Journal Articles

Open Access

Seawater‑drowning‑induced acute lung injury: From molecular mechanisms to potential treatments (Review)

Faguang Jin, Congcong Li

Pages: 2591-2598 Published online on: 05 April 2017
Open Access

Distribution characteristics of Staphylococcus spp. in different phases of periprosthetic joint infection: A review (Review)

Geyong Guo, Jiaxing Wang, Yanan You, Jiaqi Tan, Hao Shen

Pages: 2599-2608 Published online on: 04 April 2017
Open Access

Clinical evaluation of CENP‑B and Scl‑70 autoantibodies in silicosis patients

Suni Lee, Hiroaki Hayashi, Naoko Kumagai‑Takei, Hidenori Matsuzaki, Kei Yoshitome, Yasumitsu Nishimura, Kozo Uragami, Masayasu Kusaka, Shoko Yamamoto, Miho Ikeda, Tamayo Hatayama, Wataru Fujimoto, Takemi Otsuki

Pages: 2616-2622 Published online on: 12 April 2017
Open Access

Novel variant in the FGD1 gene causing Aarskog‑Scott syndrome

Yihua Ge, Niu Li, Zhigang Wang, Jian Wang, Haiqing Cai

Pages: 2623-2628 Published online on: 05 April 2017
Open Access

Clinical relevance of gemstone spectral CT in the diagnosis of carotid atherosclerosis

Jing-Jian Wang, Shu-Jie Fan, Long-Long Wang, Yan-Zhong Gao, Xiao-Juan Liu

Pages: 2629-2636 Published online on: 13 April 2017
Open Access

In vitro activity of chlorogenic acid against Aspergillus fumigatus biofilm and gliotoxin production

Jin‑Liang Kong, Jing Luo, Bing Li, Bi‑Ying Dong, Hong Huang, Ke Wang, Li‑Hong Wu, Yi‑Qiang Chen

Pages: 2637-2644 Published online on: 07 April 2017
Open Access

Sildenafil suppresses the proliferation and enhances the apoptosis of hemangioma endothelial cells

Xiaopo He, Yiran Liu, Kai Li, Aijun Yang, Rui Wang, Shaohua Liu

Pages: 2645-2650 Published online on: 05 April 2017
Open Access

Degradation of Mg-6Zn alloy stents does not influence the healing of the common bile duct in vivo

Yigang Chen, Nianfeng Sun, Jie Zhang, Shaoxiang Zhang, Changli Zhao, Jiazeng Xia

Pages: 2651-2656 Published online on: 19 April 2017
Open Access

Microarray profiling of long non-coding RNAs associated with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension

Bing Han, Peili Bu, Xiao Meng, Xiaoyang Hou

Pages: 2657-2666 Published online on: 18 April 2017

MicroRNA-143 inhibits tumorigenesis in hepatocellular carcinoma by downregulating GATA6

Feng Xue, Jiwei Yin, Lin Xu, Boqing Wang

Pages: 2667-2674 Published online on: 18 April 2017
Open Access

Mosapride combined with probiotics on gastrointestinal function and growth in premature infants

Ai‑Mei Zhang, Zhi‑Qun Sun, Li‑Ming Zhang

Pages: 2675-2680 Published online on: 13 April 2017
Open Access

Principles of antibiotic application in children with lobar pneumonia: Step-up or step-down

Yan Li, Feng Han, Yan Yang, Jianwei Chu

Pages: 2681-2684 Published online on: 10 April 2017
Open Access

Directly reprogramming fibroblasts into adipogenic, neurogenic and hepatogenic differentiation lineages by defined factors

Wei Wu, Yu‑Qing Jin, Zhen Gao

Pages: 2685-2690 Published online on: 20 April 2017
Open Access

Three-dimensional arterial spin labeling imaging and dynamic susceptibility contrast perfusion-weighted imaging value in diagnosing glioma grade prior to surgery

Hong Ma, Zizheng Wang, Kai Xu, Zefeng Shao, Chun Yang, Peng Xu, Xiaohua Liu, Chunfeng Hu, Xin Lu, Yutao Rong

Pages: 2691-2698 Published online on: 20 April 2017
Open Access

Evaluation of the effect of oral administration of collagen peptides on an experimental rat osteoarthritis model

Satoko Isaka, Akimasa Someya, Shinji Nakamura, Kiyohito Naito, Masahiko Nozawa, Naoki Inoue, Fumihito Sugihara, Isao Nagaoka, Kazuo Kaneko

