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A novel degradable polycaprolactone networks for tissue engineering.
Polycaprolactone (PCL) macromer was obtained by the reaction of PCL diol with acryloyl chloride and confirmed using Fourier transform infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer. NovelExpand
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Inhibitory effect of Weissella cibaria isolates on the production of volatile sulphur compounds.
AIMS The objective of this study was to characterize the inhibitory effects of Weissella cibaria isolates on volatile sulphur compounds (VSC) production both in vitro and in vivo. MATERIAL ANDExpand
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Molecular characterization and expression analysis of the glucansucrase DSRWC from Weissella cibaria synthesizing a alpha(1-->6) glucan.
Weissella cibaria isolated from human saliva produces a soluble glucan that predominantly has alpha-1,6-glucosidic type linkages. Using degenerated primers that were selected based on the amino acidExpand
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Inhibitory effect of methyl gallate and gallic acid on oral bacteria
This study examined the ability of methyl gallate (MG) and gallic acid (GA), the main compounds of gallo-tannins in Galla Rhois, to inhibit the proliferation of oral bacterial and the in vitroExpand
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Paclitaxel-incorporated nanoparticles of hydrophobized polysaccharide and their antitumor activity.
The aim of this study was to characterize paclitaxel-incorporated polysaccharide nanoparticles and evaluate their antitumor activity in vitro and in vivo. Pullulan was hydrophobically modified usingExpand
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Smart Nanoparticles Based on Hyaluronic Acid for Redox-Responsive and CD44 Receptor-Mediated Targeting of Tumor
BackgroundSince aggressive cancer cells highly express the CD44 receptor compared to normal cells, hyaluronic acid (HA) can be used for CD44 targeting molecule. Since glutathione (GSH) level isExpand
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Folic-acid-conjugated pullulan/poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) graft copolymer nanoparticles for folate-receptor-mediated drug delivery
BackgroundNanoparticles have been extensively investigated for targeted delivery of anticancer drugs. Since the folate receptor is universally over-expressed on the tumor cell membrane, folic acid isExpand
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Prevalence of Oral Microbes in the Saliva of Oncological Patients
This study examined the prevalence of oral microbes in the saliva of oncological patients and healthy subjects. PCR was used to assess the frequency of oral microbes including 3 cariogenic bacteria,Expand
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Caffeic acid-conjugated chitosan derivatives and their anti-tumor activity
In this study, we synthesized caffeic acid (CFA)-conjugated chitosan (ChitoCFA) as an anti-cancer compound. CFA was conjugated to the amine groups of chitosan (ChitoCFA) and its chemical compositionExpand
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Effect of Lactobacillus reuteri on the proliferation of Propionibacterium acnes and Staphylococcus epidermidis
While it is generally accepted that Propionibacterium acnes is involved in the development of acne, other bacteria including Staphylococcus epidermidis have also been isolated from the acne lesion.Expand
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