Pigment Epithelium-Derived Factor Associates With Neuropathy and Fibrosis in Pancreatic Cancer


Samkharadze T., Erkan M., Reiser-Erkan C., Demir I. E. , Kong B., Ceyhan G. , ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.106, no.5, pp.968-980, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 106 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/ajg.2010.479
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.968-980

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF) is a noninhibitory member of the serine protease inhibitor gene family with neuroprotective, neuroproliferative, and anti-angiogenic functions. Its role in pancreatic fibrosis and neuropathy is unknown.