boric acids

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Summary: Inorganic and organic derivatives of boric acid either B(OH)3 or, preferably H3BO3.

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  1. Barranco W, Eckhert C. Boric acid inhibits human prostate cancer cell proliferation. Cancer Lett. 2004;216:21-9 pubmed
    ..Studies using DU-145 cells showed that boric acid induced a cell death-independent proliferative inhibition, with little effect on cell cycle stage distribution and mitochondrial function...
  2. José A, Castelo Branco B, Ohkawara L, Yu M, Lima A. [Use conditions of boric acid solution in the eye: handling and occurrence of contamination]. Arq Bras Oftalmol. 2007;70:201-7 pubmed
    ..To evaluate use conditions and detect contamination in bottles of boric acid solution...
  3. Cao J, Jiang L, Zhang X, Yao X, Geng C, Xue X, et al. Boric acid inhibits LPS-induced TNF-alpha formation through a thiol-dependent mechanism in THP-1 cells. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2008;22:189-95 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that BA may have anti-inflammatory effect in the LPS-stimulated inflammation and the effect of BA on TNF-alpha secretion may be induced via a thiol-dependent mechanism...
  4. Takano J, Wada M, Ludewig U, Schaaf G, von Wirén N, Fujiwara T. The Arabidopsis major intrinsic protein NIP5;1 is essential for efficient boron uptake and plant development under boron limitation. Plant Cell. 2006;18:1498-509 pubmed
    ..These results identify NIP5;1 as a major plasma membrane boric acid channel crucial for the B uptake required for plant growth and development under B limitation...
  5. Habes D, Kilani Morakchi S, Aribi N, Farine J, Soltani N. Toxicity of boric acid to Blattella germanica (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) and analysis of residues in several organs. Meded Rijksuniv Gent Fak Landbouwkd Toegep Biol Wet. 2001;66:525-34 pubmed
    ..Results revealed that bioaccumulation of residues in these organs increased as function the duration of treatment. In addition, relatively important amounts of residues, are detected in fat body...
  6. Xue R, Muller G, Kline D, Barnard D. Effect of application rate and persistence of boric acid sugar baits applied to plants for control of Aedes albopictus. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2011;27:56-60 pubmed
  7. da Silva Cruz A, da Silva Zacarin E, Bueno O, Malaspina O. Morphological alterations induced by boric acid and fipronil in the midgut of worker honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) larvae : Morphological alterations in the midgut of A. mellifera. Cell Biol Toxicol. 2010;26:165-76 pubmed publisher
    ..This study significantly improves the understanding of the toxicological effect of these insecticides from the ecotoxicological perspective...
  8. Hyrsl P, Büyükgüzel E, Büyükgüzel K. Boric acid-induced effects on protein profiles of Galleria mellonella hemolymph and fat body. Acta Biol Hung. 2008;59:281-8 pubmed publisher
    ..A marked quantitative change in the 45 kDa protein fraction of the hemolymph was observed in the VIIth instar larvae reared on 2500 ppm dietary BA...
  9. Gallardo Williams M, Maronpot R, Wine R, Brunssen S, Chapin R. Inhibition of the enzymatic activity of prostate-specific antigen by boric acid and 3-nitrophenyl boronic acid. Prostate. 2003;54:44-9 pubmed
    ..In this study, we have addressed the use of boric acid and 3-nitrophenyl boronic acid (NPBA) as PSA inhibitors in vitro...

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  1. Xue R, Barnard D. Boric acid bait kills adult mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). J Econ Entomol. 2003;96:1559-62 pubmed
    ..albopictus, mosquito biting rates on the exposed forearm of a human subject in 3-min exposure were reduced > or = 78% for the boric acid bait treatment, compared with a sucrose water control...
  2. Gallardo Williams M, Chapin R, King P, Moser G, Goldsworthy T, Morrison J, et al. Boron supplementation inhibits the growth and local expression of IGF-1 in human prostate adenocarcinoma (LNCaP) tumors in nude mice. Toxicol Pathol. 2004;32:73-8 pubmed
    ..These data indicate that low-level dietary boron supplementation reduced tumor size and content of a tumor trophic factor, IGF-1. This promising model is being evaluated in further studies...
