Publications by authors named "Leda Kovatsi"

57Publications

Exposure to cadmium and copper triggers cytotoxic effects and epigenetic changes in human colorectal carcinoma HT-29 cells.

Exp Ther Med 2021 Jan 26;21(1):100. Epub 2020 Nov 26.

Department of Toxicology and Drug Industry, Faculty of Pharmacy, 'Victor Babes' University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 300041 Timisoara, Romania.

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January 2021

The role of MiRNA-21 in gliomas: Hope for a novel therapeutic intervention?

Toxicol Rep 2020 6;7:1514-1530. Epub 2020 Nov 6.

Department of Neurology, Laboratory of Neurogenetics, University of Thessaly, University Hospital of Larissa, Larissa, Greece.

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November 2020

Soil copper uptake by land snails: A semi-field experiment with juvenile Cantareus aspersus snails.

Environ Toxicol Pharmacol 2019 Nov 16;72:103243. Epub 2019 Aug 16.

Faculty of Pharmacy, "Victor Babes" University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Eftimie Murgu Sq 2, 300041, Timisoara, Romania. Electronic address:

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November 2019

Opioids and the hormone oxytocin.

Vitam Horm 2019 21;111:195-225. Epub 2019 Jun 21.

Addiction Department IANOS, General Hospital of Thessaloniki 'G. Papanikolaou'-Psychiatric Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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March 2020

Smoking and DNA methylation: Correlation of methylation with smoking behavior and association with diseases and fetus development following prenatal exposure.

Food Chem Toxicol 2019 Jul 4;129:312-327. Epub 2019 May 4.

Laboratory of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Electronic address:

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July 2019

Short-term effects of very low dose cadmium feeding on copper, manganese and iron homeostasis: A gastropod perspective.

Environ Toxicol Pharmacol 2019 Jan 28;65:9-13. Epub 2018 Oct 28.

Department of Forensic Sciences and Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, 71003 Heraklion, Crete, Greece. Electronic address:

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January 2019

Age-dependent methylation in epigenetic clock CpGs is associated with G-quadruplex, co-transcriptionally formed RNA structures and tentative splice sites.

Epigenetics 2018 29;13(8):808-821. Epub 2018 Sep 29.

a Laboratory of Biological Chemistry , Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki , Thessaloniki , Greece.

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March 2019

Correction to: Population-Based Analysis of Cluster Headache-Associated Genetic Polymorphisms.

J Mol Neurosci 2018 09;66(1):155

Research Group of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics, Faculty of Pharmacy, School of Health Sciences, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis Zografou, 157 71, Athens, Greece.

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September 2018

Population-Based Analysis of Cluster Headache-Associated Genetic Polymorphisms.

J Mol Neurosci 2018 07 29;65(3):367-376. Epub 2018 Jun 29.

Research Group of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics, Faculty of Pharmacy, School of Health Sciences, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis Zografou, 157 71, Athens, Greece.

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July 2018

CpG Island Methylation Patterns in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis.

J Mol Neurosci 2018 Mar 7;64(3):478-484. Epub 2018 Mar 7.

Department of Neurology, Laboratory of Neurogenetics, University of Thessaly, University Hospital of Larissa, Biopolis, Mezourlo Hill, 41100, Larissa, Greece.

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March 2018

Worldwide legislative challenges related to psychoactive drugs.

Daru 2017 Jun 2;25(1):14. Epub 2017 Jun 2.

University of Crete, Medical School, Department of Toxicology and Forensic Sciences, Heraklion, Greece.

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June 2017

Erratum to: Global skin colour prediction from DNA.

Hum Genet 2017 07;136(7):865-866

Department of Genetic Identification, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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July 2017

Global skin colour prediction from DNA.

Hum Genet 2017 07 12;136(7):847-863. Epub 2017 May 12.

Department of Genetic Identification, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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July 2017

Severity of Withdrawal Symptoms, Plasma Oxytocin Levels, and Treatment Outcome in Heroin Users Undergoing Acute Withdrawal.

J Psychoactive Drugs 2017 Jul-Aug;49(3):233-241. Epub 2017 Apr 26.

e Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, School of Medicine , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki , Thessaloniki , Greece.

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April 2018

Resting-state Abnormalities in Heroin-dependent Individuals.

Neuroscience 2018 05 21;378:113-145. Epub 2016 Nov 21.

Neuroscience of Cognition and Affection Group, Laboratory of Medical Physics, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece. Electronic address:

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May 2018

The effect of opioid dependence on conventional and novel biochemical parameters of bone metabolism.

Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 2015 20;41(6):535-40. Epub 2015 Aug 20.

a Aristotle University of Thessaloniki , Thessaloniki and.

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August 2016

Epigenetically modified nucleotides in chronic heroin and cocaine treated mice.

Toxicol Lett 2014 Sep 23;229(3):451-7. Epub 2014 Jul 23.

Laboratory of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece. Electronic address:

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September 2014

Toward male individualization with rapidly mutating y-chromosomal short tandem repeats.

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Hum Mutat 2014 Aug 14;35(8):1021-32. Epub 2014 Jul 14.

Department of Forensic Molecular Biology, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Office of the Chief Forensic Scientist, Victoria Police Forensic Services Department, Macleod, Victoria, Australia.

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August 2014

Developmental validation of the HIrisPlex system: DNA-based eye and hair colour prediction for forensic and anthropological usage.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2014 Mar 27;9:150-61. Epub 2013 Dec 27.

Department of Forensic Molecular Biology, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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March 2014

Hypospadias in offspring is associated with chronic exposure of parents to organophosphate and organochlorine pesticides.

Toxicol Lett 2014 Oct 25;230(2):139-45. Epub 2013 Oct 25.

Department of Toxicology, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece. Electronic address:

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October 2014

Recent advances in the bioanalysis of modified nucleotides in epigenetic studies.

Bioanalysis 2013 Dec;5(23):2947-56

Laboratory of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece.

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December 2013

Effect of chronic heroin and cocaine administration on global DNA methylation in brain and liver.

Toxicol Lett 2013 Apr 20;218(3):260-5. Epub 2013 Feb 20.

Laboratory of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

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April 2013

The HIrisPlex system for simultaneous prediction of hair and eye colour from DNA.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2013 Jan 20;7(1):98-115. Epub 2012 Aug 20.

Department of Forensic Molecular Biology, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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January 2013

Atypical antipsychotics: trends in analysis and sample preparation of various biological samples.

Bioanalysis 2012 May;4(8):961-80

Laboratory of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

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May 2012

Evaluation of 5-methyl-2'-deoxycytidine stability in hydrolyzed and nonhydrolyzed DNA by HPLC-UV.

Bioanalysis 2012 Feb;4(4):367-72

Laboratory of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

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February 2012

Novel strategies for sample preparation in forensic toxicology.

Bioanalysis 2011 Sep;3(17):2019-46

Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

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September 2011

A simple HPLC method for the simultaneous determination of venlafaxine and its major metabolite O-desmethylvenlafaxine in human serum.

Bioanalysis 2011 Aug;3(15):1713-8

Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

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August 2011

Disposable pipette extraction for gas chromatographic determination of codeine, morphine, and 6-monoacetylmorphine in vitreous humor.

J Sep Sci 2011 Jul 23;34(14):1716-21. Epub 2011 May 23.

Laboratory of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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July 2011

Epigenetic mechanisms in metal toxicity.

Toxicol Mech Methods 2011 May;21(4):343-52

Laboratory of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

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May 2011

Launching the Greek forensic DNA database. The legal framework and arising ethical issues.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2011 Nov 18;5(5):407-10. Epub 2010 Sep 18.

Laboratory of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

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November 2011

Evaluation of prooxidant-antioxidant balance in chronic heroin users in a single assay: an identification criterion for antioxidant supplementation.

Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 2010 Jul;36(4):228-32

Laboratory of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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July 2010

Association of reduced zinc status with angiographically severe coronary atherosclerosis: a pilot study.

Angiology 2010 Jul 7;61(5):449-55. Epub 2010 Jun 7.

1st Cardiology Department, AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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July 2010

p16 promoter methylation in Pb2+ -exposed individuals.

Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2010 Feb;48(2):124-8

Laboratory of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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February 2010

Isoprostane as a marker of oxidative stress in chronic heroin users: correlation with duration of heroin use or concomitant hepatitis C infection.

Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 2010 Jan;36(1):13-7

Laboratory of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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January 2010

Population genetics of Y-chromosome STRs in a population of Northern Greeks.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2009 Dec 4;4(1):e21-2. Epub 2009 Feb 4.

Laboratory of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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December 2009

Genetic variation for 15 autosomal STR loci (PowerPlex 16) in a population sample from northern Greece.

Forensic Sci Int 2006 May 18;159(1):61-3. Epub 2005 Jul 18.

Laboratory of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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May 2006