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      2nd combined working group and management committee meeting of urine and kidney proteomics COST action 29-30 March 2009, Nafplio, Greece 

      Vlahou, Antonia; Allmaier, G.; Attwood, T.; Bongcam-Rudloff, E.; Charonis, Aristidis S.; Frokiaer, J.; Mischak, H.; Schanstra, J.; Spasovski, G.; Aasberg, A.; Allory, Y.; Arthur, J.; Attwood, T.; Banks, R.; Baumann, M.; Benigni, A.; Bezerianos, Anastasios; Campistol, J. M.; Candiano, G.; Capasso, G.; Carpentier, S.; Dadlez, M.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D.; Dijilianov, D.; De Zeeuw, D.; Decramer, S.; Dihazi, H.; Domon, B.; Endlich, N.; d'Alche-Buc, F.; D'Haese, P.; Edelman, A.; Egido, J.; El Nahas, M.; Farinazzo, A.; Fernandez-Llama, P.; Feldt-Rasmussen, B.; Frokiaer, J.; Gansevoort, R.; Garbis, S.; Garin, J.; Ghiggeri, G. M.; Gimenez, I.; Granier, C.; Goumenos, Dimitrios S.; Haylor, J. L.; Hilario, M.; Holthofer, H.; Kalousis, Alexandros; Kaski, S.; Knepper, M.; Korneti, P.; Kossida, Sophia A.; Langham, R.; Loftheim, H.; Lopez-Novoa, J.; Luider, T.; Magni, F.; Malats, N.; Martin, J. L.; Mayrhofer, C.; Monsarrat, B.; Mueller, G.; Nielsen, S.; Norling, M.; O'Connell, S.; Ortiz, A.; Perunicic-Pekovic, G.; Planelles, G.; Polenakovic, M.; Promponas, Vasilis J.; Rasic-Milutinovic, Z.; Rehulka, P.; Peter, K.; Righetti, P. G.; Ronco, P.; Ryan, M.; Sánchez-Carbayo, M.; Schanstra, J.; Semmes, J.; Sheehan, D.; Stenman, U. -H; Stodkilde-Jorgensen, L.; Tasic, V.; Theodorescu, D.; Thongboonkerd, V.; Toncheva, D.; Tsillibari, E.; Tsiotis, Georgios; Unwin, R.; Vanholder, R.; Vassilev, D.; Vickers, M. E.; Verhulst, A.; Vilasi, Annalisa; Vlahakos, D.; Vonk, R.; Wright, P. C.; Yamamoto, Tadashi; Yutaka, Y.; Zielenkiewicz, P. (2009)
      EuroKUP (Urine and Kidney Proteomics
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      Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease - Type 2. Ultrasound, genetic and clinical correlations 

      Demetriou, Kyproula; Tziakouri, Chrysa H.; Anninou, Kristiana; Eleftheriou, Andri; Koptides, Michael; Nicolaou, Alexia; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D.; Pierides, Alkis M. (2000)
      Background. Ultrasound, genetic and clinical correlations are available for ADPKD-1, but lacking for ADPKD-2. The present study was carried out to address: (i) the age-related diagnostic usefulness of ultrasound compared ...
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      COL4A3/COL4A4 heterozygous mutations with TBMN presenting as focal segmental glomerulosclerosis 

      Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D.; Pierides, Alkis M. (2015)
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      COL4A3/COL4A4 mutations link familial hematuria and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Glomerular epithelium destruction via basement membrane thinning? 

