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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28534225/biomarker-monitoring-of-controlled-dietary-acrylamide-exposure-indicates-consistent-human-endogenous-background
#1
Katharina Goempel, Laura Tedsen, Meike Ruenz, Tamara Bakuradze, Dorothea Schipp, Jens Galan, Gerhard Eisenbrand, Elke Richling
The aim of the present study was to explore the relation of controlled dietary acrylamide (AA) intake with the excretion of AA-related urinary mercapturic acids (MA), N-acetyl-S-(carbamoylethyl)-L-cysteine (AAMA) and N-acetyl-S-(1-carbamoyl-2-hydroxyethyl)-L-cysteine (GAMA). Excretion kinetics of these short-term exposure biomarkers were monitored under strictly controlled conditions within a duplicate diet human intervention study. One study arm (group A, n = 6) ingested AA via coffee (0.15-0.17 µg/kg bw) on day 6 and in a meal containing an upper exposure level of AA (14...
May 22, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28528477/human-cost-burden-of-exposure-to-endocrine-disrupting-chemicals-a-critical-review
#2
REVIEW
Gregory G Bond, Daniel R Dietrich
Recently published papers have alleged that exposures to endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are causing substantial disease burdens in the EU and US and are consequently costing society hundreds of billions of dollars annually. To date, these cost estimates have not undergone adequate scientific scrutiny, but nevertheless are being used aggressively in advocacy campaigns in an attempt to fundamentally change how chemicals are tested, evaluated and regulated. Consequently, we critically evaluated the underlying methodology and assumptions employed by the chief architects of the disease burden cost estimates...
May 20, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28528476/erratum-to-s-3-aminobenzanthron-2-yl-cysteine-in-the-globin-of-rats-as-a-novel-type-of-adduct-and-possible-biomarker-of-exposure-to-3-nitrobenzanthrone-a-potent-environmental-carcinogen
#3
Igor Linhart, Iveta Hanzlíková, Jaroslav Mráz, Šárka Dušková
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 20, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28527032/methylone-and-mdpv-activate-autophagy-in-human-dopaminergic-sh-sy5y-cells-a-new-insight-into-the-context-of-%C3%AE-keto-amphetamines-related-neurotoxicity
#4
Maria João Valente, Cristina Amaral, Georgina Correia-da-Silva, José Alberto Duarte, Maria de Lourdes Bastos, Félix Carvalho, Paula Guedes de Pinho, Márcia Carvalho
Autophagy has an essential role in neuronal homeostasis and its dysregulation has been recently linked to neurotoxic effects of a growing list of psychoactive drugs, including amphetamines. However, the role of autophagy in β-keto amphetamine (β-KA) designer drugs-induced neurotoxicity has hitherto not been investigated. In the present study, we show that two commonly abused cathinone derivatives, 3,4-methylenedioxymethcathinone (methylone) and 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), elicit morphological changes consistent with autophagy and neurodegeneration, including formation of autophagic vacuoles and neurite retraction in dopaminergic SH-SY5Y cells...
May 19, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28523442/catalytic-properties-and-heat-stabilities-of-novel-recombinant-human-n-acetyltransferase-2-allozymes-support-existence-of-genetic-heterogeneity-within-the-slow-acetylator-phenotype
#5
David W Hein, Mark A Doll
Human N-acetyltransferase 2 (NAT2) catalyzes the N-acetylation of numerous aromatic amine drugs such as sulfamethazine (SMZ) and hydrazine drugs such as isoniazid (INH). NAT2 also catalyzes the N-acetylation of aromatic amine carcinogens such as 2-aminofluorene and the O- and N,O-acetylation of aromatic amine and heterocyclic amine metabolites. Genetic polymorphism in NAT2 modifies drug efficacy and toxicity as well as cancer risk. Acetyltransferase catalytic activities and heat stability associated with six novel NAT2 haplotypes (NAT2*6C, NAT2*14C, NAT2*14D, NAT2*14E, NAT2*17, and NAT2*18) were compared with that of the reference NAT2*4 haplotype following recombinant expression in Escherichia coli...
