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A conserved E7-derived cytotoxic T lymphocyte epitope expressed on human papillomavirus 16-transformed HLA-A2+ epithelial cancers

Riemer, A. B., Keskin, D. B., Zhang, G., Handley, M., Anderson, K. S., Brusic, V., Reinhold, B. & Reinherz, E. L., Sep 17 2010, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 285, 38, p. 29608-29622 15 p.

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40 Citations (Scopus)

Aldosterone synthase gene (CYP11B2) promoter polymorphism as a risk factor for ischaemic stroke in Tunisian Arabs

Saidi, S., Mahjoub, T. & Almawi, W. Y., 2010, In : JRAAS - Journal of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System. 11, 3, p. 180-186 7 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Association of PAI-1 4G/5G and-844G/A gene polymorphisms and changes in PAI-1/tissue plasminogen activator levels in myocardial infarction: a case--control study

Abboud, N., Ghazouani, L., Saidi, S., Ben-Hadj-Khalifa, S., Addad, F., Almawi, W. Y. & Mahjoub, T., 2010, In : Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers. 14, 1, p. 23-27 5 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen 4 and susceptibility to autoimmune type 1 diabetes in Tunisians

Benmansour, J., Stayoussef, M., Al-Jenaidi, F. A., Rajab, M. H., Rayana, C. B., Said, H. B., Mahjoub, T. & Almawi, W. Y., 2010, In : Clin. Vaccine Immunol.. 17, 9, p. 1473-1477 5 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)

Common polymorphisms of calpain-10 and the risk of type 2 diabetes in a Tunisian Arab population: a case-control study

Ezzidi, I., Turki, A., Messaoudi, S., Chaieb, M., Kacem, M., Al-Khateeb, G. M., Mahjoub, T., Almawi, W. Y. & Mtiraoui, N., 2010, In : BMC Medical Genetics. 11, 1, p. 75 1 p.

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Common polymorphisms of calpain-10 and the risk of Type 2 Diabetes in a Tunisian Arab population: a case-control study

Ezzidi, I., Turki, A., Messaoudi, S., Chaieb, M., Kacem, M., Al-Khateeb, G. M., Mahjoub, T., Almawi, W. Y. & Mtiraoui, N., May 15 2010, In : BMC Medical Genetics. 11

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Complete-proteome mapping of human influenza A adaptive mutations: Implications for human transmissibility of zoonotic strains

Miotto, O., Heiny, A. T., Albrecht, R., García-Sastre, A., Tan, T. W., August, J. T. & Brusic, V., Feb 3 2010, In : PLoS ONE. 5, 2, e9025.

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56 Citations (Scopus)

CTLA-4-318C/T,+ 49A/G, and CT60A/G Polymorphisms and Susceptibility to Autoimmune Type 1 Diabetes in Tunisians

Benmansour, J., Stayoussef, M., Al-Jenaidi, F. A., Rajab, M. H., Rayana, C. B., Said, H. B., Mahjoub, T. & Almawi, W. Y., 2010, In : Clinical and Vaccine Immunology.

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Depression, anxiety, and stress comorbidities in sickle cell anemia patients with vaso-occlusive crisis

Mahdi, N., Al-Ola, K., Khalek, N. A. & Almawi, W. Y., 2010, In : Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 32, 5, p. 345-349 5 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Differential contribution of MTHFR C677T variant to the risk of diabetic nephropathy in Lebanese and Bahraini Arabs

Nemr, R., Salman, R. A., Jawad, L. H., Juma, E. A., Keleshian, S. H. & Almawi, W. Y., 2010, In : Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. 48, 8, p. 1091-1094 4 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Diverse patterns of T-cell response against multiple newly identified human Y chromosome-encoded minor histocompatibility epitopes

Ofran, Y., Kim, H. T., Brusic, V., Blake, L., Mandrell, M., Wu, C. J., Sarantopoulos, S., Bellucci, R., Keskin, D. B., Soiffer, R. J., Antin, J. H. & Ritz, J., Mar 1 2010, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 16, 5, p. 1642-1651 10 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Editorial comment

Kehinde, E. O., Jan 2010, In : International Braz J Urol. 36, 1, p. 36-37 2 p.