Pages: 2699-2706 Published online on: 05 April 2017
Open Access

Effect of acute peritonitis on rocuronium‑induced intraperitoneal pressure reduction and the uptake function of the sarcoplasmic reticulum

Jian‑You Zhang, Yuan Gong, Mei‑Rong Yang, Jin Wu, Shi‑Tong Li

Pages: 2707-2714 Published online on: 12 April 2017
Open Access

Viscum album (L.) in experimental animal tumors: A meta-analysis

Leoni Villano Bonamin, Aloisio Cunha de Carvalho, Silvia Waisse

Pages: 2723-2740 Published online on: 21 April 2017
Open Access

Sex-related differences of urethane and sodium valproate effects on Ki-67 expression in urethane-induced lung tumors of mice

Donatas Stakišaitis, Raminta Mozūraitė, Dovilė Kavaliauskaitė, Lina Šlekienė, Ingrida Balnytė, Nomeda Juodžiukynienė, Angelija Valančiūtė

Pages: 2741-2750 Published online on: 12 April 2017
Open Access

Effects of polyvinylpyrrolidone-iodine on tendon-bone healing in a rabbit extra-articular model

Peng Zhang, Yunlong Zhi, Hongwei Fang, Ziying Wu, Tianwu Chen, Jia Jiang, Shiyi Chen

Pages: 2751-2756 Published online on: 19 April 2017
Open Access

Effect of adiponectin on macrophage reverse cholesterol transport in adiponectin‑/‑ mice and its mechanism

Yueru Wang, Xin Wang, Yingying Guo, Yunfei Bian, Rui Bai, Bin Liang, Chuanshi Xiao

Pages: 2757-2762 Published online on: 10 April 2017
Open Access

Mediation of insulin growth factor-1 in Alzheimer's disease and the mechanism of PRNP genetic expression and the PI3K/Akt signaling pathway

Guohong Jiang, Changming Wang, Jun Zhang, Haijun Liu

Pages: 2763-2766 Published online on: 10 April 2017
Open Access

ORF3 as a sensitive and specific diagnostic index for hepatitis E

Lijuan Li, Min Liu, Chengrui Geng, Yunmei Zou, Tong Jiao

Pages: 2767-2770 Published online on: 13 April 2017
Open Access

Brain cell apoptosis inhibition by butylphthalide in Alzheimer's disease model in rats

Fu-Xia Song, Li Wang, Hong Liu, Ying-Li Wang, Yong Zou

Pages: 2771-2774 Published online on: 10 April 2017
Open Access

Histological and functional assessment of the efficacy of constraint-induced movement therapy in rats following neonatal hypoxic-ischemic brain injury

Hyunha Kim, Min Jae Kim, Young Soo Koo, Hae In Lee, Sae‑Won Lee, Myung Jun Shin, Soo‑Yeon Kim, Yong Beom Shin, Yong‑Il Shin, Byung Tae Choi, Young Ju Yun, Hwa Kyoung Shin

Pages: 2775-2782 Published online on: 21 April 2017
Open Access

Impact of Botox-A SNAP-25 protein expression and the mechanism of inhibitory neurotransmitter imbalance in chronic sciatic nerve pain rat model

Xu‑Dong Ding, Wei Wang, Zhi‑Gang Ding, Yan‑Ping Liu, Jing Zhong, Hua‑Xian Chen

Pages: 2783-2786 Published online on: 18 April 2017
Open Access

Experimental study of the anti-atherosclerotic effect of demethylzeylasteral

Ying Huang, Shaofeng Wang, Chunya Zhang, Zhiqing Xu, Jinghua Shen, Xiaogang Du, Huanhua Zhang, Kangjian Zhang, Daifu Zhang

Pages: 2787-2792 Published online on: 18 April 2017
Open Access

Alteration of stomach microbiota compositions in the progression of gastritis induces nitric oxide in gastric cell

Tianyi Dong, Qiang Feng, Fengyan Liu, Lap Kam Chang, Xiangyu Zhou, Mingyong Han, Xingsong Tian, Ning Zhong, Shili Liu

Pages: 2793-2800 Published online on: 21 April 2017
Open Access

Acquired uterine arteriovenous fistula due to a previous cornual pregnancy with placenta accreta: A case report

