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Effects of selenium on arsenic uptake in arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L.
Selenium (Se) is a non-metallic element, which has the capability to increase the antioxidative capacity and stress tolerance of plants to heavy metals. Plants vary considerably in theirExpand
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Studies on the mechanism of inactivation of the HIV-1 nucleocapsid protein NCp7 with 2-mercaptobenzamide thioesters.
The HIV-1 nucleocapsid protein (NCp7) is a small basic protein with two CysCysHisCys zinc-binding domains that specifically recognizes the Psi-site of the viral RNA. NCp7 plays a number of crucialExpand
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Comparison of arsenic accumulation in 18 fern species and four Pteris vittata accessions.
This study evaluated the ability and mechanisms of 19 Pteris and non-Pteris species to accumulate arsenic (As) in a hydroponic system spiked with 300 microM As. The study included four Pteris vittataExpand
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Optimization of unique, uncharged thioesters as inhibitors of HIV replication.
A combinatorial chemistry approach was employed to prepare a restricted library of N-substituted S-acyl-2-mercaptobenzamide thioesters. It was shown that many members of this chemotype displayExpand
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Temporal and Spatial Expression of the Major Allergens in Developing and Germinating Peanut Seed1[C][OA]
Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) seed proteins Ara h 1, Ara h 2, and Ara h 3 are considered to be the major peanut allergens. However, little is known about their temporal and spatial expression during seedExpand
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Saccharin-induced systemic acquired resistance against rust (Phakopsora pachyrhizi) infection in soybean: Effects on growth and development
We examined the effect of saccharin on the systemic acquired resistance (SAR) response of soybean to the fungus Phakopsora pachyrhizi, the causal agent of soybean rust. Plants were grownExpand
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Chloropyrimidines as a new class of antimicrobial agents.
In the course of our investigations of pyrimidines as antimycotic agents, we have identified a sub-class, with significant in vitro activity against mycobacteria. The salient feature of theseExpand
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Effect of solar radiation on severity of soybean rust.
Soybean rust (SBR), caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi, is a damaging fungal disease of soybean (Glycine max). Although solar radiation can reduce SBR urediniospore survival, limited information isExpand
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Fusarium verticillioides (Saccardo) Nirenberg Associated with Hardlock of Cotton
Boll rots of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) are common in the humid areas of the Southeastern US. One type of boll damage that may be differentiated from others is hardlock, with symptoms thatExpand
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