1. The effectiveness and safety of preoperative use of erythropoietin in patients scheduled for total hip or knee arthroplasty: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

    Medicine (Baltimore) 95(27):e4122 (2016) PMID 27399121

    Because allogeneic blood transfusion carries a risk of serious complications, erythropoietin (EPO) has been used in patients scheduled for total hip or knee arthroplasty in an effort to reduce the need for allogeneic blood transfusion; however, its efficacy, cost-effectiveness, and safety are st...
  2. Changes in DNA Methylation and Chromatin Structure of Pro-inflammatory Cytokines Stimulated by LPS in Broiler Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells.

    Poultry Science 95(7):1636 (2016) PMID 26994192

    The pro-inflammatory cytokines IL-1β, IL-6, and tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α mediate inflammation, which is a protective response by body to ensure removal of detrimental stimuli, as well as a healing process for repairing damaged tissue. The overproduction of pro-inflammatory cytokines can ind...
  3. Authors' Response to Letter "Reliability Assurance of EML4-ALK Rearrangement Detection in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Methodological and Statistical Issue".

    Journal of Thoracic Oncology 11(7):e93 (2016) PMID 27339417

  4. Synthesis of Diiron(I) Dithiolato Carbonyl Complexes.

    Chemical Reviews 116(12):7043 (2016) PMID 27258046 PMCID PMC4933964

    Virtually all organosulfur compounds react with Fe(0) carbonyls to give the title complexes. These reactions are reviewed in light of major advances over the past few decades, spurred by interest in Fe2(μ-SR)2(CO)x centers at the active sites of the [FeFe]-hydrogenase enzymes. The most useful sy...
  5. Reliability Assurance of Detection of EML4-ALK Rearrangement in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: The Results of Proficiency Testing in China.

    Journal of Thoracic Oncology 11(6):924 (2016) PMID 26988569

    Currently, several approaches are being used to detect echinoderm microtubule associated protein like 4 gene (EML4)-anaplastic lymphoma receptor tyrosine kinase gene (ALK) rearrangement, but the performance of laboratories in China is unknown. To evaluate the proficiency of different laboratorie...
  6. Complete mitochondrial genome of the hybrid of Ctenopharyngodon idellus (♀) × Elopichthys bambusa (♂).

    Mitochondrial DNA Part A 27(3):1767 (2016) PMID 25264840

    In this study, we determined the complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the hybrid of Ctenopharyngodon idellus (♀) × Elopichthys bambusa (♂). The total length of the mitochondrial genome was 16,609 bp (accession number KM401549), with the base composition of 31.89% A, 26.33% C, 15.68% G, 26.11% ...
  7. Armored long non-coding RNA MEG3 targeting EGFR based on recombinant MS2 bacteriophage virus-like particles against hepatocellular carcinoma.

    Oncotarget 7(17):23988 (2016) PMID 26992211

    Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most frequently diagnosed cancers worldwide. However, the treatment of patients with HCC is particularly challenging. Long non-coding RNA maternally expressed gene 3 (MEG3) has been identified as a potential suppressor of several types of tumors, but ...
  8. External Quality Assessment for Detection of Fetal Trisomy 21, 18, and 13 by Massively Parallel Sequencing in Clinical Laboratories.

    The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 18(2):244 (2016) PMID 26747585

    An external quality assessment for detection of trisomy 21, 18, and 13 by massively parallel sequencing was implemented by the National Center for Clinical Laboratories of People's Republic of China in 2014. Simulated samples were prepared by mixing fragmented abnormal DNA with plasma from non-p...
  9. Migration and transformation rule of heavy metals in sludge during hydrolysis for protein extraction.

    Environmental Science and Pollution Research In... 23(6):5352 (2016) PMID 26564189

    The content and speciation of heavy metals can fundamentally affect the hydrolysis of sludge. This research study investigates the migration and transformation rule of heavy metals during the hydrolysis process by measuring the content of exchangeables (F1), bound to carbonates (F2), bound to Fe...
  10. Models of the Ni-L and Ni-SIa States of the [NiFe]-Hydrogenase Active Site.

