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Pablo Albertos et al.
Nature communications, 6, 8669-8669 (2015-10-27)
Plant survival depends on seed germination and progression through post-germinative developmental checkpoints. These processes are controlled by the stress phytohormone abscisic acid (ABA). ABA regulates the basic leucine zipper transcriptional factor ABI5, a central hub of growth repression, while the
John A DeSimone et al.
Chemical senses, 36(4), 389-403 (2011-02-23)
To investigate if chorda tympani (CT) taste nerve responses to strong (HCl) and weak (CO(2) and acetic acid) acidic stimuli are dependent upon NADPH oxidase-linked and cAMP-sensitive proton conductances in taste cell membranes, CT responses were monitored in rats, wild-type
Jean-Noël Goubier et al.
Techniques in hand & upper extremity surgery, 15(1), 28-31 (2011-03-02)
Scapholunate dissociation or scaphoid pseudarthrosis may lead to osteoarthritis of the wrist. When osteoarthritis affects the midcarpal joint, proximal row carpectomy is no longer possible and only 4 corners fusion or capitolunate arthrodesis may be indicated. However, in some cases
Michael L McCaskill et al.
Steroids, 92, 96-100 (2014-10-04)
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women in the United States. Diethylstilbestrol (DES) is a synthetic estrogen that has been shown to cause cancer in animals and humans, altering cell viability as well as inducing
Elina Esmaeilzadeh Gharehdaghi et al.
Nucleic acid therapeutics, 24(6), 420-427 (2014-10-02)
Chitosan nanoparticles were prepared using ultrasonication methodology at specific amplitudes and times of sonication. Subsequently, small interfering RNA (siRNA) was added to the solution at predetermined values of nitrogen to phosphorous ratio (N/P), and stirring time. Employing response surfaces generated
Satoshi Kambayashi et al.
Canadian journal of veterinary research = Revue canadienne de recherche veterinaire, 79(3), 201-209 (2015-07-02)
The DNA repair protein O (6)-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) causes resistance to nitrosoureas in various human cancers. In this study, we analyzed the correlation between canine lymphomas and MGMT in vitro. Two of five canine lymphoma cell lines required higher concentrations
Marcia A Michelin et al.
Oncology letters, 10(3), 1523-1526 (2015-12-02)
The production of cytokines by helper T lymphocytes is a critical event in the immune response, as alterations in the regulation of this process may result in an appropriate immune response, persistent infection or the development of autoimmune disease. Previously
Xiaokai Zhang et al.
Chemosphere, 142, 28-34 (2015-05-26)
Biochar is a carbonaceous sorbent and can be used as a potential material to reduce the bioavailability of organic pollutants in contaminated soils. In the present study, the adsorption and desorption of diethyl phthalate (DEP) onto soils amended with bamboo
Mingcan Xia et al.
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 136(2), 441-453 (2015-04-01)
Traffic-related particulate matter (PM) has been linked to a heightened incidence of asthma and allergic diseases. However, the molecular mechanisms by which PM exposure promotes allergic diseases remain elusive. We sought to determine the expression, function, and regulation of pathways
Elizabeth Connick et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 193(11), 5613-5625 (2014-11-02)
We previously demonstrated that HIV replication is concentrated in lymph node B cell follicles during chronic infection and that HIV-specific CTL fail to accumulate in large numbers at those sites. It is unknown whether these observations can be generalized to
Decai Jin et al.
International journal of environmental research and public health, 12(10), 13510-13522 (2015-10-31)
A bacterial strain W-1, isolated from rural domestic wastewater, can utilize the environmental hormone di-n-butyl phthalate (DBP) as the sole carbon and energy source. The isolated bacterium species was confirmed to belong to the genus Achromobacter based on its 16S
Adeel Malik et al.
PloS one, 10(7), e0133597-e0133597 (2015-07-23)
Muscle, a multinucleate syncytium formed by the fusion of mononuclear myoblasts, arises from quiescent progenitors (satellite cells) via activation of muscle-specific transcription factors (MyoD, Myf5, myogenin: MYOG, and MRF4). Subsequent to a decline in Pax7, induction in the expression of
Chu-Yang Wang et al.
Food chemistry, 303, 125363-125363 (2019-09-01)
Present in many plant foods, biogenic phenolic compounds are important bioactive phytonutrients with high anti-oxidant activity and thereby are praised for their health-promoting properties. However, current food nutrient improvement by high phenolic content in staples is limited by the shortage
W Herr
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 82(23), 8009-8013 (1985-12-01)
Purine residues located within regions of DNA that have the potential to form left-handed Z-helical structures are modified preferentially by diethyl pyrocarbonate; this hyperreactivity is dependent on the degree of negative superhelicity of the circular DNA molecules. As negative superhelical
Rebecca A Brady et al.
PloS one, 10(4), e0124877-e0124877 (2015-04-23)
Staphylococcus aureus is a leading cause of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI), which are primarily self-limiting. We conducted a comprehensive analysis of the host transcriptome during a S. aureus SSTI to provide insight on the protective mechanisms that thwart
Bo Xu et al.
