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a lack or deficiency.

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Hyperadrenergic POTS

... NET. Although functional NET mutations might be infrequent, pharmacological NET inhibition is very common. Many antidepressant and attention deficit medications work at least in part through inhibition of NET. This includes traditional drugs such as tricyclic antidepressants, and newer medications ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hyperadrenergic POTS
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Views: 6051

Thermal insulation by adipose tissue

... energy metabolism in accordance with the body's nutritional state. Ultimately adipocyte fat stores have to match the body's overall surplus or deficit of energy. This implies the existence of one (or more) signal(s) to the adipose tissue that reflects the body's energy status, and points once ...

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by einfopedia
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:20 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Thermal insulation by adipose tissue
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Views: 10627

Re: What is salt stress?

... and saline deserts. These plants, called halophytes, have distinct physiological and anatomical adaptations to counter the dual hazards of water deficit and ion toxicity. Salinity can affect any process in the plant's life cycle, so that tolerance will involve a complex interplay of characters. ...

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by Makyhg
Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:26 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: What is salt stress?
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Views: 21168

UCP, Glycolysis, and the Krebs Cycle

... flow freely (but in equilibrium) between the two spaces. I would GUESS that glycolysis and krebs would need to increase to make up for the energy deficit. this however, is only a guess. but it makes sense, right?

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by plasmodesmata11
Wed May 12, 2010 3:57 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: UCP, Glycolysis, and the Krebs Cycle
Replies: 4
Views: 4250

brain power

... if your brain were to use a larger portion of glucose, the rest of the body would receive less and fat would be burned to supplement the energy deficit. So wouldn't you be indirectly burning fats anyway?

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by mith
Sun Dec 20, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: brain power
Replies: 11
Views: 4872
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