Edited by Yuriy Orlov and Ancha Baranova.
Volume 20 Supplement 1
Selected articles from BGRS\SB-2018: medical genetics
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Novosibirsk, Russia20-25 August 2018
Citation: BMC Medical Genetics 2019 20(Suppl 1):50
Carotid paragangliomas (CPGLs) are rare neuroendocrine tumors that arise from the paraganglion at the bifurcation of the carotid artery and are responsible for approximately 65% of all head and neck paragangli...Citation: BMC Medical Genetics 2019 20(Suppl 1):48
CpG island methylator phenotype (CIMP) is found in 15–20% of malignant colorectal tumors and is characterized by strong CpG hypermethylation over the genome. The molecular mechanisms of this phenomenon are not...Citation: BMC Medical Genetics 2019 20(Suppl 1):52
Population structure is an important factor in the genetic association studies but often remains underexplored for many human populations. We identified exome variants in 39 Siberian Caucasian individuals from...Citation: BMC Medical Genetics 2019 20(Suppl 1):51
A pharmacogenetic study of patients with schizophrenia from West Siberia gets insight into dopaminergic mechanisms of antipsychotic-induced hyperprolactinemia
Hyperprolactinemia (HPRL) is a classical side effect of antipsychotic drugs primarily attributed to blockade of dopamine D2 receptors (DRD2s) on the membranes of lactotroph cells within the pituitary gland. Ce...Citation: BMC Medical Genetics 2019 20(Suppl 1):47
Vitamin D3 treatment differentially affects anxiety-like behavior in the old ovariectomized female rats and old ovariectomized female rats treated with low dose of 17β-estradiol
Estrogen deficiency effects on affective-related behavior are restricted to certain periods of age after ovary removal. Among other nutraceuticals, one of such «natural» substances for treatment of affective-r...Citation: BMC Medical Genetics 2019 20(Suppl 1):49