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All-trans retinoic acid modulates bone morphogenic protein 9-induced osteogenesis and adipogenesis of preadipocytes through BMP/Smad and Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathways.
  • Y. Liu, Yingzi Liu, +11 authors Z. Deng
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The international journal of biochemistry & cell…
  • 1 February 2014
It is known that excessive adipogenesis contributes to osteoporosis, suggesting that trans-differentiation of adipogenic committed preadipocytes into osteoblasts may be a potential therapeuticalExpand
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Novel ferulic amide derivatives with tertiary amine side chain as acetylcholinesterase and butyrylcholinesterase inhibitors: The influence of carbon spacer length, alkylamine and aromatic group.
Based on our recent investigations on chalcone derivatives as AChE inhibitors, a series of ferulic acid (FA) tertiary amine derivatives similar to chalcone compounds were designed and synthesized.Expand
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Extraction, purification and preliminary characterization of polysaccharides from Kadsura marmorata fruits.
In this study, response surface methodology and central composite design based on single-factor experiments were applied to the optimization of the extraction parameters (extraction time, extractionExpand
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Design, synthesis and primary activity evaluation of l-arginine derivatives as amino-peptidase N/CD13 inhibitors
Abstract A series of l-arginine derivatives were designed, synthesized and assayed for their activities against amino-peptidase N (APN)/CD13 andExpand
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Production, Purification, and Antibiofilm Activity of a Novel Exopolysaccharide from Arthrobacter sp. B4
  • Y. Li, Q. Li, +4 authors Zhiwen Zhao
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Preparative biochemistry & biotechnology
  • 17 February 2015
A novel exopolysaccharide (EPS), namely, B4-EPS, is produced by Arthrobacter sp. B4. Response surface methodology (RSM) was employed to optimize the fermentation medium for increasing B4-EPSExpand
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Development of Au Disk Nanoelectrode Down to 3 nm in Radius for Detection of Dopamine Release from a Single Cell.
A Au disk nanoelectrode down to 3 nm in radius was developed by a facile and reliable method and successfully applied for monitoring dopamine release from single living vesicles. A fine etched AuExpand
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Let7a inhibits the growth of endometrial carcinoma cells by targeting Aurora‐B
MicroRNAs negatively regulate target gene expression at the post‐transcriptional level during carcinogenesis. Recent advances revealed that the expression levels of several miRNAs are up‐ orExpand
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Association between polymorphisms in CTR1, CTR2, ATP7A, and ATP7B and platinum resistance in epithelial ovarian cancer.
The copper transporters <italic>CTR1</italic>, <italic>CTR2</italic>, <italic>ATP7A</italic>, and <italic>ATP7B</italic> regulate intracellular concentration of platinum by mediating its uptake andExpand
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Baicalin inhibits colistin sulfate-induced apoptosis of PC12 cells
Baicalin, a type of flavonoid extracted from the dried root of Scutellaria baicalensis georgi, has been shown to effectively inhibit cell apoptosis. Therefore, we assumed that baicalin would suppressExpand
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Development of gold nanoparticle-sheathed glass capillary nanoelectrodes for sensitive detection of cerebral dopamine.
To develop in vivo monitoring strategies of neurotransmitters involved in brain chemistry is a challenging work for progress in understanding the roles that biomolecules play in pathology andExpand
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