Mira Soni

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Neuroprotective effects of phytoestrogen compounds (found in soy) have been demonstrated in animal research and cell culture studies. In particular, phytoestrogens have been shown to reduce Alzheimer's Disease (AD) related pathology, potentially alleviating risk of AD progression. In addition to their antioxidant properties, soy products also have the(More)
Psychological disorders characterised by intrusive memories are more prevalent in women than men. The biological, social and cognitive processes underlying this gender-difference have yet to be fully elucidated. Some evidence suggests that (fluctuations in) ovarian hormone levels are responsible for altered sensitivity to emotional stimuli during certain(More)
The effect o f clopyralid pretreatment (500 g/ha) on picloram-induced ethylene, ACC (1-aminocyclopropane-l-carboxylic acid), and MACC [l-(malonylamino)-cyclopropane1-carboxylic acid] was measured in rapeseed plants that were treated with 50 or 100 g/ha o f picloram. In contrast to plants that did not receive a clopyralid pretreatment, ethylene biosyn­(More)
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