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M S Attia et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 835, 56-64 (2014-06-24)
A new method in which a nano optical sensor for diagnosis of different diseases of seminal vesicle and sexual gland was prepared. The working principle of the method depends on the determination of the fructose concentration in semen of different
Maj-Len Henriks-Eckerman et al.
Toxicology letters, 232(3), 595-600 (2014-12-30)
The causal relationship between inhalation exposure to methylenediphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) and the risk of occupational asthma is well known, but the role of dermal exposure and dermal uptake of MDI in this process is still unclear. The aims of this
S Parsi et al.
Neuroscience, 284, 99-106 (2014-10-02)
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is characterized by progressive and irreversible cognitive and memory impairment. The discovery of familial forms of AD (fAD) in association with specific gene mutations facilitated the generation of numerous rodent models. These models in turn proved valuable
Clarita V Odvina et al.
American journal of therapeutics, 13(2), 101-108 (2006-04-29)
Thiazide can cause magnesium depletion, which may exaggerate renal potassium wasting and hypokalemia. The purpose of this double-blind, randomized trial was to compare the metabolic effects of potassium-magnesium-citrate (K-Mg-citrate) and potassium chloride (KCl) during long-term treatment with thiazide. Twenty-two normal
Yumin Zheng et al.
Nuclear medicine and biology, 41(10), 813-824 (2014-08-30)
(99m)Tc-Teboroxime ([(99m)TcCl(CDO)(CDOH)2BMe]) is a member of the BATO (boronic acid adducts of technetium dioximes) class of (99m)Tc(III) complexes. This study sought to explore the impact of co-ligands on solution stability, heart uptake and myocardial retention of [(99m)Tc(L)(CDO)(CDOH)2BMe] ((99m)Tc-Teboroxime: L=Cl; (99m)Tc-Teboroxime(F):
Atsushi Furukawa et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(43), 17438-17443 (2013-10-09)
Mincle [macrophage inducible Ca(2+)-dependent (C-type) lectin; CLEC4E] and MCL (macrophage C-type lectin; CLEC4D) are receptors for the cord factor TDM (trehalose-6,6'-dimycolate), a unique glycolipid of mycobacterial cell-surface components, and activate immune cells to confer adjuvant activity. Although it is known
Brian J Song et al.
Food chemistry, 173, 305-312 (2014-12-04)
Interactions between polyphenols and macromolecules may impact polyphenol stability and bioavailability from foods. The impact of milk on tea flavan-3-ol stability to thermal treatment was investigated. Single strength (36.2 protein per L), quarter strength (9.0 g protein per L) milk
Maliheh Shomali et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 104(5), 1610-1621 (2015-03-05)
Dosage levels and particulate contents of therapeutic protein formulations are potential factors that impact immunogenicity of protein therapeutics. Here, we evaluated the effect of dose levels on the immunogenicity of protein particulates formed by adsorbing a murine monoclonal IgG2c/κ antibody
Meng-Ting Huang et al.
Taiwanese journal of obstetrics & gynecology, 54(1), 48-53 (2015-02-14)
To evaluate if hyaluronic acid (HA)-bound spermatozoa surpassed conventional microscopy-selected spermatozoa in the status of sperm DNA integrity by acridine orange (AO) fluorescence staining. Spermatozoa obtained from couples with indication for the intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) procedure due to male
Shinya Hasegawa et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 453(3), 631-635 (2014-10-11)
Acetoacetyl-CoA synthetase (AACS) is a ketone body-utilizing enzyme, which is responsible for the synthesis of cholesterol and fatty acids from ketone bodies in lipogenic tissues, such as the liver and adipocytes. To explore the possibility of AACS regulation at the
Vijesh Kumar et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1368, 155-162 (2014-12-03)
Aggregates of monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapeutics, due to their perceived impact on immunogenicity, are recognized as a critical quality attribute by the regulatory authorities as well as the industry. Hence, removal of aggregates is a key objective of bioprocessing. At
Carl Hjortsjö et al.
Archives of oral biology, 59(12), 1328-1333 (2014-09-02)
This in vitro study aimed to examine the etching effect of acidic fluoride solutions on enamel. 24 human teeth divided into 48 enamel-specimens were partly isolated with impression material. Specimens were exposed for 10 min to 20ml of the following
John J Lee et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(30), E3091-E3100 (2014-07-16)
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA) is the most lethal of common human malignancies, with no truly effective therapies for advanced disease. Preclinical studies have suggested a therapeutic benefit of targeting the Hedgehog (Hh) signaling pathway, which is activated throughout the course
Wei-An Lai et al.
Journal of molecular endocrinology, 53(2), 259-270 (2014-07-25)
Estrogens are essential for female reproduction and overall well-being, and estrogens in the circulation are largely synthesized in ovarian granulosa cells. Using primary cultures of ovarian granulosa cells from gonadotropin-primed immature rats, we have recently discovered that pituitary FSH and
[The use of citric acid as a method for regeneration therapy? Review of the literature].
