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Journal of Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology

Astrocyte-Synapse Receptor Coupling in Tripartite Synapses: A Mechanism for Self-Observing Robots

Author: Bernhard J. Mitterauer ABSTRACT A model of an intentional self-observing system is proposed based on the structure and functions of astrocyte-synapse interactions in tripartite synapses. Astrocyte-synapse interactions are cyclically organized and operate via feedforward and feedback mechanisms, formally described … Continue reading

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Magic Mushrooms: Screening for Novel Biocatalysts in the Phylum Basidiomycota

Author(s): Christoph Loderer, Marion B. Ansorge-Schumacher ABSTRACT The ascending application of enzymes in organic synthesis creates a growing demand for novel biocatalysts. The applied methods for their identification range from microbial enrichment cultures over metagenome screenings to solely computational methods. … Continue reading

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The EPHX1 rs1051740 Polymorphism Is Associated with Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in a Korean Population

Author(s):Hee Nam Kim, Nan Young Kim, Li Yu, Il-Kwon Lee, Min-Ho Shin, Hee Jo Baek, Hoon Kook, Hyeoung-Joon Kim Microsomal epoxide hydrolase (EPHX1) is involved in the activation and detoxification of exogenous chemicals. Genetic polymorphisms in EPHX1 have been associated with the development of leukemia. To investigate an … Continue reading

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Benficial Effects of Vitamin A and E on Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism in Diet-Induced Obese Wistar Rats

Mohamed Mohamed Soliman Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Benha University, Egypt  Currently: College of Applied Medical Sciences. Medical Laboratory Department, Taif University, Saudi Arabia Obesity is a worldwide disease, associated with oxidative stress, metabolic disorders in heart and vessels … Continue reading

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