Overexpression of HMGB1 A-box reduced lipopolysaccharide-induced intestinal inflammation via HMGB1/TLR4 signaling in vitro
Fu-Cai Wang, Jing-Xuan Pei, Dong-Sheng Liu, Hui-Fang Xiong, Xiao-Qun Liu, Yong Xie, Department of Gastroenterology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, Gastroenterology Institute of Jiangxi Province, Key Laboratory of Digestive Diseases of Jiangxi Province, Nanchang 330006, Jiangxi Province, China
Fu-Cai Wang, Dong-Jia Lin, Department of Immunology, Medical College of Nanchang University, Nanchang 330006, Jiangxi Province, China
Jun Zhu, Department of Pathophysiology, Medical College of Nanchang University, 461 Bayi Road, Nanchang 330006, Jiangxi Province, China
Nan-Jin Zhou, Institute of Immunology and Biological Therapy, Jiangxi Academy of Medical Sciences, Nanchang 330006, Jiangxi Province, China
Author contributions: Wang FC, Pei JX and Zhu J contributed equally to this work; Zhou NJ and Xie Y designed and coordinated the research; Wang FC and Pei JX performed the majority of the experiments; Wang FC, Pei JX and Xie Y analyzed the data; Liu DS and Xiong HF contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools; Wang FC, Pei JX, Zhu J, Liu XQ, Lin DJ and Xie Y wrote the paper.
Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81160056; and the Youth Science Foundation of Jiangxi Provincial, China, No. 20132BAB215017.
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Correspondence to: Yong Xie, PhD, Professor, Chief Physician, Department of Gastroenterology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, Gastroenterology Institute of Jiangxi Province, Key Laboratory of Digestive Diseases of Jiangxi Province, No. 17 Yongwaizheng Street, Nanchang 330006, Jiangxi Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: December 5, 2014
Peer-review started: December 6, 2014
First decision: December 22, 2014
Revised: January 12, 2015
Accepted: March 19, 2015
Article in press: March 19, 2015
Published online: July 7, 2015