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Kristīne Krūkle-Bērziņa et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 107, 168-174 (2015-01-16)
The compatibility of thermodynamically unstable polymorph of two active pharmaceutical compounds (xylazine hydrochloride form X and zopiclone form C) with different excipients was investigated. The effects of the excipient and its amount in the sample on the thermal properties and
Silvestro A Ruffolo et al.
The Science of the total environment, 502, 157-166 (2014-09-27)
The Cathedral of Seville is one of the most important buildings in the whole of southern Spain. It suffers, like most of the historical buildings located in urban environments, from several degradation phenomena related to the high pollution level. Undoubtedly
Mark A Lee et al.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 176, 106-113 (2013-02-19)
Exposure of plants to vehicle exhaust emissions and road-induced changes to soil biogeochemistry and hydrology can lead to shifts in plant composition in calcareous grasslands. Mixed effects models were used to identify relationships between plant community composition and a suite
Carlos H Larramendi et al.
Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, 110(5), 335-339 (2013-04-30)
Nondietary exposure to milk proteins may be a risk for children who do not outgrow milk allergy by school age. To study the allergenicity of casein containing chalk. A 6-year-old, milk allergic child developed asthma and rhinoconjunctivitis while in school.
Muthusamy Govarthanan et al.
Chemosphere, 109, 42-48 (2014-05-31)
This study was aimed at assess the potential of diazotrophic bacteria, Herbaspirillum sp. GW103, for bioleaching of Cu in mine soil. The strain exhibited resistance to As (550mgL(-1)), Cu (350mgL(-1)), Zn (300mgL(-1)) and Pb (200mgL(-1)). The copper resistance was further
Filipe Natalio et al.
Science (New York, N.Y.), 339(6125), 1298-1302 (2013-03-16)
Silicatein-α is responsible for the biomineralization of silicates in sponges. We used silicatein-α to guide the self-assembly of calcite "spicules" similar to the spicules of the calcareous sponge Sycon sp. The self-assembled spicules, 10 to 300 micrometers (μm) in length
Hussein A Tawbi et al.
Cancer chemotherapy and pharmacology, 72(5), 1143-1147 (2013-09-17)
Gastric upset is a common side effect of nilotinib therapy, and calcium carbonate is frequently used concomitantly, either as antacid or as calcium supplementation. With the increasing number of oral agents in cancer therapy, oral drug-drug interactions are becoming more
Annika Osswald et al.
PloS one, 10(6), e0128802-e0128802 (2015-06-19)
Health-promoting effects have been attributed to a number of Bifidobacterium sp. strains. These effects as well as the ability to colonise the host depend on secreted proteins. Moreover, rational design of protein secretion systems bears the potential for the generation
A Argilés et al.
Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension, 5(4), 329-336 (1996-07-01)
It is well known that hyperparathyroidism begins early in renal failure and progresses, probably not linearly, throughout the natural course of renal diseases and dialysis therapy. Recent progress in basic medical science has improved our understanding of the mechanisms by
Joshua R Lewis et al.
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 30(1), 165-175 (2014-07-22)
Calcium supplementation, particularly with vitamin D, has been an approved public health intervention to reduce fracture risk. Enthusiasm for this intervention has been mitigated by meta-analyses suggesting that calcium supplementation with or without vitamin D increases myocardial infarction (MI) risk;
Jane A Cauley et al.
Journal of women's health (2002), 22(11), 915-929 (2013-10-18)
Clinical outcomes of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) calcium plus vitamin D supplementation trial have been reported during 7.0 years of active intervention. We now report outcomes 4.9 years after the intervention stopped and cumulative findings. Postmenopausal women (N=36,282) were
Ya-Jun Guo et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 33(7), 3583-3591 (2013-08-06)
Implant-associated infection is a serious problem in orthopaedic surgery. One of the most effective ways is to introduce a controlled antibiotics delivery system into the bone filling materials, achieving sustained release of antibiotics in the local sites of bone defects.
Masashi Tanaka et al.
Journal of materials science. Materials in medicine, 25(6), 1505-1517 (2014-03-29)
Two novel calcium phosphate cements (CPC) have been developed using calcium sodium phosphate (CSP) as the main ingredient. The first of these cements, labeled CAC, contained CSP, α-tricalcium phosphate (TCP), and anhydrous citric acid, whereas the second, labeled CABC, contained
Praveen K Mandapalli et al.
Drug delivery, 21(8), 605-614 (2013-12-18)
The objective of this study is to investigate the influence of charge of model small molecules on their encapsulation and release behavior in layer-by-layer microcapsules (LbL-MC). Poly(styrene sulfonate) and poly(ethylene imine) were sequentially adsorbed on calcium carbonate sacrificial templates to
Liliana Astachov et al.
