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Fifty Years of Regional Inequality in China: A Journey Through Central Planning, Reform, and Openness
The paper constructs and analyzes a long-run time series for regional inequality in China from the Communist Revolution to the present. There have been three peaks of inequality in the last fiftyExpand
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Growth, Inequality, and Poverty in Rural China: The Role of Public Investments
In the past two decades, China has achieved world renown for reducing rural poverty. However, it is becoming harder to reduce poverty and inequality further in China, even though its economyExpand
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Silencing shrimp white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) genes by siRNA.
White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) is a major shrimp pathogen causing large economic losses all over the world. So far, however, there is no efficient approach to control this virus. RNA interferenceExpand
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Induction of interleukin-8 preserves the angiogenic response in HIF-1α–deficient colon cancer cells
Hypoxia inducible factor-1 (HIF-1) is considered a crucial mediator of the cellular response to hypoxia through its regulation of genes that control angiogenesis. It represents an attractiveExpand
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Happiness in the Air: How Does a Dirty Sky Affect Mental Health and Subjective Well-being?
Previous studies evaluating the welfare cost of air pollution have not paid much attention to its potential effect on mental health and subjective well-being (SWB). This paper attempts to fill theExpand
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Local governance and public goods provision in rural China
In developing countries, identifying the most effective community-level governance structure is a key issue and, increasingly, empirical evaluation of the effects of democratization on the provisionExpand
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PmAV, a novel gene involved in virus resistance of shrimp Penaeus monodon1
Diseases caused by viruses especially by white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) are the greatest challenge to worldwide shrimp aquaculture. The innate immunity of shrimp has attracted extensive attention,Expand
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Proteomic Analysis of Shrimp White Spot Syndrome Viral Proteins and Characterization of a Novel Envelope Protein VP466 *
White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) is at present one of the major pathogens in shrimp culture worldwide. The complete genome of this virus has been sequenced recently. To identify the structural andExpand
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Antiviral phagocytosis is regulated by a novel Rab-dependent complex in shrimp penaeus japonicus.
Rab GTPases are involved in phagosome formation and maturation. However, the role of Rab GTPases in phagocytosis against virus infection remains unknown. In this study, it was found that a Rab gene (Expand
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Why does the Great Chinese Famine affect the male and female survivors differently? Mortality selection versus son preference.
  • R. Mu, X. Zhang
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Economics and human biology
  • 2011
Evidence shows that exposure to nutritional adversity in early life has larger long-term impacts on women than on men. Consistent with these findings, our paper shows a higher incidence of disabilityExpand
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