Vol 30, No 8 (August 2009): Acta Pharmacologica Sinica


The neuroprotective mechanism of brain ischemic preconditioning Pages:1071–1080
Xiao-qian Liu, Rui Sheng, Zheng-hong Qin

Original Article

Breviscapine ameliorates hypertrophy of cardiomyocytes induced by high glucose in diabetic rats via the PKC signaling pathway Pages:1081–1091
Min Wang, Wen-bin Zhang, Jun-hui Zhu, Guo-sheng Fu, Bin-quan Zhou
Protective effects of betaglucin on myocardial tissue during myocardial infarction in rats and dogs Pages:1092–1098
Jiao Qian, Ai-jun Liu, Wei Zhang, Zhi-peng Wen, Li-li Lin, Jing-hang Wang, Ding-feng Su, Jian-guo Liu
Isoproterenol disperses distribution of NADPH oxidase, MMP-9, and pPKCϵ in the heart, which are mitigated by endothelin receptor antagonist CPU0213 Pages:1099–1106
Yu-si Cheng, De-zai Dai, Yin Dai
Glycine inhibits the LPS-induced increase in cytosolic Ca2+ concentration and TNFα production in cardiomyocytes by activating a glycine receptor Pages:1107–1114
Hua-dong Wang, Xiu-xiu Lü, Da-xiang Lu, Ren-bin Qi, Yan-ping Wang, Yong-mei Fu, Li-wei Wang
Beta-receptor activation increases sodium current in guinea pig heart Pages:1115–1122
Hong-wei Wang, Zhi-fang Yang, Jian-min Yang, Yuan-mou Liu, Ci-zhen Li
High K+-induced contraction requires depolarization-induced Ca2+ release from internal stores in rat gut smooth muscle Pages:1123–1131
Timo Kirschstein, Mirko Rehberg, Rika Bajorat, Tursonjan Tokay, Katrin Porath, Rüdiger Köhling
Effect of adrenotensin on cell proliferation is mediated by angiotensin II in cultured rat mesangial cells Pages:1132–1137
Hong Xue, Ping Yuan, Li Zhou, Tai Yao, Yu Huang, Li-min Lu
C/EBP beta and C/EBP delta expression is elevated in the early phase of ethanol-induced hepatosteatosis in mice Pages:1138–1143
Yu-hsuan Chen, Chih-min Yang, Shih-pei Chang, Miao-lin Hu
Periplocoside A prevents experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis by suppressing IL-17 production and inhibits differentiation of Th17 cells Pages:1144–1152
Jing Zhang, Jia Ni, Zhen-hua Chen, Xin Li, Ru-jun Zhang, Wei Tang, Wei-min Zhao, Yi-fu Yang, Jian-ping Zuo
Transformation of human liver L-O2 cells mediated by stable HBx transfection Pages:1153–1161
Wei-ying Zhang, Na Cai, Li-hong Ye, Xiao-dong Zhang
Silibinin inhibits prostate cancer invasion, motility and migration by suppressing vimentin and MMP-2 expression Pages:1162–1168
Kai-jie Wu, Jin Zeng, Guo-dong Zhu, Lin-lin Zhang, Dong Zhang, Lei Li, Jin-hai Fan, Xin-yang Wang, Da-lin He
Inhibition of MMP-3 activity and invasion of the MDA-MB-231 human invasive breast carcinoma cell line by bioflavonoids Pages:1169–1176
Kanokkarn Phromnoi, Supachai Yodkeeree, Songyot Anuchapreeda, Pornngarm Limtrakul
First step in pre-miRNAs processing by human Dicer Pages:1177–1185
Carlos Fabián Flores-jasso, Catalina Arenas-huertero, Jose Luis Reyes, Cecilia Contreras-cubas, Alejandra Covarrubias, Luis Vaca
Discovery of potent inhibitors for phosphodiesterase 5 by virtual screening and pharmacophore analysis Pages:1186–1194
Chien-yu Chen, Yea-huey Chang, Da-tian Bau, Hung-jin Huang, Fuu-jen Tsai, Calvin Yu-chian Chen
Novel 16-substituted bifunctional derivatives of huperzine B: multifunctional cholinesterase inhibitors Pages:1195–1203
Yu-fang Shi, Hai-yan Zhang, Wei Wang, Yan Fu, Yu Xia, Xi-can Tang, Dong-lu Bai, Xu-chang He
Early onset Paget's disease of bone caused by a novel mutation (78dup27) of the TNFRSF11A gene in a Chinese family Pages:1204–1210
Yao-hua Ke, Hua Yue, Jin-wei He, Yu-juan Liu, Zhen-lin Zhang