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Verification of the Antidiabetic Effects of Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) Using Insulin-Uncontrolled Type 1 Diabetic Rats and Cultured Adipocytes
It has long been believed that an intake of cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) alleviates diabetic pathological conditions. However, it is still controversial whether the beneficial effect isExpand
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Activating AMPK to Restore Tight Junction Assembly in Intestinal Epithelium and to Attenuate Experimental Colitis by Metformin
Adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK), a crucial molecule in energy metabolism, is reported to play a potential role in gut epithelial differentiation and barrier function recently;Expand
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RBD and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is a sleep disorder characterized by enacting one’s dreams during the REM sleep, with most of the dreams being violent or aggressive, so thatExpand
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Dorsal Striatum Dopamine Levels Fluctuate Across the Sleep–Wake Cycle and Respond to Salient Stimuli in Mice
Dopamine is involved in numerous neurological processes, and its deficiency has been implicated in Parkinson’s disease, whose patients suffer from severe sleep disorders. Destruction of nigrostriatalExpand
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Characterization and Antimicrobial Evaluation of Dilution-Stable Microemulsions Against Stenotrophomonas maltrophilia
The purpose of this study is to load glycerol monolaurate (GML) in a microemulsion system for the inactivation of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. The influence of ethanol, propylene glycol (PG) andExpand
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Beneficial Effects of Cinnamon on the Metabolic Syndrome, Inflammation, and Pain, and Mechanisms Underlying These Effects – A Review
Cinnamon is one of the most important herbal drugs and has been widely used in Asia for more than 4000 years. As a folk medicine, cinnamon has been traditionally applied to the treatment ofExpand
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Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Huntington’s Disease: Disease Modeling and the Potential for Cell-Based Therapy
Huntington’s disease (HD) is an incurable neurodegenerative disorder that is characterized by motor dysfunction, cognitive impairment, and behavioral abnormalities. It is an autosomal dominantExpand
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Advanced Glycation Endproducts Stimulate Renal Epithelial Cells to Release Chemokines That Recruit Macrophages, Leading to Renal Fibrosis
Diabetic nephropathy is a major complication of diabetes and tubulointerstitial fibrosis is one of its manifestations. This study aimed to clarify the pathogenicity of advanced glycation endproductsExpand
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Investigation of the photosensitivity, temperature sustainability and fluorescence characteristics of several Er-doped photosensitive fibers
Three different types of Er doped photosensitive fibers, germanium/erbium (Ge/Er) fiber, tin/germanium/erbium fiber (Sn/Er) and antimony/germanium/erbium fiber (Sb/Er) have been manufactured andExpand
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Bone Metastasis from Parathyroid Carcinoma Non-avid for 99mTc-MIBI, 99mTc-MDP, and 18F-FDG
Nuclear medicine imaging modalities have been reported to be useful in the diagnosis of parathyroid carcinoma (PC). However, false negative findings of bone metastasis from PC have been rarelyExpand
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