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Daniel L Priebbenow et al.
Organic letters, 15(24), 6155-6157 (2013-11-28)
A method has been developed for the preparation of N-alkynylated sulfoximines involving the copper-catalyzed decarboxylative coupling of sulfoximines with aryl propiolic acids. A range of substituents on both the sulfoximidoyl moiety and the aryl group of the propiolic acid were
Vivien W W Bao et al.
Aquatic toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 157, 81-93 (2014-12-03)
Zinc pyrithione (ZnPT) is a widely used booster biocide in combination with copper (Cu) in antifouling paints as a substitute for tributyltin. The co-occurrence of ZnPT and Cu in coastal marine environments is therefore very common, and may pose a
Geir Bjorklund
Acta neurobiologiae experimentalis, 73(2), 225-236 (2013-07-05)
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. Several studies have suggested a disturbance in the copper (Cu) and zinc (Zn) metabolism in ASDs. Zinc deficiency, excess Cu levels
Ru Qiao et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(6), 4247-4251 (2013-07-19)
In this paper, we report a preparation of CuZn dendritic microstructures through a tunable template-free electrochemical approach. By simply tunning the applied depositing current, the morphology of the product can be well controlled. The growth mechanism of CuZn dendritic alloys
Goldie Songra et al.
American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics, 145(5), 569-578 (2014-05-03)
The aim of this study was to compare the time to initial alignment and extraction space closure using conventional brackets and active and passive self-ligating brackets. One hundred adolescent patients 11 to 18 years of age undergoing maxillary and mandibular
Norbert Ondo Zue Abaga et al.
Chemosphere, 113, 42-47 (2014-07-30)
In Burkina-Faso, urban vegetable agriculture is often characterized by urban solid waste fertilizer inputs containing heavy metals such as Cu and Cd. Thus, the relevance of surrounding urban vegetable plots with vetiver hedges to reduce environmental pollution by Cu and
Maryam Ghanbarian et al.
Journal of AOAC International, 96(4), 880-886 (2013-09-05)
A new displacement-dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction method based on the solidification of floating organic drop was developed for separation and preconcentration of Pd(ll) in road dust and aqueous samples. This method involves two steps of dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction based on solidification.
A Moser et al.
Journal of the neurological sciences, 131(2), 183-189 (1995-08-01)
We could identify the MPTP-like compound and isoquinoline derivative N-methyl-norsalsolinol (2-MDTIQ) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of patients with Parkinson's disease. The presence of 2-MDTIQ negatively correlated with the disease duration. In order to study the relationship between presence of 2-MDTIQ
E J Pappert et al.
Neurology, 47(4), 1037-1042 (1996-10-01)
To determine if ventricular cerebrospinal fluid (vCSF) alpha-tocopherol levels in Parkinson's disease (PD) patients can be increased by oral alpha-tocopherol supplementation and whether vCSF levels are linearly related to plasma alpha-tocopherol levels. In spite of its putative neuroprotective properties, alpha-tocopherol
M A Lovell et al.
Archives of neurology, 58(3), 392-396 (2001-03-20)
Markers of oxidative stress are increased in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of patients with Alzheimer disease (AD), although none of those reported are appropriate diagnostic markers because of the overlap between patients with AD and control subjects. To determine the ratio
Sonia Melino et al.
The FEBS journal, 281(3), 657-672 (2013-11-14)
Natural antimicrobial peptides represent a primordial mechanism of immunity in both vertebrate and nonvertebrate organisms. Among them, histatins belong to a family of human salivary metal-binding peptides displaying potent antibacterial, antifungal and wound-healing activities. These properties, along with the ability
Parthasarathi Chakraborty et al.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 194, 138-144 (2014-08-12)
The current study aims to understand the speciation and fate of Cu complexes in hydrothermally altered sediments from the Central Indian Ocean Basin and assess the probable impacts of deep-sea mining on speciation of Cu complexes and assess the Cu
Reinhard Kitzberger et al.
Metabolic brain disease, 20(4), 295-302 (2005-12-31)
Wilson disease (WD) is an autosomal recessive inherited disorder of copper metabolism, resulting in pathological accumulation of copper in many organs and tissues. The hallmarks of the disease are the presence of liver disease, neurologic symptoms, and Kayser-Fleischer corneal rings.
Luan Zhang et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 104, 278-284 (2014-04-15)
In the current study, we hypothesize that mine (metallicolous) populations of metallophytes form a trade-off between the roots and shoots when under copper (Cu) stress to adapt themselves to heavy metal contaminated habitats, and thus, differ from normal (non-metallicolous) populations
L A Piruzian et al.
Aviakosmicheskaia i ekologicheskaia meditsina = Aerospace and environmental medicine, 47(5), 48-53 (2014-02-04)
In experiment MARS-500 on remote space flight simulation, atomic emission spectral analysis with inductively coupled argon plasma was used to measure serum copper and its ultrafiltration fraction. It was shown that, in contrast to baseline data, the Cu serum level
M L Selley et al.
