Q Liu

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Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi Discriminate liver warm ischemic injury during hypothermic machine perfusion by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy: a study in a porcine model
    Q Liu
    Liver Research Facility Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Leuven, Catholic University Leuven, Herestraat 49, Leuven 3000, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 41:3383-6. 2009
  2. ncbi Can apparent diffusion coefficient discriminate ischemic from nonischemic livers? A pilot experimental study
    Q Liu
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 39:2643-6. 2007
  3. doi Air embolism during liver procurement: an underestimated phenomenon? A pilot experimental study
    Q Liu
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 42:4409-14. 2010
  4. doi Hypothermic Liver Machine Perfusion With EKPS-1 Solution vs Aqix RS-I Solution: In Vivo Feasibility Study in a Pig Transplantation Model
    K Vekemans
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 41:617-21. 2009
  5. ncbi Influence of flow and addition of oxygen during porcine liver hypothermic machine perfusion
    K Vekemans
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 39:2647-51. 2007
  6. doi Hypothermic machine perfusion of the liver: is it more complex than for the kidney?
    D Monbaliu
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 43:3445-50. 2011
  7. doi Biliary strictures after liver transplantation: risk factors and prevention by donor treatment with epoprostenol
    J Pirenne
    Liver Transplant Program, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 41:3399-402. 2009
  8. doi Comparing two methods for assessment of perfusion-diffusion mismatch in a rodent model of ischaemic stroke: a pilot study
    F Chen
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, Catholic University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Br J Radiol 81:192-8. 2008
  9. doi Development of a lateral flow immunoassay strip for screening of sulfamonomethoxine residues
    G Zhang
    College of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Henan Institute of Science and Technology, Xinxiang 453003, China
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 25:413-23. 2008
  10. ncbi Liver transplantation from non-heart-beating donors: current status and future prospects in an experimental model
    D Monbaliu
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery Department and Transplant Coordination, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 108:45-51. 2008

