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secretion

suh kree shuhn

  • n  the organic process of synthesizing and releasing some substance
  • n  a functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell

  • Once the trigger goes off, it can induce the insulin secretion that makes us think we're hungry.
  • A runny nose is an uncomfortable and socially embarrassing symptom, but the increased fluid secretion by the nasal mucosa is, some experts believe, one of the body's defenses .
  • Blame them on oxytocin secretion, the hormone of loveas it is called.
News & Articles

  • How does ethanol induce nerve cell apoptosis?
    ( Neural Regeneration Research ) Previous studies have demonstrated that ethanol influences the secretion of neurotrophins, promotes oxidative stress, reduces the absorption of nutritive substances, and thereby induces neuronal damage. In this paper, the researchers elaborate signaling mechanisms underlying ethanol-induced neuronal apoptosis in detail.
    Aug. 5, 2013 - EurekAlert!
Quotes

  • Kari Stefansson in Washington Post
    Various bacterial toxins are responsible for increasing the production of intracellular messenger molecules. These molecules contribute to the increase in fluid secretion. We discovered a compound that blocks one of the pathways responsible for... Ferid Murad http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferid_Murad&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFoHrasiOm_Z9y9btHYeKt45ajK8Q Newswise (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/541746/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEj166m9S-YlKo07qdcVB0AzQ8FXA Jun 16, 2008 87350 116814 secretion It affects the secretion of insulin," Stefansson said. "So people with this variant secrete less insulin in response to glucose than people in the general population."
  • Winston Churchill in Thaindian.com (blog)
    Churchill said: "Unfortunately, asking someone to take Ned-19 would actually give them diabetes! But now that we know how important NAADP is we can start to look for drugs that work with NAADP to increase insulin secretion rather than decrease it....

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