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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-876705

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Objective To evaluate the conversion of serum antibodies against Schistosoma japonicum in humans and livestock detected by immunological tests following treatment with praziquantel. Methods The studies pertaining to serological tests of schistosomiasis japonica published from 1991 to 2020 were retrieved in electronic databases, including Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure, WanFang Data, PubMed and ScienceDirect. Data were extracted from included studies. The publication bias was assessed with funnel plots using the software RevMan version 5.3, and the conversion of antibodies against S. japonicum was evaluated through meta-analysis. Results A total of 40 publications were included in the final meta-analysis, consisting of 33 Chinese publications and 7 English publications, and all immunological tests were performed with indirect hemagglutination test (IHA) and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). Pooled analysis showed that the negative rates of serum anti-S. japonicum antibody were 45.36% [95% confidential interval (CI): (43.96%, 46.76%)] and 20.83% [95% CI: (19.69%, 21.97%)] detected by ELISA and IHA within 6 months post praziquantel treatment, 62.95% [95% CI: (61.59%, 64.31%)] and 55.61% [95% CI: (54.21%, 57.01%)] within 6 to 12 months after treatment and 85.92% [95% CI: (84.94%, 86.90%)] and 86.90% [95% CI: (85.95%, 87.85%)] over 12 months after treatment, respectively. Conclusions The negative rate of the serum anti-S. japonicum antibody by IHA and ELISA increased with the time of post-treatment with praziquantel. The overall negative rates of anti-S. japonicum antibody detected by IHA and ELISA are low within 12 months post praziquantel treatment. However, a high negative rate of anti-S. japonicum antibody is detected if there is no new contact with infested water after 12 months of praziquantel treatment.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-812930

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Objective To quantitatively evaluate the diagnostic value of variable-temperature and isothermal nucleic acid amplification techniques in the detection of schistosomiasis japonica using a meta-analysis. Methods The publications pertaining to the nucleic acid detection of schistosomiasis japonica were searched in electronic databases, including Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), Wanfang Data, PubMed and ScienceDirect, and the compilations and proceedings of schistosomiasis were manually searched. In addition, the citations of publications associated with the nucleic acid detection of schistosomiasis japonica were traced using a document tracing method. The retrieved literatures were screened according to the inclusion and exclusion criteria, and data were extracted from the included literatures. The quality of the included literatures was assessed using the software RevMan version 5.3, and a meta-analysis was performed using the software MetaDiSc version 1.4. Results A total of 19 publications covering 24 groups of studies were enrolled, including 5 Chinese publications and 14 English publications. There were 17 groups of studies reporting the comparison between the variable-temperature nucleic acid amplification technique and the golden standard, and 7 groups of studies showing the comparison between the isothermal nucleic acid amplification technique and the golden standard. Assessment of the literature quality indicated a minor overall bias of the included literatures, and the Deek funnel plot showed a possible publication bias in the documents reports variable-temperature nucleic acid amplification techniques. There was a heterogeneity caused by non-threshold effect among the studies associated with the variable-temperature amplification technique, and the random effects model was therefore used to combine the effects. The pooled sensitivity and specificity of the variable-temperature amplification technique were 0.81 (0.79 to 0.83) and 0.73 (0.71 to 0.74) for the diagnosis of schistosomiasis japonica, and area under the SROC curve was 0.944 3. There was no heterogeneity among the studies associated with the isothermal amplification technique, and the fixed effects model was therefore used to combine the effects. The pooled sensitivity and specificity of the isothermal amplification technique were 0.96 (0.94 to 0.98) and 0.95 (0.94 to 0.97) for the diagnosis of schistosomiasis japonica, and area under the SROC curve was 0.989 9. Conclusions Both variable-temperature and isothermal nucleic acid amplification techniques have a high efficiency for the diagnosis of schistosomiasis japonica, and the isothermal amplification technique shows a relatively higher accuracy than the variable-temperature amplification technique.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-828394

