Gunter Weiss

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Affiliation: Innsbruck Medical University
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. pmc The pleiotropic effects of erythropoietin in infection and inflammation
    Manfred Nairz
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Microbes Infect 14:238-46. 2012
  2. pmc Erythropoietin contrastingly affects bacterial infection and experimental colitis by inhibiting nuclear factor-κB-inducible immune pathways
    Manfred Nairz
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Innsbruck Medical University, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Immunity 34:61-74. 2011
  3. pmc Nitric oxide-mediated regulation of ferroportin-1 controls macrophage iron homeostasis and immune function in Salmonella infection
    Manfred Nairz
    Department of Internal Medicine VI, Medical University of Innsbruck, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Exp Med 210:855-73. 2013
  4. pmc Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin and interleukin-10 regulate intramacrophage Chlamydia pneumoniae replication by modulating intracellular iron homeostasis
    Rosa Bellmann-Weiler
    Department of Internal Medicine VI, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Immunobiology 218:969-78. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Intestinal irony: how probiotic bacteria outcompete bad bugs
    Guenter Weiss
    Department of Internal Medicine VI, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstraße 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Cell Host Microbe 14:3-4. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Anaemia in inflammatory rheumatic diseases
    Gunter Weiss
    Department of Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 9:205-15. 2013
  7. pmc Pathways for the regulation of hepcidin expression in anemia of chronic disease and iron deficiency anemia in vivo
    Igor Theurl
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Haematologica 96:1761-9. 2011
  8. pmc Nifedipine affects the course of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium infection by modulating macrophage iron homeostasis
    Sabine M Mair
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
    J Infect Dis 204:685-94. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Pitfalls in the diagnosis and therapy of infections in elderly patients--a mini-review
    Rosa Bellmann-Weiler
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Gerontology 55:241-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Genetic mechanisms and modifying factors in hereditary hemochromatosis
    Gunter Weiss
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:50-8. 2010

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  1. pmc The pleiotropic effects of erythropoietin in infection and inflammation
    Manfred Nairz
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Microbes Infect 14:238-46. 2012
    ..Thus, the specific modulation of extra-erythropoietic EPO activity forms an attractive therapeutic target in infection and inflammation...
  2. pmc Erythropoietin contrastingly affects bacterial infection and experimental colitis by inhibiting nuclear factor-κB-inducible immune pathways
    Manfred Nairz
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Innsbruck Medical University, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Immunity 34:61-74. 2011
    ..These immune-modulatory effects of EPO may be of therapeutic relevance in infectious and inflammatory diseases...
  3. pmc Nitric oxide-mediated regulation of ferroportin-1 controls macrophage iron homeostasis and immune function in Salmonella infection
    Manfred Nairz
    Department of Internal Medicine VI, Medical University of Innsbruck, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Exp Med 210:855-73. 2013
    ..Thus, the accumulation of iron in Nos2(-/-) macrophages counteracts a proinflammatory host immune response, and the protective effect of NO appears to partially result from its ability to prevent iron overload in macrophages...
  4. pmc Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin and interleukin-10 regulate intramacrophage Chlamydia pneumoniae replication by modulating intracellular iron homeostasis
    Rosa Bellmann-Weiler
    Department of Internal Medicine VI, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Immunobiology 218:969-78. 2013
    ..In the absence of Lcn-2, increased formation of IL-10 exerts protective effects by increasing the intracellular formation of ferritin, thereby reducing the access of iron for bacteria...
  5. doi request reprint Intestinal irony: how probiotic bacteria outcompete bad bugs
    Guenter Weiss
    Department of Internal Medicine VI, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstraße 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Cell Host Microbe 14:3-4. 2013
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  6. doi request reprint Anaemia in inflammatory rheumatic diseases
    Gunter Weiss
    Department of Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 9:205-15. 2013
    ..Discussion of established and newly emerging treatment regimens, as well as the need for further research in this clinically relevant field, will also be included...
  7. pmc Pathways for the regulation of hepcidin expression in anemia of chronic disease and iron deficiency anemia in vivo
    Igor Theurl
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Haematologica 96:1761-9. 2011
    ..Yet hepcidin levels are low in anemia of chronic disease with concomitant true iron deficiency. Here we clarify the different underlying pathways regulating hepcidin expression under these conditions in vivo...
  8. pmc Nifedipine affects the course of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium infection by modulating macrophage iron homeostasis
    Sabine M Mair
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
    J Infect Dis 204:685-94. 2011
    ..We therefore investigated whether nifedipine treatment affects the course of infection with intracellular bacteria via modulation of iron homeostasis...
  9. doi request reprint Pitfalls in the diagnosis and therapy of infections in elderly patients--a mini-review
    Rosa Bellmann-Weiler
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Gerontology 55:241-9. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Genetic mechanisms and modifying factors in hereditary hemochromatosis
    Gunter Weiss
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:50-8. 2010
    ..Our expanding knowledge of the regulation of iron metabolism and the role of factors that modify the severity of the disease may lead to the design of new and improved treatments...
