Showing 1-30 of 137 results for "A4159"
K J Bär et al.
Neurobiology of aging, 24(2), 333-338 (2002-12-25)
Increasing evidence suggests an interaction of oxidative stress and the formation of advanced glycation end products (AGE) in the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease. We studied levels of pentosidine and N(epsilon)-(carboxymethyl)-lysine (CML) in serum and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of...
Nattamon Siboonnan et al.
Archives of virology, 158(6), 1151-1157 (2013-01-12)
We have generated a temperature-sensitive (ts) mutant from a human isolate of the H5N1 avian influenza virus by classical adaptation in cell culture. After 20 passages at low temperature, the virus showed a ts phenotype. The ts mutant also showed...
C Härnryd et al.
Psychopharmacology, 64(2), 131-134 (1979-08-08)
The effect of ECT on concentrations of monoamine metabolites in lumbar CSF of psychotic women with a schizophrenic symptomatology was examined. After a series of ECT there was a significant reduction of the concentration of the major noradrenaline metabolite, MOPEG....
Anna Walter et al.
Neurobiology of aging, 25(10), 1299-1303 (2004-10-07)
Experimental and clinical studies give evidence for breakdown of membrane phospholipids during neurodegeneration. In the present study, we measured the levels of glycerophosphocholine (GPCh), phosphocholine (PCh), and choline, that is, water-soluble metabolites of phosphatidylcholine (PtdCho), in human cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)....
Emma R Job et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 190(5), 2169-2177 (2013-02-01)
Seasonal influenza A viruses (IAV) originate from pandemic IAV and have undergone changes in antigenic structure, including addition of glycans to the viral hemagglutinin (HA). Glycans on the head of HA promote virus survival by shielding antigenic sites, but highly...
Zi Yang et al.
PLoS genetics, 9(1), e1003236-e1003236 (2013-01-30)
Prions are self-propagating conformations of proteins that can cause heritable phenotypic traits. Most yeast prions contain glutamine (Q)/asparagine (N)-rich domains that facilitate the accumulation of the protein into amyloid-like aggregates. Efficient transmission of these infectious aggregates to daughter cells requires...
Heidi Turkia et al.
Talanta, 131, 366-371 (2014-10-05)
The amino acid composition of cultivation broth is known to affect the biomass accumulation, productivity, and vitality of yeast during cultivation. A separation method based on capillary electrophoresis with laser-induced fluorescence (LIF) detection was developed for the determination of amino...
Saad Sulieman et al.
Critical reviews in biotechnology, 33(3), 309-327 (2012-07-17)
Symbiotic nitrogen fixation is tightly regulated by a range of fine processes at the nodule level, over which the host plant has overall control through the whole life of the plant. The operation of this control at the nodule level...
Mark G Jones et al.
Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry, 361(1-2), 150-158 (2005-07-05)
Previous work by others have suggested the occurrence of one or more chemical or metabolic 'markers' for ME/CFS including specific amino acids and organic acids and a number of unidentified compounds (CFSUM1, CFSUM2). We have shown elsewhere that CFSUM1 is...
Christopher E Berndsen et al.
Nature chemical biology, 9(3), 154-156 (2013-01-08)
It is widely accepted that ubiquitin-conjugating enzymes contain an active site asparagine that serves as an oxyanion hole, thereby stabilizing a negatively charged transition state intermediate and promoting ubiquitin transfer. Using structural and biochemical approaches to study the role of...
Maria Trott et al.
PloS one, 9(5), e97478-e97478 (2014-05-16)
HIV neutralizing antibodies (nAbs) represent an important tool in view of prophylactic and therapeutic applications for HIV-1 infection. Patients chronically infected by HIV-1 represent a valuable source for nAbs. HIV controllers, including long-term non-progressors (LTNP) and elite controllers (EC), represent...
A Nur Onar et al.
Food chemistry, 143, 277-281 (2013-09-24)
The seeds of grass pea (Lathyrus sativus L.), a drought tolerant crop, were analysed for quantitative determination of the free amino acids β-N-oxalyl-l-α,β-diaminopropionic acid (β-ODAP), homoarginine and asparagine by a simple and fast capillary electrophoretic method. In boric acid (80mM...
Guijie Ren et al.
Canadian journal of microbiology, 59(9), 641-644 (2013-09-10)
To explore the effects of amino acids Gln and Asn within the specific fusion domain of fusion (F) protein on the specific membrane fusion in Newcastle disease virus (NDV), the mutants Q204E-Q205E and N245D were constructed in the specific fusion...
Takashi Abe et al.
Journal of neuroscience research, 70(3), 447-450 (2002-10-23)
To investigate the possible role of oxidative RNA damage in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD), the concentrations of the oxidative stress marker 8-hydroxyguanosine (8-OHG) were measured in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and the serum of patients with AD and...
Kevin Guo et al.
Analytical chemistry, 81(10), 3919-3932 (2009-03-25)
We report a new quantitative metabolome profiling technique based on differential (12)C-/(13)C-isotope dansylation labeling of metabolites, fast liquid chromatography (LC) separation and electrospray ionization Fourier-transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry (ESI-FTICR MS) detection. An isotope reagent, (13)C-dansyl chloride, can be...
