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Distribution and intracellular setting of granulysin in women with knee osteoarthritis

Laskarin, Gordana; Kehler, T; Dominović, Marin; Peršić, Viktor; Rogoznica, M; , Rukavina, Daniel
Distribution and intracellular setting of granulysin in women with knee osteoarthritis // annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, The EULAR Journal / Tore, K Kvien (ur.).
London, UK: Kilchberg, Switzerland, 2017. str. 771-772 (poster, međunarodna recenzija, sažetak, znanstveni)

Distribution and intracellular setting of granulysin in women with knee osteoarthritis

Laskarin, Gordana ; Kehler, T ; Dominović, Marin ; Peršić, Viktor ; Rogoznica, M ; , Rukavina, Daniel

Vrsta, podvrsta i kategorija rada
Sažeci sa skupova, sažetak, znanstveni

Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, The EULAR Journal / Tore, K Kvien - London, UK : Kilchberg, Switzerland, 2017, 771-772

Annual European Congress of Rheumatology

Mjesto i datum
Madrid, Spain, 14.-17. 06. 2017

Vrsta sudjelovanja

Vrsta recenzije
Međunarodna recenzija

Ključne riječi
Granulysin, osteoarthritis

Background: The role of the cell-mediated immune response is recently recognized in osteoarthritis (OA) (1). Granulysin (GNLY) is mediator of cellular immunity and cytotoxic molecule expressed in T and NK cells in regulatory (15 kDa) and cytotoxic (9 kDa) forms (2). Cytotoxic 9 kDa form of GNLY mediates apoptosis of eukaryotic cells (3) and might be responsible for silent unscheduled apoptosis of joint tissue cells in patients with OA without clinically recognized 772 Saturday, 17 June 2017 Scientific Abstracts systematic immune reaction, as measured by erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and C-reactive protein (CRP) (4). We investigate GNLY distribution and intracellular setting in peripheral blood lymphocytes of patients with OA. Objectives:Women with knee OA (17), and age and sex appropriated control (17) were tested. All of them signed informed consent before sampling of peripheral blood (PB). Methods: Medical history, clinical examination, X-ray and routine laboratory testing (ESR, CRP) were used for diagnosing OA. Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) were isolated by gradient density centrifugation and used for multiple, simultaneous intracellular [total GNLY, 9 kDa GNLY, 15 kDa GNLY and Lysosomal-associated membrane protein-1 (LAMP-1)] and surface antigens (CD3 and CD56) detection by immunofluorescence. Data were analyzed by flow cytometry or confocal microscopy. Results: In OA and control samples the percentage of total GNLY+ cells and GNLY expressing NK and T cells did not significantly differ and correlate with ESR and CRP. The frequency of GNLY+ cells was always higher in natural killer (NK) then in T cells and 9 kDa GNLY dominated over 15 kDa GNLY. However, 9 kDa GNLY co-localized more with the marker of cell degranulation, LAMP-1 in polarized granules of OA patients when compared to the control or to the 15 kDa GNLY. Conclusions: The increase in the expression of cytotoxic (9 kDa) over regulatory (15 kDa) GNLY form in PBMC and its intracellular setting in polarized exocytic granules suggests the involvement of activated GNLY+ lymphocytes in the immunopathogenesis of knee OA, indispensable of ESR and CRP. References: [1] Yamada H, Nakashima Y, Okazaki K, et al. Preferential accumulation of activated Th1 cells not only in rheumatoid arthritis but also in osteoarthritis joints. J Rheumatol 2011 ; 38:1569–75. [2] Clayberger C, Finn MW, Wang T, et al. 15 kDa granulysin causes differentiation of monocytes to dendritic cells but lacks cytotoxic activity. J Immunol 2012 ; 188:6119–26. [3] Pardo J, Pérez-Galán P, Gamen S, et al. A role of the mitochondrial apoptosisinducing factor in granulysin-induced apoptosis. J Immunol 2004 ; 167:1222–9. [4] Kehler T, Laskarin G, Massari D, et al. Possible role of granulysin in pathogenesis of osteoarthritis. Med Hypotheses 2015 ; 85:850–3. Acknowledgements: The experiments were financed by the University of Rijeka (No. and “Thalassotherapia- Opatija”, Opatija, Croatia. Disclosure of Interest: None declared DOI: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-eular.5499

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Projekt / tema
062-0620402-0376 - Citokini i citolitički mehanizmi tijekom rane trudnoće (Daniel Rukavina, )

Medicinski fakultet, Rijeka