PHI 1

Summary

Gene Symbol: PHI 1
Description: protein phosphatase 1, regulatory (inhibitor) subunit 14B
Alias: PHI-1, PLCB3N, PNG, SOM172, phospholipase C beta-3 neighboring gene protein, phospholipase C-beta-3 neighbouring gene protein, protein phosphatase 1 regulatory subunit 14B
Species: human

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Effect of naltrexone treatment on insulin secretion, insulin action and postprandial thermogenesis in obesity
    R Vettor
    Istituto di Semeiotica Medica, Patologia Medica III, , Italy
    Horm Metab Res 26:188-94. 1994
  2. ncbi Comparison of the insulinotropic activity of glucagon-superfamily peptides in rat pancreas perfusion
    S Suzuki
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Horm Metab Res 24:458-61. 1992
  3. pmc A curious coincidence: mosquito biodiversity and the limits of the Japanese encephalitis virus in Australasia
    Stephane Hemmerter
    Institute for the Biotechnology of Infectious Diseases, University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 7:100. 2007
  4. ncbi Failure of chloroquine prophylaxis for falciparum malaria in pregnant women in Madang, Papua New Guinea
    B J Brabin
    Institute of Medical Research, Madang, Papua New Guinea
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 84:1-9. 1990
  5. ncbi Nutrition, infection and child growth in Papua New Guinea
    S J Ulijaszek
    Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Coll Antropol 24:423-9. 2000
  6. ncbi Mortality in a rural area of Madang Province, Papua New Guinea
    J S Moir
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 83:305-19. 1989
  7. ncbi A mark-recapture experiment with the filariasis vector Anopheles punctulatus in Papua New Guinea
    J D Charlwood
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 81:429-36. 1987
  8. doi Mycotoxins and toxigenic fungi in sago starch from Papua New Guinea
    A R Greenhill
    Environmental and Public Health Microbiology Research Group, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Lett Appl Microbiol 47:342-7. 2008
  9. pmc High-throughput molecular diagnosis of circumsporozoite variants VK210 and VK247 detects complex Plasmodium vivax infections in malaria endemic populations in Papua New Guinea
    Cara N Henry-Halldin
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Wolstein Research Building, Room 4 125, 2103 Cornell Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 11:391-8. 2011
  10. ncbi Village distance from urban centre as the prime modernization variable in differences in blood pressure and body mass index of adults of the Purari delta of the Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
    Stanley J Ulijaszek
    Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 32:326-38. 2005

Detail Information

Publications146 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Effect of naltrexone treatment on insulin secretion, insulin action and postprandial thermogenesis in obesity
    R Vettor
    Istituto di Semeiotica Medica, Patologia Medica III, , Italy
    Horm Metab Res 26:188-94. 1994
    ..measured blood glucose, plasma insulin and C-peptide concentrations and evaluated the following parameters: first (phi 1) and second (phi 2) phase of beta-cell sensitivity, insulin sensitivity and glucose effectiveness...
  2. ncbi Comparison of the insulinotropic activity of glucagon-superfamily peptides in rat pancreas perfusion
    S Suzuki
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Horm Metab Res 24:458-61. 1992
    ....
  3. pmc A curious coincidence: mosquito biodiversity and the limits of the Japanese encephalitis virus in Australasia
    Stephane Hemmerter
    Institute for the Biotechnology of Infectious Diseases, University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 7:100. 2007
    ..is also responsible for the establishment of the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) in southern Papua New Guinea (PNG) as well as its incursions into northern Australia...
  4. ncbi Failure of chloroquine prophylaxis for falciparum malaria in pregnant women in Madang, Papua New Guinea
    B J Brabin
    Institute of Medical Research, Madang, Papua New Guinea
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 84:1-9. 1990
    ..living under conditions of year-round transmission of malaria in a rural coastal area of Madang, Papua New Guinea (PNG), were followed while attending mobile antenatal clinics and receiving chloroquine prophylaxis (300 mg base weekly)...
  5. ncbi Nutrition, infection and child growth in Papua New Guinea
    S J Ulijaszek
    Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Coll Antropol 24:423-9. 2000
    Growth patterns of populations in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have traditionally shown considerable variation, with the greatest difference lying between coastal and highland populations...
  6. ncbi Mortality in a rural area of Madang Province, Papua New Guinea
    J S Moir
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 83:305-19. 1989
    ..programme undertaken by the Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research near the town of Madang, northern PNG, a three-year study of mortality was conducted in a rural population of approximately 16,500 people...
  7. ncbi A mark-recapture experiment with the filariasis vector Anopheles punctulatus in Papua New Guinea
    J D Charlwood
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 81:429-36. 1987
    A capture-recapture experiment with the filariasis vector Anopheles punctulatus from Papua New Guinea (PNG) is described...
  8. doi Mycotoxins and toxigenic fungi in sago starch from Papua New Guinea
    A R Greenhill
    Environmental and Public Health Microbiology Research Group, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Lett Appl Microbiol 47:342-7. 2008
    To assay sago starch from Papua New Guinea (PNG) for important mycotoxins and to test fungal isolates from sago for mycotoxin production in culture.
  9. pmc High-throughput molecular diagnosis of circumsporozoite variants VK210 and VK247 detects complex Plasmodium vivax infections in malaria endemic populations in Papua New Guinea
    Cara N Henry-Halldin
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Wolstein Research Building, Room 4 125, 2103 Cornell Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 11:391-8. 2011
    Malaria is endemic in lowland and coastal regions of Papua New Guinea (PNG), and is caused by Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium malariae and Plasmodium ovale. Infection by P...
