Detecting Fetuin-A In Saliva
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Araceli is a professor at the Complutense University of Madrid in the Department of Analytical Chemistry.


Detecting Fetuin-A In Saliva

Human Fetuin-A (also known as α2-HS-glycoprotein) is a plasma protein synthesized by the liver and secreted into the serum. It plays a role as a physiological inhibitor of insulin receptor tyrosine kinase associated with insulin resistance. It is a negative acute-phase reactant involved in the inflammation processes. High serum concentrations have been observed in patients with fat accumulation in the liver, which is related to obesity, metabolic syndrome, and to an increased risk of type-2 diabetes. Therefore, it is considered...

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