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Urinary excretion of 3,N4-etheno-2'-deoxycytidine in humans as a biomarker of oxidative stress: association with cigarette smoking.
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The results indicate that urinary epsilondCyd may provide a valuable noninvasive biomarker for oxidative DNA damage. Expand
Analysis of ethylated thymidine adducts in human leukocyte DNA by stable isotope dilution nanoflow liquid chromatography-nanospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry.
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This highly sensitive, specific, and accurate assay should be clinically feasible for simultaneous quantification of the three ethylated thymidine adducts as potential biomarkers for exposure to ethylating agents and for cancer risk assessment. Expand
Simultaneous detection and quantification of 3-nitrotyrosine and 3-bromotyrosine in human urine by stable isotope dilution liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry.
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The high specificity and accuracy of this LC/MS/MS method render it a valuable tool in measurement of 3NT and 3BrT in the human urinary protein as promising noninvasive biomarkers for protein tyrosine nitration and bromination in vivo. Expand
Detection and simultaneous quantification of three smoking-related ethylthymidine adducts in human salivary DNA by liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry.
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To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first report of detection and quantification of these three ethylthymidine adducts in human salivary DNA, which might be potential biomarkers for exposure to ethylating agents and possibly for cancer risk assessment. Expand
Measurement of urinary excretion of 5-hydroxymethyluracil in human by GC/NICI/MS: correlation with cigarette smoking, urinary TBARS and etheno DNA adduct.
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A highly sensitive and specific assay based on stable isotope dilution gas chromatography/negative ion chemical ionization/mass spectrometry was developed and it is suggested that this assay should be valuable in assessing the role of urinary 5-HMU as a biomarker of oxidative DNA damage and repair. Expand
Quantitative analysis of multiple exocyclic DNA adducts in human salivary DNA by stable isotope dilution nanoflow liquid chromatography-nanospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry.
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A highly sensitive and specific assay based on isotope dilution nanoflow LC-nanospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry (nanoLC-NSI/MS/MS) is developed for simultaneous detection and quantification of these five adducts in human salivary DNA as noninvasive biomarkers for DNA damage resulting from oxidative stress and for evaluating their roles in cancer formation and prevention. Expand
Association between cigarette smoking and urinary excretion of 1,N2-ethenoguanine measured by isotope dilution liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization/tandem mass spectrometry.
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A highly sensitive and specific stable isotope dilution liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization/tandem mass spectrometry (LC-ESI/MS/MS) was developed for accurate quantification of 1,N2-epsilonGua in human urine and an statistically significant association was observed between urinary levels and cigarette smoking. Expand
Quantification of urinary excretion of 1,N6-ethenoadenine, a potential biomarker of lipid peroxidation, in humans by stable isotope dilution liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization-tandem mass
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This LC-ESI-MS/MS method is developed for the quantification of 1,N(6)-ethenoadenine (epsilonAde) in human urine samples without the need for derivatization and is a valuable tool in measuring epsilonAde in the complex mixture of human urine as a promising noninvasive biomarker for DNA damage associated with oxidative stress and for cancer chemoprevention studies. Expand
Reactive nitrogen oxide species-induced post-translational modifications in human hemoglobin and the association with cigarette smoking.
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This study identified peroxynitrite-induced post-translational modifications (PTMs) in human hemoglobin by accurate mass measurement as well as by the MS(2) and MS(3) spectra and showed a statistically significant positive correlation between cigarette smoking and the extents of tyrosine nitration at α-Tyr-24 and at β-tyr-42. Expand
Lipoyl dehydrogenase catalyzes reduction of nitrated DNA and protein adducts using dihydrolipoic acid or ubiquinol as the cofactor.
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The nitroreductase activity for lipoyl dehydrogenase might represent a possible metabolic pathway to reverse the process of biological nitration and be effective in reducing nitrated purine on NO2Cl-treated double stranded calf thymus DNA, and thus decreases apurinic site formation. Expand
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