Toxicology, 328, 160-167 (2014-12-17)
Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) poses potential risks to early development, but the molecular mechanisms how PFOS affects embryonic development are still unclear. Mouse embryoid bodies (mEBs) provide ideal models for testing safety or toxicity of chemicals in vitro. In this study
Cheng Zhe et al.
PloS one, 10(4), e0123233-e0123233 (2015-04-18)
To investigate the role(s) of Trps1 in non-anastomotic biliary stricture (NABS) following liver transplantation. Immunohistochemical and histological techniques were used to detect Trps1, E-cadherin, CK19, vimentin, α-SMA, and collagen deposition. Human intrahepatic biliary epithelial cells (HIBECs) were infected with a
Beibei Liu et al.
Plant physiology and biochemistry : PPB, 92, 81-91 (2015-05-02)
Intact somatic embryos were obtained from an elite maize inbred line Y423, bred in our laboratory. Using 13-day immature embryos after self-pollination as explants, and after 4-5 times subculture, a large number of somatic embryos were detected on the surface
Miriany Avelino Moreira et al.
Food chemistry, 178, 195-200 (2015-02-24)
Plasticisers are compounds used in the polymer industry to increase the flexibility of plastics. Some of these compounds cause endocrine dysfunction in humans and animals by interfering with the production, release, transport, metabolism, binding or elimination of natural hormones in
Mir Ali Farajzadeh et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1379, 24-33 (2015-01-04)
In this study, for the first time, a dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction technique using a ternary solvent mixture is reported. In order to extract five phthalate esters and di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate with different polarities from aqueous samples, a simplex centroid experimental design
Maria Guirola et al.
PloS one, 7(8), e43299-e43299 (2012-08-21)
Non-vertebrate chordates, specifically amphioxus, are considered of the utmost interest for gaining insight into the evolutionary trends, i.e. differentiation and specialization, of gene/protein systems. In this work, MTs (metallothioneins), the most important metal binding proteins, are characterized for the first
Olayinka Osuolale et al.
Virology journal, 12, 98-98 (2015-06-25)
Municipal effluent constitutes a large reservoir of human enteric viruses and bacteria. Contemporary monitoring practices rely on indicator bacteria, and do not test for viruses. Different viruses, including Norwalk-like viruses, Hepatitis A virus (HAV), adenoviruses, and rotaviruses, are important agents
Maria Consolata Miletta et al.
PloS one, 9(10), e107388-e107388 (2014-10-14)
Butyrate is a short-chain fatty acid (SCFA) closely related to the ketone body ß-hydroxybutyrate (BHB), which is considered to be the major energy substrate during prolonged exercise or starvation. During fasting, serum growth hormone (GH) rises concomitantly with the accumulation
D J Pulford et al.
New Zealand veterinary journal, 64(1), 29-37 (2015-09-04)
To develop rapid, quantitative PCR (qPCR) assays using high resolution melt (HRM) analysis and type-specific TaqMan assays for identifying the prevalent types of Theileria orientalis found in New Zealand cattle; and to evaluate their analytical and diagnostic characteristics compared with
Cheng-Hsin Chuang et al.
Lab on a chip, 15(14), 3056-3064 (2015-06-19)
A multiplexed immunosensor has been developed for the detection of specific biomarkers Galectin-1 (Gal-1) and Lactate Dehydrogenase B (LDH-B) present in different grades of bladder cancer cell lysates. In order to immobilize nanoprobes with different antibodies on a single chip
Elyse D Bernard et al.
Analytical biochemistry, 472, 67-74 (2014-12-08)
A multiplexing bead-based platform provides an approach for the development of assays targeting specific analytes for biomonitoring and biosensing applications. Multi-Analyte Profiling (xMAP) assays typically employ a sandwich-type format using antibodies for the capture and detection of analytes of interest
Guodong Fang et al.
Bioresource technology, 176, 210-217 (2014-12-03)
This paper investigated hydroxyl radical (OH) generation from biochar suspensions for diethyl phthalate (DEP) degradation in the presence of oxygen. Electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) coupled with a salicylic acid trapping method were used to detect free radicals in biochar and
Jin-Ping Liu et al.
BMC genomics, 16, 398-398 (2015-05-23)
Tapping panel dryness (TPD) involves in the partial or complete cessation of latex flow thus seriously affect latex production in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis). Numerous studies have been conducted to define its origin and nature, but the molecular nature and
Hui-Bog Noh et al.
Analytical chemistry, 87(14), 7069-7077 (2015-06-20)
An analytical tool to monitor trace phthalate was developed using a microfluidic channel device coupled with a novel electrochemical biosensor. At first, the electrochemical sensor was constructed with biomimetic layers to reveal a large hydrogen over potential by controlling the
Minjin Lee et al.
International journal of environmental research and public health, 15(4) (2018-04-14)
The inhalation of a water aerosol from a humidifier containing disinfectants has led to serious lung injuries in Korea. To promote the safe use of products, the Korean government enacted regulations on the chemicals in various consumer products that could
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