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Mechanisms associated with resistance to tamoxifen in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer (review).
Anti-estrogens such as tamoxifen are widely used in the clinic to treat estrogen receptor-positive breast tumors. Patients with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer initially respond to treatmentExpand
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Telomere length and type 2 diabetes in males, a premature aging syndrome
Background: Increased telomere shortening has been demonstrated in several diseases including type 2 diabetes. However, it is not known whether telomere length changes during the course of type 2Expand
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Natural and adaptive IgM antibodies in the recognition of tumor-associated antigens of breast cancer (Review)
For early detection of cancer, education and screening are important, but the most critical factor is the development of early diagnostic tools. Methods that recognize the warning signs of cancer andExpand
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Prevalence of HMTV in breast carcinomas and unaffected tissue from Mexican women
BackgroundBreast cancer is a complex multifactorial genetic disease. Among other factors, race and, to an even greater extent, viruses are known to influence the development of this heterogeneousExpand
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Shorter telomeres and high telomerase activity correlate with a highly aggressive phenotype in breast cancer cell lines
Maintenance of telomere length is one function of human telomerase that is crucial for the survival of cancer cells and cancer progression. Both telomeres and telomerase have been proposed asExpand
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Virulence Markers in Staphylococcus aureus Strains Isolated from Hemodialysis Catheters of Mexican Patients
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Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation on catheters and other medical devices is a major post-operative concern, because biofilms are often the source of persistent and difficult to treat bacterial infections. Expand
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Suppression of the death gene BIK is a critical factor for resistance to tamoxifen in MCF-7 breast cancer cells
Apoptosis is controlled by the BCL-2 family of proteins, which can be divided into three different subclasses based on the conservation of BCL-2 homology domains. BIK is a founding member of theExpand
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FMR1 CGG Repeat Distribution and Linked Microsatellite-SNP Haplotypes in Normal Mexican Mestizo and Indigenous Populations
ABSTRACT The (CGG)n repeat size distribution in the FMR1 gene was studied in healthy individuals: 80 X chromosomes of Mexican Mestizos from Mexico City and 33 X chromosomes of Mexican AmerindiansExpand
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Factores pronósticos y sobrevida de pacientes pediátricos con ependimomas
Resumen Antecedentes: El ependimoma es el tercer tumor intracraneano mas frecuente en pediatria. Los factores que influyen en el pronostico son la localizacion, la edad del paciente, la reseccionExpand
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Characterization of mtDNA Haplogroups in 14 Mexican Indigenous Populations
ABSTRACT In this descriptive study we investigated the genetic structure of 513 Mexican indigenous subjects grouped in 14 populations (Mixteca-Alta, Mixteca-Baja, Otomi, Purépecha, Tzeltal,Expand
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