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Florence Lima et al.
Environmental and molecular mutagenesis, 55(3), 266-277 (2014-04-12)
DNA methylation is an epigenetic mechanism that drives phenotype and that can be altered by environmental exposures including radiation. The majority of human radiation exposures occur in a relatively low dose range; however, the biological response to low dose radiation
Koichiro Uto et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(4), 3193-3201 (2014-04-17)
(Apo)ferritins are cage-shaped proteins which have recently received a great deal of attention because the inner cavity of the protein shell can be used as a size-restricted reaction field for the synthesis of nanomaterials. The biomineralization behavior and inorganic nanoparticle
The role of intravenous iron for the treatment of restless legs syndrome.
Michael Auerbach
American journal of hematology, 89(10), 1016-1016 (2014-08-05)
Jun-Won Jang et al.
Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research, 59(12), 2503-2507 (2009-06-23)
Zero valent iron has been successfully used for the degradation of a wide range of contaminants. However, this reaction of using ZVI particle produces a large quantity of iron sludge. To solve the problem, we report the synthesis of self-organized
Sandra Isabel Escobar-Megchún et al.
Journal of water and health, 12(4), 722-726 (2014-12-05)
This study relates to a method for evaluating the degradation efficiency of Ascaris lumbricoides eggs through a Fenton reaction, using hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) at 100, 250, and 500 mg/L, ferrous sulfate (FeSO4) at 458 mg/L Fe(2+) and pH values of
Lucie Y Guo et al.
Experimental eye research, 129, 31-37 (2014-12-03)
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness among older adults in developed countries, and retinal iron accumulation may exacerbate the disease. Iron can upregulate the production of amyloid precursor protein (APP). Since amyloid-β (Aβ), a byproduct
Ewelina Łukaszyk et al.
Przeglad lekarski, 71(2), 95-97 (2014-07-16)
Subclinical inflammation is one of the key mechanisms responsible for the development and progression of chronic kidney disease. It may stem from uremia, ongoing inflammation in kidney as well as latent bacterial and viral infections. Inflammation also plays a significant
Lucia Banci et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(17), 6203-6208 (2014-04-16)
Monothiol glutaredoxins play a crucial role in iron-sulfur (Fe/S) protein biogenesis. Essentially all of them can coordinate a [2Fe-2S] cluster and have been proposed to mediate the transfer of [2Fe-2S] clusters from scaffold proteins to target apo proteins, possibly by
Mitchell R Olson et al.
Chemosphere, 114, 144-149 (2014-08-13)
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are well-known for being hydrophobic and persistent in the environment. Although many treatment approaches have been demonstrated to result in degradation of PCBs in water or water/cosolvent systems, few examples exist where such approaches have been applied
Evelyn Yamal-Turbay et al.
Environmental technology, 35(13-16), 1695-1701 (2014-06-25)
Despite being acknowledged as an emerging contaminant, sulphamethazine (SMT) degradation has received scarce attention in the advanced oxidation processes field. Thus, this work addresses the degradation of SMT in water solutions (12 L of 25mgL-1 samples) by means of a
David Z Mokry et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1840(10), 3058-3066 (2014-06-28)
For many pathogenic microorganisms, iron acquisition represents a significant stress during the colonization of a mammalian host. Heme is the single most abundant source of soluble iron in this environment. While the importance of iron assimilation for nearly all organisms
Syllos S da Silva et al.
Environmental technology, 35(9-12), 1556-1564 (2014-04-08)
The photo-Fenton process was applied to degrade non-ionic surfactants with different numbers of ethoxy groups, seven (E7), ten (E10) and twenty-three (E23). The effects of H2O2 concentration, Fe(II) concentration and number of ethoxy groups on the mineralization of surfactants were
Vitria Adisetiyo et al.
Radiology, 272(2), 524-532 (2014-06-18)
To comprehensively assess brain iron levels in typically developing control subjects and patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) when psychostimulant medication history is accounted for. This prospective study was approved by the institutional review board, and informed consent was
Pirkko Peuranpää et al.
Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica, 93(7), 654-660 (2014-06-11)
To assess the impact of anemia and iron deficiency on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in women treated for heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB). Secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial. Five university hospitals in Finland. A total of 236 women
Roberta J Ward et al.
The Lancet. Neurology, 13(10), 1045-1060 (2014-09-19)
In the CNS, iron in several proteins is involved in many important processes such as oxygen transportation, oxidative phosphorylation, myelin production, and the synthesis and metabolism of neurotransmitters. Abnormal iron homoeostasis can induce cellular damage through hydroxyl radical production, which
Julia Steuber et al.