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Curcumin was used to interfere with acute pancreatitis model rats to explore its possible mechanism. One hundred and twenty rats were randomly divided into blank group, model group, model+curcumin group, model+mock+curcumin group, model+antagonist+curcumin group and model+curcumin+LY294002 group, with 20 rats in each group. The wet/dry weight ratio of pancreatic tissue was measured and the pathological changes of pancreas were observed by HE staining. The apoptosis was detected by TUNEL staining; the levels of serum amylase, lipase, Bcl-2 and Bax were detected by ELISA, and the levels of PI3 K, Akt and p-Akt in pancreatic tissue were measured by Western blot. HE staining showed that curcumin could improve the pathological changes of pancreas and reduce the pathological score of pancreas, while ELISA results showed that curcumin could decrease the levels of amylase, lipase and Bax in peripheral serum and increase the concentration of Bcl-2. Western blot results showed that the expression levels of PI3 K and p-Akt in pancreatic tissue of model rats were up-regulated after the intervention of curcumin, and the apoptosis rate of pancreatic cells decreased in TUNEL staining. The above effects could be weakened by miR-198 antagonist and PI3 K-Akt signal pathway inhibitor LY294002. In conclusion, curcumin has an ideal effect on acute pancreatitis, and its mechanism may be mediated by miR-198-PI3 K-Akt axis.


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Acute Disease , Animals , Apoptosis , Curcumin , MicroRNAs , Pancreatitis , Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinases , Proto-Oncogene Proteins c-akt , Rats , Rats, Sprague-Dawley , Signal Transduction
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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-787751

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To analyze the epidemiological characteristics of rotavirus in children under 5 years old in China (excluding China Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan data, the same below) from 2005 to 2018. Data on other infectious diarrhea in the country from 2005 to 2018 were downloaded from the National Notifiable Disease Report System was to build a database for report cases of rotavirus diarrhea in children under 5 years of age, and descriptive epidemiological methods were used to analyze the data. In 2005-2018, a total of 820 588 cases of rotavirus infection in children under 5 years old were reported nationwide, with male 500 944 cases, and with an average annual incidence of 63.7/100 000. The reported incidence showed a fluctuating upward trend increased from 8.4/100 000 to 178.1/100 000. The number of reporting provinces increased from 17 to 30. The reported incidence showed a peak of season from November to following February. The reported cases of rotavirus diarrhea in children under 5 months of age was 13.1%(107 845 cases), and the high-incidence age ranged from 6 months to 2 years old, accounting for 70.3% (576 874 cases), with a peak of 11-13 months (163 947 cases). The top three provinces (cities) reporting the incidence rate were Zhejiang (535.2/100 000), Guangdong (334.3/100 000) and Beijing (317.3/100 000), the provinces with the low reported case rates were Shanxi (0.9/100 000), Heilongjiang (1.6/100 000) and Liaoning (2.5/100 000), but there was no case reported in Tibet; The report cases of south region (745 526 cases) were 9.9 times north region (74 935 cases).The cases of rotavirus infection and other diarrhea pathogens were detected simultaneously accounted for 1.8% (15 030 cases) and mainly were positive for rotavirus and adenovirus (90.1%, 13 544 cases). The rate of rotavirus infection in children has increased rapidly since the age of 6 months, and 84.4% of the reported cases were infants before the age of 2 years.

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Article in English | WPRIM | ID: wpr-828997

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Objective@#We aimed to assess the features of notifiable infectious diseases found commonly in foreign nationals in China between 2004 and 2017 to improve public health policy and responses for infectious diseases.@*Methods@#We performed a descriptive study of notifiable infectious diseases among foreigners reported from 2004 to 2017 in China using data from the Chinese National Notifiable Infectious Disease Reporting System (NNIDRIS). Demographic, temporal-spatial distribution were described and analyzed.@*Results@#A total of 67,939 cases of 33 different infectious diseases were reported among foreigners. These diseases were seen in 31 provinces of China and originated from 146 countries of the world. The infectious diseases with the highest incidence number were human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) of 18,713 cases, hepatitis B (6,461 cases), hand, foot, and mouth disease (6,327 cases). Yunnan province had the highest number of notifiable infectious diseases in foreigners. There were different trends of the major infectious diseases among foreign cases seen in China and varied among provinces.@*Conclusions@#This is the first description of the epidemiological characteristic of notifiable infectious diseases among foreigners in China from 2004 to 2017. These data can be used to better inform policymakers about national health priorities for future research and control strategies.


