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Detecting tissue-specific regulation of alternative splicing as a qualitative change in microarray data.
Alternative splicing has recently emerged as a major mechanism of regulation in the human genome, occurring in perhaps 40-60% of human genes. Thus, microarray studies of functional regulation could,Expand
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Saliva as an alternative source of high yield canine genomic DNA for genotyping studies
BackgroundThe domestic dog presents an attractive model system for the study of the genetic basis of disease. The development of resources such as the canine genome sequence and SNP genotypingExpand
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Discriminating the effects of Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica: a web survey of medical cannabis users.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the opinions of medical cannabis (MC) users on the effects of Cannabis indica vs. those of Cannabis sativa on conditions and symptoms through an online survey. DESIGN SurveyExpand
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Comparison of Adoption Agency Breed Identification and DNA Breed Identification of Dogs
Governmental and other agencies may require dog caregivers (owners) to provide breed identification of their dogs. This study compares breed identification by adoption agencies with identification byExpand
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Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus/Human Herpesvirus 8 RTA Reactivates Murine Gammaherpesvirus 68 from Latency
ABSTRACT Murine gammaherpesvirus 68 (MHV-68), Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (HHV-8), and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) are all members of the gammaherpesvirus family, characterized by theirExpand
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Eukaryotic transcription: The core of eukaryotic gene activation
Gene expression is controlled by interactions between activators and coactivators. These interactions in turn are regulated by signaling pathways and by chromatin remodeling events. Recent studiesExpand
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Sequencing and comparative genomic analysis of 1227 Felis catus cDNA sequences enriched for developmental, clinical and nutritional phenotypes
BackgroundThe feline genome is valuable to the veterinary and model organism genomics communities because the cat is an obligate carnivore and a model for endangered felids. The initial publicExpand
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Development of a PCR Assay to detect Papillomavirus Infection in the Snow Leopard
BackgroundPapillomaviruses (PVs) are a group of small, non-encapsulated, species-specific DNA viruses that have been detected in a variety of mammalian and avian species including humans, canines andExpand
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Student academic performance factors affecting matching into first-choice residency and competitive specialties
BackgroundAlthough specific specialties and residency programs have investigated student performance factors affecting matching, there is a paucity of information from medical schools. Furthermore,Expand
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