Xinrui Duan

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Despite its importance as the leading cause of vascular dementia, the primary pathogenic mechanisms in subcortical ischemic vascular dementia (SIVD) have remained elusive. Because of the lack of approved therapeutic agents for SIVD, there is a pressing need to identify novel therapeutic targets. Comparative lipidomic analyses of SIVD and mixed dementia(More)
The tear film covers the anterior eye and the precise balance of its various constituting components is critical for maintaining ocular health. The composition of the tear film amphiphilic lipid sublayer, in particular, has largely remained a matter of contention due to the limiting concentrations of these lipid amphiphiles in tears that render their(More)
While pathological alterations in plasma neutral lipids with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has been relatively well-characterized, only limited information is available on the variations in global polar lipidome (glycerophospholipids and sphingolipids) with the disease. To systematically identify polar lipid aberrations associated with early stage T2DM,(More)
Apolipoprotein E (ApoE) is important in facilitating the transport of lipids (cholesterol, phospholipids, and sulfatides) and plays a fundamental role in normal lipid metabolism. High cholesterol levels increases the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. In this study, we investigated the effects of a high-fat high cholesterol (HFHC) diet on brain lipid(More)
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