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Gulcin Tezcan et al.
Cellular and molecular neurobiology, 35(2), 175-187 (2014-09-13)
Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is one of the deadliest human malignancies. A cure for GBM remains elusive, and the overall survival time is less than 1 year. Thus, the development of more efficient therapeutic approaches for the treatment of these patients
Qing Lin et al.
Oncology reports, 32(6), 2405-2410 (2014-09-19)
Tumor treatment requires a long-term regimen of chemotherapy, and both surgical tumor resection and radiation therapy are also used. The present study aimed to develop a novel method for 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)-loaded microspheres which enhance the therapeutic effects of chemotherapy, the
Gui-Peng Tian et al.
Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research, 70(12), 1934-1940 (2014-12-19)
1,4-Dioxane is a probable human carcinogenic and refractory substance that is widely detected in aquatic environments. Traditional wastewater treatment processes, including activated sludge, cannot remove 1,4-dioxane. Removing 1,4-dioxane with a reaction kinetic constant of 0.32 L/(mol·s) by using ozone, a
Lydia N Wamalwa et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 63(1), 335-342 (2014-11-25)
Furanoterpenoid accumulation in response to microbial attack in rotting sweetpotatoes has long been linked to deaths and lung edema of cattle in the world. However, it is not known whether furanoterpenoid ipomeamarone accumulates in the healthy-looking parts of infected sweetpotato
Ana Penko et al.
Food chemistry, 168, 372-382 (2014-08-31)
The oxidation processes were studied in chicken patties, enriched with n-3 fatty acids, after 8days of storage at 4°C, under different aerobic conditions, and following heat treatment. Significant effects were seen on lipid and cholesterol oxidation and the sensory qualities
Laura Golsteijn et al.
Environment international, 71, 36-45 (2014-06-28)
The present paper describes a method that accounts for variation in indoor chemical exposure settings and accompanying human toxicity in life cycle assessment (LCA). Metal degreasing with dichloromethane was used as a case study to show method in practice. We
Anna W Sromek et al.
Journal of labelled compounds & radiopharmaceuticals, 57(14), 725-729 (2014-11-18)
Aporphines are attractive candidates for imaging D2 receptor function because, as agonists rather than antagonists, they are selective for the receptor in the high affinity state. In contrast, D2 antagonists do not distinguish between the high and low affinity states
Huan Dang et al.
American journal of cancer research, 5(1), 243-254 (2015-01-30)
Ardipusilloside I (ADS-I) is a natural compound that can be isolated from the Chinese medicinal herb Ardisiapusilla A.DC, and has been reported to inhibit the growth of glioblastoma cells in cultures. This study was designed to test its efficacy by
Eshwar Jagerdeo et al.
Journal of analytical toxicology, 39(2), 83-88 (2014-11-30)
The abuse of gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) and its suspicion in cases of suspected drug-facilitated sexual assault is of keen interest to forensic toxicology laboratories. This paper reports an extraction, separation and detection procedure for GHB in hair utilizing a combination
Jordan L Knight et al.
Workplace health & safety, 61(4), 153-160 (2013-03-26)
This study analyzed data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Chemical Exposure Health Database to assess contaminant exposures in general medical and surgical hospitals. Seventy-five inspections conducted in these hospitals from 2005 through 2009 were identified. Five categories
Darina Lankova et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 854, 61-69 (2014-12-07)
In the present study, a novel analytical approach for the simultaneous determination of 27 brominated flame retardants (BFRs), namely polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), isomers of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD), tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) and several novel BFRs (NBFRs), together with 18 perfluoroalkyl substances
S Marquette et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 470(1-2), 41-50 (2014-05-06)
Antibodies (Abs) require the development of stable formulations and specific delivery strategies given their susceptibility to a variety of physical and chemical degradation pathways. In this study, the encapsulation of an antibody into polylactide-co-glycolide (PLGA) based microspheres was explored to
Vicente Ferreira et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 62(41), 10015-10027 (2014-10-07)
Samples from 16 Spanish red wines have been stored for 6 months at 25 °C under different levels of oxygen (0-56 mg/L). Amino acids, metals, and phenolic compounds were analyzed and related to the production or depletion of key oxidation-
Mette Thing et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 103(12), 4021-4029 (2014-10-31)
Long-acting nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug formulations for intra-articular injection might be effective in the management of joint pain and inflammation associated sports injuries and osteoarthritis. In this study, a prodrug-based delivery system was evaluated. The synthesized diclofenac ester prodrug, a weak
Zulin Zhang et al.
Journal of separation science, 37(24), 3699-3705 (2014-10-02)
A simple and rapid method was developed for the simultaneous analysis of nine different pesticides in water samples by gas chromatography with mass spectrometry. A number of parameters that may affect the recovery of pesticides, such as the type of
Jian Kang et al.
