressed genes. Results: Significant impairment of working memory of rats after exposure to sevoflurane was observed. A total of 119 of 7319 detected mRNAs showed significantly different expression between rats with and without sevoflurane exposure (fold change (FC)>2.0, P<0.05, and false discovery rate (FDR)<0.05), among which 74 mRNAs were down-regulated and 45 mRNAs were up-regulated. Postsynaptic density-95 (PSD95, also named DLG4) showed the most significantly decreased expression in mPFC and further investigation indicated that PSD95 expression level was correlated with spatial working memory performance. Conclusions: Our study revealed that PSD95 might be involved in the mechanism of POCD, which could provide clues for preventing POCD in clinical operations.


方法:采用十字迷宫、O迷宫和水迷宫分析接受不同时间七氟烷处理的Wistar大鼠的行为学特征;同时提取实验大鼠内侧前额叶皮层的mRNA进行表达谱分析(图3),采用实时聚合酶链反应(real-time PCR)对差异表达mRNA进行验证。
结论:内侧前额叶皮层中PSD95表达量降低与七氟烷 麻醉诱导的认知功能损伤有关。


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