Sheng-xi He

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Understanding how the mappings between orthography and phonology in alphabetic languages are learned, represented and processed has been enhanced by the cognitive neuropsychological investigation of patients with acquired reading and writing disorders. During the past decade, this methodology has been extended to understanding reading and writing in Chinese(More)
The homozygous loss of the survival motor neuron 1 (SMN1) gene is the primary cause of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a neuromuscular degenerative disease. A genetically similar gene, SMN2, which is not functionally equivalent in all SMA patients, modifies the clinical SMA phenotypes. We analyzed the methylation levels of 4 CpG islands (CGIs) in SMN2 in 35(More)
AIM To study the effects of yi-zhi II (a compond of Chinese Traditional Medicine) on the alteration of synaptic structure in hippocampal CA3 and maintenance of memoy. METHODS By using the method of oral administration of yi-zhi II, the step-through test and electron microscopy, the latency of step-through and synaptic structure in hippocamal CA3 were(More)
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