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The influence of color, age, and sex on the content of zinc, copper, nickel, manganese, and lead in human hair
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In female hair the content of metals was higher than in male hair independently of color, and age seems to have a different influence, with the copper element decreasing appreciably in brown and blond female hair as the age of the subjects increased.
Importance of L-tryptophan metabolism in trypanosomiasis.
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The presence of seric antibodies directed to a tryptophan-like epitope in trypanosome infected patients and animals and in vivo inhibition of IDO by norharman provokes a dramatic increase in circulating parasite number show the essential role of tryPTophan in parasite growth.
Developments in Tryptophan and Serotonin Metabolism
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It is shown that interferon (IFN)-y-activated, native human astrocytes express IDO activity, and for the first time that IFN-y induced IDOActivity is also effective in inhibiting the growth of Herpes Simplex Virus inAstrocyte cultures.
Recent Advances in Tryptophan Research: Tryptophan and Serotonin Pathways
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This volume contains the proceedings of the Eighth International Meeting on Tryptophan Research, held in Padova to commemorate Prof. Luigi Musajo twenty years after his death and the editors dedicate this book to him in recognition of his pioneering work in tryptophan metabolism.
Laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry in the study of natural and synthetic melanins. II--Serotonin melanins.
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Comparison of molecular weight distributions of the various oligomer sets in serotonin melanins with those in tyrosine melanins revealed clear differences, which are investigated and discussed.
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