Circulating miR‐99b‐5p as a novel predictor of erosion progression on high‐resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography in early rheumatoid arthritis: A prospective cohort study
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摘要Objectives
To compare micro RNA (miRNA) expression: (a) between healthy individuals and early rheumatoid arthritis (ERA) patients with and without erosion on high‐resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography (HR‐pQCT) at baseline; and (b) to explore whether these miRNAs could inform a signature predictive of erosion progression despite treatment with conventional synthetic disease‐modifying antirheumatic drugs (csDMARDs).

Methods
The second metacarpophalangeal head (MCP2) was scanned by HR‐pQCT at baseline and 1 year in 117 ERA patients. We performed global profiling of 377 miRNAs in 10 ERA patients with and without erosion on HR‐pQCT at baseline and six healthy controls. Validation of the miRNAs of interest were conducted using TaqMan® quantitative real‐time polymerase chain reaction in the validation ERA cohort (n = 117) at baseline. Correlation between the candidate miRNAs and erosion progression over 1 year were also assessed.

Results
In the 377 screened miRNAs, 94 (60.6%) miRNAs were upregulated in patients with erosions, with 13 (8.4%) upregulated more than 2‐fold. Sixty‐one (39.4%) miRNAs were downregulated in patients with erosions, with 6 (3.9%) downregulated more than 2‐fold. Expression of miR‐143‐3p, miR‐145‐5p and miR‐99b‐5p were significantly higher in the plasma of ERA patients with erosions compared with those without erosions. Logistic regression analysis revealed that the baseline expression of miR‐99b‐5p was an independent predictor of erosion progression at month 12 (Exp [B] = 4.257, 95% CI 1.178‐15.386, P = 0.027).

Conclusions
Differential expressions of circulating miR‐143‐3p, miR‐145‐5p and miR‐99b‐5p in the plasma of ERA patients may characterize a severe form of the disease. MiR‐99b‐5p, in particular, may serve as a possible predictor for erosion progression.
出版社接受日期29.05.2019
著者Jiang Yue, Terrence C. K. Lau, James F. Griffith, Jiankun Xu, Fan Xiao, Lin Shi, Defeng Wang, Priscilla C. H. Wong, Edmund K. Li, Lydia P. Tam, Martin Li, Tena K. Li, Wah Yan Mak, Vivian Hung, Ling Qin, Lai‐Shan Tam
期刊名稱International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases
出版年份2019
月份9
卷號22
期次9
出版社Wiley
頁次1724 - 1733
國際標準期刊號1756-1841
電子國際標準期刊號1756-185X
語言英式英語
關鍵詞HR-pQCT, early rheumatoid arthritis, erosion progression, miRNAs

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