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BACKGROUND Dunaliella salina Teodoresco, a unicellular, halophilic green alga belonging to the Chlorophyceae, is among the most industrially important microalgae. This is because D. salina can produce massive amounts of beta-carotene, which can be collected for commercial purposes, and because of its potential as a feedstock for biofuels production.(More)
PURPOSE To describe the history, clinical findings, and possible etiologies of ophthalmic findings discovered in 7 astronauts after long-duration space flight, and document vision changes in approximately 300 additional astronauts. DESIGN Retrospective, observational examination of ophthalmic findings in 7 astronauts and analysis of postflight(More)
Cellular senescence, which is known to halt proliferation of aged and stressed cells, plays a key role against cancer development and is also closely associated with organismal aging. While increased insulin-like growth factor (IGF) signaling induces cell proliferation, survival and cancer progression, disrupted IGF signaling is known to enhance longevity(More)
i ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to thank the members of the Yurok Environmental Monitoring Workgroup, staff), and Chuck Striplen (former Hoopa Valley Tribal staff/Ohlone). We would also like to respectively, and especially their staff Jeff Dolf and Dave Cavyell. We would also like to thank the personnel at the Simpson Timber Company for their assistance,(More)
The objective of this study was to assess the knowledge and attitudes of people living in two French counties. The data were collected from 1777 adults in the general population who were interviewed. Knowledge of and attitudes toward epilepsy in these French samples proved largely favorable: 90.6% identified epilepsy as different from a mental disorder or(More)
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