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Dependence patterns across financial markets: a mixed copula approach
  • L. Hu
  • Economics
  • 15 June 2006
This paper studies the modelling and estimation of dependence across international financial markets, with a focus on the structure of dependence. A new approach is proposed based on a mixed copulaExpand
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Dynamics of the Federal Funds Target Rate: A Nonstationary Discrete Choice Approach
We apply a discrete choice approach to model the empirical behavior of the Federal Reserve in changing the federal funds target rate, the benchmark of short term market interest rates in the US. OurExpand
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Invasive Snails and an Emerging Infectious Disease: Results from the First National Survey on Angiostrongylus cantonensis in China
Background Eosinophilic meningitis (angiostrongyliasis) caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis is emerging in mainland China. However, the distribution of A. cantonensis and its intermediate hostExpand
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The complete mitochondrial genome of the rodent intra-arterial nematodes Angiostrongylus cantonensis and Angiostrongylus costaricensis
The two rodent intra-arterial nematodes, Angiostrongylus cantonensis and Angiostrongylus costaricensis, can cause human ill-health. The present study aimed to characterize and compare theExpand
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Performance Analysis of Contention Based Bandwidth Request Mechanisms in WiMAX Networks
We propose a new analytical model for the performance analysis of various contention based bandwidth request mechanisms, including grouping and no-grouping schemes, as suggested in the WiMAX standard. Expand
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Protective Effect of Glycyrrhizin, a Direct HMGB1 Inhibitor, on Focal Cerebral Ischemia/Reperfusion-Induced Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Apoptosis in Rats
Aim Glycyrrhizin (GL) has been reported to protect against ischemia and reperfusion (I/R)-induced injury by inhibiting the cytokine activity of high mobility group box 1 (HMGB1). In the presentExpand
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Involvement of mitochondrial pathway in triptolide-induced cytotoxicity in human normal liver L-02 cells.
Triptolide, a purified diterpenoid triepoxide compound derived from a traditional Chinese medicine, Tripterygium wilfordii HOOK. f (TWHf), has been used in the treatment of autoimmune andExpand
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Colloidal particles for cellular uptake and delivery
Numerous colloidal particles have been designed for cellular uptake and intracellular delivery in biological systems. The different kinds of colloidal particle systems and the interactions betweenExpand
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Inulin-type fructan improves diabetic phenotype and gut microbiota profiles in rats
Background & Aims Accumulating research has addressed the linkage between the changes to gut microbiota structure and type 2 diabetes (T2D). Inulin is one type of soluble dietary fiber that canExpand
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Influences of size of silica particles on the cellular endocytosis, exocytosis and cell activity of HepG2 cells
Internalization of nanoparticles into live cells closely correlates with their potential applications, functions and cytotoxicity. In this study, fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC) or rhodamine BExpand
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