Systemic inflammation is associated with exaggerated skeletal muscle protein catabolism in maintenance hemodialysis patients

Creative Commons License

DEĞER S. M., Hung A., Gamboa J., Siew E. D., Ellis C. D., Booker C., ...More

JCI INSIGHT, vol.2, no.22, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2 Issue: 22
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1172/jci.insight.95185
  • Journal Name: JCI INSIGHT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No


BACKGROUND. Systemic inflammation and muscle wasting are highly prevalent and coexist in patients on maintenance hemodialysis (MHD). We aimed to determine the effects of systemic inflammation on skeletal muscle protein metabolism in MHD patients.