Uric Acid for Cardiovascular Risk: Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hide?


Uric acid (UA) is a potent endogenous antioxidant. However, high concentrations of this molecule have been associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and renal dysfunction, involving mechanisms that include oxidative stress, inflammatory processes, and endothelial injury. Experimental and in vitro results suggest that this biomarker behaves like other… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/diseases4010012


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