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      Primary resistance to integrase strand-transfer inhibitors in Europe 

      Moutschen, M.; Casadellà, M.; van Ham, P. M.; Noguera-Julian, M.; van Kessel, A.; Pou, C.; Hofstra, Laura Marije Arije; Santos, J. R.; Garcia, F.; Struck, D.; Alexiev, Ivailo; Bakken Kran, A. M.; Hoepelman, A. I.; Kostrikis, Leontios G.; Somogyi, Sybille; Liitsola, K.; Linka, M.; Nielsen, C.; Otelea, D.; Paraskevis, Dimitrios N.; Poljak, M.; Puchhammer-Stöckl, E.; Staneková, D.; Stanojevic, M.; Van Laethem, K.; Zidovec Lepej, S.; Clotet, B.; Boucher, C. A. B.; Paredes, R.; Wensing, A. M. J.; Puchhammer-Stöckl, E.; Sarcletti, M.; Schmied, B.; Geit, M.; Balluch, G.; Vandamme, A. M.; Vercauteren, J.; Derdelinckx, I.; Sasse, A.; Bogaert, M.; Ceunen, H.; De Roo, A.; De Wit, S.; Echahidi, F.; Fransen, K.; Goffard, J. C.; Goubau, P.; Goudeseune, E.; Yombi, J. C.; Lacor, P.; Liesnard, C.; Pierard, D.; Rens, R.; Schrooten, Y.; Vaira, D.; Vandekerckhove, L. P.; Van den Heuvel, A.; Van Der Gucht, B.; Van Ranst, M.; Van Wijngaerden, E.; Vandercam, B.; Vekemans, M.; Verhofstede, C.; Clumeck, N.; Van Laethem, K.; Beshkov, Danail; Alexiev, Ivailo; Zidovec Lepej, S.; Begovac, J.; Demetriades, Ioannis; Kousiappa, Ioanna; Demetriou, Victoria L.; Hezka, Johana; Linka, M.; Machala, L.; Maly, M.; Nielsen, C.; Jørgensen, L. B.; Gerstoft, J.; Mathiesen, L.; Pedersen, C.; Nielsen, H.; Laursen, A.; Kvinesdal, B.; Liitsola, K.; Ristola, M.; Suni, J.; Sutinen, J.; Hamouda, O.; Kücherer, C.; Berg, T.; Braun, P.; Poggensee, G.; Däumer, M.; Eberle, J.; Heiken, H.; Kaiser, R.; Knechten, H.; Korn, K.; Müller, H.; Neifer, S.; Schmidt, B.; Walter, H.; Gunsenheimer-Bartmeyer, B.; Harrer, T.; Paraskevis, Dimitrios N.; Hatzakis, Angelos E.; Magiorkinis, Emmanouil N.; Hatzitheodorou, Eleni; Haida, Catherine; Zavitsanou, Assimina; Magiorkinis, Gkikas; Lazanas, Marios C.; Chini, Maria C.; Magafas, N.; Tsogas, Nickolaos; Paparizos, Vassilios A.; Kourkounti, Sofia; Antoniadou, Anastasia C.; Papadopoulos, Antonios I.; Panagopoulos, Periklis; Poulakou, Garyphallia G.; Sakka, V.; Chryssos, Georgios; Drimis, Stylianos; Gargalianos, Panagiotis; Lelekis, Moyssis I.; Chilomenos, G.; Psichogiou, Mina A.; Daikos, George L.; Sabatakou, H.; Panos, George; Haratsis, G.; Kordossis, Theodore; Kontos, Athanasios N.; Koratzanis, Georgios; Theodoridou, Maria C.; Mostrou, Glykeria J.; Spoulou, Vana I.; Schmit, J. C.; Struck, D.; Hemmer, R.; Arendt, V.; Staub, T.; Schneider, F.; Roman, F.; Wensing, A. M.; Boucher, C. A.; van de Vijver, D. A.; van Kessel, A.; van, P. H.; Brinkman, K.; Op de, E. L.; van der Ende, M. E.; Hoepelman, I. M.; van Kasteren, M.; Juttmann, J.; Kuipers, M.; Langebeek, N.; Richter, C.; Santegoets, R. M.; Schrijnders-Gudde, L.; Schuurman, R.; van de Ven, B. J.; Åsjö, Birgitta; Bakken, A. M.; Ormaasen, V.; Aavitsland, P.; Otelea, D.; Paraschiv, S.; Tudor, A. M.; Jevtovic, D.; Salemovic, D.; Stanekova, D.; Habekova, M.; Mokráš, Miloš; Truska, P.; Poljak, M.; Lunar, M.; Babic, Dunja Z.; Tomazic, J.; Vidmar, L.; Vovko, T.; Karner, P.; Clotet, B.; Garcia, F.; Domingo, P.; Galindo, M. J.; Miralles, C.; Del, M. A.; Ribera, E.; Iribarren, J. A.; Ruiz, L.; de la Torre, J.; Vidal, F.; Garcia, F.; Paredes, R. (2015)
      Objectives: The objective of this study was to define the natural genotypic variation of the HIV-1 integrase gene across Europe for epidemiological surveillance of integrase strand-transfer inhibitor (InSTI) resistance. ...
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      The impact of human allelic variation on HIV-1 disease. 

