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B(a)P adduct levels and fertility: A cross‑sectional study in a Sicilian population

Gea Oliveri Conti, Aldo Eugenio Calogero, Filippo Giacone, Maria Fiore, Martina Barchitta, Antonella Agodi, Margherita Ferrante

Published online on: Monday, March 27, 2017
Open Access

The role of miR‑370 in fibrosis after myocardial infarction

Hui Yuan, Jie Gao

Published online on: Monday, March 27, 2017

Paeoniflorin attenuates the neuroinflammatory response in a rat model of chronic constriction injury

Jianyu Zhou, Jingxia Wang, Wei Li, Chenglong Wang, Li Wu, Jianjun Zhang

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Extracellular matrix metabolism disorder induced by mechanical strain on human parametrial ligament fibroblasts

Jie Min, Bingshu Li, Cheng Liu, Wenjun Guo, Shasha Hong, Jianming Tang, Li Hong

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Role of tropomyosin in silkworm allergy

Kyoung Yong Jeong, In‑Soo Han, June Yong Lee, Kyung Hee Park, Jae‑Hyun Lee, Jung‑Won Park

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

New insights on ‘old’ toxicants in occupational toxicology (Review)

Chiara Costa, Edoardo Miozzi, Michele Teodoro, Giusi Briguglio, Venerando Rapisarda, Concettina Fenga

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Hypothalamo‑hypophysial system in rats with autotransplantation of the adrenal cortex

Nae Takizawa, Susumu Tanaka, Souichi Oe, Taro Koike, Tadashi Matsuda, Hisao Yamada

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Heavy metal content and molecular species identification in canned tuna: Insights into human food safety

Anna Maria Pappalardo, Chiara Copat, Venera Ferrito, Alfina Grasso, Margherita Ferrante

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017
Open Access

Health risk assessment of environmental selenium: Emerging evidence and challenges (Review)

Marco Vinceti, Tommaso Filippini, Silvia Cilloni, Annalisa Bargellini, Anna Valeria Vergoni, Aristides Tsatsakis, Margherita Ferrante

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017
Open Access

The risk of HCV infection among health-care workers and its association with extrahepatic manifestations (Review)

Adriana Garozzo, Luca Falzone, Venerando Rapisarda, Andrea Marconi, Diana Cinà, Concettina Fenga, Demetrios A. Spandidos, Massimo Libra

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Determinants of serum manganese levels in an Italian population

Tommaso Filippini, Bernhard Michalke, Peter Grill, Carlotta Malagoli, Marcella Malavolti, Luciano Vescovi, Sabina Sieri, Vittorio Krogh, Andrea Cherubini, Giuseppe Maffeis, Roberto Lucchini, Margherita Ferrante, Marco Vinceti

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Occupational exposure to Mount Etna's basaltic dust: Assessment of mutagenic and cytotoxic effects

Caterina Ledda, Salvatore Cocuzza, Monica Salerno, Paola Senia, Serena Matera, Venerando Rapisarda, Carla Loreto

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Immunological effects of occupational exposure to lead (Review)

Concettina Fenga, Silvia Gangemi, Valentina Di Salvatore, Luca Falzone, Massimo Libra

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Lead exposure and plasma mRNA expression in ERBB2 gene

Margherita Ferrante, Caterina Ledda, Gea Oliveri Conti, Maria Fiore, Venerando Rapisarda, Chiara Copat, Giuseppe Sole, Nivea Terzo, Salvatore Travali

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Epigenetic alterations and occupational exposure to benzene, fibers, and heavy metals associated with tumor development (Review)

Rossella Salemi, Andrea Marconi, Valentina Di Salvatore, Sabrina Franco, Venerando Rapisarda, Massimo Libra

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Immunomodulatory effects in workers exposed to naturally occurring asbestos fibers

Caterina Ledda, Chiara Costa, Serena Matera, Beatrice Puglisi, Valentina Costanzo, Massimo Bracci, Concettina Fenga, Venerando Rapisarda, Carla Loreto

