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Development of transgenic Artemisia annua (Chinese wormwood) plants with an enhanced content of artemisinin, an effective anti‐malarial drug, by hairpin‐RNA‐mediated gene silencing
Artemisinin is an effective anti‐malarial drug isolated from Artemisia annua L. (Chinese wormwood), but the content of artemisinin in A. annua is low. In the present study we explored the possibilityExpand
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Risk factors for neck nodal metastasis in papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: a study of 1066 patients.
  • L. Zhang, W. Wei, +7 authors Yi Wu
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of clinical endocrinology and…
  • 8 February 2012
CONTEXT The surgical management of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC), especially regarding the necessity of central lymph node dissection, remains controversial. OBJECTIVE The objective ofExpand
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Epigenetic activation of the MiR-200 family contributes to H19-mediated metastasis suppression in hepatocellular carcinoma.
Although numerous long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have been identified in mammals, many of their biological roles remain to be characterized. Early reports suggest that H19 contributes toExpand
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Bile Acids and Dysbiosis in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
BACKGROUND & AIMS Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is characterized by dysbiosis. The bidirectional effects between intestinal microbiota (IM) and bile acids (BA) suggest that dysbiosis mayExpand
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The prevalence of mild cognitive impairment about elderly population in China: a meta‐analysis
Dementia has been a major public health problem and mild cognitive impairment is considered the pre‐dementia syndrome in recent years. However, there has not yet been a systematic analysis of theExpand
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Irisin improves endothelial function in type 2 diabetes through reducing oxidative/nitrative stresses.
Vascular complications are the major causes of death in patients with diabetes, and endothelial dysfunction is the earliest event in vascular complications of diabetes. It has been reported thatExpand
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Ethanol-wet bonding technique may enhance the bonding performance of contemporary etch-and-rinse dental adhesives.
PURPOSE To determine whether bonds of contemporary etch-and-rinse adhesives made with ethanol-wet bonding are stronger and more durable than those made with water-wet bonding, and to explore theExpand
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Effects of long-term low-dose cadmium exposure on genomic DNA methylation in human embryo lung fibroblast cells.
Cadmium is a toxic transition metal of continuing occupational and environmental concern. As a well-recognized human carcinogen, its carcinogenic mechanisms are still poorly understood. Cadmium hasExpand
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Beneficial effect of galanin on insulin sensitivity in muscle of type 2 diabetic rats
The aim of this study was to determine whether enhanced galanin (GAL) release induced by exercise would elevate insulin sensitivity and glucose transporter 4 (GLUT4) concentration in the plasmaExpand
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Loss of Cartilage Structure, Stiffness, and Frictional Properties in Mice Lacking PRG4
Objective To assess the role of the glycoprotein PRG4 in joint lubrication and chondroprotection by measuring friction, stiffness, surface topography, and subsurface histology of the hip joints ofExpand
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