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Royal K Law et al.
Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.), 51(1), 41-46 (2012-10-10)
In March of 2011, an earthquake struck Japan causing a tsunami that resulted in a radiological release from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Surveillance for potential radiological and any iodine/iodide product exposures was initiated on the National Poison
Orlando Coronell et al.
Environmental science & technology, 47(1), 420-428 (2012-12-04)
We used an extended solution-diffusion model that incorporates Donnan electrostatic exclusion of ions and unhindered advection due to imperfections, and measurements of charge density in the polyamide active layers of reverse osmosis (RO) and nanofiltration (NF) membranes, to predict the
J B Sterling et al.
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 43(4), 691-697 (2000-09-27)
Potassium iodide (KI) is a useful drug in the dermatologic armamentarium. It is successfully used for inflammatory dermatoses, most notably erythema nodosum, subacute nodular migratory panniculitis, nodular vasculitis, erythema multiforme, and Sweet's syndrome. KI is also successfully used for cutaneous
Max Ramírez-Soto et al.
Revista chilena de infectologia : organo oficial de la Sociedad Chilena de Infectologia, 30(5), 548-553 (2013-11-20)
Sporotrichosis is a subcutaneous mycosis caused by Sporothrix complex, endemic in Abancay, Peru. Is acquired by traumatic inoculation with plant material. Common clinical presentations are lymphatic cutaneous and fixed cutaneous disease. We report 2 cases of fixed cutaneous sporotrichosis with
W R Heymann
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 42(3), 490-492 (2000-02-25)
The inhibition of organic binding of iodide in the thyroid gland by excess iodide, resulting in the cessation of thyroid hormone synthesis, is known as the Wolff-Chaikoff effect. This review explores the nature of the Wolff-Chaikoff effect, both in terms
M Schubert et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 78(20), 7267-7275 (2012-08-07)
In the present work, Norway spruce wood (Picea abies L.) was reacted with a commercial Trametes versicolor laccase in the presence of potassium iodide salt or the phenolic compounds thymol and isoeugenol to impart an antimicrobial property to the wood
Siliang Xue et al.
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, (4)(4), CD006136-CD006136 (2009-10-13)
Sporotrichosis is a subacute or chronic disease, usually affecting the skin caused by a dimorphic (existing in two forms), aerobic (oxygen requiring) fungus called Sporothrix schenckii. Oral potassium iodide is widely used for cutaneous sporotrichosis in clinical medicine with more
Piedad Santiago et al.
The British journal of nutrition, 110(5), 831-839 (2013-02-05)
The benefits of iodine supplements during pregnancy remain controversial in areas with a mild-to-moderate iodine deficiency. The aim of the present study was to determine the effect of improving iodine intakes, with iodised salt (IS) or iodine supplements, in pregnant
Anna Błażewicz et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 962, 141-146 (2014-06-10)
A fast, accurate and precise ion chromatography method with pulsed amperometric detection was applied to evaluate a variety of parameters affecting the determination of total iodine in serum and urine of 81 subjects, including 56 obese and 25 healthy Polish
Daniel Violon
Journal of computer assisted tomography, 36(5), 602-609 (2012-09-21)
To describe a program that simulates a computed tomographic scan with the polychromatic aspect of the output of the x-ray tube implemented. This program can be used in the study of the attenuation of different solutions/solutes. These results can subsequently
Potassium iodide for thyroid protection in a nuclear accident.
The Medical letter on drugs and therapeutics, 53(1361), 25-26 (2011-04-06)
Alejandro A Arriagada et al.
Endocrinology, 156(4), 1540-1551 (2015-01-17)
Na+/I- symporter (NIS) mediates iodide (I-) uptake in the thyroid gland, the first and rate-limiting step in the biosynthesis of the thyroid hormones. The expression and function of NIS in thyroid cells is mainly regulated by TSH and by the
Veena Chandran et al.
Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology, 78(6), 728-733 (2012-10-19)
We are reporting 35 new cases of Chromoblastomycosis from Central Kerala. A majority of the cases from India are reported from the Sub Himalayan belt and South India. The disease scenario in India and abroad is briefly reviewed. To study
Kirsti Parikka et al.
Biomacromolecules, 13(8), 2418-2428 (2012-06-26)
Carboxylated, anionic polysaccharides were selectively prepared using a combination of enzymatic and chemical reactions. The galactose-containing polysaccharides studied were spruce galactoglucomannan, guar galactomannan, and tamarind galactoxyloglucan. The galactosyl units of the polysaccharides were first oxidized with galactose oxidase (EC
Anna S Röttger et al.
Archives of animal nutrition, 66(5), 385-401 (2012-09-12)
In the presented study the effect of different iodine (I) levels and sources in hen feed on the iodine concentration of different tissues, blood serum, and eggs of laying hens was studied. For this purpose, two experiments were conducted with
Christina M Johnson et al.
