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Olayiwola A Adekoya et al.
European journal of medicinal chemistry, 89, 340-348 (2014-12-03)
In the present study, we have investigated the inhibition of thermolysin and pseudolysin by a series of compounds previously identified as matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) inhibitors using experimental binding studies and theoretical calculations. The experimental studies showed that some of the
Ildikó Nyilasi et al.
Medical mycology, 52(2), 140-148 (2013-09-06)
The investigation of the antifungal activities of drugs whose primary activities are not related to their antimicrobial potential is in the current forefront of research. Statin compounds, which are routinely used as cholesterol-lowering drugs, may also exert direct antimicrobial effects.
Tor Espen Thorvaldsen et al.
Molecular cancer research : MCR, 13(11), 1487-1501 (2015-07-01)
Tankyrase (TNKS) enzymes, due to their poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase activity, have emerged as potential targets in experimental cancer therapy. However, the functional consequences of TNKS inhibition remain incompletely resolved because of the binding promiscuity of TNKS. One of the hallmarks of
Balázs Rada et al.
Inflammation research : official journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et al.], 63(10), 821-830 (2014-07-23)
We studied the involvement of calcium and calcium-activated NADPH oxidases in NLRP3 inflammasome activation and IL-1β release to better understand inflammasome signaling in macrophages. Human volunteer blood donors were recruited to isolate monocytes to differentiate them into macrophages. Wild-type or
D Ma et al.
Gene therapy, 22(4), 287-296 (2015-02-06)
Decitabine, which reverses hypermethylation of the p15(INK4B) gene in vitro, has been used to relieve cytopenias and blast excess in over 50% of patients with high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). In this study, heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1) was overexpressed in MDS cell
Chin-Cheng Su
International journal of molecular medicine, 34(6), 1661-1668 (2014-10-02)
Tanshinone IIA (Tan-IIA) is extracted from Danshen (Salviae Miltiorrhizae Radix) and is a natural anti-cancer agent, which possesses antitumor activity in a variety of human cancer cells. Tan-IIA can induce apoptosis and inhibit the proliferation of gastric cancer through different
Min-Quan Yang et al.
Nanoscale, 7(43), 18062-18070 (2015-09-26)
Considerable effort has been made to fabricate graphene (GR)/semiconductor composite photocatalysts, by using graphene oxide (GO) as the most widely used precursor of GR, toward an improved efficacy of solar energy conversion. However, thus far, the role of GO in
Mike Clements et al.
Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology, 148(1), 241-260 (2015-08-12)
More relevant and reliable preclinical cardiotoxicity tests are required to improve drug safety and reduce the cost of drug development. Current in vitro testing strategies predominantly take the form of functional assays to predict the potential for drug-induced ECG abnormalities
J Cebulla et al.
British journal of cancer, 112(3), 504-513 (2014-12-24)
The phosphoinositide-3 kinase (PI3K) pathway is an attractive therapeutic target. However, difficulty in predicting therapeutic response limits the clinical implementation of PI3K inhibitors. This study evaluates the utility of clinically relevant magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) biomarkers for noninvasively assessing the
Lingling Ou et al.
The Journal of investigative dermatology, 135(5), 1425-1434 (2015-01-13)
Pressure ulcers (PUs) are serious skin injuries whereby the wound healing process is frequently stalled in the inflammatory phase. Myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs) accumulate as a result of inflammation and promote cutaneous wound healing by mechanisms that are not fully
De-Shen Wang et al.
Oncotarget, 5(12), 4529-4542 (2014-07-02)
ABCG2 is a potential biomarker causing multidrug resistance (MDR) in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). We conducted this study to investigate whether Icotinib, a small-molecule inhibitor of EGFR tyrosine kinase, could interact with ABCG2 transporter in NSCLC. Our results showed
Tomohiro Hayakawa et al.
Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology, 77, 178-191 (2014-09-27)
In this study, we used high-speed video microscopy with motion vector analysis to investigate the contractile characteristics of hiPS-CM monolayer, in addition to further characterizing the motion with extracellular field potential (FP), traction force and the Ca(2+) transient. Results of
Ru Zhang et al.
International journal of clinical and experimental medicine, 8(8), 12307-12316 (2015-11-10)
Previous studies have shown that Fructus Ligustri Lucide (FLL) can be used to anti-cancer. However, the mechanism by which FLL mediate this effect is unclear. In the present study, aqueous extracts of FLL induced cell apoptosis in human gastric carcinoma
Malson N Lucena et al.
Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & molecular biology, 181, 15-25 (2014-12-03)
Novel kinetic properties of a microsomal gill V(H(+))-ATPase from juvenile and adult Amazon River shrimp, Macrobrachium amazonicum, are described. While protein expression patterns are markedly different, Western blot analysis reveals a sole immunoreactive band, suggesting a single V(H(+))-ATPase subunit isoform
Y-L Hsieh et al.
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 24(1), 233-242 (2015-05-27)
Cold and mechanical allodynia caused by oxaliplatin-induced acute peripheral neuropathy frequently occur after drug infusion. Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has been used to improve pain symptoms associated with various conditions and may have potential as a therapy for oxaliplatin-induced allodynia.
