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  • For example, while modelling T24/ubc9, sequence alignments generated by several methods have an alignment error relative to the structural alignment [ 24 ] . The sequence identity/similarity scores would have been lower with the new alignment since the number of identical residues decreases by six in a region of fourteen residues.

  • The evidence that adolescent diet may affect the risk of breast cancer derives from several lines of evidence [ 1 ] . Rates of breast cancer among Asian immigrants to the United States do not approach those of US white women until the second or third generation, suggesting that exposures during childhood and adolescence are important in establishing a higher risk of breast cancer [ 2 3 ] . Norwegian women who were adolescents during World War II, when average caloric intake decreased by 22%, have a reduced incidence of breast cancer, suggesting that energy restriction might affect risk [ 4 ] . Similarly, in animal models, energy restriction in the peripubertal period inhibits mammary tissue proliferation and reduces the subsequent risk of mammary tumors [ 5 6 ] . Exposure of rats to carcinogens before first pregnancy increases the incidence of mammary tumors compared with exposure after first pregnancy [ 7 ] . After differentiation of the mammary gland at the time of first full-term pregnancy of the rat, the rate of cell division decreases and length of the cell cycle increases, allowing more time for DNA repair [ 8 ] . This biologic phenomenon might explain the apparent vulnerability of the adolescent breast tissue to carcinogenic exposures.

  • Prolonged ethanol exposure decreases high-affinity choline uptake in rat cerebral cortex [ 21], and acute ethanol exposure decreases choline transport in erythrocytes [ 22].

  • We observe that the concentration of pure mutant virions decreases much faster than that of mixed virions with mutant genomes.

  • Significant decreases in TxB 2 levels were detected in Group III from 60 to 240 min, after injection of ibuprofen at 30 min.


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