zinc compounds

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Summary: Inorganic compounds that contain zinc as an integral part of the molecule.

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  1. Smith W, Brownell J, White C, Afsharinejad Z, Tsai J, Hu X, et al. In vitro toxicity assessment of amphiphillic polymer-coated CdSe/ZnS quantum dots in two human liver cell models. ACS Nano. 2012;6:9475-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, further in vivo studies are warranted to ensure that TOPO-PMAT-coated Qdots used in biomedical applications do not induce inflammatory responses as a consequence of hepatic uptake...
  2. Al Qubaisi M, Rasedee A, Flaifel M, Ahmad S, Hussein Al Ali S, Hussein M, et al. Cytotoxicity of nickel zinc ferrite nanoparticles on cancer cells of epithelial origin. Int J Nanomedicine. 2013;8:2497-508 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, NiZn ferrite nanoparticles are suggested to have potential cytotoxicity against cancer cells. ..
  3. Takeda A, Suzuki M, Tamano H, Ando M, Oku N. Differential effects of zinc influx via AMPA/kainate receptor activation on subsequent induction of hippocampal CA1 LTP components. Brain Res. 2010;1354:188-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Zinc influx via AMPA/kainate receptor activation may differentially act on subsequent induction of CA1 LTP components...
  4. Mulkidjanian A. On the origin of life in the zinc world: 1. Photosynthesizing, porous edifices built of hydrothermally precipitated zinc sulfide as cradles of life on Earth. Biol Direct. 2009;4:26 pubmed publisher
    ..Their number, however, can be dramatically reduced by the simultaneous consideration of various bioenergetic, physical, and geological constraints...
  5. Su Y, He Y, Lu H, Sai L, Li Q, Li W, et al. The cytotoxicity of cadmium based, aqueous phase - synthesized, quantum dots and its modulation by surface coating. Biomaterials. 2009;30:19-25 pubmed publisher
  6. Yu M, Van Orden A. Enhanced fluorescence intermittency of CdSe-ZnS quantum-dot clusters. Phys Rev Lett. 2006;97:237402 pubmed
    ..The nature of this coupling is not known, though electrons trapped from QDs when they blink off may play a role by altering the electronic environment of neighboring QDs and enhancing their fluorescence properties...
  7. Schipper M, Cheng Z, Lee S, Bentolila L, Iyer G, Rao J, et al. microPET-based biodistribution of quantum dots in living mice. J Nucl Med. 2007;48:1511-8 pubmed
    ..This study evaluates the quantitative biodistribution of commercially available CdSe quantum dots (QD) in mice...
  8. Hussein Al Ali S, Al Qubaisi M, Hussein M, Zainal Z, Hakim M. Preparation of hippurate-zinc layered hydroxide nanohybrid and its synergistic effect with tamoxifen on HepG2 cell lines. Int J Nanomedicine. 2011;6:3099-111 pubmed publisher
    ..A new simple preparation method for a hippurate-intercalated zinc-layered hydroxide (ZLH) nanohybrid has been established, which does not need an anion-exchange procedure to intercalate the hippurate anion into ZLH interlayers...
  9. Matsuu Matsuyama M, Shichijo K, Okaichi K, Nakayama T, Nakashima M, Uemura T, et al. Protection by polaprezinc against radiation-induced apoptosis in rat jejunal crypt cells. J Radiat Res. 2008;49:341-7 pubmed
    ..Polaprezinc treatment resulted in decreases of p53 accumulation, p21(WAF1/CIP1) and Bax expression after irradiation. Polaprezinc has a protective effect against ionizing radiation induced apoptosis in rat jejunal crypt cells...

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  1. Zhao L, Wu X, Ding H, Yang J. Fluorescence enhancement effect of morin-nucleic acid-L-cysteine-capped nano-ZnS system and the determination of nucleic acid. Analyst. 2008;133:896-902 pubmed publisher
  2. Mulkidjanian A, Galperin M. On the origin of life in the zinc world. 2. Validation of the hypothesis on the photosynthesizing zinc sulfide edifices as cradles of life on Earth. Biol Direct. 2009;4:27 pubmed publisher
    ..The hypothesis suggests that life emerged within compartmentalized, photosynthesizing ZnS formations of hydrothermal origin (the Zn world), assembled in sub-aerial settings on the surface of the primeval Earth...
  3. Freeman R, Liu X, Willner I. Chemiluminescent and chemiluminescence resonance energy transfer (CRET) detection of DNA, metal ions, and aptamer-substrate complexes using hemin/G-quadruplexes and CdSe/ZnS quantum dots. J Am Chem Soc. 2011;133:11597-604 pubmed publisher
    ..By the application of three different sized QDs functionalized with different hairpins, the multiplexed analysis of three different DNA targets is demonstrated by the generation of three different CRET luminescence signals...