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Absence of t(14;18) chromosome translocation in agricultural workers after short-term exposure to pesticides

Venerando Rapisarda, Caterina Ledda, Serena Matera, Lucrezia Fago, Giorgio Arrabito, Luca Falzone, Andrea Marconi, Massimo Libra, Carla Loreto

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Iron and Parkinson's disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Giovanni Mostile, Calogero Edoardo Cicero, Loretta Giuliano, Mario Zappia, Alessandra Nicoletti

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

The effects of air pollutants on the mortality rate of lung cancer and leukemia

Mansooreh Dehghani, Laila Keshtgar, Mohammad Reza Javaheri, Zahra Derakhshan, Gea Oliveri Conti, Pietro Zuccarello, Margherita Ferrante

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Toenail selenium as an indicator of environmental exposure: A cross-sectional study

Tommaso Filippini, Angela Ferrari, Bernhard Michalke, Peter Grill, Luciano Vescovi, Chiara Salvia, Carlotta Malagoli, Marcella Malavolti, Sabina Sieri, Vittorio Krogh, Annalisa Bargellini, Antonio Martino, Margherita Ferrante, Marco Vinceti

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Kidney and heavy metals - The role of environmental exposure (Review)

Paolo Lentini, Luca Zanoli, Antonio Granata, Salvatore Santo Signorelli, Pietro Castellino, Roberto Dell'Aquila

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Sclerostin is a possible candidate marker of arterial stiffness: Results from a cohort study in Catania

Agostino Gaudio, Valerio Fiore, Rosario Rapisarda, Maria Helga Sidoti, Anastasia Xourafa, Antonino Catalano, Giovanni Tringali, Luca Zanoli, Salvatore Santo Signorelli, Carmelo Erio Fiore

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

A systematic review of arterial stiffness, wave reflection and air pollution

Luca Zanoli, Paolo Lentini, Antonio Granata, Agostino Gaudio, Pasquale Fatuzzo, Leonardo Serafino, Stefania Rastelli, Valerio Fiore, Ambra D'Anca, Salvatore Santo Signorelli, Pietro Castellino

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017
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Clinical significance of sCD163 and its possible role in asthma (Review)

Yue Zhi, Peng Gao, Xiuqin Xin, Wei Li, Lei Ji, Lin Zhang, Xueyang Zhang, Jie Zhang

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Transition and heavy metals compared to oxidative parameter balance in patients with deep vein thrombosis: A case-control study

Margherita Ferrante, Maria Fiore, Gea Oliveri Conti, Valerio Fiore, Alfina Grasso, Chiara Copat, Salvatore Santo Signorelli

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Deep vein thrombosis related to environment (Review)

Salvatore Santo Signorelli, Margherita Ferrante, Agostino Gaudio, Valerio Fiore

Published online on: Friday, March 24, 2017

Inhibition of farnesyl pyrophosphate synthase attenuates high glucose‑induced vascular smooth muscle cells proliferation

Guo‑Ping Chen, Xiao‑Qin Zhang, Tao Wu, Jie Han, Dan Ye

Published online on: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Chronological changes in the expression of phosphorylated tau and 5‑AMP‑activated protein kinase in the brain of senescence‑accelerated P8 mice

Hak‑Su Kim, Sohee Moon, Sujin Kim, Min‑Jae Lee, Min Hwa Suk, Dong‑Ho Park, Dong Wun Shin, Chang‑Shin Park, Ju‑Hee Kang

Published online on: Thursday, March 23, 2017

F221Y mutation in hepatitis B virus reverse transcriptase is associated with hepatocellular carcinoma prognosis following liver resection

Huiming Li, Jian'an Jia, Mengmeng Wang, Hui Wang, Xing Gu, Meng Fang, Chunfang Gao

Published online on: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Open Access

