Example sentences for: adducts

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  • MGMT gene encodes O(6)-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase and this enzyme effectively removes DNA adducts formed by alkylating agents [ 33 ] . Epigenetic gene silencing of MGMT confers enhanced sensitivity to alkylating-based chemotherapy, and lack of methylation associates with failure to respond to chemotherapy [ 34 35 ] . On the contrary, all patients that had MGMT promoter methylation were dead within 21 months of initial diagnosis, which predicts a poor prognosis.

  • It would be of great interest to study the Ogg1 mutant mice to determine whether an increase level of 8-OH-dG adducts predisposes to diabetes.

  • Such an apoptotic defect could account for the increasing intensity of Ogg1 staining, following accumulated levels of 8-OH-dG adducts with longer duration of diabetes.

  • Subsequent experiments with immunofluorescent staining indicated that 1.5 mM H 2 O 2 treatment of ARPE-19 cells for 4 hours led to the formation of 4-HNE protein adducts both in the cytoplasm and nucleus, presumably as a result of lipid-peroxidation (Fig.

  • , leakage of radicals associated with the reduction of oxygen to water during mitochondrial respiration) [ 34 ] . The etiological basis for the formation of abnormally high levels of 8-oxoguanine adducts in oogonia of lambs of undernourished ewes is unknown.

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