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Siyue Lou et al.
Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, 51, 251-258 (2012-09-20)
Nickel, a metal commonly found in battery plants and welding factories, has potential cardiotoxicity, while all-trans retinoid acid (atRA) can promote cardiovascular repair and myocardial recovery. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether atRA could prevent cardiotoxicity induced...
Jian Wang et al.
Nanoscale research letters, 10(1), 461-461 (2015-12-03)
Zn-doped NiO two-dimensional grainy films on glass substrates are shown to be an ammonia-sensing material with excellent comprehensive performance, which could real-time detect and monitor ammonia (NH3) in the surrounding environment. The morphology and structure analysis indicated that the as-fabricated...
Bangyuan Wu et al.
Biological trace element research, 151(2), 234-239 (2012-11-28)
Cytokines are immunoregulatory proteins which play an important role in the immune system. The purpose of this study was to examine the serum cytokine contents including interleukin-2 (IL-2), interleukin-4 (IL-4), interleukin-6 (IL-6), interleukin-10 (IL-10), interferon gamma (IFN-γ), and tumor necrosis...
O M Vasyliv et al.
Mikrobiolohichnyi zhurnal (Kiev, Ukraine : 1993), 75(2), 37-44 (2013-06-01)
Superoxide dismutase, as one of the enzymes of cells' antioxidant defensive system, catalyzes superoxide anion-radical (O2-) dismutation with O2 and H2O2 forming. The influence of such transition metal compounds, as FeSO4, FeCl3, MnCl2, NiCl2, and CoCl2 on superoxide dismutase activity...
William G Brumbaugh et al.
Environmental toxicology and chemistry, 32(11), 2482-2494 (2013-05-10)
Two spiking methods were compared and nickel (Ni) partitioning was evaluated during a series of toxicity tests with 8 different freshwater sediments having a range of physicochemical characteristics. A 2-step spiking approach with immediate pH adjustment by addition of NaOH...
Jason P Covy et al.
Journal of neuroscience research, 90(12), 2306-2316 (2012-08-01)
Mutations in ATP13A2, which encodes a lysosomal P-type ATPase of unknown function, cause an autosomal recessive parkinsonian syndrome. With mammalian cells, we show that ATP13A2 expression protects against manganese and nickel toxicity, in addition to proteasomal, mitochondrial, and oxidative stress....
James Townsend et al.
ACS nano, 8(7), 6970-6978 (2014-06-21)
We report the fabrication of flexible chains of ferromagnetic Ni nanoparticles that possess the ability to adapt other than the typically observed rigid (nearly) straight configurations in the absence of an external magnetic field. The dynamic mobility of the ferromagnetic...
Robert M Howlett et al.
Microbiology (Reading, England), 158(Pt 6), 1645-1655 (2012-03-10)
Campylobacter jejuni is a human pathogen of worldwide significance. It is commensal in the gut of many birds and mammals, where hydrogen is a readily available electron donor. The bacterium possesses a single membrane-bound, periplasmic-facing NiFe uptake hydrogenase that depends...
Raziyeh Akbarzadeh et al.
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 43(44), 16745-16753 (2014-10-04)
A NiS2 nanostructure with a protective layer of Ni(2+) and SO4(2-) ions around it has been successfully synthesized using the Ni(II)-Salen (Salen = N,N'-bis(salicylidene)ethylenediamine) complex via a simple solvothermal approach in the presence of anhydrous sodium thiosulfate (Na2S2O3) as sulfur...
Chih-Hsien Wu et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 287(30), 25292-25302 (2012-06-01)
Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is considered a critical event in the pathogenesis of lung fibrosis and tumor metastasis. During EMT, the expression of differentiation markers switches from cell-cell junction proteins such as E-cadherin to mesenchymal markers such as fibronectin. Although nickel-containing...
Yu-Ting Kang et al.
International journal of molecular sciences, 21(2) (2020-01-23)
Nickel (Ni), which is a carcinogenic workplace hazard, increases the risk of lung cancer. Angiopoietin-like protein 4 (ANGPTL4) is a multifunctional cytokine that is involved in both angiogenesis and metastasis, but its role in lung cancer is still not clear....
Kusaï Alomar et al.
Journal of inorganic biochemistry, 126, 76-83 (2013-06-25)
The reaction of nickel(II), copper(II) chlorides and cadmium(II) chloride and bromide with thiophene-2,3-dicarboxaldehyde bis(thiosemicarbazone) (2,3BTSTCH2) leads to a series of new complexes: [Ni(2,3BTSTCH)]Cl, [Cu(2,3BTSTC)], [CdCl2(2,3BTSTCH2)] and [CdBr2(2,3BTSTCH2)]. The crystal structures of the ligand and of [Ni(2,3BTSTCH)]Cl complex have been determined....
Kaoru Onami et al.
The Journal of investigative dermatology, 134(7), 1951-1960 (2014-02-18)
Although extracellular adenosine 5'-triphosphate (eATP) has a crucial role in the sensitization phase of contact hypersensitivity (CHS), the mechanism by which hapten causes keratinocyte cell death and ATP release is unknown. We examined the time course of cell death, reactive...
Jenilee Way et al.
Nuclear medicine and biology, 40(3), 430-436 (2013-01-12)
4-[(18)F]Fluorobenzylamine ([(18)F]FBA) is an important building block for the synthesis of (18)F-labeled compounds. Synthesis of [(18)F]FBA usually involves application of strong reducing agents like LiAlH4 which is challenging to handle in automated synthesis units (ASUs). Therefore, alternative methods for the...