HMGB1 induces lung fibroblast to myofibroblast differentiation through NF‑κB‑mediated TGF‑β1 release

Qiong Wang, Jun Wang, Junfang Wang, Shanchao Hong, Feifei Han, Jingyu Chen, Guoqian Chen

Published online on: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Open Access

Comparative evaluation of the effects of platelet‑rich plasma formulations on extracellular matrix formation and the NF‑κB signaling pathway in human articular chondrocytes

Wenjing Yin, Haitao Xu, Jiagen Sheng, Zhengliang Xu, Xuetao Xie, Changqing Zhang

Published online on: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Open Access

GPR143 mutations in Chinese patients with ocular albinism type 1

Xiuhua Jia, Jin Yuan, Xiaoyun Jia, Shiqi Ling, Shiqiang Li, Xiangming Guo

Published online on: Thursday, March 23, 2017

LncRNA‑mediated SIRT1/FoxO3a and SIRT1/p53 signaling pathways regulate type II alveolar epithelial cell senescence in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chao Gu, Yaqing Li, Jialiang Liu, Xiwang Ying, Yuanshun Liu, Jianping Yan, Chun Chen, Hongbin Zhou, Liming Cao, Yingyu Ma

Published online on: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Open Access

AhR‑E2F1‑KGFR signaling is involved in KGF‑induced intestinal epithelial cell proliferation

Kunqiu Yang, Jiuheng Yin, Baifa Sheng, Qimeng Wang, Bin Han, Aimin Pu, Min Yu, Lihua Sun, Weidong Xiao, Hua Yang

Published online on: Thursday, March 23, 2017

MicroRNA‑499 rs3746444 A/G polymorphism functions as a biomarker to predict recurrence following endoscopic submucosal dissection in primary early gastric cancer

Huiyong Shi, Xiangshan Yang, Yanan Zhen, Shoujun Huo, Ruixue Xiao, Zhongfa Xu

Published online on: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Detection assay for HPV16 and HPV18 by loop‑mediated isothermal amplification with lateral flow dipstick tests

Ratchanida Kumvongpin, Patcharee Jearanaikoon, Chotchana Wilailuckana, Nattaya Sae‑Ung, Prinya Prasongdee, Sakda Daduang, Metee Wongsena, Patcharee Boonsiri, Wansika Kiatpathomchai, Sukumarn Sanersak Swangvaree, Alisa Sandee, Jureerut Daduang

Published online on: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Open Access

Reduction of miR‑132‑3p contributes to gastric cancer proliferation by targeting MUC13

Liang He, Linlin Qu, Lijing Wei, Yan Chen, Jian Suo

Published online on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Effects of remote ischemic post‑conditioning on fracture healing in rats

Meng Zhou, Shibao Lu, Guowei Lu, Jiang Huang, Limin Liu, Shuai An, Zheng Li, Huiliang Shen

Published online on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

miR‑217 inhibits osteogenic differentiation of rat bone marrow‑derived mesenchymal stem cells by binding to Runx2

Yu‑Long Zhu, Shui Wang, De‑Gang Ding, Liang Xu, Hai‑Tao Zhu

Published online on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Open Access

Protection of FK506 against neuronal apoptosis and axonal injury following experimental diffuse axonal injury

Ting‑Qin Huang, Jin‑Ning Song, Feng‑Wei Zheng, Hong‑Gang Pang, Yong‑Lin Zhao, Hua Gu, Jun‑Jie Zhao

Published online on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Viral and host factors associated with outcomes of hepatitis C virus infection (Review)

Zehui Yan, Yuming Wang

Published online on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Increased phosphorylation of 4E‑binding protein 1 predicts poor prognosis for patients with colorectal cancer

Yufeng Miao, Lige Chen, Cuifen Shi, Rengen Fan, Ping Chen, Hongqi Liu, Aihua Xia, Haixin Qian

Published online on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Effects of berberine on a rat model of chronic stress and depression via gastrointestinal tract pathology and gastrointestinal flora profile assays

