Lei Wang

Lei Wang
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Glioma of the brain is a kind of tumor originating from neuroglial cells. It is the most common primary intracranial tumor, accounting for ~ 30% of all central nervous system tumors and 80% of malignant brain tumors. Glioma is characterized by high disability and recurrence rates. The disease seriously threatens the life of patients, affects their...
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Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs), one of the most promising next-generation antibiotics to address the problem of antibiotic-resistance, have gained increasing attention in recent decades. However, some bottlenecks, such as high manufacturing costs and high toxicity, have greatly hindered their development. To overcome these problems, we developed an...
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Mammalian bombesin-like neuropeptides (BLPs) play an important role in regulation of physiological and pathophysiological processes. Frog skin-derived BLPs, of smaller size and diverse lengths and sequences at their N-terminus, have attracted the attention of many researchers. However, these N-terminal variants and the receptors modulating their ph...
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Lower-grade Gliomas anchored in eloquent areas cause varying degrees of language impairment. Except for a tumor’s features, contralesional compensation may explain these differences. Therefore, studying changes in the contralateral hemisphere can provide insights into the underlying mechanisms of language function compensation in patients with glio...
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Background/Aims. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder that affects the central nervous system (CNS) primarily hallmarked by neuroinflammation and demyelination. The activation of astrocytes exerts double-edged sword effects, which perform an integral function in demyelination and remyelination. In this research, we examined the therape...
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(1) Background: Glioma is the most common primary tumor in the central nervous system, and glioma-related epilepsy (GRE) is one of its common symptoms. The abnormalities of white matter fiber tracts are involved in attributing changes in patients with epilepsy (Rudà, R, 2012).This study aimed to assess frontal lobe gliomas’ effects on the cerebral...
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Cationic cell-penetrating peptides (CPPs), such as transactivator of transcription (TAT) peptide, have been proposed as effective drug carriers to improve intracellular delivery of biological macromolecules. Amphibian skin-derived Kunitz-type trypsin inhibitors (KTIs), short counterparts of KTIs from plant sources, were found to possess potent seri...
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Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) from wasp venom have a good track record and potential for drug development as tools against development of antimicrobial resistance. Herein, the biological function and activity profile of peptide VM, which was discovered in the venom of the wasp, Vespamandarinia, and several of its third-position substituted analogue...
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Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are considered as promising antimicrobial agents due to their potent bioactivity. Palustrin-2 peptides were previously found to exhibit broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity with low haemolytic activity. Therefore, GL-29 was used as a template for further modification and study. Firstly, the truncated analogue, GL-22,...
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Methods: The potential active ingredients and corresponding potential targets of BSYS Capsule were obtained from the TCMSP, BATMAN-TCM, Swiss Target Prediction platform, and literature research. Disease targets of CNSD were explored through the GeneCards and the DisGeNET databases. The matching targets of BSYS in CNSD were identified from a Venn d...
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An electrochemical dearomatizing spirocyclization of alkynes with dimethyl 2-benzylmalonates for the preparation of spiro[4.5]deca-trienones has been developed. This approach adopts ferrocene (Cp2Fe) as an electrocatalyst to produce carbon-centered radical intermediates from C-H-based malonates, which obviates the forthputting of noble-metal reagen...
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Introduction : The growth rate of meningiomas varies greatly (0.01 to 2.58 cm ³ /year).An inappropriate ‘wait and see’ treatment strategy, such as a follow-up interval of MRI longer than 2 years, for rapid growing meningioma (RGM) may seriously increase the risk of subsequent surgery and may eliminate the opportunity for operation. Our purpose was...
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Bacterial resistance against antibiotics has led to increasing numbers of treatment failures, and AMPs are widely accepted as becoming potential alternatives due to their advantages. Temporin-PKE is a novel peptide extracted from the skin secretion of Pelophylax kl. esculentus and it displays a strong activity against Gram-positive bacteria, with a...
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Purpose The majority of solitary brain metastases appear similar to glioblastomas (GBMs) on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This study aimed to develop and validate an MRI-based model to differentiate intracranial metastases from GBMs using automated machine learning. Materials and Methods Radiomics features from 354 patients with brain metastas...
