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Volume 2 (4); 2006

Research Paper

A novel nuclear-encoded mitochondrial poly(A) polymerase PAPD1 is a potential candidate gene for the extreme obesity related phenotypes in mammals
Qianjun Xiao, Xiao-Lin Wu, Jennifer J. Michal, Jerry J. Reeves, Jan R. Busboom, Gary H. Thorgaard, Zhihua Jiang
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 171-178
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The Inhibition and Treatment of Breast Cancer with Poly (ADP-ribose) Polymerase (PARP-1) Inhibitors
Joseph A. De Soto, Xianyan Wang, Yohei Tominaga, Rui-Hong Wang, Liu Cao, Wenhui Qiao, Cuiling Li, Xiaoling Xu, Amanda P. Skoumbourdis, Sheila A. Prindiville, Craig J. Thomas, Chu-Xia Deng
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 179-185
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P53 codon 11, 72, and 248 gene polymorphisms in endometriosis
Yao-Yuan Hsieh, Chich-Sheng Lin
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 188-193
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Carotenoid Biosynthesis in Cyanobacteria: Structural and Evolutionary Scenarios Based on Comparative Genomics
Chengwei Liang, Fangqing Zhao, Wei Wei, Zhangxiao Wen, Song Qin
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 197-207
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Chimeric Antibody-Binding Vitreoscilla Hemoglobin (VHb) Mediates Redox-Catalysis Reaction: New Insight into the Functional Role of VHb
Yaneenart Suwanwong, Malin Kvist, Chartchalerm Isarankura-Na-Ayudhya, Natta Tansila, Leif Bulow, Virapong Prachayasittikul
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 208-215
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Homeostatic restitution of cell membranes. Nuclear membrane lipid biogenesis and transport of protein from cytosol to intranuclear spaces.
Amalia Slomiany, Maria Grabska, Bronislaw L. Slomiany
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 216-226
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Short Research Communication

Murine Wee1 Plays a Critical Role in Cell Cycle Regulation and Pre-Implantation Stages of Embryonic Development
Yohei Tominaga, Cuiling Li, Rui-Hong Wang, Chu-Xia Deng
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 161-170
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Letter To The Editor

The new portrait of mammary gland stem cells
Rui-Hong Wang
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 186-187
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Does WAVE1 contain a GoLoco/GPR motif?
Francis S. Willard
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 194-196
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