hrp0086fc4.4 | Pathophysiology of Obesity | ESPE2016

The Role of Apoptotic Marker Apo-1/Fas in the Metabolism and Endothelial Function of Healthy Children

Maganna Maria , Katsa Maria Efthymia , Ioannidis Anastasios , Zyga Sofia , Tsironi Maria , Sachlas Athanasios , Routsi Kleopatra , Dolianiti Loukia , Rojas Gil Andrea Paola

Background: Apoptosis is a programmed sequence of events towards cell death. Blood vessels employ apoptosis for remodeling during development and to maintain homeostasis during adulthood. The atherosclerotic process begins in early childhood and is correlated with obesity and metabolic disorders.Objective and hypotheses: To investigate the correlation of apoptotic marker Apo-1/Fas with childrenÂ’s biochemical and anthropometric characteristics.<p...