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Z J Jay et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 81(17), 5907-5916 (2015-06-21)
Thermoproteales (phylum Crenarchaeota) populations are abundant in high-temperature (>70°C) environments of Yellowstone National Park (YNP) and are important in mediating the biogeochemical cycles of sulfur, arsenic, and carbon. The objectives of this study were to determine the specific physiological attributes...
Trong-Nhat Phan et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 25(8) (2020-04-29)
Kinetoplastid parasites, including Leishmania and Trypanosoma spp., are life threatening pathogens with a worldwide distribution. Next-generation therapeutics for treatment are needed as current treatments have limitations, such as toxicity and drug resistance. In this study, we examined the activities of...
Paul van den Berk et al.
Cell reports, 33(13), 108533-108533 (2020-12-31)
Altering ubiquitination by disruption of deubiquitinating enzymes (DUBs) affects hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) maintenance. However, comprehensive knowledge of DUB function during hematopoiesis in vivo is lacking. Here, we systematically inactivate DUBs in mouse hematopoietic progenitors using in vivo small hairpin RNA (shRNA)...
Abdulsalam A M Alkhaldi et al.
Molecular pharmacology, 87(3), 451-464 (2014-12-21)
We have previously reported that curcumin analogs with a C7 linker bearing a C4-C5 olefinic linker with a single keto group at C3 (enone linker) display midnanomolar activity against the bloodstream form of Trypanosoma brucei. However, no clear indication of...
Ayuba Sunday Buru et al.
Journal of ethnopharmacology, 153(3), 587-595 (2014-03-13)
Cinnamomum species have been widely used in many traditional systems of medicine around the world. In the Malaysian traditional system of medicine, the leaves, stem bark and stem wood of Cinnamomum iners, Cinnamomum porrectum, Cinnamomum altissimum and Cinnamomum impressicostatum have...
Hamed Mosaei et al.
Molecular cell, 72(2), 263-274 (2018-09-25)
Antibiotic-resistant bacterial pathogens pose an urgent healthcare threat, prompting a demand for new medicines. We report the mode of action of the natural ansamycin antibiotic kanglemycin A (KglA). KglA binds bacterial RNA polymerase at the rifampicin-binding pocket but maintains potency...
Analysis and testing of biological stains--the Biological Stain Commission Procedures.
D P Penney et al.
Biotechnic & histochemistry : official publication of the Biological Stain Commission, 77(5-6), 237-275 (2003-02-05)
Benjamin D Ferguson et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 10641-10641 (2015-06-16)
Lung cancer outcomes remain poor despite the identification of several potential therapeutic targets. The EPHB4 receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) has recently emerged as an oncogenic factor in many cancers, including lung cancer. Mutations of EPHB4 in lung cancers have previously...
Nizioł-Łukaszewska Zofia et al.
Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity, 2020, 5307614-5307614 (2020-09-24)
Plant materials play a very significant role as components of products being used both for medicinal and cosmetic purposes. Due to the high content of active substances, they can play an important role as extracts with antioxidant, regenerative, and antiaging...
Yan Wang et al.
Pharmaceutical research, 31(11), 3106-3119 (2014-05-23)
Although Cu complexes have been investigated as anticancer agents, there has been no description of Cu itself as a cancer killing agent. A stealth liposomal Cu formulation (LpCu) was studied in vitro and in vivo. LpCu was evaluated in prostate...
Rosa Adam et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 22(15), 4018-4027 (2014-06-24)
A new series of triazolopyridyl pyridyl ketones has been synthetized by regioselective lithiation of the corresponding [1,2,3]triazolo[1,5-a]pyridine at 7 position followed by reaction with different electrophiles. The in vitro antileishmanial activity of these compounds was evaluated against Leishmaniainfantum, Leishmaniabraziliensis, Leishmaniaguyanensis...
Alexis Rodríguez et al.
PloS one, 9(7), e101742-e101742 (2014-07-16)
The contention and treatment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other bacteria that cause infectious diseases require the use of new type of antibiotics. Pandinin 2 (Pin2) is a scorpion venom antimicrobial peptide highly hemolytic that has a central proline residue. This...
Carrie J Lovitt et al.
Journal of cancer research and clinical oncology, 141(5), 951-959 (2015-03-17)
Utilization of miniaturized three-dimensional (3D) cell culture-based assays enables investigation into the anticancer activity of drug candidates and further elucidation of the anticancer profile of standard-of-care chemotherapeutic agents against tumor cells. Drug discovery assays established using 3D cell culture, which...
Wongsakorn Suchaoin et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 104(8), 2523-2530 (2015-06-04)
The aim of this study was to generate and characterize a thiolated carrageenan. Thiolated carrageenan (carrageenan-SH) was synthesized from kappa (κ)- and iota (ι)-carrageenan by bromine replacement of the hydroxyl moieties followed by substitution to thiol groups using thiourea. Thiolated...
Tobias Kiesslich et al.
Molecular and cellular biochemistry, 396(1-2), 257-268 (2014-07-30)
Hedgehog (Hh) signalling contributes to carcinogenesis and represents a valid druggable target in human cancers, possibly also in biliary tract cancer (BTC). We analysed the expression of Hh components in BTC using eight heterogeneously differentiated cell lines, xenograft tumours and...
