Transfus Apher Sci 2015 Aug 16;53(1):69-73. Epub 2015 Mar 16.
Human Identification Unit, School of Health Sciences, Health Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia. Electronic address:
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Environ Health Prev Med 2018 Sep 27;23(1):46. Epub 2018 Sep 27.
Ethiopian Institute of Water Resources, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Background: Diarrheal disease attributable to water and sanitation can be prevented using point-of-use water treatment. In Ethiopia, a small number of households treat water at point-of-use with appropriate methods. However, evidence on factors associated with household use of these treatment methods is scarce. Read More
J Dermatol Sci 2018 May 1;90(2):180-189. Epub 2018 Feb 1.
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea; Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea; Institute of Human-Environment Interface Biology, Medical Research Center, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea; Laboratory of Cutaneous Aging Research, Biomedical Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea; Institute on Aging, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:
Background: Ultraviolet (UV) radiation plays important roles in various skin diseases including premature aging and cancer. UV has been shown to regulate the expressions of many genes including matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs). Gasdermin C (GSDMC) belongs to Gasdermin family and is known to be expressed in the epithelial cells of many tissues including the skin. Read More
Exp Mol Pathol 2017 02 7;102(1):86-96. Epub 2017 Jan 7.
Department of Physiology, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi, Delhi 110007, India.
Background: Alveolar epithelial cell injury has been proposed as a causative factor for the onset and progression of pulmonary fibrosis. However, the role of type II alveolar epithelial cells (AECs) in the epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) is controversial.
Aims: The present study performed in rats instilled with bleomycin investigated a) the expressions of the insulin growth factor (IGF-1) and insulin growth factor binding protein 5 (IGFBP-5) and transforming growth factor (TGF-β1) in the type II AECs, b) the role of type II AECs in EMT and extracellular matrix (ECM) formation and, c) the effect of pioglitazone on all the above parameters. Read More
Eur Neurol Rev 2016 ;11(1):20-21
Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson's and Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, US.
Much of the clinical and research attention for Parkinson's Disease (PD) has focused on mild to moderate stages. As the disease advances, it can become difficult for patients to attend clinical visits. These patients are often lost to follow-up, and consequently, vanish from the pool of potential research subjects who could inform our management of this understudied population. Read More
Acta Physiol Scand 2004 Oct;182(2):133-43
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
Aims: Adenosine is involved in classic pre-conditioning (PC) in most species, acting through especially adenosine A1 and A3 receptors. We studied whether the adenosine A1 receptor (A1R) was important for remote, delayed adaptation to ischaemia using a mouse with targeted deletion of the A1R gene.
Methods: Remote, delayed adaptation was evoked by brain ischaemia (BIPC) through bilateral ligation of the internal carotid arteries. Read More