Experts and Doctors on animals in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China


Locale: Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
Topic: animals

Top Publications

  1. Wang J, Sun Y, Li Y, Xu Q. Aqueous extract from aerial parts of Artemisia vestita, a traditional Tibetan medicine, reduces contact sensitivity in mice by down-regulating the activation, adhesion and metalloproteinase production of T lymphocytes. Int Immunopharmacol. 2005;5:407-15 pubmed
  2. Yang S, Zhou C, Cai X. Glutathione-triggered luminescent silver nanoparticle: A urinary clearable nanoparticle for potential clinical practice. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2015;135:751-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Different from conventional metal NPs that are often severely accumulated in the vital organs, these luminescent renal clearable AgNPs demonstrate promisingly clinical translation for medical applications. ..
  3. Ni W, Cao M, Huang W, Meng L, Wei J. Tryptase inhibitors: a patent review. Expert Opin Ther Pat. 2017;27:919-928 pubmed publisher
    ..Tryptase has become the research hotspot to explore many related diseases. Therefore, there has been growing appreciation for the potential importance of the tryptase inhibitors as a target for treating these diseases. ..
  4. Zhu Y, Miao J, Fan H, Zou S, Chen W. Protective effect of CpG-DNA against mastitis induced by Staphylococcus aureus infection in a rat model. Int Immunopharmacol. 2007;7:435-43 pubmed
    ..aureus in mammary tissue and decreased the activity of NAGase. CpG-DNA also promoted the expression of its specific receptor TLR-9 mRNA in mammary tissue. In conclusion, CpG-DNA protected against S. aureus mastitis in a rat model. ..
  5. Long L, Mao S, Su Y, Zhu W. [Isolation and in vitro metabolic characterization of a lactate-utilizing bacterium from goat rumen]. Wei Sheng Wu Xue Bao. 2008;48:1571-7 pubmed
    ..The effect of the strain L9 culture on the rumen fermentation was further studied...
  6. Wei J, Huang Y, Zhong D, Kang L, Ishag H, Mao X, et al. Design and evaluation of a multi-epitope peptide against Japanese encephalitis virus infection in BALB/c mice. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010;396:787-92 pubmed publisher
    ..It provided complete protection against lethal challenge with JEV in mice. Our findings indicate that the multi-epitope vaccine rMEP may be an attractive candidate vaccine for the prevention of JEV infection. ..
  7. Yao B, Liu H, Gu Y, Shi S, Tao X, Li X, et al. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone positively regulates steroidogenesis via extracellular signal-regulated kinase in rat Leydig cells. Asian J Androl. 2011;13:438-45 pubmed publisher
    ..ERK1/2 activation by GnRH may be responsible for the induction of 3?-HSD gene expression and enzyme production, which may ultimately modulate steroidogenesis in rat Leydig cells...
  8. Yang L, Wang C, Ye J, Li H. Hepatoprotective effects of polyprenols from Ginkgo biloba L. leaves on CCl4-induced hepatotoxicity in rats. Fitoterapia. 2011;82:834-40 pubmed publisher
    ..In general, the effects of GBP were not significantly different from those of the standard drug Essentiale...
  9. Xu Q, Liu L, Qian X, Chen Q, Jiang Y, Li D, et al. MiR-145 directly targets p70S6K1 in cancer cells to inhibit tumor growth and angiogenesis. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012;40:761-74 pubmed publisher
    ..The miR-145 rescue could be a rationale for therapeutic applications in colon cancer in the future. ..

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  1. Yue J, Meyers B, Chen J, Tian D, Yang S. Tracing the origin and evolutionary history of plant nucleotide-binding site-leucine-rich repeat (NBS-LRR) genes. New Phytol. 2012;193:1049-63 pubmed publisher
  2. An Y, Nie F, Wang Z, Zhang D. Preparation and characterization of realgar nanoparticles and their inhibitory effect on rat glioma cells. Int J Nanomedicine. 2011;6:3187-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Realgar nanoparticles are a promising in vitro anti-cancer strategy and may be applicable for human cancer therapy studies. ..
