J Dierkes

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Affiliation: Otto-von-Guericke University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of lipid-lowering and anti-hypertensive drugs on plasma homocysteine levels
    Jutta Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Germany
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 3:99-108. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic value of serum homocysteine concentration as a risk factor for coronary artery disease
    J Dierkes
    Institut fur Klinische Chemie und Pathobiochemie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 36:453-7. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Fenofibrate increases the L-arginine:ADMA ratio by increase of L-arginine concentration but has no effect on ADMA concentration
    Jutta Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Hospital, Leipziger Str 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 173:239-44. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of fibrates and other lipid-lowering drugs on plasma homocysteine levels
    Jutta Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 3:101-11. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin T predicts mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease
    J Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Germany
    Circulation 102:1964-9. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection, vitamin B12 and homocysteine. A review
    Jutta Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Dig Dis 21:237-44. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Plasma pyridoxal-5-phosphate and future risk of myocardial infarction in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Potsdam cohort
    Jutta Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:214-20. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Vitamin supplementation can markedly reduce the homocysteine elevation induced by fenofibrate
    J Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, Leipziger Str 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 158:161-4. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Relation between homocysteinaemia and diabetic neuropathy in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    A Ambrosch
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Germany
    Diabet Med 18:185-92. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine lowering effect of different multivitamin preparations in patients with end-stage renal disease
    J Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Ren Nutr 11:67-72. 2001

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  1. pmc Effect of lipid-lowering and anti-hypertensive drugs on plasma homocysteine levels
    Jutta Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Germany
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 3:99-108. 2007
    ..The clinical significance of the homocysteine elevation by fibrates and thiazides is not clear. However, individual patients use these drugs for long time, indicating that even moderate increases may be important...
  2. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic value of serum homocysteine concentration as a risk factor for coronary artery disease
    J Dierkes
    Institut fur Klinische Chemie und Pathobiochemie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 36:453-7. 1998
    ..Clinical trials testing the effect of homocysteine lowering by vitamin supplementation in the prevention of coronary artery disease are needed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fenofibrate increases the L-arginine:ADMA ratio by increase of L-arginine concentration but has no effect on ADMA concentration
    Jutta Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Hospital, Leipziger Str 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 173:239-44. 2004
    ..The results do not support the view that in vivo ADMA metabolism itself is directly influenced by cholesterol or homocysteine...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of fibrates and other lipid-lowering drugs on plasma homocysteine levels
    Jutta Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 3:101-11. 2004
    ..Thus, patients with hypertriglyceridaemia can either be concurrently treated with fenofibrate and vitamins or with gemfibrozil...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin T predicts mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease
    J Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Germany
    Circulation 102:1964-9. 2000
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  6. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection, vitamin B12 and homocysteine. A review
    Jutta Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Dig Dis 21:237-44. 2003
    ..Therefore, results are fairly inconclusive at present and do not suggest a major role of H. pylori infection in the development of cobalamin deficiency and elevated homocysteine levels...
  7. ncbi request reprint Plasma pyridoxal-5-phosphate and future risk of myocardial infarction in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Potsdam cohort
    Jutta Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:214-20. 2007
    ..Retrospective studies indicate that low concentrations of plasma pyridoxal-5-phosphate (PLP) are associated with cardiovascular events; however, few prospective studies of this issue have been conducted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Vitamin supplementation can markedly reduce the homocysteine elevation induced by fenofibrate
    J Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, Leipziger Str 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 158:161-4. 2001
    ..The addition of vitamins involved in homocysteine metabolism can prevent most of the homocysteine increase seen after fenofibrate plus placebo. Addition of these vitamins to fenofibrate may therefore be warranted for routine use...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relation between homocysteinaemia and diabetic neuropathy in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    A Ambrosch
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Germany
    Diabet Med 18:185-92. 2001
    ..Since homocysteine exhibits toxic effects on vascular endothelial cells, the association between homocysteine and the prevalence of neuropathy in Type 2 diabetes mellitus was investigated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine lowering effect of different multivitamin preparations in patients with end-stage renal disease
    J Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Ren Nutr 11:67-72. 2001
    ..Nevertheless, hyperhomocysteinemia in ESRD patients appears relatively refractory to vitamin supplementation, in contrast with results obtained in healthy volunteers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors explaining the difference of total homocysteine between men and women in the European Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition Potsdam study
    J Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Metabolism 50:640-5. 2001
    ..We concluded that tHcy in the general population has a variety of determinants ranging from nutrition, internal metabolic parameters to gender-related variables...
