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Impact of plant products on innate and adaptive immune system of cultured finfish and shellfish
Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing food-producing sectors around the world. Among various kinds of cultivated organisms many marine and freshwater finfish and shellfish species constitute anExpand
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Solubilization of insoluble inorganic phosphates by a novel salt- and pH-tolerant Pantoea agglomerans R-42 isolated from soybean rhizosphere.
To develop environment-friendly biofertilizer solubilizing insoluble phosphates, salt- and pH-tolerant, insoluble inorganic phosphate-solubilizing bacterium was isolated from soybean rhizosphere. OnExpand
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Bee venom and melittin reduce proinflammatory mediators in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated BV2 microglia.
Bee venom (BV), well known as a traditional Oriental medicine, has been shown to exhibit anti-arthritic and anti-carcinogenic effects. However, the molecular mechanisms responsible for theExpand
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Reactive oxygen species scavenging, metal chelation, reducing power and lipid peroxidation inhibition properties of different solvent fractions from Hizikia fusiformis
The antioxidative properties of different organic and aqueous fractions obtained by solvent fractionation of 80% methanolic extract of Hizikia fusiformis were investigated for free-radical, reactiveExpand
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Antioxidant activities of phlorotannins purified from Ecklonia cava on free radical scavenging using ESR and H2O2-mediated DNA damage
The potential antioxidant activities of three phlorotannins (phloroglucinol, eckol and dieckol) purified from Ecklonia cava collected in Jeju Island were investigated to evaluate their potentialExpand
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Key regulators in bee venom-induced apoptosis are Bcl-2 and caspase-3 in human leukemic U937 cells through downregulation of ERK and Akt.
Bee venom (BV) has been known to inhibit proliferation and induce apoptosis in cancer cells. However, the molecular mechanisms involved in BV-induced apoptosis are still uncharacterized in humanExpand
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Molecular studies, disease status and prophylactic measures in grouper aquaculture: Economic importance, diseases and immunology
Groupers are potentially important and economically valuable aquaculture species in Southeast Asian countries. Among sport and artisanal fishers is a prized catch demanding lucrative price. GroupersExpand
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Effect of probiotics enriched diet on Paralichthys olivaceus infected with lymphocystis disease virus (LCDV).
We report the effect of two probiotics, Lactobacil and Sporolac as separate or mixed diets on innate immune mechanisms, such as phagocytosis activity, superoxide anion production of blood leukocytes,Expand
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Herbal supplementation diets on hematology and innate immunity in goldfish against Aeromonas hydrophila.
Goldfish, Carassius auratus (47 + or - 3 g, n = 300) were inoculated intramuscularly (50 microl) with Aeromonas hydrophila (1.8 x 10(6) cells ml(-1)). On the 6th day of post-infection the fishes wereExpand
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Lactobacillus sakei BK19 enriched diet enhances the immunity status and disease resistance to streptococcosis infection in kelp grouper, Epinephelus bruneus.
The effect of Lactobacillus sakei BK19 (10(8) cells g(-1)) supplemented diet fed to kelp grouper, Epinephelus bruneus against streptococcosis caused by Streptococcus iniae and StreptococcusExpand
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