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Julissa Guevara Miranda, Patricia Guzmán Rojas, Jorge Espinoza-Ríos, Fernando Mejía Cordero
Infection by the Human T- Lymphotropic virus I (HTLV-1) causes Adult T cell Leukemia-lymphoma (ATLL), being the duodenal involvement rare. Commonly, patients co-infected with HTLV-1 and Strongyloides stercoralis are seen due to the lack of TH2 response found on these patients. We describe a 48-year- old woman, from the jungle of Peru, with a family history of HTLV-1 infection, who presented with a History of chronic diarrhea and weight loss. HTLV-1 infection with ATLL and strongyloidiasis were diagnosed. Ivermectin treatment and chemotherapy were initiated, being stabilized, and discharged...
April 2017: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
Z Li, J Meng, T-J Xu, X-Y Qin, X-D Zhou
OBJECTIVES: We aimed to elucidate a possible mechanism of action by investigating the effects of selenium (Se) on cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in colorectal cancer cells (HCT116 cells and SW620 cells). MATERIALS AND METHODS: The colorectal cancer cells were treated with varying concentrations of Se (1 microM, 5 microM and 10 microM) for 24 hours. The effects of Se on cell cycle, apoptosis, mitochondrial transmembrane potential and apoptosis related proteins were examined by flow cytometry assessment and immunoblotting...
August 2013: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
M Binazzi, P Calandra
In a number of skin disturbances conditioned or aggravated by sunlight and/or mainly diffused to the cutaneous connective tissue (present acquired pellagra, lupus erythematosus, porphyria cutanea tarda, actinic reticuloid, Rothmund-Thomson syndrome, lymphocytoma cutis, scleroderma, dermatomyositis, burns, linphomas, parapsoriasis, acrodermatitis enteropathica) excretive changes were found only in the "via kynurenine" metabolites. As a rule kynureniase activity was reduced and tryptophan-pyrrolase activity was increased...
1975: Acta Vitaminologica et Enzymologica
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