bodily secretions

Summary

Summary: Endogenous substances produced through the activity of intact cells of glands, tissues, or organs.

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  1. Cazander G, van Veen K, Bernards A, Jukema G. Do maggots have an influence on bacterial growth? A study on the susceptibility of strains of six different bacterial species to maggots of Lucilia sericata and their excretions/secretions. J Tissue Viability. 2009;18:80-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study reinvestigates the susceptibility of six bacterial strains to maggots and their ES...
  2. Abdeldaim G, Stralin K, Kirsebom L, Olcen P, Blomberg J, Herrmann B. Detection of Haemophilus influenzae in respiratory secretions from pneumonia patients by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009;64:366-73 pubmed publisher
    ..influenzae in respiratory secretions. Quantification facilitates discrimination between disease-causing H. influenzae strains and commensal colonization...
  3. Conceição K, Bruni F, Pareja Santos A, Antoniazzi M, Jared C, Lopes Ferreira M, et al. Unusual profile of leukocyte recruitment in mice induced by a skin secretion of the tree frog Phyllomedusa hypochondrialis. Toxicon. 2007;49:625-33 pubmed
    ..hypochondrialis skin secretion is one of the questions of relevance related to the complex pathophysiology induced by this particular secretion and other toxins...
  4. Brunetti A, Hermida G, Iurman M, Faivovich J. Odorous secretions in anurans: morphological and functional assessment of serous glands as a source of volatile compounds in the skin of the treefrog Hypsiboas pulchellus (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae). J Anat. 2016;228:430-42 pubmed publisher
    ..pulchellus group. The distribution pattern of serous glands in members of this species group, and the odorous volatile secretions are probably related to defensive functions. ..
  5. Virkler K, Lednev I. Raman spectroscopy offers great potential for the nondestructive confirmatory identification of body fluids. Forensic Sci Int. 2008;181:e1-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, this preliminary study demonstrates the great potential of Raman spectroscopy for nondestructive, confirmatory identification of body fluids for forensic purposes...
  6. Prazuck T, Chaillon A, Avettand Fenoel V, Caplan A, Sayang C, Guigon A, et al. HIV-DNA in the genital tract of women on long-term effective therapy is associated to residual viremia and previous AIDS-defining illnesses. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e69686 pubmed publisher
  7. Demesa Balderrama G, Meneses E, Hernández Orihuela L, Villa Hernandez O, Castro Franco R, Pando Robles V, et al. Analysis of sulfated peptides from the skin secretion of the Pachymedusa dacnicolor frog using IMAC-Ga enrichment and high-resolution mass spectrometry. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2011;25:1017-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Our present study provides evidence that IMAC-Ga enrichment is a fast, useful and promising method for high-throughput analysis of sulfated-peptides, since high-resolution mass spectrometers can be used for this purpose...
  8. Carland T, Gerwick L. The C1q domain containing proteins: Where do they come from and what do they do?. Dev Comp Immunol. 2010;34:785-90 pubmed publisher
  9. Pérez Granda M, Barrio J, Hortal J, Munoz P, Rincon C, Bouza E. Routine aspiration of subglottic secretions after major heart surgery: impact on the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia. J Hosp Infect. 2013;85:312-5 pubmed publisher
    ..002); and days of mechanical ventilation, 507.5 vs 377.5 (P = 0.009). From the moment of induction of anaesthesia all patients undergoing major heart surgery should routinely receive ASS. ..

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  1. Fernandez S, Cisney E, Hall S, Ulrich R. Nasal immunity to staphylococcal toxic shock is controlled by the nasopharynx-associated lymphoid tissue. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2011;18:667-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, protective immunity to SEB within the nasal sinuses was elicited by responses originating in NALT...
  2. Suijkerbuijk K, van der Wall E, van Diest P. Oxytocin: bringing magic into nipple aspiration. Ann Oncol. 2007;18:1743-4 pubmed
  3. Orel S. Who should have breast magnetic resonance imaging evaluation?. J Clin Oncol. 2008;26:703-11 pubmed publisher
    ..There are other indications, specifically breast cancer staging, in which MRI is being utilized with increasing frequency, but in which controversy persists...
