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Unraveling the role of connective tissue growth factor in diabetic nephropathy

Item Type:Editorial
Title:Unraveling the role of connective tissue growth factor in diabetic nephropathy
Creators Name:Schmidt-Ott, K.M.
Abstract:Marked upregulation of the secreted extracellular matrix-associated protein connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) in the glomerulus coincides with the onset of diabetic nephropathy. Recent studies, including the one by Yokoi et al., shed light on the role of CTGF in glomerular injury.
Keywords:Diabetic Nephropathies, Immediate-Early Proteins, Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins, Animals, Mice
Source:Kidney International
ISSN:0085-2538
Publisher:Nature Publishing Group (U.S.A.)
Volume:73
Number:4
Page Range:375-376
Date:2 February 2008
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.ki.5002661
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