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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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Cornelia Then, Holger Then, Andreas Lechner, Cornelia Huth, Christa Meisinger, Margit Heier, Annette Peters, Wolfgang Koenig, Wolfgang Rathmann, Christian Herder, Michael Roden, Jürgen Scherberich and Jochen Seissler

until centrifugation. Plasma and serum samples were assayed immediately or stored at −80°C. Measurements of serum creatinine (fresh serum), high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) (frozen plasma), glucose (fresh serum), total cholesterol, low

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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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Lena-Maria Levin, Henry Völzke, Markus M Lerch, Jens-Peter Kühn, Matthias Nauck, Nele Friedrich and Stephanie Zylla

triglycerides, serum glucose and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) were measured using the Dimension Vista 500 analytical system (Siemens AG). Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) was determined by high-performance liquid chromatography with spectrophotometric