Thermolabile methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase enzyme genotype is frequent in type 2 diabetic patients with normal fasting homocysteine levels


Tutuncu N. , Erbas T., Alikasifoglu M., Tuncbilek E.

JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, vol.257, no.5, pp.446-453, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 257 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2796.2005.01480.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.446-453

Abstract

Objective. To investigate the plasma homocysteine concentrations with regard to nutritional, metabolic and genetic factors and to find out the frequency and impact of thermolabile methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (T-MTHFR) polymorphism in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.