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Cheng Ji, PhD
Research Associate Professor of Medicine
Medicine
HMR 805 2011 Zonal Avenue Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 2224

Overview

Dr. Ji's research interests include organelle especially endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress and liver disease, hyperhomocysteinemia, hepatotoxicity of HIV Drugs and Alcohol, and tacking alcohol intoxication with nanotechnology.

Dr. Ji earned his PhD from The University of Kentucky. He then went on to complete two fellowships in Pathology/Medicine, the first one at University of California, Riverside, and the second at Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Awards

NSF: MCB9408999; co-Investigator, 1996-1998

NIH: R01AA018612; Principal Investigator, 2010-2014

NIH: R01AA018846; Principal Investigator, 2009-2013

NIH: Research Fellowship, 2000-2002

NIH: R01AA014428; co-Investigator/PI, 2003-2015

USDA: 58-3620-5-148; Principal Investigator, 1999

USDA: 9501093; co-Investigator, 1997-1998

National Key Projects, Department of Education, China: Silver Medal, 1990

May R. Wright Foundation: Award No. 263, 2003-2005

NIH: R01AA018612; Principal Investigator, 2010-2015

Publications

Tsurushima T, Midland SL, Zeng C, Ji C, Sims JJ, Keen NT. Synthesis of syringolide 1 ketals and esters for receptor studies. Phytochemistry, 43(6): 1219-1225. 1996. View in: PubMed

Chen YX, Lai LN, Zhang HY, Bi YH, Meng L, Li XJ, Tian XX, Wang LM, Fan YM, Zhao ZF, Han DW, Ji C. Effect of artesunate supplementation on bacterial translocation and dysbiosis of gut microbiota in rats with liver cirrhosis. World J Gastroenterol. 2016 Mar 14; 22(10):2949-59. View in: PubMed

Zhang Y, Zhang H, Zhao Z, Lv M, Jia J, Zhang L, Tian X, Chen Y, Li B, Liu M, Han D, Ji C. Enhanced expression of glucose-regulated protein 78 correlates with malondialdehyde levels during the formation of liver cirrhosis in rats. Exp Ther Med. 2015 Dec; 10(6):2119-2125. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Liu Y, Pamulapati C, Bohini S, Fertig G, Schraeml M, Rubas W, Brandt M, Ries S, Ma H, Klumpp K. Prevention of hepatitis C virus infection and spread in human liver chimeric mice by an anti-CD81 monoclonal antibody. Hepatology. 2015 Apr; 61(4):1136-44. View in: PubMed

Hu J, Han H, Lau MY, Lee H, MacVeigh-Aloni M, Ji C. Effects of Combined Alcohol and Anti-HIV Drugs on Cellular Stress Responses in Primary Hepatocytes and Hepatic Stellate and Kupffer Cells. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2015 Jan; 39(1):11-20. View in: PubMed

Ji C. Advances and New Concepts in Alcohol-Induced Organelle Stress, Unfolded Protein Responses and Organ Damage. Biomolecules. 2015; 5(2):1099-1121. View in: PubMed

Zhang L, Zhang H, Lv M, Jia J, Fan Y, Tian X, Li X, Li B, Ji J, Wang L, Zhao Z, Han D, Ji C. Increased expression of 78 kD glucose-regulated protein promotes cardiomyocyte apoptosis in a rat model of liver cirrhosis. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2015; 8(8):9256-63. View in: PubMed

Xu LL, Shi CM, Xu GF, Chen L, Zhu LL, Zhu L, Guo XR, Xu MY, Ji CB. TNF-a, IL-6, and leptin increase the expression of miR-378, an adipogenesis-related microRNA in human adipocytes. Cell Biochem Biophys. 2014 Nov; 70(2):771-6. View in: PubMed

Zhang M, Qin ZY, Dai YM, Wang YM, Zhu GZ, Zhao YP, Ji CB, Zhu JG, Shi CM, Qiu J, Cao XG, Guo XR. Knockdown of LYRM1 rescues insulin resistance and mitochondrial dysfunction induced by FCCP in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Cell Biochem Biophys. 2014 Sep; 70(1):667-75. View in: PubMed

