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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27915174/molecular-and-physiological-responses-of-iranian-perennial-ryegrass-as-affected-by-trinexapac-ethyl-paclobutrazol-and-abscisic-acid-under-drought-stress
#1
Mohammad Hossein Sheikh Mohammadi, Nematollah Etemadi, Mohammad Mehdi Arab, Mostafa Aalifar, Mostafa Arab, Mohammad Pessarakli
Drought stress is the major limiting factor which affects turfgrass management in area with restricted rainfall or irrigation water supply. Trinexapac ethyl (TE), Paclobutrazol (PAC) and Abscisic acid (ABA) are three plant growth regulators (PGRs) that are commonly used on turf species for increasing their tolerance to different environmental stresses such as drought. However, little is known about the impact of PGRs on stress tolerance of Iranian Perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne). The present study was conducted to examine the visual and physiological changes of Iranian Perennial ryegrass in response to foliar application of TE, PAC, and ABA under drought stress conditions...
November 27, 2016: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry: PPB
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27901358/mdck-cells-are-capable-of-water-secretion-and-reabsorption-in-response-to-changes-in-the-ionic-environment
#2
Janne P Capra, Sinikka M Eskelinen
A prerequisite for tissue electrolyte homeostasis is highly regulated ion and water transport through kidney or intestinal epithelia. In the present work, we monitored changes in the cell and luminal volumes of type II Madin-Darby canine kidney (MDCK) cells grown in a 3D environment in response to drugs, or to changes in the composition of the basal extracellular fluid. Using fluorescent markers and high-resolution spinning disc confocal microscopy, we could show that lack of sodium and potassium ions in the basal fluid (tetramethylammonium chloride (TMACl) buffer) induces a rapid increase in the cell and luminal volumes...
September 1, 2016: Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27899683/validation-of-an-integrative-mathematical-model-of-dehydration-and-rehydration-in-virtual-humans
#3
W Andrew Pruett, John S Clemmer, Robert L Hester
Water homeostasis is one of the body's most critical tasks. Physical challenges to the body, including exercise and surgery, almost always coordinate with some change in water handling reflecting the changing needs of the body. Vasopressin is the most important hormone that contributes to short-term water homeostasis. By manipulating vascular tone and regulating water reabsorption in the collecting duct of the kidneys, vasopressin can mediate the retention or loss of fluids quickly. In this study, we validated HumMod, an integrative mathematical model of human physiology, against six different challenges to water homeostasis with special attention to the secretion of vasopressin and maintenance of electrolyte balance...
November 2016: Physiological Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27884088/physiopathology-clinical-diagnosis-and-treatment-of-hyponatremia
#4
Fabrice Gankam Kengne
Hyponatremia is the commonest electrolyte disorder encountered in clinical practice. It develops when the mechanisms regulating water and electrolyte handling are impaired, which in many instances occur in the setting of concurrent diseases such as heart failure, liver failure, renal failure etc… Hyponatremia as an electrolyte disorder has several specificities: when profound it can be quickly fatal and when moderate it carries a high risk of mortality and morbidity, but at the same time incorrect treatment of profound hyponatremia can lead to debilitating neurological disease and it remains unclear if treatment of moderate hyponatremia is associated with a decrease in mortality and morbidity...
December 2016: Acta Clinica Belgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27810325/mechanisms-underlying-toxicity-and-stimulatory-role-of-single-walled-carbon-nanotubes-in-hyoscyamus-niger-during-drought-stress-simulated-by-polyethylene-glycol
#5
Mehrnaz Hatami, Javad Hadian, Mansour Ghorbanpour
In this study, seeds of Hyoscyamus niger were exposed to different concentrations (50-800μgmL(-1)) of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) under different levels of drought stress (0.5-1.5MPa) for 14days. Germinated seeds were subsequently allowed to grow in the same culture media for 7 more days to test the further response of the seedlings in terms of biochemical changes to the employed treatments. Seeds subjected to drought showed reduction in germination percentage, vigor and lengths of roots and shoots...
