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Relating to homeostasis.


Relating to homeostasis.


(ho?me-o-sta'sis) [ homeo- + stasis, ]
The state of dynamic equilibrium of the internal environment of the body that is maintained by the ever-changing processes of feedback and regulation in response to external or internal changes. Synonym: dynamic equilibrium See: Negative Feedback (Homeostasis)
homeostatic (-stat'ik), adjective
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The CC-type ligands CCL17, CCL21, and CCL24 are considered dual chemokine and homeostatic chemokines, respectively.
Therefore it is possible that cognitive decline occurring with normal aging is not merely associated with significant neuronal loss, but is instead the result of changes in synaptic connectivity and loss of temporal regulation of homeostatic functions, particularly that of mitochondrial control of Ca+.
Liebetanz et al., "Limited impact of homeostatic plasticity on motor learning in humans," Neuropsychologia, vol.
Analysis of the serum cytokine and chemokine panel in the biomass-exposed group revealed higher levels of CCL15 (inflammatory), CCL27 (homeostatic), and CXCL13 (homeostatic) in BMS-CONTROL subjects compared to BMS-COPD.
As an illustration for the mathematical model of homeostatic regulation of sleep-wake cycles, the coupled Hcrt/ox and Glu of sleep-wake cycles activities are shown in Figures 1(b) and 1(c), respectively, under one typical amplitude of external current input A = 1.0 [micro]A/[cm.sup.2] (shown in Figure 1(a)); these neuronal activities are ongoing with regulation function M (shown in Figure 1(d)).
Classically, circadian and homeostatic controlling processes of sleep timing and duration have been described to be separately regulated (34).
Keywords: Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), Peripheral insulin resistance (IR), Type2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), Homeostatic model assessment-Insulin resistance (HOMA-IR).
* The report says the million-dollar prize will be awarded to 'the first team to unlock what many believe to be the secret to ageing: homeostatic capacity, or the ability of the body's systems to stabilise in response to stressors.' Dr Yun said: "Up until about 45-years-old, most people die from external stressors such as trauma or infection, but as we get older we die of what looks like a loss of intrinsic capacities.
The rest will go to those who can restore human homeostatic capacity, which stabilises our bodies against injury and disease.
The researchers found that alcohol alters the sleep homeostatic mechanism.