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Prostate Cancer Incidence Rates in Africa
African American men have among the highest prostate cancer incidence rates in the world yet rates among their African counterparts are unclear. In this paper, we compared reported rates among blackExpand
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Transient expression of thyroid hormone nuclear receptor TRβ2 sets S opsin patterning during cone photoreceptor genesis
Cone photoreceptors in the murine retina are patterned by dorsal repression and ventral activation of S opsin. TRβ2, the nuclear thyroid hormone receptor β isoform 2, regulates dorsal repression. ToExpand
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Adsorption characteristics of ammonium ion by zeolite 13X.
With synthetic wastewater, lab-scale batch experiments and column experiments were carried out to investigate the adsorption characteristics of ammonium ion by zeolite 13X which is a hydrothermallyExpand
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Reliability and validity of the multidimensional scale of perceived social support in Chinese mainland patients with methadone maintenance treatment.
INTRODUCTION The multidimensional scale of perceived social support (MSPSS) is a valid tool for assessing perceived support from family, friends and significant others. However, evidence aboutExpand
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Application of proteomics to determine the mechanism of action of traditional Chinese medicine remedies.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE The rationale for using traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is based on the experience that has been gained from its wide use over thousands of years. However, theExpand
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Developmental trajectories of Body Mass Index from infancy to 18 years of age: prenatal determinants and health consequences
Background Knowledge on the long-term development of adiposity throughout childhood/adolescence and its prenatal determinants and health sequelae is lacking. We sought to (1) identify trajectories ofExpand
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Genome-wide analysis of the CCCH zinc finger gene family in Medicago truncatula
Key messageIn this study, we identified 34CCCHZnf genes inMedicago truncatulaand the results of semi-quantitative RT-PCR revealed that the expression patterns of subfamily VI members wereExpand
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Crystal structure analysis of extrinsic PsbP protein of photosystem II reveals a manganese-induced conformational change.
The Mn cluster (Mn4CaO5) on the thylakoid luminal side of photosystem II (PSII) catalyzes the photosynthetic oxygen-evolving reaction, an essential process for life on Earth. In higher plants andExpand
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Leaking Underground Storage Tanks and Environmental Injustice: Is There a Hidden and Unequal Threat to Public Health in South Carolina?
There are approximately 590,000 underground storage tanks (USTs) nationwide that store petroleum or hazardous substances. Many of these tanks are leaking, which may increase the risk of exposure toExpand
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Canonical Wnt signaling acts synergistically on BMP9-induced osteo/odontoblastic differentiation of stem cells of dental apical papilla (SCAPs).
Dental pulp/dentin regeneration using dental stem cells combined with odontogenic factors may offer great promise to treat and/or prevent premature tooth loss. Here, we investigate if BMP9 andExpand
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