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Smoking in China: findings of the 1996 National Prevalence Survey.
CONTEXT As the world's largest producer and consumer of tobacco products, China bears a large proportion of the global burden of smoking-related disease and may be experiencing a tobacco epidemic. Expand
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Profiles of carotenoids, anthocyanins, phenolics, and antioxidant activity of selected color waxy corn grains during maturation.
  • Q. Hu, J. Xu
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Journal of agricultural and food chemistry
  • 7 February 2011
Waxy corns are becoming increasingly consumed as fresh foods or as raw materials for whole grain foods facilitating human consumption in China, so they are usually harvested before complete maturity.Expand
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Curcumin inhibits human colon cancer cell growth by suppressing gene expression of epidermal growth factor receptor through reducing the activity of the transcription factor Egr-1
High expression of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is found in a variety of solid tumors, including colorectal cancer. EGFR has been identified as a rational target for anticancer therapy.Expand
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High Interlaboratory Reproducibility of DNA Sequence-Based Typing of Bacteria in a Multicenter Study
ABSTRACT Current DNA amplification-based typing methods for bacterial pathogens often lack interlaboratory reproducibility. In this international study, DNA sequence-based typing of theExpand
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The Effects of Hydroxyethyl Starch on Lung Capillary Permeability in Endotoxic Rats and Possible Mechanisms
In this study we examined the effects of hydroxyethyl starch (HES 200/0.5) on lung capillary permeability in endotoxic rats and explored the possible mechanisms. Male Wistar rats were randomlyExpand
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Chemical composition, antibacterial activity and mechanism of action of essential oil from seeds of fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.)
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.) is widely cultivated and used as a culinary spice. In this work, the chemical composition of the essential oil obtained by hydrodistillation of fennel seeds wasExpand
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Lipid phosphate phosphohydrolase-1 degrades exogenous glycerolipid and sphingolipid phosphate esters.
Lipid phosphate phosphohydrolase (LPP)-1 cDNA was cloned from a rat liver cDNA library. It codes for a 32-kDa protein that shares 87 and 82% amino acid sequence identities with putative products ofExpand
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Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of the essential oil from green huajiao (Zanthoxylum schinifolium) against selected foodborne pathogens.
Green huajiao, which is the ripe pericarp of the fruit of Zanthoxylum schinifolium Sieb. et Zucc, is widely consumed in Asia as a spice. In this work, the chemical composition of the essential oilExpand
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GRB2-mediated recruitment of GAB2, but not GAB1, to SF-STK supports the expansion of Friend virus-infected erythroid progenitor cells
Friend virus induces the development of erythroleukemia in mice through the interaction of a viral glycoprotein, gp55, with a truncated form of the Stk receptor tyrosine kinase, short form-StkExpand
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Structural organization of mammalian lipid phosphate phosphatases: implications for signal transduction.
This article describes the regulation of cell signaling by lipid phosphate phosphatases (LPPs) that control the conversion of bioactive lipid phosphates to their dephosphorylated counterparts. AExpand
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