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BACKGROUND Growing evidence has linked autophagy to a protective role of preconditioning in liver ischemia/reperfusion (IR). Heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1) is essential in limiting inflammation and preventing the apoptotic response to IR. We previously demonstrated that HO-1 is up-regulated in liver graft after remote ischemic preconditioning (RIPC). The aim of(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most common malignancies worldwide. The continued search for novel therapeutic strategies for HCC is urgently required. In this study, we aimed to investigate the functions and clinical significance of 14-3-3η protein in HCC. METHODS Expressions of genes and proteins were determined by(More)
OBJECTIVE Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is a rare disease whose etiology is far from clear, the Ser326Cys polymorphism in human 8-hydroxyguanine glycosylase (hOGG1) has been shown associated with various cancers, however, the association of Ser326Cys (rsl052133) polymorphism and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma susceptibility has not been clarified. The(More)
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