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Metabolic profiling reveals new serum biomarkers for differentiating diabetic nephropathy
Capillary electrophoresis coupled with time-of-flight mass spectrometry was used to explore new serum biomarkers with high sensitivity and specificity for diabetic nephropathy (DN) diagnosis, throughExpand
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Predictive value of CD24 and CD44 for neoadjuvant chemotherapy response and prognosis in primary breast cancer patients.
PURPOSE We investigated the significance of CD24 and CD44 expression for predicting responses to chemotherapy and prognosis in primary breast cancer patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Diagnosis ofExpand
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Serum metabolomics reveals γ-glutamyl dipeptides as biomarkers for discrimination among different forms of liver disease.
BACKGROUND & AIMS We applied a metabolome profiling approach to serum samples obtained from patients with different liver diseases, to discover noninvasive and reliable biomarkers for rapid-screeningExpand
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Aripiprazole altered plasma levels of brain‐derived neurotrophic factor and catecholamine metabolites in first‐episode untreated Japanese schizophrenia patients
We investigated the effects of aripiprazole on plasma levels of brain‐derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and catecholamine metabolites in first‐episode untreated schizophrenia patients.
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Dynamics of serum metabolites in patients with chronic hepatitis C receiving pegylated interferon plus ribavirin: a metabolomics analysis.
OBJECTIVES Serum samples from patients with chronic hepatitis C were subjected to metabolomics analysis to clarify the pretreatment characteristics of their metabolites and also changes in specificExpand
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Serum glycerophosphate levels are increased in Japanese men with type 2 diabetes.
OBJECTIVE To identify metabolites showing changes in serum levels among Japanese male with diabetes. METHODS We performed metabolite profiling by coupling capillary electrophoresis withExpand
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Serum metabolome profiles characterized by patients with hepatocellular carcinoma associated with hepatitis B and C.
AIM To clarify the characteristics of metabolite profiles in virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients using serum metabolome analysis. METHODS The serum levels of low-molecular-weightExpand
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Transfusions of red blood cells from an occult hepatitis B virus carrier without apparent signs of transfusion‐transmitted hepatitis B infection
Dear Sir To minimize the risk of transfusion-transmitted hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections, the Japanese Red Cross (JRC) Blood Centers have adopted a multistep screening system to identify donors atExpand
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The Salivary Gland and Systemic Health: Towards the Creation of Salivary Gland and Health Medicine
Salivary glands are intimately connected with the entire body via the nervous system and blood vessels, yet few studies have documented the effects of the salivary glands on the health of the wholeExpand
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