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Plasma fetuin-a levels and the risk of myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke

Item Type:Article
Title:Plasma fetuin-a levels and the risk of myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke
Creators Name:Weikert, C. and Stefan, N. and Schulze, M.B. and Pischon, T. and Berger, K. and Joost, H.G. and Haering, H.U. and Boeing, H. and Fritsche, A.
Abstract:Fetuin-A, a protein almost exclusively secreted by the liver, induces insulin resistance and subclinical inflammation in rodents. Circulating fetuin-A levels are elevated in humans with metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance, conditions that are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
Keywords:Atherosclerosis, Cerebral Infarction, Coronary Disease, Risk Factors
Source:Circulation
ISSN:0009-7322
Publisher:American Heart Association (U.S.A.)
Volume:118
Number:24
Page Range:2555-2562
Date:9 December 2008
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.814418
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