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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27887776/critical-role-of-superoxide-anions-and-hydroxyl-radicals-in-hema-induced-apoptosis
#1
H Schweikl, M Godula, C Petzel, C Bolay, K A Hiller, W Buchalla
OBJECTIVE: Resin monomers such as 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate (HEMA) induce apoptosis because of the excess formation of reactive oxygen species (ROS). The portion of ROS including superoxide anions, hydrogen peroxide or hydroxyl radicals in monomer-induced apoptosis is unknown. Here, the effectiveness of superoxide anions or hydroxyl radicals was analyzed using tempol or sodium formate as radical scavengers. METHODS: RAW264.7 mouse macrophages were exposed to HEMA (0-6-8mM) in the presence of tempol (0-0...
November 22, 2016: Dental Materials: Official Publication of the Academy of Dental Materials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27866076/antioxidant-properties-of-tea-blunt-ros-dependent-lipogenesis-beneficial-effect-on-hepatic-steatosis-in-a-high-fat-high-sucrose-diet-nafld-obese-rat-model
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Laura Braud, Sylvain Battault, Grégory Meyer, Alessandro Nascimento, Sandrine Gaillard, Georges de Sousa, Roger Rahmani, Catherine Riva, Martine Armand, Jean-Michel Maixent, Cyril Reboul
Oxidative stress could trigger lipid accumulation in liver and thus hepatic steatosis. Tea is able to prevent liver disorders, but a direct link between antioxidant capacities and prevention of steatosis has not been reported yet. We aimed to investigate such relationship in a rat model of high fat-high sucrose diet (HFS)-induced obesity and to explore more deeply the mechanisms in isolated hepatocytes. Wistar rats were divided into a control group (standard diet), an HFS group (high fat-sucrose diet) and an HFS+tea group (HFS diet with ad-libitum access to tea drink)...
October 29, 2016: Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861245/selective-impairment-of-blood-pressure-reduction-by-endothelial-nitric-oxide-synthase-dimer-destabilization-in-mice
#3
Tatsiana Suvorava, Stephanie Pick, Georg Kojda
OBJECTIVES: Endothelial dysfunction and oxidative stress are associated with hypertension but whether endothelial superoxide may play a role in the early development of essential hypertension remains uncertain. We investigated whether endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS)-derived endothelial oxidative stress is involved in the regulation of SBP. METHODS: Wild-type eNOS [mice with endothelium-specific overexpression of bovine endothelial NO-synthase (eNOS-Tg)] or a novel dimer-destabilized eNOS-mutant harboring a partially disrupted zinc-finger [mice with endothelium-specific overexpression of destabilized bovine eNOS destabilized by replacement of Cys 101 to Ala (C101A-eNOS-Tg)] was introduced in C57BL/6 in an endothelial-specific manner...
January 2017: Journal of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27816504/nadph-oxidase-nox-1-mediates-cigarette-smoke-induced-superoxide-generation-in-rat-vascular-smooth-muscle-cells
#4
Kyung-Hwa Chang, Jung-Min Park, Chang Hoon Lee, Bumseok Kim, Kyung-Chul Choi, Seong-Jin Choi, Kyuhong Lee, Moo-Yeol Lee
Smoking is a well-established risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. Oxidative stress is one of the common etiological factors, and NADPH oxidase (NOX) has been suggested as a potential mediator of oxidative stress. In this study, cigarette smoke (CS)-induced superoxide production was characterized in vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC). CS was prepared in forms of cigarette smoke extract (CSE) and total particulate matter (TPM). Several molecular probes for reactive oxygen species were trialed, and dihydroethidium (DHE) and WST-1 were chosen for superoxide detection considering the autofluorescence, light absorbance, and peroxidase inhibitory activity of CS...
November 3, 2016: Toxicology in Vitro: An International Journal Published in Association with BIBRA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27802422/different-impact-of-essential-hypertension-on-structural-and-functional-age-related-vascular-changes
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Rosa Maria Bruno, Emiliano Duranti, Chiara Ippolito, Cristina Segnani, Nunzia Bernardini, Giulio Di Candio, Massimo Chiarugi, Stefano Taddei, Agostino Virdis
We evaluated whether vascular remodeling is present in physiological aging and whether hypertension accelerates the aging process for vascular function and structure. Small arteries from 42 essential hypertensive patients (HT) and 41 normotensive individuals (NT) were dissected after subcutaneous biopsy. Endothelium-dependent vasodilation (pressurized myograph) was assessed by acetylcholine, repeated under the nitric oxide synthase inhibitor N-nitro-l-arginine methylester or the antioxidant tempol. Structure was evaluated by media-lumen ratio (M/L)...
