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Synthesis of silicon-substituted hydroxyapatite by a hydrothermal method with two different phosphorous sources
Abstract Silicon-substituted hydroxyapatite (Si-HA) with up to 1.8 wt% Si content was prepared successfully by a hydrothermal method, using Ca(NO3)2, (NH4)3PO4 or (NH4)2HPO4 and Si(OCH2CH3)4 (TEOS)Expand
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Irisin Peptide Protects Brain Against Ischemic Injury Through Reducing Apoptosis and Enhancing BDNF in a Rodent Model of Stroke
Evidence has shown therapeutic potential of irisin in cerebral stroke. The present study aimed to assess the effects of recombinant irisin on the infarct size, neurological outcomes, blood–brainExpand
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Electrospun chitosan-gelatin nanofiberous scaffold: fabrication and in vitro evaluation.
In this study, chitosan and gelatin solutions were blended at five different ratios. Samples were fed into electrospinning apparatus to produce non-woven nanofibrous mats. Scanning electronExpand
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Serum levels of interleukin-6, interleukin-8, interleukin-10, and tumor necrosis factor-α, renal function biochemical parameters and clinical outcomes in pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass surgery
Background: Cardiopulmonary bypass causes detrimental effects on remote organs due to inflammatory response. One of these organs is kidney that is frequently affected by cardiac surgery. Acute kidneyExpand
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Mesenchymal stem cells from human amniotic membrane differentiate into cardiomyocytes and endothelial-like cells without improving cardiac function after surgical administration in rat model of
Introduction: Human amnion-derived mesenchymal stem cells (hAMSCs) have been used in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction. In the current study, we investigated the efficacy of hAMSCs for theExpand
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Conjugated linoleic acid rat pretreatment reduces renal damage in ischemia/reperfusion injury: Unraveling antiapoptotic mechanisms and regulation of phosphorylated mammalian target of rapamycin.
SCOPE Conjugated linoleic acids (CLAs) are dietary components with beneficial effects on human health. The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential benefits of CLA pretreatment in a rat modelExpand
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Visfatin reduces hippocampal CA1 cells death and improves learning and memory deficits after transient global ischemia/reperfusion
Visfatin is a novel adipocytokine with insulin-mimetic effect which plays a role in glucose-lowering effect of insulin and improves insulin sensitivity. It has been linked to a variety of cellularExpand
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Inflammatory cytokine response and cardiac troponin I changes in cardiopulmonary bypass using two cardioplegia solutions; del Nido and modified St. Thomas’: a randomized controlled trial
Background: Long intervals of del Nido (DN) solution administration, 90 minutes, may result in rewarming of the myocardial tissue and elevate metabolic demand and hypoxia. This will potentiallyExpand
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BIOCOMPATIBILITY STUDY OF A HYDROXYAPATITE-ALUMINA AND SILICON CARBIDE COMPOSITE SCAFFOLD FOR BONE TISSUE ENGINEERING
Received: 12/Jul/2008, Accepted: 14/Oct/2008 Objective: To date, several scaffolds have been fabricated for application in bone tissue repair. However, there remains a need for synthesis of scaffoldsExpand
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Serum Level of Homocysteine, Folate and Vitamin-B12 in Epileptic Patients Under Carbamazepine and Sodium Valproate Treatment: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Background Numerous studies have shown that long term treatment with anticonvulsants may be an important risk factor for the onset of atherosclerosis, or worsening of its symptoms. There are manyExpand
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