Min Zhang

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Affiliation: Fourth Military Medical University
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc Tooth wear in aging people: an investigation of the prevalence and the influential factors of incisal/occlusal tooth wear in northwest China
    Bo Liu
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, College of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, NO, 145 Changle West Road, Xi an, China
    BMC Oral Health 14:65. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Crosstalk between integrin and G protein pathways involved in mechanotransduction in mandibular condylar chondrocytes under pressure
    Min Zhang
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, No 145 Changle West Road, Xi an 710032, China
    Arch Biochem Biophys 474:102-8. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of mechanical pressure on intracellular calcium release channel and cytoskeletal structure in rabbit mandibular condylar chondrocytes
    M Zhang
    Department of Oral Anatomy and Physiology, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, 710032, Shaanxi, China
    Life Sci 78:2480-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint [The role of the MAPK pathway in mandibular condylar chondrocytes mechanotransduction]
    Min Zhang
    Department of Oral Anatomy and Physiology, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, Shanxi Providence, China
    Shanghai Kou Qiang Yi Xue 13:510-4. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Psychological stress alters microstructure of the mandibular condyle in rats
    Qiang Li
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, 710032, Shaanxi Province, PR China
    Physiol Behav 110:129-39. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint [Intracellular calcium ion release stimulated by 1,25(OH)2D3 and influenced with mechanical pressure in mandibular condylar chondrocytes of rabbit]
    Min Zhang
    Dept of Oral Anatomy and Physiology, College of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, China
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 22:69-72. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Potential dental pulp revascularization and odonto-/osteogenic capacity of a novel transplant combined with dental pulp stem cells and platelet-rich fibrin
    Yong Jin Chen
    State Key Laboratory of Military Stomatology, Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, No 145 Changle West Road, Xi an, 710032, China
    Cell Tissue Res 361:439-55. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Oxidative damage and HSP70 expression in masseter muscle induced by psychological stress in rats
    Qiang Li
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, Shaanxi, PR China
    Physiol Behav 104:365-72. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The combined use of cell sheet fragments of periodontal ligament stem cells and platelet-rich fibrin granules for avulsed tooth reimplantation
    Yin Hua Zhao
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi 710032, PR China
    Biomaterials 34:5506-20. 2013
  10. pmc Psychological stress alters the ultrastructure and increases IL-1β and TNF-α in mandibular condylar cartilage
    Xin Lv
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi, China
    Braz J Med Biol Res 45:968-76. 2012

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Publications94

  1. pmc Tooth wear in aging people: an investigation of the prevalence and the influential factors of incisal/occlusal tooth wear in northwest China
    Bo Liu
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, College of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, NO, 145 Changle West Road, Xi an, China
    BMC Oral Health 14:65. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of tooth wear in the aging population of northwest China and to investigate the factors associated with such tooth wear...
  2. doi request reprint Crosstalk between integrin and G protein pathways involved in mechanotransduction in mandibular condylar chondrocytes under pressure
    Min Zhang
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, No 145 Changle West Road, Xi an 710032, China
    Arch Biochem Biophys 474:102-8. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of mechanical pressure on intracellular calcium release channel and cytoskeletal structure in rabbit mandibular condylar chondrocytes
    M Zhang
    Department of Oral Anatomy and Physiology, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, 710032, Shaanxi, China
    Life Sci 78:2480-7. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint [The role of the MAPK pathway in mandibular condylar chondrocytes mechanotransduction]
    Min Zhang
    Department of Oral Anatomy and Physiology, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, Shanxi Providence, China
    Shanghai Kou Qiang Yi Xue 13:510-4. 2004
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Psychological stress alters microstructure of the mandibular condyle in rats
    Qiang Li
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, 710032, Shaanxi Province, PR China
    Physiol Behav 110:129-39. 2013
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint [Intracellular calcium ion release stimulated by 1,25(OH)2D3 and influenced with mechanical pressure in mandibular condylar chondrocytes of rabbit]
    Min Zhang
    Dept of Oral Anatomy and Physiology, College of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, China
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 22:69-72. 2004
    ..To investigate the intracellular calcium ion release and the system of calcium channel by 1,25 (OH)2D3 stimulus, and the effect of mechanical pressure on it in rabbit mandibular condylar chondrocytes (MCC) in vitro...
  7. doi request reprint Potential dental pulp revascularization and odonto-/osteogenic capacity of a novel transplant combined with dental pulp stem cells and platelet-rich fibrin
    Yong Jin Chen
    State Key Laboratory of Military Stomatology, Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, No 145 Changle West Road, Xi an, 710032, China
    Cell Tissue Res 361:439-55. 2015
    ..Thus, the application of DPSC/PRF tissue constructs might serve as a potential therapy in regenerative endodontics for pulp revitalization or revascularization. ..
