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An Experiment Of A Liver Extract Solution

- Abstract In this experiment, a liver extract solution was obtained from a freshly killed female white mouse by placing in a 100 ml sucrose-Tris phosphate buffer, homogenized, and separated by centrifuged. The extract was mixed in two tubes with different components, one with buffer, succinate, liver extract, and the dye 2,6-dichlorophenolindophenol (DCIP) - the control tube. The second tube with these solutions in addition to cyanide –experimental tube. The rate of electron transport and the effect of cyanide on the rate of reduction 2, 6-dichlorophenolindophenol, was measured and tested....   [tags: Cellular respiration, Adenosine triphosphate]

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What Is Garcinia Cambogia Extract?

- What is Garcinia Cambogia Extract. Garcinia Cambogia also known as Gurcinia gummi gutta is a plant that looks like a small green pumpkin. The plant is popular in traditional Asian recipes where is it savored for its delicious soup. The skin of Garcinia cambogia contains a huge amount of Hydroxycitric acid (HCA), a naturally occurring substance active ingredient. Besides cooking, hydroxycitric acid has also been used to lower the level of cholesterol and for encouraging weight loss. The Garcinia Cambogia fruit grows across southern India, Myanmar and Indonesia Studies have shown that Garcinia Cambogia is generally safe to use with no serious side effects aside from mild digestive issues....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Metabolism, Appetite]

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Analyzing a Five Minute Extract

- The main aim of this essay is to analyze a extract from my chosen film ‘Bourne Identity (2002)’, discussing the different techniques used in the extracted clip such as the on screen graphics. The main focus in the duration of this essay is to discuss the way ‘the sound establishes moods and might even lead the whole atmosphere of a film, driving its narrative [1]’, (human voice, sound effects and music). In my conclusion I intend to provide a synopsis on Bourne Identity as an additional appendix for this essay....   [tags: Cinema]

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Garcinia Cambogia Extract

- This article is focused on the million dollar question on everyone’s lips: Does Garcinia Cambogia work for weight loss. I’ve extracted information from clinical studies as well as the overall consumer experience to answer this. But first, a quick recap of what Garcinia Cambogia Extract (GCE) is and why it’s causing such a commotion. What is Garcinia Cambogia. Garcinia Cambogia is touted as a ‘revolutionary new fat burner’ supplement that helps weight loss in two ways: firstly by blocking the body’s ability to store new fat cells and secondly by stimulating the production of serotonin which curbs the appetite and reduces cravings....   [tags: Weight Loss, Successful Function]

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How The Enzyme Catecholase From Potato Extract Reacts

- Our hypothesis is that we believe, the test tube that has potato extract alone in it will have the darkest brown color, thus it will have the highest absorbency. The reason we believe this hypothesis is true is because, darker the color of the mixture, more light will be absorbed and also because it did not receive any pH which can make the mixture lose it’s ability the catalyze reaction. This experiment is designed to investigate and compare, how the enzyme catecholase from potato extract reacts and shows different absorbency when mixed with catechol, and different pH buffer to when it just has the catecholse present in it....   [tags: PH, Buffer solution, Acid dissociation constant]

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Web Scrapping Is A Method For Extract Data From Website

- Abiding by the definition, web scrapping is a method to extract data from website. There can be different reasons to perform this task, such as for reporting, market research, to determine share indexes, know website updates, product rate updates, to monitor data, and so on. Besides these, data theft is another of the prominent motives behind web data extraction, which ultimately holds the use of a web scraper as unethical and at times, illegal. Technical definition In technical terms, data scraping is a method of collecting data from a website through specific software....   [tags: World Wide Web, Website]

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Evaluating the Effect of Garlic Extract on L. Major

- Leishmaniasis is a parasitic zoonosis transmitted by arthropods, which is addressed as a public health problem in tropical and subtropical countries. Based on clinical symptoms in patients, there are three forms of cutaneous, visceral (kala-azar) and mucocutaneous leishmaniasis (spondia).Endemic cutaneous and visceral leishmaniasis in Iran is among the most important health problems, causing numerous annual losses in the society. According to WHO reports, it is estimated that there are 12 million cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis in 88 countries worldwide, and 350 million individuals are at risk for this disease....   [tags: leishmaniasis, iran, endemic cutaneous]

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Effects of Ethanolic Extract of Aconitum Heterophyllum Root

- The present study was to designed to carriedout the in vitro antioxidant and in vivo nephroprotective activities of ethanolic extract of Aconitum heterophyllum root (EEAHR) in glycerol induced acute renal failure in Wistar albino rats. The antioxidant activity of EEAHR was evaluated by 2, 2-diphenyl-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH assay), nitric oxide radical scavenging (NO assay), hydrogen peroxide (H2O2 assay) and ferric reducing antioxidant power (FRAP) scavenging activity assays. Twenty four Wistar albino rats were used and divided into four groups of six each for assessing the nephroprotective activity....   [tags: antioxidants, renal, pharmacological ]

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Enduring Love Extract

- In an extract from Ian McEwan’s ‘Enduring Love’ the main character, Joe, faces many conflicts emotionally. In Joe’s mind, his emotions and rational thought pull him in two different directions when all he seeks is a common answer. In order to portray Joe’s emotional distress, ‘Enduring Love’ is told through first person narration. Joe searches for logical explanations but the more he looks, the further the truth seems to be. The day after John Logan’s death, Joe’s conscious makes the whole event ‘illumined and animated’ in his mind....   [tags: essays research papers]

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World War One Diary Extract

- World War One Diary Extract 8th July 1914 War. Me and my mate Jeff are off to War. Some dude was killed, and the world has gone crazy. There is going to be a war. Me and Jeff signed up yesterday after reading in the Daily Mail that we need to join the British Army to kick German butt. Yeah. I say we are off to war but obviously we have to train first. You know, firing a rifle and that. Cor, guns are so cool. I know I am going to be the best. I can imagine it now, me going to Germany and shooting everyone who gets in my way as I run up to the German base and capturing it....   [tags: Papers]

