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  1. Factors associated with spontaneous clearance of hepatitis C virus in chinese population.

    BioMed research international 2014:527030 (2014) PMID 25133165 PMCID PMC4123573

    Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections spontaneously clear in approximately 15-45% of infected individuals. Factors which influence spontaneous HCV clearance remain to be identified. The purpose of the present study was to identify variables associated with spontaneous HCV clearance in a referred popula...
  2. Biomarkers in Women's Cancers, Gynecology, and Obstetrics.

    BioMed research international 2014:602340 (2014) PMID 25133172 PMCID PMC4120780

  3. Regulation of mitochondrial genome inheritance by autophagy and ubiquitin-proteasome system: implications for health, fitness, and fertility...

    BioMed research international 2014:981867 (2014) PMID 25028670

    We summarize the current research and knowledge concerning the role of autophagic pathway and ubiquitin-proteasome-dependent proteolysis in sperm mitophagy in mammals, including humans. Current data indicate that sperm mitophagy inside the fertilized oocyte could occur along multiple degradation rou...
  4. Multisensory integration and internal models for sensing gravity effects in primates.

    BioMed research international 2014:615854 (2014) PMID 25061610

    We are able to visually detect the specific acceleration of gravity since early infancy. This ability depends on the fact that gravity effects are stored in brain regions which integrate visual, vestibular, and neck proprioceptive signals and combine this information with an internal model of gravit...
  5. Genetics of Alzheimer's disease.

    BioMed research international 2013:254954 (2013) PMID 23984328 PMCID PMC3741956

    We review the known genetics of early- and late-onset Alzheimer's disease....
  6. Aorta structural alterations in term neonates: the role of birth and maternal characteristics.

    BioMed research international 2013:459168 (2013) PMID 23984364 PMCID PMC3741912

    To evaluate the influence of selected maternal and neonatal characteristics on aorta walls in term, appropriately grown-for-gestational age newborns. Age, parity, previous abortions, weight, height, body mass index before and after delivery, smoking, and history of hypertension, of diabetes, of card...
  7. Development of bioadhesive chitosan superporous hydrogel composite particles based intestinal drug delivery system.

    BioMed research international 2013:563651 (2013) PMID 23984380 PMCID PMC3747347

    Bioadhesive superporous hydrogel composite (SPHC) particles were developed for an intestinal delivery of metoprolol succinate and characterized for density, porosity, swelling, morphology, and bioadhesion studies. Chitosan and HPMC were used as bioadhesive and release retardant polymers, respectivel...
  8. Antibodies against food antigens in patients with autistic spectrum disorders.

    BioMed research international 2013:729349 (2013) PMID 23984403 PMCID PMC3747333

    Immune system of some autistic patients could be abnormally triggered by gluten/casein assumption. The prevalence of antibodies to gliadin and milk proteins in autistic children with paired/impaired intestinal permeability and under dietary regimen either regular or restricted is reported. 162 ASDs...
  9. Physalis alkekengi carotenoidic extract inhibitor of soybean lipoxygenase-1 activity.

    BioMed research international 2014:589168 (2014) PMID 24511537 PMCID PMC3910512

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of the carotenoidic saponified extract of Physalis alkekengi sepals (PA) towards the lipoxygenase (LOX) oxidation of linoleic acid. Lipoxygenase activity in the presence of carotenoids, standard and from extract, was followed by its kinetic behaviour...
  10. Amylenes do not lead to bacterial mutagenicity in contrast to structurally related epoxides.

    BioMed research international 2014:592434 (2014) PMID 24511538 PMCID PMC3912823

    We investigated bacterial mutagenicity of 1-pentene, 2-pentene, and 3-methyl-but-1-en in the Ames test. 2-Pentene was investigated as racemate and as pure diastereomers. We included the methyltransferase deficient Salmonella Typhimurium strain YG7108 and the application of a gas-tight preincubation...