Showing 1-30 of 86 results for "261092"
V Guritanu et al.
Physical review letters, 109(24), 247207-247207 (2013-02-02)
We have investigated the optical conductivity of the prominent valence-fluctuating compounds EuIr(2)Si(2) and EuNi(2)P(2) in the infrared energy range to get new insights into the electronic properties of valence-fluctuating systems. For both compounds, we observe upon cooling the formation of...
Maarten Van Roy et al.
Arthritis research & therapy, 17, 135-135 (2015-05-23)
The pleiotropic cytokine interleukin-6 (IL-6) plays an important role in the pathogenesis of different diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA). ALX-0061 is a bispecific Nanobody® with a high affinity and potency for IL-6 receptor (IL-6R), combined with an extended half-life by...
Yubin Zeng et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(6), 4579-4583 (2014-04-18)
Uniform and assembled LaBO3 nanocrystals have been successfully synthesized via a facile hydrothermal method. These assemblies exhibit a rod-shape morphology and each of them consists of small LaBO3 nanocrystals which are tightly attached together. The phase, surface and morphology of...
J Gao et al.
American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology, 309(1), L17-L26 (2015-05-17)
A previous study involving a proteomic screen of induced sputum from smokers and patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) demonstrated elevated levels of bactericidal/permeability-increasing fold-containing protein B1 (BPIFB1). The aim of the present study was to further evaluate the...
L Fernández et al.
Cancer letters, 368(1), 54-63 (2015-08-16)
Current therapies fail to cure most metastatic or recurrent bone cancer. We explored the efficacy and the pathways involved in natural killer (NK) cells' elimination of osteosarcoma (OS) cells, including tumor initiating cells (TICs), which are responsible for chemotherapy resistance...
Victor F Plyusnin et al.
Photochemical & photobiological sciences : Official journal of the European Photochemistry Association and the European Society for Photobiology, 12(9), 1666-1679 (2013-06-12)
Transient absorption and time resolved luminescence spectroscopy were used to study photophysical processes in the macrocycle-appended 1,8-naphthalimide compound H3L, and its Eu(III) and Gd(III) complexes Eu·L and Gd·L, in particular the naphthalimide-Eu(III) energy-transfer process. In all cases aggregation of the...
Zhiyan Xiao et al.
Medical physics, 40(2), 021721-021721 (2013-02-08)
Current KCl:Eu(2+) prototype dosimeters require a wait time of 12 h between irradiation and dosimetric readout. Although irradiating the dosimeters in the evening and reading on the following day works well in the clinical schedule, reducing the wait time to...
Europium chelate labels in time-resolved fluorescence immunoassays and DNA hybridization assays.
E P Diamandis et al.
Analytical chemistry, 62(22), 1149A-1157A (1990-11-15)
Liming Zhang et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(6), 4710-4713 (2014-04-18)
LiYbF4:Yb, Er nanoparticles have been successfully synthesized by thermal decomposition of multiple trifluoroacetic acid salts. The SEM and TEM results show the size of the LiYF4:Yb, Er nanoparticles is about 100 nm in diagonal line, and the morphology of the...
Marcos N Soares et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 33(4), 2213-2220 (2013-03-19)
A innovative 5-Cl-8-oxyquinolinepropoxycalix[4]arene ligand (2) have been prepared, exhibiting, at room temperature, blue fluorescent light emission and resulting in shift band to green fluorescent light (fluorescence mode) in the presence of coordinated Eu(III) and Tb(III) ions. Terbium complex presented phosphorescence...
Macarena P Quintana-Hayashi et al.
Infection and immunity, 83(4), 1610-1619 (2015-02-04)
Brachyspira hyodysenteriae colonizes the pig colon, resulting in mucohemorrhagic diarrhea and growth retardation. Fecal mucus is a characteristic feature of swine dysentery; therefore, we investigated how the mucin environment changes in the colon during infection with B. hyodysenteriae and how...
Patrick Schlegel et al.
Journal of immunology research, 2015, 473175-473175 (2015-08-04)
Natural killer cells have been shown to be relevant in the recognition and lysis of acute myeloid leukemia. In childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia, it was shown that HLA I expression and KIR receptor-ligand mismatch significantly impact ALL cytolysis. We characterized...
Frederic Clayton et al.
Gastroenterology, 147(3), 602-609 (2014-06-08)
Eosinophilic esophagitis is usually triggered by foods, by unclear mechanisms. We evaluated the roles of IgE and IgG4 in the development of eosinophilic esophagitis. We performed a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of adults with eosinophilic esophagitis given an antibody...
Miki Fukuda et al.
Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part A, Molecular & integrative physiology, 187, 66-73 (2015-05-12)
In salmon plasma/serum, three major insulin-like growth factor binding proteins (IGFBPs) are consistently detected at 22-, 28- and 41-kDa. The 22-kDa form has been identified as IGFBP-1b and shown to increase under catabolic conditions. We developed a competitive time-resolved fluoroimmunoassay...
V Divya et al.
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 42(34), 12317-12323 (2013-07-16)
Our recently developed Eu(3+) coordination compound, Eu(pfppd)3(tpy) [where Hpfppd = 4,4,5,5,5-pentafluoro-3-hydroxy-1-(phenanthren-3-yl)pentanedione and tpy = 2,2':6,6''-terpyridine] exhibits significant quantum yield (Φoverall = 41%) and long (5)D0 lifetime (880 μs) values under biologically relevant pH conditions (pH = 7.4) when excited with...
