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P Kannampalli et al.
Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society, 26(12), 1694-1704 (2014-10-10)
Increasing evidence indicates a positive effect of probiotics on the nervous system. The objective of this study was to determine if probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) and/or prebiotics polydextrose/galactooligosaccharide (PDX/GOS) can alter the colonic sensitivity in a neonatal rat model
María Guadalupe Valle-Dorado et al.
Neuropharmacology, 92, 49-55 (2015-01-13)
Experiments were designed to evaluate changes in the histamine release, mast cell number and neuronal damage in hippocampus induced by status epilepticus. We also evaluated if sodium cromoglycate, a stabilizer of mast cells with a possible stabilizing effect on the
Aifen Zhou et al.
The ISME journal, 9(11), 2360-2372 (2015-04-08)
To investigate the genetic basis of microbial evolutionary adaptation to salt (NaCl) stress, populations of Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough (DvH), a sulfate-reducing bacterium important for the biogeochemical cycling of sulfur, carbon and nitrogen, and potentially the bioremediation of toxic heavy metals
Florian Mertes et al.
BMC genomics, 16, 925-925 (2015-11-14)
Next Generation Sequencing has proven to be an exceptionally powerful tool in the field of genomics and transcriptomics. With recent development it is nowadays possible to analyze ultra-low input sample material down to single cells. Nevertheless, investigating such sample material
Aránzazu Mediero et al.
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 30(5), 837-854 (2014-12-09)
Bone metabolism is a vital process that involves resorption by osteoclasts and formation by osteoblasts, which is closely regulated by immune cells. The neuronal guidance protein Netrin-1 regulates immune cell migration and inflammatory reactions, but its role in bone metabolism
Zhengzong Wu et al.
Food chemistry, 194, 671-679 (2015-10-17)
The application of attenuated total reflectance infrared spectroscopy (ATR-IR), Raman spectroscopy (RS) and combination of ATR-IR and RS for measurements of total antioxidant capacity (TAC) and total phenolic content (TPC) of Chinese rice wine (CRW) were investigated in this study.
Lili Wu et al.
Acta biomaterialia, 27, 294-304 (2015-09-01)
Coculture of osteoblasts and osteoclasts is a subject of interest in the understanding of how magnesium (Mg)-based implants influence the bone metabolism and remodeling upon degradation. Human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) transduced mesenchymal stem cells (SCP-1) were first differentiated into
Yonghua Taylor Zhang et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 965, 65-71 (2014-07-08)
Deamidation is one of the most common degradation pathways for proteins and frequently occurs at "hot spots" with Asn-Gly, Asn-Ser or Asn-Thr sequences. Occasionally, deamidation may occur at other motifs if the local protein structure can participate or assist in
Dena L Cologgi et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 80(21), 6638-6646 (2014-08-17)
Biofilms formed by dissimilatory metal reducers are of interest to develop permeable biobarriers for the immobilization of soluble contaminants such as uranium. Here we show that biofilms of the model uranium-reducing bacterium Geobacter sulfurreducens immobilized substantially more U(VI) than planktonic
Mao Shen et al.
Nanoscale research letters, 9(1), 296-296 (2014-07-06)
Preparation of magnetic nanoparticles coated with chitosan (CS-coated Fe3O4 NPs) in one step by the solvothermal method in the presence of different amounts of added chitosan is reported here. The magnetic property of the obtained magnetic composite nanoparticles was confirmed
Jianhui Zhu et al.
Journal of proteome research, 14(11), 4932-4939 (2015-10-09)
Alterations in glycosylation of serum glycoproteins can provide unique and highly specific fingerprints of malignancy. Our previous mass spectrometric study revealed that the bifucosylation level of serum haptoglobin was distinctly increased in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients versus liver cirrhosis of
Sascha Eichendorff et al.
Molecular imaging and biology : MIB : the official publication of the Academy of Molecular Imaging, 17(1), 87-93 (2014-07-24)
The hemoglobin scavenger receptor CD163 is exclusively expressed on monocytes and tissue macrophages, also at sites of inflammation. We examined whether gallium-68 (Ga-68)-labeled anti-CD163-antibody can detect the receptor in vivo. We radiolabeled anti-CD163 antibody with Ga-68 and evaluated stability and
Kátia Anunciação Costa et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 144(2), 218-223 (2013-11-22)
Dietary supplementation with l-arginine has been shown to improve the intestinal barrier in many experimental models. This study investigated the effects of arginine supplementation on the intestinal permeability and bacterial translocation (BT) induced by prolonged physical exercise under heat stress.
Estrid Hein et al.
Molecular immunology, 63(2), 209-214 (2014-07-30)
The complement system plays a pathophysiological role in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). This study aims to investigate whether an association exists between the ficolins that are part of the lectin complement pathway and SLE. EDTA plasma samples from 68 Danish
Wei Jia et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1362, 110-118 (2014-08-27)
A new analytical method was developed and validated for simultaneous analysis of 27 phthalates in milk and milk products. Response surface methodology was employed to optimize a quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe (QuEChERS) sample preparation method. Ultrahigh-performance liquid
Elina Esmaeilzadeh Gharehdaghi et al.