Zhang H, Lv M, Zhao Z, Jia J, Zhang L, Xiao P, Wang L, Li C, Ji J, Tian X, Li X, Fan Y, Lai L, Liu Y, Li B, Zhang C, Liu M, Guo J, Han D, Ji C. Glucose-regulated protein 78 may play a crucial role in promoting the pulmonary microvascular remodeling in a rat model of hepatopulmonary syndrome. Gene. 2014 Jul 15; 545(1):156-62. View in: PubMed

Zhang H, Lv M, Jia J, Zhao Z, Zhang L, Lai L, Wu Y, Li B, Li C, Ji J, Tian X, Liu Y, Li X, Pang H, Guo J, Wang L, Fan Y, Zhang C, Han D, Ji C. Expression of the 78 kD glucose-regulated protein is induced by endoplasmic reticulum stress in the development of hepatopulmonary syndrome. Gene. 2014 Mar 1; 537(1):115-9. View in: PubMed

Ji C. New Insights into the Pathogenesis of Alcohol-Induced ER Stress and Liver Diseases. Int J Hepatol. 2014; 2014:513787. View in: PubMed

Zhang H, Yang N, Sun B, Jiang Y, Hou C, Ji C, Zhang Y, Liu Y, Zuo P. CD133 positive cells isolated from A549 cell line exhibited high liver metastatic potential. Neoplasma. 2014; 61(2):153-60. View in: PubMed

Lu L, Feng M, Gu J, Xia Z, Zhang H, Zheng S, Duan Z, Hu R, Wang J, Shi W, Ji C, Shen Y, Chen G, Zheng SG, Han YP. Restoration of intrahepatic regulatory T cells through MMP-9/13-dependent activation of TGF-ß is critical for immune homeostasis following acute liver injury. J Mol Cell Biol. 2013 Dec; 5(6):369-79. View in: PubMed

Wu H, Ji C, Wei L, Zhao J. Evaluation of protein extraction protocols for 2DE in marine ecotoxicoproteomics. Proteomics. 2013 Nov; 13(21):3205-10. View in: PubMed

Qiu J, Zhou XG, Zhou XY, Zhu C, Shi CM, Ji CB, Cheng R, Li Y, Guo XR. Characterization of microRNA expression profiles in 3T3-L1 adipocytes overexpressing C10orf116. Mol Biol Rep. 2013 Nov; 40(11):6469-76. View in: PubMed

Fan Y, Zhao L, Ma Q, Li X, Shi H, Zhou T, Zhang J, Ji C. Effects of Bacillus subtilis ANSB060 on growth performance, meat quality and aflatoxin residues in broilers fed moldy peanut meal naturally contaminated with aflatoxins. Food Chem Toxicol. 2013 Sep; 59:748-53. View in: PubMed

Chen L, Zhou XG, Zhou XY, Zhu C, Ji CB, Shi CM, Qiu J, Guo XR. Overexpression of C10orf116 promotes proliferation, inhibits apoptosis and enhances glucose transport in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Mol Med Rep. 2013 May; 7(5):1477-81. View in: PubMed

Liu Y, Du J, Yan M, Lau MY, Hu J, Han H, Yang OO, Liang S, Wei W, Wang H, Li J, Zhu X, Shi L, Chen W, Ji C, Lu Y. Biomimetic enzyme nanocomplexes and their use as antidotes and preventive measures for alcohol intoxication. Nat Nanotechnol. 2013 Feb 17. View in: PubMed

Han H, Hu J, Lau MY, Feng M, Petrovic LM, Ji C. Altered methylation and expression of ER-associated degradation factors in long-term alcohol and constitutive ER stress-induced murine hepatic tumors. Front Genet. 2013; 4:224. View in: PubMed

Ma Q, Gao C, Zhang J, Zhao L, Hao W, Ji C. Detection of transgenic and endogenous plant DNA fragments and proteins in the digesta, blood, tissues, and eggs of laying hens fed with phytase transgenic corn. PLoS One. 2013; 8(4):e61138. View in: PubMed

