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Submissions from 2005

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Ascorbic acid effects on the immune system and type -1 /type -2 cytokine balance in humans, Susan Yehle Ritter

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Application of stellar photometry to the analysis of microarray images, Mahyar Sabripour

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Heregulin -beta 1 directly associates with RhoA via the immunoglobulin -like domain thereby modulating breast cancer metastasis-related properties, Shankar Sellappan

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Nitric oxide contributes to LPS/IFN-gamma-induced macrophage apoptosis via JNK and BCL-2 family regulation, Aurora Rachel Seminara

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Tumor heterogeneity dictates sensitivity to gefitinib (Iressa(TM)/ZD1839) in solid tumor models, Marissa Shrader

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Role of the glutathione S -transferase P1 (GSTP1) electrophile binding site (H-site) in protection from doxorubicin -mediated cytotoxicity, Susan Toole Stephenson

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Function and regulation of anionic phospholipids in mitochondria of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Xuefeng Su

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Involvement of histone H3 methylation in Tup1-Ssn6 repression, Tamara Tripic

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Identification and characterization of Xenopus Kazrin, a nucleocytoplasmic shuttling protein that interacts with ARVCF catenin, Travis Gregory Vaught

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Binding of the HIV-1 gp120 -V3 to cellular glycosphingolipids is necessary for CXCR4 recruitment and infection, Eric Michael Vela

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Molecular and genetic analyses of Fgf signaling during cardiac outflow tract development, Joshua Wayne Vincentz

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Bayesian doubly optimal group sequential designs for randomized clinical trials, Jay Kyle Wathen

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Are there age-, strain-, and sex-differences in the prolonged exposure to methylphenidate?, Pamela Boi Yang

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Ontogeny and regulation of interleukin-7 expressing thymic epithelial cells, Monica Zamisch Brunstein

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Studies of MEKK2 activation mechanisms and its biological role in LPS/TLR4 signaling, Dongyu Zhang

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The Set1 methyltransferase opposes Ipl1 aurora kinase functions in chromosome segregation, Ke Zhang

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Molecular mechanisms of prostacyclin receptor signaling: The intracellular domains in G protein coupling, Lihai Zhang

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Roles of p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway in the regulation of SOX9 activity and chondrogenesis, Ren Zhang

Submissions from 2004

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A role for p53 in sensing DNA damage and triggering apoptotic responses to anticancer agents, Geetha Achanta

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The role of the conserved N -terminal domain of STAT3 in STAT3 dephosphorylation and nuclear export, Donna Beard Badgwell

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Candidate gene identification following linkage: Search for hypertension susceptibility genes, Ruth Ann Barkley

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Mechanism of anti-tumor activity of adenovirus type 5 E1A in ovarian cancer, Chandra Bartholomeusz

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Correction of aberrant FGFR1 RNA splicing through blocking intronic regulatory elements, Ivone Guzman Bruno

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Mechanism of translationally coupled mRNA turnover mediated by c-fos protein-coding-region determinant, Tsung-Cheng Chang

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Significance of signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 during multistage mouse skin carcinogenesis, Keith Syson Chan

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Signal relay between two integral membrane proteins: The sensory rhodopsin I/HtrI transducer molecular complex, Xinpu Chen

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The design and evaluation of a 2D dose verification system for intensity modulated radiotherapy, Nathan Lewis Childress

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A full pedigree based method for the statistical assessment of genetic anticipation, Tracy Jennifer Costello

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Evolution of cis-regulatory elements in a repetitive sequence adjacent to a sea urchin aboral ectoderm -specific gene, Sandeep Dayal

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Capsule gene regulation in Bacillus anthracis and implications for virulence, Melissa Faith Drysdale

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GCN5 maintains genome stability during development, Yvonne A Evrard

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A novel mechanism for regulation of calmodulin signaling by RC3, Tara Rachel Gaertner

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Function of histaminergic retinopetal axons in rat and primate retinas, Matthew Joseph Gastinger

