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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28928376/oligo-fucoidan-prevents-il-6-and-ccl2-production-and-cooperates-with-p53-to-suppress-atm-signaling-and-tumor-progression
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Li-Mei Chen, Po-Yen Liu, Yen-An Chen, Hong-Yu Tseng, Pei-Chun Shen, Pai-An Hwang, Hsin-Ling Hsu
Low-molecular-weight Fucoidan (Oligo-Fucoidan) is a sulfated polysaccharide that has a variety of biological effects and has also been shown to have beneficial health effects. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying the therapeutic effects of Oligo-Fucoidan in patients with cancer remain unclear. Using human colorectal cancer HCT116 cells with (p53(+/+)) or without (p53(-/-)) normal p53 expression, we found that Oligo-Fucoidan treatment reduces the occurrence of spontaneous DNA lesions. Etoposide induces double strand DNA breaks...
September 19, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28922635/fucoidan-coated-ciprofloxacin-loaded-chitosan-nanoparticles-for-the-treatment-of-intracellular-and-biofilm-infections-of-salmonella
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Elbi S, Nimal T R, Rajan V K, Gaurav Baranwal, Raja Biswas, Jayakumar R, Sathianarayanan S
Salmonella infections and their gallstone associated biofilm infections are difficult to treat due to poor penetration of antibiotics into the intracellular compartments of macrophages and within biofilms. Here we developed ciprofloxacin loaded chitosan nanoparticles (cCNPs) and fucoidan (Fu) coated cCNPs (Fu-cCNPs). Characterizations of these nanoparticles were carried out using Dynamic Light Scattering‎, Transmission electron microscopy and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. The prepared cCNPs and Fu-cCNPs have the size range of 124±7nm and 320±18nm, respectively...
September 5, 2017: Colloids and Surfaces. B, Biointerfaces
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28918561/marine-polysaccharides-therapeutic-efficacy-and-biomedical-applications
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Young-Eun Lee, Hyeongmin Kim, Changwon Seo, Taejun Park, Kyung Bin Lee, Seung-Yup Yoo, Seong-Chul Hong, Jeong Tae Kim, Jaehwi Lee
The ocean contains numerous marine organisms, including algae, animals, and plants, from which diverse marine polysaccharides with useful physicochemical and biological properties can be extracted. In particular, fucoidan, carrageenan, alginate, and chitosan have been extensively investigated in pharmaceutical and biomedical fields owing to their desirable characteristics, such as biocompatibility, biodegradability, and bioactivity. Various therapeutic efficacies of marine polysaccharides have been elucidated, including the inhibition of cancer, inflammation, and viral infection...
September 16, 2017: Archives of Pharmacal Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28917976/low-molecular-weight-fucoidan-ameliorates-hindlimb-ischemic-injury-in-type-2-diabetic-rats
#4
Zhiqiang Wang, Tiantian Liu, Xiaoping Chen, Hongjie You, Quanbin Zhang, Jingyi Xue, Yuanyuan Zheng, Dali Luo
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Low molecular weight fucoidan (LMWF), extracted from Laminaria japonica Areschoug, is a traditional Chinese medicine, commonly used to alleviate edema, particularly for feet with numbness and pain. AIM OF THE STUDY: Diabetic mellitus (DM) patients are at high risk of developing peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Individuals with DM and PAD co-morbidity have a much higher risk of critical limb ischemia. LMWF showed several beneficial effects, such as anti-inflammation, anti-thrombosis, and enhancing revascularization...
September 13, 2017: Journal of Ethnopharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28917914/structure-enzymatic-transformation-anticancer-activity-of-fucoidan-and-sulphated-fucooligosaccharides-from-sargassum-horneri
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Artem S Silchenko, Anton B Rasin, Mikhail I Kusaykin, Anatoly I Kalinovsky, Zhang Miansong, Liu Changheng, Olesya Malyarenko, Anastasiya O Zueva, Tatyana N Zvyagintseva, Svetlana P Ermakova
Structure and anticancer activity of fucoidan from Sargassum horneri and from products of its enzymatic transformation were investigated. A gene that encodes fucoidanase ffa1 in the marine bacteria F. algae was identified, cloned and the protein (FFA1) was produced in Escherichia coli. The mass of the gene product FFA1 is 111kDa. Sequence analysis has revealed that fucoidanase FFA1 belongs to the GH107 (CAZy) family. Recombinant fucoidanase FFA1 was used to produce fucooligosaccharides. Structure of 5 sulphated oligosaccharides with polymerization degree 4-10 was established by NMR-spectroscopy...
