Published in Hospital Business Week, August 5th, 2007
Study 1: New research, "Metallothionein I and II gene knock-out mice exhibit reduced tolerance to 24-h sodium lauryl sulphate patch testing," is the subject of a report. According to recent research from Beijing, People's Republic of China, "Metallothioneins (MTs) are a group of proteins widely distributed in tissues regulating metal metabolism, scavenging free radicals, and taking part in immunological reactions. Knockout mice for MT genes I and II (MT(-/-)) exhibit reduced tolerance to ultraviolet B injury in vivo."
"Upregulation of MT proteins can be found at positive...
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