October 31, 2016: Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27775423/lack-of-reactive-oxygen-species-deteriorates-blood-pressure-regulation-in-acute-stress
#6
I Bernátová, P Bališ, R Goga, M Behuliak, J Zicha, I Sekaj
This study investigated the contribution of reactive oxygen species (ROS) to blood pressure regulation in conscious adult male Wistar rats exposed to acute stress. Role of ROS was investigated in rats with temporally impaired principal blood pressure regulation systems using ganglionic blocker pentolinium (P, 5 mg/kg), angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor captopril (C, 10 mg/kg), nitric oxide synthase inhibitor L-NAME (L, 30 mg/kg) and superoxide dismutase mimeticum tempol (T, 25 mg/kg). Mean arterial pressure (MAP) was measured by the carotid artery catheter and inhibitors were administered intravenously...
October 24, 2016: Physiological Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27753890/ish-nia-os-05-interleukin-6-transactivation-of-the-mineralocorticoid-receptor
#7
Brandi Wynne, Trinity Kronk, Otor Al-Khalili, Benjamin Ko, Franziska Theilig, Douglas Eaton, Robert Hoover
OBJECTIVE: Hypertension is characterized by increased sodium reabsorption along the aldosterone-sensitive distal nephron (ASDN) and systemic inflammation. Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a possible mediator, signaling via the transmembrane IL-6 receptor alpha (IL-6Rα); however, whether IL-6Rα is present in the distal convoluted tubule (DCT) is unknown. Increased sodium reabsorption is not always correlated with increased aldosterone (Aldo). Thus, understanding how Aldo-independent sodium reabsorption occurs is critical...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27744119/impaired-vascular-function-in-sepsis-surviving-rats-mediated-by-oxidative-stress-and-rho-kinase-pathway
#8
Priscila de Souza, Karla Lorena Guarido, Karin Scheschowitsch, Luísa Mota da Silva, Maria Fernanda Werner, Jamil Assreuy, José Eduardo da Silva-Santos
We investigated long-lasting changes in endothelial and vascular function in adult rat survivors of severe sepsis induced by cecal ligation and puncture (CLP) model. For this, male Wistar rats (200-350g) had their cecum punctured once (non-transfixing hole) with a 14-gauge needle. Performed in this way, a mortality rate around 30% was achieved in the first 72h. The survivors, together with age-matched control rats (not subjected to CLP), were maintained in our holding room for 60 days (S60 group) and had the descending thoracic aorta processed for functional, histological, biochemical or molecular analyses...
September 30, 2016: Redox Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27681559/nitric-oxide-synthase-inhibition-causes-acute-increases-in-glomerular-permeability-in-vivo-dependent-upon-reactive-oxygen-species-ros
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Julia Dolinina, Kristinn Sverrisson, Anna Rippe, Carl M Öberg, Bengt Rippe
There is increasing evidence that the permeability of the glomerular filtration barrier (GFB) is partly regulated by a balance between the bioavailability of nitric oxide (NO) and that of reactive oxygen species (ROS). It has been postulated that normal or moderately elevated NO levels protect the GFB from permeability increases, while ROS, through reducing the bioavailability of NO, have the opposite effect. We tested the tentative antagonism between NO and ROS on glomerular permeability in anaesthetized Wistar rats, in which the left ureter was cannulated for urine collection, while simultaneously blood access was achieved...
September 28, 2016: American Journal of Physiology. Renal Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27643236/ish-nia-os-05-interleukin-6-transactivation-of-the-mineralocorticoid-receptor
#10
Brandi Wynne, Trinity Kronk, Otor Al-Khalili, Benjamin Ko, Franziska Theilig, Douglas Eaton, Robert Hoover
OBJECTIVE: Hypertension is characterized by increased sodium reabsorption along the aldosterone-sensitive distal nephron (ASDN) and systemic inflammation. Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a possible mediator, signaling via the transmembrane IL-6 receptor alpha (IL-6Rα); however, whether IL-6Rα is present in the distal convoluted tubule (DCT) is unknown. Increased sodium reabsorption is not always correlated with increased aldosterone (Aldo). Thus, understanding how Aldo-independent sodium reabsorption occurs is critical...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27630759/lower-superoxide-dismutase-2-sod2-protein-content-in-mononuclear-cells-is-associated-with-better-survival-in-patients-with-hemodialysis-therapy
#11
Katharina Krueger, Jianlin Shen, Alexandra Maier, Martin Tepel, Alexandra Scholze
Mitochondrial superoxide dismutase 2 (SOD2) converts superoxide anions to hydrogen peroxide and oxygen. Human data on SOD2 protein content in chronic kidney disease (CKD) are sparse and mortality data are lacking. We investigated SOD2 protein content in monocytes from patients with hemodialysis therapy (n = 81), CKD stage 1-5 (n = 120), and healthy controls (n = 13) using in-cell Western assays. SOD2 protein decreased from CKD stage 1 until stage 4 whereas it increased again in stage 5 with and without hemodialysis...
