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Mireille Hassoun et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 490(1-2), 360-367 (2015-05-20)
Using salmeterol xinafoate (SX) as an active pharmaceutical ingredient, the effects of carrier lactose particle type, total lactose fines content and device resistance on dry powder inhaler performance were investigated in vitro. To mimic drug levels in commercial preparations, interactive
Michal Bittner et al.
Chemosphere, 132, 56-62 (2015-03-24)
Recombinant yeast assays (RYAs) constitute a suitable tool for the environmental monitoring of compounds with endocrine disrupting activities, notably estrogenicity and androgenicity. Conventional procedures require yeast reconstitution from frozen stock, which usually takes several days and demands additional equipment. With
Toine F H Bovee et al.
Mutation research, 778, 1-10 (2015-05-30)
It has previously been demonstrated by others that acetone extracts of Senecio jacobaea (syn. Jacobaea vulgaris, common or tansy ragwort) test positive in the Salmonella/microsome mutagenicity test (Ames test). Pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) are thought to be responsible for these mutagenic
Francois F Maree et al.
Vaccine, 33(25), 2909-2916 (2015-05-02)
The genetic diversity of the three Southern African Territories (SAT) types of foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) reflects high antigenic variation, and indications are that vaccines targeting each SAT-specific topotype may be needed. This has serious implications for control of FMD
Aitor Sánchez-Ferrero et al.
Biomaterials, 68, 42-53 (2015-08-13)
Bone tissue engineering demands alternatives overcoming the limitations of traditional approaches in the context of a constantly aging global population. In the present study, elastin-like recombinamers hydrogels were produced by means of carbodiimide-catalyzed crosslinking with citric acid, a molecule suggested
Leila Bagheri et al.
Journal of microencapsulation, 31(7), 636-643 (2014-04-29)
Whey proteins were inter-connected either by the enzyme transglutaminase or citric acid and then desolvated with ethanol to generate particles. Both samples comprised of sub-micron (>300 nm) and nano-scaled (~100 nm) particles based on the hydrodynamic size measurements. Enzyme-induced cross-linking
T Ulens et al.
Journal of animal science, 93(2), 627-636 (2014-12-31)
This study evaluated the effect of feed form and grinding intensity of the pig diet and the interaction between both on the particulate matter (PM) concentrations inside a pig nursery and the growth performances of weanling pigs. Four diets were
Clayton B'Hymer et al.
Journal of chromatographic science, 53(4), 619-624 (2014-08-19)
A high-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometric (HPLC-MS/MS) method was developed for the determination of mitomycin C, an anticancer drug, from contamination on various surfaces. Mitomycin C is often used in various forms of intraperitoneal chemotherapy, and operating room healthcare worker
Katja Sundström et al.
Endocrinology, 155(12), 4798-4807 (2014-09-23)
The growth-promoting effect of combined therapy with GH and IGF-I in normal rats is not known. We therefore investigated the efficacy of treatment with recombinant human (rh)GH and/or rhIGF-I on longitudinal bone growth and bone mass in intact, prepubertal, female
Anne Marie V Schou-Pedersen et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 107, 333-340 (2015-02-04)
Concentrated solutions containing 6-aminocaproic acid and the excipients citric acid and sorbitol have been studied at temperatures of 50°C, 60°C, 70°C and 80°C as well as at 20°C. It has previously been reported that the commonly employed citric acid is
Yan-Bo Luo et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1406, 1-9 (2015-06-21)
In this study, magnetic graphene was used as modified quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged and safe (QuEChERS) adsorbent for the determination of organochlorine pesticide (OCPs) residues in tobacco. To achieve the optimum conditions of modified QuEChERS procedure toward target analytes
Carolina Ganss et al.
PloS one, 10(6), e0123889-e0123889 (2015-06-16)
For preventing erosive wear in dentine, coating with adhesives has been suggested as an alternative to fluoridation. However, clinical studies have revealed limited efficacy. As there is first evidence that Sn(2+) increases bond strength of the adhesive Clearfil SE (Kuraray)
Methods of multilocus enzyme electrophoresis for bacterial population genetics and systematics.
R K Selander et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 51(5), 873-884 (1986-05-01)
C Riemenschneider et al.
Bioresource technology, 170, 303-309 (2014-08-26)
A new analytical method for the determination of colistin in fermenter samples was developed followed by a study on the behavior of this substance during anaerobic fermentation. Analysis of colistin A and B was carried out by liquid chromatography-tandem mass
Natasha R Ryz et al.
American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology, 309(9), G730-G742 (2015-09-05)
Vitamin D deficiency affects more that 1 billion people worldwide. Although thought to increase risk of bacterial infections, the importance of vitamin D on host defense against intestinal bacterial pathogens is currently unclear since injection of the active form of
Sami Svanbäck et al.
