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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28434120/involvement-of-fas-fasl-pathway-in-the-murine-model-of-atopic-dermatitis
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Karolina Bień, Magdalena Żmigrodzka, Piotr Orłowski, Aleksandra Fruba, Łukasz Szymański, Wanda Stankiewicz, Zuzanna Nowak, Tadeusz Malewski, Małgorzata Krzyżowska
OBJECTIVE AND DESIGN: The aim of this study was to elucidate the role of apoptosis mediated through Fas/FasL pathway using the mouse model of atopic dermatitis (AD). MATERIALS AND TREATMENT: AD was induced by epicutaneous application of ovalbumin (OVA) in wild-type C57BL/6, B6. MRL-Faslpr/J (Fas-) and B6Smn.C3-Faslgld/J (FasL-) mouse strains. METHODS: Skin samples were subjected to staining for Fas/FasL expression, M30 epitope and assessment of inflammatory response via immunohistochemical staining...
April 22, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28424824/resistin-and-ngal-are-associated-with-inflammatory-response-endothelial-activation-and-clinical-outcomes-in-sepsis
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Stephen P J Macdonald, Erika Bosio, Claire Neil, Glenn Arendts, Sally Burrows, Lisa Smart, Simon G A Brown, Daniel M Fatovich
OBJECTIVE AND DESIGN: Resistin and neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) are upregulated in circulating leucocytes in sepsis, but the significance of this is uncertain. We evaluated associations between Resistin and NGAL with endothelial cell activation and clinical outcomes in a prospective observational study in the Emergency Department (ED). METHODS: Serum levels of Resistin, NGAL, inflammatory cytokines (IL-6, IL-10) and soluble endothelial adhesion molecules (VCAM-1, ICAM-1) were measured at defined time points up to 24 h...
April 19, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28409189/daphnetin-reduces-endotoxin-lethality-in-mice-and-decreases-lps-induced-inflammation-in-raw264-7-cells-via-suppressing-jak-stats-activation-and-ros-production
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Lei Shen, Ting Zhou, Jing Wang, Xiumei Sang, Lei Lan, Lan Luo, Zhimin Yin
OBJECTIVE: Here, we used various approaches to investigate the suppressive role of daphnetin in LPS-induced inflammatory response, with the goal to understand the underlining molecular mechanism by which daphnetin regulated these processes. METHODS: We examined the survival rate and the lung injury in the mice model of LPS-induced endotoxemia. The production of pro-inflammatory factors including tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α), interleukin-1β (IL-1β), IL-6, nitric oxide (NO), and prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) was measured by ELISA and nitrite analysis, respectively...
April 13, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28405735/curcumin-inhibits-epigen-and-amphiregulin-upregulated-by-2-4-6-trinitrochlorobenzene-associated-with-attenuation-of-skin-swelling
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Hiroyasu Sakai, Ken Sato, Fumiaki Sato, Yuki Kai, Kazutaka Mandokoro, Kenjiro Matsumoto, Shinichi Kato, Tetsuro Yumoto, Minoru Narita, Yoshihiko Chiba
OBJECTIVES: Contact dermatitis model involving repeated application of hapten is used as a tool to assess dermatitis, as characterized by thickening. Involvement of cell proliferation, elicited by repeated hapten-stimulation, in this swelling has been unclear. Curcumin is reported to reduce inflammation. We examined involvement of cell proliferation and the role of extracellular regulated kinase (ERK) in 2,4,6-trinitrochlorobenzene (TNCB) challenge-induced ear swelling. We also examined the effects of curcumin in this model...
April 12, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28405734/genetic-association-between-tap1-and-tap2-polymorphisms-and-ankylosing-spondylitis-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Yufeng Qian, Genlin Wang, Feng Xue, Lianghui Chen, Yan Wang, Liang Tang, Huilin Yang
OBJECTIVES: Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory joint disease. The transporter associated with antigen processing (TAP) has been identified to play an important role in immune response as well as the HLA-associated diseases. The aim of our meta-analysis was to investigate the contribution of TAP (TAP1 and TAP2) polymorphisms to the risk of AS. METHODS: Meta-analyses were performed between 2 polymorphisms in TAP1 (TAP1-333, -637) and 3 polymorphisms in TAP2 (TAP2-379, -565, and -665) and AS...
