Example sentences for: intriguingly

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  • Intriguingly, the gene encoding insulin is also transcribed by some vertebrate neurons—although it is not clear whether they then produce or secrete insulin protein.

  • Intriguingly, the β-box contains N-terminal proline and C-terminal serine residues that extend the homology of this region to an artificial ERβ-specific peptide [ 45 ] . However, the β-box also lacks the first Leu of the consensus LXXLL.

  • These same conclusions regarding energy expenditure were reached in experiments assessing enzymatic activities, and transcriptional changes in rat liver using Northern blots, where fish oil feeding: increased palmitoyl CoA mitochondrial and peroxisomal oxidation rate; increased Cpt1, Cpt2, Δ 3, Δ 2-enoyl CoA isomerase, and Ech1 expression and activity; and decreased expression and activity of FA synthase, malic enzyme, glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase, and pyruvate kinase, compared to palm and/or safflower oil feeding [ 93 ] . Likewise, in rat white retroperitoneal adipose tissue, fish oil feeding also decreased Fasn expression [ 94 ] . Intriguingly, the hormone leptin, which also acts through SREBP-1 and PPARα, affected many transcripts similarly to LC-PUFA ( e.g. , leptin decreased Gpam and Apoa4 transcripts; and up regulated Ech1, mitochondrial Hmgcs2, and Cyp4a14 transcripts [ 95 ] .

  • Also noteworthy is a report describing bovine lactoferrin as an inhibitor of VEGF-mediated angiogenesis in a rat model [ 29 ] . Intriguingly, a recent report has identified a high molecular weight urinary MMP to be a complex of MMP-9 and LCN2 (herein referred to as neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin, or NGAL) proteins [ 30 ] . Such urinary MMP complexes have been described as useful markers for cancer diagnosis and prognosis.

  • Intriguingly, myosin-II null D. discoideum cells divide relatively normally if allowed to adhere to a surface [ 8 ] , but myosin-II becomes essential if the adherent cells are grown under a sheet of agarose [ 19 ] .


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