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Sperm tsRNAs contribute to intergenerational inheritance of an acquired metabolic disorder
Offspring affected by sperm small RNAs Paternal dietary conditions in mammals influence the metabolic phenotypes of offspring. Although prior work suggests the involvement of epigenetic pathways, theExpand
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Immune-related MicroRNAs are Abundant in Breast Milk Exosomes
  • Q. Zhou, M. Li, +7 authors X. Li
  • Medicine, Biology
  • International journal of biological sciences
  • 29 November 2011
Breast milk is a complex liquid rich in immunological components that affect the development of the infant's immune system. Exosomes are membranous vesicles of endocytic origin that are found inExpand
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Corrigendum: Genome-wide association study of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Chinese subjects identifies susceptibility loci at PLCE1 and C20orf54
Nat. Genet. 42, 759–763 (2010); published online 22 August 2010; corrected after print 27 August 2014 In contrast to the version of this article initially published, the authors now find no evidenceExpand
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Complex evolutionary trajectories of sex chromosomes across bird taxa
Introduction Sex chromosomes originate from ordinary autosomes. Ancient sex-specific W or Y chromosomes, like that of female chicken or those of male mammals, usually have lost most functional genes,Expand
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Elevated levels of hypoxia-inducible microRNA-210 in pre-eclampsia: new insights into molecular mechanisms for the disease
Pre‐eclampsia is a leading cause of maternal and foetal morbidity and mortality worldwide. Insufficient uteroplacental oxygenation is believed to be responsible for the disease. However, whatExpand
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Prostate cancer screening with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Abstract Objective To investigate the efficacy and safety of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing to screen for prostate cancer. Design Systematic review and meta-analysis. Data sources ElectronicExpand
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A multi-center survey of HPV knowledge and attitudes toward HPV vaccination among women, government officials, and medical personnel in China.
OBJECTIVES To assess knowledge of HPV and attitudes towards HPV vaccination among the general female population, government officials, and healthcare providers in China to assist the development ofExpand
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Obtaining the phase diagram and thermodynamic quantities of bulk systems from the densities of trapped gases
A long-standing goal of experiments using cold atoms in optical lattices is to simulate the behaviour of strongly correlated electrons in solid-state systems. However, in these experiments, the atomsExpand
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Total saponins from Discorea nipponica ameliorate urate excretion in hyperuricemic mice.
Rhizoma Dioscoreae Nipponicae, from Discorea nipponica, is a widely used traditional Chinese herb. It is used to treat arthroncus, arthrodynia, and arthritis. Hyperuricemia is an important foundationExpand
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Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in Dendrobium officinale, an endangered herb endemic to China
As an invaluable herb, Dendrobium officinale has been in severe danger since 1950 because of human exploitation and habitat deterioration. In order to investigate the genetic diversity and structureExpand
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