Atilla Engin

Atilla Engin
Gazi University · Department of General Surgery

M.D. PhD.

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In severe COVID-19, the levels of iron (Fe), copper (Cu), zinc (Zn) and selenium (Se), do not only regulate host immune responses, but modify the viral genome, as well. While low serum Fe concentration is an independent risk factor for the increased death rate, Zn controls oxidative stress, synthesis of inflammatory cytokines and viral replication....
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Diesel exhaust particles (DEP) are the major components of atmospheric particulate matter (PM) and chronic exposure is recognized to enhance respiratory system complications. Although the spread of SARS-CoV-2 was found to be associated with the PMs, the mechanism by which exposure to DEP increases the risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection is still under dis...
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Environmental bisphenol A (BPA) exposure and bioaccumulation is higher than expected levels. In the long run, continuing BPA exposure impairs synaptic transmission and contributes to BPA-induced cognitive impairment, while increasing type-two diabetes risk via promoting pancreatic β-cell death. BPA-insulin-Alzheimer's disease (AD) axis represents a...
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Neurological symptoms occur in approximately one third of hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Among these symptoms, hypoxic encephalopathy develops in one-fifth of severe cases, while ischemic strokes due to thrombotic complications are common in one-third of COVID-19 intensive care patients. Brain involvement of severe...
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Abolition of telomerase activity results in telomere shortening, a process that eventually destabilizes the ends of chromosomes, leading to genomic instability and cell growth arrest or death. Telomere shortening leads to the attainment of the “Hayflick limit”, and the transition of cells to state of senescence. If senescence is bypassed, cells und...
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Although stroke is very often the cause of death worldwide, the burden of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke varies between regions and over time regarding differences in prognosis, prevalence of risk factors, and treatment strategies. Excitotoxicity, oxidative stress, dysfunction of the blood-brain barrier, neuroinflammation, and lysosomal membrane p...
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Exosomes are nanoscale extracellular vesicles that can transport cargos of proteins, lipids, DNA, various RNA species and microRNAs (miRNAs). Exosomes can enter cells and deliver their contents to recipient cell. Owing to their cargo exosomes can transfer different molecules to the target cells and change the phenotype of these cells. The fate of t...
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Recently, aging has been tried to be explained with large numbers of theories, but none of them can elucidate the changes occurring in the aging process alone. A unified theory encompassing the mechanisms of genetic factors and repair systems in aging is becoming increasingly required. Almost 37 protein kinases contribute to all processes of aging...
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Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) is overexpressed in response to interferon-gamma (IFN-γ). IDO-mediated degradation of tryptophan (Trp) along the kynurenine (Kyn) pathway by immune cells is associated with the anti-microbial, and anti-tumor defense mechanisms. In contrast, IDO is constitutively expressed by various tumors and creates an immunosupp...
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Protein kinases are intracellular signaling enzymes that catalyze the phosphorylation of specific residues in their target substrate proteins. They play important role for regulation of life and death decisions. The complexity of the relationship between death receptors and protein kinases’ cell death decision-making mechanisms create many difficul...
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If the bile acids reach to pathological concentrations due to cholestasis, accumulation of hydrophobic bile acids within the hepatocyte may result in cell death. Thus, hydrophobic bile acids induce apoptosis in hepatocytes, while hydrophilic bile acids increase intracellular adenosine 3′,5′-monophosphate (cAMP) levels and activate mitogen-activated...
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Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a worldwide serious public health problem. Insulin resistance and β-cell failure are the two major components of T2D pathology. In addition to defective endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress signaling due to glucolipotoxicity, β-cell dysfunction or β-cell death initiates the deleterious vicious cycle observed in T2D. Although t...
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Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disorder and accounts for more than 60-80% of all cases of dementia. Loss of pyramidal neurons, extracellular amyloid beta (Abeta) accumulated senile plaques, and neurofibrillary tangles that contain hyperphosphorylated tau constitute the main pathological alterations in AD.Synaptic dysf...
