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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 7
Published: 09 September 2019
10.1159/000500390
EISBN: 978-3-318-06540-4
... Abstract Proteins are the basic elements used by living organisms to perform the biological functions, and protein structure can reveal the detailed working mechanisms of the biological reactions. In Leptospira , approximately 49 protein structures in different forms and conformations have...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 188
Published: 18 May 2016
10.1159/000445475
EISBN: 978-3-318-05884-0
... Abstract Acquired cystic kidney disease (ACKD) and renal cell carcinoma (RCC) are the most important manifestations of end-stage kidneys' structural changes. ACKD is caused by kidney damage or scarring and it is characterized by the presence of small, multiple cortical and medullary cysts...
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Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 181
Published: 15 January 2016
10.1159/000440916
EISBN: 978-3-318-05621-1
... that provide an indirect measure of brain functioning have been examined, including tests of olfactory processing [ 8 ] and cognitive performance [ 7 , 9 ]. However, neuroimaging permits a more direct assessment of the structure and functioning of the brain in vivo, and thus has particular potential...
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Series: Fast Facts Collection 2006-2015
Published: 09 November 2015
10.1159/000491363
EISBN: 978-1-910797-09-9
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Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 02 June 2015
10.1159/000375221
EISBN: 978-3-318-03004-4
... etiologies influence congenital heart disease (CHD), which will be defined as structural heart malformations present at birth, including altered gene function or dosage, and the effects of environmental or stochastic factors [ 1 , 2 , 3 ]. Given that CHDs are disorders of abnormal heart development...
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Published: 31 May 2007
10.1159/000104188
EISBN: 978-3-318-01454-9
..., but reversiblecoordinative complexes with proteins. The present contributionsummarizes knowledge on the structural basis of Nirecognition by T cells and discusses its relevance and impacton hapten and drug hypersensitivity. Available dataindicate that for some T cells, Ni ions may indeed be presentedsimilar to classical...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 51
Published: 31 May 2007
10.1159/000103003
EISBN: 978-3-318-01459-4
... Abstract Regular weight-bearing exercise is widely reported to have beneficial effects on bonemineral content and areal bone mineral density during growth, but the structural basisunderlying these changes remains uncertain. In young athletic children, participation inhigh-impact sports has been...
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Series: Advances in Cardiology
Volume: 42
Published: 04 May 2006
10.1159/000092566
EISBN: 978-3-318-01317-7
... be wrong to adhere to a scenario of functional integration ofthe heart that does not allow for a potential active contribution of non-myocytes to cardiacelectrophysiology, and proposes to focus further research on the relevance of non-myocytesfor cardiac structure and function. ...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 91
Published: 20 January 2006
10.1159/000090277
EISBN: 978-3-318-01266-8
... Abstract In this paper the relation between protein allergenicity (the capacity to induce IgE antibodyproduction or the capacity to activate mast cells sensitized with IgE antibodies inducedby a cross-reactive allergen) and protein structure is discussed. While cross-reactivity is to alarge...
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Series: Contributions to Microbiology
Volume: 11
Published: 18 February 2004
10.1159/000077050
EISBN: 978-3-318-01032-9
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Series: Contributions to Microbiology
Volume: 7
Published: 18 December 2000
10.1159/000060374
EISBN: 978-3-318-00622-3
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Series: Current Directions in Autoimmunity
Volume: 3
Published: 23 November 2000
10.1159/000060512
EISBN: 978-3-318-00618-6
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