1. Fate of Escherichia coli O157: H7 in agricultural soils amended with different organic fertilizers.

    Journal of Hazardous Materials 296:30 (2015) PMID 25910457

    Five organic fertilizers (vermicompost, pig manure, chicken manure, peat and oil residue) were applied to agricultural soils to study their effects on the survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157:H7). Results showed that E. coli O157:H7 survival changed greatly after organic fertilizer...
  2. Inhibition of FHL1 inhibits cigarette smoke extract-induced proliferation in pulmonary arterial smooth muscle cells.

    Molecular Medicine Reports 12(3):3801 (2015) PMID 25975448

    Cigarette smoke can induce pulmonary vascular remodeling, which involves pulmonary artery smooth muscle cell (PASMC) proliferation, resulting in pulmonary hypertension in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. FHL1 is a member of the FHL subfamily, characterized by an N‑terminal half LIM domain,...
  3. Lipidomic analysis of p-chlorophenylalanine-treated mice using continuous-flow two-dimensional liquid chromatography/quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry.

    Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 29(16):1491 (2015) PMID 26212164

    Although serotonin deficiency is involved with various physiological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia and depression, the serotonin-dependent pathomechanisms remain poorly understood, particularly from a lipidomics perspective. This study therefore aimed ...
  4. Magnetic polar post-cross-linked resin and its adsorption towards salicylic acid from aqueous solution

    Chemical Engineering Journal 273:240 (2015)

    • A strategy to synthesize magnetic polar post-cross-linked resin was proposed. • This resin had a large equilibrium and dynamic capacity to salicylic acid. ...
  5. CD163+CD14+ macrophages, a potential immune biomarker for malignant pleural effusion.

    Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy 64(8):965 (2015) PMID 25944005

    Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) is a common complication caused by malignant diseases. However, subjectivity, poor sensitivity, and substantial false-negative rates of cytology assay hamper accurate MPE diagnosis. The aim of this study was to assess whether CD163+CD14+ tumor-associated macropha...
  6. Acid-suppressive medication use in acute stroke patients: is it time to change practice?

    International Journal of Stroke 10(6):E55 (2015) PMID 26202711

  7. Novel superhydrophilic poly(l-lactic acid-co-ε-caprolactone)/fibrinogen electrospun patch for rat abdominal wall reconstruction.

    Journal of Biomaterials Applications 30(2):230 (2015) PMID 25791683

    A novel superhydrophilic hybrid scaffold was created by electrospinning a mixture of poly(l-lactic acid-co-ε-caprolactone) and formulated fibrinogen. The hybrid scaffolds possess the combined benefits of each individual component, such as moderate mechanical strength and excellent biocompatibili...
  8. Effects and mechanism of recombinant human erythropoietin on the growth of human breast cancer MDA-MB-231 cells in nude mice.

    Pathology - Research and Practice 211(8):570 (2015) PMID 26008780

    This study aimed to explore the effects of recombinant human erythropoietin (rhEPO) on the growth of human breast cancer MDA-MB-231 cells in nude mice, and investigate its functions in regulating tumor growth, angiogenesis and apoptosis. A tumor-bearing nude mice model was established by subcuta...
  9. A simple and sensitive LC-MS/MS method for the determination of sotalol in rat plasma.

    Biomedical Chromatography 29(8):1167 (2015) PMID 25582386

    A sensitive, rapid and robust HPLC method with tandem mass spectrometry (HPLC/MS/MS) detection has been developed and validated for the quantification of sotalol in rat plasma. Plasma samples were precipitated with acetonitrile before analysis. The chromatographic separation was performed on an ...
  10. The effect of hyaluronan on the motility of skin dermal fibroblasts in nanofibrous scaffolds.

    International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 79:133 (2015) PMID 25940528

    Nanofibrous scaffolds that use the native extracellular matrix are promising developments in skin tissue regeneration because they provide the proper environment for the adhesion, migration and growth of skin dermal fibroblasts, important during wound healing. In this study, we focus on hyaluron...
  11. Diagnostic Value and Safety of Brain Biopsy in Patients With Cryptogenic Neurological Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of 831 Cases.

