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Zinc Administration and Improved Serum Markers of Hepatic Fibrosis in Patients with Autoimmune Hepatitis.

J Clin Med 2021 Jun 2;10(11). Epub 2021 Jun 2.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo-cho, Kashihara, Nara 634-8522, Japan.

Aim: The aim of the present study is to investigate the effect of long-term zinc supplementation, which is important for the activation of various enzymes that contribute to antioxidant and antifibrotic activities, on the improvement of serum fibrotic markers in patients with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH).

Methods: A total of 38 patients with AIH under regular treatment at our hospital who provided their consent for being treated with polaprezinc (75 mg twice daily) were included and classified into 2 groups: the patients with zinc elevation ( = 27) and the patients without zinc elevation ( = 11). Serum biomarker of fibrosis, protein expression levels of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), and their inhibitors (TIMPs) were evaluated. Read More

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SDF-1α/CXCR4 Pathway Mediates Hemodynamics-Induced Formation of Intracranial Aneurysm by Modulating the Phenotypic Transformation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells.

Transl Stroke Res 2021 Jun 25. Epub 2021 Jun 25.

Department of Neurosurgery, Changhai Hospital Affiliated to the Naval Military Medical University, 168 Changhai Road, Shanghai, 200433, China.

The objective of this study is to explore the role of the SDF-1α/CXCR4 pathway in the development of intracranial aneurysm (IA) induced by hemodynamic forces. We collected 12 IA and six superficial temporal artery samples for high-throughput sequencing, hematoxylin and eosin staining, and immunohistochemistry to examine vascular remodeling and determine the expression of the components of the SDF-1α/CXCR4 pathway, structural proteins (α-SMA and calponin) of vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs), and inflammatory factors (MMP-2 and TNF-α). Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) was used for hemodynamic analysis. Read More

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The effects of caffeic acid phenethyl ester on retina in a diabetic rat model.

Cutan Ocul Toxicol 2021 Jun 24:1-6. Epub 2021 Jun 24.

Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakır, Turkey.

Purpose: We aimed to investigate the effect of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) on retinal apoptosis and oxidative stress parameters in streptozotocin (STZ) induced diabetic rat model.

Methods: This study included 3 groups; control, STZ, and STZ + CAPE. The rats in STZ, and STZ + CAPE groups were injected with STZ (35 mg/kg, i. Read More

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Glucose fluctuation accelerates cardiac injury of diabetic mice via sodium-dependent glucose cotransporter 1 (SGLT1).

Arch Biochem Biophys 2021 Sep 18;709:108968. Epub 2021 Jun 18.

Department of General Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin 150001, People's Republic of China.

Recent studies have shown that blood glucose fluctuation is associated with complications of diabetes mellitus (DM). SGLT1 (sodium-dependent glucose cotransporter 1), is highly expressed in pathological conditions of heart, and is expressed in cardiomyocytes induced by high glucose. Herein, we constructed a diabetic mouse model with glucose fluctuation to investigate whether SGLT1 is involved in glucose fluctuation-induced cardiac injury. Read More

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September 2021

Silencing of the Long Non-Coding RNA TTN-AS1 Attenuates the Malignant Progression of Osteosarcoma Cells by Regulating the miR-16-1-3p/TFAP4 Axis.

Front Oncol 2021 1;11:652835. Epub 2021 Jun 1.

Department of Spine Surgery, Jinan Central Hospital, Cheeloo College of Medicine, Shandong University, Jinan, China.

Objectives: Osteosarcoma (OS) is a type of bone malignancy. This study attempted to explore the effect of long non-coding RNA TTN-AS1 (TTN-AS1) on OS and to determine its molecular mechanisms.

Methods: The expression of TTN-AS1, microRNA-16-1-3p (miR-16-1-3p), and transcription factor activating enhancer binding protein 4 (TFAP4) in OS was assessed using qRT-PCR. Read More

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Cinnamon oil as a co-chemotherapy agent through inhibition of cell migration and MMP-9 expression on 4T1 cells.

J Complement Integr Med 2021 Jun 15. Epub 2021 Jun 15.

Cancer Chemoprevention Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Objectives: The long-term and high-dose use of doxorubicin as chemotherapy for triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) patients induces epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and stimulates cancer metastasis. Cinnamaldehyde is a major compound of cinnamon oil (CO) suppressing Snail and NFκB activity that are involved in cell migration. This study aims to explore the activity of CO as a co-chemotherapeutic agent on 4T1 breast cancer cells. Read More

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Elevation of CD40/CD40L Inflammatory Pathway Molecules in Carotid Plaques from Moderate-and-Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients.

