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    1. Medicine

    Hammerhead-type FXR agonists induce an enhancer RNA Fincor that ameliorates nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in mice

    Jinjing Chen, Ruoyu Wang ... Jongsook Kemper
    Pharmacological activation of farnesoid X (FXR) receptor by hammerhead-type agonists induces a novel enhancer RNA, termed Fincor, contributing to the amelioration of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in mice.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Medicine

    Chemotherapy activates inflammasomes to cause inflammation-associated bone loss

    Chun Wang, Khushpreet Kaur ... Gabriel Mbalaviele
    Inflammasome-mediated inflammation is critically involved in bone loss caused by doxorubicin.
    1. Medicine

    Senescence of endplate osteoclasts induces sensory innervation and spinal pain

    Dayu Pan, Kheiria Gamal Benkato ... Xu Cao
    1. Biochemistry and Chemical Biology
    2. Medicine

    Bone canonical Wnt signaling is downregulated in type 2 diabetes and associates with higher advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) content and reduced bone strength

    Giulia Leanza, Francesca Cannata ... Nicola Napoli
    In individuals with type 2 diabetes, downregulation of bone canonical Wnt signaling is linked to higher levels of advanced glycation end-products within the bone, contributing to lower bone strength.
    1. Medicine

    Current perspectives on the multiple roles of osteoclasts: Mechanisms of osteoclast–osteoblast communication and potential clinical implications

    Valentina Daponte, Katrin Henke, Hicham Drissi
    A comprehensive review focusing on the role of osteoclasts as active regulators of bone homeostasis by influencing osteoblast function explores the currently known mechanisms and coupling factors involved in osteoclast–osteoblast communication and their potential as treatments for bone diseases.
    1. Medicine

    Activating SRC/MAPK signaling via 5-HT1A receptor contributes to the effect of vilazodone on improving thrombocytopenia

    Ling Zhou, Chengyang Ni ... Jianming Wu
    Vilazodone could bind to the 5-Hydroxtrayptamine receptor 1A receptor and further regulate the SRC/MAPK signaling pathway to facilitate megakaryocyte differentiation and platelet production.

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