  10. ncbi Village distance from urban centre as the prime modernization variable in differences in blood pressure and body mass index of adults of the Purari delta of the Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
    Stanley J Ulijaszek
    Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 32:326-38. 2005
    ..geographical proximity of villages to an urban centre and other modernization variables are associated with variation in blood pressure and body mass index (BMI) of adults of the Purari delta of the Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea (PNG).
  11. ncbi The ameliorating effects of the cognitive-enhancing Chinese herbs on scopolamine-induced amnesia in rats
    M T Hsieh
    Institute of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences, China Medical College, Taiwan, R O C
    Phytother Res 14:375-7. 2000
    ..of the cognitive-enhancing Chinese herbs administered orally for 1 week-Panax ginseng (PG), Panax notoginseng (PNG), Dioscorea opposita (DO), Gastrodia elata (GE), Salvia miltiorrhiza (SM), Acorus gramineus (AG), Coptis chinensis (..
  12. doi The effect of bacteria on the sensitivity of microalgae to copper in laboratory bioassays
    Jacqueline L Levy
    Centre for Environmental Contaminants Research, CSIRO Land and Water, Private Mailbag 7, Lucas Heights, NSW 2234, Australia
    Chemosphere 74:1266-74. 2009
    ..closterium, P. subcapitata or for Chlorella sp. (PNG isolate). At pH 5.7, the axenic Chlorella sp...
  13. ncbi Surgical capability and surgical pathology in Papua New Guinea in the year 2000
    D A Watters
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Melbourne, Geelong Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 71:274-80. 2001
    Papua New Guinea (PNG) is a country of 4.5 million people with an annual health budget of only 96 million Kina (1K = US$0.35). There are 19 hospitals in the country and national surgeons are now staffing most of these hospitals...
  14. ncbi Common themes in the literature on traditional medicine in Papua New Guinea
    Joan Macfarlane
    Centre for International Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    P N G Med J 52:44-53. 2009
    A review of the literature on traditional medical practices and beliefs in Papua New Guinea (PNG) was conducted in order to provide context and background information for the Department of Health's National Policy on Traditional Medicine ..
  15. pmc Glycophorin C (Gerbich antigen blood group) and band 3 polymorphisms in two malaria holoendemic regions of Papua New Guinea
    Sheral S Patel
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Am J Hematol 75:1-5. 2004
    ..In Papua New Guinea (PNG), the Gerbich-negative phenotype is caused by an exon 3 deletion in the glycophorin C gene (GYPCDeltaex3) while ..
  16. pmc Are insecticide-treated bednets more protective against Plasmodium falciparum than Plasmodium vivax-infected mosquitoes?
    Moses J Bockarie
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, PO Box 378, Madang, Papua New Guinea
    Malar J 5:15. 2006
    ..falciparum or P. vivax. This paper describes the biting cycle of P. falciparum and P. vivax-infected mosquitoes and the impact of an ITN intervention on the proportion of mosquitoes infected with either parasite species...
  17. ncbi The use of isoenzyme electrophoresis in the taxonomy of Strongyloides
    M E Viney
    Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 84:35-47. 1990
    ..traditional taxonomic methods combined with the discovery of a Strongyloides parasitic in man in Papua New Guinea (PNG) that resembles S...
  18. doi Molecular markers of in vivo Plasmodium vivax resistance to amodiaquine plus sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine: mutations in pvdhfr and pvmdr1
    Jutta Marfurt
    Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    J Infect Dis 198:409-17. 2008
    ..However, data on the molecular correlates involved in the development of resistance to 4-aminoquinolines and their association with the in vivo treatment response are scarce...
  19. ncbi User charges and utilisation of obstetric services in the National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
    A L Benjamin
    NCD Health Services, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
    Pac Health Dialog 8:38-43. 2001
    ..However, the scope of this study cannot be used to generalise the trend in PNG because the scenerio in the rural areas will vary from urban.
  20. pmc Naturally-acquired humoral immune responses against the N- and C-termini of the Plasmodium vivax MSP1 protein in endemic regions of Brazil and Papua New Guinea using a multiplex assay
    Carmen Fernandez-Becerra
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Rosello 132, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Malar J 9:29. 2010
    ....
  21. ncbi Current status of Taenia solium and cysticercosis in Papua New Guinea
    Ifor L Owen
    C o National Agriculture Quarantine and Inspection Authority, Papua New Guinea
    Parasitol Int 55:S149-53. 2006
    There is no evidence that taeniasis due to Taenia solium is present in Papua New Guinea (PNG), but there is some serological evidence that human cysticercosis exists at particular locations near the border with West Papua (Indonesia), ..
  22. pmc Population hemoglobin mean and anemia prevalence in Papua New Guinea: new metrics for defining malaria endemicity?
    Nicolas Senn
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Goroka, Papua New Guinea
    PLoS ONE 5:e9375. 2010
    ....
  23. doi In vitro sensitivity of Plasmodium falciparum to conventional and novel antimalarial drugs in Papua New Guinea
    Rina P M Wong
    Fremantle Unit, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, WA, Australia
    Trop Med Int Health 15:342-9. 2010
    Recent clinical studies have shown high rates of malaria treatment failure in endemic areas of Papua New Guinea (PNG), necessitating a change of treatment from chloroquine (CQ) or amodiaquine (AQ) plus sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine to the ..