Marco Thomann et al.
PloS one, 10(8), e0134949-e0134949 (2015-08-13)
The importance and effect of Fc glycosylation of monoclonal antibodies with regard to biological activity is widely discussed and has been investigated in numerous studies. Fc glycosylation of monoclonal antibodies from current production systems is subject to batch-to-batch variability. If...
Tsung-Sheng Wu et al.
Molecular endocrinology (Baltimore, Md.), 28(7), 1026-1038 (2014-06-04)
SHBG transports and regulates the activities of androgens and estrogens. Several single nucleotide polymorphisms in the human SHBG gene have been linked to sex steroid-dependent diseases, including those associated with the metabolic syndrome. The N-terminal laminin G-like domain of SHBG...
Lisa K Spary et al.
Oncoimmunology, 3(9), e955331-e955331 (2015-05-06)
Tumor-associated stromal myofibroblasts are essential for the progression and metastatic spread of solid tumors. Corresponding myeloid cell infiltration into primary tumors is a negative prognostic factor in some malignancies. The aim of this study was to define the exact role...
Soo-Kyung Kim et al.
ChemMedChem, 9(8), 1732-1743 (2014-07-06)
Human Urotensin-II (U-II) is the most potent mammalian vasoconstrictor known.1 Thus, a U-II antagonist would be of therapeutic value in a number of cardiovascular disorders.2 Here, we describe our work on the prediction of the structure of the human U-II...
Min Zheng et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 5(3), 1078-1083 (2013-01-22)
Iron is one of the most important elements in the metabolic process for all living system. However, both its deficiency and excess from normal permissible limits can induce serious disorders. We synthesized a europium-based metal-organic framework (Eu-MOF), EuL(3) (L =...
Darin Vanderpool et al.
Analytical biochemistry, 473, 46-52 (2014-12-24)
The RAS/RAF/MEK/ERK signal transduction cascade plays an important role in the regulation of critical cellular processes such as cell proliferation, migration, and differentiation. The up-regulation of this pathway can negatively affect cell homeostasis and is responsible for the development of...
A Lehmusvuori et al.
Journal of microbiological methods, 118, 64-69 (2015-09-08)
Ready to use dry-reagent PCR assays for Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Pseudomonas spp. and for broad-range bacteria detection were developed. The assays were based on novel switchable lanthanide probes that provide sensitive target DNA detection with exceptionally high...
Yongchao Jia et al.
Chemical communications (Cambridge, England), 49(26), 2664-2666 (2013-02-26)
The Eu(2+) → Tb(3+) → Sm(3+) energy transfer scheme has been proposed to realize the sensitization of Sm(3+) ion emission by Eu(2+) ions. Following this energy transfer model, near-UV convertible Sm(3+)-activated orange phosphors have been obtained in Sr3Y(PO4)3:Eu(2+), Tb(3+), Sm(3+)...
Christer Lindqvist et al.
Anticancer research, 34(8), 3975-3979 (2014-07-31)
Myricetin is a flavanoid that can be found in a variety of food sources, including red wine. Several reports have indicated that flavonoids may reduce the disease risk of cancer. The aim of the present study was to investigate the...
Carlos A Parra-López et al.
PloS one, 9(7), e100639-e100639 (2014-07-02)
Malaria is transmitted by Plasmodium-infected anopheles mosquitoes. Widespread resistance of mosquitoes to insecticides and resistance of parasites to drugs highlight the urgent need for malaria vaccines. The most advanced malaria vaccines target sporozoites, the infective form of the parasite. A...
Sha Jiang et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(6), 4320-4324 (2014-04-18)
To investigate the effect of the dielectric medium on the spontaneous emission rate of an isolated emitter, two series of glass samples of various compositions lightly doped with the Eu3+ ion were prepared by melt-quenching method. According to the enhancement...
Janine Jahn et al.
Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.), 23(11), 2233-2241 (2015-09-24)
Natural killer (NK) cells are the first defense against malignant cells, and their functions are severely impaired in individuals with obesity. However, it is not known whether functions can be re-activated after weight loss. The alterations of NK cell functions...
Shyamal Kr Ghorai et al.
Inorganic chemistry, 52(3), 1476-1487 (2013-01-17)
A simple ternary system containing a protein [human serum albumin (HSA)/bovine serum albumin (BSA)], tetracycline hydrochloride (TC), and Eu(III) in suitable aqueous buffer medium at physiological pH (= 7.2) has been shown to exhibit highly efficient "antenna effect" compared to...
Kari Kopra et al.
The Analyst, 138(17), 4907-4914 (2013-06-27)
This study, a homogeneous assay system for delta opioid receptor binding ligands has been developed using Quenching Resonance Energy Transfer (QRET). The QRET system allows receptor-ligand binding assays on intact cells using a single-label approach and a nonspecific quenching mechanism....
Yeong Hwan Ko et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(5), 3230-3235 (2013-07-19)
The trivalent europium ions-doped yttrium silicate (Y2SiO5:Eu3+) nanocrystalline phosphors were synthesized via a sol-gel method, followed by post thermal annealing. The effects of thermal annealing temperature and doping concentration on the structural and luminescent properties of Y2SiO5:Eu3+ nanocrystalline phosphors were...

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