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Interleukin-4 receptor -3223T→C polymorphism is associated with increased gastric adenocarcinoma risk.
BACKGROUND Gastric cancer remains one of the most common types of cancer worldwide, with a large geographical variation in incidence and mortality rates. Cytokine polymorphisms are the most studiedExpand
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Histochemical and immunohistochemical evidence of tumor heterogeneity in colorectal cancer.
INTRODUCTION Intratumoral heterogeneity implies the existence of differences between tumor cells, which can best be shown by histochemical and immunohistochemical techniques. The histological studyExpand
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VEGFR1 and VEGFR2 immunohistochemical expression in oral squamous cell carcinoma: a morphometric study.
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is considered one of the main molecules involved in tumor angiogenesis and is largely expressed in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). His signal isExpand
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Association of +35A/C (intron3/exon3) polymorphism in SOD1-gene with diabetic nephropathy in type 1 diabetes.
Diabetic nephropathy is a major complication of type 1 diabetes whose pathogenesis is insufficiently known, but oxidative stress and genetic susceptibility seem to be involved. The purpose of thisExpand
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MMR gene expression pattern in sporadic colorectal cancer.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Colorectal carcinoma is the second leading cause of death by cancer in Europe as its incidence increases with life span. Continuing research to detect new highly sensitive andExpand
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Gastric cancer remains one of the most common malignicies worldwide. A new described pathway IL-23/IL-17 has proved to be involved in the etiology of various chronic inflammatory diseases. In thisExpand
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The association of the rs1049353 polymorphism of the CNR1 gene with hypoadiponectinemia.
The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is an important physiological system that modulates appetite, food intake, energy homeostasis, substance addiction. It is comprised of the cannabinoid receptors (CB1Expand
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Alterations in expression of cartilage-specific genes for aggrecan and collagen type II in osteoarthritis.
PURPOSE Osteoarthritis is characterized by a progressive degradation of cartilage structure and function. This study tests the hypothesis that disease severity is characterized by alterations inExpand
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VEGF-A and VEGF-B mRNA expression in gastro-oesophageal cancers
IntroductionAngiogenesis is essential for the local growth, invasion and metastasis of the tumours. Vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGFs) play a crucial role in tumour angiogenesis. The aim ofExpand
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c-abl and YWHAZ gene expression in gastric cancer.
This study aims to determine the gene expression for c-abl and YWHAZ in gastric cancer and the differences between the c-abl and YWHAZ gene expression inside the tumor versus healthy tissue (at theExpand
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