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Efficacious immune therapy in chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) recognizes antigens that are expressed on CML progenitor cells

Biernacki, M. A., Marina, O., Zhang, W., Liu, F., Bruns, I., Cai, A., Neuberg, D., Canning, C. M., Alyea, E. P., Soiffer, R. J., Brusic, V., Ritz, J. & Wu, C. J., Feb 1 2010, In : Cancer Research. 70, 3, p. 906-915 10 p.

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42 Citations (Scopus)

Endothelial nitric oxide synthase Glu298Asp, 4b/a, and- 786T> C gene polymorphisms and the risk of ischemic stroke

Saidi, S., Mallat, SG., Almawi, WY. & Mahjoub, T., 2010, In : Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 121, 2, p. 114-119 6 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Engineering of Lactobacillus jensenii to secrete RANTES and a CCR5 antagonist analogue as live HIV-1 blockers

Vangelista, L., Secchi, M., Liu, X., Bachi, A., Jia, L., Xu, Q. & Lusso, P., Jul 2010, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 54, 7, p. 2994-3001 8 p.

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45 Citations (Scopus)

Epibranchial ganglia orchestrate the development of the cranial neurogenic crest

Coppola, E., Rallu, M., Richard, J., Dufour, S., Riethmacher, D., Guillemot, F., Goridis, C. & Brunet, J. F., Feb 2 2010, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107, 5, p. 2066-2071 6 p.

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40 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology of gastric cancer in Jos University Teaching Hospital Jos a 20 year review of cases.

Mandong, B. M., Manasseh, A. N., Tanko, M. N., Echejoh, G. O. & Madaki, A. J., Jan 1 2010, In : Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria. 19, 4, p. 451-454 4 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of the contribution of renin angiotensin system polymorphisms to the risk of coronary artery disease among Tunisians

Abboud, N., Ghazouani, L., Kaabi, B., Ben-Hadj-Khalifa, S., Addad, F., Marwen, M., Almawi, W. Y. & Mahjoub, T., 2010, In : Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers. 14, 5, p. 661-666 6 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for a "Founder Effect" among HIV-infected injection drug users (IDUs) in Pakistan

Rai, M. A., Nerurkar, V. R., Khoja, S., Khan, S., Yanagihara, R., Rehman, A., Kazmi, S. U. & Ali, S. H., Jan 12 2010, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 10, 7.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Failure to pass urine following transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP): Does the patient's mode of presentation determine the outcome of TURP?

Ali, Y., Kehinde, E. O., Mahmoud, A. H., Al-Sahsah, M. & El-Barky, E., Dec 1 2010, In : Kuwait Medical Journal. 42, 4, p. 277-281 5 p.

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Functional interleukin-10 promoter variants in coronary artery disease patients in Tunisia

Ben-Hadj-Khalifa, S., Ghazouani, L., Abboud, N., Ben-Khalfallah, A., Annabi, F., Addad, F., Almawi, W. Y. & Mahjoub, T., 2010, In : European Cytokine Network. 21, 2, p. 136-141 6 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Graft-versus-leukemia antigen CML66 elicits coordinated B-cell and T-cell immunity after donor lymphocyte infusion

Zhang, W., Choi, J., Zeng, W., Rogers, S. A., Alyea, E. P., Rheinwald, J. G., Canning, C. M., Brusic, V., Sasada, T., Reinherz, E. L., Ritz, J., Soiffer, R. J. & Wu, C. J., May 15 2010, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 16, 10, p. 2729-2739 11 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

HP1gamma function is required for male germ cell survival and spermatogenesis

Brown, J. P., Bullwinkel, J., Baron-Lühr, B., Billur, M., Schneider, P., Winking, H. & Singh, P. B., Apr 27 2010, In : Epigenetics and Chromatin. 3, 1, p. 9

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42 Citations (Scopus)

Human metapneumovirus in hospitalized children in Amman, Jordan

Ali, S. A., Williams, J. V., Chen, Q., Faori, S., Shehabi, A., Al Jundi, E., Khuri-Bulos, N. & Halasa, N., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Medical Virology. 82, 6, p. 1012-1016 5 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Human platelet alloantigens HPA-1, HPA-2, and HPA-3 polymorphisms associated with extent of severe coronary artery disease

Abboud, N., Ghazouani, L., Ben-Hadj-Khalifa, S., Anabi, F., Added, F., Khalfallah, A., Nsiri, B., Almawi, W. Y. & Mahjoub, T., 2010, In : Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis. 29, 4, p. 409-415 7 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of specific tumor necrosis factor-beta-susceptible and-protective haplotypes associated with the risk of type 1 diabetes

Stayoussef, M., Benmansour, J., Al-Jenaidi, F. A., Rajab, M. H., Said, H. B., Ourtani, M., Rayana, C. B., Mahjoub, T. & Almawi, W. Y., 2010, In : European Cytokine Network. 21, 4, p. 285-291 7 p.

