1. Combining micro-RNA and protein sequencing to detect robust biomarkers for Graves’ disease and orbitopathy. Lei Zhang, Giulia Masetti, Giuseppe Colucci, Mario Salvi, Danila Covelli, Anja Eckstein, Ulrike Kaiser, Mohd Shazli Draman, Ilaria Müller, Marian Ludgate, Luigi Lucini, Filippo Biscarini.

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2. Gut microbiota in experimental murine model of Graves’ orbitopathy established in different environments may modulate clinical presentation of disease. Giulia Masetti, Sajad Moshkelgosha, Hedda-Luise Köhling, Danila Covelli, Jasvinder Paul Banga, Utta Berchner-Pfannschmidt, Mareike Horstmann, Salvador Diaz-Cano, Gina-Eva Goertz, Sue Plummer, Anja Eckstein, Marian Ludgate, Filippo Biscarini, Julian Marchesi and the INDIGO consortium.

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3. The microbiota and autoimmunity: Their role in thyroid autoimmune diseases. (review) Hedda L. Köhling, Sue F. Plummer , Julian R. Marchesi, Kelly S. Davidge, Marian Ludgate. Clinical Immunology Volume 183, October 2017, Pages 63-74 DOI: 10.1016/j.clim.2017.07.001

4. The thyroid, the eyes and the gut: a possible connection. (review) Covelli & M. Ludgate J Endocrinol Invest DOI 10.1007/s40618-016-0594-6

5. Comparative Assessment of Female Mouse Model of Graves’ Orbitopathy Under Different Environments, Accompanied by Proinflammatory Cytokine and T-Cell Responses to Thyrotropin Hormone Receptor Antigen. Utta Berchner-Pfannschmidt,  Sajad Moshkelgosha,  Salvador Diaz-Cano,  Bärbel Edelmann,  Gina-Eva Görtz,  Mareike Horstmann,  Alistair Noble,  Wiebke Hansen,  Anja Eckstein,  J. Paul Banga. Endocrinology, Volume 157, Issue 4, 1 April 2016, Pages 1673–1682

DOI: 10.1210/en.2015-1829