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    • Roles of interleukin-1 beta in glutamate-induced spinal cord injury 

      Song Liu (2006-11-15)
      Glutamate release contributes to the impairments caused by spinal cord injury (SCI). This study addresses the mechanisms of glutamate toxicity involving activation of interleukin-1â (IL-1â). To assess the effects of glutamate ...
    • STAT3-protein interactions in IL-6/gp130 signaling 

      TIEYING HOU (2008-08-20)
      The Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3 (STAT3) is a central transcription factor downstream of IL-6/gp130 signaling. This thesis investigates how STAT3 regulates IL-6 signal transduction by interacting with ...