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Identification of functional genetic variants in cyclooxygenase-2 and their association with risk of esophageal cancer.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Overexpression of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) is implicated in many steps of cancer development. Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the COX-2 promoter might contribute toExpand
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Effect of aspect ratio and surface defects on the photocatalytic activity of ZnO nanorods
ZnO, aside from TiO2, has been considered as a promising material for purification and disinfection of water and air, and remediation of hazardous waste, owing to its high activity,Expand
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Trajectory and genomic determinants of fungal-pathogen speciation and host adaptation
  • X. Hu, Guohua Xiao, +7 authors C. Wang
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 3 November 2014
Significance Fossil records have provided compelling evidence for evolution, but lack of existing transitional species has hindered our understanding of speciation at the molecular level. GenomicExpand
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  • Open Access
Factors influencing on the bioaccessibility of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in size-specific dust from air conditioner filters.
Size-specific concentrations and bioaccessibility of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in dust from air conditioner filters were measured, and the factors influencing the PBDE bioaccessibilityExpand
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Evaluation of human health risks posed by carcinogenic and non-carcinogenic multiple contaminants associated with consumption of fish from Taihu Lake, China.
The present study estimated the human daily intake and uptake of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), polycyclic aromaticExpand
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Drechslerella stenobrocha genome illustrates the mechanism of constricting rings and the origin of nematode predation in fungi
BackgroundNematode-trapping fungi are a unique group of organisms that can capture nematodes using sophisticated trapping structures. The genome of Drechslerella stenobrocha, aExpand
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Origin and evolution of carnivorism in the Ascomycota (fungi)
  • E. Yang, L. Xu, +5 authors X. Liu
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 19 June 2012
Carnivorism is one of the basic life strategies of fungi. Carnivorous fungi possess the ability to trap and digest their preys by sophisticated trapping devices. However, the origin and developmentExpand
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Trace elements in fish from Taihu Lake, China: levels, associated risks, and trophic transfer.
  • Y. Hao, L. Chen, +4 authors J. Fu
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Ecotoxicology and environmental safety
  • 1 April 2013
Concentrations of eight trace elements [iron (Fe), manganese (Mn), zinc (Zn), chromium (Cr), mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb), and arsenic (As)] were measured in a total of 198 samples coveringExpand
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The diversities of staphylococcal species, virulence and antibiotic resistance genes in the subclinical mastitis milk from a single Chinese cow herd.
Staphylococci are the leading pathogens of bovine mastitis which is difficult to control. However, the published data on the prevalence of staphylococcal species, virulence and antibiotic resistanceExpand
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Molecular characterization and RNA interference analysis of vitellogenin receptor from Nilaparvata lugens (Stål).
Vitellogenin receptors (VgRs), members of the low-density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR) superfamily, are responsible for taking vitellogenin (Vg) into developing oocytes. Here the first full-length VgRExpand
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