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A 3-D CT assisted Monte Carlo evaluation of intracavitary brachytherapy implants, Kent A Gifford

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Effects of the microenvironment on Fas/Fas ligand interactions and their implications for UV-induced immune suppression, Esther Amalia Guzman Ramirez

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CCTeta: A novel soluble guanylyl cyclase-interacting protein, Khalid A Hanafy

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Genetic predictors of bladder cancer with an emphasis on methylation-related genes, Aditi Hazra

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Convergent etiology of Eker rat and human uterine leiomyoma, Kevin Dwayne Houston

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Mechanism of N-(4-hydroxyphenyl)retinamide (4HPR)-induced apoptosis in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cells, Hyun-Jung Kim

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Gain-of-function of the p53R172H mutation in a mouse model of Li -Fraumeni syndrome, Gene Anthony Lang

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The identification and characterization of the Staphylococcus aureus microbial immunomodulatory molecules (MIMS) Map and Efb, Lawrence Y. L Lee

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Functional studies of *Ras and Bcl-2 oncoproteins in keratinocyte homeostasis and multistep skin carcinogenesis, Sangjun Lee

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Receptor tyrosine kinase HER2-mediated signaling pathways in metastasis and angiogenesis, Yan Li

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The role of Akt activation in mouse skin tumor promotion, Jerry Lu

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The contributions of the amygdala, orbital frontal cortex and hippocampal formation to primate social cognition, Christopher J Machado

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Relationships of impulsivity and physical fighting history to alcohol -induced aggression in women, Dawn Marie Blanchette Marsh

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Identification of putative 1p36 tumor suppressor genes involved in oligodendroglioma development, Jon Matthew McDonald

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A comprehensive assessment of environmental ultraviolet radiation induced DNA damage in marine microorganisms, Jarah A Meador

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14-3-3zeta overexpression in multiple human cancers plays a critical role in cancer progression, Christopher Lee Neal

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Molecular mechanisms of NF-kappaB activation in metastatic pancreatic cancer cells, Jiangong Niu

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Verification of intensity modulated stereotactic radiotherapy using Monte Carlo calculations and EPID dosimetry, Brent Christopher Parker

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An extracytoplasmic function sigma factor operon regulates Myxococcus xanthus developmental gene expression, Jose De Jesus Rivera

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Regulation of tyrosine hydroxylase gene expression by mRNA stabilization, David F Roe

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Characterization of E2F1's oncogenic, apoptotic and tumor-suppressive activities utilizing the K5 mouse model, Jamie L Russell

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Studies on gene expression within germinal centers, Jennifer Sims-Mourtada

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Investigation of arterial spin labeling MRI for quantitative cerebral blood flow measurement, Theodore Roosevelt Steger

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The characterization of PKC-isozyme specific EGFR-dependent Erk1/2 activation in androgen-independent prostate cancer cell lines, Jubilee Ruth Stewart

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The role of XPF in recombinational repair, Leisa Lynn Talbert

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Identification and characterization of a molecular marker in epithelial ovarian cancer, Claudia Irene Vidal

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Ultraviolet radiation modulates the immune system through the platelet -activating factor receptor, Jeffrey P Walterscheid

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Prime and boost vaccination against HER2/neu in breast cancer, Xiao Yan Wang

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Molecular mechanisms of signal transducer and activator of transcription (STAT) protein function in hematopoiesis, Donghoon Yoon

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The contribution of A3 adenosine receptor signaling to pulmonary inflammation and mucus secretion in the mouse, Hays Wilson Jorden Young

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Function of cardiolipin in mitochondria of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Mei Zhang

Submissions from 2003

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B cells in ADA deficiency, Melissa Faye Barnes Aldrich

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Imaging properties of scanning equalization digital radiography: A simulation study, Peter Balter

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The role of AT1 receptor autoantibodies in the pathophysiology of preeclampsia, Sol Mio Bobst

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Activation of dendritic cells from patients with epithelial ovarian cancer, Cherie LaVaughn Butts