Frontiers in bioscience (Landmark edition), 16, 458-471 (2011-01-05)
Stem cell development and fate decisions are dictated by the microenvironment in which the stem cell is embedded. Among the advanced goals of tissue engineering is the creation of a microenvironment that will support the maintenance and differentiation of the
Chengsheng Ni et al.
Faraday discussions, 182, 289-305 (2015-07-28)
For an efficient high-temperature reversible solid oxide fuel cell (RSOFC), the oxygen electrode should be highly active for the conversion between oxygen anions and oxygen gas. CaMnO(3-δ) (CM) is a perovskite that can be readily reduced with the formation of
Marta Diaz-Herraiz et al.
Scientific reports, 3, 1440-1440 (2013-03-15)
The paintings from Tomba della Scimmia, in Tuscany, are representative of the heavy bacterial colonization experienced in most Etruscan necropolises. The tomb remained open until the late 70's when it was closed because of severe deterioration of the walls, ceiling
Laura C Foster et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(23), 9273-9276 (2013-05-22)
Predicting the impact of ongoing anthropogenic CO2 emissions on calcifying marine organisms is complex, owing to the synergy between direct changes (acidification) and indirect changes through climate change (e.g., warming, changes in ocean circulation, and deoxygenation). Laboratory experiments, particularly on
Christopher T Parsons et al.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 178, 254-263 (2013-04-17)
Arsenic contamination of floodplain soils is extensive and additional fresh arsenic inputs to the pedosphere from human activities are ongoing. We investigate the cumulative effects of repetitive soil redox cycles, which occur naturally during flooding and draining, on a calcareous
Svetlana Trifunović et al.
Endocrine, 47(3), 869-877 (2014-04-23)
The hypothalamic-pituitary somatotropic system plays a pivotal role in the regulation of physiological processes and metabolism, which is modulated by gonadal steroids. Considering that genistein belongs to the phytoestrogen family and acts via similar mechanisms to estrogens, the present study
Jie Xu et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(44), 17750-17755 (2013-10-16)
Dolomite and magnesite are simple anhydrous calcium and/or magnesium carbonate minerals occurring mostly at Earth surfaces. However, laboratory synthesis of neither species at ambient temperature and pressure conditions has been proven practically possible, and the lack of success was assumed
M Azizur Rahman et al.
PloS one, 8(3), e58781-e58781 (2013-03-26)
An organic matrix consisting of a protein-polysaccharide complex is generally accepted as an important medium for the calcification process. While the role this "calcified organic matrix" plays in the calcification process has long been appreciated, the complex mixture of proteins
David Pastorino et al.
Acta biomaterialia, 28, 205-214 (2015-09-20)
Characterization of the intricate pore structure of calcium phosphate cements is a key step to successfully link the structural properties of these synthetic bone grafts with their most relevant properties, such as in vitro or in vivo behaviour, drug loading
[Rare gallstone (calcium carbonate calculus)].
K Goto et al.
Ryoikibetsu shokogun shirizu, (9)(9), 418-420 (1996-01-01)
Jesús Torres et al.
Annals of anatomy = Anatomischer Anzeiger : official organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft, 200, 126-133 (2015-05-02)
The aim of this study was to test bone tissue response to monetite granules in comparison with intramembranous autologous bone graft in a rabbit calvaria critical size defect model. Novel monetite granules were synthesized by thermal conversion of set brushite
Y Hu et al.
Faraday discussions, 176, 31-47 (2014-11-20)
Oxide diffusion was studied in two innovative SOFC cathode materials, Ba(2)Co(9)O(14) and Ca(3)Co(4)O(9)+δ derivatives. Although oxygen diffusion was confirmed in the promising material Ba(2)Co(9)O(14), it was not possible to derive accurate transport parameters because of an oxidation process at the
Sophie Norenstedt et al.
European journal of endocrinology, 169(6), 795-804 (2013-09-13)
Vitamin D insufficiency may increase the risk for cardio metabolic disturbances in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). To analyze the vitamin D status and indices of the metabolic syndrome in PHPT patients and the effect of vitamin D supplementation after
Mariners of the lost sea.
Jane Qiu
Science (New York, N.Y.), 343(6167), 130-132 (2014-01-11)
Akira Matsuo et al.
Renal failure, 36(8), 1291-1297 (2014-07-01)
Hyperphosphatemia is a risk factor for arterial calcification contributing to the high-cardiovascular mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Ferric citrate hydrate (JTT-751) is being developed as a treatment for hyperphosphatemia with chronic renal failure and has shown a
Chao Du et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 33(7), 3745-3752 (2013-08-06)
Hybrid CaCO3 microparticles coated by sodium poly(styrene sulfonate) (PSS) and aliphatic poly(urethane-amine) (PUA) were developed as thermal-/pH-responsive drug delivery vehicles via LbL self-assembly technique. The DOX release from the CaCO3 microparticles was higher than 60% within 36 h, whereas the
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