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OBJECTIVE To investigate myeloid-derived suppressor cell (MDSC) accumulation and interleukin 10 (IL-10) and interleukin 12 (IL-12) levels during the onset of asthma in both pediatric patients and mouse models, as well as their possible roles in the development of asthma. METHODS Peripheral blood samples were gathered from children with asthma attacks(More)
INTRODUCTION Malignant fibrous histiocytoma is a very common subtype of soft-tissue sarcoma in middle and late adulthood. However, malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the testis is very rare in adolescents. CASE PRESENTATION We report here the case of a 14-year-old Han Chinese boy, who presented with left scrotal mass lasting for 20 days along with(More)
Potato virus Y (PVY) and Myzus persicae are important pests of tobacco and potato crops. Myzus persicae can transmit PVY in a non-persistent manner. In this study, we investigated whether tobacco plants infected with PVY affected the performance and behavior of M. persicae by comparing growth, reproduction, and stylet penetration behaviors of M. persicae on(More)
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