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Mechanisms of myoblast fusion during muscle development.
The development and regeneration of skeletal muscle require the fusion of mononucleated muscle cells to form multinucleated, contractile muscle fibers. Studies using a simple genetic model,Expand
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A Prospective Evaluation of 18F-FDG and 11C-Acetate PET/CT for Detection of Primary and Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Because 18F-FDG PET has insufficient sensitivity for the detection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), 11C-acetate PET has been proposed as another technique for this use. We prospectively evaluatedExpand
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Quantitative assessment of pancreatic fat by using unenhanced CT: pathologic correlation and clinical implications.
PURPOSE To assess the relationship between computed tomographic (CT) indexes and histologically measured pancreatic fat in surgical specimens and to evaluate patients with impaired glucose metabolismExpand
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Association between increment of serum VEGF level and prognosis after transcatheter arterial chemoembolization in hepatocellular carcinoma patients
We prospectively investigated the association between a change of serum vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) level after transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) and hepatocellularExpand
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Comparison of the methods for tumor response assessment in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing transarterial chemoembolization.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Recently, new methods, including the concept of viable enhancing tumor such as EASL and mRECIST, have been proposed for substitution of the conventional WHO and RECIST criteria inExpand
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Neuroendocrine neoplasms of the pancreas at dynamic enhanced CT: comparison between grade 3 neuroendocrine carcinoma and grade 1/2 neuroendocrine tumour
ObjectivesTo identify the CT features in differentiating grade 3 neuroendocrine carcinomas from grade 1/2 neuroendocrine tumours.MethodsThis study included 161 patients with surgically confirmedExpand
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Mechanical tension drives cell membrane fusion.
Membrane fusion is an energy-consuming process that requires tight juxtaposition of two lipid bilayers. Little is known about how cells overcome energy barriers to bring their membranes together forExpand
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Actin-Propelled Invasive Membrane Protrusions Promote Fusogenic Protein Engagement During Cell-Cell Fusion
To Fuse or Not to Fuse? Cell-cell fusion is poorly understood, although we know that in the nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans, it involves cell-surface fusogens and in the fly, Drosophila, the actinExpand
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An Atypical Tropomyosin in Drosophila with Intermediate Filament-like Properties.
A longstanding mystery has been the absence of cytoplasmic intermediate filaments (IFs) from Drosophila despite their importance in other organisms. In the course of characterizing the in vivoExpand
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The Prospective Randomized, Controlled Trial of Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Using 22G and 19G Aspiration Needles for Solid Pancreatic or Peripancreatic Masses
  • T. Song, J. Kim, +8 authors M. Kim
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • 1 August 2010
OBJECTIVES:A large-caliber needle such as a 19-gauge needle may help overcome the limitations of a 22-gauge needle by acquiring a larger amount of tissue sample. However, there has been noExpand
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