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Identification of long non-coding RNA-related and -coexpressed mRNA biomarkers for hepatocellular carcinoma
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2019-01-31)
Background: While changes in mRNA expression during tumorigenesis have been used widely as molecular biomarkers for the diagnosis of a number of cancers, the approach has limitations. For example, traditional methods do ...
Circulating mitochondrial DNA: New indices of type 2 diabetes-related cognitive impairment in Mexican Americans
Mitochondrial function has been implicated and studied in numerous complex age-related diseases. Understanding the potential role of mitochondria in disease pathophysiology is of importance due to the rise in prevalence ...
Variations of the lung microbiome and immune response in mechanically ventilated surgical patients
Mechanically ventilated surgical patients have a variety of bacterial flora that are often undetectable by traditional culture methods. The source of infection in many of these patients remains unclear. To address this ...
Common Lung Microbiome Identified among Mechanically Ventilated Surgical Patients
The examination of the pulmonary microbiome in patients with non-chronic disease states has not been extensively examined. Traditional culture based screening methods are often unable to identify bacteria from bronchoalveolar ...