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  • Ray, Surajit; Kepler, Thomas B (BioMed Central, 2007-10-29)
    BACKGROUND. A key step in the development of an adaptive immune response to pathogens or vaccines is the binding of short peptides to molecules of the Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) for presentation to T lymphocytes, ...
  • Kopell, Nancy; Kramer, Mark A.; Malerba, Paola; Whittington, Miles A. (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2010-11-02)
    This essay discusses the relationship between the physiology of rhythms and potential functional roles. We focus on how the biophysics underlying different rhythms can give rise to different abilities of a network to form ...
  • Molenaar, Esther A.; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Vasan, Ramachandran S.; Grobbee, Diederick E.; Meigs, James B.; D'Agostino, Ralph B.; Levy, Daniel; Fox, Caroline S. (American Diabetes Association, 2011-12-29)
    OBJECTIVE: Obesity is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). We sought to determine rates of treatment and control of CVD risk factors among normal weight, overweight, and obese individuals in ...
  • Holloway, Dustin T; Kon, Mark; DeLisi, Charles (BioMed Central, 2008-5-30)
    BACKGROUND. An important goal in post-genomic research is discovering the network of interactions between transcription factors (TFs) and the genes they regulate. We have previously reported the development of a ...
  • Lee, Shane; Sen, Kamal; Kopell, Nancy (Public Library of Science, 2009-12-11)
    Spike timing dependent plasticity (STDP) has been observed experimentally in vitro and is a widely studied neural algorithm for synaptic modification. While the functional role of STDP has been investigated extensively, ...
  • Jain, Shilpa H.; Massaro, Joseph M.; Hoffmann, Udo; Rosito, Guido A.; Vasan, Ramachandran S.; Raji, Annaswamy; O'Donnell, Christopher J.; Meigs, James B.; Fox, Caroline S. (American Diabetes Association, 2009-2-17)
    OBJECTIVE: To test the association of regional fat depots with circulating adiponectin and resistin concentrations and to assess the potential mediating effect of adipokines on associations between abdominal fat depots and ...
  • Lin, Hong Huang; Ray, Surajit; Tongchusak, Songsak; Reinherz, Ellis L; Brusic, Vladimir (BioMed Central, 2008-3-16)
    BACKGROUND: Protein antigens and their specific epitopes are formulation targets for epitope-based vaccines. A number of prediction servers are available for identification of peptides that bind major histocompatibility ...
  • Levy, Daniel; Larson, Martin G; Benjamin, Emelia J; Newton-Cheh, Christopher; Wang, Thomas J; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Vasan, Ramachandran S; Mitchell, Gary F (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: About one quarter of adults are hypertensive and high blood pressure carries increased risk for heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and death. Increased arterial stiffness is a key factor in the pathogenesis ...
  • Larson, Martin G; Atwood, Larry D; Benjamin, Emelia J; Cupples, L Adrienne; D'Agostino, Ralph B; Fox, Caroline S; Govindaraju, Diddahally R; Guo, Chao-Yu; Heard-Costa, Nancy L; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Murabito, Joanne M; Newton-Cheh, Christopher; O'Donnell, Christopher J; Seshadri, Sudha; Vasan, Ramachandran S; Wang, Thomas J; Wolf, Philip A; Levy, Daniel (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and its most common manifestations – including coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, heart failure (HF), and atrial fibrillation (AF) – are major causes of morbidity and mortality. ...
  • Larson, Martin; Atwood, Larry; Benjamin, Emelia; Cupples, L Adrienne; D'Agostino, Ralph; Fox, Caroline; Govindaraju, Diddahally; Guo, Chao-Yu; Heard-Costa, Nancy; Hwang, Shih-Jen; et al. (2007)
    BACKGROUND:Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and its most common manifestations - including coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, heart failure (HF), and atrial fibrillation (AF) - are major causes of morbidity ...
  • Cupples, L Adrienne; Arruda, Heather T; Benjamin, Emelia J; D'Agostino, Ralph B; Demissie, Serkalem; DeStefano, Anita L; Dupuis, Josée; Falls, Kathleen M; Fox, Caroline S; Gottlieb, Daniel J; Govindaraju, Diddahally R; Guo, Chao-Yu; Heard-Costa, Nancy L; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Kathiresan, Sekar; Kiel, Douglas P; Laramie, Jason M; Larson, Martin G; Levy, Daniel; Liu, Chun-Yu; Lunetta, Kathryn L; Mailman, Matthew D; Manning, Alisa K; Meigs, James B; Murabito, Joanne M; Newton-Cheh, Christopher; O'Connor, George T; O'Donnell, Christopher J; Pandey, Mona; Seshadri, Sudha; Vasan, Ramachandran S; Wang, Zhen Y; Wilk, Jemma B; Wolf, Philip A; Yang, Qiong; Atwood, Larry D (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: The Framingham Heart Study (FHS), founded in 1948 to examine the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease, is among the most comprehensively characterized multi-generational studies in the world. Many collected ...