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Genome instability quantified in constitutive tissues as well as putatively stable tumor tissue in hereditary non -polyposis colon cancer patients by small pool PCR, Mary Irene Coolbaugh-Murphy

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The role of platelet -derived growth factor (PDGF) signaling in gliomagenesis, Chengkai Dai

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New aspects of estrogen action in the endometrium: Reciprocal interplay with retinoic acid pathway and a novel estrogen-regulated gene, Lei Deng

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The role of UV radiation in the development of myeloid malignancy in Rag2 knockout mice, Shilpa Ganesh Ghurye

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HRGbeta1 inhibits metastasis of breast cancer cell lines, one of which exhibits lineage infidelity, Rebecca Grijalva

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The role of the sonic hedgehog signaling pathway in epidermal homeostasis, Rebecca Lynn Hamm

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The genetic basis of thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections: Genetic heterogeneity and mapping of TAAD1 and TAAD2 loci, Sumera Nikhat Hasham

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Gene clustering of the small leucine -rich repeat gene family, Stephen Philip Henry

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Intrinsic oxidative stress in cancer cells: A biochemical basis for therapeutic selectivity using ROS -generating agents, Elizabeth Anne Oldham Hileman

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Genetic mechanisms of Na+, K+-ATPase regulation in hypertension, Cruz Alfred David Hinojos

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Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) selection for genotype-phenotype association studies, Qiqing Huang

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Influence of mycobacterial trehalose 6,6'-dimycolate (TDM) on macrophage responses, Jessica Jill Indrigo

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Pharmacogenetics of the human glutathione S-transferase P1 gene in the metabolism and therapeutic efficacy of cis-diamminedichloroplatinum, Tricia M Ishimoto

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L -Sox5 and Sox6: Architectural transcription factors in chondrogenesis, Roshni M Kandyil

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The function of math5 and myocilin in mammalian eye development and disease, Byong Su Kim

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Developmental functions of XKaiso, a transcriptional repressor associating with the p120 catenin in Xenopus laevis, Si Wan Kim

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Cloning, characterization and regulation of the soluble guanylyl cyclase alpha1 and beta1 genes, Joshua Scott Krumenacker

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Pathways leading to apoptosis resistance in a murine B -cell lymphoma cell system, John Ford Kurland

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IL -12 inhibits the metastatic potential of osteosarcoma cells and induces tumor regression via a mechanism involving Fas /Fas ligand pathway, Elizabeth Ann Lafleur

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DNA damage-induced Fas ligand expression by epidermal dendritic cells mediates UV-induced immune suppression of contact hypersensitivity, John L Langowski

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The immune response to the VlsE antigenic variation protein of Borrelia burgdorferi, Matthew Bryan Lawrenz

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Conditional expression of Sry, and Wnt4 by gene-targeting: Studies in sexual and skeletal development, Hu-Hui Lee

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Use of cardiac glycosides for treatment of cancer: Determinants of cancer cell sensitivity, Yun Lin

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Confocal analysis of synaptic connectivity of the rod pathway in the rabbit retina, Wei Li

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Regulation and transcript analysis of the ceroperon responsible for quorum sensing in Rhodobacter sphaeroides 2.4.1, Joy Lynette Marshall

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The characterization of mouse carboxypeptidase N small subunit gene structure and presence in developing embryos, Kirstin Renee Watts Matthews

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The sequence comparison index: A novel method for comparing proteins and proteomes, Michael Patrick McLeod

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Role of the cyclin dependent kinase-4 in normal and neoplastic proliferation, Paula Lucia Miliani de Marval

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beta-catenin interacts with and inhibits NF-kappaB in colon cancer, Stephanie Ann Miller

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Dynamic contrast agent -enhanced magnetic resonance imaging assessment of tumor microvasculature, Robert Chappell Orth

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Mechanism of damage sensing and cell killing following the inhibition of nucleotide excision repair by fludarabine in quiescent cells, Vedurmudi Ashutosh Rao

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Mammalian Snm1 participates in cellular responses to genotoxic and mitotic stress, Christopher Thomas Richie