Genomes and Genes
University of Manitoba
Organization: University of Manitoba
- From individuals to complex systems: exploring the sexual networks of men who have sex with men in three cities of Karnataka, IndiaRobert Lorway
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, R070 Med Rehab Building, 771 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, R3E 0T6, Canada
Sex Transm Infect 86:iii70-78. 2010..This paper analyses a set of sexual contact network (SCN) snapshots in relation to ethnographic findings to reorientate individual-level explanations of risk behaviour in terms of more complex systems...
- An integrated analysis of genes and pathways exhibiting metabolic differences between estrogen receptor positive breast cancer cellsSoma Mandal
Manitoba Institute of Cell Biology, University of Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg Manitoba, R3E 0V9, Canada
BMC Cancer 7:181. 2007..The sex hormone estrogen (E2) is pivotal to normal mammary gland growth and differentiation and in breast carcinogenesis. In this in silico study, we examined metabolic differences between ER(+)ve breast cancer cells during E2 deprivation...
- Community-based conservation in a globalized worldFikret Berkes
Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:15188-93. 2007....
- Hospitalization-based major comorbidity of inflammatory bowel disease in CanadaCharles N Bernstein
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical and Research Centre, Winnipeg, Canada
Can J Gastroenterol 21:507-11. 2007..To define the patterns of hospitalization for known major comorbidities associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in Canada...
- Registered nurses' perspectives on tobacco reduction: views from Western CanadaAnnette S H Schultz
Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Can J Nurs Res 38:192-211. 2006..Additionally, response differences between hospital sites suggest that the integration of tobacco reduction into practice will require a commitment by both nurses and hospitals...
- Gene expression for enzymes and transporters involved in regulating adenosine and inosine levels in rat forebrain neurons, astrocytes and C6 glioma cellsFiona E Parkinson
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
J Neurosci Res 84:801-8. 2006..Thus, cell type differences in adenosine formation and release are primarily a function of differences in expression of purinergic enzymes and transporters...
- The influence of health insurance on hospital admission and length of stay--the case of VietnamArdeshir Sepehri
Department of Economics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man, Canada
Soc Sci Med 63:1757-70. 2006..The influence of insurance on the LOS is also found to be stronger in the North than in the South and stronger for patients admitted to provincial hospitals rather than district hospitals...
- Lack of animal welfare assessment regarding trans-vaginal spaying of heifersKelli K R Pinner
Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation National Excellence Award Laureate, Office of the Chief Veterinarian, Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives, 545 University Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Can Vet J 47:266-72, 274. 2006
- The high-affinity IgE receptor (FcepsilonRI): a critical regulator of airway smooth muscle cells?Abdelilah Soussi Gounni
Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 291:L312-21. 2006..This and other evidence discussed in this review provide an emerging view of FcepsilonR/IgE network as a critical modulator of ASM cell function in allergic asthma...
- Factors influencing farmers' concerns regarding bovine tuberculosis in wildlife and livestock around Riding Mountain National ParkRyan K Brook
Department of Environment and Geography, Clayton H Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
J Environ Manage 80:156-66. 2006....
- Bioactive C-glycosides from bacterial secondary metabolismPhilip G Hultin
Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
Curr Top Med Chem 5:1299-331. 2005..Prospects for biosynthetic engineering, combinatorial biosynthesis, or glycorandomization in C-glycosidic natural products are briefly discussed...
- Data quality in an information-rich environment: Canada as an exampleLeslie L Roos
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 4th Floor Brodie Centre, Room 408, 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3P5, Canada
Can J Aging 24:153-70. 2005..The research potential of the information-rich environments being created highlights the importance of data quality...
- INSL3 in the benign hyperplastic and neoplastic human prostate glandThomas Klonisch
Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Medicine, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0W3, Canada
Int J Oncol 27:307-15. 2005..In conclusion, we have identified a functional INSL3-LGR8 ligand-receptor system in human prostate carcinoma cells...
- Distribution of phenotypically disparate myocyte subpopulations in airway smooth muscleAndrew J Halayko
Department of Physiology, Manitoba Institute of Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Can J Physiol Pharmacol 83:104-16. 2005..The distinct roles of these subgroups could be a key determinant of normal and pathological lung development and biology...
- Hue-specific colour memory impairment in an individual with intact colour perception and colour namingL S Jakobson
Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada
Neuropsychologia 46:22-36. 2008..This interesting case contributes to the literature suggesting that colour perception, naming, and memory can be clinically dissociated, and provides insights into the organization of colour information in memory...
