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Sunny S Lou et al.
The Journal of cell biology, 209(2), 275-288 (2015-04-29)
Cells polarize to a single front and rear to achieve rapid actin-based motility, but the mechanisms preventing the formation of multiple fronts are unclear. We developed embryonic zebrafish keratocytes as a model system for investigating establishment of a single axis.
Dace Skrastina et al.
PloS one, 9(12), e114006-e114006 (2014-12-02)
Advances in nanotechnology and nanomaterials have facilitated the development of silicon dioxide, or Silica, particles as a promising immunological adjuvant for the generation of novel prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines. In the present study, we have compared the adjuvanting potential of
Miina Ojansivu et al.
Acta biomaterialia, 21, 190-203 (2015-04-23)
Bioactive glasses are known for their ability to induce osteogenic differentiation of stem cells. To elucidate the mechanism of the osteoinductivity in more detail, we studied whether ionic extracts prepared from a commercial glass S53P4 and from three experimental glasses
Binh T Nguyen et al.
Environmental science & technology, 49(16), 9826-9831 (2015-07-29)
Dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) and pH are key factors that control the growth rate of microalgae growing photoautotrophically. Being able to quantify how DIC and pH independently affect growth kinetics requires a means to control each parameter independently. In this
Ying-hui Chen et al.
Chinese journal of integrative medicine, 20(8), 624-632 (2013-04-02)
To evaluate apoptotic effects of cisplatin and cordycepin as single agent or in combination with cytotoxicity in oral cancer cells. The influences of cisplatin (2.5 μg/mL) and/or cordycepin treatment (10 or 100 μmol/L) to human OC3 oral cancer cell line
Puay Yong Neo et al.
Tissue engineering. Part C, Methods, 21(2), 218-228 (2014-07-23)
Silk is a versatile and established biomaterial for various tissue engineering purposes. However, it also exhibits strong autofluorescence signals-thereby hindering fluorescence imaging analysis of cells and proteins on silk-derived biomaterials. Sudan Black B (SB) is a lysochrome dye commonly used
Kolsoom Parvaneh et al.
BioMed research international, 2015, 897639-897639 (2015-09-15)
Probiotics are live microorganisms that exert beneficial effects on the host, when administered in adequate amounts. Mostly, probiotics affect the gastrointestinal (GI) tract of the host and alter the composition of gut microbiota. Nowadays, the incidence of hip fractures due
Enrico Gerace et al.
Forensic science international, 243, 68-73 (2014-05-23)
The distribution of mephedrone in the body fluids and tissues of a subject found dead after the concomitant intake of cocaine and mephedrone is reported. Mephedrone (4-methylmethcathinone) is a designer drug of the phenethylamine family that is able to cause
Nagappanpillai Adarsh et al.
Analytical chemistry, 86(18), 9335-9342 (2014-08-26)
With an objective to develop optical probes for biologically important anions and neutral molecules, we synthesized three novel NIR absorbing aza-BODIPY derivatives, 3a-3c, and have systematically tuned their photophysical properties by changing the peripheral substitution. A profound red-shift was observed
Yuan Fan et al.
Ying yong sheng tai xue bao = The journal of applied ecology, 22(11), 2875-2882 (2012-02-07)
This paper monitored the oat growth and cation absorption characteristics on a saline-alkali soil in the Baicheng region of Jilin Province under low, medium, and high levels of salt stress. No significant differences were observed in the shoot growth and
Mercedes C Hernandez-Gomez et al.
Plant & cell physiology, 56(9), 1786-1797 (2015-07-19)
The roles of non-cellulosic polysaccharides in cotton fiber development are poorly understood. Combining glycan microarrays and in situ analyses with monoclonal antibodies, polysaccharide linkage analyses and transcript profiling, the occurrence of heteromannan and heteroxylan polysaccharides and related genes in developing
Praetinee Pattamayutanon et al.
Journal of food science, 80(10), M2228-M2240 (2015-09-01)
This study investigated the effect of 3 factors (floral source, honeybee species, and postcollection processing) that influence the antibacterial activity, free radical reduction, and other biochemical compositions of different honey types typical of Thailand. Honey samples from 3 honeybee species
N S Rasmussen et al.
Scandinavian journal of rheumatology, 44(2), 143-149 (2015-01-07)
We investigated the antibody levels against early antigens of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), cytomegalovirus (CMV), and human herpesvirus 6 (HHV6) in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients and healthy controls, and further correlated these antibodies to haematology/biochemistry, serology, and disease activity measures.
Uta Praekelt et al.
Journal of medical microbiology, 63(Pt 12), 1595-1607 (2014-09-19)
Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) are a major cause of infant diarrhoea in developing countries and a significant public health issue in industrialized countries. Currently there are no simple tests available for the diagnosis of EPEC. Serology of O-antigens is widely
Qun Tao Liang et al.
Glycobiology, 25(7), 714-725 (2015-02-14)
The rare N-unsubstituted glucosamine (GlcNH(3)(+)) residues in heparan sulfate (HS) have important biological and pathophysiological roles. Because of their low natural abundance, the use of chemically generated, structurally defined, N-unsubstituted heparin/HS oligosaccharides can greatly contribute to the investigation of their
Miaomiao Han et al.
