Thrombospondin 1 as a novel biological marker of obesity and metabolic syndrome.

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CONTEXT Thrombospondin 1 (THBS1 or TSP-1) is an adipose-derived matricellular protein, which has recently been highlighted as a potential mediator of insulin resistance and adipose inflammation in obesity. OBJECTIVE In this study, we aimed to determine the clinical significance of THBS1 as a novel biological marker of visceral obesity, metabolic syndrome… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2015.07.016

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