BACKGROUND 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) is one of the most classic chemotherapy drugs. Nanoparticle drug delivery vehicles offer superiority over target effect enhancement and abatement of side effects. Little is known however as to the specific effect of nanoparticle on peritoneal dissemination of colon cancer. The aim of this study is to prepare one NPs… (More)
Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor [L.] Moench) has excellent agronomic traits and biological properties, such as heat and drought-tolerance. It is a C4 grass and potential bioenergy-producing plant, which makes it an important crop worldwide. With the sorghum genome sequence released, it is essential to establish a sorghum functional genomics data mining platform.… (More)
JASMONATE ZIM-domain (JAZ) proteins play important roles in plant defence and growth by regulating jasmonate signalling. Through data mining, we discovered that the JAZ7 gene was up-regulated in darkness. In the dark, the jaz7 mutant displayed more severe leaf yellowing, quicker chlorophyll degradation, and higher hydrogen peroxide accumulation compared… (More)
The cytoskeleton not only provides structure, it is an active component of cell function, and in several neurodegenerative disorders, there is evidence of cytoskeletal collapse. Cytoskeletal proteins have been specifically implicated in the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease (PD), where degeneration of dopaminergic (DA) neurons is the hallmark, but in… (More)
Cotton (Gossypium spp.) is one of the most important natural fiber and oil crops worldwide. Improvement of fiber yield and quality under changing environments attract much attention from cotton researchers; however, a functional analysis platform integrating omics data is still missing. The success of cotton genome sequencing and large amount of available… (More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Although there was growing evidence supporting the hypothesis that Notch1 was one of the few candidate genes linked with colorectal cancer (CRC) susceptibility, the precise level of Notch1 protein expression in benign and malignant colorectal diseases was still unknown. Our study has investigated the Notch1 expression in benign and… (More)
In the title compound, C(18)H(20)N(2)O(3), the two phenyl rings, adopt opposite orientations in the backbone and are oriented at a dihedral angle of 36.66 (3)°. In the crystal, inter-molecular C-H⋯O inter-actions link the mol-ecules into a three-dimensional network.