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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28210204/physicochemical-properties-of-epoxy-resin-based-and-bioceramic-based-root-canal-sealers
#1
Ju Kyung Lee, Sang Won Kwak, Jung-Hong Ha, WooCheol Lee, Hyeon-Cheol Kim
Three bioceramic sealers (EndoSequence BC sealer, EndoSeal MTA, and MTA Fillapex) and three epoxy resin-based sealers (AH-Plus, AD Seal, and Radic-Sealer) were tested to evaluate the physicochemical properties: flow, final setting time, radiopacity, dimensional stability, and pH change. The one-way ANOVA and Tukey's post hoc test were used to analyze the data (P = 0.05). The MTA Fillapex sealer had a highest flow and the BC Sealer presented a flow significantly lower than the others (P < 0.05). The BC Sealer and MTA Fillapex samples were not set in humid incubator condition even after one month...
2017: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28115919/establishment-of-a-method-for-measuring-antioxidant-capacity-in-urine-based-on-oxidation-reduction-potential-and-redox-couple-i2-ki
#2
Tinghui Cao, Min He, Tianyu Bai, Hui Liu
Objectives. To establish a new method for determination of antioxidant capacity of human urine based on the redox couple I2/KI and to evaluate the redox status of healthy and diseased individuals. Methods. The method was based on the linear relationship between oxidation reduction potential (ORP) and logarithm of concentration ratio of I2/KI. ORP of a solution with a known concentration ratio of I2/KI will change when reacted with urine. To determine the accuracy of the method, both vitamin C and urine were reacted separately with I2/KI solution...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28096759/the-role-of-metals-in-the-reaction-catalyzed-by-metal-ion-independent-bacillary-rnase
#3
Yulia Sokurenko, Vera Ulyanova, Pavel Zelenikhin, Alexey Kolpakov, Dmitriy Blokhin, Dieter Müller, Vladimir Klochkov, Olga Ilinskaya
Extracellular enzymes of intestinal microbiota are the key agents that affect functional activity of the body as they directly interact with epithelial and immune cells. Several species of the Bacillus genus, like Bacillus pumilus, a common producer of extracellular RNase binase, can populate the intestinal microbiome as a colonizing organism. Without involving metal ions as cofactors, binase depolymerizes RNA by cleaving the 3',5'-phosphodiester bond and generates 2',3'-cyclic guanosine phosphates in the first stage of a catalytic reaction...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28058040/in-vivo-radionuclide-generators-for-diagnostics-and-therapy
#4
REVIEW
Patricia E Edem, Jesper Fonslet, Andreas Kjær, Matthias Herth, Gregory Severin
In vivo radionuclide generators make complex combinations of physical and chemical properties available for medical diagnostics and therapy. Perhaps the best-known in vivo generator is (212)Pb/(212)Bi, which takes advantage of the extended half-life of (212)Pb to execute a targeted delivery of the therapeutic short-lived α-emitter (212)Bi. Often, as in the case of (81)Rb/(81)Kr, chemical changes resulting from the transmutation of the parent are relied upon for diagnostic value. In other instances such as with extended alpha decay chains, chemical changes may lead to unwanted consequences...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27965526/fracture-resistance-of-k3-nickel-titanium-files-made-from-different-thermal-treatments
#5
JinWook Choi, Soram Oh, Yu-Chan Kim, Kwang-Koo Jee, KeeYeon Kum, SeokWoo Chang
The purpose of this study was to compare fracture resistances of K3 nickel-titanium files made from different thermal treatments. K3 (SybronEndo, Orange, CA), K3XF (SybronEndo), and experimentally heat treated K3 (K3H) were used. For the cyclic fatigue test, the samples were rotated with up-and-down motion in the artificial canal with the curvature of 60 degrees until the fracture occurred. The number of cycles to fracture (NCF) was measured. For the torsional fracture test, the samples were tightly bound and rotated until the fracture occurred...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27965525/facile-synthesis-characterization-and-cytotoxic-activity-of-europium-doped-nanohydroxyapatite
