The association between interleukin-19 concentration and diabetic nephropathy

  title={The association between interleukin-19 concentration and diabetic nephropathy},
  author={Li Li and Xu-gan Jiang and Juan-Yu Hu and Z Heng-Qing Yu and Jian-Yong Xu and Fan Liu and Guang-Chun Zhao and Lei Zhang and Hui-Ming Gu and Si-Jing Zhang and J. F. Meng},
  booktitle={BMC nephrology},
BACKGROUND Interleukin-19 (IL-19) is a newly discovered cytokine belonging to the Interleukin-10(IL-10) family. IL-19 have indispensable functions in many inflammatory processes and also can induce the angiogenic potential of endothelial cells. The purpose of present study was to investigate the relation of serum interleukin-19 (IL-19) levels with diabetic nephropathy (DN). METHODS Two hundred study groups of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) (109 males and 91 females) were… CONTINUE READING


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