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Biodegradation of PCDDs/PCDFs and PCBs
Lipotubuloids - Structure and Function
Prognostic Factors in Sarcoidosis
Membrane cholesterol content plays a key role in the neurotoxicity of b-amyloid: implications for Alzheimer’s disease
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd/Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, 2011-04-11)
Beta amyloid (βA) plays a central role in the pathogenesis of the most common and devastating neurodegenerative disorder, Alzheimer's disease (AD). The mechanisms of βA neurotoxicity remain controversial, but include ...
Changes in the Conformational State of Hemoglobin in Hemodialysed Patients with Chronic Renal Failure
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015-02-23)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the properties of internal components of erythrocytes in chronic renal failure (CRF) patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD) in comparison to control subjects. For investigation of ...
Autophagy in DNA Damage Response
(MDPI AG, 2015-01-23)
DNA damage response (DDR) involves DNA repair, cell cycle regulation and apoptosis, but autophagy is also suggested to play a role in DDR. Autophagy can be activated in response to DNA-damaging agents, but the exact mechanism ...
The Maghreb – one more important biodiversity hot spot for tiger beetle fauna (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Cicindelinae) in the Mediterranean region
(Pensoft Publishers, 2015)
The tiger beetle fauna of the Maghreb region is one of the richest in the Palaearctic, including 22 species and 5 subspecies and 19% of all Palaearctic species of Cicindelinae. Assembled by their chorotypes, the Maghreb ...
The evaluation of the impact of titania nanotube covers morphology and crystal phase on their biological properties
The highly ordered titanium dioxide nanotube coatings were produced under various electrochemical conditions on the surface of titanium foil. The anodization voltage changes proved to be a main factor which directly affects ...
Rola przeciwutleniaczy w utrzymaniu struktury i właściwości krwinek czerwonych przeznaczonych do transfuzji
In transfusion medicine there is a great requirement for advanced methodologies that could improve the quality and prolong the lifetime of red blood cell (RBC) transfusion units. Research is focused, i. a. on the development ...
Phylogeography of an invasive amphipod, Dikerogammarus villosus, in Europe
The killer shrimp, Dikerogammarus villosus (Crustacea Amphipoda), has been recognised as one of the 100 worst alien species in Europe, representing a major issue for local biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. During the ...