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Proposals of Sphingomonas paucimobilis gen. nov. and comb. nov., Sphingomonas parapaucimobilis sp. nov., Sphingomonas yanoikuyae sp. nov., Sphingomonas adhaesiva sp. nov., Sphingomonas capsulata
Based on the partial nucleotide sequence analysis of 16S ribosomal ribonucleic acid (rRNA), presence of unique sphingoglycolipids in cellular lipid, and the major type of ubiquinone (Q10), we proposeExpand
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Proposal of Burkholderia gen. nov. and Transfer of Seven Species of the Genus Pseudomonas Homology Group II to the New Genus, with the Type Species Burkholderia cepacia (Palleroni and Holmes 1981)
Based on the 16S rRNA sequences, DNA‐DNA homology values, cellular lipid and fatty acid composition, and phenotypic characteristics, a new genus Burkholderia is proposed for the RNA homology group IIExpand
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A rescue factor abolishing neuronal cell death by a wide spectrum of familial Alzheimer's disease genes and Aβ
Through functional expression screening, we identified a gene, designated Humanin (HN) cDNA, which encodes a short polypeptide and abolishes death of neuronal cells caused by multiple different typesExpand
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Disruption of Thermus thermophilus genes by homologous recombination using a thermostable kanamycin‐resistant marker
Genes of an extremely thermophilic bacterium, Thermus thermophilus, were disrupted by homologous recombination using a recently developed, thermostable kanamycin‐resistant marker. First, the trpEExpand
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Application of colorimetric microdilution plate hybridization for rapid genetic identification of 22 Mycobacterium species.
Quantitative microdilution plate hybridization was used to identify 22 Mycobacterium species. DNAs of clinical strains were rapidly extracted and labeled with photoreactive biotin. Labeled DNAs wereExpand
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Potent and preferential inhibition of Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II by K252a and its derivative, KT5926.
Effects of protein kinase inhibitors, K252a and its derivative KT5926, on Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II were examined. Both compounds potently inhibited Ca2+/calmodulin-dependentExpand
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Complete nucleotide sequence and molecular characterization of ViaB region encoding Vi antigen in Salmonella typhi.
Plasmid pGBM124, which contains a 14-kb Salmonella typhi chromosomal DNA fragment capable of producing the Vi antigen in Escherichia coli HB101 and ViaB-deleted S. typhi GIFU 10007-3, was studied. WeExpand
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Development of nested PCR based on the ViaB sequence to detect Salmonella typhi.
For a rapid diagnosis of typhoid fever, we developed a nested PCR based on the nucleotide sequence encoding the Vi antigen. All Salmonella typhi strains along with a Salmonella paratyphi C strainExpand
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Neuronal Apoptosis by Apolipoprotein E4 through Low-Density Lipoprotein Receptor-Related Protein and Heterotrimeric GTPases
The ε4 genotype of apolipoprotein E (apoE4) is the most established predisposing factor in Alzheimer's disease (AD); however, it remains unclear how apoE4 contributes to the pathophysiology. Here, weExpand
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Rer1 and calnexin regulate endoplasmic reticulum retention of a peripheral myelin protein 22 mutant that causes type 1A Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
Peripheral myelin protein 22 (PMP22) resides in the plasma membrane and is required for myelin formation in the peripheral nervous system. Many PMP22 mutants accumulate in excess in the endoplasmicExpand
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