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Importance of Pharmacology in Dentistry - News-Medical.net


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Pharmacology encompasses two aspects of drug metabolism – pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. While pharmacokinetics deals with drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion, pharmacodynamics deals with drug efficacy, safety, ...

U.Va. pharmacology lab finds wrinkles in cells contribute to age-related diseases - University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily


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A research team led by Pharmacology Asst. Prof. Irina Bochkis used a liver disease model to study age-associated diseases related to metabolism at the cellular level. The lab found that some diseases, including fatty liver disease, are caused by ...

Metabolic signaling directs the reciprocal lineage decisions of αβ and γδ T cells - Science


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Cell differentiation is often accompanied by metabolic changes. Yang et al. report that generation of double-positive (DP) thymocytes from double-negative (DN) cells coincides with dynamic regulation of glycolytic and oxidative metabolism. Given the ...
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kidshealth - Metabolism Basics

Los Angeles, California - United States

Our bodies get the energy they need from food through metabolism, the chemical reactions in the body's cells that convert the fuel from food into the energy needed to do everything from moving to thinking to growing.

Specific proteins in the body control the chemical reactions of metabolism, and each chemical reaction is coordinated with other body functions. In fact, thousands of metabolic reactions happen at the same time - all regulated by the body - to keep our cells healthy and working.

Metabolism is a constant process that begins when we're conceived and ends when we die. It is a vital process for all life forms - not just humans. If metabolism stops, a living thing dies.

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