glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibody

glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibody

an antibody found in patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. The antibody recognizes glutamic acid decarboxylase, an intracellular enzyme.
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ISLET CELL AUTOIMMUNITY GLUTAMIC ACID DECARBOXYLASE AUTOANTIBODY (GADAb) KITS
One prevalence study of 101 type 2 adult patients found 20% were positive for glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibody (GADAb), which was positively associated with insulin dependence at 4 years postdiagnosis (OR=5.
Glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibody assay using 1251-labelled recombinant GAD65 produced in yeast.

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