Alberto Villani

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Atypical fibroblast growth factors (FGF) 21 and 19 play a central role in energy metabolism through the mediation of Klotho coreceptor. Contradictory findings are available about the association of FGF21 and FGF19 with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in humans. We investigated the association of serum FGF21, FGF19 and liver Klotho coreceptor with(More)
Background Kawasaki disease (KD) is a rare generalized systemic vasculitis of unknown etiology in which the main complication is the development of coronary artery abnormalities. Considering that an inflammation-associated systemic pro-oxidant status could play a critical patho-genetic role in KD progression [1], we evaluated some peripheral blood(More)
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