  24. pmc The usefulness of twenty-four molecular markers in predicting treatment outcome with combination therapy of amodiaquine plus sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine against falciparum malaria in Papua New Guinea
    Jutta Marfurt
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Socinstrasse 57, P, O, Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Malar J 7:61. 2008
    In Papua New Guinea (PNG), combination therapy with amodiaquine (AQ) or chloroquine (CQ) plus sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) was introduced as first-line treatment against uncomplicated malaria in 2000.
  25. pmc A high incidence of polymorphic CYP2C19 variants in archival blood samples from Papua New Guinea
    Huai Ling Hsu
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Hum Genomics 3:17-23. 2008
    ..The colonisation of the Pacific Islands is believed to have involved migration through Papua New Guinea (PNG), and hence a high incidence may also be expected in this population...
  26. ncbi Scrub typhus (Orientia tsutsugamushi), spotted fever (Rickettsia australis) and dengue fever as possible causes of mysterious deaths in the Strickland Gorge area of Southern Highlands and West Sepik Provinces of Papua New Guinea
    P E Spicer
    HMAS Cairns Naval Base, Australia
    P N G Med J 50:172-83. 2007
    ..a mysterious haemorrhagic disease and deaths in the remote picturesque Strickland River area of Papua New Guinea (PNG)...
  27. ncbi The relationship between undernutrition and humoral immune status in children with pneumonia in Papua New Guinea
    Allan W Cripps
    School of Medicine, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    P N G Med J 51:120-30. 2008
    ..is a significant risk factor for childhood infectious diseases in developing countries, including Papua New Guinea (PNG)...
  28. ncbi Enzymatic hydrolysis of pyridoxine-5'-beta-D-glucoside is catalyzed by intestinal lactase-phlorizin hydrolase
    Amy D Mackey
    Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    J Biol Chem 277:26858-64. 2002
    An obligatory step in the mammalian nutritional utilization of pyridoxine-5'-beta-D-glucoside (PNG) is the intestinal hydrolysis of its beta-glucosidic bond that releases pyridoxine (PN)...
  29. ncbi Beyond risk factors to lived experiences: young women's experiences of health in Papua New Guinea
    Rachael L Hinton
    Centre for International Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 9:1257. 2009
    The health of young women in rural Papua New Guinea (PNG) is often examined using individual-based risk factors which are decontextualized from the social and cultural relationships within which women's lives are embedded...
  30. ncbi AIDS in Papua New Guinea: situation in the Pacific
    John C Caldwell
    Health Transition Centre, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    J Health Popul Nutr 20:104-11. 2002
    ..to anticipate a major heterosexual epidemic of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and probably in the rest of Melanesia...
  31. doi Biological activity evaluation of the oils from Laurus nobilis of Tunisia and Algeria extracted by supercritical carbon dioxide
    Hanen Marzouki
    Departement de Biologie, Faculte des Sciences de Tunis, Laboratoire de Botanique et de Biologie Végétal, Université de Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia
    Nat Prod Res 23:230-7. 2009
    ..0 MPa, one further extraction at 323.15 K and 24.0 MPa was performed to obtain a mixture of compounds with higher molecular weight. Finally, the antibacterial and antifungal activity of the various extracts has been assayed...
  32. ncbi A rapid situation assessment of drug use in Papua New Guinea
    David McDonald
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:79-82. 2005
    Papua New Guinea (PNG) is an Asia Pacific country that we hear little about in the drug and alcohol area...
  33. ncbi The first year of a formal emergency medicine training programme in Papua New Guinea
    Chris Curry
    School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Papua New Guinea and the Port Moresby General Hospital, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
    Emerg Med Australas 16:343-7. 2004
    To describe a programme catalyzing the development of emergency medicine in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
  34. ncbi Fungal colonization of sago starch in Papua New Guinea
    A R Greenhill
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Int J Food Microbiol 119:284-90. 2007
    ..including Aspergillus and Penicillium were commonly isolated from sago starch, and as such storage factors that influence the growth of these and other filamentous fungi might contribute to the safety of traditional sago starch in PNG.
  35. ncbi Vitamin B-6 status indicators decrease in women consuming a diet high in pyridoxine glucoside
    C M Hansen
    Department of Nutrition and Food Management, Oregon State University, Corvallis 97331, USA
    J Nutr 126:2512-8. 1996
    Previous research has shown that the pyridoxine glucoside (PNG) form of vitamin B-6 has a reduced bioavailability compared with pyridoxine, but its effect on vitamin B-6 status has not been assessed...
  36. pmc Microsatellite polymorphism within pfcrt provides evidence of continuing evolution of chloroquine-resistant alleles in Papua New Guinea
    Jeana T DaRe
    Case Western Reserve University, Wolstein Research Building, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Malar J 6:34. 2007
    ..Previous studies have shown that microsatellite (MS) haplotype variation can be used to study the evolution of CQR polymorphism and to characterize intra- and inter-population dispersal of CQR in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
  37. ncbi Evidence of primary transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea
    Christopher M Gilpin
    Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory, Pathology Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:148-52. 2008
    To review patient outcomes and the molecular epidemiology of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) strains isolated from patients living in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea (PNG) seeking treatment in Australia.
  38. doi Effect of distal subtotal gastrectomy with preservation of the celiac branch of the vagus nerve to gastrointestinal function: an experimental study in conscious dogs
    Hiroyuki Ando
    Department of General Surgical Science and the 21st Century COE Program, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine 3 39 22, Japan
    Ann Surg 247:976-86. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effects of distal subtotal gastrectomy with preservation of the celiac branch of the vagus nerve on gastrointestinal function...
