Expression of osteoprotegerin in human fat tissue; implications for chronic kidney disease.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Premature vascular calcification (or rather ossification) significantly contributes to morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease stage 5 (CKD-5) and is linked to dysregulation of bone remodelling proteins. Recent evidence of a cross-talk between bone and fat tissue urged us to investigate whether the calcification… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2362.2010.02432.x

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