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Evaluation of litter traits in purebred and crossbred rabbits raised under Egyptian conditions
Abstract This study was carried out within a project for production of purebred and crossbred parental stocks of rabbits to be distributed to small-scale breeders in Qalyoubia Governorate, Egypt forExpand
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Impact of Childhood Malnutrition on Host Defense and Infection
SUMMARY The global impact of childhood malnutrition is staggering. The synergism between malnutrition and infection contributes substantially to childhood morbidity and mortality. AnthropometricExpand
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The Malnutrition-Related Increase in Early Visceralization of Leishmania donovani Is Associated with a Reduced Number of Lymph Node Phagocytes and Altered Conduit System Flow
In a murine model of moderate childhood malnutrition we found that polynutrient deficiency led to a 4–5-fold increase in early visceralization of L. donovani (3 days post-infection) followingExpand
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Deficiency of Lymph Node-Resident Dendritic Cells (DCs) and Dysregulation of DC Chemoattractants in a Malnourished Mouse Model of Leishmania donovani Infection
ABSTRACT Malnutrition is thought to contribute to more than one-third of all childhood deaths via increased susceptibility to infection. Malnutrition is a significant risk factor for the developmentExpand
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Dysregulation of fibrosis related genes in HCV induced liver disease.
BACKGROUND Liver fibrosis results from a wound healing response to chronic injury, which leads to excessive matrix deposition. Genome wide association studies have showen transcriptionalExpand
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Transcriptional Dysregulation of Upstream Signaling of IFN Pathway in Chronic HCV Type 4 Induced Liver Fibrosis
IFN orchestrates the expression of various genes to halt hepatitis C virus (HCV) replication with the possibility of either reduced or increased liver fibrosis; due to controlled viral replication orExpand
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MicroRNAs expression profiling in Egyptian colorectal cancer patients
Egypt has increased incidence and high rate of early onset colorectal cancer (CRC). This study aimed to profile the expression levels of 84 circulating microRNAs (miRNAs) in Egyptian CRC patients andExpand
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Tumor necrosis factor-α -G308A polymorphism is associated with liver pathological changes in hepatitis C virus patients
AIM To investigate the association of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) -G308A polymorphism with different liver pathological changes in treatment-naïve Egyptian patients infected with hepatitis CExpand
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Experimental studies on the afferent innervation of the cricothyroid muscle in dogs.
The cricothyroid muscle in dogs received branches from two independent nerves, namely the external ramus of the cranial laryngeal nerve and the pharyngeal branch of the vagus. Classical spindles areExpand
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