Michał Karasek

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Affiliation: University of Lodz
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does melatonin play a role in aging processes?
    M Karasek
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Chair of Endocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Czechoslowacka 8 10, Lodz, Poland
    J Physiol Pharmacol 58:105-13. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Serum melatonin circadian profiles in women suffering from cervical cancer
    Michal Karasek
    Department of Electron Microscopy, Polish Mother s Memorial Hospital Research Institute, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    J Pineal Res 39:73-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Decreased melatonin nocturnal concentrations in hemodialyzed patients
    Michal Karasek
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 26:653-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructure of the central nervous system: the basics
    Michał Karasek
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Chair of Endocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    Folia Neuropathol 42:1-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Melatonin in humans
    M Karasek
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    J Physiol Pharmacol 57:19-39. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint [Hyperprolactinemia: causes, diagnosis, and treatment]
    Michał Karasek
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Chair of Endocrinology, Medical University, Lodz
    Endokrynol Pol 57:656-62. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased melatonin concentrations in children with growth hormone deficiency
    Michal Karasek
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    J Pineal Res 42:119-24. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [Hormones of youth?]
    Michał Karasek
    Zakład Neuroendokrynologii, Katedra Endokrynologii, Uniwersytet Medyczny, Łódź
    Endokrynol Pol 58:153-61. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Circadian pattern of prolactin secretion in children with growth hormone deficiency and congenital organic lesions in the hypothalamic-pituitary region
    Renata Stawerska
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Medical University of Lodz, Polish Mother s Memorial Hospital Research Institute of Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 28:765-74. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of melatonin and melatonin receptors ligand N-[(4-methoxy-1H-indol-2-yl)methyl]propanamide on murine Colon 38 cancer growth in vitro and in vivo
    Katarzyna Winczyk
    Department of Experimental Endocrinology and Hormone Diagnostics, Institute of Endocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:50-4. 2002

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Does melatonin play a role in aging processes?
    M Karasek
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Chair of Endocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Czechoslowacka 8 10, Lodz, Poland
    J Physiol Pharmacol 58:105-13. 2007
    ..In this survey the basic data on the possible role of melatonin in human aging as well as its possible therapeutic significance are reviewed and discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Serum melatonin circadian profiles in women suffering from cervical cancer
    Michal Karasek
    Department of Electron Microscopy, Polish Mother s Memorial Hospital Research Institute, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    J Pineal Res 39:73-6. 2005
    ..The results of the present study indicate that the presence of cervical cancer influences melatonin levels in women. Moreover, stage dependence in reduction of melatonin concentrations has been found...
  3. ncbi request reprint Decreased melatonin nocturnal concentrations in hemodialyzed patients
    Michal Karasek
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 26:653-6. 2005
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present study was to determine the circadian melatonin profiles in patients ESRD before and after hemodialysis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructure of the central nervous system: the basics
    Michał Karasek
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Chair of Endocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    Folia Neuropathol 42:1-9. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Melatonin in humans
    M Karasek
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    J Physiol Pharmacol 57:19-39. 2006
    ..In this survey the basic data on melatonin significance in human physiology and in pathological processes as well as its possible therapeutic significance are reviewed and discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Hyperprolactinemia: causes, diagnosis, and treatment]
    Michał Karasek
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Chair of Endocrinology, Medical University, Lodz
    Endokrynol Pol 57:656-62. 2006
    ..Surgery should be performed only in the patients resistant or intolerant to these agents, or in patients who refuse long-term therapy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased melatonin concentrations in children with growth hormone deficiency
    Michal Karasek
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    J Pineal Res 42:119-24. 2007
    ..On the basis of these data it seems that the assessment of nocturnal melatonin secretion might be a valuable diagnostic tool used for the improvement of the difficult diagnosis of short stature in children...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Hormones of youth?]
    Michał Karasek
    Zakład Neuroendokrynologii, Katedra Endokrynologii, Uniwersytet Medyczny, Łódź
    Endokrynol Pol 58:153-61. 2007
    ..However, some symptoms of the quality of life improvement following administration of dehydroepiandrosterone, melatonin, and growth hormone may suggest that they may promote so called "successful aging"...
