Gene Symbol: CCL28
Description: chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 28
Alias: CCK1, MEC, SCYA28, C-C motif chemokine 28, CC chemokine CCL28, chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 28 splice variant chi, mucosae-associated epithelial chemokine, small inducible cytokine A28, small inducible cytokine subfamily A (Cys-Cys), member 28, small-inducible cytokine A28
Species: human

Top Publications

  1. ncbi CCL28 has dual roles in mucosal immunity as a chemokine with broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity
    Kunio Hieshima
    Department of Microbiology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Osaka, Japan
    J Immunol 170:1452-61. 2003
  2. pmc CCR10 expression is a common feature of circulating and mucosal epithelial tissue IgA Ab-secreting cells
    Eric J Kunkel
    Laboratory of Immunology and Vascular Biology, Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    J Clin Invest 111:1001-10. 2003
  3. ncbi Epithelial inflammation is associated with CCL28 production and the recruitment of regulatory T cells expressing CCR10
    Bertus Eksteen
    Liver Research Laboratories, Medical Research Council for Immune Regulation, Institute for Biomedical Research, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TH, UK
    J Immunol 177:593-603. 2006
  4. ncbi Identification of a novel chemokine (CCL28), which binds CCR10 (GPR2)
    W Wang
    Department of Immunobiology, DNAX Research Institute, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Biol Chem 275:22313-23. 2000
  5. ncbi Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of minor salivary glands: a clinical study of 16 cases and review of the literature
    K Triantafillidou
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dentistry School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Oral Dis 12:364-70. 2006
  6. ncbi [A case of staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome caused by exfoliative toxin-B producing MRSA]
    S Yokota
    Department of Pediatrics, Yokohama City University School of Medicine
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 70:206-10. 1996
  7. ncbi [Isolation of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 from processed salmon roe associated with the outbreaks in Japan, 1998, and a molecular typing of the isolates by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis]
    Y Asai
    Department of Bacteriology and Pathology, Kanagawa Prefectural Public Health Laboratory
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 73:20-4. 1999
  8. ncbi Molecules that mediate touch transduction in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
    M Driscoll
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08855, USA
    Gravit Space Biol Bull 10:33-42. 1997
  9. pmc Distinct roles of yeast MEC and RAD checkpoint genes in transcriptional induction after DNA damage and implications for function
    G L Kiser
    Molecular and Cellular Biology Department, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 7:703-18. 1996
  10. ncbi Phase II trial with alternating two drug schedules, CAP/MEC', for advanced (stage III Mo/M1) non-small-cell lung cancer
    D Tummarello
    , Italy
    Tumori 75:486-8. 1989

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications158 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi CCL28 has dual roles in mucosal immunity as a chemokine with broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity
    Kunio Hieshima
    Department of Microbiology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Osaka, Japan
    J Immunol 170:1452-61. 2003
    b>CCL28 is a CC chemokine signaling via CCR10 and CCR3 that is selectively expressed in certain mucosal tissues such as exocrine glands, trachea, and colon. Notably, these tissues commonly secrete low-salt fluids...
  2. pmc CCR10 expression is a common feature of circulating and mucosal epithelial tissue IgA Ab-secreting cells
    Eric J Kunkel
    Laboratory of Immunology and Vascular Biology, Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    J Clin Invest 111:1001-10. 2003
    ..Epithelial cells in diverse gastrointestinal and nonintestinal mucosal tissues express the chemokine MEC/CCL28. Here we demonstrate that CCR10, a receptor for MEC, is selectively expressed by IgA Ab-secreting cells (large s/..
  3. ncbi Epithelial inflammation is associated with CCL28 production and the recruitment of regulatory T cells expressing CCR10
    Bertus Eksteen
    Liver Research Laboratories, Medical Research Council for Immune Regulation, Institute for Biomedical Research, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TH, UK
    J Immunol 177:593-603. 2006
    ..The CCR10+ Tregs were detected around bile ducts that expressed increased levels of the CCR10 ligand CCL28. CCL28 was secreted by primary human cholangiocytes in vitro in response to LPS, IL-1beta, or bile acids...
  4. ncbi Identification of a novel chemokine (CCL28), which binds CCR10 (GPR2)
    W Wang
    Department of Immunobiology, DNAX Research Institute, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Biol Chem 275:22313-23. 2000
    We report the identification and characterization of a novel CC chemokine designated CCL28 and its receptor CCR10, known previously as orphan G-protein-coupled receptor GPR2...
  5. ncbi Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of minor salivary glands: a clinical study of 16 cases and review of the literature
    K Triantafillidou
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dentistry School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Oral Dis 12:364-70. 2006
    Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is the most common malignant tumor of salivary glands with a widely diverse biologic behavior that is correlated with the histological grade of the tumor...
  6. ncbi [A case of staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome caused by exfoliative toxin-B producing MRSA]
    S Yokota
    Department of Pediatrics, Yokohama City University School of Medicine
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 70:206-10. 1996
    ..aureus was demonstrated to be methicillin-resistant (MRSA), which was further defined to be positive for mec A gene by PCR method...
  7. ncbi [Isolation of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 from processed salmon roe associated with the outbreaks in Japan, 1998, and a molecular typing of the isolates by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis]
    Y Asai
    Department of Bacteriology and Pathology, Kanagawa Prefectural Public Health Laboratory
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 73:20-4. 1999
    ..pre-enriched in trypticase soy broth (TSB) at 36 degrees C for 6 h and novobiocin-supplemented modified EC broth (mEC-NB) at 42 degrees C for 18 h...
  8. ncbi Molecules that mediate touch transduction in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
    M Driscoll
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08855, USA
    Gravit Space Biol Bull 10:33-42. 1997
    ..b>mec-4 and mec-10 encode members of a C...
  9. pmc Distinct roles of yeast MEC and RAD checkpoint genes in transcriptional induction after DNA damage and implications for function
    G L Kiser
    Molecular and Cellular Biology Department, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 7:703-18. 1996
    ..The conclusion that the yeast MEC1 gene is a key regulator also has implications for the role of a putative human homologue, the ATM gene...
  10. ncbi Phase II trial with alternating two drug schedules, CAP/MEC', for advanced (stage III Mo/M1) non-small-cell lung cancer
    D Tummarello
    , Italy
    Tumori 75:486-8. 1989
    ..The combinations were cisplatin, adriamycin and cyclophosphamide (CAP) and methotrexate, etoposide and CCNU (MEC')...