  12. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the Gly40Ser polymorphism in the glucagon receptor gene in a German non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus population
    A Ambrosch
    Intitute of Medical Microbiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 37:719-21. 1999
    ..Although the frequency of the Gly40Ser polymorphism in NIDDM observed in France is not confirmed in our population, this genetic variance is also evident in Germany...
  13. ncbi request reprint Vitamins are associated with survival in patients with end-stage renal disease: a 4-year prospective study
    U Domröse
    Division of Nephrology, University Hospital Magdeburg, Germany
    Clin Nephrol 67:221-9. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint In heavy drinkers, fatty acid ethyl esters remain elevated for up to 99 hours
    K Borucki
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, Magdeburg University Hospital, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:423-7. 2007
    ..In addition, the period for which FAEEs are elevated is unknown. Therefore, we measured FAEEs in heavy drinkers admitted to detoxification, and in healthy subjects after a drinking experiment...
  15. doi request reprint Homocysteine as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease in patients treated by dialysis: a meta-analysis
    Judith Heinz
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:478-89. 2009
    ..In the general population, increased homocysteine concentrations are a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and mortality. However, it is not known whether this also applies to patients with end-stage renal disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive treatment and homocysteine concentrations
    Sabine Westphal
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Magdeburg, Germany
    Metabolism 52:261-3. 2003
    ..HCT, but not captopril, raised tHcy by 16% (P =.003) and also creatinine and cystatin C (P =.025 and P =.004, respectively). This tHcy increase may offset the desired cardioprotection conferred by lowering the blood pressure...
  17. ncbi request reprint Compositional and functional changes of low-density lipoprotein during hemodialysis in patients with ESRD
    A Ambrosch
    Department of Pathobiochemistry, University Hospital of Magdeburg, Germany
    Kidney Int 54:608-17. 1998
    ..The impact of cholesterol ester transfer protein (CETP) activity and lipolysis on LDL composition, particularly the changes during hemodialysis, was investigated...
  18. ncbi request reprint Addition of glucose to a fatty meal delays chylomicrons and suppresses VLDL in healthy subjects
    S Westphal
    Magdeburg University Hospital, Germany
    Eur J Clin Invest 32:322-7. 2002
    ..We studied the effect of 75 g glucose added to a fatty meal on various lipoproteins and on gastric emptying...
  19. ncbi request reprint LDL size distribution in relation to insulin sensitivity and lipoprotein pattern in young and healthy subjects
    A Ambrosch
    Institute of Microbiology, University Hospital of Magdeburg, Germany
    Diabetes Care 21:2077-84. 1998
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  20. ncbi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction induced by postprandial lipemia is neutralized by addition of proteins to the fatty meal
    Sabine Westphal
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Magdeburg University Hospital, Leipziger Street 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 185:313-9. 2006
    ..Because postprandial lipemia can be acutely mitigated when proteins are added to the fatty meal, we investigated whether this mitigation could neutralize the lipemia-induced endothelial dysfunction...