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Adolescent , Adult , Child , Child, Preschool , China , Epidemiology , Communicable Diseases , Epidemiology , Female , HIV Infections , Epidemiology , Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease , Epidemiology , Hepatitis B , Epidemiology , Humans , Incidence , Infant , Male , Middle Aged , Prevalence , Young Adult
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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-878829

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As a secondary metabolite, sesquiterpenes are not only have important functions in plant defense and signaling, but also play potential roles in basic materials for pharmaceuticals, cosmetic and flavor. As a traditional Chinese herbal medicine, Senecio scandens exhibits effects of anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive, as well as invigorating the blood and removing extravasated blood. Over 600 sesquiterpenes with diverse structures were isolated from S. scandens and related species in the same genus. To characterize sesquiterpenes synthesis, two FPS genes(SsFPS1 and SsFPS2) were identified in S. scandens through transcriptomic analysis. Bioinformatic analysis showed that both SsFPSs have conserved motifs for FPS function. Both SsFPSs exhibited constitutive gene expression in S. scandens tissues and SsFPS2 accumulated higher transcript in leaves and roots than SsFPS1. Meanwhile consistent with constitutive sesquiterpene accumulation in S.scandens tissues, most of these sesquiterpenes were detected in leaves and roots more than stems and flowers. Recombinant expression through Escherichia coli metabolic engineering, SsFPS1 or SsFPS2 was co-transformed with ZmTPS11(maize β-macrocarpene synthase) into BL21 competent cells. The results showed that the content of β-macrocarpene was increased by co-transformation with SsFPSs. It is demonstrated that SsFPS1 and SsFPS2 catalyzed E,E-FPP formation and provided FPP precursor for downstream sesquiterpene synthases. Characterization of SsFPSs provided the foundation for the exploration of biosynthesis of sesquiterpenoid with diverse structures and potential pharmaceutical values in S.scandens, and provide an important theoretical basis for the development of S. scandens abundant resources.


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Cloning, Molecular , Gene Expression Profiling , Geranyltranstransferase , Medicine, Chinese Traditional , Senecio/genetics , Sesquiterpenes
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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-878397

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Strontium (Sr) is an essential trace element and widely exists in nature. It plays an important role in the in vivo regulation of bone metabolism. Sr locates below Fe in the periodic table, and its chemical structure and polarity are similar to those of Ca. It can induce bone mesenchymal stem cells to differentiate into osteoblasts by inhibiting the activity of osteoclasts and reducing bone resorption. It promotes bone formation through a series of related pathways. The mechanism of Sr regulation of bone metabolism has been extensively researched in recent years. The current study aims to investigate the mechanism of Sr and provide a theoretical basis for its clinical application.


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Bone Resorption , Humans , Osteoblasts , Osteoclasts , Osteogenesis , Strontium
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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-817718

