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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28693571/characterization-of-erythrose-reductase-from-yarrowia-lipolytica-and-its-influence-on-erythritol-synthesis
#1
Tomasz Janek, Adam Dobrowolski, Anna Biegalska, Aleksandra M Mirończuk
BACKGROUND: Erythritol is a natural sweetener that is used in the food industry. It is produced as an osmoprotectant by bacteria and yeast. Due to its chemical properties, it does not change the insulin level in the blood, and therefore it can be safely used by diabetics. Previously, it has been shown that erythrose reductase (ER), which catalyzes the final step, plays a crucial role in erythritol synthesis. ER reduces erythrose to erythritol with NAD(P)H as a cofactor. Despite many studies on erythritol synthesis by Yarrowia lipolytica, the enzymes involved in this metabolic pathway have ever been described...
July 11, 2017: Microbial Cell Factories
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28687933/cellular-zinc-homeostasis-modulates-polarization-of-thp-1-derived-macrophages
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Laura Dierichs, Veronika Kloubert, Lothar Rink
PURPOSE: Polarization of macrophages by environmental stimuli leads to the characteristic of different phenotypes that exhibit distinct functions, ranging in a continuous spectrum from pro-inflammatory M1 up to immunoregulatory and wound-healing M2 macrophages. Diseases like cancer, allergic asthma or diabetes are associated with an M1/M2 imbalance. Owing to the importance of the essential trace element zinc for the immune system and its involvement in signal transduction as a second messenger, we investigated the impact of zinc on M1 and M2 polarization of macrophages in vitro...
July 7, 2017: European Journal of Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28672144/zn-ii-pramlintide-stability-binding-sites-and-unexpected-aggregation
#3
D Łoboda, M Rowińska-Żyrek
Pramlintide is an antidiabetic drug which mimics amylin - a small peptide co-secreted from pancreatic β-cells together with insulin, one of the hallmarks of type 2 diabetes. In the course of the disease, amylin misfolds into small oligomers or to an aggregated β-sheet amyloid fiber. The misfolding mechanism is not yet quite understood, but it is clear that zinc ions play an important role in the process. This work sheds new light on the role of zinc and pramlintide in the course of the disease, giving a detailed description of the Zn(II)-pramlintide complex, in which the metal ion binds to the imidazole of His18 and the amine group of Lys1, imposing a bend in the peptide between these residues...
September 2017: Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28629083/effects-on-insulin-adsorption-due-to-zinc-and-strontium-substitution-in-hydroxyapatite
#4
Luisa A Scudeller, Elena Mavropoulos, Marcelo N Tanaka, Andrea M Costa, Carolina A C Braga, Elvis O López, Alexandre Mello, Alexandre M Rossi
Insulin-loaded calcium phosphate nanoparticles have been proposed as a potential drug delivery system for the oral treatment of diabetes and to stimulate bone cell proliferation and bone mineralization. The kinetics of insulin incorporation onto hydroxyapatite (HA) and Sr (SrHA)- and Zn (ZnHA)-substituted hydroxyapatite nanoparticles was investigated using X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy, zeta potential measurements and circular dichroism (CD) spectroscopy...
October 1, 2017: Materials Science & Engineering. C, Materials for Biological Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28618722/antioxidants-status-in-type-2-diabetic-patients-in-morocco
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Rachid Eljaoudi, Naoual Elomri, Meryem Laamarti, Yahia Cherrah, Taoufik Amezyane, Driss Ghafir, Azeddine Ibrahimi
BACKGROUND/AIM: Type 2 diabetes is a heterogeneous and multifactorial metabolic disorder with some relationship to oxidative stress (OS). Since no studies were conducted in the Moroccan population, this clinical investigation aimed at evaluating the antioxidants status in Moroccan patients with type 2 diabetes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Blood samples of 60 type 2 diabetic patients and 40 healthy controls subjects were analyzed for determination of glycemia, hemoglobin, CRP, glycated hemoglobin, lipid parameters, malondialdehyde (MDA), vitamins E and C, copper (Cu), zinc (Zn), and selenium (Se)...
