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Saurabh Khasnavis et al.
Journal of neuroimmune pharmacology : the official journal of the Society on NeuroImmune Pharmacology, 7(2), 424-435 (2011-06-28)
DJ-1 (PARK7) is a neuroprotective protein that protects cells from oxidative stress. Accordingly, loss-of-function DJ-1 mutations have been linked with a familial form of early onset Parkinson disease. Mechanisms by which DJ-1 level could be enriched in the CNS are
Christian Ciardi et al.
The British journal of nutrition, 107(6), 826-833 (2011-08-02)
Obesity leads to the activation of pro-inflammatory pathways, resulting in a state of low-grade inflammation. Recently, several studies have shown that the exposure to lipopolysaccharide (LPS) could initiate and maintain a chronic state of low-grade inflammation in obese people. As
Alessio Innocenti et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry letters, 15(3), 573-578 (2005-01-25)
A detailed inhibition study of five carbonic anhydrase (CA, EC isozymes with carboxylates including aliphatic (formate, acetate), dicarboxylic (oxalate, malonate), hydroxy/keto acids (l-lactate, l-malate, pyruvate), tricarboxylic (citrate), or aromatic (benzoate, tetrafluorobenzoate) representatives, some of which are important intermediates in
Bonnie L Beezhold et al.
Journal of attention disorders, 18(3), 236-241 (2012-04-28)
Sodium benzoate, a common additive in popular beverages, has recently been linked to ADHD. This research examined the relationship between sodium benzoate-rich beverage ingestion and symptoms related to ADHD in college students. College students (N = 475) completed an anonymous
Khushbu K Modi et al.
Neurochemical research, 40(11), 2333-2347 (2015-09-25)
Ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF) is a promyelinating trophic factor that plays an important role in multiple sclerosis (MS). However, mechanisms by which CNTF expression could be increased in the brain are poorly understood. Recently we have discovered anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory
Benzoate and sorbate salts: a systematic review of the potential hazards of these invaluable preservatives and the expanding spectrum of clinical uses for sodium benzoate
Piper JD and Piper PW
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 16(5), 868-880 (2017)
S Villarruel et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 56, 545-554 (2015-08-08)
This work was focused on: i) developing single and blend films based on carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) and polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) studying their properties, ii) analyzing the interactions between CMC and PVOH and their modifications UV-induced in the presence of sodium
Sonal Dalvi et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 80(21), 6664-6676 (2014-08-26)
Arhodomonas sp. strain Seminole was isolated from a crude oil-impacted brine soil and shown to degrade benzene, toluene, phenol, 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (4-HBA), protocatechuic acid (PCA), and phenylacetic acid (PAA) as the sole sources of carbon at high salinity. Seminole is
Charline Corre et al.
Environmental technology, 33(13-15), 1671-1676 (2012-09-20)
During biological degradation, such as biofiltration of air loaded with volatile organic compounds, the pollutant is passed through a bed packed with a solid medium acting as a biofilm support. To improve microorganism nutritional equilibrium and hence to enhance the
Yumei Dai et al.
Journal of food science, 75(7), M482-M488 (2011-05-04)
Growth of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Zygosaccharomyces bailii cells was monitored in the presence of sodium benzoate and eugenol alone or combined. The two antimicrobials' concentration, addition order, and timing were varied to determine and quantify any additive inhibitory effect on
Francesca Mori et al.
Current drug safety, 7(2), 87-91 (2012-08-10)
In Europe amoxicillin plus clavulanic acid is the most commonly prescribed antibiotic and sodium benzoate is contained in the suspension formulation as a preservative. We studied the relevance of sodium benzoate as the culprit agent. In a group of children
Ismail Hewala et al.
Journal of AOAC International, 94(5), 1447-1460 (2011-12-15)
A simple, rapid, and sensitive RP-HPLC method using photodiode array detection was developed and validated for the simultaneous determination of granisetron hydrochloride, 1-methyl-1H-indazole-3-carboxylic acid (the main degradation product of granisetron), sodium benzoate, methylparaben, propylparaben, and 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (the main degradation
Belinda S Lennerz et al.
Molecular genetics and metabolism, 114(1), 73-79 (2014-12-17)
Sodium benzoate is a widely used preservative found in many foods and soft drinks. It is metabolized within mitochondria to produce hippurate, which is then cleared by the kidneys. We previously reported that ingestion of sodium benzoate at the generally
Hsien-Yuan Lane et al.
JAMA psychiatry, 70(12), 1267-1275 (2013-10-04)
In addition to dopaminergic hyperactivity, hypofunction of the N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) has an important role in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. Enhancing NMDAR-mediated neurotransmission is considered a novel treatment approach. To date, several trials on adjuvant NMDA-enhancing agents have revealed beneficial
José Isaac Corona-Carrillo et al.
