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  1. Content type: Research article

    To investigate effects of knockdown of epiplakin gene expression on the homeostasis of cultured corneal epithelial cell line. We previously reported acceleration of corneal epithelial wound healing in an epipl...

    Authors: Masahide Kokado, Yuka Okada, Takeshi Miyamoto, Osamu Yamanaka and Shizuya Saika

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:278

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  2. Content type: Short Report

    Recessive mutations in the MPV17 gene cause mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome, a fatal infantile genetic liver disease in humans. Loss of function in mice leads to glomerulosclerosis and sensineural deafness a...

    Authors: Hans Weiher, Haymo Pircher, Pidder Jansen-Dürr, Silke Hegenbarth, Percy Knolle, Silke Grunau, Miia Vapola, J. Kalervo Hiltunen, Ralf M. Zwacka, Elmon Schmelzer, Kerstin Reumann and Hans Will

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:128

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Regenerative medicine is strictly dependent on stem cells as a source for a high diversity of somatic cells. However, the isolation of such from individuals suffering from severe genetic skin blistering diseas...

    Authors: Markus Schosserer, Rita Reynoso, Verena Wally, Bogdan Jug, Viktoria Kantner, Sylvia Weilner, Ivana Buric, Johannes Grillari, Johann W. Bauer and Regina Grillari-Voglauer

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:767

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  4. Content type: Short Report

    MIER1α is a transcriptional regulator that interacts with estrogen receptor α and inhibits estrogen-stimulated growth of breast carcinoma cells. Interestingly, analysis of MIER1α subcellular localization in br...

    Authors: Shengnan Li, Gary D. Paterno and Laura L. Gillespie

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:356

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  5. Content type: Short Report

    Elevated glucose concentrations lead to increased insulin secretion and suppression of glucagon secretion. In fact, insulin is a physiological inhibitor of glucagon secretion. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) p...

    Authors: Mahesh Kumar Verma, Sanghamitra Biswas, Bhawna Chandravanshi, Korrapati Neelima, Anup M Oommen, Madanahalli R Jagannath and Baggavalli P Somesh

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:595

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Small membrane-permeable molecules are now widely used during maintenance and differentiation of embryonic stem cells of different species. In particular the glycogen synthase kinase 3 (GSK3) is an interesting...

    Authors: Ortwin Naujok, Jana Lentes, Ulf Diekmann, Claudia Davenport and Sigurd Lenzen

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:273

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