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  • Role of nuclear factor kappa B (NFkB) in the vascular complications of diabetes. 

    Al Ali, Fatima Mohamed (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Health and Social Care. School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences., 2016-01)
    AL ALI, F.M. 2016. Role of nuclear factor kappa B (NFkB) in the vascular complications of diabetes. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.
    Diabetes mellitus (DM) is the most common metabolic disease worldwide. This condition accounts for the majority of renal failure and blindness in adult’s aged between 20 to 74 years of age. After 20 years, some of type 1 ...
  • Studies on the role of the endocannabinoid anandamide, as a possible modulator of events during neointimal formation. 

    Skene, Karen E. (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences., 2010-04)
    Neointimal formation is a complex process that occurs due to the over compensatory healing response produced by the vessel following injury. Three key events, SMC proliferation, SMC migration and the inflammatory response, ...
  • Use of a three dimensional porcine retinal explant model to detect HIF1 alpha for understanding diabetic retinopathy. 

    Iwuagwu, Benedicta; Cruickshank, Stuart F.; Rowe, Iain; Knott, Rachel M. (ASBMB https://www.asbmb.org/meeting2017/, 2017-04-22)
    IWUAGWU, B.U., CRUICKSHANK, S.F., ROWE, I. and KNOTT, R.M. 2017. Use of a three dimensional porcine retinal explant model to detect HIF1 alpha for understanding diabetic retinopathy. Presented at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology annual meeting (ASBMB 2017), 22-26 April 2017, Chicaco, USA.
    Diabeticretinopathy (DR) is a major microvascular complication associated with diabetes mellitus and is a leading cause of blindness. Hypoxia and hyperglycemia are suggested to play crucial pathophysiological roles, but ...