The low levels of bone morphogenic protein-4 and its antagonist noggin in type 2 diabetes


Yurekli B. P. , Kocabas G. U. , AKŞİT M., KUTBAY N. O. , Suner A. , YÜREKLİ I., ...More

HORMONES-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM, vol.17, no.2, pp.247-253, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s42000-018-0041-5
  • Title of Journal : HORMONES-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.247-253

Abstract

Objective Bone morphogenic protein-4 (BMP-4) is a proinflammatory cytokine which is controlled by BMP-4 antagonists. Our aim was to investigate the levels of BMP-4 and its antagonists, noggin and matrix Gla protein (MGP), in prediabetes and diabetes.