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Alteration of CYP2E1, DBN1, DNMT1, miRNA-335, miRNA-21, c-Fos and Cox-2 gene expression in prefrontal cortex of rats' offspring submitted to prenatal ethanol exposure during their neurodevelopment and the preventive role of nancocurcumin administration: A histological, ultrastructural and molecular study.

J Chem Neuroanat 2021 Apr 28;113:101940. Epub 2021 Feb 28.

Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Kasr Alainy, Cairo University, 71 El Kasr Al Ainy. Sector, Greater Cairo, 11562, Cairo, Egypt. Electronic address:

Ethanol (EtOH) has been linked to neurotoxic effects on the fetus and prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) has a negative impact on brain neurodevelopment. Therefore, the present study was aimed to focus on the underlying mechanisms of alcohol-induced oxidative stress and apoptotic cell death in addition to shedding the light on the modulatory effect of nanocurcumin in rats' offspring prefrontal cortices. The current study investigated the effects of prenatal maternal exposure to EtOH intragastric (i. Read More

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Potential Determinants for Metabolic Fates and Inhibitory Effects of Isobavachalcone Involving in Human Cytochrome P450, UDP-Glucuronosyltransferase Enzymes, and Efflux Transporters.

J Pharm Sci 2021 05 19;110(5):2285-2294. Epub 2021 Feb 19.

International Cooperative Laboratory of Traditional Chinese Medicine Modernization and Innovative Drug Development Ministry of PR China, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China; College of Pharmacy, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China.

Isobavachalcone, a naturally occurring chalcone in Psoralea corylifolia, posses many biological properties including anticancer, antiplatelet, and antifungal. However, its glucuronidation, glucuronides excretion, and drug-drug interaction (DDI) involving in human cytochrome P450 (CYP), UDP-glucuronosyltransferase (UGT) enzymes, and efflux transporters (BCRP and MRPs) remains unclear so far. After incubation, three glucuronides were produced by HLM and HIM with total intrinsic clearance (CL) of 236. Read More

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Interactions between dipfluzine-based complexes and cytochrome P450 enzymes: Information on salt, cocrystal, and salt cocrystal complexes.

Environ Toxicol Pharmacol 2020 Nov 1;80:103487. Epub 2020 Sep 1.

College of Pharmacy, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, China; Key Laboratory of Innovative Drug Development and Evaluation, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, China. Electronic address:

In the new drugs, greater than 90 % of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) or marketed drugs have poor solubility and bioavailability, which restrict the development of pharmaceutical preparations. The use of crystalline molecular complexes (CMCs) involving API and biocompatible precursors to improve solubility has become a shortcut for new drug development. Most of the new drugs registered in CMC form are from postmarketing drugs, and the interaction between these drugs and cytochrome P-450 (CYP) enzymes is well documented. Read More

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November 2020

Ascorbic acid prevents N-nitrosodiethylamine-induced hepatic injury and hepatocarcinogenesis in Akr1a-knockout mice.

Toxicol Lett 2020 Oct 14;333:192-201. Epub 2020 Aug 14.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Medical Science, Yamagata University, Yamagata, 990-9585, Japan. Electronic address:

To gain insights into the benefits of ascorbic acid (AsA) in hepatoprotection, we examined the status of Akr1a (KO) mice, which biosynthesize AsA at about 10% the rate as Akr1a (WT) mice, in terms of their response to an N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA)-induced hepatic injury. The intraperitoneal injection of NDEA (35 mg/kg) started at 4 weeks of age and was performed at weekly intervals thereafter. While the fatality rate was substantial in the KO mice, AsA supplementation (1. Read More

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October 2020

Alcoholic-Hepatitis, Links to Brain and Microbiome: Mechanisms, Clinical and Experimental Research.

Biomedicines 2020 Mar 18;8(3). Epub 2020 Mar 18.

In Vitro Drug Safety and Biotechnology, Toronto, ON, M5G 1L5, Canada.

