Ectopic calcification in beta-thalassemia patients is associated with increased oxidative stress and lower MGP carboxylation

Federica Boraldi, Maria Garcia-Fernandez, Chiara Paolinelli-deVincenzi, Giulia Annovi, Leon Schurgers, Cees Vermeer, Paolo Cianciulli, Ivonne Ronchetti, Daniela Quaglino*

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17 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2077-2084
JournalBiochimica et Biophysica Acta-Molecular Basis of Disease
Volume1832
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2013

Keywords

  • Elastin
  • Oxidative stress
  • Matrix Gla protein
  • Ectopic calcification
  • Beta-thalassemia

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