Bingyang Chen

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PURPOSE Inflammation participates centrally in all stages of atherosclerosis (AS), which begins with pro-inflammatory processes and inflammatory changes in the endothelium, related to lipid metabolism. MicroRNA (miRNA) inhibition of inflammation related to SIRT1 has been shown to be a promising therapeutic approach for AS. However, the mechanism of action(More)
(E)-2-(1-hydroxyl-4-oxocyclohexyl) ethyl caffeine (HOEC), a naturally caffeic ester isolated from Incarvillea mairei, has been reported to possess anti-inflammatory activity by targeting 5-lipoxygenase. However, its other potential activities have yet to be explored. In this study, we measured antioxidant activity of HOEC using the DPPH free(More)
AIMS Accumulation of advanced glycation endproduct (AGE) contributes to diabetic complication including diabetic cardiomyopathy although the precise underlying mechanism still remains elusive. Recent evidence depicted a pivotal role of protein kinase C (PKC) in diabetic complications. To this end, this study was designed to examine if PKCβII contributes to(More)
Astragaloside IV (AGS-IV) is a main active ingredient of Astragalus membranaceus Bunge, a medicinal herb prescribed as an immunostimulant, hepatoprotective, antiperspirant, a diuretic or a tonic as documented in Chinese Materia Medica. In the present study, we employed a high-throughput comparative proteomic approach based on 2D-nano-LC-MS/MS to investigate(More)
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