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The purpose of this study was to describe radiologic anatomy of the left atrium diverticulum. There were 20 patients with 27 left atrium diverticulums in 120 consecutive patients who underwent CT of coronary angiography. The presence probability of left atrium diverticulum was 16.7%, male of it was 13.0%, female was 17.6%. There was no difference on gender(More)
The target of rapamycin (TOR) plays a central role in eukaryotic cell growth control. With prevalent hyperactivation of the mammalian TOR (mTOR) pathway in human cancers, strategies to enhance TOR pathway inhibition are needed. We used a yeast-based screen to identify small-molecule enhancers of rapamycin (SMERs) and discovered an inhibitor (SMER3) of the(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the Kanglaite (KLT) injection combined with hepatic arterial intervention for treatment of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) by meta-analysis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Computerized bibliographic searching were undertaken to identify all eligible published studies about the KLT injection combined(More)
The frequency and intensity of harmful algal blooms (HABs) and phytoplankton community shifts toward toxic species have increased worldwide. Although most research has focused on eutrophication as the cause of this trend, many other globaland regional-scale anthropogenic influences may also play a role. Ocean acidification (high pCO2/low pH), greenhouse(More)
Whole-genome re-sequencing of weedy rice from southern China reveals that weedy rice can originate from hybridization of domesticated indica and japonica rice. Weedy rice (Oryza sativa f. spontanea Rosh.), which harbors phenotypes of both wild and domesticated rice, has become one of the most notorious weeds in rice fields worldwide. While its formation is(More)
The genus Echinochloa (Poaceae) includes numerous problematic weeds that cause the reduction of crop yield worldwide. To date, DNA sequence information is still limited in the genus Echinochloa. In this study, we completed the entire chloroplast genomes of two Echinochloa species (Echinochloa oryzicola and Echinochloa crus-galli) based on high-throughput(More)
Food poisoning and infectious diseases caused by pathogenic bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus (SA) are serious public health concerns. A method of specific, sensitive, and rapid detection of such bacteria is essential and important. This study presents a strategy that combines aptamer and antibiotic-based dual recognition units with magnetic enrichment(More)
De-domestication is a unique evolutionary process by which domesticated crops are converted into 'wild predecessor like' forms. Weedy rice (Oryza sativa f. spontanea) is an excellent model to dissect the molecular processes underlying de-domestication. Here, we analyse the genomes of 155 weedy and 76 locally cultivated rice accessions from four(More)
Despite the importance of host-microbe interactions in natural ecosystems, agriculture and medicine, the impact of long-term (especially decades or longer) microbial colonization on the dynamics of host genomes is not well understood. The vegetable crop 'Jiaobai' with enlarged edible stems was domesticated from wild Zizania latifolia (Oryzeae) approximately(More)
Fingerprint image preprocessing is the basis for fingerprint identification which has a direct impact on the success of fingerprint identification. The existence of sudoriferous pores effects the step of binarization and thinning which makes the ridge line into two parts, leading to negative impact on the extraction of true minutia by making lots of false(More)