Syed Irfan Ahmad Bukhari

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The role of mitochondria in causing diseases is becoming evident as more and more studies are focusing on this organelle of the cell. This is largely attributed to its reactive oxygen species (ROS) production property. In the context of diabetes, ROS is suggested to trigger different forms of insulin resistance involving different mechanisms. The suggestive(More)
The absence of mutation or promoter hypermethylation in the BRCA2 gene in the majority of breast cancer cases has indicated alternative ways of its involvement, deregulated expression being one possibility. We show how a polymorphism in the 5' untranslated region (UTR) of BRCA2 can serve as one such factor. Based on the hypothesis that variants of genes(More)
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