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  1. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) homeobox (Hox) transcript antisense intergenic RNA (HOTAIR) and HOXA transcript at the distal tip (HOTTIP) have been suggested to be implicated in liver cancer tumorigenesis and ...

    Authors: Fawzy Roshdy, Mohamed M. S. Farag, Eman El-Ahwany, Ola Mahmode, Adel A. Mousa, Mohamed El Talkawy and Faiza Essawy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2020 21:7

    Content type: Research

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  2. Noonan syndrome (NS) is one of the most common RASopathies, with an autosomal dominant inheritance. This disorder is caused by a range of genes belonging to the RAS-MAP kinase (rat sarcoma viral oncogene homol...

    Authors: Ihssane El Bouchikhi, Laila Bouguenouch, Fatima Zohra Moufid, Imane Samri, Fatima Abdouss, Moulay Abdelilah Melhouf, Mohammed Iraqui Houssaini, Khadija Belhassan, Samir Atmani and Karim Ouldim

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2020 21:6

    Content type: Research

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  3. Phototherapy is the main therapeutic interference for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia used to escape an exchange transfusion and to decrease the risk of bilirubin-induced encephalopathy (kernikterus). Phototherapy...

    Authors: Mohamed farouk Afifi, Abdel Hakeem Abdel Mohsen, Emad Abdel Naeem and Marwa Ibrahem Abdel razic

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2020 21:5

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  4. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is the most common autosomal recessive disorder in humans after cystic fibrosis. It is classified into five clinical grades based on age of onset and severity of the disease. Alth...

    Authors: Heba Amin Hassan, Maha Saad Zaki, Mahmoud Yousry Issa, Nagham Maher El-Bagoury and Mona Lotfi Essawi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2020 21:4

    Content type: Research

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  5. Chronic inflammation with sustained unregulated immune stimulation in autoimmune rheumatic diseases (ARD) may be a risk factor for developing lymphoproliferative disorders (LPD). Markers of ARD activity as hig...

    Authors: Manal Y. Tayel, Aida Nazir, Ibtessam M. Abdelhamid, Myriam A. S. Helmy, Nadia E. Zaki, Nehad S. Elsharkawy and Amira I. Fayad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2020 21:2

    Content type: Research

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  6. In the last two decades, studies have been widely carried out to assess the association between single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR) gene in exon 7 and the risk of urolithi...

    Authors: Besut Daryanto, Basuki Bambang Purnomo, Atma Gunawan, Fredo Tamara, Saga Aditya Hutama, Ema Dianita Mayasari, Arum Gladys Kusumaningrum and Jonny Karunia Fajar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 21:1

    Content type: Meta-Analysis

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  7. Omphalocele is one of the most common congenital defects in the anterior abdominal wall. The malformation is associated with various pathologies especially with chromosomal disorders. The developmental defect ...

    Authors: Henriette Poaty, Fanny Pelluard, Mama Sy Diallo, Irène Patricia Lucienne Ondima, Gwenaelle André and Jacques François Silou-Massamba

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:37

    Content type: Review

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  8. The fibrinogen receptor is an integrin on the platelet surface and is shaped from two types of glycoprotein (GP) subunits, GPIIb and GPIIIa. Membrane glycoprotein IIb/IIIa plays an important role in platelet f...

    Authors: Zahra Rezaei Dezaki, Raihaneh Bagheri and Batoul Pourgheysari

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:36

    Content type: Review

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  9. COX-2-specific inhibitors offer improved advantages over traditional NSAIDs. Plants are known to play critical roles in the discovery and developments of new pharmaceuticals. To the best of our knowledge, noth...

    Authors: O. Adeboye Akinloye, D. Samuel Metibemu, D. Ibukun Akinloye, S. Bamidele Onigbinde, I. Abigail Olaosebikan, Ogunnowo Florence, Bashorun Damilola, O. Adeola Bolarinwa and Olaromilorun Olubunmi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:34

    Content type: Research

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  10. Receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs) are signaling enzymes responsible for the transfer of Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) γ-phosphate to the tyrosine residues substrates. RTKs demonstrate essential roles in cellular...

