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Seth Dixon et al.
Journal of medicinal chemistry, 49(25), 7413-7426 (2006-12-08)
4-Amino-4-deoxychorismate synthase (ADCS) catalyzes the first step in the conversion of chorismate into p-aminobenzoate, which is incorporated into folic acid. We aim to discover compounds that inhibit ADCS and serve as leads for a new class of antimicrobial compounds. This
Wai Mun Loke et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 139(12), 2309-2314 (2009-10-09)
Flavonoids are phytochemicals that are widespread in the human diet. Despite limitations in their bioavailability, experimental and epidemiological data suggest health benefits of flavonoid consumption. Valid biomarkers of flavonoid intake may be useful for estimating exposure in a range of
Hans-Michael Wolff et al.
Pharmaceutical research, 31(8), 2186-2202 (2014-03-07)
We aimed to investigate the effect of solubility parameter and drug concentration on the rheological behaviour of drug-in-adhesive films intended for transdermal application. Films were prepared over a range of drug concentrations (5%, 10% and 20% w/w) using ibuprofen, benzoic
Pradeepraj Durairaj et al.
Enzyme and microbial technology, 70, 58-65 (2015-02-11)
FoCYP53A19, a novel cytochrome P450 capable of performing benzoate hydroxylation, was identified and characterized from the ascomycete Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lycopersici. Comparative functional analysis of FoCYP53A19 with the heterologous and homologous cytochrome P450 reductases (CPR) such as Saccharomyces cerevisiae (ScCPR)
Hans F N Kvitvang et al.
Analytical chemistry, 83(7), 2705-2711 (2011-03-11)
Metabolite profiling methods are important tools for measurement of metabolite pools in biological systems. While most metabolite profiling methods report relative intensities or depend on a few internal standards representing all metabolites, the ultimate requirement for a quantitative description of
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
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
Giorgio Ottaviani et al.
Journal of medicinal chemistry, 50(4), 742-748 (2007-02-16)
The development of in silico and in vitro tools to estimate or predict the passive human skin permeation and distribution of new chemical entities, useful in dermal drug delivery, in absorption studies of toxic compounds, and in the cosmetics industry
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
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
Chao-Bin Xue et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 15(5), 2006-2015 (2007-01-30)
Phenoloxidase (PO), also known as tyrosinase, is a key enzyme in insect development, responsible for catalyzing the hydroxylation of tyrosine into o-diphenols and the oxidation of o-diphenols into o-quinones. Inhibition of PO may provide a basis for novel environmentally friendly
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
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
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
Frederic De Wael et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 17(13), 4336-4344 (2009-05-30)
A series of 5-aryl and 3,5-diaryl-2-amino-1,4-pyrazines and the derived imidazopyrazinones has been synthesized to study the chemical oxidative degradation of the bicyclic systems in vitro. Imidazopyrazinones mainly degraded following two independent pathways producing their precursors, namely aminopyrazines, and the corresponding
Rulin Cai et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 33(4), 2070-2077 (2013-03-19)
We report here a novel approach to fabricate a nanostructured micelle as potential drug carriers and the relationship between the morphological structure and the preparation condition. The polymeric micelle aggregates constructed by self-assembly compose of the poly(ε-caprolactone)/monomethoxy poly(ethylene glycol) linear-dendritic
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