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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 200
Published: 07 August 2023
10.1159/000526729
EISBN: 978-3-318-07124-5
... ). Moreover, the presence of albumin seems to determine a decrease in adsorption capacity probably due to its competition with the resin for bilirubin adsorption [ 21 ]. Fig. 2. Mechanism of action of polystyrene-divinylbenzene cartridge. When albumin-bilirubin complexes flow through the cartridge...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 45
Published: 27 May 2021
10.1159/000514957
EISBN: 978-3-318-06844-3
... as reminiscent of a motor rather than an arousal system. Brain function relies on context-appropriate changes in the dynamics of neuronal electrical membrane potential (action potential firing). This is the primary determinant of neurotransmitter release, including hypocretin/orexin transmitters...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 53
Published: 16 October 2019
10.1159/000494901
EISBN: 978-3-318-06471-1
... Abstract Adipose tissue is an important target of androgen action in humans. Androgens exert important effects on adipose tissue biology, including fat mass expansion and distribution, insulin signalling and lipid metabolism. In conditions of female androgen excess such as polycystic ovary...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 23
Published: 15 September 2014
10.1159/000362469
EISBN: 978-3-318-02700-6
... Abstract Severe resistance to the metabolic actions of insulin is seen in a range of heterogeneous genetic disorders. Traditionally, linkage studies, homozygosity mapping, and candidate gene sequencing have been the mainstay of efforts to discover the genes harbouring the underlying causal...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 27
Published: 15 September 2014
10.1159/000363610
EISBN: 978-3-318-02559-0
... Abstract Androgens are important for male sex development and physiology. Their actions are mediated by the androgen receptor (AR), a ligand-dependent nuclear transcription factor. The activity of the AR is controlled at multiple stages due to ligand binding and induced structural changes...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 78
Published: 27 January 2014
10.1159/000354927
EISBN: 978-3-318-02531-6
... knowledge to action and from action to impact, there has been a variable and dramatic gap which can be mended with other policy tools. Beyond technical considerations, conviction, commitment and mystique are in my view and experience those critical factors. The other issue is close relation between academia...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 24
Published: 04 February 2013
10.1159/000342502
EISBN: 978-3-318-02268-1
... Abstract Glucocorticoids regulate a variety of physiological processes, and are commonly used to treat disorders of inflammation, autoimmune diseases, and cancer. Glucocorticoid action is predominantly mediated through the classic glucocorticoid receptor (GR), but sensitivity to glucocorticoids...
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Published: 01 February 2011
10.1159/000321945
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9665-7
... 2 and NO production, and these responses were mitigated by propargylglycine. We conclude that H 2 S increases HCO 3 ̅ secretion in the rat duodenum, and that this action is partly mediated by PG and NO as well as by capsaicin-sensitive afferent neurons. It is assumed that endogenous H 2 S...
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Series: Modern Trends in Psychiatry
Volume: 27
Published: 17 November 2010
10.1159/000319514
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9606-0
... Abstract It is now commonly accepted that neuronal plasticity plays a central role in depression and antidepressant drug action. Accumulating evidence from studies in both humans and animals suggests that depression is associated with alterations in the cellular architecture of specific brain...
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Series: Modern Trends in Psychiatry
Volume: 27
Published: 17 November 2010
10.1159/000319515
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9606-0
... hippocampal neurogenesis, has been suggested to be an endpoint of MDD and of antidepressant action. The observation that neurogenesis is increased by antidepressants and that factors involved in the etiology of MDD such as chronic stress can lead to a decrease in neurogenesis and in functional integrity...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 45
Published: 11 May 2010
10.1159/000315027
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9419-6
... Abstract Objective: The purpose of this review is to outline the mechanism of action of a novel ocular lubricant incorporating hydroxypropyl-guar (HPG) and the demulcents polyethylene glycol 400 and propylene glycol. Methods: The literature relating to the mechanism of action of Systane...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 52
Published: 05 June 2008
10.1159/000134282
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8490-6
... Abstract Background/Aims: Tai Chi (TC) practice has been shown to improve leg musclestrength among elders. This study examined the leg muscle action patterns during a typical TCmovement, and their relationship with knee extensor strength and knee flexion angle in singleleg stance. Methods...
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Series: Current Directions in Autoimmunity
Volume: 10
Published: 26 May 2008
10.1159/000131753
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8392-3
... Abstract The mode of action of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) is complex. An ongoingresearch continues to elaborate and identify novel mechanisms. Recent advances have demonstratedthat IVIg has direct effect on keratinocytes, the target cells of autoimmune blisteringdiseases. IVIg protects...
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Series: Advances in Cardiology
Volume: 42
Published: 04 May 2006
10.1159/000092563
EISBN: 978-3-318-01317-7
... Abstract Pacemaker cells in the heart generate periodic electrical signals that are conducted tothe working myocardium via the specialized conduction system. Effective cell-to-cell communicationis critical for rapid, uniform conduction of cardiac action potentials - a prerequisitefor effective...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series: Clinical & Performance Program
Volume: 10
Published: 15 February 2005
10.1159/000083308
EISBN: 978-3-318-01164-7