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Fatty acid induced glioma cell growth is mediated by the acyl-CoA synthetase 5 gene located on chromosome 10q25.1-q25.2, a region frequently deleted in malignant gliomas
Acyl-CoA synthetase (ACS) ligates fatty acid and CoA to produce acyl-CoA, an essential molecule in fatty acid metabolism and cell proliferation. ACS5 is a recently characterized ACS isozyme highlyExpand
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The ultrastructural characterization of the tegument ofClonorchis sinensis (Cobbold, 1875) cercaria
SummaryThe tegumental ultrastructure of the cercaria of the liver fluke,Clonorchis sinensis (Cobbold, 1875), was studied by scanning and transmission electron microscopy. The body surface is almostExpand
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Apolipoprotein E4 (1–272) fragment is associated with mitochondrial proteins and affects mitochondrial function in neuronal cells
BackgroundApolipoprotein E allele ε4 (apoE4) is a strong risk factor for developing Alzheimer's disease (AD). Secreted apoE has a critical function in redistributing lipids among central nervousExpand
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The expulsion ofEchinostoma trivolvis (Trematoda) from ICR mice: extension/retraction mechanisms and ultrastructure of the collar spines
Ultrastructural observations of collar spines and surrounding tissues associated with extension/retraction mechanisms of the spines were made onEchinostoma trivolvis recovered from ICR mice or goldenExpand
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Ultrastructural characterization of tegumental spines of the adult lung fluke, Paragonimus westermani
Many ultrastructural studies have been made of the tegument of adult digenetic trematodes (Threadgold 1963, QJ Microsc Sci 104:505-512; Burton 1964, J Morphol 115:305-318; Lee 1966, Adv Parasitol 4:Expand
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The value of external morphology in the identification of larval anisakid nematodes: a scanning electron microscope study
We studied larval nematodes of four genera of the Anisakidae using a scanning electron microscope (SEM). The anterior and posterior extremities and cuticular structures of the 3rd-stage larvae (L3)Expand
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A New Genus of Pontoniinid Shrimp, Hamodactyloides, With a Description of H. Ishigakiensis Sp. Nov. (Decapoda Natantia, Pontoniinae), From the Ryukyu Islands
[Die neu entdeckte Gattung Hamodactyloides, wird mit der Art H. ischigakiensis sp. nov. beschrieben. Sie gehort zur Unterfamilie Pontoniinae. Gefunden wurde sie an Hydrocoelenteraten der GattungExpand
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