U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Email: mc235d@nih.gov

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  • Ph.D.University of Alabama1991

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  • Molecular Biology/Biochemistry
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A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Chen H, Rao H, He P, Qiao Y, Wang F, Liu H, Cai M, Yao J. Potential toxicity of amphenicol antibiotic: binding of chloramphenicol to human serum albumin. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2014 Jun 1; 21 (2014 Jun 1; 19; 21):11340-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chen K, Zhu C, Cai M, Fu D, Cheng B, Cai Z, Li G, Liu J. Integrative metabolome and transcriptome profiling reveals discordant glycolysis process between osteosarcoma and normal osteoblastic cells. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2014 Jun 12; 140 (140; 10; 2014 Jun 12):1715-21. [Full Text/Abstract]
Li M, Cui W, Mo C, Wang J, Zhao Z, Cai M. Cloning, expression, purification, antiserum preparation and its characteristics of the truncated UL6 protein of herpes simplex virus 1. Mol Biol Rep. 2014 Sep; 41 (41; 9; 2014 Sep):5997-6002. [Full Text/Abstract]
Cai M, Chen X, Wei X, Pan S, Zhao Y, Jin M. Dispersive solid-phase extraction followed by high-performance liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry for the determination of ricinine in cooking oil. Food Chem. 2014 Sep 1; 158 (158; 2014 Sep 1):459-65. [Full Text/Abstract]
Wang Z, Cheng L, Kai Z, Wu F, Liu Z, Cai M. Molecular modeling studies of atorvastatin analogues as HMGR inhibitors using 3D-QSAR, molecular docking and molecular dynamics simulations. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2014 Aug 15; 24 (2014 Aug 15; 16; 24):3869-76. [Full Text/Abstract]
Konno Y, Dong P, Xiong Y, Suzuki F, Lu J, Cai M, Watari H, Mitamura T, Hosaka M, Hanley SJ, Kudo M, Sakuragi N. MicroRNA-101 targets EZH2, MCL-1 and FOS to suppress proliferation, invasion and stem cell-like phenotype of aggressive endometrial cancer cells. Oncotarget. 2014 Aug 15; 5 (2014 Aug 15; 15; 5):6049-62. [Full Text/Abstract]
Shen H, Cai M, Zhao S, Wang H, Li M, Yao S, Jiang N. CYR61 overexpression associated with the development and poor prognosis of ovarian carcinoma. Med Oncol. 2014 Aug; 31 (8; 2014 Aug; 31):117. [Full Text/Abstract]
Wang Y, Gao J, Guo X, Tong T, Shi X, Li L, Qi M, Wang Y, Cai M, Jiang J, Xu C, Ji H, Wang H. Regulation of EGFR nanocluster formation by ionic protein-lipid interaction. Cell Res. 2014 Aug; 24 (8; 2014 Aug; 24):959-76. [Full Text/Abstract]
Smurnyy Y, Cai M, Wu H, McWhinnie E, Tallarico JA, Yang Y, Feng Y. DNA sequencing and CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing for target validation in mammalian cells. Nat Chem Biol. 2014 Aug; 10 (8; 2014 Aug; 10):623-5. [Full Text/Abstract]
Liu P, Shi H, Huang C, Shu H, Liu R, Yang Y, Gong J, Yang Y, Cai M. Association of LEP A19G polymorphism with cancer risk: a systematic review and pooled analysis. Tumour Biol. 2014 May 21; 35 (8; 35; 2014 May 21):8133-41. [Full Text/Abstract]
Huang J, Cai M, Long Q, Liu L, Lin Q, Jiang L, Chen S, Wan J. OsLOX2, a rice type I lipoxygenase, confers opposite effects on seed germination and longevity. Transgenic Res. 2014 Aug; 23 (23; 2014 Aug; 4):643-55. [Full Text/Abstract]
