Zhongmin Sun

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OBJECTIVE Cigarette smoking is the main cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and may modulate the immune response of exposed individuals. Mast cell function can be altered by cigarette smoking, but the role of smoking in COPD remains poorly understood. The current study aimed to explore the role of cigarette smoke extract (CSE)-treated mast(More)
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, many miRNAs play critical role in lung cancer initiation and progression. Here, we demonstrated that miR-1254 was upregulated in lung cancer tissues and cells. miR-1254 overexpression promoted lung cancer cell proliferation determined by MTT assay, colony formation assay, soft agar growth ability(More)
This article has been withdrawn at the request of the Editor-in-Chief. Following peer-review and acceptance of the above referenced paper for publication in Lung Cancer, the Editor-in-Chief was contacted by the Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Gene Therapy, with information that the manuscript had simultaneously been submitted to both Lung Cancer and Gene(More)
INTRODUCTION Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress has been considered to be an important regulator of airway inflammation in the pathogenesis of bronchial asthma, but the mechanism of ER stress involved in neutrophilic asthma remain not fully understood. METHODS Tunicamycin is a mixture of homologous nucleoside antibiotics, which is used to induce ER stress.(More)
Background: Emodin is the main active component of rhubarb, which has demonstrated many beneficial effects against inflammation. Nanosilver is an effective antimicrobial agent. The present study was designed to observe the effects of Emodin combined with silver nanoparticles (E/S) on sepsis protection and related mechanism. Methods: E/S was prepared by(More)
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