2016: Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27630573/20-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic-acid-20-hete-modulates-canonical-transient-receptor-potential-6-trpc6-channels-in-podocytes
#12
Hila Roshanravan, Eun Y Kim, Stuart E Dryer
The arachidonic acid metabolite 20-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid (20-HETE) regulates renal function, including changes in glomerular function evoked during tubuloglomerular feedback (TGF). This study describes the cellular actions of 20-HETE on cultured podocytes, assessed by whole-cell recordings from cultured podocytes combined with pharmacological and cell-biological manipulations of cells. Bath superfusion of 20-HETE activates cationic currents that are blocked by the pan-TRP blocker SKF-96365 and by 50 μM La(3+), and which are attenuated after siRNA knockdown of TRPC6 subunits...
2016: Frontiers in Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27537772/role-of-vascular-reactive-oxygen-species-in-regulating-cytochrome-p450-4a-enzyme-expression-in-dahl-salt-sensitive-rats
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Kathleen M Lukaszewicz, Mahesh P Paudyal, John R Falck, Julian H Lombard
OBJECTIVE: The potential contribution of CYP4A enzymes to endothelial dysfunction in Dahl salt-sensitive (SS) rats was determined by comparison to SS-5(BN) consomic rats having chromosome 5 carrying CYP4A alleles from the Brown Norway (BN) rat introgressed into the SS genetic background. METHODS: The following experiments were performed in cerebral arteries from HS-fed SS and SS-5(BN) rats ± the SOD inhibitor DETC and/or the superoxide scavenger Tempol: 1) endothelial function was determined via video microscopy ± acute addition of the CYP4A inhibitor DDMS or Tempol; 2) vascular oxidative stress was assessed with DHE fluorescence ± acute addition of DDMS, L-NAME, or PEG-SOD; and 3) CYP4A protein levels were compared by Western blotting...
August 18, 2016: Microcirculation: the Official Journal of the Microcirculatory Society, Inc
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27529477/nitric-oxide-synthase-1-modulates-basal-and-%C3%AE-adrenergic-stimulated-contractility-by-rapid-and-reversible-redox-dependent-s-nitrosylation-of-the-heart
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Alejandra Z Vielma, Luisa León, Ignacio C Fernández, Daniel R González, Mauricio P Boric
S-nitrosylation of several Ca2+ regulating proteins in response to β-adrenergic stimulation was recently described in the heart; however the specific nitric oxide synthase (NOS) isoform and signaling pathways responsible for this modification have not been elucidated. NOS-1 activity increases inotropism, therefore, we tested whether β-adrenergic stimulation induces NOS-1-dependent S-nitrosylation of total proteins, the ryanodine receptor (RyR2), SERCA2 and the L-Type Ca2+ channel (LTCC). In the isolated rat heart, isoproterenol (10 nM, 3-min) increased S-nitrosylation of total cardiac proteins (+46±14%) and RyR2 (+146±77%), without affecting S-nitrosylation of SERCA2 and LTCC...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27525680/a-superoxide-dismutase-catalase-mimetic-nanomedicine-for-targeted-therapy-of-inflammatory-bowel-disease
#15
Qixiong Zhang, Hui Tao, Yongyao Lin, Ying Hu, Huijie An, Dinglin Zhang, Shibin Feng, Houyuan Hu, Ruibing Wang, Xiaohui Li, Jianxiang Zhang
Oxidative stress, resulting from excessive generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS), plays a pivotal role in the initiation and progression of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). To develop an efficacious and safe nanotherapy against IBD, we designed and developed a superoxide dismutase/catalase mimetic nanomedicine comprising a hydrogen peroxide-eliminating nanomatrix and a free radical scavenger Tempol (Tpl). To this end, an oxidation-responsive β-cyclodextrin material (OxbCD) was synthesized, and a Tpl-loaded OxbCD nanoparticle (Tpl/OxbCD NP) was produced...