Cai MJ, Li XR, Pei XY, Liu W, Wang JX, Zhao XF. Heat shock protein 90 maintains the stability and function of transcription factor Broad Z7 by interacting with its Broad-Complex-Tramtrack-Bric-a-brac domain. Insect Mol Biol. [Full Text/Abstract]
Qian G, Ran X, Zhou CX, Deng DQ, Zhang PL, Guo Y, Luo JH, Zhou XH, Xie H, Cai M. Systemic lupus erythematosus patients in the low-latitude plateau of China: altitudinal influences. Lupus. 2014 Jul 24; 23 (14; 23; 2014 Jul 24):1537-45. [Full Text/Abstract]
Liu G, Cai M, Wang X, Zhou F, Liu W. Core-shell-corona structured polyelectrolyte brushes-grafting magnetic nanoparticles for water harvesting. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2014 Jul 23; 6 (6; 14; 2014 Jul 23):11625-32. [Full Text/Abstract]
Tian XP, Qian D, He LR, Huang H, Mai SJ, Li CP, Huang XX, Cai MY, Liao YJ, Kung HF, Zeng YX, Xie D. The telomere/telomerase binding factor PinX1 regulates paclitaxel sensitivity depending on spindle assembly checkpoint in human cervical squamous cell carcinomas. Cancer Lett. [Full Text/Abstract]
Shen H, Cai M, Zhao S, Wang H, Li M, Yao S, Jiang N. Overexpression of RFC3 is correlated with ovarian tumor development and poor prognosis. Tumour Biol. 2014 Jul 17; 35 (2014 Jul 17; 35; 10):10259-66. [Full Text/Abstract]
Xie BS, Lv XL, Cai M, Tang YQ, Wang YN, Cui HL, Liu XY, Tan Y, Wu XL. Seohaeicola nanhaiensis sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from the benthic sediment of South China Sea. Curr Microbiol. 2014 Jul 16; 69 (69; 6; 2014 Jul 16):802-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
Ye J, Yang Z, Li C, Cai M, Zhou D, Zhang Q, Wei Y, Wang T, Liu Y. NF-κB signaling and vesicle transport are correlated with the reactivation of the memory trace of morphine dependence. Diagn Pathol. 2014 Jul 10; 9 (9; 2014 Jul 10):142. [Full Text/Abstract]
Cai MY, Zhou PH, Yao LQ, Zhu BQ, Liang L, Li QL. Thoracic CT after peroral endoscopic myotomy for the treatment of achalasia. Gastrointest Endosc. [Full Text/Abstract]
Rim YS, Chen H, Kou X, Duan HS, Zhou H, Cai M, Kim HJ, Yang Y. Boost up mobility of solution-processed metal oxide thin-film transistors via confining structure on electron pathways. Adv Mater. 2014 Jul 2; 26 (25; 2014 Jul 2; 26):4273-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
Zhou W, Cai M, Na K, Shen C, Zhang X, Zhou X, Zhao W, Zhang Y. pH-Dependent accumulation of anticancer compound on mycelia in fermentation of marine fungus. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2014 Jul; 41 (7; 41; 2014 Jul):1169-73. [Full Text/Abstract]
Yu Z, Cai M, Hu W, Zhang Y, Zhou J, Zhou X, Zhang Y. A cyclin-like protein, ClgA, regulates development in Aspergillus nidulans. Res Microbiol. 2014 Jul-Aug; 165 (165; 6; 2014 Jul-Aug):462-7. [Full Text/Abstract]
Weng K, Zhang J, Mei X, Wu A, Zhang B, Cai M, Zheng Y, Ke Z. Lower number of plasmacytoid dendritic cells in peripheral blood of children with bronchiolitis following respiratory syncytial virus infection. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2014 Jul; 8 (8; 4; 2014 Jul):469-73. [Full Text/Abstract]
Zhu K, Chen J, Lai L, Meng X, Zhou B, Huang W, Cai M, Shan H. Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Portal Vein Tumor Thrombus: Treatment with Transarterial Chemoembolization Combined with Sorafenib-A Retrospective Controlled Study. Radiology. 2014 Jul; 272 (2014 Jul; 272; 1):131946. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chen MK, Cai MY, Luo RZ, Tian X, Liao QM, Zhang XY, Han JD. Overexpression of p300 correlates with poor prognosis in patients with cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Br J Dermatol. [Full Text/Abstract]
