IS PROLIDASE AN ACTIVATION MARKER IN PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS?


Ugan Y., Sezen H., DOĞRU A. , Kucuk A.

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.32, no.2, pp.313-316, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.19193/0393-6384_2016_2_46
  • Title of Journal : ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Page Numbers: pp.313-316

Abstract

Introduction: Prolidase, cytosolic exopeptidase, is important in the final step of degradation in collagen metabolism and cell growth. The aim of this study is to investigate the prolidase enzyme levels as a disease activity indicator in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).