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Sébastien M Labbé et al.
FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 29(5), 2046-2058 (2015-02-15)
The present study was designed to investigate the effects of cold on brown adipose tissue (BAT) energy substrate utilization in vivo using the positron emission tomography tracers [(18)F]fluorodeoxyglucose (glucose uptake), 14(R,S)-[(18)F]fluoro-6-thia-heptadecanoic acid [nonesterified fatty acid (NEFA) uptake], and [(11)C]acetate (oxidative
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
Yue Yuan et al.
Biochemistry, 50(34), 7350-7360 (2011-08-03)
This study is aimed at investigating the molecular basis of environmental adaptation of woolly mammoth hemoglobin (Hb) to the harsh thermal conditions of the Pleistocene ice ages. To this end, we have carried out a comparative biochemical-biophysical characterization of the
Lara Patriquin et al.
Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, 10(9), 1311-1318 (2015-07-23)
Early detection of lung cancer in high-risk individuals reduces mortality. Low-dose spiral computed tomography (LDCT) is the current standard but suffers from an exceedingly high false-positive rate (>96%) leading to unnecessary and potentially dangerous procedures. We, therefore, set out to
Kwang-Won Park et al.
International journal of molecular sciences, 16(11), 26738-26753 (2015-11-13)
This study investigated the effect of alendronate (Aln) released from biphasic calcium phosphate (BCP) scaffolds. We evaluated the in vitro osteogenic differentiation of Aln/BCP scaffolds using MG-63 cells and the in vivo bone regenerative capability of Aln/BCP scaffolds using a
Laurens Pauwels et al.
Plant physiology, 169(2), 1405-1417 (2015-09-01)
Jasmonate (JA) signaling in plants is mediated by the JASMONATE ZIM-DOMAIN (JAZ) proteins that repress the activity of several transcription factors regulating JA-inducible gene expression. The hormone JA-isoleucine triggers the interaction of JAZ repressor proteins with the F-box protein CORONATINE
Alyssa K Van Dreumel et al.
Journal of clinical microbiology, 53(6), 1797-1805 (2015-03-20)
An amino acid consensus sequence for the seven serotypes of foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) nonstructural protein 3B, including all three contiguous repeats, and its use in the development of a pan-serotype diagnostic test for all seven FMDV serotypes are described.
Jordana Gilbert-Honick et al.
Biomaterials, 255, 120154-120154 (2020-06-21)
Volumetric muscle loss (VML) overwhelms the native regenerative capabilities of skeletal muscle and has few effective treatments to regain lost muscle mass and function. Tissue engineered muscle constructs designed to promote neuromuscular regeneration are a promising therapeutic avenue. To date
Katelyn T Gause et al.
ACS nano, 9(3), 2433-2444 (2015-02-26)
The development of subunit antigen delivery formulations has become an important research endeavor, especially in cases where a whole cell vaccine approach has significant biosafety issues. Particle-based systems have shown particular efficacy due to their inherent immunogenicity. In some cases
Bastian Daniel et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 290(30), 18770-18781 (2015-06-04)
Plant genomes contain a large number of genes encoding for berberine bridge enzyme (BBE)-like enzymes. Despite the widespread occurrence and abundance of this protein family in the plant kingdom, the biochemical function remains largely unexplored. In this study, we have
K Nakajo et al.
Caries research, 44(5), 431-437 (2010-09-04)
Oral Bifidobacteriaceae, Bifidobacterium dentium and Bifidobacterium longum, are known to be isolated together with mutans streptococci and lactobacilli from caries lesions, suggesting that these Bifidobacteriaceae are caries associated and acid resistant. This study aimed to investigate effects of acidification on
K Anu et al.
Indian journal of experimental biology, 53(6), 329-334 (2015-07-15)
Piper colubrinum Link., a distant relative of Piper nigrum L., is immune to the oomycete pathogen Phytophthora capsici Leonian that causes 'quick wilt' in cultivated black pepper (P. nigrum). The osmotin, PR5 gene homologue, earlier identified from P. colubrinum, showed
Mie Kristensen et al.
The AAPS journal, 17(5), 1200-1209 (2015-05-21)
Penetratin is a widely used carrier peptide showing promising potential for mucosal delivery of therapeutic proteins. In the present study, the importance of specific penetratin residues and pH was investigated with respect to complexation with insulin and subsequent transepithelial insulin
Baoguang Li et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 81(24), 8243-8253 (2015-09-20)
Our previous work indicated a predominance (56.8%) of Salmonella enterica serovar Newport among isolates recovered from irrigation ponds used in produce farms over a 2-year period (B. Li et al., Appl Environ Microbiol 80:6355-6365, This observation provided a valuable
N Singh et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 968, 105-111 (2014-04-08)
SIRT6 is a histone deacetylase that has been proposed as a potential therapeutic target for metabolic disorders and the prevention of age-associated diseases. Thus the identification of compounds that modulate SIRT6 activity could be of great therapeutic importance. We have
Sarah Unser et al.
