|Reference : Intraocular Lens Adsorbome: a Proteomic Study of Adsorbed Proteins onto Acrylic Material...|
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|Intraocular Lens Adsorbome: a Proteomic Study of Adsorbed Proteins onto Acrylic Materials and Its Implication in Secondary Cataract|
|Huang, Yi-Shiang [Université de Liège - ULg > Département des sciences biomédicales et précliniques > Histologie - Cytologie >]|
|Bertrand, Virginie [Université de Liège - ULg > > > Form. doct. sc. (chimie - Bologne)]|
|Mazzucchelli, Gabriel [Université de Liège - ULg > > Center for Analytical Research and Technology (CART) >]|
|Bozukova, Dimitriya |
|Pagnoul, Christophe |
|Durrieu, Marie-Christine |
|De Pauw, Edwin [Université de Liège - ULg > Département de chimie (sciences) > GIGA-R : Laboratoire de spectrométrie de masse (L.S.M.) >]|
|De Pauw, Marie-Claire [Université de Liège - ULg > Département des sciences biomédicales et précliniques > Histologie - Cytologie >]|
|2012 International Mass Spectrometry Conference|
|from 15-09-2012 to 21-09-2012|
|[en] Intraocular lens ; Protein adsorption ; Posterior Capsular Opacification|
|[en] The intraocular lens (IOL) is a polymer implant designed to replace the natural lens after cataract surgery. When the implant is introduced into the lens capsule, the polymer starts to interact with the aqueous humour and the exchange of molecules between the solid and the liquid begins. The nature of exchange in water, ions, and biomolecules may result in several postoperative complications including glistening, calcification, and posterior capsular opacification. The posterior capsular opacification (PCO, also called “Secondary Cataract”) is raised from the over-growth of residual lens epithelial cells. The first step of the over-growth process of the cells is their adhesion to the deposited biomolecules, such as proteins involved in extra-cellular matrices.
The purpose of this study is to identify the principal proteins adsorbed onto the acrylic polymers by mass spectrometry. The concept of adsorbome is to generate a list of adsorbed proteins to the hydrophilic and hydrophobic polymers, and then compare the difference to the original component of aqueous humour in order to see the affinity of individual protein to each material. Two kinds of hydrophilic and two kinds of hydrophobic acrylic polymers were tested for their adsorbomes by treating them with an aqueous humour analogue and the major adsorbed proteins were identified by mass spectrometry. Interestingly, the hydrophilic acrylic polymer shows a relative lower protein adsorption rate but shows a higher incidence of secondary cataract. This phenomenon implies the adsorbed proteins play a crucial role in progress of secondary cataract.
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