James Manavis

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Peroxiredoxin 6 is an antioxidant enzyme and is the 1-cys member of the peroxiredoxin family. Using two-dimensional electrophoresis and Western blotting, we have shown for the first time that, in human control and brain tissue of patient’s with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), this enzyme exists as three major and five minor forms with pIs from 5.3 to 6.1. Using(More)
OBJECTIVE Cushing's syndrome due to familial ACTH-independent macronodular adrenal hyperplasia (AIMAH) has been reported in small kindreds. In vasopressin-sensitive AIMAH (VPs-AIMAH), VP stimulates an aberrant, ACTH-independent increase in cortisol. The aims of this study were to (i) delineate the preclinical phenotype of VPs-AIMAH in a three-generation(More)
The finding of novel fibroblastic onion bulb-like structures in peripheral nerves is reported for the first time in avian riboflavin deficiency. Day old broiler meat chickens were fed a riboflavin deficient diet (1.8 mg/kg) and were killed on postnatal days 6, 11, 16, 21 and 31, whereas control chickens were fed a conventional diet containing 5.0 mg/kg(More)
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