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Jing Ji et al.
Nanoscale research letters, 10(1), 453-453 (2015-11-27)
Carboplatin (CRB) possesses superior anticancer effect in cervical cancer cells with lower incidence of side effects compared to that of cisplatin. However, CRB suffers from severe side effects due to undesirable tissue distributions which contribute to the low therapeutic efficacy.
Naomi L Kruhlak et al.
Toxicology mechanisms and methods, 18(2-3), 217-227 (2008-01-01)
ABSTRACT Drug-induced phospholipidosis (PL) is a condition characterized by the accumulation of phospholipids and drug in lysosomes, and is found in a variety of tissue types. PL is frequently manifested in preclinical studies and may delay or prevent the development
Jose M Ayuso et al.
Oncoimmunology, 8(3), 1553477-1553477 (2019-02-07)
Immunotherapies against solid tumors face additional challenges compared with hematological cancers. In solid tumors, immune cells and antibodies need to extravasate from vasculature, find the tumor, and migrate through a dense mass of cells. These multiple steps pose significant obstacles
Wen-Ni Chang et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1840(7), 2340-2350 (2014-04-22)
Folate is an essential nutrient for cell survival and embryogenesis. 10-Formyltetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase (FDH) is the most abundant folate enzyme in folate-mediated one-carbon metabolism. 10-Formyltetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase converts 10-formyltetrahydrofolate to tetrahydrofolate and CO2, the only pathway responsible for formate oxidation in methanol
Reiko Nishihara et al.
The American journal of clinical nutrition, 100(6), 1479-1488 (2014-11-21)
Although a higher consumption of alcohol, which is a methyl-group antagonist, was previously associated with colorectal cancer risk, mechanisms remain poorly understood. We hypothesized that excess alcohol consumption might increase risk of colorectal carcinoma with hypomethylation of insulin-like growth factor
Folic acid or folinic acid for reducing side effects of methotrexate for people with rheumatoid arthritis.
Beverley Shea
Journal of evidence-based medicine, 6(3), 202-203 (2013-12-12)
Mariano Licciardi et al.
Journal of biomedical nanotechnology, 9(6), 949-964 (2013-07-19)
Dual targeted drug delivery systems represent a potential platform for developing efficient vector to tumor sites. In this study we evaluated a folate- and magnetic-targeted nanocarriers based on 10 nm iron oxide nanodomais coated with the properly synthesized and characterized
Aline H Guariento et al.
International journal of cancer, 135(1), 7-18 (2013-12-05)
The steady increase in the incidence and mortality of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) signifies a crucial need to understand better its pathogenesis to improve clinical management and prevention of the disease. The aim of this study was to investigate molecular mechanisms
Alvin Nursalim et al.
Acta medica Indonesiana, 45(2), 150-156 (2013-06-19)
to determine whether the administration of folic acid, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 would lead to reduction of cardiovascular complication and mortality among CKD patients. a search was conducted on PubMed and Google. The selection of title and abstract was
Yong Yu et al.
Die Pharmazie, 68(9), 732-743 (2013-10-24)
Raltitrexed (RTX) has shown clinical activity in a variety of advanced solid tumours. Its oral bioavailability is low and its intestinal absorption mechanism is not clear. In the present study, the absorption mechanism of RTX in the small intestine was
Suranjana Mukherjee et al.
PloS one, 10(2), e0118153-e0118153 (2015-02-28)
Natural Killer (NK) cells perform many functions that depend on actin assembly, including adhesion, chemotaxis, lytic synapse assembly and cytolysis. HS1, the hematopoietic homolog of cortactin, binds to Arp2/3 complex and promotes actin assembly by helping to form and stabilize
Zhiyao He et al.
Journal of biomedical nanotechnology, 9(5), 833-844 (2013-06-28)
Folate receptor alpha (FRalpha) is overexpressed on ovarian cancer cells and is a promising molecular target for ovarian cancer gene therapy, but there was still no related report. In this study, folate modified cationic liposomes (F-PEG-CLPs) for ovarian cancer gene
David W Baker et al.
Acta biomaterialia, 10(7), 2945-2955 (2014-04-15)
Plasticity of macrophage (MΦ) phenotypes exist in a spectrum from classically activated (M1) cells, to alternatively activated (M2) cells, contributing to both the normal healing of tissues and the pathogenesis of implant failure. Here, folate- and mannose-based optical probes were
Shaolian Zhang et al.
The Analyst, 139(23), 6259-6265 (2014-10-15)
A highly sensitive and recyclable quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) biosensor was developed using chitosan (CS) and folic acid (FA), generating conjugates that are selectively recognized by MCF-7 cancer cell over-expressed folic acid receptors. The prepared CS-FA conjugate was characterized by
Amir Al-Dabagh et al.
American journal of clinical dermatology, 14(3), 155-161 (2013-04-12)
Methotrexate (MTX) is an effective treatment for psoriasis but its use is limited by its toxicity. Folate supplementation can be used to reduce the adverse effects of MTX, though this may impact efficacy. The frequency of folic acid supplementation is
Roy Lardenoije et al.
