Vlad Vălu

Vlad Vălu
University of Pitesti · Biology

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Hericium erinaceus is a medicinal fungal species that produces the active biological metabolite erinacine A with strong antioxidant activity. The classical extraction techniques used to date to obtain metabolites from this fungal species require high consumption of resources and energy and, in the end, prove to be expensive and inefficient, especia...
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Hericium erinaceus (H. erinaceus) is a rare and appreciated fungal species belonging to the division Basidiomycota used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine for its medicinal value. This species of mushrooms brings the most diverse benefits for the human body, and can have beneficial effects for treating Alzheimer's disease (AD). This stud...
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This scientific research focused on the production of hydroethanolic extract of the plant species Lycopodium selago L. (L. selago) by the ultrasound-assisted extraction (USAE) and the identification of biocompounds with high antioxidant activity is of interest for possible phytotherapeutic treatment against Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The extract was...
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6-hydroxy-L-nicotine (6HLN), a nicotine derivative from nicotine degradation by Arthrobacter nicotinovorans pAO1 strain, was found to improve behavioural deficits and to reverse oxidative stress in the rat brain. We evaluated the anxiolytic and antidepressant effects of nicotine (0.3 mg/kg b.w.) and 6HLN (0.3 mg/kg b.w.) using a chlorisondamine (CH...
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Uterine body cancer represents the uncontrolled and chaotic growth of some abnormal cells from the womb lining, being thus included in the category of gynaecologic cancers. The main risk factors for endometrial cancer are: ageing, nutritional imbalances that lead to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, nulliparity. This article is made up of a r...
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Uterine body cancer represents the uncontrolled and chaotic growth of some abnormal cells from the womb lining, being thus included in the category of gynaecologic cancers. The main risk factors for endometrial cancer are: ageing, nutritional imbalances that lead to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, nulliparity. This article is made up of a r...

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