Isabel Salinas

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Because of their interesting biological properties various methods for the synthesis of substituted pyrroles are described in the literature. However, synthesis of pyrroles fused with a beta-lactam ring has not been reported. Our group has demonstrated synthesis and biological evaluation of various beta-lactams as anticancer agents. The anticancer(More)
OBJECTIVE To test the Mayo Clinic Quadratic (MCQ) equation against isotopic glomerular filtration rate, compared with the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) and the Cockcroft-Gault formulas, in type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Based on values obtained with iothalamate, 118 type 2 diabetic patients were divided into three groups(More)
White adipose tissue samples from obese and lean patients were used for the estimation of insulin protease and insulin:glutathione transhydrogenase using 125I-labeled insulin. There was no activity detected in the absence of reduced glutathione, which indicates that insulin is cleaved in human adipose tissue through reduction of the disulfide bridge between(More)
Data on the prevalence of benign and malignant nodular thyroid disease in patients with acromegaly is a matter of debate. In the last decade an increasing incidence of thyroid cancer has been reported. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of goiter, thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer in a large series of patients with acromegaly with a(More)
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