Xiaohui Zhu, Yangdong Sun, Chenggang Zhang, Haifeng Liu

Published online on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Protective effects of tacrolimus on podocytes in early diabetic nephropathy in rats

Tao Peng, Xiangdi Chang, Jie Wang, Junhui Zhen, Xiangdong Yang, Zhao Hu

Published online on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Cerebral hemorrhage therapy by targeting VEGF and HGF in a preclinical trial in rats

Xueqing Li, Ruiqi Cao, Huaihai Lu, Wenbin Tian, Ning Yu, Pei Zhang, Zhenming Dong

Published online on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Suppression of nuclear factor erythroid‑2‑related factor 2‑mediated antioxidative defense in the lung injury induced by chronic exposure to methamphetamine in rats

Yang Bai, Yun Wang, Ming Liu, Yu‑Han Gu, Bin Jiang, Xu Wu, Huai‑Liang Wang

Published online on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Open Access

Duration of simulated microgravity affects the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells

Li Xue, Yaohui Li, Jun Chen

Published online on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Effects of autophagy and endocytosis on the activity of matrix metalloproteinase‑2 in human renal proximal tubular cells under hypoxia

Wenmin Yu, Zhi Wang, Yiping Li, Lei Liu, Jing Liu, Fenggan Ding, Xiaoyi Zhang, Zhengyuan Cheng, Pingsheng Chen

Published online on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Identification of proteins in the aqueous humor associated with cataract development using iTRAQ methodology

Minhong Xiang, Xingru Zhang, Qingsong Li, Hanmin Wang, Zhenyong Zhang, Zhumei Han, Meiqing Ke, Xingxing Chen

Published online on: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Overexpression of Tim-3 reduces Helicobacter pylori-associated inflammation through TLR4/NFκB signaling in vitro

Fucai Wang, Zhirong Mao, Dongsheng Liu, Jing Yu, Youhua Wang, Wen Ye, Dongjia Lin, Nanjin Zhou, Yong Xie

Published online on: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Open Access

Matrine reduces the proliferation of A549 cells via the p53/p21/PCNA/eIF4E signaling pathway

Zhiyan Lu, Youzhang Xiao, Xing Liu, Zaipeng Zhang, Feng Xiao, Yongyi Bi

Published online on: Thursday, March 16, 2017

17β-estradiol protects against doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity in male Sprague-Dawley rats by regulating NADPH oxidase and apoptosis genes

Xiao‑Juan Zhang, Xiao‑Qing Cao, Chun‑Sheng Zhang, Zhuo Zhao

Published online on: Thursday, March 16, 2017

High glucose promotes the osteogenic differentiation capability of human periodontal ligament fibroblasts

Sujiwan Seubbuk, Hathaitip Sritanaudomchai, Julalux Kasetsuwan, Rudee Surarit

Published online on: Thursday, March 16, 2017
Open Access

Gene expression profile in human induced pluripotent stem cells: Chondrogenic differentiation in vitro, part A

Wiktoria Maria Suchorska, Ewelina Augustyniak, Magdalena Richter, Tomasz Trzeciak

Published online on: Thursday, March 16, 2017
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Gene expression profile in human induced pluripotent stem cells: Chondrogenic differentiation in vitro, part B

Ewelina Augustyniak, Wiktoria Maria Suchorska, Tomasz Trzeciak, Magdalena Richter

Published online on: Thursday, March 16, 2017
Open Access

A three-caller pipeline for variant analysis of cancer whole-exome sequencing data

Ze‑Kun Liu, Yu‑Kui Shang, Zhi‑Nan Chen, Huijie Bian

Published online on: Thursday, March 16, 2017

Inhibition of heat shock protein 70 intensifies heat-stressed damage and apoptosis of chicken primary myocardial cells in vitro

