The (-)-blebbistatin, Y-27632, CytD, latrunculin A (LatA), and concanavalin A were obtained from Wako Chemical Co.
To inhibit actin turnover, we used CytD, LatA, and Jasp.
Additionally, we treated macrophage cultures with cytD to block phagocytosis.
Microscopic analyses of phagocytic and nonphagocytic cells incubated with different particle types showed that macrophages take up fine and uhrafine polystyrene microspheres and that treatment with cytD inhibits the uptake of 1.0-[micro]m particles, but not uptake of the smaller particles, by these cells.
HSFO and HSD cracks to Brent, analysts highlight the lack of movement in HSD prices relative to Brent illustrating expanding premium, whereas HSFO trades at discounts, limiting its feasibility for export.
Having out-performed the market by 36% CYTD
, ENGRO remains one of the top performers at the bourse where analysts believe the stock's price performance is primarily backed by positive developments taking place in its foods and fertilizer subsidiaries.
According to AKD Securities foreign selling was not a new phenomenon (CYTD
net sell: US$118 million) it has only recently started to cause concerns.
With the KSE-100 Index losing 1.06%WoW during the outgoing week to 3.43% down from its CYTD high of 34826 analysts attribute this sluggish performance to 1) liquidity worth Rs2.3 billion being drained out by Mughal IPO 2) setting aside cash for upcoming big-ticket privatization deals and 3) lack of triggers after the market's swift run-up in January.
Fertilizer sector gaining more than 15% CYTD as existing investors opt for sector rotation.
Having outperformed the market by 9.4% CYTD analysts believe auto sector has little to offer going forward where they highlight the auto policy as a key event that can dictate sector's price performance.
From an investment perspective with the KSE-100 Index losing 1.18% from its CYTD high any extension in this risk-off setting may enable the generally defensive Fertilizer space to outperform in the near-term.
Having gained a solid 21% CYTD
EFOODS currently trades at a forward P/E of 57x.