  4. Nie X, Zhang X, Zhang G, Xu D, Ma C, Li Y, et al. [Association between hand-foot-and-mouth disease in Xi'an and enterovirus 71]. Zhonghua Er Ke Za Zhi. 2009;47:523-6 pubmed
  5. Arora S, Baptista C, Lim C. Maggot metabolites and their combinatory effects with antibiotic on Staphylococcus aureus. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2011;10:6 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, antibacterial activity in excretions/secretions (ES) from maggots of Lucilia cuprina blowfly was demonstrated. The extracts were also screened in combination with antibiotic, ciprofloxacin...
  6. Luna A. Is postmortem biochemistry really useful? Why is it not widely used in forensic pathology?. Leg Med (Tokyo). 2009;11 Suppl 1:S27-30 pubmed publisher
    ..The weight of histopathology is decisive and it is more practical. Obviously pathologist prefers take the closer methodology to own field...
  7. Feng C, Wang Z, Jiang C, Kong M, Zhou X, Li Y, et al. Chitosan/o-carboxymethyl chitosan nanoparticles for efficient and safe oral anticancer drug delivery: in vitro and in vivo evaluation. Int J Pharm. 2013;457:158-67 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicated CS/CMCS-NPs were highly efficient and safe as an oral delivery system for DOX. ..
  8. De S, Leong S, Fenton J, Carter S, Clarke R, Jones A. The effect of passive smoking on the levels of matrix metalloproteinase 9 in nasal secretions of children. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2011;25:226-30 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to study the effect of passive smoking on the levels of MMP-9 in nasal secretions of children...
  9. Bowden T, Bingham J, Harper J, Boyle D. Menangle virus, a pteropid bat paramyxovirus infectious for pigs and humans, exhibits tropism for secondary lymphoid organs and intestinal epithelium in weaned pigs. J Gen Virol. 2012;93:1007-16 pubmed publisher
    ..These data provide new insights into the pathogenesis of MenPV in weaned pigs, and will facilitate future control and eradication programmes should it ever re-emerge in the pig population...
  10. Finol Urdaneta R, Remedi M, Raasch W, Becker S, Clark R, Strüver N, et al. Block of Kv1.7 potassium currents increases glucose-stimulated insulin secretion. EMBO Mol Med. 2012;4:424-34 pubmed publisher
  11. Telford G, Brown A, Rich A, English J, Pritchard D. Wound debridement potential of glycosidases of the wound-healing maggot, Lucilia sericata. Med Vet Entomol. 2012;26:291-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that maggot glycosidases remove sugars from slough/eschar proteins. This may contribute to debridement, which is ultimately accomplished by a suite of biochemically distinct enzymes present in ES1...
  12. Dabisch Ruthe M, Vollmer T, Adams O, Knabbe C, Dreier J. Comparison of three multiplex PCR assays for the detection of respiratory viral infections: evaluation of xTAG respiratory virus panel fast assay, RespiFinder 19 assay and RespiFinder SMART 22 assay. BMC Infect Dis. 2012;12:163 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, the identification of the causative viruses and bacteria is only feasible using multiplex PCR or several monoplex PCR tests in parallel...
  13. Samgina T, Vorontsov E, Gorshkov V, Hakalehto E, Hanninen O, Zubarev R, et al. Composition and antimicrobial activity of the skin peptidome of Russian brown frog Rana temporaria. J Proteome Res. 2012;11:6213-22 pubmed publisher
    ..The inhibitory effects of these peptides on Staphylococcus aureus and Salmonella enterica Serovar typhimutium were equal in scale to that reported for some antibiotics...
  14. Mesquita Pasqualoto K, Carrijo Carvalho L, Chudzinski Tavassi A. Rational development of novel leads from animal secretion based on coagulation and cell targets: 1. In silico analysis to explore a peptide derivative as lipocalins' signature. Toxicon. 2013;69:200-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Indeed, those two properties are quite important for the molecular recognition process...
  15. Welliver T, Garofalo R, Hosakote Y, Hintz K, Avendano L, Sanchez K, et al. Severe human lower respiratory tract illness caused by respiratory syncytial virus and influenza virus is characterized by the absence of pulmonary cytotoxic lymphocyte responses. J Infect Dis. 2007;195:1126-36 pubmed
    ..It is widely believed that both viral replication and inappropriately enhanced immune responses contribute to disease severity. In infants, RSV LRTI is known to be more severe than influenza virus LRTI...