  11. pmc Absence of functional Hfe protects mice from invasive Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium infection via induction of lipocalin-2
    Manfred Nairz
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Blood 114:3642-51. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Pathways for the regulation of body iron homeostasis in response to experimental iron overload
    Igor Theurl
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Hepatol 43:711-9. 2005
    ..Secondary iron overload is a frequent clinical condition found in association with multiple blood transfusions...
  13. ncbi request reprint The co-ordinated regulation of iron homeostasis in murine macrophages limits the availability of iron for intracellular Salmonella typhimurium
    Manfred Nairz
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Cell Microbiol 9:2126-40. 2007
    ..typhimurium and to increase antimicrobial immune effector pathways thus limiting pathogen proliferation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Regulatory networks for the control of body iron homeostasis and their dysregulation in HFE mediated hemochromatosis
    Susanne Ludwiczek
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Cell Physiol 204:489-99. 2005
    ..In addition, iron excretion/reabsorption by the kidneys may be altered, which may aggravate progressive iron overload...
  15. pmc Lipocalin-2 expressed in innate immune cells is an endogenous inhibitor of inflammation in murine nephrotoxic serum nephritis
    Kathrin Eller
    Clinical Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    PLoS ONE 8:e67693. 2013
    ..In parallel, TLR-2 dependent transcription of Lcn-2 is an endogenous inhibitor of inflammation in NTS. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Dysregulated monocyte iron homeostasis and erythropoietin formation in patients with anemia of chronic disease
    Igor Theurl
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Blood 107:4142-8. 2006
    ..Together with a diminished erythropoietin formation, the impaired iron recirculation from monocytes may be central in the pathophysiology of ACD in humans...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cytokine-mediated regulation of iron transport in human monocytic cells
    Susanne Ludwiczek
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria
    Blood 101:4148-54. 2003
    ..The regulation of iron transport by cytokines is a key mechanism in the pathogenesis of anemia of chronic disease and a promising target for therapeutic intervention...
  18. ncbi request reprint The macrophage: a cellular factory at the interphase between iron and immunity for the control of infections
    Igor Theurl
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases Medical University, A 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Biometals 18:359-67. 2005
  19. pmc Slc11a1 limits intracellular growth of Salmonella enterica sv. Typhimurium by promoting macrophage immune effector functions and impairing bacterial iron acquisition
    Manfred Nairz
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Cell Microbiol 11:1365-81. 2009
    ..Our observations indicate a bifunctional role for Slc11a1 within phagocytes. Slc11a restricts iron availability, which first augments pro-inflammatory macrophage effector functions and second concomitantly limits microbial iron access...
  20. ncbi request reprint Autocrine formation of hepcidin induces iron retention in human monocytes
    Igor Theurl
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Medical University, Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Blood 111:2392-9. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that ferroportin expression in inflammatory monocytes is negatively affected by autocrine formation of hepcidin, thus contributing to iron sequestration within monocytes as found in ACD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pathways for the regulation of interferon-gamma-inducible genes by iron in human monocytic cells
    Horst Oexle
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria
    J Leukoc Biol 74:287-94. 2003
    ..Thus, iron perturbations regulate IFN-gamma effector pathways by transcriptional and post-transcriptional mechanisms, indicating that iron rather interferes with IFN-gamma signal-transduction processes...
  22. doi request reprint Interferon-gamma limits the availability of iron for intramacrophage Salmonella typhimurium
    Manfred Nairz
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Immunol 38:1923-36. 2008
    ..These regulations are thus consistent with the principles of nutritional immunity...
  23. doi request reprint Nramp1-functionality increases iNOS expression via repression of IL-10 formation
    Gernot Fritsche
    Department of Internal Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Eur J Immunol 38:3060-7. 2008
    ..Thus, Nramp1 mediates effective host defence in part via suppression of excessive IL-10 production which may relate to Nramp1-mediated reduction of cellular iron pools, thus strengthening antimicrobial effector mechanisms...
  24. ncbi request reprint Modulation of macrophage iron transport by Nramp1 (Slc11a1)
    Gernot Fritsche
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Immunobiology 212:751-7. 2007
    ..Since low intracellular iron availability enhances iNOS transcription, Nramp1 could exert its effect on NO formation and other pro-inflammatory immune pathways via modulation of iron homeostasis...
  25. pmc Slc11a1 (Nramp1) impairs growth of Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium in macrophages via stimulation of lipocalin-2 expression
    Gernot Fritsche
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Leukoc Biol 92:353-9. 2012
    ..enterica serovar typhimurium growth. Stimulation of Lcn2 expression is a novel mechanism by which Nramp1 confers resistance against infection with the intracellular bacterium S. typhimurium...
