J Zhang

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Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Enhancement of dopaminergic neurotoxicity by the mercapturate of dopamine: relevance to Parkinson's disease
    J Zhang
    Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Neurochem 74:970-8. 2000
  2. ncbi The mitochondrial common deletion in Parkinson's disease and related movement disorders
    J Zhang
    Division of Neuropathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, C3321 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 8:165-70. 2002
  3. pmc Parkinson's disease is associated with oxidative damage to cytoplasmic DNA and RNA in substantia nigra neurons
    J Zhang
    Departments of Pathology, Medicine, and Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Pathol 154:1423-9. 1999
  4. ncbi High-pressure liquid chromatography quantitation of cytochrome c using 393 nm detection
    M J Picklo
    Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Anal Biochem 276:166-70. 1999
  5. ncbi Proteasomal inhibition induced by manganese ethylene-bis-dithiocarbamate: relevance to Parkinson's disease
    Y Zhou
    Department of Pathology, Division of Neuropathology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 359635 Harborview Medical Center, Seattle 98104, USA
    Neuroscience 128:281-91. 2004
  6. ncbi Dendritic degeneration in neostriatal medium spiny neurons in Parkinson disease
    S Zaja-Milatovic
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Neurology 64:545-7. 2005
  7. ncbi Hydrogen peroxide activates NFkappaB and the interleukin-6 promoter through NFkappaB-inducing kinase
    J Zhang
    Department of Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Antioxid Redox Signal 3:493-504. 2001
  8. ncbi Identification of a new urinary metabolite of carbon disulfide using an improved method for the determination of 2-thioxothiazolidine-4-carboxylic acid
    V Amarnath
    Department of Pathology and Center in Molecular Toxicology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2561, USA
    Chem Res Toxicol 14:1277-83. 2001
  9. ncbi 15-Lipoxygenase-2 expression in benign and neoplastic sebaceous glands and other cutaneous adnexa
    S B Shappell
    Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 117:36-43. 2001
  10. ncbi Ovariectomy does not induce osteopenia through interleukin-6 in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta)
    E T Keller
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine and Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Bone 26:55-62. 2000

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  1. ncbi Enhancement of dopaminergic neurotoxicity by the mercapturate of dopamine: relevance to Parkinson's disease
    J Zhang
    Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Neurochem 74:970-8. 2000
    ..These results suggest that mercapturate metabolism of endogenous catechols may yield products that facilitate dopaminergic neurodegeneration...
  2. ncbi The mitochondrial common deletion in Parkinson's disease and related movement disorders
    J Zhang
    Division of Neuropathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, C3321 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 8:165-70. 2002
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  3. pmc Parkinson's disease is associated with oxidative damage to cytoplasmic DNA and RNA in substantia nigra neurons
    J Zhang
    Departments of Pathology, Medicine, and Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Pathol 154:1423-9. 1999
    ..Moreover, oxidative damage to nucleic acid is largely restricted to cytoplasm with both RNA and mitochondrial DNA as targets...
  4. ncbi High-pressure liquid chromatography quantitation of cytochrome c using 393 nm detection
    M J Picklo
    Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Anal Biochem 276:166-70. 1999
    ..We demonstrated the detection and quantitation of cytochrome c from isolated mitochondria. This method of cytochrome c analysis may be useful for the study of agents that cause mitochondrial dysfunction and apoptotic cell death...
  5. ncbi Proteasomal inhibition induced by manganese ethylene-bis-dithiocarbamate: relevance to Parkinson's disease
    Y Zhou
    Department of Pathology, Division of Neuropathology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 359635 Harborview Medical Center, Seattle 98104, USA
    Neuroscience 128:281-91. 2004
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  6. ncbi Dendritic degeneration in neostriatal medium spiny neurons in Parkinson disease
    S Zaja-Milatovic
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Neurology 64:545-7. 2005
    ..In contrast, MSN dendrite spine degeneration was unevenly distributed with the greatest loss in caudal putamen. The authors propose that these structural changes in MSN may contribute to late-stage motor complications of PD...
  7. ncbi Hydrogen peroxide activates NFkappaB and the interleukin-6 promoter through NFkappaB-inducing kinase
    J Zhang
    Department of Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Antioxid Redox Signal 3:493-504. 2001
    ..Taken together, these results demonstrate that H2O2 induces the IL-6 promoter by activating NFkappaB through NIK. These data provide a candidate mechanism through which oxidant challenge induces IL-6 gene expression with age...
