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      Autosomal dominant medullary cystic kidney disease: Evidence of gene locus heterogeneity 

      Fuchshuber, A.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D.; Berthold, S.; Stavrou, Christoforos V.; Vollmer, M.; Burton, C.; Feest, T.; Krieter, D.; Gal, A.; Brandis, M.; Pierides, Alkis M.; Hildebrandt, F. (1998)
      Autosomal dominant medullary cystic kidney disease (ADMCKD
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      Autosomal-dominant medullary cystic kidney disease type 1: Clinical and molecular findings in six large Cypriot families 

      Stavrou, Christoforos V.; Koptides, Michael; Tombazos, C.; Psara, E.; Patsias, Charalambos; Zouvani, Ioanna; Kyriacou, Kyriacos C.; Hildebrandt, F.; Christofides, Tasos C.; Pierides, Alkis M.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (2002)
      Background. Autosomal-dominant medullary cystic kidney disease (ADMCKD), a hereditary chronic interstitial nephropathy, recently attracted attention because of the cloning or mapping of certain gene loci, namely NPHP1, ...
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      Autosomal-dominant medullary cystic kidney disease type 1: Clinical and molecular findings in six large Cypriot familiesAAA 

      Stavrou, Christoforos V.; Koptides, Michael; Tombazos, C.; Psara, E.; Patsias, Charalambos; Zouvani, Ioanna; Kyriacou, Kyriacos C.; Hildebrandt, F.; Christofides, Tasos C.; Pierides, Alkis M.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (2002)
      Background. Autosomal-dominant medullary cystic kidney disease (ADMCKD), a hereditary chronic interstitial nephropathy, recently attracted attention because of the cloning or mapping of certain gene loci, namely NPHP1, ...
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      Chromosome 1 localization of a gene for autosomal dominant medullary cystic kidney disease (ADMCKD) 

      Christodoulou, Kyproula; Tsingis, Marios; Stavrou, Christoforos V.; Eleftheriou, Andri; Papapavlou, Petros; Patsalis, Philippos C.; Ioannou, Panayiotis A.; Pierides, Alkis M.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (1998)
      There is a group of inherited cystic nephropathies that are characterized by juvenile onset recessive inheritance (familial juvenile nephronophthisis, FJN) or by adult onset dominant inheritance (medullary cystic disease, ...
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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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      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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      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. ...