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Background Manganese is a bioelement essential for the proper functioning of the body. Mn²⁺ is a cofactor for many enzymes, including manganese superoxide dismutase. Together with the enzymes, it participates in cell defense against reactive oxygen species, immune response, and energy production in mitochondria. The aim of this study was to evaluat...
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(1) Background: Skin is a difficult barrier to overcome, especially for molecules with masses greater than 500 Da. It has been suggested that albumin may contribute to more effective penetration of many therapeutic substances. In this study, an attempt was made to use albumin in semi-solid formulations to increase the skin penetration of another pe...
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Insulin loaded to the polymer network of hydrogels may affect the speed and the quality of wound healing in diabetic patients. The aim of our research was to develop a formulation of insulin that could be applied to the skin. We chose hydrogels commonly used for pharmaceutical compounding, which can provide a form of therapy available to every pati...
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In this paper, we assess the nephroprotective effects of thyrotropin and follitropin during ischaemia. The studies were performed in vitro in a model of isolated porcine kidneys stored in Biolasol (FZNP, Biochefa, Sosnowiec, Poland) and modified Biolasol (TSH: 1 µg/L; FSH 1 µg/L). We used the static cold storage method. The study was carried out ba...
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Zinc is an effective anti-inflammatory and antioxidant trace element. The aim of this study was to analyse the protective effect of zinc and zinc–prolactin systems as additives of preservation solutions in the prevention of nephron damage caused during ischemia. The study used a model for storing isolated porcine kidneys in Biolasol®. The solution...
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Introduction : Biolasol is a solution developed in Poland for flushing the kidneys, liver, heart and pancreas by simple hypothermia method prior to transplantation. The solution supports the cellular integrity of grafts during ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI). The aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of the concentration of prolactin added...
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Background The chicken eggshells and their subcrustal membranes are valuable source of calcium, but they are not further processed but disposed of as waste from the food industry. Chicken eggshells have a high content (>95%) of calcium carbonate. Some properties suggest that eggshells may be a promising alternative to the present calcium sources us...
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Selenium has strong antioxidant properties and diverse effects on the immune system. The aim of the study was to analyse the protective effect of selenium as a component of a kidney preservation solution on the prevention of ischemia-reperfusion injury of nephrons. The solution was modified by the addition of Se (1 µg/L), prolactin (0.1 µg/L) and S...
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The process of penetration of selected protein-peptide substances including insulin (INS), corticotropin (ACTH), prolactin (PRL) and albumin (reference protein) through the model membrane - pig pericardium was traced. These substances show a wide spectrum of therapeutic effects and diverse physicochemical properties (molecular weight, pI). The mode...
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The transdermal route of administration of drug substances allows clinicians to obtain a therapeutic effect bypassing the gastrointestinal tract, where the active substance could be inactivated. The hormonal substance used in the study-corticotropin (ACTH)-shows systemic effects. Therefore, the study of the effect of the type of ointment base and d...
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Transplantation is currently a routine method for treating end-stage organ failure. In recent years, there has been some progress in the development of an optimal composition of organ preservation solutions, improving the vital functions of the organ and allowing to extend its storage period until implantation into the recipient. Optimizations are...
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Corticotropin (ACTH, previously an adrenocorticotropic hormone) is used in the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary gland disorders, adrenal cortex disorders, and other diseases, including autoimmune polymyositis, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. So far, the ointment dosage form containing...
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Background One of the key elements of successful transplantation is effectively rinsing off the blood and preserving organs under controlled hypothermia. The aim of the study was to analyze the physicochemical parameters of Biolasol (Biochefa, Sosnowiec, Poland) and histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate (HTK) (Custodiol) solutions, which are recommend...
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Background Lutropin, a luteinizing hormone (LH), is a glycoprotein hormone secreted by gonadotropic cells of the anterior pituitary gland. LH receptors are a promising therapeutic target. The aim of the study was to analyze the protective effect of LH as a component of preservation solutions on the prevention of ischemia-reperfusion injury in isola...
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Currently, over 80% of all deaths result from the incidence of chronic diseases. The challenge of modern medicine is to develop innovative and effective methods of diagnosis and therapy of these disorders. Different types of particles can be obtained with the use of nanotechnology, including nanoliposomes, solid lipid nanoparticles (SLN), nanospher...
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For several years, research has been carried out on the effectiveness of solutions for perfusion and preservation of organs, including the liver. There is a search for an optimal pharmacological composition of these solutions, allowing to preserve or improve vital functions of the organ for as long as possible until it is transplanted into a recipi...