Lau MY, Han H, Hu J, Ji C. Association ofCyclin Dand Estrogen Receptora36withHepatocellular Adenomasof Female Miceunder Chronic Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Dec 7. View in: PubMed

Qiu J, Wang YM, Shi CM, Yue HN, Qin ZY, Zhu GZ, Cao XG, Ji CB, Cui Y, Guo XR. NYGGF4 (PID1) effects on insulin resistance are reversed by metformin in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2012 Dec; 44(6):665-71. View in: PubMed

Shi CM, Wang YM, Zhang CM, Qiu J, Shen YH, Zhu JG, Chen L, Xu GF, Zhao YP, Ji CB, Guo XR. Knockdown of NYGGF4 (PID1) rescues insulin resistance and mitochondrial dysfunction induced by FCCP in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Mitochondrion. 2012 Nov; 12(6):600-6. View in: PubMed

Gika HG, Ji C, Theodoridis GA, Michopoulos F, Kaplowitz N, Wilson ID. Investigation of chronic alcohol consumption in rodents via ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry based metabolite profiling. J Chromatogr A. 2012 Oct 12; 1259:128-37. View in: PubMed

Hou M, Ji C, Wang J, Liu Y, Sun B, Guo M, Burén J, Li X. The effects of dietary fatty acid composition in the post-sucking period on metabolic alterations in adulthood: can? J Endocrinol. 2012 Oct; 215(1):119-27. View in: PubMed

Kao E, Shinohara M, Feng M, Lau MY, Ji C. Human immunodeficiency virus protease inhibitors modulate Ca(2+) homeostasis and potentiate alcoholic stress and injury in mice and primary mouse and human hepatocytes. Hepatology. 2012 Aug; 56(2):594-604. View in: PubMed

Tsuchiya M, Ji C, Kosyk O, Shymonyak S, Melnyk S, Kono H, Tryndyak V, Muskhelishvili L, Pogribny IP, Kaplowitz N, Rusyn I. Interstrain differences in liver injury and one-carbon metabolism in alcohol-fed mice. Hepatology. 2012 Jul; 56(1):130-9. View in: PubMed

Zeng XQ, Zhang CM, Tong ML, Chi X, Li XL, Ji CB, Zhang R, Guo XR. Knockdown of NYGGF4 increases glucose transport in C2C12 mice skeletal myocytes by activation IRS-1/PI3K/AKT insulin pathway. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2012 Jun; 44(3):351-5. View in: PubMed

Zhu JG, Xia L, Ji CB, Zhang CM, Zhu GZ, Shi CM, Chen L, Qin DN, Guo XR. Differential DNA methylation status between human preadipocytes and mature adipocytes. Cell Biochem Biophys. 2012 May; 63(1):1-15. View in: PubMed

Cui XW, Xiao W, Ji CB, Tian AY, Zhang J, Zhang SQ. Gene cloning, expression and functional characterization of a proliferation-inducing ligand (APRIL) from hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus). Mol Biol Rep. 2012 May; 39(5):6123-32. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Tschantz WR, Pfeifer ND, Ullah M, Sadagopan N. Development of a multiplex UPLC-MRM MS method for quantification of human membrane transport proteins OATP1B1, OATP1B3 and OATP2B1 in in vitro systems and tissues. Anal Chim Acta. 2012 Mar 2; 717:67-76. View in: PubMed

Zhu GZ, Zhang M, Kou CZ, Ni YH, Ji CB, Cao XG, Guo XR. Effects of Lyrm1 knockdown on mitochondrial function in 3 T3-L1 murine adipocytes. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2012 Feb; 44(1):225-32. View in: PubMed

Han T, He W, Song D, Zhao K, Wu C, Gao F, Lu H, Gai X, Wang X, Li F, Ji C, Lin X. Experimental SSM-CVB3 infection in macaques. Exp Mol Pathol. 2012 Feb; 92(1):131-9. View in: PubMed

