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Localized Bullous Pemphigoid on the Site of Knee Arthroplasty: A Case Report

lymphoedematous, herpes-infected and otherwise damaged sites. JEurAcad DermatolVenereol 2009;23(12):1364–73. 19. Piccolo V, Baroni A, Russo T, Schwartz RA. Ruocco’s immunocompromised cutaneous district. Int J Dermatol 2016;55(2):135-41. 20. Wolf R, Brenner S, Ruocco V, Filioli FG. Isotopic response. Int J Dermatol 1995;34(5):341-8.

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Spectroscopic Characterization of Cobalt (II) Complexes with Reduced Low-Molar Dextran Derivatives

-ion environment in solid Mn(II), Co(II) and Ni(II) hyaluronates. Carbohydr Res 2004; 339: 2549–54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carres.2004.07.025 17. Mitić ŽJ, Nikolić GS, Cakić MD, et al. The investigation of Co(II)-dextran complexes. Hem Ind 2007; 61: 257–62. https://doi.org/10.2298/HEMIND0704257M 18. Mitić Ž, Cakić M, Nikolić G. Fourier-Transform IR spectroscopic investigations of Cobalt(II)-dextran complexes by using D2O isotopic exchange. Spectroscopy 2010; 24: 269–75. https://doi.org/10.1155/2010/712460 19. Tawfik SM, Hefni HH. Synthesis and

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Blood Lead, Cadmium and Zinc Correlations in Elderly Rural Residents

2. HPA, UK; 2011. 16. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Case Studies in Environmental Medicine (CSEM) - Cadmium Toxicity. The Agency, Atlanta, USA; 2008. 17. Bull S. HPA Compendium of Chemical Hazards – Cadmium. Version 5. HPA, UK; 2011. 18. ARUP Laboratories. Zinc Quantitative, Whole Blood; 2016. Available from: http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/2009373 . 19. Gulson BL, Mahaffey KR, Mizon KJ, et al. Contribution of tissue lead to blood lead in adult female subjects based on stable lead isotope methods. J Lab Clin Med 1995

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Very long Detection Times after High and repeated intake of Heroin and Methadone, measured in Oral Fluid

by isotope-dilution electronimpact mass spectrometry. Clin Chem 39: 670-675. [18] Wang, W.L., Darwin, W.D., Cone, E.J. (1994) Simultaneous assay of cocaine, heroin and metabolites in hair, plasma, saliva and urine by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. J Chromatogr. B Biomed. Appl 660: 279-290. [19] Kim, I., Barnes, A.J., Oyler, J.M., Schepers, R., Joseph, R.E., Jr., Cone, E.J. et al. (2002) Plasma and oral fluid pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics after oral codeine administration. Clin Chem 48: 1486-1496. [20

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Forensic anthropology and human identification

pollutants. Radiocarbon; 43: 495-515. [89] Kueppers L, Southon J, Baer P, Harte J, 2004. Dead wood biomass and turnover time, measured by radiocarbon, along a subalpine elevation gradient. Oecologia; 141(4): 641-51. [90] Jim S, Ambrose SH, Evershed RP, 2004. Stable carbon isotopic evidence for differences in the dietary origin of bone cholesterol, collagen and apatite: Implications for their use in palaeodietary reconstruction. Geochim Cosmochim Ac.; 68(1): 61-72. [91] Tripp JA, McCullagh JSO, Hedges REM, 2006. Preparative

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Thimerosal exposure and increased risk for diagnosed tic disorder in the United States: a case-control study

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Ozone decomposition

Catal B Environ 64(1-2): 131-138. Boreskov GK. (1965). The catalysis of isotopic exchange in molecular oxygen Adv Catal 15: 285-339. Brown TL, Le May HE Jr., Bursten BE, Burdge JR. (2002). Chemistry: The Central Science, Ninth edition, Prentice Hall, New Jersey. Buciuman F, Patcas F, Craciun R, Zhan DRT. (1998). Vibrational spectroscopy of bulk and supported manganese oxides. Phys Chem Chem Phys 1: 185-190. Chapman S. (1930a). On ozone and atomic oxygen in the upper atmosphere Phil Mag 10: 369