October 29, 2016: Journal of Hazardous Materials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27797511/highly-active-and-stable-catalysts-of-phytic-acid-derivative-transition-metal-phosphides-for-full-water-splitting
#6
Gong Zhang, Guichang Wang, Yang Liu, Huijuan Liu, Jiuhui Qu, Jinghong Li
Application of transition metal phosphide (TMP) catalysts for full water splitting has great potential to help relieve the energy crisis. Various methods have been investigated to obtain high catalytic activity, but the use of electronic structure regulation by incorporation of different elements is of particular simplicity and significance for development of a universal TMP synthesis method. We herein describe a novel approach for fabricating a series of TMPs by pyrolyzing phytic acid (PA) cross-linked metal complexes...
October 31, 2016: Journal of the American Chemical Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27789672/promoter-cpg-island-methylation-in-ion-transport-mechanisms-and-associated-dietary-intakes-jointly-influence-the-risk-of-clear-cell-renal-cell-cancer
#7
Ivette A G Deckers, Manon van Engeland, Piet A van den Brandt, Leander Van Neste, Patricia M M B Soetekouw, Maureen J B Aarts, Marcella M L L Baldewijns, András P Keszei, Leo J Schouten
BACKGROUND: Sodium intake, but not potassium or fluid intake, has been associated with higher renal cell cancer (RCC) risk. However, risk factors may differ by molecular subtypes of the tumour. In renal physiology, electrolyte and water homeostasis is facilitated by ion transport mechanisms (ITM). Aberrant regulation of ITM genes, for example by promoter CpG island methylation, may modify associations between sodium, potassium and fluid intake and RCC risk. METHODS: We identified ARHGDIG, ATP1A1, SCNN1B and SLC8A3 as ITM genes exhibiting RCC-specific promoter methylation and down-regulation...
October 27, 2016: International Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27761136/exogenous-melatonin-suppresses-dark-induced-leaf-senescence-by-activating-the-superoxide-dismutase-catalase-antioxidant-pathway-and-down-regulating-chlorophyll-degradation-in-excised-leaves-of-perennial-ryegrass-lolium-perenne-l
#8
Jing Zhang, Huibin Li, Bin Xu, Jing Li, Bingru Huang
Leaf senescence is a typical symptom in plants exposed to dark and may be regulated by plant growth regulators. The objective of this study was to determine whether exogenous application of melatonin (N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine) suppresses dark-induced leaf senescence and the effects of melatonin on reactive oxygen species (ROS) scavenging system and chlorophyll degradation pathway in perennial grass species. Mature perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L. cv. 'Pinnacle') leaves were excised and incubated in 3 mM 2-(N-morpholino) ethanesulfonic buffer (pH 5...
2016: Frontiers in Plant Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27754289/br-08-1-high-sodium-intake-reduction-in-diabetes-with-hypertension
#9
Zhiming Zhu
Management of hypertension in diabetes is critical for reducing cardiovascular mortality and morbidity. Dietary approaches for controlling high blood pressure have historically focused on sodium. Thus, many guidelines recommend that patients with type 2 diabetes reduce high sodium intake. Nonetheless, the potential benefits of sodium reduction are debatable. The kidney has a crucial role in glucose filtration and reabsorption in addition to its regulation of fluid and electrolyte homeostasis. A key factor linking sodium uptake and glucose transport is the sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) in renal proximal tubular cells...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27754186/sp-04-1-the-role-of-natriuretic-peptides-in-the-pathogenesis-of-cardiovascular-diseases
#10
Zhanna Kobalava
The burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in general and heart failure (HF) in particular continues to increase worldwide. CVD are major contributors to death and morbidity and recognized as important drivers of healthcare expenditure. Chronic overactivity of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) plays a key role in human hypertension and HF pathophysiology. RAAS is fundamental in the overall regulation of cardiovascular homeostasis through the actions of hormones, which regulate vascular tone, and specifically blood pressure through vasoconstriction and renal sodium and water retention...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27721134/medicago-truncatula-genotypes-jemalong-a17-and-r108-show-contrasting-variations-under-drought-stress
#11
Shi-Shuai Luo, Yan-Ni Sun, Xue Zhou, Tong Zhu, Li-Sha Zhu, Muhammad Arfan, Li-Juan Zou, Hong-Hui Lin
Drought is one of the most significant abiotic stresses that restrict crop productivity. Medicago truncatula is a model legume species with a wide genetic diversity. We compared the differential physiological and molecular changes of two genotypes of M. truncatula (Jemalong A17 and R108) in response to progressive drought stress and rewatering. The MtNCED and MtZEP activation and higher abscisic acid (ABA) content was observed in Jemalong A17 plants under normal conditions. Additionally, a greater increase in ABA content and expression of MtNCED and MtZEP in Jemalong A17 plants than that of R108 plants were observed under drought conditions...