  • Yang, Qiong; Chazaro, Irmarie; Cui, Jing; Guo, Chao-Yu; Demissie, Serkalem; Larson, Martin; Atwood, Larry D; Cupples, L Adrienne; DeStefano, Anita L (BioMed Central, 2003-12-31)
    BACKGROUND. We explored three approaches to heritability and linkage analyses of longitudinal total cholesterol levels (CHOL) in the Genetic Analysis Workshop 13 simulated data without knowing the answers. The first two ...
  • Seshadri, Sudha; DeStefano, Anita L; Au, Rhoda; Massaro, Joseph M; Beiser, Alexa S; Kelly-Hayes, Margaret; Kase, Carlos S; D'Agostino, Ralph B; DeCarli, Charles; Atwood, Larry D; Wolf, Philip A (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and cognitive tests can identify heritable endophenotypes associated with an increased risk of developing stroke, dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD). We conducted a ...
  • Lunetta, Kathryn L; D'Agostino, Ralph B; Karasik, David; Benjamin, Emelia J; Guo, Chao-Yu; Govindaraju, Raju; Kiel, Douglas P; Kelly-Hayes, Margaret; Massaro, Joseph M; Pencina, Michael J; Seshadri, Sudha; Murabito, Joanne M (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Family studies and heritability estimates provide evidence for a genetic contribution to variation in the human life span. METHODS: We conducted a genome wide association study (Affymetrix 100K SNP GeneChip) ...
  • Vasan, Ramachandran S; Larson, Martin G; Aragam, Jayashri; Wang, Thomas J; Mitchell, Gary F; Kathiresan, Sekar; Newton-Cheh, Christopher; Vita, Joseph A; Keyes, Michelle J; O'Donnell, Christopher J; Levy, Daniel; Benjamin, Emelia J (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Echocardiographic left ventricular (LV) measurements, exercise responses to standardized treadmill test (ETT) and brachial artery (BA) vascular function are heritable traits that are associated with cardiovascular ...
  • Kathiresan, Sekar; Manning, Alisa K; Demissie, Serkalem; D'Agostino, Ralph B; Surti, Aarti; Guiducci, Candace; Gianniny, Lauren; Burtt, Nöel P; Melander, Olle; Orho-Melander, Marju; Arnett, Donna K; Peloso, Gina M; Ordovas, Jose M; Cupples, L Adrienne (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Blood lipid levels including low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), and triglycerides (TG) are highly heritable. Genome-wide association is a promising approach ...
  • O'Donnell, Christopher J; Cupples, L Adrienne; D'Agostino, Ralph B; Fox, Caroline S; Hoffmann, Udo; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Ingellson, Erik; Liu, Chunyu; Murabito, Joanne M; Polak, Joseph F; Wolf, Philip A; Demissie, Serkalem (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    INTRODUCTION: Subclinical atherosclerosis (SCA) measures in multiple arterial beds are heritable phenotypes that are associated with increased incidence of cardiovascular disease. We conducted a genome-wide association ...
  • Newton-Cheh, Christopher; Guo, Chao-Yu; Wang, Thomas J; O'Donnell, Christopher J; Levy, Daniel; Larson, Martin G (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Heritable electrocardiographic (ECG) and heart rate variability (HRV) measures, reflecting pacemaking, conduction, repolarization and autonomic function in the heart have been associated with risks for cardiac ...
  • Benjamin, Emelia J; Dupuis, Josée; Larson, Martin G; Lunetta, Kathryn L; Booth, Sarah L; Govindaraju, Diddahally R; Kathiresan, Sekar; Keaney, John F; Keyes, Michelle J; Lin, Jing-Ping; Meigs, James B; Robins, Sander J; Rong, Jian; Schnabel, Renate; Vita, Joseph A; Wang, Thomas J; Wilson, Peter WF; Wolf, Philip A; Vasan, Ramachandran S (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Systemic biomarkers provide insights into disease pathogenesis, diagnosis, and risk stratification. Many systemic biomarker concentrations are heritable phenotypes. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) provide ...
  • Sam, Susan; Haffner, Steven; Davidson, Michael H.; D'Agostino, Ralph B.; Feinstein, Steven; Kondos, George; Perez, Alfonso; Mazzone, Theodore (American Diabetes Association, 2009-7-10)
    OBJECTIVE: Greater accumulation of visceral fat is strongly linked to risk of cardiovascular disease. However, elevated waist circumference by itself does not always identify individuals with increased visceral fat. RESEARCH ...

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