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Infectious complications in kidney transplant: a Lebanese perspective

Abou-Jaoude, M. M., Nawfal, N., Shaheen, J., Daoud, Z. & Almawi, W. Y., 2010, In : Exp Clin Transplant. 8, 2, p. 136-41 6 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Lithium protects against toxic effects of cadmium in the rat testes

Al-Azemi, M., Omu, F. E., Kehinde, E. O., Anim, J. T., Oriowo, M. A. & Omu, A. E., Aug 1 2010, In : Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. 27, 8, p. 469-476 8 p.

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41 Citations (Scopus)

Long term testicular ischemia-reperfusion injury-induced apoptosis: Involvement of survivin down-regulation

Al-Maghrebi, M., Kehinde, E. O. & Anim, J. T., May 7 2010, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 395, 3, p. 342-347 6 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Overexpression of the drug resistance-associated protein metallothionein does not correlate with response of sarcomas to isolated limb perfusion treatment

Grabellus, F., Sheu, S. Y., Tötsch, M., Lehmann, N., Kaiser, G. M., Jasani, B., Taeger, G. & Schmid, K. W., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 101, 6, p. 465-470 6 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Platelets play an essential role in separating the blood and lymphatic vasculatures during embryonic angiogenesis

Carramolino, L., Fuentes, J., García-Andrés, C., Azcoitia, V., Riethmacher, D. & Torres, M., Apr 1 2010, In : Circulation Research. 106, 7, p. 1197-1201 5 p.

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86 Citations (Scopus)

Polymorphisms of human platelet alloantigens HPA-1 and HPA-2 associated with severe coronary artery disease

Abboud, N., Amin, H., Ghazouani, L., Khalifa, S. B. H., Khalafallah, A. B., Aded, F., Almawi, W. Y. & Mahjoub, T., 2010, In : Cardiovascular Pathology. 19, 5, p. 302-307 6 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Role of human tissue kallikrein in gastrointestinal stromal tumour invasion

Dominek, P., Campagnolo, P., H-Zadeh, M., Kränkel, N., Chilosi, M., Sharman, J. A., Caporali, A., Mangialardi, G., Spinetti, G., Emanueli, C., Pignatelli, M. & Madeddu, P., Oct 26 2010, In : British journal of cancer. 103, 9, p. 1422-1431 10 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Serologic markers of effective tumor immunity against chronic lymphocytic leukemia include nonmutated B-cell antigens

Marina, O., Hainz, U., Biernacki, M. A., Zhang, W., Cai, A., Duke-Cohan, J. S., Liu, F., Brusic, V., Neuberg, D., Kutok, J. L., Alyea, E. P., Canning, C. M., Soiffer, R. J., Ritz, J. & Wu, C. J., Feb 15 2010, In : Cancer Research. 70, 4, p. 1344-1355 12 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

STAT3 polymorphisms linked with idiopathic recurrent miscarriages

Finan, R. R., Mustafa, F. E., Al-Zaman, I., Madan, S., Issa, A. A. & Almawi, W. Y., 2010, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 63, 1, p. 22-27 6 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

The amplification of polymerized diaminobenzidine with physical developers: Sensitizing effects of transition metal salts and sulphide

Von Ruhland, C. J. & Jasani, B., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Microscopy. 238, 2, p. 111-122 12 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

The relation of C-reactive protein to vasoocclusive crisis in children with sickle cell disease

Mohammed, F. A., Mahdi, N., Sater, M. A., Al-Ola, K. & Almawi, W. Y., 2010, In : Blood Cells, Molecules, and Diseases. 45, 4, p. 293-296 4 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

TNF-$- 308G> A and IL-6- 174G> C polymorphisms in Tunisian patients with coronary artery disease