June 12, 2017: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28595785/comparative-study-of-cardio-protective-effects-of-zinc-oxide-nanoparticles-and-zinc-sulfate-in-streptozotocin-induced-diabetic-rats
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Siamak Asri-Rezaei, Bahram Dalir-Naghadeh, Ali Nazarizadeh, Zahra Noori-Sabzikar
The cardio-protective effects of zinc oxide nanoparticles (Zn NPs) against diabetes-induced cardiopathy were evaluated and compared with zinc sulfate (ZnSO4). A total of 120 Wistar rats were randomly categorized as healthy and diabetic groups. Then, the 2 groups were classified in 5 subgroups. The animals received oral supplementations containing different Zn NP (ie, doses of 1, 3, and 10mg/kg) and ZnSO4 (30mg/kg) concentrations over 8 weeks. Blood and cardiac tissue samples were collected in the different time intervals and subjected to biochemical and histopathological analysis...
July 2017: Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28592518/zinc-supplementation-does-not-alter-indicators-of-insulin-secretion-and-sensitivity-in-black-and-white-female-adolescents
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Andrea J Lobene, Joseph M Kindler, Nathan T Jenkins, Norman K Pollock, Emma M Laing, Arthur Grider, Richard D Lewis
Background: Zinc is a micronutrient involved in the production of, and peripheral sensitivity to, pancreatic β cell-derived insulin. To our knowledge, the effect of zinc supplementation on insulin outcomes, and potential risk of diabetes, in otherwise healthy children in the United States has not been investigated.Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the influence of zinc supplementation on insulin outcomes in black and white girls in the early stages of adolescence. A secondary objective was to determine relations between baseline zinc concentrations and insulin outcomes...
July 2017: Journal of Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28584737/study-of-lipid-peroxidation-nitric-oxide-end-product-and-trace-element-status-in-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-with-and-without-complications
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Sanjukta Mishra, Bana Bihari Mishra
BACKGROUND: Oxidative stress has become a real entity in etiopathogenesis of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). It may result from steady flux of free radicals and lipid peroxides in vivo. Malondialdehyde (MDA) is a stable end product of lipid peroxidation. Accumulative evidences suggest that hyperglycemia in Type 2 DM can produce major changes in nitric oxide (NO) production as well as in its action. Alteration in metabolism of trace elements is also observed in DM. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate oxidative stress, status of NO, and trace elements zinc (Zn) and magnesium (Mg) in type 2 DM and to correlate these parameters with disease process...
April 2017: International Journal of Applied and Basic Medical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28566847/evaluation-of-micronutrient-zinc-magnesium-and-copper-levels-in-serum-and-glycemic-status-after-nonsurgical-periodontal-therapy-in-type-2-diabetic-patients-with-chronic-periodontitis
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Gopalakrishnan Sundaram, T Ramakrishnan, Harinath Parthasarathy, Joyson Moses, T Lalitha
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To find out the effect of nonsurgical periodontal therapy on serum zinc (Zn), magnesium (Mg), and copper (Cu) concentration and glycemic status in type 2 diabetes with chronic periodontitis (CP). MATERIALS AND METHODS: One hundred and twenty patients were included in this study, which was further divided into three groups. Group 1 consisted of forty patients with CP, Group 2 consisted of forty patients of CP with controlled diabetes, and Group 3 consisted of forty patients of CP with uncontrolled diabetes...
January 2017: Contemporary Clinical Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28527712/insulin-fibrillation-the-influence-and-coordination-of-zn-2
#10
Christian Grundahl Frankær, Pernille Sønderby, Maria Blanner Bang, Ramona Valentina Mateiu, Minna Groenning, Jens Bukrinski, Pernille Harris
Protein amyloid fibrillation is obtaining much focus because it is connected with amyloid-related human diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, diabetes mellitus type 2, or Parkinson's disease. The influence of metal ions on the fibrillation process and whether it is implemented in the amyloid fibrils has been debated for some years. We have therefore investigated the influence and binding geometry of zinc in fibrillated insulin using extended X-ray absorption fine-structure and X-ray absorption near-edge structure spectroscopy...
