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Spinal cord injury (SCI) usually leads to severe sensory and motor deficits below the spinal lesion. Previous animal models have shown significant atrophic changes in the neural sensorimotor system following SCI. However, specific anatomical changes in the human brain following SCI remain poorly understood. The purpose of the present study was to(More)
To provide a global analysis of the influence of Tau neuropathology at molecular level, we used cDNA arrays representing 8832 genes to determine the mRNA expression profile in transgenic mice expressing the most common frontotemporal dementia and parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17) Tau mutation (P301L) (Nat. Genet. (2000) 402). Genes whose(More)
AIM AND METHODS In order to investigate the pathophysiological role of ET-1 in paraventricular nucleus of hypothalamus (PVH) under burn, changes in synthesis and secretion of endothelin-1 (ET-1) in PVH after burn were observed by in situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry. The intensity of ET-1 mRNA and ET-1-immunoreactivity (ET-1-ir) were quantized by(More)
OBJECT The purpose of this study was to investigate functional alterations of the brain in the early stage of spinal cord injury (SCI) and further investigate how these functional alterations relate to SCI patients' sensorimotor functions. METHODS Twenty-five patients with SCI and 25 matched healthy controls underwent imaging by using resting-state(More)
Endothelin-1 (ET-1) gene transcription and endothelin-1-immunoreactivity (ET-1-ir) in the supraoptic nucleus (SON) of rat hypothalamus were respectively observed by in situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry after scald. Intensity of ET-1 mRNA and endothelin-1-immunoreactivity (ET-1-ir) was quantified by image analysis. Compared with the control (sham(More)
Bombyx mori BmHRP28 and BmPSI, which belong to the family of RNA-binding proteins, have been identified binding to the female-specific exon 4 of the sex-determining gene Bmdsx pre-mRNA. However, the relationships between BmHRP28 and BmPSI still remain unclear. In this study, we carried out yeast two-hybrid (Y2H) and co-immunoprecipitation (Co-IP) analyses(More)
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