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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29145816/renal-failure-during-chemotherapy-renal-biopsy-for-assessing-subacute-nephrotoxicity-of-pemetrexed
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Maureen Assayag, Philippe Rouvier, Marion Gauthier, Ghania Costel, Philippe Cluzel, Lucile Mercadal, Gilbert Deray, Corinne Isnard Bagnis
BACKGROUND: Pemetrexed, a multitargeted antifolate cytotoxic agent, is currently used primarily in combination with cisplatin for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer and for malignant mesothelioma. Acute renal toxicity of pemetrexed has been recently described with polychemotherapy, in which the individual responsibility of each drug is difficult to establish. Only one recent report documents renal involvement in long-term exposed patients. CASE PRESENTATION: We report on a case of rapidly progressive nephropathy leading to the cessation of platinum salts and the secondary interruption of pemetrexed and bevacizumab...
November 16, 2017: BMC Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29142435/characterization-of-the-phenolic-compound-gallic-acid-from-sansevieria-roxburghiana-schult-and-schult-f-rhizomes-and-antioxidant-and-cytotoxic-activities-evaluation
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Rajalekshmi Maheshwari, Chandrashekara Shastry Shreedhara, Picheswara Rao Polu, Renuka Suresh Managuli, Seena Kanniparambil Xavier, Richard Lobo, Manjunath Setty, Srinivas Mutalik
Background: Sansevieria roxburghiana Schult. and Schult. f. (Asparagaceae) grows in India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and tropical Africa. Even though the plant has been traditionally used for the treatment of many ailments, the antioxidant and antiproliferative activities of S. roxburghiana methanol extract and its fractions have not yet been explored. Materials and Methods: Quantitative estimation of phenols and different antioxidant assays were performed using standard methods...
October 2017: Pharmacognosy Magazine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29115890/exploiting-bilosomes-for-delivering-bioactive-polysaccharide-isolated-from-enteromorpha-intestinalis-for-hacking-hepatocellular-carcinoma
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Azza Abdelmageed Matloub, Alaa Hamed Salama, Hadeer Ahmed Aglan, Mona Mahmoud AbouSamra, Sahar Salah Mohamed ElSouda, Hanaa Hamdy Ahmed
Bile salts containing vesicles (bilosomes) represent a portentous vesicular carrier that showed prosperous results in delivering active moieties in the gastrointestinal tract (GIT). In this study, bilosomes were exploited to deliver sulphated polysaccharide-protein complexes of Enteromorpha intestinalis (EHEM) and enhance its activity against hepatocellular carcinoma as well as resist harsh GIT conditions. Bilosomes were prepared using the sodium salt of three different bile acids (cholic, deoxycholic, taurodeoxycholic) and two different non-ionic surfactants (Span 40 and 65)...
November 8, 2017: Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29092096/retrospective-study-of-hypersensitivity-reactions-to-chemotherapeutic-agents-in-a-thoracic-oncology-service
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H Capelle, C Tummino, L Greillier, M Gouitaa, J Birnbaum, N Ausias, F Barlesi, M Montana
WHAT IS KNOWN AND OBJECTIVE: With the increasing use of cancer chemotherapy agents, hypersensitivity reactions are commonly encountered. The allergic clinical symptoms are variable and unpredictable. The aim of this study was to identify the characteristics of hypersensitivity reactions and to assess the value of skin tests for platinum salts and pemetrexed in the treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancers or malignant pleural mesothelioma. METHODS: A single-centre retrospective study was performed for 2 years...
November 1, 2017: Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29018341/recent-development-of-hydrogen-sulfide-releasing-stimulating-reagents-and-their-potential-applications-in-cancer-and-glycometabolic-disorders
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REVIEW
Chun-Tao Yang, Li Chen, Shi Xu, Jacob J Day, Xiang Li, Ming Xian
As an important endogenous gaseous signaling molecule, hydrogen sulfide (H2S) exerts various effects in the body. A variety of pathological changes, such as cancer, glycometabolic disorders, and diabetes, are associated with altered endogenous levels of H2S, especially decreased. Therefore, the supplement of H2S is of great significance for the treatment of diseases containing the above pathological changes. At present, many efforts have been made to increase the in vivo levels of H2S by administration of gaseous H2S, simple inorganic sulfide salts, sophisticated synthetic slow-releasing controllable H2S donors or materials, and using H2S stimulating agents...
