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Homocysteine and Hyperhomocysteinaemia

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Title
Homocysteine and Hyperhomocysteinaemia
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Current Medicinal Chemistry, August 2019
DOI 10.2174/0929867325666180313105949
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Bozidarka L. Zaric, Milan Obradovic, Vladan Bajic, Mohamed A. Haidara, Milos Jovanovic, Esma R. Isenovic

Abstract

Homocysteine (Hcy) is thiol group containing the amino acid, which naturally occurs in all humans. Hcy is degraded in the body through two metabolic pathways, while a minor part is excreted through kidneys. The chemical reactions that are necessary for degradation of Hcy require the presence of the folic acid, vitamins B6 and B12. Consequently, the level of the total Hcy in the serum is influenced by the presence or absence of these vitamins. An elevated level of the Hcy, hyperhomocysteinemia (HHcy) and homocystinuria are connected with occlusive artery disease, especially in the brain, the heart, and the kidney, in addition to venous thrombosis, chronic renal failure, megaloblastic anemia, osteoporosis, depression, Alzheimer's disease, pregnancy problems, and others. Elevated Hcy levels are connected with various pathologies both in adult and child population. Causes of HHcy include genetic mutations and enzyme deficiencies in 5, 10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) methionine synthase (MS), and cystathionine β-synthase(CβS). HHcy can be caused by deficiencies in the folate, vitamin B12 and to a lesser extent deficiency in the B6 vitamin what influences methionine metabolism. Additionally, HHcy can be caused by the rich diet and renal impairment. This review presents literature data from recent research related to Hcy metabolism and the etiology of the Hcy blood level disorder. In addition, we also described various pathological mechanisms induced by hereditary disturbances or nutritional influences and their association with HHcy induced pathology in adults and children and treatment of these metabolic disorders.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 31 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 7 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 16%
Student > Master 4 13%
Other 3 10%
Researcher 2 6%
Other 6 19%
Unknown 4 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 7 23%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 16%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 6%
Neuroscience 1 3%
Other 9 29%
Unknown 5 16%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 08 June 2018.
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#10,960,581
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#1,643
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#206,082
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#14
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