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Correlation of lung abnormalities on high-resolution CT with clinical graft-versus-host disease after allogeneic versus autologous bone marrow transplantation in children. In addition, the SCM-capture step resulted in a higher reduction of dsDNA compared to the tested cation-exchange membrane adsorbers. The circulatory effects of isometric exercise in health and disease. To investigate long-term oncological outcomes after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP).

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Hepatic carbamoyl phosphate synthetase (CPS) I and urea contents in the hylid tree frog, Litoria caerulea: transition from CPS III to CPS I. Colony-stimulating factor producing carcinoma of the gallbladder. Excellent local disease control was achieved by using combined surgery and adjuvant hormonal therapy in patients with positive lymph nodes. To understand the nature of fourth arch artery growth recovery in Tbx1 haploinsufficiency and its underlying genetic control.

UV enhanced synthesis of high density Au coated ZnO nanocomposite. Third, clonal cell lines from infection of Loukes contained persistent episomes of recircularized infectious vector. Among the detected mutations were 3 missense mutations, 2 in-frame deletions, 2 frameshift mutations, and 1 splice-site mutation. In a simulation study, the method is shown to be highly accurate for the estimation of both the variance components and fixed regression parameters, even for small family sizes. Case study of a schizophrenic patient during social skills training in a forensic psychiatry ward. Human herpesvirus 6A induces apoptosis of HSB-2 cells via a mitochondrion-related caspase pathway.

The purpose of this investigation was to determine the activity, and compare the pattern of distribution, of rhodanese (thiosulphate: cyanide sulphurtransferase, EC. In this study, we investigated the role of a novel human gene, TTC5 (tetratricopeptide repeat domain 5), in the regulation of cell signaling pathway and cell viability. We investigated the effect of HFHSD on serum and tissue levels of adiponectin, its receptors and AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) activity in adipose tissue, skeletal muscle and the liver. The wide application of engineered nanoparticles has induced increasing exposure to humans and environment, which led to substantial concerns on their biosafety. The results of this study demonstrate the feasibility of using GNS as contrast agents to visualize tumors using NBI. Comparison of imipenem pharmacokinetics in patients with acute or chronic renal failure treated with continuous hemofiltration.

The Staphylococcus aureus cidAB operon: evaluation of its role in regulation of murein hydrolase activity and penicillin tolerance. In both nonresponders to short-term testing and responders who fail to improve on calcium channel blockers, continuous intravenous infusion of PGI2 improves survival. Clinical value of fibrillatory wave amplitude on surface ECG in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation. Bcl-2 rather than Bcl-xL or Bax may contribute to the anti-apoptotic function of HGF. To investigate the effect of the total flavonoids of orange peel (TFO) against adjuvant arthritis (AA) and the underlying mechanism. The discovery of CNS-active drugs has, to a major extent, resulted from clinical serendipity.

Both verapamil and diltiazem (0.01-1 microM) inhibited the naloxone-induced morphine withdrawal contractures in a concentration-dependent way. Can laparoscopy be part of a paediatric surgery outreach service? We enrolled 34 346 consecutive subjects who completed the health check-up at Taipei Veterans General Hospital from 2002 to 2009. The objective of this study was to determine the effect of childhood obesity on skeletal mass and dimensions relative to height, body composition, and maturation in males and females. Endobronchial carcinoid is an extremely rare neoplasm in children.

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