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Taro Kariya et al.
Journal of cellular biochemistry, 116(1), 12-21 (2014-06-07)
Orthodontic tooth movement induces alveolar bone resorption and formation by mechanical stimuli. Force exerted on the traction side promotes bone formation. Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is one of the key mediators that respond to bone cells by mechanical stimuli. However, the...
Jianwen Bai et al.
Innate immunity, 21(1), 42-54 (2014-01-07)
Respiratory burst function of neutrophils is thought to play a pivotal role in the development of pathologies such as indirect (extra-pulmonary) acute lung injury (iALI), as well as sepsis. The current study was conducted to determine the effect of an...
Hongrui Liu et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 53, 83-94 (2015-06-05)
Stromal cell-derived factor-1 (SDF-1) recruits adult stem/progenitor cells via its specific receptor, C-X-C motif receptor 4 (CXCR4), to promote heart, kidney and tendon regeneration, but little is known about the effects of SDF-1 on bone regeneration in periodontal diseases. The...
Rozanna Avagyan et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 407(16), 4523-4534 (2015-05-04)
A simple and fast method for analysis of hydroxylated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons using pressurized liquid extraction and high performance liquid chromatography utilizing photoionization tandem mass spectrometry was developed. Simultaneous separation and determination of nine hydroxylated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and two...
Iu E Kolupaev et al.
Prikladnaia biokhimiia i mikrobiologiia, 48(5), 550-556 (2012-10-30)
The influence of salicylic (SaA) and succinic (SuA) acids on the generation of active oxygen forms (AOFs) and the heat resistance of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) coleoptiles has been studied. The treatment of coleoptiles with 10 microM SaA or SuA...
Srinivasan Suresh et al.
The Analyst, 137(17), 4086-4092 (2012-07-13)
An amperometric immunosensor for the specific detection of Ricinus communis is reported. Screen printed electrodes (SPEs) were modified with gold nanoparticles (GNPs) loaded multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs)-chitosan (Ch) film. The ratio of MWCNT and GNP was optimised to get best...
Zaiming Chen et al.
Environmental science & technology, 46(22), 12476-12483 (2012-11-06)
The bisolute sorption and thermodynamic behavior of organic pollutants on low temperature biochars (LTB) at 300 °C and high temperature biochars (HTB) at 700 °C were determined to elucidate sorptive properties of biochar changed with pyrolytic temperatures. The structural characteristics...
Antonio Torrelo et al.
The American Journal of dermatopathology, 37(7), 517-522 (2015-06-20)
Chronic atypical neutrophilic dermatosis with lipodystrophy and elevated temperature (CANDLE) syndrome is a newly characterized autoinflammatory disorder, caused by mutations in PSMB8. It is characterized by early-onset fevers, accompanied by a widespread, violaceous, and often annular cutaneous eruption. Although the...
Jizheng Dang et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry letters, 23(3), 646-649 (2012-12-27)
At pH from 5.5 to 7.6, absorptivity of 4-nitro-1-naphthol at 450 nm is over 2.1-fold of that of para-nitrophenol at 405 nm and over 9.6-fold of that of ortho-nitrophenol at 415 nm. On 4-nitro-1-naphthyl-β-D-galactopyranoside at pH 7.4, catalytic efficiency of...
Judith Niesen et al.
Journal of cancer research and clinical oncology, 141(12), 2079-2095 (2015-04-23)
The epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is overexpressed in many solid tumors. EGFR-specific monoclonal antibodies (mAbs), such as cetuximab and panitumumab, have been approved for the treatment of colorectal and head and neck cancer. To increase tissue penetration, we constructed...
Erica Rinehart et al.
Pathogens (Basel, Switzerland), 7(3) (2018-07-04)
Propionate is a common food preservative and one of the major fermentation acids in the intestines. Therefore, exposure to propionate is frequent for foodborne pathogens and likely takes place under suboxic conditions. However, it is not clear whether the absence...
Shitong Yang et al.
The Science of the total environment, 420, 214-221 (2012-02-15)
The increasing exploitation of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) into many industrial processes has raised considerable concerns as they are likely to be released into the environment. The interactions of the pollutants in water with discharged MWNCTs will further influence the...
Di Yang et al.
Journal of cellular biochemistry, 116(11), 2628-2636 (2015-04-29)
Alteration of methylation status of lysine 27 on histone H3 (H3K27) associates with dramatic changes in gene expression in response to various differentiation signals. Demethylation of H3K27 is controlled by specific histone demethylases including ubiquitously transcribed tetratricopeptide repeat X chromosome...
Manasa G Garimella et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 195(11), 5136-5148 (2015-11-06)
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease characterized by chronic inflammatory synovitis leading to joint destruction and systemic bone loss. The inflammation-induced bone loss is mediated by increased osteoclast formation and function. Current antirheumatic therapies primarily target suppression of inflammatory...
Zhaolei Cui et al.
Acta histochemica, 117(3), 235-242 (2015-03-22)
The enzyme activity of lactate dehydrogenase C4 (LDH-C4, due to tetrameric nature of C-subunit) has been proposed as an important parameter in evaluating sperm motility and semen quality. A novel histochemical staining method for detecting LDH-C4 activity in human spermatozoa...