The following review article presents clinical and experimental features of alcohol-induced liver disease (ALD). Basic aspects of alcohol metabolism leading to the development of liver hepatotoxicity are discussed. ALD includes fatty liver, acute alcoholic hepatitis with or without liver failure, alcoholic steatohepatitis (ASH) leading to fibrosis and cirrhosis, and hepatocellular cancer (HCC). Read More

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Application of pharmacogenomics and bioinformatics to exemplify the utility of human ex vivo organoculture models in the field of precision medicine.

PLoS One 2019 20;14(12):e0226564. Epub 2019 Dec 20.

REPROCELL Europe Ltd, Thomson Pavilion, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Here we describe a collaboration between industry, the National Health Service (NHS) and academia that sought to demonstrate how early understanding of both pharmacology and genomics can improve strategies for the development of precision medicines. Diseased tissue ethically acquired from patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), was used to investigate inter-patient variability in drug efficacy using ex vivo organocultures of fresh lung tissue as the test system. The reduction in inflammatory cytokines in the presence of various test drugs was used as the measure of drug efficacy and the individual patient responses were then matched against genotype and microRNA profiles in an attempt to identify unique predictors of drug responsiveness. Read More

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Roles of Two Major Alcohol Dehydrogenases, ADH1 (Class I) and ADH3 (Class III), in the Adaptive Enhancement of Alcohol Metabolism Induced by Chronic Alcohol Consumption in Mice.

Alcohol Alcohol 2020 Feb;55(1):11-19

Department of Legal Medicine, Nippon Medical School, 1-1-5 Sendagi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8602, Japan.

Aims: It is still unclear which enzymes contribute to the adaptive enhancement of alcohol metabolism by chronic alcohol consumption (CAC). ADH1 (Class I) has the lowest Km for ethanol and the highest sensitivity for 4-methylpyrazole (4MP) among ADH isozymes, while ADH3 (Class III) has the highest Km and the lowest sensitivity. We investigated how these two major ADHs relate to the adaptive enhancement of alcohol metabolism. Read More

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February 2020

Requirement Prediction for Toluene Detox with Foods Intake Rich in CYP2E1 Enzyme and Glycine to Prevent Nerve and Kidney Damage at Shoe Home Industry Workers in Romokalisari Surabaya.

Open Access Maced J Med Sci 2019 Jun 10;7(11):1788-1793. Epub 2019 Jun 10.

Department of Occupational Health and Safety, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia.

Background: Toluene was an organic compound used in chemical and drug industries, the main source of toluene emissions from fires. To reduce and even eliminate toluene toxins in chemical component could be using detoxification by foods.

Aim: This research aimed to calculate the intake of foods rich in CYP2E1 enzyme and glycine to improve toluene detoxification. Read More

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Synergism of cisplatin-oleanolic acid co-loaded calcium carbonate nanoparticles on hepatocellular carcinoma cells for enhanced apoptosis and reduced hepatotoxicity.

Int J Nanomedicine 2019 28;14:3753-3771. Epub 2019 May 28.

School of Pharmacy, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei 430030, People's Republic of China.

Cisplatin (CDDP), a widely used chemotherapeutic agent against hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), faces severe resistance and hepatotoxicity problems which can be alleviated through combination therapy. The objective of this study was to develop a pH-dependent calcium carbonate nano-delivery system for the combination therapy of CDDP with oleanolic acid (OA). A microemulsion method was employed to generate lipid coated cisplatin/oleanolic acid calcium carbonate nanoparticles (CDDP/OA-LCC NPs), and the loading concentration of CDDP and OA was measured by atomic absorption spectroscopy and HPLC respectively. Read More

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[Alcoholic liver disease: the roles of genetic-epigenetic factors and the effect of abstinence].

Orv Hetil 2019 Apr;160(14):524-532

Klinikai Központ, I. Belgyógyászati Klinika, Pécsi Tudományegyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar Pécs, Ifjúság u. 13., 7624.

The pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease depends not only on the toxic effects of alcohol, but also on the complex interaction of host's and environmental factors. Thus, the genetic pre-disposition, co-morbidities and behavioral factors all play a role in the individual variations in the disease outcomes. On the other hand, the essential part of the therapeutic strategy is the complete withdrawal of the harmful etiological agent. Read More

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Activity and mRNA expression levels of selected cytochromes P450 in various sections of the human small intestine.

Br J Clin Pharmacol 2019 06 13;85(6):1367-1377. Epub 2019 Apr 13.

Faculty of Pharmacy, Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Aims: To characterize mRNA expression levels (17 cytochromes P450) and activity (9 isoforms) of major cytochromes P450 expressed throughout the human small intestine.

Methods: Tissue samples were obtained from 9 deceased subjects and intestinal sections (n = 10) were isolated for each subject. Relative mRNA expression levels were determined using quantitative real-time PCR. Read More

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n-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acids for the management of alcoholic liver disease: A critical review.

Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 2019 22;59(sup1):S116-S129. Epub 2018 Dec 22.

a State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine , Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, University of Macau , Macao , China.

Excess alcohol exposure leads to alcoholic liver disease (ALD), a predominant cause of liver-related morbidity and mortality worldwide. In the past decade, increasing attention has been paid to understand the association between n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) and ALD. In this review, we summarize the metabolism of n-3 PUFAs, animal model of ALD, and the findings from recent studies determining the role of n-3 PUFAs in ALD as a possible treatment. Read More

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December 2019

Benzene-induced mouse hematotoxicity is regulated by a protein phosphatase 2A complex that stimulates transcription of .

J Biol Chem 2019 02 19;294(7):2486-2499. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

From the Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Food, Nutrition and Health, Department of Toxicology, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510080,

Chronic benzene exposure is associated with hematotoxicity and the development of aplastic anemia and leukemia. However, the signaling pathways underlying benzene-induced hematotoxicity remain to be defined. Here, we investigated the role of protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A) in the regulation of benzene-induced hematotoxicity in a murine model. Read More

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February 2019

β-Naphtoflavone and Ethanol Induce Cytochrome P450 and Protect towards MPP⁺ Toxicity in Human Neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y Cells.

Int J Mol Sci 2018 Oct 28;19(11). Epub 2018 Oct 28.

Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy.

Cytochrome P450 (CYP) isozymes vary their expression depending on the brain area, the cell type, and the presence of drugs. Some isoforms are involved in detoxification and/or toxic activation of xenobiotics in central nervous system. However, their role in brain metabolism and neurodegeneration is still a subject of debate. Read More

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October 2018

Anaphylatoxin Receptors C3aR and C5aR1 Are Important Factors That Influence the Impact of Ethanol on the Adipose Secretome.

Front Immunol 2018 20;9:2133. Epub 2018 Sep 20.

Department of Inflammation and Immunity, Center for Liver Disease Research, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, United States.

Chronic ethanol exposure results in inflammation in adipose tissue; this response is associated with activation of complement as well as the development of alcohol-related liver disease (ALD). Adipose communicates with other organs, including liver, via the release of soluble mediators, such as adipokines and cytokines, characterized as the "adipose secretome." Here we investigated the role of the anaphaylatoxin receptors C3aR and C5aR1 in the development of adipose tissue inflammation and regulation of the adipose secretome in murine ALD (mALD). Read More

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October 2019

The Impact of Scaling Factor Variability on Risk-Relevant Pharmacokinetic Outcomes in Children: A Case Study Using Bromodichloromethane (BDCM).

Toxicol Sci 2019 02;167(2):347-359

U.S. EPA, ORD/NHEERL, RTP, North Carolina.

