Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
- Vitamin D status of early preterm infants and the effects of vitamin D intake during hospital stayNagendra Monangi
Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, Perinatal Institute, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 99:F166-8. 2014..To evaluate vitamin D (vitD) status in early preterm infants (EPTIs) at birth and during birth hospitalisation on current vitD intake...
- Simvastatin is protective during Staphylococcus aureus pneumoniaSusan A McDowell
Department of Biology, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA
Curr Pharm Biotechnol 12:1455-62. 2011....
- Host defense proteins in vernix caseosa and amniotic fluidHenry T Akinbi
Division of Pulmonary Biology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:2090-6. 2004..This study was undertaken to define the spectrum, activity, and spatial distribution of antimicrobial peptides in vernix caseosa and amniotic fluid in the absence of clinical chorioamnionitis...
- Alterations in the host defense properties of human milk following prolonged storage or pasteurizationHenry Akinbi
Division of Pulmonary Biology and Neonatology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 51:347-52. 2010..Our objectives were to assess the impact of pasteurization or prolonged storage at -20 degrees C on the immunologic components of human milk and the capability of the different forms of human milk to support bacterial proliferation...
- Mouse lysozyme M is important in pulmonary host defense against Klebsiella pneumoniae infectionPhilipp Markart
Division of Pulmonary Biology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:454-8. 2004..01). Deficiency of lysozyme M in the lungs increased susceptibility to K. pneumoniae infection, whereas increased expression of lysozyme conferred resistance to infection and enhanced survival...
- Comparison of the microbicidal and muramidase activities of mouse lysozyme M and PPhilipp Markart
Zentrum fur Innere Medizin, Medizinische Klinik II, Klinikstrasse 36, 35392 Giessen, Germany
Biochem J 380:385-92. 2004..This outcome suggests that disruption of both M and P loci would significantly increase susceptibility to airway infections, particularly those associated with colonization by Gram-positive organisms...
- The peptidoglycan-degrading property of lysozyme is not required for bactericidal activity in vivoJames A Nash
Division of Pulmonary Biology, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
J Immunol 177:519-26. 2006..These results indicate that the muramidase activity of lysozyme is not required for bacterial killing in vitro or in vivo...
- Host defense proteins on the surface of neonatal skin: implications for innate immunityValencia P Walker
Division of Neonatology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
J Pediatr 152:777-81. 2008....
- Role of Lysozyme in Airways Host DefenseHenry Akinbi; Fiscal Year: 2006..These studies will provide insight into the role of lysozyme in airway host defense and provide a preliminary assessment of the therapeutic potential of exogenously administered lysozyme. ..
- Role of Lysozyme in Airways Host DefenseHenry Akinbi; Fiscal Year: 2008..These studies will provide new insight into the role of lysozyme in innate host defense of the lungs and the mechanisms by which lysozyme enhances bacterial killing and modulates the inflammatory response to infection. ..