Andrea Titz

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Sepsis and type 2 diabetes exhibit insulin resistance as a common phenotype. In type 2 diabetes we and others have recently provided evidence that alterations of the proinflammatory wingless-related integration site (wnt)-5a/anti-inflammatory secreted frizzled-related protein (sFRP)-5 system are involved in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance. The aim of(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Chronic H. pylori infection is the main cause of ulcer disease which depicts a major burden of our healthy care systems. The individual host immune response plays a pivotal role in the outcome of the infection but genetic susceptibility to develop gastric ulcer is unknown. IL-1beta and its natural receptor antagonist IL-1ra are involved(More)
BACKGROUND Primary gastric B-cell lymphomas arise from mucosa-associated lymphatic tissue (MALT) in patients with chronic Helicobacter pylori infection. We investigated whether germline variants in the CDH1 gene, coding for E-cadherin, genetically predispose patients to primary gastric B-cell lymphoma. DESIGN AND METHODS Single marker analyses of the CDH1(More)
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