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Protein phosphorylation via protein kinases is an inevitable process that alters physiological and pathological functions of the cells. Thus, protein kinases play key roles in the regulation of cell life or death decisions. Protein kinases are frequently a driving factor in a variety of human diseases including aging and cellular senescence, immune...
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Bisphenol A (BPA) is a widely used endocrine disrupter. Its environmental exposure is a causative factor of cell aging via decreasing telomerase activity, thus leading to shortening of telomere length. Epidemiological studies confirm positive associations between BPA exposure and the incidence of obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Increased urinar...
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Many diverse strategies allow and facilitate severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) to evade antiviral innate immune mechanisms. Although the type I interferon (IFN) system has a critical role in restricting the dissemination of viral infection, suppression of IFN receptor signals by SARS-CoV-2 constitutes a checkpoint that pl...
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Recent analysis concerning the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)- angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) receptor interaction in enterocytes, the definition of gut-lung axis, as well as the molecular basis of sialic acid-related dual recognition concept in gastrointestinal SARS-CoV-2 infection, have brought a new perspective...
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The effects of obesity and smoking in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic remain controversial. Angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), a component of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS), is the human cell receptor of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent of COVID-19. ACE2 expression increases...
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Background The main drawbacks for using conventional antimicrobial agents are the development of multiple drug resistance due to use of high concentrations of antibiotics for extended periods. This vicious cycle often generates complications of persistent infections, and intolerable antibiotic toxicity. The problem is that while all new discovered...
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Adipose tissue is the primary source of many pro-inflammatory cytokines in obesity. Macrophage numbers and pro-inflammatory gene expression are positively associated with adipocyte size. Free fatty acid- and tumor necrosis factor-α involving vicious cycle between adipocytes and macrophages aggravates inflammatory changes. Thereby, M1 macrophages fo...
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Although the use of nanoparticles for neuro-diagnostic and neurotherapeutic purposes provides superior benefits than the conventional approaches, it may be potentially toxic in central nervous system. In this respect, nanotechnological research focuses on nanoneurotoxicity-nanoneurosafety concepts. Despite these efforts, nanoparticles (NPs) may cau...
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Although most countries regulate the aflatoxin levels in food by legislations, high amounts of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1)-DNA adducts can still be detected in normal and tumorous tissue obtained from cancer patients. AFB1 cannot directly interact with DNA unless it is biotransformed to AFB1-8, 9-epoxide via cytochrome p450 enzymes. This metabolite spontan...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the addition of immunological variables to the Physiological and Operative Severity Score for the enUmeration of Mortality and Morbidity (POSSUM) scoring system improves the predictability of postoperative mortality. One hundred and thirty-two consecutive patients who underwent moderate, major or major-...
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Growing evidence support that insulin resistance may occur as a severe problem due to chronic energetic overfeeding and subsequent obesity. When an abundance of glucose and saturated fat enter the cell, impaired blood flow, hypoxia, inflammation and macrophage infiltration in obese adipose tissue may induce oxidative stress and insulin resistance....
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High glucose and insulin lead to neuronal insulin resistance. Glucose transport into the neurons is achieved by regulatory induction of surface glucose transporter-3 (GLUT3) instead of the insulin. N-methyl-D aspartate (NMDA) increases GLUT3 expression. This study explored whether an endogenous NMDA receptor antagonist, kynurenic acid (KynA) affect...
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Several studies show that a significantly stronger association is obvious between increased body mass index (BMI) and higher breast cancer incidence. Furthermore, obese women are at higher risk of all-cause and breast cancer specific mortality when compared to non-obese women with breast cancer. In this context, increased levels of estrogens due to...
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Obese subjects exhibit lower adipose tissue oxygen consumption in accordance with the lower adipose tissue blood flow. Thus, compared with lean subjects, obese subjects have 44% lower capillary density and 58% lower vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). The VEGF expression together with hypoxia-inducible transcription factor-1 (HIF-1) activity...