  39. ncbi Socio-economic factors associated with physique of adults of the Purari delta of the Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
    S J Ulijaszek
    Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 30:316-28. 2003
    ..relationships between components of the modernization process, including experience of urban life, urban connectedness, education, and the nature and diversity of income sources on adult body size in a Papua New Guinea (PNG) population.
  40. doi Estimating rainforest biomass stocks and carbon loss from deforestation and degradation in Papua New Guinea 1972-2002: Best estimates, uncertainties and research needs
    Jane Bryan
    School of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 78, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    J Environ Manage 91:995-1001. 2010
    ..In Papua New Guinea (PNG), which has one of the world's largest remaining areas of tropical forest, we used the best available data to ..
  41. ncbi Analysis of serum and cerebrospinal fluid cytokine levels in subacute sclerosing panencephalitis in Papua New Guinea
    Takashi Ichiyama
    Department of Pediatrics, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minamikogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 8505, Japan
    Cytokine 33:17-20. 2006
    ..Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a rare progressive inflammatory disease characterized by the persistent infection of the brain by the measles virus. However, the immunological pathophysiology of SSPE is still unclear...
  42. ncbi Molecular analysis of measles virus genome derived from SSPE and acute measles patients in Papua, New Guinea
    Kenji Miki
    Department of Neurology, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Med Virol 68:105-12. 2002
    ..below the age of 20 years for subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) has been reported from Papua New Guinea (PNG). In a more recent study, we have confirmed this unusual high incidence for Eastern Highlands Province (EHP) of PNG...
  43. ncbi Benefits of routine immunizations on childhood survival in Tari, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
    Deborah Lehmann
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Goroka and Tari, Papua New Guinea
    Int J Epidemiol 34:138-48. 2005
    ..This study aimed to determine the effects of diphtheria-tetanus-whole-cell-pertussis (DTP), BCG, hepatitis B, and measles vaccines on mortality in the highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG).
  44. ncbi Burkitt lymphoma in Papua New Guinea--40 years on
    Evelyn Lavu
    Division of Pathology, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Papua New Guinea, Boroko, Papua New Guinea
    Ann Trop Paediatr 25:191-7. 2005
    ..Burkitt lymphoma is common in tropical Africa and Papua New Guinea, where it has been reported to account for 16% of all childhood malignancies...
  45. ncbi Alpha+ -thalassaemia and pregnancy in a malaria endemic region of Papua New Guinea
    A O'DONNELL
    Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Br J Haematol 135:235-41. 2006
    ..effect of maternal alpha+ -thalassaemia on pregnancy was assessed in the north coastal region of Papua New Guinea (PNG), where malaria is hyperendemic and alpha+ -thalassaemia is extremely common...
  46. ncbi Screening of anti-Helicobacter pylori herbs deriving from Taiwanese folk medicinal plants
    Yuan Chuen Wang
    Department of Food Science, National Chung Hsing University, 250 Kuokuang Road, Taichung 40227, Taiwan, 402, ROC
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 43:295-300. 2005
    ..24 mg ml(-1). Twenty-six herbs, including Artemisia argvi Levl. et Vant (AALEV), Phyla nodiflora (Linn.) Greene (PNG) and others, showed moderate anti-H. pylori activity. The additional 19 herbs, including Areca catechu Linn...
  47. doi Antitreponemal antibodies leading to autoantibody production and protection from atherosclerosis in Kitavans from Papua New Guinea
    Nancy Agmon-Levin
    Department of Medicine B, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1173:675-82. 2009
    ..agent antibodies and autoantibodies in a unique non-Westernized population from Kitava, Papua New Guinea (PNG), compared to Western populations...
  48. ncbi Escherichia coli uracil DNA glycosylase: NMR characterization of the short hydrogen bond from His187 to uracil O2
    A C Drohat
    Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 9600 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Biochemistry 39:11865-75. 2000
    ..The role of this H bond in catalysis by UDG and several approaches to quantify the H bond energy are discussed...
  49. doi Spontaneous fermentation of traditional sago starch in Papua New Guinea
    A R Greenhill
    Environmental and Public Health Microbiology Research Group, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Food Microbiol 26:136-41. 2009
    Sago starch is an important dietary carbohydrate in lowland Papua New Guinea (PNG). An investigation was conducted to determine whether microbes play a role in its preservation using traditional methods...
  50. ncbi Glycophorin C delta(exon3) is not associated with protection against severe anaemia in Papua New Guinea
    L Tavul
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang and Goroka, Papua New Guinea
    P N G Med J 51:149-54. 2008
    ..falciparum lines. The GYPCC delta(exon3) allele reaches high frequencies in two areas of Papua New Guinea (PNG) where malaria is highly endemic...
  51. ncbi Emerging zoonotic encephalitis viruses: lessons from Southeast Asia and Oceania
    John S Mackenzie
    Australian Biosecurity CRC, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Neurovirol 11:434-40. 2005
    ..virus (JEV), a mosquito-borne flavivirus, has spread through the Indonesian archipelago to Papua New Guinea (PNG) and to the islands of the Torres Strait of northern Australia, to Pakistan, and to new areas in the Indian ..
  52. doi Molecular evolution of fern squalene cyclases
    Junichi Shinozaki
    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Chembiochem 11:426-33. 2010
    ..niponica was carried out. Two SCs (PNT and PNG) were obtained...
  53. ncbi Conformational structure, dynamics, and solvation energies of small alanine peptides in water and carbon tetrachloride
    Tian Xiang Xiang
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    J Pharm Sci 95:1269-87. 2006
    ....