Maureen Cetera et al.
Nature communications, 5, 5511-5511 (2014-11-22)
Tissues use numerous mechanisms to change shape during development. The Drosophila egg chamber is an organ-like structure that elongates to form an elliptical egg. During elongation the follicular epithelial cells undergo a collective migration that causes the egg chamber to
Kentaro Suzuki et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(46), 16407-16412 (2014-11-02)
Masculinization of external genitalia is an essential process in the formation of the male reproductive system. Prominent characteristics of this masculinization are the organ size and the sexual differentiation of the urethra. Although androgen is a pivotal inducer of the
Jia Zhenchao et al.
Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, 75, 50-57 (2014-12-03)
Vegetable carbon has been used as food additive in EU (E153) and China for many years; however, no experimental data have been available on its dietary safety. This study was designed to evaluate the subchronic toxicity and genotoxicity of bamboo
Meyliana Wulandari et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 407(3), 803-812 (2014-07-25)
This paper describes the synthesis of novel molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs), prepared by a noncovalent imprinting approach, for cleanup and preconcentration of curcumin (CUR) and bisdemethoxycurcumin (BDMC) from medicinal herbal extracts and further analysis by high-performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence
Shaoxia Wang et al.
Journal of ethnopharmacology, 164, 247-255 (2015-02-11)
Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae, known as Danshen, is a well-known traditional Chinese herb which has been used extensively for the treatment of various diseases, including cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease and neurodegenerative diseases for thousands of years. Tanshinone I is one of
Truc Hoang et al.
Infection and immunity, 83(5), 2118-2126 (2015-03-11)
Protein energy malnutrition (PEM) increases susceptibility to infectious diseases, including tuberculosis (TB), but it is not clear how PEM influences vaccine-promoted immunity to TB. We demonstrate that PEM during low-level steady-state TB infection in a mouse model results in rapid
Min Chul Kim et al.
International journal of molecular medicine, 33(6), 1657-1663 (2014-03-22)
The worldwide incidence and mortality rate of gastric cancer remain high, and thus, novel treatment concepts are required. Quercetin, a bioflavonoid, has been proposed to have anti-cancer properties. The aim of this study was to determine the nature of the
Yoshiki Takai et al.
Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry, 79(12), 1980-1986 (2015-08-08)
The olfactory system has a remarkable ability to detect and discriminate a vast variety of odorant molecules. In mammals, hundreds to thousands of odorant receptors (ORs) expressed in olfactory sensory neurons play an essential role in this discrimination. Odorants are
Ruchi Mishra et al.
International journal of biological sciences, 11(11), 1325-1336 (2015-11-05)
This work studies osteoinduction and bone conduction in polyvinyl alcohol-tetraethylorthosilicate-alginate-calcium oxide (PTAC) biocomposite cryogels along with the synergistic effect of electrical stimulation. In vitro osteoinduction of C2C12 myoblast towards osteogenic lineage is demonstrated through alkaline phosphatase assay, scanning electron microscopy
John Cuppoletti et al.
American journal of physiology. Cell physiology, 307(5), C479-C492 (2014-07-11)
It has been difficult to separate/identify the roles of ClC-2 and CFTR in Cl(-) transport studies. Using pharmacological agents, we aimed to differentiate functionally between ClC-2 and CFTR Cl(-) channel currents. Effects of CFTR inhibitor 172 (CFTRinh172), N-(4-methylphenylsulfonyl)-N'-(4-trifluoromethylphenyl)urea (DASU-02), and
Y J Xiong et al.
Neoplasma, 62(6), 894-904 (2015-10-16)
Previous studies have shown that Hh signaling is overexpressed in the development and progression of prostate cancer (PCa), suggesting that Hh pathway inhibitors might be an effective strategy in the treatment of PCa. The combination of chemotherapeutic agents is one
Shang-jun Tang et al.
Biochemical pharmacology, 91(2), 144-156 (2014-07-25)
The overexpression of ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporters often leads to the development of multidrug resistance (MDR), which is the major factor contributing to the failure of chemotherapy. The objective of this study was to investigate the enhancement of CEP-33779, a
Xian Zhang et al.
Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology, 106, 89-96 (2015-09-28)
Ochratoxin A (OTA) is one of the most commonly occurring mycotoxins produced by some species of Aspergillus and can contaminate cereal and cereal products. A high-affinity anti-OTA monoclonal antibody (mAb) was generated from a hybridoma cell line 2D8 using splenocytes
Xiaolong Wang et al.
Tumour biology : the journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine, 35(11), 10805-10813 (2014-08-01)
The theory of targeting cancer stem-like cells (CSCs) provides novel strategy for cancer treatment. In the present study, we examined the inhibitory effect of Huaier aqueous extract on eradicating breast cancer stem cells and explored the underlying mechanisms. Our data
Dongshi Chen et al.
Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, 20(13), 3472-3484 (2014-04-26)
Regorafenib, a multikinase inhibitor targeting the Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK pathway, has recently been approved for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer. However, the mechanisms of action of regorafenib in colorectal cancer cells have been unclear. We investigated how regorafenib suppresses colorectal cancer
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