Lejla Kapur

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Modern Bosnia and Herzegovina is a multi-ethnic and multi-religion country, with a very stormy history. Certain archaeological findings indicate continuous population of its territory since the Paleolithic. In time, vast number of different factors jointly influenced fascinating diversity of local human populations. A great number of small, more or less(More)
Allele frequencies for the 15 STR loci (D3S1358, TH01, D21S11, D18S51, Penta E, D5S818, D13S317, D7S820, D16S539, CSF1PO, Penta D, vWA, D8S1179, TPOX, FGA) included in the PowerPlex 16 kit were obtained from a multiethnic sample of 100 unrelated individuals born in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
An exposure to extreme trauma events leads to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in up to 14-50% of war survivors. Recent findings suggest that genetic factors could play a certain role in PTSD development. In order to illustrate this possibility, we present results of a pilot study on gender specific sample of Sarajevo civilians immediately after the war(More)
Li-Fraumeni syndrome (LFS) is a very rare autosomal dominant and highly penetrant cancer syndrome characterized by early-onset primary tumours, including soft tissue and bone sarcoma, breast cancer, leukemia, brain tumours and adrenocortical carcinoma. Here we report the first evidence-based case of LFS in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the whole Balkan region.(More)
Bipolar disorders (BP) are characterized by episodes of mania or hippomania and depression. Although etiology of these psychiatric disorders is still unknown there is a lot of evidence suggesting that genetic component play an important role. In many centers all over the world systematic genome screenings were performed. As a result of these studies(More)