Analytical chemistry, 87(21), 11058-11064 (2015-10-07)
Intrinsic dissolution rate (IDR) has traditionally been determined from a constant surface area of a substance. Here we present an optofluidic single-particle intrinsic dissolution rate (SIDR) method, by means of which real-time determination of IDR from continuously changing effective surface
Gokce Nardemir et al.
Toxicology and industrial health, 31(7), 602-613 (2013-03-05)
Now-a-days, there is a big need to reduce genotoxic effects of mutagenic and carcinogenic agents in environment, which are increased by the technological development. Lichens produce a wide variety of unique metabolites due to being in various extreme areas and
Katarzyna Wilpiszewska et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 128, 82-89 (2015-05-26)
Preparation of novel carboxymethyl starch (CMS)-based biodegradable films with calcium montmorillonite has been described. The biocomposites were obtained by casting method, glycerol and citric acid were used as plasticizer and crosslinking agent, respectively. The effect of calcium montmorillonite (MMT-Ca) on
Ang Liu et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 1000, 29-40 (2015-07-26)
BMS-986094, a nucleotide polymerase inhibitor of the hepatitis C virus, was withdrawn from clinical trials because of a serious safety issue. To investigate a potential association between drug/metabolite exposure and toxicity in evaluations conducted after the termination of the BMS-986094
Hai Han et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 116, 47-52 (2015-06-11)
D-Aspartic acid (D-Asp) and D-glutamic acid (D-Glu) are currently paid attention as modulators of neuronal transmission and hormonal secretion. These two D-amino acids are metabolized only by D-aspartate oxidase (DDO) in mammals. Therefore, in order to design and develop new
Tomoko Ariga et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 985, 48-53 (2015-02-07)
Iron (Fe) is an essential element for higher plants, which take it up from the soil at the root surface and transport it to shoots through the xylem. Fe(III) chelators, such as organic acids and phytosiderophores, play important roles in
Zuhal Guvenalp et al.
Pharmaceutical biology, 53(6), 888-896 (2014-11-29)
Mentha L. (Labiatae) species (mint) with their flavoring properties have been used in food industries for centuries. Besides they have a great importance in drug development and medicinal applications due to various bioactive compounds of several members of the genus.
Xiangyu Zhang et al.
Molecular medicine reports, 12(5), 7317-7325 (2015-10-16)
Vascular remodeling in response to hemodynamic alterations is a physiological process that requires coordinated signaling between endothelial, inflammatory and vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs). Extensive experimental and clinical studies have indicated the critical role of the Ras homolog gene family
Sheng Song et al.
Acta biomaterialia, 24, 266-278 (2015-06-27)
In this work, superparamagnetic self-assembled microbubbles (SAMBs) consisting of "Poly(acrylic acid)-Iron oxide nanoparticles-Polyamine" sandwich-like shells and tetradecafluorohexane cores were fabricated by a template-free self-assembly approach. The SAMBs exhibit not only magnetic resonance (MR) T2 imaging functionality, but also ultrasound (US)
Iyekhoetin Matthew Omoruyi et al.
International journal of environmental research and public health, 11(8), 8347-8367 (2014-08-26)
Food and drinking water are poorly delineated sources of human exposure to chemical food mutagens and endocrine-disrupting chemicals. In this study, we investigated the presence of mutagens and chemicals exhibiting estrogenic activity in the daily diet of Nigerians, using in
Viktor Epp et al.
Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 17(48), 32115-32121 (2015-11-19)
The realization of large powerful all-solid-state batteries is still hampered by the availability of environmentally friendly and low-cost Li ion conductors that can easily be produced on a large scale and with high reproducibility. Advanced solid electrolytes benefit from fast
Fu-Chen Kung et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 45, 578-588 (2014-12-11)
Electrospun fiber sheets with various orientations (random, partially aligned, and aligned) and smooth and roughened casted membranes were prepared. Hydroxyapatite (HA) crystals were in situ formed on these material surfaces via immersion in 10× simulated body fluid solution. The size
Shudipto K Dishari et al.
Biotechnology progress, 31(5), 1280-1286 (2015-06-18)
Virus filtration can provide a robust method for removal of adventitious parvoviruses in the production of biotherapeutics. Although virus filtration is typically thought to function by a purely size-based removal mechanism, there is limited data in the literature indicating that
Remco A Koster et al.
Anesthesia and analgesia, 120(6), 1235-1241 (2015-02-19)
Remifentanil is a μ-opioid receptor agonist that was developed as a synthetic opioid for use in anesthesia and intensive care medicine. Remifentanil is rapidly metabolized in both blood and tissues, which results in a very short duration of action. Even
Han Yao et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 117, 232-239 (2015-09-18)
L-asparaginase is an effective anti-tumor agent for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. This work presents the development of an activity determination of L-ASNase preparations for pharmaceutical quality control purposes, in accordance with analytical Quality by Design principles. Critical method attributes, the absorbance
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