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Impact of Thyroid Dysfunction on Serum Cystatin C, Serum Creatinine and Glomerular Filtration Rate

Impact of Thyroid Dysfunction on Serum Cystatin C, Serum Creatinine and Glomerular Filtration Rate

Aim. The aim of this cross-sectional, prospective, randomized, longitudinal study was to asses serum cystatin C (Cys C) and creatinine concentrations and glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in thyroid dysfunction.

Material and Methods. We have measured Cys C, creatinine and GFR using the 99mTc-DTPA technique in 35 patients (26 females and 9 males; 43 ± 11 years), 15 with newly diagnosed hyperthyroidism (TSH < 0.07 mIU/L, fT4 > 24 pmol/L) and 20 with newly diagnosed hypothyroidism (TSH > 4.5 mIU/L, fT4 < 9 pmol/L), at baseline and when they became euthyroid (TSH 0.4-4.5 mIU/L, fT4 9-24 pmol/L). The patients had no history of kidney disease and were subdivided into 2 groups: age (>50 and <50 years) and fT4 (40-100 pmol/L; >100 pmol/L) - hyperthyroid and TSH (4.5 - 48 mIU/L; > 48 mIU/L) - hypothyroid group. Thirty five age- and sex-matched normal subjects served as controls.

Results. Increased creatinine levels in hypothyroid patients 115 ± 12 μmol/L decreased after treatment to 95 ± 14 μmol/L and reduced values in hyperthyroid patients 53.6 ± 12 μmol/L increased after treatement to 75.2 ± 14 μmol/L (p<0.05). Cys C ranged from 0.88 ± 0.7 mg/L before to 1.24 ± 0.5 mg/L after treatment in hypothyroid and 1.65 ± 0.5 mg/L before to 0.96 ± 0.5 mg/L after treatment in hyperthyroid patients (p<0.01). Hyperthyroid subjects exhibited significant increase in GFR ranging from 144.1 ± 18 mL/min before to 123.7 ± 24 mL/min after treatment. Hypothyroid group exhibited significant decrease in GFR ranging from 81.1 ± 28 mL/min before to 103.7 ± 24 mL/min after treatment (p<0.01). The significant difference between GFR values assessed by the isotope technique and values assessed by the serum markers indicates that further work needs to be performed to confirm which method is giving the true reflection of GFR in thyroid dysfunction.

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Proteomic analysis of effects by x-rays and heavy ion in HeLa cells

survival and DNA repair in human pancreatic cancer stem-like cells. Radiother Oncol 2012; 105: 258-65. 9. Ong SE, Blagoev B, Kratchmarova I, Kristensen DB, Steen H, Pandey A, et al. Stable isotope labeling by amino acids in cell culture, SILAC, as a simple and accurate approach to expression proteomics. Mol Cell Proteomics 2002; 1: 376-86. 10. Ong SE, Mann M. Mass spectrometry-based proteomics turns quantitative. Nat Chem Biol 2005; 1: 252-62. 11. Mann M. Functional and quantitative proteomics using SILAC. Nat Rev Mol

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Ketogenic Diet and Skeletal Muscle Hypertrophy: a Frenemy Relationship?

+ -dependent cysteine proteases. This process requires specific levels of Ca 2+ to activate the enzyme that leads to proteolysis ( Dargelos et al., 2008 ). Therefore, it seems that the calpain system is activated during muscle injuries, when cytosolic Ca 2+ levels rises ( Goll et al., 1992 ). Methods for assessing muscle protein metabolism Dynamic assessment of MPS and MPB can be determined using stable isotope methodologies ( Wolfe and Chinkes, 2005 ). Stable isotopes are non-radioactive molecules, naturally enriched with heavier atoms, which results in a different

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