Neuropeptide Y and markers of osteoblast activity in dialysis patients: a cross-sectional study.

@article{Panuccio2007NeuropeptideYA,
  title={Neuropeptide Y and markers of osteoblast activity in dialysis patients: a cross-sectional study.},
  author={Vincenzo Panuccio and Sebastiano Cutrupi and Patrizia Pizzini and Francesca Mallamaci and Giovanni Tripepi and Carmine Zoccali},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={1001-8}
}
BACKGROUND In mice, neuropeptide Y (NPY) decreases bone turnover by means of a parathyroid hormone-independent effect on osteoblast activity. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING & PARTICIPANTS We studied the relationship between levels of NPY and biomarkers of osteoblast activity in 161 nondiabetic patients with end-stage renal disease (131… CONTINUE READING