Affiliation: Shandong University
Sui Q, Zhang J, Sun X, Zhang C, Han Q, Tian Z. NK cells are the crucial antitumor mediators when STAT3-mediated immunosuppression is blocked in hepatocellular carcinoma. J Immunol. 2014;193:2016-23 pubmed publisher
..These findings indicate that blocking STAT3 in HCC cells can initiate innate immunity in vivo. ..
Han Q, Hou Z, Yin C, Zhang C, Zhang J. 5'-triphosphate siRNA targeting HBx elicits a potent anti-HBV immune response in pAAV-HBV transfected mice. Antiviral Res. 2018;161:36-45 pubmed publisher
Zhao H, Han Q, Lu N, Xu D, Tian Z, Zhang J. HMBOX1 in hepatocytes attenuates LPS/D-GalN-induced liver injury by inhibiting macrophage infiltration and activation. Mol Immunol. 2018;101:303-311 pubmed publisher
..These findings indicate that HMBOX1 in hepatocytes acts as a key immunosuppressive factor for inflammation and plays a critical protective role in LPS/D-GalN-induced liver injury. ..
Zhang Y, Lin A, Sui Q, Zhang C, Tian Z, Zhang J. Phosphorothioate modification of the TLR9 ligand CpG ODN inhibits poly(I:C)-induced apoptosis of hepatocellular carcinoma by entry blockade. Cancer Lett. 2014;355:76-84 pubmed publisher
Jiang W, Zhang C, Tian Z, Zhang J. hIL-15-gene modified human natural killer cells (NKL-IL15) exhibit anti-human leukemia functions. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2018;144:1279-1288 pubmed publisher
..These results provided evidence that IL-15 gene-modification could augment NK cell-mediated anti-human leukemia function, which would improve primary NK cell-based immunotherapy for leukemia in future. ..
Zhan R, Han Q, Zhang C, Tian Z, Zhang J. Toll-Like receptor 2 (TLR2) and TLR9 play opposing roles in host innate immunity against Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium infection. Infect Immun. 2015;83:1641-9 pubmed publisher
..Typhimurium immunity, whereas TLR9 is vital to host defense and survival against S. Typhimurium invasion. TLR2 antagonists or TLR9 agonists may thus serve as potential anti-S. Typhimurium therapeutic agents. ..
Yang Y, Han Q, Zhang C, Xiao M, Zhang J. Hepatitis B virus antigens impair NK cell function. Int Immunopharmacol. 2016;38:291-7 pubmed publisher
..Therefore, this study revealed the relationship between viral antigens and human immune function, especially a potential important interaction between HBV and innate immune responses. ..
Yuan Y, Han Q, Li S, Tian Z, Zhang J. Wnt2b attenuates HSCs activation and liver fibrosis through negative regulating TLR4 signaling. Sci Rep. 2017;7:3952 pubmed publisher
Han Q, Wang Y, Pang M, Zhang J. STAT3-blocked whole-cell hepatoma vaccine induces cellular and humoral immune response against HCC. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2017;36:156 pubmed publisher
..The newly generated STAT3-blocked whole-cell HCC vaccine has potential for cancer cell vaccination. ..