  8. ncbi Identification of a new urinary metabolite of carbon disulfide using an improved method for the determination of 2-thioxothiazolidine-4-carboxylic acid
    V Amarnath
    Department of Pathology and Center in Molecular Toxicology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2561, USA
    Chem Res Toxicol 14:1277-83. 2001
    ..The greater selectivity of TTCG suggests that co-analysis of TTCA and TTCG in urine may aid in differentiating exposures to CS(2), captan and isothiocyanates...
  9. ncbi 15-Lipoxygenase-2 expression in benign and neoplastic sebaceous glands and other cutaneous adnexa
    S B Shappell
    Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 117:36-43. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi Ovariectomy does not induce osteopenia through interleukin-6 in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta)
    E T Keller
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine and Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Bone 26:55-62. 2000
    ..These data suggest that modulation of IL-6 is not the key mechanism through which estrogen deprivation mediates bone loss in rhesus monkeys...
  11. ncbi Spontaneous thymocyte apoptosis is regulated by a mitochondrion-mediated signaling pathway
    J Zhang
    Departments of Orthopedic Surgery, Biochemistry, Medicine, and Immunology Microbiology, Rush University at Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Immunol 165:2970-4. 2000
    ..Our data provide the first biochemical insight into the molecular mechanism of STA...
  12. ncbi Generation of a prostate epithelial cell-specific Cre transgenic mouse model for tissue-specific gene ablation
    X Wu
    Department of Pathology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 2011 Zonal Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Mech Dev 101:61-9. 2001
    ..The PB-Cre4 mice will be a useful resource for genetic-based studies on prostate development and prostatic disease...
  13. ncbi Hemangioblastoma arising in the skin
    A S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 23:482-4. 2001
    ..These clear cells stain for neuron-specific enolase but not cytokeratin or epithelial membrane antigen, allowing them to be differentiated from metastatic renal cell carcinoma...
  14. ncbi In vitro culture decreases the expression of TGF(beta), Hsp47 and type I procollagen and increases the expression of CTGF in avian tendon explants
    J Halper
    The Soft Tissue Center, Department of Pathology, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact 5:53-63. 2005
    ..We conclude that in vitro culture over the period of several days rather than an increase in temperature or additional wounding decreases the expression of TGF(beta), Hsp47 and type I procollagen and increases the expression of CTGF...
  15. ncbi Localization of fibropapilloma-associated turtle herpesvirus in green turtles (Chelonia mydas) by in-situ hybridization
    K I Kang
    Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Comp Pathol 139:218-25. 2008
    ..These results suggest that FPTHV is present in epithelial cells and transcriptionally active in fibropapillomas...
  16. pmc Osteoprotegerin inhibits prostate cancer-induced osteoclastogenesis and prevents prostate tumor growth in the bone
    J Zhang
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Clin Invest 107:1235-44. 2001
    ..These results emphasize the important role that osteoclast activity plays in the establishment of CaP skeletal metastases, including those with an osteoblastic component...
  17. pmc Lethal mutagenesis of HIV with mutagenic nucleoside analogs
    L A Loeb
    Joseph Gottstein Memorial Cancer Research Laboratory, Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:1492-7. 1999
    ..Thus, "lethal mutagenesis" driven by the class of deoxynucleoside analogs represented by 5-OH-dC could provide a new approach to treating HIV infections and, potentially, other viral infections...
  18. ncbi The effect of enrofloxacin on cell proliferation and proteoglycans in horse tendon cells
    J H Yoon
    The Soft Tissue Center, Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7388, USA
    Cell Biol Toxicol 20:41-54. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that fluoroquinolones should be used with caution in horses, especially in foals...
  19. ncbi BCL-6 protein is expressed in germinal-center B cells
    G Cattoretti
    Department of Pathology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Blood 86:45-53. 1995
    ..Because DLCL derive from germinal-center B cells, deregulated BCL-6 expression may contribute to lymphomagenesis by preventing postgerminal center differentiation...
  20. ncbi Identification and regulation of tissue-specific cis-acting elements associated with the human AP-2alpha gene
    J Zhang
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Dev Dyn 228:194-207. 2003
    ..Taken together, these findings indicate that cell:cell communication within the forelimb is altered in the absence of AP-2alpha and reveal novel regulatory potential for AP-2alpha in limb development...
