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E O Farombi et al.
Andrologia, 46(8), 893-901 (2013-10-02)
The indiscriminate use, abuse and patients' noncompliance to normal prescription of artemisinin and its derivatives are a common practice during the treatment for drug-resistant malaria parasites in most developing countries. This study investigated the influence of artemisinin on the testicular
Ana Paula Dias Demasi et al.
Virchows Archiv : an international journal of pathology, 463(1), 47-55 (2013-06-06)
B cell malignancies are classified according to the postulated differentiation stage of the originating cell. During differentiation, structural and molecular changes occur to support massive processing of immunoglobulin in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) of plasma cells at the final stage.
X Wang et al.
Genetics and molecular research : GMR, 14(2), 6251-6255 (2015-07-01)
We investigated the antioxidant content and conducted a cytological examination of the aqueous fluid and lenses of patients with age-related cataracts at different stages. The levels of superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase (CAT), and glutathione peroxidase (GSH-PX) in the aqueous fluid
Luis Ontiveros-Padilla et al.
Microorganisms, 9(4) (2021-05-01)
Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi (S. Typhi) porins, OmpC and OmpF, are potent inducers of the immune response against S. Typhi in mice and humans. Vaccination with porins induces the protection against 500 LD50 of S. Typhi, life-lasting bactericidal antibodies and
Jingmei Hou et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 16922-16922 (2015-11-21)
Spermatogonial stem cells (SSCs) have significant applications in both reproductive and regenerative medicine. However, primary human SSCs are very rare, and a human SSC line has not yet been available. In this study, we have for the first time reported
S Thrane et al.
Oncogene, 34(32), 4199-4210 (2014-11-05)
Antiestrogen resistance is a major problem in breast cancer treatment. Therefore, the search for new therapeutic targets and biomarkers for antiestrogen resistance is crucial. In this study, we performed a kinase inhibitor screen on antiestrogen responsive MCF-7 cells and a
Joanna H Sliwowska et al.
Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research, 38(11), 2780-2789 (2014-11-26)
Prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) has adverse effects on reproductive function and hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) activity. Kisspeptin neurons play a role in mediating feedback effects of estradiol (E2 ) and progesterone (P4 ) on the HPG axis. We hypothesized that PAE will
Hee-Chang Youn et al.
ChemSusChem, 8(11), 1875-1884 (2015-04-29)
A two-step method consisting of solid-state microwave irradiation and heat treatment under NH3 gas was used to prepare nitrogen-doped reduced graphene oxide (N-RGO) with a high specific surface area (1007 m(2)  g(-1) ), high electrical conductivity (1532 S m(-1) ), and low oxygen
Mingyi Yang et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 17409-17409 (2015-12-01)
The oxidation resistance gene 1 (OXR1) is crucial for protecting against oxidative stress; however, its molecular function is unknown. We employed RNA sequencing to examine the role of human OXR1 for genome wide transcription regulation. In total, in non-treated and
Abubakr M Idris et al.
Environmental science and pollution research international, 22(21), 17012-17021 (2015-07-01)
Jizan fishers are the major fish source for more than 1.5 million populations in the southern region in Saudi Arabia. Despite the overgrowing of various man-made activities in Jizan City, no recent study on environmental monitoring was reported. In the
Noriko Nakajima et al.
Journal of pharmacological sciences, 127(3), 339-343 (2015-04-04)
Oral mucositis induced by radiotherapy for cancers of the head and neck reduce the quality of life of patients. However, effective therapeutic agents are lacking. Symptomatic treatment involves local anesthesia and analgesia. We focused on the antioxidant effects of edaravone
Erica Hurtado et al.
The FEBS journal, 288(3), 902-919 (2020-06-21)
Skeletal muscle is the largest tissue in mammalian organisms and is a key determinant of basal metabolic rate and whole-body energy metabolism. Histone deacetylase 11 (HDAC11) is the only member of the class IV subfamily of HDACs, and it is
T Çavusoglu et al.
Experimental and clinical endocrinology & diabetes : official journal, German Society of Endocrinology [and] German Diabetes Association, 122(6), 327-333 (2014-06-19)
One of the major concerns is a nephropathy in diabetes, which applies many different kinds of medicines. However, required level of the treatment of renal disease has not been achieved. To investigate and compare the effect of the enalapril and
Kohei Ikeda et al.
Nitric oxide : biology and chemistry, 49, 90-96 (2015-05-12)
Mitochondria-targeted hydrogen sulfide donor AP39, [(10-oxo-10-(4-(3-thioxo-3H-1,2-dithiol-5yl)phenoxy)decyl) triphenylphosphonium bromide], exhibits cytoprotective effects against oxidative stress in vitro. We examined whether or not AP39 improves the neurological function and long term survival in mice subjected to cardiac arrest (CA) and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Kristin N Bell et al.
Digestive diseases and sciences, 60(1), 86-100 (2014-07-30)
Krüpple-like factor 5 (KLF5) is a transcription factor that is highly expressed in the proliferative compartment of the intestinal crypt. There, it is thought to regulate epithelial turnover and homeostasis. In this study, we sought to determine the role for
Rakesh Pandey et al.
