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Ryszard M Pluta
Acta neurochirurgica. Supplement, 115, 49-51 (2012-08-15)
In preclinical studies, infusion of sodium nitrite delivers nitric oxide (NO) as treatment of vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage. We evaluated safety and toxicity of intravenous nitrite administration in healthy volunteers infused with increasing doses of sodium nitrite for 48 h.
Peter J Rix et al.
Clinical pharmacokinetics, 54(3), 261-272 (2014-11-26)
The efficacy of nebulized sodium nitrite (AIR001) has been demonstrated in animal models of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), but it was not known if inhaled nitrite would be well tolerated in human subjects at exposure levels associated with efficacy in
Jing Fan et al.
Nanoscale, 7(47), 20055-20062 (2015-11-17)
A novel sandwich nanomedicine (GO-BNN6) for near-infrared (NIR) light responsive release of nitric oxide (NO) has been constructed by self-assembly of graphene oxide (GO) nanosheets and a NO donor BNN6 through the π-π stacking interaction. The GO-BNN6 nanomedicine has an
Nagappanpillai Adarsh et al.
Analytical chemistry, 86(18), 9335-9342 (2014-08-26)
With an objective to develop optical probes for biologically important anions and neutral molecules, we synthesized three novel NIR absorbing aza-BODIPY derivatives, 3a-3c, and have systematically tuned their photophysical properties by changing the peripheral substitution. A profound red-shift was observed
Weng Kung Peng et al.
The Review of scientific instruments, 83(9), 095115-095115 (2012-10-02)
A novel, compact-sized (19 cm × 16 cm) and portable (500 g) magnetic resonance relaxometry system is designed and developed. We overcame several key engineering barriers so that magnetic resonance technology can be potentially used for disease diagnosis-monitoring in point-of-care
New thoughts in an old player: role of nitrite in the treatment of ischemic revascularization.
Guanghong Jia et al.
Diabetes, 63(1), 39-41 (2013-12-21)
Javier E Ramirez et al.
Food chemistry, 176, 106-114 (2015-01-28)
The HPLC profiles of six fruits endemic of the VIII region of Chile were investigated using high resolution mass analysis (HR-ToF-ESI-MS). The anthocyanin fingerprints generated for the fruits were compared and the antioxidant capacities measured by the scavenging of the
Bo Xiao et al.
Nanoscale, 7(42), 17745-17755 (2015-10-13)
Nanoparticle (NP)-based combination chemotherapy has been proposed as an effective strategy for achieving synergistic effects and targeted drug delivery for colon cancer therapy. Here, we fabricated a series of hyaluronic acid (HA)-functionalized camptothecin (CPT)/curcumin (CUR)-loaded polymeric NPs (HA-CPT/CUR-NPs) with various
Sarbani Dey Ray et al.
BMC complementary and alternative medicine, 15, 416-416 (2015-11-26)
The root bark of Zizyphus nummularia (Rhamnaceae) is traditionally used as an anti-inflammatory agent. The current study aimed to explore the anti-inflammatory activity (in vivo) of a crude ethanolic extract (EE) and the pure identified octadecahydro-picene-2,3,14,15-tetranone (IC) in the root
Tufan Mert et al.
Inflammation, 37(5), 1814-1825 (2014-05-09)
We hypothesized that locally administrated β-adrenoreceptor agonist can modulate the inflammatory nociceptive parameters in carrageenan (CG)-induced peripheral inflammatory pain. This study was therefore aimed to assess the preventive and therapeutic effects of a β-agonist, dobutamine, by investigating its pretreatment and
Xiao-Kui Ma et al.
Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 99(22), 9417-9426 (2015-08-02)
For the purpose of improving the fungal production of flavonoids, the influence of naphthaleneacetic acid (NAA) and coumarin on flavonoid production by fungus Phellinus sp. P0988 was investigated by developing the corresponding kinetics of flavonoid production in a 7-L bioreactor.
Catherine Gurley et al.
PPAR research, 2008, 453120-453120 (2008-06-28)
Microglia and astrocytes express numerous members of the Toll-like receptor (TLR) family that are pivotal for recognizing conserved microbial motifs expressed by a wide array of pathogens. Despite the critical role for TLRs in pathogen recognition, when dysregulated these pathways
Zhen Ding et al.
Frontiers in oncology, 11, 631766-631766 (2021-03-02)
We previously showed that inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) protein expression in melanoma tumor cells is associated with poor patient prognosis. Here, we analyzed the association between iNOS and the oncogenic PI3K-AKT pathway. TCGA data show that iNOS and phospho-Akt
Thomas Zweckmair et al.
Journal of chromatographic science, 52(2), 169-175 (2013-02-05)
This study presents a liquid chromatography-ultraviolet (LC-UV) method for the accurate analysis of formose reaction products with regard to sum parameters. Limitations encountered in gas chromatography (e.g., thermal stability of analytes) were overcome. First, alditols are O-benzoylated and subjected to
Antonella M A Di Giuseppe et al.
