Apolipoprotein A-I positively associated with diabetes in women independently of apolipoprotein E genotype and apolipoprotein B levels

Onat A., Komurcu-Bayrak E., Can G., Kucukdurmaz Z., HERGENÇ G., Erginel-Unaltuna N.

NUTRITION, vol.26, no.10, pp.975-980, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.nut.2009.09.023
  • Journal Name: NUTRITION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.975-980
  • Keywords: Apolipoproteins A-I, B, and E, Apolipoprotein E genotype, Diabetes type 2, Gender difference, Metabolic syndrome, C-REACTIVE PROTEIN, METABOLIC SYNDROME, E POLYMORPHISM, RISK, LIPOPROTEINS, DEFINITION, DISEASE, MARKERS, OBESITY, LIPIDS
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Given the elevated apolipoprotein (apo) A-I level enhancement of type 2 diabetes among Turks, the interrelation among it, apoB, and apoE genotype with respect to the likelihood of diabetes and metabolic syndrome (MetS), and the role of gender need further investigation.