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@# 【Objective】To investigate the inhibitory effect and mechanism of microRNA-30a-5p(miR-30a-5p)on epithelial mesenchymal transition in cervical cancer Hela cells.【Methods】Hela cervical cancer cell lines were transfected with miR-30a-5p mimics or negative control mimic,respectively,as 30a-5p or NC group. Control group was established with untreated Hela cervical cancer cells. miR-30a-5p content in each group was detected by RT-PCR assay. Transwell assay was used to detect the invasion ability of the 3 groups. Western-blot assay was used to detect the expressions of N- cadherin,α-Catenin and ubiquitin specific processing peptidase 22(USP22)protein in the 3 groups. Prediction target genes of miR-30a-5p by bioinformatics methods. Antagonistic effect of USP22 over-expression on miR-30a-5p inhibi⁃tion of EMT was detected by western blot assay. The relationship between miR-30a-5p and USP22 was detected by dual luciferase assay. Subcutaneous transplantation tumor model established,and the effect of miR-30a-5p in vivo was ob⁃ served.【Results】The miR-30a-5p intracellular quantity in 30a-5p group Hela cells was up-regulated,and the expres⁃ sion level of miR-30a-5p was 853.82(862.26~843.11)times higher than that of Control group(P<0.01). The number of invasive cells in 30a-5p group was 8.17(8.32~8.03),which was significantly lower than that of Control group 62.33 (63.52~60.19)(P<0.01). USP22 may be the target gene of miR-30a-5p. In 30a-5p group,the intracellular quantity of N-cadherin protein was decreased,the intracellular quantity of α-Catenin protein was increased,and the intracellular quantity of USP22 protein was decreased. The intracellular quantity of N-cadherin protein in 30a-5p group was down-reg⁃ ulated,the intracellular quantity of α-Catenin protein was increased,and the intracellular quantity of USP22 protein was reduced. After USP22 over-expression,the intracellular quantity of N-cadherin protein in cervical cancer cells of 30a-5p group was up-regulated,and the intracellular quantity of α-Catenin protein were down-regulated. Dual luciferase assay showed that USP22 is a downstream target gene of miR-30a-5p(P<0.01). Subcutaneous transplantation tumors in 30a- 5p group were significantly smaller than those in Control group.【Conclusion】miR-30a-5p may inhibit the expression of EMT related protein through the downstream target gene USP22,and the epithelial mesenchymal transition function of cervical cancer Hela cells.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-777478

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As a traditional Chinese medicine, Senecio scandens is rich in important compounds such as flavonoid and sesquiterpenoid. Based on the transcriptome data of S. scandens, 15 candidate reference genes were selected including ABCT, ACT1, ACT2, ACT3, ACBP, ARF, ATPS, EF-H, EF-1α, ETIF, GAPDH, GTPB, MPS, UCE and 60S. Firstly, 9 candidate genes with relatively stable expressions such as ACT1, ACBP, ARF, ATPS, EF-1α, GAPDH, MPS, UCE and 60S were screened from different tissues of S. scandens by RT-PCR. Then, qRT-PCR was used to quantitatively analyze gene expression of these nine candidates in S. scandens with or without stress treatments. Further analysis of these gene expression data by geNorm and NormFinder showed that ACT1 exhibited the stablest expression in all samples and could serve as a reference gene for future study of S. scandens, and provide an endogenous control for gene expression analysis.


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Gene Expression Profiling , Genes, Plant , Medicine, Chinese Traditional , Plants, Medicinal , Genetics , Reference Standards , Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction , Senecio , Genetics , Transcriptome
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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-776017

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Insulin-like growth factors(IGFs)are polypeptides structurally homologous to insulin.By binding to membrane tyrosine receptors,they regulate the proliferation,differentiation,apoptosis,growth,and development of body cells and are involved in the pathogenesis of tumors and other diseases.In recent years,more research on IGFs of dermatosis increased.This article reviews recent research advances in IGFs and its relationship with dermatosis.


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Humans , Peptides , Skin Diseases , Somatomedins
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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-774551

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A short terpene synthase gene was obtained by screening the transcriptome data of Senecio scandens. The phylogenetic tree and sequence alignment putatively identified this gene as a nerolidol synthase gene, named SsNES(GenBank MH518312). Protein homology modeling indicated that SsNES contained a complete conserved domain and folded correctly. SsNES was cloned and successfully expressed in Escherichia coli as soluble protein. The biochemical function of SsNES was characterized by E. coli metabolic engineering, which showed that SsNES catalyzed formation of trans-nerolidol with(E, E)-farnesyl diphosphate as the substrate. Nerolidol was also detected in stems and leaves of S. scandens, indicating that SsNES might act as the nerolidol synthase in plant. RT-PCR analysis indicated that SsNES was mainly expressed in stem, flowers and leaves, and no expression was observed in roots. After the treatment of SA, MeJA or Ala, SsNES was induced significantly at 6 h, indicating involvement in the defense response of S. scandens. The identification of SsNES not only clarified biosynthesis of nerolidol in S. scandens, but also provided diversity of sesquiterpene synthase, as well as theoretical basis for disease and pest defense mediated by the terpene metabolites.


