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Mast cells modulate the pathogenesis of elastase-induced abdominal aortic aneurysms in mice.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), an inflammatory disease, involves leukocyte recruitment, immune responses, inflammatory cytokine production, vascular remodeling, neovascularization, and vascularExpand
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Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells differentiate into functional cardiac phenotypes by cardiac microenvironment.
  • X. Li, X. Yu, +4 authors S. Lin
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology
  • 1 February 2007
Heart attacks and congestive heart failure remain among the world's most prominent health challenges despite the many breakthroughs. Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BMSCs) have the potential toExpand
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Tyrosinase inhibitory effects of 1,3-diphenylpropanes from Broussonetia kazinoki.
Six 1,3-diphenylpropanes exhibiting inhibitory activities against both the monophenolase and diphenolase actions of tyrosinase were isolated from the methanol (95%) extract of Broussonetia kazinoki.Expand
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Sulfonamide chalcone as a new class of α-glucosidase inhibitors
Abstract Chalcones 1 – 20 , a new class of glycosidase inhibitors, were synthesized, and their glycosidase inhibitory activities were investigated. Non-aminochalcones 1 – 12 had no inhibitoryExpand
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Stratified premedication strategy for the prevention of contrast media hypersensitivity in high-risk patients.
  • S. Lee, M. Yang, +4 authors H. Kang
  • Medicine
  • Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official…
  • 1 March 2017
BACKGROUND Although the severity of hypersensitivity reactions to iodinated contrast media varies, it is well correlated with the severity of recurrent reactions; however, prophylaxis protocols areExpand
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Pterocarpans and flavanones from Sophora flavescens displaying potent neuraminidase inhibition.
Pterocarpans (1-3) and flavanones (4-10) were isolated from Sophora flavescens and screened for their ability to inhibit neuraminidase (an enzyme crucial in the proliferation of the influenza virus).Expand
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Diversity of Duodenal and Rectal Microbiota in Biopsy Tissues and Luminal Contents in Healthy Volunteers.
The diverse microbial communities that colonize distinct segments of the gastrointestinal tract are intimately related to aspects of physiology and the pathology of human health. However, most recentExpand
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Beraprost sodium attenuates cigarette smoke extract-induced apoptosis in vascular endothelial cells
Apoptosis is now widely recognized as an important part of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) pathogenesis. Our previous study demonstrated that a prostacyclin (PGI2) analogue (beraprostExpand
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Cyanobacterial population and harmful metabolites dynamics during a bloom in Yanghe Reservoir, North China
A significant outbreak of odorous and toxic cyanobacteria occurred in Yanghe Reservoir, North China, in the summer of 2007. The dominant species was Anabaena spiroides and it was accompanied with theExpand
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Life history of the plateau pika (Ochotona curzoniae) in alpine meadows of the Tibetan Plateau
The life history of a species is a result of natural selection and reflects how the species is adapted to its environment. Knowledge of life history is crucial for further ecological studies andExpand
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