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Thierry K Ngouana et al.
Mycoses, 58(1), 33-39 (2014-10-08)
Minor species of the Candida albicans complex may cause overestimation of the epidemiology of C. albicans, and misidentifications could mask their implication in human pathology. Authors determined the occurrence of minor species of the C. albicans complex (C. africana, C.
Chun-Feng Zhu et al.
The Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology, 65(4), 512-520 (2013-03-16)
The objectives of this study were first to design and synthesize a hexadentate chelator with high iron(III) affinity and, second, to evaluate its antimicrobial activity in the presence and absence of chloramphenicol. A hexadentate ligand was synthesized by conjugating a
Qu Qi et al.
Xenobiotica; the fate of foreign compounds in biological systems, 45(9), 820-827 (2015-04-15)
1. The aim of this study was to investigate the biotransformation of salvianolic acid B (SAB) by catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) and its interaction with levodopa (l-DOPA) methylation in rats. 2. The enzyme kinetics of SAB were studied after incubation with rat COMT. The
Eirini Vitzilaiou et al.
Frontiers in microbiology, 11, 816-816 (2020-05-21)
Filamentous yeast species belonging to the closely related Saprochaete clavata and Magnusiomyces spicifer were recently found to dominate biofilm communities on the retentate and permeate surface of Reverse Osmosis (RO) membranes used in a whey water treatment system after CIP
Cristiane B Pereira et al.
The Journal of antibiotics, 68(7), 436-444 (2015-02-26)
Infections with Cryptococcus are invasive mycoses associated with significant morbidity and mortality, mainly in immunosuppressed patients. Several drugs have been introduced to combat these opportunistic infections. However, resistance of this organism to antifungal drugs has increased, causing difficulties in the
[Neurotoxicity of antibacterial agents (tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, aminoglycosides, beta-lactams and others)].
K Kanemitsu et al.
Ryoikibetsu shokogun shirizu, (27 Pt 2)(27 Pt 2), 545-551 (1999-08-06)
Viviana A Cavieres et al.
PloS one, 10(8), e0136313-e0136313 (2015-08-27)
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by the accumulation of amyloid-β (Aβ) peptide. We have previously shown that the compound tetrahydrohyperforin (IDN5706) prevents accumulation of Aβ species in an in vivo model of AD, however the mechanism that
Trevor Y H Ho et al.
Nature communications, 12(1), 2200-2200 (2021-04-15)
Split inteins are powerful tools for seamless ligation of synthetic split proteins. Yet, their use remains limited because the already intricate split site identification problem is often complicated by the requirement of extein junction sequences. To address this, we augment
Xia Wang et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 12657-12657 (2015-08-01)
Nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase (NAMPT) is a promising antitumor target. Novel NAMPT inhibitors with diverse chemotypes are highly desirable for development of antitumor agents. Using high throughput screening system targeting NAMPT on a chemical library of 30000 small-molecules, we found a non-fluorescent
Xinke Zhang et al.
Medical mycology, 52(1), 36-45 (2013-07-19)
Metalloproteases (Mep) of the M36 family are important virulence factors for the host invasion by the dermatophyte Trichophyton mentagrophytes. Dermatophytes secrete keratinase to degrade human and animal keratin and invade the skin. In previous studies, primers designed from the MEP
A K Gupta et al.
The British journal of dermatology, 172(1), 74-80 (2014-06-07)
The dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum is responsible for approximately 80% of onychomycosis cases. Genetic strain typing was developed to help elucidate its epidemiology and pathogenicity. To determine T. rubrum DNA strain types in North American patients with onychomycosis and to track the
Carlo Cagini et al.
Clinical & experimental ophthalmology, 41(7), 644-647 (2013-02-26)
To compare penetration in the aqueous humour of topically applied antibiotics. Randomized prospective study, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Perugia, Italy Patients undergoing cataract surgery. One hundred twenty-two patients were included: 14 received one drop of chloramphenicol suspension; 12 one
Kensuke Goto et al.
Japanese journal of infectious diseases, 68(3), 196-202 (2015-02-13)
We evaluated the effects of qnrA on survival of bacteria exposed to a lethal ciprofloxacin (CIP) concentration and development of quinolone resistance through the accumulation of amino acid substitutions in quinolone resistance-determining regions (QRDRs) of GyrA and ParC, targets of
Sebastian Banhart et al.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 58(9), 5537-5546 (2014-07-09)
Chlamydia trachomatis is a medically important human pathogen causing different diseases, including trachoma, the leading cause of preventable blindness in developing countries, and sexually transmitted infections that can lead to infertility and ectopic pregnancies. There is no vaccine against C.
Katarina Hattula et al.
PloS one, 9(7), e103101-e103101 (2014-07-26)
In peroxisomes, peroxins (PEXs) 3 and 19 are the principal protein components of the machinery required for early peroxisomal biogenesis. For further insight into the interaction of PEX3 and PEX19, we used hydrogen exchange mass spectrometry to monitor conformational changes
Toyotaka Sato et al.
The Journal of veterinary medical science, 76(7), 937-945 (2014-03-22)
Understanding the prevalence of antimicrobial-resistance and the relationship between emergence of resistant bacteria and clinical treatment can facilitate design of effective treatment strategies. We here examined antimicrobial susceptibilities of Escherichia coli isolated from dogs admitted to a university hospital (University
Yonghui Zhao et al.
