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


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  • The logical first step, then, is to protect the cell before damage occurs, including the cell membrane, mitochondria, and DNA, as well as the downregulation of inflammatory genes.

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  • As insulin loses function, more insulin is required, more insulin leads to more downregulation of receptors, all of which ultimately leads to obesity.

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  • In gaining muscle mass, one of his recommendations is to “drop calories by 50% one day per week to prevent protein uptake downregulation.”

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  • One study has also shown that dexamethasone (DEX) contributed to the downregulation of MAM-induced IL1B and TNF -.

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  • Da Silva AP, Pollett A, Rittling SR, Denhardt DT, Sodek J, et al. (2006) Exacerbated tissue destruction in DSS-induced acute colitis of OPN-null mice is associated with downregulation of TNF-alpha expression and non-programmed cell death.

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  • A key proposition that underpins our understanding of dosage sensitivity is that duplication or deletion of the genomic region containing a gene will result in a significant up - or downregulation of expression of the gene

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  • Does the downregulation of the FGF23 signaling pathway in hyperplastic parathyroid glands contribute to refractory secondary hyperparathyroidism in CKD patients

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  • Examination of various SNc neuronal markers indicated that neurodegeneration was due to cell loss and not just downregulation of DA synthesis.

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  • Moreover, co-expression of both rat α-syn and α-syn siRNA partially reversed the neurodegenerative and behavioral effects of α-syn plays an important role in the rat SNc and suggest that both up - and downregulation of wild-type

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  • We conclude that RA treatment leads to premature downregulation of Oct4 and partial derepression of Xist irrespective of X-chromosome counting.

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