W Li

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Characteristics of Epstein-Barr virus-associated gastric cancer: a study of 235 cases at a comprehensive cancer center in U.S.A
    Camtu D Truong
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 28:14. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Activation of Akt-mTOR-p70S6K pathway in angiogenesis in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Wei Li
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Oncol Rep 20:713-9. 2008
  3. pmc Significance of overexpression of alpha methylacyl-coenzyme A racemase in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Wei Li
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 27:2. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical expression of stromal cell-derived factor-1 (SDF-1) and CXCR4 ligand receptor system in hepatocellular carcinoma
    W Li
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 26:527-33. 2007
  5. pmc Constitutive activation of nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-kB) signaling pathway in fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma
    Wei Li
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Pathol 3:238-43. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Idiopathic nodular glomerulosclerosis: a clinicopathologic study of 15 cases
    Wei Li
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Pathol 39:1771-6. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Coupling from AII amacrine cells to ON cone bipolar cells is bidirectional
    E B Trexler
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Comp Neurol 437:408-22. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Computational methods for gene expression-based tumor classification
    M Xiong
    University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Biotechniques 29:1264-8, 1270. 2000
  9. pmc Rod pathways in the mammalian retina use connexin 36
    S L Mills
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Comp Neurol 436:336-50. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint A novel Pax-6 binding site in rodent B1 repetitive elements: coevolution between developmental regulation and repeated elements?
    Y Zhou
    Department of Biochemistry, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Gene 245:319-28. 2000

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Publications72

  1. pmc Characteristics of Epstein-Barr virus-associated gastric cancer: a study of 235 cases at a comprehensive cancer center in U.S.A
    Camtu D Truong
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 28:14. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate EBV-associated gastric cancer, to assess the distribution of EBV infected cells including all positive lymph nodes, and to define the characteristics of EBV-associated gastric cancer...
  2. ncbi request reprint Activation of Akt-mTOR-p70S6K pathway in angiogenesis in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Wei Li
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Oncol Rep 20:713-9. 2008
    ..Molecular strategies aimed at inhibiting this signal pathway may be of therapeutic use for the treatment of HCC...
  3. pmc Significance of overexpression of alpha methylacyl-coenzyme A racemase in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Wei Li
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 27:2. 2008
    ..This study aims to evaluate immunohistochemical expression of the AMACR in neoplastic and nonneoplastic liver lesions, and assess its value in the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical expression of stromal cell-derived factor-1 (SDF-1) and CXCR4 ligand receptor system in hepatocellular carcinoma
    W Li
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 26:527-33. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that molecular strategies aimed at inhibiting the CXCR4/SDF-1 pathway might be of therapeutic use for the treatment of HCC...
  5. pmc Constitutive activation of nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-kB) signaling pathway in fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma
    Wei Li
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Pathol 3:238-43. 2010
    ..Constitutive NF-kB activation was observed in FLHCC. The findings suggest that NF-kB activation is involved in the tumorigenesis of FLHCC and may represent novel targets for therapeutic intervention to FLHCC...
  6. doi request reprint Idiopathic nodular glomerulosclerosis: a clinicopathologic study of 15 cases
    Wei Li
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Pathol 39:1771-6. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint Coupling from AII amacrine cells to ON cone bipolar cells is bidirectional
    E B Trexler
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Comp Neurol 437:408-22. 2001
    ..The previous failure to detect the passage of neuronal tracer from injected bipolar cells to AII amacrine cells may reflect electrode damage or perhaps the asymmetrical voltage sensitivity of a heterotypic gap junction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Computational methods for gene expression-based tumor classification
    M Xiong
    University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Biotechniques 29:1264-8, 1270. 2000
    ..0%. The combined approach using principal components and discriminant analysis provided superior sensitivity and specificity compared to an approach using simple differences in the expression levels of individual genes...
  9. pmc Rod pathways in the mammalian retina use connexin 36
    S L Mills
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Comp Neurol 436:336-50. 2001
    ..Conversely, Cx36 labeling in other regions of the retina is not associated with AII amacrine cells, indicating some other cell types use Cx36...
  10. ncbi request reprint A novel Pax-6 binding site in rodent B1 repetitive elements: coevolution between developmental regulation and repeated elements?
