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Cholesteryl ester storage disease (CESD) and Wolman disease are autosomal recessive later-onset and severe infantile disorders, respectively, which result from the deficient activity of lysosomal acid lipase (LAL). LAL is encoded by LIPA (10q23.31) and the most common mutation associated with CESD is an exon 8 splice junction mutation (c.894G>A; E8SJM), which expresses only ∼3%-5% of normally spliced LAL. However, the frequency of c.894G>A is unknown in most populations. To estimate the prevalence of CESD in different populations, the frequencies of the c.894G>A mutation were determined in 10,000 LIPA alleles from healthy African-American, Asian, Caucasian, Hispanic, and Ashkenazi Jewish individuals from the greater New York metropolitan area and 6,578 LIPA alleles from African-American, Caucasian, and Hispanic subjects enrolled in the Dallas Heart Study. The combined c.894G>A allele frequencies from the two cohorts ranged from 0.0005 (Asian) to 0.0017 (Caucasian and Hispanic), which translated to carrier frequencies of 1 in 1,000 to ∼1 in 300, respectively. No African-American heterozygotes were detected. Additionally, by surveying the available literature, c.894G>A was estimated to account for 60% (95% confidence interval [CI]: 51%-69%) of reported mutations among multiethnic CESD patients. Using this estimate, the predicted prevalence of CESD in the Caucasian and Hispanic populations is ∼0.8 per 100,000 (∼1 in 130,000; 95% CI: ∼1 in 90,000 to 1 in 170,000).
These data indicate that CESD may be underdiagnosed in the general Caucasian and Hispanic populations, which is important since clinical trials of enzyme replacement therapy for LAL deficiency are currently being developed. Moreover, future studies on CESD prevalence in African and Asian populations may require full-gene LIPA sequencing to determine heterozygote frequencies, since c.894G>A is not common in these racial groups.
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Multiparameter flow cytometry reveals a complex heterogeneity of mononuclear phagocyte differentiation within the peripheral blood compartment. In this study, the relation of abnormal cellular lipid metabolism to the phenotype of peripheral blood mononuclear phagocytes, which finally may be related to atherogenesis, was analyzed using recently characterized autosomal recessive defects of lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) expression as model system. The reduction of LAL activity in nine heterozygote, disease free carriers of mutations from two cholesteryl ester storage disease (CESD) pedigrees and the family of a patient with Wolman disease was associated with an increased fraction of monocytes which expressed CD56 (N-CAM) (4.1 +/- 2.7% of monocytes, compared to 2.2 +/- 0.5% in ten controls, P < 0.05), an antigen characteristic of immature myeloid cells, suggesting an increased turnover of monocytes. Furthermore, a trend was observed towards an enhanced blood pool of more mature mononuclear phagocytes which show decreased expression of the 55 kD lipopolysaccharide receptor (CD14) together with either expression of the Fc-gamma-receptor III (CD16) or a high expression of CD33. A similar phenotype of peripheral mononuclear phagocytes was observed in the two CESD patients analyzed. In conclusion, our data suggest that these monogenetic defects of lysosomal lipoprotein metabolism are associated with complex alterations of mononuclear phagocyte differentiation and extravasation.
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