  3. Xu Z, Gao X, He Y, Ju J, Zhang M, Liu R, et al. Synergistic effect of SRY and its direct target, WDR5, on Sox9 expression. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e34327 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the interaction of WDR5 with SRY resulted in activation of Sox9 while repressing the expression of ?-catenin. These results suggest that, in conjunction with SRY, WDR5 plays an important role in sex determination. ..
  4. Cai X, Lu W, Ye T, Lu M, Wang J, Huo J, et al. The molecular mechanism of luteolin-induced apoptosis is potentially related to inhibition of angiogenesis in human pancreatic carcinoma cells. Oncol Rep. 2012;28:1353-61 pubmed publisher
    ..The abatement of VEGF secretion was related to the inhibition of VEGF mRNA expression, which may be regulated by inhibiting the transcription activity of nuclear transcription factor NF-?B. ..
  5. Wang X, Ju S, Li C, Peng X, Chen A, Mao H, et al. Non-invasive imaging of endothelial progenitor cells in tumor neovascularization using a novel dual-modality paramagnetic/near-infrared fluorescence probe. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e50575 pubmed publisher
  6. Liu G, Jiang G, Pang H, Hong F. The mitochondrial genome of the Chinese special butterfly Luehdorfia chinensis Leech (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae). Mitochondrial DNA. 2013;24:211-3 pubmed publisher
    ..These genes identified are present in the same order and orientation as the completely sequenced mitogenomes of other lepidopteran species. The sequence for COI in L. chinensis starts with ATTTAG and ends with TAA. ..
  7. Liu Z, Lv Y, Zhang M, Yue Z, Tang S, Islam A, et al. Hsp110 expression changes in rat primary myocardial cells exposed to heat stress in vitro. Genet Mol Res. 2012;11:4728-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, Hsp110 might play a fundamental role in opposing and alleviating heat-induced damage caused by hyperthermic stress in primary myocardial cells. ..
  8. Wang J, Wang X, Song Y, Zhu C, Wang J, Wang K, et al. Detecting and delivering platinum anticancer drugs using fluorescent maghemite nanoparticles. Chem Commun (Camb). 2013;49:2786-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Rhodamine-embedded maghemite nanoparticles could act as fluorescent drug carriers to track and transport platinum anticancer drugs simultaneously. ..
  9. Zen K, Guo Y, Bian Z, Lv Z, Zhu D, Ohnishi H, et al. Inflammation-induced proteolytic processing of the SIRPα cytoplasmic ITIM in neutrophils propagates a proinflammatory state. Nat Commun. 2013;4:2436 pubmed publisher
    ..These results demonstrate a SIRPα-based mechanism that dynamically regulates PMN inflammatory responses by generating a CD47-binding but non-signalling SIRPα 'decoy'. ..
  10. Xu J, Wang H, Ding K, Lu X, Li T, Wang J, et al. Inhibition of cathepsin S produces neuroprotective effects after traumatic brain injury in mice. Mediators Inflamm. 2013;2013:187873 pubmed publisher
    ..These results imply that CatS is involved in the secondary injury after TBI and provide a new perspective for preventing secondary injury after TBI. ..
  11. Liu K, Mei F, Wang Y, Xiao N, Yang L, Wang Y, et al. Quercetin oppositely regulates insulin-mediated glucose disposal in skeletal muscle under normal and inflammatory conditions: The dual roles of AMPK activation. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2016;60:551-65 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, Q-3-G ameliorated insulin resistance in skeletal cells under inflammatory conditions without affecting glucose disposal under normal conditions. ..
  12. Hu F, Xu P, Sun B, Xiao Z. Differences in the MicroRNA profiles of subcutaneous adipose-derived stem cells and omental adipose-derived stem cells. Gene. 2017;625:55-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings provided a clue to a more thorough understanding of the difference between SC-ASCs and O-ASCs and indicate their different potentials for clinical use. ..
