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THE ROLE OF NITRIC OXIDE IN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

ABSTRACTNitric oxide is produced in high amount from the break down of arginine by a group of enzyme called nitric oxide synthase. Nitric oxide is an intercellular messenger that has been recognized as one of the versatile player in the immune system. Cells of the innate immune system such as macrophages, neutrophil and natural killer use pattern recognition receptors to recognize the molecular patters associated with pathogens. The specific role nitric oxide plays depend on the place of its ...

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THYROID GLAND; FUNCTIONS AND CLINICAL CORRELATES

The thyroid gland is the largest endocrine gland (Moore et al,2010). It is derived from the Greek words “glandula thyreoidea” which means “Gland” “shield like” respectively (Thomas Wharton, 1659). It is brownish-red in colour (Henry Gray,2010). The thyroid gland is located at the throat below the voice box (larynx), Laryngeal prominence or Adam’s Apple to be specific. The laryngeal prominence is a lump that is...

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Women’s Perception Of Transvaginal Sonography At Image Diagnostics, Portharcourt

ABSTRACTTransvaginal sonography is a later addition to the diagnostic techniques available for the evaluation of the female pelvis and can overcome many of the limitations of traditional transabdominal scanning. Transvaginal sonography involves the placement of the probe within the vagina. This is uncomfortable for most women especially in this part of the world where ethical issues are now a challenge. This may reduce the practicability of transvaginal sonography. There is also reluctance in...

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