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Audrey J Gaskins et al.
Obstetrics and gynecology, 124(1), 23-31 (2014-06-06)
To evaluate prospectively the relationship between prepregnancy folate intake and risk of spontaneous abortion and stillbirth. Women in the Nurses' Health Study II who self-reported a pregnancy between 1992 and 2009 were included in this analysis. Dietary folate and supplement
Myra A Carpenter et al.
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN, 25(7), 1554-1562 (2014-03-15)
The optimal BP level in kidney transplant recipients remains uncertain. This post hoc analysis of the Folic Acid for Vascular Outcome Reduction in Transplantation (FAVORIT) trial cohort assessed associations of BP with a pooled cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcome and with
Yarlini Balarajan et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 143(8), 1309-1315 (2013-06-14)
Improving maternal nutrition is an important step toward reducing low birth weight (LBW) and its sequelae. In India, an estimated 7.5 million babies are born each year with LBW, which accounts for more than one-third of the global burden. In
Patrick O'Donoghue et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(48), 17206-17211 (2014-11-19)
Expanding the genetic code is an important aim of synthetic biology, but some organisms developed naturally expanded genetic codes long ago over the course of evolution. Less than 1% of all sequenced genomes encode an operon that reassigns the stop
Jeffrey J Tomaszewski et al.
The Journal of urology, 191(4), 971-976 (2013-10-08)
A randomized, placebo controlled clinical trial of folic acid supplementation for the chemoprevention of colorectal adenoma revealed an increased incidence of prostate cancer in the treatment group. Limited data exist on postdiagnostic folate/folic acid intake and the risk of prostate
András Jeney
Orvosi hetilap, 154(44), 1754-1758 (2013-10-29)
Increased blood cell regeneration in exsanguinated experimental animals treated either with liver or with aqueous liver extracts was reported by Whipple and by Jeney and Jobling, respectively. These findings stimulated Minot and Murphy to provide evidence for the efficacy of
Targeted molecular therapy for lung cancer: exuberance reestablished.
Timothy Craig Allen
Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, 137(6), 747-747 (2013-06-01)
Cynthia K Colapinto et al.
The British journal of nutrition, 112(11), 1873-1881 (2014-10-09)
Fortification of select grain products with folic acid and periconceptional supplementation recommendations in Canada and the USA have improved folate status, and have been associated with a reduced risk of neural tube defects. In the present study, we aimed to
Cristina Müller et al.
Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine, 54(12), 2168-2174 (2013-11-08)
In recent years, implementation of (68)Ga-radiometalated peptides for PET imaging of cancer has attracted the attention of clinicians. Herein, we propose the use of (44)Sc (half-life = 3.97 h, average β(+) energy [Eβ(+)av] = 632 keV) as a valuable alternative
Collin J Weber et al.
Surgery, 154(6), 1385-1393 (2013-11-12)
Human pituitary adenomas express folate receptors (FR); therefore, we hypothesized that parathyroid (PT) tumors also might express FR, whereas normal human thyroids might not. The purpose of our study was to characterize the functionality of FRs on human PT tumors
Susanna Kariluoto et al.
International journal of food microbiology, 176, 38-48 (2014-02-25)
The objective was to study folate production of yeast strains, bacteria isolated from oat bran, and selected lactic acid bacteria as well as one propionibacterium in oat and barley based models. Simultaneously, we aimed at sustaining the stability of viscosity
Arnold L M Dekkers et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 144(12), 2083-2091 (2014-10-17)
For the evaluation of both the adequacy of intakes and the risk of excessive intakes of micronutrients, all potential sources should be included. In addition to micronutrients naturally present in foods, micronutrients can also be derived from fortified foods and
Henrik Kempe et al.
Pharmaceutical research, 32(2), 375-388 (2014-08-12)
To develop and evaluate molecularly imprinted nanocarriers for sustained release of erythromycin in physiological buffer media. Erythromycin-imprinted poly(methacrylic acid-co-trimethylolpropane trimethacrylate) nanocarriers and corresponding control nanocarriers were prepared by free-radical precipitation polymerization. The nanocarriers were characterized by transmission electron microscopy, dynamic
Reiko Nishihara et al.
The American journal of clinical nutrition, 100(6), 1479-1488 (2014-11-21)
Although a higher consumption of alcohol, which is a methyl-group antagonist, was previously associated with colorectal cancer risk, mechanisms remain poorly understood. We hypothesized that excess alcohol consumption might increase risk of colorectal carcinoma with hypomethylation of insulin-like growth factor
Zhiyao He et al.
Journal of biomedical nanotechnology, 9(5), 833-844 (2013-06-28)
Folate receptor alpha (FRalpha) is overexpressed on ovarian cancer cells and is a promising molecular target for ovarian cancer gene therapy, but there was still no related report. In this study, folate modified cationic liposomes (F-PEG-CLPs) for ovarian cancer gene
Valproate and folic acid in pregnancy: associations with autism.
