Gong-cheng Lu

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BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE The interaction between pro-apoptotic factors and anti-apoptotic factors is closely related to the genesis and development of tumors. Omi/HtrA2 is a novel gene involved in the regulation of apoptosis. PED/PEA-15 is a widely expressed anti-apoptotic protein. This study was to explore the effects of Omi/HtrA2 on PED/PEA-15 expression(More)
X-linked inhibitor of apoptosis (XIAP) is the most potent member of the inhibitor of apoptosis protein (IAP) gene family in terms of its ability to inhibit caspases and suppress apoptosis. Recent evidence has suggested that XIAP is a key determinant in chemoresistance of cancer cells. To explore a novel approach for ameliorating chemotherapy of gastric(More)
AIM To select the optimal antisense accessible sites of survivin, a highly expressed gene in tumor tissues, in order to explore a novel approach to improve biological therapy of gastric cancer. METHODS The 20 mer random oligonucleotide library was synthesized, hybridized with in vitro transcribed total survivin cRNA, then digested by RNase H. After primer(More)
OBJECTIVES To study the expression and the significance of telomerase gene hTERT in testes of infertile male. METHODS By using in situ hybridization(ISH) techniques, the expression of telomerase gene hTERT mRNA in testes of 47 infertile male and 10 normal testicular tissues were observed. RESULTS In male testes, there was a positive correlation between(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the psychological factors and erectile function in patients with refractory chronic prostatitis. METHODS We obtained and compared the scores on the NIH scales of chronic prostatitis symptoms, anxiety, depression and erectile function among 232 refractory and medical chronic prostatitis patients who had never received any psychotherapy.(More)
OBJECTIVES To study the inhibitory effects of mouse telomerase RNA (mTR) antisense oligodeoxynucleotide(ASODN) on telomerase activity in rat spermatogonia. METHODS 9-mer phosphorothioate mTR-ASODN was encapsulated by Lipofect AMINE 2000 (LF 2000) and transfected to type A spermatogonia in Snrague Dawley (SD) rat. Telomerase activity was detected by aid of(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the effects of suramin on the growth, cell cycle and apoptosis of a hormone refractory prostate cancer cell line PC-3M, and to explore the possible mechanisms. METHODS The roles of diverse concentrations (10, 50, 100 and 200 mumol/L) of suramin on PC-3M cell proliferation at different ratios of fetal calf serum (FCS) (2%, 5%, 10%)(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of ureteroscopic holmium: YAG laser lithotripsy for managing ureteral calculi. METHODS Ureteroscopic holmium: YAG laser lithotripsy was used in 168 ureteral calculi (proximal 27 cases, middle 33 cases, distal 108 cases). Transurethral cystoscopic holmium: YAG laser lithotripsy in 12 bladder calculi. (More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of the levels of IGF-I in the epididymis and the expression of IGF-I in the testis of adult male rat after the administration of cyclophosphamide. METHODS Ninety-six male adult rats (8 weeks age) were divided into 6 groups. The doses given to the rats of the groups 1 to 5 were 10, 20, 40, 80 and 100 mg/(kg x d),(More)
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