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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) mutations database: review of the "old" and update of the new mutations.
In the present paper we have updated the G6PD mutations database, including all the last discovered G6PD genetic variants. We underline that the last database has been published by Vulliamy et al.Expand
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Glucose‐6‐phosphate dehydrogenase laboratory assay: How, when, and why?
Glucose 6‐phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is the most common defect of red blood cells. Although some different laboratory techniques or methods are employed for the biochemical screening,Expand
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Serum levels of folate, homocysteine, and vitamin B12 in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and in laryngeal leukoplakia
The authors evaluated serum levels of folate, homocysteine, and vitamin B12 in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) and in patients with laryngeal leukoplakia, a well knownExpand
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Alterations of energy metabolism and glutathione levels of HL-60 cells induced by methacrylates present in composite resins.
OBJECTIVES Methacrylic compounds such as 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate (HEMA), triethylene glycol dimethacrylate (TEGDMA) and bisphenol A glycerolate (1 glycerol/phenol) dimethacrylate (Bis-GMA) areExpand
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Role of distinct phospholipases A2 and their modulators in meconium aspiration syndrome in human neonates
PurposeMeconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is a life-threatening neonatal lung injury, whose pathophysiology has been mainly studied in animal models. In such models, pancreatic secretoryExpand
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Inhibition of salivary enzymes by cigarette smoke and the protective role of glutathione
Tobacco smoke is involved in the pathogenesis of several diseases regarding different body systems, mainly cardiovascular and respiratory in addition to its local toxic effect in the oral cavity. TheExpand
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Salivary glutathione and uric acid levels in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
We evaluated the concentrations of glutathione and uric acid, low molecular weight antioxidants, in saliva of patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), in order to identifyExpand
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Gilbert and Crigler Najjar syndromes: an update of the UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1A1 (UGT1A1) gene mutation database.
UGT1A1 enzyme defects are responsible of both Gilbert syndrome (GS) and Crigler-Najjar syndrome (CNS). GS depends on a variant TATAA element (which contains two extra TA nucleotides as compared toExpand
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Effect of aqueous cigarette smoke extract on the chemiluminescence kinetics of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and on their glycolytic and phagocytic activity.
Water-soluble extracts of cigarette smoke are easily formed in some body compartments, such as saliva or fluid lining alveolar spaces, and can act on both cellular and extracellular compartments. InExpand
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Analytical evaluation of a new immunonephelometric method for homocysteine measurement.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Increased plasma homocysteine, a sulphur amino acid closely related to methionine metabolism, is considered an independent risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. Over theExpand
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