Anna Witasp

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BACKGROUND Visfatin, also known as pre-B-cell colony-enhancing factor 1 (PBEF-1), recently was shown to be secreted from adipocytes and have insulin-mimetic properties in mice. Because renal failure(More)
OBJECTIVE Anorexia is a common complication of chronic kidney disease (CKD), while novel animal and human data suggest a role for visfatin in regulating feeding behavior. We hypothesized that(More)