May 18, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28516248/environmental-toxicants-incidence-of-degenerative-diseases-and-therapies-from-the-epigenetic-point-of-view
#6
REVIEW
Mahshid Hodjat, Soheila Rahmani, Fazlullah Khan, Kamal Niaz, Mona Navaei-Nigjeh, Solmaz Mohammadi Nejad, Mohammad Abdollahi
Epigenotoxicology is an emerging field of study that investigates the non-genotoxic epigenetic effects of environmental toxicants resulting in alteration of normal gene expression and disruption of cell function. Recent findings on the role of toxicant-induced epigenetic modifications in the development of degenerative diseases have opened up a promising research direction to explore epigenetic therapy approaches and related prognostic biomarkers. In this review, we presented comprehensive data on epigenetic alterations identified in various diseases, including cancer, autoimmune disorders, pulmonary conditions as well as cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and bone disease...
May 17, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28516247/genetic-heterogeneity-among-slow-acetylator-n-acetyltransferase-2-phenotypes-in-cryopreserved-human-hepatocytes
#7
Mark A Doll, David W Hein
Genetic polymorphisms in human N-acetyltransferase 2 (NAT2) modify the metabolism of numerous drugs and carcinogens. These genetic polymorphisms modify both drug efficacy and toxicity and cancer risk associated with carcinogen exposure. Previous studies have suggested phenotypic heterogeneity among different NAT2 slow acetylator genotypes. NAT2 phenotype was investigated in vitro and in situ in samples of human hepatocytes obtained from various NAT2 slow and intermediate NAT2 acetylator genotypes. NAT2 gene dose response (NAT2*5B/*5B > NAT2*5B/*6A > NAT2*6A/*6A) was observed towards the N-acetylation of the NAT2-specific drug sulfamethazine by human hepatocytes both in vitro and in situ...
May 17, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28510779/modelling-foetal-exposure-to-maternal-smoking-using-hepatoblasts-from-pluripotent-stem-cells
#8
Baltasar Lucendo-Villarin, Panagiotis Filis, Madeleine J Swortwood, Marilyn A Huestis, Jose Meseguer-Ripolles, Kate Cameron, John P Iredale, Peter J O'Shaughnesy, Paul A Fowler, David C Hay
The liver is a dynamic organ which is both multifunctional and highly regenerative. A major role of the liver is to process both endo and xenobiotics. Cigarettes are an example of a legal and widely used drug which can cause major health problems for adults and constitute a particular risk to the foetus, if the mother smokes during pregnancy. Cigarette smoke contains a complex mixture of thousands of different xenobiotics, including nicotine and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. These affect foetal development in a sex-specific manner, inducing sex-dependant molecular responses in different organs...
May 16, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28508231/role-of-the-aryl-hydrocarbon-receptor-in-carcinogenesis-and-potential-as-an-anti-cancer-drug-target
#9
REVIEW
Siva Kumar Kolluri, Un-Ho Jin, Stephen Safe
The aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) was initially identified as the receptor that binds and mediates the toxic effects induced by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) and structurally related halogenated aromatics. Other toxic compounds including some polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons act through the AhR; however, during the last 25 years, it has become apparent that the AhR plays an essential role in maintaining cellular homeostasis. Moreover, the scope of ligands that bind the AhR includes endogenous compounds such as multiple tryptophan metabolites, other endogenous biochemicals, pharmaceuticals and health-promoting phytochemicals including flavonoids, indole-3-carbinol and its metabolites...