Nonrandom chromosomal alterations in nickel-transformed Chinese hamster embryo cells
Conway K and Costa M
Cancer Research, 49(21), 6032-6038 (1989)
Aaron I Freire et al.
Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 89, 259-263 (2012-01-24)
Raman, IR and UV-vis-NIR experiments of formamide (FA) and nickel chloride solutions at different compositions were carried out. The quantitative Raman study at the νCN region shows that 5 FA molecules are coordinated to Ni (II) and the sixth position...
Jason Yamada-Hanff et al.
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 33(38), 15011-15021 (2013-09-21)
Hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons are normally quiescent but can fire spontaneously when stimulated by muscarinic agonists. In brain slice recordings from mouse CA1 pyramidal neurons, we examined the ionic basis of this activity using interleaved current-clamp and voltage-clamp experiments. Both...
Cynthia C Jose et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(40), 14631-14636 (2014-09-24)
Investigations into the genomic landscape of histone modifications in heterochromatic regions have revealed histone H3 lysine 9 dimethylation (H3K9me2) to be important for differentiation and maintaining cell identity. H3K9me2 is associated with gene silencing and is organized into large repressive...
Genetic and epigenetic mechanisms in metal carcinogenesis and cocarcinogenesis: nickel, arsenic, and chromium
Salnikow K and Zhitkovich A
Chemical Research in Toxicology, 21(1), 28-44 (2007)
Zeinhom M El-Bahy et al.
Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 92, 105-112 (2012-03-27)
Cast technique was used to prepare films of sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) doped with different ratios of NiCl(2)·6H(2)O in the range of 0-40Ni(2+) wt.%. Thermal analysis (DTA) in the range of 25-600°C and dielectric properties in the temperature range of...
Xiaoqiang Guo et al.
Acta biochimica et biophysica Sinica, 44(4), 330-338 (2012-02-10)
Abnormal expression of histone demethylase Jumonji domain-containing protein 1A (JMJD1A) is associated with many kinds of cancers. JMJD1A is also a hypoxic response gene and its expression is regulated by hypoxia-inducible factor-1α (HIF-1α). In this study, we determined the role...
Occupational allergic contact dermatitis of the ears caused by thiurams in a headset.
Claudia Pföhler et al.
Contact dermatitis, 65(4), 242-243 (2011-09-13)
R Prabhakaran et al.
Journal of biological inorganic chemistry : JBIC : a publication of the Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, 18(2), 233-247 (2013-01-01)
Three new nickel(II) thiosemicarbazone complexes have been synthesized and characterized by analytical, spectral, and single-crystal X-ray diffraction studies. In complex 1, the ligand 2-hydroxy-1-naphthaldehydethiosemicarbazone coordinated as a monobasic tridentate donor, whereas in complexes 2 and 3, the ligands salicylaldehyde-4(N)-ethylthiosemicarbazone and...
Rayetta G Henderson et al.
Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP, 63(1), 20-28 (2012-03-01)
In vitro metal ion bioaccessibility, as a measure of bioavailability, can be used to read-across toxicity information from data-rich, source substances to data-poor, target substances. To meet the data requirements for oral systemic toxicity endpoints under the REACH Regulation in...
Studies on the genotoxic effect of nickel chloride in mice and the possible protective role of soybean seeds extracts
Fahmy MA, et al.
Global Journal of Pharmacology, 8(4), 625-634 (2014)
John M Besser et al.
Environmental toxicology and chemistry, 32(11), 2495-2506 (2013-05-10)
This study evaluated the chronic toxicity of Ni-spiked freshwater sediments to benthic invertebrates. A 2-step spiking procedure (spiking and sediment dilution) and a 2-stage equilibration period (10 wk anaerobic and 1 wk aerobic) were used to spike 8 freshwater sediments with wide...
S Nakanishi et al.
British journal of biomedical science, 70(1), 15-21 (2013-04-27)
A recombinant molecule of the full-length urease gene operon was constructed in vitro from the Japanese urease-positive thermophilic Campylobacter (UPTC) CF89-12 isolate and expressed in Escherichia coli cells. Several large deletion recombinant variants of urease subunit genes were also constructed...
Cynthia C Jose et al.
Epigenetics & chromatin, 12(1), 75-75 (2019-12-21)
Nickel is an occupational and environmental toxicant associated with a number of diseases in humans including pulmonary fibrosis, bronchitis and lung and nasal cancers. Our earlier studies showed that the nickel-exposure-induced genome-wide transcriptional changes, which persist even after the termination...
Bangyuan Wu et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 109, 70-76 (2014-08-29)
This study was designed to evaluate the toxicological effect of dietary nickel chloride (NiCl2) on the counts of intestinal bacteria and diversity of microorganisms in broilers. Plate counting and polymerase chain reaction-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (PCR-DGGE) assays were used. A...
Ritu Tyagi et al.
Journal of applied toxicology : JAT, 33(2), 134-141 (2011-09-20)
Heavy metals are known for their associated nephrotoxicity and nickel is no exception. An integrated metabonomic approach, based on high-resolution (1) H NMR spectroscopy, was applied to determine the acute biochemical effects of NiCl(2) on the renal tissues of rats....
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