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Md Nasim Uddin et al.
BMC complementary and alternative medicine, 15, 195-195 (2015-06-24)
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressively developing neurodegenerative disorder of the brain in the elderly people. Vanda roxburghii Rbr. root has been used traditionally in Bangladesh as tonic to brain and in the treatment of nervous system disorders including AD.
B Nair
International journal of toxicology, 20 Suppl 3, 23-50 (2002-01-05)
Benzyl Alcohol is an aromatic alcohol used in a wide variety of cosmetic formulations as a fragrance component, preservative, solvent, and viscosity-decreasing agent. Benzoic Acid is an aromatic acid used in a wide variety of cosmetics as a pH adjuster
Xiaofei Chen et al.
Biomaterials science, 3(6), 870-878 (2015-07-30)
Herein, hyperbranched poly(ethylene glycol)-based supramolecular nanoparticles with pH-sensitive properties were designed and used for targeted drug delivery. Via host-guest recognition between benzimidazole anchored poly(ethylene glycol)-hyperbranched polyglycerol (PEG-HPG-BM) and folic acid modified CD (FA-CD), targeted supramolecular nanoparticles (TSNs) were fabricated. At
S Tamilselvan et al.
Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 114, 19-26 (2013-06-12)
An efficient amino acid family nonlinear optical single crystal L-phenylalanine-benzoic acid (LPB) was conveniently grown by slow evaporation technique at room temperature. The crystal system and the lattice parameters were analyzed by single crystal X-ray diffraction studies. The grown crystal
Kayleigh A Clarke et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 972, 29-37 (2014-10-13)
The simultaneous analysis of free-form and conjugated flavonoids in the same sample is difficult but necessary to properly estimate their bioavailability. A method was developed to optimise the extraction of both free and conjugated forms of catechins and metabolites in
Rukhsana Gul et al.
European journal of medicinal chemistry, 85, 438-449 (2014-08-12)
Some novel ferrocenyl guanidines 1-8 were synthesized and characterized by different spectroscopic methods, elemental analysis and single crystal X-rays diffraction techniques. The crystallographic studies revealed that the existence of the strong non-bonding interactions facilitate these molecules to interact with biological
Arxel de León et al.
Journal of colloid and interface science, 456, 182-189 (2015-07-01)
The incorporation of gold nanoparticles in heterojunction solar cells is expected to increase the efficiency due to plasmon effects, but the literature studies are sometimes controversial. In this work, gold nanoparticles passivated with (Ph)n-(CH2)3SH (n=1, 2, 3) have been synthesized
Janique Vandal et al.
Pharmaceutical biology, 53(6), 800-806 (2015-02-24)
The number of multidrug resistant (MDR) microorganisms is increasing and the antimicrobial resistance expressed by these pathogens is generating a rising global health crisis. In fact, there are only a few antimicrobial agents left that can be used against MDR
Anna Sommansson et al.
PloS one, 9(7), e102654-e102654 (2014-07-18)
Alcohol may induce metabolic and functional changes in gastrointestinal epithelial cells, contributing to impaired mucosal barrier function. Duodenal mucosal bicarbonate secretion (DBS) is a primary epithelial defense against gastric acid and also has an important function in maintaining the homeostasis
N I Fedotcheva et al.
Biofizika, 57(5), 820-826 (2012-11-10)
The effects of phenolic acids of microbial origin on mitochondrial functions and the possibility of removing their effects by thiol antioxidants dithiotreitol and N-acethylcysteine were studied. The action of some phenolic acids on the redox state of NADH, the membrane
Carmen Vanessa Ortiz-Ruiz et al.
IUBMB life, 67(10), 757-767 (2015-09-25)
The development of effective tyrosinase inhibitors has become increasingly important in the cosmetic, medicinal, and agricultural industries for application as antibrowning and depigmenting agents. The kinetic mechanisms of action of tyrosinase on monophenols and o-diphenols are complex, particularly in the
Renbo Wei et al.
Macromolecular rapid communications, 34(4), 330-334 (2013-01-03)
A new approach is developed to fabricate highly oriented mono-domain LCE nano/microstructures through micro-molding in capillaries. Gratings and microwires as two typical examples are fabricated and characterized by polarizing optical microscopy, optical microscopy, and scanning electron microscopy. The gratings with
Margreet R Olthof et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 133(6), 1806-1814 (2003-05-29)
Dietary phenols are antioxidants, and their consumption might contribute to the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Coffee and tea are major dietary sources of phenols. Dietary phenols are metabolized extensively in the body. Lack of quantitative data on their metabolites hinders
Hakki Mevlut Ozcan et al.
Artificial cells, nanomedicine, and biotechnology, 42(4), 256-261 (2013-02-01)
In this study, a novel fresh broad (Vicia faba) tissue homogenate-based biosensor for determination of phenolic compounds was developed. The biosensor was constructed by immobilizing tissue homogenate of fresh broad (Vicia faba) on to glassy carbon electrode. For the stability
Timothy M Martin et al.
The journal of gene medicine, 17(1-2), 33-53 (2015-02-11)
Design of efficient nonviral gene delivery systems is limited by the rudimentary understanding of specific molecules that facilitate transfection. Polyplexes using 25-kDa polyethylenimine (PEI) and plasmid-encoding green fluorescent protein (GFP) were delivered to HEK 293T cells. After treating cells with
Wei Cheng et al.