Ji C. Mechanisms of alcohol-induced endoplasmic reticulum stress and organ injuries. Biochem Res Int. 2012; 2012:216450. View in: PubMed

Ji C. Facilitated Removal of Blood Alcohol From Alcohol-Fed Animals by Nanocapsules of Alcohol Metabolizing Enzymes. Gastroenterology 142 (5): S-544. 2012. View in: PubMed

Zhang M, Zhao HM, Qin ZY, Qin R, Chen XH, Zhao YP, Zhang CM, Gao CL, Zhu C, Ji CB, Cao XG, Guo XR. Regulation of LYRM1 gene expression by free fatty acids, adipokines, and rosiglitazone in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Exp Diabetes Res. 2012; 2012:820989. View in: PubMed

Xu J, Lai KK, Verlinsky A, Lugea A, French SW, Cooper MP, Ji C, Tsukamoto H. Synergistic steatohepatitis by moderate obesity and alcohol in mice despite increased adiponectin and p-AMPK. J Hepatol. 2011 Sep; 55(3):673-82. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Kaplowitz N, Lau MY, Kao E, Petrovic LM, Lee AS. Liver-specific loss of glucose-regulated protein 78 perturbs the unfolded protein response and exacerbates a spectrum of liver diseases in mice. Hepatology. 2011 Jul; 54(1):229-39. View in: PubMed

Than TA, Lou H, Ji C, Win S, Kaplowitz N. Role of cAMP-responsive element-binding protein (CREB)-regulated transcription coactivator 3 (CRTC3) in the initiation of mitochondrial biogenesis and stress response in liver cells. J Biol Chem. 2011 Jun 24; 286(25):22047-54. View in: PubMed

Qin DN, Zhu JG, Ji CB. Monoclonal antibody to six transmembrane epithelial antigen of prostate-4 influences insulin sensitivity by attenuating phosphorylation of P13K (P85) and Akt: possible mitochondrial mechanism. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2011 Jun; 43(3):247-55. View in: PubMed

Cheng R, Qiu J, Zhou XY, Chen XH, Zhu C, Qin DN, Wang JW, Ni YH, Ji CB, Guo XR. Knockdown of STEAP4 inhibits insulin-stimulated glucose transport and GLUT4 translocation via attenuated phosphorylation of Akt, independent of the effects of EEA1. Mol Med Rep. 2011 May-Jun; 4(3):519-23. View in: PubMed

Dara L, Ji C, Kaplowitz N. The contribution of endoplasmic reticulum stress to liver diseases. Hepatology. 2011 May; 53(5):1752-63. View in: PubMed

Gao CL, Ni YH, Liu G, Chen XH, Ji CB, Qin DN, Kou CZ, Zhu C, Zhang CM, Xia ZK, Guo XR. UCP4 overexpression improves fatty acid oxidation and insulin sensitivity in L6 myocytes. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2011 Apr; 43(2):109-18. View in: PubMed

Huang J, Duan Q, Fan P, Ji C, Lv Y, Lin X, Qian L, Yu X. Clinical evaluation of targeted arterial infusion of verapamil in the interventional chemotherapy of primary hepatocellular carcinoma. Cell Biochem Biophys. 2011 Mar; 59(2):127-32. View in: PubMed

Loftus N, Barnes A, Ashton S, Michopoulos F, Theodoridis G, Wilson I, Ji C, Kaplowitz N. Metabonomic investigation of liver profiles of nonpolar metabolites obtained from alcohol-dosed rats and mice using high mass accuracy MSn analysis. J Proteome Res. 2011 Feb 4; 10(2):705-13. View in: PubMed

Song Y, Ji CY, Xing Y, Hu PJ, Chen TJ, Zhang L. [Study on the characteristics of sexual intercourse debut and its influencing factors among college students in 18 provinces in China]. Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2011 Feb; 32(2):134-7. View in: PubMed

Ji C. The Role of Altered SAME Metabolism in Alcohol-induced ER Stress and Liver Injury. ALCOHOL and ALCOHOLOISM, 46(s1):i22-i23. 2011. View in: PubMed

