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Fractalkine (CX3CL1) levels in patients with Behçet's disease and Neuro-Behçet's disease.
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PMID:  22177089     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to assess the role of CX3CL1 in patients with active and inactive Behçet's Disease (BD), Neuro-Behçet's Disease (NBD) and control subjects. METHODS: Fifty-six patients admitted to the BD and NBD Outpatient Clinics, and 30 healthy controls were enrolled in the study. Serum CX3CL1 levels were measured by an enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). RESULTS: No significant difference was found between the serum CX3CL1 levels of control subjects, and patients with active and inactive BD or NBD, regardless of treatment. CONCLUSION: To our knowledge, this is the first study analyzing CX3CL1 levels in patients with BD and NBD. Our results demonstrated that serum CX3CL1 levels were not changed in active and inactive BD and NBD. However, further large-scale studies are needed to confirm our results.
Irkec Ceyla; Teksut Kuz Tuba; Adisen Esra; Ozturk Banu; Fidan Isil; Gurer M Ali; Imir Turgut; Bozkurt Banu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the neurological sciences     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-5883     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375403     Medline TA:  J Neurol Sci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Department of Neurology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
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