Yanxia Li

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Increased glomerular hydrostatic pressure is an important determinant of glomerulosclerosis and can be modeled by in vitro exposure of mesangial cells to cyclic mechanical strain. Stretched mesangial cells increase extracellular matrix protein production, the hallmark of glomerulosclerosis. Recent data indicate that the serine/threonine kinase Akt may be(More)
BACKGROUND This study examined the effect of kaempferol on uterine fibroids in vitro and the underlying mechanism, and investigated the potential of kaempferol as a clinical drug for the treatment of uterine fibroids. MATERIAL AND METHODS Uterine fibroid tissue and surrounding smooth muscle tissue were collected for primary culture. Different concentrations(More)
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