Browsing
     by title


0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

or enter first few letters:   
OK
Full Text
See detailCyclostratigraphic implications of Devonian-climate astronomical forcing.
De Vleeschouwer, David; Da Silva, Anne-Christine ULiege; Boulvain, Frédéric ULiege et al

in Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs (2010), 42(5), 540

Detailed reference viewed: 17 (1 ULiège)
See detailCyclostratigraphy and environmental magnetism approach on the Lochkovian and Pragian from the Praha region, Czech Republic.
Da Silva, Anne-Christine ULiege; Chadimova, L.; Hladil, J. et al

in International Association of Sedimentologists Meeting, 22-25th June 2015, Krakow, Abstract book (2015)

Detailed reference viewed: 19 (1 ULiège)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailCyclotheonellazoles A–C, Potent Protease Inhibitors from the Marine Sponge Theonella aff. swinhoei
Issac, Michal; Aknin, Maurice; Gauvin-Bialecki, Anne et al

in Journal of Natural Products (2017), 80

he extract of a sample of the sponge Theonella aff. swinhoei collected in Madagascar exhibited promising in vitro antiplasmodial activity. The antiplasmodial activity was ascribed in part to the known ... [more ▼]

he extract of a sample of the sponge Theonella aff. swinhoei collected in Madagascar exhibited promising in vitro antiplasmodial activity. The antiplasmodial activity was ascribed in part to the known metabolite swinholide A. Further investigation of the extract afforded three unusual cyclic peptides, cyclotheonellazoles A–C (1–3), which contain six nonproteinogenic amino acids out of the eight acid units that compose these natural products. Among these acids the most novel were 4-propenoyl-2-tyrosylthiazole and 3-amino-4-methyl-2-oxohexanoic acid. The structure of the compounds was elucidated by interpretation of the 1D and 2D NMR data, HRESIMS, and advanced Merfay’s techniques. The new compounds were found to be nanomolar inhibitors of chymotrypsin and sub-nanomolar inhibitors of elastase, but did not present antiplasmodial activity. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 25 (5 ULiège)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailCyclovirus CyCV-VN species distribution is not limited to Vietnam and extends to Africa
Garigliany, Mutien-Marie ULiege; Hagen, Ralf Mathias; Frickmann, Hagen et al

in Scientific Reports (2014), 4

Cycloviruses, small ssDNA viruses of the Circoviridae family, have been identified in the cerebrospinal fluid from symptomatic human patients. One of these species, cyclovirus-Vietnam (CyCV-VN), was shown ... [more ▼]

Cycloviruses, small ssDNA viruses of the Circoviridae family, have been identified in the cerebrospinal fluid from symptomatic human patients. One of these species, cyclovirus-Vietnam (CyCV-VN), was shown to be restricted to central and southern Vietnam. Here we report the detection of CyCV-VN species in stool samples from pigs and humans from Africa, far beyond their supposed limited geographic distribution. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 43 (8 ULiège)
See detailCylinder Seal Inscriptions of Samsi-Adad and his officials from Acemhöyük
Tunca, Önhan ULiege

in Anatolia and the Ancient Near East (1989)

Detailed reference viewed: 79 (0 ULiège)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailCymastrobus irvingii gen. et sp. nov., a new isotalean cone from the Late Devonian locality of Barraba, NSW Australia
Evreïnoff, M.; Meyer-Berthaud, B.; Decombeix, A.-L. et al

Conference (2017, July)

Detailed reference viewed: 14 (1 ULiège)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailCYP1A1 and CYP3A4 modulation by dietary flavonoids in human intestinal Caco-2 cells.
Sergent, Thérèse; Dupont, Isabelle; Van Der Heiden, Edwige ULiege et al

in Toxicology Letters (2009), 191

Flavonoids have been proposed to exert beneficial effects in a multitude of disease states. However, evidence of potential toxic actions has also emerged. Since large doses of flavonoids can be ... [more ▼]

