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OBJECTIVE To determine correlations between shrinkage of uterine leiomyomas after treatment with GnRH agonists (GnRH-a) or menopause and expression levels of estrogen receptors (ER), progesterone receptors (PR), and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING University teaching hospital. PATIENT(S) A total of 26 women with(More)
We report two cases of erythema exsudativum multiforme (EEM) that we concluded were caused by infections with Chlamydia pneumoniae. High titers of IgG antibody for Chlamydia pneumoniae were shown in the sera of both cases. One case showed the classical symptoms of pneumonia together with radiological changes in the chest; the other case did not show these(More)
Daily oscillations of both beta-carotene and superoxide dismutase (SOD) activity are related to the intracellular control of reactive oxygen species (ROS). It is well established that ROS are present in all aerobic cells. We studied the marine dinoflagellate Gonyaulax polyedra which has been extensively used as a model to understand the biological clock at(More)
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