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  1. Acquired hemophilia A (AHA) is a rare bleeding disorder caused by an autoantibody to coagulation factor (F) VIII. It is characterized by soft tissue bleeding in patients without a personal or family history of...

    Authors: Peter Collins, Francesco Baudo, Angela Huth-Kühne, Jørgen Ingerslev, Craig M Kessler, Maria E Mingot Castellano, Midori Shima, Jean St-Louis and Hervé Lévesque

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:161

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Empirical support for cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for treating Japanese patients with major depression is lacking, therefore, a feasibility study of CBT for depression in Japanese clinical settings is u...

    Authors: Daisuke Fujisawa, Atsuo Nakagawa, Miyuki Tajima, Mitsuhiro Sado, Toshiaki Kikuchi, Motomi Hanaoka and Yutaka Ono

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:160

    Content type: Short Report

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  3. The order Carnivora is well represented in India, with 58 of the 250 species found globally, occurring here. However, small carnivores figure very poorly in research and conservation policies in India. This is...

    Authors: Shomita Mukherjee, Ashalakshmi CN, Chandrima Home and Uma Ramakrishnan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:159

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  4. Antigen stimulation of immune cells triggers Ca2+ entry through Ca2+ release-activated Ca2+ (CRAC) channels, promoting an immune response to pathogens. Defects in a CRAC (Orai) channel in humans gives rise to the...

    Authors: Madeleine G Matias, Kenny M Gomolplitinant, Dorjee G Tamang and Milton H Saier Jr

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:158

    Content type: Short Report

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  5. Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by multiple clinical presentations and a relatively high prevalence in the population. This retrospective patient record study investigate...

    Authors: Mônica Ghislaine Oliveira Alves, Janete Dias Almeida, Ivan Balducci and Luiz Antonio Guimarães Cabral

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:157

    Content type: Short Report

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  6. Fibromyalgia (FM) is characterized by chronic, widespread muscular pain and tenderness and is generally associated with other somatic and psychological symptoms. Further, circulatory levels of proinflammatory ...

    Authors: Maria E Hernandez, Enrique Becerril, Mayra Perez, Philippe Leff, Benito Anton, Sergio Estrada, Iris Estrada, Manuel Sarasa, Enrique Serrano and Lenin Pavon

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:156

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  7. Myeloperoxidase (MPO), an important element of the microbicidal activity of neutrophils, generates hypochlorous acid (HOCl) from H2O2 and chloride, which is released into body fluids. Besides its direct microbici...

    Authors: Svenja Polzer, Melanie van Yperen, Martin Kirst, Birco Schwalbe, Heiner Schaal and Michael Schreiber

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:155

    Content type: Short Report

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  8. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is associated with microvascular complications, such as diabetic retinopathy (DR). DR is one of the main causes of visual loss in individuals aged 20-64 years old. This study aims to inv...

    Authors: Irini P Chatziralli, Theodoros N Sergentanis, Petros Keryttopoulos, Nikolaos Vatkalis, Antonis Agorastos and Leonidas Papazisis

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:153

    Content type: Short Report

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  9. In the last years, plants are being used for the production of a wide variety of biopharmaceuticals, including cytokines, and have the potential to serve as vehicles for mucosal administration of these molecul...

    Authors: Carla Sánchez-Hernández, Abel Gutiérrez-Ortega, Diana Aguilar-León, Rogelio Hernández-Pando, Miguel Gómez-Lim and Beatriz Gómez-García

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:151

    Content type: Short Report

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  10. From shotgun libraries used for the genomic sequencing of the phytopathogenic bacterium Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri (XAC), clones that were representative of the largest possible number of coding sequences (...

    Authors: Leandro M Moreira, Marcelo L de Laia, Robson F de Souza, Paulo A Zaini, Ana CR da Silva, Aline M da Silva and Jesus A Ferro

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:150

    Content type: Technical Note

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  11. Disturbances in motor activity pattern are seen in both schizophrenia and depression. However, this activity has rarely been studied objectively. The purpose of the present study has been to study the complexi...

    Authors: Jan O Berle, Erik R Hauge, Ketil J Oedegaard, Fred Holsten and Ole B Fasmer

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:149

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  12. Banana is a nutritionally important crop across tropical and sub-tropical countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Central and South America and Asia. Although cultivars have evolved from diploid, triploid and tetrapl...

    Authors: Robert NG Miller, Marco AN Passos, Natalia NP Menezes, Manoel T Souza Jr, Marcos M do Carmo Costa, Vânia C Rennó Azevedo, Edson P Amorim, Georgios J Pappas Jr and Ana Y Ciampi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:148

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  13. Next-generation sequencing produces high-throughput data, albeit with greater error and shorter reads than traditional Sanger sequencing methods. This complicates the detection of genomic variations, especiall...

