Example sentences for: alpha-

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  • Alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase

  • Other hormones that are associated with cardiovascular disease are affected by peripheral alpha-1 antagonists.

  • Mutations of the opossum alpha-2C adrenergic receptor cDNA in pRc/CMV vector described previously [ 21 ] was accomplished using the QuickChange™ Site Directed Mutagenesis Kit (Stratagene, LaJolla, CA).

  • Those metabolites could very possibly be water-soluble products, such as alpha-CEHC or gamma-CEHC that were not measured in this investigation.

  • Although the mechanisms through which adrenalectomy acts to reverse obesity is not entirely clear, it is plausible that the mechanisms entail enhanced hypothalamic POMC production [ 6 ] . Hypothalamic POMC mRNA is reduced in several forms of obesity [ 18 19 20 ] . Conversely, reversal of obese phenotypes by adrenalectomy is associated with a restoration of hypothalamic POMC mRNA tone in leptin-deficient ob/ob mice [ 6 ] . Furthermore, the melanocortin agonist MTII (which mimics the key anti-obesity product of POMC, alpha-MSH) reduces body weight in diet-induced obesity [ 21 ] . On the other hand, the effect of diet-induced obesity on hypothalamic POMC mRNA is somewhat complex and may depend on the genetic background [ 22 23 ] , and duration of the diet [ 24 25 ] or composition [ 23 ] of the diet.

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