  26. doi request reprint Growth differentiation factor 15 in anaemia of chronic disease, iron deficiency anaemia and mixed type anaemia
    Igor Theurl
    Deparment of Medicine I, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Haematol 148:449-55. 2010
    ..This indicates that other ACD-related factors may overcome the regulatory effects of GDF15 on hepcidin expression during inflammation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nramp1 functionality increases inducible nitric oxide synthase transcription via stimulation of IFN regulatory factor 1 expression
    Gernot Fritsche
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Immunol 171:1994-8. 2003
    ..Enhanced NO expression may partly underlie the protection against infection with intracellular pathogens by Nramp1 functionality...
  28. doi request reprint Impact of iron treatment on immune effector function and cellular iron status of circulating monocytes in dialysis patients
    Thomas Sonnweber
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:977-87. 2011
    ..However, iron may harbour detrimental effects in being a nutrient for invading pathogens or by modulating immune pathways. Thus, we prospectively studied the effects of iron treatment towards monocyte immune function...
  29. doi request reprint High-fat diet causes iron deficiency via hepcidin-independent reduction of duodenal iron absorption
    Thomas Sonnweber
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Nutr Biochem 23:1600-8. 2012
    ..We found that impaired iron absorption is independent of hepcidin but rather results from reduced metal uptake into the mucosa and discordant oxidoreductases expressions despite enterocyte iron deficiency...
  30. ncbi request reprint Molecular and clinical aspects of iron homeostasis: From anemia to hemochromatosis
    Manfred Nairz
    Klinische Abteilung für Allgemeine Innere Medizin, Klinische Infektiologie und Immunologie, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:442-62. 2006
    ..The interconnections between iron metabolism and immunity are also addressed, in as much as they may affect the risk and course of infections and malignancies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of iron mediated regulation of the duodenal iron transporters divalent metal transporter 1 and ferroportin 1
    Heinz Zoller
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Blood Cells Mol Dis 29:488-97. 2002
    ..This provides evidence for a negative feed-back loop between intracellular iron availability and transmembrane iron transport...
  32. doi request reprint Iron metabolism in the anemia of chronic disease
    Gunter Weiss
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1790:682-93. 2009
    ..The most frequent clinical condition exemplifying the interplay between iron and immune function is the anemia of chronic disease (ACD)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Modification of iron regulation by the inflammatory response
    Gunter Weiss
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases Medical University, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Best Pract Res Clin Haematol 18:183-201. 2005
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  34. ncbi request reprint Increased expression of CCL20 in human inflammatory bowel disease
    Arthur Kaser
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Immunol 24:74-85. 2004
    ..Furthermore, abundant numbers of Langerin(+) immature dendritic cells were identified in the subepithelial space of IBD specimens. CCL20 might regulate the attraction of T lymphocytes and dendritic cells in IBD...
  35. ncbi request reprint Increase of haemoglobin levels by anti-retroviral therapy is associated with a decrease in immune activation
    Mario Sarcletti
    HIV Unit, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Leopold Franzens University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Haematol 70:17-25. 2003
    ..Simultaneously parameters of iron metabolism and cofactors for haematopoiesis were analysed...
  36. doi request reprint Copper availability contributes to iron perturbations in human nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Elmar Aigner
    General Hospital Oberndorf, Department of Internal Medicine, Oberndorf, Austria
    Gastroenterology 135:680-8. 2008
    ..Iron perturbations are frequently observed in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). We aimed to investigate a potential association of copper status with disturbances of iron homeostasis in NAFLD...
  37. ncbi request reprint Importance of erythropoetin receptor expression in tumour tissue for the clinical course of breast cancer
    Birgit Volgger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Innsbruck Medical University, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anticancer Res 30:3721-6. 2010
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  38. doi request reprint The late endosomal adaptor p14 is a macrophage host-defense factor against Salmonella infection
    Nicole Taub
    Biocenter, Division of Cell Biology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
    J Cell Sci 125:2698-708. 2012
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  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of iron treatment on circulating cytokine levels in ESRD patients receiving recombinant human erythropoietin
    Gunter Weiss
    Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Nephrology, University Hospital of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Kidney Int 64:572-8. 2003
    ..However, iron catalyzes the formation of toxic radicals, which might promote vascular damage, is a nutrient for microorganisms, and negatively affects immune pathways, thus increasing the risk for severe infections...
  40. pmc Tim3 is upregulated and protective in nephrotoxic serum nephritis
    Andrea Schroll
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Am J Pathol 176:1716-24. 2010
    ..Together, we provide the first evidence that Tim3 is up-regulated in kidneys in NTS and that Tim3 exerts protective roles in the course of disease...
