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Expression of calcium channels in adult cardiac myocytes is regulated by calcium.
In addition to playing a significant role in cardiac excitation-contraction coupling, intracellular Ca2+ ([Ca2+]i) can regulate gene expression. While the mechanisms regulating expression of Ca2+Expand
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Efficacy of selenium in tuna and selenite in modifying methylmercury intoxication.
Abstract Efficacy of selenium naturally occurring in tuna was compared to that of selenium in selenite with respect to protection against the toxicity of methylmercury. Male weaning rats were fedExpand
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Intracellular calcium and the relationship to contractility in an avian model of heart failure
Abstract Global contractile heart failure was induced in turkey poults by furazolidone feeding (700 ppm). Abnormal calcium regulation appears to be a key factor in the pathophysiology of heartExpand
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[Age related changes in the exocrine parameters of pancreatic function].
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Interaction of dietary methylmercury and selenium on accumulation and retention of these substances in rat organs.
Abstract Four groups of male Wistar rats were fed the following regimen for 40 days: (1) 20 ppm methylmercury chloride (MMC); (2) 20 ppm MMC + 3 ppm sodium selenite; (3) 3 ppm sodium selenite; (4)Expand
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Long-term results of pylorus-preserving gastrectomy for gastric ulcer.
The postoperative results of pylorus-preserving gastrectomy (PPG) for gastric ulcer performed in 134 patients during the past 25 years (mean postoperative period, 16.6 years) were studied. TheExpand
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Clarification of the nomenclature of pigment gallstones.
Abstract Gallstones of the pigment line should be classified into two types. One is a black gallstone or a conventional pure pigment stone formed in the gallbladder without infection, and the otherExpand
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Effects of diet on glucaric acid concentration in bile and the formation of calcium bilirubinate gallstones.
The authors reported previously that beta-glucuronidase in bile, especially during biliary infection with Escherichia coli, plays a substantial role in producing cium bilirubinate gallstones. In theExpand
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