Jiao Xu, Shu Tang, Erbao Song, Bin Yin, Endong Bao

Published online on: Thursday, March 16, 2017

Antitumor activity of fucoidan in anaplastic thyroid cancer via apoptosis and anti-angiogenesis

Hong‑Yan Shen, Lan‑Zhen Li, Ke‑Cheng Xue, Dan‑Dan Hu, Yu‑Jun Gao

Published online on: Thursday, March 16, 2017
Open Access

Expression of mTOR/70S6K signaling pathway in pathological scar fibroblasts and the effects of resveratrol intervention

Zhi-Ming Tang, Xiao-Xiang Zhai, Ji-Cun Ding

Published online on: Thursday, March 16, 2017
Open Access

Pioglitazone ameliorates Aβ42 deposition in rats with diet-induced insulin resistance associated with AKT/GSK3β activation

Sisi Yang, Zhe Chen, Ming Cao, Renjie Li, Zhigang Wang, Muxun Zhang

Published online on: Thursday, March 16, 2017
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Islet-1 induces the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells into cardiomyocyte-like cells through the regulation of Gcn5 and DNMT-1

Qin Yi, Hao Xu, Ke Yang, Yue Wang, Bin Tan, Jie Tian, Jing Zhu

Published online on: Thursday, March 16, 2017

Binding of circulating anti-MUC1 antibody and serum MUC1 antigen in stage IV breast cancer

Yan Tang, Xiuxia Cui, Han Xiao, Shengkun Qi, Xiaoping Hu, Qiong Yu, Guang Shi, Xue Zhang, Jiaying Gu, Yongli Yu, Liying Wang, Yarong Li

Published online on: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Clinical significance of inflammatory cytokine and chemokine expression in hand, foot and mouth disease

Ping Shao, Xiaoxin Wu, Hongbo Li, Zhigang Wu, Zongxin Yang, Hangping Yao

Published online on: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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Vatalanib, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, decreases hepatic fibrosis and sinusoidal capillarization in CCl4-induced fibrotic mice

Ling‑Jian Kong, Hao Li, Ya‑Ju Du, Feng‑Hua Pei, Ying Hu, Liao‑Liao Zhao, Jing Chen

Published online on: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Open Access

Plasma microRNA-451 as a novel hemolytic marker for β0-thalassemia/HbE disease

Kamonlak Leecharoenkiat, Yuka Tanaka, Yasuko Harada, Porntip Chaichompoo, Orawan Sarakul, Yasunobu Abe, Duncan Richard Smith, Suthat Fucharoen, Saovaros Svasti, Tsukuru Umemura

Published online on: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Cyclic compression stimulates osteoblast differentiation via activation of the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway

Xi Chen, Jianmin Guo, Yu Yuan, Zhongguang Sun, Binglin Chen, Xiaoyang Tong, Lingli Zhang, Chao Shen, Jun Zou

Published online on: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Expression levels of resistant genes affect cervical cancer prognosis

Fengmei Yang, Bo Gao, Rui Li, Wencui Li, Wei Chen, Zongtao Yu, Jicai Zhang

Published online on: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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Tenascin-C expression and its associated pathway in BMSCs following co-culture with mechanically stretched ligament fibroblasts

Bing Zhao, Mengcai Hu, Huiyan Wu, Chenchen Ren, Jianshe Wang, Shihong Cui

Published online on: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Open Access

Biological effects of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells on hepatitis B virus in vitro

Wei‑Ping Zheng, Bo‑Ya Zhang, Zhong‑Yang Shen, Ming‑Li Yin, Yi Cao, Hong‑Li Song

Published online on: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Open Access

Telmisartan suppresses cardiac hypertrophy by inhibiting cardiomyocyte apoptosis via the NFAT/ANP/BNP signaling pathway

Xiurong Li, Yuhuai Lan, Yan Wang, Minghao Nie, Yanhong Lu, Eryang Zhao

Published online on: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Calyptranthes grandifolia O.Berg (Myrtaceae) ethanolic extract inhibits TNF-α gene expression and cytokine release in vitro