Neuroscience letters, 600, 164-170 (2015-06-15)
Polybrene is widely used to enhance viral transduction; however, little is known about the utility thereof, in enhancing lentiviral transduction of cochlear cells. In the present study, we examined the cytotoxic effects of polybrene, and the further effects thereof, on
Xiaoqin Liu et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 11950-11950 (2015-07-08)
Nitrate is an essential nitrogen source and serves as a signal to control growth and gene expression in plants. In rice, OsNAR2.1 is an essential partner of multiple OsNRT2 nitrate transporters for nitrate uptake over low and high concentration range.
Marija Karapandzova et al.
Natural product communications, 10(6), 987-990 (2015-07-23)
Flavonoids and other phenolic compounds in young needles of four pine species, Pinus peuce, P. nigra, P. mugo and P. sylvestris from the Macedonian flora were investigated. The amount of total phenols and total flavonoids were determined using Folin-Ciocalteau and
Aina O Adeogun et al.
Marine environmental research, 108, 24-32 (2015-05-04)
The high global occurrence of phthalates in different environmental matrixes has resulted in the detection of their metabolites in human urine, blood, and breast milk, indicating a widespread human exposure. In addition, the notorious endocrine disrupting effects of phthalates have
Jorge Regueiro et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1422, 230-238 (2015-11-04)
Facing growing restrictions on the use of bisphenol A in food contact materials, several bisphenol analogs are arising as major alternatives to replace this chemical in most of its applications. This work reports a simple and robust method based on
Richard P Chandra et al.
Bioresource technology, 199, 135-141 (2015-09-24)
With the goal of enhancing overall carbohydrate recovery and reducing enzyme loading refiner mechanical pulping and steam pretreatment (210°C, 5 min) were used to pretreat poplar wood chips. Neutral sulphonation post-treatment indicated that, although the lignin present in the steam
Ping Guo et al.
Journal of virological methods, 183(2), 139-146 (2012-05-09)
Preclinical gene therapy studies both in vitro and in vivo require high purity preparations of adeno-associated virus (AAV). Current methods for purification of AAV entail the use of centrifugation over either a CsCl or iodixanol gradient, or the use of
Tsubasa Oyama et al.
Analytical sciences : the international journal of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry, 31(11), 1129-1135 (2015-11-13)
A fully-automated on-line oxidation column-switching HPLC system has been developed for the determination of endogenous melatonin in human plasma and saliva. This HPLC system consists of four processes. In the first step, melatonin is fractionated using a reversed-phase C4 column
Jens E V Petersen et al.
Thrombosis and haemostasis, 114(5), 1038-1048 (2015-07-15)
The Endothelial Protein C receptor (EPCR) is essential for the anticoagulant and cytoprotective functions of the Protein C (PC) system. Selected variants of the malaria parasite protein, Plasmodium falciparum Erythrocyte Membrane Protein 1 (PfEMP1) associated with severe malaria, including cerebral
Ali Fathi et al.
Molecular biotechnology, 57(2), 184-194 (2014-11-09)
Direct differentiation of dopaminergic (DA) neurons from human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) in the absence of gene manipulation is the most desired alternative to clinical treatment of Parkinson disease. Protein transduction-based methods could be efficient, safe approaches to enhance direct
Xiaohui Feng et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 125, 197-205 (2014-12-17)
In this paper, a novel folic acid-conjugated silica-coated titanium dioxide (TiO2-SiO2) photosensitizer was synthesized and characterized using various analytical instruments. The photosensitizer was further assessed with regards to its photoreactivity, cellular and hemocompatibility, cell internalization, and phototoxicity. Conjugating folic acid
Seon Su Han et al.
Food & function, 6(8), 2736-2748 (2015-07-08)
This study was conducted to determine the antioxidative and anti-inflammatory activities of non-fermented or Bacillus subtilis-fermented soybeans and sword beans (red and white). The total flavonoid content in both sword bean types was higher (1.9-2.5-fold) than that in soybeans. The
Beatriz Vallina et al.
Nanoscale, 7(28), 12166-12179 (2015-07-02)
Crystalline La and Nd carbonates can be formed from poorly-ordered nanoparticulate precursors, termed amorphous lanthanum carbonate (ALC) and amorphous neodymium carbonate (ANC). When reacted in air or in aqueous solutions these precursors show highly variable lifetimes and crystallization pathways. We
Jong Ho Lee et al.
Nanoscale, 7(27), 11642-11651 (2015-06-23)
Human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) have great potential as cell sources for bone tissue engineering and regeneration, but the control and induction of their specific differentiation into bone cells remain challenging. Graphene-based nanomaterials are considered attractive candidates for biomedical applications
Loreen O Villacorte et al.
Water research, 70, 300-312 (2014-12-30)
Transparent exopolymer particles (TEP) and their precursors produced by phyto-/bacterio-planktons in fresh and marine aquatic environments are increasingly considered as a major contributor to organic/particulate and biological fouling in micro-/ultra-filtration and reverse osmosis membrane (RO) systems. However, currently established methods
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