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Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28619518/in-vitro-cytotoxic-potential-of-friedelin-in-human-mcf-7-breast-cancer-cell-regulate-early-expression-of-cdkn2a-and-prb1-neutralize-mdm2-p53-amalgamation-and-functional-stabilization-of-p53
#1
Pandurangan Subash-Babu, David K Li, Ali A Alshatwi
We aimed to explore the cytotoxic and apoptotic effect of friedelin on breast cancer MCF-7 cells. Cytotoxic effect of friedelin on MCF-7 cells was analyzed using MTT, cell and nuclear morphology. The apoptosis mechanism of friedelin on MCF-7 cells was analyzed using real-time PCR. Friedelin potentially inhibit 78% of MCF-7 cell's growth, the IC50 value was 1.8μM in 24h and 1.2μM in 48h. Friedelin increased ROS significantly and DNA damage was confirmed by tunel assay. We found characteristically 52% apoptotic cells and 6% necrotic cells in PI, AO/ErBr staining after 48h treatment with 1...
June 12, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28602391/validating-the-use-of-napsin-a-as-a-marker-for-identifying-tumorigenic-potential-of-lung-bronchiolo-alveolar-hyperplasia-in-rodents
#2
Masanao Yokohira, Yuko Nakano-Narusawa, Keiko Yamakawa, Nozomi Hashimoto, Shota Yoshida, Shohei Kanie, Katsumi Imaida
There are two types of bronchiolo-alveolar hyperplasia (hyperplasia) in rodent lungs. The first is "inflammatory hyperplasia" that retains its ability to revert to normal epithelia upon removal of the stimulating insult. The second is "latent tumorigenic hyperplasia", which is irreversible and causes independent preneoplastic lesions that can progress to bronchiolo-alveolar adenocarcinoma. Previously, lung samples with hyperplastic lesions were obtained from rats exposed to N-bis (2-hydroxypropyl) nitrosamine (DHPN) and fine particles (e...
June 8, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28602390/a-study-on-role-of-triiodothyronine-t3-hormone-on-the-improvement-of-articular-cartilage-surface-architecture
#3
Pei-Tong Jia, Xing-Lin Zhang, Hai-Ning Zuo, Xing Lu, Peng-Zhou Gai
The present study was aimed to investigate the effect of triiodothyronine (T3) on the improvement of articular cartilage surface architecture at in vitro level. The T3 hormone was applied to neo-tissues in the range of 50, 100, 150 and 200ng/ml for 5 weeks. At the end of the treatment, biochemical and histological evaluation was carried out in the neo-tissues. T3 hormone application significantly increased the collagen production in neo-cartilage tissues. The properties of tensile and compressive were significantly increased compared to the controls...
June 8, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28599809/hepatoprotective-effect-of-chitosan-caffeic-acid-conjugate-against-ethanol-treated-mice
#4
Soo Yeon Park, Ginnae Ahn, Ju Hyung Um, Eui Jeong Han, Chang-Bum Ahn, Na Young Yoon, Jae-Young Je
The chitosan-caffeic acid (CCA) conjugate shows a hepatoprotective effect against oxidative stress-induced hepatic damage in cultured hepatocytes. The objective of this study is the verification of the hepatoprotective effect of the CCA in vivo against ethanol-induced liver injury in mice. The administration of ethanol resulted in the increase of the serum-aminotransferase activities (AST and ALT), triglycerides, total cholesterol, and lipid peroxidation. The CCA co-administration, however, significantly (p<0...
June 6, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28587827/combined-effects-of-deoxynivalenol-and-zearalenone-on-oxidative-injury-and-apoptosis-in-porcine-splenic-lymphocytes-in-vitro
#5
Zhihua Ren, Huidan Deng, Youtian Deng, Zhen Liang, Junliang Deng, Zhicai Zuo, Yanchun Hu, Liuhong Shen, Shumin Yu, Suizhong Cao
Deoxynivalenol (DON) and zearalenone (ZEA) are the two most common mycotoxins in animal feed. In this study, we examined oxidative injury and apoptosis of porcine splenic lymphocytes induced by DON or ZEA and their combination in vitro. Based on IC50 values, porcine splenic lymphocytes were treated with 0.06, 0.3, 1.5, and 7.5μg/mL DON, 0.08, 0.4, 2, and 10μg/mL ZEA, or both DON and ZEA at 0.06 and 0.08μg/mL, 0.3 and 0.4μg/mL, and 1.5 and 2μg/mL, respectively. After 48h of DON and/or ZEA exposure, the cells were analyzed for antioxidant functions, apoptosis, and mRNA and protein expression of apoptosis-related genes p53, Bcl-2, Bax, caspase-3, and caspase-8 to determine their apoptosis and oxidative damage effects and mechanisms...
