1. Role of plant polyphenols in acrylamide formation and elimination.

    Food Chemistry 186:46 (2015) PMID 25976790

    Acrylamide found in thermal-treated foods has led to an intensive and persistent research effort, since it is a neurotoxic, genotoxic and probable carcinogenic compound to humans. Plant polyphenols are the most abundant antioxidants in human diet. Several researches indicated that the polyphenol...
  2. Calcium Carbonate Nanoplate Assemblies with Directed High-Energy Facets: Additive-Free Synthesis, High Drug Loading, and Sustainable Releasing.

    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 7(29):15686 (2015) PMID 26161808

    Developing drug delivery systems (DDSs) with high drug-loading capacity and sustainable releasing is critical for long-term chemotherapeutic efficacy, and it still remains challenging. Herein, vaterite CaCO3 nanoplate assemblies with exposed high-energy {001} facets have been synthesized via a n...
  3. Analysis of Long-Term Survival Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation from a Single High-Volume Center.

    The American Journal of Cardiology 116(2):256 (2015) PMID 25978977

    Mortality after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has been reported to range up to 3 years. However, long-term mortality remains underexplored. The aims of this study were to determine long-term mortality in patients who undergo TAVI and to identify correlates of long-term death. Fr...
  4. Catalytic conversion of isophorone to jet-fuel range aromatic hydrocarbons over a MoOx/SiO2 catalyst.

    Chemical Communications 51(59):11876 (2015) PMID 26110372

    For the first time, jet fuel range C8-C9 aromatic hydrocarbons were synthesized in high carbon yield (∼80%) by the catalytic conversion of isophorone over MoOx/SiO2 at atmospheric pressure. A possible reaction pathway was proposed according to the control experiments and the intermediates genera...
  5. Correction to "Pregnancy-Induced Metabolic Phenotype Variations in Maternal Plasma".

    Journal of Proteome Research 14(7):3005 (2015) PMID 26035232

  6. The Influence of Suspended Solids on the Combined Toxicity of Galaxolide and Lead to Daphnia magna.

    Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Tox... 95(1):73 (2015) PMID 25894345

    Polycyclic musks and heavy metals are often present in natural aquatic environment. The aims of this study were to evaluate the toxic effects on Daphnia magna from exposure to the polycyclic musks and the heavy metals in combination with stress from suspended solids exposure. Galaxolide and lead...
  7. [The fragments of dead macrophages infected by Brucellasuis S2 strain activates the immune response against Brucella infection].

    Xi bao yu fen zi mian yi xue za zhi = Chinese j... 31(7):914 (2015) PMID 26146061

    Objective To investigate the role of the dead macrophages infected by Brucella suis S2 strain in the initiation of immune response to Brucella. Methods The mouse peritoneal macrophages were infected with Brucella suis S2 strain in vitro. After one hour, the cells were cultured in serum-free RPMI...
  8. Nuclear-Spin-Induced Circular Dichroism in the Infrared Region for Liquids.

    ChemPhysChem 16(9):1954 (2015) PMID 25827496

    Recently, the nuclear-spin-induced optical rotation (NSOR) and circular dichroism (NSCD) for liquids were discovered and extensively studied and developed. However, so far, nuclear-spin-induced magnetic circular dichroism in the IR region (IR-NSCD) has not been explored, even though all polyatom...
  9. Clinical impact of second-generation everolimus-eluting stents compared with first-generation drug-eluting stents in diabetic patients undergoing multivessel percutaneous coronary intervention.

    The Journal of invasive cardiology 27(6):263 (2015) PMID 26028652

    This study aimed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of everolimus-eluting stent (EES) use compared with first-generation drug-eluting stent (DES) use in diabetic patients undergoing multivessel percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Although the benefits of EES over first-generation DES were...
  10. Elevated Serum Levels of Soluble CD163 in Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis: Associated with Macrophage Infiltration in Muscle Tissue.

