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Mohammed Auwal Ibrahim et al.
Acta poloniae pharmaceutica, 70(4), 709-719 (2013-08-08)
The present study was conducted to investigate the anti-oxidative activities of different solvent extracts of Cassia singueana parts. Our results indicate that all the extracts have reducing power (Fe3+ --> Fe2+) and DPPH radical scavenging abilities. However, the ethyl acetate
Josep Anton Mir-Tutusaus et al.
The Science of the total environment, 500-501, 235-242 (2014-09-15)
Use of agrochemicals is a worldwide practice that exerts an important effect on the environment; therefore the search of approaches for the elimination of such pollutants should be encouraged. The degradation of the insecticides imiprothrin (IP) and cypermethrin (CP), the
Alicia Rodríguez et al.
International journal of food microbiology, 194, 71-77 (2014-12-02)
Dry-cured sausages are colonised by moulds during the ripening process. The temperature and the salt content (which affects water activity, aw) predispose the surface to colonisation by Penicillium species, including Penicillium nordicum and Penicillium verrucosum which can lead to contamination
Bjoern Traenkle et al.
Molecular & cellular proteomics : MCP, 14(3), 707-723 (2015-01-18)
β-catenin is the key component of the canonical Wnt pathway and plays a crucial role in a multitude of developmental and homeostatic processes. The different tasks of β-catenin are orchestrated by its subcellular localization and participation in multiprotein complexes. To
Hanne Haslene-Hox et al.
American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 308(1), H18-H28 (2014-11-09)
Elements of the extracellular matrix (ECM), notably collagen and glucosaminoglycans, will restrict part of the space available for soluble macromolecules simply because the molecules cannot occupy the same space. This phenomenon may influence macromolecular drug uptake. To study the influence
José Zorzin et al.
The journal of adhesive dentistry, 16(6), 541-546 (2014-12-18)
To evaluate the bonding performance of self-adhesive resin cements to zirconia and lithium disilicate in self- and dual-curing modes before and after thermocycling. Rectangular bars (3 mm high, 3 mm wide, 9 mm long) were manufactured from zirconia (Vita In-Ceram
Should water precautions be recommended for children with tympanostomy tubes?
Lyndy J Wilcox et al.
The Laryngoscope, 124(1), 10-11 (2013-12-07)
Anne-Coline Laurent et al.
Cardiovascular research, 105(1), 55-64 (2014-11-21)
Stimulation of β-adrenergic receptors (β-AR) increases cAMP production and contributes to the pathogenesis of cardiac hypertrophy and failure through poorly understood mechanisms. We previously demonstrated that Exchange protein directly activated by cAMP 1 (Epac1)-induced hypertrophy in primary cardiomyocytes. Among the
M O Oke et al.
Pakistan journal of biological sciences : PJBS, 16(24), 2015-2020 (2014-02-13)
The nutritional and anti-nutritional compositions of African Yam Bean (AYB) and Lima bean flours under different processing methods were determined. Nutritional and anti-nutritional properties studied include moisture content, crude protein, crude fibre, ash content, ether extract, carbohydrate, tannin, protease inhibitor
James W Wynne et al.
Genome biology, 15(11), 532-532 (2014-11-16)
Bats are a major reservoir of emerging infectious viruses. Many of these viruses are highly pathogenic to humans however bats remain asymptomatic. The mechanism by which bats control viral replication is unknown. Here we utilize an integrated approach of proteomics
Shaoyin Wang et al.
Organic letters, 16(13), 3592-3595 (2014-06-25)
A novel Lewis acid catalyzed dehydrative [3 + 3]-annulation of readily available benzylic alcohols and propargylic alcohols was developed to give polysubstituted carbazoles and naphthalenes in moderate to good yields with water as the only byproduct. The reaction was presumed
Chieh-Jui Tsou et al.
Nanoscale, 7(9), 4217-4225 (2015-02-13)
Continuous and simultaneous 3D single-particle movement and local pH detection in HeLa cells were demonstrated for the first time by combining fluorescent mesoporous silica nanoparticles (FMSNs) and a single-particle tracking (SPT) technique with a precision of ∼10 nm. FMSNs, synthesized
Klaus Gerwert et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1837(5), 606-613 (2013-09-24)
Protein-bound internal water molecules are essential features of the structure and function of microbial rhodopsins. Besides structural stabilization, they act as proton conductors and even proton storage sites. Currently, the most understood model system exhibiting such features is bacteriorhodopsin (bR).
Kazuyuki Matsushita et al.
Oncotarget, 6(7), 5102-5117 (2015-02-12)
FUSE-binding protein (FBP)-interacting repressor (FIR) is a c-myc transcriptional suppressor. A splice variant of FIR that lacks exon 2 in the transcriptional repressor domain (FIRΔexon2) upregulates c-myc transcription by inactivating wild-type FIR. The ratio of FIRΔexon2/FIR mRNA was increased in
Fanbin Meng et al.
International journal of oncology, 46(3), 1109-1120 (2014-12-17)
CCL18 is a chemokine that is primarily expressed in monocytes, macrophages and immature dendritic cells and plays a crucial role in immune and inflammation responses. Recently, CCL18 was found to play pivotal roles in the development of several kinds of
T B Musso et al.
