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I Pabinger et al.
Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH, 13(1), 17-22 (2014-11-11)
Patients with cancer are at an increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE). The risk varies markedly in different patient populations. Factor V (FV) Leiden is the most common genetic risk factor for VTE, and the impact of FV Leiden on
S I Klein et al.
Journal of animal science, 93(8), 3959-3968 (2015-10-07)
Four ruminally and duodenally cannulated Holstein steers (BW = 449 ± 7.3 kg) were used to examine the effects of feeding either dried distiller's grains plus solubles (DG) or grass hay on alternate days (every other day) on intake, ruminal
Raphaël Eddine et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 8184-8184 (2015-02-03)
Midbrain dopamine (DA) neurons are key players in motivation and reward processing. Increased DA release is thought to be central in the initiation of drug addiction. Whereas dopamine neurons are generally considered to be activated by drugs such as nicotine
Lisa Selzer et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 290(47), 28584-28593 (2015-09-26)
Hepatitis B virus core protein has 183 amino acids divided into an assembly domain and an arginine-rich C-terminal domain (CTD) that regulates essential functions including genome packaging, reverse transcription, and intracellular trafficking. Here, we investigated the CTD in empty hepatitis
Andrew J Harmata et al.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 473(12), 3951-3961 (2015-07-24)
Infectious complications of musculoskeletal trauma are an important factor contributing to patient morbidity. Biofilm-dispersive bone grafts augmented with D-amino acids (D-AAs) prevent biofilm formation in vitro and in vivo, but the effects of D-AAs on osteocompatibility and new bone formation
Hao Su et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1422, 334-339 (2015-11-03)
In this study, a stable cadmium(II)-based metal-organic framework (MOF) material was designed and used as a sorbent for the dispersive solid-phase extraction (dSPE) of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in environmental water samples. Gas chromatography coupled with triple quadrupole mass spectrometer
Nai-Dong Chen et al.
International journal of analytical chemistry, 2015, 713410-713410 (2015-11-06)
GC-MS method combined with FTIR techniques by the analysis of polysaccharide was applied to evaluate the similarity between wild (W) and tissue-cultured (TC) Dendrobium huoshanense (DHS), Dendrobium officinale (DO), and Dendrobium moniliforme (DM) as well as 3 wild Dendrobium spp.:
Valentina Lulli et al.
Oncotarget, 6(35), 37241-37256 (2015-10-06)
Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common and fatal malignant adult primary brain tumor. Currently, the overall prognosis for GBM patients remains poor despite advances in neurosurgery and adjuvant treatments. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) contribute to the pathogenesis of various types of
Lawrence M Kauvar et al.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 59(3), 1558-1568 (2014-12-24)
Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is the most common infection causing poor outcomes among transplant recipients. Maternal infection and transplacental transmission are major causes of permanent birth defects. Although no active vaccines to prevent HCMV infection have been approved, passive immunization with
Wei Fan et al.
Dental materials journal, 34(1), 54-60 (2015-03-10)
Ag-loaded mesoporous bioactive glass (Ag-MBG) powders were synthesized and characterized. The ions release of Ag-MBGs in Tris-HCl and the pH stability of simulated body fluids after immersing Ag-MBGs were tested. Root canals were inoculated with Enterococcus faecalis for 4 weeks
M Jenda et al.
Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry, 57, 166-175 (2014-12-03)
Previous studies have indicated that metabotropic glutamate receptors 7 (mGluR7s) are involved in drug addiction. However, the role of these receptors in drug-induced behavioral sensitization is unknown. The aim of the present study was to determine whether systemic injection of
Josef Dib et al.
Journal of mass spectrometry : JMS, 50(2), 407-417 (2015-03-25)
AdipoR agonists are small, orally active molecules capable of mimicking the protein adiponectin, which represents an adipokine with antidiabetic and antiatherogenic effects. Two adiponectin receptors were reported in the literature referred to as adipoR1 and adipoR2. Activation of these receptors
Xu Bin Sai et al.
BMC cancer, 15, 933-933 (2015-11-27)
Tumor susceptibility gene 101 (TSG101) was initially identified in fibroblasts as a tumor suppressor gene but subsequent studies show that TSG101 also functions as a tumor-enhancing gene in some epithelial tumor cells. Although previous studies have unraveled diverse biological functions
Mostafa El Mansari et al.
Neuropharmacology, 99, 696-704 (2015-09-13)
Vilazodone has high affinity for the human 5-hydroxytryptamine1A (h5-HT1A) receptor and for the serotonin transporter (5-HTT). A previous in vivo microdialysis experiment showed that a single administration of vilazodone, dose-dependently increases extracellular 5-HT but not norepinephrine (NE) or dopamine (DA) levels
Amalia Papadaki et al.
The Biochemical journal, 467(3), 473-486 (2015-02-20)
Acid ecto-phosphatase activity has been implicated in Leishmania donovani promastigote virulence. In the present study, we report data contributing to the molecular/structural and functional characterization of the L. donovani LdMAcP (L. donovani membrane acid phosphatase), member of the histidine acid
Jeong-Wook Oh et al.
