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Pin1 promoter polymorphisms in hepatocellular carcinoma patients.
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Evolution of the Primate Cathelicidin
Cathelicidin genes homologous to the human CAMP gene, coding for the host defense peptide LL-37, have been sequenced and analyzed in 20 primate species, including Great Apes, hylobatidae,Expand
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Evaluation of a Nested-Pcr for Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Detection in Blood and Urine Samples
The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and its variations, such as the nested-PCR, have been described as promising techniques for rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB). With the aim of evaluating theExpand
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PIN1 promoter polymorphisms are associated with Alzheimer's disease
In our study, we analyzed the coding and promoter regions of the PIN1 gene in a group of 111 Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients looking for a possible genotype-phenotype correlation. The presence ofExpand
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Meta‐analysis of Brazilian genetic admixture and comparison with other Latin America countries
This study aims at performing a systematic review and meta‐analysis with the studies of genetic admixture inference of Brazilian population and to compare these results with the genetic admixtureExpand
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AGXT gene mutations and their influence on clinical heterogeneity of type 1 primary hyperoxaluria.
Primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1) is an autosomal recessive disorder that is caused by a deficiency of alanine: glyoxylate aminotransferase (AGT), which is encoded by a single copy gene (AGXT).Expand
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Prevalence of autoimmune thyroid disease and thyroid dysfunction in young Brazilian patients with type 1 diabetes
Abstract:  Patients with an autoimmune condition are known to be at higher risk of developing other autoimmune disorders. Type 1 diabetes may be associated with additional autoimmune disordersExpand
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Mass screening for coeliac disease using antihuman transglutaminase antibody assay
Aims: To determine coeliac disease prevalence by an anti-transglutaminase antibody assay in a large paediatric population; to evaluate acceptance of the screening programme, dietary compliance, andExpand
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DEFB1 gene polymorphisms and increased risk of HIV-1 infection in Brazilian children
In our study we analysed three single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the 5′ untranslated region (UTR) of the DEFB1 gene, namely −52(G/A) −44(C/G) and −20(G/A), in three groups of northeasternExpand
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Polymorphisms in Inflammasome' Genes and Susceptibility to HIV-1 Infection
Abstract:The involvement of inflammasome genes in the susceptibility to HIV-1 infection was investigated. Twelve single nucleotide polymorphisms within NLRP1, NLRP3, NLRC4, CARD8, CASP1, and IL1BExpand
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