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Hiroka Suzuki et al.
American journal of physiology. Cell physiology, 307(4), C384-C394 (2014-06-20)
Transient receptor potential ankyrin 1 (TRPA1) is a Ca(2+)-permeable nonselective cation channel expressed in neuronal and nonneuronal cells and plays an important role in acute and inflammatory pain. Here, we show that an NADPH oxidase (NOX) inhibitor, diphenyleneiodonium (DPI), functions
Taketoshi Hata et al.
PloS one, 7(11), e48072-e48072 (2012-11-08)
Brazilian green propolis is a popular health supplement because of its various biological properties. The ethanol extract of Brazilian green propolis (EEBP) is characteristic for its herb-like smell and unique pungent taste. However, the ingredients responsible for its pungency have
Jessica Marie Spradley et al.
Pain, 153(9), 1890-1897 (2012-07-10)
Many acute stressors reduce pain, a phenomenon called stress-induced antinociception (SIA). Stress also is associated with increased scratching in chronic itch conditions. We investigated effects of acute stressors on facial itch and pain using a recently introduced rat model. Under
André Luiz Ventura Savio et al.
Mutation research, 762, 40-46 (2014-03-15)
Allyl isothiocyanate (AITC) is present in plants of the cruciferous family and is abundant in mustard seed. Due to its high bioavailability in urine after ingestion, AITC has been considered a promising antineoplastic agent against bladder cancer. Because TP53 mutations
Andrew P Norwood et al.
Psychopharmacology, 231(22), 4281-4289 (2014-04-24)
Adverse early life experiences are risk factors for drug abuse and addiction. Changes in brain opioid systems have been demonstrated in response to neonatal visceral pain (NVP), but the impact of these changes on abuse-related effects of morphine are unknown.
Weili Li et al.
Journal of food protection, 75(12), 2234-2237 (2012-12-06)
We evaluated the effects of storage and handling conditions on the antimicrobial activity of biodegradable composite films (polylactic acid and sugar beet pulp) coated with allyl isothiocyanate (AIT). Polylactic acid and chitosan were incorporated with AIT and used to coat
Meng Zhao et al.
Molecular pain, 8, 55-55 (2012-07-31)
Oxaliplatin, a platinum-based chemotherapeutic agent, causes an unusual acute peripheral neuropathy. Oxaliplatin-induced acute peripheral neuropathy appears in almost all patients rapidly after infusion, and is triggered or exacerbated by cold, while its mechanisms are poorly understood. In this study, the
Naoki Inoue et al.
Pharmacology, 90(1-2), 47-54 (2012-06-29)
The excitability of nociceptors is modulated by the transient receptor potential cation channel, ankyrin subfamily, member 1 (TRPA1). We have previously reported that etodolac, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, attenuates mechanical allodynia in a mouse model of neuropathic pain by a
M Murata et al.
Free radical biology & medicine, 28(5), 797-805 (2000-04-08)
Several isothiocyanates have been proposed as promising chemopreventive agents for human cancers. However, it has been reported that allyl isothiocyanate exhibit carcinogenic potential, and benzyl isothiocyanate and phenethyl isothiocyanate have tumor-promoting activities. We investigated whether these isothiocyanates could cause DNA
Xun Qian et al.
Microcirculation (New York, N.Y. : 1994), 20(2), 138-148 (2012-08-30)
Stimulation of endothelial TRP channels, specifically TRPA1, promotes vasodilation of cerebral arteries through activation of Ca2+ -dependent effectors along the myoendothelial interface. However, presumed TRPA1-triggered endothelial Ca2+ signals have not been described. We investigated whether TRPA1 activation induces specific spatial
Shih-Chang Tsai et al.
International journal of oncology, 41(6), 2065-2072 (2012-09-26)
Allyl isothiocyanate (AITC), a member of the isothiocyanate (ITC) family found in a constituent of cruciferous vegetables, possesses anticancer activity and induces apoptosis in various types of human cancer cell lines. However, no available information showed antitumor effects in human
Tatsushi Mutoh et al.
Life sciences, 92(14-16), 821-828 (2013-03-19)
Volatile anesthetics have distinct odors and some are irritating to the upper airway and may cause cough and laryngospasm, which may result, in part, from stimulation of C-fiber reflex. Local exposure of such anesthetics increases the sensitivity of capsaicin-sensitive laryngeal
Masayuki Takaishi et al.
Molecular pain, 8, 86-86 (2012-11-30)
Essential oils are often used in alternative medicine as analgesic and anti-inflammatory remedies. However, the specific compounds that confer the effects of essential oils and the molecular mechanisms are largely unknown. TRPM8 is a thermosensitive receptor that detects cool temperatures
Juyoung Lee et al.
Journal of the science of food and agriculture, 95(11), 2244-2251 (2014-10-02)
Glucosinolates are abundant in Brassicaceae vegetables, and they are degraded into various organic breakdown products (BPs) (R-CN, -NCS and -SCN) by myrosinase when plant tissues are damaged. This study was designed to investigate whether these BPs could be broken further
Tamia K Lapointe et al.
