Mariz Kasoha

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Background: Increased plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) is a risk factor for neurological diseases, but the underlying pathophysiology has not been adequately explained. Methods: We evaluated concentrations of tHcy, Sad -enosyl homocysteine (SAH), S-adenosyl methionine (SAM), folate, and vitamin B 12 in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and plasma or serum from 182(More)
BACKGROUND Increased plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) is a risk factor for neurological diseases, but the underlying pathophysiology has not been adequately explained. METHODS We evaluated concentrations of tHcy, S-adenosyl homocysteine (SAH), S-adenosyl methionine (SAM), folate, and vitamin B(12) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and plasma or serum from 182(More)
BACKGROUND Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) presents a major threat of very preterm birth and treatment options are still limited. Stem cells from different sources have been used successfully in experimental BPD, induced by postnatal hyperoxia. OBJECTIVES We investigated the effect of umbilical cord blood mononuclear cells (MNCs) in a new double-hit(More)
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