  13. Xiong M, Zhu Z, Tian S, Zhu R, Bai S, Fu K, et al. Conditional ablation of Raptor in the male germline causes infertility due to meiotic arrest and impaired inactivation of sex chromosomes. FASEB J. 2017;31:3934-3949 pubmed publisher
    ..Tian, S., Zhu, R., Bai, S., Fu, K., Davis, J. G., Sun, Z., Baur, J. A., Zheng, K., Ye, L. Conditional ablation of Raptor in the male germline causes infertility due to meiotic arrest and impaired inactivation of sex chromosomes. ..
  14. Guo Y, Wu G, Su X, Yang H, Zhang J. Antiobesity action of a daidzein derivative on male obese mice induced by a high-fat diet. Nutr Res. 2009;29:656-63 pubmed publisher
    ..We also found that Dzd inhibits the activity of pancreatic lipase and lipoprotein lipase in a dose-dependent manner, inhibits the differentiation of rat preadipocytes, and stimulates lipolysis by activating hormone-sensitive lipase...
  15. Lin F, Li R, Pan Z, Zhou B, Yu D, Wang X, et al. miR-26b promotes granulosa cell apoptosis by targeting ATM during follicular atresia in porcine ovary. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e38640 pubmed publisher
    ..We found that miR-26b, which was upregulated during follicular atresia, increased the number of DNA breaks and promoted granulosa cell apoptosis by targeting the ataxia telangiectasia mutated gene directly in vitro. ..
  16. Cai Y, Chen T, Xu Q. Astilbin suppresses delayed-type hypersensitivity by inhibiting lymphocyte migration. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2003;55:691-6 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that astilbin may inhibit delayed-type hypersensitivity reactions through selectively suppressing the lymphocyte functions, including cell migration, via down-regulating MMP activity...
  17. Hu Y, Xing J, Chen L, Guo X, Du Y, Zhao C, et al. RGS22, a novel testis-specific regulator of G-protein signaling involved in human and mouse spermiogenesis along with GNA12/13 subunits. Biol Reprod. 2008;79:1021-9 pubmed publisher
    ..RGS22 may also play a role in GNA13 translocation from the cytoplasm to the nucleus during spermiogenesis. ..
  18. Qi M, Liu H, Dai D, Li N, Dai Y. Total triterpene acids, active ingredients from Fructus Corni, attenuate diabetic cardiomyopathy by normalizing ET pathway and expression of FKBP12.6 and SERCA2a in streptozotocin-rats. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2008;60:1687-94 pubmed publisher
    ..6 and SERCA2a and ET-ROS pathway in the myocardium rather than by hypoglycaemic activity. ..
  19. Xia C, Sun J, Hao H, Wang G, Yan B, Gu S, et al. Quantitative determination of ophiopogonin d by liquid chromatography/electrospray ionization mass spectrometry and its pharmacokinetics in rat. Planta Med. 2008;74:1832-6 pubmed publisher
    ..007 +/- 0.002 L/min/kg) for the latter formulation, consistent with an inhibition by one or more other components in the formulation...
  20. Qiang L, Yang Y, Ma Y, Chen F, Zhang L, Liu W, et al. Isolation and characterization of cancer stem like cells in human glioblastoma cell lines. Cancer Lett. 2009;279:13-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Molecular and functional characterization of such a tumorigenic population may be exploited in the development of novel cancer therapeutic drugs. ..
  21. He J, Sun H, Zhang D, Sun Y, Ma L, Chen L, et al. Cloning and characterization of 60S ribosomal protein L22 (RPL22) from Culex pipiens pallens. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2009;153:216-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study provides the first evidence that RPL22 may play some role in the regulation of deltamethrin-resistance in Cx. pipiens pallens. ..
  22. Zhou Z, Niu J, Zhang Z. The role of lysophosphatidic acid receptors in phenotypic modulation of vascular smooth muscle cells. Mol Biol Rep. 2010;37:2675-86 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that LPA-induced phenotypic modulation is mediated through the PTX-insensitive G-protein(s), possibly Gq-coupled LPA3 receptor. ..
