Chiu-Chen Huang

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Sleep deprivation (SD) leads to decreases in circulating levels of testosterone with unknown mechanisms. We tested the hypothesis that decreased testosterone levels associated with SD may be caused by serotonin-mediated inhibition of its production. Male rats were subjected to SD for 24 or 48 h using the dish-over-water-method with a Rechtschaffen(More)
Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), which accounts for nearly 90% of head and neck cancers, is characterized by a poor prognosis and a low survival rate. Vascular endothelial growth factor-C (VEGF-C) has been implicated in lymphangiogenesis and is correlated with cancer metastasis. WNT1-inducible signaling pathway protein-1 (WISP)-1/CCN4 is an(More)
The Litchi (Litchi chinensis) fruit products possess rich amounts of flavanoids and proanthocyanidins. Its pericarp has been shown to inhibit breast and liver cancer cell growth. However, the anticolorectal cancer effect of Litchi seed extract has not yet been reported. In this study, the effects of polyphenol-rich Litchi seed ethanol extract (LCSP) on the(More)
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