Yurika Kawano

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Pentraxin 3 (PTX3) is an acute-phase protein that shares structural homology with C-reactive protein (CRP). PTX3 is produced in macrophages, endothelial cells, and adipocytes in response to inflammatory stimuli, whereas hepatocytes are the main source of CRP. Because obesity and metabolic syndrome (MetS) are considered chronic inflammatory states, PTX3(More)
  • Yurika Kawano
  • Nihon Ketsueki Gakkai zasshi : journal of Japan…
  • 1989
PHA-leukocytes conditioned medium (PHA-LCM) prepared from the patients with chronic renal failure and normal control was tested for BPA by progenitor cell assay with methylcellulose culture method. The BPA of uremic patients, expressed as a percentage of standard CM, was significantly lower than that of normal subjects (96 +/- 9%). However, there was no(More)
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