  4. Takeda A, Iwaki H, Ando M, Itagaki K, Suzuki M, Oku N. Zinc differentially acts on components of long-term potentiation at hippocampal CA1 synapses. Brain Res. 2010;1323:59-64 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study suggests that zinc differentially acts on CA1 LTP components...
  5. Sharon E, Freeman R, Willner I. CdSe/ZnS quantum dots-G-quadruplex/hemin hybrids as optical DNA sensors and aptasensors. Anal Chem. 2010;82:7073-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This phenomenon is implemented to develop DNA sensors or aptasensors by tailoring hairpin-functionalized QDs that generate the hemin/G-quadruplex quenchers upon sensing of the respective analytes...
  6. Saravanan V, Madhaiyan M, Thangaraju M. Solubilization of zinc compounds by the diazotrophic, plant growth promoting bacterium Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus. Chemosphere. 2007;66:1794-8 pubmed
    ..diazotrophicus PAl5 cultured with glucose as carbon source. This organic anion may be an important agent that helped in the solubilization of insoluble Zn compounds...
  7. Choy J, Shin J, Lim S, Oh J, Oh M, Oh S. Characterization and stability analysis of zinc oxide nanoencapsulated conjugated linoleic acid. J Food Sci. 2010;75:N63-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Nanoencapsulation improved the thermal stability of CLA by about 25%, compared to pristine CLA. Practical Application: This system can be used for protection of encapsulated negatively-charged food ingredients from thermal processing...
  8. Ipe B, Lehnig M, Niemeyer C. On the generation of free radical species from quantum dots. Small. 2005;1:706-9 pubmed
  9. Omatsu T, Naito Y, Handa O, Mizushima K, Hayashi N, Qin Y, et al. Reactive oxygen species-quenching and anti-apoptotic effect of polaprezinc on indomethacin-induced small intestinal epithelial cell injury. J Gastroenterol. 2010;45:692-702 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the protective role of PZ and the possible mechanism of its effect on indomethacin-induced small intestinal injury were investigated...
  10. Cho D, Hajighasemi M, Hwang P, Illek B, Fischer H. Proton secretion in freshly excised sinonasal mucosa from asthma and sinusitis patients. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2009;23:e10-3 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study was to determine H+ secretion in asthmatic and nonasthmatic patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) in freshly excised human sinonasal tissue...
  11. McHale K, Berglund A, Mabuchi H. Quantum dot photon statistics measured by three-dimensional particle tracking. Nano Lett. 2007;7:3535-9 pubmed
    ..In addition, we show that 2-mercaptoethanol suppresses short time-scale intermittency (1 ms to 1 s) in quantum dot fluorescence by reducing time spent in the off-state...
  12. Tian J, Liu R, Zhao Y, Peng Y, Hong X, Xu Q, et al. Synthesis of CdTe/CdS/ZnS quantum dots and their application in imaging of hepatocellular carcinoma cells and immunoassay for alpha fetoprotein. Nanotechnology. 2010;21:305101 pubmed publisher
  13. Saravanan V, Kalaiarasan P, Madhaiyan M, Thangaraju M. Solubilization of insoluble zinc compounds by Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus and the detrimental action of zinc ion (Zn2+) and zinc chelates on root knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2007;44:235-41 pubmed
    ..To examine the zinc (Zn) solubilization potential and nematicidal properties of Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus...
  14. Duan H, Nie S. Cell-penetrating quantum dots based on multivalent and endosome-disrupting surface coatings. J Am Chem Soc. 2007;129:3333-8 pubmed
    ..These insights are important toward the design and development of nanoparticle agents for intracellular imaging and therapeutic applications...
  15. Wei X, Wang W, Chen K. Preparation and characterization of ZnS:Tb,Gd and ZnS:Er,Yb,Gd nanoparticles for bimodal magnetic-fluorescent imaging. Dalton Trans. 2013;42:1752-9 pubmed publisher
    ..46 mM(-1) s(-1) and 57.8 mM(-1) s(-1), respectively, which are much larger than the conventional Gd-DTPA and currently reported Gd-base nanoparticles, suggesting great potential as MRI agents...
  16. Tiwari A, Khan S, Kher R, Dhoble S, Chandel A. Synthesis, characterization and optical properties of polymer-based ZnS nanocomposites. Luminescence. 2016;31:428-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The results clearly indicate that hydroxyl-functionalized HPMC is much more effective at nucleating and stabilizing colloidal ZnS nanoparticles in aqueous suspensions compared with PVA and starch. ..
