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The answer usually lies in whether the cell of interest expresses the correct receptor. Check this: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2820467/ This excerpt from that review explains why: "Although both the α6β4 and α6β1 heterodimer were capable of binding VLPs in vitro, only the former was supposed to function as a HPV receptor, which was ...


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The WHO has data from 2002 where they classified cause of death. I have treated the following as natural causes: Cardiovascular disease (29.34%) Infectious & Parasitic disease (23.04%) Cancers (12.49%) Respiratory disease (6.49%) Perinatal conditions (4.32%) Digestive disease (3.45%) Neuropsychiatric disorders (1.95%) Diabetes (1.73%) Genitourinary ...


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A congenital disorder or disease is a disorder that is present at birth. This term can be applied to many conditions, including some that are infections. More typically, the term is used for developmental birth defects such as spina bifida and cleft palate. Although HIV/AIDS can be congenital (since a mother has about a 25% chance of passing it to her ...


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You can start off by studying how an miRNA regulates the functioning of a gene. it basically binds to the 3'UTR and 5'UTR of an mRNA and restricts its translation. There will be genes associated with the disease of your interest, find out the miRNA's related to those genes. You can use micro array data to find out the up-regulated genes. Target scan human, ...



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