  8. doi request reprint Oxidative damage and HSP70 expression in masseter muscle induced by psychological stress in rats
    Qiang Li
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, Shaanxi, PR China
    Physiol Behav 104:365-72. 2011
    ..These results indicate that psychological stress induces oxidative damage and up-regulates the expression of HSP70 in masseter muscles in rats, which are associated with behavior resembling anxiety...
  9. doi request reprint The combined use of cell sheet fragments of periodontal ligament stem cells and platelet-rich fibrin granules for avulsed tooth reimplantation
    Yin Hua Zhao
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi 710032, PR China
    Biomaterials 34:5506-20. 2013
    ..These overall results suggest that the PDLSCs/PRF construct may be a useful tool for alveolar surgery that has the potential to improve the clinical outcomes in future avulsed tooth reimplantations...
  10. pmc Psychological stress alters the ultrastructure and increases IL-1β and TNF-α in mandibular condylar cartilage
    Xin Lv
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi, China
    Braz J Med Biol Res 45:968-76. 2012
    ..The proinflammatory cytokines play a potential role in initiating the cartilage destruction that eventually leads to the TMDs...
  11. doi request reprint Estrogen and its receptor enhance mechanobiological effects in compressed bone mesenchymal stem cells
    Min Zhang
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, PR China
    Cells Tissues Organs 195:400-13. 2012
    ..The effects were enhanced by the addition of estrogen, and the ER plays an important role in regulating mechanobiological effects and the mechanotransduction processes of BMSCs...
  12. doi request reprint Human B cells have an active phagocytic capability and undergo immune activation upon phagocytosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Qi Zhu
    Department of Neurology, Xijing Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi, China Department of Neurology, Wuhan General Hospital of Guangzhou Military, Wuhan, Hubei, China
    Immunobiology 221:558-67. 2016
    ..Therefore, our results provide the first evidence that human B cells can phagocytose Mtb in an active manner that is independent of bacterial viability, and phagocytosed Mtb can in turn regulate the immune activation of B cells. ..
  13. doi request reprint Activation of satellite glial cells in the trigeminal ganglion contributes to masseter mechanical allodynia induced by restraint stress in rats
    Ya juan Zhao
    State Key Laboratory of Military Stomatology, Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Changle West Road 145, Xi an, Shaanxi Province, China
    Neurosci Lett 602:150-5. 2015
    ..The over-release of IL-1β and excessive IL1-RI expressions have close relationship with the stress induced masseter allodynia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of mechanical pressure on the thickness and collagen synthesis of mandibular cartilage and the contributions of G proteins
    Min Zhang
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shanxi 710032, PR China
    Mol Cell Biomech 8:43-60. 2011
    ..G proteins are involved not only in the proliferation and differentiation of condylar cartilage regulated by prolonged pressure, but also in the process of collagen production in condylar cartilage stimulated by pressure...
  15. pmc Effects of condylar elastic properties to temporomandibular joint stress
    Min Zhang
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, China
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2009:509848. 2009
    ..We conclude that anisotropy has subtle yet significant effects on stress distribution of the TMJ and could improve the reality of simulations...
  16. doi request reprint Hydrostatic pressure promotes the proliferation and osteogenic/chondrogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells: The roles of RhoA and Rac1
    Yin Hua Zhao
    State Key Laboratory of Military Stomatology, Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, No 145 West ChangLe Road, Xi an 710032, China
    Stem Cell Res 14:283-96. 2015
    ..Collectively, our results suggested that RhoA and Rac1 are critical to the pressure-induced proliferation and differentiation, the stress fiber assembly, and MAPK activation in BMSCs. ..
  17. doi request reprint Involvement of trigeminal astrocyte activation in masseter hyperalgesia under stress
    Ya juan Zhao
    State Key Laboratory of Military Stomatology, Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, Shaanxi Province, PR China
    Physiol Behav 142:57-65. 2015
    ..Thus, inhibiting spinal astrocytic activation may represent a novel therapeutic strategy for the treatment of orofacial pain induced by stress. ..
  18. doi request reprint Lamotrigine reverses masseter overactivity caused by stress maybe via Glu suppression
    Fang Song
    State Key Laboratory of Military Stomatology, Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, Shaanxi, PR China
    Physiol Behav 137:25-32. 2014
    ..The administration of lamotrigine at doses of 30 or 40 mg/kg body weight effectively mitigated the adverse effects of stress on masseter muscle tone via inhibition of glutamate release...