  3. Sumida S, Silva Zacarin E, Decio P, Malaspina O, Bueno F, Bueno O. Toxicological and histopathological effects of boric acid on Atta sexdens rubropilosa (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) workers. J Econ Entomol. 2010;103:676-90 pubmed
    ..These progressive changes might be due to the cumulative and delayed effect of boric acid. Our findings provide important information for the understanding of the action of boric acid in ant baits in direct and indirect target organs...
  4. Hyrsl P, Büyükgüzel E, Büyükgüzel K. The effects of boric acid-induced oxidative stress on antioxidant enzymes and survivorship in Galleria mellonella. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2007;66:23-31 pubmed
    ..In contrast, the lowest BA concentration increased longevity and shortened development. We infer that BA toxicity is related, at least in part, to oxidative stress management...
  5. Barranco W, Eckhert C. Cellular changes in boric acid-treated DU-145 prostate cancer cells. Br J Cancer. 2006;94:884-90 pubmed
    ..The challenge of future studies will be to identify the underlying mechanism responsible for the observed cellular responses to this natural blood constituent...
  6. Kobayashi T, Nagashima Y, Kimura B, Fujii T. Mechanism of the decrease of tetrodotoxin activity in modified seawater medium. Shokuhin Eiseigaku Zasshi. 2004;45:76-80 pubmed
    ..Further studies indicated that boric acid in the P-1 metal solution triggers this toxicity decrease, indicating that TTX is chemically, not microbiologically, converted to unknown compounds in MSWM...
  7. Iram A, Amani S, Furkan M, Naeem A. Equilibrium studies of cellulase aggregates in presence of ascorbic and boric acid. Int J Biol Macromol. 2013;52:286-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Ascorbic acid acts as an antioxidant up to 90 mM and beyond this as a pro-oxidant...
  8. Vejnovic I, Simmler L, Betz G. Investigation of different formulations for drug delivery through the nail plate. Int J Pharm. 2010;386:185-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Ethanol at a concentration of 20% (v/v) in water did not influence swelling of nail samples. Hydrophobins are suggested to be efficient in drug delivery through the nail plate...
  9. Kaneta T, Yamamoto D, Imasaka T. Postcolumn derivatization of proteins in capillary sieving electrophoresis/laser-induced fluorescence detection. Electrophoresis. 2009;30:3780-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, LIF detection using the postcolumn derivatization permits significant reduction in the LOD (by a factor of 2.4-28) of proteins, compared with conventional absorbance detection...
  10. Mazurkiewicz R, Adamek J, Październiok Holewa A, Zielińska K, Simka W, Gajos A, et al. ?-Amidoalkylating agents from N-acyl-?-amino acids: 1-(N-acylamino)alkyltriphenylphosphonium salts. J Org Chem. 2012;77:1952-60 pubmed publisher
  11. Macholán L, Skladal P, Bohácková I, Krejci J. Amperometric glucose biosensor with extended concentration range utilizing complexation effect of borate. Biosens Bioelectron. 1992;7:593-8 pubmed
    ..Analysis in stirred solution and in a flow-through system has been employed for the measurement of elevated glucose levels in heparinized human blood or plasma samples...
  12. Xue R, Ali A, Kline D, Barnard D. Field evaluation of boric acid- and fipronil-based bait stations against adult mosquitoes. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2008;24:415-8 pubmed
    ..Further field research is needed on the density and placement of bait stations in order to determine their utility in adult mosquito control programs...
  13. Chen J, Zhang L, Wang J. A novel biosensor for the rapid determination of biochemical oxygen demand. Biomed Environ Sci. 2007;20:78-83 pubmed
  14. Barranco W, Hudak P, Eckhert C. Evaluation of ecological and in vitro effects of boron on prostate cancer risk (United States). Cancer Causes Control. 2007;18:71-7 pubmed
  15. Zacharis C, Tzanavaras P, Notou M, Zotou A, Themelis D. Separation and determination of nimesulide related substances for quality control purposes by micellar electrokinetic chromatography. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2009;49:201-6 pubmed publisher
    ..0%. The detection limits ranged between 0.7 and 1.6 microgml(-1) depending on the impurity. The proposed method was applied successfully to the quantification of nimesulide impurities in its pharmaceutical formulation...
