Yunjiao Zhou

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Proteinuria is universal to all patients with preeclampsia. We examined the urinary podocytes in women with preeclampsia (n = 14), gestational hypertension (n = 14), and normal pregnancy. Maternal serum and urinary concentrations of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), placental growth factor (PlGF), and the antiangiogenic factor soluble fms-like(More)
PURPOSE As a noninvasive examination, urinary proteomics is a very useful tool to identify renal disease. The purpose of the present study was to find differential proteins among women with preeclampsia, gestational hypertension and normal pregnancy, and to screen potential biomarkers for the early diagnosis of preeclampsia. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN Urinary(More)
Although mutations of p53 and KRAS and activation of NF-κB signaling have been highly associated with chemoresistance and tumorigenesis of lung cancer, the interactive mechanisms between two of p53, KRAS, and NF-κB are elusive. In the present study, we first observed that blocking of NF-κB function in KRAS mutant A549 cell line with an IκBα mutant (IκBαM)(More)
Rap1A is a member of small G proteins belonging to the Ras family. Recently, an integration of human genome-wide association studies (GWAS) and gene expression profiling study revealed that single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) within human Rap1A were strongly associated with narrow neck width in women. However, the regulatory role of Rap1A in osteoblasts(More)
The underlying mechanisms of proteinuria, a main characteristic of preeclampsia (PE), have not yet been fully elucidated. Evidence indicates that the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) is involved in the pathogenesis of this disease, including decreased angiotensin-(1-7) [Ang-(1-7)] levels in the circulation and urine. In the present study, we examined the(More)
Histidine biosynthesis in Corynebacterium glutamicum is regulated not only by feedback inhibition by the first enzyme in the pathway, but also by repression control of the synthesis of the histidine enzymes. C. glutamicum histidine genes are located and transcribed in two unlinked loci, hisEG and hisDCB-orf1-orf2-hisHA-impA-hisFI. We constructed plasmid(More)
In order to solve the difficulties in connecting different materials used in steel-aluminum hybrid car-body structures, the mechanical clinching was chosen as the research object to study the feasibility and the effects of geometric parameters of clinching tools on the joint performance for joining high-strength steel SPFC590 and aluminum alloy A5052-H34.(More)
The aim of the current study was to analyze serum angiotensin II (Ang II), urinary angiotensinogen (AGT) and urinary transforming growth factor β1 (TGFβ1) levels in relation to the clinical manifestation of preeclampsia, and to explore the effects of circulating and renal renin angiotensin system (RAS) in preeclampsia patients. An enzyme-linked(More)
Mammalian stanniocalcin 2 (STC2) is a glycoprotein hormone with multiple functions. The present study determined the importance of STC2 in osteoblast differentiation. It was revealed that the expression of STC2 was increased during the differentiation of MC3T3-E1 cells to osteoblasts and that knockdown of STC2 reduced osteoblast differentiation and(More)
Although the patients with t(8;21) acute myeloid leukemia (AML) have a favorable prognosis compared with other non-acute promyelocytic leukemia AML patients, only ~50% patients with this relatively favorable subtype can survive for 5 years and refractory/relapse is common in clinical practice. So it is necessary to find novel agents to treat this type of(More)