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Localization of a gene for benign adult familial myoclonic epilepsy to chromosome 8q23.3-q24.1.
Benign adult familial myoclonic epilepsy is an autosomal dominant idiopathic epileptic syndrome characterized by adult-onset tremulous finger movement, myoclonus, epileptic seizures, andExpand
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Indian Hedgehog Roles in Post-natal TMJ Development and Organization
Indian hedgehog (Ihh) is essential for embryonic mandibular condylar growth and disc primordium formation. To determine whether it regulates those processes during post-natal life, we ablated Ihh inExpand
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NY-ESO-1 Expression and Immunogenicity in Esophageal Cancer
Purpose: Although NY-ESO-1 was isolated from an esophageal carcinoma patient, its expression in this type of cancer and its immunogenicity in esophageal cancer patients have not yet been fullyExpand
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Expression of Hepatoma-Derived Growth Factor Is Correlated with Lymph Node Metastasis and Prognosis of Gastric Carcinoma
Purpose: Hepatoma-derived growth factor (HDGF) is a unique nuclear/growth factor and might play an important role in the development and progression of carcinomas. In the present study, associationExpand
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Expression Level of Valosin-Containing Protein (p97) Is Associated with Prognosis of Esophageal Carcinoma
Purpose: Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) frequently shows a poor prognosis because of the occurrence of systemic metastasis, mainly via lymphatic vessels. Valosin-containing protein (VCP)Expand
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Characterization and haplotype analysis of the polymorphic Y-STRs DYS443, DYS444 and DYS445 in a Japanese population
Abstract From sequence database information we have newly identified three male-specific and polymorphic tetranucleotide STRs, DYS443 (GDB: 10807127), DYS444 (GDB: 10807128) and DYS445 (GDB:Expand
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Reduced MLH1 expression after chemotherapy is an indicator for poor prognosis in esophageal cancers.
PURPOSE Loss of function or expression of the mismatch repair gene MLH1 has been implicated in experimentally acquired resistance to cisplatin (CDDP) and other anticancer agents. The clinicalExpand
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p53 Genotype Predicts Response to Chemotherapy in Patients with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Esophagus
BackgroundResponse to chemotherapy and anatomical spread are significant prognostic factors in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) treated by chemotherapy then surgery. PredictingExpand
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Application of molecular diagnosis for detection of peritoneal micrometastasis and evaluation of preoperative chemotherapy in advanced gastric carcinoma
BackgroundIn advanced gastric cancer, peritoneal recurrence is the main cause of death after curative surgical resection. The aim of this report was to describe a novel approach for quantitativeExpand
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Muenke Syndrome Mutation, FgfR3P244R, Causes TMJ Defects
Muenke syndrome is characterized by various craniofacial deformities and is caused by an autosomal-dominant activating mutation in fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 (FGFR3P250R). Here, using miceExpand
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