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by boron
Fri Sep 02, 2016 9:23 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Leukocytes in the Blood
Replies: 1
Views: 2856

Leukocytes in the Blood

Causes of high white blood cell count (> 11 x 109/L or >11,000/┬ÁL) from mild to severe: -- Strenuous exercise -- Smoking -- Pregnancy -- Severe trauma or surgery -- Allergic reaction, asthma, hay fever -- Lymphoma, solid organ cancers -- Inflammatory diseases: rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowe...
by boron
Fri Aug 26, 2016 8:18 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Liver Leukocytes
Replies: 3
Views: 3552

Leukocytes that come from the blood into the liver are transformed into Kupffer cells. On the basis of this image here m I would say Kupffer cells represent maybe about 10% of all liver cells. Kupffer cells and hepatocytes are two main cell types in the liver m On this page m there is one diagram ac...
by boron
Sat Jul 23, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Headache
Replies: 2
Views: 3096

The most common cause of headache is probably increased tension in the muscles that cover the skull. Another source of origin can be dilated vessels in dura mater (the hard membrane that covers the brain).

Brain tissue does not have pain receptors.
by boron
Fri Feb 13, 2015 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thermolabile vitamines?
Replies: 3
Views: 4336

I assume if only 25% of a vitamin is destroyed it can be called thermostable.
by boron
Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thermolabile vitamines?
Replies: 3
Views: 4336

The most thermolabile is folate (vitamin B9), followed by vitamin B1 (thiamin), B6 (pyridoxine) and vitamin C. But most vitamins are thermolabile to some extent
http://nutritiondata.self.com/topics/processing
by boron
Sat Feb 07, 2015 6:48 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How many amino acids found in nature?
Replies: 6
Views: 19900

Re: How many amino acids found in nature?

There are 21 proteinogenic amino acids (that can form proteins). The 21st is selenocysteine.
by boron
Fri Jan 23, 2015 11:08 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Is thiamin (thiamine) amine or not?
Replies: 2
Views: 7525

Examples of amines in the Merriam-Webster dictionary include dopamine and histamine, in both of which, amino group is attached to a carbohydrate chain, not to the ring.

Yes, in thiamin, NH2 is attached directly to the ring.
by boron
Thu Oct 02, 2014 7:24 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: antibiotic overuse ???
Replies: 4
Views: 14256

Re: antibiotic overuse ???

So, you suggest antibiotics should be used more aggressively and precisely to destroy resistant bacterial species before they take hold? I agree with more precise use of antibiotics based on microbiological tests. If you leave a mild infection in the body without treating it with antibiotics, this d...
by boron
Wed Sep 24, 2014 12:07 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: antibiotic overuse ???
Replies: 4
Views: 14256

What is your exact question?
by boron
Sat Sep 06, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 457
Views: 3332863

Common causes of bloating related to foods include eating a lot of foods high in fiber, irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, fructose malabsorption and intestinal parasites.
by boron
Sat Sep 06, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: sugar consumption and weight gain
Replies: 1
Views: 11816

Re: sugar consumption and weight gain

Sugar stimulates weight gain as much as other carbohydrates or other macronutrients: fats and proteins. It's about calorie intake, not sugars. The point is, that sugary foods are usually calorie dense. One chocolate bar (100 grams) or cake can have over 500 Calories. By drinking soda or fruit juices...
by boron
Wed Aug 13, 2014 6:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Citing articles and copyright
Replies: 2
Views: 3914

OK, I appreciate.