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Prostate volumes defined by magnetic resonance imaging and computerized tomographic scans for three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy.
PURPOSE To compare the prostate volumes defined on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and noncontrast computerized tomographic (CT) scans used for three-dimensional (3D) treatment planning. METHODSExpand
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Prostate volumes and organ movement defined by serial computerized tomographic scans during three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy.
The aim of this study was to assess changes in prostate volumes and organ movement during a course of external beam irradiation using serial computerized tomographic (CT) scans and three-dimensionalExpand
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Propionic acid induces convulsions and protein carbonylation in rats
Propionic acid (PA) accumulates in patients with propionic acidemia, an inherited metabolic disorder caused by the deficiency of propionyl-CoA carboxylase activity that is clinically characterized byExpand
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Carboxymethylation of (1 → 6)-β-glucan (lasiodiplodan): Preparation, characterization and antioxidant evaluation.
D-Glucans possess immunomodulatory activities and potential for the development of new therapeutic agents. Biological activities can be enhanced in these biopolymers through chemical derivatization,Expand
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Intrastriatal Methylmalonic Acid Administration Induces Convulsions and TBARS Production, and Alters Na+,K+‐ATPase Activity in the Rat Striatum and Cerebral Cortex
Summary:  Purpose: Methylmalonic acid (MMA) inhibits succinate dehydrogenase (SDH) and β‐hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase activity in vitro. Acute intrastriatal administration of MMA induces convulsionsExpand
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Convulsions induced by methylmalonic acid are associated with glutamic acid decarboxylase inhibition in rats: A role for GABA in the seizures presented by methylmalonic acidemic patients?
Methylmalonic acid (MMA) is an endogenous convulsing compound that accumulates in methylmalonic acidemia, an inborn error of the metabolism characterized by severe neurological dysfunction, includingExpand
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Effects of l-arginine and creatine administration on spatial memory in rats subjected to a chronic variable stress model
Abstract Context: Chronic stress results from repeated exposure to one or more types of stressors over a period, ranging from days to months, and can be associated with physical, behavioral, andExpand
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The value of nonuniform margins for six-field conformal irradiation of localized prostate cancer.
PURPOSE Evaluate the hypothesis that by combining nonuniform margins with a technique for limiting the possible extent of posterior motion of the prostate during the delivery of six-field conformalExpand
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Decreased Erythrocyte NA+,K+-ATPase Activity and Increased Plasma TBARS in Prehypertensive Patients
The essential hypertension has been associated with membrane cell damage. The aim of the present study is investigate the relationship between erythrocyte Na+,K+-ATPase and lipoperoxidation inExpand
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Acute hypothalamic administration of L-arginine increases feed intake in rats
Objetivo: Este estudo investigou os efeitos da suplementacao cronica (oral) e aguda (infusao no hipotalamo) com L-arginina sobre a saciedade, composicao corporal e mudancas comportamentais em ratos.Expand
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