Nucleic acid therapeutics, 24(6), 420-427 (2014-10-02)
Chitosan nanoparticles were prepared using ultrasonication methodology at specific amplitudes and times of sonication. Subsequently, small interfering RNA (siRNA) was added to the solution at predetermined values of nitrogen to phosphorous ratio (N/P), and stirring time. Employing response surfaces generated
E Espino-Pérez et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 135, 256-266 (2015-10-11)
Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) and starch nanocrystals (SNC) were grafted by ozone-initiated free-radical polymerisation of styrene in a heterogeneous medium. Surface functionalisation was confirmed by infrared spectroscopy, contact angle measurements, and thermogravimetric and elemental analysis. X-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy
June Yowtak et al.
PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation, 5(1), 32-38 (2012-09-18)
Intrathecal drug-delivery systems have become widely used tools in the management of refractory chronic pain and spasticity. Because increasing numbers of patients are using these systems, rehabilitation specialists frequently are the initial care providers who identify clinical signs and symptoms
Gözde Türköz Bakırcı et al.
Food chemistry, 160, 379-392 (2014-05-07)
The purpose of this study was to investigate pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables from the Aegean region of Turkey. A total of 1423 samples of fresh fruit and vegetables were collected from 2010 to 2012. The samples were analysed
Jennifer Vandooren et al.
The Biochemical journal, 465(2), 259-270 (2014-11-02)
Gelatinase B/matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) (EC 3.4.24.35) cleaves many substrates and is produced by most cell types as a zymogen, proMMP-9, in complex with the tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases-1 (TIMP-1). Natural proMMP-9 occurs as monomers, homomultimers and heterocomplexes, but our knowledge about
Shi-Jun Dong et al.
The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology, 68, 33-41 (2015-08-19)
During the industrial bioethanol fermentation, Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells are often stressed by bacterial contaminants, especially lactic acid bacteria. Generally, lactic acid bacteria contamination can inhibit S. cerevisiae cell growth through secreting lactic acid and competing with yeast cells for micronutrients
Narcy Arizmendi et al.
Respiratory research, 15, 71-71 (2014-06-28)
Pulmonary fibrotic diseases induce significant morbidity and mortality, for which there are limited therapeutic options available. Rac2, a ras-related guanosine triphosphatase expressed mainly in hematopoietic cells, is a crucial molecule regulating a diversity of mast cell, macrophage, and neutrophil functions.
Michael Mbenoun et al.
Fungal biology, 119(11), 957-972 (2015-10-16)
Thielaviopsis ethacetica was recently reinstated as a distinct taxon using DNA phylogenies. It is widespread affecting several crop plants of global economic importance. In this study, microsatellite markers were developed and used in conjunction with sequence data to investigate the
Xia Gao et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1851(2), 152-162 (2014-12-03)
Mice lacking phosphatidylethanolamine N-methyltransferase (PEMT, Pemt(-/-) mice) are resistant to high-fat diet (HFD)-induced obesity (DIO) but develop non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. PEMT expression is strongly induced during differentiation of 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Hence, we hypothesized that white adipose tissue (WAT) might be a
Adriana María Belén Abiuso et al.
The Journal of endocrinology, 223(3), 241-253 (2014-09-26)
The histamine H4 receptor (HRH4), discovered only 13 years ago, is considered a promising drug target for allergy, inflammation, autoimmune disorders and cancer, as reflected by a steadily growing number of scientific publications and patent applications. Although the presence of
Martijs J Jonker et al.
Nucleic acids research, 42(11), e94-e94 (2014-04-29)
Structural variations in genomes are commonly studied by (micro)array-based comparative genomic hybridization. The data analysis methods to infer copy number variation in model organisms (human, mouse) are established. In principle, the procedures are based on signal ratios between test and
Zhongyan Lu et al.
American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, 308(4), R283-R293 (2014-12-19)
Currently, the mechanism(s) responsible for the regulation of urea transporter B (UT-B) expression levels in the epithelium of the rumen remain unclear. We hypothesized that rumen fermentation products affect ruminal UT-B expression. Therefore, the effects of short-chain fatty acids (SCFA)
Qiong Dai et al.
ACS nano, 9(3), 2876-2885 (2015-02-26)
Engineered particles adsorb biomolecules (e.g., proteins) when introduced in a biological medium to form a layer called a "corona". Coronas, in particular the protein corona, play an important role in determining the surface properties of particles and their targeting abilities.
Abdulrazaq Bidemi Nafiu et al.
Pharmaceutical biology, 53(5), 662-671 (2014-11-29)
Carica papaya L. (Caricaceae) fruit was shown to exhibit wound healing properties. We investigated anti-inflammatory and antioxidant potential of papaya fruit phosphate-buffered saline extract (PE) during wound healing and enhancement of the potentials due to trace ions addition. Rat excision
Alexander Tischer et al.
Proteins, 82(5), 867-878 (2013-11-23)
Clinical mutations in patients diagnosed with Type 2A von Willebrand disease (VWD) have been identified that break the single disulfide bond linking N- and C-termini in the vWF A1 domain. We have modeled the effect of these mutations on the
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