TITLE

Unraveling the role of connective tissue growth factor in diabetic nephropathy

AUTHOR(S)
Schmidt-Ott, K. M.
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Kidney International;Feb2008, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p375
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Marked upregulation of the secreted extracellular matrix-associated protein connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) in the glomerulus coincides with the onset of diabetic nephropathy. Recent studies, including the one by Yokoi et al., shed light on the role of CTGF in glomerular injury.Kidney International (2008) 73, 375–376. doi:10.1038/sj.ki.5002661
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