The Analyst, 140(2), 590-599 (2014-11-27)
Development of improved glucose detection has vast significance in both clinical and point of care settings. Herein, we present a novel, label-free, enzyme-free, colorimetric method of glucose detection that relies on the reduction of a gold salt precursor facilitated by
Jukka Pätsi et al.
Mitochondrion, 22, 23-30 (2015-03-10)
Effects of Complex I mutations were studied by modeling in NuoH, NuoJ or NuoK subunits of Escherichia coli NDH-1 by simultaneous optical monitoring of deamino-NADH oxidation and proton translocation and fitting to the data a model equation of transmembrane proton
Wentao Cai et al.
Antiviral research, 118, 82-92 (2015-03-25)
The highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus has become a worldwide public health threat, and current antiviral therapies have limited activity against the emerging, resistant influenza viruses. Therefore, effective drugs with novel targets against influenza A viruses, H5N1 strains in
Congwu He et al.
The New phytologist, 206(3), 1051-1062 (2015-01-24)
Silicon (Si) plays a large number of diverse roles in plants, but the structural and chemical mechanisms operating at the single-cell level remain unclear. We isolate the cell walls from suspension-cultured individual cells of rice (Oryza sativa) and fractionate them
Pankaj Kumar et al.
Veterinary research, 46, 79-79 (2015-07-15)
Turkey adenovirus 3 (TAdV-3) causes high mortality and significant economic losses to the turkey industry. However, little is known about the molecular determinants required for viral replication and pathogenesis. Moreover, TAdV-3 does not grow well in cell culture, thus detailed
Lingyao Kong et al.
Nature communications, 6, 8630-8630 (2015-10-21)
Clade A protein phosphatase 2Cs (PP2Cs) are abscisic acid (ABA) co-receptors that block ABA signalling by inhibiting the downstream protein kinases. ABA signalling is activated after PP2Cs are inhibited by ABA-bound PYR/PYL/RCAR ABA receptors (PYLs) in Arabidopsis. However, whether these
Lorenz Jenny et al.
Molecular immunology, 65(2), 398-405 (2015-03-10)
Mannan-binding lectin-associated serine protease-1 (MASP-1), a protein of the complement lectin pathway, resembles thrombin in terms of structural features and substrate specificity, and it has been shown to activate coagulation factors. Here we studied the effects of MASP-1 on clot
Marco Costantini et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 7(42), 23660-23671 (2015-10-06)
Ordered porous polymeric materials can be engineered to present highly ordered pore arrays and uniform and tunable pore size. These features prompted a number of applications in tissue engineering, generation of meta materials, and separation and purification of biomolecules and
Valeria Valsecchi et al.
PloS one, 10(6), e0128560-e0128560 (2015-06-02)
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a severe neuromuscular disease, the most common in infancy, and the third one among young people under 18 years. The major pathological landmark of SMA is a selective degeneration of lower motor neurons, resulting in
Kalpana Mandal et al.
Nature communications, 5, 5749-5749 (2014-12-11)
Cells sense and respond to their mechanical environment by exerting forces on their surroundings. The way forces are modulated by extra-cellular matrix (ECM) properties plays a key role in tissue homoeostasis. Using highly resolved micropatterns that constrain cells into the
Harin Jung et al.
Plant science : an international journal of experimental plant biology, 236, 304-312 (2015-05-31)
Auxin signaling is a fundamental part of many plant growth processes and stress responses and operates through Aux/IAA protein degradation and the transmission of the signal via auxin response factors (ARFs). A total of 31 Aux/IAA genes have been identified
Maria Amvrosiadou et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 1006, 201-208 (2015-11-19)
Wilson's disease is an inherited disorder of copper transport in the hepatocytes with a wide range of genotype and phenotype characteristics. Mutations in the ATP7B gene are responsible for the disease. Approximately, over 500 mutations in the ATP7B gene have
Yue Ding et al.
Archives of virology, 159(12), 3269-3278 (2014-08-01)
Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi, a Chinese herbal decoction, has been used for the treatment of the common cold, fever and influenza virus infections. In previous studies, we found that oral administration of baicalein resulted in the inhibition of influenza A virus
Peter W J Morrison et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 472(1-2), 56-64 (2014-06-15)
Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, ethylenediamine-N,N'-disuccinic acid and ethylene glycol-bis(2-aminoethylether)-N,N,N',N'-tetraacetic acid are polyaminocarboxylic acids that are able to sequester metal ions. Calcium is implicated in maintenance of intercellular matrix, zonula occludens (tight junctions) and zonula adherens of epithelium and endothelium cells. Corneal epithelium
Andreas Herchenhan et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 290(26), 16440-16450 (2015-05-17)
Lysyl oxidases (LOXs) are a family of copper-dependent oxido-deaminases that can modify the side chain of lysyl residues in collagen and elastin, thereby leading to the spontaneous formation of non-reducible aldehyde-derived interpolypeptide chain cross-links. The consequences of LOX inhibition in
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