Benjamin Ing-Tiau Kuo

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Ribosome biogenesis requires ∼200 assembly factors in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The pre-ribosomal RNA (rRNA) processing defects associated with depletion of most of these factors have been characterized. However, how assembly factors drive the construction of ribonucleoprotein neighborhoods and how structural rearrangements are coupled to pre-rRNA(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the risk of Parkinson disease (PD) among patients with depression by using the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database (NHIRD). METHODS We conducted a retrospective study of a matched cohort of 23,180 participants (4,634 patients with depression and 18,544 control patients) who were selected from the NHIRD. Patients were(More)
BACKGROUND The aged people seeking otological consultation tend to increase for the purpose of applying for hearing disability certificate. When the subjective pure-tone thresholds (PTTs) are unreliable due to patient incooporation, the objective click auditory brainstem response (ABR) is used to confirm the hearing thresholds. In this study, we assess the(More)
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