Environmental technology, 34(17-20), 2465-2476 (2014-02-18)
Earthen layers play a significant role in isolating contaminants in the subsurface, controlling the migration of contaminant plumes, and as landfill liners and covers. The physical, chemical and mineralogical properties of three calcareous mudstones from the Jagüel and Roca formations
K Krishna Surendar et al.
Pakistan journal of biological sciences : PJBS, 16(24), 1997-2002 (2014-02-13)
The main aim for this field experimental study is to screening of various banana cultivars and hybrids for water deficit tolerance through antioxidative enzymes and yield. The field experiment was conducted at National Research Centre for Banana to screen the
Arun Sasi et al.
Journal of paediatrics and child health, 51(2), 199-203 (2014-07-22)
High flow nasal cannula therapy (HFNC) is an emerging method of non-invasive respiratory support therapy for premature infants. Recent evidence around its safety and efficacy for post-extubation respiratory support is encouraging. However, its effect on long-term respiratory outcomes is not
Lydia E H Paul et al.
Organic & biomolecular chemistry, 13(3), 946-953 (2014-11-21)
Interactions between three hexacationic arene ruthenium metallaprisms, [(p-cymene)6Ru6(tpt)2(dhnq)3](6+), [(p-cymene)6Ru6(tpt)2(dhbq)3](6+) and [(p-cymene)6Ru6(tpt)2(oxa)3](6+), and a series of human proteins including human serum albumin, transferrin, cytochrome c, myoglobin and ubiquitin have been studied using NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry and circular dichroism spectroscopy. All
R Brooks et al.
Stem cells (Dayton, Ohio), 33(3), 848-858 (2014-11-18)
Promoting the expansion of adult stem cell populations offers the potential to ameliorate radiation or chemotherapy-induced bone marrow failure and allows for expedited recovery for patients undergoing these therapies. Previous genetic studies suggested a pivotal role for SH2 domain-containing inositol-5-phosphatase
Dan Liu et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1356, 157-162 (2014-07-08)
Hydrophilic organic/salt-containing aqueous two-phase system composing of ethanol, water and ammonium sulfate for separation polar compounds was investigated on multilayer coil associated with J-type HSCCC devices. Compared to the classical polar solvent system based on 1-butanol-water or PEG1000-ammonium sulfate-water, the
Y Ohira et al.
Journal of applied physiology: respiratory, environmental and exercise physiology, 42(5), 739-743 (1977-05-01)
Eleven, healthy male students were subjected to an exhaustive bicyle ergometer exercise. Many parameters of hemoconcentration were examined in blood and urine samples which were collected before and after exercise. In an exercise lasting approximately 10 min, it was found
Emanuele Claudio Latagliata et al.
Psychopharmacology, 231(21), 4099-4108 (2014-06-25)
Endogenous opioids could play a major role in the mesocorticolimbic dopamine (DA) responses to stress challenge. However, there is still no direct evidence of an influence of endogenous opioids on any of these responses. We assessed whether and how endogenous
Le Thi Hao et al.
Human molecular genetics, 24(2), 346-360 (2014-09-03)
Low levels of the survival motor neuron protein (SMN) cause the disease spinal muscular atrophy. A primary characteristic of this disease is motoneuron dysfunction and paralysis. Understanding why motoneurons are affected by low levels of SMN will lend insight into
Wenfu Lu et al.
Oncotarget, 6(2), 771-788 (2015-01-19)
Aberrant elevation of JARID1B and histone H3 lysine 4 trimethylation (H3K4me3) is frequently observed in many diseases including prostate cancer (PCa), yet the mechanisms on the regulation of JARID1B and H3K4me3 through epigenetic alterations still remain poorly understood. Here we
J Boone Kauffman et al.
Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America, 24(3), 518-527 (2014-05-20)
Mangroves are recognized to possess a variety of ecosystem services including high rates of carbon sequestration and storage. Deforestation and conversion of these ecosystems continue to be high and have been predicted to result in significant carbon emissions to the
Jessica A Reusch et al.
Journal of virology, 89(3), 1731-1743 (2014-11-21)
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) maintains a lifelong latent infection within a subset of its host's memory B cells, while lytic EBV replication takes place in plasma cells and differentiated epithelial cells. Therefore, cellular transcription factors, such as BLIMP1, that are key
Li Li et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(6), 4313-4319 (2014-04-18)
Lutetium oxide nanocrystals codoped with Tm3+ and Yb3+ have been successfully synthesized via adjusting the pH values of the precursor solution in a hydrothermal method followed by a subsequent calcination process. The samples were systematically characterized by X-ray diffraction, field-emission
IBI* series winner. An inquiry into the water around us.
Erin K H Saitta et al.
Science (New York, N.Y.), 341(6149), 971-972 (2013-08-31)
Jin Young Park et al.
Psychiatry research, 224(1), 49-57 (2014-08-12)
The development of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) has provided information about microstructural changes in the brain. Most DTI studies have focused on white matter (WM). Few DTI studies have examined the gray matter (GM) in schizophrenia and, to date, there
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