  23. Dong L, Xia S, Gao F, Zhang D, Chen J, Zhang J. 3,3'-Diindolylmethane attenuates experimental arthritis and osteoclastogenesis. Biochem Pharmacol. 2010;79:715-21 pubmed publisher
    ..DIM has shown anti-arthritis activity in animal models via inhibiting the expression of RANKL, and thus may offer potential treatments for arthritis and associated disorders...
  24. Wang Y, Yin H, Lv X, Wang Y, Gao H, Wang M. Protection of chronic renal failure by a polysaccharide from Cordyceps sinensis. Fitoterapia. 2010;81:397-402 pubmed publisher
    ..The changes in blood urea nitrogen and serum creatinine revealed that CPS-2 could significantly relieve renal failure caused by fulgerizing kidney...
  25. Deng Y, Chen S, Lu A, Chen F, Tang F, Guan Z, et al. Production and characterisation of the intergeneric hybrids between Dendranthema morifolium and Artemisia vulgaris exhibiting enhanced resistance to chrysanthemum aphid (Macrosiphoniella sanbourni). Planta. 2010;231:693-703 pubmed publisher
    ..It is inferred that higher aphid resistance in the hybrid mainly owed to the leaf micromorphology and bioactive essential oil content. ..
  26. Gan X, Duan Y, Xiong X, Li P, Cui B, Gao X, et al. Inhibition of cardiac sympathetic afferent reflex and sympathetic activity by baroreceptor and vagal afferent inputs in chronic heart failure. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e25784 pubmed publisher
    ..The CSAR and the CSAR responses to Ang II in PVN are enhanced in intact CHF rats. Baroreceptor and vagal afferent activities inhibit CSAR and the CSAR responses to Ang II in intact Sham and CHF rats. ..
  27. Zhang Z, Wang G, Li H, Li L, Cui Q, Wei C, et al. Regulation of fertilization in male rats by CatSper2 knockdown. Asian J Androl. 2012;14:301-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study demonstrated that it was feasible to achieve male contraception by silencing the expression of CatSper2, the key protein involved in sperm hyperactivation. ..
  28. Wang M, Zhang X, Liu Y. [Acetoacetate extract from Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb inhibits growth of RFP-xenografted human liver carcinoma]. Zhonghua Gan Zang Bing Za Zhi. 2012;20:377-80 pubmed publisher
    ..05). COT significantly inhibited the proliferation of human HCC in a nude mouse model. Early treatment with COT produced a more robust inhibitory effect, which was very similar to that achieved with oxaliplatin treatment. ..
  29. Guo J, Ren W, Li A, Ding Y, Guo W, Su D, et al. Fat mass and obesity-associated gene enhances oxidative stress and lipogenesis in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2013;58:1004-9 pubmed publisher
    ..FTO overexpression in L02 cells enhanced lipogenesis and oxidative stress. This study demonstrates that increased FTO levels in the liver are involved in oxidative stress and lipid deposition, which characterize NAFLD. ..
  30. Sun Q, Dai Y, Zhang X, Hu Y, Zhang D, Li W, et al. Expression and cell distribution of myeloid differentiation primary response protein 88 in the cerebral cortex following experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage in rats: a pilot study. Brain Res. 2013;1520:134-44 pubmed publisher
    ..These results might have important implications during the administration of specific MyD88 antagonists in order to prevent or reduce inflammatory response following SAH. ..
  31. Malik N, Moaeen ud Din M, Zhao R. Ontogeny of mRNA expression of somatostatin and its receptors in chicken embryos in association with methylation status of their promoters. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2013;165:260-70 pubmed publisher
    ..The results show that ontogenic expression profile of chicken SST and SSTRs is time and tissue specific. ..
  32. Ju C, Sun J, Zi P, Jin X, Zhang C. Thermosensitive micelles-hydrogel hybrid system based on poloxamer 407 for localized delivery of paclitaxel. J Pharm Sci. 2013;102:2707-17 pubmed publisher
    ..It can be concluded that PTX-M-MG is a promising local delivery system for hydrophobic drug in cancer therapy, providing both improved efficacy and relieved side effects...
