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Quantitative evaluation of Escherichia coli host strains for tolerance to cytosine methylation in plasmid and phage recombinants.
Many strains of E. coli K12 restrict DNA containing cytosine methylation such as that present in plant and animal genomes. Such restriction can severely inhibit the efficiency of cloning genomicExpand
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Construct validation of a self-report psychopathy scale: does Levenson's self-report psychopathy scale measure the same constructs as Hare's psychopathy checklist-revised?
Abstract In an effort to validate Levenson, Kiehl and Fitzpatrick's [Levenson, M. R., Kiehl, K. A., & Fitzpatrick, C. M. (1995). Assessing psychopathic attributes in a noninstitutionalizedExpand
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Politics or Principle?: Filibustering in the United States Senate
Is American democracy being derailed by the United States Senate filibuster? Is the filibuster an important right that improves the political process or an increasingly partisan tool that delaysExpand
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Party Influence in Congress
Smith provides an overview of legislators' motivations to create parties and the kinds of influence that parties might exercise once organized. In commenting on the sizable political scienceExpand
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News Media, Candidates and Issues, and Public Opinion in the 1996 Presidential Campaign
There are two primary goals with this research. First, we examine whether news media were biased in coverage of the candidates or issues during the 1996 U.S. presidential campaign, as RepublicanExpand
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Global Leukocyte DNA Methylation is Similar in African American and Caucasian Women Under Conditions of Controlled Folate Intake
DNA methylation is an epigenetic feature that may modify disease risk, and can be influenced by folate status as well as by methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T genotype. The aim of thisExpand
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Electoral Institutions and Party Cohesion in the Russian Duma
Russia's mixed single-member-district (SMD)-party list electoral system invites analysis of the effect of electoral rules on legislators' behavior in the context of an invariant set of legislativeExpand
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Hairpins are formed by the single DNA strands of the fragile X triplet repeats: structure and biological implications.
Inordinate expansion and hypermethylation of the fragile X DNA triplet repeat, (GGC)n.(GCC)n, are correlated with the ability of the individual G- and C-rich single strands to form hairpinExpand
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Mechanism of human methyl-directed DNA methyltransferase and the fidelity of cytosine methylation.
The properties of the methyl-directed DNA (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase (EC suggest that it is the enzyme that maintains patterns of methylation in the human genome. Proposals for theExpand
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Committees in Congress
Providing a comprehensive examination of the origins, development, and status of committees and committee systems in both the House and Senate, this edition carries on the book's tradition ofExpand
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