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  • Tao Jiang, Zhuowei Wang, +6 authors Moshe Levi
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of Biological Chemistry
  • 2005 (First Publication: 16 September 2005)
  • Obesity and metabolic syndrome are associated with glomerulosclerosis and proteinuria, but the mechanisms are not known. The purpose of this study was to determine if there is altered renal lipidContinue Reading
  • Gregory Proctor, Tao Jiang, Mieko Iwahashi, Zhuowei Wang, Jinping Li, Moshe Levi
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Diabetes
  • 2006 (First Publication: 1 September 2006)
  • In Akita and OVE26 mice, two genetic models of type 1 diabetes, diabetic nephropathy is characterized by mesangial expansion and loss of podocytes, resulting in glomerulosclerosis and proteinuria,Continue Reading
  • Jinping Li, Kiyosumi Takaishi, William G. Cook, Sara Kay McCorkle, Roger H. Unger
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2003 (First Publication: 17 July 2003)
  • We have examined gene expression in the fat tissue of normal mice at the onset of diet-induced obesity. Insulin-induced gene 1 (insig-1) mRNA rose progressively with a high-fat diet and declined on aContinue Reading
  • Zhibin He, Tao Jiang, Zhuowei Wang, Moshe Levi, Jinping Li
  • Medicine, Biology
  • American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and…
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 September 2004)
  • Carbohydrate response element-binding protein (ChREBP) is a rat homolog of human Williams-Beuren syndrome region 14 and a member of the basic helix-loop-helix leucine zipper transcription factorContinue Reading
  • Kiyosumi Takaishi, Laurence Duplomb, May-yun Wang, Jinping Li, Roger H. Unger
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2004 (First Publication: 4 May 2004)
  • To determine whether the antilipogenic actions of insulin-induced gene 1 (insig-1) demonstrated in cultured preadipocytes also occur in vivo, we infected Zucker diabetic fatty (ZDF) (fa/fa) rats,Continue Reading
  • Tao Jiang, Scott E. Liebman, M. Scott Lucia, Jinping Li, Moshe Levi
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Kidney international
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 December 2005)
  • BACKGROUND There are well-known changes in age-related renal function and structure, including glomerulosclerosis and decline in glomerular filtration rate (GFR). The purpose of this study was toContinue Reading