Shu Yuan Xiao

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Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Experimental yellow fever virus infection in the Golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus). II. Pathology
    S Y Xiao
    Department of Pathology and Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0588, USA
    J Infect Dis 183:1437-44. 2001
  2. pmc cDNA arrays and immunohistochemistry identification of CD10/CALLA expression in hepatocellular carcinoma
    S Y Xiao
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Am J Pathol 159:1415-21. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Alteration of clinical outcome and histopathology of yellow fever virus infection in a hamster model by previous infection with heterologous flaviviruses
    Shu Yuan Xiao
    Department of Pathology and Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0588, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:695-703. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Nucleotide and amino acid changes in West Nile virus strains exhibiting renal tropism in hamsters
    Xiaohua Ding
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0588, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:803-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Persistent West Nile virus infection in the golden hamster: studies on its mechanism and possible implications for other flavivirus infections
    Robert B Tesh
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:287-95. 2005
  6. pmc Apoptosis of hepatocytes caused by Punta Toro virus (Bunyaviridae: Phlebovirus) and its implication for Phlebovirus pathogenesis
    Xiaohua Ding
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0588, USA
    Am J Pathol 167:1043-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Controlled trial of immediate endoluminal closure of colon perforations in a porcine model by use of a novel clip device (with videos)
    Gottumukkala S Raju
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:989-97. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Experimental yellow fever virus infection in the golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) III. Clinical laboratory values
    Elena Sbrana
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:1084-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic St. Louis encephalitis virus infection in the golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus)
    Marina T Siirin
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:299-306. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Oral transmission of West Nile virus in a hamster model
    Elena Sbrana
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:325-9. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Experimental yellow fever virus infection in the Golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus). II. Pathology
    S Y Xiao
    Department of Pathology and Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0588, USA
    J Infect Dis 183:1437-44. 2001
    ..The histopathologic changes were more severe in younger (subadult) animals. The YF-hamster model appears to be an accurate and inexpensive experimental system for studying the pathophysiology and treatment of YF...
  2. pmc cDNA arrays and immunohistochemistry identification of CD10/CALLA expression in hepatocellular carcinoma
    S Y Xiao
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Am J Pathol 159:1415-21. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Alteration of clinical outcome and histopathology of yellow fever virus infection in a hamster model by previous infection with heterologous flaviviruses
    Shu Yuan Xiao
    Department of Pathology and Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0588, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:695-703. 2003
    ..Our experimental results support earlier anecdotal reports that prior exposure of humans to heterologous flaviviruses reduces subsequent risk of fatal YFV infection...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nucleotide and amino acid changes in West Nile virus strains exhibiting renal tropism in hamsters
    Xiaohua Ding
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0588, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:803-7. 2005
    ..The genetic changes associated with renal tropism were also accompanied by a loss of virulence for hamsters and a change in plaque morphology...
  5. ncbi request reprint Persistent West Nile virus infection in the golden hamster: studies on its mechanism and possible implications for other flavivirus infections
    Robert B Tesh
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:287-95. 2005
    ..These findings are similar to previous reports of persistent infection with tickborne encephalitis and Modoc viruses...
  6. pmc Apoptosis of hepatocytes caused by Punta Toro virus (Bunyaviridae: Phlebovirus) and its implication for Phlebovirus pathogenesis
    Xiaohua Ding
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0588, USA
    Am J Pathol 167:1043-9. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Controlled trial of immediate endoluminal closure of colon perforations in a porcine model by use of a novel clip device (with videos)
    Gottumukkala S Raju
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:989-97. 2006
    ..Although endoluminal closure of a small perforation of the colon is technically feasible, the outcome of such a closure is unclear...
  8. ncbi request reprint Experimental yellow fever virus infection in the golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) III. Clinical laboratory values
    Elena Sbrana
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:1084-9. 2006
    ..These results provide further validation of the utility of the hamster model for studying the pathogenesis and treatment of YF...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic St. Louis encephalitis virus infection in the golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus)
    Marina T Siirin
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:299-306. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Oral transmission of West Nile virus in a hamster model
    Elena Sbrana
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:325-9. 2005
    ..Oral infection appears to be an alternative transmission mechanism used by a number of different flaviviruses; its potential role in the natural history of WNV is discussed...
