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Toshimitsu Araki et al.
Digestive diseases and sciences, 60(6), 1617-1623 (2015-01-19)
Although the pathogenesis of pouchitis is incompletely understood, steroid and FK506 therapy are significantly associated with pouchitis. These medical treatments are regulated by the FK506-binding protein (FKBP) 4 and FKBP5 genes. This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between pouchitis
Yunha Kim et al.
Autophagy, 11(5), 796-811 (2015-05-07)
The EWSR1 (EWS RNA-binding protein 1/Ewing Sarcoma Break Point Region 1) gene encodes a RNA/DNA binding protein that is ubiquitously expressed and involved in various cellular processes. EWSR1 deficiency leads to impairment of development and accelerated senescence but the mechanism
Jonathan T McGuane et al.
The American journal of pathology, 185(5), 1409-1422 (2015-04-25)
The factors that predispose one-tenth of reproductive-aged women to endometriosis are poorly understood. We determined that genetic deficiency in transforming growth factor β1 impairs endometriosis-like lesion growth in mice. Given that seminal plasma is an abundant source of transforming growth
Masahito Yoshihara et al.
PloS one, 10(3), e0117581-e0117581 (2015-03-26)
The corneal endothelium is a monolayer of hexagonal corneal endothelial cells (CECs) on the inner surface of the cornea. CECs are critical in maintaining corneal transparency through their barrier and pump functions. CECs in vivo have a limited capacity in
Katsuhisa Matsuura et al.
Tissue engineering. Part C, Methods, 21(3), 330-338 (2014-09-24)
Cardiac tissue engineering is a promising method for regenerative medicine. Although we have developed human cardiac cell sheets by integration of cell sheet-based tissue engineering and scalable bioreactor culture, the risk of contamination by induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells in
Mariana Ferreira Leal et al.
PloS one, 10(7), e0133323-e0133323 (2015-07-21)
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most frequently injured structures during high-impact sporting activities. Gene expression analysis may be a useful tool for understanding ACL tears and healing failure. Reverse transcription-quantitative polymerase chain reaction (RT-qPCR) has emerged
Jun Xiang et al.
Journal of translational medicine, 12, 320-320 (2014-11-20)
Human replication factor C4 (RFC4) is involved in DNA replication as a clamp loader and is aberrantly regulated across a range of cancers. The current study aimed to investigate the function of RFC4 in colorectal cancer (CRC). The mRNA levels
Shuang Cheng et al.
Virology, 456-457, 198-204 (2014-06-04)
Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) is the primary causative agent of porcine circovirus-associated diseases (PCVAD). It has been shown that the ubiquitin-proteasome system (UPS) is correlated with viral infection, but its role in PCV2 replication remains unknown. In the present
Olga Scherer et al.
Journal of immunological methods, 422, 118-124 (2015-04-22)
Monocytes are an important constituent of the innate immune system. Therefore, manipulating gene expression of primary human monocytes is a crucial mean to study and characterize the functions of targeted proteins in monocytes. Gene silencing by transfection of cells with
Irina Pulyakhina et al.
Nucleic acids research, 43(12), e80-e80 (2015-03-25)
Alternative splicing is a powerful mechanism present in eukaryotic cells to obtain a wide range of transcripts and protein isoforms from a relatively small number of genes. The mechanisms regulating (alternative) splicing and the paradigm of consecutive splicing have recently
Kevin M Beggs et al.
Toxicology, 331, 35-46 (2015-03-10)
Use of the fluoroquinolone antibiotic trovafloxacin (TVX) was restricted due to idiosyncratic, drug-induced liver injury (IDILI). Previous studies demonstrated that tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF) and TVX interact to cause death of hepatocytes in vitro that was associated with prolonged activation
Janet E Flatley et al.
BMC cancer, 14, 803-803 (2014-11-05)
Persistent infection with one or more high-risk human papillomavirus [HR-HPV] types increases the risk of intraepithelial neoplasia and cervical cancer. A nested case-control study was conducted to investigate the importance of cervical cell folate concentration and tumour suppressor gene methylation
Transacetoacetylation with tert-butyl acetoacetate: synthetic applications.
Witzeman JS and Nottingham WD.
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 56(5), 1713-1718 (1991)
Meghan C Drummond et al.
Nature communications, 6, 6873-6873 (2015-04-22)
The maintenance of sensory hair cell stereocilia is critical for lifelong hearing; however, mechanisms of structural homeostasis remain poorly understood. Conflicting models propose that stereocilia F-actin cores are either continually renewed every 24-48 h via a treadmill or are stable, exceptionally
Kazuhiro Ohkubo et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 13191-13191 (2015-08-19)
Moyamoya disease (MMD) is a cerebrovascular disorder characterized by occlusive lesions of the circle of Willis. To date, both environmental and genetic factors have been implicated for pathogenesis of MMD. Allelic variations in RNF213 are known to confer the risk
Akira Ito et al.
