Mao-fang Lin

Zhejiang University, Hang-hsien, Zhejiang Sheng, China

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    ABSTRACT: To investigate the expression levels of telomere repeat binding factor 1(TRF1) protein in normal kidney tissue and kidney cancer. Specimens of kidney cancer and pericancerous tissues were collected from 32 cases of renal carcinoma. A quantitative Western blotting technique was developed using TRF1 monoclonal antibody to determine the expression level of TRF1 protein in total protein extracts from tissue specimens. The expression level of TRF1 protein was higher in normal kidney tissues (3.611 +/-1.922 microg/microl) than that of cancer tissues (2.428 +/-1.352 microg/microl) (t=5.776, P<0.01). The expression level of TRF1 protein is significantly reduced in kidney cancer and the level is negatively correlated with malignant degree of the cancer.
    Zhejiang da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Zhejiang University. Medical sciences 12/2004; 33(6):496-9, 508.
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    ABSTRACT: To isolate and identify TRF1 immunoprecipitating protein complex and to clone the candidate gene. The co-immunoprecipitation assay was employed to isolate TRF1 protein complex and the immunoprecipitate was subjected to MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry for protein identification. The candidate gene was amplified by temperature-gradient PCR from human testis cDNA library and then cloned into pEGFP-C2 vector for eukaryotic expression. The amplified gene was verified by direct sequencing and GFP-tagged protein was confirmed by immunoblotting. Tara protein with the size of 68 kD was identified from the TRF1 precipitate. The candidate gene amplified from cDNA library was about 1.7 kb as expected. Sequencing demonstrated the amplified fragment had 99.9% of homogenesis with Tara CDS sequence (gi:30474869). GFP-tagged fusion protein was about 100 kD. Tara was diffusely distributed in cytoplasm at interphase and in whole cells at mitotic phase. Tara might be an interacting protein with TRF1. However, further investigation would be required to confirm if they were bona fide partners.
    Zhejiang da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Zhejiang University. Medical sciences 12/2004; 33(6):486-90.
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    ABSTRACT: To study the expression of peptidyl-prolyl cis/trans isomerase (PPIase or Pin1) in malignant hematopoietic cells and its relation with cell cycle. Realtime quantitative PCR with fluorescence probe hybridization was used to measure expression of Pin1 mRNA in malignant hematopoietic cell lines and normal mononuclear cells separated from bone marrow. HeLa cells were blocked with Thymidine and Nocodazole in different cell phases and then the expression of Pin1 mRNA and protein were detected by realtime-PCR and immunoblotting. The expression of Pin1 in malignant hematopoietic cell lines was significantly higher than that in normal controls (0.339 +/-0.093 compared with 0.038 +/-0.005, P<0.01). Its expression in myeloid malignant hematopoietic cell lines was significantly higher than that in normal controls (0.388 +/-0.115 compared with 0.038 +/-0.005, P<0.01) and so was the malignant lymphocytic cell lines (0.226 +/-0.166 compared with 0.038 +/-0.005, P<0.01). The expression of Pin1 was closely correlated with cell cycle. It was the highest in G1 phase and the lowest in S phase (110.762 +/-16.737 compared with 4.080 +/-0.634, P<0.01). Pin1 is overexpressed in malignant hematopoietic cell lines and its expression is different during cell cycle that is highest in G1 phase and lowest in S phase.
    Zhejiang da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Zhejiang University. Medical sciences 12/2004; 33(6):500-3, 514.