    Authors: D. Samuel Metibemu, O. Adeboye Akinloye, A. Jamiu Akamo, D. Ajiboye Ojo, O. Tolulope Okeowo and I. Olaposi Omotuyi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:35

    Content type: Review

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  11. Micro-RNA (miRNA) is one of the non-coding RNAs that exist in human genome. miRNAs play an important role in the expression of target genes. Several studies have indicated that organization of human genome is ...

    Authors: Fariba Boroumand, Iraj Saadat and Mostafa Saadat

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:33

    Content type: Research

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  12. Leptin is a versatile hormone with a variety of functions, including regulation of food intake by inhibiting hunger. Any deleterious mutation in this protein can lead to serious consequences for the body. This...

    Authors: Mohammed Baqur S. Al-Shuhaib

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:32

    Content type: Meta-Analysis

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  13. Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) describe a group of diseases involving the bone marrow (BM). Classical MPNs are classified into chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), polycythemia vera (PV), essential thrombo...

    Authors: Sohaila Eldeweny, Hosny Ibrahim, Ghada Elsayed and Mohamed Samra

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:31

    Content type: Research

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  14. Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is currently used for serologic screening in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) but with low sensitivity ranging 41–65% with a high rate of false-negative and false-positive results. For th...

    Authors: Arig Aly Seif, Heba Hassan Aly, Doaa Mostafa Elzoghby, Ashraf Mohammed Elbreedy and Mohamed Lotfy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:27

    Content type: Research

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  15. Telomere is a complex DNA–protein structure located at the end of all eukaryotic chromosomes. The major role of human telomerase is to catalyze the addition of telomeric repeat sequences TTAGGG onto chromosome...

    Authors: Amany H. Abdelrahman, Maha M. Eid, Mirhane Hassan, Ola M. Eid, Rania M. A. AbdelKader, Nevin M. AlAzhary, Rasha Y. Shahin and Mohamed T. Sallam

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:30

    Content type: Research

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  16. Inborn errors of metabolism are genetically inherited diseases which can lead to accumulation of toxic metabolites in the body. Inborn errors of metabolism have a high morbidity and mortality in neonates. Many...

    Authors: Shaimaa Mohamed Khalaf, Mohamed Mahrous El-Tellawy, Nafisa Hassan Refat and Amal Mohammed Abd El-Aal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:29

    Content type: Research

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  17. Enterococci are intrinsically resistant to clinically achievable concentrations of aminoglycosides. However, high-level resistance to aminoglycosides (HLAR) is primarily due to the acquisition of genes encodin...

    Authors: Manal Diab, Dalia Salem, Ahmed El-Shenawy, Amira El-Far, Aya Abdelghany, Alaa Reda Awad, Inas El Defrawy and Mohamed Shemis

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:28

    Content type: Research

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  18. Plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance genes (PMQR) are mainly associated with clinical isolates of Enterobacteriaceae and complicate treatment of infections caused by these isolates worldwide. Extended-spectru...

    Authors: Samaa A. Taha, Hanan Hassan Omar and wafaa Hassan Hassan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:26

    Content type: Research

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  19. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a multifactorial endocrine disorder characterized by anovulation, hyperandrogenism, and polycystic ovarian morphology. The pathophysiology of PCOS is not clear; however, dis...

    Authors: Sairish Ashraf, Mudasar Nabi, Shayaq ul Abeer Rasool, Fouzia Rashid and Shajrul Amin

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:25

    Content type: Review

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  20. Breast cancer (BC) represents the most prevalent malignancy among women, and it is characterized by high mortality especially in late stages. BC tumorigenesis was linked to epigenetic alterations namely methyl...

    Authors: Ragaa Abdelkader Ramadan, Ahmed Elkarmouty and Mostafa Elnaggar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:24

    Content type: Research

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  21. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cause of cancer-related deaths which contributes to a significant public health problem worldwide with 1.8 million new cases and almost 861,000 deaths in 2018 a...

