Yu-bao Jiang

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Cytokines, including tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF alpha) and interleukin-6 (IL-6), have been implicated in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis (MS). The production and release of these cytokines are regulated in part by specific purinergic (adenosine) cell surface receptors. To determine the extent to which the adenosine A1 receptor influenced(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the ability of decision making under ambiguity condition in epileptics. METHODS Twenty-five epileptics (EP) at our hospital during June 2011 to March 2012 and 25 healthy controls (HC) were surveyed by Iowa Gambling Task (IGT) with ambiguous probability. Statistical analyses were performed with analysis of variance (ANOVA) and(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relation between brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and synaptic reorganization of hippocampal fibers (MF). METHODS Antisense or sense oligomucleotides to BDNF and/or PBS buffer were injected into the cerebal ventricles of rats of epileptic model induced by kainic acid (KA) and control rats respectively.(More)
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