S Abdel Ghaffar

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The X-linked androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS) encompasses a heterogeneous group of defects in the androgen receptor (AR) that result in varying degrees of undermasculinization. In the current study, we characterize the R840S mutation on exon 7 of the AR ligand-binding domain. The Egyptian patient, who had been reared as female, presented ambiguous(More)
The role of homocysteine as an independent risk factor for vascular endothelial damage, and the possible link between homocysteine and tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) as two synergistic risk factors for beta-cell apoptosis in type 1 diabetes mellitus was studied. Plasma homocysteine levels were significantly elevated in all diabetic patients(More)
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