The low levels of bone morphogenic protein-4 and its antagonist noggin in type 2 diabetes


ŞARER YÜREKLİ B. P., Kocabas G. U., Aksit M., Kutbay N. O., SUNER KARAKÜLAH A., Yurekli I., ...More

HORMONES-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM, vol.17, no.2, pp.247-253, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s42000-018-0041-5
  • Journal Name: HORMONES-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.247-253
  • Keywords: BMP-4, Antagonists, Urinary albumin excretion, ANKLE-BRACHIAL INDEX, ENDOTHELIAL-CELLS, INFLAMMATION, STRESS, BMP-4
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objective Bone morphogenic protein-4 (BMP-4) is a proinflammatory cytokine which is controlled by BMP-4 antagonists. Our aim was to investigate the levels of BMP-4 and its antagonists, noggin and matrix Gla protein (MGP), in prediabetes and diabetes.