American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology, 309(2), G87-G99 (2015-05-30)
Quiescent phases of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are often accompanied by chronic abdominal pain. Although the transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 (TRPV1) ion channel has been postulated as an important mediator of visceral hypersensitivity, its functional role in postinflammatory pain
Chul-Kyu Park
Mediators of inflammation, 2015, 275126-275126 (2015-12-01)
In the trigeminal system, disruption of acute resolution processing may lead to uncontrolled inflammation and chronic pain associated with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Currently, there are no effective treatments for TMJ pain. Recently, it has been recognized that maresin 1
Francielle de Vargas Pinheiro et al.
European journal of pharmacology, 747, 105-113 (2014-12-17)
Sympathetic fibres maintain some forms of neuropathic pain, but the underlying mechanisms are poorly understood. Therefore, this study investigated the possible involvement of transient receptor potential ankyrin 1 (TRPA1) and the role of the sympathetic nervous system (involved in sympathetically
Dong Xiao et al.
Carcinogenesis, 24(5), 891-897 (2003-05-29)
Dietary isothiocyanates (ITCs) are highly effective in affording protection against chemically induced cancers in laboratory animals. In the present study, we demonstrate that allyl isothiocyanate (AITC), a constituent of cruciferous vegetables, significantly inhibits proliferation of cultured PC-3 (androgen-independent) and LNCaP
Lijiang Song et al.
Analytical biochemistry, 347(2), 234-243 (2005-11-18)
Dietary glucosinolates are under intensive investigation as precursors of cancer-preventive isothiocyanates. Quantitation of the dose and bioavailability of glucosinolates and isothiocyanates requires a comprehensive analysis of the major dietary glucosinolates, isothiocyanates, and related metabolites. We report a liquid chromatography with
Ying Li et al.
Journal of colloid and interface science, 438, 130-137 (2014-12-03)
Allyl isothiocyanate (AITC), an organosulfur compound in cruciferous vegetables, is a natural antimicrobial and potential chemopreventive agent. However, the instability of AITC in aqueous systems restrains its applications. In this study, oil-in-water AITC nanoemulsion was prepared by the emulsion inversion
Marali V Dias et al.
Food chemistry, 141(3), 3160-3166 (2013-07-23)
We developed antimicrobial packaging incorporated with allyl isothiocyanate (AIT) and carbon nanotube (CNT), and this packaging was used for shredded cooked chicken meat inoculated with Salmonella Choleraesuis. The following parameters were analysed during the 40 days of storage: microbial counts
Akitomo Matsushita et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 434(1), 179-184 (2013-03-30)
Although TRPV1 and TRPM8 agonists (vanilloid capsaicin and menthol, respectively) at high concentrations inhibit action potential conduction, it remains to be unknown whether TRPA1 agonists have a similar action. The present study examined the actions of TRPA1 agonists, cinnamaldehyde (CA)
Toru Kono et al.
American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology, 304(4), G428-G436 (2013-01-01)
The functional roles of transient receptor potential (TRP) channels in the gastrointestinal tract have garnered considerable attention in recent years. We previously reported that daikenchuto (TU-100), a traditional Japanese herbal medicine, increased intestinal blood flow (IBF) via adrenomedullin (ADM) release
Mariho Tani et al.
Journal of neurophysiology, 114(2), 989-998 (2015-06-26)
The transient receptor potential (TRP) channels are widely distributed in the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system. We examined the effects of TRP ankyrin 1 (TRPA1) agonists (cinnamaldehyde and allyl isothiocyanate) on respiratory rhythm generation in brainstem-spinal cord
D Jiao et al.
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, 3(6), 487-492 (1994-09-01)
Allyl isothiocyanate (AITC) is a constituent of cruciferous vegetables. It occurs widely in the human diet as a natural ingredient or food additive. AITC possesses numerous biochemical and physiological activities. It is cytotoxic and tumorigenic at high doses and also
Kathryn M Albers et al.
Molecular pain, 10, 31-31 (2014-06-03)
Artemin (Artn), a member of the glial cell line-derived growth factor (GDNF) family, supports the development and function of a subpopulation of peptidergic, TRPV1-positive sensory neurons. Artn (enovin, neublastin) is elevated in inflamed tissue and its injection in skin causes
Hyun-Sun Seo et al.
International journal of food microbiology, 159(2), 136-143 (2012-10-18)
A sachet releasing allyl isothiocyanate (AIT) vapor was developed and its effectiveness as an antimicrobial packaging system for fresh spinach was evaluated. AIT was encapsulated in calcium alginate beads (AIT beads) and the release of AIT as affected by temperature
M A Lea et al.
International journal of cancer, 92(6), 784-789 (2001-05-15)
In previous studies we observed that some allyl sulfides can cause increased acetylation of histones and differentiation in DS19 mouse erythroleukemia cells. In the present work we observed increased acetylation of histones with allyl isothiocyanate and butanethiol but not with
Cedric Peirs et al.
Neuron, 109(1), 73-90 (2020-11-13)
The spinal dorsal horn is a major site for the induction and maintenance of mechanical allodynia, but the circuitry that underlies this clinically important form of pain remains unclear. The studies presented here provide strong evidence that the neural circuits
Profile of volatile metabolites in human urine.
A Zlatkis et al.
Clinical chemistry, 17(7), 592-594 (1971-07-01)
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