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Escherichia coli , Genes, Plant , Phylogeny , Senecio , Sesquiterpenes , Metabolism
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Journal of Experimental Hematology ; (6): 1744-1748, 2019.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-781403

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OBJECTIVE@#To analyze the effect of down-regulating the CD59 gene expression by RNAi lentivirus as vector on Jurkat cell line of acute T-lineage leukemia.@*METHODS@#The expression of CD59 in Jurkat cell line of acute T-line leukemia was induced to decrease by RNAi lentivirus as vector. The transfection of RNA lentivirus and the localization of CD59 molecule were analyzed by laser confocal technique. The relative expression of CD59 gene in blank control, negative control and RNAi lentivirus transfected group was detected by real-time fluorescence quantitative PCR, and the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay was used to detect the expression of TNF-β and IL-3 in supernatants of cultured cells in 3 groups. The expression levels of apoptosis-related molecules including Caspase-3, Survivin, BCL-2 and BCL-2-associated X protein (BAX) were measured by Western blot.@*RESULTS@#The transfection efficiency for Jurkat cells was higher than 90%. CD59 was mainly located on the cell membrane. Compared with the blank control group and the negative control group, the expression level of CD59 mRNA and protein in the RNAi lentivirus transfected group significantly decreased (P<0.05). Compared with the blank control group and the negative control group, the expression of TNF-β and IL-3 in the RNAi lentivirus transfected group were significantly higher and lower (P<0.05) respectively. The expression levels of Survivin and BCL-2 in the RNAi lentivirus transfected group were significantly lower than those in the blank control group and the negative control group, while the expression levels of Caspase-3 and BAX in the RNAi lentivirus transfected group were significantly higher than those in the blank control group and the negative control group (P< 0.05).@*CONCLUSION@#The down-regulation of CD59 gene expression induced by RNAi lenti-virus can decrease the expression of proliferation and differentiation-promoting molecule such as IL-3 and increase the expression of TNF-related factor in Jurkat cell line of acute T-lineage leukemia, which also can increase the expression of apoptosis-related proteins such as Caspase-3 and BAX, and decrease the expression of anti-apoptosis-related proteins such as Survivin and BCL-2.


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Apoptosis , CD59 Antigens , Cell Lineage , Cell Proliferation , Down-Regulation , Humans , Jurkat Cells , Lentivirus , Leukemia , RNA Interference , RNA, Small Interfering , Transfection
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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-689569

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<p><b>OBJECTIVE</b>To compare the pharmaco-economic effect of 3 chemotherapeutic regimens in the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma(MM).</p><p><b>METHODS</b>One hundred and thirty-eight newly diagnosed cases of MM in our hospital were analyzed retrospectively, and then MM patients were divided into group A, B and C group according to therapeutic regimen. Group A was treated with VCD therapeutic regimen (bortezomib + cyclophosphamide + dexamethasone, 63 cases), The patients in group B was treated with BiCTD therapeutic regimen (clarithromycin+cyclophosphamide+thalidomide+dexamethasone, 44 cases), The patients in group C was treated with CTD therapeutic regimen (cyclophosphamide+ thalidomide+dexamethasone, 33 cases). The clinical efficacy, adverse reaction, cost-effectiveness were observed and analysed after 4 courses of treatment among 3 groups.</p><p><b>RESULTS</b>The overall response rates of group A, B and C were 96.83%, 81.82% and 64.52% with statistical significant difference (P<0.01). The high efficiency response rates of 3 groups were 82.5%, 59.09%, 32.26% with very significant statistical difference (P<0.01). The infection rate of group A was statistically and significantly higher than other 2 groups (P=0.048), and the constipation rate in group A was statistically and significantly higer than that in group B and C (P<0.05). The cost-effectiveness ratios of 3 groups were 69567.44, 20765.12 and 21475.48, respectively. The incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of group A and B were 183933.21 and 22259.09, as compared with group C. The result was in accordance with sensitivity test.</p><p><b>CONCLUSION</b>Clinicial efficacy of group A is the best,but group B has advantages on cost-effectiveness ratio as compared with other groups, otherwise, group B has low incidence of adverse reaction. In the view of safety, therapeutic efficacy and pharmacoeconomics for treatment of patients with MM, the BiCTD regimen has been confirmed to be superior to the other 2 groups.</p>


