serum

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Summary: The clear portion of BLOOD that is left after BLOOD COAGULATION to remove BLOOD CELLS and clotting proteins.

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  1. Marcus Sekura C, Richardson J, Harston R, Sane N, Sheets R. Evaluation of the human host range of bovine and porcine viruses that may contaminate bovine serum and porcine trypsin used in the manufacture of biological products. Biologicals. 2011;39:359-69 pubmed publisher
    ..S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 9CFR tests for bovine serum or porcine trypsin...
  2. Ogino T, Kobuchi H, Munetomo K, Fujita H, Yamamoto M, Utsumi T, et al. Serum-dependent export of protoporphyrin IX by ATP-binding cassette transporter G2 in T24 cells. Mol Cell Biochem. 2011;358:297-307 pubmed publisher
    ..urothelial carcinoma cell line T24, with particular emphasis on ATP-binding cassette transporter G2 (ABCG2) and serum in the medium...
  3. Granchi D, Devescovi V, Baglìo S, Magnani M, Donzelli O, Baldini N. A regenerative approach for bone repair in congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia associated or not associated with type 1 neurofibromatosis: correlation between laboratory findings and clinical outcome. Cytotherapy. 2012;14:306-14 pubmed publisher
    ..assays were performed to assess the intrinsic osteogenic potential of IC-MSC (cells cultured with fetal calf serum) and the osteo-inductive properties of PRF (cells cultured with autologous serum)...
  4. Chotivanich K, Mungthin M, Ruengweerayuth R, Udomsangpetch R, Dondorp A, Singhasivanon P, et al. The effects of serum lipids on the in vitro activity of lumefantrine and atovaquone against Plasmodium falciparum. Malar J. 2012;11:177 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, the consequences of lipidaemia on anti-malarial drug efficacy were assessed in vitro. Serum was obtained from non-immune volunteers under fasting conditions and after ingestion of a high fat meal and used ..
  5. Thompson G, Bays D, Taylor S, Cohen S, Pappagianis D. Association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and type of coccidioidal infection. Med Mycol. 2013;51:319-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent studies have demonstrated an essential role for vitamin D in both innate and acquired immunity and serum levels strongly correlate with the development of upper respiratory tract infections, including tuberculosis...
  6. Chai L, Kullberg B, Johnson E, Teerenstra S, Khin L, Vonk A, et al. Early serum galactomannan trend as a predictor of outcome of invasive aspergillosis. J Clin Microbiol. 2012;50:2330-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We determined whether serum galactomannan index (GMI) trends early in the course of disease may be useful in predicting eventual clinical ..
  7. Bieback K, Hecker A, Schlechter T, Hofmann I, Brousos N, Redmer T, et al. Replicative aging and differentiation potential of human adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stromal cells expanded in pooled human or fetal bovine serum. Cytotherapy. 2012;14:570-83 pubmed publisher
    ..manufacturing, different supplements have been evaluated as alternatives for the commonly used fetal bovine serum (FBS)...
  8. Samaranayake Y, Cheung B, Yau J, Yeung S, Samaranayake L. Human serum promotes Candida albicans biofilm growth and virulence gene expression on silicone biomaterial. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e62902 pubmed publisher
    ..We therefore evaluated the effect of human serum on C. albicans biofilm morphology, growth, and the expression of virulence-related genes on SB in vitro.
  9. Petta S, Grimaudo S, Marco V, Scazzone C, Macaluso F, Camma C, et al. Association of vitamin D serum levels and its common genetic determinants, with severity of liver fibrosis in genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C patients. J Viral Hepat. 2013;20:486-93 pubmed publisher
    Lower 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] serum levels have been associated with the severity of liver fibrosis in genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C patients (G1CHC)...

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  1. González N, Sevillano D, Alou L, Cafini F, Gimenez M, Gómez Lus M, et al. Influence of the MBC/MIC ratio on the antibacterial activity of vancomycin versus linezolid against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates in a pharmacodynamic model simulating serum and soft tissue interstitial fluid concentrations rep. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2013;68:2291-5 pubmed publisher
    To explore serum and tissue pharmacodynamics of linezolid versus vancomycin against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) clinical isolates with different MBC/MIC ratios.
  2. Kalugalage T, Rodrigo C, Vithanage T, Somaratne P, de Silva H, Handunnetti S, et al. Low serum total nitrite and nitrate levels in severe leptospirosis. BMC Infect Dis. 2013;13:206 pubmed publisher
    ..Nitric oxide is converted to nitrites and nitrates, thus nitrite and nitrate levels (NOx) in serum are considered surrogate markers for nitric oxide...
