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Yuan-Yuan Chen et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 11802-11802 (2015-07-03)
The present study aimed to explore the holistic mechanism for the antihypertrophic effect of a compound in Chinese medicine, QiShenYiQi Pills (QSYQ) and the contributions of its components to the effect in rats with cardiac hypertrophy (CH). After induction of
Beenu Moza Jalali et al.
Journal of proteomics, 125, 76-88 (2015-05-16)
In mammals, successful pregnancy depends upon the readiness of uterus for implantation, followed by correct communication between the endometrium and the developing conceptus. The objective of this study was to elucidate changes in protein abundance associated with progression of estrous
G P Kapungu et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. A, 117(13), 2704-2717 (2013-02-16)
By nature of their nucleophilicity, all thiol-based drugs are oxidatively metabolized in the physiological environment. The key to understanding the physiological role of a hypertension drug, (2S)-1-[(2S)-2-methyl-3-sulfanylpropanoyl]pyrrolidine-2-carboxylic acid, medically known as captopril is through studying its oxidation pathway: its reactive
Shuying Shen et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 441(2), 519-524 (2014-01-03)
Sarsasapogenin is a sapogenin from the Chinese medical herb Anemarrhena asphodeloides Bunge. In the present study, we revealed that sarsasapogenin exhibited antitumor activity by inducing apoptosis in vitro as determined by Hoechst staining analysis and double staining of Annexin V-FITC/PI.
Anna-Karin Persson et al.
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 33(49), 19250-19261 (2013-12-07)
Axonal degeneration occurs in multiple neurodegenerative disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system. Although the underlying molecular pathways leading to axonal degeneration are incompletely understood, accumulating evidence suggests contributions of impaired mitochondrial function, disrupted axonal transport, and/or dysfunctional intracellular
Benjamin L Parker et al.
Science signaling, 8(380), rs6-rs6 (2015-06-11)
A major goal in signaling biology is the establishment of high-throughput quantitative methods for measuring changes in protein phosphorylation of entire signal transduction pathways across many different samples comprising temporal or dose data or patient samples. Data-independent acquisition (DIA) mass
Brian A Pedersen et al.
Metabolism: clinical and experimental, 64(12), 1694-1703 (2015-10-13)
The aim of this study was to identify liver proteome changes in a mouse model of severe insulin resistance and markedly decreased leptin levels. Two-dimensional differential gel electrophoresis was utilized to identify liver proteome changes in AKT1(+/-)/AKT2(-/-) mice. Proteins with
Maofeng Jing et al.
Plant cell reports, 34(7), 1263-1280 (2015-04-24)
Few proteomic studies have focused on the plant- Phytophthora interactions, our study provides important information regarding the use of proteomic methods for investigation of the basic mechanisms of plant-Phytophthora interactions. Phytophthora sojae is a fast-spreading and devastating pathogen that is
Toru Kariu et al.
The Journal of infectious diseases, 211(3), 462-471 (2014-08-21)
We have shown that Borrelia burgdorferi gene product BB0323 is essential for cell fission and pathogen persistence in vivo. Here we describe characterization of a conserved hypothetical protein annotated as BB0238, which specifically interacts with the N-terminal region of BB0323.
Bedia Kocyigit-Kaymakcioglu et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 18(3), 3562-3576 (2013-03-23)
A series of novel thiourea and urea derivatives containing 1,2,4-triazole moieties were synthesized and evaluated for their antifungal and larvicidal activity. Triazole derivatives 3a-e and 4a-e were synthesized by reacting thiocarbohydrazide with thiourea and urea compounds 1a-e and 2a-e, respectively
David Turrà et al.
Nature, 527(7579), 521-524 (2015-10-28)
For more than a century, fungal pathogens and symbionts have been known to orient hyphal growth towards chemical stimuli from the host plant. However, the nature of the plant signals as well as the mechanisms underlying the chemotropic response have
Oliver Simon et al.
Journal of proteomics, 109, 212-227 (2014-07-16)
Understanding of the molecular response of bacteria to precursors, products and environmental conditions applied in bioconversions is essential for optimizing whole-cell biocatalysis. To investigate the molecular response of the potential biocatalyst Pseudomonas putida KT2440 to the flavor compound vanillin we
Hiroki Kasama et al.
BMC cancer, 15, 563-563 (2015-08-01)
Adenosine A2b receptor (ADORA2B) encodes an adenosine receptor that is a member of the G protein-coupled receptor superfamily. This integral membrane protein stimulates adenylate cyclase activity in the presence of adenosine. Little is known about the relevance of ADORA2B to
Jeong In Yang et al.
Journal of Korean medical science, 30(6), 770-778 (2015-06-02)
Preeclampsia is one of the most important and complexed disorders for women's health. Searching for novel proteins as biomarkers to reveal pathogenesis, proteomic approaches using 2DE has become a valuable tool to understanding of preeclampsia. To analyze the proteomic profiling
Marijn Schouten et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 12448-12448 (2015-07-25)
Adult neurogenesis continuously contributes new neurons to hippocampal circuits and the programmed death of a subset of immature cells provides a primary mechanism controlling this contribution. Epileptic seizures induce strong structural changes in the hippocampus, including the induction of adult
V Grabež et al.
