Frederick Bone

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Bacterial lipoproteins (BLP) induce innate immune responses in mammals by activating heterodimeric receptor complexes containing Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2). TLR2 signaling results in nuclear factor-kappaB (NF-κB)-dependent upregulation of anti-apoptotic factors, anti-oxidants and cytokines, all of which have been implicated in radiation protection. Here we(More)
Many studies have shown that acromegaly has relevant effects on cardiovascular system, but few data are available regarding the effects of short-term acromegaly on heart morphology and function. These data would help to clarify the natural history of acromegalic disease and could provide new insight into the mechanisms of GH action on the human heart.(More)
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