      Anastassopoulou, C. G.; Kostrikis, Leontios G. (2003)
      Human allelic variants influence the susceptibility to HIV-1 infection and/or the subsequent rates of disease progression towards AIDS that average ten years, although they vary greatly among infected subjects. In this ...
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      The effects of applying cell-suppression and perturbation to aggregated genetic data 

      Antoniades, Athos; Keane, J.; Aristodimou, Aristos; Philipou, Christa; Constantinou, Andreas I.; Georgousopoulos, Christos; Tozzi, Federica; Kyriacou, Kyriacos C.; Hadjisavvas, Andreas; Loizidou, Maria A.; Demetriou, Christiana A.; Pattichis, Constantinos S. (2012)
      The key test for confidence in any association discovered within the medical domain is replication testing. That is, the ability of the association to be detected in independent populations. At the same time, in order to ...
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      Drosophila melanogaster as a model host for studying Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection 

      Apidianakis, Yiorgos; Rahme, L. G. (2009)
      Conservation of host signaling pathways and tissue physiology between Drosophila melanogaster and mammals allows for the modeling of human host-pathogen interactions in Drosophila. Here we present the use of genetically ...
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      Black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa L.) protects against menadione-induced DNA damage through scavenging of reactive oxygen species: Bioassay-directed isolation and characterization of active principles 

      Burdette, J. E.; Chen, S. -N; Lu, Z. -Z; Xu, H.; White, B. E. P.; Fabricant, D. S.; Liu, J.; Fong, H. H. S.; Farnsworth, N. R.; Constantinou, Andreas I.; Van Breemen, R. B.; Pezzuto, J. M.; Bolton, J. L. (2002)
      The roots/rhizomes of Cimicifuga racemosa L. (Nutt.) (black cohosh) have traditionally been used to treat menopausal symptoms through an unknown mechanism of action. In an effort to determine if black cohosh had additional ...
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      Overexpression of the m4 and mα genes of the E(spl)-Complex antagonizes Notch mediated lateral inhibition 

      Apidianakis, Yiorgos; Nagel, A. C.; Chalkiadaki, Angeliki; Preiss, A.; Delidakis, Christos (1999)
      Intercellular signalling mediated by Notch proteins is crucial to many cell fate decisions in metazoans. Its profound effects on cell fate and proliferation require that a complex set of responses involving positive and ...
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      A single base mutation that converts glycine 907 of the α2(I) chain of type I procollagen to aspartate in a lethal variant of osteogenesis imperfecta. The single amino acid substitution near the carboxyl terminus destabilizes the whole triple helix 

      Baldwin, C. T.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D.; Dumars, K. W.; Prockop, D. J. (1989)
      Type I procollagen was examined in cultured skin fibroblasts from a patient with a lethal variant of osteogenesis imperfecta. About half of the pro-α chains were post-translationally overmodified and had a decreased thermal ...
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      Challenge of Drosophila melanogaster with Cryptococcus neoformans and role of the innate immune response 

      Apidianakis, Yiorgos; Rahme, L. G.; Heitman, J.; Ausubel, F. M.; Calderwood, S. B.; Mylonakis, E. (2004)
      We found that the ingestion of Cryptococcus neoformans by Drosophila melanogaster resulted in the death of the fly but that the ingestion of Saccharomyces cerevisiae or the nonpathogenic Cryptococcus kuetzingii or Cryptococcus ...
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      Intein-mediated site-specific conjugation of Quantum Dots to proteins in vivo 

      Charalambous, Anna; Andreou, Maria I.; Skourides, Paris A. (2009)
      We describe an intein based method to site-specifically conjugate Quantum Dots (QDs) to target proteins in vivo. This approach allows the covalent conjugation of any nanostructure and/or nanodevice to any protein and thus ...
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      Expression of recombinant horseradish peroxidase C in Escherichia coli 

      Burke, J. F.; Smith, A.; Santama, Niovi; Bray, R. C.; Thorneley, R. N. F.; Dacey, S.; Griffiths, J.; Catlin, G.; Edwards, M. (1989)
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      Equol enhances tamoxifen's anti-tumor activity by induction of caspase-mediated apoptosis in MCF-7 breast cancer cells 

