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Detection of lipoprotein X (LPX) – a challenge in patients with severe hypercholesterolaemia

/L 18.4 <3.0 Apolipoproteins ApoAI, g/L 1.16 ApoB, g/L 1.92 Additional lipid analysis PL, mmol/L 23.6 FC, mmol/L 18.8 CE, mmol/L 2.4 FC:CE 1 : 0.13 ∼ 1 : 2 * TC/apoB, mmol/g 11.0 4.0–7.7 (female) * 3.8–6.3 (male) * *according to (11) The results of laboratory-prepared electrophoresis and biochemical analysis clearly revealed the presence of LpX in the sample. Its detection focused our efforts on investigating the hepatobiliary causes of severe hypercholesterolaemia. Magnetic

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Is endocan a novel potential biomarker of liver steatosis and fibrosis?

–56) 0.002 TC, mmol/L 6.59 (5.04–7.79) 5.78 (4.87–5.79) 0.209 HDL-cholesterol, mmol/L 1.21 (1.01–1.32) 1.19 (0.99–1.34) 0.841 LDL-cholesterol, mmol/L 3.94 (3.07–4.86) 3.40 (2.60–4.37) 0.151 TG, mmol/L 2.36 (1.73–2.84) 2.20 (1.70–2.97) 0.821 AST, U/L 20 (19–24) 20 (17–25) 0.443 ALT, U/L 31 (25–39) 21 (16–28) <0.001 GGT, U/L 23 (16–35) 22 (15–30) 0.552 HsCRP, mg/L 1.81 (0.46–2.94) 1.67 (0.80–3.11) 0.362 Endocan, ng/L 26.0 (14.2–44.3) 44.2 (22.8–92.7) 0.013 Data are given

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TNF-α and IL-6 as biomarkers of impaired lung functions in dimethylacetamide exposure

of Group 1 (Control) and Group 2 + Group 3 (DMAc-exposed). Control (n=101) (Group 1) DMAc-exposed (n=109) (Group 2+ Group 3) p Dimethylacetamide (mg/L)** 0.05±0.04 2.68±0.42 <0.001* TNF-α (pg/mL) 56±30 175±49 <0.001* IL-6 (pg/mL) 38±21 98±19 <0.001* FEV1 (L) 4.52±0.39 3.45±0.39 <0.001* FVC (L) 5.04±0.42 3.90±0.38 <0.001* FEV/FVC 0.89±0.06 0.88±0.05 0.079 PEF (L/min) 8.33±1.56 8.23±1.56 0.651 Creatinine (μmol/L) 64.53±14.14 66.30±15.02 0.449 ALT (U/L) 23±12 26±16 0

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Evaluation of paraoxonase, arylesterase, and homocysteine thiolactonase activities in patients with diabetes and incipient diabetes nephropathy

.4–319.1) 254.5 (194.0–318.6) 237.2 (187.5–318.2) 0.612 Folate (nmol/L) 23.1 (20.2–27.6) 25.8 (20.6–31.0) 24.2 (18.3–28.1) 0.058 Urine albumin (mg/L) 8.4 (5.7–14.4) 13.4 (8.8–19.6) 94.9 (46.6–163.5) 0.001** Urine Creatinine (mg/dL) 169.6 (91.9–230.9) 136.2 (86.8–156.6) 107.5 (62.8–170.5) 0.105 A/ C ratio (mg/g) 4.8 (3.5–8.4) 10.4 (7.3–21.3) 95.9 (53.8–128.7) 0.001** HTLase (IU/L) 635.5±124.4 615±132.9 596.8±150.6 0.023* PON-1 (IU/L) 97.5 (39.5–133.5) 96.0 (36.1–133.3) 34.5 (24.8–112.0) 0.025* ARE

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