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Plant mitochondrial pathway leading to programmed cell death
Programmed cell death (PCD) is a finely tuned process of multicellular organisms. In higher plants, PCD regulates many developmental processes and the response of host plants to incompatibleExpand
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BMAP-28, an Antibiotic Peptide of Innate Immunity, Induces Cell Death through Opening of the Mitochondrial Permeability Transition Pore
ABSTRACT BMAP-28, a bovine antimicrobial peptide of the cathelicidin family, induces membrane permeabilization and death in human tumor cell lines and in activated, but not resting, humanExpand
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Transport and accumulation of flavonoids in grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.)
Flavonoids are a group of secondary metabolites widely distributed in plants that represent a huge portion of the soluble phenolics present in grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.). These compounds playExpand
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Cyclosporin A Induces the Opening of a Potassium-Selective Channel in Higher Plant Mitochondria
The immunosuppressive drug, cyclosporin A (CsA), induces the generation of a transmembrane electrical potential difference (Δ Ψ) in deenergized plant mitochondria incubated in sucrose-based media.Expand
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Origin and growth of weathering crusts on ancient marbles in industrial atmosphere
Abstract The origin and growth of weathering crusts on the ancient marbles of ruins of the Sanctuary of Demeter in the industrial atmosphere of Eleusis in Greece have been investigated. A systematicExpand
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ATP-dependent and ionophore-induced proton translocation in pea stem microsomal vesicles
The presence of an electrogenic pump in pea stem microsomal vesicles has already been demonstrated, but no evidence on the nature of the electrogenic ion has been presented (Rasi-Caldogno, F., DeExpand
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Effect of cyclosporin A on energy coupling in pea stem mitochondria
Effect of cyclosporin A on energy coupling in pea stem mitochondria is studied. It is found that incubation of mitochondria with 100 nM FCCP and/or CAtr, oligomycin, CaCl2, palmitate and ADP results,Expand
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Increased serum IgE and increased prevalence of eosinophilia in 9-year-old children of smoking parents.
We studied the relationship of serum IgE levels and eosinophil counts with passive smoking in 9-year-old, nonselected children from three Italian towns near Rome. Male children of smoking parents hadExpand
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Modulation of a Plant Mitochondrial K+ATP Channel and Its Involvement in Cytochrome c Release
Pea stem mitochondria, resuspended in a KCl medium (de-energized mitochondria), underwent a swelling, as a consequence of K+ entry, that was inhibited by ATP. This inhibition was partially restoredExpand
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Some mechanisms of centrally induced eye pressure responses.
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