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Loading of the human 9-1-1 checkpoint complex onto DNA by the checkpoint clamp loader hRad17-replication factor C complex in vitro
The human DNA damage sensors, Rad17-replication factor C (Rad17-RFC) and the Rad9-Rad1-Hus1 (9-1-1) checkpoint complex, are thought to be involved in the early steps of the DNA damage checkpointExpand
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The alternative Ctf18-Dcc1-Ctf8-replication factor C complex required for sister chromatid cohesion loads proliferating cell nuclear antigen onto DNA
The linkage of sister chromatids after DNA replication ensures the faithful inheritance of chromosomes by daughter cells. In budding yeast, the establishment of sister chromatid cohesion requiresExpand
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A metabolomic approach to lung cancer.
Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world, but no good clinical markers that can be used to diagnose the disease at an early stage and predict its prognosis have been found.Expand
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Differentiation of malignant and benign pulmonary nodules with quantitative first-pass 320-detector row perfusion CT versus FDG PET/CT.
PURPOSE To prospectively compare the capability of quantitative first-pass perfusion 320-detector row computed tomography (CT) (ie, area-detector CT) with that of combined positron emissionExpand
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Quantitative and qualitative assessment of non-contrast-enhanced pulmonary MR imaging for management of pulmonary nodules in 161 subjects
This study aimed at prospectively compared efficacy of non-contrast-enhanced (non-CE) MRI and MDCT for management of pulmonary nodules. A total of 161 patients with 200 nodules underwent MDCT andExpand
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Postoperative radiotherapy is effective for thymic carcinoma but not for thymoma in stage II and III thymic epithelial tumors: The Japanese Association for Research on the Thymus Database Study
The efficacy of postoperative radiotherapy (PORT) for thymic epithelial tumors is still controversial. Using the Japanese Association for Research on the Thymus (JART) database, this study was aimedExpand
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Role of pleural lavage cytology before resection for primary lung carcinoma.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the role of pleural lavage cytology (PLC) in resection for primary lung carcinoma. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA The prognostic significance of PLC before manipulation is stillExpand
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Value of diffusion-weighted MR imaging using various parameters for assessment and characterization of solitary pulmonary nodules.
OBJECTIVES To determine the appropriate parameters and evaluation method for characterizing solitary pulmonary nodules (SPNs) using quantitative parameters of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI). Expand
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Re-Assessment of Intentional Extended Segmentectomy for Clinical T1aN0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
BACKGROUND This study compares long-term prognosis of intentional extended segmentectomy and lobectomy of clinical T1aN0M0 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Risk factors of local-regionalExpand
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Is Thymomectomy Alone Appropriate for Stage I (T1N0M0) Thymoma? Results of a Propensity-Score Analysis.
BACKGROUND The optimal mode of resection for thymoma in nonmyasthenic patients remains unclear. The aim of this study was to explore whether or not thymomectomy alone is a relevant option forExpand
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