Maja Barbalic

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Large-scale genomic studies reveal central role of ABO in sP-selectin and sICAM-1 levels
    Maja Barbalic
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 19:1863-72. 2010
  2. doi request reprint A quantitative trait locus for SBP maps near KCNB1 and PTGIS in a population isolate
    Maja Barbalic
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Am J Hypertens 22:663-8. 2009
  3. pmc Influence of single nucleotide polymorphisms in factor VIII and von Willebrand factor genes on plasma factor VIII activity: the ARIC Study
    Marco Campos
    Cardiovascular Sciences Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Blood 119:1929-34. 2012
  4. pmc Angiotensin-converting enzyme deletion allele is beneficial for the longevity of Europeans
    Matea Zajc Petranović
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Age (Dordr) 34:583-95. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Traditional CVD risk factors and socio-economic deprivation in Roma minority population of Croatia
    Hrvojka Zeljko
    General Hospital Sveti Duh, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 32:667-76. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and nutritional status of the Bayash Roma from eastern Croatia
    Matea Zajc
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 30:783-7. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Gene polymorphisms of the renin-angiotensin system and early development of hypertension
    Maja Barbalic
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Am J Hypertens 19:837-42. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint New reference equations for forced spirometry in elderly persons
    Nina Smolej Narancic
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Respir Med 103:621-8. 2009
  9. pmc Chronic respiratory symptoms in Croatian Adriatic island metapopulations
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb University School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 47:627-34. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Calcaneous ultrasonographic assessment of bone mineral density in the Roma minority population of Croatia--preliminary report
    Tatjana Skaric-Juric
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 30:761-5. 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Large-scale genomic studies reveal central role of ABO in sP-selectin and sICAM-1 levels
    Maja Barbalic
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 19:1863-72. 2010
    ..These results provide new insights into adhesion molecule biology...
  2. doi request reprint A quantitative trait locus for SBP maps near KCNB1 and PTGIS in a population isolate
    Maja Barbalic
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Am J Hypertens 22:663-8. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Influence of single nucleotide polymorphisms in factor VIII and von Willebrand factor genes on plasma factor VIII activity: the ARIC Study
    Marco Campos
    Cardiovascular Sciences Section, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Blood 119:1929-34. 2012
    ..These data demonstrate that intronic SNPs could directly or indirectly influence intersubject variation of FVIII activity. Further investigation may reveal novel mechanisms of regulating FVIII expression and activity...
  4. pmc Angiotensin-converting enzyme deletion allele is beneficial for the longevity of Europeans
    Matea Zajc Petranović
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Age (Dordr) 34:583-95. 2012
    ..Moreover, meta-analysis indicated that ACE D allele has some selective advantage that contributes to longevity in majority of European populations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Traditional CVD risk factors and socio-economic deprivation in Roma minority population of Croatia
    Hrvojka Zeljko
    General Hospital Sveti Duh, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 32:667-76. 2008
    ..Therefore, it is important to recognize the need for early cardiovascular disease risk factors prevention in this minority population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and nutritional status of the Bayash Roma from eastern Croatia
    Matea Zajc
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 30:783-7. 2006
    ..It appears to be the product of unhealthy dietary habits and their socio-economic deprivation that resulted from their poor education and extremely high unemployment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gene polymorphisms of the renin-angiotensin system and early development of hypertension
    Maja Barbalic
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Am J Hypertens 19:837-42. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint New reference equations for forced spirometry in elderly persons
    Nina Smolej Narancic
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Respir Med 103:621-8. 2009
    ..The observed discrepancies strongly support the establishment of age- and population-specific reference equations for lung function assessment in older age...
  9. pmc Chronic respiratory symptoms in Croatian Adriatic island metapopulations
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb University School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 47:627-34. 2006
    ..To investigate the prevalence of chronic respiratory symptoms in 9 metapopulations on Adriatic islands in Croatia, and the relationship between respiratory symptoms and individual genetic background...
  10. ncbi request reprint Calcaneous ultrasonographic assessment of bone mineral density in the Roma minority population of Croatia--preliminary report
    Tatjana Skaric-Juric
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 30:761-5. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Segregation analysis of systolic and diastolic blood pressure in Middle Dalmatia Island population
    Tatjana Skaric-Juric
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 29:301-7. 2005
    ....
  12. pmc Association of genome-wide variation with highly sensitive cardiac troponin-T levels in European Americans and Blacks: a meta-analysis from atherosclerosis risk in communities and cardiovascular health studies
    Bing Yu
    Human Genetic Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 6:82-8. 2013
    ..To date, no large-scale genome-wide association study of hs-cTnT has been reported. We sought to identify novel genetic variants that are associated with hs-cTnT levels...
  13. pmc Genetic determinants of plasma von Willebrand factor antigen levels: a target gene SNP and haplotype analysis of ARIC cohort
    Marco Campos
    Section of Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Blood 117:5224-30. 2011
    ..In summary, we identified a cluster of intronic VWF SNPs that associate with plasma levels of VWF, individually or additively, in a large cohort of healthy subjects...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ace Alu insertion polymorphism in Croatia and its isolates
    Maja Barbalic
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 28:603-10. 2004
    ..In the worldwide perspective, the Ace Alu insertion allele frequency of 50.6% in the general Croatian population falls within the range of other European populations...
  15. pmc Kininogen gene (KNG) variation has a consistent effect on aldosterone response to antihypertensive drug therapy: the GERA study
    Maja Barbalic
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Physiol Genomics 39:56-60. 2009
    ..04 and P = 0.02). Although the clinical implication of KNG gene variation to antihypertensive drug response is yet to be determined, this novel candidate locus provides important new insights into drug response physiology...
  16. pmc Genome-wide association analysis of incident coronary heart disease (CHD) in African Americans: a short report
    Maja Barbalic
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    PLoS Genet 7:e1002199. 2011
    ..This is the first finding of incident CHD locus identified by GWAS in African Americans...