  33. Hu Q, Zhu J, Ji J, Wei L, Miao M, Ji H. Fructus Gardenia Extract ameliorates oxonate-induced hyperuricemia with renal dysfunction in mice by regulating organic ion transporters and mOIT3. Molecules. 2013;18:8976-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, FGE decreased renal mABCG2 expressions in hyperuricemic mice, contributing to its beneficial actions. However, further investigation is needed in clinical trials of FGE and its bioactive components. ..
  34. Zhu Z, Wang D, Xiang D, Yuan Y, Wang Y. Calcium/calmodulin-dependent serine protein kinase is involved in exendin-4-induced insulin secretion in INS-1 cells. Metabolism. 2014;63:120-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study suggests that the stimulation of ?-cell insulin secretion by Ex-4 is mediated, at least in part, by CASK via a novel signaling mechanism. ..
  35. Liu M, Chen S, Zhao X, Ye Y, Li J, Zhu Q, et al. Biocompatible phosphonic acid-functionalized silica nanoparticles for sensitive detection of hypoxanthine in real samples. Talanta. 2013;117:536-42 pubmed publisher
    ..The assay results of hypoxanthine in fish samples were in a good agreement with the reference values. ..
  36. Liu C, Su G, Giesy J, Letcher R, Li G, Agrawal I, et al. Acute Exposure to Tris(1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) Phosphate (TDCIPP) Causes Hepatic Inflammation and Leads to Hepatotoxicity in Zebrafish. Sci Rep. 2016;6:19045 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, our results suggest that exposure to TDCIPP induces hepatic inflammation and leads to hepatotoxicity in zebrafish. ..
  37. Yu Z, Zhang N, Lu C, Pang T, Wang K, Jiang J, et al. Electroacupuncture at ST25 inhibits jejunal motility: Role of sympathetic pathways and TRPV1. World J Gastroenterol. 2016;22:1834-43 pubmed publisher
    ..EA at ST25 was found to inhibit jejunal motility in an intensity-dependent manner, via a mechanism in which sympathetic nerves and TRPV1 receptors play an important role. ..
  38. Du Z, Zhang Y, Wang G, Peng J, Wang Z, Gao S. TPhP exposure disturbs carbohydrate metabolism, lipid metabolism, and the DNA damage repair system in zebrafish liver. Sci Rep. 2016;6:21827 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study provides a systematic analysis of the triphenyl phosphate-induced toxic effects in zebrafish liver and demonstrates that low concentrations of triphenyl phosphate affect normal metabolism and cell cycle. ..
  39. Wang X, Sun Y, Zhao Y, Ding Y, Zhang X, Kong L, et al. Oroxyloside prevents dextran sulfate sodium-induced experimental colitis in mice by inhibiting NF-κB pathway through PPARγ activation. Biochem Pharmacol. 2016;106:70-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study suggested that oroxyloside prevented DSS-induced colitis by inhibiting NF-κB pathway through PPARγ activation. Therefore, oroxyloside may be a promising and effective agent for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). ..
  40. Zhou Y, Huang T, Zhang J, Wong C, Zhang B, Dong Y, et al. TEAD1/4 exerts oncogenic role and is negatively regulated by miR-4269 in gastric tumorigenesis. Oncogene. 2017;36:6518-6530 pubmed publisher
    ..For the first time, the nuclear accumulated TEAD4 and downregulated miR-4269 are proposed to serve as novel prognostic biomarkers in GC. ..
  41. Jiang J, Xu Q. Immunomodulatory activity of the aqueous extract from rhizome of Smilax glabra in the later phase of adjuvant-induced arthritis in rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2003;85:53-9 pubmed
    ..Such characteristics of RSG on AA may be advantageous to the long-term treatment of clinical rheumatoid arthritis...
  42. Li F, Han Z. Mutations in acetylcholinesterase associated with insecticide resistance in the cotton aphid, Aphis gossypii Glover. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2004;34:397-405 pubmed
    ..Both subgroups contain resistance-associated AChE genes. To avoid confusion in the future work, a nomenclature of insect AChE is also suggested in the paper. ..