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Create a New Program to Extract Purchase Order Information From Oracle System

- Create a new program to extract Purchase Order information from Oracle system Create a new program to extract Purchase Order data from Oracle system and create a single Flat File for each Purchase Order extracted containing the Purchase Order data. The file(s) should be created at Produce Pro server. The new extraction program should consider the following criteria: Organization equal 22 (DMCO) or 23 (DMNA), Purchase Order status is approved; Ship to location, and extracted status should be equal to “N”....   [tags: Information Technology]

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Use Of Cinnamon Extract On The Blood Sugar Levels Of Type 2 Diabetes

- 1. Cinnamon extract improves fasting blood glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin level in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes A testing done to experiment the effects of cinnamon extract on the blood sugar levels of type 2 diabetic Chinese patients was published in the nutrition journal, Nutrition Research; in the results of this experiment, both low (120mg/d) and high (360mg/d) dosages of cinnamon extract supplements significantly lowered the blood glucose of the patients. From these results, it was concluded that cinnamon extract could possibly be an alternative medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Blood sugar, Insulin, Diabetes]

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Compare and contrast the poem The Drum by John Scott and the extract

- Compare and contrast the poem The Drum by John Scott and the extract from Henry V which focuses on the eve of battle ‘The Drum’ by John Scott, and the extract from ‘Henry V’ both focus on the eve of battle, but differ greatly regarding their attitudes. John Scott was an 18th century Quaker, who was very strongly opposed to violence and war. Shakespeare is writing as Henry V, and extremely religious monarch, giving a speech to his army. In the two extracts, there are very contrasting views of honour....   [tags: English Literature]

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Analysis of an Extract from William Shakespeare's Othello

- Analysis of an Extract from William Shakespeare's Othello In the play 'Othello', four characters are murdered. The character Iago, who manipulated certain characters into wanting to kill them. Desdemona, Emilia, Othello, and Roderigo, are killed. Iago originally did this out of jealousy of Othello and Roderigo. The deaths of these four characters were inevitable. There was justice in this play for all of the characters who were involved in the killing of the four characters. Act V Scene II in many ways represents the emotional climax of the play....   [tags: Papers]

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Hydro-alcoholic extract of Raphanus sativus L.var niger attenuates bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis via decreasing TGF-β1 level

- Background: pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive disease of the lungs, which leads to death in human. It has been suggested that TGF-β together with Oxidative stress play a central role in the pathogenesis of pulmonary fibrosis. Objectives: to evaluate the possible curative effects of Black radish, raphanus sativus L.var niger, (RSN) on bleomycine-induced pulmonary fibrosis in rats. Material and methods: In this study thirty-six Wistar rats were divided into six groups, including: (I) Saline, (II) Bleomycin (BLM), (III) R....   [tags: pulmonary fibrosis, progressive disease]

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Christian Missionaries Oppose Removal And Extract From Rev Samuel Marsden 's First New Zealand Journal

- In the primary documents, “Christian Missionaries Oppose Removal, 1830”, an excerpt from ‘The Missionary Herald’, and “Extract from Rev Samuel Marsden’s First New Zealand Journal, 1814-1815”, they both reveal the views of ‘race’ in the early nineteenth century USA and Aotearoa New Zealand. ‘Race’ in those times were hierarchal and that the ‘white race’, or the Europeans were obviously more superior than any other ‘race’. The primary documents, Christian Missionaries Oppose Removal and Extract from Rev Samuel Marsden’s First New Zealand Journal, are both evidently written through a white lense....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States, Cherokee]

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Analysis Of ' The And Pan Macmillan 's Extract From By Don 't Let 's Go At The Dogs Tonight

- Alexandra Fuller and Pan Macmillan’s extract from, Don’t Let’s Go To The Dogs Tonight, explore the roles of the family dynamic and their roles within the family. This is a first person narrative, written from the perspective of one of the daughters. As well, this passage describes the event of selling bales of tobacco in a market setting. This passage develops the roles of the narrator, the mother, and the father, through techniques such as animal imagery, body language, diction, punctuation, as well as structure....   [tags: Mother, Father, Family, Parent]

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Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Interaction of aqueous extract of Cassia auriculata L. leaves and Metformin in rats.

- 1. Introduction Cassia auriculata L. (CA) is profoundly used as a tonic, astringent, anti-diabetic, conjunctivitis and opthalmia in Ayurvedic medicine (Subhadradevi et al., 2011). It is one of the principle constituent of Avaarai panchaga chooranam; an Indian herbal formulation used in the treatment of diabetes to control the blood sugar level (Berman et al., 2001). Cassia species, are rich sources of polyphenols, anthraquinone derviatives, flavanoids, polysaccrides, saponins, tannins and steroids (Singh et al., 1980; Yen et al., 1998; Ayo et al., 2004), flavanoids, sterols/terpenoids and phenolic acids are known to be antidiabetic bioactive principles....   [tags: diabetes, cassia auriculata, health]

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An Extract from Divergent: Tris

- Divergent – Tris I live in a society where you are asked to choose one behavior. Where I live there are 5 different factions that you have to choose from. There is the dauntless, amity, erudite, candor, and abnegation. I was raised an abnegation. My parents and older brother Caleb were meant to be abnegation, but not so much for me. Our life was so boring. We did not have entertainment or anything in that nature. We were expected to be selfless. I couldn’t handle it. It just wasn’t me. Thank goodness we didn’t have to stay in the faction we were born into....   [tags: aptitude test, ceremony, abnegation]

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How does Miller show his ability to build up tension in this extract?

