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Shirin Tavakoli et al.
Journal of liposome research, 25(1), 67-77 (2014-06-25)
Stealth liposomes encapsulating oligonucleotides are considered as promising non-viral gene delivery carriers; however, general preparation procedures are not capable to encapsulate nucleic acids (NAs) efficiently. In this study, the lyophobic complexes of deoxythymidine20 oligonucleotide (dT20) and DOTAP were used instead
Yoshiyuki Hattori et al.
Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin, 38(1), 30-38 (2015-03-07)
Previously, we reported that cationic nanoparticles (NP) composed of diamine-type cholesteryl-3-carboxamide (OH-Chol, N-(2-(2-hydroxyethylamino)ethyl)cholesteryl-3-carboxamide) and Tween 80 could deliver small interfering RNA (siRNA) with high transfection efficiency into tumor cells. In this study, we synthesized new diamine-type cationic cholesteryl carbamate (OH-C-Chol
Gary Fraser et al.
Public health nutrition, 18(3), 537-545 (2014-03-19)
To compare cardiovascular risk factors between vegetarians and non-vegetarians in black individuals living in the USA. A cross-sectional analysis of a sub-set of 592 black women and men enrolled in the Adventist Health Study-2 (AHS-2) cohort of Seventh-day Adventists. Members
Mei-Ling Yeh et al.
Western journal of nursing research, 37(12), 1517-1530 (2014-09-04)
Auricular acupoint stimulation has become a popular weight loss method. However, its efficacy for obesity treatment has not been fully studied. This study aimed to investigate the effect of a 10-week intervention of auricular electrical stimulation combined with auricular acupressure
Shani Botha et al.
International journal of cardiology, 184, 631-636 (2015-03-17)
Elevated inflammatory markers such as C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) are well-known risk factors for cardiovascular mortality. The less familiar marker, soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR), is known to predict cancer, infections and all-cause mortality. We determined whether
Seyedeh Hoda Alavizadeh et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 473(1-2), 326-333 (2014-07-23)
SPI-077, cisplatin stealth liposome, is the best illustration of poor cisplatin release from liposomes and the subsequent negligible therapeutic activity. For this reason, optimizing drug release kinetics is desirable. In this report, cisplatin was encapsulated in liposomes composed of different
Marian E Gindy et al.
Molecular pharmaceutics, 11(11), 4143-4153 (2014-10-16)
Lipid nanoparticles (LNPs) represent the most clinically advanced technology for the systemic delivery of therapeutic siRNA in vivo. Toward this end, a novel class of LNPs comprising low molecular weight (MW) ionizable amino lipids having asymmetric architecture was recently reported.1
Arpan Satsangi et al.
Biomaterials, 59, 88-101 (2015-05-10)
Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women. Paclitaxel (PTX), an important breast cancer medicine, exhibits reduced bioavailability and therapeutic index due to high hydrophobicity and indiscriminate cytotoxicity. PTX encapsulation in one-level active targeting overcomes such barriers
Gang Wang et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 10, 5005-5023 (2015-09-09)
Flavonoids, the major polyphenol components in Cotinus coggygria (CC), have been found to show an anticancer effect in our previous study; however, the exact mechanisms of inducing human glioblastoma (GBM) cell death remain to be resolved. In this study, a
A Herrero et al.
Genes, brain, and behavior, 14(6), 493-501 (2015-06-27)
The neuropeptide pigment-dispersing factor (PDF) is important for the generation and entrainment of circadian rhythms in the fruitfly Drosophila melanogaster. Recently two pdf homologs, pdf-1 and pdf-2, and a PDF receptor, pdfr-1, have been found in Caenorhabditis elegans and have
Timothy C Nichols et al.
PloS one, 10(7), e0132302-e0132302 (2015-07-07)
Insulin-resistant subjects develop more severe and diffuse coronary artery atherosclerosis than insulin-sensitive controls but the mechanisms that mediate this atherosclerosis phenotype are unknown. To determine the metabolic parameters that associate with the severity of coronary atherosclerosis in insulin resistant pigs
Kazutaka Aoki et al.
Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy, 16(12), 1749-1754 (2015-06-23)
The mechanism responsible for the lipid-lowering effect of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors remains unknown in humans. We evaluated the effect of anagliptin on serum lipid profiles, including cholesterol synthesis and absorption markers, in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes. Thirty
Hye-Ja Lee et al.
Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry, 450, 155-161 (2015-08-21)
Glucokinase regulator (GCKR) plays important roles in the regulation of glucokinase (GK) activity and the metabolism of glucose and lipids. We investigated whether the association between GCKR genetic variants with serum lipids in Korean adults is replicated in children, and
Miaoying Yun et al.
Journal of hypertension, 33(2), 266-274 (2014-11-08)
The study assessed the hypothesis that smoking strengthens the association of adult arterial stiffness with long-term cumulative burden of blood pressure (BP) from childhood to adulthood. Tobacco smoking and elevated BPs are important risk factors of vascular stiffness. However, the
Xiao-Na Wang et al.
Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.), 17(8), 594-600 (2015-04-22)
The authors investigated whether plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) is a predictive factor for arterial stiffness (carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity [cf-PWV] and carotid-radial PWV) in 1447 patients from a 4.8-year prospective study in Beijing, People's Republic of China. Baseline tHcy showed
Wenhua He et al.