April 12, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28405733/association-of-il-1%C3%AE-il-1ra-and-fabp1-gene-polymorphisms-with-the-metabolic-features-of-polycystic-ovary-syndrome
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Nadia Rashid, Aruna Nigam, Pikee Saxena, S K Jain, Saima Wajid
BACKGROUND: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a highly prevalent endocrinopathy is currently being designated as chronic low grade inflammatory state. IL-1β, IL-1Ra and FABP1 are critical mediators of inflammatory processes and are speculated to play a role in the pathogenesis of PCOS. The aim of this study was to study the association of IL-β, IL-1Ra and FABP1 gene polymorphisms with PCOS and related metabolic features. SUBJECTS: 95 PCOS and 45 age matched healthy control subjects were enrolled in this study...
April 12, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28401267/paeonol-protects-against-tnf-%C3%AE-induced-proliferation-and-cytokine-release-of-rheumatoid-arthritis-fibroblast-like-synoviocytes-by-upregulating-foxo3-through-inhibition-of-mir-155-expression
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Ning Liu, Xue Feng, Wenbo Wang, Xingkai Zhao, Xia Li
BACKGROUND: Fibroblast-like synoviocytes (FLS) play an essential role in the pathogenesis of chronic inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Paeonol (Pae) is a phenolic compound found in many traditional Chinese medicine remedies. However, the effects of Pae on TNF-α-stimulated FLS and the underlying molecular mechanism are unknown. In this study, we aimed to investigate the anti-proliferative and anti-inflammatory effect of Pae against activated FLS. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Rheumatoid arthritis FLS (RA-FLS) were pre-treated with different doses (25, 50, and 100 µM) of Pae or miR-155 inhibitor for 30 min or transfected with miR-155 mimic, and then treated with 50 ng/mL of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) for 1 h...
April 11, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28391364/mesenchymal-stem-cells-cannot-affect-mrna-expression-of-toll-like-receptors-in-different-tissues-during-sepsis
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Leonardo Pedrazza, Talita Carneiro Brandão Pereira, Ana Lucia Abujamra, Fernanda Bordignon Nunes, Maurício Reis Bogo, Jarbas Rodrigues de Oliveira
OBJECTIVE AND DESIGN: Experimental animal models and human clinical studies support a crucial role for TLRs in infectious diseases. The aim of this study was to test the ability of MSCs, which have immunomodulatory effects, of altering the mRNA expression of toll-like receptors during a experimental model of sepsis in different tissues. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Three experimental groups (male C57BL/6 mice) were formed for the test: control group, untreated septic group and septic group treated with MSCs (1 × 10(6) cells/animal)...
April 8, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28386622/probucol-attenuates-overt-pain-like-behavior-and-carrageenan-induced-inflammatory-hyperalgesia-and-leukocyte-recruitment-by-inhibiting-nf-%C3%B0%C2%BAb-activation-and-cytokine-production-without-antioxidant-effects
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Amanda Z Zucoloto, Marília F Manchope, Larrisa Staurengo-Ferrari, José C Alves-Filho, Thiago M Cunha, Maísa M Antunes, Gustavo B Menezes, Fernando Q Cunha, Rubia Casagrande, Waldiceu A Verri
OBJECTIVE AND DESIGN: This study aimed to evaluate the effect of probucol in inflammatory hyperalgesia and leukocyte recruitment in mice. TREATMENT: Probucol at 0.3-3 mg/kg was administrated per oral 1 h before inflammatory stimulus.Author: Kindly check and confirm the affiliation 1 have been correctly processed or not and amend if necessary.Thank you. We have corrected affiliation 1. We added the information to the appropriate boxes. However the state and the postal code are in a different order when compared to the other affiliations...
April 6, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28364200/sphingosine-1-phosphate-is-involved-in-inflammatory-reactions-in-patients-with-graves-orbitopathy
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Yuri Seo, Min Kyung Chae, Sol Ah Han, Eun Jig Lee, Joon H Lee, Jin Sook Yoon
OBJECTIVE: Graves' orbitopathy (GO) is initiated by excessive amount of various inflammatory mediators produced by orbital fibroblasts. This study aimed to assess the crucial role of sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) in the inflammatory process of GO. METHODS: Orbital adipose/connective tissue samples were obtained from 10 GO patients and 10 normal control individuals during surgery. Primary orbital fibroblast culture was done. After the expression of S1P receptors and sphingosine kinase (SphK) was assessed with the treatment of interleukin (IL)-1β, we evaluated the expression of pro-inflammatory factors [intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1), cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and IL-6] after treating S1P...
