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Extracts and molecules from medicinal plants against herpes simplex viruses.
Herpes simplex viruses (HSV-1 and -2) are important pathogens for humans, especially in the case of highly susceptible adults. Moreover, HSV-2 has been reported to be a high risk factor for HIVExpand
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Phytochemical Analysis and in vitro Antiviral Activities of the Essential Oils of Seven Lebanon Species
The chemical composition of the essential oils of Laurus nobilis, Juniperus oxycedrus ssp. oxycedrus, Thuja orientalis, Cupressus sempervirens ssp. pyramidalis, Pistacia palaestina, SalviaExpand
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Antiproliferative activity of essential oils derived from plants belonging to the Magnoliophyta division.
The essential oils obtained from different officinal plants of Lebanon, belonging to the Magnoliophyta division, have been tested for their antiproliferative activity on human erythroleukemic K562Expand
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Advanced progress of microencapsulation technologies: in vivo and in vitro models for studying oral and transdermal drug deliveries.
This review provides an overall discussion of microencapsulation systems for both oral and transdermal drug deliveries. Clinically, many drugs, especially proteins and peptides, are susceptible toExpand
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Comparative effects between electronic and cigarette smoke in human keratinocytes and epithelial lung cells.
Information about the harmful effects of vaping is sparse and inconsistent, therefore, since the use of electronic cigarettes (e-CIGs) has become increasingly popular as a tool to limit tobaccoExpand
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Mithramycin induces fetal hemoglobin production in normal and thalassemic human erythroid precursor cells.
We report in this paper that the DNA-binding drug mithramycin is a potent inducer of gamma-globin mRNA accumulation and fetal hemoglobin (HbF) production in erythroid cells from healthy humanExpand
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Oxidative stress and antioxidant therapy in cystic fibrosis.
Cystic fibrosis is a lethal autosomal recessive condition caused by a defect of the transmembrane conductance regulator gene that has a key role in cell homeostasis. A dysfunctional cystic fibrosisExpand
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Molecular Cloning, Expression, Functional Characterization, Chromosomal Localization, and Gene Structure of Junctate, a Novel Integral Calcium Binding Protein of Sarco(endo)plasmic Reticulum Membrane*
Screening a cDNA library from human skeletal muscle and cardiac muscle with a cDNA probe derived from junctin led to the isolation of two groups of cDNA clones. The first group displayed a deducedExpand
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The DNA‐binding drugs mithramycin and chromomycin are powerful inducers of erythroid differentiation of human K562 cells
The human leukaemic K562 cell line can be induced in vitro to undergo erythroid differentiation by a variety of chemical compounds, including haemin, butyric acid, 5‐azacytidine and cytosineExpand
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Regulation of expression of O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase and the treatment of glioblastoma (Review)
O-6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) is an abundantly expressed nuclear protein dealkylating O6-methylguanine (O6-MG) DNA residue, thus correcting the mismatches of O6-MG with a thymineExpand
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