Chaoxing Huang

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Nitric oxide (NO) is produced by various cell types, and it is an important mediator in many biological processes, including macrophage-mediated cellular host defense. The relevance and amount of NO production in peritonitis during peritoneal dialysis (PD) treatment is still not clear. We studied whether human peritoneal macrophages (PMphi) isolated from(More)
BACKGROUND Peritoneal fibrosis is a common complication in patients treated with long-term peritoneal dialysis. The aim of this study was to identify the microRNAs (miRNAs) involved in regulation of peritoneal fibrosis in a rat model of peritoneal dialysis. METHODS Twenty-four Sprague-Dawley (SD) rats were randomly allocated into three groups: (i) Control(More)
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