  21. doi request reprint Washout of water-soluble vitamins and of homocysteine during haemodialysis: effect of high-flux and low-flux dialyser membranes
    Judith Heinz
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Magdeburg University Hospital, Magdebury, Germany
    Nephrology (Carlton) 13:384-9. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint ALys amyloidosis caused by compound heterozygosity in exon 2 (Thr70Asn) and exon 4 (Trp112Arg) of the lysozyme gene
    Christoph Rocken
    Institute of Pathology, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Hum Mutat 27:119-20. 2006
    ..Interestingly, this form of ALys amyloidosis is also characterized by the occurrence of proteolytic fragments of lysozyme in the amyloid deposits...
  23. ncbi request reprint The angiotensin I-converting enzyme gene insertion/deletion polymorphism is linked to early gastric cancer
    Matthias P A Ebert
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2987-9. 2005
    ..Our study provides further evidence that the ACE insertion/deletion gene polymorphism may be linked to the development of early gastric cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Aortic thrombus and pulmonary embolism in a patient with hyperhomocysteinemia
    Andreas Goette
    University Hospital Magdeburg, Division of Cardiology, Germany
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 3:396-9; quiz following 399. 2006
    ..Further laboratory tests revealed elevated plasma levels of homocysteine, asymmetric dimethylarginine, symmetric dimethylarginine and 8-isoprostaglandin F2alpha...
  25. doi request reprint B vitamins and the risk of total mortality and cardiovascular disease in end-stage renal disease: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Judith Heinz
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Magdeburg University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    Circulation 121:1432-8. 2010
    ..We conducted a randomized clinical trial with B vitamins to reduce homocysteine levels and therefore cardiovascular events and total mortality...
  26. ncbi request reprint The number of lymph node metastases in gastric cancer correlates with the angiotensin I-converting enzyme gene insertion/deletion polymorphism
    Christoph Rocken
    Department of Pathology, Institutes of Experimental Internal Medicine, Clinical Chemistry, and Biometrics, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Clin Cancer Res 11:2526-30. 2005
    ..In the present study, we aimed to substantiate the putative significance of angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE) on gastric cancer biology by investigating the influence of its gene polymorphism on gastric cancer progression...
  27. ncbi request reprint Fenofibrate-induced hyperhomocysteinaemia: clinical implications and management
    Jutta Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Germany
    Drug Saf 26:81-91. 2003
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  28. ncbi request reprint Postprandial lipid and carbohydrate responses after the ingestion of a casein-enriched mixed meal
    Sabine Westphal
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Magdeburg University Hospital, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:284-90. 2004
    ..Postprandial lipemia is markedly modulated when carbohydrates are added to a fatty meal. The effect of added protein is less known, however, and the data are controversial...
  29. ncbi request reprint In heavy drinkers fatty acid ethyl esters in the serum are increased for 44 hr after ethanol consumption
    Katrin Borucki
    Institute for Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1102-6. 2004
    ..A second aim was to study the distribution of FAEEs between lipoproteins during that time...
  30. ncbi request reprint Acute moderate alcohol consumption affects cardiovascular responses in healthy males with different tolerance levels
    Tilma Schulte
    Institute of Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 45:191-8. 2002
    ..These results suggest a centrally driven influence on RSA that is changed by alcohol ingestion depending upon subjects' levels of alcohol tolerance...
  31. ncbi request reprint Chylomicron remnants of various sizes are lowered more effectively by fenofibrate than by atorvastatin in patients with combined hyperlipidemia
    Sabine Westphal
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Magdeburg University Hospital, Leipziger Str 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 171:369-77. 2003
    ..Fenofibrate is therefore more effective than atorvastatin in lowering all triglyceride-rich lipoproteins, including large and small chylomicron remnants...
  32. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the transcobalamin II 776C>G (259P>R) single nucleotide polymorphism by denaturing HPLC in healthy elderly: associations with cobalamin, homocysteine and holo-transcobalamin II
    Stefan Wans
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 41:1532-6. 2003
    ..g., restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis. The results suggest that the common TC II 776C>G polymorphism has no major influence on vitamin B12 metabolism...
