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Alkaline pH homeostasis in bacteria: new insights.
The capacity of bacteria to survive and grow at alkaline pH values is of widespread importance in the epidemiology of pathogenic bacteria, in remediation and industrial settings, as well as inExpand
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JSAP1, a Novel Jun N-Terminal Protein Kinase (JNK)-Binding Protein That Functions as a Scaffold Factor in the JNK Signaling Pathway
ABSTRACT The major components of the mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) cascades are MAPK, MAPK kinase (MAPKK), and MAPKK kinase (MAPKKK). Recent rapid progress in identifying members of MAPKExpand
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Hypervariable loci that enhance the discriminatory ability of newly proposed 15-loci and 24-loci variable-number tandem repeat typing method on Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains predominated by the
The newly proposed 15- and 24-loci mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit (MIRU)-variable-number tandem repeat (VNTR) typing method was evaluated for its ability to differentiate 181Expand
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Impending epidemic: future projection of heart failure in Japan to the year 2055.
BACKGROUND The future burden of heart failure in Japan was projected to 2055 in order to prospectively estimate of the number of these patients. METHODS AND RESULTS The statistics are based onExpand
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Anti‐gp210 and anti‐centromere antibodies are different risk factors for the progression of primary biliary cirrhosis
The predictive role of antinuclear antibodies (ANAs) remains elusive in the long‐term outcome of primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC). The progression of PBC was evaluated in association with ANAs usingExpand
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A Novel cis-Acting Element in Promoters of Plant B-Type Cyclin Genes Activates M Phase–Specific Transcription
Plant B-type cyclin genes are expressed late in the G2 and M phases of the cell cycle. Previously, we showed that the promoter of a Catharanthus roseus B-type cyclin, CYM, could direct MExpand
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Serum cytokine and soluble cytokine receptor levels in patients with non‐alcoholic steatohepatitis
Abstract: Background: Although the pathogenesis of non‐alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) remains poorly understood, proinflammatory cytokines seem to play an important role in the process of NASH. WeExpand
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G2/M-Phase–Specific Transcription during the Plant Cell Cycle Is Mediated by c-Myb–Like Transcription Factors
Plant B-type cyclin genes are expressed specifically in late G2- and M-phases during the cell cycle. Their promoters contain a common cis-acting element, called the MSA (M-specific activator)Expand
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Bacillus subtilis YqkI Is a Novel Malic/Na+-Lactate Antiporter That Enhances Growth on Malate at Low Protonmotive Force*
Bacillus subtilis yheL encodes a Na+/H+ antiporter, whereas its paralogue,yqkI, encodes a novel antiporter that achieves a simultaneous Na+/H+ and malolactate antiport. B. subtilis yufR, a control inExpand
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Three two-component transporters with channel-like properties have monovalent cation/proton antiport activity
Properties of four two-component bacterial transport systems of the cation/proton antiporter-2 (CPA2) family led to suggestions that this CPA2 subset may use a channel rather than an antiportExpand
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