Indian journal of experimental biology, 51(7), 515-521 (2013-08-01)
Since aging is the most important risk factor for variety of diseases, the discovery of a wide range of chemical modulators of aging in model organisms encourages new strategies for targeting age associated diseases. Simple genetic manipulation leads to long-lived
Salvador Meseguer et al.
Human molecular genetics, 24(1), 167-184 (2014-08-26)
Mitochondrial dysfunction activates mitochondria-to-nucleus signaling pathways whose components are mostly unknown. Identification of these components is important to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying mitochondrial diseases and to discover putative therapeutic targets. MELAS syndrome is a rare neurodegenerative disease caused by
Sang Chul Lee et al.
Stem cell research & therapy, 6, 75-75 (2015-04-19)
Growing recognition of paracrine mechanisms in stem cell plasticity has resulted in considerable interest in stem cell-derived secretome. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) preconditioning on the composition and hepatic regenerative activity of
Magdalena Grajzer et al.
Food chemistry, 188, 459-466 (2015-06-05)
Two new commercially available high linolenic oils, pressed at low temperature from rose hip seeds, were characterised for their composition, quality and DPPH radical scavenging activity. The oxidative stability of oils was assessed using differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). Phytosterols, tocopherols
Agnieszka Wolnicka-Glubisz et al.
Archives of dermatological research, 307(1), 89-98 (2014-11-16)
Melanin, the basic skin pigment present also in the majority of melanomas, has a huge impact on the efficiency of photodynamic, radio- or chemotherapies of melanoma. Moreover, the melanoma cells produce more melanin than normal melanocytes in adjacent skin do.
Jonas Hedberg et al.
Journal of environmental science and health. Part A, Toxic/hazardous substances & environmental engineering, 50(9), 891-900 (2015-06-11)
The increasing use of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) in consumer products triggers the need for investigations that improve the understanding of their chemical transformations upon environmental entry. Such knowledge provides crucial information for toxicological studies and risk assessments. Interactions with the
Remi Kamakura et al.
Cytotechnology, 67(4), 699-710 (2014-11-21)
Previous studies have demonstrated antidiabetic effects for rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) and aspalathin (ASP), one of its main polyphenols. Rooibos, an endemic plant of South Africa, is well-known for its use as herbal tea. Green ('unfermented') rooibos has been shown to
Elizabeth M Thompson et al.
American journal of veterinary research, 75(10), 924-928 (2014-09-26)
To evaluate the effect of multiple hydrogen peroxide gas plasma (HPGP) sterilizations on the rate of closure of ameroid constrictors. Thirty-six 5.0-mm ameroid constrictors. Ameroid constrictors were randomly allocated to 6 groups. Each group underwent 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Mauricio Mora-Pale et al.
Biotechnology and bioengineering, 112(12), 2417-2428 (2015-06-26)
Plant polyphenols are known to have varying antimicrobial potencies, including direct antibacterial activity, synergism with antibiotics and suppression of bacterial virulence. We performed the in vitro oligomerization of resveratrol catalyzed by soybean peroxidase, and the two isomers (resveratrol-trans-dihydrodimer and pallidol)
Fang-Ting Liu et al.
CNS neuroscience & therapeutics, 20(8), 778-786 (2014-04-02)
Spinal cord injury (SCI) can induce excessive astrocyte activation. Hydrogen has been deemed as a novel antioxidant. We investigated whether molecular hydrogen could act as an antiastrogliosis agent during SCI and oxidative injury in experimental rats and cultured astrocytes. Hydrogen-rich
Liu Ming et al.
International journal of clinical and experimental medicine, 8(4), 5806-5811 (2015-07-02)
New strategies for the prevention or treatment of infections are required. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of antimicrobial peptides and bacteriocins isolated from Lactobacillus plantarum on growth and biofilm formation of three common pathogenic microbes.
Guangxiu Wang et al.
International journal of oncology, 46(4), 1739-1747 (2015-02-04)
Resveratrol (Res), a natural polyphenolic compound, has anticancer activity in a variety of cancers. In the present study, the antitumor effect and underlying molecular mechanism of Res on rat C6 glioma growth was studied. The results demonstrated that Res inhibited
Shenghong Zhong et al.
Soft matter, 11(35), 6999-7004 (2015-08-05)
Here, we report the development of an experimental system based on liquid crystals (LCs) confined in microcapillaries for imaging interfacial phenomena. The inner surfaces of the microcapillaries were modified with octadecyltrichlorosilane to promote an escaped-radial configuration of LCs. We checked
Praetinee Pattamayutanon et al.
Journal of food science, 80(10), M2228-M2240 (2015-09-01)
This study investigated the effect of 3 factors (floral source, honeybee species, and postcollection processing) that influence the antibacterial activity, free radical reduction, and other biochemical compositions of different honey types typical of Thailand. Honey samples from 3 honeybee species
Barry W Hyland et al.
Clinical oral investigations, 19(6), 1395-1404 (2014-11-09)
This study aimed to develop and characterise a new three-component dental whitening formulation which is as effective as the currently used carbamide peroxide but at significantly lower hydrogen peroxide concentrations. The new formulation (Carbamide Plus) was prepared containing hydrogen peroxide
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