  21. ncbi Lightweight low-profile nine-accelerometer package to obtain head angular accelerations in short-duration impacts
    N Yoganandan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee WI 53226, USA
    J Biomech 39:1347-54. 2006
    ..Mounting of the PNAP on a biological specimen such as a human cadaver head should yield very accurate angular acceleration data...
  22. ncbi Co-localization of histamine and dopamine-beta-hydroxylase in sympathetic ganglion and release of histamine from cardiac sympathetic terminals of guinea-pig
    M Li
    Department of Pharmacology, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, P R China
    Auton Autacoid Pharmacol 23:327-33. 2003
    ..14 +/- 76.39 ng x ml(-1). 4 These results provide novel evidence that histamine co-exists with noradrenaline in sympathetic nerves and might act as a neurotransmitter to modulate sympathetic neurotransmission...
  23. ncbi Bilateral subthalamic stimulation improves gait initiation in patients with Parkinson's disease
    W Liu
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160 7601, USA
    Gait Posture 23:492-8. 2006
    ..It is concluded that DBS significantly improved the performance of patients with advanced PD in gait initiation...
  24. ncbi Quantitative assessments of the effect of bilateral subthalamic stimulation on multiple aspects of sensorimotor function for patients with Parkinson's disease
    W Liu
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160 7601, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 11:503-8. 2005
    ..Future studies need to determine whether or not there is a potential negative effect of STN DBS on the postural control...
  25. pmc Analysis of PRA1 and its relationship to Candida albicans- macrophage interactions
    A Marcil
    Genetics Group, Biotechnology Research Institute, National Research Council of Canada, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Infect Immun 76:4345-58. 2008
    ..Immunofluorescence staining with the early/recycling endosomal marker transferrin receptor (CD71) suggested that live Candida may escape macrophage destruction through the inhibition of phagolysosomal maturation...
  26. pmc Prolonged hyperphagia with high-fat feeding contributes to exacerbated weight gain in rats with adult-onset obesity
    M K Judge
    Dept of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Box 100267, Univ of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 295:R773-80. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate that aged rats are more susceptible to the detrimental effects of a HF diet...
  27. doi Environmental stresses induce the expression of putative glycine-rich insect cuticular protein genes in adult Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say)
    J Zhang
    Potato Research Center, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
    Insect Mol Biol 17:209-16. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the insect might increase cuticular component deposition in the adult stage in response to environmental stresses. This ability may allow the insect to adapt to new or changing environments...
  28. doi Gene expression analysis on sections of zebrafish regenerating fins reveals limitations in the whole-mount in situ hybridization method
    A Smith
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Dev Dyn 237:417-25. 2008
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  29. ncbi Identification and characterization of a novel p42.3 gene as tumor-specific and mitosis phase-dependent expression in gastric cancer
    X Xu
    Laboratory of Molecular Oncology, Beijing Institute for Cancer Research, School of Oncology, Peking University, Hai Dian District, Beijing, China
    Oncogene 26:7371-9. 2007
    ..Moreover, p42.3 might be involved in cell proliferation and tumorigenesis; therefore, this gene might have potential applications in the diagnosis or treatment of GC...
  30. ncbi Molecular characterization of MbADGF, a novel member of the adenosine deaminase-related growth factor in the cabbage armyworm, Mamestra brassicae: the functional roles in the midgut cell proliferation
    J Zhang
    Division of Biofunctional Science, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, Nada, Kobe, Japan
    Insect Mol Biol 16:351-60. 2007
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  31. ncbi Pathogenesis of Newcastle disease in commercial and specific pathogen-free turkeys experimentally infected with isolates of different virulence
    A M Piacenti
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7388, USA
    Vet Pathol 43:168-78. 2006
    ..However, in general, disease among turkeys was less severe than in chickens, and turkeys could be considered a subclinical carrier for some of the isolates...
  32. ncbi Progression of kidney dysfunction in the community-dwelling elderly
    B R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 69:2155-61. 2006
    ..Strategies aimed at slowing progression of kidney disease should consider underlying risk factors for progression and the negligible loss of kidney function that occurs in the majority of older adults...
