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DNA repair and nonmelanoma skin cancer in Puerto Rican populations.
BACKGROUND UV radiation is a risk factor for nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC). The relation between DNA damage and oncogenesis suggests that diminished DNA repair capacity (DRC) is involved inExpand
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Upregulation of Fanconi Anemia DNA Repair Genes in Melanoma Compared to Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
TO THE EDITOR Despite consensus that intense, intermittent ultraviolet exposure is a major melanoma risk factor, the role of DNA repair in melanoma pathogenesis remains controversial.Expand
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A new colubrid snake from the Corn Islands, Nicaragua
The colubrid snake Drymobius margaritiferus maydis is described from the Corn islands, Caribbean Nicaragua.
Abstract A90: Nonmelanoma skin cancer epidemiology and DNA repair in Puerto Ricans
Introduction: Nonmelanoma skin cancers (NMSC) including basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas are the most common human cancers. DNA damage can be caused by exposure to solar UV light and otherExpand
Comportamiento defensivo de la "Rana Ternero", Leptodactylus pentadactylus
A "defense-fight reaction" previously unknown in the genus Leptodactylus is described and illustrated for L. pentadactylus. The defense consists of the inflation of the body, raised on the stiffenedExpand
Notas sobre la historia natural de la serpiente de los pantanos, Tretanorhinus nigroluteus
La serpiente de los pantanos, Tretanorhinus nigroluteus es timida, acuatica y nocturna; su alimentacion consiste de peces, renacuajos y algunos anfibios adultos. Su reproduccion es ovipara,Expand
The Pacific worm-eel, Myrophis vafer , in Nicaragua
The ophicthid eel Myrophis vafer Lutken was found near the mouth of Rio La Boquita, Carazo, Nicaragua, apparently living in freshwater, and in brackish situations in other Central AmericanExpand