  17. Tokudome Y, Otsuka M. Possibility of alveolar bone promoting enhancement by using lipophilic and/or hydrophilic zinc related compounds in zinc-deficient osteoporosis rats. Biol Pharm Bull. 2012;35:1496-501 pubmed
    ..Stripped rat skin permeability treated by the hydrophilic creams containing C8Zn was 5-times higher than that of ZnTCP...
  18. Sorokin E, Tolstik N, Schaffers K, Sorokina I. Femtosecond SESAM-modelocked Cr:ZnS laser. Opt Express. 2012;20:28947-52 pubmed publisher
    ..The output power was about 30% higher than for a comparable Cr:ZnSe sample in the same cavity...
  19. Islam S, Gayen T, Moussawi A, Shi L, Seredych M, Bandosz T, et al. Structural and optical characterization of Zn(OH)2 and its composites with graphite oxides. Opt Lett. 2013;38:962-4 pubmed publisher
    ..88 and 3.60 eV. The size of light-emitting regions (~from 4.5 to 45 ?m) and pore size (~from 20 to 255 ?m) are measured using the TPF imaging technique...
  20. Chandra B, Chandrakar R, Chandra V, Baghel R. Effect of particle size on activation energy and peak temperature of the thermoluminescence glow curve of undoped ZnS nanoparticles. Luminescence. 2016;31:478-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Expressions are derived for the dependence of activation energy (Ea) and Tm on nanoparticle size, and good agreement is found between the experimental and theoretical results...
  21. Tonkin J, Rees P, Brown M, Errington R, Smith P, Chappell S, et al. Automated cell identification and tracking using nanoparticle moving-light-displays. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e40835 pubmed publisher
    ..The nanoparticle moving light displays provide simultaneous collection of cell motility data, resolution of mitotic traversal dynamics and identification of familial relationships allowing construction of multi-parameter lineage trees...
  22. Duan H, Liu X, Liu C, Han T, Lan X, Jiang Y. Highly luminescent and quantum-yielding CdSe/ZnS core/shell quantum dots synthesized by a kinetically controlled succession route in 18DMA. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2012;12:2326-31 pubmed
    ..It was also found that the amount of surfactant oleic acid determined the QY of the QDs, whereas it had little influence on the crystallisation...
  23. Browning C, Wise C, Wise J. Prolonged particulate chromate exposure does not inhibit homologous recombination repair in North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) lung cells. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2017;331:18-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Future investigation of the differences in how human and whale cells respond to chemical carcinogens may provide valuable insight into mechanisms of preventing chemical carcinogenesis. ..
  24. Horiuchi S, Hiasa M, Yasue A, Sekine K, Hamada K, Asaoka K, et al. Fabrications of zinc-releasing biocement combining zinc calcium phosphate to calcium phosphate cement. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2014;29:151-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, ZCP added CPC at an appropriate fraction has a potent promotional effect on bone substitute biomaterials. ..
  25. Mazzei V, Longo G, Brundo M, Copat C, Oliveri Conti G, Ferrante M. Effects of heavy metal accumulation on some reproductive characters in Armadillidium granulatum Brandt (Crustacea, Isopoda, Oniscidea). Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2013;98:66-73 pubmed publisher
    ..The explanation of this result, apparently anomalous, could be the object of a future research...
  26. Ineu R, Oliveira C, Oliveira V, Moraes Silva L, da Luz S, Pereira M. Antioxidant effect of zinc chloride against ethanol-induced gastrointestinal lesions in rats. Food Chem Toxicol. 2013;58:522-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Non-protein SH content was not altered by any treatment. Results suggested that the gastrointestinal protective effect of zinc in this experimental model could be due to its antioxidant effect...
  27. Orsini A, Medaglia P, Scarpellini D, Pizzoferrato R, Falconi C. Towards high-performance, low-cost quartz sensors with high-density, well-separated, vertically aligned ZnO nanowires by low-temperature, seed-less, single-step, double-sided growth. Nanotechnology. 2013;24:355503 pubmed publisher
    ..e. high sensitivity) quartzes can be further increased by nearly one order of magnitude and thus show the highest ever reported frequency shifts of an admittance resonance in response to immersion in both ethanol and water...