Zhongli Yang et al.
Neuroscience letters, 555, 215-219 (2013-10-01)
Recently, we reported that several polymorphisms and haplotypes in the choline acetyltransferase gene (ChAT) are associated with nicotine dependence (ND). Of them, SNP rs1880676 is of particular interest because: (1) it is a non-synonymous variant located in the coding region...
Esra Koklamaz et al.
Journal of the science of food and agriculture, 94(10), 2002-2008 (2013-12-07)
In conventional manufacturing of potato chips, achieving an extremely low moisture content (2% by weight) in the final product necessitates prolonged exposure of potato slices to high oil temperatures. This promotes acrylamide formation and causes an exponential increase in acrylamide...
Mark Mapstone et al.
Nature medicine, 20(4), 415-418 (2014-03-13)
Alzheimer's disease causes a progressive dementia that currently affects over 35 million individuals worldwide and is expected to affect 115 million by 2050 (ref. 1). There are no cures or disease-modifying therapies, and this may be due to our inability...
D Rating et al.
Journal of neurology, 230(4), 217-225 (1983-01-01)
In 14 children with epilepsy, 51 with febrile convulsions and 22 with meningitis gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) concentrations in lumbar CSF were determined. While the mean for CSF GABA concentrations for all epileptic children was unchanged [144 (range: 73-285) pmol/ml; controls:...
Thanate Juntadech et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1838(1 Pt B), 319-327 (2013-10-15)
Bacillus thuringiensis Cry4Ba toxin is lethal to mosquito-larvae by forming ion-permeable pores in the target midgut cell membrane. Previously, the polarity of Asn(166) located within the α4-α5 loop composing the Cry4Ba pore-forming domain was shown to be crucial for larvicidal...
Anna Karolina Matczuk et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 288(49), 35396-35405 (2013-10-22)
Signal peptide cleavage and N-glycosylation of proteins are co-translational processes, but little is known about their interplay if they compete for adjacent sites. Here we report two unique findings for processing of glycoprotein 3 of equine arteritis virus. Glycoprotein 3...
Homochiral 4-azalysine building blocks: syntheses and applications in solid-phase chemistry
Chhabra, S. R., et al.
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 67, 4017-4029 (2002)
Bert H-O Güttler et al.
Amino acids, 44(4), 1205-1214 (2013-01-25)
The formation of isoaspartate (isoAsp) from asparaginyl or aspartyl residues is a spontaneous post-translational modification of peptides and proteins. Due to isopeptide bond formation, the structure and possibly function of peptides and proteins is altered. IsoAsp modifications within the peptide...
Ramesh M Ray et al.
Cellular signalling, 27(9), 1850-1859 (2015-06-21)
Tissue polyamine levels are largely determined by the activity of ornithine decarboxylase (ODC, EC 4.1.17), which catalyzes the conversion of ornithine to the diamine putrescine. The activity of the enzyme is primarily regulated by a negative feedback mechanism involving ODC...
Hee Chan Yoo et al.
Cell metabolism, 31(2), 267-283 (2019-12-24)
Glutamine is an essential nutrient that regulates energy production, redox homeostasis, and signaling in cancer cells. Despite the importance of glutamine in mitochondrial metabolism, the mitochondrial glutamine transporter has long been unknown. Here, we show that the SLC1A5 variant plays...
B Ahlman et al.
Clinical science (London, England : 1979), 86(6), 653-662 (1994-06-01)
1. The effects of short-term starvation and refeeding on the free amino acid concentrations of the intestinal mucosa were characterized in male subjects (n = 6), using endoscopically obtained biopsy specimens from the duodenum and from all four segments of...
Beatrice Bocca et al.
Annali dell'Istituto superiore di sanita, 41(2), 197-203 (2005-10-26)
The haematic concentration of 26 metals and the oxidative damage in 60 patients (20 males and 40 females) affected by Alzheimer's disease and 44 healthy individuals (33 males and 11 females) were compared. In patients, the following significant (p <...
William Wan et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(14), 5201-5206 (2014-04-08)
The highly ordered and reproducible structure of the fungal prion HET-s makes it an excellent model system for studying the inherent properties of prions, self-propagating infectious proteins that have been implicated in a number of fatal diseases. In particular, the...
Yogitha N Srikhanta et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 436(3), 362-365 (2013-06-04)
Escherichia coli expresses two L-asparaginase (EC 3.5.1.1) isozymes: L-asparaginse I, which is a low affinity, cytoplasmic enzyme that is expressed constitutively, and L-asparaginase II, a high affinity periplasmic enzyme that is under complex co-transcriptional regulation by both Fnr and Crp....
Halina R Novak et al.
The FEBS journal, 280(7), 1664-1680 (2013-02-07)
The putative L-haloacid dehalogenase gene (DehRhb) from a marine Rhodobacteraceae family was cloned and overexpressed in Escherichia coli. The DehRhb protein was shown to be an L-haloacid dehalogenase with highest activity towards brominated substrates with short carbon chains (≤ C3)....

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