Issue No 05+06/2012

BASIC RESEARCH ARTICLE: Development of a Molecular Multimarker Assay for the Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells in Adenocarcinoma Patients

by Andreia de Albuquerque, Ilja Kubisch, Dominikus Ernst, Georg Breier, Gudrun Stamminger, Nikos Fersis, Ulrich Stölzel, Joachim Boese-Landgraf, Astrid Eichler, Sepp Kaul

Relationship of Oxidative Stress with Obesity and its Role in Obesity Induced Metabolic Syndrome

by Manisha Sankhla, Tarun Kumar Sharma, Keerti Mathur, Jai Singh Rathor, Varsha Butolia, Amita K Gadhok, Satish Kumar Vardey, Maheep Sinha, G.G. Kaushik

REVIEW ARTICLE: MicroRNAs in Health and Disease - Basic Science and Clinical Applications

by Abdimajid Osman

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Evaluation of IDS-iSYS Intact Parathyroid Hormone (iPTH) and Comparison to Siemens Advia Centaur® iPTH Assay in Chronic Renal Failure Patients And in Controls

by Marja-Kaisa Koivula, Päivi Laitinen, Juha Risteli

CD256 Can be Found in Antibody-Mediated Renal Allograft Rejection Tissues

by Xu Haiyan, He Xiaozhou, Zhao Wei, Guo Hui, Shi Qianqian, Zhu Yibei, Zhang Xueguang

The Use of a Combination of Ki-67, Galectin-3 And PTTG Can Distinguish the Benign And Malignant Thyroid Tumor

by Wenli Cui, Xiaomei Lu, Shutao Zheng, Yuqing Ma, Xia Liu, Wei Zhang

Guanidinoacetate Methyltransferase (GAMT) Deficiency in Two Tunisian Siblings: Clinical and Biochemical Features

by Fahmi Nasrallah, Ichraf Kraoua, Marie Joncquel-Chevalier Curt, Marie-Adelaïde Bout, Sameh Hadj Taieb, Moncef Feki, Néziha Khouja, Gilbert Briand, Naziha Kaabachi

Comprehensive Analysis of BCR/ABL Variants in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Patients Using Multiplex RT-PCR

by Ayda Bennour, Ines Ouahchi, Medhaffar Moez, Moez Elloumi, Abderrahim Khelif, Ali Saad, Halima Sennana

Evaluation of Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA), Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR), Epithelial Cell Adhesion Molecule EpCAM (GA733-2), and Carbohydrate Antigen 19-9 (CA 19-9) Levels in Colorectal Cancer Patients and Correlation with Clinicopathological Characteristics

by Antonia Mourtzikou, Marilena Stamouli, Christos Kroupis, Spyridon Christodoulou, Marika Skondra, Anastasia Kastania, Demetrios Pectasides, Georgios Athanasas, Claire Dimas

CD40, CD45 CTLA-4 Levels are Elevated in Healthy Older Adults

by Arzu Didem Yalcin, Reginald M Gorczynski, Münevver Sarıgül Kahraman, Mehtap Ulker Demirel, EnderTerzioglu

Distribution of Fatty Acids in Adipose Tissue of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

by Mohsen Korani, Mohsen Firoozrai, Jafar Maleki, Faranak Ghahramanpour, Iraj Heidari, Soudabeh Fallah, Morteza Seifi

Statistical Analysis of Results Obtained by Real-Time PCR for Improvement of Absolute Quantification of Target Sequences

by Thomas Kiefer, Carsten Hirt, Frank Schüler, Christoph Busemann, Michael Wodny, Bernd Jaeger, Gottfried Dölken

Determinants of Circulating Matrix Metalloproteinase-2 and Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein-A in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

by Oskar Zakiyanov, Marta Kalousová, Markéta Kratochvilová, Vítezslav Kríha, Tomáลก Zima, Vladimír Tesar

Circannual Temperature-Related Variation in Hemoglobin A1c is Unlikely to Affect its use as a Diagnostic Test for Type 2 Diabetes

by Li Xue, Hongyan Liang, Xiaofeng Jiang

Evaluation and Comparison of the Efficiency of Immunochromatography Methods for Norovirus Detection

by Aksara Thongprachum, Pattara Khamrin, Dinh Nguyen Tran, Shoko Okitsu, Masashi Mizuguchi, Satoshi Hayakawa, Niwat Maneekarn, Hiroshi Ushijima

