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    • Convergent Evolution of Novel Protein Function in Shrew and Lizard Venom 

      Aminetzach, Yael T.; Srouji, John Robert; Kong, Chung Yin; Hoekstra, Hopi E. (Elsevier BV, 2009)
      How do proteins evolve novel functions? To address this question, we are studying the evolution of a mammalian toxin, the serine protease BLTX [1], from the salivary glands of the North American shrew Blarina brevicauda. ...
    • Impact of Reduced Tobacco Smoking on Lung Cancer Mortality in the United States During 1975–2000 

      Moolgavkar, Suresh H.; Holford, Theodore R.; Levy, David T.; Foy, Millenia; Clarke, Lauren; Jeon, Jihyoun; Hazelton, William D.; Meza, Rafael; Schultz, Frank; McCarthy, William; Boer, Robert; Gorlova, Olga; Kimmel, Marek; de Koning, Harry J.; Feuer, Eric J.; Kong, Chung Yin; Gazelle, Guy Scott; McMahon, Pamela Markell (Oxford University Press, 2012)
      Background: Considerable effort has been expended on tobacco control strategies in the United States since the mid-1950s. However, we have little quantitative information on how changes in smoking behaviors have impacted ...