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Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols , Bortezomib , Cost-Benefit Analysis , Cyclophosphamide , Dexamethasone , Humans , Multiple Myeloma , Retrospective Studies , Thalidomide , Treatment Outcome
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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-707030

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Objective To investigate the uptake mechanism of HepG2.2.15 cells to the nanoparticles co-loaded with syringopicroside and hydroxytyrosol (SH-NPs). Methods The nanoparticles were prepared by using a nanoprecipitation method with mPEG-PLGA as nano-carrier co-loaded with syringopicroside and hydroxytyrosol. The uptake mechanism of HepG2.2.15 cells to SH-NPs was studied by fluorescence microscopy and flow cytometry using fluoresceineisothiocyanate (FITC) as a fluorescent marker. Results With colchicine as the inhibitor, the incubation time ranged from 0.5 to 24 h, the percentage of positive cells increased from 1.9% to 56.4%; When the drug concentration was 125, 250 μg/mL and 500 μg/mL, the positive cell percentages were 4.9%, 3.4% and 3.9%. With chloroquine as the inhibitor; the incubation time ranged from 0.5 to 24 h, the percentage of positive cells increased from 7.4% to 55.4%; When the drug concentration was 125, 250 and 500 μg/mL, the percentage of positive cells was 19.5%, 22.5% and 27.6%. Conclusion Colchicine and chloroquine have an inhibitory effect on HepG2.2.15 cells uptake, and the uptake of SH-NPs in HepG2.2.15 cells was positively correlated with drug concentration and incubation time. It can be concluded that the uptake mechanism of HepG2.2.15 cells to SH-NPs was nonspecific adsorption endocytosis.

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China Journal of Endoscopy ; (12): 32-36, 2018.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-702901

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Objective To explore the technique and clinical efficacy of retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy (RN) at different anatomical plane for benign non-functioning kidneys. Method We retrospectively reviewed the clinical data of 84 patients who underwent RN for benign non-functioning kidneys from February 2010 to November 2016. Various anatomical plane was performed for differing etiology, image and plane, included radical nephrectomy (A group, n = 35), simple nephrectomy (B group, n = 27) and subcapsular nephrectomy (C group, n = 22). Clinical data and preoperative information was collected and analyzed. Result Nephrectomy was performed successfully in 84 patients. There are significantly longer mean operative time and more estimated blood loss in the C group than that in A group and B group (P < 0.05), however, postoperative hospital stay, complications and recovery time were significantly less in the three groups. There was longer mean operative time and more estimated blood in specific and nonspecific infection group compared with the other two groups (P < 0.05). Conclusion Retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy, although challenging, is safe, reliable, and successful for treatment of benign non-functioning kidneys.Anatomical plane of avascular zone should be offered as the choice of modality to all patients with benign non-functioning kidney.

