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Long focal-length measurement using divergent beam and two gratings of different periods.
Opt Express
PUBLISHED: 11-18-2014
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A new accurate method for long focal-length measurement based on Talbot interferometry is proposed. A divergent beam and two Ronchi gratings of different periods are employed, as the alternative of the collimated beam and two identical gratings, to achieve higher measurement accuracy. Moreover, with divergent beam, lenses of large aperture can be easily measured without scanning, which is required when it comes to traditional collimated beam. Numerical analysis and experiments were carried out. The results demonstrate the proposed method features remarkably high accuracy and repeatability.
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IntApop: A web service for predicting apoptotic protein interactions in humans.
BioSystems
PUBLISHED: 06-11-2013
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Apoptosis, a type of cell death, is necessary for maintaining tissue homeostasis and removing malignant cells. Interrupted apoptosis process contributes to carcinogenesis, developmental defects, autoimmune diseases and neurological disorders. Due to the complexity of the process, the molecular dynamics and relative interactions of individual proteins responsible for the activation or inhibition of apoptosis should be researched systematically. In this study, we integrate known protein interactions from databases DIP, IntAct, MINT, HPRD and BioGRID by Naïve Bayes classifier. The receiver operation characteristic (ROC) curve with the area under the ROC curve (AUC) of 0.797 indicates it has a good performance in prediction. Then, we predict the global human apoptotic protein interactions network. Within it, we not only identify the already known interactions of caspases (caspase-8/-10, caspase-9, caspase-3/-6/-7) and Bcl-2 family, but also reveal that Bid can interact with casein kinases (CSK21/22/2B, KC1A, KC1E); both of B2LA1 and B2CL2 can interact with Bid, Bax and Bak; caspase-8 interacts with autophagic proteins (MLP3B, MLP3A and LRRk2). Consequently, we make an initial step to develop the web service IntApop that provides an appropriate platform for apoptosis researchers, systems biologists and translational clinician scientists to predict apoptotic protein interactions in human. In addition, the interaction network can be visualized online, making it a widely applicable systems biology tool for apoptosis and cancer researchers.
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Increased Golgi protein 73 expression in hepatocellular carcinoma tissue correlates with tumor aggression but not survival.
J. Gastroenterol. Hepatol.
PUBLISHED: 03-30-2011
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Serum Golgi protein 73 (sGP73) is a novel and promising biomarker for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, there are few reports on the pattern of GP73 expression in HCC and the relationship of this expression to clinicopathologic features of patients. This study aimed to investigate the expression of GP73 and it correlation with clinical parameters.
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The effects of Taraxacum officinale extracts (TOE) supplementation on physical fatigue in mice.
Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med
PUBLISHED: 12-30-2010
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The study is to investigate the effect of Taraxacum officinale extracts (TOE) supplementation on physical fatigue based on the forced swimming capacity in mice. Forty Kunming male mice were randomly divided into 4 groups, i.e., normal control (NC) and three doses of TOE treated group (High-dose, Middle-dose and Low-dose). Three TOE treated groups were treated by oral TOE with 10, 30 and 100mg/kg b.w respectively for a period of 42 days. The normal control group was given a corresponding volume of sterile distilled water. After 6 weeks, the forced swimming capacity and blood biochemical parameters in mice were measured, and the result showed that TOE had an anti- physical fatigue effect. It enhanced the maximum swimming capacity of mice, effectively delayed the lowering of glucose in the blood, and prevented the increase in lactate and triglyceride concentrations.
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Calibration method for high-accuracy measurement of long focal length with Talbot interferometry.
Appl Opt
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In this paper, a new calibration method for accurate long focal-length measurements, based on Talbot interferometry, is presented. Error analysis is derived in detail by the numerical method, and an effective way to improve the accuracy is proposed. By this method, the systematic errors that are the main factors effecting accuracy are calibrated and reduced. Both simulation and experiments have been carried out to prove the effectiveness and advantages of the proposed method as compared to conventional approaches. The experimental results reveal that the relative error is lower than 0.02%, and the repeatability is better than 0.05%. This method is especially useful for measuring long focal-length lenses.
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