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Tjaard Ubbo Hoogenraad
Brain & development, 28(3), 141-146 (2006-02-10)
Zinc therapy has replaced penicillamine as first-line therapy for Wilson's disease. New guidelines reflect the paradigm shift in treatment that has occurred in recent years. In the old paradigm, Wilson's disease was seen as genetic disorder associated with the accumulation
Rebekka Hueting et al.
Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine, 55(1), 128-134 (2013-12-18)
(64)Cu-diacetyl-bis(N(4)-methylthiosemicarbazonate), (64)Cu-ATSM, continues to be investigated clinically as a PET agent both for delineation of tumor hypoxia and as an effective indicator of patient prognosis, but there are still aspects of the mechanism of action that are not fully understood.
Huma Khalid et al.
Mini reviews in medicinal chemistry, 13(13), 1944-1956 (2013-09-28)
Free radicals or reactive oxygen species (ROS) are highly toxic and their damaging effects result in a variety of detrimental health issues such as neurodegenerative, cardiovascular and age-related diseases. Human body has evolved an effective defense system including superoxide dismutase
Donita C Brady et al.
Nature, 509(7501), 492-496 (2014-04-11)
The BRAF kinase is mutated, typically Val 600→Glu (V600E), to induce an active oncogenic state in a large fraction of melanomas, thyroid cancers, hairy cell leukaemias and, to a smaller extent, a wide spectrum of other cancers. BRAF(V600E) phosphorylates and
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
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
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
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
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
Ana Primo et al.
Nature communications, 6, 8561-8561 (2015-10-29)
Metal oxide nanoparticles supported on graphene exhibit high catalytic activity for oxidation, reduction and coupling reactions. Here we show that pyrolysis at 900 °C under inert atmosphere of copper(II) nitrate embedded in chitosan films affords 1.1.1 facet-oriented copper nanoplatelets supported
R Shukla et al.
The International journal of neuroscience, 116(12), 1391-1402 (2006-12-06)
Evidence from clinical and experimental studies supports the hypothesis of free radical-mediated damage of dopaminergic neurons in the pathology of Parkin's disease (PD). The present study was undertaken to evaluate the role of nitric oxide and oxidative stress in PD.
I P Zaĭtseva et al.
Voenno-meditsinskii zhurnal, 334(3), 36-40 (2013-07-03)
According to examination, with the help of emission spectrum analysis method, of 24 cadets-athletes of different specialization it was determined that during physical exercise in summer and in winter loss of ferrum and copper with excrements exceeded the intake if
Nina Dib et al.
European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology, 18(1), 43-47 (2005-12-17)
We report the coexistence of Wilson's disease and genetic haemochromatosis in one family. The diagnosis of genetic haemochromatosis was established in a 52-year-old man. Among his siblings, one 57-year-old sister and one 55-year-old brother had decreased copper and ceruloplasmin levels
D A Loeffler et al.
Journal of neural transmission. Parkinson's disease and dementia section, 9(1), 45-53 (1995-01-01)
Though depletion of CSF homovanillic acid (HVA) concentration has often been regarded as a direct indicator of dopamine (DA) deficiency in Parkinson's Disease (PD), CSF HVA is normal in mildly affected patients. To explore why, we measured DA and its
H U Shetty et al.
Clinical chemistry, 42(2), 298-302 (1996-02-01)
Previous studies suggest the presence of increased concentrations of cerebral myo-inositol in Alzheimer disease (AD). To characterize this abnormality further, we quantified myo-inositol and several other polyols in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and plasma from 10 AD subjects and 10 healthy
Y Kotake et al.
Journal of neurochemistry, 65(6), 2633-2638 (1995-12-01)
1-Benzyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinoline (1BnTIQ) was detected as a novel endogenous amine in mouse brain and parkinsonian CSF by using the gas chromatography-selected ion-monitoring method. The level of 1BnTIQ was very high in CSF of some parkinsonian patients compared with that of controls
A Cristina S Rocha et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 109, 152-160 (2014-09-07)
Metals are known to induce oxidative stress in plant cells. Antioxidant thiolic compounds are known to play an important role in plants׳ defence mechanisms against metal toxicity but, regarding salt marsh plants, their role is still very poorly understood. In
Lihong Zhu et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(7), 5104-5108 (2013-08-02)
Improving photocatalytic activity and stability of TiO2/Cu2O composite is a challenge in generating hydrogen from water. In this paper, the TiO2 film/Cu2O microgrid composite was prepared via a microsphere lithography technique, which possesses a remarkable performance of producing H2 under
Stephen G Kaler et al.
