Jana Franeková

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The family of human matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) comprises several tightly regulated classes of proteases. These enzymes and their specific inhibitors play important roles in tumour progression and the metastatic process by facilitating extracellular matrix degradation. As scientific understanding of the MMPs has advanced, therapeutic strategies(More)
We examined, from a cohort of 165 families, 529 individuals for familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). Utilising clinical criteria for diagnosis, we identified 122 patients (n=41 families) as having FH. With PCR testing, 31 individuals (n=12 families) were found to have familial defective Apo B-100 (FDB). From the cohort, 102 normolipidemic (NL) individuals(More)
The aim of our study was to analyse immune abnormalities in patients with chronic infected diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) especially those infected by resistant microorganisms. Methods. 68 patients treated in our foot clinic for infected chronic DFUs with 34 matched diabetic controls were studied. Patients with infected DFUs were subdivided into two subgroups(More)
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