Júlio Santos
University of Porto
ImmunologyInflammationSchistosoma haematobiumBladder cancerEndopeptidase activityOxygen transportProteomicsCarcinogenesisBiologyImmune system
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Infection due to Schistosoma haematobium is carcinogenic. However, the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying urogenital schistosomiasis (UGS)-induced carcinogenesis have not been well defined. Conceptually, early molecular detection of this phenomenon, through non-invasive procedures, seems feasible and is desirable. Previous analysis of urine collected during UGS suggests that estrogen metabolites, including depurinating adducts, may be useful for this purpose. Here, a new direction was ...
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