March 31, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28361293/activation-of-liver-x-receptor-%C3%AE-protects-amyloid-%C3%AE-1-40-induced-inflammatory-and-senescent-responses-in-human-retinal-pigment-epithelial-cells
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Bingling Dai, Chunyan Lei, Ru Lin, Lifei Tao, Yue Bin, Hui Peng, Bo Lei
OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether activation of the liver X receptors (LXRs) inhibits amyloid β1-40 (Aβ1-40) induced inflammatory and senescent responses in human retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Confluent cultures of human primary RPE and ARPE-19 cells pretreated with 5 μΜ of TO901317 (TO90), a synthetic agonist of LXR, or vehicle were incubated with 1 μΜ of Aβ1-40 or Aβ40-1. The optimum concentrations of Aβ1-40 and TO90 were determined by cell viability assay...
March 30, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28314879/a-study-on-associations-of-single-nucleotide-polymorphisms-within-h19-and-hox-transcript-antisense-rna-hotair-with-genetic-susceptibility-to-rheumatoid-arthritis-in-a-chinese-population
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Jian-Zhe Zhou, Jing-Jing Li, Dong-Jin Hua, Si-Chao Huang, Qing-Qing Sun, Hua Huang, Xia-Fei Xin, Han Cen
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our study was to examine whether the H19 rs2839698, rs217727, and HOX transcript antisense RNA (HOTAIR) rs12826786 polymorphisms were associated with genetic susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in a Chinese population. METHODS: A total of 777 participants were enrolled in this study, including 328 RA patients and 449 healthy controls. The H19 rs2839698, rs217727, and HOTAIR rs12826786 polymorphisms were detected by the ligase detection reaction-polymerase chain reaction (LDR-PCR) technology...
March 17, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28299397/suppression-of-cytokine-production-by-glucocorticoids-is-mediated-by-mkp-1-in-human-lung-epithelial-cells
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Tiina Keränen, Eeva Moilanen, Riku Korhonen
Mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase 1 (MKP-1) expression is induced by inflammatory factors and serves as an endogenous p38 MAPK suppressor to limit inflammatory response. Glucocorticoids are very effective anti-inflammatory drugs and they are used for the treatment of many inflammatory diseases, such as asthma and COPD. We investigated the role of MKP-1 in the inhibition of cytokine production by dexamethasone in human A549 bronchial epithelial cells. We found that dexamethasone increased MKP-1 expression, inhibited p38 MAPK phosphorylation, and suppressed TNF and MIP-3α production in A549 cells...
March 15, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28299396/no-correlation-between-mthfr-c-677-c%C3%A2-%C3%A2-t-mthfr-c-1298-a%C3%A2-%C3%A2-c-and-abcb1-c-3435-c%C3%A2-%C3%A2-t-polymorphisms-and-methotrexate-therapeutic-outcome-of-rheumatoid-arthritis-in-west-algerian-population
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Wefa Boughrara, Ahmed Benzaoui, Meriem Aberkane, Fatima Zohra Moghtit, Samia Dorgham, Aicha Sarah Lardjam-Hetraf, Hadjer Ouhaibi-Djellouli, Elisabeth Petit Teixeira, Abdallah Boudjema
CONTEXT: The c.677 C > T and c.1298 A > C polymorphisms of methylenetatrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene and c.3435 C > T polymorphism of ATP-Binding cassette B1 (ABCB1) gene are reported as pharmacogenetic markers, influencing the methotrexate (MTX) therapeutic outcome in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. OBJECTIVES: The aims of this study were to determine the relationship between these polymorphisms and clinical response and/or adverse drug reaction (ADRs) to MTX treatment...
March 15, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28289752/the-%C3%AE-cyclodextrin-complex-of-the-moringa-isothiocyanate-suppresses-lipopolysaccharide-induced-inflammation-in-raw-264-7-macrophage-cells-through-akt-and-p38-inhibition
#15
Sabrina Giacoppo, Thangavelu Soundara Rajan, Renato Iori, Patrick Rollin, Placido Bramanti, Emanuela Mazzon
In the last decades, a growing need to discover new compounds for the prevention and treatment of inflammatory diseases has led researchers to consider drugs derived from natural products as a valid option in the treatment of inflammation-associated disorders. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the anti-inflammatory effects of a new formulation of Moringa oleifera-derived 4-(α-L-rhamnopyranosyloxy)benzyl isothiocyanate as a complex with alpha-cyclodextrin (moringin + α-CD) on lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-stimulated RAW 264...