Biotransformation rates extrapolated from in vitro data are used increasingly in human physiologically based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) models. This practice requires use of scaling factors, including microsomal content (mg of microsomal protein/g liver, MPPGL), enzyme specific content, and liver mass as a fraction of body weight (FVL). Previous analyses indicated that scaling factor variability impacts pharmacokinetic (PK) outcomes used in adult population dose-response studies. Read More

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February 2019

Inhibition of CYP2E1 With Propylene Glycol Does Not Protect Against Hepatocellular Injury in Human Acetaminophen Daily-Dosing Model.

J Clin Pharmacol 2019 01 27;59(1):131-138. Epub 2018 Aug 27.

Staff Toxicologist, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

Acetaminophen (APAP)-induced liver injury is initiated by metabolism of APAP by the cytochrome P-450 (CYP) system, primarily CYP2E1. We previously demonstrated CYP inhibition following administration of a liquid APAP formulation containing propylene glycol, a CYP2E1 inhibitor, and other excipients. This study was undertaken to determine if propylene glycol specifically inhibits production of CYP-derived metabolites and if propylene glycol reduces the rise in alanine aminotransferase (ALT) seen following prolonged APAP dosing. Read More

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January 2019

Expression of CYP and GST in human normal and colon tumor tissues.

Biotech Histochem 2019 Jan 9;94(1):1-9. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

e Department of Toxicology , Ankara University , Ankara.

We investigated the immunohistochemical staining characteristics of cytochrome P450 1A1 (CYP1A1), CYPB1, CYP2E1, and glutathione S-transferase P1 (GSTP1), GSTT1, GSTO1, GSTK1 in colon tumor and surrounding normal colon tissues. Tissues were obtained from 47 patients with colon adenocarcinoma and the staining intensity of tumor and control tissues was compared. CYP1A1, CYP1B1, CYP2E1, GSTP1, GSTT1, GSTO1 and GSTK1 expressions in colon cancer cells were significantly greater than those in normal colon epithelial cells. Read More

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January 2019

Featured structure-activity relationships for some tri- and tetrachlorobiphenyls in human CYP2E1-activated mutagenicity - Impact of the extent of ortho-chlorination.

Chemosphere 2018 Nov 11;210:467-475. Epub 2018 Jul 11.

Department of Toxicology, School of Public Health, Southern Medical University, 1023 S. Shatai Road, Guangzhou 510515, China. Electronic address:

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) as a group of persistent organic pollutants are confirmed human carcinogens; however, their mutagenicity remains mostly unknown. We have reported the mutagenicity of some PCBs with one to four chlorines in mammalian cells expressing human CYP2E1. To further explore the structural requirements for the mutagenicity of PCBs, eight tri- and tetrachlorobiphenyls untested before were investigated for the induction of gene mutations and micronuclei in a V79-derived cell line expressing both human CYP2E1 and sulfotransferase (SULT) 1A1 (V79-hCYP2E1-hSULT1A1), with SULT1A1 activity inhibited by pentachlorophenol, a potent SULT1 inhibitor. Read More

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November 2018

In vitro evaluation of structural analogs of diallyl sulfide as novel CYP2E1 inhibitors for their protective effect against xenobiotic-induced toxicity and HIV replication.

Toxicol Lett 2018 Aug 22;292:31-38. Epub 2018 Apr 22.

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163 USA. Electronic address:

Diallyl sulfide (DAS) has been shown to prevent xenobiotic (e.g. ethanol, acetaminophen) induced toxicity and disease (e. Read More

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Effects of volatile anaesthetics on heme metabolism in a murine genetic model of Acute Intermittent Porphyria. A comparative study with other porphyrinogenic drugs.

Biochim Biophys Acta Gen Subj 2018 06 22;1862(6):1296-1305. Epub 2018 Feb 22.