  3. Cho E, Lee J, Yoo J, Choi W, Lee M, Cho Y, et al. Serum insulin-like growth factor-I level is an independent predictor of recurrence and survival in early hepatocellular carcinoma: a prospective cohort study. Clin Cancer Res. 2013;19:4218-27 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we investigated whether pretreatment serum IGF-I levels predict time-to-recurrence (TTR) and overall survival (OS) in patients with early-stage ..
  4. Ghosh N, Gupta N, Gupta G, Boopathi M, Pal V, Goel A. Detection of protective antigen, an anthrax specific toxin in human serum by using surface plasmon resonance. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013;77:14-9 pubmed publisher
    ..was used for the sensitive detection of protective antigen (PA), an anthrax specific toxin in spiked human serum samples...
  5. Steenbergen R, Joyce M, Thomas B, Jones D, Law J, Russell R, et al. Human serum leads to differentiation of human hepatoma cells, restoration of very-low-density lipoprotein secretion, and a 1000-fold increase in HCV Japanese fulminant hepatitis type 1 titers. Hepatology. 2013;58:1907-17 pubmed publisher
    ..5 by supplementing tissue culture media with human serum (HS) and examined the production of hepatitis C virus (HCV) by these cells...
  6. Köberle V, Waidmann O, Kronenberger B, Andrei A, Susser S, Fuller C, et al. Serum microRNA-122 kinetics in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection during antiviral therapy. J Viral Hepat. 2013;20:530-5 pubmed publisher
    ..However, it is unknown if the levels of serum miR-122 are altered during antiviral therapy and reflect the therapeutic success...
  7. Ferrière F, Habauzit D, Pakdel F, Saligaut C, Flouriot G. Unliganded estrogen receptor alpha promotes PC12 survival during serum starvation. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e69081 pubmed publisher
    ..we demonstrate here that, in the absence of E2, the expression of ER? prevents cells from apoptosis induced by serum deprivation...
  8. Tripathi S, Suzuki N, Srivastav A. Response of serum minerals (calcium, phosphate, and magnesium) and endocrine glands (calcitonin cells and parathyroid gland) of Wistar rat after chlorpyrifos administration. Microsc Res Tech. 2013;76:673-8 pubmed publisher
    ..At later intervals an increased levels of serum calcium and phosphate were observed...
  9. Qundos U, Hong M, Tybring G, Divers M, Odeberg J, Uhlen M, et al. Profiling post-centrifugation delay of serum and plasma with antibody bead arrays. J Proteomics. 2013;95:46-54 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Serum and EDTA plasma prepared from 16 individuals was centrifuged and aliquots were kept either at 4°C or in ambient ..
  10. Gonzales V, de Mulder E, de Boer T, Hannink G, van Tienen T, van Heerde W, et al. Platelet-rich plasma can replace fetal bovine serum in human meniscus cell cultures. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2013;19:892-9 pubmed publisher
    Concerns over fetal bovine serum (FBS) limit the clinical application of cultured tissue-engineered constructs. Therefore, we investigated if platelet-rich plasma (PRP) can fully replace FBS for meniscus tissue engineering purposes...
  11. Martel N, Gomes S, Chemin I, Trepo C, Kay A. Improved rolling circle amplification (RCA) of hepatitis B virus (HBV) relaxed-circular serum DNA (RC-DNA). J Virol Methods. 2013;193:653-9 pubmed publisher
    ..A method for completely in vitro amplification of full-length HBV genomes starting from serum RC-DNA is described...
  12. Uzureau P, Uzureau S, Lecordier L, Fontaine F, Tebabi P, Homblé F, et al. Mechanism of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense resistance to human serum. Nature. 2013;501:430-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Human immunity to some African trypanosomes is due to two serum complexes designated trypanolytic factors (TLF-1 and -2), which both contain haptoglobin-related protein (HPR) and ..
  13. Esnault C, Stewart A, Gualdrini F, East P, Horswell S, Matthews N, et al. Rho-actin signaling to the MRTF coactivators dominates the immediate transcriptional response to serum in fibroblasts. Genes Dev. 2014;28:943-58 pubmed publisher
    The transcription factor SRF (serum response factor) recruits two families of coactivators, the MRTFs (myocardin-related transcription factors) and the TCFs (ternary complex factors), to couple gene transcription to growth factor ..