2017: Frontiers in Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28962183/marsdeniae-tenacissima-extract-induced-growth-inhibition-and-apoptosis-in-hepatoma-carcinoma-cells-is-mediated-through-the-p53-nuclear-factor-%C3%AE%C2%BAb-signaling-pathway
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Zhen Wang, You-Min Ying, Kai-Qiang Li, Yu Zhang, Bing-Yu Chen, Jing-Jing Zeng, Xu-Jun He, Meng-Meng Jiang, Bo-Xu Chen, Ying Wang, Xiao-Dong Xu, Ke Hao, Meng-Hua Zhu, Wei Zhang
An extract from a traditional Chinese herb, Marsdeniae tenacissima (trade name, Xiao-Ai-Ping) has been approved for use on the Chinese market as a cancer chemotherapeutic agent for decades. Previous studies have demonstrated the cytostatic and pro-apoptotic effects of M. tenacissima extract (MTE) in multiple cancer cells. However, the contributions of MTE to the proliferation and apoptosis of hepatoma carcinoma cells and the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. In the present study, Bel-7402 cells were incubated with increasing concentrations of MTE ranging from 0-320 µl/ml to explore the effects and potential mechanisms of MTE on the proliferation and apoptosis of Bel-7402 cells...
September 2017: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28961180/a-marine-bacterium-bacillus-sp-isolated-from-the-sediment-samples-of-algoa-bay-in-south-africa-produces-a-polysaccharide-bioflocculant
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Ncedo Ntozonke, Kunle Okaiyeto, Arinze S Okoli, Ademola O Olaniran, Uchechukwu U Nwodo, Anthony I Okoh
Bioflocculants mediate the removal of suspended particles from solution and the efficiency of flocculation is dependent on the characteristics of the flocculant. Apart from the merits of biodegradability and harmlessness, bioflocculants could be viable as industrially relevant flocculants as they are a renewable resource. Additionally, the shortcomings associated with the conventionally used flocculants such as aluminium salts and acrylamide polymers, which include dementia and cancer, highlight more the need to use bioflocculants as an alternative...
September 29, 2017: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28958893/mucoadhesive-maleimide-functionalised-liposomes-for-drug-delivery-to-urinary-bladder
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Daulet B Kaldybekov, Prasopchai Tonglairoum, Praneet Opanasopit, Vitaliy V Khutoryanskiy
Intravesical drug administration is used to deliver chemotherapeutic agents via a catheter to treat bladder cancer. The major limitation of this treatment is poor retention of the drug in the bladder due to periodic urine voiding. In this work, maleimide-functionalised PEGylated liposomes (PEG-Mal) were explored as mucoadhesive vehicles for drug delivery to the urinary bladder. The retention of these liposomes on freshly excised porcine bladder mucosa in vitro was compared with conventional liposomes, PEGylated liposomes, two controls (dextran and chitosan), and evaluated through Wash Out50 (WO50) values...
September 27, 2017: European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28947503/the-dna-repair-inhibitor-dbait-is-specific-for-malignant-hematologic-cells-in-blood
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Sylvain Thierry, Wael Jdey, Solana Alculumbre, Vassili Soumelis, Patricia Noguiez-Hellin, Marie Dutreix
Hematologic malignancies are rare cancers that develop refractory disease upon patient relapse, resulting in decreased life expectancy and quality of life. DNA repair inhibitors are promising strategy to treat cancer but are limited by their hematologic toxicity in combination with conventional chemotherapies. Dbait are large molecules targeting the signaling of DNA damage and inhibiting all the double-strand DNA break pathways. Dbait have been shown to sensitize resistant solid tumors to radiotherapy and Platinium salts...
September 25, 2017: Molecular Cancer Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28946451/an-assessment-of-the-application-of-ultrasound-in-the-processing-of-ready-to-eat-whole-brown-crab-cancer-pagurus
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S Condón-Abanto, C Arroyo, I Álvarez, N Brunton, P Whyte, J G Lyng
This study assesses the potential of incorporating ultrasound as a processing aid in the production of whole cooked brown crab (Cancer pagurus). The FDA recommended heat treatment to reduce Listeria monocytogenes by 6 log10 cycles in this product is a F70(7.5) of 2min. An equivalent F value was applied at 75°C in presence and absence of ultrasound in water alone or in water with 5% w/v NaCl added. Heat penetration, turbidity and conductivity of the cook water and also salt and moisture content of the crab meat (white and brown) were determined...
January 2018: Ultrasonics Sonochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28930188/cytotoxic-and-apoptotic-activities-of-prunus-spinosa-trigno-ecotype-extract-on-human-cancer-cells
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Stefania Meschini, Evelin Pellegrini, Maria Condello, Giovanni Occhionero, Sebastiano Delfine, Giancarlo Condello, Franco Mastrodonato
The aim of this work was to demonstrate that a natural compound, not-toxic to normal cells, has cytotoxic and sensitizing effects on carcinoma cells, with the final goal of combining it with chemotherapeutic drugs to reduce the overall dose. Prunus spinosa Trigno ecotype (PsT) drupe extract with a nutraceutical activator complex (NAC) made of amino acids, vitamins and mineral salt blends, has shown in vitro anticancer activity. The cytotoxic effect of (PsT + NAC)(®) has been evaluated on human cancer cells, with an initial screening with colorectal, uterine cervical, and bronchoalveolar cells, and a subsequent focus on colon carcinoma cells HCT116 and SW480...