  54. doi Papua New Guinea: real progress towards MDG 4 and real challenges
    William Lagani
    National Department of Health, Waigani, Papua New Guinea
    Int Health 2:186-96. 2010
    ..under-5 s of 93 per 1000 live births reported in the 1996 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS), Papua New Guinea (PNG) was at the time one of only four countries with stalled progress in child survival, and seemed destined to fail ..
  55. doi Three New Species of Coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from Skinks, Lipinia spp. (Sauria: Scincidae), from Oceania
    Chris T McAllister
    Science and Mathematics Division, Eastern Oklahoma State College, Idabel, Oklahoma 74745
    J Parasitol 99:1086-8. 2013
    ..25 moth skinks (Lipinia noctua) were collected from various localities on the Cook Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea (PNG), and Vanuatu and examined for coccidians...
  56. doi Transcriptional regulation of the peripheral nervous system in Ciona intestinalis
    W Joyce Tang
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Dev Biol 378:183-93. 2013
    ..To gain insight into the regulatory network of PNG activity in chordates, we investigated the roles played by PNG homologs in regulating PNS development of the ..
  57. pmc Artesunate suppositories versus intramuscular artemether for treatment of severe malaria in children in Papua New Guinea
    Harin A Karunajeewa
    Medicine Unit Fremantle, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Crawley
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:968-74. 2006
    ..in an open-label, randomized trial with children with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Parasite density and temperature were measured every 6 h for > or = 72 h...
  58. doi Identification of novel and zoonotic Cryptosporidium species in fish from Papua New Guinea
    M Koinari
    School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia Electronic address
    Vet Parasitol 198:1-9. 2013
    ..species in cultured freshwater (n=132), wild freshwater (n=206) and wild marine (n=276) fish in Papua New Guinea (PNG) by PCR screening at the 18S rRNA locus...
  59. ncbi Emergency care of the trauma patient in remote regions of Papua New Guinea
    Anthony S Jackson
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Goroka
    P N G Med J 45:222-32. 2002
    ..best practice' regarding the management of a trauma victim's upper airway in a remote region of Papua New Guinea (PNG)...
  60. ncbi Looking down the barrel of a cannon: the potential economic costs of HIV/AIDS in Papua New Guinea
    Alan C Hauquitz
    Health Services Support Program, Divine Word University, Madang, Papua New Guinea
    P N G Med J 47:39-49. 2004
    ..syndrome) epidemiological model for southern Africa appears to fit data available for the Papua New Guinea (PNG) experience to date...
  61. ncbi Methionine dependence of tumours: a biochemical strategy for optimizing paclitaxel chemosensitivity in vitro
    Valerie Pavillard
    Institute of Cancer Therapeutics, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Biochem Pharmacol 71:772-8. 2006
    ....
  62. pmc Multigenic drug resistance among inbred malaria parasites
    C Dye
    Vector Biology and Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 264:61-7. 1997
    ..33 and 0.92 for sites in Tanzania and Papua New Guinea (PNG), respectively...
  63. pmc Polymorphism in a Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte-binding ligand changes its receptor specificity
    D C Ghislaine Mayer
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 4 Center Drive, Building 4 Room B1 41, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Exp Med 196:1523-8. 2002
    ..falciparum. In previous studies of BAEBL from two clones, Dd2/Nm from Vietnam and E12 from Papua New Guinea (PNG), it was found that BAEBL bound different erythrocyte receptors...
  64. ncbi [Cloning and sequence analysis of a sialidase gene (siaHI) from Bacteroides forsythus ATCC 43037]
    Ishikura Hiroaki
    Department of Hard Tissue Engineering, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
    Kokubyo Gakkai Zasshi 69:119-27. 2002
    ..forsythus. The highest amino acid sequence homology was observed between siaHI gene and a part of sialidase gene from Streptococcus pnumoniae. This is the first report on the cloning and expression of the B. forsythus sialidase gene...
  65. ncbi Pneumonia research in Papua New Guinea: 1967-1986
    Ian D Riley
    Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    P N G Med J 53:106-18. 2010
    Between 1967 and 1985 research on pneumonia in Papua New Guinea (PNG) was fundamental not only to standard treatments of disease in PNG, but also to the establishment of the World Health Organization's global Program for Control of Acute ..
  66. pmc Molecular assessment of Plasmodium falciparum resistance to antimalarial drugs in Papua New Guinea using an extended ligase detection reaction fluorescent microsphere assay
    Rina P M Wong
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Fremantle Unit, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:798-805. 2011
    ..falciparum drug resistance polymorphisms in 402 isolates from children in Papua New Guinea (PNG) participating in an antimalarial treatment trial. There was a fixation of P...
  67. ncbi The epidemiology of malaria in Papua New Guinea
    Ivo Muller
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Maprik, EHP 441, Papua New Guinea
    Trends Parasitol 19:253-9. 2003
    Papua New Guinea (PNG) is a patchwork of different ecological zones, inhabited by human populations of exceptional cultural and linguistic diversity. This results in complex variations in vector ecology and malaria epidemiology...
  68. ncbi Collaborative studies in mucosal immunology in Goroka
    Robert Clancy
    Hunter Immunology Ltd, Australia
    P N G Med J 53:122-5. 2010
    A collaborative program between the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Institute of Medical Research and the Hunter Mucosal Group has completed studies relevant to protection of the airways against bacterial infection...
  69. ncbi The bacteriology of lower respiratory infections in Papua New Guinean and Australian indigenous children
    Kim M Hare
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    P N G Med J 53:151-65. 2010
    Indigenous children in Australia and children in Papua New Guinea (PNG) share a high burden of respiratory disease. In PNG the focus has been on pneumonia as a major cause of mortality...