- How does Miller show his ability to build up tension in this extract. (page 50 "How about some grape juice" - page 52 "the court did not know him Annie!) Throughout the play "all my sons" Miller thoroughly expresses his ability to change and strengthen our emotions and develop tension between characters. I found this effect of tension particularly evident in this extract, a discussion between George, Chris and Annie. Due to past history, we already know that feelings between Chris and George are going to be "on edge"....   [tags: English Literature]

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Dying for One's Country in Asquith's The Volunteer and the Extract From Shakespeare's Henry V

- Dying for One's Country in Asquith's The Volunteer and the Extract From Shakespeare's Henry V How effectively do Asquith's Poem, 'The Volunteer,' and the Extract From Shakespeare's 'Henry V' Promote the Idea That it is Heroic to fight and Die For One's Country. What Alternative View, is Offered by Wilfred Owen in 'Dulce et Decorum Est?' The Volunteer is a Pro-War poem written by Herbert Asquith. Asquith uses roman imagery to invoke a feeling of greatness and honour. Asquith begins his poem by describing the miserable, mundane life of a clerk, working in a 'city grey'....   [tags: Papers]

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Critical Analysis of the Opening Extract of Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet

- Critical Analysis of the Opening Extract of Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet Baz Luhrmann has used the three presentational devices in a specific way in his film 'Romeo and Juliet'. The point of this essay is to analyse them in the opening extract. The presentational devices are: sound; mise en scene; and cinematography. The elements of mise en scene are: why things are placed where they are; what the characters are wearing; body language and facial expression. Sound is quite obvious but there are many different types: Diegetic is sound which is heard as part of the film world; non-diegetic is sound which we do not recognize as part of the film world; parallel soun...   [tags: Papers]

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A Perspective on Super-Critical Extraction and Herbal Extracts

- Super-critical extraction and Herbal extracts: A perspective The world is turning towards ‘alternative’, ‘complimentary’, ‘holistic’ and ‘integrative’ medical systems. The increasing interest in personal care particularly Europe and North America has seen many ‘Herbal Products’ on the rise. Changing trends have seen people turn to products from natural origin rather than synthetic origin. Products from natural origin are seen to be a part of a healthy lifestyle. These herbal products have phytochemical extracts as a major component....   [tags: distillation, methods, manufactuting]

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Antioxidant Source in Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp

- Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp is one of the second most dietary legume crops. The leaf extracts may be used a potential source of natural antioxidant that can be used as an important medicine. The possible in vitro antioxidant activity of acetone, aqueous, ethanol, ethyl acetate and chloroform leaf extracts of Cajanus cajan is investigated using DPPH assay, reducing power, hydroxy radical scavenging activity and phosphomolybdenum assay. Physicochemical studies of leaf extracts and anatomical investigation of leaf, petiole, and pulvinus were carried out....   [tags: extracts, leaves, oxidation]

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Mining Data Stream is Extracts Knowledge from Rapid Data Records

- ... Valuable item is nothing but finding the costliest item or most valuable items in a data base. Predicting this information helps businesses to know about the sales details about the valuable items which guide to make important decisions, such as catalogue drawing, cross marketing, consumer shopping and performance scrutiny. In this research work, two new algorithms namely VIM (Valuable Item Mining) and TVIM (Tree based Valuable Item Mining) are proposed for finding the valuable items in data streams....   [tags: algorithm, business, pattern]

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Diary extracts from Elizabeth (Pride and Prejudice).

- Diary extracts from Elizabeth (Pride and Prejudice). EXTRACT ONE: The first ball =========================== A new gentleman arrived in the neighbourhood, and is now renting Netherfield, a large house with extensive grounds. Of course my mother is very eager for one of her daughters to marry him, as he is single, and possesses a large fortune. Last night, at the ball it was evident who he would marry out of my sisters, and that would be Jane, my eldest sister. Not surprisingly he chose Jane, as she was by far the best looking woman there and had the finest character....   [tags: English Literature]

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Treatment of Diabetis Type 2: Classical Oral Antihyperglycaemic Agents

- ... Blood samples were collected at the times indicated in the Figure 1 for biochemical analysis as described previously (Cobbaert et al, 1997, Hannan et al (2012). Pancreas and liver were excised for determination of insulin content by ELISA (Vander, 1954). 2.4. Sucrose absorption in the gut Normal and type 2 diabetic rats were administered sucrose solution (2.5 g/kg body weight) alone or in combination with O. sanctum extract (2.5 g/kg body weight) after an overnight fast. Blood samples were collected by tail vein puncture at prior to sucrose administration and at times indicated in Figures 1G and 1H for blood glucose measurement....   [tags: Extracts of O. sanctum leave, ethanol]

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Biology: Echinacea Extracts can Increase Gene Expression and Protein Expression of apoA-I in Human Intestinal Cells

- In this study, human intestinal cells (Caco-2 cells) were incubated without or with 100µl /ml Echinacea extracts for 5 hours, after which total RNA was extracted and assayed using reverse transcription-PCR. The results from reverse transcript-PCR suggest that Echinacea extracts are capable of up-regulating the level of ApoA-I gene expression. Caco-2 cells incubated with Echinacea extracts exhibited approximately a 17-fold increase in the level of gene expression as compared to Caco-2 cells without Echinacea extracts (Figure 1)....   [tags: experiment, rna]

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Drama piece using different extracts from other plays and social

- Drama piece using different extracts from other plays and social references from television programmes Drama essay one part two In our drama piece we are using different extract from other plays and social references from television programmes. We have also used song lyrics, which fitted the mood and context of the piece to inspire us and add to the drama. The portrayal in books and film has helped us to build up our characters and to see the reactions from the different times in which book like 'The cement garden' and films such as 'Girl, interrupted' are set....   [tags: Drama]

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Herbal Extracts And Hormones

- Herbal Extracts and Hormones Herbs are found everywhere, and hormones are a natural product of everyone's body. The production of hormones increases and decreases with the age and development of the individual. Due to the nature of hormones and the ongoing research still being done, this article will investigate only two hormones that are in common use by the everyday person. Herbs, on the other hand, can be found from California to China and as far as consumers are concerned, they are now mainstream products that can be found in supermarkets and drug stores world wide....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Crude Extracts in Tsaang- Gubat as Potential Therapeutic Agents for Treating Cancer

