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There are now six recognized neuropeptide Y (NPY) receptor subtypes (Y1-Y4 and two recently cloned distinct receptors labeled Y5), of which Y1 and one of the Y5's have been suggested could mediate the effect of NPY on feeding. The fragments NPY(2-36) and NPY(3-36), which bind Y1 only poorly, were injected intracerebroventricularly (icv) and found to have(More)
PURPOSE Diamond-Blackfan anaemia (DBA) is a rare pure congenital red cell aplasia, usually presenting in infancy or early childhood. The literature suggests a predisposition to haemopoietic malignancy but in addition solid tumours have been reported, with five cases of osteosarcoma described. PATIENT A sixth case of a 12-year-old girl with DBA who(More)
Radial neck fractures are uncommon injuries in adults and more often found in children, where they account for 5-8.5% of elbow injuries. It is generally agreed that an angulation of less than 30 degrees is acceptable. However, anything greater than this should be improved in an attempt to restore normal anatomy and maximize the range of movement. We(More)
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