      Charalambous, Christina; Pitta, Chara A.; Constantinou, Andreas I. (2013)
      Background: Soy phytoestrogens, such as daidzein and its metabolite equol, have been proposed to be responsible for the low breast cancer rate in Asian women. Since the majority of estrogen receptor positive breast cancer ...
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      Involvement of skeletal muscle gene regulatory network in susceptibility to wound infection following trauma 

      Apidianakis, Yiorgos; Mindrinos, M. N.; Xiao, W.; Tegos, G. P.; Papisov, M. I.; Hamblin, M. R.; Davis, R. W.; Tompkins, R. G.; Rahme, L. G. (2007)
      Despite recent advances in our understanding the pathophysiology of trauma, the basis of the predisposition of trauma patients to infection remains unclear. A Drosophila melanogaster/Pseudomonas aeruginosa injury and ...
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      Acoustic monitoring in terrestrial environments using microphone arrays: Applications, technological considerations and prospectus 

      Blumstein, Daniel T.; Mennill, D. J.; Clemins, P.; Girod, L.; Yao, K.; Patricelli, G.; Deppe, J. L.; Krakauer, A. H.; Clark, C.; Cortopassi, K. A.; Hanser, S. F.; Mccowan, B.; Ali, Andreas M.; Kirschel, A. N. G. (2011)
      1. Animals produce sounds for diverse biological functions such as defending territories, attracting mates, deterring predators, navigation, finding food and maintaining contact with members of their social group. Biologists ...
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      Hedgehog restricts its expression domain in the Drosophila wing 

      Bejarano, F.; Pérez, L.; Apidianakis, Yiorgos; Delidakis, Christos; Milán, M. (2007)
      The stable subdivision of Drosophila limbs into anterior and posterior compartments is a consequence of asymmetrical signalling by Hedgehog (Hh), from the posterior to anterior cells. The activity of the homeodomain protein ...
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      Variable clinical presentation of an MUC1 mutation causing medullary cystic kidney disease type 1 

      Bleyer, A. J.; Kmoch, S.; Antignac, C.; Robins, V.; Kidd, K.; Kelsoe, J. R.; Hladik, G.; Klemmer, P.; Knohl, S. J.; Scheinman, S. J.; Vo, N.; Santi, A.; Harris, A.; Canaday, O.; Weller, N.; Hulick, P. J.; Vogel, K.; Rahbari-Oskoui, F. F.; Tuazon, J.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D.; Somers, D.; Megarbane, A.; Kimmel, P. L.; Sperati, C. J.; Orr-Urtreger, A.; Ben-Shachar, S.; Waugh, D. A.; Mcginn, S.; Bleyer Jr., A. J.; Hodaňová, K.; Vyletal, P.; Živná, M.; Hart, T. C.; Hart, P. S. (2014)
      Background and objectives The genetic cause of medullary cystic kidney disease type 1 was recently identified as a cytosine insertion in the variable number of tandem repeat region of MUC1 encoding mucoprotein-1 (MUC1), a ...
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      Novel spatiotemporal glycome changes in the murine placenta during placentation based on BS-I lectin binding patterns 

      Charalambous, Christina; Drakou, Katerina; Nicolaou, Stavros; Georgiades, Pantelis (2013)
      Although spatiotemporal changes of the glycome (full set of glycans, otherwise known as saccharides or carbohydrates) during placenta formation (placentation) are functionally and clinically important, they are poorly ...
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      Expression of recombinant horseradish peroxidase C in Escherichia coli 

      Burke, J. F.; Smith, A. T.; Santama, Niovi; Bray, R. C.; Thorneley, R. N. F.; Dacey, S.; Griffiths, J.; Catlin, G.; Edwards, M. (1989)
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      Molecular analysis of the coiled body. 

      Bohmann, K.; Ferreira, J.; Santama, Niovi; Weis, K.; Lamond, A. I. (1995)
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      Phenoxodiol (2H-1-benzopyran-7-0,1,3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)), a novel isoflavone derivative, inhibits DNA topoisomerase II by stabilizing the cleavable complex 

      Constantinou, Andreas I.; Husband, A. (2002)
      Cancer therapeutic drugs that inhibit DNA topoisomerase (topo) II by stabilizing the cleavable complex are collectively known as topo II poisons. Phenoxodiol is a synthetic derivative of the plant isoflavone daidzein and ...
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      Contrasting frequencies of CCR5Δ32 and CCR2-64I alleles in the Tunisian population [1] 

      Barbouche, R. M.; Hong, L.; Dellagi, K.; Kostrikis, Leontios G. (2001)