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Yuwadee Ackarabanpojoue et al.
Journal of food science, 80(5), E998-1004 (2015-04-02)
This study aimed at investigating the effect of nitrate removal from pineapple juice by electrodialysis (ED) on selected properties of the ED-treated juice. Single-strength pineapple juice with reduced pulp content was treated by ED to reduce the nitrate concentration to
Masaru Kurosawa et al.
Human molecular genetics, 24(4), 1092-1105 (2014-10-12)
Huntington's disease (HD) is a dominantly inherited genetic disease caused by mutant huntingtin (htt) protein with expanded polyglutamine (polyQ) tracts. A neuropathological hallmark of HD is the presence of neuronal inclusions of mutant htt. p62 is an important regulatory protein
Ludmila Müllerová et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1384, 147-154 (2015-02-11)
Interactions among analyte forms that undergo simultaneous dissociation/protonation and complexation with multiple selectors take the shape of a highly interconnected multi-equilibrium scheme. This makes it difficult to express the effective mobility of the analyte in these systems, which are often
Alessandro Boianelli et al.
PloS one, 10(8), e0135787-e0135787 (2015-08-25)
The study of the initial phase of the adaptive immune response after first antigen encounter provides essential information on the magnitude and quality of the immune response. This phase is characterized by proliferation and dissemination of T cells in the
Kyung Min Jeong et al.
Archives of pharmacal research, 38(12), 2143-2152 (2015-11-05)
Deep eutectic solvents (DESs) were investigated as tunable, environmentally benign, yet superior extraction media to enhance the extraction of anthocyanins from grape skin, which is usually discarded as waste. Ten DESs containing choline chloride as hydrogen bond acceptor combined with
Dorit Rennspiess et al.
Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, 10(2), 360-366 (2014-12-20)
Although the molecular genetics possibly underlying the pathogenesis of human thymoma have been extensively studied, its etiology remains poorly understood. Because murine polyomavirus consistently induces thymomas in mice, we assessed the presence of the novel human polyomavirus 7 (HPyV7) in
Georg Wultsch et al.
Mutagenesis, 30(5), 701-709 (2015-05-11)
Wood dust was classified by the IARC as a human carcinogen which causes sinonasal tumours. However, the exposure in different industries varies strongly and the risks of workers depend on the specific situation which can be assessed by the use
Érika Cosset et al.
Biomaterials, 53, 296-308 (2015-04-22)
Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is the most common cause of congenital infection of the central nervous system (CNS). To overcome the limited access to human neural tissue and stringent species specificity of HCMV, we used engineered neural tissues to: (i) provide
Shan Lu et al.
Molecular pharmaceutics, 12(2), 621-629 (2015-01-16)
In this study, we formulated polyplexes with different compositions for codelivery of DNA and small-interfering RNA (siRNA). Since DNA and siRNA have distinctive and complementary morphological characteristics (DNA is long and winding and siRNA is short and rigid), we hypothesized
Seshadri Reddy Ankireddy et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 10 Spec Iss, 113-119 (2015-09-09)
Dopamine is a neurotransmitter of the catecholamine family and has many important roles, especially in human brain. Several diseases of the nervous system, such as Parkinson's disease, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, restless legs syndrome, are believed to be related to
K F Chan et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 58, 666-674 (2015-10-20)
Immunosensors based on gold nanoparticles and reduced graphene oxide (AuNPs/rGO)-modified screen-printed electrodes (SPEs) were successfully synthesized using an electrochemical deposition method. The modified SPEs were characterized using a field emission scanning electron microscope (FESEM) and Raman spectroscopy to analyze the
Shewit Kalayou et al.
Cell biology and toxicology, 30(6), 361-376 (2014-11-25)
The mycotoxin alternariol (AOH) is an important contaminant of fruits and cereal products. The current study sought to address the effect of a non-toxic AOH concentration on the proteome of the steroidogenic H295R cell model. Quantitative proteomics based on stable
Chemical reaction monitoring via the light focusing in optofluidic waveguides.
Zhao HT, et al.
Sensors and Actuators B, Chemical, 280(4), 16-23 (2019)
Louise Organ et al.
Experimental lung research, 41(3), 115-134 (2014-12-23)
Idiopathic Pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a fatal respiratory disease, characterized by a progressive fibrosis and worsening lung function. While the outcomes of recent clinical trials have resulted in therapies to slow the progression of the disease, there is still a
Changyoon Baek et al.
Journal of biomedical nanotechnology, 9(7), 1293-1298 (2013-08-06)
The current medical technology has constantly demanded novel and advanced materials exhibiting the unique physicochemical properties but, at the same time, possessing the intrinsic biocompatibility. Natural biomolecules based on materials such as peptide- (or protein-) or DNA/RNA derivatives have been
Constantin Lapa et al.
