Wei Zhou

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Spinal nociceptin mediates electroacupuncture-related modulation of visceral sympathoexcitatory reflex responses in rats
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 297:H859-65. 2009
  2. pmc Neuroendocrine mechanisms of acupuncture in the treatment of hypertension
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:878673. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Cardioprotection of electroacupuncture against myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury by modulation of cardiac norepinephrine release
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 302:H1818-25. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of glutamate in the rostral ventrolateral medulla in acupuncture-related modulation of visceral reflex sympathoexcitation
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Medicine and Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 4075, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 292:H1868-75. 2007
  5. pmc Modulation of regional dispersion of repolarization and T-peak to T-end interval by the right and left stellate ganglia
    Marmar Vaseghi
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 305:H1020-30. 2013
  6. pmc Effect of stellate ganglia stimulation on global and regional left ventricular function as assessed by speckle tracking echocardiography
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 304:H840-7. 2013
  7. pmc Functional differences between junctional and extrajunctional adrenergic receptor activation in mammalian ventricle
    Olujimi A Ajijola
    University of California Los Angeles Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 304:H579-88. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Improved cardioprotection using a novel stepwise ischemic preconditioning protocol in rabbit heart
    Kentaro Yamakawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California
    J Surg Res 188:381-6. 2014
  9. pmc Electrical homogenization of ventricular scar by application of collagenase: a novel strategy for arrhythmia therapy
    Daigo Yagishita
    UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, and Department of Cardiac Anesthesia, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 6:776-83. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Sympathetic innervation of the anterior left ventricular wall by the right and left stellate ganglia
    Marmar Vaseghi
    UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, UCLA Health System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Heart Rhythm 9:1303-9. 2012

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  1. pmc Spinal nociceptin mediates electroacupuncture-related modulation of visceral sympathoexcitatory reflex responses in rats
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 297:H859-65. 2009
    ..These results suggest that nociceptin in the spinal cord mediates part of the EA-related modulation of visceral reflex responses...
  2. pmc Neuroendocrine mechanisms of acupuncture in the treatment of hypertension
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:878673. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Cardioprotection of electroacupuncture against myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury by modulation of cardiac norepinephrine release
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 302:H1818-25. 2012
    ..These results suggest that the cardioprotective effects of EA against myocardial ischemia-reperfusion are mediated through inhibition of the cardiac sympathetic nervous system as well as opioid and PKC-dependent pathways...
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of glutamate in the rostral ventrolateral medulla in acupuncture-related modulation of visceral reflex sympathoexcitation
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Medicine and Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 4075, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 292:H1868-75. 2007
    ..These data suggest that EA attenuates BK-induced visceral sympathoexcitatory reflexes through opioid-mediated inhibition of Glu's action in the rVLM...
  5. pmc Modulation of regional dispersion of repolarization and T-peak to T-end interval by the right and left stellate ganglia
    Marmar Vaseghi
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 305:H1020-30. 2013
    ..Sympathetic stimulation, in line with its proarrhythmic effects, increases Tp-e interval, which correlates with increases in myocardial dispersion of repolarization...
  6. pmc Effect of stellate ganglia stimulation on global and regional left ventricular function as assessed by speckle tracking echocardiography
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 304:H840-7. 2013
    ..These findings provide a better understanding of the global and regional functional consequences of regional myocardial innervation from the LSG and RSG...
  7. pmc Functional differences between junctional and extrajunctional adrenergic receptor activation in mammalian ventricle
    Olujimi A Ajijola
    University of California Los Angeles Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 304:H579-88. 2013
    ..Different pools of adrenergic receptors may mediate the cardiac electrophysiological effects of efferent sympathetic nerve activity and circulating catecholamines...
  8. ncbi request reprint Improved cardioprotection using a novel stepwise ischemic preconditioning protocol in rabbit heart
    Kentaro Yamakawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California
    J Surg Res 188:381-6. 2014
    ..This study attempted to assess the effects of a novel stepwise IPC scheme on cardiac function, infarct size, and arrhythmogenesis in a rabbit model of prolonged I/R...
