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Laser Microdissection

health  research  science  environment  laboratory  protocol  resources for scientists  protocols  laser microdissection  ntp  dissection 

Laser Microdissection provides the following information to NIEHS researchers interested in the process of microdissection.

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Evaluation Metrics

health  research  evaluation  training  science  environment  program  grants  manual  research funded by niehs  peph  partnerships for environmental public health  metric  analysis 

The PEPH Evaluation Metrics Manual provides examples of tangible metrics that grantees and program staff can use for both planning and evaluation.

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Ginkgo

health  research  science  environment  ntp  herbal supplements  ginkgo  ginkgo biloba 

Ginkgo or Ginkgo biloba is one of the world’s oldest living tree species. Ginkgo has been used for many years for a variety of medicinal purposes.

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Bisphenol A (BPA)

health  research  science  environment  bisphenol a  bpa  exposure to bpa  ntp  toxicology  polycarbonate  food containers  plastic  bottles 

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical produced in large quantities for use primarily in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins.

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Dioxins

health effects  cancer  health  research  science  food  milk  environment  miscarriage  dioxins  pcb  superfund  Agent Orange  TCDD  emissions  industrial  PCBs  fish  butter  persistent organic pollutants 

Dioxins are mainly byproducts of industrial practices. They are produced through a variety of incineration processes, including improper municipal waste incineration and burning of trash, and can be released into the air during natural processes, such as forest fires and volcanoes.

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Gene-Environment Interaction

health  research  science  environment  DNA  genetics  gene  environmental agents  understanding science  basic research 

Nearly all diseases result from a complex interaction between an individual’s genetic make-up and the environmental agents that he or she is exposed to.

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Arsenic

health  research  science  environment  environmental agents  arsenic  groundwater  well water  well  soil  fish  dirt  rice 

Arsenic is a naturally occurring element that is widely distributed in the Earth’s crust. It is found in water, air, food, and soil.

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Environmental Risk Factors for the Development of Myositis in Military Personnel

health  research  science  environment  maryland  clinical  study  DC  patient  bethesda  myositis  environmental risk factors  military  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study 

This study attempts to determine if environmental and geographic exposures may be related to the development of myositis during military service and to obtain an initial understanding of the possible mechanisms involved.

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Effect of Innate Immunity on the Inflammatory Response to Endotoxin

health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  inflammation  patient  immune system  innate immunity  endotoxin  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP 

Innate immunity is the process by which white blood cells and other parts of the immune system sense and respond to potential infections by causing an inflammation.

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Styrene

cancer  health  research  science  environment  house  occupational  carcinogen  environmental agents  ntp  styrene  toxicology  Tobacco smoke  building materials  photocopiers 

Styrene is a colorless, flammable liquid, which has a sweet odor and is highly volatile.

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