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The Lower Pleistocene lithic assemblage from Dursunlu (Konya), central Anatolia, Turkey
Homo erectus leaving Africa a million years ago ought to have passed through the area that is now Turkey, and the authors report a first certain sighting of human activity of this date in a ligniteExpand
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Turkish identity on the road to the EU: basic elements of French and German oppositional discourses
Identifying a collectivity consists of producing a series of rational arguments, emotional judgments and aesthetic choices with the purpose of distinguishing that particular collectivity from theExpand
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Left ventricular function by echocardiography, tissue Doppler imaging, and carotid intima-media thickness in obese adolescents with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
The aims of this study were to evaluate left ventricular (LV) systolic and diastolic function in obese adolescents with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) using conventional echocardiographyExpand
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External-Internal Linkages in Democratization: Developing an Open Model of Democratic Change
This article presents an open model of democratization in the context of discussing some well-known approaches to the role of international factors in democratic transitions. The open model isExpand
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Subclinical Hypothyroidism as a Risk Factor for the Development of Cardiovascular Disease in Obese Adolescents With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
No data are available on the relationship between subclinical hypothyroidism and risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease in obese adolescents with nonalcoholic fatty liver diseaseExpand
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Islam, Sovereignty, and Democracy: A Turkish View
In this article, some conceptual and empirical relations between Islam, sovereignty, and democracy will be examined, with comparisons to Christianity. In the first part of the article, the historicalExpand
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Foliar nitrogen and phosphorus resorption in an undisturbed and Pinus pinaster Ait. planted forests in Northern Turkey
Foliar resorption is closely associated with leaf senescence and conservation of nutrients, and protects the plant dependence on soil supply. In this study, leaf nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P)Expand
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Relationship between left ventricular mass and carotid intima media thickness in obese adolescents with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Abstract Background/aims: No data are available examining the relationship between carotid intima media thickness (IMT) and left ventricular mass (LVM) in obese adolescents with non-alcoholic fattyExpand
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Relationship Between Aspartate Aminotransferase-to-Platelet Ratio Index and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Obese Adolescents with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Objective: There is increasing evidence for an association between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study wasExpand
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Lack of Association between Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Gene Polymorphism and Type I Aortic Dissection
The relationship between angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene polymorphism and type I aortic dissection was examined in 205 unrelated hypertensives. A total of 94 patients underwent emergencyExpand
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