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New evidence for enhanced ocean primary production triggered by tropical cyclone
 New evidence based on recent satellite data is presented to provide a rare opportunity in quantifying the long-speculated contribution of tropical cyclones to enhance ocean primary production. In… Expand
Colored Dissolved Organic Matter in Tampa Bay, Florida
Absorption and fluorescence of colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM) and concentrations of dissolved organic carbon (DOC), chlorophyll and total suspended solids in Tampa Bay and its adjacent… Expand
The Iron Chelators Dp44mT and DFO Inhibit TGF-β-induced Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition via Up-Regulation of N-Myc Downstream-regulated Gene 1 (NDRG1)
- Z. Chen, D. Zhang, Fei Yue, Minhua Zheng, Z. Kovacevic, D. Richardson
- Biology, Medicine
- The Journal of Biological Chemistry
- 27 March 2012
Background: NDRG1 is an iron-regulated metastasis suppressor which is up-regulated by iron depletion and may be involved in the epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT). Results: NDRG1 is involved in… Expand
A human health risk assessment of rare earth elements in soil and vegetables from a mining area in Fujian Province, Southeast China.
Contaminated food through dietary intake has become the main potential risk impacts on human health. This study investigated concentrations of rare earth elements (REEs) in soil, vegetables, human… Expand
Biodegradation of polyacrylamide by bacteria isolated from activated sludge and oil-contaminated soil.
- Qinxue Wen, Z. Chen, Ye Zhao, Huichao Zhang, Y. Feng
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Journal of hazardous materials
- 15 March 2010
Polyacrylamide (PAM), a linear water soluble polymeric compound with high molecular weight, is extensively used for oil production in China. Compared with the physico-chemical degradation of PAM,… Expand
An electrochemical immunosensor for carcinoembryonic antigen enhanced by self-assembled nanogold coatings on magnetic particles.
A quick and reproducible electrochemical-based immunosensor technique, using magnetic core/shell particles that are coated with self-assembled multilayer of nanogold, has been developed. Magnetic… Expand
Evaluating the Association of Eight Polymorphisms with Cancer Susceptibility in a Han Chinese Population
Background The identification of susceptibility genes for specific types of cancer can provide necessary information for the complete characterization of cancer syndromes. Eight single nucleotide… Expand
Mechanoenergetic alterations during the transition from cardiac hypertrophy to failure in Dahl salt-sensitive rats.
- T. Kameyama, Z. Chen, S. Bell, P. Vanburen, D. Maughan, M. Lewinter
- 22 December 1998
BACKGROUND The time course and mechanisms of altered mechanoenergetics and depressed cross-bridge cycling in hypertrophied and failing myocardium are uncertain. METHODS AND RESULTS We studied… Expand
Monitoring and evaluation of antibiotic resistance genes in four municipal wastewater treatment plants in Harbin, Northeast China.
The development and proliferation of antibiotic resistance in pathogenic and environmental microorganisms is of great concern for public health. In this study, the distribution and removal efficiency… Expand
Effectiveness of bulking agents for co-composting penicillin mycelial dreg (PMD) and sewage sludge in pilot-scale system
- S. Zhang, Z. Chen, Qinxue Wen, L. Yang, W. Wang, J. Zheng
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Environmental Science and Pollution Research
Penicillin mycelial dreg (PMD) has a distinguishing characteristic of the high content of penicillin residue and nutrients. The existing handling of PMD used as feed additive of livestock and poultry… Expand