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Polymorphisms of DNA repair gene XRCC1 and risk of glioma: a case-control study in Southern China.
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to examine associations between polymorphisms in the X-ray cross- complementing group 1 (XRCC 1) gene and risk of glioma in a Chinese population. METHODS We performed aExpand
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A Novel Approach to Segment Skin Lesions in Dermoscopic Images Based on a Deformable Model
  • Zhen Ma, J. Tavares
  • Medicine, Computer Science
  • IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics
  • 1 March 2016
In this paper, a novel approach based on a deformable model is proposed to handle the segmentation of skin lesions in dermoscopic images. Expand
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Three-dimensional filamentous human diseased cardiac tissue model.
A human in vitro cardiac tissue model would be a significant advancement for understanding, studying, and developing new strategies for treating cardiac arrhythmias and related cardiovascularExpand
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Miniaturized iPS-Cell-Derived Cardiac Muscles for Physiologically Relevant Drug Response Analyses
Tissue engineering approaches have the potential to increase the physiologic relevance of human iPS-derived cells, such as cardiomyocytes (iPS-CM). However, forming Engineered Heart Muscle (EHM)Expand
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Volatile Flavor Profile of Saskatchewan Grown Pulses as Affected by Different Thermal Processing Treatments
The objective of this study was to identify and quantify the volatile flavor composition of selected Saskatchewan grown pulses including navy beans, red kidney beans, green lentils, and yellow peas,Expand
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In vitro cardiac tissue models: Current status and future prospects.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Achieving the next phase of potential treatment strategies and better prognostic tools will require a concerted effort fromExpand
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Evidence for and mitigation of the encapsulation of gold nanoparticles within silica supports upon high-temperature treatment of Au/SiO2 catalysts: Implication to catalyst deactivation
Abstract Silica is one of the most widely used catalyst supports for metal nanocatalysts. Although the sintering of metal nanoparticles on various silica supports has been extensively studied, theExpand
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Ordered mesoporous NiMn2Ox with hematite or spinel structure: synthesis and application in electrochemical energy storage and catalytic conversion of N2O
Multi-component nanocrystalline mesoporous metal oxides have attracted considerable attention recently, but their application in energy storage and catalysis has rarely been reported. Herein,Expand
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Reversible Redox Activity in Multicomponent Metal-Organic Frameworks Constructed from Trinuclear Copper Pyrazolate Building Blocks.
Inorganic functionalization of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), such as incorporation of multiple inorganic building blocks with distinct metals into one structure and further modulation of the metalExpand
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New agent-based proactive migration method and system for Big Data Environment (BDE)
Purpose – Mobile Service of Big Data can be supported by the fused technologies of computing, communication and digital multimedia. The purpose of this paper is to propose new agent-based proactiveExpand
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