Food chemistry, 169, 241-245 (2014-09-23)
In 2013, following the scandal of the presence of undeclared horse meat in various processed beef products across the Europe, several researches have been undertaken for the safety of consumer health. In this framework, an improved UPLC separation method has
Serena Rinaldo et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 451(3), 449-454 (2014-08-15)
The reduction of nitrite into nitric oxide (NO) in denitrifying bacteria is catalyzed by nitrite reductase. In several species, this enzyme is a heme-containing protein with one c heme and one d1 heme per monomer (cd1NiR), encoded by the nirS
Francisca Rodrigues et al.
Pharmaceutical biology, 53(3), 386-394 (2014-12-05)
Currently, there is a great tendency in cosmetic area to use natural extracts. Coffee silverskin (CS) is the most abundant solid by-product generated during roasting of coffee processing. To evaluate different CS extracts as promising cosmetic ingredients, regarding antioxidant, antimicrobial
Xueling Cao et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 871, 43-50 (2015-04-08)
The illegal feeding of clenbuterol (CLB) to domestic animals and the potential harm of it to human health lead an urgent requirement for the efficient detection of CLB, especially in the edible meat. In this paper we reported a new
Ilham Mkedder et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 94(2), 934-939 (2013-04-03)
In this work, polysaccharide nanoparticles based on tamarind seeds xyloglucan are prepared, analyzed in term of characteristic sizes and morphology, and degraded by the action of a glycoside-hydrolase. Obtained in an aqueous NaNO2 solution (0.1M), these unaggregated nanoparticles have a
Rustem F Dautov et al.
Nitric oxide : biology and chemistry, 40, 36-44 (2014-05-27)
Previous studies in non-human blood vessels and in platelets have demonstrated that under hypoxic conditions release of NO from nitrite (NO2(-)) is potentiated by deoxyhaemoglobin. In the current study, we characterized hypoxic potentiation of NO2(-) effects in human vasculature and
Dominic Dussault et al.
Food microbiology, 53(Pt B), 115-121 (2015-12-19)
The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of seven independent factors consisting of sodium nitrite, pH, sodium chloride, sodium acetate, sodium lactate syrup, calcium propionate and a blend of nisin and hop alpha acids on the growth
Shahrzad Zamani Taghizadeh Rabe et al.
Journal of immunotoxicology, 11(4), 367-375 (2014-03-01)
Rose Bengal (RB) has been used as a safe agent in clinical diagnosis. In addition, it is used as a photodynamic sensitizer for removing microorganisms and cancer cells. Recently, its preferential toxicity after direct exposure to cancer cells was proven.
Jelena Demenesku et al.
Toxicology, 326, 96-108 (2014-12-03)
Conflicting data (both suppression and augmentation as well as lack of the effect) exist in respect to cadmium (Cd) and splenic T cell-based immune cell activity. Spleen is also the site of innate immune responses but impact of Cd on
Karima Bekir et al.
Environmental science and pollution research international, 22(20), 15796-15803 (2015-06-04)
In this work, we report the adaptation of bacteria to stress conditions that induce instability of their cultural, morphological, and enzymatic characters, on which the identification of pathogenic bacteria is based. These can raise serious issues during the characterization of
Praetinee Pattamayutanon et al.
Journal of food science, 80(10), M2228-M2240 (2015-09-01)
This study investigated the effect of 3 factors (floral source, honeybee species, and postcollection processing) that influence the antibacterial activity, free radical reduction, and other biochemical compositions of different honey types typical of Thailand. Honey samples from 3 honeybee species
Piyasi Mukhopadhyay et al.
International journal of biological macromolecules, 72, 640-648 (2014-09-23)
Chitosan-alginate (CS/ALG) nanoparticles were prepared by formation of an ionotropic pre-gelation of an alginate (ALG) core entrapping insulin, followed by chitosan (CS) polyelectrolyte complexation, for successful oral insulin administration. Mild preparation process without harsh chemicals is aimed at improving insulin
Chang-Jin Lim et al.
Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin, 37(10), 1583-1590 (2014-07-25)
Ginsenosides are major bioactive constituents that are responsible for the diverse pharmacological activities of ginseng. This work aimed to assess the skin anti-photoaging activities of the two stereoisomeric forms of ginsenoside Rg3, 20(S)-Rg3 and 20(R)-Rg3. When the two Rg3 stereoisomers
Nan Zhang et al.
Molecular biology reports, 47(2), 1393-1398 (2019-12-02)
Peroxynitrite is an ion acting as a powerful oxidant and nucleophile, which plays a key role in the inflammation and aging process by nitrating tyrosine or tryptophan residues of the proteins. Nitration of a target protein is considered to be
Benjamin Kautza et al.
Nitric oxide : biology and chemistry, 51, 7-18 (2015-09-28)
The cellular injury that occurs in the setting of hemorrhagic shock and resuscitation (HS/R) affects all tissue types and can drive altered inflammatory responses. Resuscitative adjuncts hold the promise of decreasing such injury. Here we test the hypothesis that sodium
Hau-Lun Huang et al.
Oncology reports, 34(6), 3131-3139 (2015-09-24)
Arginine is a non-essential amino acid that modulates nitric oxide production and cancer homeostasis. In our previous study, we observed that blocking argininosuccinate lyase (ASL) attenuates tumor progression in liver cancer. However, the role of ASL in human breast cancer
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