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An Underwater Color Image Quality Evaluation Metric
  • Miao Yang, A. Sowmya
  • Mathematics, Medicine
  • IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
  • 19 October 2015
Quality evaluation of underwater images is a key goal of underwater video image retrieval and intelligent processing. To date, no metric has been proposed for underwater color image qualityExpand
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Plasma IL-17A Is Increased in New-Onset SLE Patients and Associated with Disease Activity
ObjectiveTo investigate the role of interleukin-17A (IL-17A) and Th17 cell in the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), we studied the plasma IL-17A and the expression of Th17 cellExpand
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Association between the NBS1 E185Q polymorphism and cancer risk: a meta-analysis
BackgroundNBS1 is a key DNA repair protein in the homologous recombination repair pathway and a signal modifier in the intra-S phase checkpoint that plays important roles in maintaining genomicExpand
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Tumor-Suppressive Function of miR-139-5p in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Recent studies have demonstrated the possible function of miR-139-5p in tumorigenesis. However, the exact mechanism of miR-139-5p in cancer remains unclear. In this study, the association ofExpand
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Expression of heat shock proteins in myocardium of patients with atrial fibrillation
Abstract Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained arrhythmia. Because heat shock proteins (Hsp) can protect cells from stress, we compared the levels of Hsp60, Hsp72, Hsc73, and Hsp27 inExpand
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Multivariate-Statistical Assessment of Heavy Metals for Agricultural Soils in Northern China
The study evaluated eight heavy metals content and soil pollution from agricultural soils in northern China. Multivariate and geostatistical analysis approaches were used to determine theExpand
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miRNA-183 Suppresses Apoptosis and Promotes Proliferation in Esophageal Cancer by Targeting PDCD4
In our previous study, miRNA-183, a miRNA in the miR-96-182-183 cluster, was significantly over-expressed in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). In the present study, we explored the oncogenicExpand
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Development and application of a one-step real-time Taqman RT-PCR assay for detection of Duck hepatitis virus type1.
A one-step real-time RT-PCR assay (rRT-PCR) was developed for efficient detection of Duck hepatitis virus type1 (DHV-1). A pair of specific primers was designed against the conserved region in the 3DExpand
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Associations of polymorphism of P22(phox) C242T, plasma levels of vitamin E, and smoking with coronary heart disease in China.
BACKGROUND The C242T polymorphisms of P22(phox) and plasma vitamin E have been associated with the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in several studies, but the results have been inconsistent. InExpand
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Permissible Value for Vanadium in Allitic Udic Ferrisols Based on Physiological Responses of Green Chinese Cabbage and Soil Microbes
Greenhouse experiments were conducted to study the permissible value of vanadium (V) based on the growth and physiological responses of green Chinese cabbage (Brassica chinensis L.), and effects of VExpand
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