Ju-Young Oh

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Acupuncture has shown the therapeutic effect on various neurodegenerative disorders including Parkinson’s disease (PD). While investigating the neuroprotective mechanism of acupuncture, we firstly found the novel function of melanin-concentrating hormone (MCH) as a potent neuroprotective candidate. Here, we explored whether hypothalamic MCH mediates the(More)
BACKGROUND Not many studies have investigated individual sensitivity to acupuncture. To explore the intrinsic factors related to individual responses to acupuncture, we reviewed published pre-clinical studies using responder analysis on pain. METHODS We searched the PubMed and EMBASE databases to June 2015. We included pre-clinical reports describing(More)
It has long been known that water extracts of placenta hominis (Jahage in Korean) are effective for treating immunological and vascular diseases and is a major constituent of traditional oriental medicines. We report herein on the isolation and purification of a new type of anticoagulant protein, PP27, from human placenta. PP27 ran as a single band on(More)
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