Jian Kuang

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To explore the effects of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) on migration, proliferation and differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). MSCs were obtained from Sprague-Dawley rats by a combination of gradient centrifugation and cell culture techniques and treated with IGF-1 at concentrations of 5–20 ng/ml. Proliferation of MSCs was determined as(More)
BACKGROUND Acarbose slows down the intestinal absorption of carbohydrates, but its effects on the secretion of incretins are still poorly known. This study aimed to examine the effects of single-dose acarbose on the secretion of incretins in patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). METHODS In this pilot study, twenty-three patients(More)
AIMS/INTRODUCTION To evaluate the effect of sulfonylurea (glimepiride)-based oral antidiabetic agents on testosterone levels in middle-aged men with type 2 diabetes. MATERIALS AND METHODS As a substudy, 15 participants from the phase IV clinical trial of glimepiride (GREAT study) of middle-aged men with type 2 diabetes were included in the current study.(More)
PURPOSE Recent studies revealed that immunological mechanisms play a prominent role in the pathogenesis of proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR). Given the importance of the immune response in PDR and the significance of the programmed death 1 (PD-1) pathway as an immune regulatory pathway, the aim of this study is to determine the expression and(More)
—With the development of terminal technology, OPhone platform is playing more and more influent role in people's daily life. Taking chance of the prosperity of OPhone technology, this paper aims at bringing forth some explorations on cultivating OPhone technology talents in universities. Firstly, some inductions are given to illustrate the developing(More)