#6
Paulina-Guadalupe Miranda-Meléndez, Gabriel-Alejandro Martínez-Castañón, Nereyda Niño-Martínez, Nuria Patiño-Marín, Miguel-Ángel Casillas-Santana, Brenda-Erendida Castillo-Silva, Facundo Ruiz
The objective of this study was to synthetize europium-doped nanohydroxyapatite using a simple aqueous precipitation method and, thereafter, characterize and impregnate selected samples with 5-fluorouracil in order to explore the properties and the releasing capacity of this material. The nanohydroxyapatite was doped with 3, 5, 10, and 20 wt% of europium. The obtained samples were characterized after they were dried at 80°C and hydrothermal treated at 120°C by 2 hours. The samples were analyzed by transmission electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction analysis, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, and photoluminescence...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27847444/synthesis-characterization-and-biological-studies-of-a-piperidinyl-appended-dipicolylamine-ligand-and-its-rhenium-tricarbonyl-complex-as-potential-therapeutic-agents-for-human-breast-cancer
#7
Amali Subasinghe, Inoka C Perera, Svetlana Pakhomova, Theshini Perera
A novel ligand bearing a central piperidinyl sulfonamide group, N(SO2pip)dpa, and its corresponding Re tricarbonyl complex, [Re(CO)3(N(SO2pip)dpa)](+), have been synthesized in good yield. The methylene CH2 signal seen as a singlet (4.54 ppm) in a (1)H NMR spectrum of the ligand in DMSO-d6 appears as two doublets (5.39, 5.01 ppm) in a spectrum of the [Re(CO)3(N(SO2pip)dpa)](+) complex and confirms the presence of magnetically nonequivalent protons upon coordination to Re. Structural results revealed that the Re-N bond lengths fall within the normal range establishing coordination of ligand to metal...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27833473/synthesis-and-assessment-of-antibacterial-activities-of-ruthenium-iii-mixed-ligand-complexes-containing-1-10-phenanthroline-and-guanide
#8
Atakilt Abebe, Tizazu Hailemariam
In this work, two complexes of ruthenium(III) ([Ru(phen)2Cl2]Cl·2H2O and [Ru(phen)2(G)Cl]2Cl·H2O) were synthesized from 1,10-phenanthroline alone as well as from both 1,10-phenanthroline and guanide. The synthesis was checked using halide test, conductance measurement, and spectroscopic (ICP-OES, FTIR, and UV/Vis) analysis. Their in vitro antibacterial activities were also investigated on two Gram-positive (Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) and methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)) and two Gram-negative (Escherichia coli (E...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27803644/gamma-radiation-induced-damage-in-the-zinc-finger-of-the-transcription-factor-iiia
#9
XiaoHong Zhang, YuJi Miao, XiaoDan Hu, Rui Min, PeiDang Liu, HaiQian Zhang
A zinc finger motif is an element of proteins that can specifically recognize and bind to DNA. Because they contain multiple cysteine residues, zinc finger motifs possess redox properties. Ionizing radiation generates a variety of free radicals in organisms. Zinc finger motifs, therefore, may be a target of ionizing radiation. The effect of gamma radiation on the zinc finger motifs in transcription factor IIIA (TFIIIA), a zinc finger protein, was investigated. TFIIIA was exposed to different gamma doses from (60)Co sources...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27774044/structural-and-antioxidant-properties-of-compounds-obtained-from-fe-2-chelation-by-juglone-and-two-of-its-derivatives-dft-qtaim-and-nbo-studies
#10
Aymard Didier Tamafo Fouegue, Julius Numbonui Ghogomu, Désiré Bikélé Mama, Nyiang Kennet Nkungli, Elie Younang
The chelating ability of juglone and two of its derivatives towards Fe(2+)ion and the antioxidant activity (AOA) of the resulting chelates and complexes (in the presence of H2O and CH3OH as ligands) in gas phase is reported via bond dissociation enthalpy, ionization potential, proton dissociation enthalpy, proton affinity, and electron transfer enthalpy. The DFT/B3LYP level of theory associated with the 6-31+G(d,p) and 6-31G(d) Pople-style basis sets on the atoms of the ligands and the central Fe(II), respectively, was used...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27774043/polyanionic-biopolymers-for-the-delivery-of-pt-ii-cationic-antiproliferative-complexes