PloS one, 10(5), e0128082-e0128082 (2015-05-27)
Cell-based therapy has been explored for articular cartilage regeneration. Autologous chondrocyte implantation is a promising cell-based technique for repairing articular cartilage defects. However, there are several issues such as chondrocyte de-differentiation. While numerous studies have been designed to overcome some
Zhenda Wang et al.
Autophagy, 10(12), 2158-2170 (2014-12-09)
Autophagy is a multistep process that involves the degradation and digestion of intracellular components by the lysosome. It has been proved that many core autophagy-related molecules participate in this event. However, new component proteins that regulate autophagy are still being
Sarah A Dabydeen et al.
Carcinogenesis, 36(1), 122-132 (2014-11-26)
Response to breast cancer chemoprevention can depend upon host genetic makeup and initiating events leading up to preneoplasia. Increased expression of aromatase and estrogen receptor (ER) is found in conjunction with breast cancer. To investigate response or resistance to endocrine
Kate Keogh et al.
Physiological genomics, 47(7), 264-273 (2015-04-30)
The objective of this study was to characterize the effect of feed restriction and compensatory growth during re-alimentation on the functionality of the somatotropic axis. We blocked 60 bulls into one of two groups: 1) restricted feed allowance for 125
Danny Jonigk et al.
The American journal of pathology, 185(12), 3178-3188 (2015-10-18)
Chronic lung allograft dysfunction (CLAD) is the main reason for poor long-term outcome of lung transplantation, with bronchiolitis obliterans (BO) representing the predominant pathological feature. BO is defined as a progressive fibrous obliteration of the small airways, thought to be
Caecilia Hapsari Ceriapuri Sukowati et al.
BMC cancer, 15, 188-188 (2015-04-17)
The presence of tumor supporting cells in various cancer, including in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), has become an important target in the study of carcinogenesis. The cancer-associated fibroblast (CAF), one of the most important cellular components in the cancer stroma, might
Masaki Kaibori et al.
Digestive diseases and sciences, 60(4), 919-928 (2014-11-06)
Aberrant signaling mediated by the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) occurs at high frequency in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), indicating that mTOR is a candidate for targeted therapy. mTOR forms two complexes called mTORC1 (mTOR complexed with raptor) and mTORC2 (mTOR
Rohini Raman et al.
Neuropathology and applied neurobiology, 41(2), 201-226 (2014-04-23)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) are two syndromic variants within the motor neurone disease spectrum. As PLS and most ALS cases are sporadic (SALS), this limits the availability of cellular models for investigating pathogenic mechanisms and
Ku-Hao Fang et al.
The Laryngoscope, 124(9), E354-E360 (2014-04-08)
Bone marrow stromal cell antigen 2 (BST2) was one of the proteins that were found to be related to tumor metastasis in our previous proteomic study. Now we examine its clinical role on the oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC).
Koji Hatano et al.
Nucleic acids research, 43(8), 4075-4086 (2015-04-08)
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) have been implicated in DNA repair pathways through transcriptional responses to DNA damaging agents or through predicted miRNA regulation of DNA repair genes. We hypothesized that additional DNA damage regulating miRNAs could be identified by screening a library
Karen Vignale et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 145(5), 855-863 (2015-03-20)
In recent years, there has been a growing body of evidence indicating that replacing cholecalciferol (vitamin D₃) with 25-hydroxycholecalciferol [25(OH)D₃] through dietary supplementation enhances breast meat yield in broiler chickens. However, the underlying molecular mechanisms are still unknown. We investigated
L M R B Arantes et al.
European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990), 51(5), 632-641 (2015-02-18)
Activation of proto-oncogenes and inactivation of tumour suppressor genes are the major genetic alterations involved in carcinogenesis. The increase in methylation at the promoter region of a tumour suppressor gene can lead to gene inactivation, selecting cells with proliferative advantage.
Jonnathan Guadalupe Santillán-Benítez et al.
Gene, 547(1), 70-76 (2014-06-17)
Breast cancer is a disease that arises from the accumulation of alterations in the genome of cells that make up the mammary gland. The Janus kinase 2 (JAK2)/signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) signaling pathway has been reported
Wenjie Guo et al.
Autophagy, 10(6), 972-985 (2014-06-01)
Nonresolving inflammation in the intestine predisposes individuals to the development of colitis-associated cancer (CAC). Inflammasomes are thought to mediate intestinal homeostasis, and their dysregulation contributes to inflammatory bowel diseases and CAC. However, few agents have been reported to reduce CAC
Evangelia Skarmoutsou et al.
Archives of dermatological research, 307(10), 863-873 (2015-09-01)
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease, characterized by hyperproliferation of keratinocytes and by skin infiltration of activated T cells. To date, the pathophysiology of psoriasis has not yet been fully elucidated. The Notch pathway plays a determinant role in
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