Wai Lo

United States UConn

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评论了 Systems Metabolic Engineering Strategies: Integrating Systems and Synthetic Biology with Metabolic Engineering
Systems metabolic engineering integrates systems biology, synthetic biology, and evolutionary engineering with traditional metabolic engineering to enhance the development of microbial strains for efficient production of chemicals and materials. It focuses on host strain selection, metabolic pathway reconstruction, tolerance enhancement, and metabolic flux optimization, aiming to address future challenges and improve industrial competitiveness.

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评论了 Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for NIBIB Trailblazer Award for New and Early Stage Investigators (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
This is a special 3-year R21 grant for new investigators (traditional R21 is 2 years). Direct cost is $400,000 which is higher than the traditional R21.

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评论了 Fault detection and isolation in the DAMADICS system using recurrent neural networks
This work highlights the use of Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs) for fault detection and isolation (FDI) in critical industries, demonstrating their effectiveness over traditional methods like principal component analysis and artificial neural networks. RNNs leverage past data to quickly identify and isolate system anomalies, offering a simpler yet efficient approach to maintaining fault-free operations.

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评论了 Evaluation of Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in Patients Receiving Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT)
A study at the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust from October 2022 to September 2023 showed that Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) significantly improved health-related quality of life, as evidenced by increased EQ-5D-3L scores, indicating its effectiveness in enhancing patient well-being and enabling a quicker return to normal activities.

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评论了 The Influence of Severity and Disease Duration on TNF Receptors’ Redistribution in Asthma and Rheumatoid Arthritis
This study investigated the change in expression and co-expression of TNF receptors (TNFRs) in patients with varying durations of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or asthma, finding that longer disease duration leads to significant redistribution of receptors across immune cells, with an increase in TNFR1 expression in asthma but not in RA. The research highlights disease-specific differences in the long-term adaptation of the immune system, showing a correlation between receptor expression changes and irreversible morphostructural alterations, with distinct patterns for autoimmune (RA) and allergic (asthma) conditions.

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评论了 The combinational nano-immunotherapy of ferumoxytol and poly(I:C) inhibits melanoma via boosting anti-angiogenic immunity
A nano-immunotherapy combining ferumoxytol and poly(I:C) has been developed to enhance the anti-angiogenic capabilities of macrophages, showing high efficacy and limited toxicity in reducing melanoma progression by inhibiting angiogenesis and polarizing macrophages towards an anti-tumoral phenotype. This innovative approach not only demonstrates significant potential in melanoma treatment by decreasing endothelial cell viability and vascular endothelial growth factor expression but also opens new avenues for anti-angiogenic therapies.

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评论了 Insight into Radiomics in Head and Neck Cancer
The importance of exploring and highlighting the application of radiomics in patients with head and neck cancers stems from several critical aspects of these diseases and the potential of radiomics to revolutionize their management.

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评论了 Prevalence of food taboo during pregnancy in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis
It sounds like you're laying the groundwork for a research study on the impact of food taboos on women and fetal health during pregnancy, particularly in the context of Ethiopia.

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评论了 Nano-hybrid gradient scaffold for articular repair
They have developed a continuous one-phase gradient scaffold that simulates the complex environment of natural joint layers using modified chitosan, sodium hyaluronate, graphene oxide, and in situ generated nano-hydroxyapatite for gradient distribution. This bionic scaffold mimics the natural cartilage-bone interface in water absorption, mechanical properties, and promotes the proliferation of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells, offering promising results for inducing articular regeneration and serving as a potential solution for endogenous articular repair.

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评论了 DNA-Scaffolded Synergistic Catalysis
This study introduces DNA-scaffolded synergistic catalysis, merging synergistic catalysis's broad reaction capabilities with DNA's precise abiotic group organization and responsive conformational changes, demonstrated through a significantly improved Cu-TEMPO-catalyzed aerobic alcohol oxidation. The approach not only achieves a 190-fold increase in catalyst efficiency but also allows for the control of reaction rates through reversible DNA conformational changes, suggesting new possibilities in reaction discovery and responsive material development.

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评论了 Role of IQGAP1 in Carcinogenesis
IQGAP1, a scaffolding protein, is crucial in cancer development due to its role in orchestrating key signaling pathways related to carcinogenesis, with studies indicating its overexpression in various cancers correlates with decreased patient survival. This comprehensive review highlights the oncogenic roles of IQGAP1, suggesting that therapies targeting IQGAP1 or its pathways may offer new treatment avenues for multiple cancer types.

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评论了 Scaffolds for the manufacture of cultured meat
Very interesting review. This paper reviews and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of scaffold materials and potential scaffolding related to scale-up solution for the production of cultured meat.

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评论了 Proliferative effect and osteoinductive potential of extracellular matrix coated on cell culture plates
How do the osteoblastic and fibroblastic extracellular matrices (ECMs) influence the proliferation and differentiation of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (BMSCs) in vitro, and what are the implications of these effects for bone tissue engineering and regenerative medicine?

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评论了 The symbiotic effect of osteoinductive extracellular vesicles and mineralized microenvironment on osteogenesis
This study addresses the demand for osteoinductive and mechanically strong scaffolds in bone tissue engineering (BTE) by developing a cell-free, interpenetrating network-based scaffold that combines extracellular vesicles (EVs) from pre-osteoblasts with a mineralized microenvironment to enhance bone regeneration. Utilizing MC3T3 pre-osteoblast cell line-derived EVs, the research identified an optimal concentration that significantly increases osteogenesis indicators such as alkaline phosphatase activity and calcium content, both in vitro and when integrated with a mineralized scaffold, suggesting a promising cell-free approach for enhancing bone repair in vivo.