Alzheimer disease, inflammation, and novel inflammatory marker: resistin


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Kizilarslanoglu M. C. , Kara O., Yesil Y., Kuyumcu M. E. , ÖZTÜRK Z. A. , CANKURTARAN M., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.45, no.5, pp.1040-1046, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1403-55
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1040-1046

Abstract

Background/aim: Inflammation may play an important role in Alzheimer disease (AD) pathogenesis. A growing amount of evidence indicates that resistin has hallmark regulatory functions such as inflammatory states. The aim of this study was to determine whether plasma resistin levels would be useful in the diagnosis of patients with AD and to investigate the relationships between resistin and other inflammatory markers such as hs-CRP and TNF-alpha.