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Glial–Cytokine–Neuronal Interactions Underlying the Mechanisms of Persistent Pain
The emerging literature implicates a role for glia/cytokines in persistent pain. However, the mechanisms by which these non-neural elements contribute to CNS activity-dependent plasticity and pain… Expand
Historical variations in mutation rate in an epidemic pathogen, Yersinia pestis
- Y. Cui, C. Yu, +30 authors R. Yang
- Medicine, Biology
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 27 December 2012
The genetic diversity of Yersinia pestis, the etiologic agent of plague, is extremely limited because of its recent origin coupled with a slow clock rate. Here we identified 2,326 SNPs from 133… Expand
Assessment of Atrial Electromechanical Coupling and Influential Factors in Nonrheumatic Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Sequential analysis of atrial electromechanical coupling (P‐A) by Doppler tissue imaging (DTI) might provide important insight into the mechanisms of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF).
Sulforaphane suppressed LPS-induced inflammation in mouse peritoneal macrophages through Nrf2 dependent pathway.
- W. Lin, Rachel T Wu, Tienyuan Wu, Tin-Oo Khor, H. Wang, Ah-Ng Kong
- Medicine, Chemistry
- Biochemical pharmacology
- 15 October 2008
Sulforaphane (SFN) is a natural isothiocyanate that is present in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and cabbage. Previous studies have shown that SFN is effective in preventing carcinogenesis… Expand
Associations between maxillary sinus mucosal thickening and apical periodontitis using cone-beam computed tomography scanning: a retrospective study.
INTRODUCTION This study evaluated the pathologic and spatial associations between apical periodontitis of the maxillary premolars/molars and the maxillary sinus mucosal thickening using cone-beam… Expand
Genetic polymorphisms of Echinococcus tapeworms in China as determined by mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences.
- M. Nakao, T. Li, +11 authors A. Ito
- Biology, Medicine
- International journal for parasitology
- 1 March 2010
The genetic polymorphisms of Echinococcus spp. in the eastern Tibetan Plateau and the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region were evaluated by DNA sequencing analyses of genes for mitochondrial cytochrome… Expand
Genome-wide analysis of the CaHsp20 gene family in pepper: comprehensive sequence and expression profile analysis under heat stress
The Hsp20 genes are present in all plant species and play important roles in alleviating heat stress and enhancing plant thermotolerance by preventing the irreversible aggregation of denaturing… Expand
Plants vs. cancer: a review on natural phytochemicals in preventing and treating cancers and their druggability.
- H. Wang, T. Khor, +4 authors A. Kong
- Anti-cancer agents in medicinal chemistry
- 30 November 2012
Cancer remains to be one of the leading causes of death in the United States and around the world. The advent of modern drug-targeted therapies has undeniably improved cancer patients' cares.… Expand
Fast authentication methods for handovers between IEEE 802.11 wireless LANs
- M. Bargh, R. J. Hulsebosch, H. Eertink, A. Prasad, H. Wang, P. Schoo
- Computer Science
- WMASH '04
- 1 October 2004
Improving authentication delay is a key issue for achieving seamless handovers across networks and domains. This paper presents an overview of fast authentication methods when roaming within or… Expand
Disorders of orthostatic blood pressure response are associated with cardiovascular disease and target organ damage in hypertensive patients.
BACKGROUND The prevalence and clinical significance of orthostatic hypertension (OHT) remain largely undetermined in hypertensive patients. This study investigated the association of OHT and… Expand