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A new program, MAPPER, for semiautomatic sequence-specific NMR assignment in proteins is introduced. The program uses an input of short fragments of sequentially neighboring residues, which have been assembled based on sequential NMR connectivities and for which either the 13C(alpha) and 13C(beta) chemical shifts or data on the amino acid type from other(More)
A cloud system resolving model including photo-chemistry (CSRMC) has been developed based on a prototype version of the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model and is used to study influences of deep convection on chemistry in the TOGA COARE/CEPEX region. Lateral boundary conditions for trace gases are prescribed from global chemistry-transport(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe CSF biomarker profiles in posterior cortical atrophy (PCA), which induces high-order visual deficits often associated with Alzheimer disease (AD) pathology, and relate these findings to clinical and neuropsychological assessment. METHODS This prospective observational study included 22 patients with PCA who underwent CSF biomarker(More)
We screened 16 cases of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and 28 healthy control subjects to detect possible polymorphisms in their prion protein gene (PRNP). The molecular analysis of the PRNP coding sequence was performed using denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis of polymerase chain reaction products and direct sequencing. We identified (1) a(More)
The vertical transport of tracers by a cumulus ensemble at the TOGA-COARE site is modelled during a 7 day episode using 2-D and 3-D cloud-resolving setups of the Weather Research and Forecast (WRF) model. Lateral boundary conditions (LBC) for tracers, water vapour, and wind are specified and the horizontal advection of trace gases across the lateral domain(More)
An increased incidence of ischemic stroke has been reported in patients with Crohn's disease. Cerebral infarcts are usually considered as a complication of the hypercoagulable state associated with this inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The association between Crohn's disease, hyperhomocysteinemia and large-artery stroke of the young has rarely been(More)
In this study, we analyse the sensitivity of nadir viewing satellite observations in the visible range to freshly produced lightning NO x. This is a particular challenge due to the complex and highly variable conditions of meteorology , (photo-) chemistry, and radiative transfer in and around cumulonimbus clouds. For the first time, such a study is(More)
The role of the retention coefficient (i.e. the fraction of a dissolved trace gas which is retained in hydrome-teors during freezing) for the scavenging and redistribution of highly soluble trace gases by deep convective cloud systems is investigated using a modified version of the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model. Results from cloud system(More)
The greatly improved sensitivity resulting from the use of TROSY during 15N evolution and amide proton acquisition enables the recording of HNCA spectra of large proteins with constant-time 13C alpha evolution. In [13C]-ct-[15N,1H]-TROSY-HNCA experiments with a 2H/13C/15N-labeled 110 kDa protein, 7,8-dihydroneopterin aldolase from Staphylococcus aureus,(More)