  11. ncbi Cholinergic regulation of the central nucleus of the amygdala in rats: effects of local microinjections of cholinomimetics and cholinergic antagonists on arousal and sleep
    L D Sanford
    Sleep Research Laboratory, Department of Pathology and Anatomy, Eastern Virginia Medical School, P O Box 1980, Norfolk, VA 23501, USA
    Neuroscience 141:2167-76. 2006
    ..3 microg; SCO(H): 1.0 microg), the nicotinic antagonist, mecamylamine (MEC(L): 0.3 microg; MEC(H): 1.0 microg) and saline (SAL, 0.2 microl) alone...
  12. doi Differences between "classical" risk factors for infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and risk factors for nosocomial bloodstream infections caused by multiple clones of the staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec type IV
    Paula M Vidal
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Infection Control, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:139-45. 2009
    To identify risk factors associated with nosocomial bloodstream infections caused by multiple clones of the staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) type IV strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
  13. doi Effects of subunit selective nACh receptors on operant ethanol self-administration and relapse-like ethanol-drinking behavior
    Alexander Kuzmin
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Drug Dependence, Karolinska University Hospital, Bldg M1 01, 17176, Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 203:99-108. 2009
    ..MII (alphaCtxMII, alpha(3)beta(2)*, beta(3)*, alpha(6)*), were compared to those of systemic mecamylamine (MEC, an allosteric negative modulator of the nAChR), dihydro-beta-erythroidine (DHbetaE, alpha(4)beta(2)*), and ..
  14. ncbi Intracerebroventricular administration of PD 140.548 N-methyl-D-glucamine attenuates the release of cortisol and catecholamines induced by duodenal distension in the sheep
    B F Kania
    Experimental and Clinical Physio Pharmacological Laboratory, Department of Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Agricultural University of Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Vet Sci 8:183-93. 2005
    ..548 N-methyl-D-glucamine (a specific peptide antagonist of a CCK1 receptor) premedication on mechanographical reticulo-ruminal activity, animal general behaviour, catecholamines (CA)..
  15. ncbi Efficacy of enrichment broths in the recovery of freeze-injured Escherichia coli O157:H7 in inoculated ground beef by PCR
    W C Lionberg
    R and F Laboratories, 245 West Roosevelt Road, Building 3, Unit 16, West Chicago, Illinois 60185, USA
    J Food Prot 66:1911-5. 2003
    ..peptone water with vancomycin, cefsulodin, and cefixime (BPW-VCC), 225 ml of modified EC broth plus novobiocin (mEC+n), and 225 ml of R&F enrichment broth (R&F-EB) and aerobically incubated at 41 to 42 degrees C...
  16. ncbi [Epidemiology of cognitive deterioration in the institutionalized geriatric population of the socio-sanitary centers in the city of Barcelona]
    M Boada
    , Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Barcelona
    Rev Neurol 23:174-80. 1995
    ..The age, the fact that the patients were female, illiteracy and working as house-wives all made for low MEC ratings...
  17. doi Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the cervix: another tumor with the t(11;19)-associated CRTC1-MAML2 gene fusion
    Jochen K M Lennerz
    Divisions of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology, Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:835-43. 2009
    Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) of the uterine cervix is a controversial entity...
  18. ncbi beta-Catenin nuclear accumulation in head and neck mucoepidermoid carcinoma: its role in cyclin D1 overexpression and tumor progression
    Hideki Shiratsuchi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Head Neck 29:577-84. 2007
    ..and cyclin D1 in this pathway has not been previously studied in head and neck mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC)...
  19. pmc A comprehensive analysis of common genetic variation in prolactin (PRL) and PRL receptor (PRLR) genes in relation to plasma prolactin levels and breast cancer risk: the multiethnic cohort
    Sulggi A Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    BMC Med Genet 8:72. 2007
    ..Prospective epidemiological studies have also shown that women with higher circulating PRL levels have an increase in risk of breast cancer, suggesting that variability in PRL may also be important in determining a woman's risk...
  20. ncbi Pharmacokinetics of dexloxiglumide after administration of single and repeat oral escalating doses in healthy young males
    S Persiani
    Rotta Research Laboratorium, Monza, Italy
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 40:198-206. 2002
    To assess the pharmacokinetics, safety and tolerability of dexloxiglumide, a new CCK1 receptor antagonist currently under development for the treatment of the constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome.
  21. doi Phase 2 trial results with the novel neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist casopitant in combination with ondansetron and dexamethasone for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in cancer patients receiving moderately emetogenic chemothera
    Wichit Arpornwirat
    Department of Medicine, National Cancer Institute, Bangkok, Thailand
    Cancer 115:5807-16. 2009
    ..the neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist casopitant mesylate in combination with ondansetron/dexamethasone (ond/dex) for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) related to moderately emetogenic chemotherapy (MEC).
  22. doi The origin of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolate at a neonatal ward in Sweden-possible horizontal transfer of a staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec between methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus haemolyticus and Staphylococcus aureus
    C Berglund
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:1048-56. 2008
    ..methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain originated when a staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) with the gene mecA was integrated into the chromosome of a susceptible S. aureus cell...
  23. pmc Identification in methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus hominis of an active primordial mobile genetic element for the staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Yuki Katayama
    Department of Bacteriology, Faculty of Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Bacteriol 185:2711-22. 2003
    ..gene mecA is carried by a novel type of mobile genetic element, SCCmec (staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec), in the chromosome of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...
  24. doi New developments in the molecular pathogenesis of head and neck tumors: a review of tumor-specific fusion oncogenes in mucoepidermoid carcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, and NUT midline carcinoma
    Feriyl Bhaijee
    Department of Pathology, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 15:69-77. 2011
    ..been identified in various uncommon, aggressive head and neck malignancies, including mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC), adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC), and NUT midline carcinoma (NMC)...
  25. doi Palonosetron versus other 5-HT₃ receptor antagonists for prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in patients with hematologic malignancies treated with emetogenic chemotherapy in a hospital outpatient setting in the United States
    Chris Craver
    Premier Inc, 2320 Cascade Pointe Blvd, Charlotte, NC, USA
    J Med Econ 14:341-9. 2011
    ..receptor antagonists (RAs) in patients diagnosed with hematologic malignancies (lymphoma and leukemia) and receiving highly emetogenic chemotherapy (HEC) or moderately emetogenic chemotherapy (MEC) in a hospital outpatient setting.
  26. doi Diversity of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec structures in coagulase-negative staphylococci and relationship to drug resistance
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey Nuevo Leon 64460, Mexico
    J Med Microbiol 59:323-9. 2010
    The objective of this study was to determine the distribution of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) elements in meticillin-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci (MR-CoNS) isolated from a tertiary-care hospital in Mexico ..
