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Exit Pathway in the Kidneys Protects Against Herbicide Toxicity – Lauren Aleksunes, Ph.D.

Exit Pathway in the KidneysProtects Against Herbicide Toxicity Weed control is a challenge that farmers confront on a daily basis. Paraquat is an effective weed killer (herbicide), but at high concentrations it can be toxic to the lungs and kidneys. Our study aimed to identify how the body gets rid of paraquat by attaching it […]

Posted at 4:12 pm December 9, 2015, in Research Highlights, Toxicology News

Model of Liver-Intestine Crosstalk for Regulating Bile-Acid Production – Grace Guo, Ph.D.

Liver Disease The liver is one the most vital organs of the body. One of its main jobs is to filter the blood coming from the stomach and intestines, before passing the blood to the rest of the body. The blood coming from the stomach and the intestines contains nutrients and chemical substances absorbed from […]

Posted at 3:36 pm November 16, 2015, in Research Highlights, Toxicology News