SpringerPlus, 3, 399-399 (2014-08-15)
The embryo of the maize grain (Zea mays L.) is separated from the starchy endosperm by a fibrous structure, which is called the fibrous layer (FL). Using histochemical staining, it was determined that the FL is composed of collapsed cellular
Clinical and cerebral volumetric effects of sodium benzoate, a D-amino acid oxidase inhibitor, in a drug-naïve patient with major depression.
Chien-Han Lai et al.
Biological psychiatry, 71(4), e9-e10 (2011-12-20)
Matthew J Palframan et al.
Organic letters, 13(12), 3150-3153 (2011-05-20)
(+)-Grandifloracin was synthesized from sodium benzoate by means of a dearomatizing dihydroxylation that proceeds with unusual regioselectivity. Iron diene complexes formed from the arene oxidation product permit the use of otherwise inaccessible transformations. The synthetic material was shown to be
Denis Fourches et al.
Chemical research in toxicology, 23(1), 171-183 (2009-12-18)
Drug-induced liver injury is one of the main causes of drug attrition. The ability to predict the liver effects of drug candidates from their chemical structures is critical to help guide experimental drug discovery projects toward safer medicines. In this
Guowen Zhang et al.
Food chemistry, 141(1), 41-47 (2013-06-19)
The interaction between sodium benzoate (SB) and calf thymus DNA in simulated physiological buffer (pH 7.4) using acridine orange (AO) dye as a fluorescence probe, was investigated by UV-Vis absorption, fluorescence and circular dichroism (CD) spectroscopy along with DNA melting
Junjie Wang et al.
Chemistry, an Asian journal, 10(9), 1892-1897 (2015-07-18)
Copper-cobalt bimetal nanoparticles (Cu-Co) have been electrochemically prepared on glassy carbon electrodes (GCEs), which were electrodeposited with conducting polymer nanocomposites of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) doped with carbon nanotubes (CNTs). Owing to their good conductivity, high mechanical strength, and large surface area
J L Poo et al.
Revista de investigacion clinica; organo del Hospital de Enfermedades de la Nutricion, 42 Suppl, 101-105 (1990-07-01)
Sodium benzoate is widely used in the Alimentary Industry at low doses for its antimicrobial action. It has also been used as a liver function test. The principle is to evaluate the liver capacity for conjugation of glycine to benzoic
Florian Priese et al.
Pharmaceutical development and technology, 20(4), 417-425 (2014-02-04)
In order to investigate the influence of coatings for controlled active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) release, two types of pellets were used. Microcrystalline pellets were coated with a model API using the Wurster fluidized bed technique in laboratory scale (layered Cellets).
Xu Huang et al.
CNS neuroscience & therapeutics, 18(1), 4-13 (2012-01-28)
D-Serine, the endogenous co-agonist of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors, has been recognized as an important gliotransmitter in the mammalian brain. D-serine has been shown to prevent psychostimulant-induced decrease in hippocampal neurogenesis. However, the mechanism whereby D-serine regulates neurogenesis has not been
Koichi Takahashi et al.
The Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology, 63(8), 1008-1014 (2011-07-02)
A hydrotropic formulation containing a percutaneous enhancer was developed for the transdermal formulation of a water-soluble drug and the solubilizing mechanisms of a percutaneous enhancer in water by a hydrotropic agent were investigated. The enhancement effect was also compared with
Stephen T Vito et al.
Toxicology and applied pharmacology, 281(2), 185-194 (2014-12-03)
Tetramethylenedisulfotetramine (TETS) is a potent convulsant poison for which there is currently no approved antidote. The convulsant action of TETS is thought to be mediated by inhibition of type A gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor (GABAAR) function. We, therefore, investigated the effects
Khushbu K Modi et al.
PloS one, 10(6), e0130398-e0130398 (2015-06-24)
This study underlines the importance of cinnamon, a commonly used natural spice and flavoring material, and its metabolite sodium benzoate (NaB) in attenuating oxidative stress and protecting memory and learning in an animal model of Alzheimer's disease (AD). NaB, but
Matteo Gabba et al.
Biophysical journal, 118(2), 422-434 (2019-12-18)
We present a fluorescence-based approach for determination of the permeability of small molecules across the membranes of lipid vesicles and living cells. With properly designed experiments, the method allows us to assess the membrane physical properties both in vitro and in vivo.
J P Randall et al.
Australian dental journal, 60(3), 368-374 (2014-10-29)
Streptococcus mutans is an important bacterial species implicated in dental caries. This laboratory study compared the antimicrobial activity of a number of fluoride containing and herbal dentifrices and their components against S. mutans. An agar diffusion method was used with
Tomás Subils et al.
Journal of food protection, 75(5), 959-965 (2012-05-09)
Toxin synthesis by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) appears to be coregulated through the induction of the integrated bacteriophages that encode the toxin genes. These phages might be the principal means for the dissemination and release of Shiga toxins. We
Modulating NMDA receptor function with D-amino acid oxidase inhibitors: understanding functional activity in PCP-treated mouse model
Sershen H, et al.
Neurochemical Research, 41(1-2), 398-408 (2016)
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