  33. ncbi Response of crayfish, Procambarus clarkii, haemocytes infected by white spot syndrome virus
    Z Shi
    Key Laboratory of Molecular Virology and Joint Laboratory of Invertebrate Virology, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, PR China
    J Fish Dis 28:151-6. 2005
    ..In contrast to previous studies, it is concluded that neither shrimp nor crayfish haemocytes support WSSV replication...
  34. ncbi Intrapallidal lipopolysaccharide injection increases iron and ferritin levels in glia of the rat substantia nigra and induces locomotor deficits
    J Zhang
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, 310 Whitney Hendrickson Building, University of Kentucky, Chandler Medical Center, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536 0098, USA
    Neuroscience 135:829-38. 2005
    ..Alterations in nigral iron levels and protein handing may increase the vulnerability of nigral neurons to degenerative processes...
  35. ncbi Both stress experience and age determine the impairment or enhancement effect of stress on spatial memory retrieval
    Y Yang
    Laboratory of Learning and Memory, Kunming Institute of Zoology, The Chinese Academy of Science, Kunming, 650223, Republic of China
    J Endocrinol 178:45-54. 2003
    ..The present findings suggest that the effect of stress on memory can be switched from impairment to enhancement dependent on both stress experience and age...
  36. ncbi Overexpression of transcription factor AP-2alpha suppresses mammary gland growth and morphogenesis
    J Zhang
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, 266 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Dev Biol 256:127-45. 2003
    ..Our studies strongly support a role for the AP-2 proteins in regulating the proliferation and differentiation of mammary gland epithelial cells in both mouse and human...
  37. ncbi Antiatherogenic mitochondrial genotype in patients with type 2 diabetes
    H Matsunaga
    Department of Medicine, Metabolism and Endocrinology, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
    Diabetes Care 24:500-3. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The Mt5178A genotype may be unrelated to the etiology of type 2 diabetes. However, Mt5178A seems to have an antiatherogenic effect, at least in type 2 diabetic individuals...
  38. ncbi Downregulation of Hedgehog signaling is required for organogenesis of the small intestine in Xenopus
    J Zhang
    Department of Molecular Oncology, Genentech, Inc, South San Francisco, California 94080, USA
    Dev Biol 229:188-202. 2001
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  39. ncbi Characterization and expression of the mouse pregnant specific uterus protein gene and its rat homologue in the intestine and uterus
    J Zhang
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, 119260, Singapore, Singapore
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1492:526-30. 2000
    ..The pattern of expression in the mouse was similar. Expression of Psup in the mouse was localized to the epithelial cells in the intestine and pregnant uterus by in situ hybridization. The data show tissue-specific expression of Psup...
  40. ncbi Stage-specific expression of alpha1,2-fucosyltransferase and alpha1, 3-fucosyltransferase (FT) during mouse embryogenesis
    N Liu
    Department of Biochemistry, Dalian Medical University, China
    Eur J Biochem 265:258-63. 1999
    ..In addition, the expression of alpha1, 2-FT was differentially regulated and the uterine factor was not prerequisite of the expression of Ley...
  41. ncbi A new hereditary cylindromatosis family associated with CYLD1 on chromosome 16
    S A Thomson
    Department of Pediatrics, Center for Mammalian Genetics, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, USA
    Hum Genet 105:171-3. 1999
    ..Here we report a new multi-generation cylindromatosis family whose condition maps to that region, with 7/13 tumors showing LOH on 16q...
  42. ncbi HRad17, a human homologue of the Schizosaccharomyces pombe checkpoint gene rad17, is overexpressed in colon carcinoma
    S Bao
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Res 59:2023-8. 1999
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  43. ncbi Inhibition of superantigen-induced proinflammatory cytokine production and inflammatory arthritis in MRL-lpr/lpr mice by a transcriptional inhibitor of TNF-alpha
    C K Edwards
    Department of Immunology, Hoechst Marion Roussel, Cincinnati, OH 45215, USA
    J Immunol 157:1758-72. 1996
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  44. ncbi The AT2 receptor selectively associates with Gialpha2 and Gialpha3 in the rat fetus
    J Zhang
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Falk Cardiovascular Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5246, USA
    J Biol Chem 271:15026-33. 1996
    ..The finding that AT2 receptor couples to both Gialpha2 and Gialpha3 raises the possibility that selective interactions between AT2 receptor and different G proteins may result in specific cellular effects mediated by AT2 stimulation...