Talanta, 147, 453-459 (2015-11-26)
Negatively charged multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) were prepared using simple sonication technique with non-toxic citric acid (CA) for the electrochemical detection of dopamine (DA). CA/MWCNTs were placed on glassy carbon (GC) electrodes by drop-casting method and then electrochemical determinations of
Shuichi Mori et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 23(4), 803-809 (2015-01-17)
Nonsteroidal progesterone receptor (PR) full antagonists are needed as tools for elucidating the physiological functions of PR and as candidates for treatment of various diseases. We designed and synthesized 1,3-diphenyladamantane derivatives, and investigated their PR-antagonistic activity in comparison with our
Koji Y Arai et al.
Wound repair and regeneration : official publication of the Wound Healing Society [and] the European Tissue Repair Society, 22(6), 701-711 (2014-09-17)
Epidermal-dermal interaction plays important roles in physiological events such as wound healing. In this study, we examined a double paracrine mechanism between keratinocytes and fibroblasts through interleukin-1 (IL-1) and an IL-1-induced inflammatory mediator prostaglandin E₂ (PGE₂) using the skin equivalent.
Justyna M Meissner et al.
Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 220(Pt A), 515-528 (2015-11-21)
Antisense gene therapy using molecules such as antisense oligodeoxynucleotides, siRNA or miRNA is a very promising strategy for the treatment of neoplastic diseases. It can be combined with other treatment strategies to enhance therapeutic effect. In acute leukemias, overexpression of
Stefan Becker et al.
Bio-protocol, 8(8), e2666-e2666 (2018-04-20)
The marine beta-glucan laminarin is an abundant storage polysaccharide in microalgae. High production rates and rapid digestion by heterotrophic bacteria turn laminarin into an ideal carbon and energy source, and it is therefore a key player in the marine carbon
Robert Naples et al.
Lung, 193(2), 183-187 (2015-02-15)
Nitric oxide (NO) and carbon monoxide (CO) are synthesized at high levels in asthmatic airways. NO can oxidize hemoglobin (Hb) to methemoglobin (MetHb). CO binds to heme to produce carboxyhemoglobin (COHb). We hypothesized that MetHb and COHb may be increased
Atsushi Ogawa et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 477(1-2), 546-552 (2014-12-03)
Controlling the moisture balance between exudates and their transpiration from the surface of wounded skin is important for healing. Low-substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose (L-HPC) hydrogel sheets (HGSs) possessing high water retention and water vapor transmission properties were prepared by neutralizing the
Daniela Chirio et al.
European journal of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics : official journal of Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Pharmazeutische Verfahrenstechnik e.V, 88(3), 746-758 (2014-12-03)
Paclitaxel loaded solid lipid nanoparticles (SLN) of behenic acid were prepared with the coacervation technique. Generally, spherical shaped SLN with mean diameters in the range 300–600 nm were obtained. The introduction of charged molecules, such as stearylamine and glycol chitosan
Michal Domanski et al.
Bio-protocol, 7(8) (2017-07-12)
The RNA exosome complex plays a central role in RNA processing and regulated turnover. Present both in cytoplasm and nucleus, the exosome functions through associations with ribonucleases and various adapter proteins (reviewed in [Kilchert et al., 2016]). The following protocol
Anna Sankiewicz et al.
Analytical biochemistry, 469, 4-11 (2014-10-15)
We have developed a new method for highly selective determination of the ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase L1 (UCH-L1) concentration using a surface plasmon resonance imaging (SPRI) technique and two different biosensors. UCH-L1 was captured from a solution by immobilized specific rabbit
Manuel Gómez-Florit et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 16593-16593 (2015-11-13)
Periodontal disease (PD) is the result of an infection and chronic inflammation of the gingiva that may lead to its destruction and, in severe cases, alveolar bone and tooth loss. The ultimate goal of periodontal treatment is to achieve periodontal
Philip R Lindstedt et al.
Cell chemical biology, 28(1), 70-77 (2020-11-21)
Great advances have been made over the last four decades in therapeutic and diagnostic applications of antibodies. The activity maturation of antibody candidates, however, remains a significant challenge. To address this problem, we present a method that enables the systematic
Esther Y Cheah et al.
Biochemical pharmacology, 93(4), 519-526 (2015-01-06)
The airway epithelium is an important source of relaxant mediators, and damage to the epithelium caused by respiratory tract viruses may contribute to airway hyperreactivity. The aim of this study was to determine whether influenza A-induced epithelial damage would modulate
Britta Böhm et al.
Biological chemistry, 396(12), 1339-1356 (2015-07-04)
Oncogenic transformation is dependent on activated membrane-associated NADPH oxidase (NOX). However, the resultant extracellular superoxide anions are also driving the NO/peroxynitrite and the HOCl pathway, which eliminates NOX-expressing transformed cells through selective apoptosis induction. Tumor progression is dependent on dominant
Donato Cosco et al.
European journal of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics : official journal of Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Pharmazeutische Verfahrenstechnik e.V, 89, 30-39 (2014-12-03)
Novel PEGylated PLA nanocapsules (PEG-AcPLA nanocapsules), loading high percentage of water soluble drugs have been formulated by using multiple emulsion technique without using conventional stabilizers. In particular, sodium deoxycholate hydrate has been used to obtain nanocapsules having a mean diameter
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