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Stress and strain distribution in hypertensive and normotensive rat aorta considering residual strain.
The effects of hypertension on the stress and strain distributions through the wall thickness were studied in the rat thoracic aorta. Goldblatt hypertension was induced by constricting the left renalExpand
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Dosage effect on uropathogenic Escherichia coli anti-adhesion activity in urine following consumption of cranberry powder standardized for proanthocyanidin content: a multicentric randomized double
BackgroundIngestion of cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) has traditionally been utilized for prevention of urinary tract infections. The proanthocyanidins (PACs) in cranberry, in particular theExpand
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Molecular mechanisms of fosfomycin resistance in clinical isolates of Escherichia coli.
To clarify the molecular mechanisms of fosfomycin resistance in clinical isolates of Escherichia coli, the murA, glpT, uhpT, uhpA, ptsI and cyaA genes were sequenced from six fosfomycin-resistantExpand
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Human glutathione S-transferase P1 polymorphism and susceptibility to smoking related epithelial cancer; oral, lung, gastric, colorectal and urothelial cancer.
The A/G polymorphism at nucleotide 313 in the glutathione S-transferase P1-1 (GSTP1) gene was examined in patients with different types of smoking-related cancers (oral, lung, gastric, colorectal andExpand
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Japanese guidelines for prevention of perioperative infections in urological field
Abstract:  For urologists, it is very important to master surgical indications and surgical techniques. On the other hand, the knowledge of the prevention of perioperative infections and theExpand
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Mechanical and dimensional adaptation of rat aorta to hypertension.
To investigate mechanisms of the mechanical adaptation of soft biological tissues to load, effects of hypertension on the mechanical properties and wall dimensions of thoracic aortas were studied inExpand
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Outbreak of Cefozopran (Penicillin, Oral Cephems, and Aztreonam)-Resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Japan
ABSTRACT We have previously reported that the Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates from clinical failure cases treated with cefdinir and aztreonam, β-lactams exhibited high MICs. These resistant isolatesExpand
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Expression patterns of cell wall-modifying genes from banana during fruit ripening and in relationship with finger drop
Few molecular studies have been devoted to the finger drop process that occurs during banana fruit ripening. Recent studies revealed the involvement of changes in the properties of cell wallExpand
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Genetic Profiles of Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Escherichia coli Isolates Obtained from Patients with Cystitis: Phylogeny, Virulence Factors, PAIusp Subtypes, and Mutation Patterns▿ ▿ Published ahead
The low virulence of quinolone- and fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli strains is known, although the reasons for this remain unclear. We surveyed the mutation patterns of quinoloneExpand
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Urinary tract infection caused by fluoroquinolone- and cephem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.
In 2001, fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli isolates emerged in Japan in patients with uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI), and accounted for ca. 8% of isolates. This is a worldwideExpand
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