gammat


Related to gammat: gamut, Gamat

gammat

(xamat)
n
derogatory South African a reference to the accent of Cape Coloured people
[C20: corruption of Achmet, a common Arabic name]
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We examined whether combinations of aspirin and alpha-tocopherol (alphaT) or aspirin and gamma-tocopherol (gammaT), with alphaT and gammaT being the two major forms of vitamin E, are better anti-inflammatory agents than aspirin alone, and whether these combinations alleviate aspirin-associated side effects.
Gammat begs just as long as Malema but only collects R2 to R3 every day.
For instance, the 1997 attack that claimed the lives of 58 tourists in Luxor, Egypt, by the radical Gammat al-Islamiyya (Islamic Group) was an attack on a crucial source of the hated Mubarak regime's revenue: tourism.
gammaT was shown to induce cancer cells but not normal cells to undergo apoptosis, sensitize cancer cells to Tumor necrosis factor-Related Apoptosis-Inducing Ligand (TRAIL)-induced apoptosis, and increase death receptor 5 (DR5) mRNA, protein and cell surface expression.
generator SIN-1 (3-morpholinosydnonimine) was inhibited more effectively by gammaT than alphaT.
OBJECTIVE: We used allergic Brown Norway rats to test the hypothesis that a dietary supplement with gammaT would protect from adverse nasal and pulmonary responses to airway allergen provocation.
The inhibitory effects of gammaT and gamma-CEHC stemmed from their inhibition of COX-2 activity, rather than affecting protein expression or substrate availability, and appeared to be independent of antioxidant activity.
Here we report that in carrageenan-induced inflammation in male Wistar rats, administration of gammaT (33 or 100 mg/kg) and gamma-CEHC (2 mg/pouch), but not alphaT (33 mg/kg), significantly reduced PGE2 synthesis at the site of inflammation.