  16. Ince S, Turkmen R, Yavuz H. The effect of boric acid on acethylcholine, bethanechol and potasssium-evoked responses on ileum of rat. Auton Autacoid Pharmacol. 2011;31:50-6 pubmed publisher
    ..5 In conclusion, boric acid does not affect contractions induced by Ach, bethanechol or potassium in rat isolated ileum...
  17. Ali A, Xue R, Barnard D. Effects of sublethal exposure to boric acid sugar bait on adult survival, host-seeking, bloodfeeding behavior, and reproduction of Stegomyia albopicta. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2006;22:464-8 pubmed
    ..Sublethal exposure to sugar-based boric acid bait has the potential to reduce adult populations of St. albopicta...
  18. Dhingra S, Roseblade C. Boric acid for refractory Candida glabrata vaginitis. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2006;26:584 pubmed
  19. Vaden D, Gohil V, Gu Z, Greenberg M. Separation of yeast phospholipids using one-dimensional thin-layer chromatography. Anal Biochem. 2005;338:162-4 pubmed
  20. Buchmueller K, Weeks K. Tris-borate is a poor counterion for RNA: a cautionary tale for RNA folding studies. Nucleic Acids Res. 2004;32:e184 pubmed
    ..Under some conditions, Tris-borate is a poor counterion for RNA and its use merits careful evaluation in RNA folding studies...
  21. Song X, Yang G, Zhao J, Chen Y, Sun H, Zhang H. Determination of diterpenoid triepoxides in Tripterygium wilfordii by micellar electrokinetic capillary chromatography. Phytochem Anal. 2003;14:132-6 pubmed
    ..MEKC was found to exhibit good accuracy, precision and repeatability. The sensitivity of the assay was sufficient to monitor the three active components in T. wilfordii and its preparations...
  22. Ferreira R, Silva Zacarin E, Malaspina O, Bueno O, Tomotake M, Pereira A. Cellular responses in the Malpighian tubules of Scaptotrigona postica (Latreille, 1807) exposed to low doses of fipronil and boric acid. Micron. 2013;46:57-65 pubmed publisher
    ..postica foraging in the vicinity of cultivated fields and/or in green urban areas...
  23. Dordas C, Brown P. Permeability and the mechanism of transport of boric acid across the plasma membrane of Xenopus laevis oocytes. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2001;81:127-39 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that B transport occurs via simple passive diffusion through the lipid bilayer in Xenopus oocytes...
  24. Loewengart G. Toxicity of boron to rainbow trout: a weight-of-the-evidence assessment. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2001;20:796-803 pubmed
    ..0 mg B/L. Teratogenic effects due to boron exposure were not observed in any of these more recent studies...
  25. Guan T, Yoshida M, Hara S. Stereoselective synthesis of (E)- and (Z)-Fluoroalkenylboronates using 2-fluoroalkylideneiodonium ylides generated from (2-fluoro-1-alkenyl)iodonium salts. J Org Chem. 2007;72:9617-21 pubmed
    ..The resulting pinacol esters of (fluoroalkenyl)boranes were used for the stereoselective synthesis of trisubstituted fluoroalkenes by cross-coupling reactions...
  26. Saglam M, Arslan U, Buket Bozkurt S, Hakki S. Boric acid irrigation as an adjunct to mechanical periodontal therapy in patients with chronic periodontitis: a randomized clinical trial. J Periodontol. 2013;84:1297-308 pubmed publisher
  27. Büyükgüzel E, Büyükgüzel K, Snela M, Erdem M, Radtke K, Ziemnicki K, et al. Effect of boric acid on antioxidant enzyme activity, lipid peroxidation, and ultrastructure of midgut and fat body of Galleria mellonella. Cell Biol Toxicol. 2013;29:117-29 pubmed publisher
    ..We suggest that boric acid has a broad mode of action, which may affect exposed larvae, and even if sublethal, they may lead to disturbances within exposed populations...
  28. Turk T, Kaval M, Åžen B. Evaluation of the smear layer removal and erosive capacity of EDTA, boric acid, citric acid and desy clean solutions: an in vitro study. BMC Oral Health. 2015;15:104 pubmed publisher
    ..684; p < 0.0001). Desy Clean can be a promising agent as an irrigation solution with optimal smear layer removal capacity and less erosive effects. ..
