Human C-reactive protein and the metabolic syndrome

Sridevi Devaraj, Uma Singh, Ishwarlal Jialal

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Abstract

Thus, although a high CRP level predisposes to increased cardiovascular risk in MetS, future investigation is warranted on the in-vivo role of CRP in mediating vascular effects and resulting in increased cardiovascular events in MetS patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)182-189
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Opinion in Lipidology
Volume20
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2009

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Keywords

  • C-reactive protein
  • Inflammation
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Vascular cells

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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Human C-reactive protein and the metabolic syndrome. / Devaraj, Sridevi; Singh, Uma; Jialal, Ishwarlal.

In: Current Opinion in Lipidology, Vol. 20, No. 3, 06.2009, p. 182-189.

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Devaraj, Sridevi ; Singh, Uma ; Jialal, Ishwarlal. / Human C-reactive protein and the metabolic syndrome. In: Current Opinion in Lipidology. 2009 ; Vol. 20, No. 3. pp. 182-189.
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