      Voskarides, Konstantinos; Pierides, Alkis M.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (2008)
      The recent description of multiple gene defects in hereditary podocytopathies and in hereditary glomerular basement membrane diseases has dramatically improved the current state of our knowledge on the renal glomerular ...
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      Familial C3 Glomerulopathy Associated with CFHR5 Mutations: Clinical Characteristics of 91 Patients in 16 Pedigrees 

      Athanasiou, Yiannis; Voskarides, Konstantinos; Gale, D. P.; Damianou, Loukas; Patsias, Charalambos; Zavros, Michalis; Maxwell, P. H.; Cook, H. T.; Demosthenous, Panayiota; Hadjisavvas, Andreas; Kyriacou, Kyriacos C.; Zouvani, Ioanna; Pierides, Alkis M.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (2011)
      Background and objectives Complement factor H and related proteins (CFHR) are key regulators of the alternative complement pathway, where loss of function mutations lead to a glomerulopathy with isolated mesangial C3 ...
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      A family with the branchio-oto-renal syndrome: Clinical and genetic correlations 

      Pierides, Alkis M.; Athanasiou, Yiannis; Demetriou, Kyproula; Koptides, Michael; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (2002)
      Background. The branchio-oto-renal (BOR) syndrome is an autosomal dominant disease characterized by hearing loss of early onset, preauricular pits, branchial clefts, and early progressive chronic renal failure in up to 40% ...
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      Frequency of COL4A3/COL4A4 Mutations amongst families segregating glomerular microscopic hematuria and evidence for activation of the unfolded protein response. Focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis is a frequent development during ageing 

      Papazachariou, Louiza; Demosthenous, Panayiota M.; Pieri, Myrtani; Papagregoriou, Gregory N.; Savva, Isavella; Stavrou, Christoforos V.; Zavros, Michalis; Athanasiou, Yiannis; Ioannou, Kyriakos; Patsias, Charalambos; Panagides, Alexia; Potamitis, Costas; Demetriou, Kyproula; Prikis, Marios; Hadjigavriel, Michalis; Kkolou, Maria; Loukaidou, Panayiota; Pastelli, Androulla; Michael, Aristos; Lazarou, Akis; Arsali, Maria; Damianou, Loukas; Goutziamani, Ioanna; Soloukides, Andreas P.; Yioukas, Lakis; Elia, Avraam; Zouvani, Ioanna; Polycarpou, Polycarpos; Pierides, Alkis M.; Voskarides, Konstantinos A.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (2014)
      Familial glomerular hematuria(s) comprise a genetically heterogeneous group of conditions which include Alport Syndrome (AS) and thin basement membrane nephropathy (TBMN). Here we investigated 57 Greek-Cypriot families ...
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      Frequency of COL4A3/COL4A4 Mutations amongst families segregating glomerular microscopic hematuria and evidence for activation of the unfolded protein response. Focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis is a frequent development during ageing 

      Papazachariou, Louiza; Demosthenous, Panayiota; Pieri, Myrtani; Papagregoriou, Gregory N.; Savva, Isavella; Stavrou, Christoforos V.; Zavros, Michalis; Athanasiou, Yiannis; Ioannou, Kyriakos; Patsias, Charalambos; Panagides, Alexia; Potamitis, Costas; Demetriou, Kyproula; Prikis, Marios; Hadjigavriel, Michalis; Kkolou, Maria; Loukaidou, Panayiota; Pastelli, Androulla; Michael, Aristos; Lazarou, Akis; Arsali, Maria; Damianou, Loukas; Goutziamani, Ioanna; Soloukides, Andreas P.; Yioukas, Lakis; Elia, Avraam; Zouvani, Ioanna; Polycarpou, Polycarpos; Pierides, Alkis M.; Voskarides, Konstantinos; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (2014)
      Familial glomerular hematuria(s) comprise a genetically heterogeneous group of conditions which include Alport Syndrome (AS) and thin basement membrane nephropathy (TBMN). Here we investigated 57 Greek-Cypriot families ...
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      A functional variant in NEPH3 gene confers high risk of renal failure in primary hematuric glomerulopathies. Evidence for predisposition to microalbuminuria in the general population 

