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Kiss1-/- mice exhibit more variable hypogonadism than Gpr54-/- mice.
The G protein-coupled receptor Gpr54 and its ligand metastin (derived from the Kiss1 gene product kisspeptin) are key gatekeepers of sexual maturation. Gpr54 knockout mice demonstrate… Expand
Preconditioning enhances cell survival and differentiation of stem cells during transplantation in infarcted myocardium.
- Z. Pasha, Y. Wang, Riazuddin Sheikh, D. Zhang, T. Zhao, M. Ashraf
- Cardiovascular research
AIMS We hypothesized that preconditioning (PC) with stromal-derived factor 1 alpha (SDF-1) significantly enhances cell survival, proliferation, and engraftment of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem… Expand
Cocaine-Induced Intracellular Signaling and Gene Expression Are Oppositely Regulated by the Dopamine D1 and D3 Receptors
Repeated exposure to cocaine can induce neuroadaptations in the brain. One mechanism by which persistent changes occur involves alterations in gene expression mediated by the dopamine receptors. Both… Expand
c-Fos Facilitates the Acquisition and Extinction of Cocaine-Induced Persistent Changes
Development of drug addiction involves persistent neurobiological changes. The dopamine D1 receptor is involved in mediating cocaine-induced neuroadaptation, yet the underlying intracellular… Expand
Mechanical properties of human enamel as a function of age and location in the tooth
- S. Park, D. H. Wang, D. Zhang, E. Romberg, D. Arola
- Materials Science, Medicine
- Journal of materials science. Materials in…
- 1 June 2008
Aging and the related changes in mechanical behavior of hard tissues of the human body are becoming increasingly important. In this study the influence of aging on the mechanical behavior of human… Expand
XLore: A Large-scale English-Chinese Bilingual Knowledge Graph
- Z. Wang, Juan-Zi Li, +7 authors J. Tang
- Computer Science
- International Semantic Web Conference
- 23 October 2013
We present a large-scale bilingual knowledge graph named XLore, which has adequately solved the above problems. Expand
Over-expression of CXCR4 on mesenchymal stem cells augments myoangiogenesis in the infarcted myocardium.
- D. Zhang, G. Fan, +6 authors Y. Wang
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology
- 1 February 2008
Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) participate in myocardial repair following myocardial infarction. However, their in vivo reparative capability is limited due to lack of their survival in… Expand
BRAF-activated long non-coding RNA contributes to colorectal cancer migration by inducing epithelial-mesenchymal transition
Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are recently identified regulators in tumorigenesis and tumour progression. BRAF-activated lncRNA (BANCR) is overexpressed in melanoma and has a potential functional… Expand
Predicting subsequent relapse by drug‐related cue‐induced brain activation in heroin addiction: an event‐related functional magnetic resonance imaging study
Abnormal salience attribution is implicated in heroin addiction. Previously, combining functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and a drug cue‐reactivity task, we demonstrated abnormal patterns… Expand
Applications of digital image correlation to biological tissues.
Optical methods are becoming commonplace in investigations of the physical and mechanical behavior of biological tissues. Digital image correlation (DIC) is a versatile optical method that shows… Expand