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Genetic polymorphisms of CYP2C9 and CYP2C19 in the Beninese and Belgian populations.
AIMS To investigate the distribution of cytochrome P450 2C9 (CYP2C9) and 2C19 (CYP2C19) genotype frequencies in the Beninese and Belgian Caucasian populations. METHODS Beninese (n = 111) andExpand
Isatoribine, an agonist of TLR7, reduces plasma virus concentration in chronic hepatitis C infection
Immune‐based therapy is the mainstay treatment for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection but causes multiple side effects and achieves durable viral clearance in only approximately 50% ofExpand
Hypercholesterolemia decreases nitric oxide production by promoting the interaction of caveolin and endothelial nitric oxide synthase.
Hypercholesterolemia is a central pathogenic factor of endothelial dysfunction caused in part by an impairment of endothelial nitric oxide (NO) production through mechanisms that remain poorlyExpand
Oxidative stress, KLF6 and transforming growth factor-beta up-regulation differentiate non-alcoholic steatohepatitis progressing to fibrosis from uncomplicated steatosis in rats.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Pathogenesis of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) remains poorly understood. Cytochrome P450 2E1 (CYP 2E1), cytokines, oxidative stress and activation of hepatic stellate cellsExpand
Dietary oligofructose lowers triglycerides, phospholipids and cholesterol in serum and very low density lipoproteins of rats
The present study was aimed at answering the question why feeding rats an oligofructose (OFS) supplemented diet could cause a significant reduction in plasma lipid levels. Daily administration of aExpand
Hydroxy-Methylglutaryl–Coenzyme A Reductase Inhibition Promotes Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Activation Through a Decrease in Caveolin Abundance
Background—Hypercholesterolemia is causally associated with defects of endothelial nitric oxide (NO)–dependent vasodilation. Increased uptake of cholesterol by endothelial cells (ECs) upregulates theExpand
Reduction in hepatic cytochrome P-450 is correlated to the degree of liver fat content in animal models of steatosis in the absence of inflammation.
BACKGROUND/AIM Fatty liver has been associated with an increased risk of primary graft non-function and drug toxicity. However, these effects have been observed mainly in fatty liver withExpand
Rosuvastatin Decreases Caveolin-1 and Improves Nitric Oxide–Dependent Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Variability in Apolipoprotein E−/− Mice In Vivo
Background—Decreased heart rate variability (HRV) and increased blood pressure variability (BPV), determined in part by nitric oxide (NO)–dependent endothelial dysfunction, are correlated withExpand
Therapeutic drug monitoring of azathioprine and 6-mercaptopurine metabolites in Crohn disease.
BACKGROUND 6-Mercaptopurine (6-MP) and its prodrug azathioprine (AZA) have proven efficacy in the treatment of Crohn disease (CD). The immunosuppressive properties of AZA/6-MP are mediated by theExpand
Clinical Pharmacokinetics of Ticlopidine
  • J. Desager
  • Medicine
  • Clinical pharmacokinetics
  • 1 May 1994
SummaryPlatelets contribute significantly to arterial-occlusive thrombosis, one of the major causes of death and disease throughout the world. Consequently, inhibiting platelet function is aExpand
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