CLINICA CHIMICA ACTA, vol.412, pp.2296-2299, 2011 (SCI-Expanded)
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CLINICA CHIMICA ACTA
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Pigment epithelium-derived factor, Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, Steatosis, ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH-FACTOR, FACTOR PEDF, METABOLIC SYNDROME, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, ANGIOGENESIS, ACTIVATION, CELLS
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated:
Background: Increased serum concentrations of pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF) have been linked to the metabolic syndrome in the general population. However, the relationship between serum PEDF and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome, remains unknown.