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Gene transfer of tyrosine hydroxylase (TH) in animal models of Parkinson's disease (PD), using either genetically modified cells or recombinant virus vectors, has produced partial restoration of behavioral and biochemical deficits. The limited success of this approach may be related to the availability of the cofactor, tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4), because(More)
Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) is caused by latent human T-lymphotropic virus-1 (HTLV-1) infection. To clarify the molecular mechanism underlying leukemogenesis after viral infection, we precisely mapped 605 chromosomal breakpoints in 61 ATLL cases by spectral karyotyping and identified frequent chromosomal breakpoints in 10p11, 14q11, and 14q32.(More)
We present a search for standard model (SM) Higgs boson production using pp collision data at square root(s) = 1.96 TeV, collected with the CDF II detector and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.8 fb(-1). We search for Higgs bosons produced in all processes with a significant production rate and decaying to two W bosons. We find no evidence for(More)
We present a search for the technicolor particles rho{T} and pi_{T} in the process pp-->rho{T}-->Wpi{T} at a center of mass energy of sqrt[s]=1.96 TeV. The search uses a data sample corresponding to approximately 1.9 fb{-1} of integrated luminosity accumulated by the CDF II detector at the Fermilab Tevatron. The event signature we consider is W-->lnu and(More)
We combine searches by the CDF and D0 Collaborations for a Higgs boson decaying to W+W-. The data correspond to an integrated total luminosity of 4.8 (CDF) and 5.4 (D0) fb(-1) of pp collisions at square root(s) = 1.96 TeV at the Fermilab Tevatron collider. No excess is observed above background expectation, and resulting limits on Higgs boson production(More)
We measure the time dependence of the ratio of decay rates for the rare decay D{0}-->K{+}pi{-} to the Cabibbo-favored decay D{0}-->K{-}pi;{+}. A signal of 12.7x10;{3} D{0}-->K{+}pi{-} decays was obtained using the Collider Detector at Fermilab II detector at the Fermilab Tevatron with an integrated luminosity of 1.5 fb;{-1}. We measure the D0-D[over ]{0}(More)
We present the first search for heavy, long-lived particles that decay to photons at a hadron collider. We use a sample of gamma + jet + missing transverse energy events in pp[over] collisions at square root[s] = 1.96 TeV taken with the CDF II detector. Candidate events are selected based on the arrival time of the photon at the detector. Using an(More)
Identification of the regulators of vascular inflammation is important if we are to understand the molecular mechanisms leading to atherosclerosis and consequent ischemic heart disease, including acute myocardial infarction. Gene polymorphisms in family with sequence similarity 5, member C (FAM5C) are associated with an increased risk of acute myocardial(More)
We report the first measurements of inclusive W and Z cross sections times leptonic branching ratios for pp collisions at square root[s]=1.96 TeV, based on their decays to electrons and muons. The data correspond to an integrated luminosity of 72 pb(-1) recorded with the CDF detector at the Fermilab Tevatron. We test e-mu universality in W decays, and we(More)
OBJECTIVES Produced by vascular walls, adrenomedullin (AM) exerts antifibrotic actions in the process of cardiovascular remodeling. The purpose of this study was to examine the pathophysiological role of AM in the development of human abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). METHODS AND RESULTS Immunohistochemical analyses revealed that vascular smooth muscle(More)