- ... With its high success, cultures around the globe have long used these medicinal plants to treat various ailments especially cancer. (Broadhurst, Polansky, & Anderson, 2000; Igbinosa, Igbinosa, & Aiyegoro, 2009; Manoharan & Kaur, 2013; Mouli, Vijaya, & Rao, 2009; Saleem, Husheem, Härkönen, & Pihlaja, 2002; Tayarani-najaran & Emami, 2011). There are lots of medicinal plants accessible in nature that is proved to have anti-cancer properties. The use of plant extracts in traditional medicine continues to provide health coverage for over 80% of the world’s population, especially in the developing world (Igbinosa et al., 2009)....   [tags: philippine tea tree, medicinal plant]

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Antibacterial Activity Of Selected Ethanolic Herbal Extracts And Cow Urine Distillate

- Background: The objective of the study was to compare the synergistic antibacterial activity of Ciprofloxacin (CF) in presence of selected ethanolic herbal extracts and cow urine distillate. Material and Methods: In this study antibacterial activity of ethanolic extracts of pepper (P), turmeric (T), zinger (Z), drumstick (D) and Cow urine distillate (CUD) were tested against ATCC strains of Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumonia and clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and E-coli by cup plate diffusion method....   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria]

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A Comparison of Two Extracts from Films Portraying Vampires

- A Comparison of Two Extracts from Films Portraying Vampires In this essay I will compare two extracts from films portraying vampires. These extracts were taken from 'Nosferatu' a film made in the 1920's and 'Bram Stoker's Dracula' a film produced in the early 1990's. I will describe how the films are similar and are different in the media language used, the representations of the vampire and the woman and the narrative resolution. Firstly, I will compare the media language used in both films....   [tags: Papers]

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Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Features of Nutmeg

- Antimicrobial and Antioxidant features of Nutmeg Introduction Hydroxyl radical, hydrogen peroxide, singlet oxygen, super oxide anion and free radicals consist of reactive oxygen species. These reactive species will cause damage to the biological molecules. The damaged bio molecules might initiate certain diseases or might lead to the worsening of the existing diseases. Free radicals are reactive ions that can cause progression of diseases like diabetes, immunosuppression, metabolic injury, atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, aging, and Parkinson’s disease....   [tags: natural medicine]

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A Study On Chemo Resistant Melanoma

- Results Chemo resistant melanoma is a problem in north America for people aged 25 to 29 years old. One study tested the ability of dandelion root extract to induce apoptosis, cell death, in human melanoma cells (Chatterjee, OVadje, Mousa, Hamm & Pandey, 2010). This study was not done on specific people but instead on blood samples. It was found that when this natural compound was introduced to the human melanoma virus cells that apoptosis was induced in the chemoresistant cells. This means that indeed dandelion root extract was able to kill off the cells without causing toxicity to healthy cells (Chatterjee, OVadje, Mousa, Hamm & Pandey, 2010)....   [tags: Cancer, Chemotherapy, Metastasis, Leukemia]

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Eugenol And Its Effects On The Human Body

- Eugenol (C10H12O2) is a well-known natural product occurring in many plants like cloves and nutmeg, with a satisfying scent and spicy taste. Eugenol is extracted from numerous aromatic plants and used in perfumeries for spicy, clove-like and oriental-type fragrances. “Alike all phenols, eugenol is an antiseptic; used as disinfectant in mouthwash. Due to its antiseptic and analgesic properties, it is used in dentistry; upon mixing with zinc oxide it forms cement for temporary fillings of the teeth....   [tags: Solvent, Solubility, Acetic acid, Benzene]

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Sheet Sheets : Balance Sheet

- Balance Sheet Template [Type the document subtitle] [Pick the date] Comsdev www.aftemplates.com   Contents Balance Sheet Extract 2 Answer 1.1 4 Answer 1.2 4 Answer 2 7 Answer 3 8 Reference List 10 Balance Sheet Extract Extract of Accounts CO1 CO2 CO3 CO4 CO4 Indexed 2X16 2X16 2X16 2X16 2X16 Accounts Payable 4.67% 1.81% 14.65% 6.14% 7.32% Accounts Receivable (Net) 23.71% 6.95% 14.24% 3.56% 5.40% Accrued Expenses 1.80% 4.00% 4.97% 4.69% 2.93% Cash and Cash equivalents 1.68% 20.40% 1.63% 2.68% 0.69% Current Assets - Other 3.94% 1.61% 1.11% 3.74% 0.73% Debt (short term) 0.02% 0.05% 4.20% 5.14% 5.14% Deferred Tax Liability 0.00% 0.65% 2.72% 4.10% 6.75% Intangibles 17.53% 14...   [tags: Balance sheet, Financial statements, Asset]

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Identification of Cuminoids with Anticancer Activity

- Numerous epidemiological studies have shown that a diet high in vegetables and fruits is associated with reduced risk of most cancers [1,2]. Since ancient times, herbs and spices have been used for the treatment of various illnesses. They have been used to treat respiratory, gastrointestinal, rheumatic and inflammatory disorders. The beneficial effects of dietary phytochemicals such as curcumin (from turmeric), allicin (from garlic), and resveratrol (from grapes and peanuts) against inflammation and cancer only reinforce the importance of diet in controlling such chronic illnesses [3]....   [tags: diet, cancer, medical, health, science experiments]

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The Criticism Of Seneca Who Was A Roman Philosopher Between 4b.c And 65b.c

- Seneca who was a Roman philosopher between 4 B.C and 65 B.C has given his opinion about anger in his essay 'On Anger '. This essay will illustrate his views on anger by looking at his definition on anger, the discordances of anger with nature, the decision and causes to start anger, his argument on anger and the remedies of it. Seneca defined anger as "a burning desire to avenge a wrong" or "a burning desire to punish him by whom you think yourself to have been unfairly harmed" (Seneca On Anger Extracts I.2)....   [tags: Mind, Reason, Thought, Cognition]

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The World 's Population Consumes Tea

