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F Tecles et al.
Research in veterinary science, 100, 12-17 (2015-03-31)
The purpose of this study was to elucidate the possible presence of oxidative stress in cats naturally affected by feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) by investigating two antioxidant biomarkers in serum: paraoxonase-1 (PON1) and total antioxidant capacity (TAC). PON1 was measured...
[Ammonium chloride and the calcium chloride loading test for the diagnosis of renal tubular acidosis].
S Takahashi et al.
Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine, 43(9), 1836-1842 (1985-09-01)
Koji Nobe et al.
The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, 345(1), 62-68 (2013-02-01)
Adiponectin is an adipose tissue-secreted protein and is a multifunctional adipocytokine. However, the association of adiponectin with bladder contraction has not been investigated. In this study, the adiponectin-sense transgenic mouse (Adip-Sen mouse; age, 16-24 weeks; male) and age-matched controls (C57Bl...
Stefan Bauernfried et al.
Science (New York, N.Y.), 371(6528) (2020-11-28)
Inflammasomes function as intracellular sensors of pathogen infection or cellular perturbation and thereby play a central role in numerous diseases. Given the high abundance of NLRP1 in epithelial barrier tissues, we screened a diverse panel of viruses for inflammasome activation...
Siti Shahara Zulfakar et al.
Food microbiology, 34(2), 369-375 (2013-04-02)
Microbial contamination of carcass surfaces occurs during slaughter and post-slaughter processing steps, therefore interventions are needed to enhance meat safety and quality. Although many studies have been done at the macro-level, little is known about specific processes that influence bacterial...
Angel Contreras-García et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 175, 596-605 (2018-12-24)
Biomaterials are frequently evaluated for pro-coagulant activity but usually in the presence of microparticles (MPs), cell-derived vesicles in blood plasma whose phospholipid surfaces allow coagulation factors to set up as functional assemblies. We tested the hypothesis that synthetic anionic surfaces...
Aya Watanabe et al.
Clinical science (London, England : 1979), 126(9), 671-678 (2013-11-22)
In the present study we sought to determine the effect of CoCl2, an inhibitor of PHD (prolyl hydroxylase domain protein), on the development of AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm). AAA was induced in C57BL/6 mice by periaortic application of CaCl2 (AAA...
Martina Bajerová et al.
Acta poloniae pharmaceutica, 70(2), 271-281 (2013-04-26)
Particles preparation from biodegradable polymers as carriers for the controlled release of drugs has been the focus of many investigations and the subject of a growing field of research in recent years. The aim of this study was to develop...
Avinash A Kadam et al.
Bioresource technology, 132, 276-284 (2013-02-16)
Pretreatments to sugarcane bagasse (SCB) such as CaCl2, alkali, ammonia, steam and milling showed 91%, 46%, 47%, 42% and 56% adsorption of Solvent Red 5B (SR5B); 92%, 57%, 58%, 56% and 68% adsorption of simulated dyes mixture (SDM), and 86%...
Yohan Yoon et al.
Meat science, 95(2), 317-322 (2013-06-12)
This study evaluated chemical tenderizers and cooking methods to inactivate Escherichia coli O157:H7 in ground beef patties (model system for non-intact beef). Ground beef was inoculated with E. coli O157:H7 and mixed with (i) nothing (control), (ii) calcium chloride (CC)...
Grace C Lin et al.
Tissue barriers, 8(2), 1748459-1748459 (2020-04-22)
During the last years, the popularity of saliva has been increasing for its applicability as a diagnostic fluid. Blood biomarker molecules have to cross the blood-saliva barrier (BSB) in order to appear in saliva. The BSB consists of all oral...
Hemolymph analysis and evaluation of newly formulated media for culture of shrimp cells (Penaeus stylirostris)
Shimizu C, et al.
In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology. Animal, 37(6), 322-329 (2001)
Bhavna V Mohite et al.
Applied biochemistry and biotechnology, 169(5), 1497-1511 (2013-01-16)
Bacterial cellulose (BC), a biopolymer, due to its unique properties is valuable for production of vital products in food, textile, medicine, and agriculture. In the present study, the optimal fermentation conditions for enhanced BC production by Gluconacetobacter hansenii NCIM 2529...
Shuai Jin et al.
Molecular cell, 79(5), 728-740 (2020-07-30)
Cytosine base editors (CBEs) generate C-to-T nucleotide substitutions in genomic target sites without inducing double-strand breaks. However, CBEs such as BE3 can cause genome-wide off-target changes via sgRNA-independent DNA deamination. By leveraging the orthogonal R-loops generated by SaCas9 nickase to...
Dhanya Jaikumar et al.
International journal of biological macromolecules, 74, 318-326 (2014-12-30)
Injectable, biodegradable scaffolds are required for soft tissue reconstruction owing to its minimally invasive approach. Such a scaffold can mimic the native extracellular matrix (ECM), provide uniform distribution of cells and overcome limitations like donor site morbidity, volume loss, etc....
