Andreas Loercher

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A newly described subset of monocytes has been identified in peritoneal exudate cells (PEC) from the malignant ascites from patients with ovarian cancer. These cells were characterized by the production of IL-10 and TGF-beta2, but not IL-12, IL-1alpha, or TNF-alpha, and they expressed CD14, CD16, and CD54, but not HLA-DR, CD80, CD86, CD11a, CD11b, or CD25(More)
In this contribution, an electrically driven walking frame for both passive and active mobility support is presented for the first time. Problems of the musculoskeletal system are an important issue for people dependent on their personal mobility in order to live independently for as long as possible. However, solutions on the market today only offer(More)
Epithelial ovarian cancer is a major cause of cancer-related mortality in women, making the search for new treatment modalities essential. Sodium phenylacetate (NaPa), a phenylalanine derivative, has been shown to induce cytostasis and differentiation by inhibiting protein isoprenylation. Similar effects have been observed with phenylbutyrate, a(More)
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