Aikaterini Pavlaki

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CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Circulating cortisol fluctuates diurnally under the control of the "master" circadian CLOCK, while the peripheral "slave" counterpart of the latter regulates the transcriptional activity of the glucocorticoid receptor (GR) at local glucocorticoid target tissues through acetylation. In this manuscript, we studied the effect of(More)
BACKGROUND Based on the hypothesis that Fractal Dimension (FD) reflects heterogeneity of tumor tissue, we performed an image analysis study to calculate FD of tissue specimens from patients with laryngeal carcinomas in order to investigate its prognostic value. MATERIALS AND METHODS Laryngectomy specimens from 52 patients, who had previously undergone(More)
BACKGROUND Corticosteroid-binding globulin (CBG), encoded by SERPINA6, is the principal plasma binding protein for cortisol. Most nonsynonymous single-nucleotide polymorphisms that alter the production or function of CBG occur rarely, and their clinical significance remains obscure. METHODS Serum and DNA were obtained from a Greek woman with low morning(More)
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