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  • Diabetes
  • Pathophysiology
  • Diabetic Complications
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Renal Fibrosis
  • Diabetic Vascular Disease
  • Cell Division Autoantigen 1 (CDA1)
  • Transforming Growth Factor-beta (TGF-β)

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Projects 2017 2019

Research Output 1997 2016

Diabetes and aortic aneurysm

Golledge, J., Cooper, M. E. & Chai, Z-L. 2016 In : Angiology. 67, 6, p. 510-512 3 p.

Research output: Other - peer-reviewEditorial

Genetic deletion of cell division autoantigen 1 retards diabetes-associated renal injury

Chai, Z-L., Dai, A., Tu, Y., Li, J., Wu, T., Wang, Y., Hale, L. J., Koentgen, F., Thomas, M. C. & Cooper, M. E. 2013 In : Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 24, 11, p. 1782-1792 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

The Modified Selenenyl Amide, M-hydroxy Ebselen, Attenuates Diabetic Nephropathy and Diabetes-Associated Atherosclerosis in ApoE/GPx1 Double Knockout Mice

Tan, S. M., Sharma, A., Yuen, D. Y. C., Stefanovic, N., Krippner, G., Mugesh, G., Chai, Z. & de Haan, J. B. 16 Jul 2013 In : PLoS ONE. 8, 7, e69193

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access

Cell division autoantigen 1 enhances signaling and the profibrotic effects of transforming growth factor-beta in diabetic nephropathy

Tu, Y., Wu, T., Dai, A., Pham, Y., Chew, P., de Haan, J., Wang, Y., Toh, B-H., Zhu, H., Cao, Z., Cooper, M. & Chai, Z. 2011 In : Kidney International. 79, 2, p. 199 - 209 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cell division autoantigen 1 plays a profibrotic role by modulating downstream signalling of TGF-? in a murine diabetic model of atherosclerosis

Pham, Y., Tu, Y., Wu, T., Allen, T. J., Calkin, A., Watson, A. M., Li, J., Jandeleit-Dahm, K. A., Toh, B-H., Cao, Z. M., Cooper, M. E. & Chai, Z. 2010 In : Diabetologia. 53, 1, p. 170 - 179 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle