Showing 1-30 of 237 results for "349178"
Ru Qiao et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(6), 4247-4251 (2013-07-19)
In this paper, we report a preparation of CuZn dendritic microstructures through a tunable template-free electrochemical approach. By simply tunning the applied depositing current, the morphology of the product can be well controlled. The growth mechanism of CuZn dendritic alloys...
E J Pappert et al.
Neurology, 47(4), 1037-1042 (1996-10-01)
To determine if ventricular cerebrospinal fluid (vCSF) alpha-tocopherol levels in Parkinson's disease (PD) patients can be increased by oral alpha-tocopherol supplementation and whether vCSF levels are linearly related to plasma alpha-tocopherol levels. In spite of its putative neuroprotective properties, alpha-tocopherol...
Goldie Songra et al.
American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics, 145(5), 569-578 (2014-05-03)
The aim of this study was to compare the time to initial alignment and extraction space closure using conventional brackets and active and passive self-ligating brackets. One hundred adolescent patients 11 to 18 years of age undergoing maxillary and mandibular...
Geir Bjorklund
Acta neurobiologiae experimentalis, 73(2), 225-236 (2013-07-05)
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. Several studies have suggested a disturbance in the copper (Cu) and zinc (Zn) metabolism in ASDs. Zinc deficiency, excess Cu levels...
M A Lovell et al.
Archives of neurology, 58(3), 392-396 (2001-03-20)
Markers of oxidative stress are increased in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of patients with Alzheimer disease (AD), although none of those reported are appropriate diagnostic markers because of the overlap between patients with AD and control subjects. To determine the ratio...
Daniel L Priebbenow et al.
Organic letters, 15(24), 6155-6157 (2013-11-28)
A method has been developed for the preparation of N-alkynylated sulfoximines involving the copper-catalyzed decarboxylative coupling of sulfoximines with aryl propiolic acids. A range of substituents on both the sulfoximidoyl moiety and the aryl group of the propiolic acid were...
Metals: setting a trap for copper.
Valeria Culotta
Nature chemical biology, 10(12), 986-987 (2014-10-27)
Sonia Melino et al.
The FEBS journal, 281(3), 657-672 (2013-11-14)
Natural antimicrobial peptides represent a primordial mechanism of immunity in both vertebrate and nonvertebrate organisms. Among them, histatins belong to a family of human salivary metal-binding peptides displaying potent antibacterial, antifungal and wound-healing activities. These properties, along with the ability...
Marius Andruh
Chimia, 67(6), 383-387 (2013-08-16)
The node-and-spacer approach is widely employed in crystal engineering to construct coordination polymers. It consists of self-assembly processes involving mononuclear cationic species and exo-dentate ligands. We enlarged this strategy using preformed homo- and heterometallic complexes as nodes. The presence of...
Shaojuan Song et al.
Yi chuan = Hereditas, 36(12), 1261-1268 (2014-12-10)
Copper plays critical roles in biological system; however, it is toxic in excess. To identify novel genes involved in copper metabolism, we performed a whole genome-wide genetic screen in C. elegans model organism to search for mutants which are resistant...
Katla Sai Krishna et al.
Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, (81)(81), doi:10-doi:10 (2013-12-12)
Procedures utilizing millifluidic devices for chemical synthesis and time-resolved mechanistic studies are described by taking three examples. In the first, synthesis of ultra-small copper nanoclusters is described. The second example provides their utility for investigating time resolved kinetics of chemical...
Maryam Ghanbarian et al.
Journal of AOAC International, 96(4), 880-886 (2013-09-05)
A new displacement-dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction method based on the solidification of floating organic drop was developed for separation and preconcentration of Pd(ll) in road dust and aqueous samples. This method involves two steps of dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction based on solidification....
Rupert Purchase
Science progress, 96(Pt 3), 213-223 (2013-11-20)
Wilson's disease (hepatolenticular degeneration) is a rare inherited autosomal recessive disorder of copper metabolism leading to copper accumulation in the liver and extrahepatic organs such as the brain and cornea. Patients may present with combinations of hepatic, neurological and psychiatric...
Jian-ping Jia et al.
Chinese medical journal, 117(8), 1161-1164 (2004-09-14)
An important aspect of Alzheimer's disease (AD) is loss or impairment of cholinergic neurons. It is controversial whether there is a similar cholinergic impairment and cerebral deficit of acetylcholine (ACh) in the case of vascular dementia (VD). The purpose of...
Ping Ning et al.
Journal of environmental sciences (China), 25(4), 808-814 (2013-08-09)
Metal (Cu, Co, or Zn) loaded ZSM-5 and Y zeolite adsorbents were prepared for the adsorption of hydrogen cyanide (HCN) toxic gas. The results showed that the HCN breakthrough capacity was enhanced significantly when zeolites were loaded with Cu. The...
