Proteoglycans in liver cancer.
Budapest, Hungary. In World J Gastroenterol, Feb 2016
This article details and discusses the roles of syndecan-1, glypicans, agrin, perlecan, collagen XVIII/endostatin, endocan, serglycin, decorin, biglycan, asporin, fibromodulin, lumican, and versican in liver function.
Biomarkers in systemic sclerosis: Their potential to predict clinical courses.
Fukui, Japan. In J Dermatol, Jan 2016
Other potential serum/plasma biomarkers for fibrosis and vascular involvement of SSc are connective tissue growth factor, interleukin-6, CCL2, CXCL4, intercellular adhesion molecule (ICAM)-1, P-selectin, vascular endothelial growth factor, von Willebrand factor, endostatin, endoglin and endothelin-1.
Brain microangiopathy and macroangiopathy share common risk factors and biomarkers.
Seoul, South Korea. In Atherosclerosis, Jan 2016
Inflammatory biomarkers (C-reactive protein, E-selectin, and LpPLA2), endothelial dysfunction (asymmetric dimethylarginine, urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio, endostatin, and homocysteine), atherogenesis (lipoprotein(a), adiponectin, and resistin), and renal function (creatinine clearance and estimated glomerular filtration rate) were assessed.