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A lipopolysaccharide- and beta-1,3-glucan-binding protein from hemocytes of the freshwater crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus. Purification, characterization, and cDNA cloning.
A lipopolysaccharide- and beta-1,3-glucan-binding protein (LGBP) was isolated and characterized from blood cells (hemocytes) of the freshwater crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus. The LGBP was purifiedExpand
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Properties of the prophenoloxidase activating enzyme of the freshwater crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus.
The prophenoloxidase activating enzyme (ppA), a serine proteinase catalyzing the conversion of prophenoloxidase to an active phenoloxidase, has a molecular mass of about 36 kDa in its active form.Expand
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Characterization of a Pattern Recognition Protein, a Masquerade-Like Protein, in the Freshwater Crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus1
A multifunctional masquerade-like protein has been isolated, purified, and characterized from hemocytes of the freshwater crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus. It was isolated by its Escherichia coliExpand
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Pyridoxine is not effective to prevent hand-foot syndrome associated with capecitabine therapy: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
  • Y. Kang, S. Lee, +7 authors T. Kim
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
  • 20 August 2010
PURPOSE To determine whether concurrent pyridoxine therapy can prevent the development of hand-foot syndrome (HFS) in patients being treated with capecitabine. METHODS Chemotherapy-naive patientsExpand
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In vitro activation of pro-phenol-oxidase by two kinds of pro-phenol-oxidase-activating factors isolated from hemolymph of coleopteran, Holotrichia diomphalia larvae.
Previously, we purified and characterized a pro-phenol-oxidase (pro-PO) of 79 kDa from coleopteran insect, Holotrichia diomphalia larvae [Kwon et al. (1997) Mol. Cells 7, 90-97]. Here, we describeExpand
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Processing of an Antibacterial Peptide from Hemocyanin of the Freshwater Crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus *
An antibacterial peptide with 16 amino acid residues was found in plasma of the freshwater crayfish,Pacifastacus leniusculus. This peptide, designated astacidin 1, was purified by cation-exchangeExpand
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Antibacterial peptides in hemocytes and hematopoietic tissue from freshwater crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus: characterization and expression pattern.
A 14 amino acid residues proline/arginine-rich antibacterial peptide designated as astacidin 2 was purified and characterized from hemocytes of the freshwater crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus.Expand
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The effects of caloric restriction on Fetuin‐A and cardiovascular risk factors in rats and humans: a randomized controlled trial
The liver‐secreted protein fetuin‐A is associated with insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis. We examined the effect of caloric restriction (CR) on fetuin‐AExpand
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Ca2+ Binding to Calmodulin and Its Role in Schizosaccharomyces pombe as Revealed by Mutagenesis and NMR Spectroscopy (*)
As a first step toward identifying the important structural elements of calmodulin from Schizosaccharomyces pombe, we examined the ability of heterologous calmodulins and Ca2+-binding site mutant S.Expand
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Regulation of Adipose Tissue Stromal Cells Behaviors by Endogenic Oct4 Expression Control
Background To clarify the role of the POU domain transcription factor Oct4 in Adipose Tissue Stromal Cells (ATSCs), we investigated the regulation of Oct4 expression and other embryonic genes inExpand
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