J P Masson
Le Journal dentaire du Quebec, 23, 339-343 (1986-07-01)
[The role of citric acid in the repair of the attachment apparatus. Review of the literature].
R Moulin et al.
Journal de parodontologie, 5(1), 25-33 (1986-02-01)
Jiao Zhao et al.
Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 53(44), 11808-11812 (2014-09-12)
Porous films of p-type CuInS2, prepared by sulfurization of electrodeposited metals, are surface-modified with thin layers of CdS and TiO2. This specific porous electrode evolved H2 from photoelectrochemical water reduction under simulated sunlight. Modification with thin n-type CdS and TiO2
Suresh B Lakshminarayana et al.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 59(2), 1200-1210 (2014-12-10)
Limited information is available on the pharmacokinetic (PK) and pharmacodynamic (PD) parameters driving the efficacy of antimalarial drugs. Our objective in this study was to determine dose-response relationships of a panel of related spiroindolone analogs and identify the PK-PD index
G Hoffmann et al.
Clinical chemistry, 35(4), 587-595 (1989-04-01)
This new method for qualitative and quantitative determination of organic acids, aldehydes, and ketones in biological samples is effective for use with urine, plasma, and amniotic fluid, and it requires no deproteinization. Isolation by batch-wise liquid partition chromatography on silicic
Laila Abdel-Fattah et al.
Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 136 Pt B, 178-184 (2014-10-16)
In this study, a simple and sensitive spectrophotometric method was developed for determination of Losartan potassium (LST K), an angiotensin-II receptor (type AT1) antagonist, in presence of cationic surfactant cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB). The physicochemical interaction of LST K with CTAB
R C Beier et al.
Journal of applied microbiology, 118(2), 326-342 (2014-11-29)
To evaluate susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa veterinary isolates to antibiotics and disinfectants. Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates collected from dogs (n = 155) and other animals (n = 20) from sixteen states during 1994-2003 were tested for susceptibility. Most isolates were resistant
Shufang Wang et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 98, 22-35 (2014-06-01)
Gui-Zhi-Tang was considered to be the most famous formula in Shang-Han-Lun, treating 32 symptoms of disease after adding up or cutting down crude drugs. The chemical constituents in Gui-Zhi-Tang were comprehensively studied by rapid resolution liquid chromatography quadrupole time-of-flight mass
Jane Mayes et al.
British journal of community nursing, 8(4), 172-175 (2003-05-07)
Community health practitioners are frequently faced with the problem of indwelling catheters failing to drain. This mini-review examines the evidence regarding the effectiveness of citric acid-based bladder washout solutions (solution G, solution R), compared with saline for preventing blockage of
Yan Chen et al.
Current biology : CB, 24(17), 1969-1977 (2014-08-19)
Natural foods contain not only nutrients, but also nonnutritious and potentially harmful chemicals. Thus, animals need to evaluate food content in order to make adequate feeding decisions. Here, we investigate the effects of acids on the taste neuron responses and
Chunli Zheng et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 475(1-2), 17-24 (2014-08-28)
In this study, magneto-responsive polyelectrolyte multilayer microcapsules were successfully prepared by the formation of shell with biocompatible iron oxide nanoparticles (Fe₃O₄ NPs) and polyallylamine hydrochloride (PAH) by layer-by-layer (LbL) self-assembly technique. The self-assembled microcapsules were characterized by SEM, TEM and
Harry Karmouty-Quintana et al.
FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 29(1), 50-60 (2014-10-17)
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a lethal, fibroproliferative disease. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) can develop secondary to IPF and increase mortality. Alternatively, activated macrophages (AAMs) contribute to the pathogenesis of both IPF and PH. Here we hypothesized that adenosine signaling through
Michael J Williams et al.
PLoS genetics, 10(9), e1004499-e1004499 (2014-09-05)
In all animals managing the size of individual meals and frequency of feeding is crucial for metabolic homeostasis. In the current study we demonstrate that the noradrenalin analogue octopamine and the cholecystokinin (CCK) homologue Drosulfakinin (Dsk) function downstream of TfAP-2
Andrea Derksen et al.
PloS one, 9(10), e110089-e110089 (2014-10-11)
Infections by influenza A viruses (IAV) are a major health burden to mankind. The current antiviral arsenal against IAV is limited and novel drugs are urgently required. Medicinal plants are known as an abundant source for bioactive compounds, including antiviral
X P An et al.
Animal reproduction science, 155, 36-41 (2015-02-28)
Polymorphisms in the promoter region are likely to impact KISS1 gene transcription and reproductive traits. In this study, Guanzhong (GZ, n=350) and Boer (BE, n=196) goats were used to detect polymorphism in the promoter of the goat KISS1 gene by
Renata Caudarella et al.
Frontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library, 8, s1084-s1106 (2003-09-06)
Citrate is a weak acid that is formed in the tricarboxylic acid cycle or that may be introduced with diet. In the present paper all the mechanisms involved in intestinal absorption, renal handling and modulation of citrate will be reviewed.
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