Fetuin-A is related to syndesmophytes in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a case control study

@inproceedings{Tuylu2014FetuinAIR,
  title={Fetuin-A is related to syndesmophytes in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a case control study},
  author={Tugba Tuylu and Ismail Sari and Dilek Solmaz and Didem Leyla Kozaci and Servet Akar and N. Gunay and Fatoş Onen and Nurullah Akkoc},
  booktitle={Clinics},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVES New bone formation is one of the hallmark characteristics of ankylosing spondylitis, which is thereby associated with syndesmophytes. Fetuin-A is a molecule that is abundantly found in calcified tissues and it shows high affinity for calcium phosphate minerals and related compounds. Considering the role of fetuin-A in the regulation of calcified matrix metabolism, we compared the fetuin-A levels in ankylosing spondylitis patients with syndesmophytes with those in patients without… CONTINUE READING
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Fetuin - A is related to syndesmophytes in patients with ankylosing spondylitis : a case control study

  • D Solmaz, DL Kozaci, S Akar, N Gunay
  • Clinics .
  • 2014

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