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Seafood Processing and Safety
Food microorganisms are found on all surfaces (skin and gills) and in the intestines of ﬁshery products.[...]
The Flavonoid Kaempferol Ameliorates Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetes by Suppressing Hepatic Glucose Production
In diabetes mellitus, the excessive rate of glucose production from the liver is considered a primary contributor for the development of hyperglycemia, in particular, fasting hyperglycemia. In this study, we investigated ...
Striving for sustainable wildlife management: The case of Kilombero Game Controlled Area, Tanzania
(London, UK: Academic Press, 2002)
The sustainability of wildlife resources in Africa is threatened by poaching for trophies and meat as well as changes in land use. In order to motivate local people for sustainable wildlife management, efforts to transfer ...
Nhlh2 is a Cold-Responsive Gene
(Bentham Open, 2010)
Nescient helix-loop-helix 2 (Nhlh2) is a basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor that functions to communicate signals of energy availability. Based on the expression pattern of Nhlh2 in cold-sensitive areas of the ...
AMP-Activated Protein Kinase Mediates the Effect of Leptin on Avian Autophagy in a Tissue-Specific Manner
Autophagy, a highly conserved intracellular self-digestion process, plays an integral role in maintaining cellular homeostasis. Although emerging evidence indicate that the endocrine system regulates autophagy in mammals, ...
Multi-dimensional evaluation and ranking of coastal areas using GIS and multiple criteria choice methods
(Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Science B.V., 2002)
Coastal ecosystems are increasingly threatened by short-sighted management policies that focus on human activities rather than the systems that sustain them. The early assessment of the impacts of human activities on the ...
Optimization of sand fly embryo microinjection for gene editing by CRISPR/Cas9
Background Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR)/Cas9 technology has rapidly emerged as a very effective tool for gene editing. Although great advances on gene editing in the medical entomology ...
New visions for addressing sustainability
Attaining sustainability will require concerted interactive efforts among disciplines, many of which have not yet recognized, and internalized, the relevance of environmental issues to their main intellectual discourse. ...
Optimal Low Temperature and Chilling Period for Both Summer and Winter Diapause Development in Pieris melete: Based on a Similar Mechanism
The cabbage butterfly, Pieris melete hibernates and aestivates as a diapausing pupa. We present evidence that the optimum of low temperature and optimal chilling periods for both summer and winter diapause development are ...
Seasonal migration and land use-change in Ghana
(New York, NY: John Willey & Sons Ltd., 2004)
When farmers migrate yearly to a village to carry out intense farming during the rainy season, and thereafter return to a more permanent place of abode this is referred to as seasonal migration. The impact of such migration ...