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Suggestive evi- dence of this pathway is the finding in several studies that the rate of anaplerosis under normal ammonia conditions tamine (27) purchase apcalis sx 20mg with amex. Subsequently 20 mg apcalis sx for sale, neuronal/glial cycling moves the calculated from labeling of glutamine by 13C labeled glucose label to the neuron where it labels the large glutamate pool buy apcalis sx 20mg without prescription. In contrast the rate An alternate possibility is that rather than glutamate oxida- of labeling of glutamine from a [1-13C] glucose precursor tion this extra labeling reflects cycling between oxaloacetate is a measure of the glutamate/glutamine cycle buy 20 mg apcalis sx overnight delivery. In vivo and and pyruvate to generate reduced nicotinamide adenine di- in vitro 13C MRS at 7 T was recently used to measure nucleotide phosphate (NADPH) reducing equivalents in the labeling time course of glutamate and glutamine in the the glia, a pathway that has been shown to be highly active cerebral cortex of rats under hyperammonemic and nor- in the liver (75). The rate calculated for the Validation of the 13C MRS Glutamate/ neuronal/glial glutamate cycle was similar, with both labels Glutamine Cycle Measurement by indicating that the glutamate/glutamine cycle is the major Correlation with Brain Electrical Activity pathway of neuronal/glial glutamate trafficking accounting for between 80% and 100% of total glutamate trafficking. A If the 13C labeling measured in glutamine by 13CMRSis similar conclusion was recently reported for human cerebral due to the glutamate/glutamine cycle, then the calculated cortex using [2-13C] acetate as a precursor (38), which selec- rate of this pathway should correlate with brain electrical tively introduces label into glutamate and glutamine activity. Neuronal glutamate release is known to increase through glial pyruvate dehydrogenase. To test this prediction, 13C MRS was used to measure the rates of neuronal glucose oxidation and the glutamate/ glutamine cycle in the rat cerebral cortex at three levels of cortical electrical activity: isoelectric EEG induced by high- dose pentobarbital anesthesia, and at two milder levels of anesthesia (26). During isoelectric conditions, under which minimal glutamate release takes place, almost no glutamine synthesis was measured, consistent with the conclusion that the 13C MRS measurement of glutamine synthesis primarily reflects the glutamate/glutamine cycle. Above isoelectricity, the rates of the glutamate/glutamine cycle and neuronal glucose oxidation both increased with higher electrical activ- ity. The relationship measured in this study between the rate of the glutamate/glutamine cycle and neuronal glucose oxidation is described below (see Determination of the In Vivo Coupling Between the Rate of the Glutamate/Gluta- FIGURE 25. In vivo 13C NMR time course of the human occipi- mine Neurotransmitter Cycle and Neuronal Glucose Oxi- tal/parietal lobe: the time course from one subject of the concen- trations of [4-13C] glutamate and [4-13C]glutamine during a dation). At time 0 on the plot an intravenous infusion of [1-13C] glucose was started. The model is shown to provide an 13C MRS Measurements of the Rate of 13 excellent fit to the data. The rise of [4- C] glutamine is clearly seen to lag the labeling of [4-13C] glutamate, consistent with neu- the Glutamate/Glutamine Cycle in Human ronal glutamate being the main precursor for glutamine synthesis Cerebral Cortex via the glutamate/GABA/glutamine cycle. Determination In 1994 we first demonstrated that in vivo C NMRmay of the rate of the glutamate-glutamine cycle in the human brain be used to measure the rate of glutamine labeling (12,18) by in vivo 13C NMR. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1999;96:8235–8240, from [1-13C] glucose in human occipital/parietal cortex. However, the rate of the glutamate/glutamine cycle was not uniquely determined in the initial experiments due to the (mean SD, n 6). In agreement with studies in rat inability to distinguish the glutamate/glutamine cycle from cortex, the glutamate/glutamine cycle is a major metabolic other sources of glutamine labeling. To determine whether flux in the resting human brain with a rate approximately there is a similar high rate of the glutamate/glutamine cycle 80% of the rate of total glucose oxidation. A high rate A time course from the study of Shen and co-workers of the glutamate/glutamine cycle was measured using a two- (29) showing the rapid labeling of C4-glutamine and C4- compartment model, similar to the model used by Shen glutamate from [1-13C] glucose in a single subject is shown and co-workers (29). A best fit of the metabolic model is plotted tion provided by the higher field strength at 4 T allowed through the data. A lag is clearly shown in the labeling of the additional positions of the C2 and C3 resonances of C4-glutamine relative to C4-glutamate, which is consistent aspartate, glutamate, and glutamine to be incorporated into with the large neuronal glutamate pool being the main pre- the modeling. More recently Gruetter and co-workers (35) cursor for glutamine synthesis. The combination of the met- studied six subjects using localized 13C MRS measurements abolic model validated in the rodent and improved MRS of a 45-mL volume in the occipital lobe. The main differ- sensitivity allowed the rate of the glutamate/glutamine cycle, ences from the rates derived from the Shen et al. The lower exchange rate was due to the assign- and a glucose oxidation rate of 0. The major complications in deter- C3, and C4 glutamate and glutamine resonances. Both ap- mining the rate of the glutamate/glutamine cycle from iso- proaches suffer from needing to deconvolute 13C label en- topic measurements are separating the labeling of glutamine tering these carbon positions from pyruvate dehydrogenase from the glutamate/glutamine cycle from alternate path- from the label entering via pyruvate carboxylase.
