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Jelena Djokic et al.
Journal of immunotoxicology, 12(2), 115-123 (2014-05-16)
Although numerous investigations have demonstrated a direct effect of cadmium (Cd) on peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMC) activity in humans, there is virtually no data concerning the in vivo impact of this metal on circulatory mononuclear cells. In this study...
Cadmium chloride as an efficient catalyst for neat synthesis of 5-substituted 1 H-tetrazoles.
Venkateshwarlu G, et al.
Synthetic Communications, 39(24), 4479-4485 (2004)
Vanessa Cardoso Pires et al.
The British journal of nutrition, 110(11), 2020-2029 (2013-05-10)
The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of long-term grape juice concentrate (GJC) consumption, in two dosages, on the reproductive parameters of cadmium-exposed male rats. The effects of the concentrate on body mass gain, plasma testosterone...
Prakash M Gopalakrishnan Nair et al.
Environmental toxicology and pharmacology, 36(2), 265-273 (2013-05-21)
We characterized Chironomus riparius glutathione (GSH) biosynthesis genes, γ-glutamyl-cysteine ligase catalytic subunit (cr-gcl) and glutathione synthetase (cr-gs) and studied their expression after cadmium (Cd) and nonylphenol (NP) exposure. The full length cDNA of the Cr-GCL catalytic subunit was 2185 base...
Sangwoo Lee et al.
Environmental monitoring and assessment, 187(7), 447-447 (2015-06-21)
Zacco platypus, pale chub, is an indigenous freshwater fish of East Asia including Korea and has many useful characteristics as indicator species for water pollution. While utility of Z. platypus as an experimental species has been recognized, genetic-level information is...
Vikram Kapoor et al.
Environmental science & technology, 49(22), 13454-13462 (2015-10-27)
Heavy metals can inhibit nitrification, a key process for nitrogen removal in wastewater treatment. The transcriptional responses of amoA, hao, nirK, and norB were measured in conjunction with specific oxygen uptake rate (sOUR) for nitrifying enrichment cultures exposed to different...
M Martínez-Pacheco et al.
Gene, 533(2), 508-514 (2013-10-02)
Metals are a threat to human health by increasing disease risk. Experimental data have linked altered miRNA expression with exposure to some metals. MiRNAs comprise a large family of non-coding single-stranded molecules that primarily function to negatively regulate gene expression...
Manar Hamed Arafa et al.
Experimental and toxicologic pathology : official journal of the Gesellschaft fur Toxikologische Pathologie, 66(7), 293-300 (2014-05-13)
Cadmium is a potential environmental and industrial pollutant affecting human tissues and organs including liver and testes. The protective role of fenugreek seed powder (FSP) was investigated in male rats subjected to cadmium-induced testicular injury and hepatic dysfunction. Testicular damage...
Fátima Husein Abdalla et al.
Molecular and cellular biochemistry, 396(1-2), 201-211 (2014-07-30)
The ex vivo and in vitro effects of quercetin on NTPDase, adenosine deaminase (ADA), and acetycholinesterase (AChE) activities in lymphocytes, as well as the effects of quercetin on butyrylcholinesterase (BChE) activity in serum and myeloperoxidase (MPO) activity in plasma were...
A Kheradmand et al.
Andrologia, 47(6), 634-643 (2014-07-26)
Numerous reports demonstrate that cadmium (Cd) induces oxidative stress by increasing lipid peroxidation and altering antioxidative enzymes status. Thirty male rats were subdivided into control-saline, Cd-saline and Cd-ghrelin groups. A single dose of Cd was injected to induce testicular injury...
Xiaohua Gao et al.
Environmental health perspectives, 123(4), 331-336 (2014-10-25)
It has been proposed that cadmium (Cd) is an environmental "metalloestrogen" and that its action is mediated via the estrogen receptor (ER). Cd mimics the effects of estrogen in the rat uterus, and blood Cd concentrations positively correlate with ER...
Adrian Türkcan et al.
Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology, 145(2), 360-371 (2015-03-15)
The deleterious effects of increased cadmium (Cd) serum levels on the cardiovascular system are proven by epidemiological and basic science studies. Cd exposure of animals and humans is known to impair myocardial function, possibly leading to heart failure. This study...
Fouzia Amamou et al.
Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, 78, 177-184 (2015-01-27)
Cadmium (Cd) is one of the most common heavy metal pollutants. It is accumulated particularly in liver and kidney. The present study examined the possible protective effect of olive oil and colocynth oil consumption against Cd-induced damage on plasma lipids...
S Garcia-Santos et al.
Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology, 90(1), 55-59 (2012-11-28)
The cadmium impact on interrenal and thyroid functions was assessed in tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Fish were exposed to 25 mg L(-1) of CdCl(2) during 24, 48, and 96 h. Exposure to 24 and 48 h induced a significant increase in plasma cortisol levels...
Sreoshi Chatterjee et al.
PloS one, 10(7), e0132697-e0132697 (2015-07-15)
Feeding cadmium chloride (50 or 1000 ppm CdCl2 in drinking water, ad libitum) to C57BL/6 mice resulted in a significant and sustained fall in blood erythrocyte count and hemoglobin levels that started 4 and 3 weeks after the start of...
Bala Murugan Shanmugaraj et al.