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The process of absorption and permeation of PRL through the small intestine of 1-day-old piglet from the different compositions of solutions prepared for oral administration was investigated. This was achieved by determining the effect of hormone concentration (0.25 mg / ml or 0.5 mg / ml or 0.75 mg / ml), the concentration of stabilizing substance...
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Biolasol is a newly developed solution for storing the liver, pancreas, kidneys, and heart by simple hypothermia. It exhibits high efficacy in maintaining structural and functional integrity of the graft prior to its transplantation. The solution was modified by the addition of ascorbic acid (0.088g/l) and ascorbic acid with prolactin (1 μ g/l PRL...
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Selenium may play a beneficial role in multi-factorial diseases with genetic and environmental linkages via regulation selenoproteins activity. The supply of food supplemented with Se-enriched yeast is one of the ways to overcome deficiency of this microelement. The effect of incubation conditions on selenium binding by Saccharomyces cerevisiae was...
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Background: There are many calcium supplements available on the market, especially those containing calcium in the form of carbonate, which unfortunately is not absorbed by the body to a sufficient degree. Methods: Therefore, an attempt was made to prepare new sources of calcium, consuming the chicken eggshells as natural raw materials, which we...
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Background In the world literature there is a lot of information about the activity of liquid preservatives and solutions being their modifications. However, there is no information about the possibility of interactions between them during multi-organ retrieval. Therefore, the aim of the undertaken research was to analyse the possibility of reactio...
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The aim of this paper was to describe the differences in vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) concentration in porcine kidneys removed from living donors (group I), donors after prior induction of brain death by brain herniation (group II), and donors after cardiopulmonary arrest (group III). The groups consisted of 6 animals which underwent d...
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Melatonin is a hormone synthesized mainly by the pineal gland. Its precursor is the exogenous amino acid L-tryptophan. The basic function of this hormone is the regulation of circadian and seasonal rhythms. As an amphiphilic molecule, melatonin can easily cross biological barriers, which is why its effects can be exerted through a variety of mechan...
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Organ injury during ischemia is one of the clinical problems of today's transplantation. It occurs during warm ischemia time (WIT) when the blood flow is cut off and during cold ischemia when a graft is chilled in situ until the circulation is restored to the recipient organism. Fast cooling of the organ slows down metabolism and activates intracel...
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Calcium ions regulate many processes necessary for proper functioning of the body. There are numerous calcium supplements available on the market. Therefore, a study was undertaken to examine differences between some selected preparations containing calcium of natural or synthetic origin. A disintegration test and analysis of in vitro release of ca...
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The impact of excipients contained in individual formulations on the pharmaceutical availability of folic acid was investigated. The release rate of the active substance and the disintegration time of the tablets were analyzed. It has been found that in the presence of sorbitol, glucose and starch, 100% of folic acid is released within 60 min, and...
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Effects of two independent variables - the content of quercetin (0 or 1 or 1.5 or 5 %) and the content of plasma (0 or 2 or 4 or 6 %) - on the organoleptic properties and rheological parameters of model formulations prepared on an amphiphilic base were estimated. The consistency of all ointments was uniform, and the content of quercetin and plasma...
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Biolasol® was developed for flushing and storing body organs. The fluid is classified as a class 2a medical product. The influence of antioxidants on the fluidís stability was tested. Stability of Biolasol® was tested by accelerated aging. Ascorbic acid, cysteine and fumaric acid were added at the concentrations of 0.1 mM/L, 0.3 mM/L, and 0.5 mM/L....
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The kinetics of calcium release from tablets obtained from modified eggshells in the form of calcium citrate and calcium carbonate was investigated. Calcium release showed the first-order kinetics. After 30 min of the experiment, 79.93% of calcium was released from tablets obtained from modified eggshells in the form of calcium citrate, reaching ∼1...
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Background: The aim of this study was the assessment of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) and endothelin-1 (EDN-1) expression in porcine kidneys on the 14th and 30th days after the autotransplantation procedure. Methods: The research was conducted on 12 animals that underwent a left renal transplantation procedure with further standardize...
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Background and Objectives Although many synthetic gonadoliberin analogs have been developed, only a few of them, including buserelin, were introduced into clinical practice. Dalarelin, which differs from buserelin by just one aminoacid in the position 6 (D-Ala), is not widely used so far. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogs are used to tr...
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The paper deals with the results of an investigation of the release of selected amino acids (histidine, tryptophan, tyrosine) from model suspensions prepared by co-precipitation with zinc chloride. It has been proven that the influence of the Zn(II)/amino acid molar ratio on dissolution profiles of the tested amino acids and dissolution half-life (...
