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Current understanding of Th2 cell differentiation and function
Helper T cell (Th) has been identified as a critical immune cell for regulating immune response since 1980s. The type 2 helper Tcell (Th2), characterized by the production of interleukin-4 (IL-4),Expand
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Oxidized Lipid-Driven Chemokine Receptor Switch, CCR2 to CX3CR1, Mediates Adhesion of Human Macrophages to Coronary Artery Smooth Muscle Cells Through a Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor
Background— Recent genetic data in mouse and humans suggest that the chemokine receptors CCR2 and CX3CR1 are involved in atherogenesis; however, detailed molecular and cellular mechanisms have notExpand
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Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptor Transactivation Mediates the Trophic Effects of Angiotensin II In Vivo
In addition to the modulation of vascular tone, angiotensin II (Ang II) has growth factor–like effects in vascular tissue. The mechanisms whereby Ang II mediates these trophic actions areExpand
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The differentiation of human placenta-derived mesenchymal stem cells into dopaminergic cells in vitro
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) constitute an interesting cellular source to promote brain regeneration after Parkinson’s disease. MSCs have significant advantages over other stem cell types, andExpand
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Gemcitabine nanoparticles promote antitumor immunity against melanoma.
Myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs) promote tumor-mediated immunosuppression and cancer progression. Gemcitabine (Gem) is a MDSC-depleting chemotherapeutic agent; however, its clinical use isExpand
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High glucose attenuates insulin-induced VEGF expression in bovine retinal microvascular endothelial cells
PurposeTo investigate the effect of high glucose on insulin-induced vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) expression in bovine retinal microvascular endothelial cells (BRECs) and to probe intoExpand
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Abstract 620: Associations of genomic alteration, tumor mutational burden with PD-L1 expression and response to immune checkpoint inhibitors in Chinese lung patients
Background: For advanced or metastatic lung cancer patients (pts) in the absence of actionable genetic alterations, whose disease progressed after chemotherapy, the effective treatment options areExpand
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Vascular endothelial growth factor upregulates expression of annexin A2 in vitro and in a mouse model of ischemic retinopathy
Purpose Annexin A2 has been shown to play a role in many neovascularization diseases. We investigated the effect of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) on annexin A2 expression and relatedExpand
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Annexin A2 promotes choroidal neovascularization by increasing vascular endothelial growth factor expression in a rat model of argon laser coagulation-induced choroidal neovascularization.
BACKGROUND Choroidal neovascularization (CNV) is a common cause of visual loss in the elderly patients with age-related macular degeneration and represents the growth of subretinal new vessels in theExpand
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Mir-215-5p induces autophagy by targeting PI3K and activating ROS-mediated MAPK pathways in cardiomyocytes of chicken.
Our previous study revealed that selenium (Se) deficiency can cause myocardial injury through triggering autophagy. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play crucial roles in autophagic cell death. However, theExpand
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