    Inorganic Chemistry 55(2):419 (2016) PMID 26421729 PMCID PMC4807737

    A new class of synthetic models for the active site of [NiFe]-hydrogenases are described. The Ni(I/II)(SCys)2 and Fe(II)(CN)2CO sites are represented with (RC5H4)Ni(I/II) and Fe(II)(diphos)(CO) modules, where diphos = 1,2-C2H4(PPh2)2(dppe) or cis-1,2-C2H2(PPh2)2(dppv). The two bridging thiolate ...
  11. Transcriptome Analysis and Postprandial Expression of Amino Acid Transporter Genes in the Fast Muscles and Gut of Chinese Perch (Siniperca chuatsi).

    PLoS ONE 11(7):e0159533 (2016) PMID 27463683 PMCID PMC4963124

    The characterization of the expression and regulation of growth-related genes in the muscles of Chinese perch is of great interest to aquaculturists because of the commercial value of the species. The transcriptome annotation of the skeletal muscles is a crucial step in muscle growth-related gen...
  12. Urinary Proteolytic Activation of Renal Epithelial Na+ Channels in Chronic Heart Failure.

    Hypertension 67(1):197 (2016) PMID 26628676

    One of the key mechanisms involved in renal Na(+) retention in chronic heart failure (CHF) is activation of epithelial Na(+) channels (ENaC) in collecting tubules. Proteolytic cleavage has an important role in activating ENaC. We hypothesized that enhanced levels of proteases in renal tubular fl...
  13. Increased Kappa/Lambda Hybrid Antibody in Serum Is a Novel Biomarker Related to Disease Activity and Inflammation in Rheumatoid Arthritis.

    Mediators of Inflammation 2016:2953072 (2016) PMID 27143816 PMCID PMC4837281

    The κ/λ hybrid antibodies in normal human serum were reported recently, but their clinical relevance has not yet been explored. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is one of the major joint diseases, and the early diagnosis and treatment of RA remain a challenge. Here, we developed a double-sandwich enzym...
  14. Molecular characterization and expression regulation of Smyd1a and Smyd1b in skeletal muscle of Chinese perch (Siniperca chuatsi).

    Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B:... 194-195:25 (2016) PMID 26780218

    Smyd1 is a SET and MYND domain-containing protein, which functions as a histone methyltransferase for control of gene expression and regulates the skeletal and cardiac muscle differentiation. In this study, the full-length cDNA sequences of Smyd1a and Smyd1b were cloned from Chinese perch, and t...
  15. Highly sensitive optical sensor that detects Hg2+ and Cu2+ by immobilizing dicarboxylate 1,5-diphenyl-3-thiocarbazone on surface functionalized PVA microspheres

    Applied Surface Science 355:1206 (2015)

    • PVA microspheres were chosen as carrier and DDT groups were chosen as chromophores. • The DDT–PVA microspheres could detect Hg2+ and Cu2+ simultaneously within 1...
  16. Proficiency testing for the detection of anti-citrullinated protein antibody in China.

    Clinica Chimica Acta 450:67 (2015) PMID 26216186

    Anti-citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPAs) are important for the detection of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There are many laboratories to detect it in their routine work, but their performance is not displayed in China. To examine the performance of ACPA assays from all laboratories, it is nece...
  17. Pied Piper of Neuroscience

    Cell 163(2):267 (2015)

  18. Spine maturation and pruning during development: Cadherin/Catenin complexes come to help.

    SCIENCE CHINA Life Science 58(9):929 (2015) PMID 26369338

  19. Influence of high energy β-radiation on thermoelectric performance of filled skutterudites compounds

    Journal of Alloys and Compounds 640:388 (2015)

    • Impact by MeV β-rays irradiation on skutterudite TE material was investigated. • Monte-Carlo simulation is used to simulate the deposited energy irradiations. ...
  20. Endocrine neoplasms in familial syndromes of hyperparathyroidism.

    Endocrine-Related Cancer 23(6):R229 (2015) PMID 27207564 PMCID PMC4917437

    Familial syndromes of hyperparathyroidism, including multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1), multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A (MEN2A), and the hyperparathyroidism-jaw tumor (HPT-JT), comprise 2-5% of primary hyperparathyroidism cases. Familial syndromes of hyperparathyroidism are also as...