  19. doi request reprint Long-term curcumin treatment antagonizes masseter muscle alterations induced by chronic unpredictable mild stress in rats
    Min Cui
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, Shaanxi, China
    Arch Oral Biol 59:258-67. 2014
    ..To investigate the correlation between psychological stress and masseter muscle (MM) alterations, and explore the therapeutic agents for restoring the impaired masticatory muscle...
  20. doi request reprint New insights into and novel applications of release technology for periodontal reconstructive therapies
    Fa Ming Chen
    Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, Shaanxi, People s Republic of China
    J Control Release 149:92-110. 2011
    ..Recent progress highlights the importance of releasing endogenous GFs and developing commercially available products that may facilitate clinical translation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Photoelastic study of the effects of occlusal surface morphology on tooth apical stress from vertical bite forces
    Mei Qing Wang
    Department of Oral Anatomy and Physiology in the Stomatological College at the Fourth Military Medical University in Xi an, China
    J Contemp Dent Pract 5:74-93. 2004
    ..To establish a suitable relationship of occlusion that can conduct favorable occlusal loading physiologically is very important...
  22. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic response assessment of high intensity focused ultrasound therapy for uterine fibroid: utility of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography
    Xiao Dong Zhou
    Department of Ultrasonography, Xijing Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, No 17 West Changle Road, Xi an 710032, China
    Eur J Radiol 62:289-94. 2007
    ..To assess the utility of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (ceUS) in the assessment of the therapeutic response to high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) ablation in patients with uterine fibroid...
  23. doi request reprint The Distinct Effects of Estrogen and Hydrostatic Pressure on Mesenchymal Stem Cells Differentiation: Involvement of Estrogen Receptor Signaling
    Ying Zhao
    State Key Laboratory of Military Stomatology, Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, No 145 West ChangLe Road, Xi an, 710032, China
    Ann Biomed Eng 44:2971-83. 2016
    ..Mechanobiological effects of hydrostatic pressure are closely associated with ERα activity. MAPK molecules and F-actin were likely to be important mediator molecules in the ER-mediated mechanotransduction of BMSCs. ..
  24. pmc Psychological stress delays periodontitis healing in rats: the involvement of basic fibroblast growth factor
    Ya juan Zhao
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi 710032, China
    Mediators Inflamm 2012:732902. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effects of psychological stress on periodontitis healing in rats and the contribution of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) expression to the healing process...
  25. pmc Psychological stress induces temporary masticatory muscle mechanical sensitivity in rats
    Fei Huang
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi 710032, China
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2011:720603. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that psychological stress is directly related to masticatory muscle pain. Removal of the stressor could be a useful method for relieving mechanical sensitivity increase induced by psychological stress...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Analysis of cortical bone of the mandibular body in psychological stressed rats by micro-CT]
    Qiang Li
    State Key Laboratory of Military Stomatology, Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, China
    Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 49:560-5. 2014
    ..To calculate the bone mineral density (BMD) of buccal and lingual mandibular cortical bone in psychological stressed rats...
  27. doi request reprint Toward delivery of multiple growth factors in tissue engineering
    Fa Ming Chen
    Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, Shaanxi, People s Republic of China
    Biomaterials 31:6279-308. 2010
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Homing of endogenous stem/progenitor cells for in situ tissue regeneration: Promises, strategies, and translational perspectives
    Fa Ming Chen
    Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, Shaanxi, People s Republic of China
    Biomaterials 32:3189-209. 2011
    ..In the future these exciting paradigms are likely to help reconcile the clinical and commercial pressures in regenerative medicine...
  29. doi request reprint Effects of unilateral jaw clenching on cerebral/systemic circulation and related autonomic nerve activity
    Min Zhang
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, China
    Physiol Behav 105:292-7. 2012
    ..The present results indicate that, compared with handgrip exercise, unilateral jaw clenching promotes bilateral activation of MCAV with smaller effects on cardiac output and sympathetic nervous system activity...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Rab23 enhances invasion of Sa3 cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma cells via up-regulating the expression of Rac1]
    Ye Miao
    Xijing Dermatology Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, China
    Xi Bao Yu Fen Zi Mian Yi Xue Za Zhi 31:1611-4, 1619. 2015
    ....
  31. doi request reprint JNK and AKT/GSK3β signaling pathways converge to regulate periodontal ligament cell survival involving XIAP
    Mouda Wei
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi, China
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 448:485-91. 2014
    ..These results suggest that, after 72 h of 250 μM H2O2 exposure, Akt, JNK, and GSK3β intracellular kinase signaling pathways converge to regulate PDLC survival involving XIAP...
