Relationship between ghrelin and obestatin levels and ghrelin/obestatin ratio in patients with asthma


KIZILIRMAK D., BOZKURT B., KARAMANLI H.

TUBERKULOZ VE TORAKS, vol.68, no.1, pp.9-16, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/tt.68815
  • Journal Name: TUBERKULOZ VE TORAKS
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.9-16
  • Keywords: Asthma, ghrelin, obestatin, insulin resistance, GROWTH-HORMONE-SECRETION, C-REACTIVE PROTEIN, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, OBESITY, LEPTIN, ADIPONECTIN, ASSOCIATION

Abstract

Introduction: This study aimed to evaluate serum levels of ghrelin and obestatin as well as the ghrelin/obestatin ratio in non-obese patients with asthma and in healthy non-asthmatic controls and analyzed the relationships to clinical outcomes.