Leptin might be a regulator of serum uric acid concentrations in humans


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BEDIR A., Topbas M. , TANYERI F., ALVUR M., ARIK N.

JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL, vol.44, no.4, pp.527-536, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1536/jhj.44.527
  • Title of Journal : JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.527-536

Abstract

Increased serum urate concentration is a frequent finding in patients with hypertension. Since hyperuricemia is associated with obesity, renal disease. hyperlipidemia, and atherosclerosis. whether or not serum urate is a cardiovascular risk factor per se has remained elusive.