Search for dissertations about: "Neuro regulator"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Neuro regulator.

  1. 1. Identification of candidate genes involved in Mercury Toxicokinetics and Mercury Induced Autoimmunity

    Author : Hammoudi Alkaissi; Per Hultman; Said Havarinasab; Peter Söderkvist; Jesper Bo Nielsen; Johan Rönnelid; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Autoimmune diseases require the involvement and activation of immune cells and occur when the body builds up an immune response against its own tissues. This process takes place due to the inability to distinguish self-antigen from foreign antigen. Systemic autoimmunity represents an important cause of morbidity and mortality in humans. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies on the regulation and in vitro metabolic effects of leptin in children and adults

    Author : Amira M. I Elimam; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Leptin; growth hormone; cortisol; Dexamethasone; insulin; fasting; total parenteral nutrition; meal timing; obese children; Prader Willi syndrome; adipocyte; lipolysis; lipogenesis.;

    Abstract : Leptin is a protein hormone secreted by adipocytes, which binds to receptors in the brain to affect food intake and energy expenditure. The leptin receptor is a member of the cytokine receptor family and is widely distributed in the body suggesting a broader role for leptin. READ MORE