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The Extract of Rhodobacter sphaeroides Inhibits Melanogenesis through the MEK/ERK Signaling Pathway
TLDR
Lycogen is established as a new target in melanogenesis and a mechanism of action through the ERK signaling pathway is suggested, suggested that Lycogen may have potential cosmetic usage in the future.
An Intermediate in the evolution of superfast sonic muscles
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The pearl perch, an advanced perciform teleost unrelated to ophidiiform fishes, uses a slow type mechanism to produce the major portion of the sound pulse during recoil, but the swimbladder is stretched by a fast muscle.
The Functional Haplotypes of CHRM3 Modulate mRNA Expression and Associate with Bladder Cancer among a Chinese Han Population in Kaohsiung City
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This is the first genetic association study that reveals the genetic contribution of CHRM3 gene in bladder cancer etiology.
Effect of dietary lipid on growth, expression of canthaxanthin‐based coloration, digestive enzymes activities and immunity in blood parrot cichlid Amphilophus citrinellus × Paraneetroplus synspilus
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Considering redness, lightness and specific growth rate are most important variables, a diet containing lipid 115.0 g/kg can be recommended for blood parrot cichlid.
Amelioration of Dextran Sodium Sulfate-Induced Colitis in Mice by Rhodobacter sphaeroides Extract
TLDR
It is identified that Lycogen™ is an anti-inflammatory agent with the capacity to ameliorate DSS-induced colitis and dramatically prolonged the survival of mice with severe colitis.
Study on the Accumulation of Heavy Metals in Shallow-Water and Deep-Sea Hagfishes
  • K. Chiu, H. Mok
  • Chemistry, Medicine
    Archives of environmental contamination and…
  • 1 May 2011
TLDR
Select heavy metals, including iron (Fe), manganese (Mn), copper (Cu), zinc (Zn), arsenic (As), selenium (Se), cadmium (Cd), mercury (Hg), and lead (Pb), were analyzed and compared in two hagfish species caught in southwestern Taiwanese waters to understand the bioaccumulation characteristics of heavy metals in deep-sea scavengers.
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