Cao XG, Kou CZ, Zhao YP, Gao CL, Zhu C, Zhang CM, Ji CB, Qin DN, Zhang M, Guo XR. Overexpression of LYRM1 induces mitochondrial impairment in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Mol Genet Metab. 2010 Dec; 101(4):395-9. View in: PubMed

Qin DN, Kou CZ, Ni YH, Zhang CM, Zhu JG, Zhu C, Wang YP, Zhu GZ, Shi C, Ji CB, Guo XR. Monoclonal antibody to the six-transmembrane epithelial antigen of prostate 4 promotes apoptosis and inhibits proliferation and glucose uptake in human adipocytes. Int J Mol Med. 2010 Dec; 26(6):803-11. View in: PubMed

Chen XH, Zhao YP, Xue M, Ji CB, Gao CL, Zhu JG, Qin DN, Kou CZ, Qin XH, Tong ML, Guo XR. TNF-alpha induces mitochondrial dysfunction in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2010 Oct 26; 328(1-2):63-9. View in: PubMed

Zhang CM, Zeng XQ, Zhang R, Ji CB, Tong ML, Chi X, Li XL, Dai JZ, Zhang M, Cui Y, Guo XR. Effects of NYGGF4 knockdown on insulin sensitivity and mitochondrial function in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2010 Oct; 42(5):433-9. View in: PubMed

Zhang CM, Zhang M, Zhu JG, Ji CB, Zhu C, Kou CZ, Qin DN, Tong ML, Guo XR. Short report: Tissue-specific expression profiles of the uncoupling protein family in normal control mice and genetically ob/ob mice. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2010 Jun; 42(3):255-9. View in: PubMed

Gao CL, Zhu C, Zhao YP, Chen XH, Ji CB, Zhang CM, Zhu JG, Xia ZK, Tong ML, Guo XR. Mitochondrial dysfunction is induced by high levels of glucose and free fatty acids in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2010 May 14; 320(1-2):25-33. View in: PubMed

Shinohara M, Ji C, Kaplowitz N. Differences in betaine-homocysteine methyltransferase expression, endoplasmic reticulum stress response, and liver injury between alcohol-fed mice and rats. Hepatology. 2010 Mar; 51(3):796-805. View in: PubMed

Ye K, Ji CB, Lu XW, Ni YH, Gao CL, Chen XH, Zhao YP, Gu GX, Guo XR. Resveratrol attenuates radiation damage in Caenorhabditis elegans by preventing oxidative stress. J Radiat Res. 2010; 51(4):473-9. View in: PubMed

Liu F, Qiu J, Zhang CM, Ji CB, Guo XR. [Resistin inhibits rat insulinoma cell RINm5F proliferation]. Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2010 Jan; 12(1):43-6. View in: PubMed

Ji C and Kaplowitz N. "ER Stress Signaling in Hepatic Injury". Signaling Pathways in Liver Diseases. 2010; Springer, New York 287-303. View in: PubMed

Zhu C, Ji CB, Zhang CM, Gao CL, Zhu JG, Qin DN, Kou CZ, Zhu GZ, Shi CM, Guo XR. The lin-4 gene controls fat accumulation and longevity in Caenorhabditis elegans. Int J Mol Sci. 2010; 11(12):4814-25. View in: PubMed

Gao CL, Zhu JG, Zhao YP, Chen XH, Ji CB, Zhang CM, Zhu C, Xia ZK, Peng YZ, Guo XR. Mitochondrial dysfunction is induced by the overexpression of UCP4 in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Int J Mol Med. 2010 Jan; 25(1):71-80. View in: PubMed

Chen XH, Zhao YP, Zhu C, Ji CB, Zhang CM, Zhu JG, Gao CL, Guo XR. [Regulative role of TNFalpha on STEAP4 gene in matured human adipocytes]. Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2009 Dec; 11(12):1008-11. View in: PubMed

Qiao YJ, Xing Y, Ji CY, Zhang L. [The prevalence of bullying behaviors among urban middle school students in 18 provinces, China]. Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2009 May; 30(5):444-7. View in: PubMed

