By Veda Eswarappa, Sujata K. Bhatia
This ebook advances biomedical techniques to handle the plethora of illnesses afflicting the constructing international. A panoply of cultural, fiscal, infrastructural, and different components hinder many interventions at present well known within the built international from being equally potent within the constructing international. This booklet discusses less-traditional ways, corresponding to evidently dependent biomaterials and therapeutics, a space that has typically been ignored yet has additionally verified outstanding capability for healthiness purposes lately. This booklet explores exactly the forms of functions which may permit international locations like India to entry more advantageous, low-cost remedies whereas additionally taking extra possession in their healthcare applied sciences and innovations.
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9 Phenotype of OsrHSA-expressing seeds and wild-type seeds (left) and crystal structure of OsrHSA (right), He (2011) When compared to shiitake mushroom (Lentinus edodes), a compositionally similar source of insoluble fiber, tossa jute induced a higher coefficient of viscosity at any given shear rate. Tossa jute also demonstrated substantially higher swelling, water-holding, oil-holding, and cation exchange capacities in comparison to shiitake. This is especially noteworthy because insoluble fibers with higher swelling or water-holding capacities have increased digesta viscosities due to reduced digesta free water content.
Hence, this analysis revealed signs of cellular apoptosis. 87 Unlike drugs like ATRA, ArtinM was able to induce NB4 cell death without cell maturation. In addition, ArtinM treatment generated high levels of reactive oxygen species (ROS), which can lead to depolarization of the mitochondrial membrane translocation of apoptotic factors from the mitochondria to the nucleus. 88 Therefore the jackfruit-derived lectin ArtinM has demonstrated the ability to mediate the death of human leukemia cells, a property that should be further explored in future studies as a potential mechanism by which to treat leukemia.
1007/978-1-4614-5386-4_3, Ó The Author(s) 2013 27 28 3 Biomaterial and Therapeutic Applications Fig. 1 Bamboo charcoal surface morphology, two views via SEM micrograph (Hsieh et al. 5 Two views of the bamboo charcoal surface morphology are shown in Fig. 1. Activated carbon is commonly used to remove particular toxins from blood, but the degradation of tiny carbonaceous particulates can endanger patients’ health by obstructing or getting stuck in blood vessels. 6, 7 However, BCBs biodegrade and do not pose the same contamination threat.