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  • Alterations of microRNAs in solid cancers and their prognostic value 

    Chira, P.; Vareli, K.; Sainis, I.; Papandreou, C.; Briasoulis, E. (2010)
    MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are evolutionarily conserved, naturally abundant, small, regulatory non-coding RNAs that inhibit gene expression at the post-transcriptional level in a sequence-specific manner. Each miRNA represses the ...
  • Ancestry of the Timorese: Age-related macular degeneration associated genotype and allele sharing among human populations from throughout the world 

    Morrison, M. A.; Magalhaes, T. R.; Ramke, J.; Smith, S. E.; Ennis, S.; Simpson, C. L.; Portas, L.; Murgia, F.; Ahn, J.; Dardenne, C.; Mayne, K.; Robinson, R.; Morgan, D. J.; Brian, G.; Lee, L.; Woo, S. J.; Zacharaki, F.; Tsironi, E. E.; Miller, J. W.; Kim, I. K.; Park, K. H.; Bailey-Wilson, J. E.; Farrer, L. A.; Stambolian, D.; DeAngelis, M. M. (2015)
    We observed that the third leading cause of blindness in the world, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), occurs at a very low documented frequency in a population-based cohort from Timor-Leste. Thus, we determined a ...
  • Association of anti-CCP positivity and carriage of TNFRII susceptibility variant with anti-TNF-α response in rheumatoid arthritis 

    Vasilopoulos, Y.; Bagiatis, V.; Stamatopoulou, D.; Zisopoulos, D.; Alexiou, I.; Sarafidou, T.; Settas, L.; Sakkas, L.; Mamuris, Z. (2011)
    Objective: To investigate the possible influence of tumour necrosis factoralpha (TNF), TNF receptor I (TNFRI) and TNF receptor II (TNFRII) gene polymorphisms on anti-TNF treatment responsiveness, stratified by autoantibody ...
  • Association of FCGR2A with the response to infliximab treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis 

    Montes, A.; Perez-Pampin, E.; Narváez, J.; Cañete, J. D.; Navarro-Sarabia, F.; Moreira, V.; Fernández-Nebro, A.; Del Carmen Ordóñez, M.; De La Serna, A. R.; Magallares, B.; Vasilopoulos, Y.; Sarafidou, T.; Caliz, R.; Ferrer, M. A.; Joven, B.; Carreira, P.; Gómez-Reino, J. J.; Gonzalez, A. (2014)
    OBJECTIVES: We aimed to assess a functional polymorphism in FCGR2A H131R, for association with the treatment response to Fc-containing inhibitors of tumor necrosis factor (TNF). METHODS: A total of 429 biologic-naive ...
  • Association of the leptin gene with knee osteoarthritis susceptibility in a Han Chinese population: A case-control study 

    Qin, J.; Shi, D.; Dai, J.; Zhu, L.; Tsezou, A.; Jiang, Q. (2010)
    Previous studies have suggested that leptin works as a key regulator in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis (OA), and genetic factors modulate OA. This study assessed the contribution of leptin gene (LEP) polymorphism(s) ...
  • Convergence of linkage, gene expression and association data demonstrates the influence of the RAR-related orphan receptor alpha (RORA) gene on neovascular AMD: A systems biology based approach 

    Silveira, A. C.; Morrison, M. A.; Ji, F.; Xu, H.; Reinecke, J. B.; Adams, S. M.; Arneberg, T. M.; Janssian, M.; Lee, J. E.; Yuan, Y.; Schaumberg, D. A.; Kotoula, M. G.; Tsironi, E. E.; Tsiloulis, A. N.; Chatzoulis, D. Z.; Miller, J. W.; Kim, I. K.; Hageman, G. S.; Farrer, L. A.; Haider, N. B.; DeAngelis, M. M. (2010)
    To identify novel genes and pathways associated with AMD, we performed microarray gene expression and linkage analysis which implicated the candidate gene, retinoic acid receptor-related orphan receptor alpha (RORA, 15q). ...
  • Effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme tag single nucleotide polymorphisms on the outcome of patients with traumatic brain injury 

    Dardiotis, E.; Paterakis, K.; Siokas, V.; Tsivgoulis, G.; Dardioti, M.; Grigoriadis, S.; Simeonidou, C.; Komnos, A.; Kapsalaki, E.; Fountas, K.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M. (2015)
    Background Genetic variants appear to influence, at least to some degree, the extent of brain injury and the clinical outcome of patients who have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Angiotensin-converting enzyme ...
  • Finding and analyzing plant metabolic gene clusters 

    Osbourn, A.; Papadopoulou, K. K.; Qi, X.; Field, B.; Wegel, E. (2012)
    Plants produce an array of diverse secondary metabolites with important ecological functions, providing protection against pests, diseases, and abiotic stresses. Secondary metabolites are also a rich source of bioactive ...
  • A genome-wide association study identifies an osteoarthritis susceptibility locus on chromosome 7q22 

