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The role of high mobility group box1 in pulmonary fibrosis.
High mobility group box1 protein (HMGB1) was originally discovered as a nuclear binding protein, and is known to play an important role in acute lung injury. However, the role of HMGB1 in pulmonaryExpand
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Protection from lethal apoptosis in lipopolysaccharide-induced acute lung injury in mice by a caspase inhibitor.
LPS (lipopolysaccharide) is one of the major factors that induce acute lung injury. Recently, it was reported that LPS induced disseminated endothelial apoptosis, preceding nonendothelial tissueExpand
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Insufficient autophagy in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Autophagy, a process that helps maintain homeostatic balance between the synthesis, degradation, and recycling of organelles and proteins to meet metabolic demands, plays an important regulatory roleExpand
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The Clinical Relevance of the miR-197/CKS1B/STAT3-mediated PD-L1 Network in Chemoresistant Non-small-cell Lung Cancer
Programmed cell death ligand-1 (PD-L1) has recently gained considerable attention for its role in tumor immune escape. Here, we identify a miR-197/CKS1B/STAT3-mediated PD-L1 network in chemoresistantExpand
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Marine foliaceous green macroalgae such as Ulva lose their typical morphology when cultured aseptically in defined synthetic media. However, after reinfection by certain marine bacteria (isolatedExpand
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Apoptosis and expression of Fas/Fas ligand mRNA in bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis in mice.
The incidence of apoptosis and the expression of Fas antigen (Fas)/Fas ligand (FasL) mRNA in bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis in mice were examined. Male ICR mice were intratracheally instilledExpand
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P21Waf1/Cip1/Sdi1 and p53 expression in association with DNA strand breaks in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
The tumor suppressor p53 protein is a transcription factor that plays a central role in the cellular response to DNA damage, and it can cause either G1 arrest or apoptosis. Recently, it was shown toExpand
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The involvement of Fas-Fas ligand pathway in fibrosing lung diseases.
Pulmonary fibrosis begins with alveolitis, which progresses to destruction of lung tissue and excess collagen deposition. This process could be the result of DNA damage and a form of apoptosis.Expand
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Accelerated epithelial cell senescence in IPF and the inhibitory role of SIRT6 in TGF-β-induced senescence of human bronchial epithelial cells.
Reepithelialization of remodeled air spaces with bronchial epithelial cells is a prominent pathological finding in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and is implicated in IPF pathogenesis. RecentExpand
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Resistance to Fas-mediated apoptosis in human lung fibroblast
The current authors have demonstrated previously that epithelial cell apoptosis, induced by the Fas-Fas ligand pathway, might be involved in fibrosing lung diseases. Whereas lung epithelial cells areExpand
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