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Inhibitory effect of bacterial ubiquinones on the settling of barnacle,Balanus amphitrite
In an attempt to clarify the influence of marine bacteria on the settling of fouling invertebrate larvae, we screened for inhibitors, produced by marine bacteria, of settling by cyprids of theExpand
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A Novel PEGylation Method for Improving the Pharmacokinetic Properties of Anti-Interleukin-17A RNA Aptamers
The obstacles to the development of therapeutic aptamers for systemic inflammatory diseases, such as nuclease degradation and renal clearance, have not been fully overcome. Here, we report a novelExpand
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Multispecificity of Immunoglobulin M Antibodies Raised against Advanced Glycation End Products
Background: Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) can act as neoantigens to trigger immune responses. Results: Natural IgM antibodies against AGEs recognize multiple molecules, including DNA andExpand
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Identification of C1q as a Binding Protein for Advanced Glycation End Products.
Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) make up a heterogeneous group of molecules formed from the nonenzymatic reaction of reducing sugars with the free amino groups of proteins. The abundance ofExpand
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Identification of a Lipid Peroxidation Product as the Source of Oxidation-specific Epitopes Recognized by Anti-DNA Autoantibodies*
Lipid peroxidation in tissue and in tissue fractions represents a degradative process, which is the consequence of the production and the propagation of free radical reactions primarily involvingExpand
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Lysine pyrrolation is a naturally-occurring covalent modification involved in the production of DNA mimic proteins
Covalent modification of proteins exerts significant effects on their chemical properties and has important functional and regulatory consequences. We now report the identification and verificationExpand
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An Apoptosis-Associated Mammary Protein Deficiency Leads to Enhanced Production of IgM Antibodies against Multiple Damage-Associated Molecules
Milk fat globule epidermal growth factor 8 (MFG-E8) is a protein that binds to apoptotic cells by recognizing phosphatidylserine and enhances the engulfment of apoptotic cells by macrophages. ManyExpand
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Okadaxanthin, a novel C50-carotenoid from a bacterium,Pseudomonas sp. KK10206C associated with marine sponge,Halichondria okadai
To study the origins of biologically active substances in marine sponges, a carotenoid produced by a marine bacterium,Pseudomonas sp. strain number KK10206C, which was associated with a marineExpand
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Possible origin of zeaxanthin in the marine sponge,Reniera japonica
As part of a study to clarify the origins of biologically active substances in marine sponges, the carotenoids produced by two species of marine bacteria,Flexibacter sp. strain number DK30213 andExpand
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