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Tae-Woo Kim et al.
Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, 17(5), 607-624 (2020-08-18)
The delivery of growth factors using a carrier system presents a promising and innovative tool in tissue engineering and dentistry today. Two of the foremost bioactive factors, bone morphogenetic protein-2 and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), are widely applied using
Biomineralization: Crystals competing for space.
Nico A J M Sommerdijk et al.
Nature materials, 13(12), 1078-1079 (2014-11-21)
Izaskun Valdivielso et al.
Food chemistry, 173, 709-717 (2014-12-04)
Carotenoids and tocopherols from botanical species abundant in Atlantic mountain grasslands were simultaneously extracted using one-step solid-liquid phase. A single n-hexane/2-propanol extract containing both types of compounds was injected twice under two different sets of HPLC conditions to separate the
N Jiang et al.
Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD, 25(9), 846-852 (2015-07-05)
Hyperphosphatemia is an independent predictor for cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD). The study aimed to investigate the effect of dietary intervention on reducing serum phosphate concentration in hyperphosphatemic PD patients. In this single-center clinical trial
Ibticem Ayadi et al.
Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials, 49, 129-140 (2015-05-26)
The sintering of the tricalcium phosphate with different percentages of titania was investigated. The samples were characterized by differential thermal analysis, dilatometry analysis, X-Ray diffraction, infrared spectroscopy, magic angle scanning nuclear magnetic resonance and scanning electronic microscopy measurements. The samples
Ji Cheng et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 130, 164-172 (2015-04-22)
Glucose oxidase (GOX) encapsulated in alginate-chitosan microspheres (GOX-MS) was shown in our previous work to produce reactive oxygen species (ROS) in situ and exhibit anticancer effects in vitro and in vivo. The purpose of present work was to optimize the
Mirosława Różycka et al.
PloS one, 9(12), e114308-e114308 (2014-12-10)
Fish otoliths, biominerals composed of calcium carbonate with a small amount of organic matrix, are involved in the functioning of the inner ear. Starmaker (Stm) from zebrafish (Danio rerio) was the first protein found to be capable of controlling the
Mary M Halstead et al.
Journal of analytical toxicology, 39(9), 698-701 (2015-08-20)
Although quantitative trace toxic metal analyses have been performed on tobacco products, little has been published on inorganic particulate constituents on and inside the products. We analyzed these constituents using scanning electron microscopy with energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (SEM-EDS). The
Hussein Tawbi et al.
Cancer chemotherapy and pharmacology, 73(1), 207-211 (2013-10-31)
Imatinib mesylate (Gleevec(®)/Glivec(®)) has revolutionized the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemias and gastrointestinal stromal tumors, and there is evidence for an exposure response relationship. Calcium carbonate is increasingly used as a calcium supplement and in the setting of gastric upset
Sophie Norenstedt et al.
European journal of endocrinology, 169(6), 795-804 (2013-09-13)
Vitamin D insufficiency may increase the risk for cardio metabolic disturbances in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). To analyze the vitamin D status and indices of the metabolic syndrome in PHPT patients and the effect of vitamin D supplementation after
Marta Diaz-Herraiz et al.
Scientific reports, 3, 1440-1440 (2013-03-15)
The paintings from Tomba della Scimmia, in Tuscany, are representative of the heavy bacterial colonization experienced in most Etruscan necropolises. The tomb remained open until the late 70's when it was closed because of severe deterioration of the walls, ceiling
Chao Du et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 33(7), 3745-3752 (2013-08-06)
Hybrid CaCO3 microparticles coated by sodium poly(styrene sulfonate) (PSS) and aliphatic poly(urethane-amine) (PUA) were developed as thermal-/pH-responsive drug delivery vehicles via LbL self-assembly technique. The DOX release from the CaCO3 microparticles was higher than 60% within 36 h, whereas the
Mariners of the lost sea.
Jane Qiu
Science (New York, N.Y.), 343(6167), 130-132 (2014-01-11)
Shaik G Mastan et al.
Molecular biology reports, 41(12), 8261-8271 (2014-09-18)
We investigated DNA methylation and polymorphism in the methylated DNA using AFLP based methylation-sensitive amplification polymorphism (MS-AFLP) markers in ecotypes of Jatropha curcas L. growing in similar and different geo-ecological conditions. Three ecotypes growing in different geo-ecological conditions with environmental
R J M Lynch et al.
International dental journal, 55(3 Suppl 1), 175-178 (2005-07-12)
To summarise clinical support for the anti-caries efficacy of fluoride toothpastes containing sodium monofluorophosphate (SMFP) and to discuss the possible means by which the abrasive particles in calcium carbonate-based SMFP toothpastes might complement and/or enhance fluoride efficacy. The anti-caries efficacy
Laura C Foster et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(23), 9273-9276 (2013-05-22)
Predicting the impact of ongoing anthropogenic CO2 emissions on calcifying marine organisms is complex, owing to the synergy between direct changes (acidification) and indirect changes through climate change (e.g., warming, changes in ocean circulation, and deoxygenation). Laboratory experiments, particularly on
H Margot et al.
