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Different Vasculoprotective Roles of NO Synthase Isoforms in Vascular Lesion Formation in Mice
NO is known to have several important vasculoprotective actions. Although NO is synthesized by 3 different NO synthase (NOS) isoforms, the vasculoprotective action of individual NOS isoforms remainsExpand
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Quantification on source/receptor relationship of primary pollutants and secondary aerosols from ground sources—Part II. Model description and case study
A Circuit Trajectory transfer-coefficient model (CTx) is developed in this study based on the parameterization presentedin a companion paper (Tsuang et al., Atmos. Environ., in this issue). CTx wasExpand
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Areca nut procyanidins ameliorate streptozocin-induced hyperglycemia by regulating gluconeogenesis.
  • P. Huang, C. Chi, T. Liu
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Food and chemical toxicology : an international…
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Hepatic gluconeogenesis is a major contributor to blood glucose in diabetes mellitus. Our previous study indicated that areca nut extract enriched with catechin-based procyanidins from oligomers toExpand
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Effects of Areca catechu L. containing procyanidins on cyclooxygenase-2 expression in vitro and in vivo.
Polyphenols are widely distributed in plants and known for antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Areca nut, rich in polyphenols, is the major component of betel quid and we have previouslyExpand
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Activator Protein-2&agr; Mediates Carbon Monoxide–Induced Stromal Cell–Derived Factor-1&agr; Expression and Vascularization in Ischemic Heart
Objective—Increased cardiac stromal cell-derived factor-1&agr; (SDF-1&agr;) expression promotes neovascularization and myocardial repair after ischemic injury through recruiting stem cells andExpand
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Highly oligomeric procyanidins from areca nut induce lymphocyte apoptosis via the depletion of intracellular thiols.
Procyanidins are plant-derived polyphenolic compounds possessing a variety of biological activities, such as immunomodulation, and induction of tumor cell apoptosis. We previously reported that totalExpand
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Ring‐opening polymerization of lactides catalyzed by magnesium complexes coordinated with NNO‐tridentate pyrazolonate ligands
A series of magnesium benzylalkoxide complexes, [LnMg(μ-OBn)]2 (1–14) supported by NNO-tridentate pyrazolonate ligands with various electron withdrawing-donating subsituents have been synthesized andExpand
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Efficient zinc initiators supported by NNO-tridentate ketiminate ligands for cyclic esters polymerization
A series of zinc benzylalkoxide complexes, [LnZn(μ-OBn)]2 (L = L1H–L5H), supported by NNO-tridentate ketiminate ligands with various electron withdrawing-donating subsituents have been synthesizedExpand
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Mono- and heterometallic europium (III) and terbium (III) complexes: Synthesis, crystal structures and luminescent properties
Abstract Four new rare earth organometallic coordination polymers [EuIII(Hbidc)(pdc)·2(H2O)]2·4H2O (1), [TbIII(Hbidc)(pdc)·2(H2O)]2 (2), and {[LnIIIAgI(bidc)(pdc)·2(H2O)]}n·H2O (Ln = Eu (3), Tb (4))Expand
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An Efficient Predictive Watershed Video Segmentation Algorithm Using Motion Vectors
Using motion vector information provided in the input video sequence, an efficient predictive watershed-based video segmentation algorithm is presented. Expand
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