Oxidative stress

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  • Rat Model Of Oxidative Stress

    4.1 Introduction: Stress is one of the most prevalent and life-threatening forms of mental illness affecting more than one fifth of the world’s population. It is always related to alterations of signaling pathways mainly the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (Mikhai et al, 2014). Rat models are an obligatory tool to study the etiology and progression of behavioural and biochemical changes induced by oxidative stress. Restraint stress produces an imbalance between oxidants and antioxidants, which are the major cause for the pathogenesis of various neurodegenerative diseases. Oxidative neurodegeneration is a key factor in worsening the morphological responses and deficits in behavioural recoveries. Stress is known to elevate circulating…

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  • Soil Salinity Essay

    pot experiment was conducted with an aim to explore the ameliorative effects of exogenously applied sodium nitroprusside (SNP) concentration against salinity stress in Brassica napus (L.) cv. Pactole. Methods Plants were grown under greenhouse conditions in plastic pots and were exposed to ***** mM NaCl. Further, ***** days old plants were sprayed with sodium nitroprusside (SNP, **** μM) solutions. Plant growth indices, mineral uptake, membrane permeability, lipid peroxidation, H2O2…

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  • Kombucha

    level of plasma protein, albumin and globulin markedly reduced in diabetic rats when compared to the control rats. These lowered levels of plasma protein, albumin and globulin were significantly restored in Kombucha and glibenclamide treated rats (Fig. 3.4.2a), while there was no significant change observed in A/G ratio in the treated groups. DM causes severe damage to the kidney that leads to renal dysfunction (Eid et al., 2013). Diabetic nephropathy is one of the important microangiopathic…

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  • Biodegradation By Fenton Reaction Lab Report

    Phenols Degradation by Fenton Reaction in the Presence of Chlorides and Sulfates Siedlecka et al. (2005) also studied a series of phenol compounds present in wastewater. These compounds, as mentioned above, are widely used therefore are commonly found in wastewater derived from different industries such as petrochemical, food or resin manufactured. Since common biological treatment for these kinds of compounds is not feasible, is important to develop new technologies to treat these…

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  • Skin Wellness

    using SPF products which is usually in forms of creams or sprays. Fourth, it guards your skin against UV radiation damage. There are medications, in form of pills, that provides Vitamin E to your body making your skin healthy and far from the damage but these potent pills are totally not recommended to be taken. Well-managed diet makes a good defense for this harmful damage and much less effective in pills, unless doctors recommend so. UV radiation is commonly found in the sun but even…

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  • Alkylated Polycyclic Aromatic Cells: The Effects Of PAH?

    2001). It has been suggested that effects of ROS on human cells may induce the oxidative injury leading to apoptosis (Salganik 2001). To study the relationship between ROS production and apoptosis, BaP-, DBT-, and Ret-induced ROS production in SK-N-SH cells was measured following exposure to CM-H2DCFDA, which forms a fluorescent oxidation product in the presence of ROS. Fig. ….shows the ROS levels after exposure to BaP, DBT, Ret, and H2O2 (positive control). A dose-dependent significant increase…

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  • Fermentation Lab Report

    Rafaela Hajdini Bio 104- 55 November 11th 2014 Fermentation Lab Report Abstract: Introduction: Cellular respiration is a reaction that the majority of living organisms partake in to get adenosine triphosphate (ATP), by obtaining chemical energy, to synthesize in three different phases; glycolysis, citric acid cycle, and the electron transport chain. Both glycolysis and the citric acid cycle are anaerobic pathways which means that oxygen is not need to form energy. However the…

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  • Citric Acid Cycle Research Paper

    The citric acid cycle generates energy from the oxidation of various fuel molecules to acetyl coenzyme A (acetyl CoA). Acetyl CoA undergoes several redox, hydration and decarboxylation reactions to produce carbon dioxide (CO2), reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NADH), reduced flavin adenine dinucleotide (FADH2), adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and hydrogen ions. The citric acid cycle links glycolysis which produces pyruvate from glucose and oxidative phosphorylation which generates ATP…

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  • Chloroplast Research Paper

    Chloroplast are found in plants, they are responsible for the metabolism of energy to produce food for plants by breaking down Carbon dioxide, water and sunlight through a process called Photosynthesis. Once Carbon Dioxide enters a plant through stomata pores in a plant, water is absorbed through the roots of a plant and sunlight captured by chlorophyll pigments inside the chloroplast which is actually inside the thylakoids. It 's the russian doll complex., it is within the chloroplast that…

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  • Mitochondria Experiment

    glycolysis, Krebs Cycle, and the electron transport chain. Cellular respiration usually starts with a glucose molecule which is broken down in glycolysis into two pyruvate molecules, both of which consist of three carbons. This results in a total of 4 ATP molecules, while only 2 ATP molecules are needed to start glycolysis. As such, during glycolysis, overall 2 ATP molecules are produced. This process of glycolysis occurs in the cytoplasm. Each of the two pyruvate molecules then enters…

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