Mahtab Forouzandeh

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The effect of salt stress on lipid composition and its relationship with ethanol tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae was studied. Amounts of phospholipids as well as that of sterols decreased, whereas that of protein and glycolipids increased with increasing salt concentration. Relative proportion of amino phospholipids (phosphatidylethanolamine and(More)
Interleukin (IL)-1β is involved in the pathology of intervertebral disc degeneration. Under normal conditions, IL-1β is present in cells in an inactive form (pro-IL-1β). However, under pathological conditions, pro-IL-1β is turned into its active form (IL-1β) by the inflammasome, a multi-protein complex of the innate immune response that activates caspase-1.(More)
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