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Jung-Ting Lee et al.
Endocrinology, 155(9), 3409-3420 (2014-06-11)
Macrophage metalloelastase, a matrix metallopeptidase (MMP12) predominantly expressed by mature tissue macrophages, is implicated in pathological processes. However, physiological functions for MMP12 have not been described. Because mRNA levels for the enzyme increase markedly in adipose tissue of obese mice
Aitor Sánchez-Ferrero et al.
Biomaterials, 68, 42-53 (2015-08-13)
Bone tissue engineering demands alternatives overcoming the limitations of traditional approaches in the context of a constantly aging global population. In the present study, elastin-like recombinamers hydrogels were produced by means of carbodiimide-catalyzed crosslinking with citric acid, a molecule suggested
Chiung-Fen Chang et al.
Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research, 67(7), 1434-1441 (2013-04-05)
Magnetic TiO2 (MT) composites were prepared and applied to degrading phenol, which is one of the listed priority pollutants. The effects of heat treatment under preparation on the photocatalytic activity of MT composites have been investigated by varying the soaking
Evert Njomen et al.
Protein and peptide letters, 22(10), 869-876 (2015-07-29)
Nuclear translocation of IGFBP3 by importin-β1 is a prerequisite for IGFBP3-induced apoptosis. The neuroprotective peptide humanin (HN) counteracts IGFBP3-induced cell death. However, the mechanism by which humanin protects cells is currently unknown. The natural synthesis of this peptide decreases with
Masamitsu Konno et al.
PloS one, 10(7), e0132789-e0132789 (2015-07-16)
Noncoding microRNAs inhibit translation and lower the transcript stability of coding mRNA, however miR-369 s, in aberrant silencing genomic regions, stabilizes target proteins under cellular stress. We found that in vitro differentiation of embryonic stem cells led to chromatin methylation
Cynthia D Selassie et al.
Journal of medicinal chemistry, 48(23), 7234-7242 (2005-11-11)
In this comprehensive study on the caspase-mediated apoptosis-inducing effect of 51 substituted phenols in a murine leukemia cell line (L1210), we determined the concentrations needed to induce caspase activity by 50% (I50) and utilized these data to develop the following
W Liu et al.
Free radical research, 48(8), 849-863 (2014-05-14)
Methylmercury (MeHg) is a ubiquitous environmental contaminant that could induce oxidative stress and an indirect glutamate (Glu)-mediated excitotoxicity. However, the underlying mechanisms through which MeHg affects the central nervous system have not been fully elucidated, and little has been known
Michelle Carroll-Turpin et al.
Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology, 147(1), 235-245 (2015-06-28)
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a cardiovascular disorder characterized by elevated pulmonary artery pressure as a result of arterial wall thickening. Patients are 3-4 times more likely to be women than men. This gender discrepancy demonstrates a need for an
Rihui Su et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1405, 23-31 (2015-06-17)
In this work, polymerized high internal phase emulsion (polyHIPE) monoliths were prepared and applied as monolithic adsorbent materials for proconcentration of trace polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from large-volume water samples. The monolithic polyHIPE columns were prepared by in situ polymerization
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
C-C Lu et al.
Veterinary journal (London, England : 1997), 204(1), 23-31 (2015-04-07)
Myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) is the single most common acquired heart disease of the dog and is particularly common in small pedigree breed dogs such as the Cavalier King Charles spaniel (CKCS). There are limited data on the mitral
Simon Kaja et al.
Experimental eye research, 138, 159-166 (2015-06-07)
Optic nerve head astrocytes (ONHAs) are the major glia cell type in the non-myelinated optic nerve head where they contribute critically to extracellular matrix synthesis during development and throughout life. In glaucoma, and in related disorders affecting the optic nerve
Marie A Colucci et al.
Journal of medicinal chemistry, 50(23), 5780-5789 (2007-10-20)
NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase 1 is a proposed target in pancreatic cancer. We describe the synthesis of a series of indolequinones, based on the 5- and 6-methoxy-1,2-dimethylindole-4,7-dione chromophores with a range of phenolic leaving groups at the (indol-3-yl)methyl position. The ability of
X Han et al.
Cancer gene therapy, 22(3), 122-129 (2015-01-24)
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are important regulators that play key roles in tumorigenesis and tumor progression. In this study, we investigate whether let-7b acts as a tumor suppressor to inhibit invasion and metastasis in gastric cancers. We analyzed the expression of let-7b
Neha et al.
Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology, 387(8), 777-787 (2014-05-29)
A huge body evidences suggest that obesity is the single great risk factor for the development of dementia. Recently, silymarin, a flavonoid, clinically in use as a hepatoprotectant, has been reported to prevent amyloid beta-induced memory impairment by reducing oxidative
Zheng Wang et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 81(2), 699-712 (2014-11-16)
Biocathode extracellular electron transfer (EET) may be exploited for biotechnology applications, including microbially mediated O2 reduction in microbial fuel cells and microbial electrosynthesis. However, biocathode mechanistic studies needed to improve or engineer functionality have been limited to a few select
Taichi Kamiunten et al.
Histochemistry and cell biology, 143(3), 259-266 (2014-10-09)
Tissue-specific gene expression is subjected to epigenetic and genetic regulation. Posttranslational modifications of histone tails alter the accessibility of nuclear proteins to DNA, thus affecting the activity of the regulatory complex of nuclear proteins. Methylation at histone 3 lysine 9
Christiane Rollenhagen et al.
PloS one, 10(6), e0131919-e0131919 (2015-06-30)
Establishment of a productive HIV-1 infection in the female reproductive tract likely depends on the balance between anti-viral and pro-inflammatory responses leading to activation and proliferation of HIV target cells. Immune modulators that boost anti-viral and depress pro-inflammatory immune responses
Xiao Yan Chen et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 80(18), 5752-5760 (2014-07-13)
Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is a major cause of diarrhea in piglets; ETEC cells colonize the intestinal mucosa with adhesins and deliver toxins that cause fluid loss. This study determined the antiadhesive properties of bacterial exopolysaccharides (reuteran and levan) and
Guillermo Marcial et al.
Journal of ethnopharmacology, 155(2), 1125-1133 (2014-07-06)
The aerial parts of Lippia integrifolia (Gris.) Hieronymus (Verbenaceae), known as incayuyo, are used by the peasant population of Argentina for treatment of diseases related to a gastrointestinal system, mainly for inflammation of the stomach and have also been included
Saikh Mohammad Wabaidur et al.
Journal of separation science, 38(15), 2597-2606 (2015-05-20)
An ultra high performance liquid chromatography with mass spectrometry method has been developed for the simultaneous separation, identification and determination of 22 phenolic constituents in honey from various floral sources from Yemen. Solid-phase extraction was used for extraction of the
Babett Steglich et al.
PLoS genetics, 11(3), e1005101-e1005101 (2015-03-24)
In eukaryotic cells, local chromatin structure and chromatin organization in the nucleus both influence transcriptional regulation. At the local level, the Fun30 chromatin remodeler Fft3 is essential for maintaining proper chromatin structure at centromeres and subtelomeres in fission yeast. Using
Jung-Ho Shin et al.
PLoS genetics, 10(6), e1004429-e1004429 (2014-06-27)
Magnesium is an essential divalent metal that serves many cellular functions. While most divalent cations are maintained at relatively low intracellular concentrations, magnesium is maintained at a higher level (∼0.5-2.0 mM). Three families of transport proteins were previously identified for
H SAITO et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 72, 619-629 (1963-08-20)
Esther L Calderon-Gierszal et al.
PloS one, 10(7), e0133238-e0133238 (2015-07-30)
Studies using rodent and adult human prostate stem-progenitor cell models suggest that developmental exposure to the endocrine disruptor Bisphenol-A (BPA) can predispose to prostate carcinogenesis with aging. Unknown at present is whether the embryonic human prostate is equally susceptible to
IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans, 47, 263-287 (1989-01-01)
Elisabet Cuyàs et al.
Oncotarget, 6(14), 12279-12296 (2015-05-20)
Metabolic flexibility might be particularly constrained in tumors bearing mutations in isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 (IDH1) leading to the production of the oncometabolite 2-hydroxygluratate (2HG). To test the hypothesis that IDH1 mutations could generate metabolic vulnerabilities for therapeutic intervention, we utilized
Hichem Alimi et al.
General physiology and biophysics, 32(1), 115-127 (2013-03-28)
Rhus tripartitum (sumac) is an Anacardiaceae tree with a wide phytotherapeutic application including the use of its roots in the management of gastric ulcer. In the present study the Rhus tripartitum root barks extract (RTE) was phytochemical studied, in vitro
Yu Zhou et al.
Ophthalmic genetics, 36(1), 43-49 (2014-11-25)
Genetic factors have been studied extensively for their role in the pathogenesis of primary open angle glaucoma (POAG). This study was conducted to investigate whether manganese superoxide dismutase (SOD2) variants play a significant role in POAG in a Chinese population.
Mir Ali Farajzadeh et al.
Biomedical chromatography : BMC, 29(12), 1921-1931 (2015-05-28)
In present study, a simultaneous derivatization and air-assisted liquid-liquid microextraction method combined with gas chromatography-nitrogen phosphorous detection has been developed for the determination of some phenolic compounds in biological samples. The analytes are derivatized and extracted simultaneously by a fast
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