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Volume 5 (4); 2009


Old can be new again: HAPPY whole genome sequencing, mapping and assembly
Zhihua Jiang, Daniel S. Rokhsar, Richard M. Harland
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2009, 5: 298-303
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Targeting Promyelocytic Leukemia Protein: A Means to Regulating PML Nuclear Bodies
Erin L. Reineke, Hung-Ying Kao
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2009, 5: 366-376
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Research Paper

Vesnarinone Represses the Fibrotic Changes in Murine Lung Injury Induced by Bleomycin
Minoru Inage, Hidenori Nakamura, Hiroshi Saito, Shuichi Abe, Toshihiko Hino, Noriaki Takabatake, Kyoko Terashita, Manabu Ogura, Shuichi Kato, Tetsumi Hosokawa, Makoto Sata, Hitonobu Tomoike
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2009, 5: 304-310
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Body fat mass reduction and up-regulation of uncoupling protein by novel lipolysis-promoting plant extract
Shinobu Mori, Mayumi Satou, Satoshi Kanazawa, Naonobu Yoshizuka, Tadashi Hase, Ichiro Tokimitsu, Yoshinori Takema, Yoshinori Nishizawa, Toshihiko Yada
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2009, 5: 311-318
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A male-specific odorant receptor conserved through the evolution of sex pheromones in Ostrinia moth species
Nami Miura, Tatsuro Nakagawa, Sadahiro Tatsuki, Kazushige Touhara, Yukio Ishikawa
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2009, 5: 319-330
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Modulation of NKT cells and Th1/Th2 imbalance after α-GalCer treatment in progressive load-trained rats
Wang Ru, Chen Peijie
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2009, 5: 338-343
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Stefanie Schilffarth, Bernadette Antoni, Dieter Schams, Heinrich HD Meyer, Bajram Berisha
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2009, 5: 344-350
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Characterization of the complete mitochondrial genome of the giant silkworm moth, Eriogyna pyretorum (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)
Shao-Tong Jiang, Gui-Yun Hong, Miao Yu, Na Li, Ying Yang, Yan-Qun Liu, Zhao-Jun Wei
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2009, 5: 351-365
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Chemoprevention of rat liver toxicity and carcinogenesis by Spirulina
Mohamed F Ismail, Doaa A Ali, Augusta Fernando, Mohamed E Abdraboh, Rajiv L Gaur, Wael M Ibrahim, Madhwa HG Raj, Allal Ouhtit
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2009, 5: 377-387
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Short Research Communication

Identification of candidate genes for congenital splay leg in piglets by alternative analysis of DNA microarray data
Steffen Maak, Diana Boettcher, Jens Tetens, Monika Wensch-Dorendorf, Gerd Nürnberg, Klaus Wimmers, Hermann H. Swalve, Georg Thaller
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2009, 5: 331-337
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