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The beta3-adrenergic receptor (3-BAR) is assumed to play a role in the regulation of energy balance by increasing lipolysis and thermogenesis. A recently detected allelic polymorphism (Trp64Arg polymorphism) has been suggested to contribute to the development of obesity and non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. We examined the prevalence of the two 3-BAR(More)
  • I M Enger
  • Zeitschrift fur die gesamte innere Medizin und…
  • 1993
Thyroiditis are common causes of the goitrous enlargement of the thyroid, and comprise a number of inhomogeneous disorders. The only criterion they have in common is an inflammatory infiltration of thyroid tissue. The following diseases belong to this group: Hashimoto's thyroiditis, thyroiditis de Quervain, acute thyroiditis, Riedel's thyroiditis and rare(More)
A 25-year-old woman who had delivered a normal child after a normal pregnancy four months ago, was suffering from a common cold. The latter was treated by tetracyclines. A few days later she developed an acute severe hemolysis. Moreover she had signs of hepatic failure which was characterized by a considerably reduced synthetic capacity of the liver but low(More)
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