September 20, 2017: Molecules: a Journal of Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Product Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28922727/the-relevance-of-gastric-cancer-biomarkers-in-prognosis-and-pre-and-post-chemotherapy-in-clinical-practice
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REVIEW
Muhammad Abbas, Murad Habib, Muhammad Naveed, Kumaragurubaran Karthik, Kuldeep Dhama, Meiqi Shi, Chen Dingding
Gastric cancer (GC) is one among the major cancer types, causing human deaths and present noticeable heterogeneity. The incidences and mortality rates are higher in males in comparison to females with a male to female ratio of 2.3:1. A lot of studies have revealed out the molecular basis, pathogenesis, invasion and metastasis related findings of gastric stomach cancer. Present review encompasses the salient information on various biomarkers for the early diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of gastric cancer elaborate the clinical importance of serum tumor markers in patients with this cancer as well as checking the growths, together with epigenetic changes and genetic polymorphisms...
November 2017: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Biomédecine & Pharmacothérapie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28881812/a-combination-of-valproic-acid-sodium-salt-chir99021-e-616452-tranylcypromine-and-3-deazaneplanocin-a-causes-stem-cell-like-characteristics-in-cancer-cells
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Shuang Sha, Yuanfen Zhai, Chengzhao Lin, Heyong Wang, Qing Chang, Shuang Song, Mingqiang Ren, Gentao Liu
Many studies are based on the hypothesis that recurrence and drug resistance in lung carcinoma are due to a subpopulation of cancer stem-like cells (CSLCs) in solid tumors. Therefore it is crucial to screen for and recognize lung CSLCs. In this study, we stimulated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) A549 cells to display stem cell-like characteristics using a combination of five small molecule compounds. The putative A549 stem cells activated an important CSLC marker, CD133 protein, as well multiple CSLC-related genes including ATP-binding cassette transporter G2 (ABCG2), C-X-C chemokine receptor type 4 (CXCR4), NESTIN, and BMI1...
August 8, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28880521/peptide-dendrons-as-thermal-stability-amplifiers-for-immunoglobulin-g1-monoclonal-antibody-biotherapeutics
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Rohit Bansal, Sameer Dhawan, Soumili Chattopadhyay, Govind P Maurya, V Haridas, Anurag S Rathore
Biotherapeutics such as monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) have a major share of the pharmaceutical industry for treatment of life-threatening chronic diseases such as cancer, skin ailments, and immune disorders. Instabilities such as aggregation, fragmentation, oxidation, and reduction have resulted in the practice of storing these products at low temperatures (-80 to -20 °C). However, reliable storage at these temperatures can be a challenge, particularly in developing and underdeveloped countries; hence, lately, there has been a renewed interest in creating formulations that would offer stability at higher temperatures (25 to 55 °C)...
October 18, 2017: Bioconjugate Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28876048/size-controllable-and-surface-tunable-zeolitic-imidazolate-framework-8-poly-acrylic-acid-sodium-salt-nanocomposites-for-ph-responsive-drug-release-and-enhanced-in-vivo-cancer-treatment
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Li Yan, Xianfeng Chen, Zhigang Wang, Xiujuan Zhang, Xiaoyue Zhu, Mengjiao Zhou, Wei Chen, Longbiao Huang, Vellaisamy A L Roy, Peter K N Yu, Guangyu Zhu, Wenjun Zhang
Nanoscale size controllable and surface modifiable zeolitic imidazolate framework-8-poly(acrylic acid sodium salt) (ZIF-8-PAAS) nanocomposites are fabricated by employing PAAS nanospheres as a soft template. These ZIF-8-PAAS nanocomposites have different sizes ranging from 30 to 200 nm and exhibit different crystallinity, and pH sensitivity. These nanocomposites can be employed as vectors to deliver doxorubicin for anticancer therapy, leading to greatly enhanced drug therapeutic efficacy when tested in cell lines and mice model...