  45. ncbi Parkin gene causing benign autosomal recessive juvenile parkinsonism
    P Nisipeanu
    Department of Neurology, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Neurology 56:1573-5. 2001
    ..The authors describe a single-basepair deletion at nucleotide 202 in exon 2 of the parkin gene in a kindred with a benign clinical course...
  46. pmc Presence of DNA fragmentation and lack of neuroprotective effect in DFF45 knockout mice subjected to traumatic brain injury
    A G Yakovlev
    Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Mol Med 7:205-16. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The results of this study suggest that, in addition to DFF45/40, other endonucleases may be essential for chromatin degradation during neuronal apoptosis in adult brain after TBI...
  47. ncbi Secretin facilitates GABA transmission in the cerebellum
    W H Yung
    Department of Physiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Neurosci 21:7063-8. 2001
    ..We propose that secretin is released from the somatodendritic region of Purkinje cells and serves as a retrograde messenger modulating GABAergic afferent activity...
  48. ncbi Acute and chronic morphine treatments and morphine withdrawal differentially regulate GRK2 and GRK5 gene expression in rat brain
    X Fan
    National Laboratory of Medical Neurobiology, Fudan University Medical Center, 138 Yi Xue Yuan Road, Shanghai 200032, People s Republic of China
    Neuropharmacology 43:809-16. 2002
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  49. ncbi Changes in cortical and cerebellar bcl-2 mRNA levels in the developing hydrocephalic rat (LEW-HYR) as measured by a real time quantified RT-PCR
    Y Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Medical University, 6 7 1 Nishi shinjuku, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 0023, Japan
    Neuroscience 114:165-71. 2002
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  50. ncbi A dual role for the zebrafish unplugged gene in motor axon pathfinding and pharyngeal development
    J Zhang
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6058, USA
    Dev Biol 240:560-73. 2001
    ..Finally, we report that unplugged larvae display a striking pharyngeal arch defect, consistent with a dual function of the unplugged gene in axonal guidance and cell motility...
  51. ncbi Pten regulates neuronal soma size: a mouse model of Lhermitte-Duclos disease
    C H Kwon
    Department of Developmental Neurobiology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 North Lauderdale, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Nat Genet 29:404-11. 2001
    ..These results indicate that Pten regulates neuronal size in vivo in a cell-autonomous manner and provide new insights into the etiology of Lhermitte-Duclos disease...
  52. ncbi A novel mechanism of dopamine neurotoxicity involving the peripheral extracellular and the plasma membrane dopamine transporter
    Z Liu
    Shanghai Institutes of Biological Sciences, Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, 200031, People's Republic of China
    Neuroreport 12:3293-7. 2001
    ..These results suggest that the dopamine transporter mediates a dopamine-dependant apoptotic signal transduction pathway that is independent of dopamine uptake into the cell...
  53. pmc The vasorelaxant effect of H(2)S as a novel endogenous gaseous K(ATP) channel opener
    W Zhao
    Department of Physiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    EMBO J 20:6008-16. 2001
    ..Our results demonstrate that H(2)S is an important endogenous vasoactive factor and the first identified gaseous opener of K(ATP) channels in vascular SMCs...
  54. pmc Antioxidant supplementation prevents oxidation and inflammatory responses induced by sidestream cigarette smoke in old mice
    J Zhang
    College of Public Health, The University of Arizona Health Science Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724-5155, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:1007-9. 2001
    ..We conclude that the SSCS in moderate intake levels increased oxidation and promoted inflammatory cytokine interleukin-6 production, whereas antioxidants prevented these changes...
  55. ncbi Light and electron microscopic observations of a direct projection from mesencephalic trigeminal nucleus neurons to hypoglossal motoneurons in the rat
    J Zhang
    Department of Oral and Craniofacial Biological Sciences, University of Maryland Dental School, 666 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Brain Res 917:67-80. 2001
    ..The present study provides new evidence that the trigeminal proprioceptive afferent neurons terminate in the XII and make synaptic contacts with their motoneurons...
  56. ncbi The receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE) is a cellular binding site for amphoterin. Mediation of neurite outgrowth and co-expression of rage and amphoterin in the developing nervous system
    O Hori
    Department of Physiology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Biol Chem 270:25752-61. 1995
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