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Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

1 A place where a substance can be stored naturally, such as plants which are a sink for carbon dioxide (because they transform it by photosynthesis into organic matter, which...

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Clustering of Two Genes Putatively Involved in Cyanate Detoxification Evolved Recently and Independently in Multiple Fungal Lineages

M. Holly Elmore, Kriston L. McGary, Jennifer H. Wisecaver, Jason C. Slot, David M. Geiser, Stacy Sink, Kerry O’Donnell and Antonis Rokas.

in Genome Biology and Evolution

P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 6240 words.

Fungi that have the enzymes cyanase and carbonic anhydrase show a limited capacity to detoxify cyanate, a fungicide employed by both plants and humans. Here, we describe a novel two-gene...

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The Histone Database

Steven Sullivan, Daniel W. Sink, Kenneth L. Trout, Izabela Makalowska, Patrick M. Taylor, Andreas D. Baxevanis and David Landsman.

in Nucleic Acids Research

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 1383 words.

Histone proteins are often noted for their high degree of sequence conservation. It is less often recognized that the histones are a heterogeneous protein family. Furthermore, several...

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Low 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations Predict Incident Depression in Well-Functioning Older Adults: The Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study

Julie A. Williams, Kaycee M. Sink, Janet A. Tooze, Hal H. Atkinson, Jane A. Cauley, Kristine Yaffe, Frances A. Tylavsky, Susan M. Rubin, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Stephen B. Kritchevsky and Denise K. Houston.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

June 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4800 words.

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Cross-sectional studies suggest that low 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) may be a risk factor for depression; however, there are few prospective...

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Characterizing Frailty Status in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial

Nicholas M. Pajewski, Jeff D. Williamson, William B. Applegate, Dan R. Berlowitz, Linda P. Bolin, Glenn M. Chertow, Marie A. Krousel-Wood, Nieves Lopez-Barrera, James R. Powell, Christianne L. Roumie, Carolyn Still, Kaycee M. Sink, Rocky Tang, Clinton B. Wright and Mark A. Supiano.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

May 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 5318 words.

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The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) is testing whether a lower systolic blood pressure (BP) target of 120mm Hg leads to a...

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The Relationship Between Cognitive Function and Physical Performance in Older Women: Results From the Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study

Hal H. Atkinson, Stephen R. Rapp, Jeff D. Williamson, James Lovato, John R. Absher, Margery Gass, Victor W. Henderson, Karen C. Johnson, John B. Kostis, Kaycee M. Sink, Charles P. Mouton, Judith K. Ockene, Marcia L. Stefanick, Dorothy S. Lane and Mark A. Espeland.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

March 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4455 words.

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Cognitive function and physical performance are associated, but the common sequence of cognitive and physical decline remains unclear.

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Psoas tunnel perforation—an unreported complication of hip arthroscopy

Ryan M. Degen, Eilish O’Sullivan, Ernest L. Sink and Bryan T. Kelly.

in Journal of Hip Preservation Surgery

October 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Surgical Skills; Surgery; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. 3652 words.

The utilization of hip arthroscopy is rapidly increasing due to improved arthroscopic techniques and training, better recognition of pathology responsible for non-arthritic hip pain and an...

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sink

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

1 A place where a substance can be stored naturally, such as plants which are a sink for carbon dioxide (because they transform it by photosynthesis into organic matter, which...

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sink

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

The vertex in a network towards which all flows are directed.

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sinking

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

A refraction effect in which an object normally visible on the geographical horizon apparently sinks beneath it. It occurs when air density decreases with height at a lower rate than...

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sink

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The collection place for waste water in kitchens, bathrooms, etc. A carbon sink collects and chemically or biologically transforms atmospheric carbon dioxide.

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