SERUM GHRELIN LEVELS DURING FRACTURE HEALING AND IMMUNOHISTOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATION OF GHRELIN IN BONE TISSUE


Emeli A., İNANMAZ M. E. , IŞIK C., Bentli R. , Karakurt L., BELHAN O.

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.30, no.1, pp.137-142, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-142

Abstract

Background: Ghrelin is a hormone with efficacy on increasing osteoblastic cell proliferation, differentiation, growth hormone release, and preventing apoptosis. The present study aimed to investigate whether ghrelin has a role in bone fracture healing process and presence in the bone tissue.