  16. Reiness C, Seppa M, Dion D, Sweeney S, Foster D, Nishi R. Chick ciliary neurotrophic factor is secreted via a nonclassical pathway. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2001;17:931-44 pubmed
    ..When synthesized in vitro, chick CNTF did not translocate into microsomes. We conclude that chick CNTF is secreted via a nonclassical pathway...
  17. Deng W, Burland V, Plunkett G, Boutin A, Mayhew G, Liss P, et al. Genome sequence of Yersinia pestis KIM. J Bacteriol. 2002;184:4601-11 pubmed
    ..In KIM-specific islands, new genes encode candidate pathogenicity proteins, including iron transport systems, putative adhesins, toxins, and fimbriae...
  18. Zukerman Z, Weiss D, Orvieto R. Does preejaculatory penile secretion originating from Cowper's gland contain sperm?. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2003;20:157-9 pubmed
    ..To determine if spermatozoa are present in the preejaculatory penile secretion, originating from Cowper's gland...
  19. Langer M, Ruppersberg J, Gorb S. Adhesion forces measured at the level of a terminal plate of the fly's seta. Proc Biol Sci. 2004;271:2209-15 pubmed
    ..Our data provide the first direct evidence that, in addition to Van der Waals and Coulomb forces, attractive capillary forces, mediated by pad secretion, are a critical factor in the fly's attachment mechanism...
  20. Duan Z, Yang W. [Analysis of cytokines (IL-2, IL-8, IL-10) in the expressed prostatic secretions of chronic prostatitis]. Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue. 2005;11:201-3 pubmed
  21. Pentzold S, Zagrobelny M, Khakimov B, Engelsen S, Clausen H, Petersen B, et al. Lepidopteran defence droplets - a composite physical and chemical weapon against potential predators. Sci Rep. 2016;6:22407 pubmed publisher
    ..After severe injury, droplets may mix with exuding haemolymph to release hydrogen cyanide. ..
  22. Halwachs Baumann G. Recent developments in human cytomegalovirus diagnosis. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2007;5:427-39 pubmed
    ..Thus, assays for viral resistance testing and assays for monitoring the HCMV-specific cellular immune response are increasingly important for the guidance of antiviral therapy...
  23. Venarske D, Busse W, Griffin M, Gebretsadik T, Shintani A, Minton P, et al. The relationship of rhinovirus-associated asthma hospitalizations with inhaled corticosteroids and smoking. J Infect Dis. 2006;193:1536-43 pubmed
  24. Honda Y, Honda K, Omura H. Major components in the hairpencil secretion of a butterfly, Euploea mulciber (Lepidoptera, Danaidae): their origins and male behavioral responses to pyrrolizidine alkaloids. J Insect Physiol. 2006;52:1043-53 pubmed
  25. Mandey S, Kuijk L, Frenkel J, Waterham H. A role for geranylgeranylation in interleukin-1beta secretion. Arthritis Rheum. 2006;54:3690-5 pubmed
    ..The goal of our study was to determine whether a temporary shortage of certain isoprenoid end products and/or the accumulation of mevalonic acid is the cause of interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta) secretion in MKD...
  26. Boulet M, Charpentier M, Drea C. Decoding an olfactory mechanism of kin recognition and inbreeding avoidance in a primate. BMC Evol Biol. 2009;9:281 pubmed publisher
  27. Johansson E, Wassen L, Holmgren J, Jertborn M, Rudin A. Nasal and vaginal vaccinations have differential effects on antibody responses in vaginal and cervical secretions in humans. Infect Immun. 2001;69:7481-6 pubmed
  28. Isaksen L. [The symbolic power of bodily secretions]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2002;122:79-81 pubmed
    ..in contemporary art are often expressed through the use of symbolic power structures that are related to bodily secretions and products...
  29. Lavander M, Sundberg L, Edqvist P, Lloyd S, Wolf Watz H, Forsberg A. Proteolytic cleavage of the FlhB homologue YscU of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis is essential for bacterial survival but not for type III secretion. J Bacteriol. 2002;184:4500-9 pubmed
    ..Elevated expression of these YscU variants did, however, result in severe growth inhibition. From this we conclude that YscU cleavage is not a prerequisite for Yop secretion but is rather required to maintain a nontoxic fold...