Diana Baigts Allende et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 63(31), 7058-7065 (2015-07-15)
To better tailor gelatins for textural characteristics in (food) gels, their interactions are destabilized by introduction of electrostatic repulsions and creation of affinity sites for calcium to "lock" intermolecular interactions. For that purpose gelatins with various degrees of succinylation are...
Pelin Onsekizoglu Bagci et al.
Journal of food science, 80(9), N2071-N2078 (2015-08-05)
Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) were synthesized at room temperature following a simple, rapid, and green route using fresh-squeezed apple juice as a reducing reagent. The optimal AuNPs, based on the particle color, stability, and color change suitable for colorimetric detection of...
Evelien Wynendaele et al.
PloS one, 10(11), e0142071-e0142071 (2015-11-05)
Bacteria communicate with each other by the use of signaling molecules, a process called 'quorum sensing'. One group of quorum sensing molecules includes the oligopeptides, which are mainly produced by Gram-positive bacteria. Recently, these quorum sensing peptides were found to...
Tieyuan Zhang et al.
Environmental science & technology, 49(5), 2969-2976 (2015-02-03)
Elevated concentration of naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) in wastewater generated from Marcellus Shale gas extraction is of great concern due to potential environmental and public health impacts. Development of a rapid and robust method for analysis of Ra-226, which...
P A Léon Bouyou et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 406(20), 5019-5030 (2014-06-11)
Trace levels of the veterinary antibiotic compound sulfadiazine (SDZ) can be determined in agricultural drainage water samples with this new method. Optimized sample pretreatment and solid-phase extraction was combined with liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry (SPE LC-MS/MS) using...
Joseph T Morott et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 104(1), 124-134 (2014-11-21)
The primary aim of this research was to produce successfully taste masked formulations of Sildenafil Citrate (SC) using hot-melt extrusion (HME) technology. Multiple screw configurations and polymeric carriers were evaluated for their effects on taste masking efficiency, which was assessed...
Norris I Hollie et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1841(6), 888-895 (2013-12-10)
Mice deficient in group 1b phospholipase A2 have decreased plasma lysophosphatidylcholine and increased hepatic oxidation that is inhibited by intraperitoneal lysophosphatidylcholine injection. This study sought to identify a mechanism for lysophosphatidylcholine-mediated inhibition of hepatic oxidative function. Results showed that in...
Chao-Han Lai et al.
Annals of surgery, 258(6), 1103-1110 (2013-01-09)
To investigate whether recombinant thrombomodulin containing all the extracellular domains (rTMD123) has therapeutic potential against aneurysm development. The pathogenesis of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is characterized by chronic inflammation and proteolytic degradation of extracellular matrix. Thrombomodulin, a transmembrane glycoprotein, exerts...
Robert B Hamanaka et al.
Science signaling, 6(261), ra8-ra8 (2013-02-07)
Proper regulation of keratinocyte differentiation within the epidermis and follicular epithelium is essential for maintenance of epidermal barrier function and hair growth. The signaling intermediates that regulate the morphological and genetic changes associated with epidermal and follicular differentiation remain poorly...
Marvin D Berman et al.
American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology, 308(1), G42-G55 (2014-11-02)
Metastable and equilibrium phase diagrams for unconjugated bilirubin IXα (UCB) in bile are yet to be determined for understanding the physical chemistry of pigment gallstone formation. Also, UCB is a molecule of considerable biomedical importance because it is a potent...
Thomas P West
Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung. C, Journal of biosciences, 70(5-6), 165-167 (2015-06-26)
Malic acid production from the biodiesel coproduct crude glycerol by Aspergillus niger ATCC 9142, ATCC 10577 and ATCC 12846 was observed to occur with the highest malic acid level acid being produced by A. niger ATCC 12846. Fungal biomass production...
Yang Gao et al.
The Chinese journal of physiology, 55(5), 307-313 (2013-01-04)
Many studies have shown that the relationship between alcohol consumption and most cardiovascular diseases is U-shaped, with nondrinkers and heavier drinkers having higher risks than moderate drinkers. However, the association between cardiac arrhythmias and acute alcohol consumption is not well...
Cordula Stillhart et al.
Pharmaceutical research, 31(12), 3426-3444 (2014-06-26)
In vitro lipolysis is widely utilized for predicting in vivo performance of oral lipid-based formulations (LBFs). However, evaluation of LBFs in the absence of an absorption sink may have limited in vivo relevance. This study aimed at employing biopharmaceutical modeling...
Stéphanie Michineau et al.
Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, 34(8), 1747-1755 (2014-05-31)
Inflammation plays a critical role in the development of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs). Because stromal cell-derived factor 1 (SDF-1) is known for its ability to attract inflammatory cells, we investigated whether SDF-1/chemokine (C-X-C motif) receptor 4 (CXCR4) axis is expressed...
Meng Jia et al.
Clinical nephrology, 79(6), 471-476 (2012-12-21)
Calcium carbonate is widely used as a phosphate binder in patients on maintenance hemodialysis. An unwanted side effect of calcium carbonate is hypercalcemia and vascular calcification. Oral activated charcoal (AC) is a non-selective and highly effective adsorbent. We hypothesized that...
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