June 3, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28583699/stem-cell-therapy-with-skeletal-myoblasts-accelerates-neointima-formation-in-a-mouse-model-of-vein-graft-disease
#6
Christina Maria Steger, Johannes Bonatti, Ralf Joachim Rieker, Nikolaos Bonaros, Thomas Schachner
Although still a matter of controversial discussion, skeletal myoblasts are one of the options for stem cell transplantation improving cardiac function after myocardial infarction, exhibiting several advantages including the availability, the ability of self-renewal and differentiation, and the lack of ethical and immunological problems. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of stem cell therapy with skeletal myoblasts on experimental venous bypass grafts in a mouse model of vein graft disease...
June 2, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28559049/attenuation-of-thioacetamide-induced-hepatocellular-injury-by-short-term-repeated-injections-associated-with-down-regulation-of-metabolic-enzymes-and-relationship-with-mhc-class-ii-presenting-cells
#7
Mizuki Kuramochi, Takeshi Izawa, Munmun Pervin, Alexandra Bondoc, Mitsuru Kuwamura, Jonathan LaMarre, Jyoji Yamate
The liver is the primary organ participating in the metabolism of xenobiotics and is therefore an important target in the safety assessment of drugs, chemicals and environmental toxins. Drug-induced liver injury (DILI) has recently become widely recognized in human medicine as an adverse event. The progression of DILI often involves "damage-associated molecular patterns" (DAMPs) of gene and protein expression such as high-mobility group boxes (HMGBs), S100 proteins and heat shock proteins (Hsp). DAMPs are released from injured or necrotic cells and are bound to Toll-like receptors (TLRs) and modulate inflammatory reactions...
May 27, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28554820/argininic-acid-alters-markers-of-cellular-oxidative-damage-in-vitro-protective-role-of-antioxidants
#8
Daniela Delwing-de Lima, Simone Sasso, Leticia Dalmedico, Débora Delwing-Dal Magro, Eduardo Manoel Pereira, Angela T S Wyse
We, herein, investigated the in vitro effects of argininic acid on thiobarbituric acid-reactive substances (TBA-RS), total sulfhydryl content and on the activities of antioxidant enzymes such as catalase (CAT), superoxide dismutase (SOD) and glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px) in the blood, kidney and liver of 60-day-old rats. We also verified the influence of the antioxidants (each at 1.0mM) trolox and ascorbic acid, as well as of N(G)-nitro-l-arginine methyl ester (L-NAME) at 1.0mM, a nitric oxide synthase inhibitor, on the effects elicited by argininic acid on the parameters tested...
May 26, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28552630/protective-effects-of-melatonin-on-long-term-administration-of-fluoxetine-in-rats
#9
Majid Khaksar, Ahmad Oryan, Mansour Sayyari, Aysa Rezabakhsh, Reza Rahbarghazi
The degree and consequence of tissue injury are highly regarded during long-term exposure to selective antidepressant fluoxetine. Melatonin has been shown to palliate different lesions by scavenging free radicals, but its role in the reduction of the fluoxetine-induced injuries has been little known. Thirty-six mature male Wistar rats were randomly assigned into control and experimental groups. The experimental rats were included as following; 24mg/kg/bw fluoxetine for 4 weeks; 1mg/kg/bw melatonin for 4 weeks; fluoxetine+1-week melatonin, fluoxetine+2-week melatonin and fluoxetine+4-week melatonin...
May 25, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28552629/clinical-and-pathological-analysis-of-19-cases-of-medullary-thyroid-carcinoma-without-an-increase-in-calcitonin
#10
Qiufeng Zhou, Shuanglei Yue, Ye Cheng, Ju Jin, Haimiao Xu
BACKGROUND: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC), defined as a malignant tumour with C-cell differentiation, is of neuroendocrine origin and is characterized by the synthesis and secretion of calcitonin (CT). MTC without CT secretion has been reported on rare occasions. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the histological, immunohistochemical, and molecular pathologic features as well as the clinical significance of non-secretory MTC (NCR-MTC). METHODS: A retrospective analysis of patients with NCR-MTC was performed...