- Analysis of temporal pattern of swallowing mechanismMohammad Aboofazeli
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:5591-4. 2006..Experimental results suggest that the proposed method is efficient in the study of temporal pattern of swallowing mechanism and can provide an objective and accurate approach for swallowing mechanism analysis...
- Web-based instruction: getting faculty onboardUlysses Lahaie
Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
J Prof Nurs 23:335-42. 2007..Some recommendations are included for faculty who are considering teaching online. In this article, distance education refers to an asynchronous, web-based, and online format...
- Youth's perspectives on the determinants of healthRoberta L Woodgate
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Qual Health Res 20:1173-82. 2010..The results highlight that the concept of health normalized by academics and public policy experts-as being inclusive of the broader determinants of health-might not be congruent with how youth regard health...
- The integration of bio-medicine and culturally based alternative medicine: implications for health care providers and patientsBrenda Lovell
University of Manitoba, 490 Drake Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 5V4
Glob Health Promot 16:65-8. 2009..Insufficient scientific studies about CAM has reduced acceptance and educational opportunities to learn about CAM are limited. Ideas for policy and research are forming...
- Dapagliflozin: where does it fit in the treatment of type 2 diabetes?Vincent C Woo
Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Health Science Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3P4, Canada
Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:2527-35. 2009..Clinical trials are defining the characteristics of this new class of medication and initial results are promising...
- Dynamics of work limitation and work in AustraliaUmut Oguzoglu
Department of Economics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Health Econ 19:656-69. 2010..Unobserved factors that jointly drive work limitation and participation are also shown to be crucial, especially for women...
- Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are associated with a modest increase in the risk of upper gastrointestinal bleedingLaura E Targownik
Section of Gastroenterology, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, 804E 715 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Am J Gastroenterol 104:1475-82. 2009..The role for PPIs in chronic SSRI users without other risk factors remains uncharacterized...
- Applicability and clinical utility of the Client-Centred Strategies FrameworkGayle Restall
Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Can J Occup Ther 75:288-300. 2008..The Client-centred Strategies Framework consists of strategies for facilitating therapists' application of client-centred approaches...
- Method for investigation of oligosaccharides using phenylhydrazine derivatizationErika Lattova
Chemistry Department, University of Manitoba, 144 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R3T 2N2
Methods Mol Biol 534:65-77. 2009..Sialylated oligosaccharides also produce B, C fragment ions and cross-ring cleavage fragments comprising sialic acid...
- Community health clinical education in Canada: part 1--"state of the art"Benita E Cohen
University of Manitoba benita
Int J Nurs Educ Scholarsh 6:Article1. 2009..The national data set generated by this study may have relevance to nursing programs globally...
- An investigation of increases in metamemory confidence across multiple study trialsHeather L Tiede
Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Memory 17:288-300. 2009..In Experiment 2 we investigated whether the modest increases in JOLs that are typically observed over multiple study trials reflects instead an attribution of enhanced fluency, rather than metacognitive understanding per se...
- Concepts and strategies for scaling up focused prevention for sex workers in IndiaJ F Blanchard
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 750 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Sex Transm Infect 84:ii19-23. 2008..To describe the concepts, strategies and field results of a project to scale up prevention programmes and services for female sex workers (FSWs) in Karnataka, India...
- Existence of multiple-stable equilibria for a multi-drug-resistant model of Mycobacterium tuberculosisAbba B Gumel
Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Math Biosci Eng 5:437-55. 2008..Finally, it is shown that the backward bifurcation phenomenon in this model arises due to the exogenous re-infection property of tuberculosis...
- Case report of visceral ischemia: the "tail" of an intra-aortic balloon pumpJustin Rivard
Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1167-8. 2008
- Nickel allergy and orthodontics, a review and report of two casesJ Noble
Department of Preventive Dental Sciences, Division of Orthodontics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Br Dent J 204:297-300. 2008..This paper provides a summary of nickel allergy, its epidemiology, diagnosis and recommendations and alternatives to treatment. A detailed description of two cases where it was discovered in orthodontic patients is also reported...
- The Pediatric Investigators Collaborative Network on Infections in Canada study of predictors of hospitalization for respiratory syncytial virus infection for infants born at 33 through 35 completed weeks of gestationBarbara J Law
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba and the Winnipeg Health Sciences Center, Winnipeg, Canada
Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:806-14. 2004..This study sought to identify independent risk factors for hospitalization for RSV infection...
- The effects of prolonged gum chewing on salivary flow rate and compositionC Dawes
Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba, 780 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Man, Canada R3E 0W2
Arch Oral Biol 49:665-9. 2004..To determine the effect of gum chewing for 2 h on salivary flow rate and composition...
