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How Do Nutritional and Hormonal Status Modify the Bioavailability, Uptake, and Distribution of Different Isomers of Lycopene?

Recent awareness of the health implications of lycopene consumption has generated interest regarding the effects of dietary... Read More

Contributions of nitrogen deposition and forest regrowth to terrestrial carbon uptake

Contributions of nitrogen deposition and forest regrowth to terrestrial carbon uptake Galina Churkina1, Kristina Trusilova1,... Read More

Disease damages wheat roots, thwarts water uptake

Alterations in irrigation schedules may be needed when wheat streak mosaic infection is suspected in winter wheat crops,... Read More

Repetitive motion speeds nanoparticle uptake

'Bucky amino acid' penetrates faster, deeper when skin is flexed HOUSTON, Jan. 4, 2007 -- Newly published research by Rice... Read More

Nitrogen uptake in riparian plant communities across a sharp ecological boundary of salmon density

Nitrogen uptake in riparian plant communities across a sharp ecological boundary of salmon density DD Mathewson, MD... Read More

Uptake rates of nitrogen and phosphorus in the water by Eichhornia crassipes and Salvinia auriculata

Uptake rates of nitrogen and phosphorus in the water by Eichhornia crassipes and Salvinia auriculata PETRUCIO, M. M. and... Read More

Glass fibre predicts uptake in earthworms

Dutch researchers have discovered that glass fibres absorb the same types and quantities of toxic substances from damp... Read More

Uptake

uptake The absorption by a tissue of some substance, food material, mineral, etc. And its permanent or temporary... Read More

Endocytosis

Endocytosis Definition What is endocytosis in biology? Endocytosis is a cellular process by which a cell internalizes any... Read More

Soil and Plant Factors Influencing the Accumulation of Heavy Metals by Plants

Soil and Plant Factors Influencing the Accumulation of Heavy Metals by Plants by D. A. Cataldo* and R. E. Wildung* *... Read More

Growth and mineral nutrition of Eucalyptus maculata and Eucalypts urophylla in nutrient solution with increasing concentration of copper

SOARES, CLÁUDIO ROBERTO FONSÊCA SOUSA, SIQUEIRA, JOSÉ OSWALDO, CARVALHO, JANICE GUEDES DE et al. Abstract : The effects... Read More

Pinocytosis

Pinocytosis Definition What is pinocytosis?  Pinocytosis is the ingestion of extracellular fluids, i.e. the fluid... Read More

BIOACCUMULATION

Bioaccumulation - a general term for the accumulation of substances, such as pesticides (ddt is an example), methylmercury,... Read More

Plant gene discovery could enhance plant growth, reduce fertilizer needs and phosphate pollution

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA -- Scientists at the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research at Cornell University have... Read More

Glucose

Glucose occurs naturally and is ubiquitous. It is one of the three most common monosaccharides; the other two are fructose... Read More

‘Biofortifying’ one of the world’s primary foods

November 2007 -- The advent of the cultivation of grains was a boon to humankind, giving humans a type of food that could... Read More

First Video Proof That Could Explain Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug Bacteria

Amidst the battle for supremacy, our army of immune cells relentlessly wages war against various pathogens, especially... Read More

Global Warming’s Ecosystem Double Whammy

September 21, 2008 — Plants and soils act like sponges for atmospheric carbon dioxide, but new research finds that... Read More

Tomato Crop Response to Short-Duration Legume Green Manures in Tropical Vegetable Systems

INTEGRATED AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS Tomato Crop Response to Short-Duration Legume Green Manures in Tropical Vegetable Systems... Read More

A fast Ca(2+)-induced Ca(2+)-release mechanism in Dictyostelium discoideum

A fast Ca(2+)-induced Ca(2+)-release mechanism in Dictyostelium discoideum Malchow D, Lusche DF, De Lozanne A, Schlatterer... Read More

Delivery Vehicles—Cell-Penetrating Peptides

Cell-penetrating peptides (CPPs) are short peptides that facilitate cellular uptake of various molecular cargo, which is... Read More

Biodiversity, Soil and Ecologically Sustainable Development

Biodiversity, Soil and Ecologically Sustainable Development Why Study the Soil?-- The soil, as the major medium for plant... Read More

Mouse-Ear Can Be Defeated

    Pecans. (Image from Agricultural Research Service) Pecan growers... Read More

The effects of aquatic macrophytes on river water

N. Desmet (1,2), K. Buis (2), L. De Doncker (3), P. Seuntjens (1), S. Van Belleghem (2), T.J. Bouma (4), L.A. Van Duren (4),... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough and... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition Assimilation in biology is referred to as the process in which the living organisms integrate the... Read More

Insulin

Definition noun A polypeptide hormone secreted by the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas to regulate the... Read More

Silicon sources for rice crop

Silicon sources for rice crop Hamilton Seron PereiraI, *; Gaspar Henrique KorndörferII; Anelisa de Aquino... Read More

Glycogen

Definition noun plural: glycogens gly·co·gen, glī′kə-jən A multi-branched polymer of glucose, mainly produced in... Read More

Targeted drug delivery achieved with nanoparticle-aptamer bioconjugates

Ground-breaking results from researchers at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA,... Read More

Hot spleen

Hot spleen (Science: radiology) Decreased liver uptake, liver disease (e.g., cirrhosis), shunting of portal venous blood,... Read More

Drought tolerance in potatoes

June 2008 -- Climate change is expected to exacerbate drought events throughout the world, resulting in large-scale... Read More

Minority ethnic groups have poor cancer care

London -- People from minority ethnic groups in Britain are not getting the cancer care they need, according to data... Read More

New Discovery Offers Hope For Controlling Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis

NEW DISCOVERY ALTERS THINKING ON CHOLESTEROL AND FAT UPTAKE IN THE GUTOffers Hope for Controlling Obesity, Atherosclerosis... Read More

Effect of hyperglycemia-hyperinsulinemia on whole body and regional fatty acid metabolism

Abstract The effects of combined hyperglycemia-hyperinsulinemia on whole body, splanchnic, and leg fatty acid metabolism... Read More

With Just A Sprinkle, Plants Soak Up More Selenium

    Soil scientist Gary Bañuelos evaluates canola plants grown for cleaning... Read More

Metabolic burst

metabolic burst (Science: biochemistry) response of phagocytes to particles (particularly if opsonise d) and to agonists... Read More

Opsonin

Definition noun, plural: opsonins Any substance (e.g. antibody) that binds to the surface of a particle (e.g. antigen) to... Read More

Pet

PET --> positron emission tomography (Science: radiology) A highly specialised research imaging technique using short... Read More

Phagotrophy

Definition noun A process of ingesting relatively large particles of food that carries out via intracellular... Read More