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Colleen P MacMillan et al.
BMC genomics, 18(1), 539-539 (2017-07-20)
Knowledge of plant secondary cell wall (SCW) regulation and deposition is mainly based on the Arabidopsis model of a 'typical' lignocellulosic SCW. However, SCWs in other plants can vary from this. The SCW of mature cotton seed fibres is highly...
Murugappan Ramanathan et al.
American journal of rhinology, 22(2), 115-121 (2008-04-18)
Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNPs) is a disorder characterized by persistent eosinophilic Th2 inflammation and frequent sinonasal microbial colonization. It has been postulated that an abnormal mucosal immune response underlies disease pathogenesis. The relationship between Th2 inflammatory cytokines and...
Atsuko Adachi et al.
Contact dermatitis, 48(3), 133-136 (2003-05-21)
A 59-year-old woman who had had several episodes of contact urticaria after hair treatment, developed anaphylaxis after vaginal application of povidone-iodine solution for disinfection. Prick tests showed wheal-and-flare responses to both povidone-iodine (0.1% aqueous) and polyvinylpyrrolidone (povidone, PVP) (0.001% aq.)...
Raju Y Prasad et al.
Toxicology in vitro : an international journal published in association with BIBRA, 27(6), 2013-2021 (2013-07-23)
Silver nanoparticles (Ag NP) have been shown to generate reactive oxygen species; however, the association between physicochemical characteristics of nanoparticles and cellular stress responses elicited by exposure has not been elucidated. Here, we examined three key stress-responsive pathways activated by...
William T Molin et al.
BMC genomics, 18(1), 91-91 (2017-01-18)
The expanding number and global distributions of herbicide resistant weedy species threaten food, fuel, fiber and bioproduct sustainability and agroecosystem longevity. Amongst the most competitive weeds, Amaranthus palmeri S. Wats has rapidly evolved resistance to glyphosate primarily through massive amplification...
Liandong Hu et al.
Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 26(3), 629-636 (2013-04-30)
Solid dispersion technique has been developed many years for improving solubility of water-insoluble drugs, aiming to achieve a better oral bioavailability. However, this technique exhibits many inconveniences when used for large-scale tableting procedures. The objective of current research work was...
Jessica G Coleman et al.
Environmental toxicology and chemistry, 32(9), 2069-2077 (2013-05-21)
As the production and applications of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) increase, it is essential to characterize fate and effects in environmental systems. Nanosilver materials may settle from suspension; therefore, the authors' objective was to utilize environmentally relevant bioassays and study the...
Angiotensin II inhibits insulin signaling in aortic smooth muscle cells at multiple levels. A potential role for serine phosphorylation in insulin/angiotensin II crosstalk.
Folli F et al.
The Journal of Clinical Investigation, 100, 2158-2158 (1997)
Amer Alhaboubi et al.
Veterinary parasitology, 243, 109-114 (2017-08-16)
Cultured Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina were recovered from liquid nitrogen storage nearly 30 years after they were cryopreserved. Four cattle were compared as donors of erythrocytes and serum for microaerophilous stationary phase (MASP) cultures for recovery of B. bigemina....
Glutamine Synthetases of Higher Plants : Evidence for a Specific Isoform Content Related to Their Possible Physiological Role and Their Compartmentation within the Leaf.
McNally SF et al.
Plant Physiology, 72, 22-22 (1983)
Laura Montes-Medina et al.
Injury, 49(11), 1979-1986 (2018-09-17)
Acceleration of the consolidation of the distracted bone is a relevant medical need. As a platform to improve in vivo bone engineering, we developed a novel distraction osteogenesis (DO) model in a rabbit large bone (femur) and tested if the...
Kim M Newton et al.
Environmental toxicology and chemistry, 32(10), 2356-2364 (2013-06-14)
The most persistent question regarding the toxicity of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) is whether this toxicity is due to the nanoparticles themselves or the silver ions (Ag(+)) they release. The present study investigates the role of surface coating and the presence...
Ioannis Karapanos et al.
Journal of the science of food and agriculture, 97(13), 4343-4352 (2017-05-10)
Cowpea is traditionally cultivated in some regions of southern Europe for its dried seeds; however, there is a scarcity of information on the quality and dietary characteristics of fresh pods, which are occasionally used in folk diets. This paper aims...
S Choudhury et al.
Plant disease, 103(11), 2798-2803 (2019-09-17)
Barley yellow dwarf (BYD) is a major virus disease which dramatically reduces wheat yield. Introducing BYD resistance genes into commercial varieties has been proven to be effective in reducing damage caused by barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV). However, only one...
Doris Bach et al.
Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology, 120, 74-81 (2013-03-08)
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a local tumour treatment accepted for a number of indications. PDT operates via the cellular stress response through the production of reactive oxygen species and subsequent cellular damage, resulting in cell death. Although PDT-induced signalling and...
