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The authors thank Dr. R. E. Williams of this institute for providing the Ac-FKKSFKL-NH2 PKC substrate, D. Song for technical support, and B. Chakravarthy and Y. Wang for constructive discussions. This investigation was supported in part by the Astra/Canada Neuroprotection Network research collaboration jointly funded by the National Research Council Canada and Astra Arcus and grant ST2715 of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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