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  • n. The process, in the regulation of gene expression, in which the number, or activity of receptors increases in order to increase sensitivity

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  • The researchers also found that social factors, in the form of chemical signals called pheromones, induced this "upregulation" of for.

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  • The researchers also found that social factors, in the form of chemical signals called pheromones, induced this "upregulation" of the gene.

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  • The most exciting action of nitrolinoleic acid, in my opinion, is the upregulation of NRF2, which, as you know, is hugely important, as it protects cells from oxidative stress free-radical damage and subsequent inflammation.

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  • As exciting as these particular discoveries are, the upregulation of the production of HO-1 is just one of many ways that nitrolinoleic acid provides protection to our bodies.

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  • Given that DA depletion in rats can induce a reduction in the DA transporter and an upregulation of D2/D3 receptors, our data are consistent with the hypothesis that major depression is associated with a deficiency of mesolimbic DA.

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  • As CCL20 is activated by Th17 cytokines, the upregulation of CCL20 production by Trim32 provides a positive feedback loop of CCL20 and Th17 activation in the self-perpetuating cycle of psoriasis.

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  • Degradation of high-molecular-weight kininogen and upregulation of the bradykinin-1 receptor in inflamed tissues indicated activation of the contact system in 11 patients.

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  • Effects of yellow intraocular lenses on light-induced upregulation of vascular endothelial growth factor.

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  • Their continuous upregulation despite STAT3 activation suggests the existence of as yet to be identified factors actively inhibiting STAT3 repression of IFN target genes (schematically shown in fig. 6f).

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  • In this regard, too, the upregulation of PPAR╬▓/╬┤ is notable since it is an important regulator of the wound response

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