May 25, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28552628/effects-of-pcb-126-on-aryl-hydrocarbon-receptor-ubiquitin-and-p53-expression-levels-in-sparus-aurata
#11
M Calò, P Licata, A Bitto, P Lo Cascio, F Giarratana, D Altavilla
The aim of the present study is to determine if Ahr ligands as PCB-126, a dioxin-like, might contribute to inhibition of the tumor suppressor p53 by promoting its degradation through proteasome-ubiquitin system (UPS). The findings show, in the presence of PCB-126, a significant increase of p53 immunoreactivity in fish compared to the control. Subsequently, there is a decrease of p53 immunoreactivity at 24h which is maintained even at 72h. At the same time there is a slight decrease of ubiquitin immunoreactivity to 12h compared to the control and a marked decrease to 24 and 72h...
May 25, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28551406/protective-effect-of-hesperidin-and-tiger-nut-against-acrylamide-toxicity-in-female-rats
#12
Soha M Hamdy, Amany M Shabaan, Abdel Karim M Abdel Latif, Ayman M Abdel-Aziz, Alshimaa M Amin
Phytochemicals that have antioxidant effect play important role in protection against several diseases in humans. This study was carried out to evaluate the efficacy of hesperidin and tiger nut against the early changes that may be related to the toxicity of acrylamide in female rats. 72 Sprague Dawley female rats were divided into six groups (12 rat/group): control group (I); hesperidin (HES) treated group (II); tiger nut (TN) treated group (III); Acrylamide (ACR) treated group (IV); HES-ACR treated group (V); and TN-ACR treated group (VI)...
May 24, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28535907/suppression-of-epithelial-restitution-using-an-inhibitor-against-rho-associated-coiled-coil-containing-protein-kinase-aggravates-colitis-through-reduced-epithelial-expression-of-a-kinase-anchor-protein-13
#13
Yumi Kangawa, Toshinori Yoshida, Yutaka Yonezawa, Kiyoshi Maruyama, Shim-Mo Hayashi, Makoto Shibutani
In the gastrointestinal tract, the immediate healing response to mucosal damage is critical to sustain mucosal homeostasis. The migration of surrounding epithelial cells to cover the denuded area without proliferation is termed restitution, followed by early reparation of the damage. In this study, we determined the role of A-kinase anchor protein 13 (AKAP13) in mice with dextran sulphate sodium (DSS)-induced colitis upon mucosal injury and restitution, and investigated whether inhibition of Rho-associated coiled-coil containing protein kinase (ROCK), downstream effector of AKAP13, affects these mucosal responses...
May 20, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28522248/adverse-effects-in-kidney-function-antioxidant-systems-and-histopathology-in-rats-receiving-monosodium-glutamate-diet
#14
María Del Carmen Contini, Ana Fabro, Néstor Millen, Adriana Benmelej, Stella Mahieu
We investigated the effects of adding of monosodium glutamate (MSG) to a standard diet on oxidative stress in kidney, nitric oxide excretion, renal ions handling and blood pressure. We examined the association of these changes with the effects on renal histology. The study was performed on male Wistar rats (5 weeks old) divided into 3 groups: 1) MSG group were fed a diet supplemented with 3g of MSG/kg b.w./day, five days a week, and spontaneous ingestion of a 1% MSG solution during 16 weeks; 2) NaCl group were fed a diet with NaCl (1g/kg b...
May 15, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28502747/chicken-egg-fetal-liver-dna-and-histopathologic-effects-of-structurally-diverse-carcinogens-and-non-carcinogens
#15
M J Iatropoulos, T Kobets, J-D Duan, K D Brunnemann, E Vock, U Deschl, G M Williams
Chicken egg fetal livers were evaluated for histopathological changes produced by four genotoxic hepatocarcinogens: 2-acetylaminofluorene (AAF), aflatoxin B1 (AFB1), benzo[a]pyrene (BaP), diethylnitrosamine (DEN); four structurally related non- or weakly- carcinogenic comparators: fluorene (FLU), aflatoxin B2 (AFB2), benzo[e]pyrene (BeP), N-nitrosodiethanolamine (NDELA); two epigenetic hepatocarcinogens: clofibric acid (CFA), phenobarbital (PB); and the non-carcinogen, D-mannitol (MAN). CFA, PB and MAN were also assessed for formation of DNA adducts using the (32)P nucleotide postlabeling (NPL) assay and for DNA breaks using the comet assay...
