Qinsong Pan

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Angiotensin II (Ang II) plays a crucial role in the pathogenesis of renal diseases. The objective of the present study was to investigate the possible inflammatory effect of Ang II on glomerular endothelial cells and the underlying mechanism. We isolated and characterized primary cultures of rat glomerular endothelial cells (GECs) and observed that Ang II(More)
How HCV virus affects the function of dendritic cells (DCs) and their ability to induce CD4+ T cell response remains not fully understood. This study was done to elucidate the impact of HCV on the function of DCs and on DC’s capability to induce CD4+ T-cell response. Monocyte-derived DCs (MoDCs) were treated with cell-culture HCV (HCVcc). The effects of(More)
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