  11. pmc Experimental infection of prairie dogs with monkeypox virus
    Shu Yuan Xiao
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:539-45. 2005
    ..Our findings support an earlier report, which suggested that infected prairie dogs can transmit monkeypox virus by respiratory and mucocutaneous contact with susceptible animals and persons...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dhori virus (Orthomyxoviridae: Thogotovirus) infection in mice: a model of the pathogenesis of severe orthomyxovirus infection
    Rosa I Mateo
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:785-90. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical laboratory, virologic, and pathologic changes in hamsters experimentally infected with Pirital virus (Arenaviridae): a rodent model of Lassa fever
    Elena Sbrana
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:1096-102. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Induction of severe disease in hamsters by two sandfly fever group viruses, Punta toro and Gabek Forest (Phlebovirus, Bunyaviridae), similar to that caused by Rift Valley fever virus
    Ann F Fisher
    Department of Pathology, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0588, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:269-76. 2003
    ..These two hamster-phlebovirus systems may serve as alternative animal models for Rift Valley fever and should be useful in studying the pathogenesis of severe phlebovirus infection and for testing potential therapeutic agents...
  15. ncbi request reprint Persistent shedding of West Nile virus in urine of experimentally infected hamsters
    Jessica H Tonry
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:320-4. 2005
    ..The potential clinical and virologic significance of these findings as well as their possible epidemiologic importance are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Yellow fever 17-D vaccine is neurotropic and produces encephalitis in immunosuppressed hamsters
    Rosa I Mateo
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:919-24. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Endoluminal closure of large perforations of colon with clips in a porcine model (with video)
    Gottumukkala S Raju
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0764, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:640-6. 2006
    ..Endoluminal clip closure of small perforations of the colon is possible. It is unclear whether large perforations of the colon can be closed with clips deployed through a colonoscope...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparative pathology of North American and central African strains of monkeypox virus in a ground squirrel model of the disease
    Elena Sbrana
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:155-64. 2007
    ..The results indicate that the US 2003 virus, which phylogenetically is a member of the west African MPX virus clade, was less virulent than central African MPX virus strains...
  19. pmc Experimental infection of ground squirrels (Spermophilus tridecemlineatus) with monkeypox virus
    Robert B Tesh
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1563-7. 2004
    ..The pathologic features of MPXV in ground squirrels are similar to that described with MPXV in macaques and severe variola (smallpox) virus infection in humans...
  20. ncbi request reprint Acute pancreatitis results in referred mechanical hypersensitivity and neuropeptide up-regulation that can be suppressed by the protein kinase inhibitor k252a
    John H Winston
    Enteric Neuromuscular Disorders and Pain Group, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Pain 4:329-37. 2003
    ..Treatment with the kinase inhibitor k252a suppressed the phosphorylation of trkA in the pancreas as well as reversed both the behavioral changes and the increase in neuropeptide expression associated with pancreatitis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Duration of infectivity and RNA of Venezuelan equine encephalitis, West Nile, and yellow fever viruses dried on filter paper and maintained at room temperature
    Hilda Guzman
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:474-7. 2005
    ..This procedure offers a simple and inexpensive method for collecting arbovirus field specimens and transporting them to diagnostic laboratories...
  22. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships among members of the genus Phlebovirus (Bunyaviridae) based on partial M segment sequence analyses
    Dong Ying Liu
    Department of Pathology and Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0588, USA
    J Gen Virol 84:465-73. 2003
    ..These findings have implications for potential vaccine development and may help explain clinical reports of multiple episodes of sandfly fever in the same individual...
  23. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of endoscopic closure of colonic perforations with endoclips in a swine model
    Gottumukkala S Raju
    Center for Endoscopic Research, Training, and Innovation CERTAIN, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0764, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:791-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the feasibility and the safety of endoscopic closure of colonic perforations with endoclips in a porcine model...
  24. pmc Immunization with heterologous flaviviruses protective against fatal West Nile encephalitis
    Robert B Tesh
    University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0609, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:245-51. 2002
    ..The antibody response in the sequentially infected hamsters also illustrates the difficulty in making a serologic diagnosis of WNV infection in animals (or humans) with preexisting Flavivirus immunity...
  25. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of post-exposure treatment of yellow fever with ribavirin in a hamster model of the disease
    Elena Sbrana
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:306-12. 2004
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  26. pmc Pathogenesis of Modoc virus (Flaviviridae; Flavivirus) in persistently infected hamsters
    A Paige Adams
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:455-60. 2013
    ..These findings confirm previous reports of persistent flavivirus infection in animals and suggest a mechanism for the maintenance of MODV in nature...