  70. ncbi A neonatal pneumococcal conjugate vaccine trial in Papua New guinea: study population, methods and operational challenges
    S Phuanukoonnon
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province, Australia
    P N G Med J 53:191-206. 2010
    Infants in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are at a high risk of invasive pneumococcal disease, and a substantial burden of this falls on children less than six months old...
  71. doi Identification of Anisakis species (Nematoda: Anisakidae) in marine fish hosts from Papua New Guinea
    M Koinari
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 193:126-33. 2013
    ..zoonotic anisakid larvae in fish collected on the coastal shelves off Madang and Rabaul in Papua New Guinea (PNG) where fish represents a major component of the diet...
  72. ncbi Image file formats: past, present, and future
    R H Wiggins
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, 50 N Medical Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Radiographics 21:789-98. 2001
    ..The recently developed portable networks graphics (PNG) format is versatile and offers several advantages over the older Internet standard image file formats that make it ..
  73. doi Treatment-seeking behaviour among the Nasioi people of Bougainville: choosing between traditional and western medicine
    Joan Elizabeth Macfarlane
    Curtin University of Technology, Centre for International Health, Perth, Australia
    Ethn Health 14:147-68. 2009
    In Papua New Guinea (PNG) there continues to be considerable interest in developing a health system that incorporates both traditional and western medicine. A policy on traditional medicine has recently been endorsed...
  74. pmc Maternal antibodies to pneumolysin but not to pneumococcal surface protein A delay early pneumococcal carriage in high-risk Papua New Guinean infants
    Jacinta P Francis
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Goroka, Papua New Guinea
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 16:1633-8. 2009
    ..2 (PspA1 and PspA2) in relation to onset of pneumococcal nasopharyngeal carriage in infants in Papua New Guinea (PNG)...
  75. doi The prenyl group contributes to activities of phytoestrogen 8-prenynaringenin in enhancing bone formation and inhibiting bone resorption in vitro
    Lei Guo Ming
    Institute of Orthopaedics, Lanzhou General Hospital, Lanzhou Command of PLA, Lanzhou 730050, PR China
    Endocrinology 154:1202-14. 2013
    ..To address this hypothesis, activities of 8-prenylnaringenin (PNG) and naringenin (NG) in osteoblast and osteoclast differentiation and function were compared in vitro...
  76. ncbi A sequence highly similar to PNG is located on chromosome 22q12 in intron 15 of the LIMK-2 gene
    D Kedra
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Biochem Mol Biol Int 44:589-94. 1998
    In this report we describe a sequence (PNG22) highly similar to the Phospholipase C beta3 Neighboring Gene (PNG). We also report that PNG22 is located in the q12 region on chromosome 22 between markers D22S1144 and D22S280...
  77. doi Comparative proteomic analysis of the venom of the taipan snake, Oxyuranus scutellatus, from Papua New Guinea and Australia: role of neurotoxic and procoagulant effects in venom toxicity
    Maria Herrera
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    J Proteomics 75:2128-40. 2012
    ..of populations of the highly venomous taipan snake, Oxyuranus scutellatus, from Australia and Papua New Guinea (PNG), were characterized by reverse-phase HPLC fractionation, followed by analysis of chromatographic fractions by SDS-..
  78. pmc Intraspinal microinjection of chondroitinase ABC following injury promotes axonal regeneration out of a peripheral nerve graft bridge
    Veronica J Tom
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2900 Queen Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19129, USA
    Exp Neurol 211:315-9. 2008
    ..ChABC) via an osmotic minipump allowed axonal regeneration and functional recovery in a peripheral nerve graft (PNG)-bridging model...
  79. pmc Prevalence of UGT1A9 and UGT2B7 nonsynonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms in West African, Papua New Guinean, and North American populations
    Rajeev K Mehlotra
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Wolstein Research Building 4204, 2103 Cornell Road, Cleveland, OH 44106 7286, USA
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 63:1-8. 2007
    ..Our aim was to analyze the prevalence of UGT1A9 (chromosome 2) and UGT2B7 (chromosome 4) nonsynonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in West African (WA), Papua New Guinean (PNG), and North American (NA) populations.
  80. doi Altered growth patterns of a mountain Ok population of Papua New Guinea over 25 years of change
    Amita Adhikari
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5622, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 23:325-32. 2011
    The Mountain Ok (Mt Ok) people of Telefomin, who live at the interior of Papua New Guinea (PNG), were documented over 25 years ago to be one of the shortest populations on record, with average adult height below the fifth percentile (US)...
  81. ncbi Sequence and expression of the mouse homologue to human phospholipase C beta3 neighboring gene
    J Lagercrantz
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Clinical Genetics Unit, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 223:335-40. 1996
    ..The PNG cDNA was isolated using a human PNG cDNA clone (SOM172)...
  82. doi Quenching of singlet oxygen by pyocyanin and related phenazines
    Krzysztof J Reszka
    Research Service and Medical Service, VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Photochem Photobiol 86:742-6. 2010
    ..aeruginosa from infected tissues...
  83. ncbi Mytilus protamine-like sperm-specific protein genes are multicopy, dispersed, and closely associated with hypervariable RFLP regions
    D D Heath
    Biology Program, College of Science and Management, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada
    Genome 41:587-96. 1998
    ..The research described here was designed to determine the sequence and structure of the protamine-like PL-III (or "phi 1") gene in marine mussels (Mytilus spp)...
