Ilza Salamunić

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Endothelial plasma membrane lipid microdomains, so called lipid rafts/caveolae, are rich in neutral glycosphingolipid, globotriaosylceramide, Gb3Cer, or CD77. Several plasma membrane Ca2+ channels and pumps are located in lipid rafts/caveolae. Increased Ca2+ influx could cause the development of an endothelial proinflammatory phenotype. Therefore, the aim(More)
BACKGROUND Idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome (ICTS) is a common entrapment neuropathy. Some cases of ICTS are linked to mutations of the transthyretin gene, whereas others are associated with systemic amyloidosis. The majority of ICTS cases are of unknown etiology. OBJECTIVE To study molecular mechanisms of ICTS development. METHODS A total of 71 ICTS(More)
BACKGROUND Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an immune-mediated platelet disorder in which autoantibody-coated platelets are removed from the blood by monocytic phagocytes and there is impaired platelet production. There is a delicate balance of specific cytokine levels, which has an important role in the immune system and is known to be deregulated in(More)
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