    Authors: Hossein Khiabanian, Pieter Van Vlierberghe, Teresa Palomero, Adolfo A Ferrando and Raul Rabadan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:147

    Content type: Technical Note

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  14. Conjugation of small ubiquitin-related modifiers (SUMOs) is a frequent post-translational modification of proteins. SUMOs can also temporally associate with protein-targets via SUMO binding motifs (SBMs). Prot...

    Authors: Sebastian Eilebrecht, Caroline Smet-Nocca, Jean-Michel Wieruszeski and Arndt Benecke

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:146

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  15. Protein-protein interactions (PPIs) are crucial for almost all cellular processes, including metabolic cycles, DNA transcription and replication, and signaling cascades. Given the importance of PPIs, several m...

    Authors: Yanzhi Guo, Menglong Li, Xuemei Pu, Gongbin Li, Xuanmin Guang, Wenjia Xiong and Juan Li

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:145

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  16. Inflammation and its associated pathologies are increasingly suggested as risk factors for colorectal cancer (CRC) development. Previous research from our group has shown that increased levels of circulating, ...

    Authors: Kathryn E Hamilton, P Kay Lund, Joseph A Galanko, Robert S Sandler and Temitope O Keku

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:144

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  17. Distribution of malaria and intestinal helminths is known to overlap in developing tropical countries of the world. Co-infections with helminth and malaria parasites cause a significant and additive problem ag...

    Authors: Abraham Degarege, Abebe Animut, Mengistu Legesse and Berhanu Erko

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:143

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Understanding gene expression and regulation is essential for understanding biological mechanisms. Because gene expression profiling has been widely used in basic biological research, especially in transcripti...

    Authors: Tao Huang, Lei Liu, Ziliang Qian, Kang Tu, Yixue Li and Lu Xie

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:142

    Content type: Technical Note

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  19. It was showed that stomatognathic functions correlate with alterations in locomotion, that are detectable through the analysis of loading during walking. For example, subjects with symptoms of Temporomandibula...

    Authors: Simona Tecco, Antonella Polimeni, Matteo Saccucci and Felice Festa

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:141

    Content type: Correspondence

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  20. In allopolypoid crops, homoeologous genes in different genomes exhibit a very high sequence similarity, especially in the coding regions of genes. This makes it difficult to design genome-specific primers to a...

    Authors: Xiu-Qiang Huang and Anita Brûlé-Babel

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:140

    Content type: Technical Note

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  21. NruI and Sbo13I are restriction enzyme isoschizomers with the same recognition sequence 5' TCG↓CGA 3' (cleavage as indicated↓). Here we report the cloning of NruI and Sbo13I restriction-modification (R-M) syst...

    Authors: Zhenyu Zhu, Chandra Sekhar Pedamallu, Alexey Fomenkov, Jack Benner and Shuang-yong Xu

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:139

    Content type: Research article

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  22. The commercial production of Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.) suffers from a major bottleneck due to the low success of producing juveniles for on-growing. Atlantic halibut females are routinely ha...

    Authors: Maren Mommens, Jorge MO Fernandes, Teshome T Bizuayehu, Sylvie L Bolla, Ian A Johnston and Igor Babiak

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:138

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  23. Humans are the only host of polioviruses, thus the prospects of global polio eradication look reasonable. However, individuals with immunodeficiencies were shown to excrete vaccine derived poliovirus for long ...

    Authors: Alexandre Manirakiza, Emmanuella Picard, Richard Ngbale, Didier Menard and Ionela Gouandjika-Vasilache

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:136

    Content type: Short Report

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  24. Cyprinids display the most abundant and widespread species among the European freshwater Teleostei and are known to hybridize quite commonly. Nevertheless, a limited number of markers for conducting comparativ...

    Authors: Vincent Dubut, Melthide Sinama, Jean-François Martin, Emese Meglécz, Juliette Fernandez, Rémi Chappaz, André Gilles and Caroline Costedoat

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:135

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  25. Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) genes are characterized by high levels of polymorphism and linkage disequilibrium (LD), important characteristics to study the genetic background of human populations and their ge...

    Authors: Paula R Pacheco, Claudia C Branco, Cidália T Gomes, Rita Cabral and Luisa Mota-Vieira

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:134

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  26. Anemia is a health problem among infants and children. It is often associated with a decrease in some trace elements (iron, zinc, copper) and an increase in heavy metals as lead. This study was done to determi...

    Authors: Amal A Hegazy, Manal M Zaher, Manal A Abd el-hafez, Amal A Morsy and Raya A Saleh

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:133

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  27. Primary prevention should be targeted at individuals with high global cardiovascular risk, but research is lacking on how best to identify such individuals in the general population. Family history is a good p...

    Authors: Helen J Thompson, Alastair CH Pell, Judith Anderson, Clara K Chow and Jill P Pell

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:132

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  28. Within the context of a European network dedicated to the study of sarcoma the relevant literature on sarcoma risk factors was collected by searching PubMed and Google Scholar, the two information storage and ...