Cai M, Outlaw RA, Quinlan RA, Premathilake D, Butler SM, Miller JR. Fast Response, Vertically Oriented Graphene Nanosheet Electric Double Layer Capacitors Synthesized from C2H2.. ACS Nano. 2014 Jun 24; 8 (6; 8; 2014 Jun 24):5873-82. [Full Text/Abstract]
Wu X, Tan J, Cai M, Liu X. Molecular cloning, characterization, and expression analysis of a heat shock protein (HSP) 70 gene from Paphia undulata. Gene. 2014 Jun 15; 543 (2014 Jun 15; 2; 543):275-85. [Full Text/Abstract]
Wang K, Ahmad S, Cai M, Rennie J, Fujisawa T, Crispi F, Baily J, Miller MR, Cudmore M, Hadoke PW, Wang R, Gratacós E, Buhimschi IA, Buhimschi CS, Ahmed A. Response to Letter Regarding Article, "Dysregulation of Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Producing Enzyme Cystathionine γ-lyase (CSE) Contributes to Maternal Hypertension and Placental Abnormalities in Preeclampsia". Circulation. 2014 Jun 3; 129 (129; 22; 2014 Jun 3):e517-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
Xu L, Cai M, Shi BY, Li ZL, Li X, Jin HL. A prospective analysis of the effects of enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium and mycophenolate mofetil co-medicated with a proton pump inhibitor in kidney transplant recipients at a single institute in China. Transplant Proc. 2014 Jun; 46 (46; 5; 2014 Jun):1362-5. [Full Text/Abstract]
He F, Wu HN, Cai MY, Li CP, Zhang X, Wan Q, Tang SB, Cheng JD. Inhibition of ovarian cancer cell proliferation by Pien Tze Huang via the AKT-mTOR pathway. Oncol Lett. 7 (6; 7):2047-2052. [Full Text/Abstract]
Bai J, Chen J, Ma M, Cai M, Xu F, Wang G, Tao K, Shuai X. Inhibiting Enhancer of Zeste Homolog 2 Promotes Cellular Senescence in Gastric Cancer Cells SGC-7901 by Activation of p21 and p16. DNA Cell Biol. 2014 Jun; 33 (6; 33; 2014 Jun):337-44. [Full Text/Abstract]
Bai J, Ma M, Cai M, Xu F, Chen J, Wang G, Shuai X, Tao K. Inhibition enhancer of zeste homologue 2 promotes senescence and apoptosis induced by doxorubicin in p53 mutant gastric cancer cells. Cell Prolif. 2014 Jun; 47 (3; 2014 Jun; 47):211-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
Yang Y, Ni W, Cai M, Tang L, Wei W. The renoprotective effects of berberine via the EP4-Gαs-cAMP signaling pathway in different stages of diabetes in rats. J Recept Signal Transduct Res. 2014 May 22; 34 (2014 May 22; 6; 34):1-11. [Full Text/Abstract]
Cai M, Zhang Y, Hu W, Shen W, Yu Z, Zhou W, Jiang T, Zhou X, Zhang Y. Genetically shaping morphology of the filamentous fungus Aspergillus glaucus for production of antitumor polyketide aspergiolide A. Microb Cell Fact. 2014 May 20; 13 (2014 May 20; 13; 1):73. [Full Text/Abstract]
Ma PF, Jiang J, Gao C, Cheng PP, Li JL, Huang X, Lin YY, Li Q, Peng YZ, Cai MC, Shao W, Zhu Q, Han S, Qin Q, Xia JJ, Qi ZQ. Immunosuppressive effect of compound K on islet transplantation in a STZ-induced diabetic mouse model. Diabetes. [Full Text/Abstract]
Li BW, Cai MC, Zhang H, Panfilov AV, Dierckx H. Chiral selection and frequency response of spiral waves in reaction-diffusion systems under a chiral electric field. J Chem Phys. 140 (140; 18):184901. [Full Text/Abstract]
Yang M, Pan L, Cai MJ, Ma LT, Xu GZ, Li J, Chen G, Wu J, Huang SY, Wen YX. Spontaneous arteriovenous fistula of the superficial temporal artery: Diagnosis and treatment. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 123C (123C):18-24. [Full Text/Abstract]
