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In addition, homocysteine can increase coagulability, cause endothelial dysfunction, induce the production of inflammatory factors and accelerate atherosclerosis in animal models. High levels are also associated with stroke, cognitive deficit, autism, Alzheimer’s disease, bone fracture, osteoporosis and depression. The role of homocysteine in these disorders may also be related to its pro-oxidant activity, the induction of pro-inflammatory factors and its negative affects on blood vessels.
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Cardiovascular disease
- Cognitive deficit
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