M Tajuddin Sikder et al.
Water environment research : a research publication of the Water Environment Federation, 86(4), 296-304 (2014-05-24)
Beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) cross-linked with epichlorohydrin to form water insoluble beta-cyclodextrin polymer (beta-CDP) has been shown to be an effective sorbent for sorption of organic particles, but the sorption of copper (Cu2+) in aqueous solutions by beta-CDP has not been conducted....
Quanying Wang et al.
Environmental monitoring and assessment, 187(1), 4121-4121 (2014-11-20)
Accumulations of copper in orchard soils and fruit trees due to the application of Cu-based fungicides have become research hotspots. However, information about the sampling strategies, which can affect the accuracy of the following research results, is lacking. This study...
Economic geology. Seafloor mining plan advances, worrying critics.
Carolyn Gramling
Science (New York, N.Y.), 344(6183), 463-463 (2014-05-03)
Sejal Shah et al.
Survey of ophthalmology, 59(1), 115-123 (2013-10-12)
The dense accumulation of copper in Descemet membrane and lens capsule is the characteristic manifestation of a circulating monoclonal antibody with strong affinity for copper. The overproduction of this monoclonal immunoglobulin may be associated with either multiple myeloma or a...
Vivien W W Bao et al.
Aquatic toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 157, 81-93 (2014-12-03)
Zinc pyrithione (ZnPT) is a widely used booster biocide in combination with copper (Cu) in antifouling paints as a substitute for tributyltin. The co-occurrence of ZnPT and Cu in coastal marine environments is therefore very common, and may pose a...
Amna I Dermish et al.
Expert review of medical devices, 10(4), 477-488 (2013-07-31)
Worldwide, 40% of all pregnancies are unintended. Widespread, over-the-counter availability of oral emergency contraception (EC) has not reduced unintended pregnancy rates. The EC visit presents an opportunity to initiate a highly effective method of contraception in a population at high...
Copper rewired.
Nature, 508(7495), 150-150 (2014-04-12)
Giuseppe Inesi et al.
The Biochemical journal, 463(2), 167-176 (2014-09-23)
Copper ATPases, in analogy with other members of the P-ATPase superfamily, contain a catalytic headpiece including an aspartate residue reacting with ATP to form a phosphoenzyme intermediate, and transmembrane helices containing cation-binding sites [TMBS (transmembrane metal-binding sites)] for catalytic activation...
Hamida Iboukhoulef et al.
Environmental technology, 34(5-8), 853-860 (2013-07-11)
Olive mill wastewater (OMW) is a substantial pollutant not only because of its high organic matter content and recalcitrant compounds such as polyphenols, but also due to its high chemical oxygen demand and biological oxygen demand. Its degradation by means...
M L Selley et al.
Neurobiology of aging, 23(3), 383-388 (2002-04-18)
There is evidence that increased blood concentrations of homocysteine may be a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease. (E)-4-hydroxy-2-nonenal (HNE) is a neurotoxic product of lipid peroxidation that is increased in the ventricular fluid and brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease....
L A Piruzian et al.
Aviakosmicheskaia i ekologicheskaia meditsina = Aerospace and environmental medicine, 47(5), 48-53 (2014-02-04)
In experiment MARS-500 on remote space flight simulation, atomic emission spectral analysis with inductively coupled argon plasma was used to measure serum copper and its ultrafiltration fraction. It was shown that, in contrast to baseline data, the Cu serum level...
A Di Veroli et al.
Chemosphere, 112, 9-17 (2014-07-23)
Mouthpart deformities of Chironomus riparius larvae (Diptera) have been investigated to evaluate the toxic effects of contamination by heavy metals in the Genna Stream (Central Italy), situated in an area subjected to intensive swine farms (40000 heads). The livestock farming...
J-M Serot et al.
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry, 76(11), 1585-1587 (2005-10-18)
Homocysteine may be involved in the pathogenesis of late onset Alzheimer's disease. It is implicated in the metabolism of several important pathways in the brain. Methylmalonic acid (MMA) is related to the metabolism of branched chained amino acids and fatty...
Luan Zhang et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 104, 278-284 (2014-04-15)
In the current study, we hypothesize that mine (metallicolous) populations of metallophytes form a trade-off between the roots and shoots when under copper (Cu) stress to adapt themselves to heavy metal contaminated habitats, and thus, differ from normal (non-metallicolous) populations...
Jonas Duus Stevens Lekfeldt et al.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 194, 78-85 (2014-08-06)
Copper (Cu) is known to accumulate in agricultural soils receiving urban waste products as fertilizers. We here report the use of the leucine incorporation technique to determine pollution-induced community tolerance (Leu-PICT) to Cu in a long-term agricultural field trial. A...

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