  84. pmc Sequence analysis of Leuconostoc mesenteroides bacteriophage Phi1-A4 isolated from an industrial vegetable fermentation
    Z Lu
    Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:1955-66. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, Phi1-A4 is the first genetically characterized L. mesenteroides phage...
  85. ncbi Orbital malignancy in Papua New Guinea: a 21 year review
    N Verma
    Port Moresby General Hospital, Boroko, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
    Aust N Z J Ophthalmol 27:27-31. 1999
    Information about orbital malignancies in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is limited to reports published 20 years ago...
  86. pmc Emergence of FY*A(null) in a Plasmodium vivax-endemic region of Papua New Guinea
    P A Zimmerman
    Division of Geographic Medicine, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, 2109 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH 44106 4983, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:13973-7. 1999
    In Papua New Guinea (PNG), numerous blood group polymorphisms and hemoglobinopathies characterize the human population...
  87. ncbi [Control of photocoagulation intensity by thermo-induced release of a fluorescent marker encapsulated in liposomes: study of an in vivo vascular model]
    T Desmettre
    INSERM Unite 279, CH and U, Lille
    J Fr Ophtalmol 19:667-78. 1996
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of thermal damage assessment of blood vessels by using laser-induced release of liposome-encapsulated dye...
  88. doi An efficient fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) between pyrene and perylene assembled in a DNA duplex and its potential for discriminating single-base changes
    Hiromu Kashida
    Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8603, Japan
    Chemistry 16:2479-86. 2010
    ..In contrast, excimer emission was generated by hybridization with a one-base deletion mutant. Thus, the apparent Stokes' shift was enhanced without loss of efficiency in the detection of the deletion mutant...
  89. ncbi Old World screwworm fly, Chrysomya bezziana, occurs as two geographical races
    M J Hall
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Med Vet Entomol 15:393-402. 2001
    ..components and cluster analysis of 10 morphological characters indicated that flies from Papua New Guinea (PNG) were a distinct group and most similar to flies from nearby Asian islands (Java, Sabah)...
  90. ncbi Evolutionary history of the COII/tRNALys intergenic 9 base pair deletion in human mitochondrial DNAs from the Pacific
    A J Redd
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 12:604-15. 1995
    ..We obtained CR sequences from 74 mtDNAs with the 9-bp deletion from Indonesia, coastal Papua New Guinea (PNG), and American Samoa...
  91. ncbi Barriers to the delivery of the hepatitis B birth dose: a study of five Papua New Guinean hospitals in 2007
    S G Downing
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, GPO Box 2284, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
    P N G Med J 51:47-55. 2008
    Hepatitis B is highly endemic in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Vaccination at birth is a key mother-to-child transmission prevention strategy...
  92. doi An evaluation of information-theoretic methods for detecting structural microbial biosignatures
    Kiri L Wagstaff
    Machine Learning and Instrument Autonomy Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91109, USA
    Astrobiology 10:363-79. 2010
    ..However, the PNG compression ratio provided the strongest distinction (2...
  93. pmc Incomplete concerted evolution and reproductive isolation at the rDNA locus uncovers nine cryptic species within Anopheles longirostris from Papua New Guinea
    David E Alquezar
    Institute for the Biotechnology of Infectious Disease, University of Technology, Sydney Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 10:392. 2010
    ..DNA cytochrome oxidase I subunit in the malaria mosquito Anopheles longirostris from Papua New Guinea (PNG)...
  94. pmc Reference intervals for common laboratory tests in Melanesian children
    Laurens Manning
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:50-4. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to provide specific reference intervals for children from Papua New Guinea (PNG)...
  95. ncbi Molecular dynamics simulation of conformational flexibility of alamethicin fragments in aqueous and membranous environment
    V Kothekar
    Department of Biophysics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Biomol Struct Dyn 14:303-16. 1996
    ..In case of alam 2 in water angles phi 1 and phi 3 showed larger variation in water compared to same in the bilayer...
  96. doi "When the road is full of potholes, I wonder why they are bringing condoms?" Social spaces for understanding young Papua New Guineans' health-related knowledge and health-promoting action
    Cathy Vaughan
    Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics, London, UK
    AIDS Care 22:1644-51. 2010
    As in many other parts of the world, young people in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are considered particularly vulnerable to HIV infection...
  97. pmc Lymphatic filariasis: a method to identify subclinical lower limb change in PNG adolescents
    Susan Gordon
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1242. 2011
    ..proposed that this cut-off can be used to indicate tissue change characteristic of LF in an at-risk population of PNG adolescents...
  98. ncbi Beyond the numbers: Papua New Guinean perspectives on the major health conditions and programs of the country
    Maxine Whittaker
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    P N G Med J 52:96-113. 2009
    ..behaviours amongst a range of urban and rural populations in a range of provinces in Papua New Guinea (PNG), and across a range of age groups including young adults...
  99. ncbi Persistence as the path from motivation to performance in the Papua New Guinea health sector
    Luke Elich
    Capacity Building Service Centre, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
    P N G Med J 52:159-65. 2009
    ..between performance and the human-resource-mediating variables, which is then applied within the Papua New Guinea (PNG) health sector context...
  100. ncbi Tuberculosis in Australia: bacteriologically confirmed cases and drug resistance, 2008 and 2009. A report of the Australian Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory Network
    Richard Lumb
    Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Directorate, SA Pathology, Adelaide, South Australia
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 35:154-61. 2011
    ..There were six and 11 MDR-TB patients from the Papua New Guinea (PNG) - Torres Strait Islands (TSI) cross-border region in 2008 and 2009 respectively...