May 18, 2017: Journal of Structural Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28492302/metal-organic-framework-templated-catalysts-dual-sensitization-of-pdo-zno-composite-on-hollow-sno2-nanotubes-for-selective-acetone-sensors
#11
Won-Tae Koo, Ji-Soo Jang, Seon-Jin Choi, Hee-Jin Cho, Il-Doo Kim
Metal-organic framework (MOF)-derived synergistic catalysts were easily functionalized on hollow SnO2 nanotubes (NTs) via electrospinning and subsequent calcination. Nanoscale Pd NPs (∼2 nm) loaded Zn-based zeolite imidazole framework (Pd@ZIF-8, ∼80 nm) was used as a new catalyst-loading platform for the effective functionalization of a PdO@ZnO complex catalyst onto the thin wall of one-dimensional metal oxide NTs. The well-dispersed nanoscale PdO catalysts (3-4 nm) and multiheterojunctions (PdO/ZnO and ZnO/SnO2) on hollow structures are essential for the development of high-performance gas sensors...
May 18, 2017: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28473060/zinc-supplementation-reduces-rankl-opg-ratio-and-prevents-bone-architecture-alterations-in-ovariectomized-and-type-1-diabetic-rats
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Elaine C S Ferreira, Raul H Bortolin, Francisco P Freire-Neto, Karla S C Souza, João F Bezerra, Marcela A G Ururahy, Ana M O Ramos, Silvia T Himelfarb, Bento J Abreu, Thiago V N Didone, Lucia F C Pedrosa, Aldo C Medeiros, Sonia Q Doi, José Brandão-Neto, Rosário D C Hirata, Luciana A Rezende, Maria G Almeida, Mario H Hirata, Adriana A Rezende
Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and estrogen deficiency are associated with several alterations in bone turnover. Zinc (Zn) is required for growth, development, and overall health. Zinc has been used in complementary therapy against bone loss in several diseases. We hypothesized that Zn supplementation represents a potential therapy against severe bone loss induced by the combined effect of estrogen deficiency and T1DM. We evaluated the protective effect of Zn against bone alterations in a chronic model of these disorders...
April 2017: Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28409409/hypoglycemic-and-hypolipidemic-effects-of-leucine-zinc-and-chromium-alone-and-in-combination-in-rats-with-type-2-diabetes
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Hassan Sadri, Negar Nowroozi Larki, Saeed Kolahian
For the increasing development of diabetes, dietary habits and using appropriate supplements can play important roles in the treatment or reduction of risk for this disease. The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of leucine (Leu), zinc (Zn), and chromium (Cr) supplementation, alone or in combination, in rats with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Seventy-seven adult male Wistar rats were randomly assigned in 11 groups, using nutritional supplements and insulin (INS) or glibenclamide (GLC). Supplementing Leu significantly reduced blood glucose, triglycerides (TG), nonesterified fatty acids (NEFA), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and increased high-density lipoprotein (HDL) concentrations compared to vehicle-treated T2D animals, and those improvements were associated with reduced area under the 2-h blood glucose response curve (AUC)...
April 13, 2017: Biological Trace Element Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28401081/zinc-in-pancreatic-islet-biology-insulin-sensitivity-and-diabetes
#14
REVIEW
Wolfgang Maret
About 20 chemical elements are nutritionally essential for humans with defined molecular functions. Several essential and nonessential biometals are either functional nutrients with antidiabetic actions or can be diabetogenic. A key question remains whether changes in the metabolism of biometals and biominerals are a consequence of diabetes or are involved in its etiology. Exploration of the roles of zinc (Zn) in this regard is most revealing because 80 years of scientific discoveries link zinc and diabetes...
March 2017: Preventive Nutrition and Food Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28381805/investigation-of-biodistribution-and-speciation-changes-of-orally-administered-dual-radiolabeled-complex-bis-5-chloro-7-131-i-iodo-8-quinolinolato-65-zn-zinc
#15
Masayuki Munekane, Masashi Ueda, Shinji Motomura, Shinichiro Kamino, Hiromitsu Haba, Yutaka Yoshikawa, Hiroyuki Yasui, Shuichi Enomoto
Many zinc (Zn) complexes have been developed as promising oral antidiabetic agents. In vitro assays using adipocytes have demonstrated that the coordination structures of Zn complexes affect the uptake of Zn into cells and have insulinomimetic activities, for which moderate stability of Zn complexes is vital. The complexation of Zn plays a major role improving its bioavailability. However, investigation of the speciation changes of Zn complexes after oral administration is lacking. A dual radiolabeling approach was applied in order to investigate the speciation of bis(5-chloro-7-iodo-8-quinolinolato)zinc complex [Zn(Cq)2], which exhibits the antidiabetic activity in diabetic mice...