  27. ncbi request reprint Trypsin mediates nociception via the proteinase-activated receptor 2: a potentially novel role in pancreatic pain
    Willemijntje A Hoogerwerf
    Enteric Neuromuscular Disorders and Pain Laboratory, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:883-91. 2004
    ..The pathogenesis of pain in pancreatitis remains poorly understood. We hypothesized that trypsin, a key inflammatory mediator in this condition, can also activate nociceptive neurons via the proteinase-activated receptor 2...
  28. ncbi request reprint An animal model for studying the pathogenesis of chikungunya virus infection
    Sarah A Ziegler
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:133-9. 2008
    ..Based on the clinical and pathologic similarities with CHIKV infection in humans, young ICR and CD-1 mice offer a useful and realistic model for further study of the pathogenesis and treatment of CHIKV infection...
  29. pmc Efficacy of killed virus vaccine, live attenuated chimeric virus vaccine, and passive immunization for prevention of West Nile virus encephalitis in hamster model
    Robert B Tesh
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1392-7. 2002
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  30. ncbi request reprint Steatosis and liver cancer in transgenic mice expressing the structural and nonstructural proteins of hepatitis C virus
    Herve Lerat
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1019, USA
    Gastroenterology 122:352-65. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether expression of hepatitis C virus proteins alters hepatic morphology or function in the absence of inflammation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Antigenic and genetic relationships among Rift Valley fever virus and other selected members of the genus Phlebovirus (Bunyaviridae)
    Fangling Xu
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:1194-200. 2007
    ..In contrast, phylogenetic analysis demonstrated clear separation of these viruses from RVFV, into distinct phylogenies, based on sequences of the small, medium, and large RNA segments...
  32. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the antipoxvirus compound ST-246 for treatment of severe orthopoxvirus infection
    Elena Sbrana
    Department of Pathology and Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:768-73. 2007
    ..These results suggest that ST-246 is a promising candidate for early treatment of severe orthopoxvirus infection...
  33. pmc Evaluation of the efficacy of a recombinant subunit West Nile vaccine in Syrian golden hamsters
    Marina T Siirin
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:955-62. 2008
    ..These findings indicate that the recombinant WN vaccines induced antibody in and afforded protection to young and aged hamsters and immunosuppressed hamsters...
  34. pmc Chimeric alphavirus vaccine candidates for chikungunya
    Eryu Wang
    Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, and Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, United States
    Vaccine 26:5030-9. 2008
    ..Vaccinated mice were fully protected against disease and viremia after CHIKV challenge...
  35. doi request reprint Characterization of cell-death pathways in Punta Toro virus-induced hepatocyte injury
    Fangling Xu
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Gen Virol 89:2175-81. 2008
    ..These mediators from different pathways correlated with one another and may be interlinked...
  36. doi request reprint Persistent infection and associated nucleotide changes of West Nile virus serially passaged in hamsters
    Xiaoyan Wu
    Department of Pathology, and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    J Gen Virol 89:3073-9. 2008
    ..Our findings indicate that WNV underwent additional genetic changes during serial passage in hamsters, but there was no reversion to neurotropism and virulence...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effects of immunosuppression on West Nile virus infection in hamsters
    Rosa Mateo
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:356-62. 2006
    ..Results of this study in the hamster model provide insight into the increased severity of WNV infection observed in immunosuppressed people...
  38. ncbi request reprint Intraductal administration of an NK1 receptor antagonist attenuates the inflammatory response to retrograde infusion of radiological contrast in rats: implications for the pathogenesis and prevention of ERCP-induced pancreatitis
    Zhi jun He
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Enteric Neuromuscular Disorders and Pain Laboratory, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Pancreas 27:e13-7. 2003
    ..AIMS Our aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of CP-96345, a NK1 receptor antagonist, in diminishing post-ERCP pancreatitis in a rat model...
  39. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships among sandfly fever group viruses (Phlebovirus: Bunyaviridae) based on the small genome segment
    Fangling Xu
    Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0609, USA
    J Gen Virol 88:2312-9. 2007
    ..The results indicated that genetic divergence for the S segment is lower than that for the M segment, suggesting that the S segment is more stable during evolution...
  40. ncbi request reprint Intrahepatic gene expression profiles and alpha-smooth muscle actin patterns in hepatitis C virus induced fibrosis
    Daryl T Y Lau
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0764, USA
    Hepatology 42:273-81. 2005
    ..Supplementary material for this article can be found on the HEPATOLOGY website (http://www.interscience.wiley.com/jpages/0270-9139/suppmat/index/html)...
  41. pmc Arginase-1: a new immunohistochemical marker of hepatocytes and hepatocellular neoplasms
    Benjamin C Yan
    Department of Pathology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 34:1147-54. 2010
    ..Arg-1 represents a sensitive and specific marker of benign and malignant hepatocytes that may ultimately prove to be a useful diagnostic tool in routine surgical pathology practice...
