publication . Article . 2017

Fetuin-A: A New Biomarker for Early Detection of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Udeh Livinus Chukwunonso;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2017
Fetuins are blood glycoproteins manufactured in the liver and secreted into the bloodstream. These glycoproteins make up a large group of binding proteins which mediates the transit and presence of a myriad of substances in the blood stream. Serum albumin, which is the most abundant protein in adult animal plasma is best known as the representative of these carrier proteins. In bone homeostasis, it is the circulating glycoprotein that plays a critical role. It plays major roles also in prevention of vascular calcification, disruption of adipocyte function and impairment of insulin signalling. Even with its major role, it is highly dependable in the preventing an...
free text keywords: Fetuin A, Type II Diabetes Mellitus, Calcification, Atherosclerosis, Serum.
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