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A new strategy for the preparation of 10,10‐disubsituedphenanthren‐9(10H)‐ones via a photo‐driven radical addition/cyclization of biaryl vinyl ketones with CF3SO2Na and ArCF2CO2K has been developed. The reactions can proceed smoothly in air at room temperature under 380–385 nm LED irradiation without any external photocatalyst, and the correspondin...
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The Imbabura treefrog (Boana picturata) is an underexplored source of bioactive peptides. The combination of molecular cloning and mass spectrometry allowed us to identify three new peptide families, named “Picturins” (PTR), “Pictuseptins” (PTS), and “Boanins” (BNS). PTR is composed of three 25-mer peptides, characterized by the N-terminal sequence...
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Remyelination is a refractory feature of demyelinating diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS). Studies have shown that promoting oligodendrocyte precursor cell (OPC) differentiation, which cannot be achieved by currently available therapeutic agents, is the key to enhancing remyelination. Bu Shen Yi Sui capsule (BSYSC) is a traditional Chinese he...
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The Bowman-Birk protease inhibitor (BBI) family is a prototype group found mainly in plants, particularly grasses and legumes, which have been subjected to decades of study. Recently, the discovery of attenuated peptides containing the canonical Bowman-Birk protease inhibitory motif has been detected in the skin secretions of amphibians, mainly fro...
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OBJECTIVE Diffuse gliomas are the most common primary gliomas with a poor prognosis. This study aimed to develop and validate prognostic models for predicting the survival probability in newly diagnosed lower-grade glioma (LGG) patients. METHODS Detailed data were obtained for newly diagnosed LGG from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) and the Chinese...
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Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) O157:H7 is an important extracellular human pathogen. The initial adherence of EHEC to host cells is a major cue for transcriptional induction of the locus of enterocyte effacement (LEE) genes to promote colonization and pathogenesis, but the mechanism through which this adherence is sensed and the LEE is i...
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Urinary tract infections are predominantly caused by uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC). UPEC infects bladder epithelial cells (BECs) via fusiform vesicles, escapes into the cytosol to evade exocytosis, and establishes intracellular bacterial communities (IBCs) for the next round of infection. The UPEC vesicle escape mechanism remains unclear. H...
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Ischemic stroke elicits white matter injury typically signed by axonal disintegration and demyelination; thus, the development of white matter reorganization is needed. 2,3,5,6-Tetramethylpyrazine (TMP) is widely used to treat ischemic stroke. This study was aimed to investigate whether TMP could protect the white matter and promote axonal repair a...
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This paper reports a visible‐light‐induced difunctionalization of 2,3‐dihydrofuran with quinoxalin‐2(1H)‐ones and peroxides for the synthesis of 2,3‐disubstituted tetrahydrofurans under mild reaction conditions with good yields in most cases. The multicomponent reaction exhibits excellent site‐selectivity of carbon‐carbon double bond in 2,3‐dihydro...
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Amphibian skin secretion is an ideal source of antimicrobial peptides that are difficult to induce drug resistance to due to their membrane-targeting mechanism as a new treatment scheme. In this study, a natural antimicrobial peptide Temporin-1CEh was identified by molecular cloning and mass spectrometry from the skin secretions of the Chinese fore...
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PURPOSE : Epilepsy is a common symptom in patients with frontal lobe glioma. Tumor-related epilepsy was recently considered a type of network disease. Glioma can severely influence the integrity of the white matter network. The association between white matter network changes and presurgical epilepsy remains unclear in glioma patients. This study a...
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Vibrio fluvialis is an emerging foodborne pathogen that causes severe infections. Serotyping based on surface polysaccharide antigens is important for the clinical detection and epidemiological surveillance of pathogens such as V. fluvialis. For example, variation of the O-antigen, which is highly polymorphic and is responsible for the majority of...
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A green and highly efficient strategy for the preparation of bridged spirocyclic compounds via visible-light-induced cyclization of 2-(2-(arylethynyl)benzylidene)malononitrile derivatives with 2,6-di(tert-butyl)-4-methylphenol (BHT) at room temperature was developed. The photoinduced radical reactions generated the corresponding products in good yi...
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Gliomas typically grow along white matter fiber tracts, yet their invasion patterns remain unclear. This study assessed the effect of insular glioma on large white matter fiber tracts and the microstructural subcortical changes associated with clinical outcomes in patients with insular glioma. Twenty-five patients with insular glioma were enrolled...
