Serife Degirmencioglu

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BACKGROUND AND AIM Studies have suggested that brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) plays a role in glucose and lipid metabolism and inflammation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between serum BDNF levels and various metabolic parameters and inflammatory markers in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). MATERIALS AND(More)
OBJECTIVE Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the regulatory regions of the cytokine genes for tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha), interleukin (IL)-6 and IL-10 have been suggested to influence the risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD) with conflicting results. AIM To investigate the TNFalpha-308, IL-6 -174 and IL-10 -1082 gene polymorphisms as(More)
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