F2-isoprostanes (F2-IsoP) are reportedly increased in dementia patients, and are considered a reliable biomarker of oxidation. However, few studies have examined the predictive value of peripheral F2-IsoP levels in non-demented older adults. This study assesses the association between plasma F2-IsoP and change in cognitive function in non-demented elderly over eight years. Plasma F2-IsoP was measured by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry in a biracial cohort of 726 elderly men and women. Digit Symbol Substitution test and the Modified Mini-Mental State Exam were administered over time. No association was found between F2-IsoP tertile and baseline or change (slope) in cognitive function over eight years. Plasma F2-IsoP is not a valuable biomarker in predicting cognitive change over years in non-demented older adults.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids|
|State||Published - Jan 2011|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Biochemistry
- Cell Biology