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      Cyst formation in the PKD2 (1-703) transgenic rat precedes deregulation of proliferation-related pathways 

      Koupepidou, P.; Felekkis, Kyriacos N.; Kränzlin, B.; Sticht, C.; Gretz, N.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (2010)
      Background: Polycystic Kidney Disease is characterized by the formation of large fluid-filled cysts that eventually destroy the renal parenchyma leading to end-stage renal failure. Although remarkable progress has been ...
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      Developmental biology: Our fly cousins' gut 

      Pitsouli, Chrysoula; Perrimon, N. (2008)
      What do we humans have in common with flies? Quite a lot, at least at the cellular and molecular levels. Our intestine, for instance, is similar to that of the fly, not only in function but also in its development and ...
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      Genetic variation of DKK3 may modify renal disease severity in ADPKD 

      Liu, M.; Shi, S.; Senthilnathan, S.; Yu, J.; Wu, E.; Bergmann, C.; Zerres, K.; Bogdanova, N.; Coto, E.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D.; Pierides, Alkis M.; Demetriou, Kyproula; Devuyst, O.; Gitomer, B.; Laakso, M.; Lumiaho, A.; Lamnissou, Klea; Magistroni, R.; Parfrey, P.; Breuning, M.; Peters, D. J. M.; Torra, R.; Winearls, C. G.; Torres, V. E.; Harris, Peter C.; Paterson, A. D.; Pei, Y. (2010)
      Significant variation in the course of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) within families suggests the presence of effect modifiers. Recent studies of the variation within families harboring PKD1 mutations ...
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      Prognostic significance of WNT and hedgehog pathway activation markers in cancer of unknown primary 

      Fotopoulos, George; Goussia, Anna; Bareta, E.; Koumpis, E.; Chrisafi, S.; Bobos, M.; Malamou-Mitsi, Vassiliki D.; Fountzilas, George; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Pentheroudakis, George (2015)
      Background: Cancer of unknown primary (CUP) possesses distinct biology and peculiar natural history, in which the roles of the winged and hedgehog signalling pathways are unclear. Materials and methods: We constructed ...