43 Works

Distribution characteristics of microbial community structure in atmospheric particulates of the typical industrial city in Jiangsu province, China

Xingcheng Yuan, Guangchao Li, Weihua Yang & Dan Li
In this study, Xuzhou, a typical industrial city in the north of Jiangsu Province, was chosen to investigate the pollution level of atmospheric particulates. The proportion of fine particles (PM2.5) in PM10 is larger than that of coarse particles (about 58%). The physicochemical properties of PM2.5 were analyzed by SEM and EDS. DGGE was used to study the distribution characteristics of bacterial community structure on atmospheric particulates (TSP, PM2.5 and PM10) in different functional areas...

Astragalus polysacharin inhibits hepatocellular carcinoma-like phenotypes in a murine HCC model through repression of M2 polarization of tumour-associated macrophages

Chun Li, Xin-You Pan, Mingyun Ma, Jun Zhao, Fengda Zhao & Ya-Ping Lv
Astragalus polysaccharin (APS), an extract of Astragalus propinquus Schischk, exerts antitumor effects in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). This study investigated the mechanism of action of APS in HCC. Tumour-associated macrophages (TAMs) were treated with APS (0, 8, 16 mg/mL) for 24 h. APS (16 mg/mL)-treated TAMs were co-cultured with MHCC97H/Huh7 cells for 24 h. Finally, BALB/c nude mice were divided into PBS, APS (50 mg/kg), APS (100 mg/kg), APS (200 mg/kg) groups: mice were inoculated with...

Additional file 6 of Temporal expression study of miRNAs in the crown tissues of winter wheat grown under natural growth conditions

Menglei Wang, Chenhui Yang, Kangning Wei, Miao Zhao, Liqiang Shen, Jie Ji, Li Wang, Daijing Zhang, Junqiang Guo, Yun Zheng, Juanjuan Yu, Mo Zhu, Haiying Liu & Yong-Fang Li
Additional file 6: Figure S2. miRNAs with similar expression patterns in crown and leaf tissues at the winter dormancy stage, spring green-up stage and jointing stage.

Additional file 7 of Temporal expression study of miRNAs in the crown tissues of winter wheat grown under natural growth conditions

Menglei Wang, Chenhui Yang, Kangning Wei, Miao Zhao, Liqiang Shen, Jie Ji, Li Wang, Daijing Zhang, Junqiang Guo, Yun Zheng, Juanjuan Yu, Mo Zhu, Haiying Liu & Yong-Fang Li
Additional file 7: Figure S3. miRNAs with different expression patterns in crown and leaf tissues at the winter dormancy stage, spring green-up stage and jointing stage.

Neferine hinders choriocarcinoma cell proliferation, migration and invasion through repression of long noncoding RNA-CHRF

Gang Wang, Ping Wang, Xiaojun Yan & Jing Liu
The comprehensive pathological peculiarities of Neferine (NEF) have been testified in disparate diseases. But, the functions of NEF in choriocarcinoma progression remain unexplored. The research endeavoured to uncover the anti-tumour action of NEF in choriocarcinoma cells. NEF at diverse doses was employed to dispose JEG-3 and HTR-8 cells, and cell viability assessment adopted CCK-8 assay. After 60 μg/mL NEF management, BrdU-positive cells, apoptosis, migration, invasion and correlative factors were assessed. CHRF expression in choriocarcinoma tumour...

Aucubin slows the development of osteoporosis by inhibiting osteoclast differentiation via the nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2-mediated antioxidation pathway

Yongfeng Zhang, Xin Liu, Yangyang Li, Minkai Song, Yutong Li, Anhui Yang, Yaqin Zhang, Di Wang & Min Hu
Osteoporosis (OP) is a metabolic disease. We have previously demonstrated that aucubin (AU) has anti-OP effects that are due to its promotion of the formation of osteoblasts. To investigate the mechanisms of anti-OP effects of AU. C57BL/6 mice were randomly divided into control group, 30 mg/kg Dex-induced OP group (OP model group, 15 μg/kg oestradiol-treated positive control group, 5 or 45 mg/kg AU-treated group), and 45 mg/kg AU-alone-treated group. The administration lasted for 7 weeks....

Additional file 2 of Temporal expression study of miRNAs in the crown tissues of winter wheat grown under natural growth conditions

Menglei Wang, Chenhui Yang, Kangning Wei, Miao Zhao, Liqiang Shen, Jie Ji, Li Wang, Daijing Zhang, Junqiang Guo, Yun Zheng, Juanjuan Yu, Mo Zhu, Haiying Liu & Yong-Fang Li
Additional file 2: Figure S1. Common and specific known miRNAs expressed in wheat crown tissues at four different growth and development stages.

