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Apelin is an endogenous ligand of G protein-coupled receptor-apelin and angiotensin-1-like receptor (APJ). The biological effects of apelin-APJ system are reported in multiple systems including cardiovascular, endocrinal, and gastrointestinal system. Previous studies had shown that apelin-13 is a potential protective agent on cardiac ischemia; however, the(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Suanzaorenhehuan Formula (SHF) is a Chinese herbal formula for the treatment of depression-like disorders. It contains four herbs: Semen Ziziphi spinosae, Cortex Albiziae, Radix Paeoniae Alba and Semen Platycladi. The present study is to investigate the antidepressant-like effect of the ethanolic extract of SHF and its(More)
Major depression is becoming one of the most prevalent forms of psychiatric disorders. However, the mechanisms of major depression are still not well-understood. Most antidepressants are only effective in some patients and produce some serious side effects. Animal models of depression are therefore essential to unravel the mechanisms of depression and to(More)
Odorant binding proteins (OBPs) are believed to be important for transporting semiochemicals through the aqueous sensillar lymph to the olfactory receptor cells within the insect antennal sensilla. In this study, three new putative OBP genes, MmedOBP8-10, were identified from a Microplitis mediator (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) antennal cDNA library.(More)
  • Liyan Ren
  • 2010 International Conference on Internet…
  • 2010
Based on Landsat TM images in 1990, 2000 and 2005, this paper studied the characteristics of wetland changes in Hangzhou Bay in Zhejiang province using remote sensing and GIS technologies. The results show that: (1) the wetland area decreased 1893 km² in Hangzhou Bay in Zhejiang province from 1990 to 2005, and it decreased obviously faster after(More)
The Mw 6.3 earthquake, which struck L'Aquila, the medieval capital city of the Abruzzo region of Italy on the 6th April 2009. 307 people were killed, 1,000 injured, 66,000 made homeless, and many thousands of buildings were destroyed or damaged[1]. There have been several thousand foreshocks and aftershocks since December 2008, more than thirty of which had(More)
A method for the simultaneous determination of glyoxalate and oxalate by capillary zone electrophoresis (CZE) was developed. The influences of type, concentration and pH of the running buffer, and the applied voltage on separation were investigated. Glyoxalate and oxalate were separated within 11 min under the conditions of 20 mmol/L borax-5.5 mmol/L(More)
Three-dimensional geological and mining modelling in mining area is important for mine enterprises more productive, efficient, safe mining. Based on the available data such as cross-sections, drill-holes and geological maps, we developed to process geological information for building 3D model in this paper. Thus, special attention has been given to data(More)