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Transient receptor potential ankyrin 1 (TRPA1) channel as emerging target for novel analgesics and anti-inflammatory agents.
Pier Giovanni Baraldi et al.
Journal of medicinal chemistry, 53(14), 5085-5107 (2010-04-02)
Profile of volatile metabolites in human urine.
A Zlatkis et al.
Clinical chemistry, 17(7), 592-594 (1971-07-01)
Maarten Gees et al.
Molecular pharmacology, 84(3), 325-334 (2013-06-13)
Allyl isothiocyanate (AITC; aka, mustard oil) is a powerful irritant produced by Brassica plants as a defensive trait against herbivores and confers pungency to mustard and wasabi. AITC is widely used experimentally as an inducer of acute pain and neurogenic
Allyl isothiocyanate as a cancer chemopreventive phytochemical
Zhang Y, et al.
Molecular Nutrition And Food Research, 54, 127-135 (2010)
Soo-Jung Kim et al.
International immunopharmacology, 13(4), 403-407 (2012-06-07)
Toll-like receptors (TLR) play a significant role in the induction of innate immune responses that are essential for host defense against invading microbial pathogens. In general, TLRs have two major downstream signaling pathways: myeloid differential factor 88 (MyD88)-dependent and toll-interleukin-1
De-Shou Cao et al.
PloS one, 7(5), e38005-e38005 (2012-06-16)
Several transient receptor potential (TRP) channels are expressed in pancreatic beta cells and have been proposed to be involved in insulin secretion. However, the endogenous ligands for these channels are far from clear. Here, we demonstrate the expression of the
Taku Chiba et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry letters, 17(9), 2487-2491 (2007-03-03)
A series of sugar derivatives (7-14) were synthesized from stachyose, a sugar compound of Stachys sieboldi Miq, and evaluated for antibacterial activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium avium, and Staphylococcus aureus, and their structure-activity relationships were studied. The results showed that
Thomas Robert Heinrich Büch et al.
Chemico-biological interactions, 206(3), 462-471 (2013-09-03)
The cation channel TRPA1 functions as a chemosensory protein and is directly activated by a number of noxious inhalants. A pulmonary expression of TRPA1 has been described in sensory nerve endings and its stimulation leads to the acceleration of inflammatory
Kazumasa Okubo et al.
British journal of pharmacology, 166(5), 1738-1743 (2012-02-04)
Hydrogen sulfide, a gasotransmitter, facilitates somatic pain signals via activation of Ca(v)3.2 T-type calcium channels in rats. Given evidence for the activation of transient receptor potential ankyrin-1 (TRPA1) channels by H(2)S, we asked whether TRPA1 channels, in addition to Ca(v)3.2
Thomas Ryckmans et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry letters, 21(16), 4857-4859 (2011-07-12)
TrpA1 is an ion channel involved in nociceptive and inflammatory pain. It is implicated in the detection of chemical irritants through covalent binding to a cysteine-rich intracellular region of the protein. While performing an HTS of the Pfizer chemical collection
Beatrice Oehler et al.
Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology, 385(6), 555-563 (2012-03-20)
Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer occurring in Caucasians with rising incidence. They are remarkably resistant to conventional anti-tumour therapies like chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Therefore, new treatment strategies are urgently needed. Anti-tumour effects of phytochemicals such as
Hyun-Sun Seo et al.
International journal of food microbiology, 159(2), 136-143 (2012-10-18)
A sachet releasing allyl isothiocyanate (AIT) vapor was developed and its effectiveness as an antimicrobial packaging system for fresh spinach was evaluated. AIT was encapsulated in calcium alginate beads (AIT beads) and the release of AIT as affected by temperature
Xun Qian et al.
Microcirculation (New York, N.Y. : 1994), 20(2), 138-148 (2012-08-30)
Stimulation of endothelial TRP channels, specifically TRPA1, promotes vasodilation of cerebral arteries through activation of Ca2+ -dependent effectors along the myoendothelial interface. However, presumed TRPA1-triggered endothelial Ca2+ signals have not been described. We investigated whether TRPA1 activation induces specific spatial
Hiroka Suzuki et al.
American journal of physiology. Cell physiology, 307(4), C384-C394 (2014-06-20)
Transient receptor potential ankyrin 1 (TRPA1) is a Ca(2+)-permeable nonselective cation channel expressed in neuronal and nonneuronal cells and plays an important role in acute and inflammatory pain. Here, we show that an NADPH oxidase (NOX) inhibitor, diphenyleneiodonium (DPI), functions
Meng Zhao et al.
Molecular pain, 8, 55-55 (2012-07-31)
Oxaliplatin, a platinum-based chemotherapeutic agent, causes an unusual acute peripheral neuropathy. Oxaliplatin-induced acute peripheral neuropathy appears in almost all patients rapidly after infusion, and is triggered or exacerbated by cold, while its mechanisms are poorly understood. In this study, the
Naoki Inoue et al.
