Aleksandra Mucha

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess iron status in a cohort of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients compared to controls in order to evaluate these parameters as a risk factor or a modifying factor of ALS. METHODS We collected serum iron, ferritin, transferrin, total iron-binding capacity, and transferrin saturation coefficient (TSC)(More)
Adhesion proteins are cofactors in the aggregation of human platelets, and can mediate the ADP-induced response of these cells. It was shown that the synthetic cell adhesion peptide, Arg-Gly-Asp-Ser inhibits the aggregation of platelets from normal donors and ophthalmic patients with diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and retinal vein occlusion. This effect(More)
Spirulina platensis (SP) is a blue-green microalga that has recently raised attention not only as a nutritional component, but also as a source of bioactivities that have therapeutic effects and may find application in medicine, including cancer treatment. In the present study we determined the cytotoxic effect of S. platensis filtrates (SPF) on human colon(More)
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