  27. pmc The RNA moiety of chick embryo 5-methylcytosine- DNA glycosylase targets DNA demethylation
    J P Jost
    Friedrich Miescher Institute, PO Box 2543, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Nucleic Acids Res 25:4545-50. 1997
    We have previously shown that DNA demethylation by chick embryo 5-methylcytosine (5-MeC)-DNA glycosylase needs both protein and RNA. RNA from enzyme purified by SDS-PAGE was isolated and cloned...
  28. doi Detection of biofilm-producing and methicillin resistance genes in Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from healthy humans and in blood culture tests
    Takashi Kitao
    Ehime Prefectural University of Health Sciences, Tobecho, Iyogun, Ehime, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 16:170-3. 2010
    The detection of biofilm-producing (ica AB) and methicillin resistance genes (mec A) was investigated in 70 blood culture isolates of Staphylococcus epidermidis and in 66 and 51 isolates from human hands and the vestibules of the nose, ..
  29. ncbi Different pathways mediated by CCK1 and CCK2 receptors: effect of intraperitonal mrna antisense oligodeoxynucleotides to cholecystokinin on anxiety-like and learning behaviors in rats
    Hagit Cohen
    Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Anxiety and Stress Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Depress Anxiety 20:139-52. 2004
    ..p.) administration of ASODN to preproCCK in the presence of antagonists to CCK1 and CCK2 receptor subtypes to further elucidate the roles of these two receptors and better understand the effects ..
  30. ncbi Evaluation of the pear ester kairomone as a formulation additive for the granulovirus of codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in pome fruit
    S P Arthurs
    USDA ARS, Yakima Agricultural Research Laboratory, 5230 Konnowac Pass Rd, Wapato, WA 98951, USA
    J Econ Entomol 100:702-9. 2007 evaluate a 5% active ingredient (AI), microencapsulated formulation of pear ester (PE-MEC) as an insecticidal additive for the codling moth granulovirus (CpGV)...
  31. ncbi Relationship between meconium staining and amniotic fluid volume in term pregnancies
    Sean C Blackwell
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 17:78-82. 2002
    Our purpose was to evaluate the relationship between meconium-stained amniotic fluid (MEC-AF) and amniotic fluid volume (AFV) and their impact on the risk of cesarean delivery for fetal indications in term pregnancies.
  32. ncbi SR146131: a new potent, orally active, and selective nonpeptide cholecystokinin subtype 1 receptor agonist. I. In vitro studies
    E Bignon
    Sanofi Recherche, Toulouse Cedex, France
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 289:742-51. 1999
    ..Hunter (BH)-sulfated cholecystokinin octapeptide (CCK-8S) for the human recombinant cholecystokinin subtype 1 (CCK1) receptor (IC50 = 0.56 nM) with high (300-fold) selectivity to the CCK2 receptor...
  33. ncbi Distribution of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) types I, II, III and IV in coagulase-negative staphylococci from patients attending a tertiary hospital in southern Brazil
    Alice Beatriz Mombach Pinheiro Machado
    Unidade de Microbiologia e Biologia Molecular, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre 90 035 903, Brazil
    J Med Microbiol 56:1328-33. 2007
    ..Staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) typing is essential for understanding the molecular epidemiology of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus ..
  34. doi Critical roles of mecamylamine-sensitive mushroom body neurons in insect olfactory learning
    Hidehiro Watanabe
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 95:1-13. 2011
    ..In cockroaches, a type of nicotinic ACh receptor specifically antagonized by mecamylamine (MEC) has been characterized...
  35. doi Reactivity of ammonia ligands of the antitumor agent cisplatin: a unique dodecanuclear Pt4,Pd4,Ag4 platform for four cytosine model nucleobases
    Gunnar Kampf
    Fakultat Chemie, Technische Universitat Dortmund, Otto Hahn Strasse 6, Dortmund, Germany
    Chemistry 14:6882-91. 2008
    The reaction of a potential mono(nucleobase) model adduct of cisplatin, cis-[Pt(NH(3))(2)(1-MeC-N3)(H(2)O)](2+) (6; 1-MeC: 1-methylcytosine), with the electrophile [Pd(en)(H(2)O)(2)](2+) (en: ethylenediamine) at pH approximately 6 yields ..
  36. ncbi Estrogen receptor-alpha and -beta expression in microvascular endothelial cells and smooth muscle cells of myometrium and leiomyoma
    Caroline E Gargett
    Centre for Women s Health Research, Monash University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Mol Hum Reprod 8:770-5. 2002
    ..aims of the present study were to determine whether pure populations of myometrial microvascular endothelial cells (MEC) express ERalpha and ERbeta, to compare MEC ERalpha/ERbeta expression with that of pure populations of myometrial ..
  37. ncbi [Epidemiology of cognitive deterioration in geriatric population of 'Casals d' Avis' in the city of Barcelona]
    M Boada
    , , Barcelona
    Rev Neurol 23:166-73. 1995
    ..67%. Age, female sex, being widowed or single, and illiteracy are associated with low scoring in the MEC. It is also associated with subjective loss of memory and hearing difficulties...
  38. pmc Molecular cloning, expression and pharmacological characterization of the canine cholecystokinin 1 receptor
    Magda Francesca Morton
    Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development, L L C, 3210 Merryfield Row, San Diego, CA 92121, USA
    Br J Pharmacol 145:374-84. 2005
    1 The full-length, canine cholecystokinin 1 (CCK1) receptor was cloned from gallbladder tissue using RT-PCR with a combination of primers designed to interact with conserved regions of the human and rat CCK1 receptor, which also shared ..
  39. ncbi The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist mecamylamine prevents escalation of cocaine self-administration in rats with extended daily access
    Stephen T Hansen
    Department of Behavioral Neuroscience, L470, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 S W Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 194:53-61. 2007
    ..Nicotine and cocaine are commonly coabused drugs in humans and recent work in animals suggests that activation of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChR) can increase cocaine self-administration...
  40. doi Study of FHIT and WWOX expression in mucoepidermoid carcinoma and adenoid cystic carcinoma of salivary gland
    Nazmiye Dincer
    Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Ankara, Turkey
    Oral Oncol 46:195-9. 2010
    Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) and adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) are salivary gland neoplasms with divergent morphological features and clinical behavior. ACC is a basaloid tumor whereas MEC is a glandular epithelial neoplasm...
  41. pmc Role of CCK and potential utility of CCK1 receptor antagonism in the treatment of pancreatitis induced by biliary tract obstruction
    T D Barrett
    Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development, L L C, San Diego, CA, USA
    Br J Pharmacol 153:1650-8. 2008
    ..However, it is not clear to what extent this occurs in the early stages of pancreatitis induced by biliary tract obstruction in the rat and whether CCK initiates an inflammatory cascade in this condition...