Pharmacology, 90(1-2), 47-54 (2012-06-29)
The excitability of nociceptors is modulated by the transient receptor potential cation channel, ankyrin subfamily, member 1 (TRPA1). We have previously reported that etodolac, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, attenuates mechanical allodynia in a mouse model of neuropathic pain by a
Andrew P Norwood et al.
Psychopharmacology, 231(22), 4281-4289 (2014-04-24)
Adverse early life experiences are risk factors for drug abuse and addiction. Changes in brain opioid systems have been demonstrated in response to neonatal visceral pain (NVP), but the impact of these changes on abuse-related effects of morphine are unknown.
Weili Li et al.
Journal of food protection, 75(12), 2234-2237 (2012-12-06)
We evaluated the effects of storage and handling conditions on the antimicrobial activity of biodegradable composite films (polylactic acid and sugar beet pulp) coated with allyl isothiocyanate (AIT). Polylactic acid and chitosan were incorporated with AIT and used to coat
André Luiz Ventura Savio et al.
Mutation research, 762, 40-46 (2014-03-15)
Allyl isothiocyanate (AITC) is present in plants of the cruciferous family and is abundant in mustard seed. Due to its high bioavailability in urine after ingestion, AITC has been considered a promising antineoplastic agent against bladder cancer. Because TP53 mutations
M Murata et al.
Free radical biology & medicine, 28(5), 797-805 (2000-04-08)
Several isothiocyanates have been proposed as promising chemopreventive agents for human cancers. However, it has been reported that allyl isothiocyanate exhibit carcinogenic potential, and benzyl isothiocyanate and phenethyl isothiocyanate have tumor-promoting activities. We investigated whether these isothiocyanates could cause DNA
Taketoshi Hata et al.
PloS one, 7(11), e48072-e48072 (2012-11-08)
Brazilian green propolis is a popular health supplement because of its various biological properties. The ethanol extract of Brazilian green propolis (EEBP) is characteristic for its herb-like smell and unique pungent taste. However, the ingredients responsible for its pungency have
Tatsushi Mutoh et al.
Life sciences, 92(14-16), 821-828 (2013-03-19)
Volatile anesthetics have distinct odors and some are irritating to the upper airway and may cause cough and laryngospasm, which may result, in part, from stimulation of C-fiber reflex. Local exposure of such anesthetics increases the sensitivity of capsaicin-sensitive laryngeal
Kathryn M Albers et al.
Molecular pain, 10, 31-31 (2014-06-03)
Artemin (Artn), a member of the glial cell line-derived growth factor (GDNF) family, supports the development and function of a subpopulation of peptidergic, TRPV1-positive sensory neurons. Artn (enovin, neublastin) is elevated in inflamed tissue and its injection in skin causes
Akitomo Matsushita et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 434(1), 179-184 (2013-03-30)
Although TRPV1 and TRPM8 agonists (vanilloid capsaicin and menthol, respectively) at high concentrations inhibit action potential conduction, it remains to be unknown whether TRPA1 agonists have a similar action. The present study examined the actions of TRPA1 agonists, cinnamaldehyde (CA)
Toru Kono et al.
American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology, 304(4), G428-G436 (2013-01-01)
The functional roles of transient receptor potential (TRP) channels in the gastrointestinal tract have garnered considerable attention in recent years. We previously reported that daikenchuto (TU-100), a traditional Japanese herbal medicine, increased intestinal blood flow (IBF) via adrenomedullin (ADM) release
Marali V Dias et al.
Food chemistry, 141(3), 3160-3166 (2013-07-23)
We developed antimicrobial packaging incorporated with allyl isothiocyanate (AIT) and carbon nanotube (CNT), and this packaging was used for shredded cooked chicken meat inoculated with Salmonella Choleraesuis. The following parameters were analysed during the 40 days of storage: microbial counts
Gaku Oguri et al.
American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 307(9), H1339-H1352 (2014-08-31)
Cardiac fibroblasts contribute to the pathogenesis of cardiac remodeling. Methylglyoxal (MG) is an endogenous carbonyl compound produced under hyperglycemic conditions, which may play a role in the development of pathophysiological conditions including diabetic cardiomyopathy. However, the mechanism by which this
Lijiang Song et al.
Analytical biochemistry, 347(2), 234-243 (2005-11-18)
Dietary glucosinolates are under intensive investigation as precursors of cancer-preventive isothiocyanates. Quantitation of the dose and bioavailability of glucosinolates and isothiocyanates requires a comprehensive analysis of the major dietary glucosinolates, isothiocyanates, and related metabolites. We report a liquid chromatography with
Masayuki Takaishi et al.
Molecular pain, 8, 86-86 (2012-11-30)
Essential oils are often used in alternative medicine as analgesic and anti-inflammatory remedies. However, the specific compounds that confer the effects of essential oils and the molecular mechanisms are largely unknown. TRPM8 is a thermosensitive receptor that detects cool temperatures
Jessica Marie Spradley et al.
Pain, 153(9), 1890-1897 (2012-07-10)
Many acute stressors reduce pain, a phenomenon called stress-induced antinociception (SIA). Stress also is associated with increased scratching in chronic itch conditions. We investigated effects of acute stressors on facial itch and pain using a recently introduced rat model. Under
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