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China Journal of Endoscopy ; (12): 88-92, 2018.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-702870

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Objective To explore the clinical manifestation of eosinophilic gastroenteritis, reduce the misdiagnosis rate, then improve the clinical diagnosis and treatment rate. Methods The clinical data of patients with eosinophilic gastroenteritis diagnosed and treated by digestive medicine from 2008 to 2016 were analyzed and summarized retrospectively. Results The final diagnosis of 21 patients with no specific clinical manifestations were manifested as abdominal pain, diarrhea, abdominal distension, with nausea, vomiting, etc, respectively. Most of them have the history of asthma, skin and drug or food allergy history. The clinical type was mainly mucosa type, 16 cases, 3 case were serosa and 2 cases were mixed type. Peripheral blood neutrophil percentage and eosinophil proportion increased; Some patients with bone marrow results suggested the bone marrow hyperplasia was active, increased proportion of eosinophils. Eosinophils increased in ascites test. Abdominal CT can also be seen thickening of the intestinal wall, showing ascites. Hormone therapy to 19 patients was effective. Conclusion Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a cureable disease. Because of its clinical manifestation, it is necessary to get more knowledge and attention from clinicians and pathologists to diagnosis and treatment as soon as possible to avoid misdiagnosis.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-737260

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This study aimed to determine the impact of dentinal tubule orientation on dentin bond strength to provide a reference for clinical cavity preparation in resin-bonded restoration.Patients aged 13-16 years were selected,including 18 males and 21 females.Forty-eight human maxillary first premolars from orthodontic extractions were chosen to prepare the test models with the dentinal tubule orientations perpendicular and parallel to the bonding substrate.The test models in the vertical and parallel groups were divided into three groups:total-etching with 20% phosphoric acid,total-etching with 35% phosphoric acid and self-etching,with the dentinal tubule surfaces bonded with composite resin blocks in each group.After the standard test models of dentinal tubule-composite resin blocks were placed in distilled water and stored at 37℃ for 24 h,shearing tests were performed using a universal material testing machine at a crosshead speed of 0.5 mm/min.The bond strength values in the vertical group were 19.33±1.59 MPa for the 20% phosphoric acid group,21.39±2.34 MPa for the 35% phosphoric acid group,and 16.88±1.54 MPa for the self-etching group.The bond strength values in the parallel group were 24.53±1.99MPa for the 20% phosphoric acid group,25.16±2.88 MPa for the 35% phosphoric acid group,and 20.83±1.99 for the self-etching group.After using same total-etching adhesive,the shear bond strength of the parallel group was higher than that of the vertical group,and the difference was statistically significant (P<0.05).Regardless of vertical group or parallel group,the difference in the bond strength value between the total-etching groups and the self-etching group was statistically significant (P<0.05).It was concluded that the dentin bonding substrate which was parallel to the direction of the dentin tubule achieved an improved bond strength;the total-etching adhesives achieved higher bond strengths in dentin bond than the self-etching adhesives.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-735792

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This study aimed to determine the impact of dentinal tubule orientation on dentin bond strength to provide a reference for clinical cavity preparation in resin-bonded restoration.Patients aged 13-16 years were selected,including 18 males and 21 females.Forty-eight human maxillary first premolars from orthodontic extractions were chosen to prepare the test models with the dentinal tubule orientations perpendicular and parallel to the bonding substrate.The test models in the vertical and parallel groups were divided into three groups:total-etching with 20% phosphoric acid,total-etching with 35% phosphoric acid and self-etching,with the dentinal tubule surfaces bonded with composite resin blocks in each group.After the standard test models of dentinal tubule-composite resin blocks were placed in distilled water and stored at 37℃ for 24 h,shearing tests were performed using a universal material testing machine at a crosshead speed of 0.5 mm/min.The bond strength values in the vertical group were 19.33±1.59 MPa for the 20% phosphoric acid group,21.39±2.34 MPa for the 35% phosphoric acid group,and 16.88±1.54 MPa for the self-etching group.The bond strength values in the parallel group were 24.53±1.99MPa for the 20% phosphoric acid group,25.16±2.88 MPa for the 35% phosphoric acid group,and 20.83±1.99 for the self-etching group.After using same total-etching adhesive,the shear bond strength of the parallel group was higher than that of the vertical group,and the difference was statistically significant (P<0.05).Regardless of vertical group or parallel group,the difference in the bond strength value between the total-etching groups and the self-etching group was statistically significant (P<0.05).It was concluded that the dentin bonding substrate which was parallel to the direction of the dentin tubule achieved an improved bond strength;the total-etching adhesives achieved higher bond strengths in dentin bond than the self-etching adhesives.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-710183

