keyword
MENU ▼
Read by QxMD icon Read
search

PBMC&Isolation

keyword
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29783661/analysis-of-short-term-smoking-effects-in-pbmc-of-healthy-subjects-preliminary-study
#1
Joanna Wieczfinska, Tomasz Kowalczyk, Przemyslaw Sitarek, Ewa Skała, Rafal Pawliczak
Early structural changes exist in the small airways before the establishment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). These changes are believed to be induced by oxidation. The aim of this study was to analyze the influence of short-term smoking on the expression of the genes contributing to airway remodeling and their relationship with the oxidative status of human blood cells. Blood mononuclear cells were isolated from 16 healthy volunteers and treated with cigarette smoke ingredients (CSI): nicotine, 1-Nitrosodimethylamine, N-Nitrosopyrrolidyne, vinyl chloride, acetone, and acrolein...
May 18, 2018: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29776342/dna-methylation-signatures-of-breast-cancer-in-peripheral-t-cells
#2
Surabhi Parashar, David Cheishvili, Niaz Mahmood, Ani Arakelian, Imrana Tanvir, Haseeb Ahmed Khan, Richard Kremer, Catalin Mihalcioiu, Moshe Szyf, Shafaat A Rabbani
BACKGROUND: Immune surveillance acts as a defense mechanism in cancer, and its disruption is involved in cancer progression. DNA methylation reflects the phenotypic identity of cells and recent data suggested that DNA methylation profiles of T cells and peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) are altered in cancer progression. METHODS: We enrolled 19 females with stage 1 and 2, nine with stage 3 and 4 and 9 age matched healthy women. T cells were isolated from peripheral blood and extracted DNA was subjected to Illumina 450 K DNA methylation array analysis...
May 18, 2018: BMC Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29774027/clinical-remission-of-sight-threatening-non-infectious-uveitis-is-characterized-by-an-upregulation-of-peripheral-t-regulatory-cell-polarized-towards-t-bet-and-tigit
#3
Rose M Gilbert, Xiaozhe Zhang, Robert D Sampson, Michael R Ehrenstein, Dao X Nguyen, Mahid Chaudhry, Charles Mein, Nadiya Mahmud, Grazyna Galatowicz, Oren Tomkins-Netzer, Virginia L Calder, Sue Lightman
Background: Non-infectious uveitis can cause chronic relapsing and remitting ocular inflammation, which may require high dose systemic immunosuppression to prevent severe sight loss. It has been classically described as an autoimmune disease, mediated by pro-inflammatory Th1 and Th17 T-cell subsets. Studies suggest that natural immunosuppressive CD4+ CD25+ FoxP3+ T-regulatory cells (Tregs) are involved in resolution of inflammation and may be involved in the maintenance of clinical remission...
2018: Frontiers in Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29762173/a-defucosylated-bispecific-multivalent-molecule-exhibits-broad-hiv-1-neutralizing-activity-and-enhanced-adcc-against-reactivated-hiv-1-latently-infected-cells
#4
Desheng Kong, Yan Wang, Ping Ji, Wei Li, Tianlei Ying, Jinghe Huang, Chen Wang, Yanling Wu, Yanping Wang, Weizao Chen, Yanling Hao, Kunxue Hong, Yiming Shao, Dimiter S Dimitrov, Shibo Jiang, Liying Ma
OBJECTIVE: Current treatments cannot completely eradicate HIV-1 owing to the presence of latently infected cells which harbor transcriptionally silent HIV-1. However, defucosylated antibodies can readily kill latently infected cells after their activation to express envelope glycoprotein (Env) through antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity (ADCC). We herein aimed to test a defucosylated bispecific multivalent molecule consisting of domain-antibody and single-domain CD4, LSEVh-LS-F, for its HIV-1 neutralizing activity and ADCC against the reactivated latently infected cells, compared with the non-defucosylated molecule LSEVh-LS...
May 11, 2018: AIDS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29760742/correlation-between-therapeutic-efficacy-of-cd34-cell-treatment-and-directed-in-vivo-angiogenesis-in-patients-with-end-stage-diffuse-coronary-artery-disease
#5
Tien-Hung Huang, Cheuk-Kwan Sun, Yi-Ling Chen, Pei-Hsun Sung, Chi-Hsiang Chu, Mel S Lee, Yuan-Ping Lin, Hon-Kan Yip, Fan-Yen Lee
Background: This study was aimed at testing the association between the therapeutic efficacy of CD34+ cell treatment in patients with end-stage diffuse coronary artery disease as reflected in angiographic grading and results of directed in vivo angiogenesis assay (DIVAA) on their isolated peripheral blood mononuclear cell- (PBMC-) derived endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs). Methods: Angiographic grades (0: <5%; 1: 5-35%; 2: 35-75%; 3: >75%) which presented the improvement of vessel density pre- and post-CD34+ treatment were given to 30 patients with end-stage diffuse coronary artery disease having received CD34+ cell treatment...
