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ea0016p684 | Thyroid | ECE2008

Anti-BIP levels on Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Asik Mehmet , Sahin Mustafa , Arikan Serap , Gursoy Alptekin , Ayturk Semra , Bakiner Okan , Tutuncu Neslihan Bascil

To asses the presence of antibodies to BIP/GRP78, which is a chaperon of endoplasmic reticulum and has immune modulating and antiapoptotic effects in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.The study included 62 patients with autoimmune thyroiditis. Of these, 20 had euthyroid, 27 had subclinical hypothyroid, and 15 had hypothyroid Hashimato’s thyroiditis. A control group including 37 healthy patients also participated in the study.There ...