Sung-Jun Ahn et al.
The American journal of Chinese medicine, 43(4), 715-729 (2015-06-30)
Angelica tenuissima has been traditionally used in oriental medicine for its therapeutic effects in headache, toothache, and flu symptoms. It also exerts anti-inflammatory activity via the inhibition of the expression of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2). However, the effect of Angelica tenuissima on...
Ondrej Zitka et al.
Electrophoresis, 32(22), 3207-3220 (2011-10-21)
Guanosine derivatives are important for diagnosis of oxidative DNA damage including 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG) as one of the most abundant products of DNA oxidation. This compound is commonly determined in urine, which makes 8-OHdG a good non-invasive marker of oxidation stress....
Fengjiao Wu et al.
Journal of neuroinflammation, 12, 98-98 (2015-05-21)
Chemokines and chemokine receptors cooperate to promote immune cell recruitment to the central nervous system (CNS). In this study, we investigated the roles of CXCR2 and CXCL1 in leukocyte recruitment to the CNS using a murine model of neuroinflammation. Wild-type...
Zhongshuang Liu et al.
Molecular medicine reports, 12(3), 3508-3514 (2015-06-06)
The present study aimed to analyze the effects of estrogen deficiency on buccal alveolar bone proper and the periodontal ligament in ovariectomized (OVX) rats, compared with rats that had been subjected to sham treatment. Morphological and histological changes in the...
Zhichong Qi et al.
Environmental science & technology, 48(17), 10136-10144 (2014-08-08)
With the increasing production and use of graphene oxide, the environmental implications of this new carbonaceous nanomaterial have received much attention. In this study, we found that the presence of low concentrations of graphene oxide nanoparticles (GONPs) significantly enhanced the...
Ki-Shuk Shim et al.
The American journal of Chinese medicine, 43(5), 1013-1030 (2015-07-25)
The herb Orostachys japonicus has been traditionally used to treat chronic diseases, such as hepatitis, hemorrhoids, and cancer, in Asia. In this study, we investigated the effect of Orostachys japonicus water extract (OJWE) on the receptor activator of nuclear factor-κB...
B E Pippenger et al.
Osteoarthritis and cartilage, 23(11), 1865-1869 (2015-11-03)
The cellular component of subchondral bone is thought to be responsible for aberrant bone remodeling in osteoarthritis (OA). Direct phenotypical analysis of the cellular compartment is critical to better understand the OA disease process. This study provides proof-of-principle for flow...
Hala Elnakat Thomas et al.
Cell reports, 24(9), 2404-2417 (2018-08-30)
Cells adapt to nutrient and energy deprivation by inducing autophagy, which is regulated by the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) and AMP-activated protein kinases (AMPKs). We found that cell metabolism significantly influences the ability to induce autophagy, with mitochondrial complex...
Yoshika Suzawa et al.
International journal of molecular sciences, 16(6), 14245-14258 (2015-06-26)
Hydroxyapatite (HA) or calcium carbonate (CaCO3) formed on an organic polymer of agarose gel is a biomaterial that can be used for bone tissue regeneration. However, in critical bone defects, the regeneration capability of these materials is limited. Mesenchymal stem...
Radiolysis of 1-naphthol in aqueous solutions.
Ngo TM, et al.
J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 286(1), 287-293 (2010)
David Kokel et al.
Nature chemical biology, 2(6), 338-345 (2006-05-16)
Naphthalene (1) and para-dichlorobenzene (PDCB, 2), which are widely used as moth repellents and air fresheners, cause cancer in rodents and are potential human carcinogens. However, their mechanisms of action remain unclear. Here we describe a novel method for delivering...
Yasuhiro Tajima et al.
Cytotechnology, 67(4), 585-592 (2013-07-31)
Nitensidine A is a guanidine alkaloid isolated from Pterogyne nitens, a common plant in South America. To gain insight into the biological activity of P. nitens-produced compounds, we examined herein their biological effects on osteoclasts, multinucleated giant cells that regulate...
Masayoshi Yamaguchi et al.
Oncology reports, 34(4), 2156-2162 (2015-08-12)
Gentian violet (GV) is a cationic triphenylmethane dye, with potent antifungal and antibacterial activity. We recently reported that in vitro GV suppresses the differentiation of bone resorbing osteoclasts while stimulating the differentiation and activity of bone forming osteoblasts. Breast cancer...
Wenhao Wu et al.
Journal of colloid and interface science, 374(1), 226-231 (2012-02-22)
The pH-dependent behavior, including the transformation of 1-naphthol by oxidative polymerization to form precipitates in solution and the adsorption of 1-naphthol onto carbon nanotubes (CNTs), was examined. Neglecting the precipitate loss of 1-naphthol and possibly of similar chemicals may result...
Susanne Sievers et al.
Nucleic acids research, 42(14), 9383-9398 (2014-07-19)
The multicopy sRNA LhrC of the intracellular pathogen Listeria monocytogenes has been shown to be induced under infection-relevant conditions, but its physiological role and mechanism of action is not understood. In an attempt to pinpoint the exact terms of LhrC...
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