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      Autosomal dominant tubulointerstitial kidney disease: Diagnosis, classification, and management - A KDIGO consensus report 

      Eckardt, K. -U; Alper, S. L.; Antignac, C.; Bleyer, A. J.; Chauveau, D.; Dahan, K.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D.; Hosking, A.; Kmoch, S.; Rampoldi, L.; Wiesener, M.; Wolf, M. T.; Devuyst, O. (2015)
      Rare autosomal dominant tubulointerstitial kidney disease is caused by mutations in the genes encoding uromodulin (UMOD), hepatocyte nuclear factor-1β (HNF1B), renin (REN), and mucin-1 (MUC1). Multiple names have been ...
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      Changes in T Cell Receptor Excision DNA Circle (TREC) Levels in HIV Type 1-Infected Subjects Pre- and Post-Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy 

      Touloumi, G.; Pantazis, N.; Karafoulidou, A.; Mandalaki, T.; Goedert, J. J.; Kostrikis, Leontios G.; Hatzakis, Angelos E. (2004)
      The T cell receptor excision DNA circle (TREC) level is an independent predictor of HIV-1 disease prognosis. We studied the temporal changes in TREC levels prior to and after highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) ...
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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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      Hepatitis C virus infection epidemiology among people who inject drugs in europe: A systematic review of data for scaling up treatment and prevention 

      Wiessing, L.; Ferri, M.; Grady, B.; Kantzanou, M.; Sperle, I.; Cullen, K. J.; Hatzakis, Angelos E.; Prins, M.; Vickerman, P.; Lazarus, J. V.; Hope, V. D.; Matheï, C.; Busch, M.; Bollaerts, K.; Bogdanova, V.; Nesheva, E.; Fotsiou, N.; Kostrikis, Leontios G.; Mravčík, V.; Řehák, V.; Částková, J.; Hobstová, J.; Nechanská, B.; Fouchard, J.; Abel-Ollo, K.; Tefanova, V.; Tallo, T.; Brummer-Korvenkontio, H.; Brisacier, A. -C; Michot, I.; Jauffret-Roustide, M.; Zimmermann, R.; Fotiou, A.; Gazdag, G.; Tarján, A.; Galvin, B.; Thornton, L.; Cruciani, M.; Basso, M.; Karnite, A.; Caplinskiene, I.; Lopes, S.; Origer, A.; Melillo, J.; Camilleri, M.; Demanuele, C. O.; Croes, E.; Op De Coul, E.; Rosińska, M.; Struzik, M.; Martins, M.; Duran, D.; Vilar, G.; Resende, M. E.; Martins, H. C.; Abagiu, A. O.; Ruta, S.; Arama, V.; Kopilovic, B.; Kustec, T.; Klavs, I.; Aleixandre, N. L.; Folch, C.; Bravo, M. J.; Gómez, R. S.; Berglund, T.; Strandberg, J.; Hotho, D.; Van Houdt, S.; Low, A.; Mcdonald, B.; Platt, L.; Kalamara, E.; Giraudon, I.; Groshkova, T.; Palladino, C.; Hutchinson, S.; Ncube, F.; Eramova, I.; Goldberg, D.; Vicente, J.; Griffiths, P. (2014)
      Background: People who inject drugs (PWID) are a key population affected by hepatitis C virus (HCV). Treatment options are improving and may enhance prevention
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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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      Outcome of kidney transplantation in autosomal dominant medullary cystic kidney disease type 1 

      Stavrou, Christoforos V.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D.; Christofides, Tasos C.; Pierides, Alkis M. (2003)
      Background. Autosomal dominant medullary cystic kidney disease (ADMCKD) is an inherited, distinct, chronic, tubulointerstitial, cystic-type nephropathy, often described together with juvenile nephronophthisis as a single ...
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      Recent thymic emigrants and prognosis in T- and B-cell childhood hematopoietic malignancies 

      Petridou, E.; Klimentopoulou, A. E.; Moustaki, M.; Kostrikis, Leontios G.; Hatzakis, Angelos E.; Trichopoulos, D. (2002)
      The concentration of T-cell receptor rearrangement excision DNA circles (TRECs) in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) is currently known to be a marker of recent thymic emigrants. We evaluated the hypothesis that ...
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      The trapped human experiment 

      Huo, R.; Agapiou, Agapios; Bocos-Bintintan, V.; Brown, L. J.; Burns, C.; Creaser, C. S.; Devenport, N. A.; Gao-Lau, B.; Guallar-Hoyas, C.; Hildebrand, L.; Malkar, A.; Martin, H. J.; Moll, V. H.; Patel, P.; Ratiu, A.; Reynolds, J. C.; Sielemann, S.; Slodzynski, R.; Statheropoulos, Miltiades K.; Turner, M. A.; Vautz, W.; Wright, V. E.; Thomas, Charles Lawrence Paul (2011)
      This experiment observed the evolution of metabolite plumes from a human trapped in a simulation of a collapsed building. Ten participants took it in turns over five days to lie in a simulation of a collapsed building and ...