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Biological Sciences

 
 
This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. Supporting over two dozen areas of expertise, this CSA database provides access to literature from over 8,000 serials, as well as conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents.

Note: subscribers to this database also have complimentary access to Conference Papers Index, rolling 10-year file of MEDLINE, Plant Science, and a rolling 5-year file of TOXLINE.

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Subject Coverage
    Major areas of coverage include:
    • AIDS
    • Algology
    • Amino acids
    • Animal behavior
    • Aquaculture
    • Aquatic organisms
    • Bacteriology
    • Bioengineering
    • Biological membranes
    • Biotechnology (agricultural, medical, environmental, marine & pharmaceutical)
    • Calcified tissue
    • Calcium
    • Chemoreception
    • Conference Papers Index
    • Ecology
    • Entomology
    • Genetics (plant, animal and human)
    • Human genome research
    • Immunology
    • Marine biology
    • Microbiology
    • Molecular biology
    • Mycology
    • Neurosciences
    • Nucleic acids
    • Oncogenes & growth factors
    • Peptides
    • Proteins
    • Protozoology
    • Safety science
    • Toxicology
    • Virology
    • Zoology
Dates of Coverage
    1982 - current
Update Frequency
    Monthly, with approximately 13,670 new records added
Size
    Over 0 records as of May 2013

    Note: The database may contain abstracts which have not appeared in print.

Print Equivalent
    Agricultural & Environmental Biotechnology Abstracts; Amino Acids, Peptides & Proteins (archive); Animal Behavior Abstracts; ASFA Aquaculture Abstracts; ASFA Marine Biotechnology Abstracts; ASFA 1: Biological Sciences & Living Resources; Bioengineering Abstracts; Biological Membranes (archive); Biotechnology Research Abstracts (archive); Calcium & Calcified Tissue Abstracts; Chemoreception Abstracts; CSA Neurosciences Abstracts; Ecology Abstracts; Entomology Abstracts; Genetics Abstracts; Health & Safety Science Abstracts; Human Genome Abstracts (archive); Immunology Abstracts; Medical & Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Abstracts; Microbiology Abstracts Section A: Industrial & Applied Microbiology; Microbiology Abstracts Section B: Bacteriology; Microbiology Abstracts Section C: Algology, Mycology & Protozoology; Nucleic Acids Abstracts; Oncogenes & Growth Factors Abstracts; Toxicology Abstracts; Virology & AIDS Abstracts
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Sample Record
    TI: Title
    Pituitary folliculo-stellate-like cell line produces a cytokine-induced neutrophil chemoattractant
    AU: Author
    Zhang, ZX; Koike, K*; Sakamoto, Y; Jikihara, H; Kanda, Y; Inoue, K; Hirota, K; Miyake, A
    AF: Author Affiliation
    Div. Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka Univ. Med. Sch., 2-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565, Japan
    SO: Source
    NEUROPEPTIDES, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 46-51, 1997
    IS: ISSN
    0143-4179
    AB: Abstract
    In previous studies, we reported that cytokine-induced neutrophil chemoattractant (CINC) was produced in the pituitary gland. Here we investigated the possibility of detection of CINC immunoreactivity in the pituitary folliculo-stellate (FS)-like cell line (TtT/GF). Intense immunoreactivity was observed by immunocytochemistry in the cytoplasm and cell processes of TtT/GF cells. CINC immunoreactivity was detected by an enzyme- linked immunosorbent assay in as little as 3 h after conditioning the medium with TtT/GF cells, and it increased significantly in a time-dependent manner during the first 24 h of the culture. This immunoreactivity could be induced by lipopolysaccharide and tumor necrosis factor- alpha in a time- and dose-dependent manner. We also observed the expression of CINC mRNA in TtT/GF cells and LPS increased CINC mRNA accumulation in TtT/GF cells. These findings indicate that CINC produced by FS cells may play a role as a paracrine factor of the anterior pituitary gland, and TtT/GF will provide a useful model system for studying the regulation of CINC secretion by FS cells.
    LA: Language
    English
    SL: Summary Language
    English
    PY: Publication Year
    1997
    PT: Publication Type
    Journal Article
    DE: Descriptors
    pituitary; cytokine-induced neutrophil chemoattractant; immunogenicity; cell lines; neuroimmunoendocrine system; chemoreception (internal); CINC protein
    ID: Identifiers
    immunogenicity; cell lines
    CL: Classification
    N3 11070 Neurochemistry and cellular biology; R 18042 Others; F 067855 Neuroimmunology
    SF: Subfile
    CSA Neurosciences Abstracts; Chemoreception Abstracts; Immunology Abstracts
    AN: Accession Number
    4037051
Field Codes
    The following field codes are found in the records of this database. Here they are listed in alphabetical order by two-letter code. See Field Codes and Search Examples for detailed descriptions and search examples.

    AB = Abstract LA = Language
    AF = Author Affiliation NT = Notes
    AN = Accession Number NU = Other Numbers
    AU = Authors OT = Original Title
    CA = Corporate Author PB = Publisher
    CF = Conference PT = Publication Type
    CL = Classification PY = Publication Year
    DE = Descriptors SF = Subfile
    ED = Editor SL = Summary Language
    ER = Environmental Regime SO = Source
    IB = ISBN TI = Title
    ID = Identifiers TR = ASFA Input Center Number
    IS = ISSN UD = Update
    KW = Keywords