Showing 1-30 of 299 results for "L7026"
Hyun Mi Kim et al.
PloS one, 8(4), e60383-e60383 (2013-04-09)
Glycogen synthase kinase 3α/β (GSK3α/β) is a constitutively active serine/threonine kinase involved in multiple physiological processes, such as protein synthesis, stem cell maintenance and apoptosis, and acts as a key suppressor of the Wnt-β-catenin pathway. In the present study, we...
Benjamin G Gowen et al.
eLife, 4 (2015-11-14)
Recognition and elimination of tumor cells by the immune system is crucial for limiting tumor growth. Natural killer (NK) cells become activated when the receptor NKG2D is engaged by ligands that are frequently upregulated in primary tumors and on cancer...
Leen Delang et al.
The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 69(10), 2770-2784 (2014-06-22)
T-705, also known as favipiravir, is a small-molecule inhibitor that is currently in clinical development for the treatment of influenza virus infections. This molecule also inhibits the replication of a broad spectrum of other RNA viruses. The objective of this...
Chiung-Kuei Huang et al.
Journal of hepatology, 63(1), 191-198 (2015-03-01)
Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) is characterized by the development of fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis, fibrosis and cirrhosis. However, the underlying mechanism(s) associated with progression remains elusive. Pro-inflammatory cytokines have been implicated in ALD progression due to pro-apoptotic effects on hepatocytes....
Na An et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(40), 14325-14331 (2014-09-17)
Human telomeric DNA consists of tandem repeats of the sequence 5'-TTAGGG-3' that can fold into various G-quadruplexes, including the hybrid, basket, and propeller folds. In this report, we demonstrate use of the α-hemolysin ion channel to analyze these subtle topological...
Micro-chromatin Immunoprecipation (muChIP) Protocol for Real-time PCR Analysis of a Limited Amount of Cells
Gillotin S and Guillemot F
Bio-protocol, 6(12), e0159986-e0159986 (2016)
Ulrike Lambertz et al.
BMC genomics, 16, 151-151 (2015-03-15)
Leishmania use exosomes to communicate with their mammalian hosts and these secreted vesicles appear to contribute to pathogenesis by delivering protein virulence factors to macrophages. In other eukaryotes, exosomes were found to carry RNA cargo, such as mRNAs and small...
Patrick S Tawadros et al.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.), 44(2), 157-165 (2015-05-07)
Multiorgan failure is a major cause of late mortality following trauma. Oxidative stress generated during shock/resuscitation contributes to tissue injury by priming the immune system for an exaggerated response to subsequent inflammatory stimuli, such as lipopolysaccharide (LPS). We recently reported...
Hun-Goo Lee et al.
Genome research, 25(8), 1170-1181 (2015-05-20)
Polycomb group (PcG) complexes PRC1 and PRC2 are well known for silencing specific developmental genes. PRC2 is a methyltransferase targeting histone H3K27 and producing H3K27me3, essential for stable silencing. Less well known but quantitatively much more important is the genome-wide...
Weiwei Qi et al.
Diabetes, 64(4), 1407-1419 (2014-11-05)
Diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) caused by impaired wound healing is a common vascular complication of diabetes. The current study revealed that plasma levels of pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF) were elevated in type 2 diabetic patients with DFU and in db/db...
Xinrong Chen et al.
Reproductive toxicology (Elmsford, N.Y.), 53, 131-140 (2015-05-02)
The mouse Embryonic Stem cell Test (EST) using cardiomyocyte differentiation is a promising in vitro assay for detecting potential embryotoxicity; however, the addition of another differentiation endpoint, such as osteoblasts, may improve the predictive value of the test. A number...
Slava Rom et al.
Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism : official journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 35(12), 1957-1965 (2015-07-02)
Pathologic conditions in the central nervous system, regardless of the underlying injury mechanism, show a certain level of blood-brain barrier (BBB) impairment. Endothelial dysfunction is the earliest event in the initiation of vascular damage caused by inflammation due to stroke...
Francesco Sasso et al.
Journal of biotechnology, 214, 1-8 (2015-09-02)
Kinetic modelling, molecular modelling, and experimental determination of the initial reaction velocity of lipase-catalyzed alcoholysis were combined to study the effect of the alcohol substrate to catalytic activity. The model system consisted of methanol or ethanol at varying concentrations, vinyl...
Yan Shi et al.
Stem cell research & therapy, 6, 120-120 (2015-06-17)
Wnt and Notch signaling pathways are critically involved in relative cell fate decisions within the development of cutaneous tissues. Moreover, several studies identified the above two pathways as having a significant role during wound healing. However, their biological effects during...
Praveen Prakhar et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 290(44), 26576-26586 (2015-09-24)
Specific and coordinated regulation of innate immune receptor-driven signaling networks often determines the net outcome of the immune responses. Here, we investigated the cross-regulation of toll-like receptor (TLR)2 and nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain (NOD)2 pathways mediated by Ac2PIM, a tetra-acylated form...