Progress in neurobiology, 131, 21-64 (2015-06-15)
Epigenetics is a quickly growing field encompassing mechanisms regulating gene expression that do not involve changes in the genotype. Epigenetics is of increasing relevance to neuroscience, with epigenetic mechanisms being implicated in brain development and neuronal differentiation, as well as
Victoria Sid et al.
American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, 309(10), R1215-R1225 (2015-09-25)
AMPK is an endogenous energy sensor that regulates lipid and carbohydrate metabolism. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is regarded as a hepatic manifestation of metabolic syndrome with impaired lipid and glucose metabolism and increased oxidative stress. Our recent study showed
Domenica Taruscio et al.
Public health genomics, 17(2), 115-123 (2014-04-10)
Congenital anomalies (CA) are the paradigm example of rare diseases liable to primary prevention actions due to the multifactorial etiology of many of them, involving a number of environmental factors together with genetic predispositions. Yet despite the preventive potential, lack
Vanessa R da Silva et al.
American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism, 307(1), E93-101 (2014-05-16)
Low vitamin B-6 nutritional status is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. Pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (PLP) serves as a coenzyme in many cellular processes, including several reactions in one-carbon (1C) metabolism and the transsulfuration pathway of homocysteine
N Lavanya et al.
Nanotechnology, 25(29), 295501-295501 (2014-07-02)
A novel folic acid biosensor has been fabricated using Cu doped SnO2 nanoparticles (NPs) synthesized by a simple microwave irradiation method. Powder XRD and TEM studies confirmed that both the pure and Cu doped SnO2 (Cu: 0, 10, 20wt%) crystallized
Zhen Zou et al.
Biomaterials, 58, 35-45 (2015-05-06)
The development of multifunctional nanocarrier with each unit functioning at the correct time and location is a challenge for clinical applications. With this in mind, a type of intelligent mesoporous silica nanocarrier (PGFMSN) is proposed for matrix metalloprotease 2 (MMP
Hadi Hassani Nadiki et al.
Analytical sciences : the international journal of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry, 30(9), 911-918 (2014-09-13)
A glassy carbon electrode modified with ruthenium red and functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube has been developed. The electrochemical response characteristics of the modified electrode toward epinephrine (EP) and acetaminophen (AC) was investigated by differential pulse voltammetry (DPV). Linear calibration plots
Shougang Jiang et al.
Drug delivery, 22(2), 206-213 (2014-01-30)
Docetaxel is now a major antitumor drug in clinical use for the treatment of a variety of tumors. The ethanol/Tween 80 solvent required in the formulation to increase the docetaxel solubility is at least partly responsible for the hypersensitivity reaction
Katsumi Shibata et al.
Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry, 78(12), 2102-2109 (2014-08-15)
We previously reported that mild food restriction induces a reduction in tryptophan-nicotinamide conversion, which helps to explain why death secondary to pellagra is pandemic during the hungry season. In this study, we investigated the levels of B-group vitamins in the
Karine Meisser-Redeuil et al.
Journal of AOAC International, 97(4), 1121-1126 (2014-08-26)
A UHPLC-MS/MS method for the determination of folate (vitamin B9) in infant formula and adult/pediatric nutritional formula was assessed for compliance with standard method performance requirements set forth by the AOAC INTERNATIONAL Stakeholder Panel for Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals
Filip Kiekens et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 63(45), 10089-10095 (2015-10-27)
A method for the quantitative determination of folates in rodent diets is very important for correct interpretation of folate intake during feeding trials, given the possible discrepancy between the actual folate concentration in the diet and that mentioned on the
Xiuwei Wang et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 962, 9-13 (2014-06-01)
Folate deficiency is considered a risk factor for many diseases such as cancer, congenital heart disease and neural tube defects (NTDs). There is a pressing need for more methods of detecting folate and its main metabolites in the human body.
Sergey Zakharov et al.
Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.), 53(8), 797-806 (2015-06-26)
Mass or cluster methanol poisonings are frequently reported from around the world. The comparative effectiveness of ethanol and fomepizole as antidotes for methanol poisoning is unknown due to the difficulty of performing a randomized controlled trial. During an outbreak of
Donghong Zhang et al.
Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, 35(1), 71-78 (2014-11-02)
Homocysteine can accelerate the senescence of endothelial progenitor cells or endothelial cells (ECs) via telomerase inactivation and length shortening. However, the underlying mechanism is unclear. Here, we investigated whether homocysteine promotes endothelial senescence by reducing the expression and activity of
Priscila B Rosa et al.
Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior, 127, 1-6 (2014-10-16)
The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of folic acid on depressive-like behavior induced by chronic administration of corticosterone in mice. Corticosterone (20mg/kg, p.o.) was administered once a day for 21days. Folic acid (30mg/kg, p.o.) or fluoxetine
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