Showing 1-30 of 102 results for "I6760"
Ulrike Ritz et al.
PloS one, 9(5), e97369-e97369 (2014-05-16)
Circulating CD34+ progenitor cells () gained importance in the field of regenerative medicine due to their potential to home in on injury sites and differentiate into cells of both endothelial and osteogenic lineages. In this study, we analyzed the mobilization...
Makoto Sudo et al.
PloS one, 9(9), e107772-e107772 (2014-09-27)
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is the first line treatment for Guillain-Barré syndrome and multifocal motor neuropathy, which are caused by anti-ganglioside antibody-mediated complement-dependent cytotoxicity. IVIG has many potential mechanisms of action, and sialylation of the IgG Fc portion reportedly has an...
Steven C Tsai et al.
American journal of physiology. Cell physiology, 306(12), C1108-C1118 (2014-03-15)
Our knowledge of the molecular mechanisms underlying human embryonic stem cell (hESC) self-renewal and differentiation is incomplete. The level of octamer-binding transcription factor 4 (Oct4), a critical regulator of pluripotency, is precisely controlled in mouse embryonic stem cells. However, studies...
Ratio of serum IgG3 to total IgG concentration and goiter size are independent factors in intractability of Graves' disease
Santoh T, et al.
Endocrine Journal, 0711080013-0711080013 (2007)
U S Dinish et al.
Journal of biophotonics, 7(11-12), 956-965 (2013-08-22)
Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) spectroscopy possesses the most promising advantage of multiplex detection for biosensing applications, which is achieved due to the narrow 'fingerprint' Raman spectra from the analyte molecules. We developed an ultrasensitive platform for the multiplex detection of...
Olga Derganova et al.
Clinical and experimental rheumatology, 32(5), 622-629 (2014-09-06)
Antibodies against citrullinated antigens (ACPA) represent one rheumatoid arthritis (RA) classification criteria. Recently, mutated and citrullinated vimentin (MCV), containing approx. 45 potentially citrullinated sites, was characterised as another modified autoantigenic RA target. Therefore, we wanted to screen, select and validate...
Miroslava Krzyzankova et al.
Tumour biology : the journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine, 35(8), 7617-7627 (2014-05-07)
The induced differentiation of tumor cells into mature phenotypes is a promising strategy in cancer therapy. In this study, the effects of combined treatment with all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) and lipoxygenase/cyclooxygenase inhibitors were examined in two osteosarcoma cell lines, Saos-2...
Li Wang et al.
Experimental biology and medicine (Maywood, N.J.), 239(10), 1310-1324 (2014-06-01)
Astragaloside IV (AS-IV) is a major active ingredient from Radix astragali, which has been considered as a renoprotective agent; however, its molecular mechanisms are unclear. Thus, we designed to investigate the renoprotective effects and mechanisms of AS-IV in rat model...
Jin Qiu et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(30), 11157-11162 (2014-07-12)
EBV is an oncogenic human herpesvirus that has the ability to infect and transform B cells latently in vitro. However, the virus also establishes a lifetime, benign, persistent latent infection in resting memory B cells in vivo, where the virus...
Fabio Bignami et al.
Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 55(10), 6783-6794 (2014-09-18)
To determine whether the inhibition of Substance P (SP) activity can reduce corneal neovascularization (CNV) by means of local administration of high-affinity, competitive, tachykinin 1 receptor (NK1R) antagonists Lanepitant and Befetupitant. We performed a safety and efficacy study by using...
L Ramirez-Avila et al.
Pediatric transplantation, 18(6), 599-601 (2014-07-22)
Some centers prefer CMV-IVIG over IVIG for the prophylaxis of EBV-related PTLD in solid organ transplant patients. Our objective was to compare the relative dose-related EBV ELISA antibody concentrations and cost of standard IVIG and CMV-IVIG. The concentration of EBV...
M Halon et al.
Free radical research, 48(11), 1363-1370 (2014-09-02)
Recently, iron and the adaptor protein "p66Shc" have been shown to play an important role in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in rats. We hypothesized that changes in muscle p66Shc activity and iron metabolism would appear before visible...
Hye-Jin Son et al.
Mediators of inflammation, 2014, 973986-973986 (2014-09-13)
Metformin is widely used to suppress certain functions of the cells found in diseases including diabetes and obesity. In this study, the effects of metformin on downregulating IL-17-producing T (Th17) cells, activating and upregulating regulatory T (Treg) cells, suppressing osteoclastogenesis...
Emily C Lavoy et al.
Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 46(2), 257-267 (2013-07-24)
Latent cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection has been shown to alter the lymphocyte response to acute aerobic exercise, likely due to the corresponding increase in exercise-responsive memory CD8(+) T cells. It is unknown if latent infection with another herpesvirus, herpes simplex virus...
Yuanfang Lu et al.
OncoTargets and therapy, 7, 1955-1961 (2014-11-05)
Double-strand DNA breaks (DSBs) are a key factor in carcinogenesis. The necessary repair of DSBs is pivotal in maintaining normal cell division. To address the relationship between altered expression of DSB repair of proteins Ku70 and ataxia-telangiectasia mutated (ATM) in...
Natalia Castaño-Rodríguez et al.