    Authors: Neemat M. Kassem, Gamal Emera, Hebatallah A. Kassem, Nashwa Medhat, Basant Nagdy, Mustafa Tareq, Rabab Abdel Moneim, Mohammed Abdulla and Wafaa H. El Metenawy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:20

    Content type: Research

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  22. Gene-gene and gene-environment interactions play an important role in cancer susceptibility. In this work, we studied the association of XRCC1 rs25487, ERCC1 rs735482, and CHRNA3 rs1051730 variants with lung canc...

    Authors: Nada Ezzeldin, Dalia El-Lebedy and Asmaa Mohammed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:23

    Content type: Research

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  23. DNA methylation is associated with the risk factors of breast cancer. However, the impact of the reproductive and non-reproductive risk factors of breast cancer on p14/ARF methylation is not well known. Therefore...

    Authors: Ghada M. Ezzat and Mahmoud H. El-Shoeiby

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:22

    Content type: Research

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  24. Heat shock proteins (Hsps) are widely reported in normal cellular dynamics under stress and non-stress conditions, and parallelly, the studies regarding its role in disease condition are also progressing stead...

    Authors: Anila Venugopal, Kasthuri Sundaramoorthy and Balachandar Vellingiri

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:21

    Content type: Review

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  25. Colorectal cancer is the most common gastrointestinal cancer and the third most common cancer over the world. Genetic mutations in the p53 gene are associated with tumorigenesis of most cancers. So far, no study ...

    Authors: Zahra Fatehi, Farzane Amirmahani and Manoochehr Tavassoli

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:19

    Content type: Research

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  26. Adiponectin plays key roles in regulating appetite and food intake. Altered circulating adiponectin levels have been observed in human eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or binge eating...

    Authors: Awoyemi Abayomi Awofala, Olusegun Emmanuel Ogundele, Khalid Olajide Adekoya and Samuel Adesayo Osundina

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:17

    Content type: Research

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  27. Diabetes mellitus (DM) can lead to microvascular and macrovascular damages through hyperglycemia that is the main cause of diabetic complications. Other factors such as hypertension, obesity, and hyperlipidemi...

    Authors: Fatma A. Khalaf, Hatem R. Ibrahim, Hanan M. Bedair, Maha M. Allam, Amr A. Elshormilisy, Samia T. Ali and Waseem M. Gaber

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:18

    Content type: Research

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  28. Breast cancer is a disease characterized by progressive genetic abnormalities including mutations in tumor suppressor genes and oncogenes, as well as other chromosomal abnormalities. Protein inhibitor of activ...

    Authors: Azhar Mohamed Nomair, Sanaa Shawky Ahmed, Hanan Mohamed Nomeir, Hazem El Mansy and Ayman Farouk Mohammed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:15

    Content type: Research

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  29. Down syndrome (DS) is a common numerical chromosome disorder that has its burden on both family and community. The well-known risk factor for chromosome 21 nondisjunction is advanced maternal age which failed ...

    Authors: Lama M. El-Attar, Noha M. Issa and Hanan Salah Eldin Mahrous

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:16

    Content type: Research

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  30. Since first reported having the association with essential hypertension, angiotensin II type 1 receptor (AT1R) A1166C was globally investigated worldwide. However, controversy was found. Furthermore, previous ...

    Authors: Jonny Karunia Fajar, Melly Susanti, Budi Susetio Pikir, Putu Nina Berlinda Saka, Erdo Puncak Sidarta, Fredo Tamara, Rizal Rahmanda Akbar, Saga Aditya Hutama, Atma Gunawan and Teuku Heriansyah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:14

    Content type: Meta-Analysis

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  31. Type1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) has a multi-factorial pathogenesis; the interplay between genetic susceptibility and environmental factors is thought to provide the fundamental element for the disease. Apart fr...

