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Luana Perioli et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 454(1), 259-268 (2013-07-16)
The aim of this work was to develop new mucoadhesive buccal patches containing an inorganic fluorinated compound, MgAl-F, intended for decay prevention. Firstly MgAl-F was synthesized and characterized, then the patches were prepared starting from a physical blend of mucoadhesive
Jesse Hwang et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(52), E5706-E5715 (2014-12-17)
An shRNA-mediated screen of the 48 human nuclear receptor genes identified multiple candidates likely to influence the production of human cytomegalovirus in cultured human fibroblasts, including the estrogen-related receptor α (ERRα), an orphan nuclear receptor. The 50-kDa receptor and a
Xiaojun Ge et al.
Molecular medicine reports, 11(1), 333-340 (2014-10-24)
The aim of the present study was to establish, characterize and elucidate the potential mechanisms of acquired gefitinb resistance, using the A549 human lung cancer cell line. A gefitinib-resistant A549 sub-clone was established by exposure to escalating gefitinib concentrations over
Yann S Gallot et al.
Cancer research, 74(24), 7344-7356 (2014-10-23)
Cachexia is a muscle-wasting syndrome that contributes significantly to morbidity and mortality of many patients with advanced cancers. However, little is understood about how the severe loss of skeletal muscle characterizing this condition occurs. In the current study, we tested
Xin Zhou et al.
PloS one, 9(12), e115148-e115148 (2014-12-17)
We sought develop and characterize a diet-induced model of metabolic syndrome and its related diseases. The experimental animals (Spague-Dawley rats) were randomly divided into two groups, and each group was fed a different feed for 48 weeks as follows: 1)
Michiel Boekhout et al.
Journal of cell science, 128(8), 1639-1653 (2015-02-13)
Nek2 isoform A (Nek2A) is a presumed substrate of the anaphase-promoting complex/cyclosome containing Cdc20 (APC/C(Cdc20)). Nek2A, like cyclin A, is degraded in mitosis while the spindle checkpoint is active. Cyclin A prevents spindle checkpoint proteins from binding to Cdc20 and
[Fluoride concentration and human dental enamel solubility after topical application of neutral or acidulated sodium fluoride solutions].
S V Benfatti et al.
Revista da Faculdade de Odontologia de Aracatuba, 7(1), 85-93 (1978-01-01)
Un-Ho Jin et al.
Biochemistry and cell biology = Biochimie et biologie cellulaire, 92(4), 243-249 (2014-06-18)
The human chronic myelogenous cell line K562 has been used extensively as a model for the study of leukemia differentiation. We show here that treatment of K562 cells with caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) induced a majority of cells to
Slow-release sodium fluoride in osteoporosis.
C Y Pak et al.
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 11(5), 561-564 (1996-05-01)
Kaushlendra Tripathi et al.
Oncotarget, 6(7), 5237-5252 (2015-03-07)
Allyl isothiocyanate (AITC), a constituent of many cruciferous vegetables exhibits significant anticancer activities in many cancer models. Our studies provide novel insights into AITC-induced anticancer mechanisms in human A549 and H1299 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cells. AITC exposure induced
N Guelzim et al.
Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids, 91(5), 203-211 (2014-08-31)
The hypothesis that n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) could contribute to maintain muscle mass during energy restriction aiming to weight loss was tested in the rat, with special attention paid to insulin signalling. After 10 weeks on a diet rich
Julio M Rubio et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 194(7), 3327-3339 (2015-03-01)
Studies on the heterogeneity and plasticity of macrophage populations led to the identification of two major polarization states: classically activated macrophages or M1, induced by IFN-γ plus LPS, and alternatively activated macrophages, induced by IL-4. We studied the expression of
Junwen Zheng et al.
Journal of immunology research, 2015, 738547-738547 (2015-11-12)
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection upregulates genes of the suppressor of cytokine signaling (SOCS) family, which utilize a feedback loop to inhibit type I interferon dependent antiviral signaling pathway. Here, we reconstituted RSV nonstructural (NS) protein expression plasmids (pNS1, pNS2
F García-Hoyos et al.
European journal of paediatric dentistry, 13(4), 280-284 (2012-12-29)
To demonstrate that the application of dental fluoride varnishes in children increases urinary fluoride excretion. From a randomly assembled group of 42 children aged between 5 and 8 years, residing in a community with non-fluoridated water, spot urinary
Pang-ning Teng et al.
Gynecologic oncology, 136(3), 554-561 (2015-01-07)
Significant reductions in gynecologic (GYN) cancer mortality and morbidity require treatments that prevent and reverse resistance to chemotherapy and radiation. The objective of this study was to determine if pharmacologic inhibition of key DNA damage response kinases in GYN cancers
Douglas Barrows et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 290(48), 28915-28931 (2015-10-07)
Phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate (PIP3)-dependent Rac exchanger 2 (PREX2) is a guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF) for the Ras-related C3 botulinum toxin substrate 1 (Rac1) GTPase, facilitating the exchange of GDP for GTP on Rac1. GTP-bound Rac1 then activates its downstream effectors
Longxiao Wei et al.
Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology, 65(4), 357-363 (2015-04-09)
Cardiac hypertrophy is a primary pathological change associated with cardiovascular diseases. Dysregulated microRNAs are frequent in cardiovascular diseases and contribute to cardiac hypertrophy by regulating a series of targeted genes. In this study, a rat model of cardiac hypertrophy was
Jochen J Frietsch et al.
Oncotarget, 5(14), 5257-5271 (2014-06-11)
Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is characterized by a genomic translocation generating a permanently active BCR-ABL oncogene with a complex pattern of atypically tyrosine-phosphorylated proteins that drive the malignant phenotype of CML. Recently, the LIM and SH3 domain protein 1 (LASP1)
Chutima Kaewpiboon et al.
Molecular medicine reports, 11(3), 2315-2321 (2014-11-15)
Despite efforts to develop efficient chemotherapeutic drug strategies to treat cancer, acquired drug resistance is a commonly encountered problem. In the present study, to investigate this phenomenon, human A549 lung cancer cells resistant to the topoisomerase inhibitor etoposide (A549RT‑eto) were
I Appolloni et al.
Oncogene, 34(15), 1991-2002 (2014-05-27)
Although the infiltrative behavior of malignant gliomas is one of their most critical aspects, the mechanisms underlying it have not yet been elucidated. To migrate in the brain parenchyma, malignant glioma cells need to bypass the cell-cell contact inhibitory signals.
Anna L Greenshields et al.
Cancer letters, 357(1), 129-140 (2014-12-03)
Piperine, an alkaloid from black pepper, is reported to have anticancer activities. In this study, we investigated the effect of piperine on the growth and motility of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) cells. Piperine inhibited the in vitro growth of TNBC
Shuai Li et al.
Journal of molecular neuroscience : MN, 55(1), 62-68 (2014-09-06)
TRAP1/Hsp75 (tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated protein 1), a paralogue of the Hsp90 family, has been recently described as a molecular marker and novel therapeutic target in local and metastatic prostate cancer. It has been proved to be associated with tumor
Cayo Almeida et al.
Pain, 156(3), 504-513 (2015-02-18)
Treatment of neuropathic pain is a clinical challenge likely because of the time-dependent changes in many neurotransmitter systems, growth factors, ionic channels, membrane receptors, transcription factors, and recruitment of different cell types. Conversely, an increasing number of reports have shown
V Matiller et al.
Reproduction in domestic animals = Zuchthygiene, 49(5), 813-823 (2014-08-13)
Cystic ovarian disease (COD) is one of the main causes of infertility in dairy cattle. It has been shown that intra-ovarian factors may contribute to follicular persistence. Transforming growth factor-beta (TGFB) isoforms are important paracrine and autocrine signalling molecules that
Jonathan D Lautz et al.
Journal of neurochemistry, 146(5), 540-559 (2018-05-29)
Cells utilize dynamic, network-level rearrangements in highly interconnected protein interaction networks to transmit and integrate information from distinct signaling inputs. Despite the importance of protein interaction network dynamics, the organizational logic underlying information flow through these networks is not well
Rafael M Bitencourt et al.
Neurochemistry international, 90, 72-84 (2015-07-22)
Corticosteroid and endocannabinoid actions converge on prefrontocortical circuits associated with neuropsychiatric illnesses. Corticosteroids can also modulate forebrain synapses by using endocannabinoid effector systems. Here, we determined whether corticosteroids can modulate transmitter release directly in the frontal cortex and, in doing
Atlante S Mendes et al.
Life sciences, 244, 117153-117153 (2019-12-13)
Increased activity of calpain-1 and matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-2 was observed in different models of arterial hypertension and contribute to thicken the left ventricle (LV) walls and to hypertrophy cardiac myocytes. MMP-2 activity may be regulated by calpain-1 via bioactive molecules
Daniel Yagoub et al.
Molecular endocrinology (Baltimore, Md.), 28(11), 1899-1915 (2014-09-13)
Sphingosine kinase 1 (SK1) is a signaling enzyme that catalyzes the formation of sphingosine-1-phosphate. Overexpression of SK1 is causally associated with breast cancer progression and resistance to therapy. SK1 inhibitors are currently being investigated as promising breast cancer therapies. Two
Francesca Langone et al.
PloS one, 9(12), e114018-e114018 (2014-12-03)
The skeletal muscle tissue has a remarkable capacity to regenerate upon injury. Recent studies have suggested that this regenerative process is improved when AMPK is activated. In the muscle of young and old mice a low calorie diet, which activates
Ewa Augustin et al.
Acta pharmacologica Sinica, 36(3), 385-399 (2015-02-03)
FMS-like receptor tyrosine kinase (FLT3) is expressed in some normal hematopoietic cell types and plays an important role in the pathogenesis of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). In this study, we examined the effects of triazoloacridinone C-1305, an antitumor compound, on
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