• Adipokine resistin predicts anti-inflammatory effect of glucocorticoids in asthma 

      Leivo-Korpela, Sirpa; Lehtimäki, Lauri; Vuolteenaho, Katriina; Nieminen, Riina; Kankaanranta, Hannu; Saarelainen, Seppo; Moilanen, Eeva (2011)
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      Background Adipokines are protein mediators secreted by adipose tissue. Recently, adipokines have also been involved in the regulation of inflammation and allergic responses, and suggested to affect the risk of asthma ...
    • Adipokines in inflammatory lung diseases 

      Leivo-Korpela, Sirpa
      Acta Electronica Universitatis Tamperensis : 1467 (Tampere University Press, 2014)
      Artikkeliväitöskirja
      Lihavuushormoni adipokiinit keuhkosairauksissa Tulehdusreaktiolla on keskeinen merkitys astman ja keuhkoahtaumataudin sekä asbestialtistuksen aiheuttaman keuhkofibroosin synnyssä. Käytännön työhön tarvitaan uusia ...
    • Adipokines NUCB2/nesfatin-1 and visfatin as novel inflammatory factors in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 

      Leivo-Korpela, Sirpa; Lehtimäki, Lauri; Hämälainen, Mari; Vuolteenaho, Katriina; Kööbi, Lea; Järvenpää, Ritva; Kankaanranta, Hannu; Saarelainen, Seppo; Moilanen, Eeva (2014)
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      COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a common lung disease characterized by airflow limitation and systemic inflammation. Recently, adipose tissue mediated inflammation has gathered increasing interest in the ...