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AIM To evaluate the clinical effects of Compound Xuanju Capsules (CXC,Polyrhachis vicina Roger,Epimedii Folium,Lycii Fructus,Cnidii Fructus) combined with methotrexate (MTX) on patients with moderate or severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA).METHODS One hundred and eighty RA patients were randomized into 3 groups:CXC group,MTX group and combined group (dosed with both CXC and MTX) for a 48-week intervention.The clinical observation on the changes of the signs and symptoms,erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR),C-reactive protein (CRP),health assessment questionnaire (HAQ),visual analogue scale (VAS) and disease active score (DAS) 28 were performed before and after each treatment.ACR20,American College of Rheumatology 20% improvement criteria was taken as the primary end point,and ACR50 and ACR70 as the secondary end points to standardize the patients' response measurement,and all adverse reactions were recorded as well.RESULTS At the time point right after the 12th week,the ACR20 response rate of the combined group (41.5%) was significantly higher than that of the CXC group (19.6%,P < 0.05) and the MTX group (24.1%,P<0.05).The respective ACR50 (2.1%) and ACR70 (20.8%) response rate of the combined group were significantly higher than those of CXC group and MTX group (P < 0.05).At the time point right after the 24th week,the combined group still demonstrated its significantly higher ACR20 response rate (81.1%) to the CXC group (30.4%,P < 0.05) and the MTX group (68.5%,P < 0.05).The similar superiority in ACRS0 (60.4%) and ACR70 (54.7%) response rate of the combined group to the CXC group and the MTX group were found (P <0.05).After the 48th week,the combined group displayed its significantly higher ACR70 response rate (75.7%) to CXC group and MTX group (P < 0.05).Given the reduction of DAS28,HAQ and VAS from the12thweek's5.26±0.83),(22.2±10.3),(6.0±0.4) to the 24thweek's (4.21 ±0.91),(17.1±10.3),(2.4±2.2),andthe48thweek's (2.19±0.56),(10.4±5.0),(0.8±0.9),the combined group's more outstanding performance compared to CXC group and MTX group started right after the 24th week (P < 0.05).Generally,no difference in adverse events was detected between the combined group and MTX group (P > 0.05).CONCLUSION The combined use of CXC and MTX can be an effective and safe treatment for moderate and severe rheumatoid arthritis.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-692312

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Multi-walled carbon nanotubes-tungsten oxide (MWCNTs-WOx) nanocomposites were fabricated on glassy carbon electrode (GCE) through a simple electrodeposition method,in which WOx were fabricated on MWCNTs. The morphology and constitution were characterized by field emission scanning electron microscopy(SEM) and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy(XPS). Electrochemical characterization of modified electrode was done by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS). The cyclic voltammogram (CV)method was adopted to investigate the electrochemical behavior of dopamine (DA) on MWCNTs-WOx-modified glassy carbon electrode, and a new detection method for DA was developed by differential pulse voltammetry (DPV). The results showed that MWCNTs-WOx nanocomposites had obvious electrocatalytic effect on DA in phosphate buffer solution (pH=6.5). Under the optimized experimental conditions, the DA peak current demonstrated a good linear relationship with concentration in the range of 0.05-1.00 mmol/L, and the detection limit was 17 μmol/L(S/N=3). Effects of different experimental parameters on the response current of the modified electrode were investigated,and it was found that the prepared electrochemical sensor displayed good reproducibility,high selectivity and strong anti-interference ability. UA did not interfere with the detection of DA. A new electrochemical method for the quantitative determination of DA was established and successfully applied to the determination of dopamine hydrochloride injection samples.

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