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A large deletion of the AVPR2 gene causing severe nephrogenic diabetes insipidus in a Turkish family
X-linked nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (NDI) is a rare hereditary disease caused by mutations in arginine vasopressin type 2 receptor (AVPR2) and characterized by the production of large amounts ofExpand
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Identification of a Novel Deletion in AVP-NPII Gene in a Patient with Central Diabetes Insipidus.
Central Diabetes Insipidus (CDI) is caused by a deficiency of antidiuretic hormone and characterized by polyuria, polydipsia and inability to concentrate urine. Our objective was to present theExpand
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Mutations in the AVPR2, AVP-NPII, and AQP2 genes in Turkish patients with diabetes insipidus
The aim of this study was to identify mutations in three different genes, the arginine-vasopressin-neurophysin II (AVP-NPII) gene, the arginine-vasopressin receptor 2 (AVPR2) gene, and theExpand
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May toxicity of amiodarone be prevented by antioxidants? A cell-culture study
BackgroundAtrial Fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia encountered following cardiac surgery. The most commonly administered drug used in treatment and prophylaxis is amiodarone which hasExpand
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Functional characterization of AVPR2 mutants found in Turkish patients with nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
Diabetes insipidus is a rare disorder characterized by an impairment in water balance because of the inability to concentrate urine. While central diabetes insipidus is caused by mutations in theExpand
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Association of VNTR polymorphisms in DRD4, 5-HTT and DAT1 genes with obesity
Abstract Objective: To investigate the association between VNTR polymorphisms of DRD4, DAT1 and 5-HTT genes and obesity. Material and methods: Peripheral blood samples of 234 obese (BMI ≥ 30) and 148Expand
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Promoter hypermethylation of p16 and APC in gastrointestinal cancer patients.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Cancer is a consequence of the disruption of cellular regulation. Epigenetic is one of the reasons of this disruption. Epigenetic factors play a role in the carcinogenesis byExpand
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