2017: Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28367791/dietary-patterns-and-non-communicable-disease-risk-in-indian-adults-secondary-analysis-of-indian-migration-study-data
#16
Edward Jm Joy, Rosemary Green, Sutapa Agrawal, Lukasz Aleksandrowicz, Liza Bowen, Sanjay Kinra, Jennie I Macdiarmid, Andy Haines, Alan D Dangour
OBJECTIVE: Undernutrition and non-communicable disease (NCD) are important public health issues in India, yet their relationship with dietary patterns is poorly understood. The current study identified distinct dietary patterns and their association with micronutrient undernutrition (Ca, Fe, Zn) and NCD risk factors (underweight, obesity, waist:hip ratio, hypertension, total:HDL cholesterol, diabetes). DESIGN: Data were from the cross-sectional Indian Migration Study, including semi-quantitative FFQ...
April 3, 2017: Public Health Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28352089/exploring-the-association-between-demographics-slc30a8-genotype-and-human-islet-content-of-zinc-cadmium-copper-iron-manganese-and-nickel
#17
Winifred P Wong, Norrina B Allen, Matthew S Meyers, Emma O Link, Xiaomin Zhang, Keith W MacRenaris, Malek El Muayed
A widely prevalent single nucleotide polymorphism, rs13266634 in the SLC30A8 gene encoding the zinc transporter ZnT8, is associated with an increased risk for T2DM. ZnT8 is mostly expressed in pancreatic insulin-producing islets of Langerhans. The effect of this variant on the divalent metal profile in human islets is unknown. Additionally, essential and non-essential divalent metal content of human islets under normal environmental exposure conditions has not been described. We therefore examined the correlation of zinc and other divalent metals in human islets with rs13266634 genotype and demographic characteristics...
March 28, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28302075/renal-effects-of-metallothionein-induction-by-zinc-in-vitro-and-in-vivo
#18
Moritz Schanz, Lea Schaaf, Juergen Dippon, Dagmar Biegger, Peter Fritz, Mark Dominik Alscher, Martin Kimmel
BACKGROUND: Metallothionein (MTT) is an endogenous antioxidant that can be induced by both zinc (Zn) and ischemia. In kidneys, increased MTT expression exerts a putative protective role in diabetes and hypoxia. Our goal was to further investigate the behavior of MTT under the influence of Zn and hypoxia in vitro and in vivo. METHODS: MTT expression was measured in vitro in cell cultures of proximal tubular cells (LCC-PK1) by immune-histochemistry and real-time PCR after incubation with increasing concentrations of Zn under hypoxic and non-hypoxic conditions...
March 16, 2017: BMC Nephrology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28281224/the-effects-of-supplementary-cr3-chromium-iii-propionate-complex-on-the-mineral-status-in-healthy-female-rats
#19
Halina Staniek, Zbigniew Krejpcio
More and more people use food supplements for various reasons, e.g. to prevent mineral deficiency and diseases (e.g. osteoporosis, diabetes, anaemia). Supplements containing Cr(III) are purchased primarily for weight loss and antidiabetic effects. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of supplementary Cr3 {chromium(III) propionate complex, [Cr3O(O2CCH2CH3)6(H2O)3]NO3)} on the mineral status in female Wistar rats. The study was carried out on 30 female Wistar rats, divided into five groups (six animals in each): a control group and test groups fed Cr3 supplemented diets with 100, 200, 500 and 1000 mg Cr · kg(-1) diet (equivalent to 10, 20, 50 and 100 mg Cr ·kg(-1) body mass (b...
March 10, 2017: Biological Trace Element Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28276155/dissecting-copper-homeostasis-in-diabetes-mellitus
#20
REVIEW
Jennifer Lowe, Rosilane Taveira-da-Silva, Elaine Hilário-Souza
Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is characterized by elevated blood glucose levels (hyperglycemia). It can occur due to impaired secretion or action of the hormone insulin, which is produced by pancreatic beta-cells to promote the entry of glucose into the cells. It is known that hyperglycemia has an important role in the production of reactive oxygen species in all types of DM and that an imbalance of transition metal as Cu and Fe plays a pivotal role in stimulating the oxidative stress. Different levels of some transition metals, as Cu, Fe, Mn, and Zn has been reported comparing diabetic animal models with the control group...
March 9, 2017: IUBMB Life
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