  42. doi Analysis of Staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec in Staphylococcus haemolyticus and Staphylococcus sciuri: identification of a novel ccr gene complex with a newly identified ccrA allotype (ccrA7)
    Noriko Urushibara
    Department of Hygiene, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Microb Drug Resist 17:291-7. 2011
    ..chromosome of the mecA gene, which is located on a mobile genetic element called staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec)...
  43. pmc Differential contribution of kainate receptors to excitatory postsynaptic currents in superficial layer neurons of the rat medial entorhinal cortex
    P J West
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Neuroscience 146:1000-12. 2007
    ..studies have revealed the presence of kainate receptor (KAR) mRNA in neurons of the rat medial entorhinal cortex (mEC), the functional presence and roles of these receptors are only beginning to be examined...
  44. pmc Expression of mucosal chemokines TECK/CCL25 and MEC/CCL28 during fetal development of the ovine mucosal immune system
    Francois Meurens
    Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Immunology 120:544-55. 2007
    CCL25/TECK and CCL28/MEC are CC chemokines primarily expressed in thymic dendritic cells and mucosal epithelial cells. The cognate receptors of CCL25 and CCL28, CCR9 and CCR10, respectively, are mainly expressed on T and B lymphocytes...
  45. pmc 5-Methylcytosine DNA glycosylase activity is also present in the human MBD4 (G/T mismatch glycosylase) and in a related avian sequence
    B Zhu
    Friedrich Miescher Institut, Maulbeerstrasse 66, CH 4058 Basel, Switzerland
    Nucleic Acids Res 28:4157-65. 2000
    ..The recombinant proteins from human and chicken have G/T mismatch as well as 5-methylcytosine (5-MeC) DNA glycosylase activities...
  46. ncbi Primary mucoepidermoid carcinoma and sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia of the thyroid gland: a report of nine cases
    Z W Baloch
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Mod Pathol 13:802-7. 2000
    ..Two types of tumors have been described under this category: mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) and sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia (SMECE)...
  47. pmc Introduction of the mec element (methicillin resistance) into Staphylococcus aureus alters in vitro functional activities of fibrinogen and fibronectin adhesins
    P E Vaudaux
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 42:564-70. 1998
    ..To evaluate the impact of methicillin resistance (mec) determinants on bacterial adhesion mediated by fibrinogen or fibronectin adhesins, we compared the in vitro ..
  48. ncbi [Study on mec gene in methicillin-resistant staphylococci]
    T Yokoyama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 67:1203-10. 1993
    ..In 28 strains of MSSA and two strains of methicillin with MIC of 6.25 micrograms/ml, all of the mec genes (mecA, mecR1 and mecI) were not detected...
    Mohammad Zeeshan
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 17:666-70. 2007
    ..agar screening plate (6microg/ml ) for early and accurate identification of MRSA by comparing with the detection of mec-A gene in our clinical isolates. Design: A comparative study...
  50. ncbi Synthesis and structure of intermediates in copper-catalyzed alkylation of diphenylphosphine
    Matthew F Cain
    Department of Chemistry, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Inorg Chem 49:7650-62. 2010
    ..Treatment of [Cu(NCMe)(4)][PF(6)] (1) with chelating ligands gave [CuL(NCMe)][PF(6)] (2; L = MeC(CH(2)PPh(2))(3) (triphos), 3; L = 9,9-dimethyl-4,5-bis(diphenylphosphino)xanthene (XantPhos))...
  51. doi Evaluation of the role of three candidate human kinases in the conversion of the hepatitis C virus inhibitor 2'-C-methyl-cytidine to its 5'-monophosphate metabolite
    Nina L Golitsina
    Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc, 60 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Antiviral Res 85:470-81. 2010
    ..One such molecule, 2'-C-methyl-cytidine (2'-MeC), entered clinical development as NM283, a valine ester prodrug form of 2'-MeC possessing improved oral ..
  52. ncbi Normal ultrasonic evaluation of amniotic fluid in low-risk patients at term
    Thomas D Myles
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, 1400 Wallace Boulevard, Amarillo, TX 79106, USA
    J Reprod Med 47:621-4. 2002
  53. doi Typing of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec encoding methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated at the bone marrow transplant centre of Tunisia
    O Bouchami
    Centre National de Greffe de Moelle Osseuse, Laboratory Service, Tunis, Tunisia
    Curr Microbiol 59:380-5. 2009
    Staphylococcal Cassette Chromosome mec (SCCmec) is a mobile genetic element that carries the gene mecA mediating the methicillin resistance in staphylococci. It is composed of mec and ccr gene complexes...
  54. ncbi Expression of caveolin-1 in mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the salivary glands: correlation with vascular endothelial growth factor, microvessel density, and clinical outcome
    Lu Shi
    Key Laboratory for Oral Biomedical Engineering, Ministry of Education, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, People s Republic of China
    Cancer 109:1523-31. 2007
    ..The clinicopathologic significance of caveolin-1 expression and its correlation with angiogenesis remains unknown in mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) of the salivary glands.
  55. ncbi Cholecystokinin (CCK) stimulates aldosterone secretion from human adrenocortical cells via CCK2 receptors coupled to the adenylate cyclase/protein kinase A signaling cascade
    G Mazzocchi
    Department of Human Anatomy and Physiology, Section of Anatomy, University of Padua, I 35121 Padua, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1277-84. 2004
    Cholecystokinin (CCK) IS a regulatory peptide that acts via two receptor subtypes, CCK1-R and CCK2-R...
  56. pmc Sanfilippo syndrome type B, a lysosomal storage disease, is also a tauopathy
    Kazuhiro Ohmi
    Department of Biological Chemistry, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:8332-7. 2009
    ..vacuolation of lysosomal storage of undegraded substrate, but neurons in the medial entorhinal cortex (MEC) display accumulation of several additional substances...
  57. ncbi 3-[5-(3,4-Dichloro-phenyl)-1-(4-methoxy-phenyl)-1H-pyrazol-3-yl]-2-m-tolyl-propionate (JNJ-17156516), a novel, potent, and selective cholecystokinin 1 receptor antagonist: in vitro and in vivo pharmacological comparison with dexloxiglumide
    Magda F Morton
    Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development L L C, San Diego, California 92121, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 323:562-9. 2007
    ..96 +/- 0.11), rat (pK(I) = 8.02 +/- 0.11), and canine (pK(I) = 7.98 +/- 0.04) CCK1 receptors, and it was also highly selective for the CCK1 receptor compared with the CCK2 receptor across the same ..
  58. pmc Measuring topology of low-intensity DNA methylation sites for high-throughput assessment of epigenetic drug-induced effects in cancer cells
    Arkadiusz Gertych
    Translational Cytomics Group, Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Exp Cell Res 316:3150-60. 2010
    ..The cells were studied by immunofluorescence with a specific antibody against 5-methylcytosine (MeC), and 4,6-diamidino-2-phenylindole (DAPI) for delineation of methylated sites and global DNA in nuclei...