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    ABSTRACT: To study the expression of human telomere repeat binding factor 1 (TRF1) to investigate the correlation of telomerase activity with acute leukemia. Leukemic cells were collected from 30 cases of acute leukemia. Realtime quantitative PCR with fluorescence probe hybridization was used to measure expression of TRF1 and hTERT mRNA in leukemic cells. TRF1 mRNA expression was 0.0126 (0.0127-0.0546) in acute non-lymphocytic leukemia (ANLL), which was lower than that in normal mononuclear cells [0.0457 (0.00839-0.262), P<0.001], but its expression in acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cells [0.0745 (1.92 x 10(-6)-0.193)] had no significant difference compared with that in normal mononuclear cells. TRF1 expression in ANLL cells was significantly lower than that in ALL cells (P=0.001). The expressions of TRF1 mRNA in AL cells and normal mononuclear cells had no significant correlation with expression of hTERT mRNA (r=-0.173, P=0.207). The expression of TRF1 is lower in ANLL cells, which indicates TRF1 may have some effect on telomerase activity by regulating telomere length in ANLL cells.
    Zhejiang da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Zhejiang University. Medical sciences 12/2004; 33(6):491-5.
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    ABSTRACT: To explore the effects of transforming growth factor beta1 (TGF-beta1) on dendritic cells (DC). Murine bone marrow cells were cultured with GM-CSF and TGF-beta1 to develop TGF-beta1-treated DC (TGFbeta-DC). Then they were stimulated by lipopolysaccharide (LPS). Their phenotypes were assessed by flow cytometry (FCM). The allogeneic stimulating capacity of DC was measured by mixed lymphocyte reaction (MLR) using BrdU ELISA method and IL-12p70 protein was detected by ELISA. The expression of Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) was analyzed by semi quantitative reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and FCM. Compared to immature DC (imDC) cultured by GM-CSF alone, the TGFbeta-DC express lower CD80, CD86, I-Ab and CD40. The TGFbeta-DC were resistant to maturation with LPS. Maturation resistance was evident from a failure to up-regulate co-stimulatory molecules (CMs), to stimulate larger T cells proliferation and to enhance secretion of IL-12p70. We also found that TGF-beta1 could down-regulate TLR4 expression on TGFbeta-DC. TGFbeta-DC are resistant to maturation stimulus (LPS) and might have some correlation with the down-modulation of TLR4 expression.
    Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE 11/2004; 5(10):1239-44. DOI:10.1631/jzus.2004.1239
  • Xiao-jian Meng, Mao-fang Lin
    Zhonghua yi xue za zhi 11/2004; 84(19):1656-7.
  • Mao-Fang Lin, Hong Xiong, Zhen Cai, Yun-Gui Wang
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    ABSTRACT: To explore the correlation between the cellular inhibitors of apoptosis proteins (cIAPs) and the apoptosis of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) cell line (RAEB type) cells induced by aclacinomycin (ACM), the apoptosis of MDS cell line MUTZ-1 cells induced by ACM was analyzed with terminal deoxyribonucleotidy transferase mediated dUTP-biotin nick end labeling (TUNEL) technique. By using semi-quantitative reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), the expression levels of cIAP-1 and cIAP-2 mRNA in MUTZ-1 cells were assayed. The results showed as follow: (1) Using 0.5 micromol/L, 1.0 micromol/L ACM treated cells for 24 hours, the relative expression level of cIAP-1 mRNA (cIAP-1/GAPDH) was lower than those in the untreated cell group (P=0.002, 0.0002, respectively). (2) Using 0.5 micromol/L ACM treated for 6, 12, 24 hours, the relative expression level of cIAP-1 mRNA was 0.95 +/- 0.04, 0.73 +/- 0.05, 0.38 +/- 0.07, respectively and the relative expression level of cIAP-1 mRNA was correlated negatively with the time treated by ACM (r=-0.996, P <0.01). (3) Using 0.5 micromol/L ACM treated for 3, 6, 12, 24 hours, the relative expression level of cIAP-2 mRNA was 1.17 +/- 0.06, 0.91 +/- 0.03, 0.69 +/- 0.07 and 0.00 +/- 0.00, respectively and relative expression level of CIAP-2 mRNA was correlated negatively with the time treated by ACM (r=-0.091, P <0.01). (4) The percentages of TUNEL positive cells were correlated negatively with the relative expression level of CIAP1 and CIAP2 mRNA (r=-0.984, -0.959 and P=0.002, 0.013 respectively) when treated with increasing concentration of ACM. In conclusion, ACM can induce significantly MUTZ-1 cell apoptosis via suppressing expression of anti-apoptotic gene cIAP-1 and cIAP-2 mRNA.