    Y Zhou
    Department of Biochemistry, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Gene 245:319-28. 2000
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  11. ncbi request reprint Mediation of N-(4-hydoxyphenyl)retinamide-induced apoptosis in human cancer cells by different mechanisms
    S Y Sun
    Department of Thoracic Head and Neck Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Cancer Res 59:2493-8. 1999
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  12. ncbi request reprint Feature (gene) selection in gene expression-based tumor classification
    M Xiong
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77225, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 73:239-47. 2001
    ..In this report we also show that stepwise Fisher's linear discriminant function is a practicable method for gene expression-based tumor classification...
  13. ncbi request reprint Population based linkage disequilibrium mapping of QTL: an application to simulated data in an isolated population
    J Zhao
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas-Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 21:S655-9. 2001
    ..The proposed method is applied to search for polymorphism sites within the candidate genes 2 and 6, which influence quantitative traits Q1 and Q2 or Q5, in a simulated data set in an isolated population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Multiple neuronal connexins in the mammalian retina
    Stephen C Massey
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cell Commun Adhes 10:425-30. 2003
    ..Horizontal cells appear to be extensively coupled by either Cx50 or Cx57. These results indicate that multiple neuronal connexins are expressed in the mammalian retina and that different cell types express different connexins...
  15. ncbi request reprint Separate blue and green cone networks in the mammalian retina
    Wei Li
    Department of Ophthalmology, Northwestern University Medical School, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Tarry 5 715, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Nat Neurosci 7:751-6. 2004
    ..Together with a lack of tracer coupling and the selective localization of connexin proteins, our results show that signals in blue and green cones are processed separately in the photoreceptor layer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Coupling between A-type horizontal cells is mediated by connexin 50 gap junctions in the rabbit retina
    Jennifer J O'Brien
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosci 26:11624-36. 2006
    ..In summary, these results suggest that gap junctions in the A-type horizontal cell matrix are composed from Cx50. Multiple neuronal connexins are expressed in the mammalian retina and different cell types express specific connexins...
  17. ncbi request reprint Characterization of somatostatin receptor expression in human pancreatic cancer using real-time RT-PCR
    Min Li
    Elkins Pancreas Center and Molecular Surgeon Research Center, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 119:130-7. 2004
    ..In the current study, we used a powerful real-time RT-PCR technique to examine the mRNA expression levels of all five SSTR subtypes in human pancreatic cancer...
  18. pmc A "traffic control" role for TGFbeta3: orchestrating dermal and epidermal cell motility during wound healing
    Balaji Bandyopadhyay
    Department of Dermatology and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Cell Biol 172:1093-105. 2006
    ..Therefore, the naturally occurring plasma-->serum-->plasma transition during wound healing orchestrates the orderly migration of dermal and epidermal cells...
  19. pmc AMPA receptors mediate acetylcholine release from starburst amacrine cells in the rabbit retina
    Sally I Firth
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas, 77225, USA
    J Comp Neurol 466:80-90. 2003
    ..The AMPA receptors are expected to desensitize rapidly, enhancing the sensitivity of starburst amacrine cells to moving or other rapidly changing stimuli...
  20. ncbi request reprint Coupling pattern of S1 and S2 amacrine cells in the rabbit retina
    Wei Li
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Texas Houston Medical School, USA
    Vis Neurosci 19:119-31. 2002
    ..By comparison, the smaller, weakly coupled S2 amacrine cells may provide a local component...
  21. ncbi request reprint Morphoproteomic profile of mTOR, Ras/Raf kinase/ERK, and NF-kappaB pathways in human gastric adenocarcinoma
    Wei Feng
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 38:195-209. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint Signal transduction in human pancreatic cancer: roles of transforming growth factor beta, somatostatin receptors, and other signal intermediates
    Min Li
    Molecular Surgeon Research Center, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77021, USA
    Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz) 53:381-7. 2005
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  23. pmc Transcriptional regulatory networks downstream of TAL1/SCL in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Teresa Palomero
    Institute for Cancer Genetics, Columbia University, 1150 St Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Blood 108:986-92. 2006
    ..Our results indicate that TAL1 may act as a bifunctional transcriptional regulator (activator and repressor) at the top of a complex regulatory network that disrupts normal T-cell homeostasis and contributes to leukemogenesis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Role of AKT in cyclic strain-induced endothelial cell proliferation and survival
    Kengo Nishimura
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, FMB 137, New Haven, CT 06520 8062, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 290:C812-21. 2006
    ..We conclude that AKT is important in enhancing the survival of ECs exposed to CS but is not involved in EC proliferation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Structural and functional insights into the regulation of Arabidopsis AGC VIIIa kinases
    Hicham Zegzouti
    Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    J Biol Chem 281:35520-30. 2006
    ..The initial characterization of the AGCVIIIa kinases presented here provides a framework for elucidating the physiological roles of these kinases in planta...
