Serum concentration of Cystatin C
is independent from muscle mass and gender.
is a 13-kDa cysteine protease inhibitor produced at a constant rate by most nucleated cells.
Creatinine is among the most common analyses used by Swedish laboratories, and the newer test of cystatin C
is spreading rapidly.
Measuring creatinine and cystatin C
-- two markers for chronic kidney disease (CKD) -- more precisely estimates kidney function than either marker alone, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Diagnostic value of analysis of cystatin C
and protein HC in biological fluids.
Researchers at the San Francisco Veteran's Affairs Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco, analyzed the ability of cystatin C
levels to identify impaired kidney function.
The investigators calculated glomerular filtration rate with serum creatinine and with a serum cystatin C
Taupin looks at the structure of chicken cystatin and human cystatin C
, dimerization and domain swapping, amyloidosis and anyloidogenc proteins, pathology and therapy, and other aspects.
Levels of cystatin C
indicate that kidney function is compromised in people living with HIV, according to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine recently.
Blood levels of creatinine and cystatin C
were measured in 742 participants to calculate glomerular function.
Researchers have found a new correlation between Alzheimer's disease and a gene known as Cystatin C
, in people older than 80.
acts as an inhibitor of both Cystein-protease and TGFb.