Wei Qing

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Fuelled by the obesity epidemic, there is considerable interest in the developmental origins of white adipose tissue (WAT) and the stem and progenitor cells from which it arises. Whereas increased visceral fat mass is associated with metabolic dysfunction, increased subcutaneous WAT is protective. There are six visceral fat depots: perirenal, gonadal,(More)
The 5-hydroxytryptamine2C (5-HT)2C receptor is widely implicated in the aetiology of affective and eating disorders as well as regulation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis. Signalling through this receptor is regulated by A-to-I RNA editing, affecting three amino acids in the protein sequence, with unedited transcripts encoding a receptor (INI)(More)
Electronic Business (e-Business) system is a typical heterogeneous information system, which is concerned with various data types, communication protocols, business processes, and exchanged business contents between these systems. The interoperability assurance between e-Business systems is a key issue for the implementation and application of a seamless(More)
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