- Apoptosis: a method for evaluating the cryopreservation of whole blood and peripheral blood mononuclear cellsK R Fowke
Department of Cell Biology, BBI Biotech Research Laboratories, 217 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg, MD 20877, USA
J Immunol Methods 244:139-44. 2000..This study indicates that careful consideration should be given to storage conditions and that apoptosis can be used as a sensitive measure of cell fitness following cryopreservation...
- Percent body fat and bone mass in healthy Canadian females 10 to 19 years of ageH A Weiler
Department of Foods and Nutrition, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Bone 27:203-7. 2000..The females in this study appeared to be within reference limits for percent body fat. However, greater amounts of body fat relative to weight could be a marker for lifestyles that do not support attainment of optimal peak bone mass...
- Zinc is the toxic factor in the lung response to an atmospheric particulate sampleI Y Adamson
Department of Pathology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 166:111-9. 2000..This suggests that a high soluble metal content of atmospheric dust, in this case the zinc level, may be a crucial factor in determining pulmonary cell reactivity to inhaled particulates...
- How Baby-Friendly are Manitoba hospitals? The Provincial Infant Feeding Study. Breastfeeding Promotion Steering Committee of ManitobaP J Martens
Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
Can J Public Health 91:51-7. 2000..04); temporarily interrupting breastfeeding while in hospital (adjusted RR = 4.9, 95% CI 2.7-8.9, p = 0.0001); no previous breastfeeding experience (adjusted RR = 2.5, 95% CI 1.4-4.4, p = 0.002); and Grade 12 or less maternal education...
- Functional status of the immune system after chronic administration of 2'-deoxycoformycin in the BB ratJ A Thliveris
Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Histol Histopathol 15:21-7. 2000..Further studies are needed to determine the mechanism of action of dCF in this model of IDDM...
- ApoptosisL G Israels
University of Manitoba, Manitoba Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation, Canada
Oncologist 4:332-9. 1999..With the permission of the authors and publisher. The Oncologist has reproduced the section on apoptosis, which we think our readers will enjoy...
- Inhaled glucocorticoids in children: A favourable therapeutic indexF E Simons
Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Can Respir J 6:175-8. 1999..Inhaled glucocorticoids have a favourable risk to benefit ratio in this population...
- Amount of information on case illustrations in self-help psychology booksJ J Forest
Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Psychol Rep 83:1147-52. 1998..Case illustrations per book in nonbestsellers increased significantly in number over the two decades when compared to bestsellers...
- The acute release of maternal prolactin by instrumental cervical dilatation simulates the second stage of laborP A Fernandes
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Manitoba Women s Hospital, Winnipeg, Canada
J Soc Gynecol Investig 6:22-6. 1999..We hypothesize that artificial stimulation of the cervix causes an acute secretion of maternal prolactin (PRL) that mimics PRL secretion during the second stage of human labor...
- Low MSAFP levels and Williams syndromeB N Chodirker
Department of Human Genetics, University of Manitoba and Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Canada
Am J Med Genet 72:448-50. 1997..Although further confirmation is necessary, it appears that MSAFP levels are lower than the median in WS. This apparent association has implications for counselling women following maternal serum screening...
- Private health care in Canada: savior or siren?C A DeCoster
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, Univ of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Public Health Rep 112:298-305; discussion 306-7. 1997....
- A practical guide to the management of complicated urinary tract infectionL E Nicolle
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Drugs 53:583-92. 1997..No specific agent or class of agents has consistently demonstrated greater therapeutic efficacy where the infecting organism is susceptible to the given agent...
- A new member of the hormonally regulated rodent submaxillary gland glycoprotein gene family: cDNA cloning and tissue specific expressionY Myal
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Mol Cell Endocrinol 120:133-8. 1996..The regulation of the SMGGP gene expression may provide yet another useful model for studying the mechanism of down-regulation of genes by androgen and the identification of tissue specific factors in the lacrimal and submaxillary gland...
- The analysis of repeated measures designs: a reviewH J Keselman
Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, 190 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2
Br J Math Stat Psychol 54:1-20. 2001..Additional topics discussed include analyses for missing data and tests of linear contrasts...
- Hepatic parasympathetic (HISS) control of insulin sensitivity determined by feeding and fastingW W Lautt
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E OW3
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 281:G29-36. 2001..We also tested the hypothesis that HISS release is controlled by the feed/fast status. Feeding resulted in maximal HISS action, which decreased progressively with the duration of fasting...
