Zhi-qiang Lu

Da-ru Lu1
Lei Zhang1
Hui-ling Wu1
Ming-hong Jiang1
Li-song Huang1
1Da-ru Lu
1Lei Zhang
1Hui-ling Wu
1Ming-hong Jiang
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Insect gut epithelial cells produce reactive oxygen species (ROS) and antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) to protect hosts from pathogenic microorganisms. In this study, we evaluate the pathogenicity of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Bacillus bombysepticus in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Survival curves show that B. bombysepticus is deadly when larval silkworms are(More)
AIM To examine whether implantation of islet preparation-derived proliferating islet cells (PIC) could ameliorate diabetes in rats. METHODS PIC were expanded from rat islet preparation by supplementation of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) and implanted into rats with streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetes through the portal vein. Body weight and(More)
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