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Cold stress and acclimation - what is important for metabolic adjustment?
As sessile organisms, plants are unable to escape from the many abiotic and biotic factors that cause a departure from optimal conditions of growth and development. Low temperature represents one ofExpand
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Nanoparticle-specific changes in Arabidopsis thaliana gene expression after exposure to ZnO, TiO2, and fullerene soot.
The effect of exposure to 100 mg/L zinc oxide (nZnO), fullerene soot (FS) or titanium dioxide (nTiO(2)) nanoparticles on gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana roots was studied using microarrays.Expand
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In vitro inhibitory effects of thymol and quinones of Nigella sativa seeds on cyclooxygenase-1- and -2-catalyzed prostaglandin E2 biosyntheses.
Dithymoquinone, thymohydroquinone, thymol and thymoquinone, compounds derived from N. sativa seeds, were investigated for their in vitro anti-inflammatory activities using cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1)Expand
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Effect of Heavy Metals on Inhibition of Root Elongation in 23 Cultivars of Flax (Linum usitatissimum L.)
The effect of toxic metals on seed germination was studied in 23 cultivars of flax (Linum usitatissimum L.). Toxicity of cadmium, cobalt, copper, zinc, nickel, lead, chromium, and arsenic at fiveExpand
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In vitro antioxidant and anti-proliferative activity of Ethiopian medicinal plant extracts
Identification and characterization of natural products with antioxidant and anti-proliferative activity has received much interest over the past few years. Ethiopia is one of the developingExpand
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In vitro anti-inflammatory activity of carvacrol: Inhibitory effect on COX-2 catalyzed prostaglandin E2 biosynthesisb
Possible anti-inflammatory effect of carvacrol was evaluated by in vitro cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) assay. Carvacrol inhibited production of prostaglandin E2 catalysed by COX-2 with an IC50 value ofExpand
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Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in the watercourses of Elbe basin in Czech Republic.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) belong to most used pharmaceuticals in the human and veterinary medicine. The widespread consumption of NSAIDs has led to their ubiquitous occurrence inExpand
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Factors affecting the growth of bifidobacteria in human milk
Abstract Five strains of bifidobacteria of human origin and 2 strains of bifidobacteria of animal origin were tested for growth in 10 samples of human milk. Growth of Bifidobacterium bifidum in humanExpand
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Hydroxylated anthraquinones produced by Geosmithia species
Geosmithia fungi are little known symbionts of bark beetles. Secondary metabolites of lilac colored species G. lavendula and other nine Geosmithia species were investigated in order to elucidateExpand
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Anti-Infectivity against Herpes Simplex Virus and Selected Microbes and Anti-Inflammatory Activities of Compounds Isolated from Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) causes numerous mild-to-serious human diseases, including mucocutaneous herpes infections and life-threatening herpes encephalitis. Moreover, herpes viral lesions can beExpand
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