  43. Sun J, Wang X, Liu H, Xu J. Ketamine suppresses intestinal NF-kappa B activation and proinflammatory cytokine in endotoxic rats. World J Gastroenterol. 2004;10:1028-31 pubmed
    ..Ketamine can suppress endotoxin-induced production of proinflammatory cytokines such as TNF-alpha and IL-6 production in the intestine. This suppressive effect may act through inhibiting NF-kappa B. ..
  44. Zeng Y, Gu B, Ji X, Ding X, Song C, Wu F. Sinomenine, an antirheumatic alkaloid, ameliorates clinical signs of disease in the Lewis rat model of acute experimental autoimmune encephalolmyelitis. Biol Pharm Bull. 2007;30:1438-44 pubmed
    ..The mRNA levels of CC chemokines, RANTES, MIP-1alpha and MCP-1, are inhibited in SIN-treated EAE rats. The data in this proof of concept study support the premise that SIN may be a promising new therapeutic intervention in MS. ..
  45. Mo S, Zhou F, Lv Y, Hu Q, Zhang D, Kong L. Hypouricemic action of selected flavonoids in mice: structure-activity relationships. Biol Pharm Bull. 2007;30:1551-6 pubmed
    ..The exact mechanism of the hypouricemic action of flavonoids in vivo should be investigated in the future. ..
  46. Tian D, Wu F, Ma S, Li D, Dai Y. [Studies on anti-hyperglycemic effect and its mechanism of Clinopodium chinense]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2008;33:1313-6 pubmed
  47. Xu G, Wang S, Zhuang L, Hackett A, Gu L, Zhang L, et al. Intramuscular delivery of a cholera DNA vaccine primes both systemic and mucosal protective antibody responses against cholera. Vaccine. 2009;27:3821-30 pubmed publisher
  48. Chen Z, Sun J, Chen H, Xiao Y, Liu D, Chen J, et al. Comparative pharmacokinetics and bioavailability studies of quercetin, kaempferol and isorhamnetin after oral administration of Ginkgo biloba extracts, Ginkgo biloba extract phospholipid complexes and Ginkgo biloba extract solid dispersions in rats. Fitoterapia. 2010;81:1045-52 pubmed publisher
    ..The bioavailabilities of GBP increased more than that of GBS. ..
  49. Hui J, Zhang Z, Liu S, Xi G, Zhang X, Teng G, et al. Adolescent escitalopram administration modifies neurochemical alterations in the hippocampus of maternally separated rats. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2010;20:875-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, these metabolite changes seem to be more sensitive indicators of the results from early life stress than volume changes...
  50. Feng L, Jia X, Zhu M, Chen Y, Shi F. Chemoprevention by Prunella vulgaris L. extract of non-small cell lung cancer via promoting apoptosis and regulating the cell cycle. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2010;11:1355-8 pubmed
    ..In addition, P-60 was found to have the ability to regulate cell cycle and induce apoptosis in SPC-A-1 cells. Therefore, we propose that P-60 has potential as a lung cancer chemopreventive agent...
  51. Wu C, Wang P, Rao J, Wang Z, Zhang C, Lu L, et al. Triptolide alleviates hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury by attenuating oxidative stress and inhibiting NF-?B activity in mice. J Surg Res. 2011;166:e205-13 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that triptolide has protective effects against hepatic I/R injury. Its mechanisms might be related to reduction of oxidative stress and neutrophil infiltration and inhibition NF-?B p65 activity. ..
  52. Zhang G, Dai D, Xi T, Cong X, Zhang Y, Dai Y. Isoproterenol-induced FKBP12.6/12 downregulation is modulated by ETA and ETB receptors and reversed by argirhein, a derivative of rhein. Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2011;32:223-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In cardiomyocytes, the ISO induced downregulation of FKBP12.6/12 is modulated by both ET(A) and ET(B). A new compound, argirein, reversed the down-regulation of FKBP12.6/12 expression in myocardial cells stimulated with ISO. ..
