Zhi-chao Cui

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The recent ban on the use of antibiotics as a feed additive has led to the search for alternative sources of antibiotics in the feed industry. Presently, probiotics are considered as a potential substitute for antibiotic as a live biotherapeutic agent to improve animal health and performance. Accordingly, study was focused on evaluating the effect of(More)
Breast cancer (BC) is a common malignancy affecting women, with increasing incidences of this disease in China every year. Recent studies have extensively investigated a single nucleotide polymorphism in the let-7 miRNA binding site of the 3'-untranslated region of KRAS mRNA. The aim of this study was to determine the genotype frequency of the KRAS rs712(More)
The insertion/deletion polymorphism (rs3783553 TTCA/-) in the 3' untranslated region of interleukin-1A (IL1A) has been studied intensively and has been shown to affect tumor risk. We studied the frequency of the IL1A gene polymorphism rs3783553 and evaluated its relationship with breast cancer (BC). A hospital-based case-control study comprising 228(More)
AIM To determine whether the CD55(hig); expression (CD55(hig);) cells in side population (SP) of the cell line MCF-7 possess characteristics of cancer stem cells. METHODS Breast cancer cell line MCF-7 was cultured and the nucleic acid dye Hoechst33342 and Verapami were added. Flow cytometry (FCM) was employed to isolate the cells of SP and mian population(More)
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