  32. pmc Antibody against CD44s inhibits pancreatic tumor initiation and postradiation recurrence in mice
    Ling Li
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan Cell Engineering Research Centre and Department of Cell Biology, State Key Laboratory of Cancer Biology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi, P R China
    Gastroenterology 146:1108-18. 2014
    ..This strategy is unclear for treatment of pancreatic cancer, and little is known about how anti-CD44s affect pancreatic cancer initiation or recurrence after radiotherapy...
  33. doi request reprint Leptin induces secretion of pro-inflammatory cytokines by human keratinocytes in vitro--a possible reason for increased severity of psoriasis in patients with a high body mass index
    Ke Xue
    Department of Dermatology, Xijing Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, China
    Exp Dermatol 22:406-10. 2013
    ..In conclusion, this study suggests leptin as a novel molecular link between psoriasis and obesity, which may help to explain the more server conditions of psoriasis in patients with obesity...
  34. ncbi request reprint Study on the effects of mechanical pressure to the ultrastructure and secretion ability of mandibular condylar chondrocytes
    Y J Chen
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, 710032 Shaanxi, China
    Arch Oral Biol 52:173-81. 2007
    ..NO was the upstream molecule, which mediated the response of aggrecan and PGF(1)alpha to mechanical pressure...
  35. doi request reprint Quality of life in 188 patients with myasthenia gravis in China
    Yongxiang Yang
    a Department of Neurology, Tangdu Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi 710038, China
    Int J Neurosci 126:455-62. 2016
    ..In addition to the treatment of physical symptoms, the psychological symptoms such as anxiety and depression should be concerned as well. ..
  36. doi request reprint Active phagocytosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (H37Ra) by T lymphocytes (Jurkat cells)
    Min Zhang
    Department of Neurology, Xijing Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, No 15 Changle Xi Road, Xi an, Shaanxi Province 710032, China Department of Neurology, Fuzhou Dongfang Hospital, No 156 West Second Ring Road, Fuzhou, Fujian Province 350025, China
    Mol Immunol 66:429-38. 2015
    ..Jurkat T lymphocytes could actively phagocytose inactivated Mtb via the macropinocytotic mechanism. Actin remodeling played an important role in the macropinocytotic process. Serum complements may regulate phagocytosis...
  37. pmc Immune sculpting of norepinephrine on MHC-I, B7-1, IDO and B7-H1 expression and regulation of proliferation and invasion in pancreatic carcinoma cells
    Liancai Wang
    Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an, Shaanxi Province, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e45491. 2012
    ..This study aims to investigate the role of NE in modulating the immune phenotype and allowing pancreatic carcinoma (PC) cells to escape the immune response...
  38. pmc Psychological stress alters ultrastructure and energy metabolism of masticatory muscle in rats
    Yong Jin Chen
    Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shanxi 710032, China
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2010:302693. 2010
    ..Together, these results indicate that psychological stress induces alterations in the ultrastructure and energy metabolism of masticatory muscles in rats...
  39. doi request reprint Improvement of the cytocompatibility of electrospun poly[(R)-3-hydroxybutyrate-co-(R)-3-hydroxyvalerate] mats by Ecoflex
    Anhui Wang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Military Preventive Medicine, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi 710032, People s Republic of China
    J Biomed Mater Res A 100:1505-11. 2012
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report showing the biocompatibility of Ecoflex-containing materials with human cells...
  40. pmc Prospective cohort study of HIV incidence and molecular characteristics of HIV among men who have sex with men(MSM) in Yunnan Province, China
    Junjie Xu
    Key Laboratory of AIDS Immunology of Ministry of Health, Department of Laboratory Medicine, NO, 1 Hospital of China Medical University, Nanjing North Street 155, Heping District, Shenyang 110001, China
    BMC Infect Dis 13:3. 2013
    ....
  41. doi request reprint A review on endogenous regenerative technology in periodontal regenerative medicine
    Fa Ming Chen
    Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi, People s Republic of China
    Biomaterials 31:7892-927. 2010
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Study on the enzymatic degradation of PBS and its alcohol acid modified copolymer
    Mingliang Ding
    Key Laboratory of Auxiliary Chemistry and Technology for Chemical Industry, Ministry of Education, Shaanxi University of Science and Technology, Xi an, Shaanxi, China
    Biodegradation 23:127-32. 2012
    ..The butanediol (BDO) monomer was found in PBS/CHDM degradation product for the first time...