  30. Cui D, Zhao Y, Deng Y, Luo G, Su M, Chen X. [Clinical observation of TNF-alpha content in nasopharyngeal secretion of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma]. Lin Chuang Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi. 2001;15:202-3 pubmed
    ..To detect the changes of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) in nasopharyngeal secretion of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma(NPC)...
  31. Bard E, Laibe S, Bettinger D, Riethmuller D, Biichle S, Seilles E, et al. New sensitive method for the measurement of lysozyme and lactoferrin for the assessment of innate mucosal immunity. part I: time-resolved immunofluorometric assay in serum and mucosal secretions. Clin Chem Lab Med. 2003;41:127-33 pubmed
  32. Gordon S, Mantovani A. Diversity and plasticity of mononuclear phagocytes. Eur J Immunol. 2011;41:2470-2 pubmed publisher
  33. Martin T, Grishanin R. PC12 cells as a model for studies of regulated secretion in neuronal and endocrine cells. Methods Cell Biol. 2003;71:267-86 pubmed
    ..Specific methods for immunocytochemical studies in permeable cells are discussed. Finally, protocols for high-efficiency PC12 cell transfections and the isolation of stably transfected cell lines are provided...
  34. Paulis G, Conti E, Voliani S, Bertozzi M, Sarteschi M, Menchini Fabris F. Evaluation of the cytokines in genital secretions of patients with chronic prostatitis. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2003;75:179-86 pubmed
    ..In order to identify a specific prostatic inflammation marker we have assayed IL-6 and IL-8 cytokines levels in the genital secretions of men suffering from chronic prostatitis symptoms...
  35. Chakravarthi S, Bulleid N. Glutathione is required to regulate the formation of native disulfide bonds within proteins entering the secretory pathway. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:39872-9 pubmed
  36. Oma V, Tråvén M, Alenius S, Myrmel M, Stokstad M. Bovine coronavirus in naturally and experimentally exposed calves; viral shedding and the potential for transmission. Virol J. 2016;13:100 pubmed publisher
    ..Prolonged shedding of BCoV RNA can occur, but detection of viral RNA does not necessarily indicate a transmission potential. The study provides valuable information with regard to producing scientifically based biosecurity advices. ..
  37. Wei X, Zhang G, Yuan H, Ding X, Li S, Zhang X, et al. Detection and quantitation of soluble B7-H3 in expressed prostatic secretions: a novel marker in patients with chronic prostatitis. J Urol. 2011;185:532-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We determined the soluble B7-H3 level and its clinical significance in serum and expressed prostatic secretions of patients with chronic prostatitis, including chronic bacterial prostatitis (type II) and chronic pelvic pain syndrome...
  38. Schwarz T, Kocken M, Petaja T, Einstein M, Spaczynski M, Louwers J, et al. Correlation between levels of human papillomavirus (HPV)-16 and 18 antibodies in serum and cervicovaginal secretions in girls and women vaccinated with the HPV-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine. Hum Vaccin. 2010;6:1054-61 pubmed
    ..These CVS antibodies may play a role in the protective efficacy of this vaccine...
  39. Sayed R, Abu Dief E, Mohamed D. Do viscid secretions have a role in nasal polyp formation?. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2010;119:530-4 pubmed
    ..The differences might further understanding of nasal polyp pathogenesis...
  40. Piersigilli F, Auriti C, Silvetti M, Marrocco G, Drago F, Seganti G. Profuse oral secretions after propafenone administration in neonates. J Pediatr. 2010;157:856-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe a previously unreported adverse effect in 3 newborns: oral propafenone-induced profuse oral secretions and respiratory distress of sufficient severity to necessitate discontinuation of propafenone...
  41. Stappenbeck T. The role of autophagy in Paneth cell differentiation and secretion. Mucosal Immunol. 2010;3:8-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Understanding the intersection of the autophagy pathway with the secretory apparatus, which is a key feature of differentiation of Paneth cells, is a key unanswered question...