    Authors: Azza M. Kamel, Marwa F. Mira, Gamal T. A. Ebid, Samar H. Kassem, Eman R. Radwan, Mona Mamdouh, Maha Amin, Nora Badawy, Hafez Bazaraa, Amani Ibrahim and Nermine Salah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:13

    Content type: Research

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  32. Toll-like receptor 7 (TLR7), a member of TLR family, plays a pivotal role in pathogenesis of different malignancies. Among these is urinary bladder cancer (UBC), which has not been extensively studied. Therefo...

    Authors: Rasha M. A. Al-Humairi, Muna T. Al-Musawi and Ali H. Ad’hiah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:11

    Content type: Research

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  33. Patients with methylmalonic acidemias (MMAs) and propionic acidemias (PAs) were noticed to suffer recurrent infections with high morbidity and mortality during infections. Neutropenia, impaired phagocytic chem...

    Authors: Shereen M. Reda, Heba S. Elabd, Rasha H. El-Owaidy, Ahmad M. Salah El Din and Mahmoud A. Hassan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:10

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  34. Our aim was to evaluate the influence of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene polymorphism on maternal risk for Down syndrome (DS) and observe the impact of this polymorphism on folate, homocysteine, ...

    Authors: Radhika Kedar and Divya Chandel

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:12

    Content type: Research

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  35. Relative telomere length (RTL), the biological chronometer, varies considerably among individuals under the influence of multiple risk factors such as socioeconomic status (SES). It is anticipated that during ...

    Authors: Sadia Farrukh, Saeeda Baig, Rubina Hussain, Aqsa Shahid and Samahir Tariq Khan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:9

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  36. Mutant isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH) 1 and 2 alter the epigenetic landscape in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cells through production of the oncometabolite (R)-2-hydroxyglutarate.

    Authors: Sahar Samir AbdElMaksoud, Rasha Abd ElRahman ElGamal, Shaimaa Abdelmalik Pessar, Dalia Diaa ElDine Salem, Hanaa Fathey Abdelsamee and Heba Samy Agamy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:8

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  37. The dopaminergic pathways have previously been reported to be involved in drug dependence. The candidate gene involved in the dopaminergic function has been associated with substance abuse.

    Authors: Abu Bakar Ruzilawati, Mohd Sidek Deeza-Syafiqah, Imran Ahmad, Shaharum Shamsuddin, Siew Hua Gan and Balasingam Kasinather Vicknasingam

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:7

    Content type: Research

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  38. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) represents a combination of at least three primary metabolic abnormalities among which obesity, hyperglycemia, dyslipidemia, and high blood pressure (HBP); once combined, they increas...

    Authors: Houssam Boulenouar, Sounnia Mediene Benchekor, Hadjira Ouhaibi Djellouli, Sarah Aicha Larjam Hetraf, Leila Houti and Imane Hammani-Medjaoui

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:5

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  39. Hypovitaminosis D is one of the hazardous factors for multiple sclerosis (MS) and can be attested by expanding clinical studies. We aimed to study vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms: FokI, BsmI, ApaI,...

    Authors: Amina H. Hassab, Ahmed H. Deif, Dalia A. Elneely, Ireny M. Tawadros and Amira I. Fayad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:4

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  40. Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy is known for inducing variable serious outcomes. In many previous studies, pregnancy was evaluated as a single event while in reality; it has different distinct immunological sta...

    Authors: Mona Said El-Sherbini, Amany A. Abd El-Aal, Walid Sayed El-Sherbiny, Samar Sayed Attia, Inas Z. Abdel Aziz, Ghada M. Nasr, Mohamed Sayed Salama and Mohamed S. Badr

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:3

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  41. An arsenic-resistant microbial strain, Micrococcus sp. KUMAs15 isolated from West Bengal, India, has demonstrated high resistance to arsenic due to its arsenic accumulation and adsorption ability, establishing th...

    Authors: Tanmoy Paul and Samir Kumar Mukherjee

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:2

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  42. Despite the numerous studies confirming the involvement of consanguinity in health problems, some populations around the world continue to practice this marital behavior. Algeria, like many Arab-Muslim countri...

    Authors: Said Bachir and Ammaria Aouar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2019 20:1

    Content type: Review

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