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Zhong-Hua Yang et al.
Chirality, 27(12), 929-935 (2015-09-26)
The behavior and mechanisms of the enantioselective degradation of beta-cypermethrin were studied in soil. The four isomers were degraded at different rates, and the enantiomer fractions of alpha-cypermethrin and theta-cypermethrin exceeded 0.5. Moreover, 3-phenoxybenzoic acid, phenol, and protocatechuic acid were
Vincenzo Carafa et al.
Frontiers in oncology, 10, 820-820 (2020-06-13)
The involvement of sirtuins (SIRTs) in modulating metabolic and stress response pathways is attracting growing scientific interest. Some SIRT family members are located in mitochondria, dynamic organelles that perform several crucial functions essential for eukaryotic life. Mitochondrial dysfunction has emerged
Laila M Poisson et al.
Journal of ovarian research, 8, 13-13 (2015-04-17)
Acquisition of metabolic alterations has been shown to be essential for the unremitting growth of cancer, yet the relation of such alterations to chemosensitivity has not been investigated. In the present study our aim was to identify the metabolic alterations
Tsz Kin Ng et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 7828-7828 (2015-01-17)
Cigarette smoking contributes to the development of destructive periodontal diseases and delays its healing process. Our previous study demonstrated that nicotine, a major constituent in the cigarette smoke, inhibits the regenerative potentials of human periodontal ligament-derived stem cells (PDLSC) through
Gillian L Stephen et al.
American journal of reproductive immunology (New York, N.Y. : 1989), 73(1), 36-55 (2014-10-07)
Inflammation is a driver of labor in myometrium and cervix; however, the involvement of decidua is poorly defined. We have reported decidual leukocyte infiltration prior to and during labor; the regulators of these inflammatory processes are unknown. Choriodecidua RNA obtained
Rui Huang et al.
Bioresource technology, 200, 738-743 (2015-11-13)
The polarities of the cytoplasm and reactants were measured through dielectric spectroscopy, contact angle test, NMR, and FTIR to investigate the mechanisms underlying acid-catalyzed lipid transesterification in wet microalgal cells subjected to microwave irradiation. Organics with apolar functional groups in
William R Mook et al.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 97(12), 957-963 (2015-06-19)
Propionibacterium acnes has arisen as the most common microorganism identified at the time of revision shoulder arthroplasty. There is limited evidence to suggest how frequently false-positive cultures occur. The purpose of this prospective controlled study was to evaluate culture growth
Anton Iliuk et al.
International journal of mass spectrometry, 377, 744-753 (2015-05-09)
Tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) has enabled researchers to analyze complex biological samples since the original concept inception. It facilitates the identification and quantification of modifications within tens of thousands of proteins in a single large-scale proteomic experiment. Phosphorylation analysis, as
Federica Ianni et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1363, 101-108 (2014-04-15)
While aliphatic 2-hydroxyalkanoic acids have been more or less successfully enantioseparated with various chiral stationary phases by HPLC and GC, analogous applications on underivatized aliphatic 3-hydroxyalkanoic acids are completely absent in the scientific literature. With the aim of closing this
Milcah C Scott et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 290(47), 28070-28083 (2015-09-18)
We previously identified two distinct molecular subtypes of osteosarcoma through gene expression profiling. These subtypes are associated with distinct tumor behavior and clinical outcomes. Here, we describe mechanisms that give rise to these molecular subtypes. Using bioinformatic analyses, we identified
Zhiguo Zhang et al.
Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology, 77, 42-52 (2014-10-01)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)-induced cardiomyopathy is associated with cardiac oxidative stress, inflammation, and remodeling. Sulforaphane (SFN), an isothiocyanate naturally presenting in widely consumed vegetables, particularly broccoli, plays an important role in cardiac protection from diabetes. We investigated the effect
Jose M Lobez et al.
ACS nano, 8(5), 4954-4960 (2014-04-02)
Thin films of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are fabricated from solution using a one-step directed assembly strategy. Very high surface selectivity and exceptionally high CNT densities can be observed in small features with complex shapes. This directed assembly technique makes use
Mohamed Dawoud
Drug development and industrial pharmacy, 41(1), 156-162 (2013-10-30)
Due to their small particle size, colloidal fat emulsions are suitable for intravenous administration. In order to obtain information on their potential in vivo performance, it is important to find a simple and effective in vitro assay to evaluate the
Kenneth M DeSart et al.
Journal of vascular surgery, 62(5), 1296-1302 (2014-06-24)
Although clinical studies have identified that a single nucleotide polymorphism in the p27(kip1) gene is associated with success or failure after vein bypass grafting, the underlying mechanisms for this difference are not well defined. Using a high-throughput approach in a
D K Dastur et al.
The British journal of nutrition, 36(2), 143-159 (1976-09-01)
1. The B-vitamin status of fifty-nine patients, mainly from the lower socio-economic classes in Bombay, with a history of chronic malnutrition, and of alcoholism of 1-5-20 years' duration, was studied before and during treatment, and in relation to their clinical
Yanbo Wei et al.