Diagnostics (Basel) 2021 May 22;11(6). Epub 2021 May 22.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Warsaw, 02-097 Warsaw, Poland.

A chronic inflammatory process characteristic of obstructive sleep apnea promotes vascular endothelial dysfunction and atherogenesis. This process can lead to destabilization and rupture of cardiovascular plaques, which clinically manifests as an acute coronary syndrome or stroke. The aim of this study was to investigate the inflammatory pathway leading to plaque destabilization in non-to-mild and moderate-to-severe groups of OSA patients. Read More

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Elevated GIGYF2 expression suppresses tumor migration and enhances sensitivity to temozolomide in malignant glioma.

Cancer Gene Ther 2021 May 31. Epub 2021 May 31.

Department of Neurosurgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, 610041, Chengdu, People's Republic of China.

Glioma is a common type of malignant and aggressive tumor in the brain. Despite progress on mechanistic studies, current understanding of the initiation and progression of glioma remains incomplete. GIGYF2 is a critical regulator in neural development and degeneration, however, its contribution in glioma is not yet elucidated. Read More

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Evaluation of anticancer effects in vitro of new iridium(III) complexes targeting the mitochondria.

J Inorg Biochem 2021 Aug 11;221:111465. Epub 2021 May 11.

School of Life Sciences and Biopharmaceutics, Guangdong Pharmaceutical University, Guangzhou 510006, PR China. Electronic address:

Iridium(III) complexes have the potential to serve as novel therapeutic drugs for treating tumor. In this work, three new complexes [Ir(ppy)(cdppz)](PF) (1) (ppy = 2-phenylpyridine, cdppz = 11-chlorodipyrido[3,2-a,2',3'-c]phenazine), [Ir(bzq)(cdppz)](PF) (2) (bzq = benzo[h]quinolone) and [Ir(piq)(cdppz)](PF) (3) (piq = 1-phenylisoquinoline) were prepared as well as characterized. MTT (3-(4,5-dimethylthiazole)-2,5-diphenyltetraazolium bromide) assay revealed that the complex 2 exerted potent cytotoxicity against to various cancer cells lines and particularly for SGC-7901 cells. Read More

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Therapeutic effect of SP-8356 on pulmonary embolism-associated cardiac injury is mediated by its ability to suppress apoptosis and inflammation.

J Cell Mol Med 2021 Jun 4;25(11):5260-5268. Epub 2021 May 4.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of South China University, Hengyang, China.

The cyclophilin A-CD147 interaction has been reported to be one of the most potential therapeutic targets for the treatment of acute pulmonary embolism. The signalling of extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2 (ERK1/2) was also reported in the pathogenesis of cardiac injury. Since SP-8356 is regarded as a novel Inhibitor of CD147-Cyclophilin, the study aimed to evaluate potential therapeutic effects of SP-8356 for pulmonary embolism-associated cardiac injury. Read More

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IL-19 induced by IL-13/IL-17A in the nasal epithelium of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis upregulates MMP-9 expression via ERK/NF-κB signaling pathway.

Clin Transl Allergy 2021 Mar;11(1):e12003

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China.

Background: Tissue remodeling is a crucial characteristic of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). Imbalance between matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases (TIMPs) is crucial for the pathologic tissue remodeling in CRS. Elevation of interleukin (IL)-19 or MMP-9 levels in patients with CRS had been proven in previous studies. Read More

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Correlation between the immune checkpoints and EMT genes proposes potential prognostic and therapeutic targets in ESCC.

J Mol Histol 2021 Jun 21;52(3):597-609. Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Immunology Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

PD-1, PD-L1, CTLA-4, TIM-3, and LAG-3, crucial immune checkpoint molecules in the tumor microenvironment, identify as key targets for cancer immunotherapy. There is a correlation between immune cells and epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT)-related genes expression in varies human cancers. In this study, we aimed to investigate the probable association between expression of immune checkpoints and EMT in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) with clinical treats for providing the new therapeutic targets and prognostic value for the disease. Read More

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Do acute inflammatory cytokines affect 3- and 12-month postoperative functional outcomes-a prospective cohort study of 12 patients with proximal tibia fractures.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2021 Apr 10;22(1):342. Epub 2021 Apr 10.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, J.B. Winsløws Vej 4, 5000, Odense, Denmark.

Background: Patients with intra-articular fractures tend to develop post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA). The initial inflammatory response with elevation of inflammatory cytokines following joint trauma might be responsible for triggering cartilage catabolism and degradation. We aimed to identify and quantify cytokine levels in fractured and healthy knee joints and the correlation of these cytokines with clinical outcomes. Read More

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Effect of Liposome-Encapsulated Dextrazide on Local Regulation of Extracellular Matrix Metabolism in Liver and Lungs of Mice with during Chronic BCG-Induced Granulomatosis.

