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Human complement component C1q inhibits the infectivity of cell-free HTLV-I.
Human T cell leukemia virus type I (HTLV-I) is a retrovirus that is not lysed by human serum or complement. It has not been determined, however, whether HTLV-I directly binds to complement componentsExpand
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Posterior precortical vitreous pockets and connecting channels in children on swept-source optical coherence tomography.
PURPOSE We observed the posterior vitreous in children using swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT). METHODS The normal right eyes of 73 children (ages, 3-11 years) were studied usingExpand
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Early clearance of circulating hepatitis C virus enhanced by induction therapy with twice-a-day intravenous injection of IFN-beta.
To improve the long-term efficacy of interferon (IFN) for treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, we proposed induction therapy with twice-a-day IFN-beta injection. This study wasExpand
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Biological activity of des-Asp1-angiotensin I in man.
The biological activity of des-Asp1-angiotensin I (des-Asp1-AI) was studied in five normal men. An iv infusion of 300 ng (258 pmol)/kg.min des-Asp1-AI caused a remarkable rise in blood pressure, aExpand
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Normotensive primary aldosteronism: report of a case.
A 23-yr-old male patient with normotensive primary aldosteronism is reported. He complained of muscle weakness, polydipsia, and polyuria. His blood pressure was generally 118/60 to 124/70 mm Hg.Expand
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Background Carotid cavernous sinus fistula may induce drastic changes in choroidal circulation secondary to elevated orbital venous pressure. Cases and Methods Three patients affected by spontaneousExpand
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[Choroidal vascular lesions in serous retinal detachment viewed with indocyanine green angiography].
In serous retinal detachment due to damaged retinal pigment epithelium (RPE), fluorescein angiography shows dye leakage into the subretinal space from the choroid. We performed indocyanine greenExpand
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The target portion of acetaminophen induced hepatotoxicity in rats: modification by thiol compounds.
In order to determine the target portion of acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity, 750 mg per kg of body weight of acetaminophen was administered to male Wistar strain rats with or without theExpand
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Plasma carcinoembryonic antigen and acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas
Seventeen patients with histologically proven pancreatic cancers were studied in order to clarify the relationship of histologic types to plasma carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) values. Two cases withExpand
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Whiskey or Bhiskey ? : Infl uence of First Element and Dialect Region on Sequential Voicing of shoochuu
Th e present study investigated how fi ve fi rst elements (i.e., imo, soba, kome, mugi and kokutoo) aff ect sequential voicing (rendaku) in the second element shoochuu across six dialect regionsExpand
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