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Dadong Guo et al.
Archives of biochemistry and biophysics, 560, 44-51 (2014-07-23)
Zinc (Zn), the second abundant trace element in living organisms, plays an important role in regulating cell metabolism, signaling, proliferation, gene expression and apoptosis. Meanwhile, the overload of Zn will disrupt the intracellular calcium homeostasis via impairing mitochondrial function. However
Russell E Carter et al.
Journal of neurochemistry, 125(5), 673-684 (2013-03-19)
Spreading depolarization (SD) is a feed-forward wave that propagates slowly throughout brain tissue and recovery from SD involves substantial metabolic demand. Presynaptic Zn(2+) release and intracellular accumulation occurs with SD, and elevated intracellular Zn(2+) ([Zn(2+) ]i ) can impair cellular
Edinaldo Rogério da Silva Moraes et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 907, 1-6 (2012-09-22)
The present study describes a simple and efficient method utilizing high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) coupled to fluorescence detection for the determination of kinetic parameters of glutamate uptake in nervous tissue. Retinal tissue obtained from 7-day-old chicks was incubated with
Use of unlicensed black salve for cutaneous malignancy.
Natalie C Ong et al.
The Medical journal of Australia, 200(6), 314-314 (2014-04-08)
L M Skjolding et al.
Aquatic toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 157, 101-108 (2014-12-03)
The potential uptake and trophic transfer of nanoparticles (NP) is not well understood so far and for ZnO NP the data presented in peer-reviewed literature is limited. In this paper the influence of surface functionalization on the uptake and depuration
Albert K Shung et al.
Journal of biomaterials science. Polymer edition, 13(1), 95-108 (2002-05-11)
Diethyl fumarate and propylene glycol were reacted in the presence of a zinc chloride catalyst to synthesize poly(propylene fumarate) (PPF) over a period of 12 hours. The kinetics of the transesterification polymerization at 130 degrees C, 150 degrees C, and
Aaron Wey et al.
Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 32(6), 834-841 (2014-02-28)
This study evaluated the effect of local zinc chloride (ZnCl2 ), an insulin mimetic agent, upon the early and late parameters of fracture healing in rats using a standard femur fracture model. Mechanical testing, radiographic scoring, histomorphometry, qualitative histological scoring
Hung-Lung Chiang et al.
Journal of hazardous materials, 229-230, 233-244 (2012-06-29)
Biosludge can be reused as an adsorbent after ZnCl(2) activation, pyrolysis, washing with HCl and distilled water, and drying. But the pyrolysis exhaust of ZnCl(2) immersed sludge can be hazardous to human health and the environment. The chemical composition, including
Pauline L Waalewijn-Kool et al.
Environmental toxicology and chemistry, 32(10), 2349-2355 (2013-06-14)
The effect of soil pH on the toxicity of 30 nm ZnO to Folsomia candida was assessed in Dorset field soils with pHCaCl2 adjusted to 4.31, 5.71, and 6.39. To unravel the contribution of particle size and dissolved Zn, 200
Pauline L Waalewijn-Kool et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 108, 9-15 (2014-07-20)
Organic matter (OM) and pH may influence nanoparticle fate and effects in soil. This study investigated the influence of soil organic matter content and pH on the toxicity of ZnO-NP and ZnCl2 to Folsomia candida in four natural soils, having
Gang Wen et al.
Journal of hazardous materials, 239-240, 381-388 (2012-10-02)
Sewage derived sludge is produced with an annual amount increase of 2% all over the world and it is an urgent issue to be addressed by human being. In the present study, sludge was converted into sludge-based catalyst (SBC) with
L Ruby Nirmala et al.
Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 102, 297-300 (2012-12-12)
Potassium Chloride (KCl) as an additive is added into zinc thiourea chloride solution in a small amount (1M%) by the method of slow evaporation solution growth technique at room temperature to get a new crystal. Due to the doping of
L Davies et al.
Cell death & disease, 2, e136-e136 (2011-04-01)
The activation and regulation of target genes by the tumour-suppressor p53 dictates the fate of a cell, with cell cycle arrest or apoptosis being two distinct outcomes. PERP (p53 apoptosis effector related to PMP-22), a p53 transcriptional target, is induced
Jessica Duprez et al.
PloS one, 7(10), e46831-e46831 (2012-10-12)
Rat pancreatic islet cell apoptosis is minimal after prolonged culture in 10 mmol/l glucose (G10), largely increased in 5 mmol/l glucose (G5) and moderately increased in 30 mmol/l glucose (G30). This glucose-dependent asymmetric V-shaped profile is preceded by parallel changes
E Hjortsø et al.
Intensive care medicine, 14(1), 17-24 (1988-01-01)
Five soldiers were injured by inhalation of hexite smoke (ZnCl2) during military training. Two soldiers, not wearing gas masks breathed hexite for 1 or 2 min, they slowly developed severe adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) over the ensuing 2 weeks.
Kunitoshi Uchida et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 288(36), 25950-25955 (2013-07-26)
The transient receptor potential melastatin 5 (TRPM5) channel is a monovalent cation channel activated by intracellular Ca(2+). Expression of this channel is restricted to taste cells, the pancreas and brainstem, and is thought to be involved in controlling membrane potentials.