2018: Stem Cells International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29755954/immune-response-generated-with-the-administration-of-autologous-dendritic-cells-pulsed-with-an-allogenic-tumoral-cell-lines-lysate-in-patients-with-newly-diagnosed-diffuse-intrinsic-pontine-glioma
#6
Daniel Benitez-Ribas, Raquel Cabezón, Georgina Flórez-Grau, Mari Carmen Molero, Patricia Puerta, Antonio Guillen, Sonia Paco, Angel M Carcaboso, Vicente Santa-Maria Lopez, Ofelia Cruz, Carmen de Torres, Noelia Salvador, Manel Juan, Jaume Mora, Andres Morales La Madrid
Background and objective: Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) is a lethal brainstem tumor in children. Dendritic cells (DCs) have T-cell stimulatory capacity and, therefore, potential antitumor activity for disease control. DCs vaccines have been shown to reactivate tumor-specific T cells in both clinical and preclinical settings. We designed a phase Ib immunotherapy (IT) clinical trial with the use of autologous dendritic cells (ADCs) pulsed with an allogeneic tumors cell-lines lysate in patients with newly diagnosed DIPG after irradiation (radiation therapy)...
2018: Frontiers in Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29751935/down-regulation-of-mir-218-5p-promotes-apoptosis-of-human-umbilical-vein-endothelial-cells-through-regulating-high-mobility-group-box-1-in-henoch-schonlein-purpura
#7
Shao-Fei Yu, Wan-Yu Feng, Shao-Qing Chai, Xiao-Bo Meng, Zhong-Xia Dou, Hua Zhu
BACKGROUND: Apoptosis of human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs) plays an important role in the progression of Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP). In the present study, we explored the function of miR-218-5p in HUVEC apoptosis and HSP development. MATERIALS AND METHODS: HSP rat model was established and peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) were isolated. The expression of miR-218-5p and high-mobility group box-1 (HMGB1) protein in HUVECs was determined by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction and western blot, respectively...
April 5, 2018: American Journal of the Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29732580/quantity-quality-and-functionality-of-peripheral-blood-cells-derived-from-residual-blood-of-different-apheresis-kits
#8
Arne Knörck, Stefanie Marx, Kim S Friedmann, Sylvia Zöphel, Lisa Lieblang, Carmen Hässig, Isabelle Müller, Jan Pilch, Urban Sester, Markus Hoth, Hermann Eichler, Martina Sester, Eva C Schwarz
BACKGROUND: Research with primary human white blood cell (WBC) subpopulations requires high quantity, quality, and functionality of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) as a source to further characterize cellular subpopulations such as T and B lymphocytes, monocytes, or natural killer cells. Apart from buffy coats derived from whole blood, residual blood from preparative hemapheresis kits are used as a source for PBMCs, but knowledge on the yield and functionality of cells from different devices is limited...
May 6, 2018: Transfusion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29731713/cytokine-induced-killer-cells-express-cd39-cd38-cd203a-cd73-ectoenzymes-and-p1-adenosinergic-receptors
#9
Alberto L Horenstein, Antonella Chillemi, Roberta Zini, Valeria Quarona, Nicoletta Bianchi, Rossella Manfredini, Roberto Gambari, Fabio Malavasi, Davide Ferrari
Cytokine-induced killer (CIK) cells, a heterogeneous T cell population obtained by in vitro differentiation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC), represent a promising immunological approach in cancer. Numerous studies have explored the role of CD38, CD39, CD203a/PC-1, and CD73 in generating extracellular adenosine (ADO) and thus in shaping the tumor niche in favor of proliferation. The findings shown here reveal that CIK cells are able to produce extracellular ADO via traditional (CD39/CD73) and/or alternative (CD38/CD203a/CD73 or CD203a/CD73) pathways...
2018: Frontiers in Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29729940/a-transcriptomic-study-of-hereditary-angioedema-attacks
#10
Giuseppe Castellano, Chiara Divella, Fabio Sallustio, Vincenzo Montinaro, Claudia Curci, Andrea Zanichelli, Erika Bonanni, Chiara Suffritti, Sonia Caccia, Fleur Bossi, Anna Gallone, Francesco Paolo Schena, Loreto Gesualdo, Marco Cicardi
BACKGROUND: Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) due to C1-inhibitor deficiency is a lifelong illness characterized by recurrent acute attacks of localized skin or mucosal edema. An activation of the kallikrein/bradykinin pathway at endothelial cell level has a relevant pathogenetic role in acute HAE attacks. Moreover, other pathways are involved, given the variable clinical expression of the disease in different patients. OBJECTIVE: To explore the involvement of other putative genes in the edema formation...
