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Stable integration and conditional expression of electroporated transgenes in chicken embryos.
The in ovo electroporation in chicken embryos has widely been used as a powerful tool to study roles of genes during embryogenesis. However, the conventional electroporation technique fails to retainExpand
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Dietary glycemic index and load in relation to metabolic risk factors in Japanese female farmers with traditional dietary habits.
BACKGROUND Little is known about the relation of dietary glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) to metabolic risk factors, particularly in non-Western populations. OBJECTIVE We examined theExpand
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Mesodermal subdivision along the mediolateral axis in chicken controlled by different concentrations of BMP-4.
Molecular mechanisms by which the mesoderm is subdivided along the mediolateral axis in early chicken embryos have been studied. When the presomitic mesoderm (medial mesoderm) was transplanted intoExpand
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Somitogenesis controlled by Noggin.
In vertebrates, the segmented somites, which are the medial-most component in the paraxial mesoderm, are the entity giving rise to the axial bones and skeletal muscles. We previously demonstratedExpand
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Coelom formation: binary decision of the lateral plate mesoderm is controlled by the ectoderm.
Most triploblastic animals including vertebrates have a coelomic cavity that separates the outer and inner components of the body. The coelom is lined by two different tissue components, somatopleureExpand
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Sox2 and Mitf cross-regulatory interactions consolidate progenitor and melanocyte lineages in the cranial neural crest
The cellular origin and molecular mechanisms regulating pigmentation of head and neck are largely unknown. Melanocyte specification is controlled by the transcriptional activity of Mitf, but noExpand
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Mesenchymal-epithelial transition during somitic segmentation is regulated by differential roles of Cdc42 and Rac1.
Mesenchymal-epithelial transitions (MET) are crucial for vertebrate organogenesis. The roles of Rho family GTPases in such processes during actual development remain largely unknown. ByExpand
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Efficient genetic modification and germ-line transmission of primordial germ cells using piggyBac and Tol2 transposons
The derivation of germ-line competent avian primordial germ cells establishes a cell-based model system for the investigation of germ cell differentiation and the production of genetically modifiedExpand
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The midpoint of sleep is associated with dietary intake and dietary behavior among young Japanese women.
OBJECTIVES How human chronotype is correlated to nutrient and food-group intakes and dietary behavior remains to be elucidated. We cross-sectionally examined the association between the midpoint ofExpand
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Tet-on inducible system combined with in ovo electroporation dissects multiple roles of genes in somitogenesis of chicken embryos.
The in ovo electroporation technique in chicken embryos has enabled investigators to uncover the functions of numerous developmental genes. In this technique, the ubiquitous promoter, CAGGS (CMVExpand
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