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Between June 1 and July 15, 1984, twenty persons with glandular tularemia were identified on the Lower Brule and Crow Creek Indian reservations in South Dakota. The median age of the patients was 6 years (range, 2 to 20 years). The clinical illness was mild, consisting of fever, headache, and lymphadenopathy. All lymphadenopathy was in the head and neck(More)
Extrachromosomal DNA is the predominant form of gene amplification in human tumors. Hydroxyurea (HU) concentrations of 100-150 microM have been promising in vitro for extrachromosomal DNA elimination. The study objective was to determine the HU dose-concentration relationship in nude mice with HU doses from 0 to 200 mg/kg. For HU t1/2 determination, mice(More)
The present study aimed to determine the effects of breed and sex on growth patterns and metabolic features of advanced-pregnancy foetuses exposed to the same environmental conditions. Thus, at Day 62 of pregnancy, swine foetuses from an obese breed with leptin resistance (Iberian breed) were compared to lean crossbred foetuses (25% Large White ×25%(More)
Obesity has become epidemic in Western countries. From clinical practice, obestity may be considered as a disease characterized by an excess of body fat mass, but patients usually demonstrate different responses to the same therapeutic strategy. It could be possible that the latter may be a consecuence of different pathophysiological factors among obese(More)
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