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Volume 4 (5); 2008


Advances in Susceptibility Genetics of Intervertebral Degenerative Disc Disease
Yin'gang Zhang, Zhengming Sun, Jiangtao Liu, Xiong Guo
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 283-290
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Unveiling the Bmp13 Enigma: Redundant Morphogen or Crucial Regulator?
Lisa A Williams, Divya Bhargav, Ashish D Diwan
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 318-329
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Research Paper

Aberrant c-erbB2 expression in cell clusters overlying focally disrupted breast myoepithelial cell layers: a trigger or sign for emergence of more aggressive cell clones?
Xichen Zhang, Shahreyar Shar Hashemi, Morvarid Yousefi, Jinsong Ni, Qiuyue Wang, Ling Gao, Pengtao Gong, Chunling Gao, Joy Sheng, Jeffrey Mason, Yan-gao Man
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 259-269
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Preconditioning of Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecule-derived CO Attenuates LPS-induced Activation of HUVEC
Bingwei Sun, Xiangqian Zou, Yueling Chen, Ping Zhang, Gengsheng Shi
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 270-278
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SIRT3 interacts with the daf-16 homolog FOXO3a in the Mitochondria, as well as increases FOXO3a Dependent Gene expression
Kristi Muldoon Jacobs, J. Daniel Pennington, Kheem S. Bisht, Nukhet Aykin-Burns, Hyun-Seok Kim, Mark Mishra, Lunching Sun, Phuongmai Nguyen, Bong-Hyun Ahn, Jaime Leclerc, Chu-Xia Deng, Douglas R. Spitz, David Gius
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 291-299
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Effect of exercise training on calpain systems in lean and obese Zucker rats
Yao-Yuan Hsieh, Chi-Chen Chang, Kung-Hao Hsu, Fuu-Jen Tsai, Chih-Ping Chen, Horng-Der Tsai
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 300-308
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A combined computational-experimental analyses of selected metabolic enzymes in Pseudomonas species
Deepak Perumal, Chu Sing Lim, Vincent T.K. Chow, Kishore R. Sakharkar, Meena K. Sakharkar
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 309-317
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Short Research Communication

Discovery of four natural clones in a crayfish species Procambarus clarkii
G. H. Yue, G. L. Wang, B. Q. Zhu, C. M. Wang, Z .Y. Zhu, L. C. Lo
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 279-282
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Antifungal Potential of Extracellular Metabolites Produced by Streptomyces hygroscopicus against Phytopathogenic Fungi
Benjaphorn Prapagdee, Chutima Kuekulvong, Skorn Mongkolsuk
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2008, 4: 330-337
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