  28. Azzouz I, Trabelsi H, Hanini A, Ferchichi S, Tebourbi O, Sakly M, et al. Interaction between nanoparticles generated by zinc chloride treatment and oxidative responses in rat liver. Int J Nanomedicine. 2014;9:223-9 pubmed publisher
  29. Pünner F, Schieven J, Hilt G. Synthesis of fluorenone and anthraquinone derivatives from aryl- and aroyl-substituted propiolates. Org Lett. 2013;15:4888-91 pubmed publisher
    ..The subsequent DDQ oxidation and Friedel-Crafts-type cyclization led to symmetrical as well as some unsymmetrical anthraquinones in good to excellent yields of up to 87% over the three-step reaction sequence. ..
  30. Yu J, Kwon S, Petrášek Z, Park O, Jun S, Shin K, et al. High-resolution three-photon biomedical imaging using doped ZnS nanocrystals. Nat Mater. 2013;12:359-66 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the biocompatibility of ZnS nanocrystals offers great potential for clinical applications of three-photon imaging...
  31. Lee W, Hwang S, Cho M, Park H, Han J, Song S, et al. CIS-ZnS quantum dots for self-aligned liquid crystal molecules with superior electro-optic properties. Nanoscale. 2013;5:193-9 pubmed publisher
    ..0% reduction in the V(th) and a 38.3% decrease in the response time were observed for VA mode LCDs, meaning that the proposed LC-QD composites have a great potential for the production of advanced flexible LCDs...
  32. Xie W, Huang W, Luo H, Li N. CTAB-capped Mn-doped ZnS quantum dots and label-free aptamer for room-temperature phosphorescence detection of mercury ions. Analyst. 2012;137:4651-3 pubmed publisher
    ..The formed T-Hg(2+)-T dsDNA can linearly quench the RTP of Mn-ZnS QDs through electron transfer and aggregation effect, and give a detection limit of 1.5 nM...
  33. Matczuk M, Legat J, Timerbaev A, Jarosz M. A sensitive and versatile method for characterization of protein-mediated transformations of quantum dots. Analyst. 2016;141:2574-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Speciation information provided by CE-ICP-MS may shed light on the mechanism of QD delivery to the target regions of the body. ..
  34. Toledano M, Yamauti M, Osorio E, Osorio R. Zinc-inhibited MMP-mediated collagen degradation after different dentine demineralization procedures. Caries Res. 2012;46:201-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Dentine matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) play an important role in the dentine caries process...
  35. Huang D, Niu C, Wang X, Lv X, Zeng G. "Turn-on" fluorescent sensor for Hg2+ based on single-stranded DNA functionalized Mn:CdS/ZnS quantum dots and gold nanoparticles by time-gated mode. Anal Chem. 2013;85:1164-70 pubmed publisher
    ..With excellent sensitivity and selectivity, this sensor is potentially suitable for monitoring of Hg(2+) in environmental applications...
  36. Georgin M, Carlini L, Cooper D, Bradforth S, Nadeau J. Differential effects of ?-mercaptoethanol on CdSe/ZnS and InP/ZnS quantum dots. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2013;15:10418-28 pubmed publisher
    ..The effects are similar to those seen with CdSe/ZnS, despite very different effects of BME on steady-state spectra, and highly pH-dependent...
  37. Wei Y, Shohag M, Yang X. Biofortification and bioavailability of rice grain zinc as affected by different forms of foliar zinc fertilization. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e45428 pubmed publisher
    ..However, little is known about the biofortification efficiency and bioavailability of rice grain from different forms of foliar Zn fertilizers...
  38. Channa M, Ashfaq M, Jokhio A, Khan M, Sahito M. Effects of ciprofloxacin and zinc chloride in adult albino rat and pre-natal conceptus. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2012;24:55-8 pubmed
    ..The present study was designed to compare the effects on conceptus after maternal ingestion of ciprofloxacin and ZnCl2 using Wastar albino rats...
  39. Oh S, Jung S, Kim J. Co-production of furfural and acetic acid from corncob using ZnCl2 through fast pyrolysis in a fluidized bed reactor. Bioresour Technol. 2013;144:172-8 pubmed publisher
    ..A high selectivity for furfural and acetic acid in bio-oil would make the pyrolysis of corncob with ZnCl2 very economically attractive...
  40. Tabrizian K, Azami K, Belaran M, Soodi M, Abdi K, Fanoudi S, et al. Selective Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibitor Reversed Zinc Chloride-Induced Spatial Memory Impairment via Increasing Cholinergic Marker Expression. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2016;173:443-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these results emphasize the role of selective iNOS inhibitors in reversing zinc chloride-induced spatial memory deficits via modulation of cholinergic marker expression. ..
  41. Mak M, Li W, Mahadev A. Calamine lotion to reduce skin irritation in children with cast immobilisation. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2013;21:221-5 pubmed
    ..906, p=0.03). The decrease in itch level remained significantly greater in the calamine group after adjusting for confounders (p<0.0001). CONCLUSION. Calamine lotion may reduce skin irritation in children with full casts. ..
