Si-ming Guan

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BACKGROUND Our previous study showed that the combined Chinese herbs containing scutellaria baicalensis georgi and gardenia jasminoids ellis inhibited atherosclerosis. In this study, we sought to determine if baicalin and geniposide could inhibit atherosclerosis through Wnt1 and dickkopf-related protein-1 (DKK1). METHODS The wild-type and ApoE-/- mice(More)
Congenital long QT syndrome is characterized by a prolongation of ventricular repolarization and recurrent episodes of life-threatening ventricular tachyarrhythmias, often leading to sudden death. We previously identified a missense mutation F275S located within the S5 transmembrane domain of the KCNQ1 ion channel in a Chinese family with long QT syndrome.(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of the micrometer compound rhizoma coptidis on inflammatory factors and its possible mechanism in rabbit fed with high-lipid food. METHOD The levels of CRP, IL-1 and TNF-alpha were all determinated by ELISA method. The mRNA and activity of NF-kappaB were determinated by RT-PCR and EMSA, respectively. RESULT The level(More)
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