Azizeh Afkham-Ebrahimi

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A novel assay for 5'-nucleotidase is described in which 1,N6-etheno-AMP is converted into ethenoadenosine. The product ethenoadenosine is neither a substrate for nor an inhibitor of adenosine deaminase. Ethenoadenosine appears to have little effect at adenosine receptors on adipose-tissue cells.
Background: Cosmetic rhinoplasty is now carried out increasingly in an attempt to solve the psychological and social problems of people who are discontent with their nose. Little is known about either the psychological status of persons who seek rhinoplasty or potential psychological changes following surgery. The challenge that faces surgeons, is how to(More)
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