Lei Wei

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Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Nutrition and degeneration of articular cartilage
    Yuze Wang
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, 382 Wuyi Road, Taiyuan, 030001, Shanxi, People s Republic of China
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 21:1751-62. 2013
  2. pmc Stimulation of chondrocyte hypertrophy by chemokine stromal cell-derived factor 1 in the chondro-osseous junction during endochondral bone formation
    Lei Wei
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Rhode Island Hospital, Suite 402A, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence RI 02903, USA
    Dev Biol 341:236-45. 2010
  3. pmc Subcellular relocation of histone deacetylase 4 regulates growth plate chondrocyte differentiation through Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent kinase IV
    Yingjie Guan
    Department of Orthopaedics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 303:C33-40. 2012
  4. pmc Type II collagen fragment HELIX-II is a marker for early cartilage lesions but does not predict the progression of cartilage destruction in human knee joint synovial fluid
    Xiaochun Wei
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, 382 Wuyi Road, Taiyuan 030001, Shanxi, People s Republic of China
    Rheumatol Int 33:1895-9. 2013
  5. pmc MiR-365: a mechanosensitive microRNA stimulates chondrocyte differentiation through targeting histone deacetylase 4
    Ying jie Guan
    Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics, Alpert Medical School of Brown University Rhode Island Hospital, 1 Hoppin St, Ste 402, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    FASEB J 25:4457-66. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Chondrocyte death induced by pathological concentration of chemokine stromal cell-derived factor-1
    Lei Wei
    Department of Orthopaedics, Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Rheumatol 33:1818-26. 2006
  7. pmc CXCR4/SDF1 mediate hypoxia induced chondrosarcoma cell invasion through ERK signaling and increased MMP1 expression
    Xiaojuan Sun
    Department of Orthopaedics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Mol Cancer 9:17. 2010
  8. pmc CXCR4-targeted therapy inhibits VEGF expression and chondrosarcoma angiogenesis and metastasis
    Xiaojuan Sun
    Department of Orthopaedics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Coro West Building, 1 Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Mol Cancer Ther 12:1163-70. 2013
  9. pmc Indian hedgehog in synovial fluid is a novel marker for early cartilage lesions in human knee joint
    Congming Zhang
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Shanxi Key Lab of Bone and Soft Tissue Injury Repair, Taiyuan 030001, China
    Int J Mol Sci 15:7250-65. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Alteration of viscoelastic properties is associated with a change in cytoskeleton components of ageing chondrocytes from rabbit knee articular cartilage
    Wangping Duan
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Shanxi Key Laboratory of Bone and Soft Tissue Injury Repair, Taiyuan 030001, China
    Mol Cell Biomech 8:253-74. 2011

