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Cover for Cytochrome P450s in the era of transcriptomics.

This chapter focuses on the progress of P450 research in insects, particularly with respect to the contributions of next-generation sequencing as a new, accelerating tool for high-throughput discovery. Past and recent research on species of Lepidoptera were used as example, illustrating the...

Author(s)
Calla, B.; Berenbaum, M. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243130)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Using RNA-seq to help identify functions in unknown organs.

This chapter focuses on discovering the function of midgut in Phasmatodea. The appendices of the Phasmatodea midgut are not simply extra excretory organs. They are involved in multiple drug resistance, eliminating foreign compounds from the hemolymph through an array of ABC transporters and...

Author(s)
Shelomi, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243130)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transcriptomics in entomological research.

This book introduces transcriptomics and presents an array of its uses in entomology, past and present. It starts with a thorough introduction to how transcriptomics works, its history, and some of its broad-stroke uses in insect science (Chapter 1). This chapter is followed by an exhaustively...

Author(s)
Shelomi, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243130)
Type
Book
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Cover for Antioxidant phytochemicals in cancer chemoprevention.

This book chapter discusses the sources, role as anticancer agents, mode of action, applications in therapeutics, limitations of use, solubility, stability, bioavailability and physicochemical properties of antioxidant phytochemicals. The chapter also reviews the interactions between antioxidant...

Author(s)
Narendra Singh; Dhanir Tailor; Kale, R. K.; Singh, R. P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643632)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phenobarbital.

The mechanism of action, metabolism, administration methods, adverse reactions, and pharmacokinetics of phenobarbital as an anticonvulsant agent in treating epilepsy in dogs and cats are discussed.

Author(s)
Risio, L. de
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Metabolism of chemical compounds.

This chapter reviews important processes involved in the metabolism of xenobiotic compounds, discussing relevant attributes of phase I and phase II metabolic reactions, as well as initial substrates and expected final products. Enzymes involved in these reactions, especially those of cytochrome...

Author(s)
Brimer, L.; Skaanild, M. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Oleuropein, olive leaf extract, olive oil and the benefits of the Mediterranean diet to human health.

This chapter discusses the antioxidant and antimicrobial (bacteria and fungi) activities; effect on the protection of low-density lipoprotein from oxidation and on the inactivation of cytochrome P450; and blood pressure-lowering effect of oleuropein. The anti-human immunodeficiency virus activity...

Author(s)
Therios, I.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934583)
Type
Book chapter

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