Journal of animal science, 93(4), 1967-1979 (2015-05-29)
Oxygen consumption rate (OCR) of muscle fibers from bovine semimembranosus muscle of 41 animals was investigated 3 to 4 h and 3 wk postmortem. Significant relations (P < 0.05) were found between OCR measurements and Warner-Bratzler shear force measurement. Muscles
Sergio Fernández-Boo et al.
Journal of invertebrate pathology, 132, 233-241 (2015-11-12)
The variability of the protein expression profiling in the extracellular products (ECPs) of in vitro cultured Perkinsus olseni deriving from 4 regions of the Spanish coast was evaluated. The regions involved were the rías of Arousa and Pontevedra (Galicia, NW
Awanish Kumar et al.
Parasitology international, 64(4), 36-42 (2015-01-20)
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a major fatal disease prevalent in North-East India, caused by a protozoan parasite Leishmania donovani. The parasite multiplies and thrives inside mammalian macrophages and is transmitted by the bite of the sandfly. Due to the unsatisfactory
Katrin Seyfarth et al.
The Journal of nutritional biochemistry, 26(1), 75-81 (2014-12-03)
DJ-1 constitutes a ubiquitously expressed, oxidative stress-responsive protein with multiple functions. DJ-1 emerged as a candidate from our previous proteome analysis investigating alterations in the hypothalamus in three mouse strains differing in their susceptibility to diet-induced obesity (DIO). Validation studies
Shunsuke Aburaya et al.
AMB Express, 5, 29-29 (2015-05-29)
Clostridium cellulovorans is an anaerobic, cellulolytic bacterium, capable of effectively degrading and metabolizing various types of substrates, including cellulose, hemicellulose (xylan and galactomannan), and pectin. Among Clostridia, this ability to degrade and metabolize a wide range of hemicellulose and pectin
Adriana María Belén Abiuso et al.
The Journal of endocrinology, 223(3), 241-253 (2014-09-26)
The histamine H4 receptor (HRH4), discovered only 13 years ago, is considered a promising drug target for allergy, inflammation, autoimmune disorders and cancer, as reflected by a steadily growing number of scientific publications and patent applications. Although the presence of
Wen Yang et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 21(5), 1050-1063 (2013-02-09)
Two series of novel naphthalin-containing pyrazoline derivatives C1-C14 and D1-D14 have been synthesized and evaluated for their EGFR/HER-2 inhibitory and anti-proliferation activities. Compound D14 displayed the most potent activity against EGFR and A549 cell line (IC(50)=0.05 μM and GI(50)=0.11 μM)
Henning Sievert et al.
Disease models & mechanisms, 7(8), 963-976 (2014-05-17)
The central importance of translational control by post-translational modification has spurred major interest in regulatory pathways that control translation. One such pathway uniquely adds hypusine to eukaryotic initiation factor 5A (eIF5A), and thereby affects protein synthesis and, subsequently, cellular proliferation
C H A Oliveira et al.
Meat science, 106, 16-24 (2015-04-14)
Diet can influence both the qualitative and quantitative traits of ruminant meat. This study evaluated the effects of castor de-oiled cake on the meat of mixed-breed male goat kids. After 165days of diet treatment, no alterations (p>0.05) were observed in
Su Chen et al.
Oncology reports, 33(5), 2207-2218 (2015-03-05)
Chordomas are locally destructive tumors with high rates of recurrence and a poor prognosis. The mechanisms involved in chordoma recurrence remain largely unknown. In the present study, we examined the proteomic profile of a chordoma primary tumor (CSO) and a
Si Qin et al.
Scientific reports, 4, 7582-7582 (2014-12-24)
Molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) nanosheets have unique physical and chemical properties, which make it a perfect candidate for next generation electronic and energy storage applications. Herein, we show the successful synthesis of nitrogen-doped MoS2 nanosheets by a simple, effective and large-scale
Chun-Chang Yeh et al.
BMC anesthesiology, 15, 92-92 (2015-06-17)
The application of pulsed radiofrequency (PRF) close to the dorsal root ganglia, or peripheral nerves, has been demonstrated to be effective for the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain conditions. The goal of this study was to investigate the analgesic effect
Yoshiji Takemoto
Chemical & pharmaceutical bulletin, 58(5), 593-601 (2010-05-13)
We have developed several multifunctional thiourea catalysts bearing a tertiary amine or an 1,2-amino alcohol in expectation of their synchronous activation of a nucleophile and an electrophile through both acid-base and hydrogen-bonding interactions. From these studies, it was revealed that
Lin He et al.
PloS one, 10(8), e0136266-e0136266 (2015-08-26)
The accessory gland (AG) is an important component of the male reproductive system of arthropods, its secretions enhance fertility, some AG proteins bind to the spermatozoa and affect its function and properties. Here we report the first comprehensive catalog of
Maria Luisa Martín-Cerezo et al.
Protein and peptide letters, 22(12), 1076-1082 (2015-09-16)
The present study dealt with the isolation, identification and characterization of pigments from red snow samples of the Quito coastal front glacier (S 62º 27,217', W 059º 45,960') in Greenwich, Archipelago South Shetland, Antarctica, during summer 2013. As a strain
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