Florian E Kiene et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 110, 20-26 (2015-03-24)
Pharmaceutical excipients containing volatile odor-active molecules can be used in pharmaceutical development to increase patients' compliance. However, capturing the molecular composition of these odor-active substances is challenging. Therefore, guidance for the analytical investigation of these excipients should be developed. Using...
Yaíma L Lightfoot et al.
The EMBO journal, 34(7), 881-895 (2015-02-11)
Intestinal immune regulatory signals govern gut homeostasis. Breakdown of such regulatory mechanisms may result in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Lactobacillus acidophilus contains unique surface layer proteins (Slps), including SlpA, SlpB, SlpX, and lipoteichoic acid (LTA), which interact with pattern recognition...
Gerson F Duarte Junior et al.
Electrophoresis, 36(16), 1935-1940 (2015-03-27)
This paper describes the use of ionic solutions as sensing electrodes for capacitively coupled contactless conductivity detection on electrophoresis microchips. Initially, two channels were engraved in a PMMA holder by using a CO2 laser system and sealed with a thin...
Victor R de la Rosa et al.
Organic & biomolecular chemistry, 13(10), 3048-3057 (2015-01-27)
A poly[(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline)-ran-(2-nonyl-2-oxazoline)] random copolymer was synthesized and its thermoresponsive behavior in aqueous solution modulated by the addition of different supramolecular host molecules. The macrocycles formed inclusion complexes with the nonyl aliphatic side-chains present in the copolymer, increasing its cloud point...
Frantisek Jursky et al.
European journal of pharmacology, 765, 1-6 (2015-08-15)
We previously identified cysteine 475 as a key residue for the inhibitory action of sanguinarine on the human glycine transporter GlyT1c. To define potential benzophenanthridine binding pocket more closely, we created a structural homology model of GlyT1 and also mutated...
Maria Cecília D Costa et al.
Planta, 242(2), 435-449 (2015-03-27)
During re-establishment of desiccation tolerance (DT), early events promote initial protection and growth arrest, while late events promote stress adaptation and contribute to survival in the dry state. Mature seeds of Arabidopsis thaliana are desiccation tolerant, but they lose desiccation...
Robin J Horst et al.
PLoS genetics, 11(7), e1005374-e1005374 (2015-07-24)
Stomata, valves on the plant epidermis, are critical for plant growth and survival, and the presence of stomata impacts the global water and carbon cycle. Although transcription factors and cell-cell signaling components regulating stomatal development have been identified, it remains...
Jessica A Reusch et al.
Journal of virology, 89(3), 1731-1743 (2014-11-21)
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) maintains a lifelong latent infection within a subset of its host's memory B cells, while lytic EBV replication takes place in plasma cells and differentiated epithelial cells. Therefore, cellular transcription factors, such as BLIMP1, that are key...
Amir Reza Honarmand et al.
Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior, 122, 203-211 (2014-04-09)
The aim of this study was to investigate the interactive effect of lithium and atorvastatin on cognitive performance and the role of NO as a potential mechanism involved in this interaction. Memory performance was evaluated in a two-trial recognition Y-maze...
Yuan Liao et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 6(18), 16035-16048 (2014-08-26)
With modest temperature demand, low operating pressure, and high solute rejection, membrane distillation (MD) is an attractive option for desalination, waste treatment, and food and pharmaceutical processing. However, large-scale practical applications of MD are still hindered by the absence of...
Weiwei Gao et al.
Carcinogenesis, 34(6), 1208-1215 (2013-02-08)
We recently reported that an N-terminally truncated retinoid X receptor-α (tRXRα) produced in cancer cells acts to promote cancer cell growth and survival through AKT activation. However, how RXRα is cleaved and how the cleavage is regulated in cancer cells...
Anna Vallverdú-Queralt et al.
International journal of molecular sciences, 16(5), 9588-9599 (2015-05-01)
The consumption of carotenoid-rich vegetables such as tomatoes and tomato sauces is associated with reduced risk of several chronic diseases. The predominant carotenoids in tomato products are in the (all-E) configuration, but (Z) isomers can be formed during thermal processing....
H M Chen et al.
Translational psychiatry, 4, e375-e375 (2014-08-15)
Bipolar disorder (BP) is a chronic psychiatric condition characterized by dynamic, pathological mood fluctuations from mania to depression. To date, a major challenge in studying human neuropsychiatric conditions such as BP has been limited access to viable central nervous system...
Kristofer Davie et al.
PLoS genetics, 11(2), e1004994-e1004994 (2015-02-14)
Genomic enhancers regulate spatio-temporal gene expression by recruiting specific combinations of transcription factors (TFs). When TFs are bound to active regulatory regions, they displace canonical nucleosomes, making these regions biochemically detectable as nucleosome-depleted regions or accessible/open chromatin. Here we ask...
Tariq Ahmed et al.
Neurobiology of aging, 36(2), 730-739 (2014-12-03)
Cognitive decline, the hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, and accompanying neuropsychiatric symptoms share dysfunctions of synaptic processes as a common cellular pathomechanism. Long-term potentiation has proven to be a sensitive tool for the "diagnosis" of such synaptic dysfunctions. Much less, however...

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