  53. Guo J, Duan J, Tang Y, Li Y. Sedative and anticonvulsant activities of styrax after oral and intranasal administration in mice. Pharm Biol. 2011;49:1034-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Styrax, resin of Liquidambar orientalis Mill. (N.O. Hamamelaceae), belongs to resuscitation-inducing aromatic herbs in traditional Chinese medicine and functions in inducing resuscitation and restoring conscientiousness...
  54. Lu S, Nie J, Luan Q, Feng Q, Xiao Q, Chang Z, et al. Phosphorylation of the Twist1-family basic helix-loop-helix transcription factors is involved in pathological cardiac remodeling. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e19251 pubmed publisher
    ..This study provides novel insights into the regulation of Twist1 family in cardiac remodeling and suggests that the Twist1 family can be regulated by Akt signaling. ..
  55. Chen L, Lan Z, Zhou Y, Li F, Zhang X, Zhang C, et al. Astilbin attenuates hyperuricemia and ameliorates nephropathy in fructose-induced hyperuricemic rats. Planta Med. 2011;77:1769-73 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings provide potent evidence for astilbin as a safe and promising lead compound in the development of a disease-modifying drug to prevent hyperuricemia and nephropathy...
  56. Wang J, Wang H, Zhong W, Li N, Cong Z. Expression and cell distribution of metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 in the rat cortex following traumatic brain injury. Brain Res. 2012;1464:73-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, understanding the expression and cell distribution of mGluR5 after TBI may give insight into pathophysiology after TBI and provide a new target for the therapy of TBI. ..
  57. Yuan Y, Huang S, Wang W, Wang Y, Zhang P, Zhu C, et al. Activation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-? coactivator 1? ameliorates mitochondrial dysfunction and protects podocytes from aldosterone-induced injury. Kidney Int. 2012;82:771-89 pubmed publisher
    ..Activators of SIRT1, such as resveratol, may be therapeutically useful in glomerular diseases to promote and maintain PGC-1? expression and, consequently, podocyte integrity. ..
  58. Yan F, Yao Y, Chen L, Li Y, Sheng Z, Ma G. Hypoxic preconditioning improves survival of cardiac progenitor cells: role of stromal cell derived factor-1?-CXCR4 axis. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e37948 pubmed publisher
    ..Strategies targeting this aspect may enhance the effectiveness of cell-based cardiac regenerative therapy. ..
  59. Zhu C, Yu Z, Zhu J, Hu X, Chen Y, Qiu Y, et al. Differential expression profile of MicroRNAs during differentiation of cardiomyocytes exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls. Int J Mol Sci. 2012;13:15955-66 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results demonstrate a critical role of miRNAs in mediating the effect of PCBs during the differentiation of P19 cells into cardiac myocytes. ..
  60. Chen S, Zhang Y, Zhou L, Xie D, Zhang F, Jia H, et al. Percutaneous pulmonary artery denervation completely abolishes experimental pulmonary arterial hypertension in vivo. EuroIntervention. 2013;9:269-76 pubmed publisher
    ..The pressure responses were completely abolished by the PADN treatment at the main bifurcation area of the left pulmonary artery. ..
  61. Wei Q, Ren X, Jiang Y, Jin H, Liu N, Li J. Advanced glycation end products accelerate rat vascular calcification through RAGE/oxidative stress. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2013;13:13 pubmed publisher
    ..Increased ALP activity and calcium deposition were also inhibited markedly by the ROS inhibitor and the anti-RAGE antibody. These results suggest that AGEs enhance vascular calcification partly through a RAGE/oxidative stress pathway. ..
  62. Luo J, Yin H, Kong L. Monoterpenes from the fruits of Amomum kravanh. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2014;16:471-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The absolute configuration of the 7,8-diol moiety in 1 was assigned by CD data after addition of Mo2(OAc)4 in dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) solution. Compounds 1 and 2 exhibited weak activity of anti-platelet aggregation in vitro. ..
