Volume 1 Issue 4
Glucose is a major source of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), a common energy currency for all brain cells.A primary mechanism for the production of ATP is attributed to anaerobic glycolysis and the aerobic processes including the tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle and mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS)….
Portal hypertension, cirrhosis of liver and the unsuspected intrinsic property of melanin to dissociate the water molecule, like chlorophyll in plants
Portal hypertension is a pressure in the portal venous system that is at least 5 mm Hg higher than the pressure in the inferior vena cava. This increased pressure results from an anatomic or functional obstruction to blood flow from any point in the portal system´s origin through the hepatic veins, or from an increase in blood flow in the system….
Human nephrogenesis is physiologically completed between the 35th and the 36th week of gestation. Pre-term infants may continue nephrogenesis after birth only for 2-4 weeks. Extreme immaturity at birth may be associated to impaired….