Neurobiology of aging, 23(3), 383-388 (2002-04-18)
There is evidence that increased blood concentrations of homocysteine may be a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease. (E)-4-hydroxy-2-nonenal (HNE) is a neurotoxic product of lipid peroxidation that is increased in the ventricular fluid and brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease.
Ping Ning et al.
Journal of environmental sciences (China), 25(4), 808-814 (2013-08-09)
Metal (Cu, Co, or Zn) loaded ZSM-5 and Y zeolite adsorbents were prepared for the adsorption of hydrogen cyanide (HCN) toxic gas. The results showed that the HCN breakthrough capacity was enhanced significantly when zeolites were loaded with Cu. The
Jian-ping Jia et al.
Chinese medical journal, 117(8), 1161-1164 (2004-09-14)
An important aspect of Alzheimer's disease (AD) is loss or impairment of cholinergic neurons. It is controversial whether there is a similar cholinergic impairment and cerebral deficit of acetylcholine (ACh) in the case of vascular dementia (VD). The purpose of
Amna I Dermish et al.
Expert review of medical devices, 10(4), 477-488 (2013-07-31)
Worldwide, 40% of all pregnancies are unintended. Widespread, over-the-counter availability of oral emergency contraception (EC) has not reduced unintended pregnancy rates. The EC visit presents an opportunity to initiate a highly effective method of contraception in a population at high
Pablo Lozano et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 104, 294-301 (2014-04-15)
There is a need to develop efficient tools to prevent damage to marine ecosystems due to pollution. Since microalgae play a key role in marine ecosystems, they are considered potentially useful for quick and sensitive toxicity bioassays. In this study
Ren Zhang et al.
Chimia, 67(6), 393-396 (2013-08-16)
Three new R-isophthalic acid-based (R = H or Br) coordination polymers have been designed and synthesized. By changing the N-containing ligand in the system, we are able to tune the dimensionality of coordination polymers from one-dimension (1D) to two-dimensions (2D)
Yaser A Almaroai et al.
Environmental technology, 34(5-8), 747-755 (2013-07-11)
Kinetic aspects of metal release were investigated to understand the effects of synthetic chelating agents (EDTA, EDDS and NTA) and low molecular weight (LMW) organic acids (oxalic and citric acids) on the release kinetics of Cr, Cu and As in
Hamid Fazelirad et al.
Journal of AOAC International, 97(4), 1159-1166 (2014-08-26)
A new and selective Cu(ll) ion imprinted polymer was prepared by formation of 1-(2-pyridylazo)-2-naphthol complex for selective extraction and preconcentration of Cu ions. Polymerization was performed with ethylene glycol dimethacrylate as a crosslinking monomer and methacrylic acid as a functional
Kenyon G Daniel et al.
Frontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library, 9, 2652-2662 (2004-09-11)
The trace element copper is vital to the healthy functioning of organisms. Copper is used in a multitude of cellular activities including respiration, angiogenesis, and immune responses. Like other metals, copper homeostasis is a tightly regulated process. Copper is transported
Collin D Kraus et al.
American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics, 145(5), 655-666 (2014-05-03)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the biologic response of dentoalveolar bone to archwire expansion with light-to-moderate continuous forces. With a split-mouth experimental design, the maxillary right second premolars of 7 adult male dogs were expanded for 9
Di Chen et al.
Cancer research, 66(21), 10425-10433 (2006-11-03)
Disulfiram (DSF), a member of the dithiocarbamate family capable of binding copper and an inhibitor of aldehyde dehydrogenase, is currently being used clinically for the treatment of alcoholism. Recent studies have suggested that DSF may have antitumor and chemosensitizing activities
John Mondal et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(7), 4883-4895 (2013-08-02)
Furfural-imine functionalized mesoporous organosilica material has been synthesized by post-synthesis surface functionalization of 2D-hexagnoal mesoporous SBA-15 with organosilane precursor 3-aminopropyltriethoxy-silane (APTES) followed by Schiff-base condensation with furfural. On the other hand, furfural-imine functionalized MCM-41 has been synthesized by Schiff-base condensation
Jihui Li et al.
Organic letters, 15(24), 6124-6127 (2013-11-26)
A copper-catalyzed three-component synthesis of trisubstituted N-aryl guanidines involving cyanamides, arylboronic acids, and amines has been developed. This operationally simple oxidative process, which is performed in the presence of K2CO3, a catalytic amount of CuCl2·2H2O, bipyridine, and oxygen (1 atm)
Teaching NeuroImages: Menkes kinky hair syndrome.
Roopa Seshadri et al.
Neurology, 81(2), e12-e13 (2013-07-10)
Tony I Venelinov et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 379(5-6), 777-780 (2004-03-03)
A method based on dialysis in the presence of histidine, and subsequent copper adsorption and preconcentration using Chelex-100 resin, has been developed for selective extraction of exchangeable copper from blood plasma. The method was verified by comparative analysis using two
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