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Identification of Oxidative Stress and Toll-like Receptor 4 Signaling as a Key Pathway of Acute Lung Injury
Summary Multiple lung pathogens such as chemical agents, H5N1 avian flu, or SARS cause high lethality due to acute respiratory distress syndrome. Here we report that Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4)Expand
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Efficient hardware implementation of a highly-parallel 3GPP LTE/LTE-advance turbo decoder
We present an efficient VLSI architecture for 3GPP LTE/LTE-Advance Turbo decoder by utilizing the algebraic-geometric properties of the quadratic permutation polynomial (QPP) interleaver. Expand
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Protective effects of salidroside on hydrogen peroxide-induced apoptosis in SH-SY5Y human neuroblastoma cells.
Oxidative stress plays an important role in Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. Salidroside, a phenylpropanoid glycoside isolated from Rhodiola rosea L, shows potentExpand
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Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxykinase Overexpression Selectively Attenuates Insulin Signaling and Hepatic Insulin Sensitivity in Transgenic Mice*
The ability of insulin to suppress gluconeogenesis in type II diabetes mellitus is impaired; however, the cellular mechanisms for this insulin resistance remain poorly understood. To address thisExpand
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MicroRNA-124 mediates the cholinergic anti-inflammatory action through inhibiting the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines
The vagus nerve can control inflammatory response through a 'cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway', which is mediated by the α7-nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (α7nAChR) on macrophages. However,Expand
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WARP, a Unified Wireless Network Testbed for Education and Research
We introduce the wireless open-access research platform (WARP) developed at CMC lab, Rice University. Expand
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Optimal reserve prices in weighted GSP auctions
We show how to calculate and implement the near-optimal reserve price of the weighted Generalized Second Price (wGSP) auction to sell keyword-based text ads in realistic settings. Expand
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NF-κB-induced microRNA-31 promotes epidermal hyperplasia by repressing protein phosphatase 6 in psoriasis
NF-κB is constitutively activated in psoriatic epidermis. However, how activated NF-κB promotes keratinocyte hyperproliferation in psoriasis is largely unknown. Here we report that the NF-κBExpand
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Anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effect of flavones isolated from Artemisia vestita.
AIM OF THE STUDY Artemisia vestita is a common traditional Tibetan medicinal plant which has been used widely in China for treating various inflammatory diseases. Since little is known about itsExpand
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Fast Identification of Custom Instructions for Extensible Processors
We propose a fast algorithm to enumerate all convex subgraphs that satisfy the I/O constraints from the dataflow graph (DFG) of a basic block. Expand
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