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    Effect of low-level laser irradiation on the function of glycated catalase

    , Article Journal of Lasers in Medical Sciences ; Volume 9, Issue 3 , 2018 , Pages 212-218 ; 20089783 (ISSN) Mirmiranpour, H ; Shams Nosrati, F ; Sobhani, O ; Nazifi Takantape, S ; Amjadi, A ; Sharif University of Technology
    Laser Application in Medical Sciences Research Center  2018
    Introduction: The aim of this work is to evaluate the effect of low-level laser irradiation (LLLI), by lasers with different wavelengths, on glycated catalase enzyme in vitro experimentally. Methods: This is done by measuring the activity and structure properties of glycated catalase enzyme. The structure properties were evaluated with circular dichroism (CD) and fluoroscopy methods. Three continuous wave (CW) lasers in the visible spectrum (λ = 450, 530, 638 nm) and a 100-ns pulsed laser in the infrared spectrum (λ = 905 nm) were chosen for comparison. For the infrared laser, same effects have been investigated for different energy doses. The effect of photon energy (hλ) at different... 

    Role of axial ligand on the electronic structures of active intermediates in cytochrome P-450, peroxidase and catalase

    , Article Journal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM ; Volume 820, Issue 1-3 , 2007 , Pages 18-25 ; 01661280 (ISSN) Ghiasi, M ; Tafazzoli, M ; Safari, N ; Sharif University of Technology
    DFT method (B3LYP) with 6-31G* basis set was utilized in the computation of a fully optimized structure, net atomic charges and spin densities of the intermediate of cytochrome P-450-oxoiron(IV) porphyrin cation radical, compound I - in the presence of axial ligand such as thiolate (SMe-) imidazole (IM), phenoxide (OPh-), methoxide (OMe-) and chloride (Cl-). The results show doublet states in compound I are about 2-4 kcal/mol more stable than quartet states for all aforementioned ligands, and the doublet state is the ground state in all cases. However, electron donor ability of the ligands are in the order of SMe- > IM > OMe- > OPh- > Cl-. Also the active oxidant intermediate of cytochrome... 

    Evaluation of the effects of fullerene c60 nanoparticles on oxidative stress parameters in normal rats liver and brain

    , Article Journal of Advances in Medical and Biomedical Research ; Volume 27, Issue 124 , 2019 , Pages 8-15 ; 26766264 (ISSN) Namadr, F ; Bahrami, F ; Bahri, Z ; Ghanbari, B ; Elahi, S. A ; Mohammadi, M. T ; Sharif University of Technology
    Zanjan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services  2019
    Background & Objective: The potent antioxidant property of fullerene C60 nanoparticles and their derivatives has been demonstrated in a wide range of in vitro and in vivo studies. Hence, we examined the effects of fullerene C60 on the oxidative stress parameters in brain and liver of the rats in normal situation. Materials & Methods: The study was performed in two groups of Wistar rats (each group, n = 6); normal and fullerene-treated normal animals. Treated rats received fullerene via oral gavage at dose of 1 mg/kg/day for 60 days. At termination of the study, the oxidative stress parameters were determined in brain and liver tissues, including the contents of glutathione (GSH) and... 

    Intravenous laser wavelength radiation effect on LCAT, PON1, catalase, and FRAP in diabetic rats

    , Article Lasers in Medical Science ; Volume 35, Issue 1 , 2020 , Pages 131-138 Amjadi, A ; Mirmiranpour, H ; Sobhani, S. O ; Moazami Goudarzi, N ; Sharif University of Technology
    Springer  2020
    The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of intravenous irradiation of different low-level laser wavelengths on the activity of lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT), paraoxonase (PON1), catalase, and ferric reducing ability of plasma (FRAP) in diabetic rats. First, diabetes was induced in rats using streptozotocin (STZ). Enzymes’ activity was measured in the blood samples and compared before and after intravenous laser blood irradiation. We used four continuous-wave lasers—IR (λ = 808 nm), Red (λ = 638 nm), Green (λ = 532 nm), and Blue (λ = 450 nm)—to compare the wavelength’s effect on different enzymes’ activity. Laser power was fixed at 0.01 mW and laser energy was...