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Inflammatory markers, the tryptophan-kynurenine pathway, and Vitamin B status after bariatric surgery
Objective: Obesity is associated with increased inflammation and insulin resistance. In conditions with chronic immune activation, low plasma vitamin B6-levels are described, as well as an increased kynurenine:tryptophan-ratio ...
Plasma cystathionine and risk of incident stroke in patients with suspected stable angina pectoris
(American Heart Association, 2018)
Background: Cystathionine is an intermediate product in the transsulfuration pathway and formed during the B6‐dependent conversion of methionine to cysteine. Elevated plasma cystathionine has been related to atherosclerosis, ...
Adherence to the Healthy Nordic Food Index and the incidence of acute myocardial infarction and mortality among patients with stable angina pectoris
(Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2018-08-08)
Background: The Healthy Nordic Food Index (HNFI) has been associated with beneficial effects on markers of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Whether such effects are present among patients with established coronary heart ...
Urinary excretion of homocysteine thiolactone and the risk of acute myocardial infarction in coronary artery disease patients: the WENBIT trial
Objectives: No individual homocysteine (Hcy) metabolite has been studied as a risk marker for coronary artery disease (CAD). Our objective was to examine Hcy‐thiolactone, a chemically reactive metabolite generated by ...