Effects of Chronic Kidney Disease and Type of Dialysis on Serum Levels of Adiponectin, TNF-α and high Sensitive C-Reactive Protein

by Hale Maral Kir, Ceyla Eraldemir, Erkan Dervisoglu, Cigdem Caglayan, Betul Kalender

IL8 and Serum Soluble Trail Levels Following Anti-VEGF Monoclonal Antibody Treatment in Patients With Metastatic Colon Cancer

by Aysegul Kargi, Arzu Didem Yalcin, Nuray Erin, Burhan Savas, H. Hüseyin Polat, Reginald M. Gorczynski

Correlation And Precision of Serum Free Bilirubin Concentrations Determined by Single And Two Peroxidase Concentration Methods in Term or Late-Preterm Newborn Infants Using a FDA-Approved Analyzer

by Akihiro Miwa, Ichiro Morioka, Tomoyuki Yokota, Akio Shibata Kiyomi Matsuo, Kazumichi Fujioka, Tsubasa Koda, Satoru Morikawa, Hisahide Nishio, Naoki Yokoyama, Hajime Nakamura, Masafumi Matsuo, Hideto Yamada

Multicentre Evaluation of a Second Generation Point-of-Care Assay with an Extended Range for the Determination of N-Terminal Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide

by Bo Jørgensen, Thomas Bertsch, Hans-Joachim Bröker, Markus Schäfer, Jean-Paul Chapelle, Romy Gadisseur, Martin R. Cowie, Bert Dikkeschei, Eberhard Gurr, Wiebke Hayen, Gerd Hafner, Yuriko Stiegler, Hans-Robert Schönherr, Ruth H. Strasser, Britta Weidtmann, Henning Folkerts, Christian Zugck, Kerstin Hofmann, Rainer Zerback

Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System and Glycemia in Pregnancy

by You-Peng Chen, Jian Li, Zi-Neng Wang, Christoph Reichetzeder, Hao Xu, Jian Gong, Guang-Ji Chen, Thiemo Pfab, Xiao-Min Xiao, Berthold Hocher

The Adoption of Clinical Pathways and the Inclusion of Likelihood Ratios in the Report: A Controlled Before and After Study

by Mariacaterina Maconi, Roberto Baricchi, Maria Piera Ferrin, Debora Formisano, Maria Ferrari, Maria Brini

Elevated Serum Chemerin Levels are Associated with the Presence of Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

by Xiaohong Lin, Xiangyu Tang, Qiong Jiang, Qing Liu, Zhang Lin, Junhua Lin, Lianglong Chen, Huashan Hong

Serum Uric Acid Level is an Indicator of Total Cholesterol and Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in Men Below 45 Years in Age but not Older Males

by Simant Baliarsingh, Neha Sharma

The Inhibition of the Pemetrexed-Activated MAPK Pathway via Sorafenib is Involved in the Synergistic Mechanism of Sorafenib Subsequent Potentiation of Pemetrexed Cytotoxicity in EGFR TKI-Resistant Cell Lines

by Yanwen Jiang, Chunsun Li, Yingmin Ma, Jie Chen, Yanqin Li, Liangan Chen

CASE REPORT: EDTA-Temperature-Induced Pseudohematocytopenia in a Patient with Multiple Myeloma

by Lixia Zhang, Shiyang Pan, Jie Zhang, Lin Lu, Erfu Xie, Qin Ye

SHORT COMMUNICATION: CD4+CD25hi Regulatory T Cells in Healthy Males and Females Mediate GenderDifference in the Prevalence of Autoimmune Diseases

by Gul Afshan, Nadeem Afzal, Sadia Qureshi

Variation in Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Test Ordering in Primary Care Centers: Tendencies 2002-2009

by Blanca Lumbreras, Maite López-Garrigos, María Salinas

Prediction of Bladder Cancer Based on Urinary Content of MGEA5 and OGT mRNA Level

by Waldemar Rozanski, Anna Krzeslak, Ewa Forma, Magdalena Brys, Mariusz Blewniewski, Paweł Wozniak, Marek Lipinski

Comparative Evaluation of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide and Mid-Regional Pro-A-Type Natriuretic Peptide Changes from Admission to Discharge in Prognosis of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Patients

by Elisabetta Stenner, Alessandra Buiatti, Giulia Barbati, Marco Merlo, Gianfranco Sinagra, Bruno Biasioli

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What do you mean when you say large volume cryoprotectant-free vitrification?

by Joseph Saragusty

Journal Club

Laborleitertreffen Brandenburg, Berlin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 2012