    Neurosurgery 77(2):283 (2015) PMID 25856111

    The role of brain biopsy in patients with cryptogenic neurological disease is uncertain. To determine the risks and benefits of diagnostic brain biopsy for nonneoplastic indications in immunocompetent patients. Appropriate studies were identified by searching electronic databases. We screened 36...
  12. Evaluation of the pharmacokinetics and safety of single and multiple ceftaroline fosamil infusions in healthy Chinese and Western subjects.

    International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology ... 53(8):681 (2015) PMID 26152131

    Two phase I studies in healthy Chinese (NCT01458743) and Western (NCT01612507) subjects evaluated the pharmacokinetics (PK) and safety of single and multiple ceftaroline fosamil 600 mg infusions administered every 8 or 12 hours (q8h or q12h). Each study enrolled subjects sequentially into 1 of 2...
  13. 3D Scaffolds with Different Stiffness but the Same Microstructure for Bone Tissue Engineering.

    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 7(29):15790 (2015) PMID 26151287

    A growing body of evidence has shown that extracellular matrix (ECM) stiffness can modulate stem cell adhesion, proliferation, migration, differentiation, and signaling. Stem cells can feel and respond sensitively to the mechanical microenvironment of the ECM. However, most studies have focused ...
  14. From Graphene to Carbon Nanotubes: Variation of the Electronic States and Nonlinear Optical Responses.

    ChemPhysChem 16(10):2151 (2015) PMID 25951233

    From the same piece of graphene sheet, (3, 3) and (6, 0) carbon nanotube clips were obtained on the basis of the different manners of rolling. The nature of the electronic state varies differently with different manners of rolling and is significantly affected by zigzag edges. The intermediate s...
  15. Enhanced antioxidation and electromagnetic properties of Co-coated flaky carbonyl iron particles prepared by electroless plating

    Journal of Alloys and Compounds 637:10 (2015)

    • Co-coated carbonyl iron particles were prepared by electroless plating method. • The obvious weight gain of carbonyl iron was deferred to 400°C after Co-coated. ...
  16. Preparation and characterization of the ion-fixed mixed micelles with superior stability.

    International Journal of Pharmaceutics 489(1-2):268 (2015) PMID 25957700

    The inherent instability of micelles remains a main challenge for antitumor drug delivery, the objective of this study is to prepare and characterize the ion-fixed mixed micelles with significantly improved stability. The mixed micelles and ion-fixed mixed micelles combining the carboxy-containi...
  17. Phosphotungstic acid encapsulated in metal-organic framework UiO-66: An effective catalyst for the selective oxidation of cyclopentene to glutaraldehyde

    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 211:73 (2015)

    A heterogenous Zr-based metal organic framework (UiO-66) encapsulating phosphotungstic acid (HPWs) catalyst (HPWs@UiO-66), was prepared by a simple direct hydrothermal reaction of ZrCl4, terephthalic acid, and HPWs in DMF. The as-prepared novel material was very active as the catalyst ...
  18. Bioactive comparison of main components from unripe fruits of Rubus chingii Hu and identification of the effective component.

    Food & Function 6(7):2205 (2015) PMID 26053738

    Dried and unripe fruit of Rubus chingii Hu, known as "Fu-pen-zi" in Chinese, has been used as a food and tonic in China for a long time. In order to analyze its effective ingredients, polysaccharides, flavonoids, saponins and alkaloids were extracted from the unripe fruits and their contents wer...
  19. When and why a colonoscopist should discontinue colonoscopy by himself?

    World Journal of Gastroenterology 21(25):7834 (2015) PMID 26167083 PMCID PMC4491970

    To investigate when and why a colonoscopist should discontinue incomplete colonoscopy by himself. In this cross-sectional study, 517 difficult colonoscope insertions (Grade C, Kudo's difficulty classification) screened from 37800 colonoscopy insertions were collected from April 2004 to June 2014...
  20. Interface for Online Coupling of Surface Plasmon Resonance to Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry.

    Analytical chemistry 87(13):6505 (2015) PMID 26067340

    The online coupling of surface plasmon resonance (SPR) with mass spectrometry (MS) has been highly desired for the complementary information provided by each of the two techniques. In this work, a novel interface for direct and online coupling of SPR to direct analysis in real time (DART) MS was...