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Induction of Thioredoxin Is Required for Nodule Development to Reduce Reactive Oxygen Species Levels in Soybean Roots1
Nodules are formed on legume roots as a result of signaling between symbiotic partners and in response to the activities of numerous genes. We cloned fragments of differentially expressed genes inExpand
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Lipopolysaccharide enhances substance P-mediated neutrophil adherence to epithelial cells and cytokine release.
Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is implicated in many respiratory tract inflammatory diseases. Tachykinins, especially substance P (SP) through the NK-1 receptor, mediate leukocyte adhesion to theExpand
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Inhibition of calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II by cyclic and linear peptide alkaloids fromZizyphus species
The effects of sedative peptide alkaloids fromZizyphus species on calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II were investigated. Protein kinase II activity was assayed on the basis of its ability toExpand
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Monoamine Oxidase and Dopamine β-Hydroxylase Inhibitors from the Fruits of Gardenia jasminoides
This research was designed to determine what components of Gardenia jasminoides play a major role in inhibiting the enzymes related antidepressant activity of this plant. In our previous research,Expand
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Culture of endothelial cells from baboon and human glomeruli.
Whereas mesangial and epithelial cells from glomeruli are commonly grown in vitro, there has been a failure to isolate and propagate human glomerular capillary endothelial cells. This study definesExpand
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Effect of endogenous nitric oxide on tumour necrosis factor‐α‐induced leukosequestration and IL‐8 release in guinea‐pigs airways in vivo
1 Tumour necrosis factor‐α (TNF‐α) is implicated in the pathogenesis of many pulmonary and airway diseases. TNF‐α stimulation may release interleukin‐8 (IL‐8) in airways mediated via an increase inExpand
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Transplantation of Long‐Term Cryopreserved Allocutaneous Tissue by Skin Graft or Microsurgical Anastomosis: Experimental Studies in the Rat
A step-wise method of freezing cutaneous soft tissue containing vessels to — 196°C for permanent preservation was developed. The methods of embryo cryopreservation were modified for soft-tissueExpand
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Xanthoangelol and 4-Hydroxyderricin Are the Major Active Principles of the Inhibitory Activities against Monoamine Oxidases on Angelica keiskei K
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) have been widely used as antidepressants. Recently, there has been renewed interest in MAO inhibitors. The activity-guided fractionation of extracts from AngelicaExpand
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Mode of action of a new isoxazoline compound
A new isoxazoline compound (5-(2,6-difluorobenzyl)oxymethyl-5-methyl-3(3-methylthiophen-2-yl)-1,2-isoxazoline; code name, EK-5229) was reported to have safety in rice and control barnyardgrassExpand
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IN VITRO EVALUATION OF ANTI‐INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY FOR SALAD‐FOOD MATERIAL CARPESIUM ABROTANOIDES
ABSTRACT The aim of this study is to elucidate the anti-inflammatory effects of Carpesium abrotanoides. The chloroform- and ethyl acetate-fraction of C. abrotanoides had the potent inhibitory effectExpand
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