HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
ACS News Service weekly press package - May 30, 2006

ely unexpected discovery that ozone may be produced in the body. Ozone is a high-energy form of oxygen most familiar as an air pollutant. That research showed that ozone can cause pathological changes in cholesterol and other molecules in the body. The changes produce toxic compounds called "atheronals" that are present in atherosclerotic plaques removed from patients with blood vessel disease.

In their new research, scheduled for publication in the June 13 issue of Biochemistry, Paul Wentworth, Jr., and colleagues report that atheronals do have the potential to cause plaques. Atheronals accelerate or stimulate a number of processes regarded as critical for formation of atherosclerotic plaques, they found.

The Biochemistry report raises the possibility that atheronals may originate in part from ozone inhaled into the lung from polluted air. "As such, the atheronals may be a heretofore unrecognized chemical player in the known linkage between environmental pollution and cardiovascular disease," the report states.

ARTICLE #1
"Proatherogenic Effects of the Cholesterol Ozonolysis Products, Atheronal-A and Atheronal-B."

DOWNLOAD PDF:
http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/bichaw/asap/pdf/bi0604330.pdf
DOWNLOAD HTML:
http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/bichaw/asap/html/bi0604330.html

CONTACT:
Paul Wentworth, Jr., Ph.D., FRSC
The Scripps Research Institute
Phone: 858-784-2576
Fax: 858-784-2593
Email: paulw@scripps.edu, paul.wentworth@bioch.ox.ac.uk

ARTICLE #2

A dozen cloves of garlic a day keeps the doctor away?
Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry

The classic fairy tale Goldilock
'"/>

Contact: Michael Woods
m_woods@acs.org
202-872-4400
American Chemical Society
30-May-2006


Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related biology news :

1. ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- May 23, 2007
2. ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- May 16, 2007
3. ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- May 9, 2007
4. ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- May 2, 2007
5. ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- April 25, 2007
6. ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- April 18, 2007
7. ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- April 11, 2007
8. ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- March 28, 2007
9. ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- March 21, 2007
10. ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- March. 14, 2007
11. ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 21, 2007

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: ACS News Service weekly press package May

(Date:10/31/2014)... live in Nuristan Province – some 60 years after ... glands are more valuable than gold , Study appears ... , NEW YORK (October 31, 2014) – More ... strange deer with vampire-like fangs still persists in the ... research team led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... wide part of the electromagnetic spectrum from the infrared ... Sweden. The MAX IV facility presents a range of ... parts in a storage - ring synchrotron system that ... metres. Nevertheless, if these various challenges can be addressed ... source brightness and transverse coherence will be possible. ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... air out of a nagging mystery about the development of ... to why animal species didn,t flourish sooner, once sufficient oxygen ... end of the Proterozoic period, about 800 million years ago ... most researchers think there also was plenty of oxygen? , ... all. , In a study published Oct. 30 in ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Strange, fanged deer persists in Afghanistan 2A new generation of storage -- ring 2Lack of oxygen delayed the rise of animals on Earth 2
(Date:10/31/2014)... 2014 Having access to safe drinking ... battle in many corners of the globe. It’s a ... in northwestern Bolivia where many have been sickened by ... Fairfield University’s School of Engineering has been working to ... (UAC), “the united college for the peasants.” A branch ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... 2014 Caustic soda is utilized in the ... At present, China takes lead in the global caustic soda ... a number of facilities in the USA, Germany, Brazil and ... soda market in terms of output and production capacities. , ... average by 3% per year in the years ahead. The ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... IL (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ... Insight Product Development’s decades-long heritage in successful medical ... world context for what it takes to successfully ... space. As part of a two-hour on-site class, ... Kellogg school of business, McCormick School of Engineering, ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... MA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ... Latin America were hosted by Charm Sciences at ... During their week in the US, the participants ... residue control, hygiene management, and process verification, and ... facility. , This was the first visit to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Fairfield University School of Engineering project reduces illness in rural community 2Fairfield University School of Engineering project reduces illness in rural community 3China to Dominate Caustic Soda Market Through 2018, Says Merchant Research & Consulting in Its New Study 2Insight Product Development Gives Northwestern University Students Foundation for Innovation Success 2Insight Product Development Gives Northwestern University Students Foundation for Innovation Success 3Charm Sciences Hosts Executives from Latin America for Dairy Safety Executive Seminar 2
Cached News: