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HFE gene mutations in Brazilian thalassemic patients
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2006-12-01) [Artigo]
Hereditary hemochromatosis is a disorder of iron metabolism characterized by increased iron intake and progressive storage and is related to mutations in the HFE gene. Interactions between thalassemia and hemochromatosis ...
LHX6 is a sensitive methylation marker in head and neck carcinomas
(Oncogene, 2006-08-17) [Artigo]
Head and neck cancer remains a morbid and often fatal disease and at the present time few effective molecular markers have been identified. The purpose of the present work was to identify new molecular markers for head and ...
The prevalence of human papillomavirus in the oropharynx in healthy individuals in a Brazilian population
(Journal of Medical Virology, 2006-05-01) [Artigo]
Oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV), a causative agent of uterine cervical cancer, has also been detected in head and neck squamous cell cancers, especially in squamous cell carcinomas of the tonsils. However, the true ...
Spatial expression of two anti-inflammatory mediators, annexin 1 and galectin-1, in nasal polyposis
(Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 2006-10-01) [Artigo]
Background There is renewed interest in the role played by specific counter-regulatory mechanisms to control the inflammatory host response, poorly investigated in human pathology. Here, we monitored the expression of two ...