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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Humpert, PM; Kopf, S; Djuric, Z; Laine, K; Korosoglou, G; Rudofsky, G; Hamann, A; Morcos, M; von Eynatten, M; Nawroth, PP; Bierhaus, A 
Title:
Levels of three distinct p75 neurotrophin receptor forms found in human plasma are altered in type 2 diabetic patients. 
Abstract:
AIMS/HYPOTHESIS: The p75 neurotrophin receptor (p75NTR) has been shown to appear in the plasma of diabetic rats, possibly indicating diabetic neuropathy. The aim of this study was to use a semi-quantitative assay for human plasma p75NTR to investigate whether this receptor is a marker of peripheral diabetic neuropathy (DPN) and autonomic cardiovascular neuropathy (CAN) in type 2 diabetic patients. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Eighty type 2 diabetic patients and 25 controls without diabetes were analyse...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Diabetologia 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
50 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1517-22 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0012-186X 
TUM Institution:
Abteilung für Nephrologie