Sometimes we go flying down the great canals at such a gait that we can get only the merest glimpses into front doors, and again, in obscure alleys in the suburbs, we put on a solemnity suited to the silence, the mildew, the stagnant waters, the clinging weeds, the deserted houses and the general lifelessness
of the place, and move to the spirit of grave meditation.
But there was an initial lifelessness
in the silent bulk that gave the assassin momentary wonder.
It was very heavy, and the lifelessness
of it shocked her.
Annushka went out, but Anna did not begin dressing, and sat in the same position, her head and hands hanging listlessly, and every now and then she shivered all over, seemed as though she would make some gesture, utter some word, and sank back into lifelessness
Frankenstein has daily declined in health; a feverish fire still glimmers in his eyes, but he is exhausted, and when suddenly roused to any exertion, he speedily sinks again into apparent lifelessness
American and Italian studies found the caffeine, coffee oils, kahweol
, cafestol and antioxidants protect the organ.
The cytotoxicity of kahweol
in HT-29 human colorectal cancer cells is mediated by apoptosis and suppression of heat shock protein 70 expression.
In the liver, kahweol
, and cafestol act as potent enhancers of glutathione S-transferase, an important enzyme in the liver.
In vitro experiment suggested that cafestol and kahweol
decreased 50% genotoxicity of human-derived hepatoma cells.
is anti-inflammatory and cuts blood flow to tumors
Among them, are phenols, including chlorogenic and caffeic acid, lactones, diterpenes, including cafestol and kahweol
, niacin, and the vitamin B3 precursor trigonelline.
41,42) Several reports suggest caffeine and other constituents of coffee, as Kahweol
and cafesterol, possess antioxidant properties.