May 15, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28508230/erratum-to-exposure-to-di-2-ethylhexyl-terephthalate-in-a-convenience-sample-of-u-s-adults-from-2000-to-2016
#10
Manori J Silva, Lee-Yang Wong, Ella Samandar, James L Preau, Antonia M Calafat, Xiaoyun Ye
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 15, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28501917/a-primer-on-systematic-reviews-in-toxicology
#11
REVIEW
Sebastian Hoffmann, Rob B M de Vries, Martin L Stephens, Nancy B Beck, Hubert A A M Dirven, John R Fowle, Julie E Goodman, Thomas Hartung, Ian Kimber, Manoj M Lalu, Kristina Thayer, Paul Whaley, Daniele Wikoff, Katya Tsaioun
Systematic reviews, pioneered in the clinical field, provide a transparent, methodologically rigorous and reproducible means of summarizing the available evidence on a precisely framed research question. Having matured to a well-established approach in many research fields, systematic reviews are receiving increasing attention as a potential tool for answering toxicological questions. In the larger framework of evidence-based toxicology, the advantages and obstacles of, as well as the approaches for, adapting and adopting systematic reviews to toxicology are still being explored...
May 13, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28501916/micrornas-in-injury-and-repair
#12
REVIEW
Cory V Gerlach, Vishal S Vaidya
Organ damage and resulting pathologies often involve multiple deregulated pathways. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are short, non-coding RNAs that regulate a multitude of genes at the post-transcriptional level. Since their discovery over two decades ago, miRNAs have been established as key players in the molecular mechanisms of mammalian biology including the maintenance of normal homeostasis and the regulation of disease pathogenesis. In recent years, there has been substantial progress in innovative techniques to measure miRNAs along with advances in targeted delivery of agents modulating their expression...
May 13, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28500425/hepatic-glucuronidation-of-4-tert-octylphenol-in-humans-inter-individual-variability-and-responsible-udp-glucuronosyltransferase-isoforms
#13
Takashi Isobe, Susumu Ohkawara, Toshiko Tanaka-Kagawa, Hideto Jinno, Nobumitsu Hanioka
4-tert-Octylphenol (4-tOP) is an endocrine-disrupting chemical. It is mainly metabolized into glucuronide by UDP-glucuronosyltransferase (UGT) enzymes in humans. The purpose of this study was to assess inter-individual variability in and the possible roles of UGT isoforms in hepatic 4-tOP glucuronidation in the humans. 4-tOP glucuronidation activities in the liver microsomes and recombinant UGTs of humans were assessed at broad substrate concentrations, and kinetics were analyzed. Correlation analyses between 4-tOP and diclofenac or 4-hydroxybiphenyl activities in pooled and individual human liver microsomes were also performed...
May 12, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28477266/combination-of-multiple-neural-crest-migration-assays-to-identify-environmental-toxicants-from-a-proof-of-concept-chemical-library
#14
Johanna Nyffeler, Xenia Dolde, Alice Krebs, Kevin Pinto-Gil, Manuel Pastor, Mamta Behl, Tanja Waldmann, Marcel Leist
Many in vitro tests have been developed to screen for potential neurotoxicity. However, only few cell function-based tests have been used for comparative screening, and thus experience is scarce on how to confirm and evaluate screening hits. We addressed these questions for the neural crest cell migration test (cMINC). After an initial screen, a hit follow-up strategy was devised. A library of 75 compounds plus internal controls (NTP80-list), assembled by the National Toxicology Program of the USA (NTP) was used...
May 5, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28477265/trans-generational-neurochemical-modulation-of-methamphetamine-in-the-adult-brain-of-the-wistar-rat
#15
Michaela Fujáková-Lipski, Daniel Kaping, Jana Šírová, Jiří Horáček, Tomáš Páleníček, Petr Zach, Jan Klaschka, Petr Kačer, Kamila Syslová, Monika Vrajová, Věra Bubenikova-Valešová, Christian Beste, Romana Šlamberová
Chronic methamphetamine (METH) abuse has been shown to elicit strong neurotoxic effects. Yet, with an increasing number of children born to METH abusing mothers maturing into adulthood, one important question is how far do the neurotoxic effects of METH alter various neurotransmitter systems in the adult METH-exposed offspring. The purpose of this study was to investigate long-term trans-generational neurochemical changes, following prenatal METH exposure, in the adult Wistar rat brain. METH or saline (SAL-control animals) was administered to pregnant dams throughout the entire gestation period (G0-G22)...
