Experts and Doctors on myocardium in Taipei, Taiwan
Locale: Taipei, Taiwan
Ho Y, Chen C, Hsu R, Lin L, Huang P. The correlation between expression of apoptosis-related proteins and myocardial functional reserve evaluated by dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2003;16:931-6 pubmed
..01) rather than bax. In conclusion, the expression of bax and bcl-2 proteins in patients with DCM is enhanced and independent of p53. Loss of contractile reserve is associated with overexpression of bcl-2 protein in failing myocardium. ..
Chen S, Wang C. Establishment of cell culture systems from penaeid shrimp and their susceptibility to white spot disease and yellow head viruses. Methods Cell Sci. 1999;21:199-206 pubmed
..By electron microscopy, virions of WSDV and YHV were observed in the nuclei and cytoplasm of cultured cells. The CPE foci developed further with increased incubation time. ..
Lin C, Chang G, Su M, Wu Y, Teng C, Ko F. Pharmacological characteristics of liriodenine, isolated from Fissistigma glaucescens, a novel muscarinic receptor antagonist in guinea-pigs. Br J Pharmacol. 1994;113:275-81 pubmed
..It is more potent in smooth muscle than in cardiac preparations. It also acts as a blocker of voltage-dependent Ca2+ channels at a high concentration (300 microM). ..
Lin C, Yang C, Chen C, Ko F, Teng C. Pharmacological characteristics of BDTI, a new isoquinoline-derived beta 2-adrenoceptor agonist, in canine trachea and rat heart. Pharmacology. 1996;53:19-27 pubmed
..5 and 5.7 +/- 0.6 mumol/l, respectively). The selectivity of BDTI and salbutamol for beta 2-adrenoceptors on the cAMP response were 12.4 and 14.3 times, respectively. It is concluded that BDTI is a beta 2-selective adrenoceptor agonist. ..
Ko W, Chen M, Wang S, Lai Y, Chen J, Lin C. 3-O-methylquercetin more selectively inhibits phosphodiesterase subtype 3. Planta Med. 2003;69:310-5 pubmed
..In conclusion, 3-MQ was revealed to be a selective and competitive PDE3/PDE4 inhibitor, although its inhibitory effect on PDE4 was not potent. Therefore, 3-MQ may have a potential in the treatment of asthma beside its antiviral activity...