September 27, 2017: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28808039/preclinical-evaluation-of-intravesical-cisplatin-nanoparticles-for-non-muscle-invasive-bladder-cancer
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Max Kates, Abhijit Date, Takahiro Yoshida, Umara Afzal, Pranjali Kanvinde, Taarika Babu, Nikolai A Sopko, Hotaka Matsui, Noah M Hahn, David J McConkey, Alexander Baras, Justin Hanes, Laura Ensign, Trinity J Bivalacqua
Purpose: Prior clinical trials evaluating cisplatin for non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) were stopped due to local and systemic toxicity. Currently, there is still a need for improved intravesical therapies, and nanoparticle-based CDDP may be efficacious without the toxicity of free cisplatin observed in the past.Experimental Design: Cisplatin nanoparticles (CDDP NPs) were developed using biocompatible poly(l-aspartic acid sodium salt; PAA), both with and without low and high grafting density of methoxy-polyethylene glycol (PEG)...
August 14, 2017: Clinical Cancer Research: An Official Journal of the American Association for Cancer Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28790113/neurotensin-receptor-1-antagonist-sr48692-improves-response-to-carboplatin-by-enhancing-apoptosis-and-inhibiting-drug-efflux-in-ovarian-cancer
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Jin Liu, Mikaël Agopiantz, Joël Poupon, Zherui Wu, Pierre-Alexandre Just, Bruno Borghese, Evelyne Ségal-Bendirdjian, Guillaume Gauchotte, Anne Gompel, Patricia Forgez
Purpose: The high affinity receptor 1 (NTSR1) and its agonist, neurotensin (NTS), are correlated with tumor cell aggressiveness in most solid tumors. As chemoresistance and tumor aggressiveness are often related, we decided to study the role of the NTSR1 complex within platinum-based chemotherapy responses. In an ovarian model, we studied carboplatin because it is the main standard of care for ovarian cancer.Experimental Design: Experimental tumors and in vitro studies were performed using SKOV3 and A2780 cells treated with carboplatin, with or without a very specific NTSR1 antagonist, SR48692...
August 8, 2017: Clinical Cancer Research: An Official Journal of the American Association for Cancer Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28770827/discovery-of-potent-2-4-difluoro-linker-poly-adp-ribose-polymerase-1-inhibitors-with-enhanced-water-solubility-and-in-vivo-anticancer-efficacy
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Wen-Hua Chen, Shan-Shan Song, Ming-Hui Qi, Xia-Juan Huan, Ying-Qing Wang, Hualiang Jiang, Jian Ding, Guo-Bin Ren, Ze-Hong Miao, Jian Li
Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase 1 (PARP1) is overexpressed in a variety of cancers, especially in breast and ovarian cancers; tumor cells that are deficient in breast cancer gene 1/2 (BRCA1/2) are highly sensitive to PARP1 inhibition. In this study, we identified a series of 2,4-difluorophenyl-linker analogs (15-55) derived from olaparib as novel PARP1 inhibitors. Four potent analogs 17, 43, 47, and 50 (IC50=2.2-4.4 nmol/L) effectively inhibited the proliferation of Chinese hamster lung fibroblast V-C8 cells (IC50=3...
November 2017: Acta Pharmacologica Sinica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28767065/do-multiwell-plate-high-throughput-assays-measure-loss-of-cell-viability-following-exposure-to-genotoxic-agents
#19
Razmik Mirzayans, Bonnie Andrais, David Murray
Cell-based assays in multiwell plates are widely used for radiosensitivity and chemosensitivity assessment with different mammalian cell types. Despite their relative ease of performance, such assays lack specificity as they do not distinguish between the cytostatic (reversible/sustained growth arrest) and cytotoxic (loss of viability) effects of genotoxic agents. We recently reported studies with solid tumor-derived cell lines demonstrating that radiosensitivity as measured by multiwell plate colorimetric (e...
August 2, 2017: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28730962/phosphonium-salt-displays-cytotoxic-effects-against-human-cancer-cell-lines
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Dhanyalayam Dhanya, Giuseppe Palma, AnnaRita Cappello, Annaluisa Mariconda, Maria Stefania Sinicropi, Francesca Giordano, Vitale Del Vecchio, Anna Ramunno, Claudio Arra, Pasquale Longo, Carmela Saturnino
Aims/ Objective: Phosphonium salts are compounds whose structural characteristics enable them to cross the plasma and mitochondrial membrane with ease. Cancer cells have higher plasma membrane potentials than normal cells, phosphonium salts selectively accumulate in the mitochondria of neoplastic cells and inhibit mitochondrial function. METHOD: In the presente work, we investigate the cytotoxic activity of lipophilic phosphonium salt (11-methoxy11-oxo-undecyl) triphenylphosphonium bromide (MUTP) as well as of two new phosphine oxide salts, 3,3'-(methylphosphoryl) dibenzenaminium chloride (SBAMPO) and 3,3' (phenylphosphoryl) dibenzenaminium chloride (SBAPPO) on the proliferation of breast cancer cell line (MCF-7) and human uterin cervix adenocarcinoma cells (HeLa)...
July 19, 2017: Anti-cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry
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