Search for dissertations about: "Mapuche"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Mapuche.

  1. 1. Hierarchy, utility and metaphor in Mapuche botany

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Juan Carlos Gumucio; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ethnology; anthropology; Mapuche; ethnobotany; Etnologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This book is about the knowledge and management of plants among the Mapuche of southern Chile. Field studies of this extensive cultural patrimony have been carried out over a period of two years, with participation in various activities and rituals in which plants play an important role. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modulation of bile acid and cholesterol metabolism in health and disease

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine at Huddinge University Hospital

    Author : Cecilia Gälman; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bile acids - cholesterol - gallstone - cholic acid - cholestyramine - high performance liquid chromatography - species - C4 - 7alpha-hydroxy-4-cholesten-3 -one cholesterol 7alpha-hydroxylase - lipoproteins - hyperlipidemia - statins - resins - diurnal variation - ASBT - 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A;

    Abstract : An increased level of plasma cholesterol is associated with premature development of atherosclerosis. It is therefore important to understand the regulation of plasma cholesterol. Stimulation of hepatic bile acid synthesis is a strategy to reduce plasma cholesterol. This partly occurs due to an induction of hepatic LDL receptors. READ MORE