Bull Exp Biol Med 2021 Mar 31;170(5):640-644. Epub 2021 Mar 31.

Federal Research Center of Fundamental and Translational Medicine, Novosibirsk, Russia.

The liposomal form of isonicotinic acid hydrazide conjugate with oxidized dextran (liposomeencapsulated dextrazide, LEDZ) injected intraperitoneally for 3 months to BALB/c mice with chronic BCG-induced granulomatosis (6 month after infection) down-regulated activities of protease (MMP) and antiprotease (TIMP-1, TIMP-2, α2-macroglobulin) components of the regulation system, which indicates a drop of destructive and inflammatory potential of BCGinduced granulomatosis. The persistent enhanced hyaluronidase activity in the liver and its reduced (normalized to control level) activity in the lungs after administration of LEDZ indicates a greater hydrolysis of hyaluronan in the liver than in the lungs. LEDZ-induced changes in MMP/TIMP system in mouse liver and lungs are characterized with relative elevation of protease activity over that of antiprotease one. Read More

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Crocin Improves Endothelial Mitochondrial Dysfunction GPx1/ROS/KCa3.1 Signal Axis in Diabetes.

Front Cell Dev Biol 2021 12;9:651434. Epub 2021 Mar 12.

Department of Anatomy, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China.

Mitochondrial dysfunction contributes to excessive reactive oxygen species (ROS) generation, which is a dramatic cause to promote endothelial dysfunction in diabetes. It was previously demonstrated that crocin protected the endothelium based on its diverse medicinal properties, but its effect on the mitochondrion and the potential mechanism are not fully understood. In this study, mitochondrial function was analyzed during the process of excessive ROS generation in high glucose (HG)-cultured human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs). Read More

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Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Conditioned Medium of Periodontal Ligament-Derived Stem Cells on Chondrocytes, Synoviocytes, and Meniscus Cells.

Stem Cells Dev 2021 05 23;30(10):537-547. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Department of Bioscience Research, College of Dentistry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis, afflicting millions of people in the world. Elevation of inflammatory mediators and enzymatic matrix destruction is often associated with OA. Therefore, the objective of this study was to investigate the effects of conditioned medium from periodontal ligament-derived stem cells (PDLSCs) on inflammatory and catabolic gene expressions of chondrocytes, synoviocytes, and meniscus cells under in vitro inflammatory condition. Read More

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The significance of metalloproteinase 3 (MMP-3), chemokine CXC ligand 13 (CXCL-13) and complement component C5a in different stages of ANCA associated vasculitis.

Sci Rep 2021 Mar 4;11(1):5132. Epub 2021 Mar 4.

Department of Internal Diseases, Nephrology and Dialysis, Military Institute of Medicine, 128 Szaserów Street, 04-141, Warsaw, Poland.

The aim of the study was to evaluate the significance of metalloproteinase 3 (MMP-3), chemokine CXC ligand 13 (CXCL-13) and complement component 5a (C5a) in different stages of ANCA associated vasculitis (AAV). 89 adults were included into the study. 28 patients with active AAV (Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score, BVAS > 3) formed the Active Group. Read More

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The Non-peptide Angiotensin-(1-7) Mimic AVE 0991 Attenuates Delayed Neurocognitive Recovery After Laparotomy by Reducing Neuroinflammation and Restoring Blood-Brain Barrier Integrity in Aged Rats.

Front Aging Neurosci 2021 15;13:624387. Epub 2021 Feb 15.

Department of Anesthesiology, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China.

Delayed neurocognitive recovery (dNCR) after surgery is a common postoperative complication in older adult patients. Our previous studies have demonstrated that cognitive impairment after surgery involves an increase in the brain renin-angiotensin system (RAS) activity, including overactivation of the angiotensin 2/angiotensin receptor-1 (Ang II/AT1) axis, which provokes the disruption of the hippocampal blood-brain barrier (BBB). Nevertheless, the potential role of the counter-regulatory RAS axis, the Ang-(1-7)/Mas pathway, in dNCR remains unknown. Read More

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February 2021

Upregulation of Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Protects against Sepsis-Induced Acute Lung Injury via Promoting the Release of Soluble Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products.

Oxid Med Cell Longev 2021 10;2021:8889313. Epub 2021 Feb 10.

School of Kinesiology, The Key Laboratory of Exercise and Health Sciences of Ministry of Education, Shanghai University of Sport, Shanghai 200438, China.

