Petra Priščáková

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Phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN) is a protein that acts as a tumor suppressor by dephosphorylating the lipid second messenger phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate. Loss of PTEN function has been implicated in the pathogenesis of a number of different tumors, particularly endometrial carcinoma (ECa). ECa is the most common neoplasia of the female(More)
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a multifactorial disease with complex pathophysiology. It is the main cause of blindness among the people in productive age. The purpose of this literature review is to highlight recent achievements in the genetics of diabetic retinopathy with particular focus on candidate gene studies. We summarized most of the available(More)
OBJECTIVES Identification of genetic association between the gene ERVW-1 and preeclampsia. BACKGROUND Preeclampsia is a multifactorial disease affecting women during pregnancy and it is one of the main causes of perinatal and maternal morbidity and mortality. The pathophysiology of preeclampsia is very complex and several aspects of the disease have not(More)
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