    Zhongguo shi yan xue ye xue za zhi / Zhongguo bing li sheng li xue hui = Journal of experimental hematology / Chinese Association of Pathophysiology 11/2004; 12(5):606-9.
  • Guo-qing Wei, Mao-fang Lin, He Huang, Zhen Cai
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    ABSTRACT: To investigate the infection of myeloma cell line KM3 by cytomegalovirus (CMV) as well as its effect on IL-6 mRNA in the cells. RT-PCR assay was used to detect the mRNA expression of CMV immediate early gene (IE), glyceraldehyde phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) and IL-6 of KM3 cells infected by 100-, 10-, 1-folds of median tissue culture infective dose (TCID(50)) of CMV. Flow cytometry was used to detect the expression of pp65 antigen. CMV particles were detected with electron microscope. KM3 cells infected by CMV could express IE mRNA as compared with the uninfected cells. CMV pp65 antigen positive cells were (5.58 +/- 1.55)% and (3.75 +/- 0.85)% respectively when infected by 100 and 10 TCID(50) of CMV, which were significantly higher than that of control group (P < 0.05). CMV particles could be seen in the infected cells. Expression of IL-6 mRNA was increased after the infection. CMV can infect myeloma cell line KM3 and replicate in the cells. CMV can increase the expression of IL-6 mRNA.
    Zhonghua xue ye xue za zhi = Zhonghua xueyexue zazhi 10/2004; 25(10):596-9.
  • Xiao-jian Meng, Mao-fang Lin
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    ABSTRACT: Detection of cytokine secreting T lymphocytes after allogeneic peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMNC) stimulation was carried out and its clinical significance discussed so as to explore a new approach to study allogeneic reactive T lymphocytes. Cytokine secretion assay (CKSA) was applied to detect T lymphocytes secreting interferon gamma (IFNgamma), interleukin-4 (IL-4) and IL-10 at single cell level in human mixed lymphocytes reaction. T cells secreting IFNgamma from PBMNC were detected in patients with acute graft versus host disease (aGVHD). In comparison with T cells secreting IL-4 and IL-10 which were (0.12 +/- 0.03)% and (0.10 +/- 0.03)%, respectively, a sizable proportion of T cells secreting IFNgamma could be detected (1.12 +/- 0.13)%. Preliminary result indicated that frequency of T cells secreting IFNgamma correlated with the occurrence of aGVHD. It is feasible to detect T lymphocytes secreting IFNgamma after allogeneic PBMNC and to apply CKSA technique for clinical research.
    Zhonghua nei ke za zhi [Chinese journal of internal medicine] 10/2004; 43(9):690-2.
  • Xiao-Jian Meng, Mao-Fang Lin
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    ABSTRACT: In order to explore a new way to study allogeneic reactive T lymphocytes, detection of cytokine-secreting T lymphocytes after allogeneic peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMNCs) stimulation and investigation of its clinical significance were performed. A novel cytokine secretion assay (CKSA) was first applied to detect T lymphocytes secreting cytokine including IFN-gamma, IL-4 and IL-10 at single cell level in human mixed lymphocytes reaction. IFN-gamma-secreting T cells from PBMNCs were then evaluated in 2 patients with acute graft versus host disease (aGVHD) after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. The results showed that compared with IL-4 and IL-10 (which were 0.12 +/- 0.03% and 0.10 +/- 0.03% respectively), a sizable proportion of IFN-gamma-secreting T lymphocytes could be detected (1.12 +/- 0.13)% after allogeneic PBMNCs stimulation. Preliminary results indicated that frequency of IFN-gamma-secreting T lymphocytes correlated with the onset and severity of clinical aGVHD. In conclusion, it is feasible to detect IFN-gamma secreting T lymphocytes after allogeneic PBMNCs stimulation and to apply the CKSA technique for clinical identification of aGVHD.
