Ping Zhang

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Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Knee-loading modality drives molecular transport in mouse femur
    Min Su
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 34:1600-6. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Lengthening of mouse hind limbs with local administration of insulin-like growth factor 2
    Ping Zhang
    Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Chin Med Assoc 75:494-500. 2012
  3. pmc Knee loading stimulates cortical bone formation in murine femurs
    Ping Zhang
    Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Fesler Hall 115, 1120 South Drive, Indianapolis IN 46202, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:73. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Lengthening of mouse hindlimbs with joint loading
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Bone Miner Metab 28:268-75. 2010
  5. pmc Frequency-dependent enhancement of bone formation in murine tibiae and femora with knee loading
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis IUPUI, Fesler Hall 115, 1120 South Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Bone Miner Metab 25:383-91. 2007
  6. pmc Knee loading dynamically alters intramedullary pressure in mouse femora
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Bone 40:538-43. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Diaphyseal bone formation in murine tibiae in response to knee loading
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Appl Physiol 100:1452-9. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Salubrinal promotes healing of surgical wounds in rat femurs
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, SL220, 723 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, USA
    J Bone Miner Metab 30:568-79. 2012
  9. pmc Joint loading-driven bone formation and signaling pathways predicted from genome-wide expression profiles
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Bone 44:989-98. 2009
  10. pmc Effects of salubrinal on development of osteoclasts and osteoblasts from bone marrow-derived cells
    Hiroki Yokota
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, 723 West Michigan Street, SL220, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:197. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Knee-loading modality drives molecular transport in mouse femur
    Min Su
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 34:1600-6. 2006
    ..Taken together, the current study supports the notion that molecular transport in cortical bone is enhanced by the loads applied to the epiphysis without inducing significant in situ strain in the diaphysis...
  2. doi request reprint Lengthening of mouse hind limbs with local administration of insulin-like growth factor 2
    Ping Zhang
    Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Chin Med Assoc 75:494-500. 2012
    ..For devising potential clinical approaches for limb length discrepancies, we examined local administration of insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF2)...
  3. pmc Knee loading stimulates cortical bone formation in murine femurs
    Ping Zhang
    Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Fesler Hall 115, 1120 South Drive, Indianapolis IN 46202, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:73. 2006
    ..The current study aimed to evaluate the anabolic effects of knee loading on diaphyseal cortical bone in the femur...
  4. doi request reprint Lengthening of mouse hindlimbs with joint loading
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Bone Miner Metab 28:268-75. 2010
    ..01) as well as their cellular height (P < 0.001) along the length of the tibia. Taken together, this study demonstrates for the first time the potential effectiveness of knee loading in adjusting limb length discrepancy...
  5. pmc Frequency-dependent enhancement of bone formation in murine tibiae and femora with knee loading
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis IUPUI, Fesler Hall 115, 1120 South Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Bone Miner Metab 25:383-91. 2007
    ..2-, and 1.8 fold, respectively). We observed that the tibia had a lower bone mineral density with more porous microstructures than the femur. Those differences may contribute to the observed differential dependence on loading frequencies...
  6. pmc Knee loading dynamically alters intramedullary pressure in mouse femora
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Bone 40:538-43. 2007
    ..Taken together, these data reveal that knee loading dynamically alters intramedullary pressure as a function of loading intensities and frequencies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diaphyseal bone formation in murine tibiae in response to knee loading
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Appl Physiol 100:1452-9. 2006
    ..The results reveal that knee loading is an effective means to enhance bone formation in the tibial diaphysis in a loading-frequency dependent manner without inducing significant in situ strain at the site of bone formation...
  8. doi request reprint Salubrinal promotes healing of surgical wounds in rat femurs
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, SL220, 723 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, USA
    J Bone Miner Metab 30:568-79. 2012
    ..In summary, the results herein demonstrate that subcutaneous administration of salubrinal accelerates healing of surgically generated bone holes through the modulation of eIF2α phosphorylation...
  9. pmc Joint loading-driven bone formation and signaling pathways predicted from genome-wide expression profiles
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Bone 44:989-98. 2009
    ..Since ankle loading stimulates bone formation throughout the tibia both in the endosteum and the periosteum, it may provide a non-pharmacological approach to effectively activate molecular signaling necessary for preventing bone loss...