  9. ncbi request reprint Circadian pattern of prolactin secretion in children with growth hormone deficiency and congenital organic lesions in the hypothalamic-pituitary region
    Renata Stawerska
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Medical University of Lodz, Polish Mother s Memorial Hospital Research Institute of Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 28:765-74. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to assess circadian Prl pattern in children with growth hormone deficiency (GHD) and congenital organic disorders in the hypothalamic-pituitary region (HPR)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of melatonin and melatonin receptors ligand N-[(4-methoxy-1H-indol-2-yl)methyl]propanamide on murine Colon 38 cancer growth in vitro and in vivo
    Katarzyna Winczyk
    Department of Experimental Endocrinology and Hormone Diagnostics, Institute of Endocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:50-4. 2002
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Growth-inhibitory action of melatonin and thiazolidinedione derivative CGP 52608 on murine 16/C breast cancer cells
    Katarzyna Winczyk
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Chair of Endocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 27:351-4. 2006
    ..The aim of present study was to investigate effects of melatonin, the selective ligand for nuclear RZR/ROR receptors - CGP 52608, and methotrexate on growth of murine 16/C breast cancer cells...
  12. ncbi request reprint Melatonin and aging
    Michal Karasek
    Laboratory of Electron Microscopy, Chair of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Lodz, 92 216 Lodz, Czechoslowacka 8 10, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:14-6. 2002
    ..However, the precise role of melatonin in the aging process remains to be determined...
  13. ncbi request reprint Melatonin circadian rhythm in women with idiopathic hyperprolactinemia
    Michal Karasek
    Department of Endocrinology an Isotope Therapy, Medical University of Lodz Polish Mother s Memorial Hospital Research Institute, Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 25:411-4. 2004
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the circadian rhythm of melatonin in female patients suffering from hyperprolactinemia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Electromagnetic fields and human endocrine system
    Michal Karasek
    Department of Electron Microscopy, Chair of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    ScientificWorldJournal 4:23-8. 2004
    ..Most of the results concentrate on influence of EMF on secretion of melatonin. In this review, the data on the influence of EMF on human endocrine system are briefly presented and discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructure of pinealocytes in mice implanted with Colon 38 adenocarcinoma
    Michal Karasek
    Department of Electron Microscopy, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 24:269-73. 2003
    ..However, morphological studies of the pineal gland in animals with experimentally-induced tumors are rare. Therefore, we decided to investigate the ultrastructure of pinealocytes in mice with implanted Colon 38 adenocarcinoma...
  16. ncbi request reprint Expression of melatonin MT(1) and MT(2) receptors, and ROR alpha(1) receptor in transplantable murine Colon 38 cancer
    Michal Karasek
    Laboratory of Electron Microscopy, Chair of Pathology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:55-60. 2002
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present study was to determine whether the membrane melatonin receptors MT(1) and MT(2) as well as the nuclear receptor RZR/ROR alpha are expressed in Colon 38 cells...
  17. ncbi request reprint Melatonin and magnetic fields
    Michal Karasek
    Laboratory of Electron Microscopy, Chair of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Lodz Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:84-7. 2002
    ..In this review the data on the influence of magnetic fields on melatonin synthesis, both in the animals and humans, are briefly presented and discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Circadian serum melatonin profiles in patients suffering from chronic renal failure
    Michal Karasek
    Laboratory of Electron Microscopy, Chair of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:97-102. 2002
    ..Moreover, the most melatonin assays were performed during the daytime, and the results are conflicting. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to determine the circadian melatonin profiles in patients with different stages of CRF...
