Yao-Yao Zhang

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Tumor metastasis remains the principal cause of treatment failure and poor prognosis in patients with colorectal cancer. It is a multistage process which includes proteolysis, motility and migration of cells, proliferation in a new site, and neoangiogenesis. A crucial step in the process of intra- and extra-vasation is the activation of proteolytic enzymes(More)
BACKGROUND Bacterial infections associated with the use of biomaterials remain a great challenge for orthopedic surgery. The main purpose of the work discussed in this paper was to improve the antibacterial activity of a biomimetic calcium phosphate (CP) coating widely used in orthopedic biomaterials by incorporation of norvancomycin in the biomimetic(More)
WTX (Wilms’ tumor suppressor X chromosome) is a novel putative tumor suppressor gene in Wilms’ tumor of kidney, its expression and function in other human cancers had not been explored. This study detected the expression of WTX in 459 cases of 15 organs of cancers and adjacent normal tissues by using immunohistochemical staining (IHC), and validated them by(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between normal Fragile X mental retardation gene 1 (FMR1) CGG repeat numbers and primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) occurrence or subsequent resumption of ovarian function. A total of 122 women with POI and 105 controls were followed up and analysed in our centre. The prevalence of premutation and(More)
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