Flavonoids have been proposed to exert beneficial effects in a multitude of disease states. However, evidence of potential toxic actions has also emerged. Since large doses of flavonoids can be encountered in the intestine simultaneously with ingested drugs and pollutants, this study aimed at investigating nine individual flavonoid compounds and their interactions with the major intestinal isoforms of cytochrome P450, i.e. CYPs 1A1 and 3A4, using human intestinal Caco-2 cells cultivated in a serum-free medium. Genistein, quercetin and chrysin provoked a dose-dependent inducing effect on the CYP1A1 activity, measured with the EROD assay. However, they did not affect the CYP1A1 mRNA expression, suggesting they are not aryl hydrocarbon receptor-ligands in intestinal cells and act at a post-transcriptional level. Chrysin, at 50muM, was detected as a potent inhibitor of the TCDD-induced CYP1A1 activity, leading the activity to ca. 10% of the TCDD-control value (n=3), this effect involving, at least partly, direct interactions at the enzyme level. Quercetin was also shown to significantly inhibit the constitutive CYP3A4 activity, measured by the 6beta-(OH)-testosterone assay, and to impair its induction by 1,25-vitamin D(3). Chrysin, quercetin and genistein, were detected as significant inhibitors of the 1,25-vitamin D(3)-induced CYP3A4 activity. In vivo, these effects could result in reduced activation of procarcinogens and/or in drug bioavailability limitation. They underline the importance of intestinal studies to assess food safety and health risks linked to the ingestion of flavonoid-enriched supplements or functional foods. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 60 (8 ULiège)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailCYP1A1 induction and CYP3A4 inhibition by the fungicide imazalil in the human intestinal Caco-2 cells-Comparison with other conazole pesticides
Sergent, Thérèse; Dupont, Isabelle; Jassogne, Coralie et al

in Toxicology Letters (2009), 184(3), 159-168

Imazalil (IMA) is a widely used imidazole-antifungal pesticide and. therefore. a food contaminant. This compound is also used as a drug (enilconazole). As intestine is the first site of exposure to ... [more ▼]

Imazalil (IMA) is a widely used imidazole-antifungal pesticide and. therefore. a food contaminant. This compound is also used as a drug (enilconazole). As intestine is the first site of exposure to ingested drugs and pollutants, we have investigated the effects of IMA, at realistic intestinal concentrations, on xenobiotic-metabolizing enzymes and efflux pumps by using Caco-2 cells, as a validated in vitro model of the human intestinal absorptive epithelium. For comparison, other conazole fungicides, i.e. ketoconazole, propiconazole and tebuconazole. were also studied. IMA induced cytochrome P450 (CYP) 1A1 activity to the same extent as benzo(a)pyrene (B(a)P) or 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD), in a dose-and time-dependent manner. Cell-free aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) binding assay and reporter gene assay suggested that IMA is not an AhR-ligand, implying that IMA-mediated induction should involve an AhR-independent pathway. Moreover, IMA strongly inhibited the CYP3A4 activity in 1,25-vitamin D-3-induced Caco-2 cells. The other fungicides had weak or nil effects on CYP activities. Study of the apical efflux pump activities revealed that ketoconazole inhibited both P-glycoprotein (Pgp) and multidrug resistance-associated protein 2 (MRP-2) or breast cancer resistance protein (BCRP), whereas IMA and other fungicides did not. Our results imply that coingestion of IMA-contaminated food and CYP3A4- or CYP1A1-metabolizable drugs or chemicals could lead to drug bioavailability modulation or toxicological interactions, with possible adverse effects for human health. (C) 2008 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 127 (26 ULiège)
Full Text
See detailCYP2E1 and its relation with boar taint in Belgian pig breeds.
Schroyen, Martine ULiege; Janssens, S.; Stinckens, A. et al

in Communications in agricultural and applied biological sciences (2012)

[No abstract available]

Detailed reference viewed: 5 (1 ULiège)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailCyprinid herpesvirus 3
Michel, Benjamin; Fournier, Guillaume; Lieffrig, François et al

in Emerging Infectious Diseases (2010), 16

Detailed reference viewed: 30 (1 ULiège)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailCyprinid herpesvirus 3 : an archetype of fish alloherpesviruses
Boutier, Maxime ULiege; Ronsmans, Maygane ULiege; Rakus, Krzysztof ULiege et al

in Advances in Virus Research (2015), 93

Detailed reference viewed: 73 (13 ULiège)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailCyprinid herpesvirus 3 : an intersting virus for applied and fundamental research
Rakus; Ouyang, Ping; Boutier, Maxime ULiege et al

in Veterinary Research (2013), 44

Detailed reference viewed: 80 (5 ULiège)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailCyprinid Herpesvirus 3 Il10 Inhibits Inflammatory Activities of Carp Macrophages and Promotes Proliferation of Igm+ B Cells and Memory T Cells in a Manner Similar to Carp Il10.
Piazzon, M. Carla; Wentzel, Annelieke S.; Tijhaar, Edwin J. et al

in Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) (2015), 195(8), 3694-704

Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV-3) is the causative agent of a lethal disease of carp and encodes for an Il10 homolog (ORF134). Our previous studies with a recombinant ORF134-deleted strain and the derived ... [more ▼]

Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV-3) is the causative agent of a lethal disease of carp and encodes for an Il10 homolog (ORF134). Our previous studies with a recombinant ORF134-deleted strain and the derived revertant strain suggested that cyprinid herpesvirus 3 Il10 (CyHV-3 Il10 [cyhv3Il10]) is not essential for viral replication in vitro, or virulence in vivo. In apparent contrast, cyhv3Il10 is one of the most abundant proteins of the CyHV-3 secretome and is structurally very similar to carp Il10 and also human IL10. To date, studies addressing the biological activity of cyhv3Il10 on cells of its natural host have not been performed. To address the apparent contradiction between the presence of a structurally conserved Il10 homolog in the genome of CyHV-3 and the lack of a clear phenotype in vivo using recombinant cyhv3Il10-deleted viruses, we used an in vitro approach to investigate in detail whether cyhv3Il10 exerts any biological activity on carp cells. In this study, we provide direct evidence that cyhv3Il10 is biologically active and, similarly to carp Il10, signals via a conserved Stat3 pathway modulating immune cells of its natural host, carp. In vitro, cyhv3Il10 deactivates phagocytes with a prominent effect on macrophages, while also promoting proliferation of Igm(+) B cells and memory T cells. Collectively, this study demonstrates a clear biological activity of cyhv3Il10 on cells of its natural host and indicates that cyhv3Il10 is a true viral ortholog of carp Il10. Furthermore, to our knowledge, this is the first report on biological activities of a nonmammalian viral Il10 homolog. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 20 (1 ULiège)
See detailCyprinid Herpesvirus 3 ORF57 is an essential virulence factor
Boutier, Maxime ULiege; Gao, Yuan; Vancsok, Catherine et al

Poster (2017)

The genus Cyprinivirus comprises phylogenetically related viruses causing important economic losses in aquaculture. Its archetype species, the cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV 3) is the causative agent of ... [more ▼]

The genus Cyprinivirus comprises phylogenetically related viruses causing important economic losses in aquaculture. Its archetype species, the cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV 3) is the causative agent of mass mortalities in koi and common carp worldwide. Recently, we reported the development of a recombinant attenuated vaccine against CyHV 3 for mass vaccination of carp. This attenuated vaccine encodes a deletion encompassing ORF56 and ORF57. In the present study, we investigated the relative contribution of ORF56 and ORF57 in the safety observed for the ORF56-57 double deleted genotype. Single deleted recombinants were produced based on deletion-insertion of a galK cassette, inserting stop codons in frame with the sequence upstream of the deletion and disrupting the frame of the remaining sequence downstream of the deletion. Inoculation of these recombinants to carp demonstrated that the absence of ORF56 protein expression did not affect virulence; while ORF57 deletion led to an attenuation comparable to the one observed for the ORF56-57 deletion. To further demonstrate the role of ORF57 as a key virulence factor, a recombinant unable to express ORF57 protein was produced by insertion of multiple stop codons in the ORF. In vivo testing of this recombinant revealed a safety-efficacy profile comparable to the one observed for the vaccine candidate deleted for ORF56 and ORF57. Altogether, the present study demonstrates the role of ORF57 as a key virulence factor of CyHV 3 and identifies ORF57 orthologues encoded by other pathogenic cypriniviruses as gene candidates for production of attenuated recombinant vaccines. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 31 (7 ULiège)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailCyprinid herpesvirus 3: An interesting virus for applied and fundamental research
Fournier, G; Vanderplasschen, Alain ULiege

in Bulletin de l'Académie Vétérinaire de France (2011), 164(4), 353-358

Detailed reference viewed: 13 (4 ULiège)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailCyproterone and a comparison with its acetate ester
de Ruyck, J.; de Hassonville, S. H.; Liégeois, Jean-François ULiege et al

in Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online (2005), 61(Part 11), 3576-3578

The crystal structure of cyproterone (systematic name: 6-chloro-1,2-dihydro-17-hydroxy-30H-cyclopropa[a]pregna-1,4,6- triene-3,20-dione), C22H27ClO3, is compared with cyproterone acetate, a potent anti ... [more ▼]

The crystal structure of cyproterone (systematic name: 6-chloro-1,2-dihydro-17-hydroxy-30H-cyclopropa[a]pregna-1,4,6- triene-3,20-dione), C22H27ClO3, is compared with cyproterone acetate, a potent anti-androgen steroid. The two compounds adopt a similar conformation, except for the cyclopropyl ring attached to the cyclohexenone ring (ring A). Cyproterone further adopts a crystal packing distinct from that of the acetate form. These differences result from hydrogen bonding between the free hydroxy group and the carbonyl group of ring A. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 38 (0 ULiège)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailCyrano de Bergerac et l'utopie
Torero-Ibad, Alexandra ULiege

in Utopia and Utopianism (2007), 2

Detailed reference viewed: 46 (3 ULiège)
Full Text
See detailCyrano de Bergerac et la matérialité de l'âme
Torero-Ibad, Alexandra ULiege

in Bargy, Hervé; Mothu, Alain (Eds.) Cyrano de Bergerac, Cyrano de Sannois (2008)

Detailed reference viewed: 14 (0 ULiège)