#11
Mauro Ravera, Elisabetta Gabano, Ilaria Zanellato, Elena Perin, Aldo Arrais, Domenico Osella
Phenanthriplatin, that is, (SP-4-3)-diamminechlorido(phenanthridine)platinum(II) nitrate, an effective antitumor cationic Pt(II) complex, was loaded on negatively charged dextran sulfate (DS) as a model vector for drug delivery via electrostatic interactions. The free complex and the corresponding conjugate with DS were tested on two standard human tumor cell lines, namely, ovarian A2780 and colon HCT 116, and on several malignant pleural mesothelioma cell lines (namely, epithelioid BR95, mixed/biphasic MG06, sarcomatoid MM98, and sarcomatoid cisplatin-resistant MM98R)...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27738409/chemical-species-micromorphology-and-xrd-fingerprint-analysis-of-tibetan-medicine-zuotai-containing-mercury
#12
Cen Li, Hongxia Yang, Yuzhi Du, Yuancan Xiao, Zhandui, Sanglao, Zhang Wang, Duojie Ladan, Hongtao Bi, Lixin Wei
Zuotai (gTso thal) is one of the famous drugs containing mercury in Tibetan medicine. However, little is known about the chemical substance basis of its pharmacodynamics and the intrinsic link of different samples sources so far. Given this, energy dispersive spectrometry of X-ray (EDX), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), atomic force microscopy (AFM), and powder X-ray diffraction (XRD) were used to assay the elements, micromorphology, and phase composition of nine Zuotai samples from different regions, respectively; the XRD fingerprint features of Zuotai were analyzed by multivariate statistical analysis...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27698647/novel-fe-ii-and-co-ii-complexes-of-natural-product-tryptanthrin-synthesis-and-binding-with-g-quadruplex-dna
#13
Yi-Ning Zhong, Yan Zhang, Yun-Qiong Gu, Shi-Yun Wu, Wen-Ying Shen, Ming-Xiong Tan
Tryptanthrin is one of the most important members of indoloquinoline alkaloids. We obtained this alkaloid from Isatis. Two novel Fe(II) and Co(II) complexes of tryptanthrin were first synthesized. Single-crystal X-ray diffraction analyses show that these complexes display distorted four-coordinated tetrahedron geometry via two heterocyclic nitrogen and oxygen atoms from tryptanthrin ligand. Binding with G-quadruplex DNA properties revealed that both complexes were found to exhibit significant interaction with G-quadruplex DNA...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27660601/effect-of-ag-addition-on-the-electrochemical-performance-of-cu10al-in-artificial-saliva
#14
R J Salgado-Salgado, J Porcayo-Calderon, O Sotelo-Mazon, R A Rodriguez-Diaz, G Salinas-Solano, V M Salinas-Bravo, L Martinez-Gomez
In this work we proposed to evaluate the corrosion resistance of four different alloys by electrochemical techniques, a binary alloy Cu10Al, and three ternary alloys Cu10Al-xAg (x = 5, 10, and 15 wt.%) to be used like biomaterials in dental application. Biomaterials proposed were tested in artificial saliva at 37°C for 48 h. In addition, pure metals Cu, Al, Ag, and Ti as reference materials were evaluated. In general the short time tests indicated that the Ag addition increases the corrosion resistance and reduces the extent of localized attack of the binary alloy...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27648004/reversible-oxygenation-of-2-4-diaminobutanoic-acid-co-ii-complexes
#15
Xiang Cheng, Yan Huang, Hui Li, Fan Yue, Hongmei Wen, Jide Wang
This paper introduces the structural characterization and studies on reversible oxygenation behavior of a new oxygen carrier Co(II)-2,4-diaminobutanoic acid (DABA) complex in aqueous solution. The composition of the oxygenated complex was determined by gas volumetric method, molar ratio method, and mass spectrometry, and the formula of the oxygenated complex was determined to be [Co(DABA)2O2]. In aqueous solution, the complex can continuously uptake and release dioxygen and exhibit excellent reversibility of oxygenation and deoxygenation ability...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27597814/synthesis-characterization-anticancer-and-antioxidant-studies-of-ru-iii-complexes-of-monobasic-tridentate-schiff-bases
