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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 45
Published: 06 December 1984
EISBN: 978-3-318-04229-0
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 96
Published: 30 June 2022
EISBN: 978-3-318-07015-6
... Abstract The optimum growth and body composition of the preterm baby is unknown despite non-evidence-based opinions that this should mimic that of the full-term infant. The relationship between body composition at birth, in both preterm and full-term babies, and later cardiometabolic outcomes...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 87
Published: 24 March 2017
EISBN: 978-3-318-05956-4
... Abstract Appropriate complementary food is a must for optimum growth of infants and children. The food should be diverse and be given in sufficient quantities 2-4 times a day depending upon age. Poverty, food insecurity, and lack of awareness regarding the choice of nutritious food ingredients...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 55
Published: 29 November 2021
EISBN: 978-3-318-06608-1
... as well as methods to assess sunscreen substantivity to water are required. Continuous improvement and, if necessary, extension of the test methods are important to provide optimum protection from harmful sun rays to the consumer. This work documents the historical background of the development...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 10
Published: 29 April 1981
EISBN: 978-3-318-03447-9
... that SCBP is an interfilamentous matrix substance of epidermal keratin (Dale et al., Nature, 276: 729, 1978, see Ref. 13).Electron microscopic and biochemical analyses were performed to determine the optimum molar ratio of SCBP and keratin filaments (average subunit molecular weight, 62,000). The optimum...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 54
Published: 21 August 2018
EISBN: 978-3-318-06385-1
...; provides optimum conditions for the proper functions of a plethora of molecules; behaves as an extra- and intracellular signaling system; exerts protective functions, and so on. The versatile role of pH requires delicate, well-orchestrated regulatory machineries that are controlled by a multitude...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 189
Published: 22 December 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05929-8
... Abstract Background: Although various types of materials have been used widely in dialyzers, most biomaterials lack the desired functional properties to interface with blood and have not been engineered for optimum performance. Therefore, there is increasing demand to develop novel...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 78
Published: 19 April 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05802-4
... Abstract The optimum technique for biopsy assessment of the nature of a major salivary gland mass remains controversial. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) has been the traditional and popular choice, but sampling of cellular clusters is largely associated with high non-diagnostic and false...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 49
Published: 12 February 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05586-3
... between individuals, how it differs based on clinical presentation, and how it alters with age is important in developing optimum therapies to maintain healthy skin that provides the best protection. Biological Variation of the Skin Barrier with Age Throughout our lives, the skin barrier undergoes...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 84
Published: 18 January 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05599-3
... biomarkers in many domains, but especially in the study of nutrient-gene interactions and regarding the effects of nutritional status on the epigenome. Each of these applications imposes different constraints on the methodology though in all cases the optimum biomarker would have high sensitivity...
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Book: Cornea
Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 6
Published: 11 August 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-05453-8
... Abstract The cornea remains in a state of deturgescence, maintained by the endothelial cell Na+/K+ ATPase and by tight junctions between endothelial cells that limit the entrance of fluid into the stroma. By maintaining an optimum level of corneal hydration, endothelial cells preserve...
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Series: Frontiers of Oral Biology
Volume: 17
Published: 30 July 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-02461-6
... dental practice is highly reliant on the selection of appropriate materials for optimum function and benefit to the patient. Dentistry, perhaps, has the unique distinction of using the widest variety of materials, ranging from polymers, metals, ceramics, inorganic salts to composite materials. So far...