March 13, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28285394/hcv-induced-regulatory-alterations-of-il-1%C3%AE-il-6-tnf-%C3%AE-and-ifn-%C3%AF-operative-leading-liver-en-route-to-non-alcoholic-steatohepatitis
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REVIEW
Rabia Nawaz, Sadia Zahid, Muhammad Idrees, Shazia Rafique, Muhammad Shahid, Ammara Ahad, Iram Amin, Iqra Almas, Samia Afzal
Over the course of time, Hepatitis C has become a universal health menace. Its deleterious effects on human liver encompass a lot of physiological, genetic as well as epigenetic alterations. Fatty liver (Hepatic steatosis) is an inflammation having multifactorial ancestries; one of them is HCV (steatohepatitis). HCV boosts several cellular pathways involving up-regulation of a number of cytokines. Current study reviews the regulation of some selective key cytokines during HCV infection, to help generate an improved understanding of their role...
March 11, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28285393/t1-polymorphism-in-a-disintegrin-and-metalloproteinase-33-adam33-gene-may-contribute-to-the-risk-of-childhood-asthma-in-asians
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Rui Deng, Fengyan Zhao, Xiaoyun Zhong
OBJECTIVE: Polymorphisms in ADAM33 gene have been implicated in susceptibility to the risk of childhood asthma. However, the results remain controversial. We performed meta-analyses to clarify the relationship between them. METHODS: Relevant articles were searched in PubMed, Embase, Wanfang, and China National Knowledge Infrastructure. The Odds ratio (OR) with 95% confidence interval (CI) was used to assess the strength of the associations. RESULTS: Fourteen studies with five ADAM33 polymorphisms (F + 1, T1, T2, S2, and V4) were identified, involving 2687 cases and 2996 controls...
March 11, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28283679/the-immunological-function-of-cd52-and-its-targeting-in-organ-transplantation
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REVIEW
Yang Zhao, Huiting Su, Xiaofei Shen, Junfeng Du, Xiaodong Zhang, Yong Zhao
INTRODUCTION: CD52 (Campath-1 antigen), a glycoprotein of 12 amino acids anchored to glycosylphosphatidylinositol, is widely expressed on the cell surface of immune cells, such as mature lymphocytes, natural killer cells (NK), eosinophils, neutrophils, monocytes/macrophages, and dendritic cells (DCs). The anti-CD52 mAb, alemtuzumab, was used widely in clinics for the treatment of patients such as organ transplantation. In the present manuscript, we will briefly summarize the immunological function of CD52 and discuss the application of anti-CD52 mAb in transplantation settings...
March 10, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28265680/indirubin-inhibits-the-migration-invasion-and-activation-of-fibroblast-like-synoviocytes-from-rheumatoid-arthritis-patients
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Mingcheng Huang, Lihui Wang, Shan Zeng, Qian Qiu, Yaoyao Zou, Maohua Shi, Hanshi Xu, Liuqin Liang
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the inhibition of indirubin in FLSs migration, invasion, activation, and proliferation in RA FLSs. METHODS: The levels of IL-6 and IL-8 in cultural supernatants were measured by ELISA. RA FLS migration and invasion in vitro were measured by the Boyden chamber method and the scratch assay. Signal transduction protein expression was measured by western blot. FLS proliferation was detected by Edu incorporation. F-actin was measured by immunofluorescence staining...
March 6, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28260123/the-diagnostic-efficacy-of-platelet-to-lymphocyte-ratio-and-neutrophil-to-lymphocyte-ratio-in-ovarian-cancer
#20
REVIEW
Anastasia Prodromidou, Panagiotis Andreakos, Charalampos Kazakos, Dimitrios Eftimios Vlachos, Despina Perrea, Vasilios Pergialiotis
BACKGROUND: Platelet-to-lymphocyte (PLR) and Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte (NLR) ratios have been extensively investigated in cancer. However, to date, actual guidelines concerning ovarian cancer are missing. The purpose of the present systematic review is to summarize the available evidence. METHODS: We systematically searched Medline (1966-2016), Scopus (2004-2016), ClinicalTrials.gov (2008-2016), and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials CENTRAL (1999-2016) databases together with reference lists from included studies...
March 4, 2017: Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et Al.]
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