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D Töröcsik et al.
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV, 28(8), 1087-1096 (2013-11-19)
Factor XIII subunit A (FXIII-A) is used as a diagnostic marker in a wide range of dermatological diseases ranging from inflammatory lesions to malignancies, although neither the cell types responsible for its expression nor the mechanism(s) resulting in its local
Hanako Ohmatsu et al.
Cancer immunology research, 2(9), 890-900 (2014-06-19)
Mycosis fungoides, the most common type of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL), is characterized by a helper T-cell 2 (Th2) skewing with a mature CD4(+) memory T-cell phenotype. Using skin samples from patients with mycosis fungoides (n = 21), healthy volunteers
Abigail L Clutterbuck et al.
Journal of proteomics, 74(5), 704-715 (2011-03-01)
This study employed a targeted high-throughput proteomic approach to identify the major proteins present in the secretome of articular cartilage. Explants from equine metacarpophalangeal joints were incubated alone or with interleukin-1beta (IL-1β, 10ng/ml), with or without carprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
Yu Ra Jung et al.
Archives of dermatological research, 307(3), 265-273 (2015-02-19)
Light-emitting diodes (LED) have been used to treat acne vulgaris. However, the efficacy of LED on sebaceous lipid production in vitro has not been examined. This study investigated the efficacy of 415 nm blue light and 630 nm red light
Leslie A Mitchell et al.
The American journal of pathology, 185(2), 372-386 (2014-12-02)
Epithelial barrier function is maintained by tight junction proteins that control paracellular fluid flux. Among these proteins is junctional adhesion molecule A (JAM-A), an Ig fold transmembrane protein. To assess JAM-A function in the lung, we depleted JAM-A in primary
Jérémy A Ferreira Barbosa et al.
Virology journal, 12, 188-188 (2015-11-19)
Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) is one of the most important pathogens in the swine industry and causes important economic losses. No effective antiviral drugs against it are commercially available. We recently reported that the culture supernatant of
Eunice Molinar-Toribio et al.
PloS one, 9(8), e104637-e104637 (2014-08-15)
SHROB rats have been suggested as a model for metabolic syndrome (MetS) as a situation prior to the onset of CVD or type-2 diabetes, but information on descriptive biochemical parameters for this model is limited. Here, we extensively evaluate parameters
Ana L de Toffoli et al.
Journal of environmental science and health. Part. B, Pesticides, food contaminants, and agricultural wastes, 50(11), 753-759 (2015-09-12)
A method for the identification and quantification of pesticide residues in water, soil, and sediment samples has been developed, validated, and applied for the analysis of real samples. The specificity was determined by the retention time and the confirmation and
Richard Hung et al.
AMB Express, 4, 53-53 (2014-07-22)
Fungal volatile organic compounds (VOCs) play important ecophysiological roles in mediating inter-kingdom signaling with arthropods but less is known about their interactions with plants. In this study, Arabidopsis thaliana was used as a model in order to test the physiological
Dali Sun et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 130, 119-125 (2015-05-04)
The effect of hydroxyl radicals (OH) and thermal annealing on an amorphous InGaZnO4 (aIGZO) film surface was investigated for manipulation of DNA immobilization. X-ray photoemission and fluorescence measurements were conducted to reveal the status of surface OH coverage and DNA
A Brega et al.
Journal of chromatography, 553(1-2), 249-254 (1991-08-16)
A method for the determination of acetone in plasma or urine by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) was developed. Plasma specimens are deproteinized with acetonitrile (1:1, v/v) 2,4-dinitrophenylhydrazine (DNPH) is added to the supernatant or to filtered urine samples, similarly treated
Jennifer L Wehmeyer et al.
Tissue engineering. Part C, Methods, 21(7), 649-659 (2014-12-05)
Numerous techniques have been reported for preparing and sterilizing amniotic membrane (AM) for use in clinical applications. However, these preparations either do not produce completely sterile tissue or are detrimental to molecules unique to the tissue matrix, thus compromising beneficial
Tobias Lammel et al.
Environmental toxicology, 30(10), 1192-1204 (2014-04-08)
Graphene and its derivatives are an emerging class of carbon nanomaterial with great potential for a broad range of industrial and consumer applications. However, their increasing production and use is expected to result in release of nano-sized graphene platelets into
Guohua Yin et al.
Current microbiology, 71(3), 347-356 (2015-07-02)
The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of three volatile oxylipins on colony development in two fungi and on Drosophila larval metamorphosis. Using an airborne exposure technique, three common and volatile oxylipins (1-octen-3-ol, (E)-2-hexenal, and 1-hexanol) were
Yan-Qiu Liu et al.
Journal of ethnopharmacology, 157, 206-211 (2014-10-01)
Ecliptae herba, also known as "Mo-Han-Lian", has long been used in China to nourish Kidney and thereafter strengthen bones. Accumulating evidence indicates that extracts of Ecliptae herba have antiosteoporotic effect. However, the effective compounds and cellular mode of action are
Kyle R Pomraning et al.