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Publications23

  1. doi Discriminate liver warm ischemic injury during hypothermic machine perfusion by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy: a study in a porcine model
    Q Liu
    Liver Research Facility Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Leuven, Catholic University Leuven, Herestraat 49, Leuven 3000, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 41:3383-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to use (1)H MRS to examine the perfusate during HMP of porcine livers exposed to warm ischemia (WI) and to identify potential biomarkers of liver viability...
  2. ncbi Can apparent diffusion coefficient discriminate ischemic from nonischemic livers? A pilot experimental study
    Q Liu
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 39:2643-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this porcine study was to evaluate whether ADC assessed hepatic ischemia during ex vivo hypothermic machine perfusion (HMP) as well as in vivo...
  3. doi Air embolism during liver procurement: an underestimated phenomenon? A pilot experimental study
    Q Liu
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 42:4409-14. 2010
    ..We quantified the amount of air, examining whether it could be reduced by avoiding direct contact of air with the lumen of the hepatic vasculature during procurement and back-table preparation...
  4. doi Hypothermic Liver Machine Perfusion With EKPS-1 Solution vs Aqix RS-I Solution: In Vivo Feasibility Study in a Pig Transplantation Model
    K Vekemans
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 41:617-21. 2009
    ..We compared two solutions for HMP preservation of the liver: enriched KPS-1 (EKPS-1) and Aqix RS-I...
  5. ncbi Influence of flow and addition of oxygen during porcine liver hypothermic machine perfusion
    K Vekemans
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 39:2647-51. 2007
    ..In this study, morphology and adenosine triphosphate (ATP) contents of HMP livers at different flows and with versus without O(2) studied in a porcine ex vivo model were compared to SCS...
  6. doi Hypothermic machine perfusion of the liver: is it more complex than for the kidney?
    D Monbaliu
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 43:3445-50. 2011
    ..Whether HMP is superior to SCS for liver preservation is not known. Before a HMP system can be used clinically for the liver, its superiority to SCS needs to be demonstrated in an in vivo large animal transplant model...
  7. doi Biliary strictures after liver transplantation: risk factors and prevention by donor treatment with epoprostenol
    J Pirenne
    Liver Transplant Program, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 41:3399-402. 2009
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  8. doi Comparing two methods for assessment of perfusion-diffusion mismatch in a rodent model of ischaemic stroke: a pilot study
    F Chen
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, Catholic University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Br J Radiol 81:192-8. 2008
    ..A higher mismatch rate occurred in iPWI-iADC within day 1 and in ePWI-iADC at day 3. Both ePWI and iPWI proved useful to define PWI-ADC patterns within day 1. At day 3, iPWI appeared more adequate...
  9. doi Development of a lateral flow immunoassay strip for screening of sulfamonomethoxine residues
    G Zhang
    College of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Henan Institute of Science and Technology, Xinxiang 453003, China
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 25:413-23. 2008
    ..Therefore, the test strip is suitable to determine SMM residues in swine urine rapidly and reliably by quantitative, semi-quantitative or qualitative detection...
  10. ncbi Liver transplantation from non-heart-beating donors: current status and future prospects in an experimental model
    D Monbaliu
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery Department and Transplant Coordination, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 108:45-51. 2008
    ..At present, the definition and development of optimal machine perfusion settings are under investigation at our institution...
  11. ncbi A plasmid DNA vaccine encoding the extracellular domain of porcine endoglin induces anti-tumour immune response against self-endoglin-related angiogenesis in two liver cancer models
    J G Jiao
    Department of Pathology, Hainan Provincial Key Laboratory of Tropical Medicine, Hainan Medical College, Xueyuan Lu, Haikou 571101, People s Republic of China
    Dig Liver Dis 38:578-87. 2006
    ..Anti-angiogenesis therapy has showed a promising future in tumour treatment. More and more evidence suggest that endoglin is a powerful marker of angiogenesis in solid malignancies, including liver cancer...
  12. ncbi Characterization of porcine beta1- and beta2-adrenergic receptors in heart, skeletal muscle, and adipose tissue, and the identification of an atypical beta-adrenergic binding site
    M N Sillence
    School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales 2678, Australia
    J Anim Sci 83:2339-48. 2005
    ..Our results indicate that porcine adipose tissue contains beta1-AR, beta2-AR, and an atypical binding site in the proportions 50, 34, and 16%, respectively, of the total binding sites labeled by [3H]CGP12177...
  13. ncbi Biodegradation of an endocrine-disrupting chemical, di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate, by Bacillus subtilis No. 66
    C S Quan
    Department of Bio Engineering, Dalian Nationalities University, Economical and Technological Development Zone, Dalian, 116600, China
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 66:702-10. 2005
    ..subtilis was investigated. Experimental results showed that the strain could degrade about 80% of 5 mM DEHP simply by adding 8% culture medium to soil, indicating that the degradation can occur even when other organisms are present...
  14. ncbi Macrophages synthesize and secrete a 25-kilodalton protein that binds insulin-like growth factor-I
    Y M Li
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign 61801, USA
    J Immunol 156:64-72. 1996
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  15. ncbi Site-directed mutagenesis of the 100-kDa subunit (Vph1p) of the yeast vacuolar (H+)-ATPase
    X H Leng
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Biol Chem 271:22487-93. 1996
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  16. ncbi A new low density lipoprotein receptor related protein, LRP5, is expressed in hepatocytes and adrenal cortex, and recognizes apolipoprotein E
    D H Kim
    Tohoku University Gene Research Center, Sendai, 981 8555, Japan
    J Biochem 124:1072-6. 1998
    ..In LDLR-deficient Watanabe heritable hyperlipidemic rabbits, LRP5 mRNA was increased in the liver and accumulated in cholesterol-laden foam cells of atherosclerotic lesions...
  17. ncbi Mitochondrial Hsp70 Ssc1: role in protein folding
    Q Liu
    Department of Biomolecular Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    J Biol Chem 276:6112-8. 2001
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  18. ncbi Hypoxic constriction of porcine distal pulmonary arteries: endothelium and endothelin dependence
    Q Liu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 280:L856-65. 2001
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  19. ncbi The predicted ATP-binding domains in the hexose transporter GLUT1 critically affect transporter activity
    Q Liu
    Program in Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Biochemistry 40:7874-81. 2001
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  20. ncbi Unusual conformational changes in 6-hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropterin pyrophosphokinase as revealed by X-ray crystallography and NMR
    B Xiao
    Macromolecular Crystallography Laboratory, NCI, National Institutes of Health, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
    J Biol Chem 276:40274-81. 2001
    ..MgAMPPCP. The conformational and dynamical changes may play important roles in both substrate binding and product release in the catalytic cycle...
  21. ncbi Up-regulation of cadherin-2 and cadherin-4 in regenerating visual structures of adult zebrafish
    Q Liu
    Department of Biology, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio 44325 3908, USA
    Exp Neurol 177:396-406. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that both Cdh2 and Cdh4 may be important for regeneration of injured retinal ganglion cell axons...
  22. ncbi Predicted ATP-binding cassette systems in the phytopathogenic mollicute Spiroplasma kunkelii
    Y Zhao
    Molecular Plant Pathology Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 10300 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Mol Genet Genomics 271:325-38. 2004
    ..Our findings provide a framework for functional characterization of the ABC systems in S. kunkelii...
  23. ncbi Identification of a new acute phase protein
    Q Liu
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Iowa State University, Ames 50011, USA
    J Biol Chem 270:22565-70. 1995
    ..From its pattern of regulation, we conclude that SIP24/24P3 is a new type 1 acute phase protein...