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Studying global change through investigation of the plastic responses of xylem anatomy in tree rings.
Variability in xylem anatomy is of interest to plant scientists because of the role water transport plays in plant performance and survival. Insights into plant adjustments to changing environmentalExpand
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Earlywood vessels of Castanea sativa record temperature before their formation.
The aim of this study was to identify the climatic signal contained in the earlywood vessel size of the ring-porous chestnut (Castanea sativa) and the physiological processes involved in theExpand
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Do changes in spring phenology affect earlywood vessels? Perspective from the xylogenesis monitoring of two sympatric ring-porous oaks.
This study addresses relationships between leaf phenology, xylogenesis, and functional xylem anatomy in two ring-porous oak species, the temperate Quercus robur and the sub-Mediterranean Q.Expand
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Feedbacks between earlywood anatomy and non-structural carbohydrates affectspring phenology and wood production in ring-porous oaks
Abstract. Non-structural carbohydrates (NSC) play a central role in the construction and maintenance of a tree's vascular system, but feedbacks between the NSC status of trees and wood formation areExpand
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TREE-RING FEATURES: INDICATORS OF EXTREME EVENT IMPACTS
Wood anatomical features may be visible on the microscopic as well as on the macroscopic scale. While the former can often be quantified by detailed wood anatomical analyses, the latter are oftenExpand
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Structure and Function of Intra–Annual Density Fluctuations: Mind the Gaps
Tree rings are natural archives of climate and environmental information with a yearly resolution. Indeed, wood anatomical, chemical, and other properties of tree rings are a synthesis of severalExpand
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Biliodigestive anastomosis in liver transplantation: review of 13 years.
Hepaticojejunostomy is a good alternative technique for biliary reconstruction in liver transplantation. Among 517 liver transplants performed between March 1992 and July 2005, 33 involvedExpand
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Switching from mycophenolate mofetil to enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium in liver transplant patients with gastrointestinal complications.
OBJECTIVE Our aim was to safely and effectively reduce adverse gastrointestinal (GI) events resulting from the use of mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) in liver transplant patients by switching toExpand
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Efficacy and safety of mycophenolate mofetil as part of induction therapy in liver transplantation.
AIMS To report our experience with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) for induction and maintenance therapy to prevent acute liver transplant rejection. METHODS A retrospective analysis of 66 elective,Expand
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Scoring guide when deciding to accept an organ for a liver transplant.
UNLABELLED Our objective was establish a scoring system that allows a donor to be evaluated quickly and easily using a set of variables that are evaluated prior to the donation and another set thatExpand
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