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Purification and properties of NADP-dependent formate dehydrogenase from Clostridium thermoaceticum, a tungsten-selenium-iron protein.
NADP-dependent formate dehydrogenase (NADP+) (EC from Clostridium thermoaceticum has been purified to a specific activity of about 1100 mumol min-1 mg-1 when assayed at 55 degrees C and pHExpand
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Uridine receptor: discovery and its involvement in sleep mechanism.
This review deals with the concept of sleep mechanism based on our uridine receptor theory. It is well established that uridine is one of the sleep-promoting substances, we have, therefore,Expand
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Fracture simulation of the femoral bone using the finite-element method: How a fracture initiates and proceeds
Abstract: Structural analysis of bones is now actively studied by many researchers using the finite-element method (FEM) to better understand the mechanism of bone fractures. Most previous studies,Expand
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Multicenter study investigating the postoperative progression of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament in the cervical spine: a new computer-assisted measurement.
OBJECT Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) often progresses after surgery, and this may cause late-onset neurological deterioration. There have been few studies, however, toExpand
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Accumulation of 201TI-Chloride in a Parathyroid Adenoma
A 201TI-chloride scan was performed on a patient with primary hyperparathyroidism. 201TI-chloride accumulated in the region of the right lower thyroidal pole and a diagnosis of parathyroid adenomaExpand
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Human calcitonin gene-related peptide possesses weak inhibitory potency of bone resorptionin vitro
SummarySynthetic human calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) was examined for the action on the bonein vitro. Human CGRP inhibited bone resorption stimulated by both human parathyroid hormone andExpand
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Clinical effect of bisphosphonate and vitamin D on osteoporosis: reappraisal of a multicenter double-blind clinical trial comparing etidronate and alfacalcidol
As inhibitors of bone resorption, bisphosphonates and vitamin D derivatives have been extensively used for the treatment of osteoporosis in various parts of the world, but the clinical effects ofExpand
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Limited value of interictal brain perfusion SPECT for detection of epileptic foci: High resolution SPECT studies in comparison with FDG-PET
Accurate localization of epileptic foci is important for pre-surgical evaluation of patients with medically intractable epilepsy, and F-18 FDG PET has been proved to be a valuable method for thisExpand
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Urinary pyridinoline and deoxypyridinoline as bone metabolic markers in predicting therapeutic effects of estrogen and alfacalcidol in women with osteoporosis
Abstract: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the clinical usefulness of urinary pyridinoline (Pyr) and deoxypyridinoline (Dpyr) in predicting therapeutic effects of estrogen andExpand
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