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Identification of Quorum-Quenching N-Acyl Homoserine Lactonases from Bacillus Species
ABSTRACT A range of gram-negative bacterial species use N-acyl homoserine lactone (AHL) molecules as quorum-sensing signals to regulate different biological functions, including production ofExpand
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Challenges to effective cancer control in China, India, and Russia.
Cancer is one of the major non-communicable diseases posing a threat to world health. Unfortunately, improvements in socioeconomic conditions are usually associated with increased cancer incidence.Expand
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Enhanced CO(2) fixation and biofuel production via microalgae: recent developments and future directions.
Unbalanced production of atmospheric CO(2) constitutes a major challenge to global sustainability. Technologies have thus been developed for enhanced biological carbon fixation (also referred to asExpand
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Absolute QoS differentiation in optical burst-switched networks
In this paper, we propose an absolute QoS model in OBS networks which ensures that the loss probability of the guaranteed traffic does not exceed a certain value. Expand
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The coffee genome provides insight into the convergent evolution of caffeine biosynthesis
Coffee, tea, and chocolate converge Caffeine has evolved multiple times among plant species, but no one knows whether these events involved similar genes. Denoeud et al. sequenced the CoffeaExpand
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Evidence of a large cooling between 1690 and 1740 AD in southern Africa
A 350-year-long, well-dated δ18O stalagmite record from the summer rainfall region in South Africa is positively correlated with regional air surface temperatures at interannual time scales. TheExpand
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An allosteric PRC2 inhibitor targeting the H3K27me3 binding pocket of EED.
Polycomb repressive complex 2 (PRC2) consists of three core subunits, EZH2, EED and SUZ12, and plays pivotal roles in transcriptional regulation. The catalytic subunit EZH2 methylates histone H3Expand
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Increasing Expression of MicroRNA 181 Inhibits Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Replication and Has Implications for Controlling Virus Infection
ABSTRACT Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) is one of the most important viral pathogens in the swine industry. Emerging evidence indicates that the host microRNAs (miRNAs)Expand
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Bare skin, blood and the evolution of primate colour vision
We investigate the hypothesis that colour vision in primates was selected for discriminating the spectral modulations on the skin of conspecifics, presumably for the purpose of discriminatingExpand
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Remineralization effects of casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate crème on artificial early enamel lesions of primary teeth.
BACKGROUND Caries in children younger than 72 months is called early childhood caries (ECC). Sixty-six per cent of Chinese children younger than 5 years old have dental decay, and about 97% of themExpand
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