Centro de Investigaciones sobre Porfirinas y Porfirias (CIPYP), CONICET, Hospital de Clínicas José de San Martín, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina; Departamento de Química Biológica, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Electronic address:

Background: Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP) is an inherited disease produced by a deficiency of Porphobilinogen deaminase (PBG-D). The aim of this work was to evaluate the effects of Isoflurane and Sevoflurane on heme metabolism in a mouse genetic model of AIP to further support our previous proposal for avoiding their use in porphyric patients. A comparative study was performed administering the porphyrinogenic drugs allylisopropylacetamide (AIA), barbital and ethanol, and also between sex and mutation using AIP (PBG-D activity 70% reduced) and T1 (PBG-D activity 50% diminished) mice. Read More

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Assessment of interaction between maternal polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons exposure and genetic polymorphisms on the risk of congenital heart diseases.

Sci Rep 2018 02 15;8(1):3075. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

National Center for Birth Defect Monitoring, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, Sec.3 No. 17, South RenMin Road, Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

The major causes of congenital heart diseases (CHDs) are the interactions of genetic and environmental factors. We conducted a case-control study in 357 mothers of CHDs fetuses and 270 control mothers to investigate the association of maternal PAHs exposure, AHR, CYP1A1, CYP1A2, CYP1B1 and CYP2E polymorphisms, the interaction between PAHs exposure and genetic variants with the risk of CHDs. The higher level PAHs exposure was associated with the risk of CHDs (aOR = 2. Read More

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February 2018

The role of human cytochrome P450 2E1 in liver inflammation and fibrosis.

Hepatol Commun 2017 12 30;1(10):1043-1057. Epub 2017 Oct 30.

Department of Medicine University of California San Diego La Jolla CA.

Cytochrome P450 2E1 () plays an important role in alcohol and toxin metabolism by catalyzing the conversion of substrates into more polar metabolites and producing reactive oxygen species. Reactive oxygen species-induced oxidative stress promotes hepatocyte injury and death, which in turn induces inflammation, activation of hepatic stellate cells, and liver fibrosis. Here, we analyzed mice expressing only the human gene (hCYP2E1) to determine differences in hCYP2E1 versus endogenous mouse Cyp2e1 function with different liver injuries. Read More

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December 2017

Analysis of 12 variants in the development of gastric and colorectal cancers.

World J Gastroenterol 2017 Dec;23(48):8533-8543

Laboratório de Genética Humana e Médica, Universidade Federal do Pará, Belém 66075-970, Brazil

Aim: To evaluate the relation between 12 polymorphisms and the development of gastric cancer (GC) and colorectal cancer (CRC).

Methods: In this study, we included 125 individuals with GC diagnosis, 66 individuals with CRC diagnosis and 475 cancer-free individuals. All participants resided in the North region of Brazil and authorized the use of their samples. Read More

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December 2017

High CYP2E1 activity correlates with hepatofibrogenesis induced by nitrosamines.

Oncotarget 2017 Dec 5;8(68):112199-112210. Epub 2017 Dec 5.

Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, China.

Hepatofibrosis, which leads to cirrhosis and eventual hepatocellular carcinoma, is a common response to chronic toxin-mediated liver injury. Nitrosamines are potent hepatotoxic agents that cause necrosis and subsequent fibrosis in the liver as a result of cytochrome P450 2E1 (CYP2E1)-dependent metabolism, which generates toxic metabolites that form adducts with nucleic acids, leading to hepatotoxicity and mutagenesis. Herein, CYP2E1 activity and content were determined in fibrotic liver tissue from patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Read More

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December 2017

Use of a crossed high alcohol preferring (cHAP) mouse model with the NIAAA-model of chronic-binge ethanol intake to study liver injury.

Alcohol Alcohol 2017 Nov;52(6):629-637

Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA.

Aims: This study sought to compare mice bred to preferentially consume high amounts of alcohol (crossed-high alcohol preferring, cHAP) to c57BL/6 (C57) mice using a chronic-binge ethanol ingestion model to induce alcoholic liver disease (ALD).

