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The Amino Terminus of Insulin-responsive Aminopeptidase Causes Glut4 Translocation in 3T3-L1 Adipocytes*
The insulin-responsive aminopeptidase (IRAP) is a constituent of the vesicles that contain the insulin-regulated glucose transporter (Glut4). Like Glut4, IRAP translocates to the cell surface inExpand
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Physical properties of straw lignin-based polymer blends
Abstract Lignin powder, obtained from an abundant and low cost source, straw, through a low environmental impact process, the steam explosion, is used for the preparation of blends with low-densityExpand
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The treatment of NAFLD.
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is becoming an increasing cause of chronic liver damage. The decision of start a medical treatment is based on the documented risk of progression to cirrhosisExpand
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SPME-GC-MS analysis of volatile organic compounds in honey from Basilicata. Evidence for the presence of pollutants from anthropogenic activities
Summary Solid-phase microextraction gas chromatography-mass spectrometry analysis of nineteen samples of honey from Basilicata (southern Italy) showed the presence of some flavour components neverExpand
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The Effect of Drying of the Composition of Volatile Organic Compounds in Rosmarinus officinalis, Laurus nobilis, Salvia officinalis and Thymus serpyllum. A HS-SPME-GC-MS Study
Abstract The main components of the volatile fraction of Rosmarinus officinalis L. leaves were α-pinene (23.92 %), camphene (11.50 %), limonene (8.27 %), β-pinene (7.95 %), and camphor (6.11 %).Expand
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Volatile organic compounds from saffron
SPME–GC–MS analysis on four samples of saffron from different areas of Italy and from Iran were performed. Sample 1 was derived from cultivations of Crocus sativus in the zone of Salerno (SouthernExpand
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Use of SPME-GC-MS in the study of time evolution of the constituents of saffron aroma: modifications of the composition during storage.
The effect of storage on the composition of saffron aroma is studied. Six samples of saffron from different areas of Italy are analyzed by solid-phase microextraction-gas chromatography-massExpand
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Surface characterization of untreated and hydro‐thermally pre‐treated Turkey oak woods after UV‐C irradiation
The aim of this study was to determine the effect of UV-C irradiation on the Turkey oak wood surface (Quercus cerris L.). In order to compare the effect of irradiation, both untreated wood samplesExpand
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The effect of heat and light on the composition of some volatile compounds in wine.
Abstract HS-SPME–GC–MS analysis of Aglianico del Vulture red wine from Southern Italy showed the presence of ethyl acetate, 3-methyl-1-butanol, 3-methylbutyl acetate, ethyl hexanoate, diethylExpand
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Photochemical Isomerization of Colchicine and Thiocolchicine
The photochemical reactivity of colchicine and thiocolchicine is described. Although the irradiation of colchicine gave a well-known transposition reaction to β- and γ-lumicolchicines, thiocolchicineExpand
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