International journal of food microbiology, 214, 109-115 (2015-08-13)
This study evaluated the effects of changing the composition of the pre-enrichment medium buffered peptone water (BPW) on the growth of stressed and unstressed Gram-negative foodborne pathogens in a one-broth enrichment strategy. BPW supplemented with an available iron source and
Filipe Natalio et al.
Science (New York, N.Y.), 339(6125), 1298-1302 (2013-03-16)
Silicatein-α is responsible for the biomineralization of silicates in sponges. We used silicatein-α to guide the self-assembly of calcite "spicules" similar to the spicules of the calcareous sponge Sycon sp. The self-assembled spicules, 10 to 300 micrometers (μm) in length
Hussein A Tawbi et al.
Cancer chemotherapy and pharmacology, 72(5), 1143-1147 (2013-09-17)
Gastric upset is a common side effect of nilotinib therapy, and calcium carbonate is frequently used concomitantly, either as antacid or as calcium supplementation. With the increasing number of oral agents in cancer therapy, oral drug-drug interactions are becoming more
Dongni Ren et al.
Micron (Oxford, England : 1993), 42(3), 228-245 (2010-10-19)
The review focuses on the effects of several important additives and templates controlling the calcium carbonate crystals formation and the complexity of the crystal morphologies in vitro. Additives include soluble matrices extracted from shells and pearls, amino-acids, magnesium ions and
A Argilés et al.
Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension, 5(4), 329-336 (1996-07-01)
It is well known that hyperparathyroidism begins early in renal failure and progresses, probably not linearly, throughout the natural course of renal diseases and dialysis therapy. Recent progress in basic medical science has improved our understanding of the mechanisms by
Muthusamy Govarthanan et al.
Chemosphere, 109, 42-48 (2014-05-31)
This study was aimed at assess the potential of diazotrophic bacteria, Herbaspirillum sp. GW103, for bioleaching of Cu in mine soil. The strain exhibited resistance to As (550mgL(-1)), Cu (350mgL(-1)), Zn (300mgL(-1)) and Pb (200mgL(-1)). The copper resistance was further
Clara T Bolton et al.
Nature, 500(7464), 558-562 (2013-08-30)
Coccolithophores are marine algae that use carbon for calcification and photosynthesis. The long-term adaptation of these and other marine algae to decreasing carbon dioxide levels during the Cenozoic era has resulted in modern algae capable of actively enhancing carbon dioxide
Ana B Santoro et al.
British journal of clinical pharmacology, 78(5), 1067-1075 (2014-06-10)
To evaluate the impact of genetic polymorphisms in uridine 5'-glucuronosylytansferases UGT1A1 and UGT1A3 and iodothyronine-deiodinases types 1 and 2 on levothyroxine (T4 ; 3,5,3',5'-triiodo-L-thyronine) dose requirement for suppression of thyrotropin (TSH) secretion in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). Patients
Calcium carbonate urolithiasis in an adult male cynomolgus monkey.
C M O'Rourke et al.
Laboratory animal science, 45(2), 222-224 (1995-04-01)
Jesús Torres et al.
Annals of anatomy = Anatomischer Anzeiger : official organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft, 200, 126-133 (2015-05-02)
The aim of this study was to test bone tissue response to monetite granules in comparison with intramembranous autologous bone graft in a rabbit calvaria critical size defect model. Novel monetite granules were synthesized by thermal conversion of set brushite
Liliana Astachov et al.
Frontiers in bioscience (Landmark edition), 16, 458-471 (2011-01-05)
Stem cell development and fate decisions are dictated by the microenvironment in which the stem cell is embedded. Among the advanced goals of tissue engineering is the creation of a microenvironment that will support the maintenance and differentiation of the
Praveen K Mandapalli et al.
Drug delivery, 21(8), 605-614 (2013-12-18)
The objective of this study is to investigate the influence of charge of model small molecules on their encapsulation and release behavior in layer-by-layer microcapsules (LbL-MC). Poly(styrene sulfonate) and poly(ethylene imine) were sequentially adsorbed on calcium carbonate sacrificial templates to
Masashi Tanaka et al.
Journal of materials science. Materials in medicine, 25(6), 1505-1517 (2014-03-29)
Two novel calcium phosphate cements (CPC) have been developed using calcium sodium phosphate (CSP) as the main ingredient. The first of these cements, labeled CAC, contained CSP, α-tricalcium phosphate (TCP), and anhydrous citric acid, whereas the second, labeled CABC, contained
Chengsheng Ni et al.
Faraday discussions, 182, 289-305 (2015-07-28)
For an efficient high-temperature reversible solid oxide fuel cell (RSOFC), the oxygen electrode should be highly active for the conversion between oxygen anions and oxygen gas. CaMnO(3-δ) (CM) is a perovskite that can be readily reduced with the formation of
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