Wifredo Ricard

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OBJECTIVE Our goal was to test any association between human plasma circulating levels of monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (cMCP-1) and insulin resistance and to compare monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) adipose tissue gene expression and cMCP-1 in relation with inflammatory markers. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES cMCP-1 was measured in n =(More)
TWEAK, a cytokine of the TNF family, has been found to be expressed under different inflammatory conditions but no data is available concerning the expression of this cytokine and its receptor (Fn14) in human obesity. In the present work we have evaluated the expression of many pro-inflammatory TNF system cytokines (TNF-alpha, TWEAK and their respective(More)
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