October 1, 2016: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry: PPB
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27717468/expression-of-a-grape-vitis-vinifera-bzip-transcription-factor-vlbzip36-in-arabidopsis-thaliana-confers-tolerance-of-drought-stress-during-seed-germination-and-seedling-establishment
#12
Mingxing Tu, Xianhang Wang, Tongying Feng, Xiaomeng Sun, Yaqiong Wang, Li Huang, Min Gao, Yuejin Wang, Xiping Wang
Drought is one of the most serious factors that limit agricultural productivity and there is considerable interest in understanding the molecular bases of drought responses and their regulation. While numbers of basic leucine zipper (bZIP) transcription factors (TFs) are known to play key roles in response of plants to various abiotic stresses, only a few group K bZIP TFs have been functionally characterized in the context of stress signaling. In this study, we characterized the expression of the grape (Vitis vinifera) group K bZIP gene, VlbZIP36, and found evidence for its involvement in response to drought and the stress-associated phytohormone abscisic acid (ABA)...
November 2016: Plant Science: An International Journal of Experimental Plant Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27643287/br-08-1-high-sodium-intake-reduction-in-diabetes-with-hypertension
#13
Zhiming Zhu
Management of hypertension in diabetes is critical for reducing cardiovascular mortality and morbidity. Dietary approaches for controlling high blood pressure have historically focused on sodium. Thus, many guidelines recommend that patients with type 2 diabetes reduce high sodium intake. Nonetheless, the potential benefits of sodium reduction are debatable. The kidney has a crucial role in glucose filtration and reabsorption in addition to its regulation of fluid and electrolyte homeostasis. A key factor linking sodium uptake and glucose transport is the sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) in renal proximal tubular cells...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27643143/sp-04-1-the-role-of-natriuretic-peptides-in-the-pathogenesis-of-cardiovascular-diseases
#14
Zhanna Kobalava
The burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in general and heart failure (HF) in particular continues to increase worldwide. CVD are major contributors to death and morbidity and recognized as important drivers of healthcare expenditure. Chronic overactivity of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) plays a key role in human hypertension and HF pathophysiology. RAAS is fundamental in the overall regulation of cardiovascular homeostasis through the actions of hormones, which regulate vascular tone, and specifically blood pressure through vasoconstriction and renal sodium and water retention...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27551042/vesicle-associated-membrane-protein-3-vamp3-mediates-constitutive-trafficking-of-the-renal-co-transporter-nkcc2-in-thick-ascending-limbs-role-in-renal-function-and-blood-pressure
#15
Paulo S Caceres, Mariela Mendez, Mohammed Z Haque, Pablo A Ortiz
Renal cells of the thick ascending limb (TAL) reabsorb NaCl via the apical Na(+)/K(+)/2Cl(-) co-transporter NKCC2. Trafficking of NKCC2 to the apical surface regulates NKCC2-mediated NaCl absorption and blood pressure. The molecular mechanisms by which NKCC2 reaches the apical surface and their role in renal function and maintenance of blood pressure are poorly characterized. Here we report that NKCC2 interacts with the vesicle fusion protein VAMP3, and they co-localize at the TAL apical surface. We observed that silencing VAMP3 in vivo blocks constitutive NKCC2 exocytic delivery, decreasing the amount of NKCC2 at the TAL apical surface...