Silencing of let-7b-5p inhibits ovarian cancer cell proliferation and stemness characteristics by Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp-box helicase 19A

Xiujuan Huang, Hongxia Dong, Yang Liu, Fen Yu, Shunshi Yang, Zhen Chen & Jueying Li
The emergence and recurrence of ovarian cancer are associated with ovarian cancer stem cells. For cancer treatment, gene delivery of microbubbles (MB)-mediated microRNA (miRNA) is considered as a promising approach. In this study, our aim is to investigate the effects of MB-mediated let-7b-5p inhibitor on the proliferation and stemness characteristics of ovarian cancer (OVCA) cells. Let-7b-5p inhibitor mediated by MB was prepared (termed MB-let-7b-5p inhibitor), and the effects of MB-let-7b-5p inhibitor and let-7b-5p inhibitor on...

Increasing chitosanase production in Bacillus cereus by a novel mutagenesis and screen method

Chaozheng Zhang, Yi Li, Tianshuang Zhang & Hua Zhao
Chitosan hydrolysis by chitosanase is one of the most effective methods to produce chitosan oligosaccharides. One of the prerequisites of enzyme fermentation production is to select and breed enzyme-producing cells with good performance. So in the process of fermentation production, the low yield of chitosanase cannot meet the current requirement. In this paper, a strain producing chitosanase was screened and identified, and a novel mutagenesis system (Atmospheric and Room Temperature Plasma (ARTP)) was selected to...

Distribution characteristics of microbial community structure in atmospheric particulates of the typical industrial city in Jiangsu province, China

Xingcheng Yuan, Guangchao Li, Weihua Yang & Dan Li
In this study, Xuzhou, a typical industrial city in the north of Jiangsu Province, was chosen to investigate the pollution level of atmospheric particulates. The proportion of fine particles (PM2.5) in PM10 is larger than that of coarse particles (about 58%). The physicochemical properties of PM2.5 were analyzed by SEM and EDS. DGGE was used to study the distribution characteristics of bacterial community structure on atmospheric particulates (TSP, PM2.5 and PM10) in different functional areas...

Etomidate ameliorated advanced glycation end-products (AGEs)-induced reduction of extracellular matrix genes expression in chondrocytes

Xiaohua Sun, Jizheng Zhang, Yi Li, Wanlu Ren & Lijun Wang
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a rheumatic disease common in the elderly. AGEs are the end products of glycation reactions and play an important role in the development of OA. Etomidate is a general anesthesia-inducing agent recently reported to exert significant anti-inflammatory effects. The present study aims to explore the protective effect of Etomidate against advanced glycation end-products (AGEs)-induced reduction of extracellular matrix gene expression in chondrocytes. In the present study, we found that AGEs significantly reduced...

Additional file 7 of Temporal expression study of miRNAs in the crown tissues of winter wheat grown under natural growth conditions

Menglei Wang, Chenhui Yang, Kangning Wei, Miao Zhao, Liqiang Shen, Jie Ji, Li Wang, Daijing Zhang, Junqiang Guo, Yun Zheng, Juanjuan Yu, Mo Zhu, Haiying Liu & Yong-Fang Li
Additional file 7: Figure S3. miRNAs with different expression patterns in crown and leaf tissues at the winter dormancy stage, spring green-up stage and jointing stage.

Additional file 3 of Using a WeChat mini-program-based lactation consultant intervention to increase the consumption of mother’s own milk by preterm infants in the neonatal intensive care unit: a study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial

Jie Huo, Xinping Wu, Chuanli Gu, Zhangbin Yu, Jun Zhang, Xiaohui Chen, Jingai Zhu, Feng Liu, Beibei Liu, Qianqian Li & Shuping Han
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Silencing of let-7b-5p inhibits ovarian cancer cell proliferation and stemness characteristics by Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp-box helicase 19A

Xiujuan Huang, Hongxia Dong, Yang Liu, Fen Yu, Shunshi Yang, Zhen Chen & Jueying Li
The emergence and recurrence of ovarian cancer are associated with ovarian cancer stem cells. For cancer treatment, gene delivery of microbubbles (MB)-mediated microRNA (miRNA) is considered as a promising approach. In this study, our aim is to investigate the effects of MB-mediated let-7b-5p inhibitor on the proliferation and stemness characteristics of ovarian cancer (OVCA) cells. Let-7b-5p inhibitor mediated by MB was prepared (termed MB-let-7b-5p inhibitor), and the effects of MB-let-7b-5p inhibitor and let-7b-5p inhibitor on...