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Chronic inflammatory state in obesity causes dysregulation of the endocrine and paracrine actions of adipocyte-derived factors, which disrupt vascular homeostasis and contribute to endothelial vasodilator dysfunction and subsequent hypertension. While normal healthy perivascular adipose tissue (PVAT) ensures the dilation of blood vessels, obesity-a...
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Obesity activates both innate and adaptive immune responses in adipose tissue. Elevated levels of eosinophils with depression of monocyte and neutrophil indicate the deficiencies in the immune system of morbidly obese individuals. Actually, adipose tissue macrophages are functional antigen-presenting cells that promote the proliferation of interfer...
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Leptin signaling blockade by chronic overstimulation of the leptin receptor or hypothalamic pro-inflammatory responses due to elevated levels of saturated fatty acid can induce leptin resistance by activating negative feedback pathways. Although, long form leptin receptor (Ob-Rb) initiates leptin signaling through more than seven different signal t...
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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is in parallel with the obesity epidemic and it is the most common cause of liver diseases. The development of hepatic steatosis in majority of patients is linked to dietary fat ingestion. NAFLD is characterized by excess accumulation of triglyceride in the hepatocyte due to both increased inflow of free fa...
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The action of protein kinases and protein phosphatases is essential for multiple physiological responses. Each protein kinase displays its own unique substrate specificity, and a regulatory mechanism that may be modulated by association with other proteins. Protein kinases are classified by the target amino acid in their substrates. Some protein ki...
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Increase in prevalence of obesity has become a worldwide major health problem in adults, as well as among children and adolescents. Furthermore, total adiposity and truncal subcutaneous fat accumulation during adolescence are positively and independently associated with atherosclerosis at adult ages. Centrally accumulation of body fat is associated...
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Obesity-related co-morbidities decrease life quality, reduce working ability and lead to early death. The total amount of dietary fat consumption may be the most potent food-related risk factor for weight gain. In this respect, dietary intake of high-caloric, high-fat diets due to chronic over-eating and sedentary lifestyle lead to increased storag...
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Obesity is a constantly growing health problem which reduces quality of life and life expectancy. Bariatric surgery for obesity is taken into account when all other conservative treatment modalities have failed. Comparison of the multidisciplinary programs with bariatric surgery regarding to weight loss showed that substantial and durable weight re...
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The ratio of free fatty acid (FFA) turnover decreases significantly with the expansion of white adipose tissue. Adipose tissue and dietary saturated fatty acid levels significantly correlate with an increase in fat cell size and number. Inhibition of adipose triglyceride lipase leads to an accumulation of triglyceride, whereas inhibition of hormone...
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The decrease in adiponectin levels are negatively correlated with chronic subclinical inflammation markers in obesity. The hypertrophic adipocytes cause obesity-linked insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. Furthermore, macrophage polarization is a key determinant regulating adiponectin receptor (AdipoR1/R2) expression and differential adiponec...
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The biological clocks of the circadian timing system coordinate cellular and physiological processes and synchronizes these with daily cycles, feeding patterns also regulates circadian clocks. The clock genes and adipocytokines show circadian rhythmicity. Dysfunction of these genes are involved in the alteration of these adipokines during the devel...
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Obesity is characterized by a state of chronic, low-grade inflammation. However, excessive fatty acid release may worsen adipose tissue inflammation and contributes to insulin resistance. In this case, several novel and highly active molecules are released abundantly by adipocytes like leptin, resistin, adiponectin or visfatin, as well as some more...
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Due to the resultant health consequences and considerable increase in prevalence, obesity has become a major worldwide health problem. “Obesity and Lipotoxicity” is a comprehensive review of the recent researches to provide a better understanding of the lipotoxicity-related mechanisms of obesity and the potential for the development of new treatmen...
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Although cortisol is a powerful modulator of the immune system and inhibits production of pro-inflammatory cytokines, adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) levels do not correspond to the chronically elevated concentrations of cortisol in cancer patients. Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) has been shown to have an effect on immunological functions. Ac...
