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Olga Wiens et al.
PloS one, 9(7), e103821-e103821 (2014-08-01)
The invasion of Theileria sporozoites into bovine leukocytes is rapidly followed by the destruction of the surrounding host cell membrane, allowing the parasite to establish its niche within the host cell cytoplasm. Theileria infection induces host cell transformation, characterised by
Constantinos Gitrowski et al.
Toxicology letters, 226(3), 264-276 (2014-03-01)
The gastrointestinal uptake of different crystal structures of TiO2 was investigated using Caco-2 intestinal cells. Caco-2 monolayers exhibited time-dependent, saturable uptake of Ti from TiO2 exposures of 1 mgl(-1) over 24h, which was influenced by crystal type. Initial uptake rates
Hsin-Hung Lin et al.
Small (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 11(34), 4394-4402 (2015-06-17)
Quiescent cancer stem cells (CSCs) have long been considered to be a source of tumor initiation. However, identification and isolation of these cells have been hampered by the fact that commonly used fluorescent markers are not sufficiently stable, both chemically
D Minetto et al.
Environment international, 66, 18-27 (2014-02-11)
The innovative properties of nanomaterials make them suitable for various applications in many fields. In particular, TiO2 nanoparticles (nTiO2) are widely used in paints, in cosmetics and in sunscreens that are products accessible to the mass market. Despite the great
L Kubáč et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 481(1-2), 91-96 (2015-02-07)
The aim of the study was the comparison of photo-activity of three types of titanium dioxide (TiO2) micro-dispersions intended for use as UV filters for cosmetic sunscreen products. The dispersions were also investigated with regard to their influence on the
Raquel López Fernández et al.
Environmental technology, 35(13-16), 2068-2074 (2014-06-25)
This study focuses on the performance of a submerged membrane photocatalytic reactor for the removal of 17beta-oestradiol (E2) in the presence of humic acid (HA). In addition to the impact of operating parameters, such as membrane pore size, ultraviolet (UV)
Daniel E Roth et al.
Trials, 16, 300-300 (2015-07-15)
Vitamin D regulates bone mineral metabolism and skeletal development. Some observational studies have suggested that prenatal vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of adverse pregnancy and/or birth outcomes; however, there is scant evidence from controlled trials, leading the World Health
Yang Zhang et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 960, 52-58 (2014-05-03)
A novel TiO2/diatomite composite (TD) was prepared and then characterized by scanning electron microscope (SEM) and Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR). The results of SEM showed that after modification, the porous surface of diatomite was covered with TiO2. Both diatomite and
Eun-Jung Park et al.
Toxicology letters, 230(1), 69-79 (2014-08-12)
In this study, we identified the toxic effects of sheet-type titania (TNS), which are being developed as a material for UV-blocking glass, comparing with P25, a benchmark control for titania, in MH-S cells, a mouse alveolar macrophage cell line. After
Paul A Carpenter et al.
Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 21(7), 1167-1187 (2015-04-04)
The 2006 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Consensus paper presented recommendations by the Ancillary Therapy and Supportive Care Working Group to support clinical research trials in chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). Topics covered in that inaugural effort included the prevention and
Stephan Brosillon et al.
Chemosphere, 109, 173-179 (2014-03-13)
This study reports on the first assessment of the treatment of sediments contaminated by organotin compounds using heterogeneous photocatalysis. Photocatalysis of organotins in water was carried out under realistic concentration conditions (μgL(-1)). Degradation compounds were analyzed by GC-ICP-MS; a quasi-complete
Friederike Folttmann et al.
European journal of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics : official journal of Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Pharmazeutische Verfahrenstechnik e.V, 88(3), 931-938 (2014-12-03)
A spatial filtering velocimetry (SFV) probe was applied to monitor the increase in particle size during pellet Wurster coating processes in-line. Accuracy of the in-line obtained pellet sizes was proven by at-line performed digital image analysis (DIA). Regarding particle growth
Florian Mallevre et al.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 195, 218-225 (2014-09-28)
Bacteria based ecotoxicology assessment of manufactured nanoparticles is largely restricted to Escherichia coli bioreporters in laboratory media. Here, toxicity effects of model OECD nanoparticles (Ag NM-300K, ZnO NM-110 and TiO2 NM-104) were assessed using the switch-off luminescent Pseudomonas putida BS566::luxCDABE
Asa Gustafsson et al.
Toxicology, 326, 74-85 (2014-12-03)
This study examines the immunological responses in rats following inhalation to titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2 NPs), in naïve rats and in rats with induced allergic airway disease. The responses of two different inbred rat strains were compared: the Dark Aguoti
J Jacob Mancuso et al.
Journal of biomedical optics, 19(12), 126017-126017 (2014-12-30)
We sought to elucidate the mechanisms underlying two common intravascular optical coherence tomography (IV-OCT) artifacts that occur when imaging metallic stents: “merry-go-rounding” (MGR), which is an increase in strut arc length (SAL), and “blooming,” which is an increase in the
W L Lü et al.
