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Genetic markers in four coastal Chilean locations Poblaciones costeras de Chile: Marcadores genéticos en cuatro localidades
Background: Historical and anthropological data suggest the presence of descendents of Changos, Cuncos, Chonos and Yamanas, South American indian populations, in certain Chilean coastal villages. Aim: To assess the degree ...
Oxidative stress-related biomarkers in essential hypertension and ischemia-reperfusion myocardial damage
(Hindawi Limited, 2013)
Cardiovascular diseases are a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide, with hypertension being a major risk factor. Numerous studies support the contribution of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in the ...
Characterization of genomic island 3 and genetic variability of Chilean field strains of Brucella abortus
One of the capabilities developed by bacteria is the ability to gain large fragments of DNA from other bacteria or to lose portions of their own genomes. Among these exchangeable fragments are the genomic islands (GIs). ...
The rationale of value-laden medicine
Medicine is becoming increasingly confident that scientific advances, especially in the area of genetics, will allow a major improvement in the control and eradication of disease. This development seems to go hand in hand ...
Incidence of congenital malformations in 10 Chilean maternity hospitals Incidencia de las malformaciones congénitas en 10 maternidades chilenas participantes en el ECLAMC. Comparación de tres períodos (1971-1977, 1982-1988, 1989-1994)
Background: The Latin American Collaborative Study of Congenital Malformations is an epidemiological surveillance system for congenital malformations that operates in 11 Latin American Countries. Aim: To report the incidence ...
Spontaneous growth of 83 Chilean girls with Turner's syndrome Síndrome de Turner: Crecimiento y descripción clínica en 83 niñas chilenas
Background: Short stature is the main feature of patients with Turner's syndrome. There is limited information regarding the spontaneous growth of these patients in Chile. Aim: To develop a specific growth chart for Chilean ...