  41. ncbi request reprint Role of IL-10 for induction of anemia during inflammation
    Herbert Tilg
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University Hospital Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Immunol 169:2204-9. 2002
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  42. ncbi request reprint Anti-inflammatory effects of hepatocyte growth factor: induction of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist
    Clemens Molnar
    Clinical Division of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Department of Internal Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Cytokine Netw 15:303-11. 2004
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  43. ncbi request reprint Anti-inflammatory compound resveratrol suppresses homocysteine formation in stimulated human peripheral blood mononuclear cells in vitro
    Katharina Schroecksnadel
    Division of Biological Chemistry, Biocentre, Innsbruck Medical University, and Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of AIDS Research, Innsbruck, Austria
    Clin Chem Lab Med 43:1084-8. 2005
    ..The influence of resveratrol and of all the other compounds on homocysteine production appears to be independent of any direct effect on homocysteine biochemistry...
  44. ncbi request reprint Short term protective effects of iron in a murine model of ischemia/reperfusion
    Bernhard Metzler
    Division of Cardiology, Medical University, A 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Biometals 20:205-15. 2007
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  45. pmc Candidate gene sequencing of SLC11A2 and TMPRSS6 in a family with severe anaemia: common SNPs, rare haplotypes, no causative mutation
    Anita Kloss-Brandstätter
    Division of Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Medical Genetics, Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    PLoS ONE 7:e35015. 2012
    ..After excluding all known causes responsible for iron deficiency anaemia we searched for mutations in SLC11A2 and TMPRSS6 that could explain the severe anaemia in these children...
  46. doi request reprint The struggle for iron - a metal at the host-pathogen interface
    Manfred Nairz
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Cell Microbiol 12:1691-702. 2010
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  47. ncbi request reprint Unsuspected mesenteric vein thrombosis in a patient with a hereditary bleeding disorder
    Wolfgang Sturm
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 14:599-600. 2003
    ..In this case, local vascular lesions with altered blood flow in combination with hyperfibrinogenemia might have caused superior mesenteric vein thrombosis...
  48. ncbi request reprint Erythroid 5-aminolevulinate synthase, ferrochelatase and DMT1 expression in erythroid progenitors: differential pathways for erythropoietin and iron-dependent regulation
    Heinz Zoller
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 25, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Haematol 118:619-26. 2002
    ..These data provide new insights into the complex biochemical interaction between iron metabolism, haem biosynthesis and EPO biology...
  49. pmc Effects of synthetic siderophores on proliferation of Plasmodium falciparum in infected human erythrocytes
    Andrea Rotheneder
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:2010-3. 2002
    ..The substances with the most promising profile, i.e., low 50% lethal doses for plasmodia and minimum toxicity towards mammalian cells, were siderophores with an acylated monocatecholate or a triscatecholate as substituent...
  50. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis and treatment of anaemia of chronic disease
    Gunter Weiss
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Blood Rev 16:87-96. 2002
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  51. ncbi request reprint Iron and immunity: a double-edged sword
    Gunter Weiss
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 32:70-8. 2002
    ..Thus, the reticulo-endothelial system has evoked sophisticated strategies to control iron metabolism in general and especially the handling of the metal within immune cells...
  52. ncbi request reprint Atorvastatin suppresses homocysteine formation in stimulated human peripheral blood mononuclear cells
    Katharina Schroecksnadel
    Division of Biological Chemistry, Biocenter, Innsbruck Medical University, and Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of AIDS Research, Innsbruck, Austria
    Clin Chem Lab Med 43:1373-6. 2005
    ..Again, cysteine levels were not influenced by any treatment. The down-regulating effect of atorvastatin on homocysteine formation in vitro indicates that statins may prevent homocysteine accumulation in the blood via immunosuppression...
  53. doi request reprint MRI-based liver iron content predicts for nonrelapse mortality in MDS and AML patients undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplantation
    Martin Wermke
    Department of Medicine I, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    Clin Cancer Res 18:6460-8. 2012
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  54. doi request reprint Rapid detection of bloodstream pathogens by real-time PCR in patients with sepsis
    Katharina Grif
    Division of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Schopfstrasse 41, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 124:266-70. 2012
    ..Thus we recommend the SeptiFast assay as a valuable tool for rapid diagnosis of bloodstream infections in addition to, but not as replacement for, the blood culture test...
  55. ncbi request reprint Association between increased iron stores and impaired endothelial function in patients with hereditary hemochromatosis
    Hannes Gaenzer
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:2189-94. 2002
    ..We studied associations between iron status and early functional and structural vascular abnormalities in patients with hereditary hemochromatosis (HH)...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Antimicrobial combination therapy]
    Gunter Weiss
    Klinische Abteilung für Allgemeine Innere Medizin, Klinische Infektiologie und Immunologie, Universitatsklinik fur Innere Medizin, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck
    Wien Med Wochenschr 153:153-5. 2003
    ....