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Yang Wang et al.
The Analyst, 139(23), 6197-6203 (2014-10-10)
In this work, a novel chemically modified electrode is constructed based on metal-organic frameworks and β-cyclodextrin (Cu3(BTC)2/β-CD, BTC = benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxylate) composite material. The electrode was used for simultaneous determination of guanine and adenine in a sequential injection lab-on-valve format and
Sun-Young Kong et al.
PloS one, 10(2), e0118188-e0118188 (2015-02-24)
Neural stem cells (NSCs) have the ability to proliferate and differentiate into neurons and glia. Regulation of NSC fate by small molecules is important for the generation of a certain type of cell. The identification of small molecules that can
Hongjie An et al.
Enzyme and microbial technology, 68, 15-22 (2014-12-02)
Immobilization of the enzymes on nano-structured materials is a promising approach to enhance enzyme stabilization, activation and reusability. This study aimed to develop polystyrene fiber-enzyme assembles to catalyze model formaldehyde to methanol dehydrogenation reaction, which is an essential step for
Matthew D Hall et al.
Cancer research, 74(14), 3913-3922 (2014-05-09)
The platinum drugs cisplatin, carboplatin, and oxaliplatin are highly utilized in the clinic and as a consequence are extensively studied in the laboratory setting. In this study, we examined the literature and found a significant number of studies (11%-34%) in
Megan R McCarthy et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 456(2), 567-572 (2014-12-06)
We have used electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) to examine the structural impact of oxidizing specific methionine (M) side chains in calmodulin (CaM). It has been shown that oxidation of either M109 or M124 in CaM diminishes CaM regulation of the
Ramona Galatola et al.
European journal of medicinal chemistry, 86, 589-604 (2014-09-15)
The development of peptide fusion inhibitors based on short synthetic peptides represents a promising option in the fight against HIV-1 infection, especially in individuals infected with multiresistant HIV-1 strains. GBV-C has the beneficial effect of retarding the progression of AIDS
Evgeni Eltzov et al.
Analytical chemistry, 87(7), 3655-3661 (2015-03-17)
Indoor air pollution became a recent concern found to be oftentimes worse than outdoor air quality. We developed a tool that is cheap and simple and enables continuous monitoring of air toxicity. It is a biosensor with both a nondisposable
Anna W Sromek et al.
Journal of labelled compounds & radiopharmaceuticals, 57(14), 725-729 (2014-11-18)
Aporphines are attractive candidates for imaging D2 receptor function because, as agonists rather than antagonists, they are selective for the receptor in the high affinity state. In contrast, D2 antagonists do not distinguish between the high and low affinity states
Martina Abrigo et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 7(14), 7644-7652 (2015-03-24)
Electrospun materials have been widely investigated in the past few decades as candidates for tissue engineering applications. However, there is little available data on the mechanisms of interaction of bacteria with electrospun wound dressings of different morphology and surface chemistry.
Benjamin Horev et al.
ACS nano, 9(3), 2390-2404 (2015-02-11)
Development of effective therapies to control oral biofilms is challenging, as topically introduced agents must avoid rapid clearance from biofilm-tooth interfaces while targeting biofilm microenvironments. Additionally, exopolysaccharides-matrix and acidification of biofilm microenvironments are associated with cariogenic (caries-producing) biofilm virulence. Thus
HyeongJin Lee et al.
Journal of colloid and interface science, 430, 315-325 (2014-06-30)
Biomedical scaffolds have been widely investigated because they are essential for support and promotion of cell adhesion, proliferation and differentiation in three-dimensional (3D) structures. An ideal scaffold should be highly porous to enable efficient nutrient and oxygen transfer and have
Shigeo Hayashi et al.
Journal of enzyme inhibition and medicinal chemistry, 29(6), 846-867 (2014-02-13)
Because of the pivotal role of cyclooxygenase (COX) in the inflammatory processes, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) that suppress COX activities have been used clinically for the treatment of inflammatory diseases/syndromes; however, traditional NSAIDs exhibit serious side-effects such as gastrointestinal damage
Claudia Scholz et al.
ChemMedChem, 9(9), 2104-2110 (2014-02-08)
The optimization of synthetic carriers for gene transfer remains a major challenge. Cationic polymers such as polyethylenimine (PEI) often show increasing gene transfer activity with increasing molecular weight, but this favorable effect is accompanied by an undesired increase in cytotoxicity.
L Piazza et al.
Nature communications, 6, 6407-6407 (2015-03-03)
Surface plasmon polaritons can confine electromagnetic fields in subwavelength spaces and are of interest for photonics, optical data storage devices and biosensing applications. In analogy to photons, they exhibit wave-particle duality, whose different aspects have recently been observed in separate
P Abdul Rasheed et al.
The Analyst, 140(8), 2713-2718 (2015-02-19)
Single stranded DNA fragments were conjugated onto gold nanoparticles leading to the formation of gold nanoparticle clusters upon hybridization with complementary strands. These clusters were successfully implemented for signal amplification in an electrochemical DNA sensor based on a graphene substrate.
