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DNA fingerprint

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation.

A set of DNA-based characters which are in a combination unique, or nearly so, to an individual organism. See also satellite DNA.

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DNA fingerprinting of glioma cell lines and considerations on similarity measurements

Pierre Bady, Annie-Claire Diserens, Vincent Castella, Stefanie Kalt, Karl Heinimann, Marie-France Hamou, Mauro Delorenzi and Monika E. Hegi.

in Neuro-Oncology

June 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Neurology. 5636 words.

Glioma cell lines are an important tool for research in basic and translational neuro-oncology. Documentation of their genetic identity has become a requirement for scientific journals and...

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Fluorescence-labeled Methylation-sensitive Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism (FL-MS-AFLP) Analysis for Quantitative Determination of DNA Methylation and Demethylation Status

Shinji Kageyama, Kazuya Shinmura, Hiroko Yamamoto, Masanori Goto, Koichi Suzuki, Fumihiko Tanioka, Toshihiro Tsuneyoshi and Haruhiko Sugimura.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

April 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 2427 words.

The PCR-based DNA fingerprinting method called the methylation-sensitive amplified fragment length polymorphism (MS-AFLP) analysis is used for genome-wide scanning of methylation status. In...

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Epigenetic Changes in Prostate Cancer: Implication for Diagnosis and Treatment

Long-Cheng Li, Peter R. Carroll and Rajvir Dahiya.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 12787 words.

Prostate cancer is the most common noncutaneous malignancy and the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States. DNA methylation and histone modifications are...

Fluoroquinolone resistance among clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae belonging to international multiresistant clones

Lesley McGee, Colin E. Goldsmith and Keith P. Klugman.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 1405 words.

Twenty-nine fluoroquinolone (FQ)-resistant clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae from a collection of isolates from the Alexander Project (1992–1997) and a study from Northern...

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A nosocomial outbreak of Acinetobacter baumannii isolates expressing the carbapenem-hydrolysing oxacillinase OXA-58

Claire Héritier, Anne Dubouix, Laurent Poirel, Nicole Marty and Patrice Nordmann.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 1895 words.

Objective: The aim of this study was to analyse the spread of the bla OXA-58 gene as a source of carbapenem resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii in the burns unit...

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Hospital outbreak of multiple clones of Pseudomonas aeruginosa carrying the unrelated metallo-β-lactamase gene variants bla VIM-2 and bla VIM-4

S. Pournaras, M. Maniati, E. Petinaki, L. S. Tzouvelekis, A. Tsakris, N. J. Legakis and A. N. Maniatis.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 2766 words.

Objectives: The possible contribution of metallo-β-lactamases in the frequent detection of carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in a tertiary Greek hospital...

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Long-term dissemination of an OXA-40 carbapenemase-producing Acinetobacter baumannii clone in the Iberian Peninsula

G. J. Da Silva, S. Quinteira, E. Bértolo, J. C. Sousa, L. Gallego, A. Duarte and L. Peixe.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 2126 words.

Objective: The main objectives of this study were to assess the clonal relatedness of Acinetobacter baumannii carbapenem-resistant isolates recovered from the Iberian Peninsula...

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Variable susceptibility to piperacillin/tazobactam amongst Klebsiella spp. with extended-spectrum β-lactamases

Gioia S. Babini, Meifang Yuan, Lucinda M. C. Hall and David M. Livermore.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 4628 words.

MICs of piperacillin/tazobactam are conventionally determined by varying the concentration of piperacillin in the presence of a fixed 4 mg/L tazobactam. When tested in this way, the...

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Diversity among high-level aminoglycoside-resistant enterococci

J. Papaparaskevas, A. Vatopoulos, P. T. Tassios, A. Avlami, N. J. Legakis and V. Kalapothaki.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 3858 words.

A total of 55 Enterococcus faecalis and 21 Enterococcus faecium non-replicate isolates were obtained from routine clinical specimens, during a 1 year period, in a tertiary care hospital in...

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In vitro activity of new generation fluoroquinolones against genotypically distinct and indistinguishable Clostridium difficile isolates

Mark H. Wilcox, Warren Fawley, Jane Freeman and Janet Brayson.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 3037 words.