  14. Del Tordello E, Vacca I, Ram S, Rappuoli R, Serruto D. Neisseria meningitidis NalP cleaves human complement C3, facilitating degradation of C3b and survival in human serum. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111:427-32 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that NalP is an important factor to increase the survival of Nm in human serum.
  15. Cnops L, Soentjens P, Clerinx J, Van Esbroeck M. A Schistosoma haematobium-specific real-time PCR for diagnosis of urogenital schistosomiasis in serum samples of international travelers and migrants. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7:e2413 pubmed publisher
    ..There is need for a more sensitive diagnostic test. Therefore, we developed a real-time PCR targeting the Schistosoma haematobium-specific Dra1 sequence...
  16. Hocker J, Mohammed A, Aston C, Brewer M, Lightfoot S, Rao C, et al. Mass profiling of serum to distinguish mice with pancreatic cancer induced by a transgenic Kras mutation. Int J Cancer. 2013;133:2662-71 pubmed publisher
    Mass spectrometry (MS) has the unique ability to profile, in an easily accessible body tissue (peripheral blood/serum,) the sizes and relative amounts of a wide variety of biomolecules in a single platform setting...
  17. Ishikawa M, Tajima Y, Murayama M, Senoo Y, Maekawa K, Saito Y. Plasma and serum from nonfasting men and women differ in their lipidomic profiles. Biol Pharm Bull. 2013;36:682-5 pubmed
    ..revealed that several ionic metabolites showed different levels (including presence or absence) in plasma and serum. Thus, attention should be paid to selecting the best biofluid for biomarker exploration...
  18. Perche P, Nothisen M, Bagilet J, Behr J, Kotera M, Remy J. Cell-penetrating cationic siRNA and lipophilic derivatives efficient at nanomolar concentrations in the presence of serum and albumin. J Control Release. 2013;170:92-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, incubation in the presence of serum did not impair their efficiency. Finally, amphiphilic cationic siRNA was pre-loaded on albumin...
  19. Mojica Henshaw M, Jacobson P, Morris J, Kelley L, Pierce J, Boyer M, et al. Serum-converted platelet lysate can substitute for fetal bovine serum in human mesenchymal stromal cell cultures. Cytotherapy. 2013;15:1458-68 pubmed publisher
    Fetal bovine serum (FBS) is commonly used as a serum supplement for culturing human mesenchymal stromal cells (hMSCs)...
  20. Gavidia C, Verastegui M, Garcia H, Lopez Urbina T, Tsang V, Pan W, et al. Relationship between serum antibodies and Taenia solium larvae burden in pigs raised in field conditions. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7:e2192 pubmed publisher
    ..The probability of being necropsy-positive increased with the number of bands, and age. Therefore, the EITB is a measure of exposure rather than a test to determine the real prevalence of cysticercosis infection. ..
  21. James E, Edwards A, Wigneshweraraj S. Transcriptional downregulation of agr expression in Staphylococcus aureus during growth in human serum can be overcome by constitutively active mutant forms of the sensor kinase AgrC. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2013;349:153-62 pubmed publisher
    ..been attributed to the sequestration of the quorum-signalling molecule auto-inducing peptide (AIP) by the human serum component apolipoprotein B as part of an innate immune response to infection...
  22. Shanmugam N, Cherayil B. Serum-induced up-regulation of hepcidin expression involves the bone morphogenetic protein signaling pathway. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2013;441:383-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We found that the addition of heat-inactivated fetal calf serum to these cells resulted in a significant dose- and time-dependent up-regulation of hepcidin expression...
  23. Li Y, Sun X, Yu Y. Serum fetuin-A levels related with microalbuminuria in diet-induced obese rats. Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:795103 pubmed publisher
    The aim of the study was to investigate the association between elevated serum fetuin-A and increased urine albumin excretion in obese rats, and whether increased urine albumin excretion was modified by improving hepatic steatosis and ..
  24. Wielders C, Wijnbergen P, Renders N, Schellekens J, Schneeberger P, Wever P, et al. High Coxiella burnetii DNA load in serum during acute Q fever is associated with progression to a serologic profile indicative of chronic Q fever. J Clin Microbiol. 2013;51:3192-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Special attention is needed in the follow-up monitoring of patients with high C. burnetii DNA loads during the acute phase, as this might be an indicator for the development of a serologic profile indicative of chronic infection. ..
