African Journal of
Biochemistry Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biochem. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0778
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 425

Table of Content: January 2013; 7(1)

January 2013

Serum ghrelin levels in Syrian obese patients with diabetes mellitus type II

  The serum ghrelin levels had been studied in three groups of subjects׃ First group was normal weight (11 men and 9 women), non obese, non diabetic, 38 ± 12 years old, with BMI mean about 23.8 kg/m2 and did not take any drugs. The second group was overweight (18 men and 13 women), non diabetic, 40.6 ± 9.9 years old, with BMI mean about 36.34 kg/m2. This group was apparently healthy and...

Author(s): Moayad A. Saad, Younes M. Kabalan and Faizah A. Al-Quobaili

January 2013

Plasma concentration of acylated ghrelin in patients with Alzheimer’s disease

  Ghrelin is a hormone produced in the stomach and tightly linked to the regulation of energy balance and cognitive processes. It may be altered in Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a dementia syndrome markedly influenced by metabolic diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the changes in the plasma concentration of acylated ghrelin in patients with AD. The study included 71 people 37 in the case...

Author(s): Akbarzadeh S, Yusefi F, Jafari SM, Khosravizadegan F, Moula A, Salimipour H, Eghbali SS, Motamed N, Hajian N, Rahbar A, Abdi MR, Hazrati S and Movahed A