Additional file 2 of Temporal expression study of miRNAs in the crown tissues of winter wheat grown under natural growth conditions

Menglei Wang, Chenhui Yang, Kangning Wei, Miao Zhao, Liqiang Shen, Jie Ji, Li Wang, Daijing Zhang, Junqiang Guo, Yun Zheng, Juanjuan Yu, Mo Zhu, Haiying Liu & Yong-Fang Li
Additional file 2: Figure S1. Common and specific known miRNAs expressed in wheat crown tissues at four different growth and development stages.

Homeobox A5 activates p53 pathway to inhibit proliferation and promote apoptosis of adrenocortical carcinoma cells by inducing Aldo-Keto reductase family 1 member B10 expression

Danyan Chen, Zhaonan Shen, Xi Cheng, Qi Wang, Junlin Zhou, Fang Ren, Yue Sun, Hongman Wang & Rongxi Huang
Aldo-Keto Reductase Family 1 Member B10 (AKR1B10) and Homeobox A5 (HOXA5) are both down-regulated in adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC), and HOXA5 is predicted to bind to the promoter of AKR1B10. We aimed to investigate whether HOXA5 could bind to AKR1B10 to regulate ACC cells proliferation and apoptosis. The expression of AKR1B10 and HOXA5 in ACC patients and the relationship of their expression between ACC prognosis were evaluated by searching database. Then, NCI-H295R cells were overexpressed to...

Long non-coding RNA growth arrest specific transcript 5 acting as a sponge of MicroRNA-188-5p to regulate SMAD family member 2 expression promotes myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury

Jin Xu, Dong Yu, Xiaolu Bai & Peng Zhang
The purpose of this work is to probe into the potential role of long non-coding RNA growth arrest specific transcript 5 (lncGAS5)/ microRNA (miR)-188-5p/SMAD2 axis in MIRI. Through ligating the left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery, MIRI animal model and hypoxia/reoxygenation (H/R) myocardial injury model in vitro were established. Via adenovirus or plasmid transfection, lncGAS5/MiR-188-5p/SMAD2 expression was up-regulated or down-regulated in the study. RT-qPCR was applied to check LncGAS5/MiR-188-5p/SMAD2 mRNA expression, HE staining for histopathological...

Ligustrazine induces viability, suppresses apoptosis and autophagy of retinal ganglion cells with ischemia/reperfusion injury through the PI3K/Akt/mTOR signaling pathway

Hong-yan Du, Rong Wang, Jian-liang Li, Huang Luo, Xiao-yan Xie, Ran Yan, Yue-ling Jian & Jin-ying Cai
Ligustrazine, an alkaloid monomer extracted from Chuanxiong Rhizoma, has the function of protecting nerve cells. However, the effect and mechanism of ligustrazine on retinal ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury still need to be clarified. In our study, retinal ganglion cells (RGC-5) were used to establish a retinal I/R injury model by anaerobic cultivation. Cell viability, autophagy, and apoptosis were evaluated by cell counting kit 8 assay, transmission electron microscopy, and TUNEL staining after treatment with ligustrazine, PI3K...

The effect of amiloride in decreasing albuminuria in patients with diabetic kidney diseases: a prospective, crossover, open-label study

Ruizhao Li, Zhiyong Xie, Li Zhang, Ying Huang, Jianchao Ma, Wei Dong, Zhilian Li, Yuanhan Chen, Huaban Liang, Yanhua Wu, Xingchen Zhao, Wenjian Wang, Zhiming Ye, Shuangxin Liu, Wei Shi & Xinling Liang
Diabetic kidney diseases (DKD) were the leading cause of End-stage renal diseases worldwide. Albuminuria was a target for treatment in DKD and decreasing albuminuria was particularly important for improving its prognosis. However, there is still a lack of specific treatment for DKD. We conducted a prospective, crossover, open-label study to investigate the effect of amiloride in patients with DKD. Safety and efficacy were assessed by monitoring urine protein creatinine ratio(uPCR), urinary albumin creatinine ratio (uACR),...