  9. pmc Electrical homogenization of ventricular scar by application of collagenase: a novel strategy for arrhythmia therapy
    Daigo Yagishita
    UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, and Department of Cardiac Anesthesia, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 6:776-83. 2013
    ..Use of chemical agents for scar homogenization represents an alternative approach. The purpose of this study was to characterize the efficacy of collagenase (CLG) application on epicardial ventricular scar homogenization...
  10. doi request reprint Sympathetic innervation of the anterior left ventricular wall by the right and left stellate ganglia
    Marmar Vaseghi
    UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, UCLA Health System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Heart Rhythm 9:1303-9. 2012
    ..However, the contribution of the right stellate ganglion (RSG) and the left stellate ganglion (LSG) to the innervation of the anterior left ventricular (LV) wall is not well understood...
  11. pmc Acute right ventricular pressure overload compromises left ventricular function by altering septal strain and rotation
    Jason Chua
    Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, California
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 115:186-93. 2013
    ..05). Our results suggest that acute RVPO impairs LV performance by primarily altering septal strain and apical rotation. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Role of glutamate in a visceral sympathoexcitatory reflex in rostral ventrolateral medulla of cats
    Wei Zhou
    Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 4075, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 291:H1309-18. 2006
    ..These results suggest that glutamate in the rVLM serves as an excitatory neurotransmitter through a baroreflex-independent mechanism and that both NMDA and AMPA receptors mediate the visceral sympathoexcitatory reflex responses...
  13. ncbi request reprint Role of unmyelinated fibers in electroacupuncture cardiovascular responses
    Stephanie C Tjen-A-Looi
    Medical Science 1, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 4075, USA
    Auton Neurosci 118:43-50. 2005
    ..This study demonstrates that the inhibitory effect of EA at P5-P6 on cardiovascular autonomic excitatory reflexes involves unmyelinated group IV fibers of the median nerves...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of pharmacologic increases in afterload on left ventricular rotation and strain in a rabbit model
    Jonathan K Ho
    Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 26:674-82. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the changes in left ventricular function and rotational mechanics during increasing pharmacologic afterload...
  15. pmc Dividing glial cells maintain differentiated properties including complex morphology and functional synapses
    Woo Ping Ge
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:328-33. 2009
    ..These findings provide a clear counterexample of the widely perceived incompatibility between cell division and differentiation...
  16. pmc TARP subtypes differentially and dose-dependently control synaptic AMPA receptor gating
    Aaron D Milstein
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neuron 55:905-18. 2007
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  17. doi request reprint A new electrocardiographic marker for sympathetic nerve stimulation: modulation of repolarization by stimulation of stellate ganglia
    Rafael J Ramirez
    UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7403, USA
    J Electrocardiol 44:694-9. 2011
    ..Displaced repolarization vector and changes in T-wave morphometrics provide a novel marker of unilateral sympathetic nerve stimulation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Afferent mechanisms underlying stimulation modality-related modulation of acupuncture-related cardiovascular responses
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 98:872-80. 2005
    ..The similarity of the responses to EA and MA and the lack of cardiovascular response to high-frequency EA appear to be largely a function of somatic afferent responses...
  19. ncbi request reprint The microtubule plus-end tracking protein EB1 is required for Kv1 voltage-gated K+ channel axonal targeting
    Chen Gu
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Departments of Physiology and Biochemistry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neuron 52:803-16. 2006
    ..In addition, we found that Kvbeta2 associates with KIF3/kinesin II as well. Indeed, Kv1 channels rely on both KIF3/kinesin II and EB1 for their axonal targeting...
  20. ncbi request reprint New transmembrane AMPA receptor regulatory protein isoform, gamma-7, differentially regulates AMPA receptors
    Akihiko S Kato
    Neuroscience Discovery, Lilly Research Laboratories, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosci 27:4969-77. 2007
    ..These studies define gamma-7 as a new member of the TARP family that can differentially influence AMPA receptors in cerebellar neurons...