Other stud- memory impairment that is greater than or equal to 1 cheap apcalis sx 20 mg amex. Approximately 10% of people 65 and entorhinal cortex volumes (66) in patients with AD generic apcalis sx 20 mg line. Brain imaging studies of presymp- tivity of various medial temporal atrophy measures ranges tomatic AD focus on both these forms of age-related mem- from 77% to 92% apcalis sx 20 mg on line, with specificities ranging from 49% to ory decline cheap apcalis sx 20 mg online. In older patients with MCI, hippocampal atrophy predicts subsequent conversion to AD (70). Of var- ious analytic methods, computerized volumetric techniques Evidence of Presymptomatic Disease are most accurate, but they are currently labor intensive and Neuropathologic, neuroimaging, and clinical research sup- are not widely available. Postmortem studies of nondemented been used to assess hippocampal volume using CT or MRI older people indicate that tangle density in healthy aging (62). Such hippocampal atrophy is a sensitive and specific correlates with age (54), but that some persons demonstrate predictor of future AD in patients with MCI. Baseline hip- widely distributed neuritic and diffuse plaques throughout pocampal ratings accurately predicted decliners with an neocortex and limbic structures. Neuropathologic studies found that NFT density increases in some persons (55), presum- that the sites of maximal neuronal loss for both AD and ably those who will eventually develop AD, very early in MCI are in the CA1, subiculum, and entorhinal cortex (62). The diffuse Hippocampal atrophy was also found to predict future cog- amyloid deposits in middle-aged nondemented persons are nitive decline in older persons without cognitive impair- consistent with an early or 'preclinical' stage of AD and ment who were followed-up for nearly 4 years. Visual assess- suggest that the pathologic process progresses gradually, tak- ments of medial temporal lobe atrophy on coronal MRI ing 20 to 30 years to proceed to the clinical manifestation of sections show significant correlations between estimated dementia (56). Other supportive evidence includes findings and stereologically measured volumes (71). Because the lat- that linguistic ability in early life predicts cognitive decline ter is much more labor intensive, visual readings may be an in late life (57). High diffuse plaque density in nonde- alternative approach with greater efficiency. Although hippocampal [6-(dimethylamino)naphthalen-2-yl]propene (FDDNP) (88) atrophy may enable one to distinguish AD from normal with PET to measure the cerebral localization and load of aging, such atrophy may be nonspecific, occurring in other NFTs and SPs in patients with AD (n 7) and controls dementing disorders (73). The FDDNP was injected intravenously and was sures are not as sensitive as PET glucose metabolism mea- found to cross the blood–brain barrier readily in proportion sures, which begin decreasing before the onset of memory to blood flow, as expected from highly hydrophobic com- decline (74). The presence of MRI white matter hyperinten- pounds with high membrane permeability. Greater accu- sities does not improve diagnostic accuracy because they mulation and slower clearance of FDDNP were observed occur both in AD and in healthy normal elderly persons in brain regions with high concentrations of NPs and NFTs, (75,76). The FDDNP residence time in these regions showed ory performance, is one of the earliest areas to accumulate significant correlations with immediate and delayed mem- NFTs (55). Histologic boundaries of the entorhinal cortex ory performance measures (89), and areas of low glucose from patients with autopsy-confirmed AD and controls metabolism correlated with high FDDNP activity reten- have been used to validate a method for measurement of tion. The probe showed visualization of NFTs, NPs, and entorhinal cortex size relying on gyral and sulcal landmarks diffuse amyloid in AD brain specimens using in vitro fluo- visible on MRI (77). Such measures may be additional early rescence microscopy, which matched results using conven- AD detection markers. Several studies have addressed the interaction between Thus, FDDNP-PET imaging is a promising noninvasive regional atrophy and APOE genotype. Increasing dose of approach to longitudinal evaluation of NP and NFT deposi- APOE-4 allele was associated with smaller hippocampal, en- tion in preclinical AD. A study of nondemented older persons found an association between APOE-4 dose Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and a larger left than right hippocampus (79). Combining Initial studies of MRS as a preclinical AD detection tech- medial temporal measures with other functional neuroimag- nique found significantly lower NAA concentrations in per- ing (80) or APOE genotyping may improve the ability of sons with AD and AAMI compared with controls (90). Another study focused on patients with Down In Vivo Imaging of Amyloid Plaques and syndrome because they invariably develop AD by the time Neurofibrillary Tangles they reach their thirties or forties. Concentrations of myoin- ositol- and choline-containing compounds found using 1H The evidence of NP and NFT accumulation years before MRS were significantly higher in the occipital and parietal clinical AD diagnosis suggests that in vivo methods that regions in 19 nondemented adults with Down syndrome directly image these pathognomic lesions would be useful and in 17 age- and sex-matched healthy controls (23). Current methods Moreover, older patients with Down syndrome (42 to 62 for measuring brain amyloid, such as histochemical stains, years) had higher myoinositol levels than younger subjects require tissue fixation on postmortem or biopsy material.
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