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Isolation and Characterization of Enterocin W, a Novel Two-Peptide Lantibiotic Produced by Enterococcus faecalis NKR-4-1
ABSTRACT Enterococcus faecalis NKR-4-1 isolated from pla-ra produces a novel two-peptide lantibiotic, termed enterocin W, comprising Wα and Wβ. The structure of enterocin W exhibited similarity withExpand
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Effects of bifidobacterial supplementation to pregnant women and infants in the prevention of allergy development in infants and on fecal microbiota.
BACKGROUND Probiotic administration may be a useful method for preventing allergies in infants; however, there have been controversial results about the efficacy. We investigated the effects ofExpand
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Urgency is an independent factor for sleep disturbance in men with obstructive sleep apnea.
OBJECTIVES The relationship between overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms, other than nocturia, and sleep, has not been fully evaluated, although a close relationship between nocturia and sleepExpand
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Bacterial community structures of deep-sea water investigated by molecular biological techniques.
The aim of the present study was to investigate the bacterial community structures of deep-sea water (DSW) and surface seawater (SSW) samples in Japan by molecular biological techniques. DGGEExpand
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[ACTH-independent bilateral macronodular adrenocortical hyperplasia (AIMAH): a case report].
We report a case of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-independent macronodular adrenocortical hyperplasia (AIMAH). A 54-year-old Japanese man was admitted to our hospital for further examination ofExpand
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LnqR, a TetR-family transcriptional regulator, positively regulates lacticin Q production in Lactococcus lactis QU 5.
Lacticin Q is an unmodified leaderless bacteriocin produced by Lactococcus lactis QU 5. It has been revealed that the production and self-immunity of lacticin Q are facilitated by a gene clusterExpand
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[A case of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the bladder].
Here we report a rare case of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the bladder. The patient was a 72-year-old man. We diagnosed this case preoperatively as urachal tumor from urine cytology,Expand
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[Synchronous ipsilateral renal cell carcinoma and transitional cell carcinoma: report of 2 cases].
Two cases of synchronous ipsilateral renal cell carcinoma and renal pelvic transitional cell carcinoma are presented, one in a 70-year-old man and another in a 54-year-old man. These two cases wereExpand
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Structural Elucidation of Rotihibin B by Tandem Mass Spectrometry.
Structural Elucidation of Rotihibin B by Tandem Mass Spectrometry Naoyuki Fukuchi, Jiro Nakayama, Seiji Takayama, Akira Isogai & Akinori Suzuki To cite this article: Naoyuki Fukuchi, Jiro Nakayama,Expand
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