  10. pmc Effects of salubrinal on development of osteoclasts and osteoblasts from bone marrow-derived cells
    Hiroki Yokota
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, 723 West Michigan Street, SL220, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:197. 2013
    ..We addressed a question: are salubrinal's actions more potent to the cells isolated from the osteoporotic mice than those isolated from the control mice?..
  11. pmc Potential applications of pulsating joint loading in sports medicine
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 37:52-6. 2009
    ..Herein, the general features of PJL are reviewed, and its potential usage for sports medicine is discussed...
  12. pmc Knee loading stimulates healing of mouse bone wounds in a femur neck
    Ping Zhang
    Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Bone 49:867-72. 2011
    ..05). This study demonstrates that knee loading is capable of accelerating healing of surgical wounds throughout the femur including the femoral midshaft and neck...
  13. pmc Knee loading reduces MMP13 activity in the mouse cartilage
    Kazunori Hamamura
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, SL220C, 723 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:312. 2013
    ..In this study, we examined the effects of knee loading on the activity of matrix metalloproteinase13 (MMP13) and evaluated the role of p38 MAPK and Rac1 GTPase in the regulation of MMP13...
  14. doi request reprint Hyperactive transforming growth factor-β1 signaling potentiates skeletal defects in a neurofibromatosis type 1 mouse model
    Steven D Rhodes
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 28:2476-89. 2013
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  15. pmc Effects of surgical holes in mouse tibiae on bone formation induced by knee loading
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, 723 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Bone 40:1320-8. 2007
    ..05). The results support the idea that alteration of intramedullary pressure is necessary for knee loading to induce bone formation in the diaphysis...
  16. doi request reprint Mechanical stimulation suppresses phosphorylation of eIF2alpha and PERK-mediated responses to stress to the endoplasmic reticulum
    Hideyuki Hirasawa
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    FEBS Lett 584:745-52. 2010
    ..Taken together, our observations suggest a pro-survival role of mechanical stimulation in Perk-mediated stress responses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intrapericardial ethanol delivery inhibits neointimal proliferation after porcine coronary overstretch
    Dongming Hou
    Indiana Center for Vascular Biology and Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    J Chin Med Assoc 66:637-42. 2003
    ..This study tested the effect of IPC instillation of ethanol on the injury response of overstretched porcine coronary arteries...
  18. ncbi request reprint Stent-based nitric oxide delivery reducing neointimal proliferation in a porcine carotid overstretch injury model
    Dongming Hou
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 28:60-5. 2005
    ..Releasing NO from a stent might reduce the clinical problem of restenosis. The present study was designed to examine whether an NO-eluting covered stent can prevent neointimal formation in a porcine carotid overstretch injury model...
  19. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of cost sharing to finance a diet and physical activity intervention to prevent diabetes
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 250 University Blvd, Suite 122, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1237-41. 2006
    ..We explored whether this intervention could be offered in a way that allows return on investment for private health insurers while remaining attractive for consumers, employers, and Medicare...
  20. pmc Knee loading accelerates bone healing in mice
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1979-87. 2007
    ..Knee loading is an anabolic loading modality that applies lateral loads to the knee. This study shows that loads applied to the proximal tibial epiphysis stimulate healing of surgically generated wounds in the tibial diaphysis...
  21. doi request reprint Elbow loading promotes longitudinal bone growth of the ulna and the humerus
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Bone Miner Metab 30:31-9. 2012
    ..The present study demonstrates that joint loading is potentially useful for stimulating bone lengthening and treating limb length discrepancy...
  22. pmc A brief review of bone adaptation to unloading
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics 6:4-7. 2008
    ..Most of the existing data indicate that unloading has the opposite effects to loading through common signaling pathways. However, a question remains as to whether any pathway unique to unloading (and not to loading) may exist...
  23. pmc IGF2-driven PI3 kinase and TGFbeta signaling pathways in chondrogenesis
    Kazunori Hamamura
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Cell Biol Int 32:1238-46. 2008
    ..IGF2-driven transcriptional activation of proteoglycan genes such as Aggrecan and Versican is mediated by the PI3K pathway...