    Kerkhof, H. J. M.; Lories, R. J.; Meulenbelt, I.; Jonsdottir, I.; Valdes, A. M.; Arp, P.; Ingvarsson, T.; Jhamai, M.; Jonsson, H.; Stolk, L.; Thorleifsson, G.; Zhai, G.; Zhang, F.; Zhu, Y.; Van Der Breggen, R.; Carr, A.; Doherty, M.; Doherty, S.; Felson, D. T.; Gonzalez, A.; Halldorsson, B. V.; Hart, D. J.; Hauksson, V. B.; Hofman, A.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Kloppenburg, M.; Lane, N. E.; Loughlin, J.; Luyten, F. P.; Nevitt, M. C.; Parimi, N.; Pols, H. A. P.; Rivadeneira, F.; Slagboom, E. P.; Styrḱarsd́ottir, U.; Tsezou, A.; Van De Putte, T.; Zmuda, J.; Spector, T. D.; Stefansson, K.; Uitterlinden, A. G.; Van Meurs, J. B. J. (2010)
    Objective. To identify novel genes involved in osteoarthritis (OA), by means of a genome-wide association study. Methods. We tested 500,510 single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in 1,341 Dutch Caucasian OA cases and 3,496 ...
  • Independent and joint effects of the MAPT and SNCA genes in Parkinson disease 

    Elbaz, A.; Ross, O. A.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Soto-Ortolaza, A. I.; Moisan, F.; Aasly, J.; Annesi, G.; Bozi, M.; Brighina, L.; Chartier-Harlin, M. C.; Destée, A.; Ferrarese, C.; Ferraris, A.; Gibson, J. M.; Gispert, S.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Jasinska-Myga, B.; Klein, C.; Krüger, R.; Lambert, J. C.; Lohmann, K.; Van De Loo, S.; Loriot, M. A.; Lynch, T.; Mellick, G. D.; Mutez, E.; Nilsson, C.; Opala, G.; Puschmann, A.; Quattrone, A.; Sharma, M.; Silburn, P. A.; Stefanis, L.; Uitti, R. J.; Valente, E. M.; Vilariño-Güell, C.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Wszolek, Z. K.; Xiromerisiou, G.; Maraganore, D. M.; Farrer, M. J. (2011)
    Objective: We studied the independent and joint effects of the genes encoding alpha-synuclein (SNCA) and microtubule-associated protein tau (MAPT) in Parkinson disease (PD) as part of a large meta-analysis of individual ...
  • Influence of ROBO1 and RORA on risk of age-related macular degeneration reveals genetically distinct phenotypes in disease pathophysiology 

    Jun, G.; Nicolaou, M.; Morrison, M. A.; Buros, J.; Morgan, D. J.; Radeke, M. J.; Yonekawa, Y.; Tsironi, E. E.; Kotoula, M. G.; Zacharaki, F.; Mollema, N.; Yuan, Y.; Miller, J. W.; Haider, N. B.; Hageman, G. S.; Kim, I. K.; Schaumberg, D. A.; Farrer, L. A.; DeAngelis, M. M. (2011)
    ROBO1 is a strong candidate gene for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) based upon its location under a linkage peak on chromosome 3p12, its expression pattern, and its purported function in a pathway that includes ...
  • Lack of replication of thirteen single-nucleotide polymorphisms implicated in Parkinson's disease: a large-scale international study 

    Elbaz, A.; Nelson, L. M.; Payami, H.; Ioannidis, J. P.; Fiske, B. K.; Annesi, G.; Carmine Belin, A.; Factor, S. A.; Ferrarese, C.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Higgins, D. S.; Kawakami, H.; Krüger, R.; Marder, K. S.; Mayeux, R. P.; Mellick, G. D.; Nutt, J. G.; Ritz, B.; Samii, A.; Tanner, C. M.; Van Broeckhoven, C.; Van Den Eeden, S. K.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Zabetian, C. P.; Dehem, M.; Montimurro, J. S.; Southwick, A.; Myers, R. M.; Trikalinos, T. A. (2006)
    Background: A genome-wide association study identified 13 single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) significantly associated with Parkinson's disease. Small-scale replication studies were largely non-confirmatory, but a ...
  • Large-scale replication and heterogeneity in Parkinson disease genetic loci 

    Sharma, M.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Aasly, J. O.; Annesi, G.; Brice, A.; Van Broeckhoven, C.; Bertram, L.; Bozi, M.; Crosiers, D.; Clarke, C.; Facheris, M.; Farrer, M.; Garraux, G.; Gispert, S.; Auburger, G.; Vilariño-Güell, C.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Hicks, A. A.; Hattori, N.; Jeon, B.; Lesage, S.; Lill, C. M.; Lin, J. J.; Lynch, T.; Lichtner, P.; Lang, A. E.; Mok, V.; Jasinska-Myga, B.; Mellick, G. D.; Morrison, K. E.; Opala, G.; Pramstaller, P. P.; Pichler, I.; Park, S. S.; Quattrone, A.; Rogaeva, E.; Ross, O. A.; Stefanis, L.; Stockton, J. D.; Satake, W.; Silburn, P. A.; Theuns, J.; Tan, E. K.; Toda, T.; Tomiyama, H.; Uitti, R. J.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Wszolek, Z.; Xiromerisiou, G.; Yueh, K. C.; Zhao, Y.; Gasser, T.; Maraganore, D.; Krüger, R. (2012)
    Objective: Eleven genetic loci have reached genome-wide significance in a recent meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies in Parkinson disease (PD) based on populations of Caucasian descent. The extent to which ...
  • Neither replication nor simulation supports a role for the axon guidance pathway in the genetics of Parkinson's disease 

    Li, Y.; Rowland, C.; Xiromerisiou, G.; Lagier, R. J.; Schrodi, S. J.; Dradiotis, E.; Ross, D.; Bui, N.; Catanese, J.; Aggelakis, K.; Grupe, A.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. (2008)
    Susceptibility to sporadic Parkinson's diseases (PD) is thought to be influence by both genetic and environmental factors and thier interaction with each other. Statistical models including multiples variants in axon ...
  • Non-replication of association for six polymorphisms from meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of Parkinson's disease: Large-scale collaborative study 

    Evangelou, E.; Maraganore, D. M.; Annesi, G.; Brighina, L.; Brice, A.; Elbaz, A.; Ferrarese, C.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Krueger, R.; Lambert, J. C.; Lesage, S.; Markopoulou, K.; Mellick, G. D.; Meeus, B.; Pedersen, N. L.; Quattrone, A.; Van Broeckhoven, C.; Sharma, M.; Silburn, P. A.; Tan, E. K.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Ioannidis, J. P. A. (2010)
    Early genome-wide association (GWA) studies on Parkinson's disease (PD) have not been able to yield conclusive, replicable signals of association, perhaps due to limited sample size. We aimed to investigate whether association ...
  • Pharmacogenetic analysis of TNF, TNFRSF1A, and TNFRSF1B gene polymorphisms and prediction of response to anti-TNF therapy in psoriasis patients in the greek population 

    Vasilopoulos, Y.; Manolika, M.; Zafiriou, E.; Sarafidou, T.; Bagiatis, V.; Krüger-Krasagaki, S.; Tosca, A.; Patsatsi, A.; Sotiriadis, D.; Mamuris, Z.; Roussaki-Schulze, A. (2012)
    Background: Although biologic therapies have revolutionized the treatment of psoriasis, patients exhibit a substantial heterogeneous response that could be due to complex genetic heterogeneity. Objective: The aim of this ...
  • Plasma homocysteine and genetic variants of homocysteine metabolism enzymes in patients from central greece with primary open-angle glaucoma and pseudoexfoliation glaucoma 

    Zacharaki, F.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Koliakos, G. G.; Morrison, M. A.; Tsezou, A.; Chatzoulis, D. Z.; Almpanidou, P.; Topouridou, K.; Karabatsas, H. C.; Pefkianaki, M.; DeAngelis, M. M.; Tsironi, E. E. (2014)
    Background: The purpose of this study was to investigate plasma homocysteine levels and polymorphisms in genes encoding enzymes in the metabolic pathway of homocysteine in association with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) ...
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis: Family stories 

    Smyk, D.; Cholongitas, E.; Kriese, S.; Rigopoulou, E. I.; Bogdanos, D. P. (2011)
    Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is a chronic immune-mediated cholestatic liver disease of unknown aetiology which affects mostly women in middle age. Familial PBC is when PBC affects more than one member of the same family, ...
  • The role of genetic polymorphisms of the Renin-Angiotensin System in renal diseases: A meta-analysis 

    Braliou, G. G.; Grigoriadou, A. M. G.; Kontou, P. I.; Bagos, P. G. (2014)
    Renal failure has a complex phenotype resulting from an underlying kidney disease as well as environmental and genetic factors. In the present study we performed a systematic review and meta-analyses to evaluate the ...
  • Suggestive evidence for linkage for restless legs syndrome on chromosome 19p13 

    Kemlink, D.; Plazzi, G.; Vetrugno, R.; Provini, F.; Polo, O.; Stiasny-Kolster, K.; Oertel, W.; Nevsimalova, S.; Sonka, K.; Högl, B.; Frauscher, B.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Pramstaller, P. P.; Lichtner, P.; Meitinger, T.; Müller-Myshok, B.; Winkelmann, J.; Montagna, P. (2008)
    Five loci for restless legs syndrome (RLS) on chromosomes 12q, 14q, 9p, 2q, and 20p (RLS1-RLS5) have been mapped in RLS families, with a recessive in the first and autosomal-dominant mode of inheritance in the latter cases. ...