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Heat shock/stress proteins (HSPs) are crucial for maintenance of cellular homeostasis during normal cell growth and for survival during and after various cellular stresses. The HSP70 family functions as molecular chaperones and reduces stress-induced denaturation and aggregation of intracellular proteins. In addition to the chaperoning activities, HSP70 has(More)
Diabetes insipidus during pregnancy is an uncommon medical problem, and its cause is not entirely clear. We present a woman with twin pregnancy associated with HELLP syndrome, who developed diabetes insipidus during postpartum period. A hypertonic saline infusion study with measurement of plasma arginine vasopressin concentrations confirmed the diagnosis.(More)
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