Dongdong Guan, Jie Wang, Liju Zong, Shan Li, You‑Zhong Zhang

Pages: 2801-2804 Published online on: 18 April 2017
Open Access

Palmitoleate inhibits insulin transcription by activating the ERK1/2 pathway in rat pancreatic β-cells

Yumei Yang, Liangliang Gong

Pages: 2805-2811 Published online on: 18 April 2017
Open Access

Role of S100A3 in human hepatocellular carcinoma and the anticancer effect of sodium cantharidinate

Ran Tao, Zhong‑Feng Wang, Wei Qiu, Yu‑Fang He, Wei‑Qun Yan, Wen‑Yi Sun, Hai‑Jun Li

Pages: 2812-2818 Published online on: 04 April 2017
Open Access

LFG-500, a newly synthesized flavonoid, induces apoptosis in human ovarian carcinoma SKOV3 cells with involvement of the reactive oxygen species-mitochondria pathway

Zeyuan Yin, Xue Zhao, Dan Yang, Xin Cao, Yanyan Yu, Haijing Jiang, Xueyan Zhou, Chenglin Li, Qinglong Guo

Pages: 2819-2827 Published online on: 18 April 2017
Open Access

Effect of mesenchymal stem cells on Sjögren-like mice and the microRNA expression profiles of splenic CD4+ T cells

Guang‑Feng Ruan, Ling Zheng, Jia‑Shu Huang, Wan‑Xue Huang, Bang‑Dong Gong, Xing‑Xing Fang, Xiao‑Yu Zhang, Jian‑Ping Tang

Pages: 2828-2838 Published online on: 06 April 2017
Open Access

Hepatoprotective effects of litchi (Litchi chinensis) procyanidin A2 on carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury in ICR mice

Lih‑Geeng Chen, Cheng‑Wei Chang, Jwu‑Guh Tsay, Brian Bor‑Chun Weng

Pages: 2839-2847 Published online on: 18 April 2017
Open Access

Gut flora profiling and fecal metabolite composition of colorectal cancer patients and healthy individuals

Xiaoxue Wang, Jianping Wang, Benqiang Rao, Li Deng

Pages: 2848-2854 Published online on: 20 April 2017
Open Access

Effects of hyperbaric factors on lidocaine-induced apoptosis in spinal neurons and the role of p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase in rats with diabetic neuropathic pain

Xiaolan Zheng, Ling Chen, Xiaohong Du, Junying Cai, Shuchun Yu, Hongtao Wang, Guohai Xu, Zhenzhong Luo

Pages: 2855-2861 Published online on: 13 April 2017
Open Access

Role of RANK and Akt1 activation in human osteosarcoma progression: A clinicopathological study

Jianxi Zhu, Yuwei Liu, Yong Zhu, Min Zeng, Jie Xie, Pengfei Lei, Kanghua Li, Yihe Hu

Pages: 2862-2866 Published online on: 19 April 2017
Open Access

Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist expression is inversely associated with outcomes of hepatitis B-related acute-on-chronic liver failure

Jinglan Lai, Yuming Liu, Chen Pan, Chun Lin, Fang Sun, Zuxiong Huang, Yong Lin, Rui Zhou, Yuanbao Lin, Yuanping Zhou

Pages: 2867-2875 Published online on: 19 April 2017
Open Access

Clinical analysis of the effect of anti-allergy treatment on pocket-related complications following pacemaker implantation

Yang Bai, Jialin Duan, Lin Wang, Rong Bai, Li Lin

Pages: 2876-2882 Published online on: 20 April 2017
Open Access

Th1/Th2 PB balance and CD200 expression of patients with active severe alopecia areata

Xinhua Ma, Shisheng Chen, Wanwan Jin, Yu Gao

Pages: 2883-2887 Published online on: 05 April 2017
Open Access

Morphological and functional changes in bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells in rats with heart failure

Xiuli Wang, Chunmei Li, Haibin Gong

Pages: 2888-2892 Published online on: 13 April 2017
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Areca nut extract protects against ovariectomy-induced osteoporosis in mice

Shuyu Li, Rong Chen, Kaili Luo, Yang Guo, Man Xiao, Guankui Du

Pages: 2893-2899 Published online on: 19 April 2017
Open Access

Differential proteomic screening and identification for non-traumatic necrotic femoral osseous tissue

