Oxidative stress: Mechanism of cell death clarified
... mitochondria to the cell nucleus, was identified as another important event in this signaling cascade.
The fact that oxidative stress is a major inducer
of cell death is a well accepted current model. Until now however, the source and nature of the reactive oxygen species has remained obscure, as have ...
1 person out of every 1,000 has synaesthesia, in which an individual can smell a sound
... perception of a determined stimulus activates a different subjective perception with no external stimulus (in science, the evoker stimulus is called inducer
and the additional experience concurrent).
In the department of Experimental Psychology and Physiology at the University of Granada , a ...
Scientists solve structure of key protein in innate immune response
... and Technology. "LPS is the most famous and probably the most important inducer
of the innate immune response."
Dr. Lee and his colleagues solved the ... time without clear success," explains Dr. Lee. "Since LPS is an important inducer
of septic shock, blocking LPS receptors such as CD14 are among the most ...
Developing uses for sugar-cane bagasse: Biotechnology applied to the paper industry
... Furthermore, this process can be adapted to the processing of other raw materials (wood, cereals). Investigation of the use of methanol as laccase inducer
can, similarly, be envisaged as a way of recycling this compound, which constitutes one of the main pollutants emitted by the paper industry. ...
Antioxidant protects against lung damage in silicosis
... from lung lesions, it could also represent a novel biomarker for evaluating the severity of silicosis.
In their mouse studies, hemin, a potent inducer
of HO-1, suppressed acute inflammation after silica exposure, whereas zinc protoporphyrin, an inhibitor of HO-1, accelerated the development of ...
New genes implicated in rheumatoid arthritis
... was also found over-expressed in the synovial tissue of OA patients. The third most significantly over-expressed gene was cysteine-rich, angiogenic inducer
61 (Cyr61), well-established for its role in the formation of new blood vessels.
"Our findings provide the first evidence that laeverin is ...
The evolutionary triumph of flower power
... is that flowers are exploiting an emotional niche. They make us happy," McGuire says. "Because they are a source of pleasure ?a positive emotion inducer
?we take care of them. In that sense they're like dogs. They are the pets of the plant world."
Psychologist Haviland-Jones had conducted three ...