Nature, 516(7529), 62-67 (2014-12-05)
NADH oxidation in the respiratory chain is coupled to ion translocation across the membrane to build up an electrochemical gradient. The sodium-translocating NADH:quinone oxidoreductase (Na(+)-NQR), a membrane protein complex widespread among pathogenic bacteria, consists of six subunits, NqrA, B, C
Oliver M Theusinger
Praxis, 103(21), 1257-1262 (2014-10-12)
Blood transfusions are in general considered as lifesaving. Current data and evidence show, that blood transfusions are associated with increased morbidity and mortality, and this apparently dose-dependent. Basic research and results from randomized controlled trials show a causal relationship between
Crystal D Karakochuk et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 145(1), 134-142 (2014-12-21)
Anemia is common in Cambodian women. Potential causes include micronutrient deficiencies, genetic hemoglobin disorders, inflammation, and disease. We aimed to investigate factors associated with anemia (low hemoglobin concentration) in rural Cambodian women (18-45 y) and to investigate the relations between
Non-intravenous approaches to iron therapy in chronic kidney disease: will it improve the benefit-to-risk ratio?
Anatole Besarab
Nephrology news & issues, 28(2), 12-12 (2014-03-22)
Céline Termote et al.
Food and nutrition bulletin, 35(4), 458-479 (2015-02-03)
Wild foods and their actual and potential contributions to nutrition security have rarely been studied or considered in nutrition and conservation programs. To study the role of wild food biodiversity in achieving a cost reduction of a nutritionally adequate diet
Shuichi Sekine et al.
Toxicology and applied pharmacology, 282(3), 237-243 (2014-12-30)
Patients with long-lasting hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are at major risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Iron accumulation in the livers of these patients is thought to exacerbate conditions of oxidative stress. Transgenic mice that express the HCV core protein
Mohiee El-Deen El-Aziz Awad et al.
Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology, 44(3), 695-708 (2015-02-04)
This study assessed the diagnostic approaches of Helicobacter pylori (IP)-associated iron deficiency (ID) and anemia (IDA) in children with dyspeptic symptoms and evaluated the effect of simultaneous anti-H. pylori (anti-HIP) therapy and oral iron in comparison with each of anti?
V N Marty et al.
Radiation research, 182(6), 653-665 (2014-11-18)
The evaluation of potential health risks associated with neuronal exposure to space radiation is critical for future long duration space travel. The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the effects of low-dose proton and high-energy charged particle
Oriana Marques et al.
Cancer letters, 347(1), 1-14 (2014-02-04)
Iron is an essential element and a critical component of molecules involved in energy production, cell cycle and intermediate metabolism. However, the same characteristic chemistry that makes it so biologically versatile may lead to iron-associated toxicity as a consequence of
Vivek Kumar Srivastava et al.
The Biochemical journal, 463(1), 103-114 (2014-07-06)
Iron is an essential nutrient for all living organisms and human pathogens employ a battery of factors to scavenge iron from the high-affinity iron-binding host proteins. In the present study, we have elucidated, via a candidate gene approach, major iron
Catherine F M Bowden et al.
Biochemistry, 53(14), 2286-2294 (2014-03-22)
The Isd (iron-regulated surface determinant) system is a multiprotein transporter that allows bacterium Staphylococcus aureus to take up iron from hemoglobin (Hb) during human infection. In this system, IsdB is a cell wall-anchored surface protein that contains two near iron
James C Barton et al.
The American journal of the medical sciences, 349(1), 50-55 (2015-01-07)
Primary iron overload in African Americans has been reported predominantly from autopsy studies. We characterized hepatic iron phenotypes in 83 African Americans who underwent liver biopsy during the interval 1990 to 1995. We tabulated pathology report form data, iron grades
Satoshi Wakai et al.
Microbial ecology, 68(3), 519-527 (2014-05-28)
Elemental iodine is produced in Japan from underground brine (fossil salt water). Carbon steel pipes in an iodine production facility at Chiba, Japan, for brine conveyance were found to corrode more rapidly than those in other facilities. The corroding activity
Yingxun Liu et al.
Journal of biomedical nanotechnology, 10(8), 1574-1587 (2014-07-16)
To evaluate the effects of iron oxide nanoparticles on genes from different cell lines in this study, mouse macrophage RAW264.7 and hepatocyte Hepa1-6 cell lines were treated with DMSA-coated Fe3O4 nanoparticles. Two doses were used, 50 microg/mL and 100 microg/mL
Biochemistry. Fishing for peroxidase protons.
John T Groves et al.
Science (New York, N.Y.), 345(6193), 142-143 (2014-07-12)
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