Zhi Rong Tan

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BACKGROUND Ribosomal protein S6 (rpS6), a component of the 40S ribosomal subunit, is involved in multiple cellular bioactivities. However, its clinicopathological significance in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is poorly understood. METHODS Expressions of total rpS6 (t-rpS6) and phosphorylated rpS6 (Ser235/236, p-rpS6) were detected(More)
BACKGROUND Although patients with kidney disease have potential to benefit from revascularization, they are also at higher risk of complications, which may affect quality of life. METHODS AND RESULTS We studied a cohort of 8198 adults who underwent coronary angiography in Alberta, between 2004 and 2008, and completed health-related quality-of-life(More)
ORM1 is a plasma drug binding protein. Its polymorphism rs17650 (*S>*F) has been reported to be an important factor affecting the binding ability and effect of antiretroviral protease inhibitors. The aim of this study was to determine whether the ORM1 rs17650 polymorphism also influences warfarin therapy. A total of 191 Chinese patients with steady-dose(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical applicability of rectilinear distraction osteogenesis for repairing alveolar cleft models. Alveolar process distraction surgery to produce bilateral clefts was performed on six adult cats. In our study, the left side with the distraction device was the experimental side, and the other side without a(More)
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