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Volume 4 (1); 2008


Primary antioxidant free radical scavenging and redox signaling pathways in higher plant cells
Hong-Bo Shao, Li-Ye Chu, Zhao-Hua Lu, Cong-Min Kang
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 8-14
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Research Paper

Quantitative analysis on the characteristics of targets with FDA approved drugs
Meena K. Sakharkar, Peng Li, Zhaowei Zhong, Kishore R. Sakharkar
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 15-22
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Neurophysiologic Measurement of Continuity in the Sleep of Fetuses during the Last Week of Pregnancy and in Newborns
Adrián Poblano, Reyes Haro, Carmina Arteaga
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 23-28
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Reduced white fat mass in adult mice bearing a truncated Patched 1
Zili Li, Heng Zhang, Leslie A. Denhard, Lan-Hsin Liu, Huaxin Zhou, Zi-Jian Lan
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 29-36
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Activation of the FGF signaling pathway and subsequent induction of mesenchymal stem cell differentiation by inorganic polyphosphate
Yumi Kawazoe, Shinichi Katoh, Yuichiro Onodera, Takao Kohgo, Masanobu Shindoh, Toshikazu Shiba
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 37-47
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ParaHox genes in pancreatic cell cultures: effects on the insulin promoter regulation
Anna Rosanas-Urgell, Jordi Garcia-Fernàndez, Gemma Marfany
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 48-57
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Bioavailability of Heme Iron in Biscuit Filling Using Piglets as an Animal Model for Humans
Adrián Guillermo Quintero-Gutiérrez, Guillermina González-Rosendo, Jonathan Sánchez-Muñoz, Javier Polo-Pozo, José Juan Rodríguez-Jerez
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 58-62
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Short Research Communication

Transplantation of adult neural progenitor cells transfected with Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor rescues grafted cells in the rat brain
Martin H. Maurer, Christine Thomas, Heinrich F. Bürgers, Wolfgang Kuschinsky
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 1-7
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