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Rab9 functions in transport between late endosomes and the trans Golgi network.
Rab proteins represent a large family of ras‐like GTPases that regulate distinct vesicular transport events at the level of membrane targeting and/or fusion. We report here the primary sequence,Expand
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Chemical analysis of synthetic cannabinoids as designer drugs in herbal products.
Several synthetic cannabinoids were found in 44 of 46 different kinds of herbal products that are currently distributed on the illegal drug market in Japan due to their expected narcotic effects. GasExpand
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Novel reference molecules for quantitation of genetically modified maize and soybean.
New quantitation methods based on a real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique were developed for 5 lines of genetically modified (GM) maize, including MON810, Event176, Bt11, T25, and GA21,Expand
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URB-754: a new class of designer drug and 12 synthetic cannabinoids detected in illegal products.
URB-754 (6-methyl-2-[(4-methylphenyl)amino]-1-benzoxazin-4-one) was identified as a new type of designer drug in illegal products. Though many of the synthetic cannabinoids detected in illegalExpand
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A multiplex PCR method of detecting recombinant DNAs from five lines of genetically modified maize.
Seven lines of genetically modified (GM) maize have been authorized in Japan as foods and feeds imported from the USA. We improved a multiplex PCR method described in the previous report in order toExpand
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Simultaneous analysis of mitragynine, 7-hydroxymitragynine, and other alkaloids in the psychotropic plant “kratom” (Mitragyna speciosa) by LC-ESI-MS
The leaves of Mitragyna speciosa, a tropical plant known as “kratom,” have been traditionally used as a substitute for opium in Thailand and Malaysia. Mitragynine, a major constituent of M. speciosa,Expand
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Detection of recombinant DNA segments introduced to genetically modified maize (Zea mays).
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) techniques are increasingly used for the detection of genetically modified (GM) crops in foods. In this paper, recombinant DNAs introduced into the seven lines of GMExpand
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Apple procyanidin oligomers absorption in rats after oral administration: analysis of procyanidins in plasma using the porter method and high-performance liquid chromatography/tandem mass
In this study, we investigated the absorption of apple procyanidins, namely, apple condensed tannins (ACTs), in rats using the Porter method and high-performance liquid chromatography/tandem massExpand
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Two new-type cannabimimetic quinolinyl carboxylates, QUPIC and QUCHIC, two new cannabimimetic carboxamide derivatives, ADB-FUBINACA and ADBICA, and five synthetic cannabinoids detected with a
We identified two new-type cannabimimetic quinolinyl carboxylates, quinolin-8-yl 1-pentyl-(1H-indole)-3-carboxylate (QUPIC, 1) and quinolin-8-yl 1-(cyclohexylmethyl)-1H-indole-3-carboxylate (QUCHIC,Expand
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Identification of a cannabimimetic indole as a designer drug in a herbal product
A cannabimimetic indole has been identified as a new adulterant in a herbal product being sold illegally in Japan for its expected narcotic effect. Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry and gasExpand
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