  24. pmc Evaluation of a pig femoral head osteonecrosis model
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis IN 46202, USA
    J Orthop Surg Res 5:15. 2010
    ..Our pig model can be used for further femoral head osteonecrosis studies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Role of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 in leukocyte activation and inflammatory responses
    Yi Shi
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Atherosclerosis 191:54-62. 2007
    ..To explore the biologic role of Lp-PLA2 in atherosclerosis, we examined its expression and contribution to leukocyte activation under proatherogenic conditions...
  26. pmc Acute alcohol intoxication suppresses the pulmonary ELR-negative CXC chemokine response to lipopolysaccharide
    Kyle I Happel
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Alcohol Research Center, Section of Pulmonary Critical Care, 1901 Perdido Street, Suite 3205, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Alcohol 41:325-33. 2007
    ..These results implicate acute ethanol intoxication as a significant inhibitor of lymphocyte chemoattractant expression during pulmonary inflammation...
  27. pmc The cost-effectiveness of lifestyle modification or metformin in preventing type 2 diabetes in adults with impaired glucose tolerance
    William H Herman
    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:323-32. 2005
    ..The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) demonstrated that interventions can delay or prevent the development of type 2 diabetes...
  28. ncbi request reprint High-risk individuals' willingness to pay for diabetes risk-reduction programs
    F Reed Johnson
    RTI UNC Center for Excellence in Health Promotion Economics, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, P O Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1351-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate how much at-risk individuals are willing to pay for type 2 diabetes primary prevention programs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Enhancing myocardial plasmid expression by retrograde coronary venous delivery
    Eyas Al Shaykh Youssef
    Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 65:528-34. 2005
    ..05 for both). The results of this study confirm the safety and efficacy of RCVD for myocardial gene delivery...
  30. ncbi request reprint [The study of adsorption properties of SAPO-34 molecular sieve by in situ DRIFTS]
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, South China University of Technology, Department of Environmental Science, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, China
    Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi 22:755-7. 2002
    ..Analysis of these peaks indicate that there could produce new species NO3-...
  31. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-induced suppression of lung chemokine production and the host defense response to Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Darren M Boé
    Department of Physiology, Alcohol Research Center, Louisianna State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1838-45. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether alcohol-induced chemokine suppression is responsible for impaired neutrophil recruitment into the lung during infection of the alcohol-intoxicated host...
  32. pmc Adenosine A2A receptor activation and macrophage-mediated experimental glomerulonephritis
    Gabriela E Garcia
    Department of Medicine, Nephrology Section, Alkek N520, One Baylor Plaza, Houston TX, 77030, USA
    FASEB J 22:445-54. 2008
    ..Accordingly, pharmacological activation of A(2A)R could be developed into a novel treatment for glomerulonephritis and other macrophage-related inflammatory diseases...
  33. pmc Self-monitoring of blood glucose before and after Medicare expansion among Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes who do not use insulin
    Rui Li
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:358-64. 2008
    ..We examined the impact of this expansion on self-monitoring of blood glucose among Medicare beneficiaries who were not using insulin to treat their diabetes...
  34. pmc Bioluminescence imaging to monitor the in vivo distribution of administered mesenchymal stem cells in acute kidney injury
    Florian Tögel
    Department of Medicine Nephrology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 295:F315-21. 2008
    ..This method will be of substantial utility in the preclinical testing and design of cell therapeutic strategies in kidney and other diseases...
  35. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of bone marrow mononuclear cell transplantation on left ventricular function and remodeling in rats
    Shaoheng Zhang
    Department of Cardiology, the Third Hospital of Peking University, 49 North Garden Road, Hai Dian District, Beijing, 100083, China
    Life Sci 74:2853-64. 2004
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Renal inflammation is modulated by potassium in chronic kidney disease: possible role of Smad7
    Wansheng Wang
    Dept of Medicine Renal Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 293:F1123-30. 2007
    ..Our results show that potassium supplementation can reduce renal inflammation and hence, could modulate the progression of kidney injury in CKD...
