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The Genomes of Oryza sativa: A History of Duplications
We report improved whole-genome shotgun sequences for the genomes of indica and japonica rice, both with multimegabase contiguity, or almost 1,000-fold improvement over the drafts of 2002. TestedExpand
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Variants in the Fat Mass–and Obesity-Associated (FTO) Gene Are Not Associated With Obesity in a Chinese Han Population
OBJECTIVE— Recently, genome-wide association studies have provided evidence that several common variants within the fat mass–and obesity-associated (FTO) gene were significantly associated withExpand
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Scallop genome provides insights into evolution of bilaterian karyotype and development
Reconstructing the genomes of bilaterian ancestors is central to our understanding of animal evolution, where knowledge from ancient and/or slow-evolving bilaterian lineages is critical. Here weExpand
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Chemokines and chemokine receptors in inflammation of the nervous system: manifold roles and exquisite regulation
This article focuses on the production of chemokines by resident glial cells of the nervous system. We describe studies in two distinct categories of inflammation within the nervous system:Expand
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Polyamines and their ability to provide environmental stress tolerance to plants
The present review highlights some recent advances regarding the function of polyamines in the environmental stress tolerance of plants. When exposed to adverse environmental stresses, such as salt,Expand
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Mesoporous silica-coated gold nanorods as a light-mediated multifunctional theranostic platform for cancer treatment.
Mesoporous silica-coated gold nanorods (Au@SiO(2)) are developed as a promising and versatile theranostic platform for cancer treatment. Intracellular localization of Au@SiO(2) is visualized throughExpand
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A New Procedure for Detection of Students’ Rapid Guessing Responses Using Response Time
We propose a new nonparametric method for finding response-time thresholds for flagging item responses that result from rapid-guessing behavior. Expand
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Elevated retinol-binding protein 4 levels are associated with metabolic syndrome in Chinese people.
  • Q. Qi, Z. Yu, +8 authors Xu Lin
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of clinical endocrinology and…
  • 1 December 2007
CONTEXT High retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4) is thought to be associated with insulin resistance in humans. However, evidence from large-scale populations about the relationship between RBP4 andExpand
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The prevalence and related risk factors of anxiety and depression symptoms among Chinese pregnant women in Shanghai
Objective: To investigate the prevalence of anxiety and depression of the pregnant women during the prenatal period, and provide information for further epidemiological study.
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