Unraveling the role of connective tissue growth factor in diabetic nephropathy

Schmidt-Ott, K. M.
February 2008
Kidney International;Feb2008, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p375
Academic Journal
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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