Stewart R Dods et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1376, 74-83 (2014-12-30)
Protein separation is an integral step in biopharmaceutical manufacture with diffusion-limited packed bed chromatography remaining the default choice for industry. Rapid bind-elute separation using convective mass transfer media offers advantages in productivity by operating at high flowrates. Electrospun nanofibre adsorbents
Ciro Menale et al.
Pharmaceutical research, 32(2), 362-374 (2014-08-06)
Combined treatment based on cisplatin-loaded Poly(D,L-lactic-co-glicolic)acid (PLGA) nanoparticles (NP-C) plus the NSAID piroxicam was used as novel treatment for mesothelioma to reduce side effects related to cisplatin toxicity. PLGA nanoparticles were prepared by double emulsion solvent evaporation method. Particle size
Yang Lu et al.
Journal of chromatographic science, 52(9), 1109-1120 (2013-10-11)
Cyclodextrins (CDs) and their derivatives have been one of the most popular and successful chiral additives used in electrokinetic chromatography because of the presence of multiple chiral centers, which leads to multiple chiral interactions. However, there has been relatively less
Gerald L Kennedy
Critical reviews in toxicology, 42(10), 793-826 (2012-09-28)
Dimethylacetamide (DMAC) and dimethylformamide (DMF) continue to be important, widely used solvents involved in a wide variety of industrial applications. As liquids with relatively low vapor pressures, contact with both the integumentary and respiratory systems is the main source of
Fuyou Du et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 845, 45-52 (2014-09-10)
In this publication, a novel solid phase microextraction (SPME) coating functionalized with a DNA aptamer for selective enrichment of a low abundance protein from diluted human plasma is described. This approach is based on the covalent immobilization of an aptamer
Byoung Chan Kim et al.
Proteomics, 9(7), 1893-1900 (2009-03-17)
A stable and robust trypsin-based biocatalytic system was developed and demonstrated for proteomic applications. The system utilizes polymer nanofibers coated with trypsin aggregates for immobilized protease digestions. After covalently attaching an initial layer of trypsin to the polymer nanofibers, highly
Akiyoshi Hirata et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136(32), 11546-11554 (2014-07-19)
A polyamide containing N-methylpyrrole (Py) and N-methylimidazole (Im), designated PIPA, binds with high affinity and specificity to specific nucleotide sequences in the minor groove of double-helical DNA. Based on a recent report of the synthesis of PIPA for telomere visualization
Rachel Stephenson et al.
Nanomedicine : nanotechnology, biology, and medicine, 10(8), 1799-1808 (2014-07-12)
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) receptors are overexpressed on many cancer cells but not on primary cell lines. This study was designed to investigate the targeting ability and uptake of dendritic lipidated [Gln(1)]-GnRH peptide analogues on receptor-positive prostate cancer PC-3 cells relative
Yu-Chih Chiang et al.
ACS nano, 8(12), 12502-12513 (2014-12-09)
The loss of overlying enamel or cementum exposes dentinal tubules and increases the risk of several dental diseases, such as dentin hypersensitivity (causing sharp pain and anxiety), caries, and pulp inflammation. This paper presents a fast-reacting, more reliable and biocompatible
Adam Huczyński et al.
European journal of medicinal chemistry, 90, 296-301 (2014-12-02)
A series of 10 amine derivatives of colchicine have been obtained with high yields by modification at C(10)-OCH3 position of C-ring and characterized by spectroscopic methods. In vitro cytotoxicity has been evaluated against four human tumour cell lines (HL-60, HL-60/vinc
W Yang et al.
European cells & materials, 27, 350-364 (2014-06-11)
In the context of skeletal tissue development and repair, endochondral ossification has inspired a new approach to regenerate bone tissue in vivo using a cartilage intermediate as an osteoinductive template. The aim of this study was to investigate the behavior
Shing Fung Chow et al.
European journal of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics : official journal of Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Pharmazeutische Verfahrenstechnik e.V, 88(2), 462-471 (2014-07-16)
The relative performance of two specially designed mixers for nanoparticle production, namely, two-stream confined impinging jets with dilution mixer (CIJ-D-M) and four-stream multi-inlet vortex mixer (MIVM), was evaluated using the model compound, curcumin (CUR), under defined conditions of varying mixing
Bart R B Haverkorn van Rijsewijk et al.
Molecular systems biology, 7, 477-477 (2011-04-01)
Despite our increasing topological knowledge on regulation networks in model bacteria, it is largely unknown which of the many co-occurring regulatory events actually control metabolic function and the distribution of intracellular fluxes. Here, we unravel condition-dependent transcriptional control of Escherichia
Rainer Koeck et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 406(24), 5897-5907 (2014-07-25)
Short-term polymerization or the so-called low-conversion polymerization was applied for the preparation of N-vinylcarbazole (NVC) and 1,4-divinylbenzene (DVB) monolithic capillary columns. The synthesis was carried out by thermally initiated free radical copolymerization under the influence of inert micro- (toluene) and
Wim F P M Van den Hof et al.
Toxicology, 324, 18-26 (2014-07-23)
The liver is responsible for drug metabolism and drug-induced hepatotoxicity is the most frequent reason for drug withdrawal, indicating that better pre-clinical toxicity tests are needed. In order to bypass animal models for toxicity screening, we exposed primary mouse hepatocytes
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