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Clinical Significance Of Linc00342 Expression In The Peripheral Blood Lymphocytes Of Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

Authors Liu C, Xu Y, Wu X, Zou Q

Received 24 March 2019

Accepted for publication 29 October 2019

Published 12 December 2019 Volume 2019:12 Pages 251—256

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IJNRD.S209832

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Editor who approved publication: Professor Pravin Singhal


Cheng Liu,1 Yaqian Xu,1 Xueping Wu,2 Qi Zou1

1Department of Critical Care Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical College, Bengbu, Anhui 233004, People’s Republic of China; 2Department of Nephrology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical College, Bengbu, Anhui 233004, People’s Republic of China

Correspondence: Xueping Wu
Department of Nephrology, The First Affiliated Hospital Of Bengbu Medical College, Bengbu, Anhui 233004, People’s Republic of China
Email wleadery@163.com

Qi Zou
Department of Critical Care Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical College, Bengbu, Anhui 233004, People’s Republic of China
Email panzersas@163.com

Objective: To investigate the expression of Linc00342 in peripheral blood lymphocytes in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and healthy people and to identify Linc00342 as a biomarker of chronic kidney disease.
Methods: Peripheral blood samples were collected from 30 patients with chronic kidney disease and 10 healthy volunteers at the First Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical College, China. According to CKD classification, the patients were divided into three CKD groups (the CKD1/2 group, CKD3/4 group and CKD5 group) and a healthy volunteer group (the H group). The relative expression of Linc00342 in lymphocytes was detected by RT-PCR, while the IL-6 and IL-10 levels in the serum were detected by ELISA. In addition, the general data of the patients and healthy volunteers were recorded. Finally, SPSS software was used for statistical analysis.
Results: The expression level of Linc00342 in the peripheral blood lymphocytes of the four groups increased significantly as the CKD grade increased, and there were statistically significant differences (p < 0.01). There was a positive linear correlation between the expression of Linc00342 in peripheral blood lymphocytes and the eGFR (p < 0.05), which was expressed by the linear model equation: Y = 2.532 + 0.012X. Among the inflammatory factors for the early diagnosis of CKD, the area under the ROC curve for the expression of Linc00342 in peripheral blood lymphocyte was 0.953, the standard error was 0.034 and the 95% confidence interval was 0.000–1.000.
Conclusion: The expression level of Linc00342 in peripheral blood lymphocytes can reflect the severity of CKD, and Linc00342 is possibly used as a molecular marker of CKD.

Keywords: Linc00342, chronic kidney disease, lymphocyte
 

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