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ICON: food allergy.
Food allergies can result in life-threatening reactions and diminish quality of life. In the last several decades, the prevalence of food allergies has increased in several regions throughout theExpand
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Immunomodulatory activities of flavonoids, monoterpenoids, triterpenoids, iridoid glycosides and phenolic compounds of Plantago species.
A number of Plantago spp. especially P. major has long been used in the treatment of diseases such as infection, inflammation and cancer. In this study, we evaluated the immunomodulatory activitiesExpand
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The effect of heat stress on thyroid hormone response and meat quality in turkeys of two genetic lines.
The current study evaluated the effect of heat stress on thyroid hormone (T(3) and T(4)) response and meat quality traits in two turkey lines: a growth-selected commercial line and a geneticallyExpand
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Pale, soft, exudative turkey--The role of ryanodine receptor variation in meat quality.
The poultry industry has made significant advances in growth rate, feed efficiency, and breast muscle yield through intensive breeding of turkeys. However, a meat quality problem known as pale, soft,Expand
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Thermal properties of titin from porcine and bovine muscles.
The thermal properties of titin isolated from porcine and bovine longissimus muscles were investigated by differential scanning calorimetry in the temperature range from 20 to 100 °C. A single peakExpand
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Antioxidant status and superoxide anion radical generation in acute myeloid leukemia.
OBJECTIVES This study was undertaken to investigate if there is a disparity in the antioxidant status and the ability of superoxide anion (O(2)(-)) generation in the patients with acute myeloidExpand
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Chemopreventive Effects of Minor Dietary Constituents in Common Foods on Human Cancer Cells
Epidemiological evidence has sugged that vegetables and fruits may have a role in cancer prevention. The aim of the present study was to examine the anti-proliferative activity of ten related pureExpand
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In vitro cytotoxic, antiviral and immunomodulatory effects of Plantago major and Plantago asiatica.
Plantago major linn. and P. asiatica Linn. (Plantaginaceae) are commonly used as folk medicine in Taiwan for treating infectious diseases related to the respiratory, urinary and digestive tracts. InExpand
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Detecting Epstein-Barr virus DNA from peripheral blood mononuclear cells in adult patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in Taiwan
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) has been found by many serology studies to be associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). However, the results of DNA studies have been conflicting. Therefore,Expand
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In vitro anti-herpes simplex viruses and anti-adenoviruses activity of twelve traditionally used medicinal plants in Taiwan.
As an effort to search for new antiviral agents from traditional medicine, the hot water (HW) extract of twelve traditionally used medicinal plants in Taiwan was evaluated for their in vitroExpand
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