  29. Zheng Z, Zhang Y, Zhang S, Chen J. One-pot green synthesis of 1,3,5-triarylpentane-1,5-dione and triarylmethane derivatives as a new class of tyrosinase inhibitors. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2016;26:795-798 pubmed publisher
    ..More important, 1,3,5-triarylpentane-1,5-dione and triarylmethane derivatives were found to be a new class of tyrosinase inhibitors. ..
  30. Guaschino S, De Seta F, Sartore A, Ricci G, De Santo D, Piccoli M, et al. Efficacy of maintenance therapy with topical boric acid in comparison with oral itraconazole in the treatment of recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2001;184:598-602 pubmed
    ..Our purpose was to examine the efficacy of a topical long-term treatment with boric acid versus an oral long-term treatment (itraconazole) in the cure and prevention of recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis...
  31. Harrouk W, Wheeler K, Kimmel G, Hogan K, Kimmel C. Effects of hyperthermia and boric acid on skeletal development in rat embryos. Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol. 2005;74:268-76 pubmed
    ..Because of the similarity in the effects of the two agents, we examined their interaction when given in combination to pregnant rats on gestational day (GD) 10...
  32. Price J, White N, Perez Velasco A, Jameson G, Hunter C, Brooker S. Factors influencing tetranuclear [2 x 2] grid vs dinuclear side-by-side structures for silver(I) complexes of pyridazine-based bis-bidentate ligands. Inorg Chem. 2008;47:10729-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Substituent effects on the electrostatics of the intramolecular ligand-ligand pi-pi interactions (XED2.8) account for some of the differences observed in the structures...
  33. Silverman N, Morgan M, Nichols W. Candida lusitaniae as an unusual cause of recurrent vaginitis and its successful treatment with intravaginal boric acid. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2001;9:245-7 pubmed
    ..We report the case of a patient with chronically symptomatic and repeatedly treated vaginal candidiasis whose infection was attributable to Candida lusitaniae, a previously unreported cause of candidal vaginitis...
  34. Xue R, Kline D, Ali A, Barnard D. Application of boric acid baits to plant foliage for adult mosquito control. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2006;22:497-500 pubmed
    ..taeniorhynchus. The application of boric acid baits to plant surfaces may be an effective adulticidal method for selected species of pest and disease vector mosquitoes...
  35. Allen R, Doktycz M. Discontinuous electrophoresis revisited: a review of the process. Appl Theor Electrophor. 1996;6:1-9 pubmed
    ..This article reviews the historical development of discontinuous buffers in the electrophoresis of proteins and nucleic acids with emphasis on the characteristics and applicability to nucleic acid separations...
  36. Bradke T, Hall C, Carper S, Plopper G. Phenylboronic acid selectively inhibits human prostate and breast cancer cell migration and decreases viability. Cell Adh Migr. 2008;2:153-60 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that PBA is more potent than BA in targeting the metastatic and proliferative properties of cancer cells...
  37. Kim D, Quinlan M, Yen T. Encapsulation of lead from hazardous CRT glass wastes using biopolymer cross-linked concrete systems. Waste Manag. 2009;29:321-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This CRT-biopolymer-concrete (CBC) composite showed higher compressive strength than the standard concrete and a considerable decrease in lead leachability...
  38. Temiz A, Alfredsen G, Eikenes M, Terziev N. Decay resistance of wood treated with boric acid and tall oil derivates. Bioresour Technol. 2008;99:2102-6 pubmed
    ..Boric acid at 2% concentration combined with the tall oil derivate consisting of 90% free resin acids (TO-III) showed the best performance against the two decay fungi with a weight loss less than 3% after a modified pure culture test...
  39. Li T, Choi W, Wallace I, Baudry J, Roberts D. Arabidopsis thaliana NIP7;1: an anther-specific boric acid transporter of the aquaporin superfamily regulated by an unusual tyrosine in helix 2 of the transport pore. Biochemistry. 2011;50:6633-41 pubmed publisher
  40. Kim J, Kim C, Chung C. Leaching characteristics of paraffin waste forms generated from Korean nuclear power plants. Waste Manag. 2001;21:325-33 pubmed
  41. Firat C, Erbatur S, Aytekin A. Management of extravasation injuries: a retrospective study. J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2013;47:60-5 pubmed publisher
  42. Issabayeva G, Aroua M, Sulaiman N. Removal of lead from aqueous solutions on palm shell activated carbon. Bioresour Technol. 2006;97:2350-5 pubmed
    ..The diffuse layer surface complexation model was applied to predict the extent of adsorption. The model prediction was found to be in concordance with the experimental values...
