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(physiology) metabolic equilibrium actively maintained by several complex biological mechanisms that operate via the autonomic nervous system to offset disrupting changes

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In my integrative clinical work, I include assessment of insulin homeostasis as a part of my comprehensive evaluation of all patients with chronic illness with clinical and laboratory methods.
The formed disulphide bonds can again be reduced to thiol groups; thus, dynamic thiol/disulphide homeostasis is maintained.
This collaboration enables Celgene to evaluate select therapeutic candidates and programs in protein homeostasis during preclinical development.
Recently, researchers described the function of autophagy, a cellular recycling process critical for homeostasis, in germline SC proliferation of C.
The discovery of insulin, in 1921, and the subsequent identification of liver, muscle, and adipose tissue as principal targets of the powerful effects of insulin on glucose metabolism has overshadowed the importance of brain in glucose homeostasis and prevented the complete understanding of the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus.
When a person goes to sleep early, sleep homeostasis is shifted and he or she may wake up in the middle of the night or early morning.
United States-based biopharmaceutical firm, Forma Therapeutics, has met the first objective to advance protein homeostasis drugs under its strategic collaboration agreement with Celgene, it was reported yesterday.
based formulation and production team, to our elegant sustainable packaging that is produced by renewable energy in a carbon neutral environment, we offer high-quality innovative products to consumers at a fair value," says Homeostasis Labs chief executive officer Ken Corroon.
These pharmacological effects of RSV combined with the association of three Sirt1 SNPs and energy homeostasis in Finnish subjects implicates SIRT1 as a key regulator of energy and metabolic homeostasis.
647) investigated the association between DDT uptake and thyroid homeostasis in 18- to 40-year-old DDT-exposed males of Venda ethnicity (n = 546).
The study highlights a process called protein homeostasis - the ability of an organism to maintain the proper structure and balance of its proteins, which are the building blocks of life.
To help optimize the skin's barrier function, ISP has introduced Lipigenine, a novel ingredient that may help boost skin lipid synthesis in the stratum corneum for optimized lipidic homeostasis and better protection of the skin.
Among the topics are siderophores from bacteria and from fungi, haem uptake and iron extraction by bacteria, mechanisms and regulation of iron homeostasis in the Rhizobia, iron uptake in Shigella and Escherichia coli, haem and iron metabolism in Bacteriodes, iron dependence and transport in Cyanobacteria, and iron uptake in Staphylococci.
If a person tends toward hyperarousal (fight/flight) response that is not effectively discharged, his/her body will tend to utilize parasympathetic dissociation as a defensive effort to achieve the semblance of homeostasis.