European journal of pharmaceutical sciences : official journal of the European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences, 62, 141-147 (2014-06-08)
A novel method has been developed to protect Recombinant Human Growth Hormone (rhGH) in poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) microspheres using an aqueous phase/aqueous phase emulsion and S/O/W multi-emulsion method. This method develops a novel rhGH sustained-release system, which is based
L Mousnier et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 471(1-2), 10-17 (2014-05-20)
Ultrasound contrast agents (UCAs) composed of a liquid perfluorocarbon (PFC) core surrounded by a polymer shell have shown promising echogenicity as well as stability. In a strategy to optimize the ultrasound properties of these systems, encapsulating a liquid PFC with
Kari L Organtini et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1369, 138-146 (2014-12-03)
A comprehensive approach was taken to characterize the polyhalogenated dibenzo-p-dioxin and dibenzofuran contents of fire debris. Household and electronics fire simulations were performed to create samples representative of those firefighters most typically come in contact with. Sample analysis was performed
Chloé de Perre et al.
Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology, 68(4), 745-756 (2015-01-23)
A method was developed for the extraction and analysis of 2 organophosphate, 8 pyrethroid, and 5 neonicotinoid insecticides from the same water sample. A salted liquid-liquid extraction (LLE) was optimized with a solid-phase extraction (SPE) step that separated the organophosphates
Srinivas Rao Chennamaneni et al.
Pharmaceutical research, 31(11), 3179-3190 (2014-06-21)
To advance therapy for the treatment of concurrent uveitis and post-cataract surgical inflammation; we evaluated pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of Bioerodible Dexamethasone Implant (BDI) containing 0.3 mg of dexamethasone (DXM) in Concanavalin A (Con A) induced uveitis followed by phacoemulsification in
Adam Huczyński et al.
European journal of medicinal chemistry, 90, 296-301 (2014-12-02)
A series of 10 amine derivatives of colchicine have been obtained with high yields by modification at C(10)-OCH3 position of C-ring and characterized by spectroscopic methods. In vitro cytotoxicity has been evaluated against four human tumour cell lines (HL-60, HL-60/vinc
Maurizio Masci et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1375, 110-122 (2014-12-17)
A simple instrumental procedure was developed to carry out the not simple analysis of PCBs in fish samples. PCBs with the same degree of chlorination (the isomers) are expected to be totally indistinguishable among them by all existing detectors and
Ahmed M Alafeefy et al.
European journal of medicinal chemistry, 92, 191-201 (2015-01-03)
The reaction of N-(2-(hydrazinecarbonyl)aryl)benzamides 2a, b with indoline-2,3-diones 4ae in acidified ethanolic solution furnished the corresponding N-(2-(2-(2-oxoindolin-3-ylidene)hydrazinecarbonyl)phenyl)benzamides 5aj, respectively. Furthermore, 3-(2-oxoindolin-3-ylideneamino)-2-substituted quinazolin-4(3H)-ones 6aj were prepared by the reaction of 3-amino-2-arylquinazolin-4(3H)-one 3a, b with 4ae. Six derivatives of the twenty newly
Wenying Fan et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 406(28), 7261-7273 (2014-09-23)
In this work, a novel ionic liquid (IL) chemically bonded sol-gel coating was prepared for stir bar sorptive extraction (SBSE) of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) followed by high-performance liquid chromatography-ultraviolet detection (HPLC-UV). By using γ-(methacryloxypropyl)trimethoxysilane (KH-570) as a bridging agent
Kurt D Pennell et al.
Steroids, 95, 24-31 (2014-12-30)
Analytical techniques used to quantify neurosteroids in biological samples are often compromised by non-specificity and limited dynamic range which can result in erroneous results. A relatively rapid and inexpensive gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) was developed to simultaneously measure nine neurosteroids
J Camilo Marín-Loaiza et al.
Pharmaceutical biology, 51(2), 260-266 (2012-11-07)
context: Stems and leaves of Pittocaulon spp. (Asteraceae) are used in Mexican traditional medicine as an anti-inflammatory substance and for the treatment of skin injuries. This study evaluated the antioxidant activity of methanol (MeOH) and dichloromethane (DC) extracts of five
Bılal Yılmaz et al.
Journal of AOAC International, 98(1), 56-61 (2015-04-11)
A simple and sensitive GC/MS method for the determination of tramadol and its metabolite (O-desmethyltramadol) in human plasma was developed and validated. Medazepam was used as an internal standard. The calibration curves were linear (r=0.999) over tramadol and O-desmethyltramadol concentrations
Lu Zhang et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 122, 260-269 (2014-07-25)
In order to enhance the antitumor effects of doxorubicin (DOX), a novel micellar vector with high DOX loading and tumor targeting function based on folate-conjugated amphiphilic copolymer folate-poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(d,l-lactide)-β-cyclodextrin (FA-PEL-CD) was constructed. Cytotoxicity and cellular uptake experiments were performed in
Qing Lan et al.
Carcinogenesis, 36(1), 160-167 (2014-11-14)
Formaldehyde (FA) is an economically important industrial chemical to which millions of people worldwide are exposed environmentally and occupationally. Recently, the International Agency for Cancer Research concluded that there is sufficient evidence that FA causes leukemia, particularly myeloid leukemia. To
Agnieszka Kucharska et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 406(26), 6665-6675 (2014-08-31)
Flame retardants (FRs), such as polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and phosphate flame retardants (PFRs), are a diverse group of compounds that are used to improve fire safety in many consumer products, such as furniture, textiles, electronics, etc. As these compounds
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