Qiu J, Gao CL, Zhang M, Chen RH, Chi X, Liu F, Zhang CM, Ji CB, Chen XH, Zhao YP, Li XN, Tong ML, Ni YH, Guo XR. LYRM1, a novel gene promotes proliferation and inhibits apoptosis of preadipocytes. Eur J Endocrinol. 2009 Feb; 160(2):177-84. View in: PubMed

Qiu J, Ni YH, Chen RH, Ji CB, Liu F, Zhang CM, Gao CL, Chen XH, Tong ML, Chi X, Zhou XY, Guo XR. Gene expression profiles of adipose tissue of obese rats after central administration of neuropeptide Y-Y5 receptor antisense oligodeoxynucleotides by cDNA microarrays. Peptides. 2008 Nov; 29(11):2052-60. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Shinohara M, Vance D, Than TA, Ookhtens M, Chan C, Kaplowitz N. Effect of transgenic extrahepatic expression of betaine-homocysteine methyltransferase on alcohol or homocysteine-induced fatty liver. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2008 Jun; 32(6):1049-58. View in: PubMed

Zhao S, Xu C, Qian H, Lv L, Ji C, Chen C, Zhao X, Zheng D, Gu S, Xie Y, Mao Y. Cellular retinaldehyde-binding protein-like (CRALBPL), a novel human Sec14p-like gene that is upregulated in human hepatocellular carcinomas, may be used as a marker for human hepatocellular carcinomas. DNA Cell Biol. 2008 Mar; 27(3):159-63. View in: PubMed

Ji C. Dissection of endoplasmic reticulum stress signaling in alcoholic and non-alcoholic liver injury. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Mar; 23 Suppl 1:S16-24. View in: PubMed

Zhang HY, Han de W, Su AR, Zhang LT, Zhao ZF, Ji JQ, Li BH, Ji C. Intestinal endotoxemia plays a central role in development of hepatopulmonary syndrome in a cirrhotic rat model induced by multiple pathogenic factors. World J Gastroenterol. 2007 Dec 21; 13(47):6385-95. View in: PubMed

Kaplowitz N, Than TA, Shinohara M, Ji C. Endoplasmic reticulum stress and liver injury. Semin Liver Dis. 2007 Nov; 27(4):367-77. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Shinohara M, Kuhlenkamp J, Chan C, Kaplowitz N. Mechanisms of protection by the betaine-homocysteine methyltransferase/betaine system in HepG2 cells and primary mouse hepatocytes. Hepatology. 2007 Nov; 46(5):1586-96. View in: PubMed

Zhang HY, Han DW, Zhao ZF, Liu MS, Wu YJ, Chen XM, Ji C. Multiple pathogenic factor-induced complications of cirrhosis in rats: a new model of hepatopulmonary syndrome with intestinal endotoxemia. World J Gastroenterol. 2007 Jul 7; 13(25):3500-7. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Chan C, Kaplowitz N. Predominant role of sterol response element binding proteins (SREBP) lipogenic pathways in hepatic steatosis in the murine intragastric ethanol feeding model. J Hepatol. 2006 Nov; 45(5):717-24. View in: PubMed

Li YL, Ji CY, Lu SH, Suo LY, Chen TJ. [Genetic study on somatotype of child and adolescent twins in Han nationality]. Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2006 Nov; 40(6):433-6. View in: PubMed

Kaplowitz N, Ji C. Unfolding new mechanisms of alcoholic liver disease in the endoplasmic reticulum. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006 Oct; 21 Suppl 3:S7-9. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Kaplowitz N. ER stress: can the liver cope? J Hepatol. 2006 Aug; 45(2):321-33. View in: PubMed

Li YL, Ji CY, Lu SH, Suo LY, Bai JL, Yang XM, Wen XY, Wang W. [Genetic effects on physical growth items of child twins in Han nationality]. Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2005 Sep; 39(5):345-7. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Mehrian-Shai R, Chan C, Hsu YH, Kaplowitz N. Role of CHOP in hepatic apoptosis in the murine model of intragastric ethanol feeding. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2005 Aug; 29(8):1496-503. View in: PubMed

