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Bowel preparation for colonoscopy with sodium phosphate solution versus polyethylene glycol-based lavage: a multicenter trial
Schanz S, et al.
Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy., 2008 (2008)
Li-Hua Mu et al.
Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin, 37(6), 1035-1041 (2014-06-03)
The aim of this study was to explore whether the ethanolic extract of Ardisia gigantifolia rhizomes (AGB-5), a traditional herbal medicine from China, could affect the proliferation of human breast adenocarcinoma (MCF-7) cells in vitro and to explore the antitumor
F Vela-Soria et al.
Talanta, 129, 209-218 (2014-08-17)
The population is continuously exposed to endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). This has influenced an increase in diseases and syndromes that are more frequent nowadays. Therefore, it is necessary to develop new analytical procedures to evaluate the exposure with the ultimate
Miaomiao Jiang et al.
BMC complementary and alternative medicine, 14, 350-350 (2014-09-25)
Metabonomics is a useful tool for studying mechanisms of drug treatment using systematic metabolite profiles. Ginsenosides Rg1 and Rb1, ophiopogonin D, and schizandrin are the main bioactive components of a traditional Chinese formula (Sheng-Mai San) widely used for the treatment
Chieh-Jui Tsou et al.
Nanoscale, 7(9), 4217-4225 (2015-02-13)
Continuous and simultaneous 3D single-particle movement and local pH detection in HeLa cells were demonstrated for the first time by combining fluorescent mesoporous silica nanoparticles (FMSNs) and a single-particle tracking (SPT) technique with a precision of ∼10 nm. FMSNs, synthesized
Yiran Xia et al.
Pharmaceutical development and technology, 20(3), 375-379 (2014-02-04)
The aim of this research was to develop and assess a new dissolution apparatus for orodispersible films (ODFs). The new apparatus was based on a flow-through cell design which requires only a limited amount of dissolution medium and can automatically
G Astrid Garzón et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 63(6), 1803-1811 (2015-02-11)
The contents and profile of polyphenols were analyzed in edible petals of nasturtium flowers (Tropaeolum majus) of three colors, and their oxygen radical absorbance capacities (ORAC) were compared. Three primary anthocyanins (ACNs) and 15 non-ACN phenolic compounds including hydroxycinammic acids
Nargis Jamila et al.
Journal of enzyme inhibition and medicinal chemistry, 30(1), 133-139 (2014-03-29)
Context: Garcinia hombroniana Pierre, known as manggis hutan in Malaysia is a rich source of xanthones and benzophenones. This study was aimed to isolate and characterize potential cholinesterase inhibitors from the extracts of G. hombroniana bark and investigate their interactions
Athiporn Doomkaew et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 102, 119-128 (2014-09-27)
A stability indicating-micellar electrokinetic chromatography method was developed and validated for the determination of gliclazide (GCZ) and its specified impurities, gliclazide impurities B (GZB) and F (GZF) in bulk and tablets. The analytes were well separated (Rs>2.1) in 5 min
F Kazazi-Hyseni et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 482(1-2), 99-109 (2014-12-17)
Poly(D,L-lactic-co-hydroxymethyl glycolic acid) (PLHMGA) is a biodegradable copolymer with potential as a novel carrier in polymeric drug delivery systems. In this study, the biocompatibility of PLHMGA microspheres (PLHMGA-ms) was investigated both in vitro in three different cell types (PK-84, HK-2
Erica L Unger et al.
Experimental neurology, 261, 462-468 (2014-07-08)
Iron deficiency (ID) in rodents leads to decreased ventral midbrain (VMB) iron concentrations and to changes in the dopamine (DA) system that mimic many of the dopaminergic changes seen in RLS patient where low substantia nigra iron is a known
Tarek A Ahmed et al.
AAPS PharmSciTech, 15(3), 772-780 (2014-03-22)
The objective of this study was to investigate the sustained release of a hydrophilic drug, montelukast (MK), from two biodegradable polymeric drug delivery systems, in situ implant (ISI) and in situ microparticles (ISM). N-Methyl pyrrolidone (NMP), dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO), triacetin
Kaisorn L Chaichana et al.
Journal of neuroscience methods, 180(1), 116-125 (2009-05-12)
The discoveries of neural (NSCs) and brain tumor stem cells (BTSCs) in the adult human brain and in brain tumors, respectively, have led to a new era in neuroscience research. These cells represent novel approaches to studying normal phenomena such
Zhengming Gu et al.
Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, 138(11), 1474-1480 (2014-10-31)
Invasive fungal infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality among immunocompromised patients. To design and evaluate a multiplexed assay aimed at quantitative detection and differentiation of the 5 molds that are most commonly responsible for pulmonary infections. Using
Filis Kazazi-Hyseni et al.
Pharmaceutical research, 31(10), 2844-2856 (2014-05-16)
The aim of this study was the development of poly(D,L-lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA) microspheres with controlled porosity, to obtain microspheres that afford continuous release of a macromolecular model compound (blue dextran). PLGA microspheres with a size of around 40 μm and narrow size
R Kanďár et al.
