acute bronchitis

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What is acute bronchitis? An acute bronchitis is an acute inflammation of the mucous membranes in the bronchi . It is usually associated with inflammation of the upper airways (nose and throat) and is widespread, especially in …

Adenosylmethionine

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ABBREVIATIONS: CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; GNMT, glycine N-methyltransferase; GSH, glutathione; HCC, hepatocellular carcinoma; Hcy, homocysteine; MAT, methionine adenosyltransferase; MTA, 5-deoxy-5-methylthioadenosine; MTHFR, 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase; NASH, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis; SAH, (S)-adenosylhomocysteine; SAMe, (S)-adenosylmethionine. INTRODUCTION …

Aloe Vera

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INTRODUCTION Aloe vera is one of the oldest known medicinal herbs with a history of use that spans thousands of years. Today, aloe vera is cultivated and used in a …

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alveoli

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Alve o le [von * alveoli -], pulmonary alveoli , gas-filled end chamber of the lungs , site of diffusion-based gas exchange ( alveolar air , blood gases ) with the blood(release of carbon dioxide [CO 2 ] to the respiratory air and absorption of oxygen [O 2 ] from the respiratory air [ respiratory …

Androstenedione

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INTRODUCTION Androstenedione (chemical name: 4-androstene-3,17- dione) is a steroid hormone produced primarily in the reproductive system and adrenal glands in men and women. It circulates in the bloodstream and is …