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Molecular Structure of a Functional Drosophila Centromere
Centromeres play a critical role in chromosome inheritance but are among the most difficult genomic components to analyze in multicellular eukaryotes. Here, we present a highly detailed molecular… Expand
Sequence analysis of a functional Drosophila centromere.
Centromeres are the site for kinetochore formation and spindle attachment and are embedded in heterochromatin in most eukaryotes. The repeat-rich nature of heterochromatin has hindered obtaining a… Expand
A New Model of Epstein-Barr Virus Infection Reveals an Important Role for Early Lytic Viral Protein Expression in the Development of Lymphomas
ABSTRACT Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infects cells in latent or lytic forms, but the role of lytic infection in EBV-induced lymphomas is unclear. Here, we have used a new humanized mouse model, in which… Expand
Janus kinase 2 regulates Bcr–Abl signaling in chronic myeloid leukemia
Despite the success of imatinib mesylate (IM) in the early chronic phase of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), patients are resistant to IM and other kinase inhibitors in the later stages of CML. Our… Expand
X-Box-Binding Protein 1 Activates Lytic Epstein-Barr Virus Gene Expression in Combination with Protein Kinase D
- P. Bhende, Sarah J. Dickerson, X. Sun, W. Feng, S. Kenney
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of Virology
- 9 May 2007
ABSTRACT Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) establishes a latent form of infection in memory B cells, while antibody-secreting plasma cells often harbor the lytic form of infection. The switch between latent… Expand
A cis-replication element functions in both orientations to enhance replication of Turnip crinkle virus.
Turnip crinkle virus (TCV) (family Tombusviridae, genus Carmovirus) is a positive-sense RNA virus containing a 4054-base genome. Previous results indicated that insertion of Hairpin 4 (H4) into a… Expand
Blood coagulation factor Va abnormality associated with resistance to activated protein C in venous thrombophilia.
A coagulation test abnormality, termed activated protein C (APC) resistance, involving poor anticoagulant response to APC is currently the most common laboratory finding among venous thrombophilic… Expand
The effect of resveratrol on lifespan depends on both gender and dietary nutrient composition in Drosophila melanogaster
Resveratrol, a polyphenolic compound, has been shown to extend lifespan in different organisms. Emerging evidence suggests that the prolongevity effect of resveratrol depends on dietary composition.… Expand
Nectarine promotes longevity in Drosophila melanogaster.
Fruits containing high antioxidant capacities and other bioactivities are ideal for promoting longevity and health span. However, few fruits are known to improve the survival and health span in… Expand
Renal cell carcinoma, chromophobe type, with collecting duct carcinoma and sarcomatoid components.
- Y. Gong, X. Sun, G. K. Haines, M. Pins
- Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine
- 1 October 2009
We report a case of a 72-year-old man with a chromophobe renal cell carcinoma that had both sarcomatoid and collecting duct carcinoma components. The 7-cm tumor occupied the entire lower pole of the… Expand