#16
Ikechukwu P Ejidike, Peter A Ajibade
Mononuclear Ru(III) complexes of the type [Ru(LL)Cl2(H2O)] (LL = monobasic tridentate Schiff base anion: (1Z)-N'-(2-{(E)-[1-(2,4-dihydroxyphenyl)ethylidene]amino}ethyl)-N-phenylethanimidamide [DAE], 4-[(1E)-N-{2-[(Z)-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzylidene)amino]ethyl}ethanimidoyl]benzene-1,3-diol [HME], 4-[(1E)-N-{2-[(Z)-(3,4-dimethoxybenzylidene)amino]ethyl}ethanimidoyl]benzene-1,3-diol [MBE], and N-(2-{(E)-[1-(2,4-dihydroxyphenyl)ethylidene]amino}ethyl)benzenecarboximidoyl chloride [DEE]) were synthesized and characterized using the microanalytical, conductivity measurements, electronic spectra, and FTIR spectroscopy...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27524954/effect-of-his-tag-on-expression-purification-and-structure-of-zinc-finger-protein-znf191-243-368
#17
Dongxin Zhao, Zhongxian Huang
Zinc finger proteins are associated with hereditary diseases and cancers. To obtain an adequate amount of zinc finger proteins for studying their properties, structure, and functions, many protein expression systems are used. ZNF191(243-368) is a zinc finger protein and can be fused with His-tag to generate fusion proteins such as His6-ZNF191(243-368) and ZNF191(243-368)-His8. The purification of His-tag protein using Ni-NTA resin can overcome the difficulty of ZNF191(243-368) separation caused by inclusion body formation...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27478426/synthesis-of-polydopamine-functionalized-reduced-graphene-oxide-palladium-nanocomposite-for-laccase-based-biosensor
#18
Da-Wei Li, Lei Luo, Peng-Fei Lv, Qing-Qing Wang, Ke-Yu Lu, An-Fang Wei, Qu-Fu Wei
Graphene based 2D nanomaterials have attracted increasing attention in biosensing application due to the outstanding physicochemical properties of graphene. In this work, palladium nanoparticles (Pd) loaded reduced graphene oxide (rGO) hybrid (rGO-Pd) was synthesized through a facile method. Laccase (Lac) was immobilized on rGO-Pd by utilizing the self-polymerization of dopamine, which generated polydopamine (PDA). The PDA-Lac-rGO-Pd nanocomposites were further modified on electrode surface to construct novel biosensing platform...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27436993/a-novel-application-of-ti-substituted-polyoxometalates-anti-inflammatory-activity-in-ova-induced-asthma-murine-model
#19
Dong Li, Xiuzhu Gao, Jingmin Gu, Yuan Tian, Yaqing Liu, Zheng Jin, Dongmei Yan, Ya-Guang Chen, Xun Zhu
Objective. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder. Despite extensive researches into the treatment and management of it, current treatments and management strategies are still limited. The search for a novel approach to its treatments is urgently needed. Researches on the potential medical use of polyoxometalates (POMs) have already shown it has antiviral and antitumor bioactivities. But the effects of POM in immune systems are still largely unknown. Methods. In order to investigate the role of POM in the asthmatic disease, we used OVA-induced asthma murine model and observed the pathological changes between mice that received three different Ti-substituted POMs (0...
2016: Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27382364/spectral-studies-of-uv-and-solar-photocatalytic-degradation-of-azo-dye-and-textile-dye-effluents-using-green-synthesized-silver-nanoparticles
#20
R Mariselvam, A J A Ranjitsingh, P Mosae Selvakumar, Abdullah A Alarfaj, Murugan A Munusamy
The photocatalytic degradation of the chemical dye AZO and dye effluents in different time duration has been investigated using biologically synthesized silver nanoparticles. Dye industry effluents and AZO dye undergo degradation to form harmless intermediate and colourless products following irradiation by UV and solar light in the presence of green synthesized silver nanoparticles. The degree of degradation was tested under the experimental conditions such as P(H), temperature, and absorbance of the dye in UV and solar light was measured...
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