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Modulation of heme oxygenase in tissue injury and its implication in protection against gastrointestinal diseases.
Heme oxygenase (HO) is the rate-limiting enzyme in the catabolism of heme, followed by production of biliverdin, free iron and carbon monoxide (CO). There are three isoforms of HO: HO-1 is highlyExpand
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Cutting up the climbers: Evidence for extensive polyphyly in Friesodielsia (Annonaceae) necessitates generic realignment across the tribe Uvarieae
Friesodielsia and the closely related genera Dasymaschalon, Desmos, Exellia, Gilbertiella and Monanthotaxis (Annonaceae subfamily Annonoideae tribe Uvarieae) are taxonomically problematic, withExpand
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Effects of Ving Tsun Chinese martial art training on musculoskeletal health, balance performance, and self-efficacy in community-dwelling older adults
[Purpose] The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of Ving Tsun (VT) Chinese martial art training on radial bone strength, upper- and lower-limb muscular strength, shoulder jointExpand
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Musculoskeletal Strength, Balance Performance, and Self-Efficacy in Elderly Ving Tsun Chinese Martial Art Practitioners: Implications for Fall Prevention
  • S. Fong, S. Ng, +5 authors X. Guo
  • Medicine
  • Evidence-based complementary and alternative…
  • 29 October 2014
Objectives. To (1) compare the bone strength, lower limb muscular strength, functional balance performance, and balance self-efficacy between Ving Tsun (VT) martial art practitioners andExpand
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Effects of DNase I coating of titanium on bacteria adhesion and biofilm formation.
  • J. Ye, Can Shao, +5 authors Y. Liu
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for…
  • 1 September 2017
The removal of mature biofilm from the surface of implant has been a formidable challenge in treating implant-associated infection. Prevention of biofilm formation rather than removal of existingExpand
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Core Muscle Activity during TRX Suspension Exercises with and without Kinesiology Taping in Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain: Implications for Rehabilitation
This study aimed to examine the effects of kinesiology taping (KT) and different TRX suspension workouts on the amplitude of electromyographic (EMG) activity in the core muscles among people withExpand
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Protective role of cyclooxygenase inhibitors in the adverse action of passive cigarette smoking on the initiation of experimental colitis in rats.
Clinical and experimental findings had indicated that cigarette smoke exposure, and cyclooxygenase-2, are strongly associated with inflammatory bowel disease. The present study aimed to evaluate theExpand
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Facile Growth of Caterpillar-like NiCo2S4 Nanocrystal Arrays on Nickle Foam for High-Performance Supercapacitors.
Ternary cobalt nickel sulfide as a novel and efficient electrode material in supercapacitors has recently gained extensive interests. Herein, we first report a highly conductive caterpillar-likeExpand
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Preserved Layered Structure Enables Stable Cyclic Performance of MoS2 upon Potassium Insertion
Transitional metal dichalcogenides represent one important type of anodes for emerging K-ion batteries. K ions are stored through both intercalation and conversion reactions, but the detailed phase...
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Involvement of neutrophils and free radicals in the potentiating effects of passive cigarette smoking on inflammatory bowel disease in rats.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Cigarette smoking is associated with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs), particularly Crohn's disease, in humans. The aim of this study was to examine whether passive cigaretteExpand
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