Folinate Supplementation Ameliorates Methotrexate Induced Mitochondrial Formate Depletion In Vitro and In Vivo

  title={Folinate Supplementation Ameliorates Methotrexate Induced Mitochondrial Formate Depletion In Vitro and In Vivo},
  author={Nga-Lai Sou and Yu-Hsuan Huang and Der-Yuan Chen and Yi-Ming Chen and Feng-Yao Tang and Hsin-An Ko and Yi-Hsuan Fan and Yi-Ying Lin and Yi-Cheng Wang and Hui-Ming Chih and Barry Shane and Wen-Nan Huang and En-Pei Isabel Chiang},
  journal={International Journal of Molecular Sciences},
(1) Background: Antifolate methotrexate (MTX) is the most common disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) for treating human rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The mitochondrial-produced formate is essential for folate-mediated one carbon (1C) metabolism. The impacts of MTX on formate homeostasis in unknown, and rigorously controlled kinetic studies can greatly help in this regard. (2) Methods: Combining animal model (8-week old female C57BL/6JNarl mice, n = 18), cell models, stable isotopic tracer… 
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