Povidone-iodine solutions in traumatic wound preparation.
M S Oberg
The American journal of emergency medicine, 5(6), 553-555 (1987-11-01)
Shimna Sudheesh et al.
BMC genomics, 16, 611-611 (2015-08-16)
Field pea (Pisum sativum L.) is a cool-season grain legume that is cultivated world-wide for both human consumption and stock-feed purposes. Enhancement of genetic and genomic resources for field pea will permit improved understanding of the control of traits relevant to...
G Meru et al.
Genetics and molecular research : GMR, 12(1), 702-709 (2013-04-03)
Genomic tools for watermelon breeding are becoming increasingly available. A high throughput genotyping system would facilitate the use of DNA markers in marker-assisted selection. DNA extraction from leaf material requires prior seed germination and is often time-consuming and cost prohibitive....
Emel Topuz et al.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 193, 37-44 (2014-07-08)
This study aims to investigate effects of freshwater components in order to predict agglomeration behavior of silver nanoparticles coated with citrate (AgNP-Cit), polyvinylpyrrolidone (AgNP-PVP), and of TiO2 nanoparticles. Agglomeration studies were conducted in various media based on combinations of ions...
Lindsay A Wegiel et al.
Pharmaceutical development and technology, 19(8), 976-986 (2013-11-07)
We have investigated the physical stability of amorphous curcumin dispersions and the role of curcumin-polymer intermolecular interactions in delaying crystallization. Curcumin is an interesting model compound as it forms both intra and intermolecular hydrogen bonds in the crystal. A structurally...
Huan-Xiang Zhou
FEBS letters, 587(5), 394-397 (2013-01-29)
Recently a polymer crowder and two protein crowders were found to have opposite effects on the folding stability of chymotrypsin inhibitor 2 (CI2), suggesting that they interact differently with CI2. Here we propose that all the macromolecular crowders act similarly...
Ann E Egan et al.
Hormones and behavior, 115, 104557-104557 (2019-07-17)
Eating tasty foods dampens responses to stress - an idea reflected in the colloquial term 'comfort foods'. To study the neurobiological mechanisms by which palatable foods provide stress relief, we previously characterized a limited sucrose intake (LSI) paradigm in which...
Quantification of the Antioxidant Activity in Salt-Stressed Tissues.
Maksimovic JJD and Zivanovic BD
Plant Salt Tolerance: Methods and Protocols, 237-237 (2012)
Penny Nymark et al.
Toxicology, 313(1), 38-48 (2012-11-13)
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are widely utilized in various consumer products and medical devices, especially due to their antimicrobial properties. However, several studies have associated these particles with toxic effects, such as inflammation and oxidative stress in vivo and cytotoxic and...
S S Olmez et al.
Die Pharmazie, 68(2), 110-116 (2013-03-09)
In this study, clozapine orally disintegrating tablets (ODTs) were prepared by direct compression method. Disintegration time, resistance to crushing of tablets, porosity, friability, dissolution tests were performed and dissolution profiles of ODTs were investigated. Morphological and interaction studies were also...
Susanna Pecchia et al.
Journal of microbiological methods, 151, 118-128 (2018-07-01)
The 'Nucleic Acid Lateral Flow Immunoassay' (NALFIA) using a generic 'Lateral Flow Device' (LFD), combined with PCR employing labelled primers (PCR-NALFIA), enables to circumvent the use of electrophoresis, making the diagnostic procedure more rapid and easier. If the specific amplicon...
S Fardindoost et al.
Nanotechnology, 24(13), 135201-135201 (2013-03-13)
In this paper we present experimental results describing electrical readout of the mechanical vibratory response of graphene-doped fibers by employing electrical actuation. For a fiber resonator with an approximate radius of 850 nm and length of 100 μm, we observed a resonance...
Peiyong Qin et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 29(12), 4167-4175 (2013-02-09)
Poly(phthalazinone-ether-sulfone) (PPES) polymer is a relatively newly developed material with a bis(4-fluorodiphenyl) sulfone group. The formation of the PPES membrane by wet-phase inversion can proceed according to a slow or fast gelation method. These formation mechanisms were studied experimentally. The...
Bryan L Benson et al.
Scientific reports, 8(1), 9328-9328 (2018-06-21)
Leukocyte adhesion and extravasation are maximal near the transition from capillary to post-capillary venule, and are strongly influenced by a confluence of scale-dependent physical effects. Mimicking the scale of physiological vessels using in vitro microfluidic systems allows the capture of...
[Gordon's polyvinylpyrrolidone test].
J Aebersold
Helvetica medica acta, 32(3), 227-246 (1965-09-01)