  43. ncbi request reprint [A three-dimensional finite element analysis on the effect of seven different occlusions on TMJ]
    Mei Qing Wang
    Department of Oral Anatomy and Physiology, College of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, China
    Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 39:242-4. 2004
    ..To investigate the effects of tooth apical stress changes caused by different types of occlusion on the TMJ stresses...
  44. doi request reprint HPLC determination of sulfamethazine in milk using surface-imprinted silica synthesized with iniferter technique
    Shufang Su
    College of Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
    Talanta 76:1141-6. 2008
    ..1-50 microgmL(-1) with correlation coefficient R>0.999. The detection limit for SMZ was 25 ngmL(-1). The recoveries were above 78% at the spiked concentration of 0.024, 0.24 and 0.48 microgmL(-1)...
  45. doi request reprint Surface-modified and internally cationic polyamidoamine dendrimers for efficient siRNA delivery
    Mahesh L Patil
    Department of Pharmaceutics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, UAS
    Bioconjug Chem 19:1396-403. 2008
    ..The results clearly demonstrated distinct advantages of developed QPAMAM-NHAc/siRNA polyplexes over the existing nucleic acid dendrimeric carriers...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Dual, triple, and quadruple oral tacrolimus-based immunosuppression regimens after orthotopic liver transplantation: a randomised comparative study of regimens]
    An Wei Lu
    Liver Transplant Unit, The First Affiliated Hospital, Medical College of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310003, China
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 86:3389-92. 2006
    ..To investigate the effects of tacrolimus-based immunosuppression regimens after orthotopic liver transplantation and search a reasonable regimen of combination therapy and suitable blood concentration of tacrolimus...
  47. doi request reprint Deletion of yeast CWP genes enhances cell permeability to genotoxic agents
    Min Zhang
    Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei, 430072 China
    Toxicol Sci 103:68-76. 2008
    ..We conclude that the yeast cell wall mannoproteins constitute the major barrier to environmental genotoxic agents and that their removal will significantly enhance the sensitivity of RNR-lacZ as well as other yeast-based genotoxic tests...
  48. ncbi request reprint Chronic nicotine in utero selectively suppresses hypoxic sensitivity in neonatal rat adrenal chromaffin cells
    Josef Buttigieg
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, 1280 Main St West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
    FASEB J 22:1317-26. 2008
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Biosynthesis of isoprenoids: characterization of a functionally active recombinant 2-C-methyl-D-erythritol 4-phosphate cytidyltransferase (IspD) from Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv
    Wenjun Shi
    State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering, Institute of Genetics, School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, 220 Handan Road, Shanghai 200433, P R China
    J Biochem Mol Biol 40:911-20. 2007
    ..This study is expected to help better understand the features of IspD and provide useful information for the development of novel antibiotics to treat M. tuberculosis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Reversal of osteoporotic changes of mineral composition in femurs of diabetic rats by insulin
    Xiaolin Zhang
    School of Life Sciences, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 19A Yuquan Road, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Biol Trace Elem Res 121:233-42. 2008
    ..Our findings suggested that the loss of Ca, P, Mg, Sr, and K content accounted for the lower BMD in streptozotocin-induced diabetes rats, insulin treatment could restore BMD by increasing the content of Ca, P, and Mg...
  51. ncbi request reprint A zinc finger HIT domain-containing protein, ZNHIT-1, interacts with orphan nuclear hormone receptor Rev-erbbeta and removes Rev-erbbeta-induced inhibition of apoCIII transcription
    Jiadong Wang
    State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering, School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    FEBS J 274:5370-81. 2007
    ..These findings demonstrate that ZNHIT-1 functions as a cofactor to regulate the activity of Rev-erbbeta, and may play a role in lipid metabolism...
  52. ncbi request reprint Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma activated by ligands can inhibit human lung cancer cell growth through induction of apoptosis
    Min Zhang
    Institute of Hematology, Xiehe Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430022
    J Huazhong Univ Sci Technolog Med Sci 23:138-40. 2003
    ..It was concluded that PPAR-gamma expressed in lung cancer cell can be activated by ligands and can inhibit lung cancer cell growth through induction of apoptosis...
  53. pmc Cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors attenuate protein hyperphosphorylation, cytoskeletal lesion formation, and motor defects in Niemann-Pick Type C mice
    Min Zhang
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Pathol 165:843-53. 2004
    ..Studies aimed at knocking down individual cdks in these mice will help identify the specific cdk(s) that are essential, and delineate their precise roles in the neurodegenerative process...