Li HJ, Ji CY, Yang YP, Wang Y. [Twin study of free insulin-like growth factor-1 on female pubertal development]. Wei Sheng Yan Jiu. 2005 Jan; 34(1):76-8. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Deng Q, Kaplowitz N. Role of TNF-alpha in ethanol-induced hyperhomocysteinemia and murine alcoholic liver injury. Hepatology. 2004 Aug; 40(2):442-51. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Kaplowitz N. Hyperhomocysteinemia, endoplasmic reticulum stress, and alcoholic liver injury. World J Gastroenterol. 2004 Jun 15; 10(12):1699-708. View in: PubMed

Matsumaru K, Ji C, Kaplowitz N. Mechanisms for sensitization to TNF-induced apoptosis by acute glutathione depletion in murine hepatocytes. Hepatology. 2003 Jun; 37(6):1425-34. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Kaplowitz N. Betaine decreases hyperhomocysteinemia, endoplasmic reticulum stress, and liver injury in alcohol-fed mice. Gastroenterology. 2003 May; 124(5):1488-99. View in: PubMed

Guo L, Ji C, Gu S, Ying K, Cheng H, Ni X, Liu J, Xie Y, Mao Y. Molecular cloning and characterization of a novel human kinase gene, PDIK1L. J Genet. 2003 Apr-Aug; 82(1-2):27-32. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Norton RA, Wicklow DT, Dowd PF. Isoform patterns of chitinase and beta-1,3-glucanase in maturing corn kernels (Zea mays L. ) associated with Aspergillus flavus milk stage infection. J Agric Food Chem. 2000 Feb; 48(2):507-11. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Smith-Becker J, Keen NT. Genetics of plant-pathogen interactions Curr Opin Biotechnol. 1998 Apr 1; 9(2):202-7. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Boyd C, Slaymaker D, Okinaka Y, Takeuchi Y, Midland SL, Sims JJ, Herman E, Keen N. Characterization of a 34-kDa soybean binding protein for the syringolide elicitors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998 Mar 17; 95(6):3306-11. View in: PubMed

Tsurushima T, Ji C, Okinaka Y, Takeuchi Y, Sims JJ, Midland SL, Yoshikawa M, Yamaoka N, Keen NT. Syringolide Derivatives for Receptor Studies. Molecular Genetics of Host-Specific Toxins. 13:139-140. 1998. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Okinaka Y, Takeuchi Y, Tsurushima T, Buzzell RI, Sims JJ, Midland SL, Slaymaker D, Yoshikawa M, Yamaoka N, Keen NT. Specific Binding of the Syringolide Elicitors to a Soluble Protein Fraction from Soybean Leaves. Plant Cell. 1997 Aug; 9(8):1425-1433. View in: PubMed

Ji C and Kuc J. Non-host resistance to Colletotrichum lagenarium in pumpkin and squash is not primarily associated with beta-1, 3-glucanase and chitinase activities. Physiological and Molecular Pathology. 1997; 50:361-370. View in: PubMed

Strobel NE, Ji C, Gopalan S, He SY, Kuc JA. Induction of systemic acquired resistance in cucumber by Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae 61 HrpZPss protein. Plant J 9:431-439. 1996. View in: PubMed

Ji C and Kuc J. Antifungal activity of cucumber ß 1-3 glucanase and chitinase. Physiol. Mol. Plant Pathol. , 49: 257-265. 1996. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Kuc J. Purification and characterization of an acidic beta-1,3-glucanase from cucumber and its relationship to systemic disease resistance induced by Colletotrichum lagenarium and tobacco necrosis virus. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 1995 Nov-Dec; 8(6):899-905. View in: PubMed

Beckman JK, Bagheri F, Ji C, Blair IA, Marnett LJ. Phospholipid peroxidation in tumor promoter-exposed mouse skin. Carcinogenesis. 1994 Dec; 15(12):2937-44. View in: PubMed

