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Fernando Huete-Toral et al.
The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, 352(1), 119-128 (2014-10-26)
Melatonin and its analog 5-MCA-NAT (5-methylcarboxyamino-N-acetyl tryptamine) are active compounds reducing intraocular pressure (IOP). This action is mediated through MT2 and the putative MT3 melatonin receptor, producing a transient reduction of IOP that lasts for a few hours and has
Lucy C Stott et al.
Aquatic toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 159, 127-137 (2014-12-30)
The gill is the principle site of xenobiotic transfer to and from the aqueous environment. To replace, refine or reduce (3Rs) the large numbers of fish used in in vivo uptake studies an effective in vitro screen is required that
Shuichi Mori et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 23(4), 803-809 (2015-01-17)
Nonsteroidal progesterone receptor (PR) full antagonists are needed as tools for elucidating the physiological functions of PR and as candidates for treatment of various diseases. We designed and synthesized 1,3-diphenyladamantane derivatives, and investigated their PR-antagonistic activity in comparison with our
Koji Y Arai et al.
Wound repair and regeneration : official publication of the Wound Healing Society [and] the European Tissue Repair Society, 22(6), 701-711 (2014-09-17)
Epidermal-dermal interaction plays important roles in physiological events such as wound healing. In this study, we examined a double paracrine mechanism between keratinocytes and fibroblasts through interleukin-1 (IL-1) and an IL-1-induced inflammatory mediator prostaglandin E₂ (PGE₂) using the skin equivalent.
Todd M Hillhouse et al.
Drug development research, 75(8), 479-488 (2014-10-16)
Preclinical Research N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonists, such as ketamine, have emerged as novel candidate treatments for major depressive disorder, but abuse potential of these agents is a concern. The NMDA antagonist phencyclidine has known abuse liability but undefined efficacy as
Yann S Gallot et al.
Cancer research, 74(24), 7344-7356 (2014-10-23)
Cachexia is a muscle-wasting syndrome that contributes significantly to morbidity and mortality of many patients with advanced cancers. However, little is understood about how the severe loss of skeletal muscle characterizing this condition occurs. In the current study, we tested
Anna Sankiewicz et al.
Analytical biochemistry, 469, 4-11 (2014-10-15)
We have developed a new method for highly selective determination of the ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase L1 (UCH-L1) concentration using a surface plasmon resonance imaging (SPRI) technique and two different biosensors. UCH-L1 was captured from a solution by immobilized specific rabbit
Di Xu et al.
Journal of environmental sciences (China), 25(4), 637-644 (2013-08-09)
Organic phosphorus (nonreactive P, NRP) is a major component of P in sediments, but information about its chemical forms and dynamic transformation is limited. The chemical forms and dynamic behaviors of NRP in a sediment profile from Lake Taihu, a
Michael Knösel et al.
American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics, 144(1), 86-96 (2013-07-03)
White spot lesions that form during orthodontic treatment are a problem for patients and clinicians. Lesion infiltration with low-viscosity light-cured resin has been proposed as a treatment to inhibit further demineralization. The purpose of this study was to assess the
Jan Lukas et al.
Molecular therapy : the journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy, 23(3), 456-464 (2014-11-21)
Lysosomal storage disorders (LSD) are a group of heterogeneous diseases caused by compromised enzyme function leading to multiple organ failure. Therapeutic approaches involve enzyme replacement (ERT), which is effective for a substantial fraction of patients. However, there are still concerns
Qian Zhang et al.
Journal of dairy science, 98(12), 8698-8709 (2015-09-28)
Elevated needs for glucose in lactating dairy cows are met through a combination of increased capacity for gluconeogenesis and increased supply of gluconeogenic precursors, primarily propionate. This study evaluated the effects of propionate on mRNA expression of cytosolic phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase
Priscilla B Pail et al.
Neurotoxicology, 50, 71-80 (2015-08-10)
Mephedrone and methedrone are cathinone-related compounds, which act as non-selective substrates for monoamine transporters, facilitating a neurotransmitter release. We compared the acute pharmacological effects of mephedrone and methedrone, attempting to further evaluate the action mechanisms of methedrone by responsibly and
Yanru Bu et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 10 Spec Iss, 47-54 (2015-09-09)
AgcoreAushell nanoparticles (NPs) are a promising surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) substrate, which can offer a high enhancement factor through the combined effect of the high SERS activity of the Ag core and the biocompatibility of the Au shell. In this
Dominique Talabot-Ayer et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 194(2), 750-760 (2014-12-17)
IL-33 is a cytokine of the IL-1 family, which signals through the ST2 receptor. Previous studies emphasized a role for IL-33 in shaping innate and adaptive immune responses. IL-33 was also reported to modulate myelopoiesis and myeloid cell activity. In
Xuemin Wang et al.
The Biochemical journal, 467(2), 321-331 (2015-02-12)
Eukaryotic elongation factor 2 kinase (eEF2K) is an atypical protein kinase which negatively regulates protein synthesis, is activated under stress conditions and plays a role in cytoprotection, e.g. in cancer cells. It is regarded as a possible target for therapeutic
Marcela Valdés-Tovar et al.