May 5, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28470405/arsenic-mediated-hyperpigmentation-in-skin-via-nf-kappa-b-endothelin-1-signaling-in-an-originally-developed-hairless-mouse-model
#16
Ichiro Yajima, Mayuko Y Kumasaka, Machiko Iida, Reina Oshino, Hiroko Tanihata, Aeorangajeb Al Hossain, Nobutaka Ohgami, Masashi Kato
Chronic exposure to arsenic is associated with various diseases in humans. Skin hyperpigmentation is the most sensitive objective symptom for patients with arsenicosis. However, there is very limited information about the mechanism of arsenic-mediated skin hyperpigmentation in vivo. In this study, hairless homozygous mice (Hr/Hr-mice) that drank water containing 3 and 30 µM arsenic for 2 months developed skin hyperpigmentation with increased levels of arsenic and number of melanocytes in the skin. Since it is possible for humans to be exposed to 3 µM of arsenic in well drinking water, our results suggest that the Hr/Hr-mice could be a novel model sensitively reflecting arsenic-mediated skin hyperpigmentation...
May 3, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28470404/ex-vivo-human-skin-permeation-of-methylchloroisothiazolinone-mci-and-methylisothiazolinone-mi
#17
Aurélie Berthet, Philipp Spring, David Vernez, Gregory Plateel, Nancy B Hopf
Methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) and methylisothiazolinone (MI) are biocides used in many types of products such as cosmetics, paints, and cleaning agents. Skin contact is often encountered when using these products. Although MCI and MI are strong allergens and cause skin irritation, no scientific skin permeation study has been reported except for some unpublished data. Therefore, this study assessed the permeation of MCI and MI both separately and as a mixture through freshly dermatomed human skin (800 µm) in a flow-through diffusion cell system...
May 3, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28466231/in-vitro-uptake-and-toxicity-studies-of-metal-nanoparticles-and-metal-oxide-nanoparticles-in-human-ht29-cells
#18
Thomas Schneider, Martin Westermann, Michael Glei
In this paper, we investigated the toxicological behavior of metal nanoparticles (gold, silver) and metal oxide nanoparticles (copper oxide, zinc oxide, titanium dioxide) in vitro in human colorectal adenocarcinoma cells (HT29). We analyzed the cellular uptake by ICP-MS and TEM, the influence on cell viability by MTT assay and trypan blue exclusion test, their effect on DNA damage and/or generation of oxidized bases by alkaline comet assay, and their potential to induce apoptosis by flow cytometry after 24-h nanoparticle treatment with concentrations between 2 and 10 µg/ml...
May 2, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28451740/precision-toxicology-based-on-single-cell-sequencing-an-evolving-trend-in-toxicological-evaluations-and-mechanism-exploration
#19
REVIEW
Boyang Zhang, Kunlun Huang, Liye Zhu, Yunbo Luo, Wentao Xu
In this review, we introduce a new concept, precision toxicology: the mode of action of chemical- or drug-induced toxicity can be sensitively and specifically investigated by isolating a small group of cells or even a single cell with typical phenotype of interest followed by a single cell sequencing-based analysis. Precision toxicology can contribute to the better detection of subtle intracellular changes in response to exogenous substrates, and thus help researchers find solutions to control or relieve the toxicological effects that are serious threats to human health...
April 27, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28451739/understanding-renal-nuclear-protein-accumulation-an-in-vitro-approach-to-explain-an-in-vivo-phenomenon
#20
Lisanne Luks, Marcia Y Maier, Silvia Sacchi, Loredano Pollegioni, Daniel R Dietrich
Proper subcellular trafficking is essential to prevent protein mislocalization and aggregation. Transport of the peroxisomal enzyme D-amino acid oxidase (DAAO) appears dysregulated by specific pharmaceuticals, e.g., the anti-overactive bladder drug propiverine or a norepinephrine/serotonin reuptake inhibitor (NSRI), resulting in massive cytosolic and nuclear accumulations in rat kidney. To assess the underlying molecular mechanism of the latter, we aimed to characterize the nature of peroxisomal and cyto-nuclear shuttling of human and rat DAAO overexpressed in three cell lines using confocal microscopy...
April 27, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
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