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Background: Glioma-related epilepsy (GRE) is a common symptom in patients with prefrontal glioma. Epilepsy onset is associated with functional network alterations. This study investigated alterations of functional networks in patients with prefrontal glioma and GRE. Methods: Sixty-five patients with prefrontal lobe gliomas were retrospectively a...
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Due to the abuse of traditional antibiotics and the continuous mutation of microbial resistance genes, microbial infections have become serious problems for human health. Therefore, novel antibacterial agents are urgently required, and amphibian antimicrobial peptides (AMP) are among the most interesting potential antibacterial leads. In this resea...
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Helminths and helminth-derived products hold promise for treating joint bone erosion in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, the mechanisms of helminths ameliorating the osteoclastic bone destruction are incompletely understood. Here, we report that T. spiralis infection or treatment with the excreted/secreted products of T. spiralis muscle larvae (...
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Objective Ischemic infarction of pituitary apoplexy (PA) is a rare type of pituitary apoplexy. This study aims to characterize ischemic PA via clinical presentations, imaging data, histopathological manifestations, and focus on the management and prognosis of the disease. Methods This study retrospectively identified 46 patients with ischemic PA c...
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Background: Awake craniotomy with intraoperative stimulation has been utilized in glioma surgical resection to preserve the quality of life. Epilepsy may occur in 5–20% of cases, leading to severe consequences. This study aimed to discuss the mechanism of intraoperative stimulation-related epilepsy (ISE) using DTI-based graph theoretical analysis....
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In this study, we discovered a new antimicrobial peptide, Dermaseptin-AC, and studied its in vitro and in vivo antimicrobial activity. These studies provide some data for finding new antimicrobial peptides for overcoming antimicrobial resistance.
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Amphibian skin-derived antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) have attracted increasing attention from scientists because of their excellent bioactivity and low drug resistance. In addition to being the alternative choice of antibiotics or anticancer agents, natural AMPs can also be modified as templates to optimise their bioactivities further. Here, a nove...
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Trillium tschonoskii Maxim. (TTM), is a perennial herb from Liliaceae, that has been widely used as a traditional Chinese medicine treating cephalgia and traumatic hemorrhage. The present work was designed to investigate whether the total saponins from Trillium tschonoskii Maxim. (TSTT) would promote brain remodeling and improve gait impairment in...
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Morganella morganii , which is often regarded as a human commensal organism, can be an opportunistic pathogen, causing a variety of clinical infections with serious morbidity and mortality. An efficient and convenient method for subtyping and identifying M. morganii strains in epidemiological surveillance and control is urgently needed. Serotyping...
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Background Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are substantial to wide varity of biological processes and pathogenesis processes of ischemic stroke. Houshiheisan (HSHS), a typical prescription of traditional Chinese medicine, has outstanding efficacy in treating stroke, although the comprehensive molecular mechanism of its therapeutic effect has remaine...
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IntroductionMany patients with glioma experience surgery-related language impairment. This study developed a classification system to predict postoperative language prognosis.Methods Sixty-eight patients were retrospectively reviewed. Based on their location, tumors were subtyped as follows: (I) inferior frontal lobe or precentral gyrus; (II) poste...
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Object Epilepsy is one of the most common clinical manifestations of primary brain tumors. Intraoperative electrocorticography (ECoG) has been widely used in tumor resection. We aim to describe the indication and utility of ECoG during brain tumor surgery. Methods We performed a systematic review of the literature on the prognosis of tumor-related...
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Bioactive proteins secreted by the granular glands of amphibian skin play a self-defensive role, and exhibit various bioactivities in vitro and in vivo. In light of the severity of the problem of antibiotic resistance for treating infections, many antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) have been developed and applied in clinical microbial treatments. We ide...
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The skins of frogs of the family Ranidae are particularly rich sources of biologically active peptides, among which antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) constitute the major portion. Some of these have attracted the interest of researchers because they possess both antimicrobial and anticancer activities. In this study, with ‘shotgun’ cloning and MS/MS fr...
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Brevinins are a well-characterised, frog-skin-derived, antimicrobial peptide (AMP) family, but their applications are limited by high cytotoxicity. In this study, a wild-type des-Leu2 brevinin peptide, named brevinin-1OS (B1OS), was identified from Odorrana schmackeri. To explore the significant role of the leucine residue at the second position, t...
