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Candidate gene resequencing to identify rare, pedigree-specific variants influencing healthy aging phenotypes in the long life family study. Zmpste24(-/-) mice gain weight slowly, appear malnourished, and exhibit progressive hair loss. Identification of target antigens recognized after LTx will improve our understanding of the pathogenesis of BOS. This study aimed to explore the effects of progressive resistance exercise training (PRET) on hemorheology. Patients with co-existing ES and PNES take higher number of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) than PNES alone. Positive current responses to both mitochondria-affecting chemicals, DNP and RVT, appeared to indicate proper mitochondrial function.

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