    Authors: Giuseppe Mastrangelo, Emanuela Fadda, Carlo R Rossi, Emanuele Zamprogno, Alessandra Buja and Luca Cegolon

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:131

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  29. The majority of people who suffer morbidity due to smoking may have initiated smoking during adolescent period. The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence and associated factors for cigarette smoking...

    Authors: Bradley Jamison, Adamson S Muula, Seter Siziya, Sara Graham and Emmanuel Rudatsikira

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:130

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  30. Recently, methods for measurement of dioxins in the blood have improved. Also, techniques for analyzing large quantities of data have been developed, such as data mining. Even in subjects with elusive characte...

    Authors: Shinya Matsumoto, Yoshiyuki Kanagawa, Soichi Koike, Manabu Akahane, Hiroshi Uchi, Satoko Shibata, Masutaka Furue and Tomoaki Imamura

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:129

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  31. Although arboviral infections including Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) are common in sub-Saharan Africa, data on their circulation and prevalence are poorly documented. In 2006, more than 400 cases of dengue-like f...

    Authors: Maurice Demanou, Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio, Emmanuel Ngapana, Dominique Rousset, Christophe Paupy, Jean-Claude Manuguerra and Hervé Zeller

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:128

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Mammalian evolution is characterized by a progressive expansion of the surface area of the cerebral cortex, an increase that is accompanied by gyration of the cortical surface. The mechanisms controlling this ...

    Authors: Karsten B Nielsen, Mogens Kruhøffer, Ida E Holm, Arne L Jørgensen and Anders L Nielsen

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:127

    Content type: Data Note

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  33. RNA quality and quantity is sometimes unsuitable for cDNA library construction, from plant seeds rich in oil, polysaccharides and other secondary metabolites. Seeds of jatropha (Jatropha curcas L.) are rich in fa...

    Authors: Jatinder Singh Sangha, Keyu Gu, Jatinder Kaur and Zhongchao Yin

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:126

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  34. Since at least half of the genes in mammalian genomes are subjected to alternative splicing, alternative pre-mRNA splicing plays an important contribution to the complexity of the mammalian proteome. Expressed...

    Authors: Ann-Britt Nygard, Susanna Cirera, Michael J Gilchrist, Jan Gorodkin, Claus B Jørgensen and Merete Fredholm

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:123

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  35. Rapid growth in the scientific literature available on-line continues to motivate shifting data analysis from humans to computers. For example, greater knowledge of sentence characteristics indicative of inter...

    Authors: Michael A Bauer, Robert E Belford, Jing Ding and Daniel Berleant

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:122

    Content type: Technical Note

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  36. Preterm birth remains a major public health problem and its incidence worldwide is increasing. Epidemiological risk factors have been investigated in the past, but there is a need for a better understanding of...

    Authors: Wei Yuan, Anne M Duffner, Lina Chen, Linda P Hunt, Susan M Sellers and Andrés López Bernal

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:119

    Content type: Short Report

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  37. Ca2+-binding proteins are important for the transduction of Ca2+ signals into physiological outcomes. As in calmodulin many of the Ca2+-binding proteins bind Ca2+ through EF-hand motifs. Amongst the large number ...

    Authors: Hannah V McCue, Lee P Haynes and Robert D Burgoyne

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:118

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  38. Epistatic interactions of multiple single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are now believed to affect individual susceptibility to common diseases. The detection of such interactions, however, is a challenging ...

    Authors: Yupeng Wang, Xinyu Liu, Kelly Robbins and Romdhane Rekaya

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:117

    Content type: Technical Note

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  39. Prompt administration of adequate empiric antimicrobial therapy is a major determinant influencing the outcome of serious infections. The objective of this study was to describe empiric antimicrobial therapy e...

    Authors: Vikas P Chaubey, Johann DD Pitout, Bruce Dalton, Terry Ross, Deirdre L Church, Daniel B Gregson and Kevin B Laupland

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:116

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  40. In this paper a simple and cheap salting out and resin (InstaGene matrix® resin - BioRad) DNA extraction method from urine for PCR assays is introduced. The DNA of the fluke Schistosoma mansoni was chosen as the ...

    Authors: Martin J Enk, Guilherme Oliveira e Silva and Nilton B Rodrigues

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:115

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  41. There is a high prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among healthcare professional students. Although recent studies show musculoskeletal disorders are a common problem among X-ray technologists, there are ...

    Authors: Antonio Lorusso, Luigi Vimercati and Nicola L'Abbate

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:114

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Telomere length is a marker of cumulative damage to the cell, and has been associated with cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and diabetes.

    Authors: Emily W Harville, Michelle A Williams, Chun-fang Qiu, Julie Mejia and Rosa Ana Risques

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:113

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  43. We have previously reported a new nerve conduction measurement parameter which we named the Distribution of F-latency (DFL) and showed that this was an approximate mirror of the Distribution of Conduction Velo...

    Authors: Mohammad J Alam and Khondkar S Rabbani

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2010 3:112

    Content type: Short Report

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