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The maximum spectrum of the continuous wavelet transform (MSCWT) is proposed to demodulate the central wavelengths for the overlapped spectrum in a serial fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensing system. For the hemoglobin cyanide tetramer, assignment to individual subunits was effected by forming hybrid hemoglobins possessing isotope-labeled hemins in only one type of subunit. Detection of differentially expressed proteins in the semen of oligospermia patients by SELDI-TOF-MS technology Neuromagnetic index of hemispheric asymmetry predicting long-term outcome in sudden hearing loss. Indexed powder X-ray diffractograms and the corresponding unit cells are presented for all phases of AAs and AAACs with chain lengths of 14, 16, and 18 carbons.

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Patients completed pre- and postoperative questionnaires addressing nasal obstruction and underwent paranasal computed tomography. Gene rgpG is required for biosynthesis of rhamnose-glucose polysaccharide (RGP) in Streptococcus mutans. China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, and Viet Nam. Loss of the bcl-2 phosphorylation loop domain increases resistance of human leukemia cells (U937) to paclitaxel-mediated mitochondrial dysfunction and apoptosis. A 10-point data set per patient obtained over 8 hours was analyzed.

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Retinoic acid and thyroid hormone regulate gene expression through a common gene element. To evaluate parent-child bonding and familial functioning in depressed children, children at high risk for depression, and low-risk controls. Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: recommendations of Turkish multidisciplinary neuroendocrine tumor study group on diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. Our work establishes a straightforward set of rules for understanding the folding motion of both generic and special four-vertices and serves as a roadmap for designing origami metamaterials.