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Neurocan expression and function during early avian embryogenesis

Neurocan is the most abundant lectican considered to be expressed exclusively in the central nervous system. Neurocan interacts with other matrix components, with cell adhesion molecules, growth factors, enzymes and cell surface receptors. The interaction repertoire and evidence from cellular studies indicated an active role in signal transduction and major cellular programs. Relatively little is… Read More »

Cancer and stress

A large number of epidemiological studies have supported the relation between stress/stressful life events and risk of cancer, however the number of involved variables and the long period of observation prevent with current technologies the definition of causal versus chaotic sequences of this hypothetical relationship. In addition the event will be spread over a period… Read More »

Charity Open Access Fund

Charity Open Access Fund (COAF) is a partnership between six UK medical research charities – Arthritis Research UK, Breast Cancer Campaign, the British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research and the Wellcome Trust – to enable free and unrestricted access to the published articles they support. COAF will begin on 1 October 2014,… Read More »