Cai MQ, Wei XQ, Du CH, Ma XM, Jin MC. Novel amphiphilic polymeric ionic liquid-solid phase micro-extraction membrane for the preconcentration of aniline as degradation product of azo dye Orange G under sonication by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. J Chromatogr A. [Full Text/Abstract]
Liu G, Cai M, Zhou F, Liu W. Charged Polymer Brushes-Grafted Hollow Silica Nanoparticles as a Novel Promising Material for Simultaneous Joint Lubrication and Treatment. J Phys Chem B. 2014 May 8; 118 (118; 2014 May 8; 18):4920-31. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chen JW, Xie JD, Ling YH, Li P, Yan SM, Xi SY, Luo RZ, Yun JP, Xie D, Cai MY. The prognostic effect of perineural invasion in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. BMC Cancer. 14 (14; 1):313. [Full Text/Abstract]
Mao F, Pan Y, Li Z, Cai M, Shen-Tu Y. [High Risk Indication of Postoperative Chemotherapy 
in Early Stage Non-small Cell Lung Cancer]. Zhongguo Fei Ai Za Zhi. 2014 May; 17 (17; 2014 May; 5):411-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
Cai M, Zhu M, Ban C, Su J, Ye Q, Liu Y, Zhao W, Wang C, Dai H. Clinical features and outcomes of 210 patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Chin Med J (Engl). 2014 May; 127 (127; 2014 May; 10):1868-73. [Full Text/Abstract]
Cai M, Lu X, Yang D, Cheng H, Shen G. Application of a Novel Intraorally Customized Transport Distraction Device in the Reconstruction of Segmental Mandibular Defect. J Craniofac Surg. 2014 May; 25 (25; 2014 May; 3):1015-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
Gao J, Hu Z, Liu J, Liu D, Wang Y, Cai M, Zhang D, Tan M, Lin B. Expression of CD147 and Lewis y antigen in ovarian cancer and their relationship to drug resistance. Med Oncol. 2014 May; 31 (2014 May; 5; 31):920. [Full Text/Abstract]
Liu W, Cai MJ, Wang JX, Zhao XF. In a nongenomic action, steroid hormone 20-hydroxyecdysone induces phosphorylation of cyclin-dependent kinase 10 to promote gene transcription. Endocrinology. 155 (155; 5):1738-50. [Full Text/Abstract]
Yu W, Jiang X, Cai M, Zhao W, Ye D, Zhou Y, Zhu C, Zhang X, Lu X, Zhang Z. A novel electrospun nerve conduit enhanced by carbon nanotubes for peripheral nerve regeneration. Nanotechnology. 2014 Apr 25; 25 (25; 16; 2014 Apr 25):165102. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hao W, Jiang Y, Cai M. Synthesis of Indolyl Imidazole Derivatives via Base-Promoted Tandem Reaction of N-[2-(1-Alkynyl)phenyl]carbodiimides with Isocyanides. J Org Chem. 2014 Apr 18; 79 (2014 Apr 18; 8; 79):3634-40. [Full Text/Abstract]
Liu W, Cai MJ, Zheng CC, Wang JX, Zhao XF. Phospholipase C Gamma 1 Connects the Cell Membrane Pathway to the Nuclear Receptor Pathway in Insect Steroid Hormone Signaling. J Biol Chem. [Full Text/Abstract]
Cai M, Zhu K, Qiu Y, Liu X, Chen Y, Luo X. pH and redox-responsive mixed micelles for enhanced intracellular drug release. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2014 Apr 1; 116 (2014 Apr 1; 116):424-31. [Full Text/Abstract]
Zhou N, Cui Z, Yang S, Han X, Chen G, Zhou Z, Zhai C, Ma M, Li L, Cai M, Li Y, Ao L, Shu W, Liu J, Cao J. Air pollution and decreased semen quality: a comparative study of Chongqing urban and rural areas. Environ Pollut. 2014 Apr; 187 (2014 Apr; 187):145-52. [Full Text/Abstract]