Search Within
Applied Filters:
Showing 1-30 of 37 results for "


" within Papers
Valerie Stadlmann et al.
BMC biotechnology, 15, 109-109 (2015-12-03)
Celiac disease (CD) is a chronic, small intestinal inflammatory disease mediated by dietary gluten and related prolamins. The only current therapeutic option is maintenance of a strict life-long gluten-free diet, which implies substantial burden for CD patients. Different treatment regimes
Koki Iwata et al.
Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin, 37(9), 1510-1515 (2014-07-06)
Antigen-specific immunoglobulin A (IgA) may be useful for preventing infectious diseases through passive immunization on the mucosal surface. We previously established mouse IgA and IgG monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) specific for the binding subunit of Shiga toxin 1 (Stx1B). We also
Jennifer F Carr et al.
Journal of bacteriology, 197(6), 1135-1144 (2015-01-22)
Thermus thermophilus is an extremely thermophilic bacterium that is widely used as a model thermophile, in large part due to its amenability to genetic manipulation. Here we describe a system for the introduction of genomic point mutations or deletions using
Cunbao Liu et al.
Journal of microbiology and biotechnology, 25(6), 936-940 (2015-02-03)
Human papillomavirus (HPV) type 52 is a high-risk HPV responsible for cervical cancer. HPV type 52 is common around the world and is the most common in some Asian regions. The available prophylactic HPV vaccines protect only from HPV types
Fakhri Jeddi et al.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 58(8), 4866-4874 (2014-06-11)
Antimonials remain the first-line treatment for the various manifestations of leishmaniasis in most areas where the disease is endemic, and increasing cases of therapeutic failure associated with parasite resistance have been reported. In this study, we assessed the molecular status
Robin A Sorg et al.
Nature communications, 6, 8773-8773 (2015-10-31)
The human pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae shows alarming rates of antibiotic resistance emergence. The basic requirements for de novo resistance emergence are poorly understood in the pneumococcus. Here we systematically analyse the impact of antibiotics on S. pneumoniae at concentrations that
Aya Hashimoto et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 12529-12529 (2015-07-28)
Osteoblastic mineralization occurs during the early stages of bone formation. During this mineralization, hydroxyapatite (HA), a major component of bone, is synthesized, generating hard tissue. Many of the mechanisms driving biomineralization remain unclear because the traditional biochemical assays used to
Man Qiao et al.
Luminescence : the journal of biological and chemical luminescence, 30(7), 1159-1166 (2015-03-05)
A simple and sensitive resonance Rayleigh scattering (RRS) spectra method was developed for the determination of calf thymus DNA (ctDNA). The enhanced RRS signals were based on the interactions between ctDNA and aminoglycoside antibiotics (AGs) including kanamycin (KANA), tobramycin (TOB)
Motoyasu Onishi et al.
Antiviral research, 117, 52-59 (2015-03-11)
Influenza virus infection increases susceptibility to bacterial infection and mortality in humans. Although the efficacy of approved intravenous peramivir, a neuraminidase (NA) inhibitor, against influenza virus infection has been reported, its efficacy against bacterial co-infection, which occurs during the period
Félix de Carpentier et al.
Frontiers in plant science, 11, 242-242 (2020-03-27)
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is a model unicellular organism for basic or biotechnological research, such as the production of high-value molecules or biofuels thanks to its photosynthetic ability. To enable rapid construction and optimization of multiple designs and strains, our team and
Long Ma et al.
Neural regeneration research, 10(10), 1683-1689 (2015-12-23)
Ototoxic drugs can be used to produce a loss of cochlear hair cells to create animal models of deafness. However, to the best of our knowledge, there is no report on the establishment of a rat deafness model through the
E L Monzack et al.
Cell death and differentiation, 22(12), 1995-2005 (2015-05-02)
Hearing loss and balance disorders affect millions of people worldwide. Sensory transduction in the inner ear requires both mechanosensory hair cells (HCs) and surrounding glia-like supporting cells (SCs). HCs are susceptible to death from aging, noise overexposure, and treatment with
Sonja Kühn et al.
Cell reports, 31(6), 107638-107638 (2020-05-14)
The enteroinvasive bacterium Shigella flexneri forces its uptake into non-phagocytic host cells through the translocation of T3SS effectors that subvert the actin cytoskeleton. Here, we report de novo actin polymerization after cellular entry around the bacterium-containing vacuole (BCV) leading to
Bihong Shi et al.
World journal of microbiology & biotechnology, 31(8), 1285-1290 (2015-05-20)
Antimicrobial proteins/peptides have attracted much attention because of their potential use in the industrial setting. In the present study, a thermostable antimicrobial protein (BSAMP) was purified from the culture supernatant of Bacillus subtilis FB123 by ammonium sulfate precipitation, gel chromatography
Yun Liu et al.
Neuroscience letters, 588, 72-77 (2015-01-06)
Heat shock protein 70 (Hsp70) has been known to be able to play a protective role in the cochlea. The aim of this study was to investigate whether geldanamycin hydrosoluble derivative 17-(dimethylaminoethylamino)-17-demethoxygeldanamycin (17-DMAG) has the ability to induce Hsp70 up-regulation
Moxalactam as a counter-selection antibiotic for Agrobacteriummediated
transformation and its positive effects on Theobroma cacao
somatic embryogenesis
Gabriela Antu'nez de Mayolo
Plant Science, 164, 607-615 (2003)
Ivy Wilkinson-Ryan et al.