November 1, 2017: Carbohydrate Polymers
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28917899/polysaccharides-from-brown-algae-sargassum-duplicatum-the-structure-and-anticancer-activity-in-vitro
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Roza V Usoltseva, Stanislav D Anastyuk, Natalia M Shevchenko, Valerii V Surits, Artem S Silchenko, Vladimir V Isakov, Tatiana N Zvyagintseva, Pham Duc Thinh, Svetlana P Ermakova
The laminaran SdL and fucoidan SdF were isolated from brown algae Sargassum duplicatum. SdL was 1,3;1,6-β-d-glucan (1,3:1,6=6:1) with a main chain, represented by 1,3-linked glucose residues, due to NMR spectroscopy data. Single glucose residues could form branches at C6. Unusual structure of fucoidan SdF was studied by chemical and enzymatic methods, NMR spectroscopy of desulfated and deacetylated polysaccharide and mass spectrometry of fucoidan fragments labeled with (18)O. Fucoidan was sulfated (31.7%) and acetylated galactofucan (Fuc:Gal∼1:1) with a main chain of 1,4-linked alternating α-l-fucose and β-d-galactose residues...
November 1, 2017: Carbohydrate Polymers
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28915824/fucoidan-from-fucus-vesiculosus-suppresses-hepatitis-b-virus-replication-by-enhancing-extracellular-signal-regulated-kinase-activation
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Huifang Li, Junru Li, Yuan Tang, Lin Lin, Zhanglian Xie, Jia Zhou, Liyun Zhang, Xiaoyong Zhang, Xiaoshan Zhao, Zhengliang Chen, Daming Zuo
BACKGROUND: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a serious public health problem leading to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. As the clinical utility of current therapies is limited, the development of new therapeutic approaches for the prevention and treatment of HBV infection is imperative. Fucoidan is a natural sulfated polysaccharide that extracted from different species of brown seaweed, which was reported to exhibit various bioactivities. However, it remains unclear whether fucoidan influences HBV replication or not...
September 16, 2017: Virology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28878183/a-novel-combination-of-wheat-peptides-and-fucoidan-attenuates-ethanol-induced-gastric-mucosal-damage-through-anti-oxidant-anti-inflammatory-and-pro-survival-mechanisms
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Juntao Kan, Molly Hood, Charlie Burns, Jeff Scholten, Jennifer Chuang, Feng Tian, Xingchang Pan, Jun Du, Min Gui
Gastritis or peptic ulcer is believed to affect about half of people worldwide. Traditional medications can lead to adverse effects, therefore, alternative nutritional strategies are needed to prevent the development of gastric mucosal damage. A novel combination of two food-grade ingredients, wheat peptides and fucoidan (WPF), was prepared to treat male Sprague Dawley rats for 30 days before gastric mucosal damage was induced by oral administration of ethanol. The serum levels of biomarkers were determined by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay...
September 6, 2017: Nutrients
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28865611/polysaccharides-from-macroalgae-recent-advances-innovative-technologies-and-challenges-in-extraction-and-purification
#9
M Garcia-Vaquero, G Rajauria, J V O'Doherty, T Sweeney
Polysaccharides obtained from macroalgae have promising prospects and could contribute greatly to the future of a marine based bio-economy. Specifically, laminarin and fucoidan from brown macroalgae have a wide variety of potential industrial applications including functional foods and nutraceuticals, due to their broad range of biological activities. These beneficial biological activities are related to the chemical composition and structure of the macroalgal polysaccharides. The molecular weight, monosaccharide composition and sulphate content of these polysaccharides could be influenced by both macroalgal biology (i...
September 2017: Food Research International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28861559/dietary-fucoidan-of-acaudina-molpadioides-alters-gut-microbiota-and-mitigates-intestinal-mucosal-injury-induced-by-cyclophosphamide
#10
Hongjie Shi, Yaoguang Chang, Yuan Gao, Xiong Wang, Xin Chen, Yuming Wang, Changhu Xue, Qingjuan Tang
Cyclophosphamide (cy) is a widely used cancer drug. Many researchers have focused on the prevention and alleviation of its side effects, particularly damage to the intestinal mucosal barrier. In this study, we examined the effects of fucoidan, isolated from Acaudina molpadioides, on mice with intestinal mucosal damage induced by cyclophosphamide. Our results showed that fucoidan intervention could relieve injury such as decreasing inflammation and increasing the expression of tight junction proteins, and 50 kDa fucoidan significantly increased the abundance of short chain fatty acid (SCFA) producer Coprococcus, Rikenella, and Butyricicoccus (p < 0...