    Zhongguo shi yan xue ye xue za zhi / Zhongguo bing li sheng li xue hui = Journal of experimental hematology / Chinese Association of Pathophysiology 09/2004; 12(4):498-502.
  • Hong-Yan Tong, Mao-Fang Lin
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    ABSTRACT: To investigate the effect of 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine (5-Aza-CdR) on cell of high-risk patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) in vitro, the growth inhibition of MUTZ-1 cell induced by 5-Aza-CdR was detected by MTT method; apoptosis was detected by morphological observation and translocation of phosphatidylserine (PS) was examined by flow cytometry assay; the expressions of P15INK4B, DNA methyltransferases (DNMT)(1), DNMT(3A) and DNMT(3B) gene on mRNA level were detected by RT-PCR; methylation of p15INK4B gene in MUTZ-1 cells was detected by PCR using methylation specific primer (MSP). The results showed that 5-Aza-CdR inhibited the growth of MUTZ-1 cells. The IC(50) values of 24, 48 and 72 hours were 6.75, 2.82 and 5.45 mmol/L respectively. Characteristic changes of apoptosis emerged in MUTZ-1 cells after being exposed to 5-Aza-CdR in the different concentration from 0.8 mmol/L to 3.2 mmol/L, and the positive cells of annexin V on the membrane of MUTZ-1 cells were analyzed by flow cytometry. 5-Aza-CdR could activate the p15INK4B gene expression in MUTZ-1 cells by demethylation of the p15INK4B gene in a dose-dependent manner after the cells were treated for 48 hours. Furthermore, 5-Aza-CdR could significantly down-regulate the expressions of DNA methyltransferase genes DNMT(3A) at mRNA level in a dose dependent manner. However, it had no effects on DNMT(1) gene and DNMT(3B) gene. It is concluded that 5-Aza-CdR can inhibit the growth of MUTZ-1 cells and induce the apoptosis of these cells within the range of concentration from 0.8 mmol/L to 3.2 mmol/L, which may be one of the mechanisms of antitumor effects of 5-Aza-CdR. The drug can activate the expression of p15INK4B gene in MUTZ-1 cells by demethylation of the p15INK4B gene through inhibiting the expression of DNMT(3A) gene. It may be the mechanism of 5-Aza-CdR in the treatments of MDS.
    Zhongguo shi yan xue ye xue za zhi / Zhongguo bing li sheng li xue hui = Journal of experimental hematology / Chinese Association of Pathophysiology 09/2004; 12(4):467-71.
  • Mao-fang Lin, Hai-bo Mou, Hong Cen
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    ABSTRACT: To investigate the effects of transforming growth factor beta1 (TGF-beta1) on dendritic cells (DC). Murine bone marrow cells were cultured with different cytokine combinations to develop immature DC (imDC, GM-CSF only) and TGFbeta-DC (GM-CSF + TGF-beta1), and their responses to lipopolysaccharide (LPS) stimulation were observed. The cell ultrastructure was observed by transmission electron microscopy and their phenotypes were assessed by flow cytometry (FCM). The allogeneic stimulating capacity of DC was assayed by mixed lymphocyte reaction (MLR) with BrdU incorporation. IL-12p70 protein was detected by ELISA and the expressions of Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) on DCs were analyzed with semi-quantitative reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). Compared to imDC, the TGFbeta-DC had no significant alterations in ultrastructure after LPS stimulation. The expressions of CD80, CD86 were lower on TGFbeta-DC than on imDC [(4.14 +/- 0.95)% vs (13.90 +/- 7.22)%; (8.60 +/- 0.75)% vs (20.63 +/- 5.03)%, P < 0.05, both]. The TGFbeta-DC kept their immature morphology after LPS stimulation, but the expressions of I-Ab and CD80 were slightly increased. After 96 h MLR, TGFbeta-DC had weaker stimulating capacity than imDC did, especially when DC/T cells ratios were 1:4 and 1:1 (P < 0.05, both). TGFbeta-DC showed impaired IL-12p70 production and down-regulation of TLR4 expression. TGF-beta1 can inhibit the expression of co-stimulatory molecules on DC. The TGFbeta-DC is resistant to maturation stimulus (LPS) and might be linked with TLR4 down-regulation.
