Pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A is related to gender and to adipocytokine levels: results of the Health Survey of Catalonia.


OBJECTIVE Pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A (PAPP-A) is a protease promoting IGF1 tissue availability and considered as a new biomarker of cardiovascular disease. AIM To evaluate the relationship between PAPP-A concentrations and anthropometric variables, physical activity, smoking status, glucose homoeostasis and adipocytokines in healthy adults… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2265.2012.04469.x


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