  63. Wang G, Rong M, Li Q, Liu Y, Long C, Meng P, et al. Alkaloids from Veratrum taliense Exert Cardiovascular Toxic Effects via Cardiac Sodium Channel Subtype 1.5. Toxins (Basel). 2015;8: pubmed publisher
    ..This result reveals that VAs exert their cardiovascular toxicity via the Na(V)1.5 channel. The effects of VAs on Na(V)1.3 and Na(V)1.4 may be related to their analgesic effect and skeletal muscle toxicity, respectively. ..
  64. Zhu X, Dong J, Shen K, Bai Y, Chao J, Yao H. Neuronal nitric oxide synthase contributes to pentylenetetrazole-kindling-induced hippocampal neurogenesis. Brain Res Bull. 2016;121:138-47 pubmed publisher
    ..Selective inhibition of nNOS by 7-NI, however, suppressed PTZ-kindling-induced hippocampal DG new born cells proliferation and survival, suggesting that nNOS contributes to PTZ-kindling-induced hippocampal neurogenesis. ..
  65. Chen P, Gao H, Lu Y, Nie H, Liu Z, Zhao Y, et al. Altered expression of eNOS, prostacyclin synthase, prostaglandin G/H synthase, and thromboxane synthase in porcine aortic endothelial cells after exposure to human serum-relevance to xenotransplantation. Cell Biol Int. 2017;41:798-808 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, human serum altered the balance of endothelium-derived inhibitory mechanisms in PAECs, which may indicate a regulatory mechanism of excessive platelet activation in pig-to-primate xenotransplantation. ..
  66. Hao Z, Lu J, Wang S, Wu H, Zhang Y, Xu S. Stem cell-derived exosomes: A promising strategy for fracture healing. Cell Prolif. 2017;50: pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, studies based on fracture models of large animals are could offer guidance and are in demand. ..
  67. Li J, Li Y, Zhang X, Zhu X, Ge Y, Yuan X. [Changes in the phosphorylation of cAMP response element binding protein in the rat nucleus accumbens after acute and chronic ethanol administration]. Sheng Li Xue Bao. 2003;55:147-52 pubmed
  68. Cui L, Shi Y, Dai G, Pan H, Chen J, Song L, et al. Modification of N-Methyl-N-Nitrosourea initiated bladder carcinogenesis in Wistar rats by terephthalic acid. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2006;210:24-31 pubmed
  69. Qian W, Wang L, Song M, Zheng X, Hang T, Zhang Z. [Excretion of (-)-clausenamide in rats]. Yao Xue Xue Bao. 2006;41:789-92 pubmed
    ..92% , 0.46% and 0.0003% of the administered dose from feces, urine and bile, respectively. The major amount of (-)-clausenamide was recovered from feces after (-)-clausenamide was orally administrated to rats (30 mg kg(-1)). ..
  70. Zeng C, Yang Q, Hu Q. A comparison of the distribution of two glycyrrhizic acid epimers in rat tissues. Eur J Drug Metab Pharmacokinet. 2006;31:253-8 pubmed
    ..v. administration of the two GL epimers, with these differences being closely related to the different configuration of alpha-GL and beta-GL. ..
  71. Song R, Xu F, Zhang Z, Liu Y, Dong H, Tian Y. Structural elucidation of in vitro metabolites of emodin by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Biomed Chromatogr. 2008;22:1230-6 pubmed publisher
  72. Zhang J, Gong J, Zhang W, Zhu W, Li J. Effects of transplanted bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells on the irradiated intestine of mice. J Biomed Sci. 2008;15:585-94 pubmed publisher
    ..MSCs genetically modified by CXCR4 (the receptor for SDF-1) engrafted into irradiated intestine at a significantly elevated level and ameliorated the intestinal permeability and histopathological damage...
  73. Wang L, Yuanshu Z, Yuhan Z, Yaojie -, Yingxia L. Mutant prevention concentrations of fluoroquinolones against Campylobacter jejuni isolated from chicken. Vet Microbiol. 2010;144:409-14 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings provide new insights into the development and mechanisms of FQ resistance in Campylobacter. ..
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