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Aim: To evaluate whether serum and tumor indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase activities can predict lymphatic invasion (LI) or lymph node metastasis in colorectal carcinoma. Methods: The study group consisted of 44 colorectal carcinoma patients. The patients were re-grouped according to the presence or absence of LI and lymph node metastasis. Forty-thre...
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To evaluate how Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is able to evade the immune response and whether it enhances systemic immune tolerance against colorectal cancer. This prospective randomized study involved 97 consecutive colorectal cancer patients and 108 cancer-free patients with extra-digestive diseases. Colorectal cancer and cancer-free patients...
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AIM: To evaluate how Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is able to evade the immune response and whether it enhances systemic immune tolerance against colorectal cancer. METHODS: This prospective randomized study involved 97 consecutive colorectal cancer patients and 108 cancer-free patients with extra-digestive diseases. Colorectal cancer and cancer-...
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Underlying mechanisms of immune tolerance, including the characterization of antigen-presenting cells (APCs) and regulatory T (Treg) cells and the function of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) activity that may play key roles in promoting operational tolerance, have been discussed in this chapter. Donor dendritic cells (DCs) migrate from graft and...
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Cell death attributed to the tryptophan (Trp) metabolites is dependent on the exposure time and intracellular concentrations of cytotoxic Trp derivatives such as 3-hydroxykynurenine (3HK), 3-hydroxyanthranilic acid (3HAA), 5-hydroxyanthranilic acid (5HAA), and quinolinic acid (QA). However, 3HAA, 3HK, and QA at low concentrations may also serve as...
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In mammals, melatonin is synthesized not only in the pineal gland but also in many other parts of the body. The nocturnal synthesis and release of melatonin by the pineal gland are tightly controlled by the central suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) clock. This circadian pacemaker encodes rhythmic output in accordance with light input. Environmental lig...
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Most of the daily dietary tryptophan (Trp) is oxidatively degraded through the kynurenine (Kyn) pathway, and the remaining may be consumed either in serotonin synthesis or in conversion into melatonin through the methoxyindole pathway. Trp degradation products along the Kyn pathway include three neuroactive metabolites: the neuroinhibitory agent ky...
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The intrinsic flavor properties of wine are dependent upon the flavor compounds’ composition and how these influence sensory perception. Aromatic amino acids are catabolized by the transamination of the amino group and the formation of alpha-keto acids, which are decarboxylated to the aldehydes. Furthermore, they create highly desired wine aroma by...
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This book discusses the relationship between cellular immunity and tryptophan metabolism, as well as its products, serotonin and melatonin, in the development of several diseases and reappraises the common signal transduction pathways of the neurodegenerative diseases, carcinogenesis, immune tolerance, inflammation, hypersensitivity reactions, neur...
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Free radicals, oxidative stress, and antioxidants have become commonly used terms in modern discussion of disease mechanisms. Accumulation of evidence suggests that toxic oxygen-derived reactive free radicals (superoxide, peroxide and hydroxyl radicals) play a crucial role in etiology of diabetes and its complication. Thus, it was aimed to determin...
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Aim of this study was to compare the effects of L-arginine (L-arg) and food-antioxidant butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) against oxidative stress of Escherichia coli endotoxin (LPS) in liver. Ninety Wistar albino rats were assigned in three groups. Rats received one of the following pre-treatment previous to 5mg/kg LPS intraperitoneally: saline, L-ar...
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Association Between XRCC1 ARG399GLN and P53 ARG72PRO Polymorphisms and the Risk of Gastric and Colorectal Cancer in Turkish Population Gastric cancer is one of the most common cancers of the gastrointestinal system, and its overall five-year survival rate is still 15 % to 20 %, as it can mostly be diagnosed at an advanced stage. On the other hand,...