Bio-protocol, 7(15), e2436-e2436 (2017-08-05)
The plant endomembrane system plays vital roles for synthesis, modification and secretion of proteins and lipids. From the classic view, only mRNAs encoding secreted proteins could be targeted to the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) for translation via a co-translational translocation manner
Suman Kumar Tripathy et al.
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 44(11), 5114-5124 (2015-02-13)
Mononuclear half-sandwiched complexes [(p-cym)RuCl(bpmo)](ClO4) {[1](ClO4)} and [(p-cym)RuCl(bpms)](PF6) {[2](PF6)} have been prepared by reacting heteroscorpionate ligands bpmo = 2-methoxyphenyl-bis(3,5-dimethylpyrazol-1-yl)methane and bpms = 2-methylthiophenyl-bis(3,5-dimethylpyrazol-1-yl)methane, respectively, with a dimeric precursor complex [(p-cym)RuCl(μ-Cl)]2 (p-cym = 1-isopropyl-4-methylbenzene) in methanol. The corresponding aqua derivatives [(p-cym)Ru(H2O)(bpmo)](ClO4)2 {[3](ClO4)2}
Ryan M Pace et al.
Med (New York, N.Y.), 2(9), 1027-1049 (2021-10-08)
Lactobacillus was described as a keystone bacterial taxon in the human vagina over 100 years ago. Using metagenomics, we and others have characterized lactobacilli and other vaginal taxa across health and disease states, including pregnancy. While shifts in community membership
William G Fusco et al.
Vaccine, 32(30), 3752-3758 (2014-05-23)
Adherence of pathogens to cellular targets is required to initiate most infections. Defining strategies that interfere with adhesion is therefore important for the development of preventative measures against infectious diseases. As an adhesin to host extracellular matrix proteins and human
Development and Evaluation of an aroA/htrA Salmonella enteritidis Vector Expressing Eimeria maxima TRAP Family Protein EmTFP250 with CD 154 (CD 40L) as Candidate Vaccines against Coccidiosis in Broilers.
International Journal of Poultry Science, 9, 1031-1037 (2010)
Chang-Er Chen et al.
Environment international, 85, 284-291 (2015-10-10)
The occurrence of antibiotics in the environment has raised much concern in recent years. Understanding their release, fate and behaviour in the environment is vital to assess potential risks. In this study, a novel passive water sampler - diffusion gradients
Sonja Löfmark et al.
Drug resistance updates : reviews and commentaries in antimicrobial and anticancer chemotherapy, 20, 29-38 (2015-05-26)
Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) are increasing worldwide, and are a major threat to healthcare systems. Recent European data support that many countries have interregional spread of CPE or an endemic situation. In Sweden mandatory laboratory reporting of CPE of both colonisation
Ana P Tedim et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 81(5), 1820-1831 (2014-12-31)
The diversity of enterococcal populations from fecal samples from hospitalized (n = 133) and nonhospitalized individuals (n = 173) of different age groups (group I, ages 0 to 19 years; group II, ages 20 to 59 years; group III, ages
Krittikorn Kümpornsin et al.
Malaria journal, 13, 150-150 (2014-04-22)
Antifolates are currently in clinical use for malaria preventive therapy and treatment. The drugs kill the parasites by targeting the enzymes in the de novo folate pathway. The use of antifolates has now been limited by the spread of drug-resistant
Zhu-Ling Guo et al.
Journal of hematology & oncology, 8, 99-99 (2015-08-20)
Neuroblastoma currently has poor prognosis, therefore we proposed a new strategy by targeting neuroblastoma with genetically engineered anaerobic Salmonella (Sal-YB1). Nude and nonobese diabetic-severe combined immunodeficiency (NOD-SCID) orthotopic mouse models were used, and Sal-YB1 was administered via tail vein. The
Alejandra Londero et al.
Journal of the science of food and agriculture, 94(15), 3189-3194 (2014-03-22)
Fungal contamination of poultry feed causes economic losses to industry and represents a potential risk to animal health. The aim of the present study was to analyze the effectiveness of whey fermented with kefir grains as additive to reduce fungal
Abdelmonaim Azzouz et al.
Food chemistry, 178, 63-69 (2015-02-24)
A sensitive, selective, efficient gas chromatography-mass spectrometry method for the simultaneous determination of 22 pharmacologically active substances (antibacterials, nonsteroidal antiinflammatories, antiseptics, antiepileptics, lipid regulators, β-blockers and hormones) in eggs and honey was developed. The sample pretreatment includes precipitation of proteins
Paweł Laniewski et al.
Clinical and vaccine immunology : CVI, 21(9), 1267-1276 (2014-07-06)
Salmonella enterica serovar Gallinarum is the etiological agent of fowl typhoid, which constitutes a considerable economic problem for poultry growers in developing countries. The vaccination of chickens seems to be the most effective strategy to control the disease in those
Marta Mikš-Krajnik et al.
Food microbiology, 53(Pt B), 182-191 (2015-12-19)
The purpose of this investigation was to identify and quantify the volatile chemical spoilage indexes (CSIs) for raw Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fillets stored under aerobic storage conditions at 4, 10 and 21 °C in relation to microbial and sensory shelf
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