September 1, 2017: Food & Function
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28854848/the-effect-of-anti-cd133-fucoidan-bio-coatings-on-hemocompatibility-and-epc-capture
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Hong Su, Guoneng Xue, Changrong Ye, Yan Wang, Ansha Zhao, Nan Huang, Jingan Li
Surface modification by immobilizing biomolecules has been widely proved to enhance biocompatibility of cardiovascular implanted devices. Here, we aimed at developing a multifunctional surface that not only provides good hemocompatibility but also functions well in capturing circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) in the blood flow to improve the surface endothelialization. In the present work, we preferred to chemically co-immobilize (Michael addition and Schiff base reaction) the anti-CD133 (EPC-specific antibody) and fucoidan (EPC-mobilization factor, which also contribute to better hemocompatibility) onto a polydopamine (PDA) film which is famous for its stability and endothelial cell (EC) compatibility...
August 31, 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Science. Polymer Edition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28843674/collagen-fucoidan-blend-film-with-the-potential-to-induce-fibroblast-proliferation-for-regenerative-applications
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Ramesh Kannan Perumal, Sathiamurthi Perumal, Thangam Ramar, Arun Gopinath, Satiesh Kumar Ramadass, Madhan Balaraman, Srinivasan Sivasubramanian
Collagen is a unique protein abundantly present in the connective tissues of mammals and widely used for biomaterial preparation. In this study, we synthesized and characterized collagen-fucoidan blend films for tissue regenerative properties. Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) were used for thermal analysis of the blend films, and the films exhibited higher thermal stability and denaturation temperature (Td) than those of native collagen due to intramolecular hydrogen bonding interaction between collagen and fucoidan, which was analyzed by FTIR spectroscopy...
August 23, 2017: International Journal of Biological Macromolecules
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28837896/formation-and-enzymatic-degradation-of-poly-l-arginine-fucoidan-multilayer-films
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Jessie L Webber, Natalie L Benbow, Marta Krasowska, David A Beattie
A polyelectrolyte multilayer (PEM) system based on biopolymers has been constructed and studied in its formation and enzymatic breakdown. The multilayer is composed of fucoidan (a proven antimicrobial/anti-inflammatory seaweed-based polysaccharide) and poly-l-arginine (a polypeptide that can be readily degraded with trypsin to yield arginine, a known NO donor), thus making the multilayer a potential dual action surface treatment for wound dressings. Studies on the formation of the multilayer revealed that the film built-up in the expected stepwise manner with consistent reversal of the zeta potential upon the adsorption of each subsequent polyion...
August 4, 2017: Colloids and Surfaces. B, Biointerfaces
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28810530/caspase-dependent-and-caspase-independent-induction-of-apoptosis-in-breast-cancer-by-fucoidan-via-the-pi3k-akt-gsk3%C3%AE-pathway-in-vivo-and-in-vitro
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Meilan Xue, Xinqiang Ji, Chuanxing Xue, Hui Liang, Yinlin Ge, Xinjia He, Li Zhang, Kang Bian, Lichen Zhang
Purpose Fucoidan, a complex, sulfated polysaccharide obtained from brown seaweed, exerted anticancer activity through the down-regulation of β-catenin signaling in mouse breast cancer cells in our previous study. This study examines the anti-cancer effects of fucoidan as well as its underlying molecular mechanisms in the human triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) cell line and in 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene (DMBA)-induced experimental mammary carcinogenesis in rats. Methods in vitro studies, fluorescent staining, flow cytometry and Western blotting were performed to analyze apoptosis and protein expression in human breast cancer MDA-MB-231 cells...
October 2017: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Biomédecine & Pharmacothérapie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28797984/the-natural-product-fucoidan-ameliorates-hepatic-ischemia-reperfusion-injury-in-mice
#15
Jingjing Li, QingHui Zhang, Sainan Li, Weiqi Dai, Jiao Feng, Liwei Wu, Tong Liu, Kan Chen, Yujing Xia, Jie Lu, Yingqun Zhou, Xiaoming Fan, Chuanyong Guo
Fucoidan is a sulfated polysaccharide based predominantly on l-fucose, and has several biologic functions. Reactive oxygen species-mediated apoptosis and autophagy and release of related inflammatory factors have important roles in hepatic ischemia-reperfusion injury (IR). Here, the effect of fucoidan on hepatic IR was investigated. Mice were randomized into sham, IR, and fucoidan (20, 40mg/kg for 14days) groups. Samples were collected to assess biochemical indicators, hepatocyte damage and levels of proteins related to signaling pathways at different time points...