PloS one, 10(4), e0123188-e0123188 (2015-04-24)
Yarrowia lipolytica is an oleaginous ascomycete yeast that accumulates large amounts of lipids and has potential as a biofuel producing organism. Despite a growing scientific literature focused on lipid production by Y. lipolytica, there remain significant knowledge gaps regarding the
Sae-Rom Yoo et al.
International journal of clinical and experimental medicine, 8(6), 8698-8708 (2015-08-27)
Here we report in vitro anti-adipogenic and antioxidant effects of Samchulgeonbi-tang (SCGBT), a traditional Korean herbal formula. 3T3-L1 preadipocytes were differentiated into adipocytes with or without SCGBT. After differentiation, we measured Oil Red O staining, glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GPDH) activity and
Tahseen H Nasti et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 194(6), 2683-2695 (2015-02-20)
Prevention of tumors induced by environmental carcinogens has not been achieved. Skin tumors produced by polyaromatic hydrocarbons, such as 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene (DMBA), often harbor an H-ras point mutation, suggesting that it is a poor target for early immunosurveillance. The application of
Zemin Xu et al.
Journal of hazardous materials, 295, 37-42 (2015-04-17)
To assess microbial degradation of alpha-cypermethrin in soil, attenuation of alpha-cypermethrin was investigated by compound-specific stable isotope analysis. The variations of the residual concentrations and stable carbon isotope ratios of alpha-cypermethrin were detected in unsterilized and sterilized soils spiked with
Katerina Naumoska et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1381, 229-238 (2015-01-20)
Three TLC methods were used for an initial screening of some common plant triterpenoids and phytosterols in cuticular wax extracts of different vegetables (zucchini, eggplant, tomato, red pepper, mangold, spinach, lettuce, white-colored radicchio di Castelfranco, raddichio Leonardo, white cabbage, red
R A Burke et al.
Advances in peritoneal dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis, 14, 120-123 (2000-01-29)
The presence of mixed disaccharides (maltose and isomaltose) in plasma from uremic patients has been previously investigated using gel-permeation chromatography. However, this method is unable to separate maltose (linked alpha-1-4) from isomaltose (linked alpha-1-6). We describe an alternative method using
Kamyar Ahmadi et al.
Talanta, 137, 167-173 (2015-03-17)
Ultrasound leaching-solid phase extraction (USL-SPE) followed by dispersive-solidification liquid-liquid microextraction (DSLLME) was developed for preconcentration and determination of organophosphorus pesticides (OPPs) in soil samples prior gas chromatography-mass spectrometry analysis. At first, OPPs were ultrasonically leached from soil samples by using
Corissa L Rodgers et al.
Forensic science international, 240, 144-150 (2014-05-09)
Previous studies performed by our research group have suggested that zeolites are a suitable adsorbent for the recovery of oxygenates from fire debris through heated passive headspace extraction. Zeolite 13X, in particular, has been shown to be effective for recovering
Chiara E Ghezzi et al.
Biomaterials, 35(24), 6236-6247 (2014-05-14)
Airway tracts serve as a conduit of transport in the respiratory system. Architecturally, these are composed of cartilage rings that offer flexibility and prevent collapse during normal breathing. To this end, the successful regeneration of an airway tract requires the
Jiunn-Jye Sheu et al.
Journal of translational medicine, 13, 59-59 (2015-04-19)
We hypothesized that lung cancer patient's circulating microparticles (Lc-MPs) could promote angiogenesis, blood flow in ischemic zone and ischemic recovery in rat critical limb ischemia (CLI). To investigate the impact of MP therapy on reversing the setting of CLI, adult-male
Tsz Kin Ng et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 7828-7828 (2015-01-17)
Cigarette smoking contributes to the development of destructive periodontal diseases and delays its healing process. Our previous study demonstrated that nicotine, a major constituent in the cigarette smoke, inhibits the regenerative potentials of human periodontal ligament-derived stem cells (PDLSC) through
Nele Ilmberger et al.
PloS one, 9(9), e106707-e106707 (2014-09-11)
A phylogenetic and metagenomic study of elephant feces samples (derived from a three-weeks-old and a six-years-old Asian elephant) was conducted in order to describe the microbiota inhabiting this large land-living animal. The microbial diversity was examined via 16S rRNA gene
Shewit Kalayou et al.
Cell biology and toxicology, 30(6), 361-376 (2014-11-25)
The mycotoxin alternariol (AOH) is an important contaminant of fruits and cereal products. The current study sought to address the effect of a non-toxic AOH concentration on the proteome of the steroidogenic H295R cell model. Quantitative proteomics based on stable
Fuchao Xu et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1401, 33-41 (2015-05-23)
A multi-residue analytical method was developed for the determination of a range of flame retardants (FRs), including polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), emerging halogenated FRs (EFRs) and organophosphate FRs (PFRs), in food matrices. An ultrasonication and vacuum assisted extraction (UVAE), followed
Ruth C R Meex et al.
American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism, 308(11), E960-E970 (2015-04-09)
Emerging evidence indicates that skeletal muscle lipid droplets are an important control point for intracellular lipid homeostasis and that regulating fatty acid fluxes from lipid droplets might influence mitochondrial capacity. We used pharmacological blockers of the major triglyceride lipases, adipose
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