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Gene Expression
cAMP Response Element Binding Protein

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Chitsaz, A., Falahatian, M., & Hadadian, M. (2019). A Comparative Study of the Detection of cAMP response element binding protein (CREB) in the Peripheral Blood of Alzheimer’s Patients and the Healthy subjects as a Biomarker for the diagnosis of Alzheimer. Internal Medicine and Medical Investigation Journal, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.24200/imminv.v4i2.211

A Comparative Study of the Detection of cAMP response element binding protein (CREB) in the Peripheral Blood of Alzheimer's Patients and the Healthy subjects as a Biomarker for the diagnosis of Alzheimer

Ahmad Chitsaz
School of medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
Masih Falahatian
School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
Moneer Hadadian
School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.

Introduction: Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative disease, which usually helps some biomarkers, such as amyloid proteins, to diagnose the disease. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to compare the expression of a protein binding protein to the adjuvant responder to circular adenosine monophosphate (CREB) in peripheral blood of patients to Alzheimer's and healthy elderly people as a biomarker for diagnosing Alzheimer. Materials and Methods: In this case-control study, 32 patients with Alzheimer's disease and 32 normal blood samples were taken. Using real time PCR, CREB expression was evaluated. Results: The mean CREB level in the case group was 0.89 ± 0.30 and in the control group was 1.01 ± 0.03. The mean of BDNF level in the case group was significantly higher than the control group (P <0.001). There was no significant relationship between the level of CREB with age, sex, MMSE score and Cornell scale for depression in dementia (P> 0.05). Conclusion: Reducing CREB levels in people with Alzheimer's disease can be a factor in diagnosis in comparison to healthy people.



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