Cell proliferation, 48(1), 95-104 (2014-12-19)
To investigate effects of TiO2 nanotubes of different diameters on J744A.1 macrophage behaviour, secretion and expression of pro-inflammatory cytokines and chemokines. Macrophage-like J744A.1 cells were cultured on three types of Ti surface: mechanically polished titanium plus 30 and 80 nm
Yong Ho Kim et al.
Journal of nanobiotechnology, 12, 47-47 (2014-11-27)
Although engineered nanomaterials (ENM) are currently regulated either in the context of a new chemical, or as a new use of an existing chemical, hazard assessment is still to a large extent reliant on information from historical toxicity studies of
Esther Belade et al.
Archives of toxicology, 89(9), 1543-1556 (2014-08-08)
Manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs) have the potential to improve everyday life as they can be utilised in numerous medical applications and day-to-day consumer products. However, this increased use has led to concerns about the potential environmental and human health impacts. The
Klaus Eyer et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 16551-16551 (2015-11-21)
The unwanted emergence of neutralizing antibodies (nAbs) against an endogenous or a therapeutic protein can result in deficiency diseases or therapy failure. Here, we developed a cell-free microfluidic method for the sensitive detection and quantification of nAbs in human serum
Stanely Makumire et al.
Toxicology letters, 227(1), 56-64 (2014-03-19)
Nanoparticles that are made from zinc and titanium oxide have found widespread applications, including their use in sunscreens. However, there is little information regarding their effects on immune cells. In the current study, we synthesized charge stabilized and "ligand free"
Yiping; T.;
Electrochimica Acta, 78, 154-159 (2012)
Gizem Karaca et al.
Environmental technology, 35(13-16), 1840-1850 (2014-06-25)
In the present study, removal of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from synthetic solid matrices with various methods was investigated. PAH removal experiments were conducted in a specifically designed UV apparatus for this study. Polyurethane foams (PUF) cartridges were used to
Zhong Huang et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(6), 4156-4163 (2014-04-18)
TiO2 photonic crystal photocatalyst with inverse opal structure were first prepared from self-assembled polystyrene spheres template, and then carbon quantum dots (CQDs) was coupled with TiO2 inverse opal through a facile electrodeposition method. The obtained CQDs/TiO2 complex photocatalysts exhibit enhanced
Dongsheng Guan et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(6), 4541-4550 (2014-04-18)
Bamboo-type TiO2 nanotube arrays with high surface area can be synthesized by alternating voltage (AV) anodization for their important use as photocatalytic medium. Their morphologies are highly dependent on preparation parameters including anodization time and electrolyte composition. Minimum time of
Yong Chen et al.
Chemosphere, 113, 48-55 (2014-07-30)
The interlayer of Sb-doped SnO2 (SnO2-Sb) and TiO2 nanotubes (TiO2-NTs) on Ti has been introduced into the PbO2 electrode system with the aim to reveal the mechanism of enhanced electrochemical performance of TiO2-NTs/SnO2-Sb/PbO2 electrode. In contrast with the traditional Ti/SnO2-Sb/PbO2
Haijun Zhang et al.
Journal of biomedical nanotechnology, 10(8), 1450-1457 (2014-07-16)
The TiO2 and ZnO nanoparticles are the most promising next-generation photodynamic therapy (PDT) photosensitizers. This paper reports a one-to-one comparison of TiO2 and ZnO nanoparticles as photosensitizers in photodynamic therapy of cancer. After incubating SMMC-7721 hepatocarcinoma cells with TiO2 and
Nguyen Duy Binh et al.
Environmental technology, 35(9-12), 1121-1132 (2014-04-08)
Decomposition of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (2,3,7,8-TCDD) present in soil under ultraviolet (UV) illumination (350-400nm) was investigated using a combination of nontoxic solvents mixed in soil and nanoscale anatase TiO2 (nTiO2) distributed on 2mm top soil surface. Three types of UV-exposure experiments were
Gage J Greening et al.
Biomedical optics express, 6(12), 4934-4950 (2015-12-30)
Early detection of structural or functional changes in dysplastic epithelia may be crucial for improving long-term patient care. Recent work has explored myriad non-invasive or minimally invasive "optical biopsy" techniques for diagnosing early dysplasia, such as high-resolution microendoscopy, a method
Jianye Song et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(6), 4649-4654 (2014-04-18)
A single-source ZnTi-layered double hydroxide precursor was used to prepare single phase Zn2TiO4. This approach involves two steps: the calcination of a ZnTi-layered double hydroxide precursor and selective leaching zinc oxide from the resultant calcined products. The materials were characterized
G He et al.
Cell proliferation, 47(3), 258-266 (2014-04-18)
To improve efficacy of current titanium and its alloys, in bioactivity and speed of osseointegration, of orthopaedic implants. A novel triple-layered functional graded coating, consisting of a porous hydroxyapatite (HA) outermost layer, fluoro-HA (FHA) intermediate layer and titanium oxide (TiO2
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