Search for dissertations about: "a-tocopherol"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the word a-tocopherol.

  1. 1. Uptake, induction and distribution of ubiquinone and a-tocopherol

    Author : Yiyi Zhang; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Doctoral Dissertation 1997 Clinical Research Center, NOVUM and Department of Neuroscience Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, Sweden Ubiquinone (UQ) and a-tocopherol are the major lipid-soluble antioxidants in animal tissues. Appropriate amounts of these lipids have to be present in tissues and subcellular membranes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Antioxidant-Impregnated Polymers / Antioxidant Ability and Interactions with Food

    Author : Carolina Wessling; Institutionen för livsmedelsteknik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Food and drink technology; shelf-life; interactions; packaging; polymers; BHT; antioxidants; a-tocopherol; Livsmedelsteknik;

    Abstract : Interactions between antioxidant-impregnated low-density polyethylene (LDPE) and polypropylene (PP), and oxygen-sensitive foods have been investigated. BHT and a-tocopherol are two antioxidants commonly used in both foods and polymers. In general, BHT was rapidly lost from LDPE film in contact with various foodstuffs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies on Cell Injury Induced by Hypoxia-Reoxygenation and Oxidized Low Density Lipoprotein : With Special Reference to the Protectiove Effect of Mixed Tocopherols, Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Transforming Growth Factor-beta1

    Author : Hongjiang Chen; Tom Saldeen; Christer Sylven; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Tocopherols; fish oil; TGF-β1; NOS; adhesion molecules; MMPs; PKB; MAPK; H-R; Ox-LDL; Myocytes; HCAECs; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin;

    Abstract : Hypoxia-reoxygenation (H-R) injury is an important clinical phenomenon in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). Endothelial injury is a critical step in the initiation and progression of atherosclerosis. Therefore, endothelial and cardiomyocyte protection has been considered an effective step in prevention and treatment of CAD. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fractionated irradiation of salivary glands : loss and protection of function

    Author : Ulrika Funegård; Thorild Ericson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Irradiation; salivary glands; saliva composition; antioxidants; radioprotection;

    Abstract : Radiotherapy of malignancies in the head and neck often involves the major and minor salivary glands in the radiation field. Adverse effects, such as dry mouth symptoms, are common after such therapy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Retinal pigment epithelial cells, oxidative stress and lipofuscin : relation to age-related macular degeneration

    Author : Staffan Sundelin; Stefan Seregard; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : In developed countries, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of loss of central vision in people over the age of 65. The retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) appears to be the site of early pathological changes in AMD. READ MORE