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Caenorhabditis elegans syndecan (SDN-1) is required for normal egg laying and associates with the nervous system and the vulva
In Caenorhabditis elegans, the identification of many enzymes involved in the synthesis and modification of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs), essential components of proteoglycans, has attained specialExpand
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Biglycan is a new extracellular component of the Chordin–BMP4 signaling pathway
The BMP4 signaling pathway plays key roles during early embryonic development and for maintenance of adult homeostasis. In the extracellular space, BMP4 activity is regulated by a group ofExpand
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Aldosterone regulates microRNAs in the cortical collecting duct to alter sodium transport.
A role for microRNAs (miRs) in the physiologic regulation of sodium transport in the kidney has not been established. In this study, we investigated the potential of aldosterone to alter miRExpand
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Na+-sensitive elevation in blood pressure is ENaC independent in diet-induced obesity and insulin resistance.
The majority of patients with obesity, insulin resistance, and metabolic syndrome have hypertension, but the mechanisms of hypertension are poorly understood. In these patients, impaired sodiumExpand
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Aroma formation of Criollo cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) in function of the post-harvest treatment in Venezuela.
To characterize the fermentation roles and dried, a serial of essays were carried out as a part of a Cooperation Project relative to the aromatic quality of Criollo cocoa. Cocoas were fermentedExpand
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Functionalisation of Detonation Nanodiamond for Monodispersed, Soluble DNA-Nanodiamond Conjugates Using Mixed Silane Bead-Assisted Sonication Disintegration
Nanodiamonds have many attractive properties that make them suitable for a range of biological applications, but their practical use has been limited because nanodiamond conjugates tend to aggregateExpand
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Harvest and primary culture of the murine aldosterone-sensitive distal nephron.
The aldosterone-sensitive distal nephron (ASDN) exhibits axial heterogeneity in structure and function from the distal convoluted tubule to the medullary collecting duct. Ion and water transport isExpand
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Galectin-8 Favors the Presentation of Surface-Tethered Antigens by Stabilizing the B Cell Immune Synapse
Summary Complete activation of B cells relies on their capacity to extract tethered antigens from immune synapses by either exerting mechanical forces or promoting their proteolytic degradationExpand
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