International journal of phytoremediation, 15(3), 206-218 (2013-03-16)
Cadmium is a hazardous heavy metal; its presence in the agricultural soil constrains the crop productivity and restricts crop plants from reaching their full genetic potential. In the present study, two Brassica juncea cultivars (Pusa Bold and Pusa Jaikisan), were...
Bharath K Mani et al.
Endocrinology, 155(1), 98-107 (2013-11-06)
Ghrelin is an orexigenic hormone secreted principally from a distinct population of gastric endocrine cells. Molecular mechanisms regulating ghrelin secretion are mostly unknown. Recently, norepinephrine (NE) was shown to enhance ghrelin release by binding to β1-adrenergic receptors on ghrelin cells....
Deng Pan et al.
Journal of AOAC International, 98(5), 1260-1266 (2015-11-04)
Cyclic voltammetry and differential pulse voltammetry were used to investigate the electrochemical behavior of uric acid (UA) at a CdTe quantum dot (QD) modified the glassy carbon electrode (GCE). CdTe QDs, as new semiconductor nanocrystals, can greatly improve the peak...
Ulrike Klenke et al.
Endocrinology, 155(5), 1851-1863 (2014-02-26)
Metabolic dysfunctions are often linked to reproductive abnormalities. Adiponectin (ADP), a peripheral hormone secreted by white adipose tissue, is important in energy homeostasis and appetite regulation. GnRH neurons are integral components of the reproductive axis, controlling synthesis, and release of...
Patrick S Hosford et al.
The Journal of physiology, 593(7), 1715-1729 (2015-02-20)
The nucleus tractus solitarii (NTS) integrates inputs from cardiovascular afferents and thus is crucial for cardiovascular homeostasis. These afferents primarily release glutamate, although 5-HT has also been shown to play a role in their actions. Using fast-cyclic voltammetry, an increase...
Ali A Ensafi et al.
Biosensors & bioelectronics, 71, 243-248 (2015-04-29)
A novel fluorescent biosensor is developed, based on glutathione-capped CdTe quantum dots aggregation, for the determination of trace amount of an important drug, protamine. In this method with increasing the protamine concentration, the fluorescence of the quantum dots was quenched...
Chunlei Wang et al.
Pharmaceutical research, 32(8), 2625-2635 (2015-02-12)
An unknown UV 280 nm absorbing peak was observed by SEC for protein stability samples formulated in L-histidine during a stress stability study. Understanding the source would enhance the confidence in the SEC results. We identified the unknown peak, studied the...
Yuxiong Huang et al.
Water research, 80, 159-168 (2015-05-23)
Cadmium (Cd(2+)) and lead (Pb(2+)) are toxic to human beings and other organisms, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has classified both as probable human carcinogens. In this study, a regenerable magnetic ligand particle (Mag-Ligand) which includes a metal-binding...
Bill Pandit et al.
Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 17(26), 16760-16766 (2015-06-03)
Ultrafast transient absorption pump-probe spectroscopy (TAPPS) has been employed to investigate charge carrier relaxation in cadmium sulfide/cadmium telluride (CdS/CdTe) nanoparticle (NP)-based thin films and electron transfer (ET) processes between CdTe and CdS. Effects of post-growth annealing treatments to ET processes...
Hanyang Hu et al.
BioMed research international, 2014, 529271-529271 (2014-07-02)
Cadmium is a common toxicant that is detrimental to many tissues. Although a number of transcriptional signatures have been revealed in different tissues after cadmium treatment, the genes involved in the cadmium caused male reproductive toxicity, and the underlying molecular...
Dokuboba Amachree et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 95, 19-26 (2013-06-12)
Little is known about the bioaccumulation responses of shellfish to metals during intermittent compared to continuous exposure. There is also the concern that the toxicity of intermittent events may not be the same as that from the steady-state continuous exposures....
Malgorzata M Brzóska et al.
Toxicology and applied pharmacology, 272(1), 208-220 (2013-06-04)
It was investigated whether protective influence of zinc (Zn) against cadmium (Cd)-induced disorders in bone metabolism may be related to its antioxidative properties and impact on the receptor activator of nuclear factor (NF)-κΒ (RANK)/RANK ligand (RANKL)/osteoprotegerin (OPG) system. Numerous indices...
A A Fouad et al.
Andrologia, 47(4), 417-426 (2014-04-17)
The protective effect of thymoquinone was investigated against cadmium-induced testicular toxicity in rats. Testicular toxicity was induced by a single intraperitoneal (i.p.) injection of cadmium chloride (2 mg kg(-1) ). Thymoquinone treatment (10 mg kg(-1)  day(-1) , i.p.) was applied for five consecutive days...
Samanta R Zanetti et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1841(1), 151-161 (2013-10-15)
Cadmium is known to harm rat testis by causing the dose-dependent apoptotic or necrotic death of seminiferous epithelium cells. Here we investigated how this affects the lipids with long-chain (C18-C22) and very-long-chain (C24-C32) polyunsaturated fatty acids (VLCPUFA) typical of spermatogenic...
Andrew Y Oguma et al.
Ecotoxicology (London, England), 22(2), 279-286 (2012-12-06)
In euryhaline crustaceans, sensitivity to toxic trace metals may be linked to osmoregulation and salinity conditions. This study investigated if grass shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio) populations from different salinity regimes differed in sensitivity to cadmium (Cd). Grass shrimp were collected in...
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