Peter Baxter
Developmental medicine and child neurology, 56(7), 604-604 (2014-06-14)
Roxana Daneshjou et al.
Blood, 124(14), 2298-2305 (2014-08-01)
The anticoagulant warfarin has >30 million prescriptions per year in the United States. Doses can vary 20-fold between patients, and incorrect dosing can result in serious adverse events. Variation in warfarin pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic genes, such as CYP2C9 and VKORC1
Jacob Joseph et al.
Nutrients, 5(8), 3235-3256 (2013-08-21)
Over the last four decades, abnormalities in the methionine-homocysteine cycle and associated folate metabolism have garnered great interest due to the reported link between hyperhomocysteinemia and human pathology, especially atherothrombotic cardiovascular disease. However, clinical trials of B-vitamin supplementation including high
Sachin Yadav et al.
Artificial cells, nanomedicine, and biotechnology, 43(2), 93-102 (2013-11-08)
Breast cancer accounts for 23% of all newly occurring cancers in women worldwide and represents 13.7% of all cancer deaths. Available chemotherapeutic agents are limited largely due to the low accumulation of chemotherapeutics at the tumors relative to their accumulation
Jack Metz
South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde, 103(12 Suppl 1), 978-981 (2013-12-05)
Reports from some Western countries indicate that mandatory folate food fortification (FFF) has substantially reduced the prevalence of folate deficiency, leading to calls for folate testing following FFF to be limited to specific indications such as macrocytic anaemia. This is
Mattias Johansson et al.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 106(12), doi:10-doi:10 (2014-11-08)
The etiology of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is only partially understood, but a metabolic component appears likely. We investigated biomarkers of one-carbon metabolism and RCC onset and survival. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) recruited 385747 participants
Cheng Yang et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(10), 6553-6559 (2013-11-20)
In this study, thermosensitive and folate functionalized poly(ethylene oxide)-b-poly(propylene oxide)-b-poly(ethylene oxide)-ploy(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) (FA-Pluronic-PNH) copolymer was synthesized. The structure and molecular weight of the copolymer were confirmed by 1H NMR, FT-IR and GPC, respectively. The lower critical solution temperature (LCST) of
W Al-Darzi et al.
Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit, 20(9), 561-568 (2014-10-25)
Egypt has a high incidence of neural tube defects. Folic acid supplementation in the periconceptional period is known to lower the risk of such defects. This cross-sectional study aimed to measure the level of knowledge about periconceptional folic acid use
Sonia Trombino et al.
Anticancer research, 33(11), 4847-4854 (2013-11-14)
The aim of the present study was to prepare a hydrogel, based on ellagic acid and glycine, embedded with folic acid, as a subcutaneous implant for the treatment of breast cancer. The function of folic acid is to selectively and
Rima Obeid et al.
Journal of perinatal medicine, 41(5), 469-483 (2013-03-14)
Women have higher requirements for folate during pregnancy. An optimal folate status must be achieved before conception and in the first trimester when the neural tube closes. Low maternal folate status is causally related to neural tube defects (NTDs). Many
Inong R Gunanti et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 144(12), 2027-2033 (2014-11-21)
Micronutrient status may be a contributing factor to the development of childhood obesity in many industrializing countries passing the nutritional transition. The few studies investigating associations between serum concentrations of vitamin B and intake of B vitamins with adiposity, however
Amir Al-Dabagh et al.
American journal of clinical dermatology, 14(3), 155-161 (2013-04-12)
Methotrexate (MTX) is an effective treatment for psoriasis but its use is limited by its toxicity. Folate supplementation can be used to reduce the adverse effects of MTX, though this may impact efficacy. The frequency of folic acid supplementation is
Shaolian Zhang et al.
The Analyst, 139(23), 6259-6265 (2014-10-15)
A highly sensitive and recyclable quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) biosensor was developed using chitosan (CS) and folic acid (FA), generating conjugates that are selectively recognized by MCF-7 cancer cell over-expressed folic acid receptors. The prepared CS-FA conjugate was characterized by
Yong Yu et al.
Die Pharmazie, 68(9), 732-743 (2013-10-24)
Raltitrexed (RTX) has shown clinical activity in a variety of advanced solid tumours. Its oral bioavailability is low and its intestinal absorption mechanism is not clear. In the present study, the absorption mechanism of RTX in the small intestine was
Vanessa R da Silva et al.
American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism, 307(1), E93-101 (2014-05-16)
Low vitamin B-6 nutritional status is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. Pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (PLP) serves as a coenzyme in many cellular processes, including several reactions in one-carbon (1C) metabolism and the transsulfuration pathway of homocysteine
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