Drug design, development and therapy, 9, 3989-4104 (2015-09-09)
NADPH oxidases (NOXs) are a predominant mediator of redox homeostasis in hepatic stellate cells (HSCs), and oxidative stress plays an important role in the pathogenesis of liver fibrosis. Ursolic acid (UA) is a pentacyclic triterpenoid with various pharmacological activities, but
Huazhi Han et al.
The Journal of physiology, 592(18), 4025-4038 (2014-07-20)
A growing number of studies show that different types of ion channels localize in caveolae and are regulated by the level of membrane cholesterol. Furthermore, it has been proposed that cholesterol-induced regulation of ion channels might be attributed to partitioning
Varun U Ektare et al.
The American journal of managed care, 20(10 Suppl), S204-S215 (2014-12-17)
To compare 1-year clinical outcomes and cost efficiency of treating adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) with canagliflozin (300 mg/day) or sitagliptin (100 mg/day), both added on a background of metformin and sulfonylurea. An economic model integrated data from
Ryohei Kaseda et al.
Metabolism: clinical and experimental, 64(2), 263-273 (2014-12-04)
Our aim was to determine if chronic kidney disease (CKD) occurring in childhood impairs the normally vasoprotective functions of high-density lipoproteins (HDLs). HDLs were isolated from children with end-stage renal disease on dialysis (ESRD), children with moderate CKD and controls
Maidina Tuohetahuntila et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1851(2), 220-230 (2014-12-17)
Hepatic stellate cell (HSC) activation is a critical step in the development of chronic liver disease. We previously observed that the levels of triacylglycerol (TAG) species containing long polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are increased in in vitro activated HSCs. Here
Ousseynou Sarr et al.
PloS one, 9(6), e98433-e98433 (2014-06-14)
Uteroplacental insufficiency (UPI)-induced intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) predisposes individuals to adult visceral obesity. We postulated that low birth weight (LBW) offspring, from UPI-induced IUGR pregnancies, would display a visceral adipose lipogenic molecular signature involving altered gene expression, phosphorylation status of
X H Zhuang et al.
Clinical laboratory, 60(6), 983-988 (2014-07-16)
Chemerin is an important risk factor of insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. The aim of this study was to explore the potential role of chemerin in the early stage of diabetes development. 63 control subjects without any family history of
Ken-Ichi Ogawara et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 103(8), 2464-2469 (2014-07-06)
Angiogenesis, the sprouting of capillaries from preexisting ones, is essential for the sustained growth of solid tumors. In this study, we used SU5416, a hydrophobic molecule with potent tyrosine kinase inhibitor of type 2 receptor for vascular endothelial growth factor
Lucas H Hofmeister et al.
ACS nano, 9(4), 4435-4446 (2015-03-15)
In regions of the circulation where vessels are straight and unbranched, blood flow is laminar and unidirectional. In contrast, at sites of curvature, branch points, and regions distal to stenoses, blood flow becomes disturbed. Atherosclerosis preferentially develops in these regions
Yoshiyuki Hattori et al.
Journal of liposome research, 25(2), 131-140 (2014-09-10)
In this study, we investigated the possibility of whether depletion of tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs) by zoledronic acid (ZOL) entrapped in folate-linked liposome could inhibit tumor angiogenesis and consequently tumor growth. Abundant expression of folate receptor β (FRβ) mRNA was detected
W Zhao et al.
Gene therapy, 22(8), 645-652 (2015-04-15)
Interleukin-5 (IL-5) increases the secretion of natural T15/EO6 IgM antibodies that inhibit the uptake of oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) by macrophages. This study aimed to determine whether macrophage-specific expression of IL-5 in LDL receptor-deficient mice (Ldlr(-/-)) could improve cholesterol metabolism
Dilek Yonar et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1838(10), 2369-2379 (2014-06-21)
The interaction of antidepressant drug trazodone hydrochloride (TRZ) with dipalmitoyl phosphatidylcholine (DPPC) multilamellar liposomes (MLVs) in the presence and absence of cholesterol (CHO) was investigated as a function of temperature by using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) spin labeling, Fourier Transform
Ali Khader et al.
Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH, 19(2), 219-223 (2013-12-18)
The aim of this study was to use E-Health to report on 12-month, 24-month and 36-month outcomes and late-stage complications of a cohort of Palestine refugees with diabetes mellitus (DM) registered in the second quarter of 2010 in a primary
Rahul Yadav et al.
Journal of the American Heart Association, 4(9), e001508-e001508 (2015-09-17)
The aim of this study was to explore the influence of extended-release niacin/laropiprant (ERN/LRP) versus placebo on high-density lipoprotein (HDL) antioxidant function, cholesterol efflux, apolipoprotein B100 (apoB)-containing lipoproteins, and mediators of vascular inflammation associated with 15% increase in high-density lipoprotein
Alberto Sánchez-Guijo et al.
Journal of lipid research, 56(2), 403-412 (2014-12-17)
Steroid sulfatase (STS) deficiency is the underlying cause of the skin condition known as recessive X-linked ichthyosis (RXLI). RXLI patients show scales on their skin caused by high concentrations of cholesterol sulfate (CS), as they are not capable of releasing
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