  33. ncbi request reprint A free fatty acid tolerance test identifies patients with coronary artery disease among individuals with a low conventional coronary risk profile
    Sabine Westphal
    Institut fur Klinische Chemie und Pathobiochemie, Universität Magdeburg, Germany
    Heart Vessels 16:79-85. 2002
    ..000). We conclude that perturbed FFA metabolism in an FFA tolerance test can indicate the presence of CAD in men with a low conventional coronary risk profile, possibly as an early indicator of the metabolic syndrome...
  34. ncbi request reprint Detection of recent ethanol intake with new markers: comparison of fatty acid ethyl esters in serum and of ethyl glucuronide and the ratio of 5-hydroxytryptophol to 5-hydroxyindole acetic acid in urine
    K Borucki
    Institute for Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, Magdeburg University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:781-7. 2005
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  35. ncbi request reprint Gene polymorphisms of the NOD-2/CARD-15 gene and the risk of gastric cancer in Germany
    Thomas Wex
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Otto von Guericke University, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Anticancer Res 28:757-62. 2008
    ..NOD-2 is involved in the intracellular recognition of bacterial muramyl dipeptides, and three independent polymorphisms of this gene have been identified as risk factors for the development of Crohn's disease...
  36. ncbi request reprint Small-sized low-density lipoproteins of subclass B from patients with end-stage renal disease effectively augment tumor necrosis factor-alpha-induced adhesive properties in human endothelial cells
    Andreas Ambrosch
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Clinic of Nephrology, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:972-84. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the present model provides new clues in atherogenic mechanisms of small-sized LDLs, which sensitize vascular cells to inflammatory signals more effectively than normal-sized LDLs...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of drugs on homocysteine concentrations
    Jutta Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Semin Vasc Med 5:124-39. 2005
    ..The clinical significance, if any, of these adverse effects on plasma tHcy concentrations remains to be determined...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Interdisciplinary training program for adults with psoriaisis: six months follow-up]
    B Bonnekoh
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 20, 39120, Magdeburg, Deutschland
    Hautarzt 57:917-22. 2006
    ..The aim of our pilot study was to evaluate effects of an interdisciplinary training program for adult psoriasis patients after six months follow-up...
  39. ncbi request reprint Platelet expression of CD40/CD40 ligand and its relation to inflammatory markers and adhesion molecules in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Matthias Hammwohner
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Magdeburg, Leipzigerstr 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 232:581-9. 2007
    ..In addition to hsCRP, MCP-1 and VCAM may serve as new biomarkers, which may help to identify patients with an increased risk for thromboembolic events...
  40. ncbi request reprint Determination of glucuronidated 5-hydroxytryptophol (GTOL), a marker of recent alcohol intake, by ELISA technique
    Jutta Dierkes
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Clin Biochem 40:128-31. 2007
    ..To compare markers of alcohol consumption...
  41. doi request reprint Haplotypes in the UGT1A1 gene and their role as genetic determinants of bilirubin concentration in healthy German volunteers
    Katrin Borucki
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Medical Faculty University Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, Magdeburg, Germany
    Clin Biochem 42:1635-41. 2009
    ..We investigated the association of four common polymorphisms including UGT1A1-53(TA)(n), and common haplotypes of the UGT1A1 gene with bilirubin levels in 218 Caucasian volunteers...
  42. pmc The gene polymorphism of the angiotensin I-converting enzyme correlates with tumor size and patient survival in colorectal cancer patients
    Christoph Rocken
    Institute of Pathology, Charite University Hospital, Berlin, Germany
    Neoplasia 9:716-22. 2007
    ..Our study shows that ACE is differentially expressed in CRCs and that gene polymorphism is associated with gender-specific differences in primary tumor size and patient survival...
  43. ncbi request reprint B vitamin plasma levels and the risk of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack in a German cohort
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, D 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Stroke 38:2912-8. 2007
    ..We investigated the individual and combined effects of plasma folate, vitamin B12, and pyridoxal 5-phosphate (PLP) levels on the risk of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) in a large, prospective German cohort...
