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    • 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 ...
    • Insulin causes a transient induction of proliferation via activation of the PI3-kinase pathway in airway smooth muscle cells 

      Papagianni, M.; Hatziefthimiou, A.; Chachami, G.; Gourgoulianis, K.; Molyvdas, P. A.; Paraskeva, E. (2007)
      Insulin regulates glucose metabolism and activates cell growth. As the respiratory system is an alternative route for insulin administration in patients with diabetes mellitus, we studied the effect of insulin on rabbit ...
    • Novel oligomeric proanthocyanidin derivatives interact with membrane androgen sites and induce regression of hormone-independent prostate cancer 

      Kampa, M.; Theodoropoulou, K.; Mavromati, F.; Pelekanou, V.; Notas, G.; Lagoudaki, E. D.; Nifli, A. P.; Morel-Salmi, C.; Stathopoulos, E. N.; Vercauteren, J.; Castanas, E. (2011)
      Prostate cancer is the most common malignancy among men in Western societies, and current therapeutic approaches are evolving to manage growth, recurrence, and mortality neoplasia. Membrane androgen receptors (mARs) have ...