Genomes and Genes

S Z Zhang

Summary

Affiliation: Anhui Normal University
Country: China

Publications

  1. Chen X, Wei Q, Wang J, Peng F, Li E, Zhou Y, et al. Cytochemical patterns of the peripheral blood cells in Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis). Tissue Cell. 2018;55:71-76 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results add up knowledge about Chinese alligator blood cells. ..
  2. Zhang R, Zhang S, Zhu X, Zhou Y, Wu X. Follicle-stimulating hormone receptor (FSHR) in Chinese alligator, Alligator sinensis: molecular characterization, tissue distribution and mRNA expression changes during the female reproductive cycle. Anim Reprod Sci. 2015;156:40-50 pubmed publisher
    ..These temporal changes in FSHR expression suggest that it plays an important role in promoting ovarian development during the female reproductive cycle of Chinese alligator. ..
  3. Peng F, Chen X, Meng T, Li E, Zhou Y, Zhang S. Hematology and serum biochemistry parameters of captive Chinese alligators (Alligator sinensis) during the active and hibernating periods. Tissue Cell. 2018;51:8-13 pubmed publisher
    ..These baseline data were essential for health condition evaluation and disease diagnosis of this endangered species. ..
  4. Wang H, Zhou N, Zhang R, Wu Y, Zhang R, Zhang S. Identification and localization of gastrointestinal hormones in the skin of the bullfrog Rana catesbeiana during periods of activity and hibernation. Acta Histochem. 2014;116:1418-26 pubmed publisher
    ..catesbeiana, may play important roles in the regulation of the physiological functions of skin. Also, adaptive changes in the density and IR intensity of GHs-IR cells occurred during hibernation. ..
  5. Zhang R, Zhang S, Zhu X, Zhou Y, Wu X. Molecular characterization of the Chinese alligator follicle-stimulating hormone β subunit (FSHβ) and its expression during the female reproductive cycle. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2015;183:49-57 pubmed publisher
    ..These temporal changes of FSHβ expression implicated that it might play an important role in promoting ovarian development during the female reproductive cycle. ..
  6. Zhang R, Zhang S, Li E, Wang C, Wang C, Wu X. Full-length cDNA cloning and structural characterization of preproinsulin in Alligator sinensis. Genet Mol Res. 2014;13:8845-55 pubmed publisher
    ..The phylogenetic tree constructed using the neighbor-joining method revealed that preproinsulin of Alligator sinensis had high homology with reptiles and birds, such as Chelonia mydas, Gallus gallus, and Columba livia. ..
  7. Zhu H, Zhang S, Zhou Y, Wang C, Wu X. Cloning and sequence analysis of the coding sequence of β-actin cDNA from the Chinese alligator and suitable internal reference primers from the β-actin gene. Genet Mol Res. 2015;14:12159-67 pubmed publisher
    ..This study expands our knowledge of β-actin gene phylogenetic evolution and provides a basis for quantitative gene expression studies in A. sinensis. ..
  8. Zhu X, Zhang S, Zhao S, Zhang R, Zhou Y, Wu X. Insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) in Chinese alligator, Alligator sinensis: Molecular characterization, tissue distribution and mRNA expression changes during the active and hibernating periods. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2017;242:74-82 pubmed publisher
    ..The mRNA expression changes during the two periods implicate that caIGF-I might play an important role in the regulation of feeding and growth in the Chinese alligator. ..

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