  25. Gonzalez L, Lukamowicz Rajska M, Thomassen L, Kirschhock C, Leyns L, Lison D, et al. Co-assessment of cell cycle and micronucleus frequencies demonstrates the influence of serum on the in vitro genotoxic response to amorphous monodisperse silica nanoparticles of varying sizes. Nanotoxicology. 2014;8:876-84 pubmed publisher
    b>Serum proteins have been shown to modulate the cytotoxic and genotoxic responses to nanomaterials. The aim was to investigate the influence of serum on the induction of micronuclei (MN) by nanoparticles (NPs) of different sizes...
  26. Zygner W, Gójska Zygner O, Wesołowska A, Wedrychowicz H. Urinary creatinine to serum creatinine ratio and renal failure index in dogs infected with Babesia canis. Acta Parasitol. 2013;58:297-303 pubmed publisher
    Urinary creatinine to serum creatinine (UCr/SCr) ratio and renal failure index (RFI) are useful indices of renal damage. Both UCr/SCr ratio and RFI are used in differentiation between prerenal azotaemia and acute tubular necrosis...
  27. Fernandez S, Cisney E, Ulrich R. Enhancement of serum and mucosal immune responses to a Haemophilus influenzae Type B vaccine by intranasal delivery. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2013;20:1690-6 pubmed publisher
    ..agonist as an adjuvant significantly increased the levels of IgA specific for the PRP capsule antigen in blood serum, saliva, and mucosal secretion specimens. In contrast, control mice vaccinated transdermally (t.d...
  28. Cui L, Lee Y, Kumar Y, Xu F, Lu K, Ooi E, et al. Serum metabolome and lipidome changes in adult patients with primary dengue infection. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7:e2373 pubmed publisher
    ..The complex array of concurrent host physiologic changes has hampered a complete understanding of underlying molecular mechanisms of dengue pathogenesis...
  29. Katyare S, Pandya J. A simplified fluorimetric method for corticosterone estimation in rat serum, tissues and mitochondria. Indian J Biochem Biophys. 2005;42:48-53 pubmed
    A simplified procedure has been developed for the extraction and estimation of corticosterone from rat serum, tissues and mitochondria...
  30. Kyriakidis I, Papa A. Serum TNF-?, sTNFR1, IL-6, IL-8 and IL-10 levels in hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome. Virus Res. 2013;175:91-4 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Serum IL-6, IL-8, IL-10, TNF-? and sTNFR1 levels were measured in 29 HFRS Greek patients...
  31. Murthy A, Stover R, Hardin W, Schramm R, Nie G, Gourisankar S, et al. Charged gold nanoparticles with essentially zero serum protein adsorption in undiluted fetal bovine serum. J Am Chem Soc. 2013;135:7799-802 pubmed publisher
    The adsorption of even a single serum protein molecule on a gold nanosphere used in biomedical imaging may increase the size too much for renal clearance...
  32. Aoki W, Ueda T, Tatsukami Y, Kitahara N, Morisaka H, Kuroda K, et al. Time-course proteomic profile of Candida albicans during adaptation to a fetal serum. Pathog Dis. 2013;67:67-75 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, time-course proteomics of C. albicans during adaptation to fetal bovine serum (FBS) was described...
  33. Lu K, Perez Gil J, Echaide M, Taeusch H. Pulmonary surfactant proteins and polymer combinations reduce surfactant inhibition by serum. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2011;1808:2366-73 pubmed publisher
    ..respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is an inflammatory condition that can be associated with capillary leak of serum into alveoli causing inactivation of surfactant...
  34. Rosenblat M, Volkova N, Attias J, Mahamid R, Aviram M. Consumption of polyphenolic-rich beverages (mostly pomegranate and black currant juices) by healthy subjects for a short term increased serum antioxidant status, and the serum's ability to attenuate macrophage cholesterol accumulation. Food Funct. 2010;1:99-109 pubmed publisher
    ..in vitro, and also the effect of short term consumption of beverages richest in polyphenols by healthy subjects on serum anti-atherogenic properties...
  35. Lu J, Gong W, Cheng H, Wu Z, Li D, Wang X, et al. Detection of HBV genotypes of tumor tissues and serum by a fluorescence polarization assay in north-western China's hepatocellular carcinoma patients. Virol J. 2011;8:362 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of the study is to investigate hepatitis B virus genotypes distribution, the high-risk genotypes and the occult infection in north-western China's hepatocellular carcinoma patients...
  36. Himpe E, Potikanond S, Verdood P, Kooijman R. Attenuation of IGF-I receptor signaling inhibits serum-induced proliferation of prostate cancer cells. Growth Horm IGF Res. 2011;21:252-9 pubmed publisher
    Several studies showed that high serum levels of insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) correlate with an increased risk for prostate cancer, although the causal role of IGF-I remains to be established...
