Amdio Ordóñez

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BACKGROUND A myocyte enhancer factor 2A (MEF2A) mutation that segregated with coronary artery disease/myocardial infarction (CAD/MI) in a large family has recently been described. Missense mutations in sporadic coronary artery disease patients were also reported. These data suggest that mutations in exons 7 and 11 of MEF2A cause CAD/MI, though the(More)
AIMS To assess if raising concentrations of crude protein (CP) in pasture in spring by the frequent application of urea fertiliser would affect ovarian follicular dynamics, luteal function, onset of oestrus and reproductive performance of dairy cows under farming conditions in New Zealand. METHODS Spring-calved dairy cows were grazed for 101 days in(More)
BACKGROUND The response to epoetin-alpha treatment is hard to predict in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. METHODS One hundred and seventeen patients were enrolled in this observational study. They had a hemoglobin (Hb) level less than or equal to 10.5 g/dL, were receiving platinum chemotherapy with three cycles pending, and they did not have an(More)
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