The New England journal of medicine, 358(6), 605-614 (2008-02-08)
Menkes disease is a fatal neurodegenerative disorder of infancy caused by diverse mutations in a copper-transport gene, ATP7A. Early treatment with copper injections may prevent death and illness, but presymptomatic detection is hindered by the inadequate sensitivity and specificity of
Jie Zhang
Journal of environmental sciences (China), 25(11), 2331-2337 (2014-02-21)
Thiosemicarbazide-grafted multi-walled carbon nanotubes were prepared and employed to investigate the pre-concentration of Cd(II), Cu(II) and Pb(II) from aqueous solution prior to their determination by ICP-OES. The resulting material was characterized by FT-IR, TGA and SEM. Various factors influencing the
Teaching NeuroImages: Menkes kinky hair syndrome.
Roopa Seshadri et al.
Neurology, 81(2), e12-e13 (2013-07-10)
Johannes Levin et al.
Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders, 29(6), 553-559 (2010-07-08)
Increasing evidence suggests that elevated levels of homocysteine (Hcy) and methylmalonate (MMA) may be involved in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases. The urine levels of MMA and serum levels of Hcy as well as folic acid and vitamin B(12) were
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
Ewa Sitkiewicz et al.
Journal of molecular biology, 426(15), 2871-2885 (2014-05-27)
Oligomers formed by amyloid β (Aβ) peptide are widely believed to be the main neurotoxic agent in Alzheimer's disease. Studies discovered a broad variety of oligomeric forms, which display different levels of toxicity. Some of these forms may further assemble
Wen Zhang et al.
The Analyst, 129(3), 229-234 (2004-02-24)
The fabrication and application of a novel electrochemical detector (ED) with nano crystalline Ce-doped lead dioxide film chemically modified electrode (CME) for liquid chromatography (LC) were described. The Ce-doped PbO(2) film was characterized by X-ray diffractometer (XRD) and scanning tunnel
Valerio Leoni et al.
Journal of lipid research, 46(2), 191-195 (2004-12-04)
In a recent publication [Diestel, A., O. Aktas, D. Hackel, I. Hake, S. Meier, C. S. Raine, R. Nitsch, F. Zipp, and O. Ullrich. 2003. Activation of microglial poly (ADP-ribose)-polymerase-1 by cholesterol breakdown products during neuroinflammation: a link between demyelination
Robert W Gorter et al.
American journal of therapeutics, 11(6), 453-458 (2004-11-16)
Because copper-containing ointments are frequently used in anthroposophical medicine, a phase I trial to investigate the cutaneous absorption of copper was conducted. Sixty-one volunteers were randomized [group A: 0.4% copper (I) oxide, 13 men and 18 women (19-55 years); group
Fabio Perlatti et al.
The Science of the total environment, 500-501, 91-102 (2014-09-14)
The potentially hazardous effects of rock wastes disposed at open pit in three different areas (Pr: Ore processing; Wr: Waste rock and Bd: Border) of an abandoned copper mine were evaluated in this study, with emphasis on acid drainage generation
Bartosz Urbaniak et al.
Acta poloniae pharmaceutica, 70(4), 621-629 (2013-08-08)
The complex formation reaction, between fluoroquinolones (FQ): ciprofloxacin (CPX), enoxacin (ENX), enrofloxacin (ENRX), lomefloxacin (LOMX), levofloxacin (LEVX), ofloxacin (OFX), norfloxacin (NFX), sparfloxacin (SPRX) and aluminum(III), iron(III), copper(II) and zinc(II) ions were investigated. The spectrophotometic titration method in a wide range
Jing Zheng et al.
Organic letters, 16(13), 3560-3563 (2014-06-25)
A Rh(III)-catalyzed selective coupling of N-methoxy-1H-indole-1-carboxamide and aryl boronic acids is reported. The coupling is mild and efficient toward diverse product formation, with selective C-C and C-C/C-N bond formation. Kinetic isotope effects studies were conducted to reveal a mechanism of
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