Methods: Male C57 and cHAP mice were randomized to a Lieber-DeCarli control (LDC) diet, Lieber-DeCarli 5% (v/v) ethanol (LDE) diet or free-choice between 10% (v/v) ethanol in drinking water (EtOH-DW) and DW. After 4 weeks mice were gavaged with either 9 g/kg maltose-dextrin (LDC+MD) or 5 g/kg EtOH (LDE+Binge, EtOH-DW+Binge). Read More

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November 2017

Genetic Polymorphisms of Alcohol Metabolizing Enzymes and Alcohol Consumption are Associated With Asymptomatic Cardiac Remodeling and Subclinical Systolic Dysfunction in Large Community-Dwelling Asians.

Alcohol Alcohol 2017 Nov;52(6):638-646

Department of Medicine, MacKay Medical College, No. 46, Sec. 3, Zhongzheng Rd. New Taipei City Sanzhi Dist. 252, New Taipei City 25245, Taiwan.

Aims: Excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages is associated with cardiac remodeling and cardiomyopathy. We examined the possible association of alcohol use, common Asian genetic variants in genes involved in alcohol metabolism, and cardiac structures/functions alterations.

Methods: A prospective, community-dwelling survey among individuals with available complete echocardiography examined the associations of alcohol use, cardiac structure/functions, and three common alcohol metabolizing genetic variants, including aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2), alcohol dehydrogenase 1B (ADH1B) and cytochrome P450 (CYP) isoform 2E1 (CYP2E1). Read More

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November 2017

Evaluation of oxidative stress via protein expression of glutathione S-transferase and cytochrome p450 (CYP450) ısoenzymes in psoriasis vulgaris patients treated with methotrexate.

Cutan Ocul Toxicol 2018 Jun 3;37(2):180-185. Epub 2017 Oct 3.

c Department of Biology , Kırıkkale University , Kırıkkale , Turkey.

Introduction: Oxidative stress is the imbalance between oxidant-antioxidant systems and may play a major role in the psoriasis pathogenesis. Cytochrome (CYP) is a family of enzymes that are responsible for the metabolism of various endogenous and exogenous substances such as drug metabolism. Most importantly, the antioxidant system is the glutathione S-transferases (GST), which decrease oxidative stress by reducing oxidative products. Read More

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Altered vulnerability to asthma at various levels of ambient Benzo[a]Pyrene by CTLA4, STAT4 and CYP2E1 polymorphisms.

Environ Pollut 2017 Dec 12;231(Pt 1):1134-1144. Epub 2017 Aug 12.

Department of Genetic Ecotoxicology, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., Vídeňská 1083, 142 20, Prague 4, Czech Republic. Electronic address:

Background: Within fossil- and solid-fuel dependent geographic locations, mechanisms of air pollution-induced asthma remains unknown. In particular, sources of greater genetic susceptibility to airborne carcinogen, namely, benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) has never been investigated beyond that of a few well known genes.

Objectives: To deepen our understanding on how the genotypic variations within the candidate genes contribute to the variability in the children's susceptibility to ambient B[a]P on doctor-diagnosed asthma. Read More

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December 2017

CYP2E1 Gene Polymorphisms Related to the Formation of Coronary Artery Lesions in Kawasaki Disease.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Nov;36(11):1039-1043

From the *Department of Pediatrics and Kawasaki Disease Center, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, and †Chang Gung University College of Medicine, and ‡Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan City, Taiwan; §The Ph.D. Program for Translational Medicine, College of Medical Science and Technology, Taipei Medical University and Academia Sinica, and ¶Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; ‖Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, and **Genomics and Proteomics Core Laboratory, Department of Medical Research, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; ††Master Program for Clinical Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacoproteomics, School of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; ‡‡Center for Biomarkers and Biotech Drugs, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; §§Department of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University-Wanfang Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

Background: Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute febrile systemic vasculitis that disturbs coronary arteries. Patients' risks of adverse cardiovascular events and subclinical atherosclerosis have been found to significantly increase with polymorphisms of the human cytochrome P450. This current study aims to research the possible relationship between cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily E and polypeptide 1 (CYP2E1) polymorphisms with KD. Read More

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November 2017