Tag: "fatty" at biology news
100 percent of pregnant women have at least one kind of pesticide in their placenta
...ssimilated by our body, and are accumulated in the fatty
parts of our tissues. This is especially worrying for pregnant women. During the gestation period, all the contaminants accumulated in the organism have direct access to the microenvironment where the embryo/foetus develops. The doctoral thesis Exp...
Keeping the immune system from starting a 'food fight'
...etabolic syndrome—including insulin resistance and fatty
liver disease—even while eating a regular diet. ...metabolic disorders, including insulin resistance, fatty
liver disease, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. This cluster of chronic diseases now con...
Potent possibilities for parasite attack
...arget is the CFAS gene that codes for cyclopropane fatty
acid synthase, an enzyme that may be involved in producing components of the cell membrane. CFAS is present in the genomes of L. braziliensis and L. infantum, but is absent from the human genome. The parasite genes are thought to have been acquired f...
In mice, drug protects against diabetes and atherosclerosis
...ases such as atherosclerosis, type 2 diabetes, and fatty
liver disease never developed. Recently, researche...igh amounts of cholesterol and consume dangerously fatty
foods. Use of the compound not only appears to prevent the development of these diseases, but also t...
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