Lj. Djukanovic

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Reduced glutathione (GSH) levels and glutathione reductase (GR) and glutathione S-transferase (GST) activities were investigated in the erythrocytes and lymphocytes of non-dialyzed patients with varying degrees of chronic renal insufficiency, and also of patients on regular hemodialysis treatment. GSH, GR and GST levels were higher in erythrocytes and(More)
The glucocorticoid receptors in lymphocytes of patients treated with glucocorticoids aftert kidney transplantation have been studied in order to determine whether abnormalities in corticosteroid binding and trans-activation of steroid-receptor complexes, i. e., their translocation into nuclei, may contribute to the resistance of patients to glucocorticoid(More)
BACKGROUND Kidney size may differ between healthy members of Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN) and non-BEN families. The present study was designed to elucidate this, in comparison with values for BEN patients. METHODS A total of 71 BEN patients (34 males, 64.4 ± 12.0 years), 74 healthy BEN family members (39 males, 49.1 ± 12.2 years), and 59 non-BEN(More)
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