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You are what you eat: O-linked N-acetylglucosamine in disease, development and epigenetics.

The O-linked N-acetylglucosamine (O-GlcNAc) modification is both responsive to nutrient availability and capable of altering intracellular cellular signalling. We summarize data defining a role for O-GlcNAcylation in metabolic homeostasis and epigenetic regulation of development in the intrauterine environment.

Thursday 3rd July 1259

Your Patient Has Congenital Heart Disease-What Questions Should You Ask to Provide High-Quality Care?

Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most common birth defect. About two-thirds of those individuals living with CHD are now adults. If you do not have in-depth knowledge of CHD, knowing what questions to ask and what resources to use can improve patient outcomes and satisfaction with care.


Young people's perceptions of tobacco packaging: a comparison of EU Tobacco Products Directive & Ireland's Standardisation of Tobacco Act.

To measure young people's perceptions of tobacco packaging according to two current pieces of legislation: The EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) and Ireland's Public Health (Standardisation of Tobacco Products) Act.


Yield of second surveillance colonoscopy to predict adenomas with high-risk characteristics.

The yield of surveillance colonoscopies for patients with a history of polyps is well established for first surveillance, but limited for second surveillance. The aim of this study was to evaluate the proportion of high-risk adenomas at second surveillance colonoscopy based on findings of previous colonoscopies.

Tuesday 18th June 1258

YidC occupies the lateral gate of the SecYEG translocon and is sequentially displaced by a nascent membrane protein.


Yeast Proteome Dynamics from Single Cell Imaging and Automated Analysis.

Proteomics has proved invaluable in generating large-scale quantitative data; however, the development of systems approaches for examining the proteome in vivo has lagged behind. To evaluate protein abundance and localization on a proteome scale, we exploited the yeast GFP-fusion collection in a pipeline combining automated genetics, high-throughput microscopy, and computational feature analysis. We developed an ensemble of binary classifiers to generate localization data from single-cell measurements and ...


Yearly Planning Meetings: Individualized Development Plans Aren't Just More Paperwork.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) encourages trainees to make Individualized Development Plans to help them prepare for academic and nonacademic careers. We describe our approach to building an Individualized Development Plan, the reasons we find them useful and empowering for both PIs and trainees, and resources to help other labs implement them constructively.


Y-doped zinc oxide (YZO) nanoflowers, microstructural analysis and test their antibacterial activity.

Self-assembled 3D flower-like yttrium-doped zinc oxide (YZO) microstructures composed of nanorods were prepared by hydrothermal-precipitation, and tested their antibacterial activity. The morphological, structural, and compositional properties of YZO nanoflowers were characterized by various techniques, which confirmed a well-crystallized wurtzite hexagonal phase. X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) of YZO nanopowder showed the 3d core level spectra of yttrium (Y), which formed by two components at about...

Monday 7th February 1256

Yakammaoto inhibits enterovirus 71 infection by reducing viral attachment, internalization, replication, and translation.

Enterovirus 71 (EV71) can cause central nervous system infections with mortality and neurologic sequelae. At present, there is no effective therapeutic modality for EV71 infection. The infection is more common in families with poor socioeconomic status. Therefore, finding a readily available, cost-effective therapeutic modality would be very helpful to these socioeconomically disadvantaged families. Yakammaoto is a cheap and readily available traditional prescription that is proven to have antiviral activit...


Yield enhancement strategies for the production of picroliv from hairy root culture of Picrorhiza kurroa Royle ex Benth.

Fast-growing hairy root cultures of Picrorhiza kurroa induced by Agrobacterium rhizogenes offers a potential production system for iridoid glycosides. In present study we have investigated the effects of various nutrient medium formulations viz B5, MS, WP and NN, and sucrose concentrations (1-8%) on the biomass and glycoside production of selected clone (14-P) of P. kurroa hairy root. Full strength B5 medium was found to be most suitable for maximum biomass yield on the 40th day of culture (GI = 32.72 ± 0....


Yoga in the Management of Chronic Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Heart disease, stroke, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are the leading causes of death and disability worldwide. Although individuals with these conditions have been reported to benefit from yoga, its effectiveness remains unclear.

Tuesday 17th February 1254

Yeast as a system for modeling mitochondrial disease mechanisms and discovering therapies.

Mitochondrial diseases are severe and largely untreatable. Owing to the many essential processes carried out by mitochondria and the complex cellular systems that support these processes, these diseases are diverse, pleiotropic, and challenging to study. Much of our current understanding of mitochondrial function and dysfunction comes from studies in the baker's yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Because of its good fermenting capacity, S. cerevisiae can survive mutations that inactivate oxidative phosphorylat...


Young adolescents' perceived activity space risk, peer networks, and substance use.

Adolescent substance use is a developmentally contingent social practice that is constituted within the routine social-environment of adolescents' lives. Few studies have examined peer networks, perceived activity space risk (risk of substance use at routine locations), and substance use. We examined the moderating influence of peer network characteristics on the relationship between perceived activity space risk and substance use among a sample of 250 urban adolescents. Significant interactions were found ...


Yessotoxin activates cell death pathways independent of Protein Kinase C in K-562 human leukemic cell line.