    Journal of Rheumatology 42(6):979 (2015) PMID 25877505

    To investigate serum levels of soluble CD163 (sCD163) in patients with polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM), and to correlate these to clinical manifestations and laboratory data. Serum levels of sCD163 were detected in 24 patients with PM, 84 patients with DM, and 46 healthy controls by u...
  11. Reward sensitivity predicts ice cream-related attentional bias assessed by inattentional blindness

    Appetite 89:258 (2015)

    • Examining the role of reward sensitivity on attentional bias. • Attentional bias for ice cream assessed by inattentional blindness. ...
  12. Polyethylene/paraffin binary composites for phase change material energy storage in building: A morphology, thermal properties, and paraffin leakage study

    Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 137:79 (2015)

    Phase change materials (PCMs) are able to melt and solidify at a certain temperature with a high heat of fusion. These promising functional materials for acting as energy as latent heat storage units have one major problem, leakage of the PCMs when molten. Polymer/phase change material...
  13. Perinatal exposure to low-dose of bisphenol A causes anxiety-like alteration in adrenal axis regulation and behaviors of rat offspring: a potential role for metabotropic glutamate 2/3 receptors.

    Journal of Psychiatric Research 64:121 (2015) PMID 25812946

    The present study focuses on detecting anxiety-like behavior and associated neurochemical alterations in adolescent rats exposed perinatally to bisphenol A (BPA), an estrogen-mimicking endocrine disrupter and investigating the possible involvement of metabotropic glutamate 2/3 receptors (mGlu2/3...
  14. A New AP2/ERF Transcription Factor from the Oil Plant Jatropha curcas Confers Salt and Drought Tolerance to Transgenic Tobacco.

    Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 176(2):582 (2015) PMID 25935218

    Jatropha curcas L. is a drought and salt-tolerant oil plant widely used for various purposes and has considerable potential as a diesel/kerosene substitute or extender. Understanding the molecular mechanisms underlie that the response to various biotic and abiotic stresses of this plant could be...
  15. Microstructural and morphological behaviors of asparagus lettuce cells subject to high pressure processing

    Food Research International 71:174 (2015)

    To explore the mechanisms of texture change under high pressure (HP) processing, the effects of different pressures on cell microstructure and cell morphological behaviors of asparagus lettuce were investigated using different microscopy approaches. Pectin immunofluorescence labeling w...
  16. Role of adenovirus-mediated retinoblastoma 94 in the treatment of human non-small cell lung cancer.

    Molecular Medicine Reports 11(5):3349 (2015) PMID 25607217 PMCID PMC4368134

    Non‑small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) remains the leading cause of cancer‑related mortality despite the fact that great advances have been made in therapeutic treatment methods. Therefore, in the present study, the role of adenovirus-mediated retinoblastoma 94 (Ad‑RB94) gene therapy in NSCLC was in...
  17. Enhanced D-arabitol production by Zygosaccharomyces rouxii JM-C46: isolation of strains and process of repeated-batch fermentation.

    Journal of Industrial Microbiology 42(5):807 (2015) PMID 25712594

    A new strain producing high yield of D-arabitol was isolated from hyperosmotic environments and the ITS rDNA sequencing analysis revealed it as Zygosaccharomyces rouxii. In addition, using a pH control and repeated-batch fermentation strategy in a 5-L reactor, the maximum yield and the highest v...
  18. JcCBF2 gene from Jatropha curcas improves freezing tolerance of Arabidopsis thaliana during the early stage of stress.

    Molecular Biology Reports 42(5):937 (2015) PMID 25433432

    High chilling-susceptibility is becoming the bottleneck for cultivation and commercialization of Jatropha curcas L. For insights to chilling resistance ability of this plant species, a cold response transcription factor, JcCBF2, was cloned and studied. It codes a 26 kDa protein, which contains a...
  19. Role of adenovirus-mediated retinoblastoma 94 in the treatment of human non-small cell lung cancer.

    Molecular Medicine Reports 11(5):3349 (2015) PMID 25607217

    Non‑small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) remains the leading cause of cancer‑related mortality despite the fact that great advances have been made in therapeutic treatment methods. Therefore, in the present study, the role of adenovirus-mediated retinoblastoma 94 (Ad‑RB94) gene therapy in NSCLC was in...
  20. Theoretical model for the evaporation loss of PM2.5 during filter sampling

    Atmospheric Environment 109:79 (2015)

    The evaporation losses of PM2.5 particles in eight different size ranges corresponding to the 4th–10th stages and after filter of the MOUDI were calculated theoretically and then integrated to obtain the total PM2.5 evaporation loss. Results show that when PM2.5 particles are nearly ne...