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Three Linked Vasculopathic Processes Characterize Kawasaki Disease: A Light and Transmission Electron Microscopic Study
Background Kawasaki disease is recognized as the most common cause of acquired heart disease in children in the developed world. Clinical, epidemiologic, and pathologic evidence supports anExpand
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Weaving hypothesis of cardiomyocyte sarcomeres: discovery of periodic broadening and narrowing of intercalated disk during volume-load change.
To investigate how cardiomyocytes change their length, echocardiographic and morphological studies were performed on rabbit hearts that were subjected to volume overload, overload removal, andExpand
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A crossover operator using independent component analysis for real-coded genetic algorithms
For real-coded genetic algorithms, there have been proposed many crossover operators. The blend crossover (BLX-/spl alpha/) proposed by L.J. Eshelman and J.D. Schaffer (1993) shows a good searchingExpand
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Effect of thermal history on kappa-carrageenan hydrogelation by differential scanning calorimetry
Abstract The effect of thermal history on gel–sol transition was investigated by highly sensitive differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) in order to clarify the non-equilibrium state ofExpand
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Number of Arcs Estimated on Solar Array of a Geostationary Satellite
Plasma parameters of geosynchronous orbit measured by Los Alamos National Laboratory satellites are analyzed statistically. For each set of plasma parameters, charging analysis is carried out, takingExpand
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World's highest efficiency triple-junction solar cells fabricated by inverted layers transfer process
A world record-setting efficiency of 35.8% at AM1.5G (x1) has been demonstrated by an InGaP (1.88 eV)/GaAs/InGaAs (0.97 eV) triple-junction solar cell fabricated using the inverted layer transferExpand
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Viscoelastic properties of xanthan gum hydrogels annealed in the sol state
Viscoelastic properties of xanthan gum aqueous solutions and hydrogels were investigated using a cone-plate type rheometer. The change of viscoelasticity during annealing the solution and cooling toExpand
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Flashover Discharge on Solar Arrays: Analysis of Discharge Current and Image
Electrostatic discharge testswere performed on large solar arraypanels under the simulated plasma environments of a geostationary orbit and a low Earth orbit to investigate the propagation length andExpand
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Gossypiboma 19 years after laminectomy mimicking a malignant spinal tumour: a case report
IntroductionGossypiboma is rare and mostly asymptomatic in chronic cases. It can be confused with other soft tissue masses.Case presentationOur patient was an 87-year-old Japanese man with a historyExpand
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Effect of alkali metals on the accuracy of isotope ratio measurement of uranium by ICP-MSPresented at the 2002 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry, Scottsdale, AZ, USA, January 6???12, 2002.
The effect of alkali metals on the accuracy of uranium isotope ratio measurements by inductively-coupled plasma sector field mass spectrometry (ICP-SFMS) was investigated. The isotope ratioExpand
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