Andrologia, 46(10), 1079-1088 (2013-10-16)
A method is described here for the determination of total glutathione (TGSH) and glutathione disulphide (GSSG) in the seminal plasma of the male partners of couples requesting a fertility evaluation. A suitable sample preparation procedure prior to high-performance liquid chromatography
Jake Chng et al.
mAbs, 7(2), 403-412 (2015-01-27)
Linking the heavy chain (HC) and light chain (LC) genes required for monoclonal antibodies (mAb) production on a single cassette using 2A peptides allows control of LC and HC ratio and reduces non-expressing cells. Four 2A peptides derived from the
Sunaro C Ngourn et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 28(33), 12151-12158 (2012-07-27)
A quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) sensor was developed for the quantitation of calcium phosphate mineralization and the assessment of DNA as a template molecule. Inherent advantages of QCM, such as nanogram sensitivity, temporal resolution, surface-based measurements, and flow capabilities, were
Amber Hanif Palla et al.
Journal of ethnopharmacology, 160, 61-68 (2014-11-30)
Linum usitatissimum, commonly known as Flaxseed has traditionally been used for the management of diarrhea and gastrointestinal infections. This study was planned to assess pharmacological basis for the medicinal use of Flaxseed in infectious and non-infectious diarrhea. The crude aqueous-methanolic
Samuel Adler et al.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 76(6), 1170-1174 (2012-10-03)
Colon capsule endoscopy (CCE) is a noninvasive technique for the detection of colorectal lesions. However, for CCE to be offered as an out-of-clinic procedure, the system needs to automatically alert the patient when to ingest the laxative (booster). We tested
Hannah N Ladenhauf et al.
Pediatric surgery international, 28(8), 805-814 (2012-07-24)
Sodium phosphate-containing laxatives are commonly used as first-line treatment option for constipation in children and adolescents. Hyperphosphatemia is an infrequent, but potentially life-threatening complication of laxative application. We report a case series of three children exhibiting severe hyperphosphatemia and hypocalcemia
Mitsuru Hanada et al.
Connective tissue research, 55(5-6), 378-383 (2014-08-21)
The purpose of this study was to investigate biochemical differences in collagen crosslinks from different locations within the ligaments and a tendon of the human knee. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), lateral
Pei-Yu Liu et al.
Electrophoresis, 33(19-20), 3079-3086 (2012-09-22)
A CD-modified CE method was established for quantitative determination of seven hydroxy acids in cosmetic products. This method involved chemometric experimental design aspects, including fractional factorial design and central composite design. Chemometric experimental design was used to enhance the method's
Yingying Wen et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1368, 18-25 (2014-12-03)
A modified Quick, Easy, Cheap, Effective, Rugged and Safe (QuEChERS) method based on the dispersive solid-phase extraction (dSPE) combined with high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) was developed for the determination of non-steroidal estrogens in water samples. In this study, graphene
Che-Fan Huang et al.
Journal of peptide science : an official publication of the European Peptide Society, 21(2), 114-119 (2015-01-06)
Protein oxidation by reactive oxygen species has been associated with aging and neurodegenerative disorders, and histidine is one of the major oxidation targets due to its metal-chelating property and susceptibility to metal-catalyzed oxidation. 2-Oxohistidine, the major product of histidine oxidation
Miina Ruokolainen et al.
European journal of pharmaceutical sciences : official journal of the European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences, 65, 45-55 (2014-09-16)
The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility of titanium dioxide (TiO2) photocatalysis for oxidation of anabolic steroids and for imitation of their phase I metabolism. The photocatalytic reaction products of five anabolic steroids were compared to their
Lucas Maciel Mauriz Marques et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 95, 113-120 (2014-03-29)
Because piplartine (PPT) has demonstrated biological activities, such as cytotoxic, anxiolytic, antidepressant, antifungal and antiplatelet activities, this molecule is a relevant drug candidate. The metabolic fate of drug candidates is an essential requirement in assessing their safety and efficacy. Based
C Tony Liu et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136(29), 10349-10360 (2014-07-01)
Electrostatic interactions play an important role in enzyme catalysis by guiding ligand binding and facilitating chemical reactions. These electrostatic interactions are modulated by conformational changes occurring over the catalytic cycle. Herein, the changes in active site electrostatic microenvironments are examined
Emil Meng-Lund et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 103(7), 2053-2061 (2014-05-16)
The pH partition theory proposes a correlation between fraction of unionized drug substance and permeability. The aim of this study was to compare the permeability of metoprolol and mannitol in ex vivo human and porcine buccal mucosa models at varying
Ana Oliveira et al.
Life sciences, 109(2), 104-110 (2014-06-27)
Morphine is extensively metabolized to neurotoxic morphine-3-glucuronide (M3G) and opioid agonist morphine-6-glucuronide (M6G). Due to these different roles, interindividual variability and co-administration of drugs that interfere with metabolism may affect analgesia. The aim of the study was to investigate the
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