  42. Koshy J, Sharabi S, Feldman E, Hollier L, Patrinely J, Soparkar C. Effect of dietary zinc and phytase supplementation on botulinum toxin treatments. J Drugs Dermatol. 2012;11:507-12 pubmed
    ..To determine whether oral zinc supplementation might affect the efficacy and duration of botulinum toxin treatments...
  43. Castillo J, Pérez López R, Caraballo M, Nieto J, Martins M, Costa M, et al. Biologically-induced precipitation of sphalerite-wurtzite nanoparticles by sulfate-reducing bacteria: implications for acid mine drainage treatment. Sci Total Environ. 2012;423:176-84 pubmed publisher
    ..The implementation of a SRB-based zinc removal step in these systems could completely reduce the mobility of all metals, which would improve the quality of stream sediments, water and soils in AMD-affected landscapes...
  44. Limanto J, Ashley E, Yin J, Beutner G, Grau B, Kassim A, et al. A highly efficient asymmetric synthesis of vernakalant. Org Lett. 2014;16:2716-9 pubmed publisher
  45. Jaiswal A, Ghsoh S, Chattopadhyay A. Quantum dot impregnated-chitosan film for heavy metal ion sensing and removal. Langmuir. 2012;28:15687-96 pubmed publisher
    ..The present system could suitably be used as a simple dipstick for elimination of heavy metal ion contamination in water...
  46. Finetti C, Colombo M, Prosperi D, Alessio G, Morasso C, Sola L, et al. One-pot phase transfer and surface modification of CdSe-ZnS quantum dots using a synthetic functional copolymer. Chem Commun (Camb). 2014;50:240-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Unlike most of the published methods, the proposed functionalization approach does not require coupling agents and multistep reactions. ..
  47. Tan L, Kang C, Xu S, Tang Y. Selective room temperature phosphorescence sensing of target protein using Mn-doped ZnS QDs-embedded molecularly imprinted polymer. Biosens Bioelectron. 2013;48:216-23 pubmed publisher
    ..The long lifetime of the MIP-QDs composites phosphorescence avoids interference due to autofluorescence and scattering of the biomatrix, facilitating composites' application for detection of bovine hemoglobin in biological fluids...
  48. Zhang Y, Zhang N, Tang Z, Xu Y. Graphene transforms wide band gap ZnS to a visible light photocatalyst. The new role of graphene as a macromolecular photosensitizer. ACS Nano. 2012;6:9777-89 pubmed publisher
  49. Cortelli S, Cortelli J, Wu M, Simmons K, Charles C. Comparative antiplaque and antigingivitis efficacy of a multipurpose essential oil-containing mouthrinse and a cetylpyridinium chloride-containing mouthrinse: A 6-month randomized clinical trial. Quintessence Int. 2012;43:e82-94 pubmed
    ..05% cetylpyridinium chloride-containing mouthrinse (CPC) also with fluoride...
  50. Lv J, Zhang S, Luo L, Han W, Zhang J, Yang K, et al. Dissolution and microstructural transformation of ZnO nanoparticles under the influence of phosphate. Environ Sci Technol. 2012;46:7215-21 pubmed publisher
  51. Zhuang X, Wu T, Zhao Y, Hu X, Bao Y, Guo Y, et al. Lipid-enveloped zinc phosphate hybrid nanoparticles for codelivery of H-2K(b) and H-2D(b)-restricted antigenic peptides and monophosphoryl lipid A to induce antitumor immunity against melanoma. J Control Release. 2016;228:26-37 pubmed publisher
    ..These results validate the benefit of LZnP-based vaccine for antitumor immunity and indicate that co-delivery of tumor antigens along with adjuvant may be an optimized strategy for tumor immunotherapy. ..
  52. Vasanthakumar B, Ravishankar H, Subramanian S. A novel property of DNA - as a bioflotation reagent in mineral processing. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e39316 pubmed publisher
    ..A probable model involving these entities in the selective flotation of sphalerite from the mineral mixture has been discussed...
  53. Morreale F, Testa A, Chaugule V, Bortoluzzi A, Ciulli A, Walden H. Mind the Metal: A Fragment Library-Derived Zinc Impurity Binds the E2 Ubiquitin-Conjugating Enzyme Ube2T and Induces Structural Rearrangements. J Med Chem. 2017;60:8183-8191 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study serves as a cautionary tale for screening small molecule libraries and provides insights into the structural plasticity of ubiquitin-conjugating enzymes...