May 3, 2018: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29707546/-in-vitro-and-in-vivo-characterization-of-a-typical-and-a-high-pathogenic-bovine-viral-diarrhea-virus-type-ii-strains
#11
Dario Amilcar Malacari, Andrea Pécora, Maria Sol Pérez Aguirreburualde, Nancy Patricia Cardoso, Anselmo Carlos Odeón, Alejandra Victoria Capozzo
Non-cytopathic (ncp) type 2 bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV-2) is widely prevalent in Argentina causing high mortality rates in cattle herds. In this study, we characterized an Argentinean ncp BVDV-2 field isolate (98-124) compared to a high-virulence reference strain (NY-93), using in silico analysis, in vitro assays, and in vivo infections of colostrum-deprived calves (CDC) to compare pathogenic characters and virulence. In vitro infection of bovine peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) with BVDV 98-124 induced necrosis shortly after infection while NY-93 strain increased the apoptotic rate in infected cells...
2018: Frontiers in Veterinary Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29661652/next-generation-sequencing-reveals-a-high-frequency-of-cxcr4-utilizing-viruses-in-hiv-1-chronically-infected-drug-experienced-individuals-in-south-africa
#12
Nontokozo D Matume, Denis M Tebit, Laurie R Gray, Marie-Louise Hammarskjold, David Rekosh, Pascal O Bessong
BACKGROUND: Entry inhibitors, such as Maraviroc, bind to CCR5 inhibiting entry of CCR5 utilizing viruses (R5 viruses). In the course of HIV infection, CXCR4 utilizing viruses (X4 viruses) may emerge and outgrow R5 viruses, and potentially limit the effectiveness of Maraviroc. The use of Maraviroc is reserved for salvage therapy in South Africa. OBJECTIVE: In this study, we examined the frequency of R5 and X4 viruses, using next generation sequencing, in patients under treatment to draw inferences on the utility of Maraviroc in a South African population...
February 15, 2018: Journal of Clinical Virology: the Official Publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29643001/immune-cell-bdnf-expression-in-treatment-na%C3%A3-ve-relapsing-remitting-multiple-sclerosis-patients-and-following-one-year-of-immunomodulation-therapy
#13
Alicja Kalinowska-Łyszczarz, Mikołaj A Pawlak, Aleksandra Wyciszkiewicz, Krystyna Osztynowicz, Wojciech Kozubski, Sławomir Michalak
Although neurons are the main source of neurotrophins in the healthy brain, neurotrophins can also be expressed in the immune system. We have previously shown that in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) lower immune-cell neurotrophin levels are associated with brain atrophy and cognitive impairment. The aim of the present study was to assess if immune-cell neurotrophin expression is impaired in MS as compared with the healthy controls, and to describe if these levels change in treatment-naïve RRMS patients, following one year of immunomodulation...
March 29, 2018: Neurologia i Neurochirurgia Polska
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628923/evaluation-of-antigen-conjugated-fluorescent-beads-to-identify-antigen-specific-b-cells
#14
Isabel Correa, Kristina M Ilieva, Silvia Crescioli, Sara Lombardi, Mariangela Figini, Anthony Cheung, James F Spicer, Andrew N J Tutt, Frank O Nestle, Panagiotis Karagiannis, Katie E Lacy, Sophia N Karagiannis
Selection of single antigen-specific B cells to identify their expressed antibodies is of considerable interest for evaluating human immune responses. Here, we present a method to identify single antibody-expressing cells using antigen-conjugated fluorescent beads. To establish this, we selected Folate Receptor alpha (FRα) as a model antigen and a mouse B cell line, expressing both the soluble and the membrane-bound forms of a human/mouse chimeric antibody (MOv18 IgG1) specific for FRα, as test antibody-expressing cells...
2018: Frontiers in Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29626432/newcastle-disease-virus-strain-af2240-as-an-oncolytic-virus-a-review
#15
REVIEW
Jeevanathan Kalyanasundram, Aini Hamid, Khatijah Yusoff, Suet Lin Chia
The discovery of tumour selective virus-mediated apoptosis marked the birth of an alternative cancer treatment in the form of oncolytic viruses. Even though, its oncolytic efficiency was demonstrated more than 50 years ago, safety concerns which resulted from mild to lethal side effects hampered the progress of oncolytic virus research. Since the classical oncolytic virus studies rely heavily on its natural oncolytic ability, virus manipulation was limited, thereby, restricted efforts to improve its safety...
