Fetuins

Known as: Fetuin, Fetuins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A family of calcium-binding alpha-globulins that are synthesized in the LIVER and play an essential role in maintaining the solubility of CALCIUM in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND The secreted liver protein fetuin-A (AHSG) is up-regulated in hepatic steatosis and the metabolic syndrome. These… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
CONTEXT Fetuin-A is a hepatic secretory protein that binds the insulin receptor and inhibits insulin action in vitro. In prior… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Fetuin-A is a multifunctional hepatic secretory protein that inhibits the action of insulin in experimental animals… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Vascular calcification is common among end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients and a central characteristic of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Fetuin-A (alpha2-Heremans Schmid glycoprotein) has recently been identified as a circulating inhibitor of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Vascular calcification predicts an increased risk for cardiovascular events/mortality in atherosclerosis, diabetes, and ESRD… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Ectopic calcification is a frequent complication of many degenerative diseases. Here we identify the serum protein alpha2… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Vascular calcification is the most prominent underlying pathological finding in patients with uraemia, and is a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Fetuins are serum proteins with diverse functions including the regulation of osteogenesis and inhibition of unwanted… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We present data suggesting a function of alpha2-HS glycoproteins/fetuins in serum and in mineralization, namely interference with… (More)
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