Serum Neurotrophic Factor Levels in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Relationship to Metabolic Syndrome Components

Civelek S. , Konukoglu D. , Erdenen F., Uzun H.

CLINICAL LABORATORY, cilt.59, ss.369-374, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 59
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.7754/clin.lab.2012.120404
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.369-374


Background: It has been thought that neurotrophins have metabotrophic effects and take part in the carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. The aim of the present study is to examine the levels of neurotrophins in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and whether the levels are linked to the components of metabolic syndrome.