  43. Yilmaz N, Agus N, Bozcal E, Oner O, Uzel A. Detection of plasmid-mediated AmpC ?-lactamase in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2013;31:53-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Detecting plasmid-mediated AmpC (pAmpC) ?-lactamase-producing organism is important for optimal infection control and providing accurate and effective treatment option for physicians...
  44. Ray D, Goswami R, Dadhwal V, Goswami D, Banerjee U, Kochupillai N. Prolonged (3-month) mycological cure rate after boric acid suppositories in diabetic women with vulvovaginal candidiasis. J Infect. 2007;55:374-7 pubmed
    ..Present study was carried out to assess long term response to boric acid in diabetic women with VVC...
  45. Nagai N, Murao T, Okamoto N, Ito Y. Comparison of corneal wound healing rates after instillation of commercially available latanoprost and travoprost in rat debrided corneal epithelium. J Oleo Sci. 2010;59:135-41 pubmed
    ..Travoprost eye drops with sofzia may provide effective therapy for glaucoma patients using long-term ophthalmic agents...
  46. Tevyashova A, Olsufyeva E, Turchin K, Balzarini J, Bykov E, Dezhenkova L, et al. Reaction of the antitumor antibiotic olivomycin I with aryl diazonium salts. Synthesis, cytotoxic and antiretroviral potency of 5-aryldiazenyl-6-O-deglycosyl derivatives of olivomycin I. Bioorg Med Chem. 2009;17:4961-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The antiproliferative and anti-retroviral activities of novel derivatives were studied...
  47. Zhang Y, Wang J, Okamoto Y, Tokeshi M, Kaji N, Baba Y. Velocity gap theory developed for magnifying resolutions without changing separation mechanisms or separation lengths. Anal Chem. 2009;81:2745-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results indicate that VG effect could enlarge the distance between two moving objects and may potentially be utilized to ameliorate separation efficiency...
  48. Brai M, Gennaro G, Marrale M, Bartolotta A, D Oca M. ESR response to gamma-rays of alanine pellets containing B(OH)3 or Gd2O3. Appl Radiat Isot. 2007;65:435-9 pubmed
    ..This study suggests that other high-Z atoms may be useful for increasing the sensitivity of the response of alanine to gamma-radiation...
  49. Estiu G, Merz K. Catalyzed decomposition of urea. Molecular dynamics simulations of the binding of urea to urease. Biochemistry. 2006;45:4429-43 pubmed
    ..The impact of the simulation results on our understanding of urease catalysis is discussed in detail...
  50. De Seta F, Schmidt M, Vu B, Essmann M, Larsen B. Antifungal mechanisms supporting boric acid therapy of Candida vaginitis. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2009;63:325-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Boric acid is a commonly cited treatment for recurrent and resistant yeast vaginitis, but data about the extent and mechanism of its antifungal activity are lacking...
  51. Luo S, Xiao W, Wei X, Jia W, Zhang C, Huang W, et al. In vitro evaluation of cytotoxicity of silver-containing borate bioactive glass. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2010;95:441-8 pubmed publisher
    ..75 and 1 wt % Ag. This borate glass containing up to ?1 wt % Ag could provide a coating material for bacterial inhibition and enhanced bioactivity of orthopaedic implant materials such as titanium...
  52. Ankli A, Reich E, Steiner M. Rapid high-performance thin-layer chromatographic method for detection of 5% adulteration of black cohosh with Cimicifuga foetida, C. heracleifolia, C. dahurica, or C. americana. J AOAC Int. 2008;91:1257-64 pubmed
    ..The proposed method was validated with respect to specificity, stability, precision, and robustness. It can be used for quality control of black cohosh raw material in a current Good Manufacturing Practices environment...
  53. Deng Y, Wang H, Zhong L, Zhang H. Trace determination of short-chain aliphatic amines in biological samples by micellar electrokinetic capillary chromatography with laser-induced fluorescence detection. Talanta. 2009;77:1337-42 pubmed publisher
    ..After comparison of other CE methods using different fluorescent probes, the present method represents a powerful tool for the trace determination of aliphatic amines in complex biological samples...