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  • In this model, degenerative changes occur in regulatory sequences of both duplicates, such that these changes complement each other, and the union of the expression patterns of the two duplicates reconstitutes the expression pattern of the original (Figure 2).

  • Microglial cells are resident macrophages in the central nervous system, and LHR expression has been described in other types of human resident macrophages (ovary, decidua, endometrium and corpora lutea) [ 22 33 ] . Pathological activation of microglia has been reported in a wide range of conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, cerebral ischemia, prion diseases, multiple sclerosis, AIDS dementia, and other degenerative neurological diseases [ 70 71 ] . Some of these degenerative diseases are associated with advanced age and high levels of circulating LH.

  • Kieran Culkin and Elden Henson star as 14-year-old outcasts--the former a whip-smart bookworm with a degenerative bone disease, the latter a hulking giant who has been held back in school two years running.

  • Studies have yet to resolve all the mechanisms of action of LC-PUFA, in particular the remarkable phenotypic differences between populations that consume different quantities of fish and fish oil in their diets [ 1 2 3 4 5 ] . Dietary LC-PUFA affect processes including: growth, neurological development, lean and fat mass accretion, reproduction, innate and acquired immunity, infectious pathologies of viruses, bacteria and parasites; and the incidence and severity of virtually all chronic and degenerative diseases including cancer, atherosclerosis, stroke, arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis, and neurodegenerative, inflammatory, and skin diseases [ 6 7 8 9 10 11 ] . Due to lack of mechanistic knowledge, predictions for optimal intake of nutritionally important LC-PUFA remain vague and dietary recommendations simply relate to prevention of overt deficiency.

  • In simple terms, if the differentiation of tissue cells is suppressed, immature cells will persist during adulthood (muscular dystrophy), and if it is accelerated, premature aging will occur (degenerative diseases) [ 9].


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