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Identification of Bacillus cereus Group Species Associated with Food Poisoning Outbreaks in British Columbia, Canada
Food poisoning laboratories identify Bacillus cereus using routine methods that may not differentiate all Bacillus cereus group species. We recharacterized Bacillus food-poisoning strains from 39 outbreaks and identified ...
An investigation into the influence of binary drug solutions upon diffusion and partition processes in model membranes
Few studies have assessed the impact of binary systems on the fundamental mathematical models that describe drug permeation. The aim of this work was to determine the influence of varying the proportions of prilocaine and ...
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The Effect of Phenyl Substituents on C-13 NMR Shifts and Metal Ions Binding to 4-Phenyl-2,4-Dioxobutanoic Acid Derivatives
Butanoic moiety of 4-aryl-2,4-dioxobutanoic acids is involved in interactions with metal ions within HIV-1 integrase active site. Sixteen congeneric 4-phenyl-2,4-dioxobutanoic acid derivatives with different substitution ...
Hedgehog Signalling in Androgen Independent Prostate Cancer
Objectives: Androgen-deprivation therapy effectively shrinks hormone-naïve prostate cancer, both in the prostate and at sites of distant metastasis. However prolonged androgen deprivation generally results in relapse and ...
The neuroprotective potential of flavonoids : a multiplicity of effects
Flavonoids exert a multiplicity of neuroprotective actions within the brain, including a potential to protect neurons against injury induced by neurotoxins, an ability to suppress neuroinflammation, and the potential to ...
Role of complexes formation between drugs and penetration enhancers in transdermal delivery
The use of chemical penetration enhancers (CPE) is growing due to their ability to improve drug delivery through the skin. A possible mechanism of penetration enhancement could involve the complex formation between drug ...
Manipulation of corticosteroid release from a transiently supersaturated topical metered dose aerosol using a residual miscible co-solvent
Purpose. The creation of supersaturation transiently after application overcomes the issue of drug instability. However, if the solvents used to drive supersaturation evaporate too quickly, drug recrystallisation or rapid ...