- Two-thirds of the world’s population consumes tea.1 The three major types of tea are black, oolong, and green. These types of tea differ in how they are produced and if they are fermented. Black tea is produced by oxidizing the leaves. This method intensifies the flavor and turns the leaves a dark brown color. Oolong tea is made by partially exposing the leaves to air. It is considered to be an intermediate between black and green tea in terms of flavor and caffeine levels. Green tea is the only type that is non-fermented....   [tags: Green tea, Tea, Caffeine, Camellia sinensis]

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Hard Times – Charles Dickens

- My first extract is “Murdering the innocents”. Life was very difficult for the poor in the Victorian times. It was very different depending on your class. Dickens used the novels to put across his opinion about the poor peoples hard lives. For example there were no laws about how long people could work; this had an effect on the amount of machinery – related accidents that happened in the Victorian era. Many children were working too long resulting in injury and death. Those children who were luckier enough to go to schools lives were better in the sense there getting an education but there teachers were strict and used the cane and there were large classes teaching a wide range of students....   [tags: English Literature]

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Mentha Arvensis Is an Aromatic Herb

- Mentha arvensis (MA) commonaly known as Mint or Pudina, belongs to family Lamiaceae. It is aromatic herb traditionally used as antiseptic, anthelmintic, diuretic, digestive, expectorent and cardio tonic. In current study, in vitro cytotoxic activity of crude whole plant extracts of Mentha arvensis was evaluated by Sulforhodamine B assay on three human cancer cell-lines of different tissues i.e. A-549(lung), MCF-7(breast) and COLO-205 (colon). Methanol extract of Mentha arvensis was observed to be significantly more cytotoxic in dose dependent manner than Petroleum ether extract of Mentha arvensis with IC50 ranging from 120-165 µg/ml for chosen cell lines....   [tags: antiseptic, disease, absorb]

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The Effects Of Modifying Concentration, Ph And Boiling On Activity Of Peroxidase

- Effects of Modifying Concentration, pH , and Boiling on Activity of Peroxidase
Abstract An enzyme is a catalysis and catalysis s substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without itself going through a permanent chemical change. In this lab we will discover exactly how the substrate connects with the active site. The main substance we use throughout this lab is peroxidase a eukaryotic organelle from plant tissues. Once there is a color change we test that using a spectrophotometer....   [tags: Enzyme, PH, Buffer solution, Temperature]

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An Analysis on Mice and Men

- "Of Mice and Men" is a novel by John Steinbeck, written in the 1930s, a period known as the Great Depression. The novel, which takes place in Salinas, California, is about two workers, George and Lennie. The two men travel together and work on different ranches, with a dream of one day having their own farm. Steinbeck explores the themes of loneliness friendship, and hopes and dreams through the various characters and events. This extract takes place after George and Lennie arrives to a new ranch to work....   [tags: John Steinbeck novel ]

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Enzyme And The Enzyme Of Enzymes

- Enzymes are protein molecules that are made by organisms to catalyze reactions. Typically, enzymes speeds up the rate of the reaction within cells. Enzymes are primarily important to living organisms because it helps with metabolism and the digestive system. For example, enzymes can break larger molecules into smaller molecules to help the body absorb the smaller pieces faster. In addition, some enzyme molecules bind molecules together. However, the initial purpose of the enzyme is to speed up reactions for a certain reason because they are “highly selective catalysts” (Castro J....   [tags: Enzyme, PH, Enzyme substrate, Chemistry]

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Aloe Ver Medicinal Plant

- ALOE VERA EXTRACTS Aloe vera is a medicinal plant that has been used for thousands of years. The health benefits of Aloe vera is well known and the dental uses of this plant are multiple. Interest is gathering among researchers regarding the use of this plant. Studies have proved the antimicrobial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antifungal properties of Aloe vera and the use of this plant is proved beneficial. This plant was also proved to be non-allergic and very good in building up the immune system....   [tags: Bacteria, Microbiology, Escherichia coli]

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A Study on A. Nigra Seeds for Pharmaceutical Products

- ... nigra seeds at determined concentrations. The mixture was shaken and incubated. Butylated hydroxyl toluene (BHT) as positive reference ethanol as negative reference were used. The absorbance was measured using multimode microplate reader. Each sample extract were mixed with dry KBr powders and their absorption spectra were obtained with a Perkin-Elmer FTIR spectrophotometer. The 1H spectra were recorded on a Varian 400 MHz FTNMR. Each extract sample were dissolved in CDCl3 , and the solvent signal was used for spectral calibration....   [tags: bacteria, test, methods]

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Phytochemical & Antioxidant Activity

- 3. Results and Discussion 3.1. Phytochemical analysis Phytochemicals, especially phenolics are known to be major bioactive compounds for health benefits. Plant extracts containing different classes of polyphenols are very attractive in the food industry. Therefore, in this study, the total phenolics content and total flavonoids content of the faba beans’ extract were investigated. Folin-Ciocalteu phenol method estimated a total phenolic content of 22.415 GAE equivalents (µg GAE/mg sample). The presence of a high phenolic amount in the faba seeds indicates its potential as a good natural antioxidant....   [tags: UNderutilized Legume Vicia Faba Seeds]

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The Use of Language in A Fable for Tomorrow by Rachel Carson

- The Use of Language in A Fable for Tomorrow by Rachel Carson The extracts give the impression of stark contrast, even contradictions, from the very beginning. The author chooses to use the word fable in the title, which, traditionally, is something fictional and also usually refers to the past and yet this is coupled with ‘tomorrow’. This indicates that the author is looking to show the reader that, although the situation she refers to in the second extract may not be factual in its entirety, it may not be long before it is....   [tags: A Fable for Tomorrow Rachel Carson Essays]

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William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream

- William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream The focus of this discussion will be upon the language and performance possibilities of this extract from the Dream[1], following brief consideration of the manner in which the extract relates to the rest of the play in terms of plot development and the reflection of certain of the play’s themes. Performance aspects are considered alongside the distinctive features of the language, as it is suggested that the nature of the language employed governs performance....   [tags: Papers]

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Anticancer Properties of Piper Betle Leaves Active Compounds

- Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the world (World Cancer Research Fund International). Colostomy, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and biological therapy are among the most common treatment for colorectal cancer. These treatments may be used by itself or in combination. One of the most commonly used drugs for the treatment of colorectal cancer is 5-fluorouracil (5-FU). 5-FU is a cell cycle–specific, S-phase–dependent fluorinated pyrimidine analogue (Yim, et al., 2006). Due to its short biological half-life, it is always used in combination with other drugs to enhance its drug effect....   [tags: HTS assay types,colorectal cancer,PBL]

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A Study On Potato Rats

- Whole grape-based diet increased cardiac GSH and GSR activity in hypertensive rats (183). Grape-derived phytochemicals, resveratrol and pterostilbene, were both protective against azoxymethane -induced colon carcinoma by inhibiting NFκB activation and subsequent iNOS and COX-2 expression, concomitant with increased ARE-responsive HO-1 and GSR (184). Grape seed proanthocyanindin extract, a poly-phenol compound derived from grape seeds, has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antitumor activities, and it mediates resistance to free radicals and has protection from CVD (185,186)....   [tags: Omega-3 fatty acid, Nutrition]

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Biology : A Medicinal Plant With High Antidiabetic Potential

- Title:Chrysophyllum cainito: A medicinal plant with high antidiabetic potential Authors and affiliations: Running Title:Antidiabetic potential of Chrysophyllum cainito Address for correspondence: ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the anti-diabetic activity of Chrysophyllum cainito fruits against alloxan and streptozotocine induced diabetics in rats. Methods: Two doses 200 mg/kg and 400 mg/kg b.w p.o. of the Chrysophyllum cainito fruit extract were subjected for the evaluation of anti-diabetic activity against the diabetic induced by alloxan (100 mg/kg, i.p) and streptozotocin (50 mg/kg, i.p) in rats....   [tags: Blood sugar, Diabetes mellitus, Insulin]

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Developing the TLC and HPTLC Finger Print Profiles

- Aim of this study was to develop the TLC and HPTLC finger print profiles for various secondary metabolites of methanolic stem extracts of the traditional medicinal climber, Solena amplexicaulis. These studies were carried out as per the methods of Harborne and Wagner et al. The profiles of various individual secondary metabolites were made and developed for authentication. The methanolic stem extract showed the presence of 5 alkaloids, 6 flavonoids, 2 glycosides, 10 saponins and 7 terpenoids. Owing to the presence of rich variety of secondary metabolites, the stem extract of S....   [tags: bioactive, metabolites, medicinal]

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Theme Of Justice in "The Big Sleep" and "The Black Cat"

- The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler and The Black Cat by Edgar Allen Poe both approach the theme of justice and present it in dissimilar ways. The Big Sleep presents justice as something which you can achieve through beliefs and morals, without the use of money and crime. The Black Cat presents justice as something which is absolute and something which you cannot escape psychologically, a force which is inevitable. In The Big Sleep, a conversation between Philip Marlowe and Vivien Sternwood is proceeding, in which Marlowe is offered $15,000 to be silenced over the disappearance of Rusty Regan, and within the conversation the reader is given an insight into the motivations and morals of Marlowe...   [tags: Literary Review]

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Pen and Paper - You Have the Right to be Silent

- William Shakespeare was a playwright of the Elizabethan times. He has written many plays which are still studied to this day. One of his most famous plays is Macbeth. Macbeth is a play of revenge, blood and death. It speaks of the killing of two of Scotland’s kings – the first for ambition and the second for justice. During this, Shakespeare also reveals many human truths such as ambition, vengeance and hatred. Shakespeare was influenced in his writing of Macbeth by James I, who was a patron of Shakespeare’s acting company....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature ]

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Analysis of Chapter 3 of Kurth Vonnegut's Slaughter House Five

- ... As Bob speaks for longer, and has a lot more turns in the conversation than Billy it shows that he in charge of the soldiers and his status is evident through this conversation. He also controls the topic of the conversation. Again, this displays that despite his physical and mental health he is still a strong, sure and higher status soldier than Billy and it is evident that Billy recognises this. Next I will discuss the characterisation throughout my extract. Firstly I will consider how thought is represented....   [tags: stylistics, narrative structure]

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Durkheim 's Theory Of Religion And Morality

- Durkheim who was considered the ‘father’ of Sociology and wanted to establish the science of religion and morality which, in turn annoyed religious dominations such as the Catholics but also philosophers. He wrote this text becoming interested in primitive religion and, what seemed to be his main motive in his work ‘Elementary Forms of Religious Life’. He wanted to explain and describe the most primitive religion known to man as he believe we could understand humans beings better, through religion and the evolutionary process of religion....   [tags: Religion, Human, Just War, Émile Durkheim]

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Consumer Facial Cleansers

- With the overwhelming amount of facial cleansing products available it can be hard for the consumer to choose the most beneficial facial cleanser for their skin type. This paper will discuss three different types of facial cleansers. The first facial cleanser is Ocusoft Foaming Lid Scrub that is a non-irritating eyelid cleanser. The second facial cleanser is Clearskin professional Deep Pore Cleansing Scrub made by Avon that is formulated to fight all phases of the acne cycle. The third facial cleanser is Velocity made by Mary Kay a three-in-one cleanser....   [tags: Product Analysis ]

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Escape is the Theme in J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye and Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn

- Escape is a recurrent theme within both J.D. Salinger’s ‘the Catcher in the Rye’ and Mark Twain’s ‘Huckleberry Finn’ and both Twain and Salinger use linguistic and literary features to develop the theme of escape. The ‘Huckleberry Finn’ extract occurs after Pap has taken Huck to live in his cabin. Huck decides that he needs to escape from Pap’s violent and drunken state- “I made up my mind I would fix up a way to leave there”. The ‘Catcher in the Rye’ extract occurs after Holden has had a fight with Stradlater and is about to decide to escape from Pency - “I decided what I’d really do....   [tags: death, blasphemes, language]

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Human And Physical Factors That Affect The Supply Of Natural Gas

