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Clustering, or transitivity, a behavior observed in real-world networks, affects network structure and function. This property has been studied extensively, but most of this research has been limited to clustering in single networks. The effect of clustering on the robustness of coupled networks, on the other hand, has received much less attention. Only the(More)
AIM Ran binding protein M (RanBPM) is a ubiquitous, nucleocytoplasmic protein that serves as a scaffolding molecule. This study aimed to investigate the role of RanBPM in gastric cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS RanBPM expression in human gastric cancer tissue samples was analyzed using real-time polymerase chain reaction. The effect of RanBPM on cellular(More)
Gene expression programming (GEP) is a functional genotype/phenotype system. The separation scheme increases the efficiency and reliability of GEP. However, the computational cost increases considerably with the expansion of the scale of problems. In this paper, we introduce a GPU-accelerated hybrid variant of GEP named pGEP (parallel GEP). In order to find(More)
With the release of up-to-date Low-Power (LP) bluetooth 4.0, Bluetooth Technologies are not only widely deployed on personal area devices such as the smart phone, the headset, the intelligent health-care equipment etc., but also are recommended as a standard communication protocol in the Internet of Things. However, due to the inherent limitation in the(More)
As important zoonotic organisms causing infections in humans, Edwardsiella bacteria are also notorious leading fish pathogens haunting worldwide aquaculture industries. However, the taxa are now widely recognized to be misclassified, which hurdled the understanding of the epidemiology and development of effective diagnostics and vaccines. Currently the(More)
The small size of ultra-small nanoparticles makes them suitable for lymphatic delivery, and many recent studies have examined their role in anti-metastasis therapy. However, the anti-metastatic efficacy of small-sized nanocarriers loaded with taxanes such as docetaxel has not yet been investigated in malignant breast cancer. We encapsulated docetaxel using(More)
The delivery of therapeutic compounds to target tissues is a central challenge in treating disease. Externally controlled drug release systems hold potential to selectively enhance localized delivery. Here we describe liposomes doped with porphyrin-phospholipid that are permeabilized directly by near-infrared light. Molecular dynamics simulations identified(More)
In recent years, with advances in microelectronics technology and wireless communication technology to promote the rapid development of low power, low price, multifunction sensor, and wireless sensor networks have been widely used in general. Due to the limitations of node's resource and scenarios, security issues become a major obstacle to development of(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In the treatment of severe intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), thrombolytic use and clot size are known to influence clot lysis rates. We evaluated the effect of other variables on IVH clot lysis rates among patients treated with recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator or placebo. METHODS One hundred patients with IVH and(More)
AIM To investigate the radioprotective effect of adenine on irradiated lymphocytes and discover the possible mechanisms of protection. METHODS Lymphocytes were pretreated for 12 h with adenine (0.001-0.1 μmol·L(-1)) and then exposed to 4 Gy radiation. Cell viability was observed by the MTS assay, apoptosis was detected by Annexin V-FITC/PI, DNA ladder,(More)