  26. pmc Mechanism for fetal hemoglobin induction by histone deacetylase inhibitors involves gamma-globin activation by CREB1 and ATF-2
    Jose Sangerman
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Blood 108:3590-9. 2006
    ..The data presented herein demonstrate that gamma-gene induction by butyrate and trichostatin A involves ATF-2 and CREB1 activation via p38 MAPK signaling...
  27. ncbi request reprint Agonistic monoclonal antibodies potentiate tumorigenic and invasive activities of splicing variant of the RON receptor tyrosine kinase
    Hang Ping Yao
    Laboratory of Cheung Kong Scholars Program for Tumor Biology, Institute of Infectious Diseases at First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China
    Cancer Biol Ther 5:1179-86. 2006
    ..These mAbs will be useful in studying mechanisms underlying RON activation which lead to increased tumorigenic activities...
  28. ncbi request reprint p300/Cyclic AMP-responsive element binding-binding protein mediates transcriptional coactivation by the CD28 T cell costimulatory receptor
    Sarada L Nandiwada
    Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases Division, and Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota Medical School, 312 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Immunol 177:401-13. 2006
    ..These data suggest a global mechanism whereby CD28 signaling influences the rate and intensity of new gene expression during Ag recognition via direct control over the coactivator function of p300/CBP...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of heat shock protein gp96 on human dendritic cell maturation and CTL expansion
    Yuxia Zhang
    Molecular Virology Research Center, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, PR China
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 344:581-7. 2006
    ..In HLA-A2.1/Kb transgenic mice, gp96 and the recombinant fragments were found to augment CTL response specific for the HBcAg(18-27) FLPSDFFPSV peptide of hepatitis B virus...
  30. ncbi request reprint Bipolar cell pathways for color and luminance vision in a dichromatic mammalian retina
    Wei Li
    Department of Ophthalmology, Northwestern University Medical School, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Tarry 5 715, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Nat Neurosci 9:669-75. 2006
    ..Bipolar cells that carry S- or M-cone signals can have a role in color discrimination and may contact color-opponent ganglion cells. Bipolar cells that sum signals from S- and M-cones may signal to ganglion cells that encode luminance...
  31. ncbi request reprint Pax6 overexpression suppresses cell proliferation and retards the cell cycle in corneal epithelial cells
    Jie Ouyang
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, FL 33136, USA, and Department of Ophthalmology, Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:2397-407. 2006
    ..Pax6 continues to be expressed in the ocular surface epithelia of the postnatal eye. The goal of this study was to investigate a possible role for Pax6 in controlling dynamics of the ocular surface epithelia...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Liver transplantation for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma]
    Xin Guo Chen
    Department of Liver Transplantation, General Hospital of Armed Police Forces, Beijing 100039, China
    Zhonghua Zhong Liu Za Zhi 28:628-31. 2006
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the clinical outcomes of liver transplantation for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  33. doi request reprint Cell competition and its possible relation to cancer
    Nicholas E Baker
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Albet Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Res 68:5505-7. 2008
    ..Here, we discuss the possible relevance of cell competition to cancer...
  34. pmc Increased survivin expression confers chemoresistance to tumor-associated endothelial cells
    Jenilyn J Virrey
    Departments of Pathology, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 2011 Zonal Ave, HMR 315A, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Pathol 173:575-85. 2008
    ..Our studies demonstrate that targeting survivin may be an effective approach to chemosensitization and anti-vascular therapy for brain tumors...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cerebral glucose metabolism between multiple system atrophy Parkinsonian type and Parkinson's disease
    Tao Feng
    Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
    Neurol Res 30:377-82. 2008
    ..To investigate the difference in the regional cerebral glucose metabolism between multiple system atrophy Parkinsonian type (MSA-P) and Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  36. doi request reprint A rare case of ossification of a celiac cyst
    Yong He
    Thoracic Surgery Center, Daping Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China
    Am J Surg 196:e25-6. 2008
    ..There has been little report on calcification of cysts inside the abdomen. Here we report a rare case of ossification of celiac cyst. If we understand the images of calcified and ossified cysts, a correct diagnosis can be made...
