Xiuying Xian

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Depression is one of the most common neuropsychiatric disorders and has been associated with impaired cognition, as well as causing neuroendocrine systems and brain proteins alterations. Resveratrol is a natural polyphenol enriched in polygonum cuspidatum and has diverse biological activities, including potent antidepressant-like effects. The aim of this(More)
Accumulating evidence has suggested that hydrogen sulfide (H2S) acts as a novel neuro-modulator and neuroprotective agent; however, it remains to be investigated whether H2S has a direct effect on neural stem cells (NSCs). In the present study, we examined the effects of H2S donor, sodium hydrosulfide (NaHS) on mouse NSCs and hippocampal neurogenesis. We(More)
High-lipid diet composed of saturated fatty acids (SFAs) has significant detrimental effects on brain homeostasis, and deleterious effects of SFAs on various cells have been well documented. However, the effects of SFAs on neural stem Cells (NSCs) function have not been fully explored. The aim of this study was to determine whether palmitic acid (PA)(More)
Hypoxic encephalopathy is a common cause of neonatal seizures and long-term neurobehavioral abnormalities. The purpose of this study was to determine whether administration of melatonin, starting at 1h before hypoxia and then every 24 h for 3 days, influences short and long-term neurobehavioral development and hippocampal impairments in postnatal day 1 mice(More)
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