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A highly regioselective and diastereoselective [2 + 2] cross-photocycloaddition between electron-poor and electron-rich/electron-neutral alkenes under visible-light irradiation was developed. In the absence of an external photocatalyst, additive and solvent, the substrates 1 and 4 reacted with rigid cyclic alkoxy-ethenes to generate cis-anti-head-t...
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Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) can be used as alternative therapeutic agents to traditional antibiotics. These peptides have abundant natural template sources and can be isolated from animals, plants, and microorganisms. They are amphiphilic and mostly net positively charged, and they have a broad-spectrum inhibitory effect on bacteria, fungi, and v...
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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) causing serious hospital-acquired infections and skin infections has become a “superbug” in clinical treatment. Although the clinical treatment of MRSA is continuously improving, due to its unceasing global spread, MRSA has produced much heated discussion and focused study, therefore suggesting an...
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IntroductionMany patients with glioma experience surgery-related language impairment. This study developed a classification system to predict postoperative language prognosis.Methods Sixty-eight patients were retrospectively reviewed. Based on their location, tumors were subtyped as follows: I) inferior frontal lobe or precentral gyrus; II) posteri...
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Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are considered potential alternatives to antibiotics due to their advantages in solving antibiotic resistance. Brevinin-2GUb, which was extracted from the skin secretion of Hylarana guentheri, is a peptide with modest antimicrobial activity. Several analogues were designed to explore the structure–activity relationship...
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Traditional Chinese medicines (TCMs) have been considered as important alternative therapeutics because of their significant medicinal benefits in specific diseases. Chinese herb formula is characterized by a vast molecule that differs in routine medicines. Due to TCMs chemical complexity, proper quality control has been a great challenge. Choosing...
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Purpose The present study aimed to preoperatively predict the status of 1p/19q based on radiomics analysis in patients with World Health Organization (WHO) grade II gliomas. Methods This retrospective study enrolled 157 patients with WHO grade II gliomas (76 patients with astrocytomas with mutant IDH, 16 patients with astrocytomas with wild-type I...
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Kunitz-like trypsin inhibitors are one of the most noteworthy research objects owing to their significance in pharmacological studies, including anticarcinogenic activity, obesity regulation and anticoagulation. In the current study, a novel Kunitz-like trypsin inhibitor, Kunitzin-AH, was isolated from the skin secretion of Amolops hainanensis. The...
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Purpose Awake craniotomy with intraoperative stimulation has been utilized in glioma surgical resection to preserve life quality. While 5-20% of cases may occur epilepsy during the procedure which leads to severe consequences. The study aimed to discussing the mechanism of intraoperative stimulation-related epilepsy (ISE) with DTI based graph theor...
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Ethnopharmacological relevance: Trillium tschonoskii Maxim. is one of traditional Chinese medical herbs that has been utilized to treat brain damages and cephalalgia. The neuroprotective effect of total saponins from Trillium tschonoskii rhizome (TSTT) has been demonstrated efficacy in rats following ischemia. However, the axonal remodeling effect...
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A highly regioselective and diastereoselective [2+2] cross-photocycloaddition between the electron-poor and electron-rich/electron-neutral alkenes under visible-light irradiation was developed. In the absence of an external photocatalyst, the substrates 1 and 4 reacted with rigid cyclic alkoxyethenes to generate (cis,cis)-anti-head-to-head heteroco...
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Chromogranin A (CgA) is a hydrophilic glycoprotein released by post-ganglionic sympathetic neurons. CgA consists of a single peptide chain containing numerous paired basic residues, which are typical cleavage sites in prohormones to generate bioactive peptides. It is recognized as a diagnostic and prognostic serum marker for neuroendocrine tumours....
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Because of the abuse of antibiotics, clinical strains began to become more drug-resistant. Their evolution has long surpassed the speed of us looking for a new generation of antibacterial drugs. Therefore, it is urgent to discover a new antimicrobial substance to alleviate the pressure on conventional antibiotics. Antimicrobial peptides (AMP) are k...
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Temporin is an antimicrobial peptide (AMP) family discovered in the skin secretion of ranid frog that has become a promising alternative for conventional antibiotic therapy. Herein, a novel temporin peptide, Temporin-PF (TPF), was successfully identified from Pelophylax fukienensis. It exhibited potent activity against Gram-positive bacteria, but n...