  37. pmc Transforming growth factor alpha (TGFalpha)-stimulated secretion of HSP90alpha: using the receptor LRP-1/CD91 to promote human skin cell migration against a TGFbeta-rich environment during wound healing
    Chieh Fang Cheng
    Department of Dermatology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, 1441 Eastlake Ave, Room 6320, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Mol Cell Biol 28:3344-58. 2008
    ..This finding provides a long-sought answer to the question of how dermal cells migrate into the wound environment to build new connective tissues and blood vessels. Thus, secreted hsp90alpha is potentially a new agent for wound healing...
  38. pmc Cardiac restricted overexpression of kinase-dead mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) mutant impairs the mTOR-mediated signaling and cardiac function
    Wei Hua Shen
    Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research, Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Biol Chem 283:13842-9. 2008
    ..Additional analysis of cardiac responses to fasting-refeeding or acute insulin administration indicated that alphaMHC-mTORkd mice had a largely impaired physiological response to nutrient energy supply and insulin stimulation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Optimization of b value in diffusion-weighted MRI for the differential diagnosis of benign and malignant vertebral fractures
    Guangyu Tang
    Department of Radiology, Affiliated Tenth People s Hospital of Tongji University, Shanghai 200072, China
    Skeletal Radiol 36:1035-41. 2007
    ..The objective was to explore the optimal b value in diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) of MRI for differential diagnosis of benign and malignant vertebral fractures...
  40. ncbi request reprint Molecular cloning and characterization of a putative protein kinase gene from the thermophilic fungus Thermomyces lanuginosus
    Duo Chuan Li
    Department of Environmental Biology, Shandong Agricultural University, Taian, Shandong, People s Republic of China
    DNA Seq 18:423-33. 2007
    ..The putative protein kinase contained three arginine/serine-rich (SR) regions and two transmembrane domains. These showed that it might be a novel putative serine-threonine protein kinase...
  41. pmc Regulation of carbon and nitrogen utilization by CbrAB and NtrBC two-component systems in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Wei Li
    Department of Biology, Georgia State University, 24 Peachtree Center Ave, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Bacteriol 189:5413-20. 2007
    ..aeruginosa. Possible molecular mechanisms of these two regulatory elements in the control of arginine and histidine operons used as the model systems are discussed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Translational regulation of rat multidrug resistance-associated protein 2 expression is mediated by upstream open reading frames in the 5' untranslated region
    Yuanyuan Zhang
    Graduate Center for Toxicology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0305, USA
    Mol Pharmacol 71:377-83. 2007
    ..We conclude that among the uORFs in the Mrp2 5'UTR, the uORF starting at nucleotide -109 probably plays an important role in the regulation of Mrp2 protein expression...
  43. ncbi request reprint Multiple signaling pathways are involved in endothelin-1-induced brain endothelial cell migration
    Johanna Milan
    Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, University of California, Riverside, 92521, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 291:C155-64. 2006
    ..Because many signal transduction pathways investigated in this study are potential or current targets for anti-angiogenesis therapy, these results are of critical importance for designing physiological antiangiogenic protocols...
  44. pmc The role of microRNA genes in papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Huiling He
    Human Cancer Genetics Program, Department of Pathology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:19075-80. 2005
    ..We conclude that up-regulation of several miRs and regulation of KIT are involved in PTC pathogenesis, and that sequence changes in genes targeted by miRNAs can contribute to their regulation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous contribution of two rod pathways to AII amacrine and cone bipolar cell light responses
    E Brady Trexler
    Department of Ophthalmology and Neuroscience, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:1476-85. 2005
    ..Thus for a large range of intensities, rod signals reach the inner retina by both rod bipolar-AII and rod-cone coupling pathways...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Correlation of tumor microvessel density to metastasis and recurrence of rectal cancer]
    Ying Bo Chen
    Department of Abdominal Surgery, Cancer Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510060, P R China
    Ai Zheng 23:1203-6. 2004
    ..However, the relationship between tumor MVD and the clinicopathological characteristics of rectal cancer are unclear. This study was to explore the correlation of tumor MVD to metastasis and recurrence of rectal cancer...
  47. ncbi request reprint Direct synaptic connections between rods and OFF cone bipolar cells in the rabbit retina
    Wei Li
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Comp Neurol 474:1-12. 2004
    ..In summary, we report anatomical evidence for direct connections between rods and OFF cone bipolar cells in a nonrodent mammal. Our data suggest that this alternative rod pathway may be a common feature of the mammalian retina...