  59. ncbi CC chemokine ligands 25 and 28 play essential roles in intestinal extravasation of IgA antibody-secreting cells
    Kunio Hieshima
    Department of Microbiology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Immunol 173:3668-75. 2004
    CCL25 (also known as thymus-expressed chemokine) and CCL28 (also known as mucosae-associated epithelial chemokine) play important roles in mucosal immunity by recruiting IgA Ab-secreting cells (ASCs) into mucosal lamina propria...
  60. ncbi FemA, a host-mediated factor essential for methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus: molecular cloning and characterization
    B Berger-Bachi
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Mol Gen Genet 219:263-9. 1989
    The methicillin resistance determinant (mec) in Staphylococcus aureus resides on additional DNA not present in isogenic sensitive cells...
  61. doi Effect of continuous milking and prostaglandin E2 on milk production and mammary epithelial cell turnover, ultrastructure, and gene expression
    E L Annen
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    J Anim Sci 86:1132-44. 2008
    Mammary epithelial cell (MEC) growth is reduced in continuously milked (CM) mammary glands, and administration of a mammogenic compound such as prostaglandin E(2) (PGE(2)) at parturition might improve MEC growth in CM tissue...
  62. ncbi Insulin-Like growth factor I (IGF-I) and cyclic adenosine 3',5'-monophosphate regulate IGF-binding protein-3 gene expression by transcriptional and posttranscriptional mechanisms in mammary epithelial cells
    W S Cohick
    Department of Animal Sciences, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick 08901, USA
    Endocrinology 141:4583-91. 2000
    Insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) is a potent mitogen for both normal and transformed mammary epithelial cells (MEC), and IGF-binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) potentiates IGF-I action in these cells...
  63. ncbi Hydrogen production in a single chamber microbial electrolysis cell lacking a membrane
    Douglas Call
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3401-6. 2008
    ..It has been assumed that a membrane is needed in an MEC to avoid hydrogen losses due to bacterial consumption of the product gas...
  64. doi Hydrogen and methane production from swine wastewater using microbial electrolysis cells
    Rachel C Wagner
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Water Res 43:1480-8. 2009
    ..Hydrogen can theoretically be produced from wastewater by electrohydrogenesis in a microbial electrolysis cell (MEC) or by fermentation. Using a single-chamber MEC with a graphite-fiber brush anode, hydrogen gas was generated at 0...
  65. doi Tumours of the lacrimal gland. Epidemiological, clinical and genetic characteristics
    Sarah Linéa Von Holstein
    Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Ophthalmol 91:1-28. 2013
    ..ACC), pleomorphic adenoma (PA), carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma (Ca-ex-PA) and mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC)...
  66. pmc Contribution of mammary epithelial cells to the immune response during early stages of a bacterial infection to Staphylococcus aureus
    Pauline Brenaut
    INRA, UMR1313 Unité Génétique Animale et Biologie Intégrative, équipe Lait, Génome and Santé, F 78350 Jouy en Josas, France
    Vet Res 45:16. 2014
    To differentiate between the contribution of mammary epithelial cells (MEC) and infiltrating immune cells to gene expression profiles of mammary tissue during early stage mastitis, we investigated in goats the in vivo transcriptional ..
  67. doi Expression profiling of glucose transporter 1 (GLUT1) and apoptotic genes (BAX and BCL2) in milk enriched mammary epithelial cells (MEC) in riverine buffalo during lactation
    Poonam Yadav
    a National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal, India
    Anim Biotechnol 25:151-9. 2014
    ..In the present study, milk enriched MEC were used to study the expression pattern of GLUT1 and apoptotic genes (BAX and BCL2) across different stages of ..
  68. pmc Inhibition of exotoxin production by mobile genetic element SCCmec-encoded psm-mec RNA is conserved in staphylococcal species
    Mariko Ikuo
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e100260. 2014
    ..We previously found that SCCmec-encoded psm-mec RNA suppresses exotoxin production as a regulatory RNA, and the psm-mec translation product increases biofilm ..
  69. pmc Genome-wide analysis of the regulatory function mediated by the small regulatory psm-mec RNA of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Gordon Y C Cheung
    Pathogen Molecular Genetics Section, Laboratory of Human Bacterial Pathogenesis, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, The National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Med Microbiol 304:637-44. 2014
    ..characteristic of hospital-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains harbor the psm-mec locus...
  70. pmc A study of MECT1-MAML2 in mucoepidermoid carcinoma and Warthin's tumor of salivary glands
    Carmo Martins
    Departamento de Patologia Morfologica, Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Rua Prof Lima Basto, 1099 023 Lisboa, Portugal
    J Mol Diagn 6:205-10. 2004
    ..translocation has been described in two distinct types of salivary gland neoplasms: mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) and Warthin's tumor (WT)...
  71. ncbi The neurotoxic MEC-4(d) DEG/ENaC sodium channel conducts calcium: implications for necrosis initiation
    Laura Bianchi
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, A232 Nelson Biological Laboratories, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Nat Neurosci 7:1337-44. 2004
    Hyperactivation of the Caenorhabditis elegans MEC-4 Na(+) channel of the DEG/ENaC superfamily (MEC-4(d)) induces neuronal necrosis through an increase in intracellular Ca(2+) and calpain activation...
  72. pmc Cloning and nucleotide sequence determination of the entire mec DNA of pre-methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus N315
    T Ito
    Department of Bacteriology, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 43:1449-58. 1999
    ..aureus chromosome. The region, designated mec DNA, is speculated to have originated from the genome of another bacterial species and become integrated into the ..
  73. ncbi MEC-2 regulates C. elegans DEG/ENaC channels needed for mechanosensation
    Miriam B Goodman
    Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University, New York 10027, USA
    Nature 415:1039-42. 2002
    ..These proteins, MEC-4 and MEC-10, are required for touch sensation and can mutate to cause neuronal degeneration...
  74. doi Realgar induces apoptosis in the chronic lymphocytic leukemia cell line MEC‑1
    Xinyu Liu
    Department of Hematology, Provincial Hospital affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong 250021, P R China
    Mol Med Rep 8:1866-70. 2013
    ..of realgar on the viability, proliferation and apoptosis in the human chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) cell line, MEC‑1. Potential mechanisms mediating the effect were also explored in the experiment...