  101. ncbi Fluxviz - Cytoscape plug-in for visualization of flux distributions in networks
    Matthias König
    Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty of the Humboldt University, Charite, Monbijoustr 2, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Genome Inform 24:96-103. 2010
    ..For the analysis and understanding of simulation results and experimentally measured fluxes visualization software within the network context is indispensable...

Research Grants74

  1. Modeling lymphatic filariasis transmission and eradication in Papua New Guinea
    Edwin Michael; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..anopheline mosquitoes and its control using annual mass drug administration (MDA) strategies in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and elsewhere, and to develop and apply effective model-based decision support tools for optimizing the design and ..
  2. Modeling lymphatic filariasis transmission and eradication in Papua New Guinea
    Edwin Michael; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..anopheline mosquitoes and its control using annual mass drug administration (MDA) strategies in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and elsewhere, and to develop and apply effective model-based decision support tools for optimizing the design and ..
  3. PAPUA NEW GUINEAN DUFFY NEGATIVITY AND VIVAX MALARIA
    Peter Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..is that the molecular polymorphism responsible for Duffy-negativity (Fy[a-b-1) has emerged in Papua New Guinea (PNG) because it confers resistance to Plasmodium vivax blood-stage malaria...
  4. Changing Dynamics of Anopheline Transmission of Malaria and Filariasis in Papua n
    Peter Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..landscape heterogeneity of plant, animal, and human communities in four ecologically different sites in northern PNG. 2. Examine the change in patterns of mosquito and human infection with Plasmodium species and with W...
  5. Changing Dynamics of Anopheline Transmission of Malaria and Filariasis in Papua n
    Peter Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..landscape heterogeneity of plant, animal, and human communities in four ecologically different sites in northern PNG. 2. Examine the change in patterns of mosquito and human infection with Plasmodium species and with W...
  6. Changing Dynamics of Anopheline Transmission of Malaria and Filariasis in Papua n
    Peter A Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..landscape heterogeneity of plant, animal, and human communities in four ecologically different sites in northern PNG. 2. Examine the change in patterns of mosquito and human infection with Plasmodium species and with W...
  7. GENETIC POLYMORPHISMS AND DIVERSITY IN MALARIA
    Dyann Wirth; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..will be identified in a large set of well-characterized parasite isolates from Brazil, Thailand, Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Tanzania...
  8. Changing Dynamics of Anopheline Transmission of Malaria and Filariasis in Papua n
    Peter Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..landscape heterogeneity of plant, animal, and human communities in four ecologically different sites in northern PNG. 2. Examine the change in patterns of mosquito and human infection with Plasmodium species and with W...
  9. Recovery of bladder reflexes and nerve regeneration after spinal cord injury
    Yu Shang Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..that could allow for the resumption of supraspinal control of bladder activity utilizes peripheral nerve grafting (PNG) to provide a favorable environment for axonal regeneration and remyelination in order to bridge the lesion gap...
  10. CELL CYCLE CONTROL IN EARLY DROSOPHILA DEVELOPMENT
    Terry L Orr Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The PAN GU (PNG) protein kinase complex regulates the early embryonic cycles by promoting translation of Cyclin B to drive mitosis...
  11. RIGID PROBES: MODELING SELECTIVE ANXIOLYTICS FOR BZR
    James Cook; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..domain (see Figures 4-8) at lipophilic regions, as well as the importance of electron density on the ligands at phi 1 and phi 2. These agents will be synthesized and then tested in vitro and in vivo (mice/rats) for their efficacy...
  12. NUTRITIONAL PROPERTIES OF PYRIDOXINE-BETA-GLUCOSIDE
    JESSE GREGORY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    DESCRIPTION: Pyridoxine-beta-glucoside (PNG) is a major component of vitamin B6 (B6) in plant foods, and PNG hydrolysis catalyzed by PNG hydrolase is rate limiting for the in vivo utilization...
  13. CELL CYCLE CONTROL IN EARLY DROSOPHILA DEVELOPMENT
    Terry Orr Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Two genes have been identified, plutonium (plu) and pan gu (png), that regulate DNA replication at the onset of development...
  14. REPLICATION AND POLYTENIZATION IN DROSOPHILA DEVELOPMENT
    Terry Orr Weaver; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Two genes have been identified, plutonium (plu) and pan gu (png), that regulate DNA replication at the onset of development...
  15. CELL CYCLE CONTROL IN EARLY DROSOPHILA DEVELOPMENT
    Terry Orr Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The PAN GU (PNG) protein kinase is required specifically to promote mitosis and limit DNA replication during the S-M cycles...
  16. Molecular Mechanisms for Regulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Myosin Phosphatase
    Masumi Eto; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Relevance) Drugs, blocking the contraction, are used for treatment of hypertension, asthma and erectile dysfunction. The results of this project will expose potential therapeutic targets for smooth muscle diseases. ..
  17. Regulation Vascular Smooth Muscle Myosin Phosphatase
    Masumi Eto; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Relevance) Drugs, blocking the contraction, are used for treatment of hypertension, asthma and erectile dysfunction. The results of this project will expose potential therapeutic targets for smooth muscle diseases. ..
  18. Chloroquine Resistance and pfcrt Variants in PNG
    Peter Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in PNG, and as drug treatment is the only effective means of control for clinical malaria, an improved understanding of ..
  19. Developmental Regulation of the Cell Cycle in Drosophila
    Laura Lee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..are required for regulation of the streamlined "S-M" cycles characteristic of this developmental stage: pan gu (png), plutonium (plu), and giant nuclei (gnu)...