April 4, 2018: Acta Tropica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29621357/oncolytic-effect-of-wild-type-newcastle-disease-virus-isolates-in-cancer-cell-lines-in-vitro-and-in-vivo-on-xenograft-model
#16
Kseniya S Yurchenko, Peipei Zhou, Anna V Kovner, Evgenii L Zavjalov, Lidiya V Shestopalova, Alexander M Shestopalov
Oncolyic virotherapy is one of the modern experimental techniques to treat human cancers. Here we studied the antitumor activity of wild-type Newcastle disease virus (NDV) isolates from Russian migratory birds. We showed that NDV could selectively kill malignant cells without affecting healthy cells. We evaluated the oncolytic effect of 44 NDV isolates in 4 histogenetically different human cell lines (HCT116, HeLa, A549, MCF7). The safety of the isolates was also tested in normal peripheral blood mononuclear (PBMC) cells...
2018: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29620176/%C3%AE-2%C3%A2-adrenergic-receptor-functionality-and-genotype-in-two-different-models-of-chronic-inflammatory-disease-liver-cirrhosis-and-osteoarthritis
#17
Reyes Roca, Pablo Esteban, Pedro Zapater, María-Del-Mar Inda, Anna Lucia Conte, Laura Gómez-Escolar, Helena Martínez, José F Horga, José M Palazon, Ana M Peiró
The present study was designed to investigate the functional status of β2 adrenoceptors (β2AR) in two models of chronic inflammatory disease: liver cirrhosis (LC) and osteoarthritis (OA). The β2AR gene contains three single nucleotide polymorphisms at amino acid positions 16, 27 and 164. The aim of the present study was to investigate the potential influence of lymphocyte β2AR receptor functionality and genotype in LC and OA patients. Blood samples from cirrhotic patients (n=52, hepatic venous pressure gradient 13±4 mmHg, CHILD 7±2 and MELD 11±4 scores), OA patients (n=30, 84% Kellgren‑Lawrence severity 4 grade, 14% knee replacement joint) and healthy volunteers as control group (n=26) were analyzed...
March 29, 2018: Molecular Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29617399/activation-of-human-macrophages-by-human-corneal-allogen-in-vitro
#18
Paola Kammrath Betancor, Antonia Hildebrand, Daniel Böhringer, Florian Emmerich, Günther Schlunck, Thomas Reinhard, Thabo Lapp
PURPOSE: To study distinct aspects of human monocyte-derived macrophage (MDM) activation by human corneal tissue as a possible initial stage in human corneal allograft rejection. METHODS: Human monocytes were isolated from peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) and differentiated into MDM. Human corneas with or without endothelium were fragmented using a standardized protocol. MDM were stimulated with human corneal fragments, corneal fragment supernatant, lipopolysaccharide (LPS) or interferon-gamma (IFNγ), and expression profiles for 34 cytokines were determined in MDM-conditioned media using a Luminex bead-based multiplex assay...
2018: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29611226/susceptibility-of-a-fumigatus-specific-t-cell-assays-to-pre-analytic-blood-storage-and-pbmc-cryopreservation-greatly-depends-on-readout-platform-and-analytes
#19
Chris D Lauruschkat, Sebastian Wurster, Lukas Page, Maria Lazariotou, Mariola Dragan, Philipp Weis, Andrew J Ullmann, Hermann Einsele, Jürgen Löffler
Mould specific T-cells detectable by flow cytometry or ELISPOT were proposed as a novel biomarker in invasive aspergillosis. To define protocols facilitating sample shipment and longitudinal analysis, this study evaluated the susceptibility of different functional assays for A. fumigatus specific T-cell quantification and characterisation to pre-analytic delays. PBMCs from six healthy donors were analysed after immediate isolation, after 6 hours whole blood storage or after cryopreservation using three different common media...
April 3, 2018: Mycoses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29576354/aged-garlic-extract-supplementation-modifies-inflammation-and-immunity-of-adults-with-obesity-a-randomized-double-blind-placebo-controlled-clinical-trial
#20
Changjie Xu, Anne E Mathews, Camila Rodrigues, Brandon J Eudy, Cheryl A Rowe, Alison O'Donoughue, Susan S Percival
BACKGROUND: Obesity is a serious global health issue and often results in low-grade systemic inflammation, increasing the risk for several chronic diseases. If obesity-induced inflammation could be reduced, fewer complications and co-morbidities might occur. OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether daily supplementation with aged garlic extract (AGE) could reduce chronic inflammation and improve immune function in adults with obesity. METHODS: Fifty-one healthy adults with obesity (mean age 45...
April 2018: Clinical Nutrition ESPEN
keyword
keyword
104653
1
2
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"