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Simon Schimmack, Yongchao Yang, Klaus Felix, Markus Herbst, Yixiong Li, Miriam Schenk, Frank Bergmann, Thilo Hackert and Oliver Strobel

, 4 ). Since prognosis varies widely between individual pNENs ( 5 ), there is a critical need to better define the molecular features associated with prognosis in these tumors. Recently, elevated pre-operative C-reactive protein (CRP) values have

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Hershel Raff and Hariprasad Trivedi

%, prednisolone 94.1%, prednisone 1.2%, 11-deoxycortisol 2.2%, prednisone 1.2%, and corticosterone 1.2%; all other cross-reactivities were <1.0%. Plasma human C-reactive protein (CRP) was measured by enzyme immunoassay (Quantikine, R&D Systems, Minneapolis, MN

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M A Webb, H Mani, S J Robertson, H L Waller, D R Webb, C L Edwardson, D H Bodicoat, T Yates, K Khunti and M J Davies

). IL6 also modulates the transcription of C-reactive protein (CRP) and indeed CRP levels have been reported to be 95% (CI 71–122%) higher in women with PCOS compared with healthy controls ( 7 ). As well as being a marker of generalised inflammation, CRP

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Fabian Eichelmann, Cornelia Weikert, Romina di Giuseppe, Ronald Biemann, Berend Isermann, Matthias B Schulze, Heiner Boeing and Krasimira Aleksandrova

fractions separated and stored at −80°C. With the exception of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP), which was measured in serum, concentrations of chemerin, fatty acid-binding protein 4 (FABP-4), monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 (MCP-1), omentin-1

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Fahim Ebrahimi, Sandrine A Urwyler, Philipp Schuetz, Beat Mueller, Luca Bernasconi, Peter Neyer, Marc Y Donath and Mirjam Christ-Crain

-quant C-reactive Protein Gen. 3 Test, Roche Diagnostics GmbH). ACTH was quantified with a chemiluminescence immunoassay (ACTH Immulite, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products Ltd.), with a reference range <46.0 pg/mL. Serum total cortisol was measured

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Karim Gariani, Geneviève Drifte, Irène Dunn-Siegrist, Jérôme Pugin and François R Jornayvaz

arterial catheter, and by venous puncture in healthy volunteers. Plasma FGF21 concentrations were measured using a commercial ELISA Kit (BioVendor GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany). C-reactive protein (CRP), PCT, and glucose were measured using standard methods by

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Ahmet Uçar, Nurçin Saka, Firdevs Baş, Nihal Hatipoğlu, Rüveyde Bundak and Feyza Darendeliler

.08±1.14 (1.74) 0.0003 hs-CRP, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein; f, fasting; p, plasma; HOMA-IR, homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance; mean-S-insulin, mean serum insulin measured during the OGTT; ISI comp , insulin

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Henrik H Thomsen, Holger J Møller, Christian Trolle, Kristian A Groth, Anne Skakkebæk, Anders Bojesen, Christian Høst and Claus H Gravholt

commercial RIA (Linco, St Louis, MO, USA). Total insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1) was measured by use of in-house noncompetitive, TR-IFMAs after acid–ethanol extraction of serum as described (30) . C-reactive protein (CRP) was measured by an

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Ling-Jun Li, Izzuddin M Aris, Lin Lin Su, Yap Seng Chong, Tien Yin Wong, Kok Hian Tan and Jie Jin Wang

glucose tolerance test (OGTT), glycated hemoglobin (HbA1C) and insulin level) and C-reactive protein (CRP). We applied Adults Treatment Panel (ATP) III 2000 to define postpartum MetS ( 21 ) when at least three of the four following components were met

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Emanuela Zaharieva, Zdravko Kamenov, Tsvetelina Velikova, Adelina Tsakova, Yosif El-Darawish and Haruki Okamura

pro-inflammatory cytokines (such as IL-1β, TNFα, interleukin 6 (IL-6) ( 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 ) and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) ( 17 )), elevated IL-18 level is a characteristic of obesity and the metabolic syndrome ( 18 , 19 , 20