  75. doi Spatial and stimulus-type tuning in the LEC, MEC, POR, PrC, CA1, and CA3 during spontaneous item recognition memory
    Zachery Beer
    Functional Architecture of Memory unit, Mercator Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum, 44801 Bochum, Germany
    Hippocampus 23:1425-38. 2013
    ..process information related to items (a "what" stream), the postrhinal (POR) and the medial entorhinal cortices (MEC) process spatial information (a "where" stream), and both types of information are integrated in the hippocampus (..
  76. pmc Basal but not luminal mammary epithelial cells require PI3K/mTOR signaling for Ras-driven overgrowth
    Kristin A Plichta
    Jake Gittlen Cancer Research Foundation, PennsylvaniaState University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer Res 72:5856-66. 2012
    The mammary ducts of humans and mice are comprised of two main mammary epithelial cell (MEC) subtypes: a surrounding layer of basal MECs and an inner layer of luminal MECs...
  77. doi Electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide in an MFC-MEC system with a layer-by-layer self-assembly carbon nanotube/cobalt phthalocyanine modified electrode
    Huazhang Zhao
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, People s Republic of China
    Environ Sci Technol 46:5198-204. 2012
    ..presents a new CO(2) reduction technique for targeted production of formic acid in a microbial electrolysis cell (MEC) driven by a microbial fuel cell (MFC)...
  78. doi How do spatial learning and memory occur in the brain? Coordinated learning of entorhinal grid cells and hippocampal place cells
    Praveen K Pilly
    Center for Adaptive Systems, Boston University, 677 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:1031-54. 2012
    ..The hippocampus and medial entorhinal cortex (MEC) are key brain areas for spatial learning and memory...
  79. doi All layers of medial entorhinal cortex receive presubicular and parasubicular inputs
    Cathrin B Canto
    Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Centre for the Biology of Memory, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU, NO 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    J Neurosci 32:17620-31. 2012
    The medial entorhinal cortex (MEC), presubiculum (PrS), and parasubiculum (PaS) are interconnected components of the hippocampal-parahippocampal spatial-representation system...
  80. pmc Salivary mucoepidermoid carcinoma: a multi-institutional review of 76 patients
    Shuting Bai
    Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 3545 North Pavilion, 619 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35249 7331, USA
    Head Neck Pathol 7:105-12. 2013
    Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is a relatively common salivary tumor with varying potential for aggressive behavior. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma grading has evolved from descriptive two-tiered schemata to more objective three-tiered systems...
  81. doi Analgesic concentrations of oxycodone--a prospective clinical PK/PD study in patients with laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Merja Kokki
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 110:469-75. 2012
    ..Here, we have evaluated the minimum effective concentration (MEC) and the minimum effective analgesic concentration (MEAC) of oxycodone in pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (..
  82. pmc P190B RhoGAP overexpression in the developing mammary epithelium induces TGFβ-dependent fibroblast activation
    Melissa Gillette
    Department of Biological Sciences and the Harper Cancer Research Institute, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65105. 2013
    Rho GTPases mediate stromal-epithelial interactions that are important for mammary epithelial cell (MEC) morphogenesis...
  83. pmc Reduced spiking in entorhinal cortex during the delay period of a cued spatial response task
    Kishan Gupta
    Center for Memory and Brain, Department of Psychology, Graduate Program for Neuroscience, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Learn Mem 19:219-30. 2012
    Intrinsic persistent spiking mechanisms in medial entorhinal cortex (mEC) neurons may play a role in active maintenance of working memory...
  84. doi Relating MEC population dynamics to anode performance from DGGE and electrical data
    Elsemiek Croese
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University, Dreijenplein 10, 6703 HB Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Syst Appl Microbiol 36:408-16. 2013
    The microbial electrolysis cell (MEC) is a promising system for H2 production, but little is known about the active microbial population in MEC systems...
  85. ncbi IGF-binding proteins mediate TGF-beta 1-induced apoptosis in bovine mammary epithelial BME-UV1 cells
    Małgorzata Gajewska
    Department of Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Warsaw Agricultural University, Nowoursynowska 159, 02 776 Warsaw, Poland
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 139:65-75. 2004
    TGF-beta 1 is an antiproliferative and apoptogenic factor for mammary epithelial cells (MEC) acting in an auto/paracrine manner and thus considered an important local regulator of mammary tissue involution...
  86. pmc The DEG/ENaC protein MEC-10 regulates the transduction channel complex in Caenorhabditis elegans touch receptor neurons
    Johanna Arnadottir
    Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    J Neurosci 31:12695-704. 2011
    Gentle touch sensation in Caenorhabditis elegans is mediated by the MEC-4/MEC-10 channel complex, which is expressed exclusively in six touch receptor neurons (TRNs)...
  87. doi Mammary remodeling in primiparous and multiparous dairy goats during lactation
    S Safayi
    Department of Basic Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Groennegaardsvej 7, DK 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 93:1478-90. 2010
    ..glands are related to the time course of development and maintenance, not only of the mammary epithelial cell (MEC) population, but also of the mammary vasculature that sustains synthetic activity...
  88. doi Long-term follow-up analysis of HD9601 trial comparing ABVD versus Stanford V versus MOPP/EBV/CAD in patients with newly diagnosed advanced-stage Hodgkin's lymphoma: a study from the Intergruppo Italiano Linfomi
    Teodoro Chisesi
    Unità Operativa di Ematologia, Ospedale dell Angelo AUSL 12 Venezia Mestre via Paccagnella, 11, 30174 Mestre Venezia, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 29:4227-33. 2011
    ..with epidoxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine (EBV), lomustine, doxorubicin, and vindesine (CAD) (MOPP/EBV/CAD [MEC]) for the initial treatment of advanced-stage Hodgkin's lymphoma to select which regimen would best support a ..
  89. doi Augmentation of CCL17 and CCL28 gene expression by TNF-alpha, IL-1beta, or IFN-gamma in cultured canine keratinocytes
    Sanae Shibata
    The United Graduate School of Veterinary Sciences, Gifu University, 1 1 Yanagido, Gifu 501 1193, Japan
    Res Vet Sci 88:422-6. 2010
    ..thymus and activation regulated chemokine (TARC)/CCL17 and mucosae-associated epithelial chemokine (MEC)/CCL28 are considered to play an important role in the lesional infiltration of lymphocytes in canine AD...
  90. ncbi In vivo evaluation of a new sustained-release formulation of morphine
    A Araico
    Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Valencia, Spain
    Pharmazie 64:653-5. 2009
    ..The formulation consisted of tablets containing a morphine-EudragitL complex (MEC) which had shown good sustained-release properties in previous in vitro dissolution studies...
  91. pmc Legume, soy, tofu, and isoflavone intake and endometrial cancer risk in postmenopausal women in the multiethnic cohort study
    Nicholas J Ollberding
    University of Hawaii Cancer Center, Epidemiology Program, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:67-76. 2012
    ..Phytochemicals found in soy and other legumes have been speculated to reduce the risk of endometrial cancer; however, inconsistent findings have been reported in the few epidemiological studies conducted to date...