  37. pmc Echium oil reduces plasma lipids and hepatic lipogenic gene expression in apoB100-only LDL receptor knockout mice
    Ping Zhang
    Section on Lipid Sciences, Department of Pathology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 19:655-63. 2008
    ..In conclusion, EO may provide a botanical alternative to FO for reduction of plasma TG concentrations...
  38. pmc Adenosine A3 receptor deficiency exerts unanticipated protective effects on the pressure-overloaded left ventricle
    Zhongbing Lu
    Center for Vascular Biology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Circulation 118:1713-21. 2008
    ..Endogenous adenosine can protect the overloaded heart against the development of hypertrophy and heart failure, but the contribution of A(1) receptors (A(1)R) and A(3) receptors (A(3)R) is not known...
  39. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary host defenses and alcohol
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Front Biosci 7:d1314-30. 2002
    ..Immunotherapy to improve or enhance pulmonary host defense function in conjunction with aggressive antimicrobial regimens may provide a new approach in the management of infections in these patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Individual prostate biopsy core embedding facilitates maximal tissue representation
    Jerry Kao
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 168:496-9. 2002
    ..A computer simulation of sectioning biopsy cores was devised to examine the total surface area available at various angles of embedding and predict the ability to detect small tumor foci...
  41. ncbi request reprint Optimal allocation of resources across four interventions for type 2 diabetes
    Stephanie R Earnshaw
    RTI Health Solutions, RTI, 3040 Cornwallis Road, P O Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Med Decis Making 22:S80-91. 2002
    ..The interventions are intensive glycemic control, intensified hypertension control, cholesterol reduction, and smoking cessation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the modulation by ethanol of lung chemotaxis
    Judy A Spitzer
    Department of Physiology and Alcohol Research Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1901 Perdido Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Alcohol 28:95-102. 2002
    ..Because excessive PMN recruitment with subsequent release of granular contents is associated with tissue damage, these results indicate a potential protective mechanism against pulmonary damage in female rats...
  43. pmc Inhibition of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 reduces complex coronary atherosclerotic plaque development
    Robert L Wilensky
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 9 Gates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Nat Med 14:1059-66. 2008
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  44. ncbi request reprint [Study on the SCR of NO over automobile exhaust catalyst Ag/SAPO-34]
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Environmental Science, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou 510400, China
    Huan Jing Ke Xue 23:22-5. 2002
    ..NO and propene were easily activated in oxygen. Furthermore, the presence of oxygen is necessary to form a series of intermediates...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Effect of temperature on the heart function of the five-strip eyebrow squirrel]
    Donghai Liu
    Chengde Medical College, Chengde 067000
    Sheng Wu Yi Xue Gong Cheng Xue Za Zhi 20:101-3. 2003
    ..But, the squirrels' heart contraction function changes with in a much wider range, suggesting that their hearts are more tolerant of temperature variation...
  46. pmc AMP activated protein kinase-alpha2 deficiency exacerbates pressure-overload-induced left ventricular hypertrophy and dysfunction in mice
    Ping Zhang
    Cardiovascular Division, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Hypertension 52:918-24. 2008
    ..These data indicate that AMPKalpha2 exerts a cardiac protective effect against pressure-overload-induced ventricular hypertrophy and dysfunction...
  47. doi request reprint The association of BMI with functional status and self-rated health in US adults
    Kumiko Imai
    1Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:402-8. 2008
    ..To examine the association of BMI with functional status and self-rated health among US adults and how the association differs by age and sex...
  48. pmc Suppression of established experimental autoimmune uveitis by anti-LFA-1alpha Ab
    Yan Ke
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Kentucky Lions Eye Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:2667-75. 2007
    ..To identify costimulatory molecules that are important in the effector phase of experimental autoimmune uveitis (EAU)...
  49. pmc Minimally activated CD8 autoreactive T cells specific for IRBP express a high level of Foxp3 and are functionally suppressive
    Yong Peng
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Kentucky Lions Eye Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:2178-84. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate structural and functional differences between CD4 and CD8 autoreactive T cells activated by the uveitogenic peptide...