We compared the activities of ciprofloxacin and levofloxacin with those of the newer fluoroquinolones grepafloxacin, moxifloxacin, sparfloxacin and trovafloxacin against Clostridium difficilenull...

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Antibiotic resistance among clinical isolates of Acinetobacter in the UK, and in vitro evaluation of tigecycline (GAR-936)

Caroline J. Henwood, Tess Gatward, Marina Warner, Dorothy James, Mark W. Stockdale, Richard P. Spence, Kevin J. Towner, David M. Livermore and Neil Woodford.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 4049 words.

A survey was conducted of the antimicrobial susceptibilities of 595 Acinetobacter spp. isolated from routine clinical specimens in 54 sentinel laboratories throughout the UK during 2000....

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Characterization of fluoroquinolone-resistant Shigella flexneri in Hangzhou area of China

Xiao-Ying Pu, Jing-Cao Pan, Hao-Qiu Wang, Wei Zhang, Zhi-Cheng Huang and Yang-Ming Gu.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

May 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 2063 words.

Objectives

The aim of this study was to characterize fluoroquinolone-resistant Shigella and determine whether the qnr and aac(6′)-Ib-cr genes could...

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Evolution of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates obtained from elderly patients with respiratory tract infections

Miren J. Canduela, Lucía Gallego, Elena Sevillano, Cristina Valderrey, Felícitas Calvo and Julia Pérez.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

P ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 1737 words.

Objectives: To study the evolution between 1999 and 2002 and mechanisms of antibiotic resistance in a multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clone predominant in isolates...

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Antibacterial efficacy of nisin against multidrug-resistant Gram-positive pathogens.

E Severina, A Severin and A Tomasz.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

March 1998; p ublished online March 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 0 words.

The rapid spread of multidrug-resistant bacterial pathogens necessitates the search for alternative antibacterial agents. We examined the efficacy of the antibiotic nisin against 56...

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Emergence of NDM-1- and IMP-14a-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Thailand

Benchamas Rimrang, Aroonwadee Chanawong, Aroonlug Lulitanond, Chotechana Wilailuckana, Nicha Charoensri, Pipat Sribenjalux, Waewta Phumsrikaew, Lumyai Wonglakorn, Anusak Kerdsin and Ploenchan Chetchotisakd.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

November 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 2173 words.

Objectives

To detect carbapenemases in clinical isolates of Enterobacteriaceae collected from patients in a university hospital in Thailand between October...

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DIPG-32. CLINICALLY RELEVANT AND MINIMALLY INVASIVE TUMOR SURVEILLANCE IN PEDIATRIC GLIOMAS USING LIQUID BIOME

Eshini Panditharatna, Lindsay Kilburn, Mariam Aboian, Madhuri Kambhampati, Heather Gordish-Dressman, Suresh Magge, Nalin Gupta, John Myseros, Eugene Hwang, John Crawford, Kathy Warren, Adam Resnick, Roger J Packer, Michael Prados, Sabine Mueller and Javad Nazarian.

in Neuro-Oncology

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Neurology. 0 words.

Abstract

Pediatric diffuse midline glioma (MLG) constitutes the deadliest childhood CNS cancers. Due to the sensitive anatomical location, lack of surgical...

Brain tumor cell line authentication, an efficient alternative to capillary electrophoresis by using a microfluidics-based system

Qian An, Helen L. Fillmore, Mikaella Vouri and Geoffrey J. Pilkington.

in Neuro-Oncology

February 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Neurology. 4461 words.

Background

The current method for cell line authentication is genotyping based on short tandem repeat (STR)–PCR involving coamplification of a panel of STR...

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NEXT-GENERATION NEUROPATHOLOGY - IMPROVING DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY FOR BRAIN TUMORS USING DNA METHYLATION ARRAY-BASED MOLECULAR PROFILING

David T. W. Jones, David Capper, Martin Sill, Volker Hovestadt, Peter Lichter, David Zagzag, Matthias A. Karajannis, Kenneth D. Aldape, Andrey Korshunov, Andreas von Deimling and Stefan M. Pfister.

in Neuro-Oncology

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Neurology. 0 words.

BACKGROUND: The current World Health Organisation (WHO) classification of central nervous system tumors comprises over 100 entities. Most of these are defined by purely histological...