Resistin: A Potential Biomarker for Periodontitis Influenced Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetes Induced Periodontitis

@inproceedings{Devanoorkar2014ResistinAP,
  title={Resistin: A Potential Biomarker for Periodontitis Influenced Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetes Induced Periodontitis},
  author={Archana Devanoorkar and Rahul Kathariya and Nagappa Guttiganur and Dharmarajan Gopalakrishnan and Paulami Bagchi},
  booktitle={Disease markers},
  year={2014}
}
Biomarkers are highly specific and sensitive indicators of disease activity. Resistin is a recently discovered adipocytokine, having a potent biomarker quality. Initially resistin was thought to be produced by adipocytes alone; however, emerging evidence suggests that it is also produced in abundance by various cells of the immunoinflammatory system, indicating its role in various chronic inflammatory diseases. Data suggests that resistin plays a role in obesity, insulin resistance… CONTINUE READING

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