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Id: 1,147 (click here to show other Interactions for entry)
Diseases: Diabetes mellitus, type II - [OMIM]
Insulin resistance
Obesity - [OMIM]
Homo sapiens
article
Reference: Visser M et al.(1999) Elevated C-reactive protein levels in overweight and obese adults. JAMA 282: 2131-2135 [PMID: 10591334]

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Comment A sensitive marker for systemic inflammation is the acute-phase C-reactive protein(CRP). Higher BMI is associated with higher CRP concentrations, even among young adults aged 17 to 39 years. These findings suggest a state of low-grade systemic inflammation in overweight and obese persons.
Formal Description
Interaction-ID: 7486

increases_quantity of

gene/protein

CRP

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