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Jannette Gavillán-Suárez et al.
BMC complementary and alternative medicine, 15, 244-244 (2015-07-23)
The increasing numbers of people who use plant-based remedies as alternative or complementary medicine call for the validation of less known herbal formulations used to treat their ailments. Since Puerto Rico has the highest rate of Type 2 diabetes within
Virginia Fuochi et al.
International journal of immunopathology and pharmacology, 28(3), 426-433 (2015-07-29)
There are nearly 100 trillion bacteria in the intestine that together form the intestinal microbiota. They are 'good' bacteria because they help to maintain a physiological balance and are called probiotics. Probiotics must have some important characteristics: be safe for
Luyang Li et al.
Journal of chromatographic science, 53(2), 307-311 (2014-07-12)
The roots of Berberis plants are widely used as a traditional Chinese medicine called "Sankezhen", having the activities of antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, and the ingredients are alkaloids. This work aims to study and compare the total alkaloids and individual alkaloid
S Sofia M Rodrigues et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 663(2), 178-183 (2010-03-09)
This work describes the optimization of the recently proposed fluid management methodology single interface flow analysis (SIFA) using chemometrics modelling. The influence of the most important physical and hydrodynamic flow parameters of SIFA systems on the axial dispersion coefficients estimated
Temsiri Songjaroen et al.
Lab on a chip, 12(18), 3392-3398 (2012-07-12)
A microfluidic paper-based analytical device (μPAD) for the separation of blood plasma from whole blood is described. The device can separate plasma from whole blood and quantify plasma proteins in a single step. The μPAD was fabricated using the wax
Yuji Suzuki
Analytical sciences : the international journal of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry, 24(8), 1061-1064 (2008-08-12)
In the dye-binding method, the absorbance increase caused by a protein error of a pH indicator is observed only in a restricted pH range. However, this pH range in the presence of a detergent has not yet been examined. Thus
Massoud Amanlou et al.
Iranian journal of pharmaceutical research : IJPR, 13(1), 81-86 (2014-04-16)
In this study a sensitive, simple and accurate spectrophotometric method was suggested for determination of tamsulosin in bulk powder and pharmaceutical dosage form based on the formation of an ion-pair complex between the drug and bromocresol green in a buffer
N O Mchedlov-Petrossyan et al.
Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 17(24), 16186-16203 (2015-06-03)
This study was aimed to reveal the principal colloidal properties of the aqueous dispersion of extremely small primary single-crystalline diamond particles in water. Together with the non-diamond layer, the size of the colloidal species is 2.8 ± 0.6 nm as
ChangCai Liu et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 407(23), 7037-7046 (2015-07-15)
Sulfur mustard (HD) adduct to human serum albumin (ALB) at Cys-34 residue has become an important and long-term retrospective biomarker of HD exposure. Here, a novel, sensitive, and convenient approach for retrospective quantification of HD concentration exposed to plasma was
Wylly Ramsés García-Niño et al.
Biological trace element research, 167(1), 130-145 (2015-03-17)
Hexavalent chromium [Cr(VI)] compounds are extremely toxic and carcinogenic. Despite the vast quantity of reports about Cr(VI) toxicity, the information regarding its effects when it is intraperitoneally (i.p.) administered is still limited. In contrast, it has been shown that curcumin
Akihiko Kato et al.
Therapeutic apheresis and dialysis : official peer-reviewed journal of the International Society for Apheresis, the Japanese Society for Apheresis, the Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy, 15(6), 540-546 (2011-11-24)
The Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy guideline for secondary hyperparathyroidism recommends the use of albumin-corrected serum Ca as a therapeutic target in chronic hemodialysis patients; however, the assay used for albumin measurement may affect the corrected Ca level. In this
Miriam M J van Riet et al.
The British journal of nutrition, 114(4), 544-552 (2015-07-23)
Fluctuations in Zn metabolism throughout gestation and lactation might affect Zn requirements. However, scientific data on Zn requirements for breeding sows are limited. The objective of the present study was to assess the Zn status of primiparous and multiparous sows
Jürgen Falkensammer et al.
Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry, 438, 255-260 (2014-09-10)
Cardiovascular morbidity is high among patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD). The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of ischemia-modified albumin (IMA), N-terminal proBNP (NT-proBNP), and high-sensitive cardiac Troponin T (hs-cTnT) to predict cardiovascular complications in
Margarida C Souza et al.
Talanta, 82(3), 1027-1032 (2010-08-04)
An automatic method for kinetics independent spectrometric analysis is proposed in this study. It uses a non-linear calibration model that explores concentration gradients generated by a flow-batch analyser (FBA) for the samples, dye, and the single standard solution. The procedure
Rakesh Malhotra et al.
Nephron, 130(4), 263-270 (2015-07-18)
The neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR), defined as the neutrophil count divided by lymphocyte count, is an inexpensive and readily available parameter, which may serve as a surrogate for inflammation markers, such as C-reactive protein (CRP). The aim of this study was
Mehrorang Ghaedi et al.
Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 86, 62-68 (2011-11-23)
In the present research, cadmium hydroxide nanowire loaded on activated carbon (Cd(OH)(2)-NW-AC) was synthesized and characterized. This new adsorbent was applied for the removal of Bromocresol Green (BCG) molecules from aqueous solutions. The influence of effective variables such as solution
Idris Guessous et al.
Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN, 10(7), 1162-1169 (2015-04-23)
Molecular evidence suggests that levels of vitamin D are associated with kidney function loss. Still, population-based studies are limited and few have considered the potential confounding effect of baseline kidney function. This study evaluated the association of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D
Dongwei Jia et al.
PloS one, 10(3), e0121939-e0121939 (2015-03-31)
Liver fibrosis represents the consequences of a sustained wound healing response to chronic liver injuries, and its progression toward cirrhosis is the major cause of liver-related morbidity and mortality worldwide. However, anti-fibrotic treatment remains an unconquered area for drug development.
Philippe Meersseman et al.
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 100(7), 2613-2620 (2015-05-06)
Nutrition can affect the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis. We hypothesized that early administration of parenteral nutrition (PN) during critical illness reduces plasma ACTH and cortisol concentrations and thereby increases the use of corticosteroids. This is a preplanned substudy of a randomized controlled
Susana Enríquez et al.
Nature communications, 5, 3835-3835 (2014-05-23)
Seagrass beds contribute to oceanic carbonate lime mud production by providing a habitat for a wide variety of calcifying organisms and acting as efficient sediment traps. Here we provide evidence for the direct implication of Thalassia testudinum in the precipitation
Ana Paula Bernardo et al.
Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN, 10(12), 2205-2212 (2015-10-29)
Insulin resistance has been associated with cardiovascular disease in peritoneal dialysis patients. Few studies have addressed the impact of fast transport status or dialysis prescription on insulin resistance. The aim of this study was to test whether insulin resistance is
Qing H Meng et al.
Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine, 46(3), 396-400 (2008-02-08)
The aim of this study was to investigate the cause of markedly low albumin values determined by a bromcresol green (BCG) method in patients on haemodialysis. Serum and heparinised plasma from haemodialysis patients and normal controls were collected. Albumin was
Kate Elizabeth Shipman et al.
Acta diabetologica, 52(4), 687-692 (2015-01-07)
To investigate possible causes for previously reported glycemia-independent South Asian-white differences in HbA1c. Demographic and laboratory data on non-diabetic patients from primary care were analyzed. Linear regression models measured the association between race/ethnicity and three glycemic measures (HbA1c, fructosamine and
Allia K Lindsay et al.
PLoS genetics, 10(10), e1004567-e1004567 (2014-10-03)
Candida albicans biofilm formation is a key virulence trait that involves hyphal growth and adhesin expression. Pyocyanin (PYO), a phenazine secreted by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, inhibits both C. albicans biofilm formation and development of wrinkled colonies. Using a genetic screen, we
Kohji Hirata et al.
Research communications in molecular pathology and pharmacology, 117-118, 115-124 (2008-04-23)
Administration of antitumor drugs such as 5-fluorouracil and methotrexate to rats causes intestinal injury. The intestinal injury was reported to be prevented by coadministration of prostaglandin E1 analogues to rats. IEC-6 cell is a useful in vitro model to study
Yu-Chang Chang et al.
Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association (1995), 62(7), 838-845 (2012-08-08)
The mesostructured materials MCM-41 and SBA-15 were studied as possible supports of bromocresol green (BG) dye impregnation for the ammonia gas detection because of their large surface area, high regenerative property, and high thermal stability. X-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy
Daniel J Conklin et al.
Toxicology and applied pharmacology, 285(2), 136-148 (2015-04-15)
High-dose chemotherapy regimens using cyclophosphamide (CY) are frequently associated with cardiotoxicity that could lead to myocyte damage and congestive heart failure. However, the mechanisms regulating the cardiotoxic effects of CY remain unclear. Because CY is converted to an unsaturated aldehyde
Child-Pugh score is altered by the albumin measurement method.
Masanori Seimiya et al.
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.), 57(5), 2093-2094 (2012-07-21)
Kanakapura B Vinay et al.
Drug testing and analysis, 4(2), 116-122 (2011-02-04)
Tramadol is a centrally acting analgesic used in the prevention and treatment of moderate to severe pain. Two sensitive, selective, and rapid spectrophotometric methods are described for the determination of tramadol in its dosage forms and in spiked human urine.
Kai Yu et al.
Enzyme and microbial technology, 49(3), 272-276 (2011-11-25)
A pH-sensitive colorimetric assay has been established to quantitatively measure glutamate decarboxylase (GAD) activity in bacterial cell extracts using a microplate format. GAD catalyzes the irreversible α-decarboxylation of L-glutamate to γ-aminobutyrate. The assay is based on the color change of
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