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Understanding the phenotypic similarities between IFAP and Olmsted syndrome from a molecular perspective: the interaction of MBTPS2 and TRPV3.

Arch Dermatol Res 2017 Oct 17;309(8):637-643. Epub 2017 Jul 17.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00403-017-1762-zDOI Listing
October 2017

Wilson's disease in Lebanon and regional countries: Homozygosity and hepatic phenotype predominance.

World J Gastroenterol 2017 Sep;23(36):6715-6725

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut 110236, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v23.i36.6715DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5643292PMC
September 2017

Moringa oleifera's Nutritious Aqueous Leaf Extract Has Anticancerous Effects by Compromising Mitochondrial Viability in an ROS-Dependent Manner.

J Am Coll Nutr 2016 Sep-Oct;35(7):604-613. Epub 2016 Jun 17.

a Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics , American University of Beirut, Faculty of Medicine , Beirut , LEBANON.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07315724.2015.1080128DOI Listing
March 2017

Chemosensitivity of MCF-7 cells to eugenol: release of cytochrome-c and lactate dehydrogenase.

Sci Rep 2017 03 8;7:43730. Epub 2017 Mar 8.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep43730DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5341120PMC
March 2017

Chemosensitivity of U251 Cells to the Co-treatment of D-Penicillamine and Copper: Possible Implications on Wilson Disease Patients.

Front Mol Neurosci 2017 31;10:10. Epub 2017 Jan 31.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnmol.2017.00010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5281637PMC
January 2017

The Appearance of a Leptin Effect on Glucose Absorption in Caco2 Cells Depends on Their Differentiation Level.

Cell Physiol Biochem 2015 28;37(2):491-500. Epub 2015 Aug 28.

Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000430371DOI Listing
June 2016

Leptin inhibits the Na(+)/K(+) ATPase in Caco-2 cells via PKC and p38MAPK.

Cell Signal 2015 Mar 11;27(3):416-23. Epub 2014 Dec 11.

Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cellsig.2014.12.004DOI Listing
March 2015

Fragrance chemicals lyral and lilial decrease viability of HaCat cells' by increasing free radical production and lowering intracellular ATP level: protection by antioxidants.

Toxicol In Vitro 2013 Feb 24;27(1):339-48. Epub 2012 Aug 24.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tiv.2012.08.020DOI Listing
February 2013

Spectrum of mutations in Lebanese patients with phenylalanine hydroxylase deficiency.

Gene 2013 Feb 3;515(1):117-22. Epub 2012 Dec 3.

Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent, American University Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S03781119120142
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2012.11.018DOI Listing
February 2013

Effects of catalase and 1400W on the number of interleukin-4 and interferon-γ secreting spleen cells in mice injected with ovalbumin and alum.

Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol 2012 Dec 3;34(6):951-5. Epub 2012 May 3.

Department of Experimental Pathology, Immunology, and Microbiology, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/08923973.2012.674530DOI Listing
December 2012

Homozygous mutations in the conserved ATP hinge region of the Wilson disease gene: association with liver disease.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2010 Jul;44(6):432-9

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0b013e3181ce5138DOI Listing
July 2010

Linalool decreases HepG2 viability by inhibiting mitochondrial complexes I and II, increasing reactive oxygen species and decreasing ATP and GSH levels.

Chem Biol Interact 2009 Jun 5;180(1):39-46. Epub 2009 Mar 5.

Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbi.2009.02.012DOI Listing
June 2009

Changes in sphingomyelinases, ceramide, Bax, Bcl(2), and caspase-3 during and after experimental status epilepticus.

Epilepsy Res 2008 Oct 7;81(2-3):161-6. Epub 2008 Jul 7.

Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut, Faculty of Medicine, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2008.05.009DOI Listing
October 2008

Programmed cell death in the lithium pilocarpine model: evidence for NMDA receptor and ceramide-mediated mechanisms.

Brain Dev 2008 Sep 4;30(8):513-9. Epub 2008 Mar 4.

Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut 1107-2020, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.braindev.2008.01.002DOI Listing
September 2008

Copper-adenine complex, a compound, with multi-biochemical targets and potential anti-cancer effect.

Chem Biol Interact 2008 May 21;173(2):84-96. Epub 2008 Mar 21.

Beirut Arab University, Department of Chemistry, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbi.2008.03.005DOI Listing
May 2008

High-performance liquid chromatography method for quantifying sphingomyelin in rat brain.

J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 2007 Nov 14;859(1):131-6. Epub 2007 Sep 14.

Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jchromb.2007.09.005DOI Listing
November 2007

Effect of type-1 diabetes mellitus on the regulation of insulin and endothelin-1 receptors in rat hearts.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol 2007 Feb;85(2):215-24

Department of Human Morphology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/y07-012DOI Listing
February 2007

A novel mutation in the GATA4 gene in patients with Tetralogy of Fallot.

Hum Mutat 2006 Mar;27(3):293-4

Department of Biochemistry, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/humu.9410DOI Listing
March 2006

Regulation of the sphingolipid signaling pathways in the growing and hypoxic rat heart.

Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat 2005 Dec 26;78(1-4):249-63. Epub 2005 Oct 26.

Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut-Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prostaglandins.2005.09.002DOI Listing
December 2005

Hephaestin is a ferroxidase that maintains partial activity in sex-linked anemia mice.

Blood 2004 May 29;103(10):3933-9. Epub 2004 Jan 29.

Department of Nutrition and Toxicology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2003-09-3139DOI Listing
May 2004

Aniseed oil increases glucose absorption and reduces urine output in the rat.

Life Sci 2003 Dec;74(5):663-73

Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lfs.2003.07.013DOI Listing
December 2003

Comparative study on the effect of cinnamon and clove extracts and their main components on different types of ATPases.

Hum Exp Toxicol 2003 Jul;22(7):355-62

Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1191/0960327103ht379oaDOI Listing
July 2003

Diuretic effect and mechanism of action of parsley.

J Ethnopharmacol 2002 Mar;79(3):353-7

Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0378-8741(01)00408-1DOI Listing
March 2002

Substrate specificity of rat brain ceramidase.

J Lipid Res 2002 Jan;43(1):141-8

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Medical University of South Carolina, 171 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA.

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January 2002