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Chengzhi Lai

There are 2 included publications by Chengzhi Lai :

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Cellular Iron Depletion Weakens Induction of Heme Oxygenase-1 by Cadmium 2011 743 Heme oxygenase-1 is an inducible cytoprotective gene, although its induction by environmental factors is not completely understood. This study aimed to ascertain if specific nutritive factors or related compounds influence heme oxygenase-1 expression...
The effects of cadmium on heme oxygenase-1 in HCT116 human colon epithelial cells with or without iron deficiency 2009 1268 Metals may have contrasting biological effects. Iron, a component of a variety of iron-containing proteins, plays an important role in maintaining a healthy human body. In contrast, cadmium, a contaminant and carcinogen, has been considered one of th...