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Example 1. Antinociceptive effect of the essential oil of Zingiber zerumbet in mice: Possible mechanisms, Mohamed Hanief Khalida, Muhammad Nadeem Akhtarc, et al., Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Vol. 137, Issue 1, 1 September 2011, Pages 345-351.
Example 2. Targeting the lymphatics using dendritic polymers (dendrimers), Lisa M. Kaminskasa, Christopher J.H. Porter, Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, Volume 63, Issues 10-11, 10 September 2011, Pages 890-900.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addr.2011.05.016
Example 3. Layer-by-layer capsules for magnetic resonance imaging and drug delivery, Hua Ai, Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, Volume 63, Issue 9, 14 August 2011, Pages 772-788. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addr.2011.03.013
Example 4. Cross talk between activation of microglia and astrocytes in pathological conditions in the central nervous system, W. Liu, Y. Tang, J. Feng, Life Sciences, Volume 89, Issues 5-6, 1 August 2011, Pages 141-146. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lfs.2011.05.011
Example 5. ABT-737 overcomes Bcl-2 mediated resistance to doxorubicin–DNA adducts, Michal Ugarenko, Abraham Nudelman, Biochemical Pharmacology, Volume 79, Issue 3, 1 February 2010, Pages 339-349.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bcp.2009.09.004
Example 6. Hydrotropic oligomer-conjugated glycol chitosan as a carrier of paclitaxel: Synthesis, characterization, and in vivo biodistribution, G. Saravanakumar, Kyung Hyun Min, et al., Journal of Controlled Release, Volume 140, Issue 3, 16 December 2009, Pages 210-217.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jconrel.2009.06.015
Example 7. Total synthesis of diastereomeric marine butenolides possessing a syn-aldol subunit at C10 and C11 and the related C11-ketone, Yan Wang, Wei-Min Dai, Tetrahedron, Volume 66, Issue 1, 2 January 2010, Pages 187-196.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2009.10.115
Example 8. Moulting of insect tracheae captured by light and electron-microscopy in the metathoracic femur of a third instar locust Locusta migratoria, Edward P. Snelling, Roger S. Seymour, Sue Runciman, Journal of Insect Physiology, Volume 57, Issue 9, September 2011, Pages 1312-1316.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2011.06.006
Example 9. Biodegradable star HPMA polymer–drug conjugates: Biodegradability, distribution and anti-tumor efficacy, Tomáš Etrych, Lubomír Kovář, et al., Journal of Controlled Release, Volume 154, Issue 3, 25 September 2011, Pages 241-248.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jconrel.2011.06.015
Example 10. Keyframe-based recognition and localization during video-rate parallel tracking and mapping, R.O. Castle, D.W. Murray, Image and Vision Computing, Volume 29, Issue 8, July 2011, Pages 524-532. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.imavis.2011.05.002
Example 11. Self-encoded marker for optical prospective head motion correction in MRI, Christoph Forman, Murat Aksoy, Medical Image Analysis, Volume 15, Issue 5, October 2011, Pages 708-719. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.media.2011.05.018
Example 12. Automatic inference of articulated spine models in CT images using high-order Markov Random Fields, Samuel Kadoury, Hubert Labelle, Nikos Paragios, Medical Image Analysis, Volume 15, Issue 4, August 2011, Pages 426-437.
Example 13. Extracting skeletal muscle fiber fields from noisy diffusion tensor data, David I.W. Levin, Benjamin Gilles, et. al, Medical Image Analysis, Volume 15, Issue 3, June 2011, Pages 340-353.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.media.2011.01.005
Example 14. Modifying organic/metal interface via solvent treatment to improve electron injection in organic light emitting diodes, Q. Wang, Y. Zhou, Organic Electronics, Volume 12, Issue 11, November 2011, Pages 1858-1863.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orgel.2011.07.021
Example 15. Efficient large area semitransparent organic solar cells based on highly transparent and conductive ZTO/Ag/ZTO multilayer top electrodes, Thomas Winkler, Hans Schmidt, et al., Organic Electronics, Volume 12, Issue 10, October 2011, Pages 1612-1618.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orgel.2011.06.015
Example 16. Improved synthesis of disaccharides with Escherichia coli β-galactosidase using bio-solvents derived from glycerol, María Pérez-Sánchez, Álvaro Cortés Cabrera, Tetrahedron, Volume 67, Issue 40, 7 October 2011, Pages 7708-7712.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2011.08.009