Geórgia Muccillo Dexheimer, Luciana Knabben de Oliveira Becker Delving, Henrique Sulzbach de Oliveira, Vanderlei Biolchi, Márcia Inês Goettert, Adriane Pozzobon

Published online on: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Upregulation of RASAL2 promotes proliferation and metastasis, and is targeted by miR-203 in hepatocellular carcinoma

Jian‑Feng Fang, Hai‑Ping Zhao, Zheng‑Fei Wang, Shu‑Sen Zheng

Published online on: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Open Access

Berberine protects against diet-induced obesity through regulating metabolic endotoxemia and gut hormone levels

Jian Hui Xu, Xing Zhen Liu, Wei Pan, Da Jin Zou

Published online on: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Open Access

Mice endometrium receptivity in early pregnancy is impaired by maternal hyperinsulinemia

Runqin Li, Juan Wu, Junlin He, Yingxiong Wang, Xueqing Liu, Xuemei Chen, Chao Tong, Yubin Ding, Yan Su, Wenqi Chen, Chen Zhang, Rufei Gao

Published online on: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Sevoflurane anesthesia in pregnant rats negatively affects nerve function in offspring potentially via inhibition of the Wnt/β-catenin pathway

Yiyao Wang, Yu Li, Qunzhi Xing, Xuechan G. Han, Xu Dong, Yiping Lu, Mintao Zhou

Published online on: Monday, March 13, 2017

Deep sea water improves hypercholesterolemia and hepatic lipid accumulation through the regulation of hepatic lipid metabolic gene expression

Kyu‑Shik Lee, So‑Young Chun, Yun‑Suk Kwon, Soyoung Kim, Kyung‑Soo Nam

Published online on: Monday, March 13, 2017

Investigation of hypoglycemic, hypolipidemic and anti‑nephritic activities of Paecilomyces tenuipesN45 in diet/streptozotocin‑induced diabetic rats

Chungang Liu, Xuerui Zeng, Yi Li, Hongli Ma, Jingjing Song, Yuhuan Li, Yulin Zhou, Robert J. Lee, Di Wang

Published online on: Friday, March 10, 2017

Icariin inhibits MMP‑1, MMP‑3 and MMP‑13 expression through MAPK pathways in IL‑1β‑stimulated SW1353 chondrosarcoma cells

Li Zeng, Xiao‑Feng Rong, Rong‑Heng Li, Xing‑Ye Wu

Published online on: Friday, March 10, 2017

Inhibition of aldose reductase ameliorates ethanol‑induced steatosis in HepG2 cells

Longxin Qiu, Chengchao Cai, Xiangqian Zhao, Yan Fang, Weibiao Tang, Chang Guo

Published online on: Friday, March 10, 2017

Advanced glycation end products‑induced mitochondrial energy metabolism dysfunction alters proliferation of human umbilical vein endothelial cells

Yuan Li, Ye Chang, Ning Ye, Yintao Chen, Naijin Zhang, Yingxian Sun

Published online on: Friday, March 10, 2017
Open Access

Dental and periodontal phenotypes of Dlx2 overexpression in mice

Jiewen Dai, Jiawen Si, Ningjuan Ouyang, Jianfei Zhang, Dandan Wu, Xudong Wang, Guofang Shen

Published online on: Friday, March 10, 2017

Knockdown of ZFPL1 results in increased autophagy and autophagy‑related cell death in NCI‑N87 and BGC‑823 human gastric carcinoma cell lines

Yong‑Zheng Xie, Wan‑Li Ma, Ji‑Ming Meng, Xue‑Qun Ren

Published online on: Thursday, March 9, 2017

Hepatocyte growth factor inhibits tubular epithelial‑myofibroblast transdifferentiation by suppression of angiotensin II via the JAK2/STAT3 signaling pathway