Massoud TF, Guglielmi G, Ji C, Viñuela F, Duckwiler GR. Experimental saccular aneurysms. I. Review of surgically-constructed models and their laboratory applications. Neuroradiology. 1994 Oct; 36(7):537-46. View in: PubMed

Massoud TF, Ji C, Viñuela F, Guglielmi G, Robert J, Duckwiler GR, Gobin YP. An experimental arteriovenous malformation model in swine: anatomic basis and construction technique. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1994 Sep; 15(8):1537-45. View in: PubMed

Lecomte M, Laneuville O, Ji C, DeWitt DL, Smith WL. Acetylation of human prostaglandin endoperoxide synthase-2 (cyclooxygenase-2) by aspirin. J Biol Chem. 1994 May 6; 269(18):13207-15. View in: PubMed

Liu B, Marnett LJ, Chaudhary A, Ji C, Blair IA, Johnson CR, Diglio CA, Honn KV. Biosynthesis of 12(S)-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid by B16 amelanotic melanoma cells is a determinant of their metastatic potential. Lab Invest. 1994 Mar; 70(3):314-23. View in: PubMed

Cardoso WV, Stewart LG, Pinkerton KE, Ji C, Hook GE, Singh G, Katyal SL, Thurlbeck WM, Plopper CG. Secretory product expression during Clara cell differentiation in the rabbit and rat. Am J Physiol. 1993 Jun; 264(6 Pt 1):L543-52. View in: PubMed

Zhang Y, Li Y, Tang X, Ji C, Chen L. [The effect of stimulating the auricular liver-gall point on the size of gallbladder of the rabbit]. Zhen Ci Yan Jiu. 1993; 18(1):73-4. View in: PubMed

Ji CH. [Rapid detection of bacteroides gingivalis with indirect immunofluorescence in periodontal pocket]. Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 1991 Nov; 26(6):354-6. View in: PubMed

Mirvish SS, Huang Q, Ji C, Wang S, Park SS, Gelboin HV. Positional specificity for methyl-n-amylnitrosamine hydroxylation by cytochrome P-450 isozymes determined with monoclonal antibodies. Cancer Res. 1991 Feb 15; 51(4):1059-64. View in: PubMed

Zhou JL, Ji C, Li HQ, Ge XY, Li DT, Zhu, ZY. Treatment of organic wastewater with Anaerobic Buffled Reactor (ABR). J. of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 25(5): 101-105. 1991. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Li HQ, Zhu ZY, Li DT, Zhou JL, Zhu ZY. On water treatment strategies in China. Shanghai Environmental Sciences, 11: 1-10. 1990. View in: PubMed

Li HQ, Zhu ZY, Li DT, Zhou JL, Ji C, Huo YL. Effects of intermittent cycle (IC) system on phosphor removal in wastewater. Shanghai Environmental Sciences, 12: 1-6. 1990. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Wang CX, Yu SW. Measurement of Cold Resistance of Aquatic Plants and Study on Its Characteristics. Acta Ecologica Sinica 10(3): 249-254. 1990. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Mirvish SS, Nickols J, Ishizaki H, Lee MJ, Yang CS. Formation of hydroxy derivatives, aldehydes, and nitrite from N-nitrosomethyl-n-amylamine by rat liver microsomes and by purified cytochrome P-450 IIB1. Cancer Res. 1989 Oct 1; 49(19):5299-304. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Wang CX, Yu SW. The Correlation between Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) Activity and Cold Resistance of Water Hyacinth. Pl Physiology Sinica 41(2): 133-137. 1989. View in: PubMed

Ji C, Wang CX, Yu SW. Role of Reactive Oxygen Species in Cold Resistance of Water Hyacinth. Pl Physiology Sinica 41(5): 112-118. 1989. View in: PubMed

Feng WS, Ji C, Cheng ZD. [Determination of chlorogenic acid in various processed samples of Lonicera japonica Thunb]. Zhong Yao Tong Bao. 1987 Nov; 12(11):18-9, 62. View in: PubMed

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