    Zhonghua xue ye xue za zhi = Zhonghua xueyexue zazhi 08/2004; 25(8):449-52.
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    Mao-fang Lin, Guo-qing Wei, He Huang, Zhen Cai
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    ABSTRACT: To investigate the infection of human embryo fibroblast cell line HF cells by CMV as well as the effects of CMV on beta-actin mRNA and microfilaments. HF cells shape was observed after the infection of CMV. RT-PCR assay was used to detect the mRNA expression of CMV immediate early (IE) gene, beta-actin and GAPDH genes of HF cells infected by CMV. CMV particles and cell microfilaments were detected with electron microscope. Shape of HF cell changed after the infection by CMV. HF cells infected by CMV could express IE mRNA and the expression of beta-actin mRNA decreased in a time- and titer-dependent manner compared with the uninfected HF cells whose expression of GAPDH mRNA did not change much. CMV particles were found with electron microscope in the cells. Microfilaments were ruptured and shortened after the infection of CMV. CMV can not only infect human embryo fibroblast cells line HF cells and replicate in the cells, but can also affect the expression of beta-actin mRNA and the microfilaments.
    Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE 07/2004; 5(6):733-7. DOI:10.1631/jzus.2004.0733
  • Guo-qing Wei, Mao-fang Lin, He Huang, Zhen Cai
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    ABSTRACT: There is a higher rate of cytomegalovirus (CMV) reactivation in patients with multiple myeloma after an autologous stem cell transplantation, but no attention has been given thus far to a possible pathogenetic interplay between CMV and multiple myeloma. CMV can infect many kinds of cells, and CMV infection has been shown to inhibit apoptotic responses in several cell systems. In this study the authors investigated the alterations in apoptosis in the multiple myeloma cell line KM3 after infection with CMV and proposed a possible mechanism. KM3 cells were infected with 100, 10, or 1 TCID50 of CMV and then cultured in serum-free RPMI 1640. An RT-PCR-based assay was used to detect mRNA expression of CMV-IE, glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH), and IL-6 in CMV-infected and mock-infected cells. Flow cytometry was used to detect apoptotic cells. CMV particles and apoptotic cells were also examined with an electron microscope. CMV-infected KM3 cells clearly expressed immediate early (IE) antigen mRNA when compared to uninfected cells, and there were fewer apoptotic cells among cells treated with 100 or 10 TCID50 of CMV after culturing in serum-free RPMI 1640. CMV particles were observable in infected cells under an electron microscope. Expression of IL-6 mRNA increased after infection. CMV can infect the multiple myeloma cell line KM3, inhibit the apoptotic response in these cells after apoptosis induction in serum-free culture, and increase the expression of IL-6 mRNA.
    Chinese medical journal 07/2004; 117(6):903-7. · 1.02 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: To compare the clinical outcomes between HLA allele matched (HLA-M) and 1 approximately 2 alleles disparity mismatched (HLA-mis) unrelated allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (URD-BMT). Thirty-nine patients received HLA-M and 21 received HLA-mis URD-BMT for the treatment of acute leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia in chronic phase (CP) and myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) in our hospital between November 1998 and December 2002. Conditioning regimen was Bu 16 mg/kg plus CTX 120 mg/kg, and mycophenolate mofetil (MMF), CsA and MTX were given to prevent aGVHD. Thirty-eight of the HLA-M group and 18 of the HLA-mis group were engrafted successfully. The median follow-up duration was 11 (2.5 - 52.0) months for HLA-M group and 9 (2 - 46) months for HLA-mis group. The 3-year probabilities of disease-free survival (DFS) for HLA-M and HLA-mis group were (79.2 +/- 7.1)% and (45.8 +/- 15.5)%, respectively (P < 0.05). Grade II - IV aGVHD occurred in 10 (26.3%) patients in HLA-M group and 6 (33.3%) in HLA-mis group, respectively (P > 0.05). URD-BMT is an effective modality for the treatment of leukemia and MDS. The outcome after URD-BMT can be optimized by matching the HLA-A, B and DR alleles between the donor and recipient.
