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Who and where are the co-authors? The relationship between institutional and geographical distance in scientific publications
The main goal of our research is to analyse the relationship between geographical and institutional distance in research collaboration. Given that there is institutional distance if different kinds of institutions ...
Discovering the meaning of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance: current knowledge, future challenges
Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) is a non malignant plasma cell disorder with a relatively low risk of progression to Multiple Myeloma (MM) and to related Plasma cells disordes (lymphoplasmacellular ...
Are T-LGL leukemia and NK-chronic lymphoproliferative disorder really two distinct diseases?
Mature Large Granular lymphocytes (LGL) disorders include a spectrum of conditions, ranging from polyclonal to clonal indolent and/or overt leukemic LGL proliferations. Most cases are represented by clonal expansions of ...
Trafficking GRK2: Cellular and Metabolic consequences of GRK2 subcellular localization
G protein coupled receptor kinase 2 (GRK2) has a key role in cellular function by regulating different intracellular mechanisms in a kinase dependent or independent manner. In this review we have dealt with the recently ...
Lifestyle and eating habits in a business community
PURPOSE: The present study verified, using a validated questionnaire, the presence of unhealthy aspects of lifestyle and chronic degenerative conditions in a working community. METHODS: A cohort from a working community ...
Monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis
Monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis (MBL) is an asymptomatic hematologic condition defined by the presence of a small (<5 x 109/L) clonal B-cell population in the peripheral blood in the absence of lymph-node enlargement, ...
An evaluation of coronary atherosclerosis using coronary CT in subjects with asymptomatic carotid lesions
The evaluation of coronary lesions in patients with asymptomatic carotid plaque represents a very promising line of research to assess cardiovascular risk and the possible implementation of a more aggressive prevention therapy.
Designing in-vitro systems to simulate the in-vivo permeability of drugs
In this work an engineering approach, consisting in an experimental procedure and a model to derive the data, was presented and applied to improve the testing methods of pharmaceuticals. The permeability of several ...