- A resource is anything that benefits humans. The supply of resources is affected both by human and physical factors for example technology, demand, geology and climate. This essay will look at whether human or physical factors are of greater importance when effecting supply of resources using the examples of natural gas and bananas. Natural gas is a fossil fuel which is used to provide energy across the world. Human and physical factors affect the supply of this resource. Firstly, the human factor of technology effects the supply of natural gas as it is needed for the extraction....   [tags: Petroleum, Natural gas, Transport, Human factors]

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Confirmation of Bacterial Transformation and DNA as the Inducing Material

- Confirmation of Bacterial Transformation and DNA as the Inducing Material   Confirmation of Transformation and DNA as the Inducing Material Introduction The experiments in this report are a recreation the famous Griffith and Avery experiments which discovered the transformation process that bacteria can undertake and that DNA is the genetic material, respectively (Griffth, 1928. Avery 1944). Bacteria can incorporate foreign DNA found in their medium into their genomes in a process known as transformation....   [tags: genetic studies and experiments]

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Mobile Forensics Tools For Evidence While Maintaining Data Integrity

- 1 SUMMARY Mobile forensic tools for government and law enforcement extract data for evidence while maintaining data integrity. There are many mobile forensics tools available to choose from that advertise that they are the best. This report compares and contrasts two popular forensics tools: UFED Physical Analyzer (UFED) and Oxygen Forensics Suite 2015 Analyst Edition (OFS). Evaluation of the forensic tools identified UFED Physical Analyzer as the ideal choice. A cost-benefit analysis between the two tools and UFED had favorable results by mitigating the cost of training....   [tags: Mobile phone, Personal digital assistant]

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Dynamic Threshold Value for the Traffic Lane Extraction

- Executive Summary This project is to find out the dynamic threshold value for the traffic lane extraction . At the early stage, we found that the threshold value of the image was the main item we had to solve. This is because the threshold value of the image can provide us the better image on the traffic lane extraction. Dynamic threshold value determination is to produce a continuous threshold value to the traffic lane extraction. By using the LabVIEW Program, we can easily extract the light intensity and HSI data of the image and get the threshold value by comparing the data with the threshold value database....   [tags: solve, search, concept, record]

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Computer Emergency Readiness Team ( Us Cert )

- Statement of the Problem In the modern world the ave¬¬¬rage citizen is exposed to technologies and conveniences that everyday life more enjoyable. One such amenity is the mobile phone and specifically the advent of the smart phone age. Smart phones essentially place the power of a computer in the palm of your hand allowing the user to send and receive calls, text messages, emails, and photos. (White, n.d.) In addition applications are made specifically for use on mobile devices that allow the user to bank, manage finances, use social media, and get and send information....   [tags: Mobile phone, Personal digital assistant]

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Web Mining Using Machine Learning: A Survey

- Abstract: Due with the exponential growth of information on the web, web is becoming the primary source of information for everyone. As the numbers of user increasing, organizations are making their data available on the web on daily basis. Web contains structured and unstructured information that can provide meaning full insight into the web data. Due to the sheer volume and dynamic nature of web data manual extraction of knowledge is an uphill task therefore an automatic information extraction techniques with good accuracy are needed to utilize the full potential of the web as information resource and organizing and describing the web content is essential....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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Hypoglycemic Activity of Gynura Procumbens in Alloxan-Induced

- Background of the Study Diabetes mellitus is a serious metabolic disorder wherein the person has high blood glucose level either due to inadequate insulin production or the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin (Nordqvist, 2010). There are three main types of diabetes namely Type I (insulin-dependent), Type II, and gestational diabetes. All these types are characterized by hyperglycemia or high blood glucose level. A person with diabetes may experience many symptoms such as high blood sugar, high glucose content in urine, weight loss, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, infections, blurred vision, and lethargy or coma (NDIC, 2013)....   [tags: metabolic disorder, diabetes, blood glucose ]

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A Positive Response From The Classroom Conversation

- After receiving a positive response from the students (L4) and teacher Phuong makes another turn with the discourse marker ‘OK’ to express her agreement (Fraser, 1996) (L5), the sequence arrives at the transition relevant place (TRP). However, after a three second pause, without any student self-select, teacher Phuong decided to brings up a new issue for discussion (L7 & 8). This turn also marks an interesting moral value emerging from the classroom conversation where teacher decides to select a proto-moral value to discuss with students....   [tags: Morality, Value theory, Value, Question]

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The Analysis of Spinach Pigmentation During Photosynthesis (biology Lab Report)

- The Analysis of Spinach Pigmentation<p> During Photosynthesis <p> University of Alabama<p> I. Introduction:<p> "Photosynthesis is the conversion of light energy to chemical energy that is stored in glucose or other organic compounds; it occurs in plants, algae, and certain prokaryotes" (Campbell, G-16). The formula below is photosynthesis and "the ingredients necessary to make a plant grow" (KoK, 30).<p> 6CO_2 + 6H_2_0,,³ C_6_H_12_O_6_ + 6CO_2<p> Photosynthesis occurs within chloroplasts which are in leaf cells....   [tags: Biology]

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Could Aloe Vera Cause Cancer?

- ... Yuji Ikeno et al. reported that the lifelong ingestion of aloe vera gel does increase the average life span of Fischer rats. The animals used in this study were male specific pathogen free Fischer 344 rats (F344 rats). The study used 360 rats and divided them into 4 groups with 60 rats in each test group. The control group 1 received a semi-synthetic diet without aloe vera. Group 2 received a diet with 1% freeze-dried aloe filet; Group 3 received a diet with 1% charcoal-processed, freeze-dried aloe filet; and Group 4 received whole leaf charcoal-processed aloe vera (0.02%) in the drinking water....   [tags: food aditive, carcinogenic, acemannan ]

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Microalgae as a Live Food for Feeding of Aquatic Organisms