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Publications20

  1. pmc Nutrition and degeneration of articular cartilage
    Yuze Wang
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, 382 Wuyi Road, Taiyuan, 030001, Shanxi, People s Republic of China
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 21:1751-62. 2013
    ..To determine the importance of synovial fluid (SF) or subchondral bone marrow (BM) as nutrition sources in cartilage degeneration...
  2. pmc Stimulation of chondrocyte hypertrophy by chemokine stromal cell-derived factor 1 in the chondro-osseous junction during endochondral bone formation
    Lei Wei
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Rhode Island Hospital, Suite 402A, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence RI 02903, USA
    Dev Biol 341:236-45. 2010
    ..This suggests a positive feedback loop of stimulation of chondrocyte hypertrophy by SDF-1/CXCR4, which is mediated by Runx2...
  3. pmc Subcellular relocation of histone deacetylase 4 regulates growth plate chondrocyte differentiation through Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent kinase IV
    Yingjie Guan
    Department of Orthopaedics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 303:C33-40. 2012
    ..Thus, CaMKIV plays an important regulatory role during chondrocyte differentiation...
  4. pmc Type II collagen fragment HELIX-II is a marker for early cartilage lesions but does not predict the progression of cartilage destruction in human knee joint synovial fluid
    Xiaochun Wei
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, 382 Wuyi Road, Taiyuan 030001, Shanxi, People s Republic of China
    Rheumatol Int 33:1895-9. 2013
    ..807) and maximum scores (r = 0.794). Thus, elevated HELIX-II level is correlated with early cartilage lesions, but does not have the sensitivity to predict the progression of severity of cartilage damage in the knee joint...
  5. pmc MiR-365: a mechanosensitive microRNA stimulates chondrocyte differentiation through targeting histone deacetylase 4
    Ying jie Guan
    Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics, Alpert Medical School of Brown University Rhode Island Hospital, 1 Hoppin St, Ste 402, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    FASEB J 25:4457-66. 2011
    ..Taken together, miR-365 is the first identified mechanically responsive microRNA that regulates chondrocyte differentiation via directly targeting HDAC4...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chondrocyte death induced by pathological concentration of chemokine stromal cell-derived factor-1
    Lei Wei
    Department of Orthopaedics, Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Rheumatol 33:1818-26. 2006
    ..Our aim was to determine whether the pathological concentration of SDF-1 induces chondrocyte death and to investigate mechanisms underlying such death...
  7. pmc CXCR4/SDF1 mediate hypoxia induced chondrosarcoma cell invasion through ERK signaling and increased MMP1 expression
    Xiaojuan Sun
    Department of Orthopaedics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Mol Cancer 9:17. 2010
    ..The present study determined the effect of hypoxia and specifically HIF-1a on expression of CXCR4 and MMP1 and their role in chondrosarcoma cell invasion...
  8. pmc CXCR4-targeted therapy inhibits VEGF expression and chondrosarcoma angiogenesis and metastasis
    Xiaojuan Sun
    Department of Orthopaedics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Coro West Building, 1 Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Mol Cancer Ther 12:1163-70. 2013
    ..61 cm(3) in the treatment group. The number of lung metastatic nodules was 23 ± 9 in control compared with 10 ± 6 in the treatment group (N = 8/group). Therefore, CXCR4-targeted therapy may be a treatment strategy for chondrosarcoma...
  9. pmc Indian hedgehog in synovial fluid is a novel marker for early cartilage lesions in human knee joint
    Congming Zhang
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Shanxi Key Lab of Bone and Soft Tissue Injury Repair, Taiyuan 030001, China
    Int J Mol Sci 15:7250-65. 2014
    ..Increased Ihh is associated with the severity of OA cartilage damage. Elevated Ihh content in human knee joint synovial fluid correlates with early cartilage lesions. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Alteration of viscoelastic properties is associated with a change in cytoskeleton components of ageing chondrocytes from rabbit knee articular cartilage
    Wangping Duan
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Shanxi Key Laboratory of Bone and Soft Tissue Injury Repair, Taiyuan 030001, China
    Mol Cell Biomech 8:253-74. 2011
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  11. doi request reprint Histone deacetylase 4 promotes TGF-beta1-induced synovium-derived stem cell chondrogenesis but inhibits chondrogenically differentiated stem cell hypertrophy
    Ming Pei
    Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics, West Virginia University, PO Box 9196, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Differentiation 78:260-8. 2009
    ..The mechanism underlying this process needs further investigation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Identification of α2 -Macroglobulin as a Master Inhibitor of Cartilage-Degrading Factors That Attenuates the Progression of Posttraumatic Osteoarthritis
    Shaowei Wang
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island The Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, Shanxi, China, and Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
    Arthritis Rheumatol 66:1843-53. 2014
    ..To determine if supplemental intraarticular α2 -macroglobulin (α2 M) has a chondroprotective effect in a rat model of osteoarthritis (OA)...
  13. pmc Comparison of differential biomarkers of osteoarthritis with and without posttraumatic injury in the Hartley guinea pig model
    Lei Wei
    Department of Orthopaedics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Orthop Res 28:900-6. 2010
    ..This study indicates that the biomarkers and progression of OA may differ in the Hartley guinea pig models with and without posttraumatic OA...
  14. doi request reprint Melatonin enhances cartilage matrix synthesis by porcine articular chondrocytes
    Ming Pei
    Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 9196, USA
    J Pineal Res 46:181-7. 2009
    ..Melatonin may prove to be a highly valuable addition to current therapeutic models for degenerative cartilage repair...
  15. pmc A new osteonecrosis animal model of the femoral head induced by microwave heating and repaired with tissue engineered bone
    Yanlin Li
    Department of Orthopaedics, The First Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical College, Kunming, People s Republic of China
    Int Orthop 33:573-80. 2009
    ..The new animal model of ONFH could be induced by microwave heating, and the tissue engineering technique will provide an effective treatment...
  16. pmc The age-related changes in cartilage and osteoarthritis
    Yongping Li
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, Shanxi 030001, China
    Biomed Res Int 2013:916530. 2013
    ..Growing attention on oxidative stress and epigenetics will provide more important clues for the better understanding of the age-related OA. ..
  17. pmc HDAC4 represses vascular endothelial growth factor expression in chondrosarcoma by modulating RUNX2 activity
    Xiaojuan Sun
    Department of Orthopaedics, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Biol Chem 284:21881-90. 2009
    ..Thus, both hypoxia and dysregulated expression of a developmental pathway are causes of increased VEGF expression in chondrosarcoma...
  18. ncbi request reprint Expansion on a matrix deposited by nonchondrogenic urine stem cells strengthens the chondrogenic capacity of repeated-passage bone marrow stromal cells
    Ming Pei
    Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics, West Virginia University, PO Box 9196, One Medical Center Drive, Morgantown, WV, 26506 9196, USA
    Cell Tissue Res 356:391-403. 2014
    ..This study also provides an excellent model for investigating the effect of trophic factors released by stem cells on tissue regeneration without interference by stem cell differentiation. ..
  19. pmc Attenuation of osteoarthritis via blockade of the SDF-1/CXCR4 signaling pathway
    Fangyuan Wei
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Rhode Island Hospital, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R177. 2012
    ..Together, these findings raise the possibility that disruption of the SDF-1/CXCR4 signaling can be used as a therapeutic approach to attenuate cartilage degeneration...
  20. pmc CD95-induced osteoarthritic chondrocyte apoptosis and necrosis: dependency on p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase
    Lei Wei
    Department of Orthopaedics, Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R37. 2006
    ..Thus, p38 MAPK is a potential therapeutic target, inhibition of which may maintain the cellularity of articular chondrocytes by inhibiting cell death and its amplification signal and by increasing cell proliferation...