ISSN: 1301-2193 E-ISSN: 1308-9846
  • Turkish Journal of
    Endocrinology and Metabolism
REVIEW

Homocysteine and Atherosclerosis - Review
Homocysteine and Atherosclerosis - Review
Makale Dili: EN
ABSTRACT

Summary

Recently hyperhomocysteinemia has emerged as a new risk factor for atherosclerosis. In the present review we summarized metabolism, potential adverse effects of plasma homocysteine and its relationship with the other classical risk factors for cardiovascular diseases.
Keywords: Homocysteine, Atherosclerosis, Diabetes Mellitus, Cardiovascular disease risk factor

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Summary

Recently hyperhomocysteinemia has emerged as a new risk factor for atherosclerosis. In the present review we summarized metabolism, potential adverse effects of plasma homocysteine and its relationship with the other classical risk factors for cardiovascular diseases.
Keywords: Homocysteine, Atherosclerosis, Diabetes Mellitus, Cardiovascular disease risk factor