Hong‑Yue Wang, Chen Zhang, Qing‑Fei Xiao, Hai‑Chuan Dou, Yan Chen, Chun‑Mei Gu, Ming‑Ji Cui

Published online on: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Open Access

Bone morphogenetic protein 9 stimulates callus formation in osteoporotic rats during fracture healing

Xing Wang, Jun Huang, Fan Huang, Jian‑Chun Zong, Xi Tang, Yang Liu, Qiong‑Fang Zhang, Yang Wang, Liang Chen, Liang‑Jun Yin, Bai‑Cheng He, Zhong‑Liang Deng

Published online on: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Open Access

PAR1‑mediated c‑Jun activation promotes heat stress‑induced early stage apoptosis of human umbilical vein endothelial cells

Shuang Zhang, Yanan Liu, Zhenglian Wang, Jingxian Liu, Zhengtao Gu, Qiulin Xu, Lei Su

Published online on: Thursday, March 9, 2017

Neural precursor cell expressed, developmentally downregulated 8‑activating enzyme inhibitor MLN4924 sensitizes colorectal cancer cells to oxaliplatin by inducing DNA damage, G2 cell cycle arrest and apoptosis

Wanwei Zheng, Zhongguang Luo, Jun Zhang, Pei Min, Wenshuai Li, Diannan Xu, Ziqiang Zhang, Panpan Xiong, Hong Liang, Jie Liu

Published online on: Thursday, March 9, 2017

Effect of isosecotanapartholide isolated from Artemisia princeps Pampanini on IL‑33 production and STAT‑1 activation in HaCaT keratinocytes

Chang Taek Oh, Yu‑Jin Jang, Tae‑Rin Kwon, Songi Im, Soon Re Kim, Joon Seok, Gun‑Yong Kim, Young‑Heui Kim, Seog Kyun Mun, Beom Joon Kim

Published online on: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Open Access

Molecular mechanism of smurf2 in regulating the expression of SnoN in diabetic nephropathy

Zhuojia Xu, Zongli Diao, Ruixia Liu, Wenhu Liu

Published online on: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Open Access

Vitamin K2 promotes mesenchymal stem cell differentiation by inhibiting miR‑133a expression

Yuelei Zhang, Shiyang Weng, Junhui Yin, Hao Ding, Changqing Zhang, Youshui Gao

Published online on: Thursday, March 9, 2017

Novel compound heterozygous PLEC mutations lead to early‑onset limb‑girdle muscular dystrophy 2Q

Jingzi Zhong, Gang Chen, Yiwu Dang, Haixia Liao, Jiapeng Zhang, Dan Lan

Published online on: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Open Access

High expression of ubiquitin-specific peptidase 39 is associated with the development of vascular remodeling

Shuai He, Wei Zhong, Li Yin, Yifei Wang, Zhibing Qiu, Gang Song

Published online on: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Effects of endoplasmic reticulum stress on apoptosis induction in radioresistant macrophages

Hironori Yoshino, Yu Kumai, Ikuo Kashiwakura

Published online on: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Open Access

miR-181a modulates proliferation, migration and autophagy in AGS gastric cancer cells and downregulates MTMR3

Yong Lin, Jing Zhao, Hong Wang, Jie Cao, Yuqiang Nie

Published online on: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Role of histone deacetylase expression levels and activity in the inflammatory responses of patients with chronic hepatitis B

Haiyue Zhang, Xun Li, Qian Zhang, Fan Yang, Xiaogang Chu, Di Zhang, Luwen Wang, Zuojiong Gong

Published online on: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Open Access

p75 neurotrophin receptor: A potential surface marker of tongue squamous cell carcinoma stem cells

Dongdong Tong, Jing Sun, Ping Huang, Minqi Li, Fenghe Zhang

Published online on: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Alleviative effect of grape seed proanthocyanidin extract on small artery vascular remodeling in spontaneous hypertensive rats via inhibition of collagen hyperplasia

