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Human originated bacteria, Lactobacillus rhamnosus PL60, produce conjugated linoleic acid and show anti-obesity effects in diet-induced obese mice.
Many previous studies have reported that conjugated linoleic acid could be produced by starter culture bacteria, but the effects of the bacteria were not investigated. Moreover, there was no evidenceExpand
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Latecomer Strategies: Evidence From the Semiconductor Industry in Japan and Korea
The effects of strategic order of entry on firms' performance have long been an issue in many areas of study. Past res earch efforts, however, have been concentrated mostly on first mover or earlyExpand
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The Infeasibility of Invariant Laws in Management Studies: a Reflective Dialogue in Defense of Case Studies
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The author questions the possibility of establishing invariant laws for social phenomena and presents an argument for the case study method. Expand
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Drosophila phosphoinositide-dependent kinase-1 regulates apoptosis and growth via the phosphoinositide 3-kinase-dependent signaling pathway
  • K. S. Cho, J. Lee, +6 authors J. Chung
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 8 May 2001
Phosphoinositide-dependent kinase-1 (PDK-1) is a central mediator of the cell signaling between phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) and various intracellular serine/threonine kinases includingExpand
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Immune Cells in the Female Reproductive Tract
The female reproductive tract has two main functions: protection against microbial challenge and maintenance of pregnancy to term. The upper reproductive tract comprises the fallopian tubes and theExpand
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Diverse Toll-Like Receptors Mediate Cytokine Production by Fusobacterium nucleatum and Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans in Macrophages
ABSTRACT Toll-like receptors (TLRs) orchestrate a repertoire of immune responses in macrophages against various pathogens. Fusobacterium nucleatum and Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans are twoExpand
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Potential antimicrobial effects of human lactoferrin against oral infection with Listeria monocytogenes in mice.
Listeria monocytogenes is a food-borne pathogen that causes serious listeriosis in humans. Antimicrobial effects of human lactoferrin (hLF) against L. monocytogenes have been clearly demonstrated inExpand
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Implication of NOD1 and NOD2 for the Differentiation of Multipotent Mesenchymal Stem Cells Derived from Human Umbilical Cord Blood
Toll-like receptors (TLRs) and Nod-like receptors (NLRs) are known to trigger an innate immune response against microbial infection. Although studies suggest that activation of TLRs modulate theExpand
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The high prevalence of Helicobacter sp. in porcine pyloric mucosa and its histopathological and molecular characteristics.
This study examined the prevalence of Helicobacter infection in the pyloric mucosa of pigs and its histopathological and molecular characteristics. Forty porcine pyloric samples were examined forExpand
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Flagellin promotes the proliferation of gastric cancer cells via the Toll-like receptor 5.
Signaling of the Toll-like receptor (TLR) is closely associated with tumor development and progression processes including cell proliferation, angiogenesis, metastasis, and immunosuppression. In thisExpand
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