  48. ncbi request reprint Experiment study of retinal ultrastructure after intravitreal FK506
    Shuangnong Li
    Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510060, China
    Yan Ke Xue Bao 20:34-8. 2004
    ..To investigate the retinal toxicity of FK506 by intravitreal administration...
  49. ncbi request reprint Giant mediastinal bronchial artery aneurysm mimicking benign esophageal tumor: a case report and review of 26 cases from literature
    Kuniyoshi Tanaka
    Department of Surgery II, Fukui Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Vasc Surg 38:1125-9. 2003
    ..Postoperative course was uneventful, and the patient was discharged on the seventh postoperative day...
  50. ncbi request reprint Treatment of migraine with acupuncture at points pertaining to the liver and gallbladder channels
    Wei Li
    Xiangya Hospital of Zhongnan University, Changsha 410008, Hunan Province
    J Tradit Chin Med 23:205-6. 2003
  51. ncbi request reprint Fibronectin blocks p38 and jnk activation by cyclic strain in Caco-2 cells
    Jianhu Zhang
    Department of Surgery, John D Dingell Veterans Administration Hospital Chief VAMC, Surgical Service 112, 4646 John R Street, Detroit, MI 48201 1932, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 306:746-9. 2003
    ..Since tissue and plasma fibronectin levels vary in acute or chronic inflammatory or infectious conditions, these results suggest that tissue or plasma fibronectin may modulate the intestinal epithelial response to repetitive deformation...
  52. ncbi request reprint Regulation of the intestinal epithelial response to cyclic strain by extracellular matrix proteins
    Jianhu Zhang
    Departments of Surgery, Wayne State University, USA
    FASEB J 17:926-8. 2003
    ..Tissue or plasma fibronectin may regulate the intestinal epithelial response to strain via integrins containing alpha5 or alpha(v)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of responses to chemoembolization in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
    Osama M Ebied
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer 97:1042-50. 2003
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  54. ncbi request reprint Connexin26 gene ( GJB2): prevalence of mutations in the Chinese population
    Yuhe Liu
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing 100034, China
    J Hum Genet 47:688-90. 2002
    ..It appears from our limited data and reports from other East Asians that 235delC is the most prevalent GJB2 mutation in these populations. GJB2 mutations are consistent with ethnic predilections...
  55. ncbi request reprint Confocal analysis of reciprocal feedback at rod bipolar terminals in the rabbit retina
    Jian Zhang
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosci 22:10871-82. 2002
    ..In contrast, the larger, better-coupled S1 amacrine cells may provide a more distant network signal...
  56. ncbi request reprint Up-regulated transcriptional repressors SnoN and Ski bind Smad proteins to antagonize transforming growth factor-beta signals during liver regeneration
    Marina Macias-Silva
    Department of Genetics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Biol Chem 277:28483-90. 2002
    ..Our data show that active TGF-beta/Smad signals are present during regeneration and suggest that SnoN/Ski induction might explain hepatocyte resistance to TGF-beta during the proliferative phase...
  57. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus in hepatocellular carcinogenesis
    Wei Li
    Department of General Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College, Shantou 515041, Guangdong Province, China
    World J Gastroenterol 10:3409-13. 2004
    ..The present study was to determine the prevalence of EBV in HCC patients, and whether EBV acted synergistically with hepatitis viruses in HCC carcinogenesis...
  58. ncbi request reprint [EB virus encoded latent membrane protein 1 mediated expression of transcription factor Ets-1 in nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells]
    Liang Zeng
    Department of Pathology, Cancer Research Institute, Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University, Changsha 410078, China
    Zhonghua Zhong Liu Za Zhi 26:454-7. 2004
    ..To elucidate the expression of tanscription factor Ets-1 mediated by EB virus encoded latent membrane protein 1 (LMP1) in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) cells...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Palliative surgery combined with oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy in treatment of patients with advanced gastric cancer]
    Ying Bo Chen
    Department of Abdominal Surgery, Cancer Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510060, P R China
    Ai Zheng 23:1520-2. 2004
    ....
  60. pmc The heterogeneous murine corneal stromal cell populations in vitro
    Edgar M Espana
    TissueTech, Inc and Ocular Surface Center, Miami, Florida 33173, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:4528-35. 2005
    ..To demonstrate that the murine corneal stroma is inhabited by heterogeneous cell populations that include cells expressing nestin...