October 2016: Biomaterials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27508651/-op-3b-02-ageing-and-lack-of-estrogens-activates-cyclooxygenases-pathway-increasing-superoxide-anion-production-in-response-to-thromboxane-a2
#16
S Novella, X Vidal-Gómez, A Mompeón, D Pérez-Cremades, G Segarra, P Medina, C Hermenegildo
OBJECTIVE: The role of ageing in the development of vascular disease is currently associated with a rise in oxidative stress. Thromboxane A2 (TXA2) is an inflammatory and oxidant endogenous vasoconstrictor which action increases with ageing and lack of estrogens, both conditions found in menopause. Our aim was to determine superoxide anion (O2-) levels in response to TXA2 in aortic vascular tissue from senescent and ovariectomized mice and the role of cyclooxygenase as source of O2-. DESIGN AND METHOD: Senescence accelerated mice (SAM) were used in this study...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27471738/tempol-effects-on-diabetic-nephropathy-in-male-rats
#17
Akram Ranjbar, Hassan Ghasemi, Mahdi Hatami, Farahanaz Dadras, Tavakol Heidary Shayesteh, Farhad Khoshjou
INTRODUCTION: Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is the most common cause of the chronic kidney disease in the world. Oxidative stress on the other hand has a major and well known role in its pathophysiology. OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study is to figure out if tempol, a synthetic antioxidant agent, modifies DN and to determine its relevance to changes of serum oxidative biomarkers. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty-seven male rats were equally divided in to 4 groups (7 rats for each group)...
2016: Journal of Renal Injury Prevention
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27418688/passive-heat-therapy-improves-cutaneous-microvascular-function-in-sedentary-humans-via-improved-nitric-oxide-dependent-dilation
#18
Vienna E Brunt, Taylor M Eymann, Michael A Francisco, Matthew J Howard, Christopher T Minson
Passive heat therapy (repeated hot tub or sauna use) reduces cardiovascular risk, but its effects on the mechanisms underlying improvements in microvascular function have yet to be studied. We investigated the effects of heat therapy on microvascular function and whether improvements were related to changes in nitric oxide (NO) bioavailability using cutaneous microdialysis. Eighteen young, sedentary, otherwise healthy subjects participated in 8 wk of heat therapy (hot water immersion to maintain rectal temperature ≥38...
September 1, 2016: Journal of Applied Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27417190/the-role-of-reactive-oxygen-species-in-methamphetamine-self-administration-and-dopamine-release-in-the-nucleus-accumbens
#19
Eun Young Jang, Chae Ha Yang, David M Hedges, Soo Phil Kim, Jun Yeon Lee, Tyler G Ekins, Brandon T Garcia, Hee Young Kim, Ashley C Nelson, Nam Jun Kim, Scott C Steffensen
Methamphetamine (METH) markedly increases dopamine (DA) release in the mesolimbic DA system, which plays an important role in mediating the reinforcing effects of METH. METH-induced DA release results in the formation of reactive oxygen species (ROS), leading to oxidative damage. We have recently reported that ROS are implicated in behavior changes and DA release in the nucleus accumbens (NAc) following cocaine administration. The aim of this study was to evaluate the involvement of ROS in METH-induced locomotor activity, self-administration and enhancement of DA release in the NAc...
July 14, 2016: Addiction Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27413197/mechanisms-of-connecting-tubule-glomerular-feedback-enhancement-by-aldosterone
#20
Yilin Ren, Branislava Janic, Kristopher Kutskill, Edward L Peterson, Oscar A Carretero
Connecting tubule glomerular feedback (CTGF) is a mechanism where an increase in sodium (Na) concentration in the connecting tubule (CNT) causes the afferent arteriole (Af-Art) to dilate. We recently reported that aldosterone within the CNT lumen enhances CTGF via a nongenomic effect involving GPR30 receptors and sodium/hydrogen exchanger (NHE), but the signaling pathways of this mechanism are unknown. We hypothesize that aldosterone enhances CTGF via cAMP/protein kinase A (PKA) pathway that activates protein kinase C (PKC) and stimulates superoxide (O-2) production...
July 13, 2016: American Journal of Physiology. Renal Physiology
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