  42. ncbi request reprint The APRI may be enhanced by the use of the FIBROSpect II in the estimation of fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C
    Ned Snyder
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0764, United States
    Clin Chim Acta 381:119-23. 2007
    ....
  43. pmc Chronic hepatitis C is a common associated with hepatic granulomas
    Ned Snyder
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Division of Gastroenterology, Galveston, Texas 77555 0764, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 14:6366-9. 2008
    ..To determine the most frequent etiologies of hepatic epithelioid granulomas, and whether there was an association with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV)...
  44. pmc Role of simple biomarkers in predicting fibrosis progression in HCV infection
    Rajasekhara R Mummadi
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kelsey Seybold Clinic, 2727 W Holcombe, Houston, TX 77025, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 16:5710-5. 2010
    ..To examine the accuracy of the aspartate aminotransferase (AST)/Platelet Ratio Index (APRI) and FIB-4, in predicting longitudinal changes in liver histology in hepatitis C virus (HCV) patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma with autoimmune pancreatitis-like histologic and immunohistochemical features
    Xuefeng Zhang
    Department of Pathology, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
    Hum Pathol 45:621-7. 2014
    ..Therefore, caution is necessary when making a diagnosis of AIP by needle biopsy of a mass lesion, and patients with a tentative AIP diagnosis should be closely followed up clinically. ..
  46. ncbi request reprint Dhori virus (Orthomyxoviridae: Thogotovirus) infection of mice produces a disease and cytokine response pattern similar to that of highly virulent influenza A (H5N1) virus infection in humans
    Guangyu Li
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:675-80. 2008
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Diagnostic utility of CD10 in benign and malignant extrahepatic bile duct lesions
    Maria Tretiakova
    Department of Pathology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 36:101-8. 2012
    ....
  48. pmc Comparing morphometric, biochemical, and visual measurements of macrovesicular steatosis of liver
    Mei Li
    Department of Pathology, The University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Hum Pathol 42:356-60. 2011
    ..Computer morphometry is easy to implement and not affected by the bias seen in visual estimation. It may serve as a potential supplemental or alternative method...
  49. pmc The role of mast cells in the pathogenesis of pain in chronic pancreatitis
    Willemijntje A Hoogerwerf
    Enteric Neuromuscular Disorders and Pain Laboratory, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0764, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 5:8. 2005
    ..We explored our hypothesis further using an experimental model of trinitrobenzene sulfonic acid (TNBS) -induced chronic pancreatitis in both wild type (WT) and mast cell deficient mice (MCDM)...
  50. pmc Evaluation of the aspartate aminotransferase/platelet ratio index and enhanced liver fibrosis tests to detect significant fibrosis due to chronic hepatitis C
    John R Petersen
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Kelsey Seybold Clinic, Houston, TX Hernando Gastroenterology Associates, Brooksville, FL Riverside Health System, 805 Progress Court, Newport News, VA Public Health and Medical Statistics, University of Southampton, Southampton iQur Limited Division of Medicine, The Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, University College London, London, UK Department of Pathology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    J Clin Gastroenterol 48:370-6. 2014
    ..Serum fibrosis markers have been utilized as surrogates for a liver biopsy...
  51. ncbi request reprint Pathologic quiz case: adolescent girl presenting with solitary pulmonary nodule
    Salahuddin Syed
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 126:227-8. 2002
  52. doi request reprint Gastric mucosal necrosis with vascular degeneration induced by doxycycline
    Shu Yuan Xiao
    Department of Pathology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 37:259-63. 2013
    ..Recognition of the clinical, endoscopic, and pathologic features described here may facilitate prompt diagnosis and management of this condition...
  53. pmc Akt2 overexpression plays a critical role in the establishment of colorectal cancer metastasis
    Piotr G Rychahou
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0536, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:20315-20. 2008
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that Akt family members have distinct functional roles in tumor progression and that selective targeting of the PI3K/Akt2 pathway may provide a novel treatment strategy for colorectal cancer metastasis...