Masatoshi Ishida et al.
Chemistry (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 18(45), 14329-14341 (2012-09-26)
The synthesis, characterization, photophysical properties, and theoretical analysis of a series of tetraaza porphyrin analogues (H-Pn: n=1-4) containing a dipyrrin subunit and an embedded 1,10-phenanthroline subunit are described. The meso-phenyl-substituted derivative (H-P1) interacts with a Mg(2+) salt (e.g., MgCl(2), MgBr(2)
Fiona Larner et al.
Environmental science & technology, 46(21), 12137-12145 (2012-10-12)
Zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO NPs) are widely used in commercial products and knowledge of their environmental fate is a priority for ecological protection. Here we synthesized model ZnO NPs that were made from and thus labeled with the stable isotope
Fen Li et al.
Environmental technology, 35(17-20), 2575-2581 (2014-08-26)
Sludge-activated carbons (SACs) prepared with excess of activated sludge are used to solve the problems of sludge disposal and odour pollution in a sewage treatment plant. For the preparation, ZnCl2, KOH and H2SO4 are used as activators, respectively. The structure
Elwin Molenbroek et al.
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 42(8), 2973-2984 (2012-12-22)
In this work, the complexation of the bapbpy ligand to zinc dichloride is described (bapbpy = 6,6′-bis(2-aminopyridyl)-2,2′-bipyridine). The water-soluble, colorless complex [Zn(bapbpy)Cl]Cl·2H2O (compound 2·H2O) was synthesized; its X-ray crystal structure shows a mononuclear, pentacoordinated geometry with one chloride ligand in
Malgorzata M Brzóska et al.
Toxicology and applied pharmacology, 272(1), 208-220 (2013-06-04)
It was investigated whether protective influence of zinc (Zn) against cadmium (Cd)-induced disorders in bone metabolism may be related to its antioxidative properties and impact on the receptor activator of nuclear factor (NF)-κΒ (RANK)/RANK ligand (RANKL)/osteoprotegerin (OPG) system. Numerous indices
Yen-Hua Chen et al.
Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part A, Molecular & integrative physiology, 166(1), 1-7 (2013-05-15)
The common carp is one of the few fish able to tolerate extremely low oxygen levels. These fish store zinc in their digestive tract tissue and head kidney at concentrations of 300-500μg/g of fresh tissue, which is 5-10 times higher
Molouk Beiromvand et al.
Preventive veterinary medicine, 109(1-2), 162-167 (2012-10-10)
Certain zoonotic parasites are enteropathogens in dogs that cause serious human disease such as cystic echinococcosis, human alveolar echinococcosis, visceral larva migrans, and ocular larva migrans. This study investigated the prevalence of intestinal parasites in dogs in the Chenaran County
Mayank Anand Gururani et al.
Plant science : an international journal of experimental plant biology, 198, 7-16 (2012-12-04)
Manganese stabilizing protein (MSP) is an important component of the Photosystem II (PSII) oxygen evolving complex. In our previous work, transgenic potato plants with reduced expression of MSP (MSP-As) were developed and their physiological and biochemical responses were studied. In
Yingxiong Wang et al.
Bioresource technology, 143, 384-390 (2013-07-04)
The direct conversion of chitin biomass to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF) in ZnCl2 aqueous solution was studied systemically. D-Glucosamine (GlcNH2) was chosen as the model compound to investigate the reaction, and 5-HMF could be obtained in 21.9% yield with 99% conversion of
Kaushik Nath et al.
Environmental science and pollution research international, 20(6), 4030-4045 (2012-12-06)
Utilization of agrowaste materials for the production of activated carbon, as an excellent adsorbent with large surface area, is well established industrially, for dephenolation of wastewater. In the present work, dried pods of Prosopis cineraria-a novel and low-cost agrowaste material-were
Manuella P Kaster et al.
Pharmacological reports : PR, 64(3), 706-713 (2012-07-21)
In this work, the contribution of NMDA receptors to the antidepressant-like effect of adenosine in the forced swimming test (FST) was investigated. The pretreatment of mice with NMDA or D-serine was able to prevent the anti-immobility effect of either adenosine
İbrahim Gülseren et al.
Food chemistry, 135(2), 770-774 (2012-08-08)
Whey protein isolate (WPI) nanoparticles were prepared using ethanol desolvation, and their capacity to incorporate ZnCl(2) was analysed. Desolvation was carried out at pH 9 and the volume of added ethanol was 0-3 times the volume of protein solution. The
Shigeru Hishinuma et al.
Journal of pharmacological sciences, 119(3), 233-242 (2012-07-13)
We examined the regulatory mechanisms of the affinity of Gq protein-coupled histamine H(1)-receptors for histamine after histamine pretreatment in intact human U373 MG astrocytoma cells. In control cells, the displacement curves for histamine against the binding of 5 nM [(3)H]mepyramine
Nathalie Adam et al.
Nanotoxicology, 8(7), 709-717 (2013-07-11)
In this study, the effect of ZnO nanoparticles and ZnCl2 on growth, reproduction and accumulation of zinc in Daphnia magna was determined in a 21-day chronic toxicity test. A variety of techniques were used to distinguish the free zinc ion
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