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Fabrizio Carta et al.
Chemical biology & drug design, 74(2), 196-202 (2009-06-25)
Several substituted benzenesulfonamides were synthesized by various pathways starting from sulfanilamide. The sulfanilamide diazonium salt was reacted with copper (I) halides, potassium iodide and/or aromatic derivatives, leading to 4-halogeno-, and 4-hydroxy-benzenesulfonamides as well as diazo dyes incorporating sulfamoyl moieties. These
Weerapon Sangartit et al.
PloS one, 9(12), e114908-e114908 (2014-12-17)
Cadmium (Cd) is a nonessential heavy metal, causing oxidative damage to various tissues and associated with hypertension. Tetrahydrocurcumin (THU), a major metabolite of curcumin, has been demonstrated to be an antioxidant, anti-diabetic, anti-hypertensive and anti-inflammatory agent. In this study, we
Guilherme B Bubols et al.
Prenatal diagnosis, 34(13), 1268-1276 (2014-07-22)
Because we have previously demonstrated the relation between polyphenol-rich foods (PRF) consumption and ductus arteriosus constriction, in this work, pregnant sheep were submitted to oral PRF intake for 14 days to understand how this process occurs. Fetal Doppler echocardiography, oxidative and
Ana Borba et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. A, 117(4), 704-717 (2013-01-09)
A combined matrix isolation FTIR and theoretical DFT(B3LYP)/6-311++G(3df,3pd) study of sulfanilamide (SA) was performed. The full conformational search on the potential energy surface of the compound allowed the identification of four different minima, all of them bearing the sulfamide nitrogen
Ju-Mi Hong et al.
Immunobiology, 220(1), 1-9 (2014-12-03)
Physalis alkekengi has been traditionally used for the treatment of coughs, middle ear infections, and sore throats in Korea, Europe, and China. It exhibits a variety of pharmacological activities such as anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, and anti-cancer effects. The anti-inflammatory effects of
Amal Lamraoui et al.
Inflammation, 37(5), 1689-1704 (2014-05-27)
The inflammatory response caused by scorpion venoms is a key event in the pathogenesis of scorpion envenomation. This response was assessed in the cardiac, pulmonary, and gastric tissues of envenomed mice. The results reveal an increase of permeability in cardiac
Katja Pajula et al.
Molecular pharmaceutics, 9(10), 2844-2855 (2012-08-08)
The applicability of the computational docking approach was investigated to create a novel method for quick additive screening to inhibit the crystallization taking place in amorphous drugs. Surface energy and attachment energy were utilized to recognize the morphologically most important
Ali Jebali et al.
Drug and chemical toxicology, 37(4), 400-409 (2014-01-08)
The purpose of this research was to evaluate toxicity of uncoated magnesium oxide nanoparticles (MgO NPs), MgO NPs coated with Peanut agglutinin (PNA) lectin, and PNA alone on the promastigotes of Leishmania major (L. major) and macrophages of BALB/c mice.
Two centuries of assessing drug risks.
Jerry Avorn
The New England journal of medicine, 367(3), 193-197 (2012-07-20)
Jelena Demenesku et al.
Toxicology, 326, 96-108 (2014-12-03)
Conflicting data (both suppression and augmentation as well as lack of the effect) exist in respect to cadmium (Cd) and splenic T cell-based immune cell activity. Spleen is also the site of innate immune responses but impact of Cd on
Shahrzad Zamani Taghizadeh Rabe et al.
Journal of immunotoxicology, 11(4), 367-375 (2014-03-01)
Rose Bengal (RB) has been used as a safe agent in clinical diagnosis. In addition, it is used as a photodynamic sensitizer for removing microorganisms and cancer cells. Recently, its preferential toxicity after direct exposure to cancer cells was proven.
Ana C A X De-Oliveira et al.
PloS one, 10(1), e0117842-e0117842 (2015-01-31)
Mouse cytochrome P450 (CYP) 2A5 is induced by inflammatory conditions and infectious diseases that down-regulate the expression and activity of most other CYP isoforms. Enhanced oxidative stress and nuclear factor (erythroid 2-related factor) 2 (Nrf2) transcription factor activation have been
Danielle D Carrade Holt et al.
Stem cells and development, 23(11), 1258-1265 (2014-01-21)
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are used in both human clinical trials and veterinary medicine for the treatment of inflammatory and immune-mediated diseases. MSCs modulate inflammation by decreasing the cells and products of the inflammatory response. Stimulated equine MSCs from bone
Albino Villegas-Bastida et al.
Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM, 2014, 451674-451674 (2014-07-25)
Electrical vagus nerve (VN) stimulation during sepsis attenuates tumor necrosis factor (TNF) production through the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway, which depends on the integrity of the VN and catecholamine production. To characterize the effect of electroacupuncture at ST36 (EA-ST36) on serum
Da-Cheng Yang et al.
Yao xue xue bao = Acta pharmaceutica Sinica, 45(1), 66-71 (2011-03-01)
Searching for new antidiabetic lead compound, 4-(1-aryl-3-oxo-5-phenylpentylamino) benzenesulfonamides were designed and synthesized directly by three component one-pot condensation of 4-phenyl-2-butanone and sulfanilamide with some aromatic aldehydes at an yield of 23%-97%. The chemical structures of the twelve new Mannich bases
Ramazan Demirdağ et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 21(6), 1522-1525 (2012-09-15)
Carbonic anhydrase (CA, EC: was purified from sheep kidney by affinity chromatography on a Sepharose 4B-tyrosine-sulfanilamide column. By means of two consecutive procedures, the enzyme (sCA) was purified 227.61-fold with a yield of 60.75%, and a specific activity of
Merve Esen et al.
