1. DNMT3B -579G>T (rs1569686G>T) polymorphism and the risk of multiple sclerosis in a subset of Iranian population

Nasrin Yazdanpanahi; Masoud Etemadifar; Elaheh Shams

Volume 18, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 70-75

  Background: Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) methyltransferase 3 beta (DNMT3B) gene encodes an MT enzyme involving in de novo methylation of DNA. The present investigation aimed to explore the association of DNMT3B-579G>T (rs1569686) polymorphism with multiple sclerosis (MS). Methods: 130 Iranian patients ...  Read More

2. Neuronal autoantibodies in focal epilepsy with or without mesial temporal sclerosis

Behnaz Ansari; Masoud Etemadifar; Mohammadreza Najafi; Maryam Nasri; Rokhsareh Meamar

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 13-18

  Background: This study was designed to investigate the difference in the prevalence of neuronal autoantibodies in patients diagnosed with established temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) of unknown cause with mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS) and patients with TLE without MTS. Methods: In an observational cohort ...  Read More