The Analyst, 140(4), 1298-1305 (2015-01-09)
A very uniform 2,5-dihydroxybenzoic acid (DHB) layer was for the first time constructed and used as a matrix for matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry (MALDI-FTICR MS) for quickly exploring the changes in lipids within
Byung-Man Kwak et al.
Food chemistry, 165, 569-574 (2014-07-21)
A rapid and simple sample preparation method for vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) was developed for emulsified dairy products such as milk-based infant formulas. A sample was mixed in a 50 mL centrifuge tube with the same amount of water and isopropyl
Machender R Kandadi et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1852(2), 299-309 (2014-07-16)
Obesity-induced cardiomyopathy may be mediated by alterations in multiple signaling cascades involved in glucose and lipid metabolism. Protein tyrosine phosphatase-1B (PTP1B) is an important negative regulator of insulin signaling. This study was designed to evaluate the role of PTP1B in
Rowan M von Spreckelsen et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 16798-16798 (2015-11-19)
Thuja plicata is a coniferous tree which displays remarkable water channelling properties. In this article, an easily fabricated mesh inspired by the hierarchical macro surface structure of Thuja plicata branchlets is described which emulates this efficient water collection behaviour. The
Farhahna Allie et al.
BMC genomics, 15, 1006-1006 (2014-11-22)
Cassava mosaic disease is caused by several distinct geminivirus species, including South African cassava mosaic virus-[South Africa:99] (SACMV). To date, there is limited gene regulation information on viral stress responses in cassava, and global transcriptome profiling in SACMV-infected cassava represents
Dilek Battal et al.
Therapeutic drug monitoring, 37(6), 805-811 (2015-05-21)
Mescaline, the primary psychoactive chemical in peyote cactus, has been consumed for thousands of years in ancient religious ceremonies. The US military wanted to determine if mescaline intake was a problem for personnel readiness. Twenty thousand seventeen urine specimens negative
Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy et al.
Biotechnology letters, 37(5), 1107-1116 (2015-01-01)
To demonstrate that portable electrospinning devices can spin a wide range of polymers into submicron fibres and provide a mesh quality comparable to those produced with benchtop machines. We have designed a small, battery-operated electrospinning apparatus which enables control over
V Matvejev et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. B, 116(48), 14071-14077 (2012-11-17)
Solvation in water requires minimizing the perturbations in its hydrogen bonded network. Hence solutes distort water molecular motions in a surrounding domain, forming a molecule-specific hydration shell. The properties of those hydration shells impact the structure and function of the
Cosima Damiana Calvano et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 407(3), 1015-1022 (2014-12-01)
Direct on-target plate processing of small (ca. 100 μg) fragments of paint samples for MALDI-MS identification of lipid- and protein-based binders is described. Fragments were fixed on a conventional stainless steel target plate by colloidal graphite followed by in situ fast
Chunxiu Huang et al.
Biosensors & bioelectronics, 63, 478-482 (2014-08-19)
The electrogenerated chemiluminescence (ECL) behavior of the bioinspired peptide nanovesicles (PNVs) was reported for the first time. The PNVs modified glassy carbon electrodes have shown a stable and efficient cathodic ECL signal with K2S2O8 as coreactant in aqueous solution. The
U Kogel et al.
Toxicology in vitro : an international journal published in association with BIBRA, 29(8), 2102-2115 (2015-08-19)
Cigarette smoking causes serious and fatal diseases. The best way for smokers to avoid health risks is to quit smoking. Using modified risk tobacco products (MRTPs) may be an alternative to reduce the harm caused for those who are unwilling
Michaella J Levy et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 406(26), 6559-6567 (2013-11-23)
The FDA has approved more than 100 protein and peptide drugs with hundreds more in the pipeline (Lanthier et al. in Nat Rev Drug Discov 7(9):733-737, 2008). Many of these originator biologic products are now coming off patent and are
Alexandra Toma et al.
Journal of chromatographic science, 52(10), 1302-1307 (2014-01-28)
The retention behavior for a series of new polyheterocyclic compounds containing azolic rings (1,3-thiazole, 1,2,4-triazole, 1,3,4-oxadiazole, 1,3,4-thiadiazole) has been investigated using reversed-phase thin-layer chromatography. Different approaches and computational methods were employed to evaluate their lipophilicity indices derived from chromatographic parameters.
Lin Li et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1381, 140-148 (2015-01-24)
Glycerophospholipids and sphingolipids are important signaling molecules which are involved in many physiological and pathological processes. Here we reported an effective method for accurate analysis of these lipids by liquid chromatography electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry (LC-ESI-MS/MS). The methanol method
Halina Abramczyk et al.
The Analyst, 140(7), 2224-2235 (2015-03-03)
We have studied live non-malignant (MCF10A), mildly malignant (MCF7) and malignant (MDA-MB-231) breast cancer cells and human breast cancer tissue. We demonstrate the first application of Raman imaging and spectroscopy in diagnosing the role of lipid droplets in cell line
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