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Silica and titanium dioxide nanoparticles cause pregnancy complications in mice.
The increasing use of nanomaterials has raised concerns about their potential risks to human health. Recent studies have shown that nanoparticles can cross the placenta barrier in pregnant mice andExpand
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Molecular Cloning and Expression of cDNA for Murine Galactocerebrosidase and Mutation Analysis of the Twitcher Mouse, a Model of Krabbe's Disease
Abstract: The cDNA for a murine galactocerebrosidase was isolated from a murine testis cDNA library on the basis of its homology with the cDNA for human galactocerebrosidase and a PCR method was usedExpand
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Immunohistochemical distribution of Toll-like receptor 4 in term and preterm human placentas from normal and complicated pregnancy including chorioamnionitis.
Recently discovered Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are essential for the induction of innate immune responses. One member of the TLR family, TLR4 mediates lipopolysaccharide (bacterial endotoxin)-inducedExpand
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Structure and Functional Characterization of Vibrio parahaemolyticus Thermostable Direct Hemolysin*
Thermostable direct hemolysin (TDH) is a major virulence factor of Vibrio parahaemolyticus that causes pandemic foodborne enterocolitis mediated by seafood. TDH exists as a tetramer in solution, andExpand
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Mitochondrial tRNA(Ile) mutation in fatal cardiomyopathy.
A patient with mitochondrial encephalomyopathy who died from progressive intractable cardiac failure at the age of 18 is reported. At the age of 4, he presented with short stature, but multiorganExpand
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Engineering amyloidogenicity towards the development of nanofibrillar materials.
When folded into their native structures, proteins in biological systems function as nanostructured machines. By contrast, some polypeptides tend to aggregate into other well-ordered structures,Expand
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Placental Features of Chorioamnionitis Colonized With Ureaplasma Species in Preterm Delivery
Ureaplasma spp. is detected in the urogenital tract, including the vagina, cervix, chorioamnion, and placenta. Their colonization is associated with histologic chorioamnionitis (CAM), often observedExpand
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Krabbe disease: isolation and characterization of a full-length cDNA for human galactocerebrosidase.
Human galactocerebrosidase, the enzyme deficient in Krabbe disease, was purified, through several hydrophobic column steps and gel filtration, 22,650-fold from human lymphocytes. Using information onExpand
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Cortactin Is Necessary for F-Actin Accumulation in Pedestal Structures Induced by Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli Infection
ABSTRACT Cortactin and the translocated intimin receptor, Tir, interacted with each other in pedestal formation in HeLa cells infected with enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC). Cortactin isExpand
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Thermostable direct hemolysin of Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a bacterial reversible amyloid toxin.
Thermostable direct hemolysin (TDH), a major virulence factor of Vibrio parahaemolyticus, is detoxified by heating at approximately 60-70 degrees C but is reactivated by additional heating above 80Expand
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