- The use of microalgae as a live food for feeding of aquatic organisms well documented by several researchers (Cho and et al., 1999; Zhu, et al., 1997; Luyen, et al., 2007; Rivero-Rodríguez, et al., 2007; Duerr, et al., 1998; Brown, et al., 1997). In mariculture, microalgae either directly support all growth stages of bivalves, and larval stages of crustaceans and fish or indirectly are fed to artemia or rotifers, which are then fed on to later larval/ juveniles stages of crustacean and fish larvae through providing essential nutrients and other growth promoting factors (Cho and et al., 1999).Therefore, the nutritional property of microalgae offered to feed aquatic animals is crucial especial...   [tags: microalgae, aquatic organisms, animals, ]

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Tests on the Medical Effectivness of Phlomis Younghusbandii Mukerjee

- ... Good dose-dependent effects were obtained in most of these tests, except in the hot plate test and the acetic acid-induced Evans blue leakage test. These findings suggested that the aqueous extract of P. Younghusbandii, abundance with iridoid glycosides and phenylethanoid glycosides, has significant antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities. Keywords:Phlomis Younghusbandii Mukerjee; Iridoid glycoside; phenylethanoid glycosides; Antinociceptive activity; Anti-inflammatory activity Abbreviations: AEPY, Aqueous extract of Phlomis Younghusbandii Mukerjee HPLC, High performance liquid chromatography; LD50, Median lethal dose; ERP, Edema Ratio Phlomis YounghusbandiiMukerjee is a pere...   [tags: anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive, phenylethanoid]

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Antitubercular Activity of Actinomycetes Isolated from Indian Rare Ecosystems

- Bioprospecting potential of actinomycetes from Indian rare ecosystems had been explored with special reference to antitubercular activity. Seventy two actinomycete isolates were recovered from the soil samples collected from different rare ecosystems viz., Thar desert, coffee plantation, rubber forest and Hill area. After dereplication of 18 actinomycetes based on their phenotypic characteristics, fifty four actinomycete isolates were selected among which 43 isolates were Streptomycetes and 11 were rare actinomycetes....   [tags: tuberculosis, research, potential]

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Radiation-Induced Bystander Effect (RIBE)

- Background: Radiation-induced bystander effect (RIBE) is defined as a phenomenon that occurs when radiation signals are transmitted from irradiated cells to non-irradiated ones, inducing radiation effects in them. RIBE has an effective role in radiation response at low doses as well as in radiotherapy due to affecting normal tissues adjacent or far from the irradiated tumor. Reactive oxygen species have an important role in RIBE induction; therefore, the present research was conducted to investigate the possible inhibitory effects of garlic as an antioxidant-containing plant on RIBE....   [tags: cells, gamma rays, medicinal herb, garlic]

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Nonlinear Modeling of Data

- In the most modern instrumental methods, the raw data obtained must be analyzed further to extract the information we need. Fortunately, this task can be handled automatically by a computer. For example, suppose we want to measure the diffusion coefficient of a protein in aqueous solution to get an idea of its molecular size. We have no "diffusion meter" available for this job. We need to do an experiment such as ultracentrifugal sedimentation, dynamic light scattering, or pulsed-field gradient spin-echo nuclear magnetic resonance and extract the diffusion coefficient by analyzing the data appropriately....   [tags: Medeling Data]

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Review of The Anti-aging Properties of Relastin Skin Revitalizer

- Relastin Skin Revitalizer Revance Therapeutics, Inc, Newark, CA What is Relastin. Relastin Skin Revitalizer is an anti-wrinkle firming skin cream designed to encourage the production of elastin to reduce fine lines and wrinkles and restore elasticity.The formula soaks into the layers of skin to produce healthy, smooth skin with lasting results.. How does it work. Elastin is a protein in the skin that allows it to stretch. Elastin production stops around the time of early adolescence. Over time, the elastin in your skin becomes less capable to stretch and spring back....   [tags: Product Review]

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The Character Crook from Steinbeck's Novel

- The extract I have chosen is from the beginning of chapter four and stretches from page 71 to page 73. This extract gives a detailed description of Crooks, his room and his possessions. The extract I have chosen is from the beginning of chapter four and stretches from page 71 to page 73. This extract gives a detailed description of Crooks, his room and his possessions. The entrance of Lennie into Crooks´ room and the development of their relationship throughout the scene is shown. At the beginning of the extract Lennie is not welcomed into Crooks´ room, but at the end they begin to befriend each other....   [tags: English Literature]

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Great Expectations By Charles Dickens

- Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Charles Dickens makes this extract memorable and significant as it is the first time Pip, a working class boy from the forge, meets Miss Havisham and Estella who are going to have an important and significant affect on his life. Pip is invited to Miss Havisham's residence Statis house. This is important as he doesn't know why he was invited and before he goes he is told there may be something in this for him. The reader knows this might be true due to the title of the play "Great Expectations" Dickens makes Pip's first encounter with Miss Havisham and Estella at Statis House a significant and memorable point in the novel in a number of ways....   [tags: Great Expectations Charles Dickens Essays]

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The Evaluation and Ranking of Websites for their Suitability as a Scientific Reference for the Topic of Alternative Medicine

- INTRODUCTION Diabetes mellitus, known simply as diabetes, is a widespread disease in which blood glucose levels increase due to a deficiency in insulin secretion or a decreased cell response to insulin (Reece et al., 2011). Blood glucose is not regulated, as the insufficient amount of insulin created is unable to process and break down the blood glucose in our body (Bailey, 2008). The two common types of diabetes mellitus are type 1 and type 2, in which, respectively, insulin production is absent and there is cell resistance to insulin (Kishore, 2012)....   [tags: Treatment of Diabetes, widespread disease]

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The Theme of Escape in ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ by JD Salinger and ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ by Mark Twain

- In extract one from chapter 12 in The Catcher in the Rye Holden takes another taxi ride from his hotel to a nightclub. He meets a cab driver, a man named Horwitz, and engages him in a conversation in which he reveals his anxiety towards society and his growing depression. Extract 2 from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is from chapter 16 and features Huck and Jim drifting further south on their raft to Cairo, whereupon Huck grows more concerned about the enormity and consequences of his actions....   [tags: society, slavery, freedom]

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