Biotechnology and applied biochemistry, 62(2), 275-286 (2014-11-27)
The effect of various concentrations of ammonium nitrate (5-60 mM), an economical nitrogen source, on the growth, nitrate-ammonium uptake rates, production of some pigments and metabolites, and some nitrogen assimilation enzymes such as nitrate reductase (NR), nitrite reductase (NiR), glutamine
Fei Liu et al.
Organic letters, 12(4), 868-871 (2010-01-19)
The synthesis of benzofused sultams and/or fluorinated sulfonamides, starting from N-allylic sulfonamides, was performed in superacid HF/SbF(5), through superelectrophilic activation. A dramatic effect of superacid composition on the selectivity of the reaction was shown and applied to the synthesis of
S L Kirecci et al.
Andrologia, 46(10), 1169-1175 (2013-12-21)
The aim of this study was to determine the relevance of seminal plasma nitric oxide (NO) levels and the efficacy of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) treatment on premature ejaculation. A total of 16 men (aged 32.18 ± 3.32) with lifelong premature
Amit Kumar De et al.
Journal of microencapsulation, 31(8), 725-737 (2014-06-26)
Abstract Context: Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) exerts dose-dependent chemoprevention in colonic inflammation. Polycationic UDCA nanoparticles (UNPs) are envisaged for solubility enhancement and site directed drug delivery. The objective was to study the ameliorative efficacy of UNPs through localized delivery of the
Electrophilic trifluoromethanesulfanylation of organometallic species with trifluoromethanesulfanamides.
François Baert et al.
Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 51(41), 10382-10385 (2012-09-15)
Koyo Takimoto et al.
Journal of endodontics, 40(9), 1404-1409 (2014-08-26)
Matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-3 is a member of the MMP family that degrades the extracellular matrix. Application of MMP-3 to injured pulp tissue induces angiogenesis and wound healing, but its anti-inflammatory effects are still unclear. Here, we evaluated the anti-inflammatory functions
Rayhana Begum et al.
Pharmaceutical biology, 53(3), 437-445 (2014-12-05)
Careya arborea Roxb. (Lecythidaceae) has multiple applications in traditional medicine; it exhibits analgesic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiulcer, and protective effects. However, the effect of C. arborea on biochemical and immmunological inflammatory mediators has not been explored. The present study investigates the
Graziele Freitas de Bem et al.
The Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology, 66(9), 1328-1338 (2014-04-15)
This study examined the effect of açaí (Euterpe oleracea Mart.) seed extract (ASE) on cardiovascular and renal alterations in adult offspring, whose mothers were fed a low-protein (LP) diet during pregnancy. Four groups of rats were fed: control diet (20% protein);
Xian-Long Wang et al.
European journal of medicinal chemistry, 45(10), 4631-4639 (2010-08-17)
A series of novel sulfanilamide-derived 1,2,3-triazole compounds were synthesized in excellent yields via 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition and confirmed by MS, IR and NMR spectra as well as elemental analyses. All the compounds were screened in vitro for their antibacterial and antifungal
George Olah et al.
Veterinary parasitology, 196(1-2), 245-249 (2013-02-07)
Bot fly larvae (Philornis genus) are obligate subcutaneous blood-feeding parasites of Neotropical birds including psittacines. We analyze twelve years of data on scarlet macaw (Ara macao) nestlings in natural and artificial nests in the lowland forests of southeastern Peru and
Eduard Sergienko et al.
Journal of biomolecular screening, 14(7), 824-837 (2009-06-27)
Tissue-nonspecific alkaline phosphatase (TNAP) is a ubiquitous enzyme expressed at high levels in bone, liver, and kidney. It appears involved in dephosphorylation of numerous phosphate monoesters, but only 2 of them, pyrophosphate and pyridoxal phosphate, have yet been unequivocally documented.
Fabiano B Carvalho et al.
The Journal of nutritional biochemistry, 26(4), 378-390 (2015-01-31)
The aim of this study was to investigate the protective effect of anthocyanins (ANT) on oxidative and inflammatory parameters, as well as ion pump activities, in the pons of rats experimentally demyelinated with ethidium bromide (EB). Rats were divided in
Su-Chen Ho et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 19(11), 17697-17714 (2014-11-05)
The anti-neuroinflammatory capacities of raw and steamed garlic extracts as well as five organosulfur compounds (OSCs) were examined in lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-stimulated BV2 microglia. According to those results, steaming pretreatment blocked the formation of alliinase-catalyzed OSCs such as allicin and diallyl
Rajesh Parikh et al.
Drug delivery, 21(6), 406-411 (2013-11-13)
Tuberculosis (TB) is a chronic infectious disease with increasing incidence of drug resistance. Oral treatment for TB and multidrug resistance (MDR)-TB can have serious side effects. The causative agent of TB, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, resides in alveolar macrophages (AM). Pulmonary administration
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