  54. ncbi request reprint Survivin enhances radiation resistance in primary human glioblastoma cells via caspase-independent mechanisms
    Arnab Chakravarti
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Oncogene 23:7494-506. 2004
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Insulin feedback alters mitochondrial activity through an ATP-sensitive K+ channel-dependent pathway in mouse islets and beta-cells
    Craig S Nunemaker
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, USA
    Diabetes 53:1765-72. 2004
    ..Insulin feedback onto mitochondria may thus help to calibrate the energy needs of the beta-cell on a minute-to-minute basis...
  56. ncbi request reprint Surface modification of UHMWPE for use in total joint replacements
    Min Zhang
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering Program, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1374, USA
    Biomed Sci Instrum 40:13-7. 2004
    ....
  57. pmc Effects of endostatin-vascular endothelial growth inhibitor chimeric recombinant adenoviruses on antiangiogenesis
    Xin Pan
    Department of Microbiology, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, China
    World J Gastroenterol 10:1409-14. 2004
    ..To investigate the inhibitory effects of endostatin-vascular endothelial growth inhibitor (VEGI151) recombinant adenoviruses on neovascularization...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Identification of rabbit lens proteins by two-dimensional gel electrophoreses and mass spectrometry]
    Yi zhi Liu
    Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510060, China
    Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi 40:113-7. 2004
    ..To study the role of lens proteomics using two-dimensional electrophoresis (2-DE) and mass spectrometry in order to exploring novel effective ways for cataract prevention and therapy...
  59. ncbi request reprint RRR-alpha-tocopheryl succinate inhibits human prostate cancer cell invasiveness
    Min Zhang
    Departments of Urology and Pathology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Oncogene 23:3080-8. 2004
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Blockade of CD40 pathway enhances the induction of immune tolerance by immature dendritic cells genetically modified to express cytotoxic T lymphocyte antigen 4 immunoglobulin
    Wenji Sun
    Institute of Immunology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    Transplantation 76:1351-9. 2003
    ..We investigated whether blockade of CD40 pathway by anti-CD40 ligand (L) monoclonal antibody (mAb) could enhance the immune tolerance induction by immature DCs genetically modified to express CTLA4Ig (DC-CTLA4Ig)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience in liver transplantation from an organ transplantation center in China
    Shu Sen Zheng
    Department of Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou 310003, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 1:487-91. 2002
    ..To sum up the experience in liver transplantation in a period of ten years at a single center...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Ca2+]i regulates trafficking of Cav1.3 (alpha1D Ca2+ channel) in insulin-secreting cells
    Luping Huang
    Department of Pharmacology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 286:C213-21. 2004
    ..These results suggest that Cav1.3 channel trafficking is involved in glucose desensitization of pancreatic beta-cells...
  63. pmc Calcium and glycolysis mediate multiple bursting modes in pancreatic islets
    Richard Bertram
    Department of Mathematics and Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    Biophys J 87:3074-87. 2004
    ..We provide experimental support for this model prediction. Overall, the model can account for a diversity of islet behaviors described in the literature over the past 20 years...
  64. pmc GABA mediates autoreceptor feedback inhibition in the rat carotid body via presynaptic GABAB receptors and TASK-1
    Ian M Fearon
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    J Physiol 553:83-94. 2003
    ..Thus GABAB receptor-mediated activation of TASK-1 or a related channel provides a presynaptic autoregulatory feedback mechanism that modulates fast synaptic transmission in the rat carotid body...
  65. ncbi request reprint [Apoptosis of human lung cancer cells induced by activated peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma and its mechanism]
    Min Zhang
    Department of Hematology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430022, China
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 83:1169-72. 2003
    ..To explore the effects of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma (PPAR-gamma) on the growth of human lung cancer cell lines and its possible mechanism...
  66. pmc Presynaptic modulation of rat arterial chemoreceptor function by 5-HT: role of K+ channel inhibition via protein kinase C
    Min Zhang
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
    J Physiol 551:825-42. 2003
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  67. pmc The Ca2+ dynamics of isolated mouse beta-cells and islets: implications for mathematical models
    Min Zhang
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298, USA
    Biophys J 84:2852-70. 2003
    ..These results support our recent model and point to the important role of beta-cell electrical events in controlling [Ca(2+)](i) over diverse time scales in islets...
  68. ncbi request reprint Reduction of all-trans-retinal in the mouse liver peroxisome fraction by the short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase RRD: induction by the PPAR alpha ligand clofibrate
    Zhen Lei
    Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, 119 Morgan Hall, MC 3104, The University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Biochemistry 42:4190-6. 2003
    ..These data relate retinoid metabolism, PPAR alpha, peroxisomes, and RRD, and are consistent with a further function of CRBP(I) in retinoid metabolism...
