Potapovich Alla

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Colchicine, a microtubule polymerization inhibitor, can very occasionally induce myopathy. We report two cases of colchicine myopathy. Both patients presented with myalgia and proximal muscle weakness. The first patient, an 80-year-old woman, had chronic renal failure related to renal amyloidosis. She had been treated by colchicine for 4 months. The second,(More)
Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum Cass.) is traditionally employed in folk medicine as an anti-inflammatory remedy. In nature, the plant is sparsely available and protected; therefore production of callus cultures was established. A concentrated ethanolic extract of culture homogenate, with leontopodic acid representing 55 ± 2% of the total phenolic fraction(More)
One neutral and two acidic glycoasparagines were isolated from the urine of patients with aspartylglycosylaminuria (AGU). The neutral one was identified as beta-Gal-(1 leads to 4)-beta-GlcNAc-Asn. The acidic ones were composed of 1 mole of sialic acid and 2 moles each of galactose and N-acetylglucosamine, attached to asparagine, and were isomeric with(More)
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