hrp0092p1-373 | Growth and Syndromes (to include Turner Syndrome) (2) | ESPE2019

Matrix Metalloproteinases, their Inhibitors and Neurotrophic Factors as Indicators of Cardiometabolic Risk in Turner Syndrome Girls

Blaszczyk Ewa , Lorek Milosz , Francuz Tomasz , Gieburowska Joanna , Tokarska Agnieszka , Gawlik Aneta

Context: Turner syndrome (TS) predisposes to obesity and related disorders being a part of the metabolic syndrome. As TS population is at a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases research for laboratory markers of metabolic complications is ongoing. Based on our previous observation special significance is attributed to MMPs (matrix metalloproteinases), their inhibitors TIMPs and neurotrophic factors, such as BDNF (Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor) and GDNF (...