  69. ncbi request reprint [Microcosmic analysis of amino group implanted titanium]
    Wei Bai
    Oral Material Teaching and Research Group, West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 21:22-4. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of amino group implantation on the surface structures of titanium...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Study on the composition of Lycium barbarum polysaccharides and its effects on the growth of weanling mice]
    Min Zhang
    Food Science Department, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, China
    Wei Sheng Yan Jiu 31:118-9. 2002
    ..The results showed that LBP-4 is composed of six kinds of monosaccharides that can enhance food conversion rate and the content of zinc and iron in body of mice, and reduce the body weight...
  71. ncbi request reprint Connexin 36 controls synchronization of Ca2+ oscillations and insulin secretion in MIN6 cells
    Alessandra Calabrese
    Department of Morphology, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Diabetes 52:417-24. 2003
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  72. ncbi request reprint Albumin binding as a general strategy for improving the pharmacokinetics of proteins
    Mark S Dennis
    Department of Protein Engineering, Genentech, Inc, South San Francisco, California 94080, USA
    J Biol Chem 277:35035-43. 2002
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  73. ncbi request reprint The effect of C-terminal helix stabilization on specific DNA binding by monomeric GCN4 peptides
    Min Zhang
    Rutgers University, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Pept Sci 8:125-36. 2002
    ..Our fluorescence assay should also prove useful for determining dissociation constants for CRE binding by other GCN4 basic region analogues under equilibrium conditions and physiological salt concentrations...
  74. ncbi request reprint Individual mice can be distinguished by the period of their islet calcium oscillations: is there an intrinsic islet period that is imprinted in vivo?
    Craig S Nunemaker
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980524, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Diabetes 54:3517-22. 2005
    ..We propose that individual mice have characteristic oscillatory [Ca2+]i patterns, which are imprinted in vivo through an unknown mechanism...
  75. pmc Prognostic value of p16 in locally advanced prostate cancer: a study based on Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Protocol 9202
    Arnab Chakravarti
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3082-9. 2007
    ..In the present study, we examined the prognostic value of p16 expression in men with locally advanced prostate cancer who were enrolled on Radiation Therapy Oncology Group protocol 9202...
  76. ncbi request reprint RBCK1 negatively regulates tumor necrosis factor- and interleukin-1-triggered NF-kappaB activation by targeting TAB2/3 for degradation
    Yang Tian
    College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
    J Biol Chem 282:16776-82. 2007
    ..Taken together, our findings suggest that RBCK1 is involved in negative regulation of inflammatory signaling triggered by TNF and IL-1 through targeting TAB2/3 for degradation...
  77. ncbi request reprint Biphasic effects of cell volume on excitation-contraction coupling in rabbit ventricular myocytes
    Gui Rong Li
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 282:H1270-7. 2002
    ..In addition, swelling initially appears to reduce the Ca(2+) transient initiated by a given I(Ca-L), and later, both I(Ca-L) and the Ca(2+) transient are inhibited...
  78. ncbi request reprint A novel ultra high molecular weight polyethylene-hyaluronan microcomposite for use in total joint replacements. II. Mechanical and tribological property evaluation
    Min Zhang
    Biomedical Engineering Program, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1374, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 82:18-26. 2007
    ..Similar results were observed for the sham control, which was processed in the same way as the microcomposite, except for the addition of HA...
  79. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of cirrhotic liver with perfusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging: a preliminary experimental study in animal models with half-liver cirrhosis
    Zheng Han Yang
    Department of Radiology, Beijing Hospital, Fifth Clinical Medical School of Peking University, Beijing 100730
    Chin Med Sci J 21:252-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the role of perfusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in evaluation of cirrhotic liver...
  80. ncbi request reprint Glucose-induced release of nitric oxide from mouse pancreatic islets as detected with nitric oxide-selective glass microelectrodes
    Craig S Nunemaker
    University of Virginia Health Sciences, Department of Internal Medicine, Charlottesville, VA 23298, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 292:E907-12. 2007
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  81. ncbi request reprint Functional N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors are expressed in cone-driven horizontal cells in carp retina
    Yin Shen
    Institute of Neurobiology, Institutes of Brain Science, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Neurosignals 15:174-9. 2006
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  82. ncbi request reprint Short-cycle hypoxia in the intact heart: hypoxia-inducible factor 1alpha signaling and the relationship to injury threshold
    Xue Han Ning
    Cardiology MS W4841, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 292:H333-41. 2007
    ..Posttranscriptional suppression of these proteins occurs under conditions of altered energy state, exemplified by ATP depletion...