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Although the developmental stages of gastric carcinoma are still not clear, the constantly generated reactive oxygen and nitrogen species (ROS/RNS) may contribute to the process of carcinogenesis by interacting with DNA. 8-oxoguanine DNA glycosylase-1 (OGG1) is an enzyme involved in base excision repair of 8-oxoguanine that is one of the premutagen...
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In Helicobacter pylori seropositive individuals, the subsequent risk of non-cardia gastric cancer development is frequently attributed to the infection agent. Although the link between inflammation and gastric cancer is formally recognized, the molecular basis of evading mechanisms of Helicobacter pylori from host immune system remains unclear. The...
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Patients with hypothyroidism are considered to have an increased risk of developing atherosclerosis. Uncoupling of endothelial nitric oxide synthase from tetrahyrobiopterin, an essential cofactor, leads to the decrease of nitric oxide production and increase in reactive oxygen species. Both mechanisms contribute to atherosclerotic vascular disease....
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Thyroid hormone affects glucose homeostasis with its actions between the skeletal muscle and liver and the altered oxidative and non-oxidative glucose metabolism. In our study three chemicals are considered biomarkers associated with oxidative stress for protein modifications were measured; 8-hydroxy-2-deoxyyguanosine (8-OHdG), a major lesion that...
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The contribution of polymorphisms of DNA repair genes OGG1 Ser326Cys, XPC Lys939Gln, and XPD Lys751Gln in developing colorectal carcinoma is controversial. Whether the group 1A carcinogen Helicobacter pylori is a risk factor or not in these patients could not be clearly elucidated. One hundred ten colorectal cancer patients and 116 cancer-free indi...
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Impairment of immune surveillance in the immediate postoperative period may accelerate the growth of tumor cells that remain despite radical resection in advanced cases. The present study was undertaken to evaluate the impact of major surgical trauma on host cellular immunity of gastric carcinoma cases. Sixty-eight consecutive patients with gastric...
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Aim: The relationship between the surgical trauma and serum albumin and homo-cysteine levels is investigated in the early postoperative period (postoperative 6-12 hours). Patients and Methods: Fifty-nine patients with similar physiological scores were allocated into two groups according to the severity score of surgical trauma; stage 4 and 5. Initi...
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In this study, we aimed to evaluate the possible relations of serum leptin and thyroid hormones on insulin treatment of surgically thyroidectomized and streptozotosin induced diabetic group of rats and whether the thyroid hormones control the leptin levels or leptin levels affect the thyroid hormones in DM. The Sprague-Dawley rats were assigned to...
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Both nitric oxide (NO) and prostaglandins have been proposed as inhibitor substances involved in collagen deposition in the hepatic parenchyma. The possible reciprocal connections between NO and eicosanoids in the development of liver fibrosis were investigated during the initial phase of common bile duct obstructions. A total of 30 male albino gui...
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Depletion of liver glycogen stores and subsequent hypoglycaemia is one of the unresolved features in endotoxaemia. The aim of this study was to elucidate the effect of L-arginine treatment on the glucose requirement and impending liver damage during the hypoglycaemic period of endotoxaemia. Sixty-three of 98 male Wistar rats were assigned equally t...
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Background and objective: Lithium, widely used in the prophylaxis of psychiatric patients with bipolar affective disorders, is well known to induce thyroid alterations. However, a possible metabolic linkage between blood thyroxine levels and its regulatory function on erythrocyte glutathione concentration has not yet been evaluated in lithium-trea...
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Whether nitric oxide (NO) protects or impairs the liver function and structure during the early phase of sepsis is still controversial. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of NO on lipopolysaccharide (LPS) or lipoteichoic acid (LTA) induced liver injury in rats. One hundred twenty-six Wistar rats were assigned randomly and equally to LT...
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We investigated the possible mechanism of common bile duct (CBD) obstruction-related liver cell necrosis in a guinea pig model during a 24-hour period of biliary occlusion. A total of 30 male albino guinea pigs were randomly and equally assigned to two groups. Group 1 underwent sham laparotomy (SL), and group 2 underwent common bile duct ligation (...