Ying Liang, Haiqing Gao, Jian Wang, Quanzhen Wang, Shaohua Zhao, Jun Zhang, Jie Qiu

Published online on: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Open Access

Tetramethylpyrazine-mediated regulation of CXCR4 in retinoblastoma is sensitive to cell density

Nandan Wu, Lijun Xu, Ying Yang, Na Yu, Zhang Zhang, Pei Chen, Jing Zhang, Mingjun Tang, Meng Yuan, Jian Ge, Keming Yu, Jing Zhuang

Published online on: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Lycium barbarum polysaccharide exhibits cardioprotection in an experimental model of ischemia-reperfusion damage

Ya‑Min Hou, Jie Wang, Xian‑Zhao Zhang

Published online on: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Effects of gap junction intercellular communication on the docetaxel-induced cytotoxicity in rat hepatocytes

Nan Tang, Jinghua Liu, Bo Chen, Yuan Zhang, Meiling Yu, Ziqing Cai, Hongpeng Chen

Published online on: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Wiryeongtang regulates hypertonicity-induced expression of aquaporin-2 water channels in mIMCD-3 cells

Mi Gyeong Kim, Yun Jung Lee, Eun Sik Choi, Jung Joo Yoon, Byung Hyuk Han, Dae Gill Kang, Ho Sub Lee

Published online on: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Prevalence and genotypic distribution of GB virus C and torque teno virus among patients undergoing hemodialysis

Hanggoro Tri Rinonce, Yoshihiko Yano, Takako Utsumi, Didik Setyo Heriyanto, Nungki Anggorowati, Dewiyani Indah Widasari, Ahmad Ghozali, Totok Utoro, Maria Inge Lusida, Soetjipto, Heru Prasanto, Yoshitake Hayashi

Published online on: Friday, March 3, 2017

MicroRNA-1 upregulation promotes myocardiocyte proliferation and suppresses apoptosis during heart development

Liping Liu, Yonghua Yuan, Xuehua He, Xiaohui Xia, Xiaoyang Mo

Published online on: Friday, March 3, 2017
Open Access

Toxicity study of oxalicumone A, derived from a marine-derived fungus Penicillium oxalicum, in cultured renal epithelial cells

Si Shi, Kunbin Guo, Xiangyu Wang, Hao Chen, Jianbin Min, Shuhua Qi, Wei Zhao, Weirong Li

Published online on: Friday, March 3, 2017

BmK CT and 125I-BmK CT suppress the invasion of glioma cells in vitro via matrix metalloproteinase-2

Na Sun, Lingzhou Zhao, Wenli Qiao, Yan Xing, Jinhua Zhao

Published online on: Friday, March 3, 2017

Molecular characterization of metastatic osteosarcoma: Differentially expressed genes, transcription factors and microRNAs

Lisong Heng, Zhen Jia, Jie Bai, Kun Zhang, Yangjun Zhu, Jianbing Ma, Jun Zhang, Honghao Duan

Published online on: Friday, March 3, 2017
Open Access

High mobility group box 1 induces calcification of aortic valve interstitial cells via toll-like receptor 4

Wenjun Shen, Jianqing Zhou, Chaoyang Wang, Guangze Xu, Ying Wu, Zhaohui Hu

Published online on: Friday, March 3, 2017

Repression of the expression of TET2 by ZEB1 contributes to invasion and growth in glioma cells

Bo Chen, Yanqing Lei, Hongquan Wang, Yanwei Dang, Peihai Fang, Jun Wang, Jinbo Yang, Lijun Liu

Published online on: Friday, March 3, 2017
Open Access

Increased expression of PD-L1 by the human papillomavirus 16 E7 oncoprotein inhibits anticancer immunity

Chaoqi Liu, Jiao Lu, Huiqun Tian, Wei Du, Lin Zhao, Jing Feng, Ding Yuan, Zhiying Li

Published online on: Friday, December 23, 2016
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Print ISSN: 1791-2997
Online ISSN: 1791-3004

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