  83. ncbi request reprint The pharmacokinetics of an albumin-binding Fab (AB.Fab) can be modulated as a function of affinity for albumin
    Allen Nguyen
    Department of Assay, Genentech, Inc South San Francisco, CA 94080, USA
    Protein Eng Des Sel 19:291-7. 2006
    ..These variants demonstrate the ability to modulate the clearance of a Fab fragment in vivo and help to establish guidelines for pharmacokinetic engineering of molecules through albumin binding...
  84. ncbi request reprint A novel ultra high molecular weight polyethylene-hyaluronan microcomposite for use in total joint replacements. I. Synthesis and physical/chemical characterization
    Min Zhang
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering Program, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1374, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 78:86-96. 2006
    ..The mechanical and tribological properties evaluation of the novel microcomposites are presented in Part II...
  85. pmc A homozygous mutation in a novel zinc-finger protein, ERIS, is responsible for Wolfram syndrome 2
    Sami Amr
    Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 81:673-83. 2007
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  86. pmc Pharmacological properties and functional role of Kslow current in mouse pancreatic beta-cells: SK channels contribute to Kslow tail current and modulate insulin secretion
    Min Zhang
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23264, USA
    J Gen Physiol 126:353-63. 2005
    ..The apamin insensitivity of beta-cell SK current suggests that beta-cells express a unique SK splice variant or a novel heteromultimer consisting of different SK subunits...
  87. ncbi request reprint SphK1 and SphK2, sphingosine kinase isoenzymes with opposing functions in sphingolipid metabolism
    Michael Maceyka
    Department of Biochemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    J Biol Chem 280:37118-29. 2005
    ..Our results demonstrate that SphK1 and SphK2 have opposing roles in the regulation of ceramide biosynthesis and suggest that the location of sphingosine 1-phosphate production dictates its functions...
  88. ncbi request reprint Synthesis and properties of melt-processable hyaluronan esters
    Min Zhang
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering Program, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1374, USA
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 16:587-93. 2005
    ..It was found that the longer the ester chain, the lower the melting point; thus, to meet various needs different melting temperatures can be obtained by adjusting the acid chloride chain length...
  89. ncbi request reprint Effect of lycium barbarum polysaccharide on human hepatoma QGY7703 cells: inhibition of proliferation and induction of apoptosis
    Min Zhang
    Department of Food Science and Bioengineering, Tianjin University of Science and Technology, Tianjin 300222, PR China
    Life Sci 76:2115-24. 2005
    ..Taken together, the study suggests that the induction of cell cycle arrest and the increase of intracellular calcium in apoptotic system may participate in the antiproliferative activity of LBP in QGY7703 cells...
  90. pmc Identification of effective siRNA against K-ras in human pancreatic cancer cell line MiaPaCa-2 by siRNA expression cassette
    Wei Wang
    Department of Pancreas Surgery Center, Xiehe Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430022, Hubei Province, China
    World J Gastroenterol 11:2026-31. 2005
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  91. ncbi request reprint Orphanin FQ antagonizes the inhibition of Ca(2+) currents induced by mu-opioid receptors
    Min Zhang
    Neuroscience Research Institute, Peking University, Beijing, China
    J Mol Neurosci 25:21-7. 2005
    ..Further, single-cell RT-PCR reveals that the antagonistic effect of OFQ is correlated with the presence of ORL1 mRNA in individual cells...
  92. ncbi request reprint T-type Ca2+ channels are involved in high glucose-induced rat neonatal cardiomyocyte proliferation
    Ming Li
    Department of Pharmacology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Pediatr Res 57:550-6. 2005
    ..These results indicate that high glucose causes a rise in [Ca2+]i in neonatal cardiac myocytes by a mechanism that is associated with the regulation of the T-type Ca2+ channel activity...
  93. ncbi request reprint [Effects of meteorological factors and mineral elements on the content of resveratrol in Polygonum cuspidatum rootstalk]
    Yong Cao
    Hunan Provincial Key Laboratory of Phytohormones, Hunan Agricultural University, Changsha 410128, China
    Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao 15:1143-7. 2004
    ..A regression equation was set up through correlation and regression analysis between the changing content of resveratrol and the principal component...
  94. ncbi request reprint Metabolic imaging of tumors using intrinsic and extrinsic fluorescent markers
    Zhihong Zhang
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Biosens Bioelectron 20:643-50. 2004
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