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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.19193/0393-6384_2016_2_46
  • Journal Name: ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.313-316
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes

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).