  37. Ahmad G, Zhang W, Torben W, Ahrorov A, Damian R, Wolf R, et al. Preclinical prophylactic efficacy testing of Sm-p80-based vaccine in a nonhuman primate model of Schistosoma mansoni infection and immunoglobulin G and E responses to Sm-p80 in human serum samples from an area where schistosomiasis is endemic. J Infect Dis. 2011;204:1437-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Human correlate studies revealed Sm-p80 reactivity with immunoglobulin G in human serum samples from schistosome-infected individuals...
  38. Gylling H, Hallikainen M, Simonen P, Miettinen H, Nissinen M, Miettinen T. Serum and lipoprotein sitostanol and non-cholesterol sterols after an acute dose of plant stanol ester on its long-term consumption. Eur J Nutr. 2012;51:615-22 pubmed publisher
    ..esters (staest) alters profoundly cholesterol metabolism, but it is unknown how an acute inhibition with a large staest dose alters the postprandial serum and lipoprotein cholesterol precursor, plant sterol, and sitostanol contents.
  39. O Bryant S, Xiao G, Barber R, Huebinger R, Wilhelmsen K, Edwards M, et al. A blood-based screening tool for Alzheimer's disease that spans serum and plasma: findings from TARC and ADNI. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e28092 pubmed publisher
    ..There is no rapid and cost effective tool that can be implemented as a front-line screening tool for Alzheimer's disease (AD) at the population level...
  40. Fujimoto C, Takeda N, Matsunaga A, Sawada A, Tanaka T, Kimoto T, et al. Induction and maintenance of anti-influenza antigen-specific nasal secretory IgA levels and serum IgG levels after influenza infection in adults. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2012;6:396-403 pubmed publisher
    To determine the induction and changes in anti-influenza virus secretory IgA (s-IgA) levels in nasal washes and serum IgG levels in patients with influenza.
  41. Mu X, Yu N, Wang C, Zou X, Abulimite Z, Xia Z. Evaluation of a new substrate for measurement of serum PON arylesterase activity. Talanta. 2012;88:711-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on this property, the CPOCMA was evaluated as a substrate for serum PON activity assay...
  42. Toyoda K, Furusyo N, Ihara T, Ikezaki H, Urita Y, Hayashi J. Serum pepsinogen and Helicobacter pylori infection--a Japanese population study. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012;31:2117-24 pubmed publisher
    The decreased ratio of serum pepsinogen (PG) I and II has good correlation with the presence of atrophic gastritis...
  43. Naaijkens B, Niessen H, Prins H, Krijnen P, Kokhuis T, De Jong N, et al. Human platelet lysate as a fetal bovine serum substitute improves human adipose-derived stromal cell culture for future cardiac repair applications. Cell Tissue Res. 2012;348:119-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Commonly, fetal bovine serum (FBS) is used in ASC culturing. However, FBS has several disadvantages...
  44. Zygner W, Gójska Zygner O, Wedrychowicz H. Strong monovalent electrolyte imbalances in serum of dogs infected with Babesia canis. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2012;3:107-13 pubmed publisher
    ..However, further study on blood gas, aldosterone, and antidiuretic hormone in dogs infected with B. canis is needed...
  45. Kong Q, Beanan J, Olson R, Macdonald U, Shon A, Metzger D, et al. Biofilm formed by a hypervirulent (hypermucoviscous) variant of Klebsiella pneumoniae does not enhance serum resistance or survival in an in vivo abscess model. Virulence. 2012;3:309-18 pubmed publisher
    ..cells nor biofilms of glnA::Tn, sucD::Tn and tag::Tn displayed a change to the bactericidal activity of 90% human serum. Likewise, when assessed in a rat subcutaneous abscess model, the growth and survival of glnA::Tn, sucD::Tn and ..
  46. Basu K, Mukhopadhyay A, Ghosh I, Datta K. Nuclear morphology and c-Jun N-terminal kinase 1 expression differentiate serum-starved oxidative stress signalling from hydrogen peroxide-induced apoptosis in retinal neuronal cell line. Cell Biol Int. 2012;36:1021-7 pubmed publisher
    Oxidative stress induced by serum starvation and H2O2 exposure, both triggers apoptosis in retinal neuronal cell line RGC-5 (retinal ganglion cell-5)...
