Guo-jiang Peng

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In a study begun in 1985, 1,026 children between the ages of 5 and 12 years, living in an area of low Japanese encephalitis (JE) infection, were vaccinated with live-attenuated JE vaccine, strain SA14-14-2. A group of 47 of the vaccinated children, 5-6 years of age, were examined for fever and other systemic reactions every other day for 2 weeks following(More)
Xiaoyaosan, one of the best-known traditional Chinese medicine prescriptions, has been widely used in China for the treatment of mental disorders such as depression. Although both clinical application and animal experiments indicate that Xiaoyaosan has an obvious antidepressant effect, the mechanism still remains unclarified, and there are few studies(More)
The Lijang river which passes through the Guilin mountains, and Guilin city is a world renowned scenic spot on the southwest border of China. The river and its tributaries receive water from the mountain tops and springs underground. The river water was clean two decades ago before the development of industrial establishments and extra heavy tourism.(More)
ETHNOPHAMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Xiaoyaosan (XYS), one of the best-known traditional Chinese medicine prescriptions with a long history of use, is composed of Bupleurum chinense DC., Paeonia lactiflora Pall., Poria cocos (Schw.) Wolf, Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels, Zingiber officinale Rosc., Atractylodes macrocephala Koidz., Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch., and(More)
OBJECTIVE Identifying morphological changes that occur in microvessels under both normal and ischaemic conditions is crucial for understanding and treating stroke. However, conventional imaging techniques are not able to detect microvessels on a micron or sub-micron scale without angiography. In the present study, synchrotron radiation (SR)-based X-ray(More)
Depression is one of the prevalent and serious mental disorders and the number of depressed patients has been on the rise globally during the recent decades. Sea buckthorn seed oil from traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is edible and has been widely used for treatment of different diseases for a long time. However, there are few published reports on the(More)
The purpose of this study is to explore depression metabolic markers in rat hippocampus and to investigate the anti-depressant effect of genipin and its mechanisms using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) metabonomics. Chronic unpredictable mild stress (CUMS) procedure was conducted to establish the depressive rat model. At the beginning of the third week,(More)
Depression is one of the prevalent and persistent psychiatric illnesses. It brings heavy socioeconomic burden such as healthcare expenditures and even higher suicide rates. Despite many hypotheses about its mechanism have been put forward, so far it is still unclear, not to mention the precise and effective diagnostic or therapeutic methods. In this paper,(More)