EJNMMI research, 4, 46-46 (2014-01-01)
Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) is routinely used for advanced or metastasized neuroendocrine tumours (NET). To prevent nephrotoxicity, positively charged amino acids (AA) are co-infused. The aim of this study was to correlate the risk for therapy-related hyperkalaemia with the
Rosalind V Silverman-Gavrila et al.
Cytoskeleton (Hoboken, N.J.), 72(4), 157-170 (2015-04-24)
Directed migration of smooth muscle cells (SMCs) from the media to the intima and their subsequent proliferation are key events in atherosclerosis as these cells contribute to the bulk and stability of atheromatous plaques. We showed previously that two cytoskeleton-associated
Yi Liu et al.
BMC plant biology, 15, 160-160 (2015-06-26)
The flavan-3-ols catechin and epicatechin, and their polymerized oligomers, the proanthocyanidins (PAs, also called condensed tannins), accumulate to levels of up to 15 % of the total weight of dry seeds of Theobroma cacao L. These compounds have been associated with
Qiangqiang Liu et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 10, 7073-7088 (2015-11-26)
The growing potential of quantum dots (QDs) in biomedical applications has provoked the urgent need to thoroughly address their interaction with biological systems. However, only limited studies have been performed to explore the effects of surface charge on the biological
Yanfen Fu et al.
Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 99(10), 4397-4408 (2015-01-27)
Systems metabolic engineering has made the renewable production of industrial chemicals a feasible alternative to modern operations. One major example of a renewable process is the production of carboxylic acids, such as octanoic acid (C8), from Escherichia coli, engineered to
Uma K Aryal et al.
PloS one, 10(7), e0130763-e0130763 (2015-07-15)
Protein phosphorylation regulates diverse cellular functions and plays a key role in the early development of plants. To complement and expand upon previous investigations of protein phosphorylation in Arabidopsis seedlings we used an alternative approach that combines protein extraction under
Morse Faria et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 1001, 156-168 (2015-08-19)
Human osteopontin (hOPN) is a secreted plasma protein which is elevated in various cancers and is indicative of poor prognosis. Here we describe investigations involving an extended peptide internal standard to track an unstable signature peptide followed by further method
Dafne Franz et al.
Journal of neuroimmunology, 284, 18-29 (2015-05-31)
Dopamine receptors have been described in T-cells, however their signalling pathways coupled remain unknown. Since cAMP and ERKs play key roles regulating T-cell physiology, we aim to determine whether cAMP and ERK1/2-phosphorylation are modulated by dopamine receptor 3 (D3R) and
Pascal Arnoux et al.
Nature communications, 6, 6148-6148 (2015-02-05)
Formate dehydrogenases (FDHs) are of interest as they are natural catalysts that sequester atmospheric CO2, generating reduced carbon compounds with possible uses as fuel. FDHs activity in Escherichia coli strictly requires the sulphurtransferase EcFdhD, which likely transfers sulphur from IscS
J Espada et al.
International journal of cosmetic science, 37(1), 41-55 (2014-09-27)
The search of substances that minimize cutaneous ageing has increased in the last few years. Previous studies have described the regenerative properties of the secretion of the mollusc Cryptomphalus aspersa (C. aspersa) when applied topically. We evaluate the in vitro effects
Sang-Man Jin et al.
Biomaterials, 52, 272-280 (2015-03-31)
There is a clinical need for an alternative labeling agent for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in islet transplantation. We aimed to evaluate the feasibility of islet MRI using ferumoxytol, which is the only clinically-available ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide. We compared
Ibrahim F Benter et al.
Journal of drug targeting, 23(6), 506-518 (2015-06-27)
The epidermal growth factor receptors, EGFR and EGFR2 (ErbB2), appear important mediators of diabetes-induced vascular dysfunction. We investigated whether targeted dual inhibition of EGFR and ErbB2 with Lapatinib would be effective in treating diabetes-induced vascular dysfunction in a rat model
Sabine Pellett et al.
PloS one, 10(7), e0133737-e0133737 (2015-07-25)
Botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) are the causative agent of the severe and long-lasting disease botulism. At least seven different serotypes of BoNTs (denoted A-G) have been described. All BoNTs enter human or animal neuronal cells via receptor mediated endocytosis and cleave
Jia-Ning Yin et al.
International journal of clinical and experimental medicine, 8(8), 12374-12381 (2015-11-10)
Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) leads to chronic inflammation and accumulation of macrophages, neutrophils, and lymphocytes in the alveoli. The factors involved in the development of PF include reactive oxygen species and tissue remodelling regulators. The present study demonstrates the effect of
Yann S Gallot et al.
Cancer research, 74(24), 7344-7356 (2014-10-23)
Cachexia is a muscle-wasting syndrome that contributes significantly to morbidity and mortality of many patients with advanced cancers. However, little is understood about how the severe loss of skeletal muscle characterizing this condition occurs. In the current study, we tested
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