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The kinetochore, a proteinaceous plate that is the site for attachment of spindle microtubules to the metaphase chromosome, can be visualized using anti-kinetochore indirect immunofluorescence. We have used computer-assisted image analysis to measure the variation of kinetochore surface areas, as reflected by immunofluorescence areas, in cell lines derived(More)
BACKGROUND Childhood and adolescent obesity is associated with insulin resistance, abnormal glucose metabolism, hypertension, dyslipidemia, inflammation, liver disease, and compromised vascular function. The purpose of this pilot study was to determine the prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factor abnormalities and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in a sample of(More)
Issues affecting faculty development in academic psychiatry departments have taken on a special urgency as a result of declining financial support from government sources and the emerging consequences of this country's fast-evolving health care system. Junior faculty need usable information on how to succeed in academia. Available information from the(More)
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