October 14, 2016: Journal of Biological Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27550641/a-novel-transcription-factor-like-gene-sbsdr1-acts-as-a-molecular-switch-and-confers-salt-and-osmotic-endurance-to-transgenic-tobacco
#16
Vijay Kumar Singh, Avinash Mishra, Intesaful Haque, Bhavanath Jha
A salt- and drought-responsive novel gene SbSDR1 is predominantly localised to the nucleus, up-regulated under abiotic stresses and is involved in the regulation of metabolic processes. SbSDR1 showed DNA-binding activity to genomic DNA, microarray analysis revealed the upregulation of host stress-responsive genes and the results suggest that SbSDR1 acts as a transcription factor. Overexpression of SbSDR1 did not affect the growth and yield of transgenic plants in non-stress conditions. Moreover, the overexpression of SbSDR1 stimulates the growth of plants and enhances their physiological status by modulating the physiology and inhibiting the accumulation of reactive oxygen species under salt and osmotic stress...
2016: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27544210/nuclear-receptor-function-in-skin-health-and-disease-therapeutic-opportunities-in-the-orphan-and-adopted-receptor-classes
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Kelvin Yin, Aaron G Smith
The skin forms a vital barrier between an organism's external environment, providing protection from pathogens and numerous physical and chemical threats. Moreover, the intact barrier is essential to prevent water and electrolyte loss without which terrestrial life could not be maintained. Accordingly, acute disruption of the skin through physical or chemical trauma needs to be repaired timely and efficiently as sustained skin pathologies ranging from mild irritations and inflammation through to malignancy impact considerably on morbidity and mortality...
October 2016: Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences: CMLS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27508806/-op-lb-02-06-investigation-of-urinary-peptidome-over-pregnancy-in-rodent-model-of-hypertension
#18
S Samji, H Y Small, S Coley, H Mischak, W Mullen, C Delles
OBJECTIVE: Stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRSP) are a model of chronic hypertension relative to normotensive Wistar-Kyoto rats (WKY). Our studies on urinary protein and electrolyte levels have shown kidney dysfunction and impaired water balance in pregnant SHRSP. We investigated whether urinary peptidomics can identify target molecules involved in kidney dysfunction in pregnant SHRSP. DESIGN AND METHOD: We analyzed urine of non-pregnant and pregnant WKY and SHRSP (n = 7) at 0th, 12th and 18th gestational day (GD) using capillary electrophoresis on-line coupled to ESI-TOF-MS...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27507681/metabolic-pathways-regulated-by-abscisic-acid-salicylic-acid-and-%C3%AE-aminobutyric-acid-in-association-with-improved-drought-tolerance-in-creeping-bentgrass-agrostis-stolonifera
#19
Zhou Li, Jingjin Yu, Yan Peng, Bingru Huang
Abscisic acid (ABA), salicylic acid (SA), and γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) are known to play roles in regulating plant stress responses. This study was conducted to determine metabolites and associated pathways regulated by ABA, SA and GABA that could contribute to drought tolerance in creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera). Plants were foliar sprayed with ABA (5 μM), GABA (0.5 mM) and SA (10 μM) or water (untreated control) prior to 25 days drought stress in controlled growth chambers. Application of ABA, GABA, or SA had similar positive effects on alleviating drought damages, as manifested by the maintenance of lower electrolyte leakage and greater relative water content in leaves of treated plants relative to the untreated control...
August 10, 2016: Physiologia Plantarum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27499158/driving-electrocatalytic-activity-by-interface-electronic-structure-control-in-a-metalloprotein-hybrid-catalyst-for-efficient-hydrogen-evolution
#20
Sushant Kumar Behera, Pritam Deb, Arghya Ghosh
The rational design of metalloprotein hybrid structures and precise calculations for understanding the role of the interfacial electronic structure in regulating the HER activity of water splitting sites and their microscopic effect for obtaining robust hydrogen evolution possess great promise for developing highly efficient nano-bio hybrid HER catalysts. Here, we employ high-accuracy linear-scaling density functional theory calculations using a near-complete basis set and a minimal parameter implicit solvent model within the self-consistent calculations, on silver (Ag) ions assimilated on bacteriorhodopsin (bR) at specific binding sites...
August 17, 2016: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics: PCCP
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