  92. pmc Recombination between ccrC genes in a type V (5C2&5) staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) of Staphylococcus aureus ST398 leads to conversion from methicillin resistance to methicillin susceptibility in vivo
    Monika A Chlebowicz
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:783-91. 2010
    Various types of the staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) are known to confer methicillin resistance on the human pathogen Staphylococcus aureus. Such cassettes are not always stably maintained...
  93. pmc Caspofungin Etest endpoint for Aspergillus isolates shows poor agreement with the reference minimum effective concentration
    Jeff Fuller
    Division of Medical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta Hospital, Walter C Mackenzie Centre 2B3 13, 8440 112 St, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2J2, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 48:479-82. 2010
    ..fungi now includes guidelines for testing echinocandin activity using the minimum effective concentration (MEC) as the endpoint measurement...
  94. doi Mecamylamine attenuates dexamethasone-induced anxiety-like behavior in association with brain derived neurotrophic factor upregulation in rat brains
    Dong Ik Park
    Biochemistry Laboratory, Department of Biological Science, Sungkyunkwan University, 300 Chunchun dong, Jangan gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi do 440 746, South Korea
    Neuropharmacology 61:276-82. 2011
    Mecamylamine (MEC), which was initially developed as a ganglionic blocker for the treatment of hypertension has been investigated as a potent antagonist for most types of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs)...
  95. ncbi Microencapsulated pear ester enhances insecticide efficacy in walnuts for codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and navel orangeworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)
    Douglas M Light
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, 800 Buchanan St, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Econ Entomol 104:1309-15. 2011
    ..of combining insecticides with a microencapsulated formulation of ethyl (2E,4Z) -2,4-decadienoate (pear ester, PE-MEC) was evaluated in walnuts, Juglans regia L., for codling moth, Cydia pomonella (L...
  96. pmc Functional division of hippocampal area CA1 via modulatory gating of entorhinal cortical inputs
    Hiroshi T Ito
    Division of Biology, Caltech HHMI, Pasadena, California, USA
    Hippocampus 22:372-87. 2012
    ..hippocampus receives two streams of information, spatial and nonspatial, via major afferent inputs from the medial (MEC) and lateral entorhinal cortexes (LEC)...
  97. pmc Primary human mammary epithelial cells endocytose HIV-1 and facilitate viral infection of CD4+ T lymphocytes
    Stephanie M Dorosko
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Medical School, 1 Medical Center Drive, HB 7556, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Virol 84:10533-42. 2010
    The contribution of mammary epithelial cells (MEC) to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) in breast milk remains largely unknown...
  98. doi Lingual antimicrobial peptide and IL-8 expression are oppositely regulated by the antagonistic effects of NF-κB p65 and C/EBPβ in mammary epithelial cells
    Shuzhen Liu
    University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Mol Immunol 48:895-908. 2011
    Pathogen contact induces quickly in Mammary Epithelial Cells (MEC) the expression of the proinflammatory cytokine IL-8 and delayed that of the bactericidal β-defensin LAP...
  99. doi Upgrading of straw hydrolysate for production of hydrogen and phenols in a microbial electrolysis cell (MEC)
    Anders Thygesen
    Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 89:855-65. 2011
    In a microbial electrolysis cell (MEC), hydrolysate produced by hydrothermal treatment of wheat straw was used for hydrogen production during selective recovery of phenols. The average H₂ production rate was 0...
  100. ncbi Correlation between mucoepidermoid carcinoma grade and AgNOR count
    Satyajitraje A Tekade
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Modern Dental College and Research Centre, Indore, India
    J Oral Sci 52:275-9. 2010
    Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is a malignant glandular epithelial neoplasm having an unpredictable behavior and a tendency to recur...
  101. pmc Caenorhabditis elegans aristaless/Arx gene alr-1 restricts variable gene expression
    Irini Topalidou
    Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:4063-8. 2011
    ..demonstrate that this phenotypic variability reflects enhanced variability in the expression of the selector gene mec-3, which is needed, together with unc-86, for the differentiation of the TRNs...

Research Grants36

  1. Epidemiology of Putative Causal Variants in the Multiethnic Cohort
    Loic Le Marchand; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In response to RFA-HG-07-014, we propose to use the Multiethnic Cohort (MEC) study to characterize the "epidemiologic architecture" of putative causal variants identified in large-scale genomic ..
  2. Chemosensing in the Gastrointestinal Tract
    Catia Sternini; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of neuronal activity, and the role of CCK and PYY, peptides that affect GI function and feeding behavior, acting at CCK1 and Y2 receptors on vagal afferents, 1b) the effects of T2R agonists on vagal pathways using electrophysiological ..
  3. Functional Characterization of CXCL14, CXCL17, and CCL28; three mucosal chemokine
    Albert Zlotnik; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We have used gene array analyses to identify three chemokines (CXCL14, CXCL17 and CCL28) that exhibit very high expression in human mucosal tissues...
  4. Sequence Distribution of Tobacco Carcinogen-DNA Adducts
    Natalia Y Tretyakova; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..controls gene expression by mediating the binding of specific proteins (methyl-CpG binding proteins) to MeCG sites (MeC = 5-methylcytosine) and the recruitment of histone-modifying enzymes that promote chromatin remodeling...
  5. Mechanisms of Degenerative Cell Death in C. elegans
    MONICA A DRISCOLL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our genetic dissection of this process in nematodes suggests that Ca+2 influx through the MEC DEG/ENaC channel is critical in necrosis initiation, and that the neurotoxicity mechanism requires ER Ca+2 release...
  6. Collagen remodeling and tumor progression
    Valerie Marie Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2013 have altered collagen structures to interrogate whether collagen cross-linking and stiffness influence MEC motility and invasion by enhancing PI3 kinase signaling to promote chemotaxis and durotaxis...
  7. HER3 Signaling in Development and Cancer of the Breast
    REBECCA SARA COOK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will use mice harboring MEC-specific loss of ErbB3 to examine mammary glands at each stage of post-natal mammary gland development...
  8. Adding Hispanics to Ongoing GWAS in Colorectal Cancer
    Jane C Figueiredo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..upon existing NIH-funded resources, the Colon Cancer Family Registry (Colon CFR) and the Multiethnic Cohort Study (MEC)...
  9. Multiethnic Cohort Study of Diet and Cancer
    Laurence N Kolonel; Fiscal Year: 2012
    The Multiethnic Cohort (MEC) Study was designed to prospectively investigate the relationship of diet and other lifestyle factors to cancer risk in five ethnic groups (African Americans, Japanese Americans, Latinos, Native Hawaiians and ..