  50. pmc Toll-like receptor 2 is required for inflammatory responses to Francisella tularensis LVS
    Jannet Katz
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Infect Immun 74:2809-16. 2006
    ..Taken together, our results demonstrate the role of TLR2/TLR6 in the host's inflammatory response to F. tularensis LVS in vitro and the regulatory function of NF-kappaB in modulating the inflammatory response...
  51. ncbi request reprint Identification of CD36 as a new surface marker of marginal zone B cells by transcriptomic analysis
    Ping Zhang
    State Key Laboratory of Cancer Biology, Department of Medical Genetics and Developmental Biology, Fourth Military Medical University, and Department of Dermatology, Xijng Hospital, Xi an 710032, China
    Mol Immunol 44:332-7. 2007
    ..These results revealed new phenotypic properties of MZ and FO B cells, and would facilitate further studies in the differentiation and functions of these mature B cells...
  52. ncbi request reprint Escherichia coli pneumonia enhances granulopoiesis and the mobilization of myeloid progenitor cells into the systemic circulation
    Lotfollah M Shahbazian
    Department of Physiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:1740-6. 2004
    ..The process by which hematopoietic tissues respond to a pulmonary infection remains poorly understood. This study investigated the potential role of lung-derived granulopoietic cytokines in facilitating this response...
  53. ncbi request reprint Managing people at high risk for diabetes
    William H Herman
    Ann Intern Med 144:66-7; author reply 67-8. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint Identification of basolateral membrane targeting signal of human sodium-dependent dicarboxylate transporter 3
    Xueyuan Bai
    Chinese PLA Kidney Center and Key Lab of Nephrology, Chinese PLA General Hospital and Medical Postgraduate College, Beijing, China
    J Cell Physiol 206:821-30. 2006
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Chronic alcohol consumption results in higher simian immunodeficiency virus replication in mucosally inoculated rhesus macaques
    Bhawna Poonia
    Division of Comparative Pathology, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, LA 70433, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 21:863-8. 2005
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Radiolabeled cell distribution after intramyocardial, intracoronary, and interstitial retrograde coronary venous delivery: implications for current clinical trials
    Dongming Hou
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Circulation 112:I150-6. 2005
    ..We evaluated the short-term fate of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMNCs) after intramyocardial (IM), intracoronary (IC), and interstitial retrograde coronary venous (IRV) delivery in an ischemic swine model...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effects of systemic and local CXC chemokine administration on the ethanol-induced suppression of pulmonary neutrophil recruitment
    Lee J Quinton
    Department of Physiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1198-205. 2005
    ..Here we hypothesized that exogenous chemokine administration would mitigate the suppressive effect of alcohol on neutrophil recruitment into the lung...
  58. ncbi request reprint Dietary (n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids modulate murine Th1/Th2 balance toward the Th2 pole by suppression of Th1 development
    Ping Zhang
    Faculty of Nutrition, Texas A and M University, TX, USA
    J Nutr 135:1745-51. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Efficient cutoff points for three screening tests for detecting undiagnosed diabetes and pre-diabetes: an economic analysis
    Ping Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 10, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1321-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine efficient cutoff points for three screening tests for detecting undiagnosed diabetes alone or both undiagnosed diabetes and pre-diabetes...
  60. ncbi request reprint Effects of in vitro ethanol on tumor necrosis factor-alpha production by blood obtained from simian immunodeficiency virus-infected rhesus macaques
    David A Stoltz
    Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary Critical Care, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:527-34. 2002
    ..Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), a product of monocytes and macrophages, functions as an important proinflammatory cytokine in the host's response to invading pathogens...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Effect of truncated PDGF-alpha receptor on cellular cycle and proliferation for vascular cells of pulmonary artery]
    Tongfu Zhou
    Department of Pediatrics, West China Second Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    Sichuan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban 34:31-3. 2003
    ..To determine the effect of truncated PDGF-alpha receptor on cellular cycle and proliferation of pulmonary artery vascular smooth muscular cells (VSMC)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Application of economic analysis to diabetes and diabetes care
    Ping Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:972-7. 2004
    ..The need for economic studies will continue to grow because of increasing demand for limited resources from the growing number of interventions available. Future studies should be of better quality and broadened in areas of research...
