Sialic acid levels in the blood in pregnant women with impaired glucose tolerance test


Findik R. B. , Yilmaz F. M. , Yilmaz G., Yilmaz H., KARAKAYA KARABULUT J.

ARCHIVES OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS, vol.286, no.4, pp.913-916, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 286 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00404-012-2409-0
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.913-916

Abstract

Purpose Gestational diabetes (GDM) is a metabolic disease characterized by the impairment of glucose tolerance during pregnancy. Sialic acid (SA) is a component of glycolipid and glycoproteins found in hormone and enzymes in serum and tissues and high serum SA levels are observed in diabetic patients.