J. Ying

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White matter (WM) lesions are the classic pathological hallmarks of multiple sclerosis (MS). However, MRI-based WM lesion load shows relatively poor correlation with functional outcome, resulting in the "clinico-radiological paradox" of MS. Unlike lesion based measures, volumetric MRI assessment of brain atrophy shows a strong correlation with functional(More)
BACKGROUND Mechanical unloading of the heart results in atrophic remodeling. In skeletal muscle, atrophy is associated with inactivation of the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway and upregulation of critical components of the ubiquitin proteosome proteolytic (UPP) pathway. The hypothesis is that mechanical unloading of the mammalian heart has(More)
Advanced MRI studies demonstrated several diffuse non-lesional features in multiple sclerosis, including changes detectable in gray matter areas. Standard T2 weighted MRI scans of deep gray matter structures, including the thalamus, caudate, putamen, dentate nuclei often demonstrate hypointensity. T2 hypointensity has been shown to correlate with cognitive,(More)
Joint beamforming microphone arrays and multi-channel acoustic echo cancellation (AEC) can be ef£ciently applied for hands-free speech communication. Especially, systems relying on adap-tive generalized sidelobe canceller (GSC) structures are very promising , since they combine high noise-reduction performance with computational ef£ciency. So far,(More)
The Ohlson model is evaluated using quarterly data from stocks in the Dow Jones Index. A hierarchical Bayesian approach is developed to simultaneously estimate the unknown coefficients in the time series regression model for each company by pooling information across firms. Both estimation and prediction are carried out by the Markov chain Monte Carlo(More)
The homocysteine methyltransferase encoded by mmuM is widely distributed among microbial organisms. It is the key enzyme that catalyzes the last step in methionine biosynthesis and plays an important role in the metabolism process. It also enables the microbial organisms to tolerate high concentrations of selenium in the environment. In this research, 533(More)
In view of the incomplete signal and other issues brought by the threshold trigger in the conventional blast wave signal test, this paper designed a post-trigger data high-speed collection method, adopted the ARM7 kernel MCU to complete the design of the hardware scheme and preparation of the corresponding test software, then developed the post-trigger data(More)
Sodium fluoride (NaF) is a source of fluoride ions used in many applications. Previous studies found that NaF suppressed the proliferation of osteoblast MC3T3 E1 cells and induced the apoptosis of chondrocytes. However, little is known about the effects of NaF on human lung BEAS-2B cells. Therefore, we investigated the mode of cell death induced by NaF and(More)
AmpG is a transmembrane protein with permease activity that transports meuropeptide from the periplasm to the cytoplasm, which is essential for the induction of the ampC encoding β-lactamase. To obtain new insights into the relationship between AmpG structure and function, comparative genomics analysis, secondary and tertiary structure modeling,(More)