Chronobiology international, 32(2), 164-177 (2014-09-24)
The light-dark cycle is an environmental factor that influences immune physiology, and so, variations of the photoperiod length result in altered immune responsivity. Macrophage physiology comprises a spectrum of functions that goes from host defense to immune down-regulation, in addition
M Hoyer et al.
Histochemistry and cell biology, 143(3), 289-300 (2014-09-27)
Tissue engineering of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) implant with functional enthesis requires site-directed seeding of different cell types on the same scaffold. Therefore, we studied the suitability of self-assembled three-dimensional spheroids generated by lapine ACL ligament fibroblasts for directed
Kyung Min Jeong et al.
Archives of pharmacal research, 38(12), 2143-2152 (2015-11-05)
Deep eutectic solvents (DESs) were investigated as tunable, environmentally benign, yet superior extraction media to enhance the extraction of anthocyanins from grape skin, which is usually discarded as waste. Ten DESs containing choline chloride as hydrogen bond acceptor combined with
Z L Neumann et al.
Journal of veterinary internal medicine, 29(6), 1584-1594 (2015-10-02)
Canine osteosarcoma (OS) is an aggressive sarcoma characterized by pathologic skeletal resorption and pulmonary metastases. A number of negative prognostic factors, including bone alkaline phosphatase, have been identified in dogs with OS, but the underlying biologic factors responsible for such
Jérémy A Ferreira Barbosa et al.
Virology journal, 12, 188-188 (2015-11-19)
Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) is one of the most important pathogens in the swine industry and causes important economic losses. No effective antiviral drugs against it are commercially available. We recently reported that the culture supernatant of
Christine M Gabardo et al.
The Analyst, 140(5), 1599-1608 (2015-01-20)
Lab-on-a-chip systems used for nucleic acid based detection of bacteria rely on bacterial lysis for the release of cellular material. Although electrical lysis devices can be miniaturized for on-chip integration and reagent-free lysis, they often suffer from high voltage requirements
Brooke H Van Kummer et al.
BioMed research international, 2015, 834543-834543 (2015-02-25)
Moderate aerobic exercise has been shown to enhance motor skills and protect the nervous system from neurodegenerative diseases, like ataxia. Our lab uses the spastic Han Wistar rat as a model of ataxia. Mutant rats develop forelimb tremor and hind
Dorit Rennspiess et al.
Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, 10(2), 360-366 (2014-12-20)
Although the molecular genetics possibly underlying the pathogenesis of human thymoma have been extensively studied, its etiology remains poorly understood. Because murine polyomavirus consistently induces thymomas in mice, we assessed the presence of the novel human polyomavirus 7 (HPyV7) in
Georg Wultsch et al.
Mutagenesis, 30(5), 701-709 (2015-05-11)
Wood dust was classified by the IARC as a human carcinogen which causes sinonasal tumours. However, the exposure in different industries varies strongly and the risks of workers depend on the specific situation which can be assessed by the use
Shan Lu et al.
Molecular pharmaceutics, 12(2), 621-629 (2015-01-16)
In this study, we formulated polyplexes with different compositions for codelivery of DNA and small-interfering RNA (siRNA). Since DNA and siRNA have distinctive and complementary morphological characteristics (DNA is long and winding and siRNA is short and rigid), we hypothesized
Seshadri Reddy Ankireddy et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 10 Spec Iss, 113-119 (2015-09-09)
Dopamine is a neurotransmitter of the catecholamine family and has many important roles, especially in human brain. Several diseases of the nervous system, such as Parkinson's disease, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, restless legs syndrome, are believed to be related to
Chun Kiang Chua et al.
Small (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 11(11), 1266-1272 (2014-10-22)
Graphite oxide (GiO) and graphene oxide (GeO) possess wide applicability in technological devices. The exact chemical compositions, structures, and properties of these materials remain vague to the graphene community despite being heavily researched. As metastable materials, the properties of GiO
K F Chan et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 58, 666-674 (2015-10-20)
Immunosensors based on gold nanoparticles and reduced graphene oxide (AuNPs/rGO)-modified screen-printed electrodes (SPEs) were successfully synthesized using an electrochemical deposition method. The modified SPEs were characterized using a field emission scanning electron microscope (FESEM) and Raman spectroscopy to analyze the
Shewit Kalayou et al.
Cell biology and toxicology, 30(6), 361-376 (2014-11-25)
The mycotoxin alternariol (AOH) is an important contaminant of fruits and cereal products. The current study sought to address the effect of a non-toxic AOH concentration on the proteome of the steroidogenic H295R cell model. Quantitative proteomics based on stable
Louise Organ et al.
Experimental lung research, 41(3), 115-134 (2014-12-23)
Idiopathic Pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a fatal respiratory disease, characterized by a progressive fibrosis and worsening lung function. While the outcomes of recent clinical trials have resulted in therapies to slow the progression of the disease, there is still a
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