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OBJECTIVE Angiogenesis has been associated with hepatic cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Alcohol promotes liver hypoxia, a trigger of angiogenesis. We aimed to evaluate whether the frequency of three polymorphisms in hypoxia-induced factor-1α (HIF-1α), vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGFA), and KDR (encoding vascular endothelial growth(More)
OBJECTIVES Pachydermoperiostosis is a rare clinical entity characterized by skin thickening of the forehead, eyelids, and hands, digital clubbing, and periostosis. Two genes have been associated, HPGD and recently SLCO2A1. We present a detailed clinical and genetic description of an African pachydermoperiostosis patient with a SLCO2A1 mutation. METHODS(More)
This study was directed towards investigating suitable compounds to be used as stable isotope reference materials for gas chromatography combustion isotope ratio mass spectrometry (GC-C-IRMS) calibration. Several compounds were selected from those used in the 'Grob-test' mixture. Oxygen- and nitrogen-containing substances were added to these compounds to(More)
The aim of this study carried out in a soil of the experimental station of the Faculty of Agronomy of the University of Bs. As. was to study the influence of the root of Brassica campestris on the functional group of microorganism dissolving insoluble phosphorus mineral compounds, bi and tricalcium phosphate. The microbiological quantitative analysis showed(More)
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