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Wstęp Magnez jest jednym z makroelementów niezbędnych do zachowania prawidłowej homeostazy organizmu. Stwierdzono jego pozytywne działanie w profilaktyce chorób sercowo-naczyniowych, osteoporozy pomenopauzalnej i cukrzycy. Niestety, obserwuje się niedobory tego pierwiastka w codziennej diecie, dlatego wskazana jest jego suplementacja. Celem badań b...
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The Biolasol® liquid is an innovative solution used for perfusion, reperfusion and preservation of parenchymal organs of the abdominal cavity. Substances in the liquid prevent cellular oedema and help to maintain a proper water/mineral as well as acid/base balance in the intracellular environment. They also minimize free-radical injuries and ensure...
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Introduction: Biolasol solution (Pharmaceutical Research and Production Plant "Biochefa," Sosnowiec, Poland) is a novel extracellular perfusion and ex vivo hypothermic kidney preservation solution. It ensures maintenance of homeostasis, reduces tissue edema, has low viscosity, and allows the graft to preserve structural and functional integrity. I...
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Objectives: The aim of this paper was to describe differences between levels of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (NOS-3) and endothelin-1 (ET-1) in swine kidneys removed from living donors (group I) and after inducing brain death by brain herniation (group II) and cardiac arrest (group III). Methods: Each group consisted of 3 animals who underw...
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Objectives: The aim of this paper was to evaluate mRNA expression of Toll-like receptors 2 (TLR2) and 4 (TLR4) and the adaptor protein myeloid differentiation primary-response protein 88 (MyD88) in pigs' kidneys 14 and 30 days after autotransplantation. Methods: The research was conducted on 12 animals that underwent left renal transplantation p...
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Prolactin (PRL) is a protein hormone synthesized in and secreted predominantly by lactotroph cells of the anterior pituitary gland. This hormone has been found to stimulate the immune system in animals. Because prolactin secreted in milk by the mother's body is often insufficient, the administration of exogenous prolactin may significantly contribu...
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We present the results of a study on the influence of albumin and prolactin concentrations and intravascular fluid pH on vein permeability for albumin. Permeability conditions were simulated depending on albumin concentration, pH value and prolactin concentration. In research model an in vitro method was applied using natural membrane - porcine ven...
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Iodine deficiency is a common phenomenon, threatening the whole global human population. Recommended daily intake of iodine is 150 μg for adults and 250 μg for pregnant and breastfeeding women. About 50% of human population can be at risk of moderate iodine deficiency. Due to this fact, increased iodine supplementation is recommended, through intak...
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The aim of our study was to evaluate the impact of perfusion with HTK (histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate, Custodiol®, Dr. Franz Kohler Chemie, Germany) solution, modified by the addition of porcine thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and corticotropin (ACTH), on selected biochemical parameters of porcine renal damage within 24 and 48 hours after the...
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Background: It was previously found that synthetic, insect-derived octapeptide leucopyrokinin (LPK) applied directly into the lateral brain ventricle induced a significant antinociceptive effect in rats. Its synthetic truncated analog heptapeptide [2-8]-leucopyrokinin displayed a stronger antinociceptive effect in comparison to native LPK. Moreove...
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Together with vitamin C, zinc, selenium, manganese, and magnesium play a vital role in the preservation of organs scheduled for transplantation. In the present study, it is shown that addition of 1 mg/l of these elements influences the stability of 0.3 mM ascorbic acid solutions. The solution's stability was estimated using an accelerated stability...
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The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of iodine yeast (I-yeast) supplementation on the performance, egg traits, and iodine content of eggs of laying hens. The experiment was conducted as a completely randomized design. A total of 60 laying hens (Hy-Line Brown), 25 wk of age, was divided into 3 groups (4 replicates), and a feeding experime...
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Maintaining proper homeostasis involving normal physiological level of extra- and intracellular solutions is one of the factors that determine restoring the life functions of a transplanted organ. The aim of this study was to demonstrate the effectiveness of the newly developed Biolasol(®) solution in kidney storage and to compare its protective ef...
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The in vitro permeation and absorption of calcium ions across the small intestine were measured at different concentrations of calcium gluconate solutions (1.0, 10.0 and 20.0 mM) with or without prolactin. The calcium ions permeated through the small intestine from a donor environment to an acceptor environment that mimicked the conditions in the s...
