Benjamin Moore

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BACKGROUND Osteoporosis mainly occurs in postmenopausal women, which is characterized by low bone mineral density (BMD) due to unbalanced bone resorption by osteoclasts and formation by osteoblasts. Circulating monocytes play important roles in osteoclastogenesis by acting as osteoclast precursors and secreting osteoclastogenic factors, such as IL-1, IL-6(More)
BACKGROUND MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a class of short non-coding RNA molecules that regulate gene expression by targeting mRNAs. Recently, miRNAs have been shown to play important roles in the etiology of various diseases. However, little is known about their roles in the development of osteoporosis. Circulating monocytes are osteoclast precursors that also(More)
Let p and q be positive integers with p/q ≥ 2. The “reconfiguration problem” for circular colourings asks, given two (p, q)-colourings f and g of a graph G, is it possible to transform f into g by changing the colour of one vertex at a time such that every intermediate mapping is a (p, q)-colouring? We show that this problem can be solved in polynomial time(More)
Melioidosis is an emerging disease of humans in Southeast Asia and tropical Australia. The bacterium causing this disease, Burkholderia pseudomallei, is also considered a bioterrorism agent, and as yet there is no licensed vaccine for preventing B. pseudomallei infection. In this study, we evaluated selected proteins (LolC, PotF, and OppA) of the(More)
It has proved impossible to purify some proteins implicated in disease in sufficient quantities to allow a biophysical characterization of the effect of pathogenic mutations. To overcome this problem we have analyzed 37 different disease-causing mutations located in the L1 and IL2Rgamma proteins in well characterized related model proteins in which(More)
MicroRNAs (miRNAs), which mainly inhibit protein expression by targeting the 3'UTR (untranslated region) of mRNAs, are known to play various roles in the pathogenesis of many different types of diseases. Specifically, in bone diseases, recent emphasis has been placed on the involvement of miRNAs in the differentiation and proliferation of bone and cartilage(More)
OBJECTIVES Athletes who participate in outdoor activities seek products to reduce glare and improve contrast. This study compares performance of low-contrast visual acuity (VA) in bright outdoor conditions between the Maxsight Amber contact lens (CLs) and clear CLs with and without Eye Black grease. METHODS Seventeen subjects were fitted with clear CLs,(More)
Wireless sensor networks are increasingly being integrated into the modern automobile with the intention of improving safety and reducing costs. However, it has been shown that the first widely-deployed and mandatory in-car sensor networks --Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMSs) -- employ no cryptographic algorithms for protecting their wireless(More)
The 57-residue small hydrophilic endoplasmic reticulum-associated protein (SHERP) shows highly specific, stage-regulated expression in the non-replicative vector-transmitted stages of the kinetoplastid parasite, Leishmania major, the causative agent of human cutaneous leishmaniasis. Previous studies have demonstrated that SHERP localizes as a peripheral(More)