Prediction of clinical prognosis in cutaneous melanoma using an immune-related gene pair signature

Yu Yang, Xuan Long, Guiyun Li, Xiaohong Yu, Yu Liu, Kun Li & Xiaobin Tian
Cutaneous melanoma (CM) is a malignant and aggressive skin cancer that is the leading cause of skin cancer-related deaths. Increasing evidence shows that immunity plays a vital role in the prognosis of CM. In this study, we developed an immune-related gene pair (IRGP) signature to predict the clinical prognosis of patients with CM. Immune-related genes from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) and the Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO) databases were selected to construct the IRGPs, and...

Homeobox A5 activates p53 pathway to inhibit proliferation and promote apoptosis of adrenocortical carcinoma cells by inducing Aldo-Keto reductase family 1 member B10 expression

Danyan Chen, Zhaonan Shen, Xi Cheng, Qi Wang, Junlin Zhou, Fang Ren, Yue Sun, Hongman Wang & Rongxi Huang
Aldo-Keto Reductase Family 1 Member B10 (AKR1B10) and Homeobox A5 (HOXA5) are both down-regulated in adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC), and HOXA5 is predicted to bind to the promoter of AKR1B10. We aimed to investigate whether HOXA5 could bind to AKR1B10 to regulate ACC cells proliferation and apoptosis. The expression of AKR1B10 and HOXA5 in ACC patients and the relationship of their expression between ACC prognosis were evaluated by searching database. Then, NCI-H295R cells were overexpressed to...

Self-reported snoring is associated with chronic kidney disease in obese but not in normal-weight Chinese adults

Ziyun Jiang, Jun Qin, Kai Liang, Ruxing Zhao, Fei Yan, Xinguo Hou, Chuan Wang & Li Chen
The relationship between sleeping disorders and chronic kidney disease (CKD) has already been reported. Snoring, a common clinical manifestation of obstructive sleep apnea–hypopnea syndrome, is of clinical value in assessing sleeping disorder severity. However, investigations of the connection between snoring and CKD are limited, especially in normal-weight populations. This study assessed the relationship between snoring frequency and CKD in obese and normal-weight people in China. A community-based retrospective cross-sectional study of 3250 participants was performed....

Self-reported snoring is associated with chronic kidney disease in obese but not in normal-weight Chinese adults

Ziyun Jiang, Jun Qin, Kai Liang, Ruxing Zhao, Fei Yan, Xinguo Hou, Chuan Wang & Li Chen
The relationship between sleeping disorders and chronic kidney disease (CKD) has already been reported. Snoring, a common clinical manifestation of obstructive sleep apnea–hypopnea syndrome, is of clinical value in assessing sleeping disorder severity. However, investigations of the connection between snoring and CKD are limited, especially in normal-weight populations. This study assessed the relationship between snoring frequency and CKD in obese and normal-weight people in China. A community-based retrospective cross-sectional study of 3250 participants was performed....

Long non-coding RNA growth arrest specific transcript 5 acting as a sponge of MicroRNA-188-5p to regulate SMAD family member 2 expression promotes myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury

Jin Xu, Dong Yu, Xiaolu Bai & Peng Zhang
The purpose of this work is to probe into the potential role of long non-coding RNA growth arrest specific transcript 5 (lncGAS5)/ microRNA (miR)-188-5p/SMAD2 axis in MIRI. Through ligating the left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery, MIRI animal model and hypoxia/reoxygenation (H/R) myocardial injury model in vitro were established. Via adenovirus or plasmid transfection, lncGAS5/MiR-188-5p/SMAD2 expression was up-regulated or down-regulated in the study. RT-qPCR was applied to check LncGAS5/MiR-188-5p/SMAD2 mRNA expression, HE staining for histopathological...

Aucubin slows the development of osteoporosis by inhibiting osteoclast differentiation via the nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2-mediated antioxidation pathway

Yongfeng Zhang, Xin Liu, Yangyang Li, Minkai Song, Yutong Li, Anhui Yang, Yaqin Zhang, Di Wang & Min Hu
Osteoporosis (OP) is a metabolic disease. We have previously demonstrated that aucubin (AU) has anti-OP effects that are due to its promotion of the formation of osteoblasts. To investigate the mechanisms of anti-OP effects of AU. C57BL/6 mice were randomly divided into control group, 30 mg/kg Dex-induced OP group (OP model group, 15 μg/kg oestradiol-treated positive control group, 5 or 45 mg/kg AU-treated group), and 45 mg/kg AU-alone-treated group. The administration lasted for 7 weeks....

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