Serum galectin-9 levels in the patients with type 2 diabetes (n=182). The simple correlations of Log10Gal-9 and various parameters; age (A), serum creatinine (B), serum urea nitrogen (C), estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) (D), and osmotic pressure (E). Log10Gal-9 levels are also shown in GFR stages and albuminuria stages and differences are analyzed by Jonckheere-Terpstra test (F).
Kurose et al. BMC Nephrology 2013 14:23 doi:10.1186/1471-2369-14-23