Wei‐Jen Li

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Cr(VI) causes severe kidney damage. The patient's renal function could gradually recover by spontaneous kidney regeneration. The molecular effect of Cr(VI) on recovery of kidney cells, however, has not been clearly elucidated. Here we show that Cr(VI) induces expression of mesenchymal and stem cell markers, cell markers, such as paxillin, vimentin, α-SMA,(More)
Fumonisin mycotoxins are common contaminants of maize and cause several fatal animal diseases. Liver is a target organ of fumonisins in intact animals, but liver slices and primary hepatocytes, which do not proliferate in culture, are resistant to fumonisin exposure. Hepatoma cell lines, on the other hand, undergo cell division in culture and are sensitive(More)
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