Noninvasive biomarkers of high- and low-grade intestinal inflammation and of mucosal healing (MH) in patients with inflammatory bowel disease are currently lacking. We have recently shown that fecal high mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) protein is a novel biomarker of gut inflammation. We aimed at investigating in a mouse model if HMGB1 was able to foresee both a clinically evident and a subclinical gut inflammation and if its normalization indicated MH. We also aimed at confirming the results in patients with Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis.

Palone, F., Vitali, R., Cucchiara, S., Pierdomenico, M., Negroni, A., Aloi, M., Nuti, F., Felice, C., Armuzzi, A., Stronati, L., Role of HMGB1 as a suitable biomarker of subclinical intestinal inflammation and mucosal healing in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, <<INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES>>, 2014; 20 (8): 1448-1457. [doi:10.1097/MIB.0000000000000113] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/64540]

Role of HMGB1 as a suitable biomarker of subclinical intestinal inflammation and mucosal healing in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Armuzzi, Alessandro;
2014

Abstract

Noninvasive biomarkers of high- and low-grade intestinal inflammation and of mucosal healing (MH) in patients with inflammatory bowel disease are currently lacking. We have recently shown that fecal high mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) protein is a novel biomarker of gut inflammation. We aimed at investigating in a mouse model if HMGB1 was able to foresee both a clinically evident and a subclinical gut inflammation and if its normalization indicated MH. We also aimed at confirming the results in patients with Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis.
2014
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Palone, F., Vitali, R., Cucchiara, S., Pierdomenico, M., Negroni, A., Aloi, M., Nuti, F., Felice, C., Armuzzi, A., Stronati, L., Role of HMGB1 as a suitable biomarker of subclinical intestinal inflammation and mucosal healing in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, <<INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES>>, 2014; 20 (8): 1448-1457. [doi:10.1097/MIB.0000000000000113] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/64540]
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