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To evaluate the association between disease activity and serum levels of pentraxin-3 (PTX-3) and lysosomal-associated membrane protein-2 (LAMP-2) as well as the acute reactants in Chinese Takayasu's arteritis (TAK) patients.
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Name: Clinical and experimental rheumatology
Lysosomal-associated membrane protein-2 (LAMP-2) is a highly glycosylated type I glycoprotein ex- pressed on the membranes of neutrophils, endothelial cells and other cells, which are closely linked t...
Pentraxin 3 (PTX-3) is an acute phase protein that belongs to the pentraxin superfamily. It is synthesized locally at the site of inflammation and its levels are related to the damage of blood vessels...
Pentraxin-3 (PTX-3) is derived from the secretion of macrophages, neutrophils, endothelial cells, epithelial cells, and vascular smooth muscle cells, which can regulate the immune activity of macropha...
Lysosomal diseases (LDs), also known as lysosomal storage diseases (LSDs), are a heterogeneous group of conditions caused by defects in lysosomal function. LDs may result from deficiency of lysosomal ...
Spot 14 (S14) protein is primarily expressed in adipogenic tissues. Compared to wild type, S14 knockout mice had better resistance to diet-induced obesity and glucose tolerance. However, the associati...
To investigate the association of maternal serum concentrations of pentraxin 3 in early pregnancy with gestational diabetes mellitus and to explore its potential value in the prediction of...
This study included 70 subjects divided into 3 groups. Group I included 25 patients with NAFLD. Group II included 25 patients with NAFLD and chronic HCV. Group III: included 20 controls. A...
A number of inflammatory markers have been recognized, among which the acute phase reactant C-reactive protein showed a positive correlation with the risk of coronary artery disease in bot...
Soluble secreted proteins that are expressed uniquely in specific organs and whose formation of secretion is regulated by disease states are excellent markers for the disease. This is beca...
To examine the independent association of serum total homocysteine and C-reactive protein with arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality.
An abundant lysosomal-associated membrane protein that has been found to shuttle between LYSOSOMES; ENDOSOMES; and the PLASMA MEMBRANE. Loss of expression of lysosomal-associated membrane protein 2 is associated with GLYCOGEN STORAGE DISEASE TYPE IIB.
An abundant lysosomal-associated membrane protein that has been found to shuttle between LYSOSOMES; ENDOSOMES; and the PLASMA MEMBRANE. In PLATELETS and T-LYMPHOCYTES it may play a role in the cellular degranulation process.
A lysosomal-associated membrane glycoprotein that is expressed at high levels in mature DENDRITIC CELLS.
A metabolic disease characterized by the defective transport of CYSTINE across the lysosomal membrane due to mutation of a membrane protein cystinosin. This results in cystine accumulation and crystallization in the cells causing widespread tissue damage. In the KIDNEY, nephropathic cystinosis is a common cause of RENAL FANCONI SYNDROME.
Immune complex disease caused by the administration of foreign serum or serum proteins and characterized by fever, lymphadenopathy, arthralgia, and urticaria. When they are complexed to protein carriers, some drugs can also cause serum sickness when they act as haptens inducing antibody responses.
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...