Showing 1-30 of 30 results for "Brilliant cresyl blue"
E M Sadeesh et al.
Cytotechnology, 69(2), 289-305 (2017-01-11)
This study examined the effects of buffalo oocyte extracts (BOE) on donor cells reprogramming and molecular characterisation of oocytes screened via brilliant cresyl blue (BCB) staining and comparison of gene expression profiles of developmentally important genes in blastocysts from IVF...
Safi Asim Bin Asif et al.
Nanoscale research letters, 10(1), 355-355 (2015-09-12)
Al2O3 doped Mn3O4 nanomaterial was synthesized by low-temperature stirring method and applied as a catalyst for the degradation of organic pollutants under solar light for prospective environmental applications. The morphological and physiochemical structure of the synthesized solar photocatalyst was investigated...
Safi Asim Bin Asif et al.
Nanoscale research letters, 9(1), 510-510 (2014-09-24)
A Co3O4/Fe2O3 composite nanofiber-based solar photocatalyst has been prepared, and its catalytic performance was evaluated by degrading acridine orange (AO) and brilliant cresyl blue (BCB) beneath solar light. The morphological and physiochemical structure of the synthesized solar photocatalyst was characterized...
A Ghanadzadeh Gilani et al.
Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 89, 231-237 (2012-01-21)
A solvatochromic study on the photophysical properties of two cationic oxazine dyes (brilliant cresyl blue and nile blue) was carried out. The electronic absorption and emission spectra of the dyes were recorded in various organic solvents with different polarity. The...
Liqin Wang et al.
Journal of biomedicine & biotechnology, 2012, 161372-161372 (2012-06-08)
Sheep oocytes derived from the ovaries collected from the slaughterhouse are often used for research on in vitro embryo production, animal cloning, transgenesis, embryonic stem cells, and other embryo biotechnology aspects. Improving the in vitro culture efficiency of oocytes can...
E C S Santos et al.
Zygote (Cambridge, England), 23(3), 352-359 (2013-12-21)
The aim of the present study was to examine the effects of brilliant cresyl blue (BCB) staining on mitochondrial functions in porcine oocytes. Cumulus-oocyte complexes (COCs) collected from slaughterhouse-derived porcine ovaries were cultured with (13 μM) or without (0 μM...
Yan-Guang Wu et al.
Cell research, 17(8), 722-731 (2007-08-08)
Selecting oocytes that are most likely to develop is crucial for in vitro fertilization and animal cloning. Brilliant cresyl blue (BCB) staining has been used for oocyte selection in large animals, but its wider utility needs further evaluation. Mouse oocytes...
S N Wickramasinghe et al.
Clinical and laboratory haematology, 7(4), 353-358 (1985-01-01)
The ultrastructure of redox-dye-treated HbH-containing red cells has been shown to be dependent on the nature of the redox dye used. Brilliant cresyl blue causes the formation of a large number of small inclusions which are invariably attached to the...
Poly (brilliant cresyl blue) modified glassy carbon electrodes: electrosynthesis, characterisation and application in biosensors.
Ghica ME and Brett CM.
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 629 (1), 35-42 (2009)
Developmental competence of prepubertal goat oocytes selected with brilliant cresyl blue and matured with cysteamine supplementation.
Rodriguez-Gonzalez E, et al.
Reproduction, Nutrition, Development, 43, 179-179 (2003)
E F Lopes et al.
Reproduction in domestic animals = Zuchthygiene, 50(5), 763-770 (2015-08-19)
Oocyte selection based on the brilliant cresyl blue (BCB) staining test has been successfully used to differentiate between competent and incompetent bovine oocytes. Here, the expression of genes involved in transport of monocarboxylates (Mct1-4) and oogenesis specific genes (Bmp15, Gdf9...
Vitrification of immature and matured bovine oocytes: effect of brilliant cresyl blue selection and hyaluronan addition.
Animal Reproduction, 13 (2016)
Expression of TGF? superfamily components and other markers of oocyte quality in oocytes selected by brilliant cresyl blue staining: relevance to early embryonic development.
Ashry, M; Lee, K; Mondal, M; Datta, TK; Folger, JK; Rajput, SK; Zhang, K; Hemeida, NA; Smith, GW
Molecular Reproduction and Development null
Jonathan P Scaffidi et al.
Applied spectroscopy, 64(5), 485-492 (2010-05-21)
We report the first demonstration of surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) detection of para-mercapto benzoic acid (pMBA) and surface-enhanced resonance Raman spectroscopy (SERRS) detection of brilliant cresyl blue (BCB) and cresyl violet perchlorate (CVP) with continuous-wave excitation from a stand-off distance...
M Wainwright et al.
Journal of chemotherapy (Florence, Italy), 13(5), 503-509 (2002-01-05)
The antibacterial activities of Methylene Blue and several of its congeners were measured against Yersinia enterocolitica, a gram-negative pathogen known to exhibit significant growth at 4 degrees C and thus constituting a threat to red blood cell concentrates which are...
A Ghanadzadeh Gilani et al.
Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 83(1), 100-105 (2011-09-06)
The visible absorption spectra of two oxazine dyes, brilliant cresyl blue and nile blue, in aqueous and aqueous urea solutions (0.01-1 M) were studied as a function of the dye concentration. Due to structural similarity of the investigated dyes, their...
G F Oxenkrug et al.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1122, 245-252 (2007-12-14)
The ability of methylene blue (MB) to inhibit the nitric oxide-induced stimulation of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors has been suggested as a possible mechanism of MB's clinical antidepressant action. This study evaluated the alternative/additional mechanisms of the antidepressant effect of MB on...
Daniel B Costa et al.
European journal of haematology, 76(5), 432-435 (2006-02-17)
We describe a patient with acquired alpha-thalassemia myelodysplastic syndrome (ATMDS). A previously healthy 66-year-old man presented with hemoglobin of 9.3 g/dL, mean corpuscular volume 59 fL, and a bone marrow aspirate with increased erythroid precursors and hypolobulated megakaryocytes. Hemoglobin H...
Karin Kettisen et al.
Bioconjugate chemistry, 26(4), 746-754 (2015-03-04)
Developing a functional blood substitute as an alternative to donated blood for clinical use is believed to relieve present and future blood shortages, and to reduce the risks of infection and blood type mismatching. Hemoglobin vesicle (HbV) encapsulates a purified...
Joanna Budna et al.
Reproduction (Cambridge, England), 154(4), 535-545 (2017-07-25)
Proper oocyte maturation in mammals produces an oocyte capable of monospermic fertilization and embryo preimplantation. The cumulus-oocyte complexes (COCs), surrounding an oocyte, play a significant role in oocyte maturation. During this process, when the COCs undergo cumulus expansion wherein tightly...
M Teuber et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1506(1), 31-46 (2001-06-22)
Fluorescent DeltapH and DeltaPsi indicators have been screened for the non-invasive monitoring of bioenergetic processes in whole cells of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Acridine yellow and Acridine orange proved to be the best DeltapH indicators for the investigation...
Shaozhen Wang et al.
The Analyst, 140(12), 4001-4006 (2015-04-29)
A turn-on fluorescent chemosensor of Pb(2+) in the near-infrared (NIR) region, which is based on the Pb(2+)-tuned restored fluorescence of a weakly fluorescent fluorophore-gold nanoparticle (AuNPs) assembly, has been reported. In this fluorophore-AuNP assembly, NIR fluorescent dye brilliant cresyl blue...
Mohammad Bahrami et al.
Scientific reports, 9(1), 11739-11739 (2019-08-15)
Defining oocyte in vitro maturation (IVM) conditions allows for improved reproducibility and efficiency of bovine embryo production. IVM conditions for bovine oocytes have been extensively studied, but beneficial effects of individual supplements remain controversial. This study compared methods of cumulus...
Nantana Nuchtavorn et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1286, 216-221 (2013-03-21)
Microfluidic chip electrophoresis (chip-CE) is a separation method that is compatible with portable and on-site analysis, however, only few commercial chip-CE systems with laser-induced fluorescence (LIF) and light emitting diode (LED) fluorescence detection are available. They are established for several...
Joanna Budna et al.
Zygote (Cambridge, England), 25(3), 331-340 (2017-07-04)
Mammalian oocyte maturation is achieved when oocytes reach metaphase II (MII) stage, and accumulate mRNA and proteins in the cytoplasm following fertilization. It has been shown that oocytes investigated before and after in vitro maturation (IVM) differ significantly in transcriptomic...
Maciej Brązert et al.
Molecular medicine reports, 21(3), 1537-1551 (2020-02-06)
Oocyte maturation is essential for proper fertilization, embryo implantation and early development. While the physiological conditions of these processes are relatively well‑known, its exact molecular mechanisms remain widely undiscovered. Oocyte growth, differentiation and maturation are therefore the subject of scientific...
Ismael Lamas-Toranzo et al.
Theriogenology, 119, 156-162 (2018-07-18)
In vitro maturation (IVM) leads to reduced developmental rates compared to the use of in vivo matured oocytes. This reduction can be attributed to the suboptimal environment experienced during IVM, but the use of incompetent oocytes also plays a significant role. The...
D Janowski et al.
Theriogenology, 78(3), 656-669 (2012-05-15)
The close contact and interaction between the oocyte and the follicular environment influence the establishment of oocyte developmental competence. Moreover, it is assumed that apoptosis in the follicular cells has a beneficial influence on the developmental competence of oocytes. The...
H Sato et al.
Animal reproduction science, 99(3-4), 299-305 (2006-06-21)
The progression of the nuclear maturation of oocytes is a useful marker for the estimation of the subsequent developmental competence of oocytes. In this study, we examined the effect of energy substrates in an in vitro maturation medium on the...
F Battaglini et al.
Bioconjugate chemistry, 5(5), 430-435 (1994-09-01)
The bimolecular rate constants for the reactions of five organic two-electron redox mediators with reduced glucose oxidase (GOx) were determined by measuring voltammetric electrocatalytic currents at glassy carbon electrodes in the presence of excess glucose under anaerobic conditions. The mediators...

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