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The placement of a continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) catheter by conventional open surgical or trocar technique may cause a number of complications such as infection, hemorrhage, leakage, incisional hernia, and visceral organ perforation. Most complications are related to open surgery or insertion of the catheter with the guidewire w...
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Septic complications, which cause 30% morbidity and 7% mortality, is one of the main problems occurring in early postoperative period secondary to liver resection. The relationship between liver resection and intestinal bacterial translocation has been documented. The aim of the study is to analyze whether there is any relationship between, decreas...
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Transient haemolysis and shortened erythrocyte lifespan are reported in association with extrahepatic biliary tract obstruction. An increase in lipid peroxidation has been noted as evidence of oxidative damage in red cells due to cholestasis. The influence of surgical relief on the antioxidative capacity of the erythrocyte is less well defined. The...
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This study examined the selected hormonal responses to, and hormone-mediated glucose metabolism during minimally invasive surgery in, patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstone disease. Thirty-two patients with symptomatic gallstone disease were included in this study and scheduled for open or laparoscopic procedure...
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The effect of hepatocellular trauma due to bile reflux and endotoxaemia on liver glycogen metabolism was studied in guineapigs with common bile duct obstruction. Considerable drops in basal glycogen levels of hepatocytes from bile duct ligated (BDL) animals were recorded in comparison with the sham operated (SHAM) ones. However, the regurgitation o...
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In order to elucidate the relation between tissue eicosanoids and liver injury due to bile duct obstruction, we have examined the effects of iloprost, a stable analogue of prostaglandin I2 (PGI2), and UK 38485 (UK), an inhibitor of thromboxane synthetase, on prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) and leukotriene C4(LTC4) in guinea pig liver. 56 male guinea pigs w...
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The increased level of blood glutathione (GSH) is an important biochemical feature in animal epithelial tumor. The aim of this study was to investigate the blood GSH concentrations in well characterized cancer patients and healthy volunteers. Two different groups of carcinoma cases were used. The first group consisted of 15 blood samples drawn from...
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In the present study we administrated glyburide (glibenclamide) to type 2 (NIDDM) diabetic rats and determined the effect of such treatment on liver superoxide dismutase (SOD) activity. Hepatic SOD activity was significantly reduced in diabetic animals. Glyburide treatment of diabetic rats for 4 weeks corrected the changes observed in diabetic live...
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The effects of 85% intestinal resection on the portal somatostatin (SLI) gastric mucosal histamine (HA) and prostaglandin E2 (PGE2)-like activities were studied in guinea-pigs. A considerable increase in gastric mucosal HA-like activity of guinea-pigs subjected to small bowel resection (189.9 +/- 15.0 ng/g tissue) was measured in comparison to cont...
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Many antineoplastic agents alter the reduced glutathione (GSH) status of liver and tumor tissue by inhibiting cellular GSH-linked enzymes. Thus, intracellular GSH plays an important role in a wide variety of antineoplastic interventions regarding therapeutic efficacy and toxicity. Mean GSH values were 0.791 +/- 0.072 mg/m wet weight (ww) and 0.719...
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Considerable drops in liver glycogen contents of guinea pigs suffering from gangrenous intestinal obstruction were recorded in regard to control values (P less than 0.001). An additional experiment was conducted by using carbontetrachloride (CT) to determine whether or not the shortening of survival related to liver glycogen content in animals with...
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Glutathione has important functions in the process leading to the complete neoplastic transformation of the primary cells in experimental carcinogenesis. This study was made to determine the tissue glutathione levels in the human skin carcinomas. The statistical average of glutathione values were measured by the DTNB method as 0.915 +/- 0.073 mg/g...
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Summary Glutathione has important functions in the process leading to cell growth and division. The healing phenomena in the excissional skin lesions of guinea pigs are stimulated by the local treatment of thiourea. Its sulphur was physiologically incorporated in the soluble thiol groups interpreted as glutathione. The statistical average of tissue...

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