- Nutrient signaling: evolutionary origins of the immune-modulating effects of dietary fatJoe Alcock
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
Q Rev Biol 87:187-223. 2012..We conclude by extending the nutrient signaling model to other nutrients, and consider implications for drug discovery and public health...
- Gene-environment mismatch in decompression sickness and air embolismJoe Alcock
New Mexico VA Healthcare System, Emergency Medicine Service, 1501 San Pedro SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, United States
Med Hypotheses 75:199-203. 2010..Platelet activation by gas may often accompany a beneficial immune response to pathogens. Pathologic bubble-platelet interaction in decompression illness may be an example of gene-environment mismatch...
- Hemostatic containment - an evolutionary hypothesis of injury by innate immune cellsJoe Alcock
Emergency Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Healthcare System, Albuquerque NM 87108, USA
Med Hypotheses 71:960-8. 2008..Interventions against reperfusion injury might be most effective when they improve host immune defenses while eliminating signals of infection risk...