  44. ncbi request reprint Low plasma pyridoxal-5'phosphate and cardiovascular disease risk in women: results from the Coronary Risk Factors for Atherosclerosis in Women Study
    Jutta Dierkes
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:725-7; author reply 727-8. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint Effect of glutamate carboxypeptidase II and reduced folate carrier polymorphisms on folate and total homocysteine concentrations in dialysis patients
    Manuela Fodinger
    Institute of Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:1314-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, GCP2 1561C>T, but not RFC1 80G>A, is a predictor of red blood cell folate level in chronic dialysis patients. Both polymorphisms have no major effect on tHcy plasma concentration in end-stage renal disease patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint A homocysteine metabolism-related dietary pattern and the risk of coronary heart disease in two independent German study populations
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Germany
    J Nutr 135:1981-8. 2005
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  47. ncbi request reprint No significant effect of acute moderate alcohol intake on leptin levels in healthy male volunteers
    Gerhard Dammann
    Psychiatric University Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 10:357-64. 2005
    ..The data do not support the hypothesis of a significant effect of acute moderate alcohol intake on leptin levels in healthy volunteers...
  48. ncbi request reprint DACH-LIGA homocystein (german, austrian and swiss homocysteine society): consensus paper on the rational clinical use of homocysteine, folic acid and B-vitamins in cardiovascular and thrombotic diseases: guidelines and recommendations
    Olaf Stanger
    Landesklinik für Herzchirurgie, Landeskliniken Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Clin Chem Lab Med 41:1392-403. 2003
    ..The results of ongoing randomized controlled intervention trials must be available before screening for, and treatment of, hyperhomocysteinemia can be recommended for the apparently healthy general population...
  49. ncbi request reprint Consumption of soy isoflavones does not affect plasma total homocysteine or asymmetric dimethylarginine concentrations in healthy postmenopausal women
    Manja Reimann
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    J Nutr 136:100-5. 2006
    ..Changes from baseline in plasma ADMA and folate were negatively correlated (r = -0.18, P = 0.017). These results challenge the overall health effect of isoflavone supplementation in healthy postmenopausal women...
  50. doi request reprint Measurement of direct ethanol metabolites in a case of a former driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol offender, now claiming abstinence
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 122:235-9. 2008
    ..A careful individual interpretation of the results for the different markers, however, is an absolute necessity...
  51. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of folate equivalents and risk of myocardial infarction in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)--Potsdam study
    Dagmar Drogan
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Department of Epidemiology, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, D 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 9:465-71. 2006
    ..To assess the relationship between intake of dietary folate equivalents and risk of myocardial infarction in a German cohort...
  52. ncbi request reprint Gene polymorphisms of folate metabolizing enzymes and the risk of gastric cancer
    Tobias Götze
    Department of Medicine II, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Ismaninger Strasse 22, D 81675 Munich, Germany
    Cancer Lett 251:228-36. 2007
    ..28; 95% CI=0.11-0.71). Thus, gene polymorphisms of the RFC gene might contribute to an increased risk of developing distal gastric cancer...
  53. ncbi request reprint Chylomicron remnant concentrations in patients with coronary artery disease
    Matthias Orth
    Institute of Laboratory Medicine, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 41:652-62. 2003
    ..However, chylomicron remnants were lower and plasma triglycerides higher in patients with CAD. We conclude that screening for a delayed clearance of chylomicron remnants is of little clinical value in CAD...
  54. ncbi request reprint Leptin levels of alcohol abstainers and detoxification patients are not different
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Clinic and Department Central Laboratory, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:364-8. 2003
    ..Our goal was to evaluate the potential of leptin as a state and trait marker and to rule out the role of current alcohol intoxication on leptin levels...
  55. doi request reprint Plasma resistin levels and risk of myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, Nuthetal, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2647-53. 2008
    ....