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Spread of hepatitis E virus among different‐aged pigs: two‐year survey in Taiwan
Swine are reservoirs of hepatitis E virus (HEV). In this study, a 2‐year survey of HEV in feces and sera of swine was conducted to determine if: 1) HEV has circulated among pigs for some time inExpand
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Cefuroxime-Impregnated Cement in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Prospective, Randomized Study of Three Hundred and Forty Knees
Background: A prospective, randomized study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of cefuroxime-impregnated cement in the prevention of deep infection after primary total knee arthroplastiesExpand
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Cell-specific and conditional expression of caffeoyl-coenzyme A-3-O-methyltransferase in poplar.
Caffeoyl coenzyme A-3-O-methyltransferase (CCoAOMT) plays an important role in lignin biosynthesis and is encoded by two genes in poplar (Populus trichocarpa). Here, we describe the expressionExpand
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Risk factors in cutout of sliding hip screw in intertrochanteric fractures: an evaluation of 937 patients
The aim of this study was designed to assess the risk factors of lag-screw cutout in the treatment of intertrochanteric fracture with a dynamic hip screw (DHS). From 2003 to 2007, 1,150 patients whoExpand
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Methylation-specific oligonucleotide microarray: a new potential for high-throughput methylation analysis.
Oligonucleotide microarray-based hybridization is an emerging technology for genome-wide detection of DNA variations. We have extended this principle and developed a novel approach, calledExpand
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Psoriasis independently associated with hyperleptinemia contributing to metabolic syndrome.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of leptin, a 16-kDa adipocyte-derived hormone, in the development of metabolic dysregulation of psoriasis. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING Referral centers.Expand
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Methylation target array for rapid analysis of CpG island hypermethylation in multiple tissue genomes.
Hypermethylation of multiple CpG islands is a common event in cancer. To assess the prognostic values of this epigenetic alteration, we developed Methylation Target Array (MTA), derived from theExpand
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Temporal and spatial expression of biologically active human factor VIII in the milk of transgenic mice driven by mammary-specific bovine α-lactalbumin regulation sequences
Hemophilia A is one of the major inherited bleeding disorders caused by a deficiency or abnormality in coagulation factor VIII (FVIII). Hemophiliacs have been treated with whole plasma or purifiedExpand
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Prevalence and Risk Factors of Asymptomatic Peripheral Arterial Disease in Patients with COPD in Taiwan
Aim Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of asymptomaticExpand
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Expression of VP1 protein in the milk of transgenic mice: a potential oral vaccine protects against enterovirus 71 infection.
Enterovirus 71 (EV71) is the most common etiological agent detected in cases of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) resulting in incidences of neurological complications and fatality in recent years.Expand
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