- Defensin alpha 6 (DEFA 6) overexpression threshold of over 60 fold can distinguish between adenoma and fully blown colon carcinoma in individual patientsMariya Y Radeva
Leibniz Institute for Age Research Fritz Lipmann Institute, Beutenbergstr 11, 07745 Jena, Germany
BMC Cancer 10:588. 2010..It is known that alpha-defensin expression is enhanced in colon cancer. However, the expression of human alpha defensin 6 (DEFA 6) in earlier stages, such as adenoma, has so far not yet been studied in a patient resolved manner...
- Alport syndrome associated with diffuse leiomyomatosis: COL4A5-COL4A6 deletion associated with a mild form of Alport nephropathyHenning Mothes
Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Bachstrasse 18, D 07740 Jena, Germany
Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:70-4. 2002..For this syndrome, an almost constant association of large COL4A5 rearrangements with a severe juvenile form of nephropathy has been described for male patients...
- Do patients in rural Malawi benefit from upper gastrointestinal endoscopy?Henning Mothes
Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Universitatsklinikum Jena, Erlanger Allee 101, 07747 Jena, Germany
Trop Doct 39:73-6. 2009..Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy is a feasible diagnostic tool in developing countries which improves the detection and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract...