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N-truncated Aβ4–x peptides in sporadic Alzheimer’s disease cases and transgenic Alzheimer mouse models
(BioMed Central, 2017-10-04)
Abstract Background The deposition of neurotoxic amyloid-β (Aβ) peptides in plaques in the brain parenchyma and in cerebral blood vessels is considered to be a key event in ...
Assessment of grief-related rumination: validation of the German version of the Utrecht Grief Rumination Scale (UGRS)
(BioMed Central, 2018-02-09)
Abstract Background Bereavement can result in severe mental health problems, including persistent, severe and disabling grief symptoms, termed complicated grief. Grief rumination ...
Evaluation of large-group lectures in medicine – development of the SETMED-L (Student Evaluation of Teaching in MEDical Lectures) questionnaire
(BioMed Central, 2017-08-18)
Abstract Background The seven categories of the Stanford Faculty Development Program (SFDP) represent a framework for planning and assessing medical teaching. Nevertheless, ...
Prevalence of pathogenic BRCA1/2 germline mutations among 802 women with unilateral triple-negative breast cancer without family cancer history
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-07)
Abstract Background There is no international consensus up to which age women with a diagnosis of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) and no family history of breast or ovarian ...
Effects of regional perfusion block in healthy and injured lungs
(Springer International Publishing, 2017-10-13)
Abstract Background Severe hypoperfusion can cause lung damage. We studied the effects of regional perfusion block in normal lungs and in the lungs that had been conditioned ...
Case report: 8 years after liver transplantation: de novo hepatocellular carcinoma 8 months after HCV clearance through IFN-free antiviral therapy
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-06)
Abstract Background After orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), recurrent HCC mostly develops within 2 years. All cases of de novo HCC ...
Divergent axial morphogenesis and early shh expression in vertebrate prospective floor plate
(BioMed Central, 2018-01-31)
Abstract Background The notochord has organizer properties and is required for floor plate induction and dorsoventral patterning of the neural tube. This activity has been ...
The clinical relevance of advanced artificial feedback in the control of a multi-functional myoelectric prosthesis
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-27)
Abstract Background To effectively replace the human hand, a prosthesis should seamlessly respond to user intentions but also convey sensory information back to the user. ...
Quantitative trait locus mapping of Populus bark features and stem diameter
(BioMed Central, 2017-11-28)
Abstract Background Bark plays important roles in photosynthate transport and storage, along with physical and chemical protection. Bark texture varies extensively among ...
Proteomic profiling of breast cancer metabolism identifies SHMT2 and ASCT2 as prognostic factors
(BioMed Central, 2017-10-11)
Abstract Background Breast cancer tumors are known to be highly heterogeneous and differences in their metabolic phenotypes, especially at protein level, are less well-understood. ...