Marina C. Leroy

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Initiation of human myoblast differentiation requires a negative shift (hyperpolarization) of the resting potential of myoblasts that depends on the activation of Kir2.1 potassium channels. These channels are regulated by a tyrosine phosphorylation. Using human primary myoblast culture, we investigated a possible role of various receptor tyrosine kinases in(More)
1. Lithium is known to affect thyroid function. It can cause both subclinical and overt hypothyroidism that may involve in some instances an autoimmune mechanism. 2. Sixty (60) psychiatric patients, already under treatment with lithium for at least 6 months, were administered additional thyroid tests and monitored over a one-year period to study the(More)
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