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Multiple in vitro tests are widely applied to assess the anticancer activity of new compounds, including their combinations and interactions with other drugs. The MTT (3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyl tetrazolium bromide) assay is one of the most commonly used assays to assess the efficacy and interactions of anticancer agents. However, it can be… (More)
The article presents a case of spontaneous twisting and necrosis of the greater omentum in a 27-year old multipara. The pregnancy was terminated by Cesarean section, the necrotic omentum was removed. The authors did not find the reason for the disease.
The technique of scanning tunneling microscopy has been applied to topographic mapping of two optical surfaces: a ruled grating replica and a diamond-turned gold mirror. We have demonstrated the ability of the scanning tunneling microscope to measure surface topography of a ruled-grating replica over an area of 2 microm x 2 microm. Furthermore, surface… (More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of non melanoma skin cancers is closely correlated with age. The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the prevalence of undiagnosed skin cancers among patients hospitalized in rehabilitation and long-term care units in a geriatric hospital. PATIENTS AND METHODS All the patients, resident in four rehabilitation and… (More)