Dysregulation of matrix metalloproteinase- (MMP-) 9 is implicated in the pathogenesis of acute lung injury (ALI). However, it remains controversial whether MMP-9 improves or deteriorates acute lung injury of different etiologies. The receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE) plays a critical role in the pathogenesis of acute lung injury. Read More

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February 2021

Moxibustion Improves Chronic Heart Failure by Inhibiting Autophagy and Inflammation via Upregulation of mTOR Expression.

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2021 2;2021:6635876. Epub 2021 Feb 2.

School of Chinese Medicine, Anhui University of Chinese Medicine, Hefei 230012, China.

How moxibustion improves chronic heart failure is extremely complex and still unclear. This study aimed to explore whether moxibustion inhibits autophagy and reduces inflammation by regulating mTOR expression to induce myocardial protective effects and alleviate symptoms associated with chronic heart failure. Echocardiography was used to detect cardiac function and cardiac structure of rats, including heart rate (HR), left atrium diameter (LA), left ventricular diameter (LV), left ventricular posterior wall (LVPW), interventricular septum (IVS), ejection fraction (EF), and fractional shortening (FS). Read More

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February 2021

CD100 modulates cytotoxicity of CD8 T cells in patients with acute myocardial infarction.

BMC Immunol 2021 02 16;22(1):13. Epub 2021 Feb 16.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine Ward II, Zhengzhou Central Hospital Affiliated to Zhengzhou University, 16 North Tongbai Road, Zhongyuan District, Zhengzhou, 450000, Henan Province, China.

Background: CD100 is an immune semaphorin family member that highly expressed on T cells, which take part in the development of acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are important mediators for membrane-bound CD100 (mCD100) shedding from T cells to generate soluble CD100 (sCD100), which has immunoregulatory effect on T cells. The aim of this study was to investigate modulatory role of CD100 on CD8 T cell activity in AMI patients. Read More

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February 2021

Elevated cAMP Protects against Diclofenac-Induced Toxicity in Primary Rat Hepatocytes: A Protective Effect Mediated by the Exchange Protein Directly Activated by cAMP/cAMP-Regulated Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factors.

Mol Pharmacol 2021 04 11;99(4):294-307. Epub 2021 Feb 11.

Dept. Gastroenterology and Hepatology (F.A.A.M., M.B.-H., H.M.), Dept. Molecular Pharmacology, Groningen Research Institute of Pharmacy, Groningen Research Institute for Asthma and COPD, GRIAC (N.M., A.O., M.S.), Dept. Laboratory Medicine (M.B.-H., H.M.), University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands; Inserm UMR-1048, Institut des Maladies Métaboliques et Cardiovasculaires, Univ Toulouse Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France (F.L.); and Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, Texas Therapeutics Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas (X.C.)

Chronic consumption of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug diclofenac may induce drug-induced liver injury (DILI). The mechanism of diclofenac-induced liver injury is partially elucidated and involves mitochondrial damage. Elevated cAMP protects hepatocytes against bile acid-induced injury. Read More

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Elevation of Inflammatory Cytokines and Proteins after Intra-Articular Ankle Fracture: A Cross-Sectional Study of 47 Ankle Fracture Patients.

Mediators Inflamm 2021 8;2021:8897440. Epub 2021 Jan 8.

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark.

Introduction: Intra-articular fractures are the leading etiology for posttraumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA) in the ankle. Elevation of proinflammatory cytokines following intra-articular fracture may lead to synovial catabolism and cartilage degradation. We aimed to compare cytokine levels in injured and healthy ankle joints, examine the longer-term cytokine levels in fractured ankles, and investigate the association between cytokine levels in fractured ankles and plasma. Read More

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January 2021

Histone deacetylase 9 inhibition upregulates microRNA-92a to repress the progression of intracranial aneurysm via silencing Bcl-2-like protein 11.

J Drug Target 2021 Feb 8:1-10. Epub 2021 Feb 8.

Department of Neurosurgery, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China.

Objective: Histone deacetylases (HDACs) have been revealed to be involved in cerebrovascular diseases, while the role of HDAC9 in intracranial aneurysm (IA) remains seldom studied. We aim to explore the role of the HDAC9/microRNA-92a (miR-92a)/Bcl-2-like protein 11 (BCL2L11) axis in IA progression.

Methods: Expression of HDAC9, miR-92a and BCL2L11 in IA tissues was assessed. Read More

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February 2021

Current Concepts of Biliary Atresia and Matrix Metalloproteinase-7: A Review of Literature.

Front Med (Lausanne) 2020 21;7:617261. Epub 2020 Dec 21.

Division of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmacy, Groningen Research Institute of Pharmacy, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands.