Nanoscale, 7(33), 13898-13906 (2015-07-30)
TiO2 has been considered as a promising anode material for lithium ion batteries. However, its poor rate capability originating from the intrinsically low lithium ion diffusivity and its poor electronic conductivity hampers putting such an application into practice. Both issues
František Trejtnar et al.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 58(10), 5650-5657 (2014-06-25)
Amphotericin B (AmB) is excreted via the renal excretion route. This excretion process may result in nephrotoxicity. However, relevant information on the precise renal excretion mechanisms is not available. The aim of the study was to analyze the possible interaction
Joerg M Steiner et al.
Veterinary clinical pathology, 43(3), 397-404 (2014-07-01)
The role of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α), a cytokine shown to play a crucial role in human Crohn's disease patients, has not been documented in cats with chronic enteropathies. Also, currently, no validated assay for measurement of TNF-α in
Yi-Ling Hsieh et al.
Pharmaceutical research, 32(9), 3110-3118 (2015-04-16)
The aim of this study was to investigate how the disproportionation process can be impacted by the properties of the salt, specifically pHmax. Five miconazole salts and four sertraline salts were selected for this study. The extent of conversion was
Zhen-Qiang Dong et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 29(10), 3188-3194 (2013-02-05)
Photoreversible micelles were achieved by a combination of commercially available components sodium alginate (Alg), tetradecyltrimethylammonium bromide (TTAB), α-cyclodextrin (α-CD), and 4-(phenylazo)benzoic acid (PBA). Under visible light irradiation, α-CD interacted more favorably with PBA than with alkyl chains of TTAB. Therefore
Fuhua Lin et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 405(6), 2077-2081 (2013-01-12)
A simple, efficient, and sensitive method for simultaneous determination of sorbic acid (SA), benzoic acid (BA), and cinnamic acid (CA) in juices and soft drinks was developed by stir cake sorptive extraction (SCSE) coupling to high-performance liquid chromatography with diode
Chunhua Liu et al.
European journal of pharmacology, 700(1-3), 118-126 (2013-01-12)
Leonurine possesses cardioprotective effects in myocardial ischemia due to its anti-apoptotic properties. However, the process to isolate and purify leonurine is difficult, because of its low content in the Herb Leonuri and its impurity. Moreover, the high dosage used indicates
M R Jones et al.
Kidney international, 14(2), 169-179 (1978-08-01)
The metabolism of phenylalanine and tyrosine was evaluated in six normal men, five chronically uremic men, and three men undergoing maintenance hemodialysis. Phenylalanine, tyrosine, and 13 acidic metabolites of those amino acids were measured in plasma postabsorptively and in plasma
Yoshiki Asakawa et al.
Journal of separation science, 37(19), 2641-2651 (2014-07-22)
A novel metal aquo-ion affinity chromatography has been developed for the analysis of basic compounds using heat-treated silica gel containing hydrated metal cations (metal aquo-ions) as the packing material. The packing materials of the metal aquo-ion affinity chromatography were prepared
Ren-Qi Wang et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 853, 608-616 (2014-12-04)
A hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography (HILIC) method was developed to measure the composition of humic substances from river, reservoir, and treated wastewater based on their physicochemical properties. The current method fractionates the humic substances into four well-defined groups based on
Jae B Park
Journal of chromatographic science, 52(5), 436-441 (2013-05-29)
Amkamide is a phenolic amide whose analogues were recently reported to have potent mitochondria protective activity, although their bioavailability is still unknown. Therefore, in this study, amkamide was synthesized and confirmed by nuclear magnetic resonance, and a high-performance liquid chromatography
Qaisar Manzoor et al.
Bioresource technology, 132, 446-452 (2013-02-26)
The sorption of Pb(II) and Cu(II) form aqueous media by Rosa bourbonia waste phyto-biomass (RBWPB) pretreated with organic acids was investigated as a function of biosorbent dosage, initial metal ions concentration and contact time. The equilibrium biosorption data was analyzed
Yasmin M Attia et al.
BMC cancer, 15, 838-838 (2015-11-04)
Tamoxifen is the standard endocrine therapy for ER+ breast cancer; however, many women still relapse after long-term therapy. 3-Bromopyruvate, a glycolytic inhibitor, has shown high selective anti-tumor activity in vitro, and in vivo. The aim of this study was to
Michel Wagner et al.
Rapid communications in mass spectrometry : RCM, 29(18), 1632-1640 (2015-10-16)
An isotopic labeling strategy based on derivatizing amine-containing metabolites has been developed using light ((12) C6 ) and heavy ((13) C6 ) N-benzoyloxysuccinimide reagents for semi-targeted metabolomic applications. Differentially labeled samples were combined and analyzed simultaneously by liquid chromatography/high-resolution tandem
Hendrik Führs et al.
Journal of experimental botany, 63(1), 329-340 (2011-09-22)
Genotypic- and silicon (Si)-mediated differences in manganese (Mn) tolerance of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) arise from a combination of symplastic and apoplastic traits. A detailed metabolomic inspection could help to identify functional associations between genotype- and Si-mediated Mn tolerance and metabolism.
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