Journal of plant research, 128(6), 1007-1016 (2015-09-18)
Gravity is a constant unidirectional stimulus on Earth, and gravitropism in plants involves three phases: perception, transduction, and response. In shoots, perception takes place within the endodermis. To investigate the cellular machinery of perception in microgravity, we conducted a spaceflight
Laura R Zwolinski et al.
Disaster medicine and public health preparedness, 6(3), 263-269 (2012-10-19)
In 2009, the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) made potassium iodide (KI), a nonprescription radio-protective drug, available by mailing vouchers redeemable at local pharmacies for KI tablets, at no cost to residents living within 10 miles of Michigan's 3
David Orr et al.
Chemistry (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 20(44), 14305-14316 (2014-09-13)
Vinyl cyclopropane rearrangement (VCPR) has been utilised to synthesise a difluorinated cyclopentene stereospecifically and under mild thermal conditions. Difluorocyclopropanation chemistry afforded ethyl 3-(1'(2'2'-difluoro-3'-phenyl)cyclopropyl) propenoate as all four stereoisomers (18a, 18b, 22a, 22b) (all racemic). The trans-E isomer (18a), prepared in
Amine Kassouf et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 839, 14-25 (2014-07-30)
Olive oil is one of the most valued sources of fats in the Mediterranean diet. Its storage was generally done using glass or metallic packaging materials. Nowadays, plastic packaging has gained worldwide spread for the storage of olive oil. However
H B Li et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 918(2), 335-339 (2001-06-16)
A novel method for the determination of iodide by size exclusion chromatography was established. The method was simple and highly sensitive with good precision. Iodide was converted to iodine, then sequestered with starch, and separated from the matrix using a
Bernice Wright et al.
Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A, 102(10), 3393-3400 (2013-10-22)
Chemical and biochemical modification of hydrogels is one strategy to create physiological constructs that maintain cell function. The aim of this study was to apply oxidised alginate hydrogels as a basis for development of a biomimetic niche for limbal epithelial
Casey Burton et al.
Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry, 435, 42-47 (2014-05-06)
Urinary biomarkers, such as pteridines, require normalization with respect to an individual's hydration status and time since last urination. Conventional creatinine-based corrections are affected by a multitude of patient factors whereas urine specific gravity (USG) is a bulk specimen property
Guadalupe Delgado et al.
Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association, 25(3), 352-360 (2015-02-11)
Iodine is a crucial component of thyroid hormones, and several reports have shown that iodine per se is implicated in the physiopathology of other organs. Innovative ion chromatography detection following a four-step temperature ramp microwave digestion in 25-50 mM nitric acid
G G Craig et al.
Australian dental journal, 57(3), 308-311 (2012-08-29)
The aim of the present study was to compare the efficacy of an experimental diamine silver fluoride/potassium iodide product with an oxalic acid-based preparation in reducing dentine hypersensitivity. The study was conducted as a double-blind, randomized clinical trial. A total
Han Yao et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 117, 232-239 (2015-09-18)
L-asparaginase is an effective anti-tumor agent for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. This work presents the development of an activity determination of L-ASNase preparations for pharmaceutical quality control purposes, in accordance with analytical Quality by Design principles. Critical method attributes, the absorbance
S C Clement et al.
Pediatric blood & cancer, 60(11), 1833-1838 (2013-07-09)
Thyroid dysfunction has been reported in up to 52% of patients 1.4 years after treatment with (131) I-Metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) in children with neuroblastoma (NBL), despite the use of potassium-iodide (KI). Our aim was to investigate if the incidence and severity
Angela M Leung et al.
Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association, 22(11), 1176-1180 (2012-10-12)
Breastmilk iodine levels may vary temporally in response to recent changes in dietary iodine intake. We assessed the effect of and time to peak breastmilk iodine levels after potassium iodine ingestion, which has never been studied and is important toward
T V Divyalakshmi et al.
Analytical biochemistry, 440(1), 49-55 (2013-06-04)
The use of ovalbumin (OVA)-immobilized layer-by-layer-assembled chitosan/polystyrene sulfonate membranes for the detection of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) at subpicomolar levels is reported. The detection of mercuric chloride (HgCl2) and potassium iodide (KI) was also investigated. While the detection limits of HgCl2
Ilzira A Minigalieva et al.
International journal of molecular sciences, 16(9), 22555-22583 (2015-09-24)
Stable suspensions of NiO and Mn₃O₄ nanoparticles (NPs) with a mean (±s.d.) diameter of 16.7±8.2 and 18.4±5.4 nm, respectively, purposefully prepared by laser ablation of 99.99% pure nickel or manganese in de-ionized water, were repeatedly injected intraperitoneally (IP) to rats
Maria A Vlasova et al.
European journal of pharmaceutical sciences : official journal of the European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences, 63, 96-102 (2014-06-26)
Intravenously administered nanocarriers are widely studied to improve the delivery of various therapeutic agents. However, recent in vivo studies have demonstrated that intravenously administered nanocarriers that do not contain any drug may affect cardiovascular function. Here we provide an example
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