  47. Takekoshi T, Ziarek J, Volkman B, Hwang S. A locked, dimeric CXCL12 variant effectively inhibits pulmonary metastasis of CXCR4-expressing melanoma cells due to enhanced serum stability. Mol Cancer Ther. 2012;11:2516-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Western blot analysis and ELISA analyses, which revealed that CXCL122 was stable for at least 12 hours in serum, whereas wtCXCL12 was quickly degraded...
  48. Poudel Tandukar K, Poudel K, Jimba M, Kobayashi J, Johnson C, Palmer P. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin d levels and C-reactive protein in persons with human immunodeficiency virus infection. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2013;29:528-34 pubmed publisher
    ..We tested the hypothesis of an independent relationship between serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP) in a cohort of HIV-..
  49. Zeng J, Yi B, Wang Z, Ning J, Wang X, Lu K. Effect of annexin A2 on hepatopulmonary syndrome rat serum-induced proliferation of pulmonary arterial smooth muscle cells. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2013;185:332-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we found that HPS rat serum, drawn from common bile duct ligation (CBDL) rats, mediated the overexpression of ANXA2 and the proliferation of ..
  50. Rosenwald M, Koppe U, Keppeler H, Sauer G, Hennel R, Ernst A, et al. Serum-derived plasminogen is activated by apoptotic cells and promotes their phagocytic clearance. J Immunol. 2012;189:5722-8 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Serum proteins are known to assist in this complex process...
  51. Chitalia V, Shivanna S, Martorell J, Balcells M, Bosch I, Kolandaivelu K, et al. Uremic serum and solutes increase post-vascular interventional thrombotic risk through altered stability of smooth muscle cell tissue factor. Circulation. 2013;127:365-76 pubmed publisher
    ..We posit that uremia modulates TF in the local vessel wall to induce postinterventional thrombosis in patients with end-stage renal disease...
  52. Xu T, Holzapfel C, Dong X, Bader E, Yu Z, Prehn C, et al. Effects of smoking and smoking cessation on human serum metabolite profile: results from the KORA cohort study. BMC Med. 2013;11:60 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we extend our metabolomics study with a large prospective study including female smokers and quitters...
  53. Wang K, Yuan Y, Cho J, McClarty S, Baxter D, Galas D. Comparing the MicroRNA spectrum between serum and plasma. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e41561 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study we focused on different sample types' effects on the spectrum of circulating miRNA in blood. Using serum and corresponding plasma samples from the same individuals, we observed higher miRNA concentrations in serum ..
  54. Tekkatte C, Vidyasekar P, Kapadia N, Verma R. Enhancement of adipogenic and osteogenic differentiation of human bone-marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells by supplementation with umbilical cord blood serum. Cell Tissue Res. 2012;347:383-95 pubmed publisher
    Umbilical cord blood serum (UCBS) is a promising replacement for animal sera for the culture of human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSC), the unique serum composition of UCBS appearing to have variable effects on their proliferation and ..
  55. Yang X, Sun J, Gao Y, Tan A, Zhang H, Hu Y, et al. Genome-wide association study for serum complement C3 and C4 levels in healthy Chinese subjects. PLoS Genet. 2012;8:e1002916 pubmed publisher
    ..A two-stage genome-wide association study (GWAS) was performed for serum levels of C3 and C4...
  56. Hegewald A, Zouhair S, Endres M, Cabraja M, Woiciechowsky C, Thome C, et al. Towards biological anulus repair: TGF-?3, FGF-2 and human serum support matrix formation by human anulus fibrosus cells. Tissue Cell. 2013;45:68-76 pubmed publisher
    ..and matrix formation was initiated by forming pellet cultures and stimulation with hyaluronic acid (HA), human serum (HS), fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF-2), transforming growth factor-?3 (TGF-?3) and TGF-?3/FGF-2 for up to 4 ..
  57. Shimotahira N, Oogai Y, Kawada Matsuo M, Yamada S, Fukutsuji K, Nagano K, et al. The surface layer of Tannerella forsythia contributes to serum resistance and oral bacterial coaggregation. Infect Immun. 2013;81:1198-206 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we investigated the association of this S-layer with serum resistance and coaggregation with other oral bacteria...
  58. Marr N, Shah N, Lee R, Kim E, Fernandez R. Bordetella pertussis autotransporter Vag8 binds human C1 esterase inhibitor and confers serum resistance. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e20585 pubmed publisher
    ..pertussis factor was not identified. Here we set out to identify the B. pertussis C1inh-binding factor. Using a serum overlay assay, we found that this factor migrates at approximately 100 kDa on an SDS-PAGE gel...