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Macrophages Preneoplastic Cells In The Epidermis

Macrophages Preneoplastic Cells In The Epidermis

The cancer relating inflammation impacting significantly on cancer development and progression; but from the early stage, neutrophils and macrophages are taking to preneoplastic cells in the epidermis; but before directly interacting; they must first breach the underlying extracellular matrix barrier layer that includes the basement membrane. But this research, for the first time study observing…

Complete Genome Sequence Of The Bacterium

Complete Genome Sequence Of The Bacterium

Carotenoids are a family of yellow to orange-red pigments, generally comprising a 40-carbon skeleton composing of 8-isoprene units.The complete genome sequence of the bacterium reporting by researcher.The genus Erythrobacter was first classified by Shiba and Simidu; This genus contains aerobic marine photosynthetic bacteria that have bacteriochlorophyll (BChl) a and carotenoids. The other Erythrobacter species that…

Red Seaweed

Betaine Biosynthesis Pathway in Red Seaweed Pyropia yezoensis

Red Seaweed; Pyropia yezoensis, previously known as Porphyra yezoensis, Rhodophyta, is a typical intertidal macroalgae. During daily low tides, P. yezoensis is routinely exposed to high levels of light, dehydration, and extreme fluctuations in temperature and osmotic pressure due to the seawater-to-air transition. The blades can tolerate dehydration with a water loss of up to 85%, and…

Fucoxanthin

Marine Carotenoid Fucoxanthin Possesses Anti-Metastasis Activity

Fucoxanthin is commonly finding in marine organisms; however, to date, it has been one of the scarcely explored natural compounds. The researchers investigated its activities in human cancer cell culture-based viability, migration, and molecular assays; and found that it possesses strong anticancer; and anti-metastatic activities that work irrespective of the p53 status of cancer cells.…

The healing power of cod fish skin

The Healing Power of Cod Fish Skin for Burn Injury

Cod Fish Skin; Veterinarians used a creative approach to treat the burns of Stella, a 1-year-old Rottweiler puppy, who escaped a house fire. Smoke inhalation prohibited Stella from being sedated for skin grafts, so the team used cod fish skins to help heal Stella’s burns. This successful treatment could help other animals. When Stella first…

Seaweeds

Seaweeds Might Help To Manage Hypertension

Sea vegetables are an intelligent addition for health and longevity. Over the last few decades, medical researchers have discovered that a diet rich in sea vegetables; but reduces the risk of some diseases and helps the body eliminate toxins. But sea vegetables are capable of binding with heavy metals and radioactive toxins in the body to…

Deep Ocean Minerals

Deep Ocean Minerals Increases Running Capacity in Soccer Players

Hydrothermal systems in the deep ocean was propose to be among; the most credible settings for the biological origins of life. Indeed, such alkaline systems have been suggest as the source of the evolution of primordial metabolism. The marine environment possesses a rich pool of bio-active ingredients with numerous purported health benefits. Moreover, novel marine-based…

Omega-3 Fish Oils

Omega-3 Fish Oils and Inflammation: Beyond Heart Health

Omega-3s and other healthy oils are the building blocks for cell membranes. When a healthy cell becomes damaged, the torn cell membrane becomes the chemical signals to bring in the repair crew. The repair crew are the white bloods cells, and the inflammatory mediators that cause swelling and redness. For an acute injury, the inflammatory…

Fish Consumption

Pediatricians Should Encourage Fish Consumption For Children

American children eat relatively little fish and shellfish in comparison with other sources of animal protein; despite the health benefits that eating fish and shellfish may confer. At the same time, fish and shellfish may be sources of toxicants. This report serves to inform pediatricians about available research that elucidates health risks; and benefits associated…

Fish Oil Supplements

What Fish Oil Supplements Actually Do?

For centuries, humans have used fish oils, orally or topically, to treat a wide array of ailments; but from aches and pains to rickets and gout. The popularity of this supplement has shifted over the years, as have its primary uses. But over the past couple of decades, the hype around fish oil has arguably…

Omega-3

Pure Omega-3 Prescription Drug Reduces CV Events

Taking a high dose of icosapent ethyl—a pure and stable prescription form of the omega-3 fatty acid known as EPA—significantly reduces the occurrence of first, subsequent and total ischemic events, including heart attacks, strokes and related deaths, among people at high cardiovascular risk despite already being on statin therapy, according to research presented at the…

Zebrafish

Zebrafish May Help Replace Bone Marrow Transplants

Blood diseases such as leukemia and lymphoma are currently treated with bone marrow transplants; a transfer of blood stem cells from a healthy person to a patient in need. But the demand for patient-matched blood stem cells far exceeds their availability, and many patients go without. To bypass the need for donations, University of California…