Gestational diabetes mellitus is associated with increased leukocyte peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ expression

@inproceedings{Wojcik2015GestationalDM,
  title={Gestational diabetes mellitus is associated with increased leukocyte peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ expression},
  author={Marzena Wojcik and Katarzyna Mac-Marcjanek and Iwona Nadel and Lucyna Alicja Wozniak and Katarzyna Cypryk},
  booktitle={Archives of medical science : AMS},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ (PPARγ) is a ligand-activated transcription factor of the nuclear receptor superfamily that is involved in lipid and carbohydrate metabolism as well as inflammation; thereby it participates in metabolic diseases including diabetes. Although PPARγ expression has been observed in different tissues of diabetic patients, its level in leukocytes from subjects affected by gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) has not yet been reported. This… CONTINUE READING

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