PloS one, 9(6), e98899-e98899 (2014-06-06)
Currently, it is well established that cancer arises in chronically inflamed tissue. A number of NOD-like receptors (NLRs) form inflammasomes, intracellular multiprotein complexes critical for generating mature pro-inflammatory cytokines (IL-1β and IL-18). As chronic inflammation of the gastric mucosa is...
D A van Kessel et al.
Clinical and experimental immunology, 177(1), 272-279 (2014-02-20)
Mannose-binding lectin (MBL)-deficiency is associated with an increased susceptibility to pneumococcal infections and other forms of disease. Pneumococcal vaccination is recommended in MBL-deficient patients with recurrent respiratory tract infections (RRTI). The response to pneumococcal vaccination in MBL-deficient individuals has not...
JungJin Lee et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 452(1), 42-47 (2014-08-19)
Protein phosphatase 4 (PP4) has been known to have critical functions in DNA double strand break (DSB) repair and cell cycle by the regulation of phosphorylation of its target proteins, such as H2AX, RPA2, KAP-1, 53BP1. However, it is largely...
Martin Becker et al.
BMC biotechnology, 15, 43-43 (2015-05-31)
Ticks act as vectors for a large number of different pathogens, perhaps most notably Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease. The most prominent tick vector in the United States is the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis. Tick bites are...
Alexandra R Lucas et al.
PloS one, 9(10), e111353-e111353 (2014-10-30)
Thrombotic occlusion of inflammatory plaque in coronary arteries causes myocardial infarction. Treatment with emergent balloon angioplasty (BA) and stent implant improves survival, but restenosis (regrowth) can occur. Periodontal bacteremia is closely associated with inflammation and native arterial atherosclerosis, with potential...
Paulo Victor Czarnewski Barenco et al.
PloS one, 9(5), e96527-e96527 (2014-05-08)
The heat shock protein of Toxoplasma gondii (TgHSP70) is a parasite virulence factor that is expressed during T. gondii stage conversion. To verify the effect of dexamethasone (DXM)-induced infection reactivation in the TgHSP70-specific humoral immune response and the presence of...
Q Ji et al.
British journal of cancer, 111(4), 736-748 (2014-07-16)
Metastasis associated with lung adenocarcinoma transcript-1 (MALAT1) is a functional long non-coding RNA (lncRNA), which is highly expressed in several tumours, including colorectal cancer (CRC). Its biological function and mechanism in the prognosis of human CRC is still largely under...
Damien Thiry et al.
Veterinary microbiology, 172(3-4), 407-414 (2014-07-01)
Zoonotic transmission of hepatitis E virus (HEV) is of special concern, particularly in high income countries were waterborne infections are less frequent than in developing countries. High HEV seroprevalences can be found in European pig populations. The aims of this...
Robert Zivadinov et al.
Journal of neuroimmunology, 273(1-2), 58-64 (2014-06-09)
To investigate the associations between antibody responses to herpesviruses and the development of thalamic, total deep gray matter, cortical and central atrophy in high-risk clinically isolated syndromes (CIS) after the first demyelinating event. We analyzed volumetric brain outcomes in 193...
B Gao et al.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 14(7), 1581-1591 (2014-06-18)
Preexisting serum antibodies have long been associated with graft loss in transplant recipients. While most studies have focused on HLA-specific antibodies, the contribution of non-HLA-reactive antibodies has been largely overlooked. We have recently characterized mAbs secreted by B cell clones...
Chiung-Mei Chen et al.
Free radical biology & medicine, 71, 339-350 (2014-03-29)
Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) types 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, and 17 and dentatorubropallidoluysian atrophy, as well as Huntington disease, are a group of neurodegenerative disorders caused by a CAG triplet-repeat expansion encoding a long polyglutamine (polyQ) tract in the respective...
Mohammad H El-Dakdouki et al.
Pharmaceutical research, 31(6), 1426-1437 (2013-04-10)
The cell surface adhesion molecule CD44 plays important roles in the initiation and development of atherosclerotic plaques. We aim to develop nanoparticles that can selectively target CD44 for the non-invasive detection of atherosclerotic plaques by magnetic resonance imaging. Magnetic glyconanoparticles...
Chiung-Mei Chen et al.
PloS one, 9(7), e101392-e101392 (2014-07-17)
Mutations in the F-box only protein 7 gene (FBXO7), the substrate-specifying subunit of SCF E3 ubiquitin ligase complex, cause Parkinson's disease (PD)-15 (PARK15). To identify new variants, we sequenced FBXO7 cDNA in 80 Taiwanese early onset PD patients (age at...
Kali Janes et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 289(30), 21082-21097 (2014-05-31)
The ceramide-sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P) rheostat is important in regulating cell fate. Several chemotherapeutic agents, including paclitaxel (Taxol), involve pro-apoptotic ceramide in their anticancer effects. The ceramide-to-S1P pathway is also implicated in the development of pain, raising the intriguing possibility that...
Gestur Vidarsson et al.
Frontiers in immunology, 5, 520-520 (2014-11-05)
Of the five immunoglobulin isotypes, immunoglobulin G (IgG) is most abundant in human serum. The four subclasses, IgG1, IgG2, IgG3, and IgG4, which are highly conserved, differ in their constant region, particularly in their hinges and upper CH2 domains. These...

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