  63. ncbi request reprint Acute alcohol intoxication suppresses the interleukin 23 response to Klebsiella pneumoniae infection
    Kyle I Happel
    Section of Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Lousiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1200-7. 2006
    ..We investigated the effect of acute alcohol intoxication on the IL-23 response to this infection...
  64. ncbi request reprint Aminoglycoside ototoxicity in three murine strains and effects on NKCC1 of stria vascularis
    Han qi Chu
    Department of Otolaryngology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 119:980-5. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Vasculotropic, paracrine actions of infused mesenchymal stem cells are important to the recovery from acute kidney injury
    Florian Tögel
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84148, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 292:F1626-35. 2007
    ..These data demonstrate that the unique vasculotropic, paracrine actions elicited by MSC play a significant renoprotective role after AKI, further demonstrating that cell therapy has promise as a novel intervention in AKI...
  66. pmc Suppressor role of rat CD8+CD45RClow T cells in experimental autoimmune uveitis (EAU)
    Gencheng Han
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Kentucky Lions Eye Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Neuroimmunol 183:81-8. 2007
    ..Further studies on the biology of this T cell population should provide much needed insights into disease pathogenesis...
  67. pmc The net effect of costimulatory blockers is dependent on the subset and activation status of the autoreactive T cells
    Ping Zhang
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Kentucky Lions Eye Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Immunol 178:474-9. 2007
    ..Our results show that anti-costimulatory molecule treatment can have diverse actions on autoreactive T cell subsets, the net effect being determined by the subset of immune cells affected and the type and dose of treatment used...
  68. ncbi request reprint The relationship between age and healthcare expenditure among persons with diabetes mellitus
    Ping Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 10, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 3034, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 8:49-57. 2007
    ..Including non-traditional factors in the cost model, such as proximity to death and prevalence of future diabetes-related complications, would improve the prediction of future healthcare expenditure for persons with diabetes...
  69. ncbi request reprint The economic burden of major adult visual disorders in the United States
    David B Rein
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:1754-60. 2006
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  70. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and trends in disparities in 4 major risk factors for cardiovascular disease among US adults, 1971-2002
    Sanjat Kanjilal
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2348-55. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine 31-year trends in CVD risk factors by annual income and educational levels among US adults...
  71. ncbi request reprint Chronic alcohol accentuates nutritional, metabolic, and immune alterations during asymptomatic simian immunodeficiency virus infection
    Patricia E Molina
    Department of Physiology, LSUHSC, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:2065-78. 2006
    ..HIV infection has become a more chronic disease during which alcohol-induced metabolic alterations may become more prevalent and pronounced...
  72. ncbi request reprint Cost-of-illness studies in diabetes mellitus
    Lorraine Ettaro
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 22:149-64. 2004
    ..Future research efforts should focus on refining methods to estimate costs, improving the interpretation of study findings, and facilitating comparisons between studies...
  73. ncbi request reprint Chronic binge ethanol consumption accelerates progression of simian immunodeficiency virus disease
    Gregory J Bagby
    Department of Physiology, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 1393, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1781-90. 2006
    ..Therefore, we examined the effect of ethanol on simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) disease progression in a well-defined model utilizing rhesus macaques...
  74. pmc Alcohol exacerbates murine pulmonary tuberculosis
    Carol M Mason
    Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Infect Immun 72:2556-63. 2004
    ..tuberculosis, which is accompanied by alterations in the region-specific CD4(+)- and CD8(+)-lymphocyte responses and defective lung granuloma formation...
  75. ncbi request reprint Inositol-1,4,5-trisphosphate and ryanodine-dependent Ca2+ signaling in a chronic dog model of atrial fibrillation
    Zhi Hong Zhao
    Electrophysiology Group, Department of Cardiology, People s Hospital, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Cardiology 107:269-76. 2007
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  76. ncbi request reprint Increased superoxide production causes coronary endothelial dysfunction and depressed oxygen consumption in the failing heart
    Yingjie Chen
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 288:H133-41. 2005
    ..Cytosolic Cu/Zn-containing SOD was unchanged. Both increased O(2)(-). production and decreased vascular O(2)(-). scavenging ability by EC-SOD could have contributed to endothelial dysfunction in the failing hearts...