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The influence of incubation conditions, enzyme type, hydrolysis time, and potassium iodide concentration on hydrolysis and iodine enrichment were studied in supernatant and pellets of Saccharomyces cervisiae hydrolysates. The type of enzyme used and incubation time significantly influence hydrolysis efficiency and protein concentration in supernata...
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The effect of egg yolk phosvitin on the permeation and absorption of calcium was investigated in vitro in relation to calcium gluconate concentration. Obtained results indicate that phosvitin significantly reduces the intestinal calcium absorption from 1 and 10 mM of calcium gluconate solution. It is associated with the formation of the complex of...
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The aim of this study was: a) the determination of the relation between composition of mixture for microencapsulation (gelatin concentration 5, 10, and 15 %; sodium alginate 2, 4, and 6 %; acetic acid 15, 20, and 30 %) and the efficiency of the obtained microcapsules, b) the degree of human serum albumin (HSA) incorporation, and c) the release time...
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The aim of our study was to determine the results of histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate (HTK) solutions modified by the addition of the antioxidant cysteine (Cys), and of prolactin (PRL) on storage of isolated porcine livers. We measured in the media of isolated livers stored for 24 hours in HTK (control group) or modified HTK+Cys (0.3 mmol/L)+PRL...
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Hepatic ischemia-reperfusion injury remains a significant factor influencing early liver graft function. The aim of this study was to assess the impact on hepatic ischemia as reflected by catecholamine concentrations of different methods of organ preservation. Catecholamine levels were measured in 24 (n=6/group) pig livers, which underwent 30-minut...
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Cysteine (cys), a thiol amino-acid, is involved in de novo glutathione (GSH) synthesis in the extra- and intracellular space. It is also probably involved in the anaerobic glycolysis process. Both these facts may affect the metabolic condition of the liver preserved by simple hypothermia for transplantation. The aim of the study was to verify wheth...
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Organ ischemia is accompanied by cell death due to apoptosis. It occurs together with necrosis, which has more unfavorable consequences due to the release of cytokines that activate the inflammatory response cascade. The aim of this study was to assess the degree of apoptosis in porcine livers preserved by simple hypothermia for 12 hours using stan...
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An in vitro model was used to simulate the intestinal permeation of calcium ions depending on the type of salt (carbonate, fumarate, citrate, or gluconate), its concentration (1.0, 2.5, 5.0, or 10 mM/l), and pH (1.3, 4.2, 6.2, or 7.5). To simulate the conditions for calcium permeation in a patient in a fasting state, the solutions were placed in co...
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In this study we determined the availability and accumulation of iodine in selected structures in hen's eggs: yolk, albumen, and eggshells. Iodine was administered as a yeast-derived biological complex mixed in standard fodder mix "DJ" to laying hens in their maximum egg yield period. The feeding period was sustained for 12 weeks, resulting in iodi...
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This study investigated methods of increasing the effectiveness of preservation solutions. Recently, it has been reported that solution effectiveness can be improved by the addition of prolactin (PRL). This study determines the effect of prolactin (PRL) on the amount and release rate of alanine aminotransferase (ALAT) and aspartate aminotransferase...
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The optimum conditions of I incubation (temp., time, KI concn.) into bakery yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) were detd. The optimum incubation temp. and time for bioplex were 26,3°C and 11,2-18 h, resp. The highest I concn. in yeast was obtained at 32,4°C and KI concn. 4,5 mM. The I-enriched yeast can be used for prodn. of food supplements and as f...
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The paper presents a study on antioxidants' effects on the stability of perfusion and organ preservation liquids, in order to obtain medicinal products characterized by higher stability and efficiency. The subject of this study was a genuine ViaSpan liquid, the composition of which was modified by replacing glutathione with selected antioxidants, e...
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The prolactin (PRL) permeation through the pericardium depending on the species of origin (porcine, bovine and ovine) was studied, and the parameters of its bioavailability were calculated. An in vitro model using pericardium as a natural membrane and Frantz cell method was applied. Significant differences in permeation were observed depending on t...
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The aim of our study was to evaluate the impact of perfusion with HTK solution, modified by the addition of prolactin (PRI), on selected biochemical parameters of porcine renal damage within 24 and 48 hours after the onset of cold ischemia time. Each study group consisted of 10 adult pigs. During harvesting the kidneys were rinsed with Ringer's sol...
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Background: The effect of HTK solution enrichment with cysteine and prolactin on biochemical indicators was investigated using swine livers preserved for 12 or 24 h. The effectiveness of the modified solution was determined on the basis of the amount of aspartate aminotransferase (AspAT), alanine aminotransferase (AlAT), lactate dehydrogenase (LDH)...