Bijay Kumar Jha et al.
Parasitology research, 114(3), 1189-1195 (2015-01-08)
Acanthamoeba is an opportunistic protozoan parasite responsible for different diseases in humans, such as granulomatous amoebic encephalitis and amoebic keratitis. Tigecycline, a third-generation tetracycline antibiotic, has potential activity to treat most of the antibiotic resistant bacterial infections. The effects of...
Sanjib K Shrestha et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 17070-17070 (2015-11-26)
Azoles are antifungal drugs used to treat fungal infections such as candidiasis in humans. Their extensive use has led to the emergence of drug resistance, complicating antifungal therapy for yeast infections in critically ill patients. Combination therapy has become popular...
A K Krug et al.
Cell death & disease, 5, e1222-e1222 (2014-05-09)
Assessment of the network of toxicity pathways by Omics technologies and bioinformatic data processing paves the road toward a new toxicology for the twenty-first century. Especially, the upstream network of responses, taking place in toxicant-treated cells before a point of...
Jiqing Zhang et al.
Molecular therapy : the journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy, 22(7), 1320-1332 (2014-04-04)
This study characterizes the ability of novel oncolytic rhabdoviruses (Maraba MG1) to boost natural killer (NK) cell activity. Our results demonstrate that MG1 activates NK cells via direct infection and maturation of conventional dendritic cells. Using NK depletion and conventional...
Michael Hellwig et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 63(30), 6723-6730 (2015-07-18)
Maillard reaction products (MRPs) are taken up in substantial amounts with the daily diet, but the majority are not transported across the intestinal epithelium. The aim of this study was to obtain first insights into the stability of dietary MRPs...
Ekaterina Schreiber-Brynzak et al.
Investigational new drugs, 33(4), 835-847 (2015-06-21)
Hypoxic and necrotic regions that accrue within solid tumors in vivo are known to be associated with metastasis formation, radio- and chemotherapy resistance, and drug metabolism. Therefore, integration of these tumor characteristics into in vitro drug screening models is advantageous...
Marco Araújo et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 469(1), 140-145 (2014-04-29)
This work proposes melanin as a new nanocarrier for pH-responsive drug release. Melanin is an abundant natural polymer that can be easily extracted from cuttlefish as nanoparticles with a suitable size range for drug delivery. However, despite its high potentiality...
Amir Kumar Singh et al.
Nature communications, 9(1), 4515-4515 (2018-10-31)
Dysregulated ROR-γt-mediated IL-17 transcription is central to the pathogenesis of several inflammatory disorders, yet the molecular mechanisms that govern the transcription factor activity of ROR-γt in the regulation of IL-17 are not fully defined. Here we show that SUMO-conjugating enzyme...
Marcelo Fabiano Gomes Boriollo et al.
BMC complementary medicine and therapies, 20(1), 133-133 (2020-05-01)
Sedum praealtum has been used for a long time in traditional medicine as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory agent. Its beneficial effects have been known since ancient times, when Latinos used it to treat sore and swollen eyes. This research evaluated...
Daniel Vázquez-Sánchez et al.
Food science and technology international = Ciencia y tecnologia de los alimentos internacional, 21(8), 559-570 (2014-10-05)
The present study was aimed to evaluate the potential of essential oils to remove the foodborne pathogen Staphylococcus aureus from food-processing facilities. The effectiveness of 19 essential oils against planktonic cells of S. aureus was firstly assessed by minimal inhibitory...
Wen-Hao Guo et al.
Nature communications, 11(1), 4268-4268 (2020-08-28)
Current efforts in the proteolysis targeting chimera (PROTAC) field mostly focus on choosing an appropriate E3 ligase for the target protein, improving the binding affinities towards the target protein and the E3 ligase, and optimizing the PROTAC linker. However, due...
Juan D Unciti-Broceta et al.
PLoS pathogens, 11(6), e1004942-e1004942 (2015-06-26)
African trypanosomiasis is a deadly neglected disease caused by the extracellular parasite Trypanosoma brucei. Current therapies are characterized by high drug toxicity and increasing drug resistance mainly associated with loss-of-function mutations in the transporters involved in drug import. The introduction...
Chris M Mallory et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 23(23), 7378-7385 (2015-11-07)
Two synthetic aziridinomitosenes (AZMs), Me-AZM and H-AZM, structurally related to mitomycin C (MC) were evaluated for their anticancer activity against six cancer cell lines (HeLa, Jurkat, T47D, HepG2, HL-60, and HuT-78) and tested for their DNA-modifying abilities in Jurkat cells....
Joost Schalkwijk et al.
Science translational medicine, 11(510) (2019-09-20)
Malaria eradication is critically dependent on new therapeutics that target resistant Plasmodium parasites and block transmission of the disease. Here, we report that pantothenamide bioisosteres were active against blood-stage Plasmodium falciparum parasites and also blocked transmission of sexual stages to...
Andrej Wagner et al.
International journal of molecular sciences, 15(11), 20134-20157 (2014-11-08)
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a palliative treatment option for unresectable hilar biliary tract cancer (BTC) showing a considerable benefit for survival and quality of life with few side effects. Currently, factors determining the cellular response of BTC cells towards PDT...
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