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(Enterprise Networking Services) A variety of networking services from Banyan that have been separated from VINES and made available on other platforms such as NetWare, Windows NT and AIX. They include the Streettalk directory, network management and electronic mail services.
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The complexity of the enteric nervous system is reflected in its vast number of neurotransmitter or hormone receptors--more than 30 have been identified to date.
The effects of Byrsonima crassifolia extracts on the enteric nervous system were evaluated according to the method described elsewhere (Lozoya et al.
Vasoactive intestinal peptide and substance P-like immunoreactivities in the enteric nervous system of the pig correlate with the severity of pathological changes induced by Schistosoma japonicum.
5-ir enteric nervous system in uninfected and infected ileum was observed (Fig.
The RET gene encodes a transmembrane receptor tyrosine kinase, RET (1,2), which is produced by enteric nervous system progenitors and functions, together with glial cell-line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) family receptors, as the receptor for GDNF family ligands (3).
Although the precise cause of IBS remains uncertain, research has shown that a fundamental physiologic component is dysregulation of the bidirectional communication between the enteric nervous system and the brain.
Alosetron, marketed as Lotronex, which blocks serotonin activity at 5-HT3 receptor sites in the enteric nervous system, was voluntarily withdrawn by GSK from the market in November 2000.