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An integrated mathematical model of the dynamics of blood glucose and its hormonal control
Abstract An integrated whole-organism model of the short-term blood glucose regulation system is presented. The model is of the comprehensive type, is nonlinear, and evidences the major crucialExpand
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High incidence of sperm sex chromosomes aneuploidies in two patients with Klinefelter's syndrome.
In this study we have investigated the arrangement of sex chromosomes in sperm from two severe oligozoospermic patients, apparently affected by the classic form of Klinefelter's syndrome (KS).Expand
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Effect of chlorpromazine on blood glucose and plasma insulin in man
SummaryIn three groups of normal subjects and in one group of patients with latent diabetes mellitus a study has been made of the effects of chlorpromazine (CPZ) on blood glucose and plasma insulin.Expand
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Angiotensin-converting enzyme content of human spermatozoa and its release during capacitation.
In this study, we demonstrated, by using known detergents, the presence of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) within human spermatozoa. We determined that maximal angiotensin-converting activity isExpand
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MRI in insulinomas: preliminary findings.
After establishing the diagnosis of an insulinoma, most surgeons prefer preoperative localization. Selective arteriography is usually considered the gold standard for this purpose. Recently, computedExpand
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Assessment of testicular cytology by fine needle aspiration as a diagnostic parameter in the evaluation of the azoospermic subject.
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether testicular cytology by fine needle aspiration (FNA) may be considered a diagnostic parameter in the evaluation of the azoospermic subject. DESIGN Cytologic smearsExpand
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Calcitonin in Human Seminal Plasma and its Localization on Human Spermatozoa
Summary:  We determined the calcitonin (CT) levels in peripheral plasma and in seminal fluid of 15 normal human subjects: the concentration of the hormone in seminal fluid was about 30 times higherExpand
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[Microdeletion of chromosome Y in male infertility: role of the DAZ gene].
Microdeletions of the Y chromosome represent the most frequent cause of male infertility, being responsible for 10-15% of cases of azoospermia or severe oligozoospermia. Such mutations localize inExpand
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Alpha human atrial natriuretic peptide and anterior pituitary hormones secretion in men.
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The Alström syndrome: is it a rare or unknown disease?
The Alström syndrome is a rare, autosomal recessive disorder characterized by retinal degeneration, obesity, progressive hearing impairment, non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and kidney andExpand
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