  54. ncbi request reprint Unusual abdominal tumors: case 2. Intra-abdominal desmoplastic small round cell tumor
    Vinay Raja
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:951-3. 2003
  55. ncbi request reprint APRI: an easy and validated predictor of hepatic fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C
    Ned Snyder
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:535-42. 2006
    ..To evaluate the aspartate aminotransferase/platelet ratio index (APRI) as a predictor of the presence or absence of significant fibrosis on liver biopsy of patients with chronic hepatitis C (HCV)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Cystosarcoma phyllodes (phyllodes tumor) of the male breast
    Erica L Campagnaro
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0536, USA
    Surgery 133:689-91. 2003
  57. ncbi request reprint Endoluminal suturing may overcome the limitations of clip closure of a gaping wide colon perforation (with videos)
    Gottumukkala S Raju
    Center for Endoscopic Research, Training, and Innovation CERTAIN, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0764, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:906-11. 2007
    ..It is unclear whether large gaping perforations of the colon can be closed by the endoluminal route...
  58. ncbi request reprint Cluster of acute hemorrhagic appendicitis among high school students in Wuhan, China
    Yi Guo
    Department of Pathology and WHO Collaborating Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 188:115-21. 2004
    ..Features of a cluster of acute appendicitis that occurred among a high school student population in China were investigated...
  59. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic enteritis with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Prashanth R Sunkureddi
    Division of Rheumatology, The Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    South Med J 98:1049-52. 2005
    ..The patient was treated with a prolonged taper of prednisone with successful resolution of symptoms...
  60. ncbi request reprint Uncommon presentations of Hodgkin's disease. Case 1. Hodgkin's disease of the jejunum
    Peter B Morgan
    John Sealy Hospital, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:193-5. 2004
  61. ncbi request reprint Molecular and behavioral changes in nociception in a novel rat model of chronic pancreatitis for the study of pain
    John H Winston
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 4 106 McCullough Building, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston TX 77555 0764, USA
    Pain 117:214-22. 2005
    ..This model has considerable construct, face and predictive validity for the human condition. It is of importance for the study of the pathogenesis of pain in this condition and can facilitate the development of new therapeutic options...
  62. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic and molecular characterization of a non-lethal, hamster-viscerotropic strain of yellow fever virus
    Monica A McArthur
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston TX 77555 0609, USA
    Virus Res 110:65-71. 2005
    ..The genomic sequence of Asibi P7b virus was determined and compared to wild-type Asibi virus and the lethal, hamster-viscerotropic Asibi P7 virus and found to differ by only two amino acids in the envelope protein, E-98 and E-331...
  63. pmc Molecular characterization of a hamster viscerotropic strain of yellow fever virus
    Monica A McArthur
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0609, USA
    J Virol 77:1462-8. 2003
    ..The majority of these substitutions (five of seven) fall within the envelope (E) protein at positions Q27H, D28G, D155A, K323R, and K331R. These results support an important role for the E protein in determining YF virus viscerotropism...
  64. ncbi request reprint Hepatic iron overload induces hepatocellular carcinoma in transgenic mice expressing the hepatitis C virus polyprotein
    Takakazu Furutani
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Japan
    Gastroenterology 130:2087-98. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether iron overload contributes to development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in transgenic mice expressing the hepatitis C virus (HCV) polyprotein...
  65. ncbi request reprint Characterization of truncated hantavirus nucleocapsid proteins and their application for serotyping
    Guangyu Li
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tangdu Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, China
    J Med Virol 78:926-32. 2006
    ..Particularly, the ELISAs based on the rNP50s had a result comparable to PRNT. Thus, the rNP50 is recommended as efficient serotyping antigen for hantavirus infection diagnosis by ELISA...
  66. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity, safety, and protective efficacy of an inactivated SARS-associated coronavirus vaccine in rhesus monkeys
    Jun Zhou
    Institute of Virology, Key Laboratory of Virology Wuhan University Ministry of Education, Wuhan 430071, PR China
    Vaccine 23:3202-9. 2005
    ..5 and 5 microg doses. The results show that this inactivated vaccine can induce effective concomitant humoral and mucosal immunity against SARS-CoV infection, is safe in monkeys, and the vaccine maybe a good candidate for clinical trials...
  67. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus infection of primary mouse neuronal and neuroglial cells: the role of astrocytes in chronic infection
    Jose A P Diniz
    Departamento de Arbovirologia e Febres Hemorr√°gicas, Instituto Evandro Chagas, Ministerio de Saude, Belem, Para, Brazil
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:691-6. 2006
    ..Our results with this in vitro experimental murine cell model indicate that astrocytes can develop chronic or persistent infection with WNV, suggesting that these cells may play a role in the maintenance of WNV in the CNS...
  68. ncbi request reprint Combined MMF and insulin therapy prevents renal injury in experimental diabetic rats
    Xiaoyan Wu
    Division of Nephrology, Zhongnan Hospital, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei 430071, People s Republic of China
    Cytokine 36:229-36. 2006
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