    Zhonghua xue ye xue za zhi = Zhonghua xueyexue zazhi 03/2004; 25(2):74-7.
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    ABSTRACT: To provide experimental basis for extending the indications of arsenic trioxide (As(2)O(3)) in clinical application. MTT assay was used to detect the cytotoxicity of As(2)O(3) in combination with daunorubicin (DNR), cytosine arabinoside (Ara-C), harringtonine (H) and vincristine (VCR) respectively on leukemic cells from 23 newly diagnosed cases with acute non-promyelocytic leukemia (ANPL) and 16 cases of relapsed, refractory ANPL. (1) As(2)O(3) inhibited the growth of leukemic cells from both newly diagnosed or relapsed and refractory ANPL patients, and there was no statistical difference in cytotoxicity of the patients in the two groups [(12.6 +/-7.7 compared with 10.1 +/-6.2)%, P<0.05]. (2) There was no correlation between the cytotoxicities of As(2)O(3) and Ara-C, H or VCR (P<0.05), but a linear correlation between As(2)O(3)and DNR was found (r=0.432, P<0.05).(3) Additivity and synergism of the cytotoxicity was found in most of the ANPL patients when As(2)O(3) was combined with the four chemotherapy drugs and the combination of As(2)O(3) with DNR or VCR enhanced the cytotoxicity significantly (P<0.05). The results indicate that As(2)O(3) might be used in treatment of newly diagnosed or relapsed and refractory ANPL patients;and the combination of As(2)O(3) with DNR or VCR may enhance its therapeutic efficacy.
    Zhejiang da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Zhejiang University. Medical sciences 03/2004; 33(2):143-6, 169.
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    Xiu-jin Ye, Mao-fang Lin
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    ABSTRACT: Homoharringtonine (HHT) has currently been used successfully in the treatment of acute and chronic myeloid leukemias and has been shown to induce apoptosis of different types of leukemic cells in vitro. Emerging evidence suggests that angiogenesis may play an important role in hematological malignancies, such as leukemia. However, whether HHT can relieve leukemia by anti-angiogenesis is still unknown. We investigated the anti-angiogenesis potential of HHT with the human umbilical vein endothelial cell line (ECV304) and leukemic cell line (K562) in vitro. Cellular proliferation was determined by MTT assay and apoptosis was analyzed by flow cytometry. The mRNA expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) was assessed by RT-PCR and VEGF protein production was detected by Western blot. Inhibition of cell proliferation and induction of apoptosis by HHT were discovered in ECV304 cells, and appeared in a dose- and time-dependent manner. Also, treatment with HHT caused down-regulation of VEGF mRNA expression in K562 cells in similar dose- and time-dependent manner and inhibition of VEGF protein production in K562 cells in response to the enhancing concentration of HHT. The results demonstrated that HHT could also induce apoptosis in endothelium and down-regulate VEGF expression in K562 cells. In conclusion, we believe HHT has anti-angiogenesis potential and speculate that HHT might exert its anti-leukemia effects via reduction of angiogenesis.
    Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE 03/2004; 5(2):230-4. DOI:10.1631/jzus.2004.0230
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    ABSTRACT: To investigate the clinical and laboratory characteristics of four acute myeloid leukemia with t(3;3) translocation. Bone marrow cell chromosome karyotype analysis were carried out with direct method and short-term culture and R-banding technique. Four AML patients with t(3;3) translocation were identified. They did not obtain complete remission after chemotherapy and the median survival time was 4.5 months. t(3;3) translocation is a rare chromosome abnormality, which has mostly been found in myeloid leukemia and the prognosis of these patients is poor.