  10. Food intake and energy metabolism regulated by apo AIV and CCK
    Chunmin C Lo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..ip) administration of combined apo AIV and CCK additively reduces meal size and this interaction activates the CCK1 receptor (CCK1R)...
  11. Mitochondrial Genetic Susceptibility to Breast and Prostate Cancers
    Iona Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cases, 2,863 controls) and prostate cancer (3,634 cases, 3,713 controls) nested within the Multiethnic Cohort (MEC)...
  12. Mechanisms for HIV-1 Persistence in Human Mammary Tissue and Breast Milk Cells
    Stephanie M Dorosko; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..HIV-1 viral reservoir in the breast compartment, we will test the hypotheses that (1) mammary epithelial cells (MEC) are susceptible to infection with HIV-1 and/or can initiate a productive infection in susceptible CD4+ lymphocytes ..
  13. Characterization of CCL28,CXCL14, and CXCL17, three mucosal chemokines
    Albert Zlotnik; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have identified three chemokines (CXCL14, CXCL17 and CCL28) as the most highly expressed in mucosal tissues...
  14. Chemistry and Mechanism of Direct DNA Repair Proteins
    Chuan He; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..DNA/RNA base damage repair enzyme that catalyzes direct reversal of N1-methyladenine (1-meA), N3-methylcytosine (3-meC), and exocyclic DNA base lesions. Nine sequence homologues have been identified in the human genome...
  15. Epidemiology of Breast Cancer Subtypes in African American Women: a Consortium
    Julie R Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Black Women's Health Study (BWHS), the Women's Circle of Health Study (WCHS) and the Multi-ethnic Cohort (MEC) and continue to accrue cases for a final sample size of more than 5500 cases and 5500 controls...
  16. Transcriptional Role of BRCA1 in Breast Cancer
    Wen Hwa Lee; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..ZBRK1 by RNAi in mammary epithelial cells (MECs) 3-D culture, a close mimicry of an in vivo environment, leads to MEC proliferation and impairs mammary acinus differentiation by altering the expression of genes including ANG1 (..
    John F DiPersio; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..G-CSF+AMD3100 will be administered prior to mitoxantrone-etoposide-high dose Ara-C (MEC) salvage chemotherapy to optimally mobilize leukemic blasts, thus sensitizing the AML blasts to MEC chemotherapy...
    Christopher B Newgard; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the repolarization phase of the plasma membrane current;b) NADPH produced by the pyruvate cycling enzymes ICDc and MEc controls expression of neuroendocrine protein 7B2, a regulator of the proinsulin processing enzyme PC2, thereby ..
  19. Identification of transcriptional determinants of dendritic patterning
    David M Miller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..morphogenesis;(2) Use the mRNA tagging method to reveal genes downstream of the conserved LIM- homeodomain protein, MEC-3, an established determinant of PVD dendritic branching and;(3) Extend this mRNA tagging strategy to at least five ..
  20. Epidemiologic Studies of Putative Functional Variation in Multiethnic Cohort
    Loic Le Marchand; Fiscal Year: 2013
    We propose to utilize the Multiethnic Cohort (MEC), a PAGE Phase 1 study, to sample and assess genomic variation in well-phenotyped individuals of non-European (EA) ancestry...
  21. Defining the bacterial factors that modulate sensitivity to B-lactam in CA-MRSA
    AMBROSE LIN YAU CHEUNG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..There are five types of SCCmec in MRSA, which differ with respect to the mec complex (mecI-mecR1-mecA), integrated plasmids, transposons, IS elements and other accessory genes...
  22. Spread of Community-Acquired MRSA Among Household Contacts
    Robert S Daum; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..susceptibility patterns in these CA-MRSA strains was characterized, now called "staphylococcal chromosomal cassette mec" type IV or SCCmec type IV, it was realized that a distinct phenomenon had occurred not involving spread of HA-MRSA ..
  23. Functional Adaptation of Microtubules by Acetylation
    Jacek Gaertig; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This protein is an ortholog of MEC-17, a previously studied protein which is required for the function of touch receptor neurons in C. elegans...
    Henry Chambers; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..PBP 2a is encoded by the mec determinant, for which no equivalent allele exists in susceptible strains...
  25. Targeting Leukemia Stromal Interactions in AML
    Geoffrey L Uy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a clinical trial entitled, "A phase l/ll study of AMD3100 plus mitoxantrone, etoposide, and cytarabine (AMD3100-I-MEC) in relapsed or refractory AML...
  26. AIRE, a zinc-finger protein that controls autoimmunity
    Diane J Mathis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Its Specific Aims are: 1. To compare the repertoires of Aire-dependent MEC transcripts from adult and perinatal mice;2...
    Gordon Archer; Fiscal Year: 2003 resistant isolates, is common to all resistant staphylococcal species and is accompanied by >30 kb of DNA (mec DNA) that is also unique to resistant isolates...
  28. Structure of Beta-lactam resistance regulators
    MARTIN SAFO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The mec (MecRI and Mecl) and bla (BlaRl and Blal) regulators seem to have a signal transduction mechanism of action that is ..
  29. Sequence Distribution of Tabacco Carcinogen-DNA Adducts
    Natalia Tretyakova; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The presence of 5-methylcytosine (MeC) induces small, but noticeable changes in DMA structure and dynamics, leading to altered DNA-protein interactions ..
  30. The Medial Entorhinal Cortex and Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
    KAREN WILCOX; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The overall goal of this proposal is to determine the role of the medial entorhinal cortex (mEC) in the development of chronic epilepsy in the kainic acid model of TLE...
    John White; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..patch-clamp techniques, these kinetics will be measured in dissociated neurons from the medial entorhinal cortex (MEC). Hypothesis B...
    Nancy Shappell; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..We propose to investigate the metabolism of 5-methylchrysene (5-MeC) as a model compound to study the metabolism of methylated PAHs by fish...
    Michael Berns; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..of PDT action on tumor microvasculature at two levels: (1) Human dermal microvascular endothelial cells (MEC); and (2) tumor-induced capillary proliferation in the rabbit cornea...
    John Wysolmerski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finally, given the loss of CaR expression during pregnancy, a time of intense MEC proliferation, we hypothesize that CaR signaling inhibits MEC proliferation and promotes MEC differentiation...
    John Flynn; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Endothelial cells, especially those of the microcirculation (MEC), are a prime target for circulating bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS)...
  36. PDK1 and PPARdelta Signaling in Mammary Tumorigenesis
    Robert I Glazer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..b>MEC and MCF-7 cell lines stably expressing either PPARJ or PDK1 or both genes will be used to study the synergy between ..