Biliary atresia (BA) is a rare cholangiopathy of infancy in which the bile ducts obliterate, leading to profound cholestasis and liver fibrosis. BA is hypothesized to be caused by a viral insult that leads to over-activation of the immune system. Patients with BA are surgically treated with a Kasai portoenterostomy (KPE), which aims to restore bile flow from the liver to the intestines. Read More

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December 2020

Sialylated human milk oligosaccharides prevent intestinal inflammation by inhibiting toll like receptor 4/NLRP3 inflammasome pathway in necrotizing enterocolitis rats.

Nutr Metab (Lond) 2021 Jan 6;18(1). Epub 2021 Jan 6.

Immunopharmacology Institute, School of Pharmacy, School of Medicine, Changzhou University, Changzhou, 213164, Jiangsu, China.

Background: Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) remains a fatal gastrointestinal disorder in neonates and has very limited therapeutic options. Sialylated human milk oligosaccharides (SHMOs) improve pathological changes in experimental NEC models. The objectives of this study were to investigate the involvement of NLRP3 inflammasome in NEC pathology and to explore the effects of SHMOs on toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4)/nuclear factor κB (NF-κB)/NLRP3 inflammatory pathway in experimental NEC. Read More

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January 2021

Prostate Cancer Growth Inhibition by 1-(3,5-Dimethylphenyl)-6-methyl-1H-pyrazolo[4,3-c]pyridin-4(5H)-one via Down-regulation of Phosphorylation PI3K/AKT and STA3/JAK2.

Dokl Biochem Biophys 2020 Nov;495(1):347-353

Department of Urology, Affiliated Jinan Third Hospital of Jining Medical University, Jining Medical University, 250132, Jinan, Shandong Province, China.

In the present study, 1-(3,5-dimethylphenyl)-6-methyl-1H-pyrazolo[4,3-c]pyridin-4 (5H)-one (DPMPP) was investigated as an antiproliferative agent for prostate cancer cells and the mechanism of its action was studied. Cell lines 22Rv1 and SGC‑7901 were used as in vitro models of prostate cancer. The DPMPP treatment inhibited proliferation of 22Rv1 and SGC‑7901 cells in dose-depended manner. Read More

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November 2020

Serum biomarkers differentiating Kawasaki disease from febrile infections: A pilot case-control study.

Saudi J Biol Sci 2020 Dec 23;27(12):3428-3433. Epub 2020 Sep 23.

Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.

Although some serum biomarkers are elevated in both Kawasaki disease (KD) and infections, these conditions have not been compared by individual or combined biomarkers. The aim of this study, undertaken between January 2016 and May 2018 in a large teaching hospital, was to compare the serum concentration of cytokines, metalloproteinases (MMP) and heat shock protein (HSP) between cases defined as children with Kawasaki disease (KD) and those with febrile infections (controls) Serum concentrations of tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), interleukins (IL 1beta, 6, and 8), heat shock proteins (HSP 60 and 70) and matrix metalloproteinase (MMP 9) were measured on admission in 17 children under six years of age with a temperature >38.5 °C for ≥five days, and compared between the two groups. Read More

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December 2020

Protects PC12 Cells against Corticosterone-Induced Neurotoxicity by Inhibiting Neural Apoptosis.

Nutrients 2020 Nov 30;12(12). Epub 2020 Nov 30.

Research Center for Industrialization of Natural Nutraceuticals, Dankook University, Cheonan 31116, Korea.

Neuronal cell death induced by chronic stress in the central nervous system is a cause of neurological dysfunction. We investigated the neuroprotective potential of a water extract of (WEST) against corticosterone-induced apoptosis in PC12 cells and the possible underlying mechanisms. Cells were pretreated with 50 µg/mL of WEST to evaluate its neuroprotective effect based on endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress inhibition and mitochondrial function improvement. Read More

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November 2020

Cerebrospinal fluid cytokines and metalloproteinases in cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related inflammation.

Acta Neurol Scand 2021 Apr 11;143(4):450-457. Epub 2020 Dec 11.

Department of Neurology and Neurobiology of Aging, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kanazawa, Japan.

Objectives: To clarify pathomechanisms of cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related inflammation/vasculitis (CAA-ri).

Methods: We collected cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples of nine patients with CAA-ri of before (acute CAA-ri group) and after treatment (post-treatment CAA-ri group) and nine patients with CAA (CAA without inflammation group). We examined anti-amyloid β protein (Aβ) antibody titer by ELISA, and measured 27 Cytokines, nine matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), and four tissue inhibitors of MMPs (TIMPs) by multiplexed fluorescent bead-based immunoassay. Read More

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