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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2017 Vol.18 No.8 P.685-695


Interleukin-18, matrix metalloproteinase-22 and -29 are independent risk factors of human coronary heart disease

Author(s):  Dong-Yi Jin, Cong-Lin Liu, Jun-Nan Tang, Zhao-Zhong Zhu, Xue-Xi Xuan, Xiao-Dan Zhu, Yun-Zhe Wang, Tian-Xia Zhang, De-Liang Shen, Xiao-Fang Wang, Guo-Ping Shi, Jin-Ying Zhang

Affiliation(s):  Department of Cardiology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450052, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   gshi@bwh.harvard.edu, jyzhang@zzu.edu.cn

Key Words:  Interleukin-18, Matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-22, MMP-29, Coronary heart disease, Risk factor

Dong-Yi Jin, Cong-Lin Liu, Jun-Nan Tang, Zhao-Zhong Zhu, Xue-Xi Xuan, Xiao-Dan Zhu, Yun-Zhe Wang, Tian-Xia Zhang, De-Liang Shen, Xiao-Fang Wang, Guo-Ping Shi, Jin-Ying Zhang. Interleukin-18, matrix metalloproteinase-22 and -29 are independent risk factors of human coronary heart disease[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2017, 18(8): 685-695.

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Background: coronary heart disease (CHD) is characterized by arterial wall inflammation and matrix degradation. matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-22 and -29 and pro-inflammatory cytokine interleukin-18 (IL18) are present in human hearts. IL18 may regulate MMP-22 and -29 expression, which may correlate with CHD progression. Methods and results: Immunoblot analysis showed that IL18 induced MMP-22 expression in human aortic smooth muscle cells. The Mann Whitney test from a prospective study of 194 CHD patients and 68 non-CHD controls demonstrated higher plasma levels of IL18, MMP-22 and -29 in CHD patients than in the controls. A logistic regression test suggested that plasma IL18 (odds ratio (OR)=1.131, P=0.007), MMP-22 (OR=1.213, P=0.040), and MMP-29 (OR=1.198, P=0.033) were independent risk factors of CHD. Pearson’s correlation test showed that IL18 (coefficient (r)=0.214, P=0.045; r=0.246, P=0.031) and MMP-22 (r=0.273, P=0.006; r=0.286, P=0.012) were associated with the Gensini score before and after adjusting for potential confounding factors. The multivariate Pearson’s correlation test showed that plasma MMP-22 levels correlated positively with high-sensitive-C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) (r=0.167, P=0.023), and MMP-29 levels correlated negatively with triglyceride (r=−0.169, P=0.018). Spearman’s correlation test indicated that plasma IL18 levels associated positively with plasma MMP-22 (r=0.845, P<0.001) and MMP-29 (r=0.548, P<0.001). Conclusions: Our observations suggest that IL18, MMP-22 and -29 serve as biomarkers and independent risk factors of CHD. Increased systemic IL18 in CHD patients may contribute to elevated plasma MMP-22 and -29 levels in these patients.


方法:通过免疫印迹分析检测IL18对人体动脉平滑肌细胞MMP-22的表达;通过Mann Whitney检验对来自于194例冠心病患者和68例对照组的前瞻性研究进行分析;通过logistic回归分析冠心病的独立风险因素;通过Pearson相关性分析IL18和MMP-22的表达水平与冠状动脉Gensini积分的相关性;通过多变量Pearson相关性分析血浆MMP-22水平与超敏C反应蛋白(hs-CRP)及甘油三酯水平的相关性;通过Spearman相关性分析血浆IL18水平与MMP-22和MMP-29的相关性。


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