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The Xenopus dorsalizing factor Gremlin identifies a novel family of secreted proteins that antagonize BMP activities.
Using a Xenopus expression-cloning screen, we have isolated Gremlin, a novel antagonist of bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) signaling that is expressed in the neural crest. Gremlin belongs to a novelExpand
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Distinguishing human ethnic groups by means of sequences from Helicobacter pylori: lessons from Ladakh.
The history of mankind remains one of the most challenging fields of study. However, the emergence of anatomically modern humans has been so recent that only a few genetically informativeExpand
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Molecular detection and typing of duck hepatitis A virus directly from clinical specimens.
To develop a new approach for the detection and typing of duck hepatitis A virus (DHAV), a pair of non-degenerate primers was designed to amplify a approximately 250-bp genomic region in the 5'UTR. 3Expand
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Focal adhesion kinase is required for intestinal regeneration and tumorigenesis downstream of Wnt/c-Myc signaling.
The intestinal epithelium has a remarkable capacity to regenerate after injury and DNA damage. Here, we show that the integrin effector protein Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK) is dispensable for normalExpand
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Association of G72/G30 with schizophrenia in the Chinese population.
  • X. Wang, G. He, +10 authors L. He
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biochemical and biophysical research…
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Recently, the G72 gene was reported to be associated with schizophrenia in the French Canadian and Russian populations. Here, we report the results obtained from the study of six single-nucleotideExpand
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Molecular characterization of a new strain of sugarcane streak mosaic virus (SCSMV)
The complete nucleotide sequences of three sugarcane streak mosaic virus (SCSMV) isolates found in sugarcane plants imported from Japan (JP1, JP2) and Indonesia (ID) into China were determined.Expand
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Graphene oxide induces toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4)-dependent necrosis in macrophages.
Graphene and graphene-based nanomaterials display novel and beneficial chemical, electrical, mechanical, and optical characteristics, which endow these nanomaterials with promising applications in aExpand
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Metabolic profiling reveals disorder of amino acid metabolism in four brain regions from a rat model of chronic unpredictable mild stress
Chronic stress is closely linked to clinical depression, which could be assessed by a chronic unpredictable mild stress (CUMS) animal model. We present here a GC/MS‐based metabolic profiling approachExpand
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Anti‐influenza agents from plants and traditional Chinese medicine
Influenza is a serious threat to health in all parts of the world. The control and treatment of influenza depends mainly on chemical or biochemical agents and, to date, some anti‐influenza agentsExpand
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Association of DAAO with schizophrenia in the Chinese population
Recently, the gene called DAAO was reported to be associated with schizophrenia in the French Canadian populations. Here, we report a result obtained in the study of our large collection of 547Expand
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