PloS one, 10(5), e0125851-e0125851 (2015-05-02)
One strategy in cancer immunotherapy is to capitalize on the key immunoregulatory and antigen presenting capabilities of dendritic cells (DCs). This approach is dependent on efficient delivery of tumor specific antigens to DCs, which subsequently induce an anti-tumor T-cell mediated
Michael R Wasserman et al.
Cell, 178(3), 600-611 (2019-07-28)
The eukaryotic replicative helicase CMG is a closed ring around double-stranded (ds)DNA at origins yet must transition to single-stranded (ss)DNA for helicase action. CMG must also handle repair intermediates, such as reversed forks that lack ssDNA. Here, using correlative single-molecule
Jonathan T Park et al.
Chembiochem : a European journal of chemical biology, 16(5), 811-818 (2015-02-24)
Nitroreductases (NRs) and ene-reductases (ERs) both utilize flavin mononucleotide cofactors but catalyze distinct reactions. NRs reduce nitroaromatics, whereas ERs reduce unsaturated C=C double bonds, and these functionalities are known to somewhat overlap. Recent studies on the ER xenobiotic reductase A
M Gutiérrez-Huante et al.
Letters in applied microbiology, 60(5), 440-446 (2015-01-15)
Growth of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli E2348/69 was inhibited by bicarbonate in a dose-dependent manner, showing approximately 5% growth reduction at 5 mmol l(-1) while kanamycin at 3·12 μg ml(-1) inhibited growth by 15%, yet when kanamycin and bicarbonate were combined
Motoyasu Onishi et al.
Vaccine, 32(25), 3004-3009 (2014-04-12)
Synthetic hemozoin (sHZ, also known as β-hematin) from monomeric heme is a particle adjuvant which activates antigen-presenting cells (APCs), such as dendritic cells and macrophages, and enhances humoral immune responses to several antigens, including ovalbumin, human serum albumin, and serine
Riccardo Di Mambro et al.
Current biology : CB, 29(7), 1199-1205 (2019-03-19)
Plant developmental plasticity relies on the activities of meristems, regions where stem cells continuously produce new cells [1]. The lateral root cap (LRC) is the outermost tissue of the root meristem [1], and it is known to play an important
Aditya M Kunjapur et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136(33), 11644-11654 (2014-07-31)
Aromatic aldehydes are useful in numerous applications, especially as flavors, fragrances, and pharmaceutical precursors. However, microbial synthesis of aldehydes is hindered by rapid, endogenous, and redundant conversion of aldehydes to their corresponding alcohols. We report the construction of an Escherichia
Kentaro Shoji et al.
Viral immunology, 28(3), 170-178 (2015-02-07)
Secretory immunoglobulin (Ig) A (SIgA), comprised of dimeric IgA and secretory component (SC), is believed to provide a defense mechanism on the mucosal surface. Influenza A virus (IAV) hemagglutinin (HA)-specific SIgA is thought to play an important role in the
Daniel C Ferguson et al.
Drug metabolism and disposition: the biological fate of chemicals, 43(7), 922-927 (2015-04-29)
The anthracyclines doxorubicin and daunorubicin are used in the treatment of various human and canine cancers, but anthracycline-related cardiotoxicity limits their clinical utility. The formation of anthracycline C-13 alcohol metabolites (e.g., doxorubicinol and daunorubicinol) contributes to the development of anthracycline-related
Atef Allam et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 193(2), 871-878 (2014-06-11)
The role of the TNF family member CD70 in adaptive T cell responses has been intensively studied, but its function in innate responses is still under investigation. In this study, we show that CD70 inhibits the early innate response to
Michiru Nishi et al.
Journal of immunological methods, 412, 53-69 (2014-07-11)
In vitro assembly of two or three PCR fragments using primers is a common method of constructing scFv fragments for display on the surface of phage. However, mismatch annealing often occurs during in this step, leading to cloning and display
Ziyun Wu et al.
Cell metabolism, 29(5), 1192-1205 (2019-03-25)
Chronic inflammation predisposes to aging-associated disease, but it is unknown whether immunity regulation might be important for extending healthy lifespan. Here we show that in C. elegans, dietary restriction (DR) extends lifespan by modulating a conserved innate immunity pathway that is
Kohta Kurohane et al.
Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin, 38(7), 1054-1062 (2015-05-12)
Due to health concerns about phthalate esters, the use of alternative plasticizers is being considered. Phthalate esters enhance skin sensitization to fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC) in mouse models. We have demonstrated that phthalate esters stimulate transient receptor potential ankyrin 1 (TRPA1)
Takashi Uehara et al.
Oncology reports, 33(2), 744-750 (2014-11-26)
Metformin is a diabetes drug with anticancer properties. Several studies have investigated the effects of metformin combined with chemotherapeutic agents, with controversial results. This study evaluated the efficacy of combined metformin/cisplatin treatment in an endometrial cancer cell line. Ishikawa cells
Page 1 of 2
Page 1 of 2