    Zhonghua xue ye xue za zhi = Zhonghua xueyexue zazhi 02/2004; 25(1):35-7.
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    ABSTRACT: To investigate the inhibition effect of arsenic trioxide (AS(2)O(3)) on the growth of human MDS-RAEB cell line MUTZ-1 cells and to explore the possible cellular and molecular mechanisms. The apoptosis and differentiation of MUTZ-1 cells induced by AS(2)O(3) solution of different concentrations were studied with cell morphology, MTT, DNA fragmentation assay, RT-PCR, Nitroblue tetrazolium (NBT) reduction method and flow cytometry. (1) Low concentration ofAS(2)O(3) (0.05 - 0.25 micromol/L) had no marked growth inhibition effect on MUTZ-1 cells; after 14 d treatment, it down-regulated the expression of positive cell differentiation antigens CD38, CD7, CD10, HLA-DR (P<0.05), but did not up-regulate the expression of CD11b (P>0.05). (2) After treatment with 1.0 - 20.0 micromol/L of AS(2)O(3), MUTZ-1 cells presented typical features of apoptosis with a dose dependent manner (r=-0.999, P<0.05). The expression of bcl-2 mRNA and the ration of bcl-2/bax were decreased after AS(2)O(3) treatment (P<0.05). Low concentration of (2)O(3) may have partial differentiation inducement on MUTZ-1 cells. With a certain range of dose (1.0 - 20.0 micromol/L), (2)O(3) can induce apoptosis of MUTZ-1 cells. (2)O(3) can significantly down-regulate bcl-2 and it might be one of the mechanisms of (2)O(3) treatment.
    Zhejiang da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Zhejiang University. Medical sciences 01/2004; 33(1):68-72, 79.
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    ABSTRACT: To explore the hematopoietic reconstitution and transplantation-related complications of two units of unrelated umbilical cord blood combined transplantation for the treatment of adult hematologic malignancies, one adult patient with chronic myelogenous leukemia received two units of unrelated umbilical cord blood combined transplantation. The conditioning regimen was busulfan and cyclophosphamide (Bu-Cy). GVHD prophylaxis regimen consisted of mycophenolate mofetil (MMF), cyclosporine A (CsA) and methotrexate (MTX). The patient received total nucleated cells 4.63 x 10(7)/kg with CD34+ cells 8.34 x 10(5)/kg. Engraftment was documented by the analysis of short tandem repeat with polymerase chain reaction (STR-PCR). The results showed that the STR-PCR analysis for peripheral blood at day 31, 46 and 71 after transplantation suggested that one of two units of cord blood were completely engrafted. The ANC > 0.5 x 10(9)/L in the patient occurred at day 23, blood platelet counts > 20 x 10(9)/L at day 33 and > 50 x 10(9)/L at day 47. The Philadelphia chromosome and bcr/abl fusion gene of the patient also turned to negative after engraftment. Acute GVHD grade II occurred at day 13 and cured after treatment. It is concluded that umbilical cord blood can be used in adult hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Two or more units umbilical cord blood combined transplantation might be the way to solve the problem of the low counts of nucleated cells when be used for adult.
    Zhongguo shi yan xue ye xue za zhi / Zhongguo bing li sheng li xue hui = Journal of experimental hematology / Chinese Association of Pathophysiology 10/2003; 11(5):508-11.

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74 Citations
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Institutions

  • 2006–2013
    • Zhejiang University
      • School of Medicine
      Hang-hsien, Zhejiang Sheng, China
  • 2007
    • Guangxi Medical University
      Yung-ning, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, China
  • 2005
    • Zhejiang Medical University
      • First Affiliated Hospital
      Hang-hsien, Zhejiang Sheng, China