May 11, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28501488/laminaria-japonica-polysaccharides-effectively-inhibited-the-growth-of-nasopharyngeal-carcinoma-cells-in-vivo-and-in-vitro-study
#16
Manli Zeng, Xingyu Wu, Fen Li, Wensheng She, Lin Zhou, Benyuan Pi, Zhiwen Xu, Xiaolin Huang
AIMS: Laminaria Japonica Polysaccharides (LJP) is a kind of plant polysaccharide isolated from Laminaria Japonica Aresch. LJP has a variety of biological activity, including anti-tumor, improving immune function, anti-radiation and others. This study observed the biological activity of LJP in vitro and in vivo on human nasopharyngeal carcinoma(NPC), and the possible anticancer mechanism was explored. METHODS: Nasopharyngeal poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma cell lines CNE2 and HONE1 were used for the study...
May 10, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28495475/ameliorative-effects-of-achillea-millefolium-inflorescences-alcoholic-extract-against-nicotine-induced-reproductive-failure-in-rat
#17
M Hallaj Salahipour, Sh Hasanzadeh, H Malekinejad
BACKGROUND: Nicotine (Nic) is a major risk factor in the development of functional disorders of male reproductive system. Achillea millefolium; is highly regarded for medicinal activities, due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. This study was carried out to evaluate whether Achillea millefolium (Achm) inflorescences alcoholic extract could serve as a protective agent in male reproductive male failures during Nic exposure in a rat model. METHODS: Twenty-five adult male Wistar rats were categorized into the five groups...
May 8, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28495474/late-effect-of-developmental-exposure-to-glycidol-on-hippocampal-neurogenesis-in-mice-loss-of-parvalbumin-expressing-interneurons
#18
Masashi Kawashima, Yousuke Watanabe, Kota Nakajima, Hirotada Murayama, Rei Nagahara, Meilan Jin, Toshinori Yoshida, Makoto Shibutani
Developmental exposure to glycidol of rats causes axonal injury targeting axon terminals in dams and transient disruption of late-stage differentiation of hippocampal neurogenesis, accompanying sustained increase in the number of reelin-producing or calretinin-expressing interneurons in offspring. The molecular mechanism of disruptive neurogenesis probably targets the newly generating nerve terminals. We previously found differences between mice and rats in the effects on hippocampal neurogenesis after developmental exposure to the same neurotoxic substances...
May 8, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28487049/liver-cirrhosis-reversion-is-improved-in-hamsters-with-a-neurointermediate-pituitary-lobectomy
#19
A Quintanar-Stephano, J Ventura-Juárez, E Sánchez-Alemán, L R Aldaba-Muruato, D Cervantes-García, D Gonzalez-Blas, M H Muñoz-Ortega
Regulating mechanisms of fibrosis is an important goal in the treatment of fibrosis and liver cirrhosis. The role of arginine vasopressin (AVP) in promoting fibrosis in several organs has been well documented. However, the result of an AVP deficiency during liver fibrosis has not been reported. We herein study the effects of an AVP deficiency, which was induced by neurointermediate pituitary lobectomy (NIL), on liver cirrhosis and liver cirrhosis reversion. Hamsters were intact (control) or underwent CCl4-induced cirrhosis, the latter animals divided into four groups: Cirrhotic, NIL-cirrhotic, Cirrhotic-reversion (R) and NIL-cirrhotic-R...
May 7, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28483348/buffalo-casein-derived-peptide-can-alleviates-h2o2-induced-cellular-damage-and-necrosis-in-fibroblast-cells
#20
Savita Devi, Naveen Kumar, Suman Kapila, Sanusi Bello Mada, Srinu Reddi, Rishika Vij, Rajeev Kapila
Oxidative stress is one of a critical pathogenic factor in the progression of aging and chronic diseases such as cancer, myocardial inflammation and diabetes. In the present scenario, peptides with short half life and more biological specificities are gaining much attention as prodrugs. Thus, the present investigation carried out to screen potential antioxidative peptide, VLPVPQK to cope with the cellular oxidative damage. Our results showed that treatment of rat fibroblast cells with 0.2mM H2O2 for 6h significantly declined different oxidative stress biomarkers such as SOD, CAT, GSH, and promoted LDH activity...
May 5, 2017: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
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