  42. Ramírez Martínez L, Contreras Luna M, De la Luz J, Manjarrez M, Rosete D, Rivera Benitez J, et al. Evidence of transmission and risk factors for influenza A virus in household dogs and their owners. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2013;7:1292-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The possible transmission of influenza A virus between dogs and humans is important, as in Mexico City there are approximately 1·2 million dogs. We present the first evidence of influenza A virus infection in household dogs in Mexico...
  43. Butovich I. Meibomian glands, meibum, and meibogenesis. Exp Eye Res. 2017;163:2-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Studies are in progress to elucidate meibogenesis on molecular level. ..
  44. Jaeger S, Schroeder B, Meyer Hoffert U, Courth L, Fehr S, Gersemann M, et al. Cell-mediated reduction of human ?-defensin 1: a major role for mucosal thioredoxin. Mucosal Immunol. 2013;6:1179-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Reduced hBD-1 and TRX localize to extracellular colonic mucus, suggesting that secreted or membrane-bound TRX converts hBD-1 to a potent antimicrobial peptide in vivo. ..
  45. Hollenhorst M, Lips K, Wolff M, Wess J, Gerbig S, Takats Z, et al. Luminal cholinergic signalling in airway lining fluid: a novel mechanism for activating chloride secretion via Ca²?-dependent Cl? and K? channels. Br J Pharmacol. 2012;166:1388-402 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, this study focused on the effect of luminal ACh as a regulator of transepithelial ion transport in epithelial cells...
  46. Koerner L, Gorb S, Betz O. Adhesive performance of the stick-capture apparatus of rove beetles of the genus Stenus (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) toward various surfaces. J Insect Physiol. 2012;58:155-63 pubmed publisher
    ..The prey-capture apparatus of Stenus beetles is therefore well adapted to adhere to the various unpredictable surfaces with diverse roughness and surface energy occurring in a wide range of potential prey...
  47. Baroody F, Gavanescu L, Wang J, deTineo M, Naclerio R. The effect of intranasal carbon dioxide on the acute response to nasal challenge with allergen. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2011;32:206-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Registered with the U.S. National Institutes of Health clinicaltrials.gov. Identifier: NCT00618410...
  48. Prado A, Ledezma J, Cubilla Rios L, Bede J, Windsor D. Two genera of Aulacoscelinae beetles reflexively bleed azoxyglycosides found in their host cycads. J Chem Ecol. 2011;37:736-40 pubmed publisher
    ..These data as well as the basal phylogenetic position of the Aulacoscelinae suggest that sequestration of plant secondary metabolites appeared early in leaf beetle evolution...
  49. Bessen R, Shearin H, Martinka S, Boharski R, Lowe D, Wilham J, et al. Prion shedding from olfactory neurons into nasal secretions. PLoS Pathog. 2010;6:e1000837 pubmed publisher
  50. Ding X, Li S, Zheng X, Hu L. [IFN-gamma and TGF-beta1, levels in the expressed prostatic secretions of patients with chronic abacterial prostatitis]. Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue. 2006;12:982-4 pubmed
    ..To investigate the levels of pro-inflammatory cytokine IFN-gamma and anti-inflammatory cytokine TGF-beta1, in the expressed prostatic secretion (EPS) of men with chronic abacterial prostatitis and their clinical significance...
  51. Chen S, Liang X, Zheng Y, Liu W, Liu X, Long H, et al. [The significance of IFN-gamma measurement in middle ear effusion of secretory otitis media]. Lin Chuang Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi. 2005;19:590-2 pubmed
    ..To explore the clinical significance of IFN-gamma in secretory otitis media (SOM) by measuring and analyzing and the level of INF-gamma in the effusion of middle ear...
  52. Torbe A, Czajka R. Proinflammatory cytokines and other indications of inflammation in cervico-vaginal secretions and preterm delivery. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2004;87:125-30 pubmed
  53. Bollheimer L, Kestler T, Michel J, Buettner R, Scholmerich J, Palitzsch K. Intracellular depletion of insulin by oleate is due to an inhibited synthesis and not to an increased secretion. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2001;287:397-401 pubmed
    ..This is due to an inhibited biosynthetic supply which can not compensate for intracellular IRI-degradation and (to a neglible extent) for insulin secretion...