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BACKGROUND Nitric oxide (NO) produced by endothelial NO synthase (eNOS) mediates a wide range of processes, and abnormal NO production mediated diabetes complications, including diabetic nephropathy(More)
Adiponectin is an adipocyte-produced protein involved in regulating glucose, lipid, and energy metabolism, and is encoded by ADIPOQ (APM1) gene. ADIPOQ polymorphisms were previously associated with(More)
BACKGROUND Cross-sectional and family studies identified angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene as a risk factor for diabetic nephropathy (DN). The contribution of ACE gene variants to DN(More)
The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma (PPARgamma) is a nuclear receptor involved in lipid metabolism, adipocyte differentiation and regulation of insulin sensitivity, and is associated(More)