Serum osteopontin levels as a predictor of portal inflammation in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease


YILMAZ Y., Öztürk O., Alandab Y. O. , Senates E., Çolak Y. , Doganay H. L. , ...More

DIGESTIVE AND LIVER DISEASE, vol.45, no.1, pp.58-62, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.dld.2012.08.017
  • Title of Journal : DIGESTIVE AND LIVER DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.58-62

Abstract

Background: Osteopontin is a secreted phosphorylated glycoprotein that is expressed by a variety of cell types and that mediates numerous and diverse biological functions.