Protein Kinase C (PKC) is a group of enzymes involved in pro-survival or pro-apoptotic events depending on the cellular model. Moreover, Yessotoxin (YTX) modulates its expression and activates different cell death pathways. In K-562 tumor cell line, YTX induces apoptosis and autophagy after 24 and 48 hours of incubation, respectively, and the toxin carries out its action through the phosphodiesterase 4A (PDE4A). Therefore, the levels of two subtypes of PKC, conventional (cPKC) and δ isotype of novel PKC (P...


Y-Type Urethral Duplication: A True Variant of the Anomaly or a Misnomer?

Objectives The objective of this study was to define anatomical and radiological features of the so-called Y-type urethral duplication. Methods The study included four male patients and one female patient with congenital connection between the urogenital tract and the external anal orifice. Investigations included renal sonography, urethrograms, and magnetic resonance imaging pelvis in the last patient. The urethrograms of male patients were carefully reviewed, in addition to available urethrograms of s...

Saturday 2nd April 1250

Yttrium-90 microspheres: a review of its emerging clinical indications.

Many patients with liver malignancies are not candidates for resection, and systemic therapies are often not effective. Radioembolization (RE) is an alternative treatment for this group of patients. The safety and efficacy of RE with yttrium 90 (Y90) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or metastatic colon cancer to the liver have been proven in several studies. However, fewer studies have focussed on the safety and efficacy of RE with Y90 in other extrahepatic primary and secondary liver cancers...

Friday 1st April 1250

Yttrium-90 microsphere radioembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma.

Yttrium-90 (Y90) radioembolization is an emerging strategy to treat liver malignancies, and clinical data supporting its use have accumulated in recent years. Y90-radioembolization has shown clinical effectiveness in intermediate and advanced hepatocellular carcinoma, with a favorable safety profile. Retrospective data show similar levels of effectiveness to transarterial chemoembolization in intermediate hepatocellular carcinoma, with some evidence of better tolerance. While phase 3 studies comparing Y90-r...


Yield and quality grade outcomes as affected by molecular breeding values for commercial beef cattle.

Although genetic tests for many economically important beef cattle traits are commercially available, additional information is needed to help the industry better understand how the results from these tests translate into phenotypic outcomes. This information has important implications for marker-assisted management. The objective of this research was to determine the relationship between molecular breeding values (MBV) characterizing yield grade and marbling and distributions of phenotypic outcomes for yie...

Monday 12th July 1249

Yield Responses of Wheat to Mulching Practices in Dryland Farming on the Loess Plateau.

Improving farming practices of soil and water conservation has profound effects on the yield of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in dryland farming regions of the Loess Plateau in China. Mulching has proven to be an effective practice to increase crop yield, and possibly contribute to replenishing groundwater. This evaluation study collected and analyzed the data of 1849 observations published in 38 papers using meta-analysis to investigate effects of the mulching practices on wheat yield in terms of different ...


YAP is a critical oncogene in human cholangiocarcinoma.

Yes-associated protein (YAP), a transcriptional co-activator, has important regulatory roles in cell signaling and is dysregulated in a number of cancers. However, the role of YAP in cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) progression remains unclear. Here, we demonstrated that YAP was overexpressed in CCA cells and human specimens. High levels of nuclear YAP (nYAP) correlated with histological differentiation, TNM stage, metastasis and poor prognosis in CCA. Silencing YAP increased tumor sensitivity to chemotherapy and i...

Saturday 13th January 1246

Young women's perceptions and experiences with contraception supply in community pharmacies.

Unintended pregnancy is a major public health problem in the United States.Correct contraceptive use can reduce the rate of unintended pregnancy. Community pharmacies are well positioned to provide contraceptives and advice about contraception.

Sunday 17th September 1245

Years of life lost and morbidity cases attributable to transportation noise and air pollution: A comparative health risk assessment for Switzerland in 2010.

There is growing evidence that chronic exposure to transportation related noise and air pollution affects human health. However, health burden to a country of these two pollutants have been rarely compared.

Wednesday 5th July 1245

YAG Laser Membranotomy for Subinternal Limiting Membrane Hemorrhage.

To report the use of neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser internal limiting membranotomy to successfully treat the first reported case of subinternal limiting membrane (sub-ILM) hemorrhage that developed after coil embolization of a cerebral aneurysm.

Wednesday 10th May 1245

Young Women With Abdominal Obesity Have Subclinical Myocardial Dysfunction.

Abdominal obesity is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The effect of abdominal obesity on myocardial function in young obese women remains unknown. Therefore, we aimed to investigate cardiac morphology and function, myocardial deformation, and mechanical indices, in young women with and without abdominal obesity.


You are that smiling guy I met at the party! Socially positive signals foster memory for identities and contexts.

The emotional influence of facial expressions on memory is well-known whereas the influence of emotional contextual information on memory for emotional faces is yet to be extensively explored. This study investigated the interplay between facial expression and the emotional surrounding context in affecting both memory for identities (item memory) and memory for associative backgrounds (source memory). At the encoding fearful and happy faces were presented embedded in fear or happy scenes (i.e.: fearful face...