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Previous studies, prospectively evaluated and validated nomograms on surgical outcome of pancreas cancer have shown that, by far, M and N stage, as captured in our study, are the strongest predictors of outcome [32, 33]. In addition, data regarding systemic therapy was not available, though nearly all cases were diagnosed prior to the routine use of FOLFIRINOX or Gemcitabine/nab-Paclitaxel. We con
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Eased DTEC and reduction in TRDEC. To prove these statements, we have tested some biophysical characteristics as indices of collagen content of the regenerated tissues at 120 DPI. Compared to the ICTs, the ITTs had a higher dry matter content. They also showed almost similar patterns of water delivery and water uptake characteristics with their normal contralateral tendons. This bio-implant was no
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Ability was randomly developed and the peri-tendinous fibroblasts proliferated not only in the injured area, but also they randomly invaded into the peri-tendinous tissues such as skin, subcutaneous fascia and muscle and proliferated and manufactured a haphazard granulation tissue throughout these structures. Thus, the potential of the healing response of the ICTs was divided into different region
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Manuscript. Ethics approval and consent to participate The pancreatic TMA as well as pancreatic cancer biospecimens transferred under a Material Transfer Agreement (MTA) to NCI was approved by the Office of Human Subjects Research at the NIH and was found exempt from IRB review because it contained patient de-identified information. Consent for publication Not applicable. Competing interests The a
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Esthesia. At the onset of neurological symptoms, animals were sacrificed in accordance with the Mayo Clinic IACUC. Survival curves were generated from those animals (38 of 40) developing tumors (7 of 20 acGFP-only).xenograft lines is necessary to characterize completely the in vivo phenotypic alterations that accompany overexpression of galectin-1.Our model system has identified galectin-1 as a ma
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Cal significance.Paraffin sections of our patient-derived glioblastoma xenografts (15 of 22 lines) were stained for galectin-1 expression. Around half of the xenografts tested showed preferential staining at the tumor-brain interface (Figure 3). A few tumors stained in their entirety, and another subset lacked significant staining. The 2 to 4 fold change in galectin-1 mRNA expression at the tumor
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Galectin-1 transfectants. A population of GFP-sorted cells (the "Gal-1" bars in Figure 4A) was compared to its parental counterpart. The number of metabolically-active cells attached to fibronectin was no different between the two lines at eight hours. Changing the media at four hours reduced the number of cells left for labeling, but the effect was equal in both groups, suggesting a similar rate