Chun-Feng Xin

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An anti-malarial candidate, 6-(1,2,6,7-tetraoxaspiro[7.11]nonadec-4-yl)hexan-1-ol (N-251), was studied to characterize its potential as a novel anti-Toxoplasma gondii drug. In the present study, IC50 and LC50 of N-251 on host cells and T. gondii were compared to those of artemisinin and sulfadiazine. The IC50 on Huh-7 cells was 10.19μg/ml, 67.69μg/ml and(More)
Toxoplasma gondii is an intracellular protozoan parasite that causes a Th1 cellular immunity. Our previous study showed that T. gondii lysate antigen (TLA) treatment in S180 tumor-bearing mice resulted in tumor reduction by suppressing CD31 expression, a marker of angiogenesis. In the present study, to investigate tumor suppressive effect of TLA under the(More)
Due to mixed use of shrimp in foodstuffs, it is important to distinguish Fenneropenaeus chinensis from other shrimp species, such as Litopenaeus vannamei and Penaeus monodon. For this purpose, we have developed a multiplex PCR method to detect the simultaneous presence of all three species. Universal primers specific to the 16S ribosomal RNA subunit were(More)
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