  61. pmc Stratification of α ganglion cells and ON/OFF directionally selective ganglion cells in the rabbit retina
    Jian Zhang
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vis Neurosci 22:535-49. 2005
    ..We conclude that the precise level of stratification is correlated with the strength of cholinergic input. Alpha ganglion cells receive a weak cholinergic input and they are narrowly stratified just below the cholinergic bands...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Antisense hypoxia inducible factor-1alpha and B7-1 combination gene therapy for mouse lymphoma]
    Xue Ying Sun
    Hepatosplenic Surgery Center of Heilongjiang Province, The First Clinical College of Harbin Medical University, Harbin 150001, China
    Zhonghua Zhong Liu Za Zhi 27:404-7. 2005
    ..To investigate the synergistic effects of antisense HIF-1alpha gene therapy combined with B7-1-mediated immunotherapy on cancer treatment...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Efficacy of gefitinib on Chinese patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: a clinical trial]
    Zhong Zhen Guan
    Skate Key Laboratory of Oncology in Southern China, Cancer Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, P R China
    Ai Zheng 24:980-4. 2005
    ..This study, a multicenter clinical trial, was designed to evaluate the efficacy of gefitinib on Chinese patients with locally advanced or metastatic NSCLC after failure of previous chemotherapy, and explore its safety...
  64. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of the pig BAC sequence involved in the regulation of myostatin gene
    Zhengquan Yu
    State Key Laboratory for Agrobiotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100094, China
    Sci China C Life Sci 48:168-80. 2005
    ..Many putative transcription factors play an important role in the muscle development, and the complex interaction between myostatin and these factors may be required for proper muscle development...
  65. ncbi request reprint [Isolation and identification of endothelial progenitor cells from peripheral blood]
    Li Ping Ma
    Zhonghua Bing Li Xue Za Zhi 34:115-7. 2005
  66. ncbi request reprint Ribozymes against TGFbeta1 reverse character of activated hepatic stellate cells in vitro and inhibit liver fibrosis in rats
    Yu Hu Song
    Institute of Liver Diseases, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, Hubei Province, China
    J Gene Med 7:965-76. 2005
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the activity of ribozymes against TGFbeta1 in a cell-free system and activated hepatic stellate cells (HSCs), and antifibrotic effect in activated HSCs in vitro and in rats...
  67. ncbi request reprint Expression of cyclooxygenase-2 and inducible nitric oxide synthase correlates with tumor angiogenesis in endometrial carcinoma
    Wei Li
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, First People s Hospital Hangzhou, Hangzhou Zhejiang 310006, PR China
    Med Oncol 22:63-70. 2005
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Rosuvastatin attenuates monocyte-endothelial cell interactions and vascular free radical production in hypercholesterolemic mice
    Wei Li
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305 5246, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 313:557-62. 2005
    ..Thus, treatment with rosuvastatin has acute anti-inflammatory actions that likely participate in its beneficial actions during atherogenesis...
  69. ncbi request reprint Regulation of connexin43-protein binding in astrocytes in response to chemical ischemia/hypoxia
    Wei Li
    Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Biol Chem 280:7941-8. 2005
    ..These results identify new binding partners for connexin43 and demonstrate that interactions between connexin43 and protein kinases and phosphatases are dynamically altered as a consequence of connexin43 phosphorylation...
  70. ncbi request reprint Light signaling in scotopic conditions in the rabbit, mouse and rat retina: a physiological and anatomical study
    Dario A Protti
    Discipline of Physiology, School of Medical Sciences and Inst for Biomedical Research F13 The Univ of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Neurophysiol 93:3479-88. 2005
    ..Our data support signaling through flat contacts between rods and off CB cells as the alternative route, but suggest that the significance of this pathway differs between species...
  71. ncbi request reprint Strain-induced vascular endothelial cell proliferation requires PI3K-dependent mTOR-4E-BP1 signal pathway
    Wei Li
    Dept of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 288:H1591-7. 2005
    ..Cyclic strain also activated 4E-BP1, which could be inhibited by PI3K inhibitors. These data suggest that the PI3K-dependent S6K-mTOR-4E-BP1 signal pathway may be critically involved in strain-induced bovine aortic EC proliferation...
  72. pmc Evidence that ternary complex (eIF2-GTP-tRNA(i)(Met))-deficient preinitiation complexes are core constituents of mammalian stress granules
    Nancy Kedersha
    Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 13:195-210. 2002
    ..We discuss these results in the context of a translational checkpoint model wherein TIA and eIF2 are functional antagonists of translational initiation, and in which lack of ternary complex drives SG assembly...