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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) mutations database: review of the "old" and update of the new mutations.
In the present paper we have updated the G6PD mutations database, including all the last discovered G6PD genetic variants. We underline that the last database has been published by Vulliamy et al.Expand
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Sarcopenia and mortality risk in frail older persons aged 80 years and older: results from ilSIRENTE study.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS sarcopenia has been indicated as a reliable marker of frailty and poor prognosis among the oldest individuals. We evaluated the impact of sarcopenia on the risk of all-cause deathExpand
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Sarcopenia as a risk factor for falls in elderly individuals: results from the ilSIRENTE study.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Sarcopenia has been indicated as a reliable marker of frailty and poor prognosis among the oldest individuals. We evaluated the relationship between sarcopenia and 2-year risk ofExpand
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Association between cutaneous melanoma, Breslow thickness and vitamin D receptor BsmI polymorphism
Summary  Background  Literature data report an association between some vitamin D receptor (VDR) polymorphisms and different kinds of tumours, including malignant melanoma (MM). Only three VDRExpand
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Role for granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in the generation of human T regulatory type 1 cells.
Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) may affect T-cell homeostasis by multiple mechanisms, inducing polarization of cytokine secretion, inhibition of T-cell proliferation, and enhancement ofExpand
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Granulocyte colony‐stimulating factor promotes the generation of regulatory DC through induction of IL‐10 and IFN‐α
We have recently demonstrated that G‐CSF promotes the generation of human T regulatory (TREG) type 1 cells. In this study, we investigated whether the immunomodulatory effects of G‐CSF might beExpand
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Influence of saffron supplementation on retinal flicker sensitivity in early age-related macular degeneration.
PURPOSE To evaluate the functional effect of short-term supplementation of saffron, a spice containing the antioxidant carotenoids crocin and crocetin, in early age-related macular degenerationExpand
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Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor promotes the generation of regulatory DC through induction of IL-10 and IFN-alpha.
We have recently demonstrated that G-CSF promotes the generation of human T regulatory (T(REG)) type 1 cells. In this study, we investigated whether the immunomodulatory effects of G-CSF might beExpand
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Midarm muscle circumference, physical performance and mortality: results from the aging and longevity study in the Sirente geographic area (ilSIRENTE study).
BACKGROUND & AIMS Sarcopenia has been indicated as a reliable marker of frailty and poor prognosis among the oldest individuals. We evaluated the relationship between midarm muscle circumferenceExpand
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Glucose‐6‐phosphate dehydrogenase laboratory assay: How, when, and why?
Glucose 6‐phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is the most common defect of red blood cells. Although some different laboratory techniques or methods are employed for the biochemical screening,Expand
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