October 2017: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Biomédecine & Pharmacothérapie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28772650/fabrication-and-cytotoxicity-of-fucoidan-cisplatin-nanoparticles-for-macrophage-and-tumor-cells
#16
Pai-An Hwang, Xiao-Zhen Lin, Ko-Liang Kuo, Fu-Yin Hsu
Fucoidan, an anionic, sulfated polysaccharide from brown seaweed, is known to exhibit antitumor and immunomodulatory functions. To develop an immune protection and chemotherapeutic agent, fucoidan-cisplatin nanoparticles (FCNPs) were designed. FCNPs were prepared by mixing cisplatin with fucoidan solution or fucoidan with cisplatin solution, followed by dialysis to remove trace elements. The nanoparticles, comprising 10 mg of fucoidan and 2 mg of cisplatin, which exhibited the highest cisplatin content and loading efficiency during the production process, were named as Fu100Cis20...
March 14, 2017: Materials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28764703/anti-tumor-and-anti-angiogenic-effects-of-fucoidan-on-prostate-cancer-possible-jak-stat3-pathway
#17
Xin Rui, Hua-Feng Pan, Si-Liang Shao, Xiao-Ming Xu
BACKGROUND: Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the United States. Fucoidan is a bioactive polysaccharide extracted mainly from algae. The aim of this study was to investigate anti-tumor and anti-angiogenic effects of fucoidan in both cell-based assays and mouse xenograft model, as well as to clarify possible role of JAK-STAT3 pathway in the protection. METHODS: DU-145 human prostate cancer cells were treated with 100-1000 μg/mL of fucoidan. Cell viability, proliferation, migration and tube formation were studied using MTT, EdU, Transwell and Matrigel assays, respectively...
August 1, 2017: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28764027/chain-conformation-rheological-and-charge-properties-of-fucoidan-extracted-from-sea-cucumber-thelenota-ananas-a-semi-flexible-coil-negative-polyelectrolyte
#18
Xiaoqi Xu, Changhu Xue, Yaoguang Chang, Guanchen Liu
As a bioactive and functional polysaccharide, sea cucumber fucoidan has received increasing attention. Chain conformation and physicochemical properties of fucoidan extracted from Thelenota ananas (Ta-FUC) was investigated by utilizing HPSEC-MALLS-Visc-RI, microelectrophoresis and steady shear measurements. The conformation parameter αs (0.61±0.02), the Mark-Houwink-Kuhn-Sakurada exponent αη (0.92±0.01), αh (0.64±0.01) and the Smidsrød-Haug stiffness parameter B (0.036±0.010) consistently manifested that Ta-FUC adopted a semi-flexible coil conformation in NaCl solution...
December 15, 2017: Food Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28758647/electrochemical-behaviour-at-a-liquid-organogel-microinterface-array-of-fucoidan-extracted-from-algae
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Bren Mark B Felisilda, Eva Alvarez de Eulate, Damien N Stringer, J Helen Fitton, Damien W M Arrigan
Fucoidans are sulfated polysaccharides mostly derived from algae and used in a number of applications (e.g. nutrition, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and biomaterials). In this study, the electrochemical behaviour of fucoidans extracted from two algal species (Undaria pinnatifida and Fucus vesiculosus) was assessed using voltammetry at an array of micro-interfaces formed between two immiscible electrolyte solutions (μITIES) in which the organic electrolyte phase was gelled. Cyclic voltammetry revealed an adsorption process when scanning to negative potentials, followed by a desorption peak at ca...
July 31, 2017: Analyst
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28757372/magnetic-bead-based-assays-for-complement-component-c5
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Richard G DiScipio, Ingrid U Schraufstatter
Two novel magnetic agarose bead based assays have been developed to measure complement component C5 interaction with C3b and the Factor I Modules (FIMs) of C7. One innovation was to couple C3b onto the magnetic agarose bead using the alternative pathway C3 convertase, which resulted in a linkage of the ligand by a covalent ester bond. A second innovation was to employ nickel ion charged N,N,N'-tris(carboxymethyl)ethylene-diamine-magnetic agarose to capture recombinantly prepared C7 FIMs that were expressed with an oligo-histidine linker followed by an acidic domain that provided a spacer enabling the C7 modules exposure to C5...
July 27, 2017: Journal of Immunological Methods
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