- Incorporation of map kinases into the platelet cytoskeletonA McNicol
Department of Oral Biology, University of Manitoba, R3E 0W2, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Thromb Res 103:25-34. 2001..These data suggest either that MAP kinases play a role in cytoskeletal rearrangement or that the cytoskeleton act as a frame to align MAP kinases with substrates in a highly integrated signal transduction pathway...
- Stimulus- and cell-type-specific release of purines in cultured rat forebrain astrocytes and neuronsFiona E Parkinson
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
J Neurochem 88:1305-12. 2004..In summary, the metabolic pathways for adenosine formation and release were cell-type dependent whereas the pathways for inosine formation were stimulus dependent...
- New insights into estrogen receptor function in human breast cancerLeigh Murphy
Manitoba Institute of Cell Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 0V9
Ann Med 35:614-31. 2003..Such knowledge is necessary to have a significant impact on better prevention and treatment strategies for human breast cancer...
- Exploring dynamics of abusive lesbian relationships: preliminary analysis of a multisite, qualitative studyJanice L Ristock
Women s Studies Program, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2
Am J Community Psychol 31:329-41. 2003....
- Observer agreement in the grading of oral epithelial dysplasiaD J Brothwell
Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:300-5. 2003..Published studies of OED examiner agreement report relatively low agreement levels; however, these studies were limited by the methodologies employed...
- Health promotion and tobacco control: student nurses' perspectivesKaren Chalmers
Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
J Nurs Educ 42:106-12. 2003..Students expressed considerable uncertainty and conflict concerning individual autonomy around decisions about tobacco use. This resulted in confusion about themselves as role models and their use of health promotion interventions...
- Consequences of hierarchical allocation for the evolution of life-history traitsAnne C Worley
Department of Botany, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada
Am Nat 161:153-67. 2003..Thus, allocation hierarchies can profoundly affect life-history evolution by causing traits to evolve in the opposite direction to that predicted by trade-offs...
- Children living with a parent who has a mental illness: a critical analysis of the literature and research implicationsElaine Mordoch
University of Manitoba, Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Arch Psychiatr Nurs 16:208-16. 2002..The article will propose a program of research that addresses the issues raised in our analysis...
- Furcation therapy with bioabsorbable collagen membrane: a clinical trialVijay K Pruthi
Department of Dental Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
J Can Dent Assoc 68:610-5. 2002....
- Impact of a dental/dental hygiene tobacco-use cessation curriculum on practiceShirley C Gelskey
Department of Dental Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
J Dent Educ 66:1074-8. 2002..A comprehensive TUCC program resulted in an improvement of 11.7 percent for consequences and 23 percent for advice to quit...
- Expression of monolysocardiolipin acyltransferase activity is regulated in concert with the level of cardiolipin and cardiolipin biosynthesis in the mammalian heartWilliam A Taylor
Department of Pharmacology, Centre on Aging, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
BMC Biochem 3:9. 2002..In addition, these parameters were examined in a murine model of cardiac cell differentiation...
- Pharmacokinetics of sufentanil in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgeryR J Hudson
Department of Anesthesia, University of Manitoba, St Boniface General Hospital, 409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R2H 2A6
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 15:693-9. 2001..To determine the pharmacokinetics of sufentanil in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery...
- Connexin26 in adult rodent central nervous system: demonstration at astrocytic gap junctions and colocalization with connexin30 and connexin43J I Nagy
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 3J7
J Comp Neurol 441:302-23. 2001....
- Facilitative and inhibitory effects of cuing sound duration, intensity, and timbreT A Mondor
Department of Psychology, Duff Roblin Bldg, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada
Percept Psychophys 63:726-36. 2001..This pattern establishes the existence of duration-, intensity-, and timbre-based auditory inhibition of return. The theoretical implications of these results are considered...
- Is a maturational lag associated with left-handedness? A research noteW O Eaton
Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 37:613-7. 1996..Repeated failures to confirm the hypothesis with pre-adolescent samples raise serious doubt about the viability of the left-handed developmental lag hypothesis...
- PROPRIOSPINAL NEURONS CONTROLLING LOCOMOTIONLarry Jordan; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- ORTHOGONAL INJECTION TIME OF FLIGHT MASS SPECTROMETRYKenneth Standing; Fiscal Year: 2003..Various protein-ligand, protein-protein and protein-DNA complexes will be examined, and the mass limits of such measurements will be probed. ..
- Impact of Obesity and Sleep Disorders on HealthMeir Kryger; Fiscal Year: 2007..This research may show that OSAS is a cause of the high death rate in obesity, making OSAS, not just obesity, a major public health problem. ..