Ghazouani, L., Khalifa, S. B. H., Abboud, N., Hamda, K. B., Khalfallah, A. B., Brahim, N., Almawi, W. Y. & Mahjoub, T., 2010, In : Clinical Biochemistry. 43, 13-14, p. 1085-1089 5 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Tumor necrosis factor-$ polymorphisms in women with idiopathic recurrent miscarriage

Finan, RR., Al-Irhayim, Z., Mustafa, FE., Al-Zaman, I., Mohammed, FA., Al-Khateeb, GM., Madan, S., Issa, AA. & Almawi, WY., 2010, In : Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 84, 2, p. 186-192 7 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Using Gaussian process with test rejection to detect T-cell epitopes in pathogen genomes

You, L., Brusic, V., Gallagher, M. & Bodén, M., Jul 2 2010, In : IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. 7, 4, p. 741-751 11 p., 4695825.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Variants within the calpain-10 gene and relationships with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and T2DM-related traits among Tunisian Arabs

Ezzidi, I., Mtiraoui, N., Nemr, R., Kacem, M., Al-Khateeb, GM., Mahjoub, T. & Almawi, WY., 2010, In : Diabetes and Metabolism. 36, 5, p. 357-362 6 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
2009

--308G> A and--1031T> C tumor necrosis factor gene polymorphisms in Tunisian patients with coronary artery disease

Ghazouani, L., Abboud, N., Addad, F., Khalfallah, A. B., Brahim, N., Mediouni, M., Almawi, W. Y. & Mahjoub, T., 2009, In : Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. 47, 10, p. 1247-1251 5 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

A clinical grade poly I:C-analogue (Ampligen®) promotes optimal DC maturation and Th1-type T cell responses of healthy donors and cancer patients in vitro

Navabi, H., Jasani, B., Reece, A., Clayton, A., Tabi, Z., Donninger, C., Mason, M. & Adams, M., Jan 1 2009, In : Vaccine. 27, 1, p. 107-115 9 p.

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80 Citations (Scopus)

Ampligen: A potential toll-like 3 receptor adjuvant for immunotherapy of cancer

Jasani, B., Navabi, H. & Adams, M., May 26 2009, In : Vaccine. 27, 25-26, p. 3401-3404 4 p.

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96 Citations (Scopus)

An assessment of the clinical utility of transperineal urethrosphincteric block (TUSB) in outpatient rigid cystoscopy: A single-blind, randomized study

Al-Hunayan, A., Kehinde, E. O., Shihab-Eldeen, A., Abdulhalim, H. & Al-Saraf, A., Mar 1 2009, In : International Urology and Nephrology. 41, 1, p. 47-53 7 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Antitumor IgE adjuvanticity: Key role of FcεRI

Nigro, E. A., Brini, A. T., Soprana, E., Ambrosi, A., Dombrowicz, D., Siccardi, A. G. & Vangelista, L., Oct 1 2009, In : Journal of Immunology. 183, 7, p. 4530-4536 7 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the CFTR and ENaC association

Berdiev, B. K., Qadri, Y. J. & Benos, D. J., Jan 28 2009, In : Molecular BioSystems. 5, 2, p. 123-227 105 p.

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79 Citations (Scopus)

Association between renin--angiotensin--aldosterone system genotypes and haplotypes and risk of ischemic stroke of atherosclerotic etiology

Saidi, S., Mallat, SG., Almawi, WY. & Mahjoub, T., 2009, In : Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 119, 6, p. 356-363 8 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

A truncated CFTR protein rescues endogenous ΔF508-CFTR and corrects chloride transport in mice

Cormet-Boyaka, E., Hong, J. S., Berdiev, B. K., Fortenberry, J. A., Rennolds, J., Clancy, J. P., Benos, D. J., Boyaka, P. N. & Sorscher, E. J., Nov 5 2009, In : FASEB Journal. 23, 11, p. 3743-3751 9 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Autoimmune type 1 diabetes genetic susceptibility encoded by human leukocyte antigen DRB1 and DQB1 genes in Tunisia

Stayoussef, M., Benmansour, J., Al-Irhayim, A-Q., Said, H. B., Rayana, C. B., Mahjoub, T. & Almawi, W. Y., 2009, In : Clin. Vaccine Immunol.. 16, 8, p. 1146-1150 5 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)