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Inhibition of Protein Kinase C Delta Attenuates Allergic Airway Inflammation through Suppression of PI3K/Akt/mTOR/HIF-1 Alpha/VEGF Pathway
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is supposed to contribute to the pathogenesis of allergic airway disease. VEGF expression is regulated by a variety of stimuli such as nitric oxide, growthExpand
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Silibinin attenuates allergic airway inflammation in mice.
Allergic asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease regulated by coordination of T-helper2 (Th2) type cytokines and inflammatory signal molecules. Silibinin is one of the main flavonoids produced byExpand
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Protective Effect of Cornuside against Carbon Tetrachloride-Induced Acute Hepatic Injury
This study elucidated the effects of cornuside on carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced hepatotoxicity. Rats were treated intraperitoneally with 0.5 mL/kg of CCl4. Sixteen h after CCl4 treatment, theExpand
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Asiaticoside Mitigates the Allergic Inflammation by Abrogating the Degranulation of Mast Cells.
The effects of asiaticoside (AS) on allergic responses mediated by mast cells were investigated. AS showed no obvious cytotoxicity on RPMCs (rat peritoneal mast cells). AS reduced the intracellularExpand
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Cornuside suppresses lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory mediators by inhibiting nuclear factor-kappa B activation in RAW 264.7 macrophages.
Cornuside, a secoiridoid glucoside compound, was isolated from the fruit of Cornus officinalis SIEB. et ZUCC. Cornuside has been reported to possess immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory activities.Expand
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Endovascular management of early portal vein thrombosis caused by coronary vein steal after liver transplantation and its outcome
Abstract:  Early portal vein thrombosis (PVT), after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT), is relatively uncommon and is a serious complication that can compromise graft and patient survival. TheExpand
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Ramification of Glisson’s sheath peripheral branches and clinical implications in the era of local ablation therapy
PurposeClassical anatomical resection does not always guarantee tumor-free margins when the tumor overrides traditional anatomical planes. Surgeons and interventionists frequently need to focus onExpand
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Identification of the anterior sectoral trunk with particular reference to the hepatic hilar plate and its clinical importance.
BACKGROUND At the hilum of the liver, there is a structure called the hilar plate, which is of great surgical importance because all variations in the bile ducts and blood vessels occur within thisExpand
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Posterior mediastinal paraganglioma with bilateral adrenal pheochromocytoma.
Paraganglioma and adrenal pheochromocytoma are tumors of common origin arising from chromaffin cells. However, it is extremely rare to find mediastinal paraganglioma simultaneously with bilateralExpand
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