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The autism genetic resource exchange: a resource for the study of autism and related neuropsychiatric conditions.
We gratefully acknowledge the families and individuals who have contributed their biomaterials, time, and financial resources to AGRE, especially Marianne Toedtman, AGRE family recruiter; Ed Berry,Expand
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Phylogenetic relationships of coconut phytoplasmas and the development of specific oligonucleotide PCR primers.
Using the polymerase chain reaction the 16S rRNA genes and the 16S-23S spacer regions of phytoplasmas associated with lethal decline diseases of coconut palm (Cocos nucifera), were amplified fromExpand
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Climate modeling with spherical geodesic grids
A new approach to climate simulation uses geodesic grids generated from an icosahedron and could become on attractive alternative to current models. Expand
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In situ PCR detection of phytoplasma DNA in embryos from coconut palms with lethal yellowing disease.
SUMMARY DNA of the lethal yellowing (LY) phytoplasma was detected in 13 of 72 embryos from fruits of four diseased Atlantic tall coconut palms by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays employingExpand
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Transmission of a sugarcane yellow leaf phytoplasma by the delphacid planthopper Saccharosydne saccharivora, a new vector of sugarcane yellow leaf syndrome
During surveys of sugarcane fields in western and central Cuba from December 2001 to March 2003, the delphacid planthopper Saccharosydne saccharivora was the most prevalent of the AuchenorrhynchaExpand
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Improving traffic behaviour and safety through urban design
Recent experiments in mainland Europe and more recently the UK have found that removing the traditional separation between traffic and people in urban areas can make streets safer and less congested.Expand
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Identification of potential vectors and alternative plant hosts for the phytoplasma associated with Napier grass stunt disease in Ethiopia
Napier grass (Pennisetum purpureum), the most important forage crop in East Africa, has recently been affected by a devastating disease named Napier Grass Stunt (NGS). A phytoplasma of group 16SrIExpand
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Molecular identification, potential vectors and alternative hosts of the phytoplasma associated with a lime decline disease in Saudi Arabia
A decline disease has recently affected around 25% of lime trees in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia. More than 40 samples from lime, weeds found in and around lime fields, and insects were collected inExpand
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Determination of actinide elements at femtogram per gram levels in environmental samples by on-line solid phase extraction and sector-field-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry
Abstract An on-line solid phase extraction method has been developed for the determination of 232 Th, 237 Np, 238 U, 239 Pu, 240 Pu, 241 Am and 243 Am in biological certified reference material usingExpand
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Determination of total mercury in environmental and biological samples by flow injection cold vapour atomic absorption spectrometry
Abstract A simple and accurate method has been developed for the determination of total mercury in environmental and biological samples. The method utilises an off-line microwave digestion stageExpand
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