Eun Young Yoo

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Pungency in Capsicum fruits is due to the accumulation of the alkaloid capsaicin and its analogs. The biosynthesis of capsaicin is restricted to the genus Capsicum and results from the acylation of an aromatic moiety, vanillylamine, by a branched-chain fatty acid. Many of the enzymes involved in capsaicin biosynthesis are not well characterized and the(More)
Pungency owing to the presence of capsaicinoids is a unique character of pepper (Capsicum spp.). Capsaicinoids are produced in the placenta and it has long been known that a single dominant gene, C, is required for pungent genotypes to produce capsaicinoids. We mapped C to pepper chromosome 2 in a cross between a pungent Capsicum frutescens wild accession(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Recent liver multi-detector row computed tomography (MDCT) always covers the distal esophagus with an excellent image quality. The aim of this study was to compare the performance of faculty abdominal radiologists with those of radiology residents and endoscopists for the detection of esophageal varices and high-risk esophageal varices on(More)
OBJECTIVE We wanted to evaluate the short-term effects of balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (BRTO) for treating gastric variceal bleeding, in terms of the portal hypertensive changes, by comparing CT scans. MATERIALS AND METHODS We enrolled 27 patients who underwent BRTO for gastric variceal bleeding and they had CT scans performed just(More)
BACKGROUND Frailty is considered to be a clinical syndrome characterized by decreased physiological reserves associated with a greater risk of health-related problems, hospitalization, and death. The current study examined hospitalization, falls, cognitive decline and disability between robust, prefrail and frail elderly in one year. METHODS 110(More)
Using proteomic analysis including 2-DE, image analysis, and protein identification with LC-MS/MS, an investigation aimed at a better understanding of the differentially expressed proteins and/or gene products was carried out with total cell extracts from placental tissues in nonpungent (Capsicum annuum cv. Saeng-Ryeog #213) and pungent peppers (C. annuum(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the detectability and imaging characteristics of primary tumors according to imaging modalities and to identify clinical features and histological prognostic factors for axillary metastases in patients with small (≤1cm, T1a and T1b) invasive breast cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 221 patients with histologically confirmed(More)
Background There may be discordance between tumor size determined by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and that observed during pathologic analyses. Purpose To evaluate MRI-pathology concordance of tumor size in patients with invasive breast carcinoma. Material and Methods Data from 307 invasive breast carcinomas were analyzed retrospectively. Preoperative(More)