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Serum tumor necrosis factor-α levels and components of the metabolic syndrome in obese adolescents

Endocrinology
Author
Yoo-Sun Moon, Dong-Keun Song et al.
Used Parameters : BFM

Publication Year : 2004

Country : Korea

Journal : Metabolism

Tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) seems to be increased in obese subjects, suggesting its role as a proinflammatory cytokine to insulin resistance and metabolic abnormalities in obesity. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between serum TNF-α, soluble TNF-α receptor 1 (sTNF-R1), TNF-α receptor 2 (sTNF-R2), and metabolic syndrome (MS) components and anthropometric indices in obese and non-obese adolescents. A cross-sectional study was performed on obese and non-obese adolescents. We studied 71 …
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