Yuxiong Weng

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Recent studies found that serum microRNAs (miRNAs) could serve as stable and noninvasive biomarkers for disease diagnosis. We used genome-wide serum miRNA expression analysis to investigate the role of serum miRNAs in distinguishing malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) patients with and without neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) from NF1 patients. A(More)
knowledge using a fake e-mail address, and that it has been published without their approval. The Editors of Molecular Genetics and Genomics also reached out to Wuhan Union Hospital. They received a reply from the Head of the Department of Hand Surgery at Wuhan Union Hospital, the institution where the authors stated that the research took place. He(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the effect of transforming growth factor beta1 (TGF-beta1) plasmid on poly frosted-defrosted allogenic nerve transplantation. METHODS Forty Wistar rats were randomly divided into two groups equally. A 2.0 cm sciatic nerve segment, 5 mm away from infrapiriformis muscle space, was removed and the defect was repaired with poly(More)
PURPOSE The role of microRNAs (miRNAs) in tumorigenesis has been well established. Genetic variants in the miRNA biogenesis pathway genes may modify cancer development and survival by affecting the miRNA biogenesis. Our aim is to investigate the association of polymorphisms in the miRNA biogenesis pathway genes and malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor(More)
This article has been retracted: please see Elsevier Policy on Article Withdrawal (http://www.elsevier.com/locate/withdrawalpolicy). This paper has been retracted at the request of the Editor-in-Chief. The Editors of Cancer Epidemiology were recently contacted by a reader who stated that the number of cases of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour(More)
Intervertebral disc degeneration (IDD) is marked by imbalanced metabolism of the extracellular matrix (ECM) in the nucleus pulposus (NP) of intervertebral discs. This study aimed to determine whether sirtuin 6 (SIRT6), a member of the sirtuin family of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide-dependent deacetylases, protects the NP from ECM degradation in IDD. Our(More)
The aim of this study was to identify putative aetiological factors of recalcitrant ingrown toenail and then to introduce a new surgical technique for its treatment on the basis of this identification. We found that many of our patients had an upturned morphology on the distal phalanx beneath the recalcitrant ingrown toenail. We thereby designed a new(More)
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