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Soluble alpha-Klotho and its relation to kidney function and fibroblast growth factor-23

  • Context: Relations between fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF-23), soluble alpha-klotho (s-alpha-klotho), and kidney function in chronic kidney disease (CKD) are still unclear. Especially the role of s-alpha-klotho requires further study. Objectives: Our objectives were to analyze the relation of s-alpha-klotho to estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), FGF-23, and other parameters of calcium-phosphate metabolism and to investigate the response of s-alpha-klotho to cholecalciferol. Patients, Design, and Setting: Twenty-four CKD (stage 1-5) patients participated in this 8-week randomized controlled trial (vitamin D and chronic renal insufficiency). Interventions: Interventions included 40 000 IU cholecalciferol or placebo weekly. Main Outcome Measure: S-alpha-klotho was determined by ELISA with antihuman klotho antibodies 67G3 and 91F1. Results: For all patients, s-alpha-klotho concentrations did not differ between CKD stages. When patients were subdivided based on FGF-23 concentrations, a positive association of s-alpha-klothoContext: Relations between fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF-23), soluble alpha-klotho (s-alpha-klotho), and kidney function in chronic kidney disease (CKD) are still unclear. Especially the role of s-alpha-klotho requires further study. Objectives: Our objectives were to analyze the relation of s-alpha-klotho to estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), FGF-23, and other parameters of calcium-phosphate metabolism and to investigate the response of s-alpha-klotho to cholecalciferol. Patients, Design, and Setting: Twenty-four CKD (stage 1-5) patients participated in this 8-week randomized controlled trial (vitamin D and chronic renal insufficiency). Interventions: Interventions included 40 000 IU cholecalciferol or placebo weekly. Main Outcome Measure: S-alpha-klotho was determined by ELISA with antihuman klotho antibodies 67G3 and 91F1. Results: For all patients, s-alpha-klotho concentrations did not differ between CKD stages. When patients were subdivided based on FGF-23 concentrations, a positive association of s-alpha-klotho with eGFR became apparent in patients with lower than median FGF-23 concentrations but not in those above median value. Patients with s-alpha-klotho below 204 pg/mL showed higher age, lower phosphate clearance, and lower bone-specific alkaline phosphatase compared with patients with higher s-alpha-klotho. Treatment with cholecalciferol significantly increased 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D. The increase of FGF-23 had only borderline significance. There was no significant effect of high-dose cholecalciferol administration for 8 weeks on plasma s-alpha-klotho. Conclusions: CKD patients with s-alpha-klotho below 204 pg/mL had higher age, lower phosphate clearance, and lower bone-specific alkaline phosphatase. An association of s-alpha-klotho with eGFR was observed only in the presence of close to normal, but not high, FGF-23 concentrations. Cholecalciferol treatment did not change s-alpha-klotho concentrations.show moreshow less

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Author:Alexandra Scholze, Ying Liu, Lise Pedersen, Shengqiang Xia, Heinz J. Roth, Berthold HocherGND, Lars Melholt Rasmussen, Martin Tepel
DOI:https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2013-4171
ISSN:0021-972X (print)
ISSN:1945-7197 (online)
Pubmed Id:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=24606097
Parent Title (English):The journal of clinical endocrinology & metabolism
Publisher:Endocrine Society
Place of publication:Washington
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Year of first Publication:2014
Year of Completion:2014
Release Date:2017/03/27
Volume:99
Issue:5
Pagenumber:7
First Page:E855
Last Page:E861
Organizational units:Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät / Institut für Ernährungswissenschaft
Peer Review:Referiert