  19. ncbi request reprint Future of melatonin as a therapeutic agent
    Michal Karasek
    Clinic of Endocrinology, Polish Mother s Memorial Hospital Research Institute, Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:118-21. 2002
    ..All aspects of the possible therapeutic use of melatonin as well as its safety, dosage, side effects and contraindications are discussed herein based on the round table conference and they are presented in this paper...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of superior cervical ganglionectomy on the ultrastructure of pinealocytes in the Djungarian hamster (Phodopus sungorus): quantitative study
    Michal Karasek
    Department of Electron Microscopy, Chair of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Lodz, 92 216 Lodz, Czechoslowacka 8 10, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:443-6. 2002
    ..Changes in pineal morphology have been observed in many mammalian species after sympathectomy. Therefore, we decided to investigate the ultrastructure of Djungarian hamster pinealocytes following superior cervical ganglionectomy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Melatonin inhibits growth of diethylstilbestrol-induced prolactin-secreting pituitary tumor in vitro: possible involvement of nuclear RZR/ROR receptors
    Michal Karasek
    Department of Electron Microscopy, Chair of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    J Pineal Res 34:294-6. 2003
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Etiopathogenesis of Graves' disease
    Michal Karasek
    Department of Endocrinology and Isotope Therapy, Medical University of Lodz Polish Mother s Memorial Hospital Research Institute, Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 24:161-6. 2003
    ..This article discusses current theories, regarding the etiology and pathogenesis of Graves' disease, including possible predisposing factors, autoimmune aspects of Graves' disease, ophthalmopathy, and dermopathy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Partial growth hormone deficiency (GHD) in children has more similarities to idiopathic short stature than to severe GHD
    Joanna Smyczynska
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Polish Mother s Memorial Hospital Research Institute, Łódź
    Endokrynol Pol 58:182-7. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the deficit of height at diagnosis, IGF-I secretion and PAH in children with either decreased (in varying degrees of severity) or normal GH secretion in stimulation tests...
  24. ncbi request reprint The effects of melatonin, N-acetylserotonin, and 6-hydroxymelatonin on the ultrastructure of the pinealocytes of the Syrian hamster (Mesocricetus auratus)
    Anna Zielinska
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Medical University of Łódź, Łódź
    Endokrynol Pol 57:2-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effects of melatonin as well as of its precursor (N-acetylserotonin) and metabolite (6-hydroxymelatonin) on the ultrastructure of the pinealocytes of the Syrian hamster...
  25. ncbi request reprint Luzindole but not 4-phenyl-2- propionamidotetralin (4P-PDOT) diminishes the inhibitory effect of melatonin on murine Colon 38 cancer growth in vitro
    Katarzyna Winczyk
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Chair of Endocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 30:657-62. 2009
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint High repeatability of circadian prolactin rhythm assessment results in children
    Renata Stawerska
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Chair of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 29:889-94. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the repeatability of that circadian Prl secretion pattern in a group of short children without hormonal disorders...
  27. doi request reprint The influence of the low-frequency magnetic fields of different parameters on the secretion of cortisol in men
    Marta Woldanska-Okonska
    Department of Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Division of Physiotherapy, Medical University of Łódź, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:92-101. 2013
    ..The aim of this paper is to test the influence of long-term application of the low-frequency magnetic fields in magnetotherapy and magnetostimulation on cortisol secretion in men...
  28. ncbi request reprint Possible involvement of the nuclear RZR/ROR-alpha receptor in the antitumor action of melatonin on murine Colon 38 cancer
    Katarzyna Winczyk
    Department of Experimental Endocrinology and Hormone Diagnostics, Institute of Endocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Tumour Biol 23:298-302. 2002
    ..Given alone, MLT strongly lowered the P/A ratio, and addition of CGP to MLT abolished the effect of MLT on the P/A ratio. Based on our data, we conclude that nuclear RZR/RORalpha receptors participate in the oncostatic action of MLT...
  29. ncbi request reprint Oncostatic action of melatonin: facts and question marks
    Marek Pawlikowski
    Department of Experimental Endocrinology and Hormone Diagnostics, Institute of Endocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, Sterling str 3, 91 425 Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:24-9. 2002
    ..However, the recent data from our and other laboratories suggest also the involvement of RZR/ROR receptors (the putative melatonin nuclear receptors) in both melatonin-induced proliferation inhibition and apoptosis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of six months melatonin treatment on sleep quality and serum concentrations of estradiol, cortisol, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, and somatomedin C in elderly women
    Marek Pawlikowski
    Department of Experimental Endocrinology and Hormone Diagnostics, Institute of Endocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, 91 425 Lodz, Sterling str 3, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:17-9. 2002
    ..Therefore, an open pilot study on the effects of melatonin administration on some sleep parameters, routine hematological and biochemical parameters, and concentrations of hormones was performed in elderly women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Assessment of insulin-like growth factor-I serum concentration as a screening procedure in diagnosing children with short stature
    Joanna Smyczynska
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Medical University of Lodz, Polish Mother s Memorial Hospital Research Institute, Lodz, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 28:274-8. 2007
    ..The goal of the study was an analysis of the relations between GH secretion in stimulating tests and plasma IGF-I concentration...