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The investigators then attempted to identify the components in the fraction that were more effective in inhibiting lipid oxidation.
In total, evidence suggests that certain environmental metals elicit their carcinogenic and/or neurodestructive effects by inducing oxidative damage (particularly true for iron via the Fenton reaction) and inhibiting repair processes (Hartwig et al.
Researchers at the University of Illinois showed in preliminary laboratory and animal studies that the substance, resveratrol, which is prominent in the skin of grapes, may interfere with the development of cancer on several levels: by blocking the action of carcinogens, inhibiting the initiation and promotion of tumors, and causing precancerous cells to revert to normal.
2] was killing the parasite by inhibiting TbcatB, the researchers interfered with the cellular mechanisms that underlie TbcatB's manufacture.
4] produces pulmonary vasoconstriction by inhibiting NOS activity have several clinical implications.
Therefore, scientists believe that inhibiting angiogenesis, or blood vessel growth, is a potential anti-cancer therapy.
Other researchers have identified compounds that prevent XIAP from inhibiting some of the caspases.
Rapamycin regulates a myriad of diverse cellular functions at the level of transcription and translation by inhibiting TOR.
These in vitro results indicate that arsenite is capable of suppressing relaxation in blood vessels by inhibiting eNOS activity in endothelial cells and by impairing the relaxation machinery in smooth muscle cells.
He's now adding acetaminophen to his trial to test whether it, too, reduces prostaglandins, in this case by inhibiting COX-3.