      Voskarides, Konstantinos; Stefanou, Charalambos; Pieri, Myrtani; Demosthenous, Panayiota; Felekkis, Kyriacos N.; Arsali, Maria; Athanasiou, Yiannis; Xydakis, D.; Stylianou, Konstantinos G.; Daphnis, Eugenios K.; Goulielmos, George N.; Loizou, P.; Savige, J.; Höhne, M.; Völker, L. A.; Benzing, T.; Maxwell, P. H.; Gale, D. P.; Gorski, M.; Böger, C.; Kollerits, B.; Kronenberg, F.; Paulweber, B.; Zavros, Michalis; Pierides, Alkis M.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (2017)
      Background Recent data emphasize that thin basement membrane nephropathy (TBMN) should not be viewed as a form of benign familial hematuria since chronic renal failure (CRF) and even end-stage renal disease (ESRD), is a ...
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      Genotype-renal function correlation in type 2 autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease 

      Magistroni, R.; He, N.; Wang, K.; Andrew, R.; Johnson, A.; Gabow, P.; Dicks, E.; Parfrey, P.; Torra, R.; San-Millan, J. L.; Coto, E.; Van Dijk, M.; Breuning, M.; Peters, D.; Bogdanova, N.; Ligabue, G.; Albertazzi, A.; Hateboer, N.; Demetriou, Kyproula; Pierides, Alkis M.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D.; St. George-Hyslop, P.; Ravine, D.; Pei, Y. (2003)
      Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is a common Mendelian disorder that affects approximately 1 in 1000 live births. Mutations of two genes, PKD1 and PKD2, account for the disease in approximately 80 to ...
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      A miR-1207-5p binding site polymorphism abolishes regulation of HBEGF and is associated with disease severity in CFHR5 nephropathy 

      Papagregoriou, Gregory N.; Erguler, K.; Dweep, H.; Voskarides, Konstantinos; Koupepidou, P.; Athanasiou, Yiannis; Pierides, Alkis M.; Gretz, N.; Felekkis, Kyriacos N.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (2012)
      Heparin binding epidermal growth factor (HBEGF) is expressed in podocytes and was shown to play a role in glomerular physiology. MicroRNA binding sites on the 3′UTR of HBEGF were predicted using miRWalk algorithm and ...
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      Molecular and Clinical Investigation of Cystinuria in the Greek-Cypriot Population 

      Athanasiou, Yiannis; Voskarides, Konstantinos; Chatzikyriakidou, Anthoula L.; Ignatiou, Anastasia; Demosthenous, Panayiota; Elia, Avraam; Zavros, Michalis; Georgiou, Ioannis A.; Pierides, Alkis M.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (2015)
      Background and Aims: Cystinuria represents 3% of nephrolithiasis in humans. Two genes have been identified as the main genetic causes of cystinuria, SLC3A1 and SLC7A9, with an autosomal recessive mode of inheritance. In ...
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      Presymptomatic molecular diagnosis of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease using PKD1- and PKD2-linked markers in Cypriot families 

      Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D.; Christodoulou, Kyproula; Tjakouri, C.; Pierides, Alkis M. (1996)
      Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), is a heterogeneous disorder, primarily characterized by the formation of cysts in the kidneys, and the late development in life of progressive chronic kidney failure. ...
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      X-linked Alport syndrome in Hellenic families: Phenotypic heterogeneity and mutations near interruptions of the collagen domain in COL4A5 

      Demosthenous, Panayiota; Voskarides, Konstantinos; Stylianou, Konstantinos G.; Hadjigavriel, Michalis; Arsali, Maria; Patsias, Charalambos; Georgaki, Eleni; Zirogiannis, P.; Stavrou, Christoforos V.; Daphnis, Eugenios K.; Pierides, Alkis M.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (2012)
      The X-linked Alport syndrome (ATS) is caused by mutations in COL4A5 and exhibits a widely variable expression. Usually ATS is heralded with continuous microhematuria which rapidly progresses to proteinuria, hypertension ...