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Defective lymphocyte chemotaxis in beta-arrestin2- and GRK6-deficient mice.
(Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2002-05-28)
Lymphocyte chemotaxis is a complex process by which cells move within tissues and across barriers such as vascular endothelium and is usually stimulated by chemokines such as stromal cell-derived factor-1 (CXCL12) acting ...
Anti-beta(1)-adrenergic receptor antibodies and heart failure: causation, not just correlation.
(J Clin Invest, 2004-05)
Antibodies specific for the beta(1)-adrenergic receptor are found in patients with chronic heart failure of various etiologies. From work presented in this issue of the JCI, we can now infer that these antibodies actually ...
Trafficking of G protein-coupled receptors.
(Circ Res, 2006-09-15)
G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) play an integral role in the signal transduction of an enormous array of biological phenomena, thereby serving to modulate at a molecular level almost all components of human biology. ...
Using decision analysis to improve malaria control policy making.
(Health Policy, 2009-10)
Malaria and other vector-borne diseases represent a significant and growing burden in many tropical countries. Successfully addressing these threats will require policies that expand access to and use of existing control ...
Entry and competition in generic biologics
(Managerial and Decision Economics, 2007-06-01)
Patents for several blockbuster biological products are expected to expire soon. The Food and Drug Administration is examining whether biologies can and should be treated like pharmaceuticals with regard to generics. In ...
Serum C-Reactive Protein (CRP), Target for Therapy or Trouble?
(Biomark Insights, 2007-02-07)
High sensitivity serum C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) has come into clinical use as a marker of risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). In addition to a role as a marker of disease, CRP has also been implicated in the pathogenesis ...
A new instrument for measuring anticoagulation-related quality of life: development and preliminary validation.
(Health Qual Life Outcomes, 2004-05-06)
BACKGROUND: Anticoagulation can reduce quality of life, and different models of anticoagulation management might have different impacts on satisfaction with this component of medical care. Yet, to our knowledge, there are ...
Collagen biomarkers for arthritis applications.
(Biomark Insights, 2007-02-07)
Early versus delayed fixed dose combination abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine in patients with HIV and tuberculosis in Tanzania.
(AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses, 2009-12)
Fixed dose combination abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine (ABC/3TC/ZDV) among HIV-1 and tuberculosis (TB)-coinfected patients was evaluated and outcomes between early vs. delayed initiation were compared. In a randomized, pilot ...
Gene expression signatures that predict radiation exposure in mice and humans.
(PLoS Med, 2007-04)
BACKGROUND: The capacity to assess environmental inputs to biological phenotypes is limited by methods that can accurately and quantitatively measure these contributions. One such example can be seen in the context of exposure ...