Journal of immunotoxicology
Cai P, Boor PJ, Khan MF, Kaphalia BS, Ansari GA, Konig R.
J Immunotoxicol. 2007 Apr;4(2):107-15. doi: 10.1080/15476910701337225.
Dichloroacetic acid (DCA) is a by-product of chlorination that occurs in drinking water disinfected with chlorine. Metabolism of trichloroethene (TCE) also generates DCA. TCE exposure is associated with the development of autoimmune diseases, which may be induced by TCE...
European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990)
Zimmer L, Livingstone E, Krackhardt A, Schultz ES, Göppner D, Assaf C, Trebing D, Stelter K, Windemuth-Kieselbach C, Ugurel S, Schadendorf D.
Eur J Cancer. 2021 Oct 13;158:72-84. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2021.09.011. Epub 2021 Oct 13.
BACKGROUND: Combination of immune checkpoint inhibitors and mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) pathway inhibitors (MAPKi) has been proposed to enhance the durability of anti-tumour responses induced by MAPKi. Here, we present phase I safety results from an open-label, phase I/II...
Fish & shellfish immunology
Abdelhamid AF, Ayoub HF, Abd El-Gawad EA, Abdelghany MF, Abdel-Tawwab M.
Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2021 Dec;119:76-83. doi: 10.1016/j.fsi.2021.09.043. Epub 2021 Oct 01.
Striped catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus) is one of the important fish species in the world, which is widely cultured in several countries worldwide including Egypt. Aeromonas hydrophila infection showed a high prevalence in the farmed striped catfish negatively affecting its...
Holtum JA, Winter K.
Planta. 1982 Jun;155(1):8-16. doi: 10.1007/BF00402925.
The maximum extractable activities of twenty-one photosynthetic and glycolytic enzymes were measured in mature leaves of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum plants, grown under a 12 h light 12 h dark photoperiod, exhibiting photosynthetic characteristics of either a C3 or a Crassulacean...
Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR
Cakir OO, Toker A, Ataseven H, Demir A, Polat H.
J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 Apr;11(4):OC17-OC21. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/24958.9621. Epub 2017 Apr 01.
INTRODUCTION: Acute hepatitis is acute inflammation of liver elicited by a large number of causes. It sometimes spontaneously recovers, sometimes may progress to chronic hepatitis. Liver- Fatty Acid Binding Protein (L-FABP) is a small protein that is abundant in...
Annals of translational medicine
Xue R, Qiu J, Wei S, Liu M, Wang Q, Wang P, Sha B, Wang H, Shi Y, Zhou J, Rao J, Lu L.
Ann Transl Med. 2021 Apr;9(8):631. doi: 10.21037/atm-20-7084.
BACKGROUND: Lycopene is a naturally occurring carotenoid found in many fruits and vegetables, which has antioxidant effects. Although lycopene's protective effect has been observed on ischemia reperfusion (IR) injury in different organs, the effect of lycopene on Kupffer cells...
Resiere D, Kallel H, Oxybel O, Chabartier C, Florentin J, Brouste Y, Gueye P, Megarbane B, Mehdaoui H.
Toxics. 2020 Apr 09;8(2). doi: 10.3390/toxics8020028.
The epidemiology of severe acute poisonings in the French overseas departments of the Americas remains poorly reported. The main objective of this study was to determine the epidemiology and characteristics of severe acutely poisoned adult patients.METHODS: A retrospective descriptive...
Jamali R, Hatami N, Kosari F.
Hepat Mon. 2016 Apr 20;16(5):e37412. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.37412. eCollection 2016 May.
BACKGROUND: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common cause of chronic hepatitis, which can lead to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to evaluate the correlation between serum adipocytokines and the histologic findings of...
The journal of applied laboratory medicine
Maina I, Rule JA, Wians FH, Poirier M, Grant L, Lee WM.
J Appl Lab Med. 2016 Sep 01;1(2):119-128. doi: 10.1373/jalm.2016.020412.
BACKGROUND: Serum alanine and aspartate aminotransferases (ALT/AST) have been the gold standard for detection and quantification of liver injury for over 6 decades, but have relatively long half-lives (T½) (literature estimates approximately 17 and 47 h, respectively) and thus...
Journal of diabetes & metabolism
Ajluni N, Dar M, Xu J, Neidert AH, Oral EA.
J Diabetes Metab. 2016 Mar;7(3). doi: 10.4172/2155-6156.1000659. Epub 2016 Mar 23.
OBJECTIVE: Patients with lipodystrophy have severe metabolic abnormalities (insulin resistance, diabetes, and hypertriglyceridemia) that may increase morbidity and mortality. Metreleptin is approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for treatment of generalized forms of lipodystrophy. We aimed...
Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews
Coelho FDS, Borges-Canha M, von Hafe M, Neves JS, Vale C, Leite AR, Carvalho D, Leite-Moreira A.
Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2021 Sep;37(6):e3413. doi: 10.1002/dmrr.3413. Epub 2020 Oct 12.
AIMS: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common form of chronic liver disease in Western countries and a common comorbidity with type 2 diabetes (T2D). It lacks effective pharmacotherapy. We aimed to summarize the evidence on the...
Journal of ethnopharmacology
Xu Z, Lin S, Tong Z, Chen S, Cao Y, Li Q, Jiang Y, Cai W, Tong Y, Zahra BS, Wang P.
J Ethnopharmacol. 2021 Nov 27;285:114873. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2021.114873. Epub 2021 Nov 27.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Traditional Chinese medicine considers that the etiology and pathogenesis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are related to liver depression and qi stagnation. Saffron and its active ingredient, crocetin (CCT), are used for the treatment of metabolic...