Peng Yan, Yeping Zhu, Hui Zhao, Yanyan Lu, Yuzhong Gao

Pages: 2900-2904 Published online on: 12 April 2017
Open Access

A meta-analysis of PDE-gene polymorphism and cerebral infarction risk

Wei‑Lin Wu, Xue‑Wen Feng, Chen‑Feng Qiu, Jing Lin, Xian‑Jun Bao

Pages: 2905-2911 Published online on: 10 April 2017
Open Access

Effect of three-dimensional reconstruction-assisted 23G micro-invasive vitrectomy in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Min Fu, Xiaohe Lu, Huijun Hu, Songfu Feng, Wei Wu, Xiaoyun Ke, Xiaoping Xu, Xiaohong Chen, Huiqiao Hai

Pages: 2912-2916 Published online on: 13 April 2017
Open Access

Biocompatibility of polypropylene mesh scaffold with adipose-derived stem cells

Hui Cheng, Yanling Zhang, Bei Zhang, Jie Cheng, Weiqi Wang, Xin Tang, Peng Teng, Yanyu Li

Pages: 2922-2926 Published online on: 13 April 2017
Open Access

Local influence of high molecular polyethylene particles on heterotopic ossification

Lin-Ru Zeng, Fang-Bing Zhu, Jian-Yue Wang, Qiao Hou, Zhen-Shuang Yue, Shi-Gui Yan, Ren-Fu Quan, Ying-Liang Zhang

Pages: 2934-2938 Published online on: 12 April 2017
Open Access

Cytotoxic effects of 15-deoxy-Δ12,14-prostaglandin J2 alone and in combination with dasatinib against uterine sarcoma in vitro

Takako Kawakita, Nisimura Masato, Eri Takiguchi, Akiko Abe, Minoru Irahara

Pages: 2939-2945 Published online on: 18 April 2017
Open Access

Assessment of different loading doses of dexmedetomidine hydrochloride in preventing adverse reaction after combined spinal-epidural anesthesia

Wanwei Jiang, Qinghui Wang, Min Xu, Yu Li, Rui Yang, Xiaoyang Song, Haixia Duan, Pengbo Zhang

Pages: 2946-2950 Published online on: 13 April 2017
Open Access

Seasonal trends in the prevalence of hypospadias: Aetiological implications

C. Mamoulakis, G. Avgenakis, C. Gkatzoudi, G. Duyker, I. E. Zisis, I. Heretis, S. Antypas, N. Sofikitis, D. A. Spandidos, A. M. Tsatsakis, A. Tzonou

Pages: 2960-2968 Published online on: 11 April 2017

Evaluation of the effect of recombinant thrombomodulin on a lipopolysaccharide‑induced murine sepsis model

Kazuhiro Takehara, Taisuke Murakami, Kyoko Kuwahara‑Arai, Toshiaki Iba, Isao Nagaoka, Kazuhiro Sakamoto

Pages: 2969-2974 Published online on: 05 April 2017

Efficacy and indications of transradial and transfemoral approaches for peripheral artery stent implantation

Peng Chen, Huijie Li, Chunyu Zeng, Yuqiang Fang, Weibin Shi, Xiaoqun Zhang, Chengming Yang

Pages: 2975-2982 Published online on: 05 April 2017

A novel noninvasive ocular surface analyzer for the assessment of dry eye with Meibomian gland dysfunction

Yuanyuan Qi, Chen Zhang, Shaozhen Zhao, Yue Huang, Ruibo Yang

Pages: 2983-2988 Published online on: 19 April 2017

Molecular analysis of the novel IDS allele in a Thai family with mucopolysaccharidosis type II: The c.928C>T (p.Gln310*) transcript is sensitive to nonsense-mediated mRNA decay

Lukana Ngiwsara, Kitiwan Rojnueangnit, Duangrurdee Wattanasirichaigoon, Thipwimol Tim‑Aroon, Phannee Sawangareetrakul, Voraratt Champattanachai, James R. Ketudat‑Cairns, Jisnuson Svasti

Pages: 2989-2996 Published online on: 05 April 2017

Outcome of antegrade intramedullary fixation for juvenile fifth metacarpal neck fracture with titanium elastic nail

Kaiying Shen, Yunlan Xu, Dan Cao, Zhigang Wang, Haiqing Cai

Pages: 2997-3002 Published online on: 20 April 2017

Di-Huang-Yi-Zhi herbal formula attenuates amyloid-β-induced neurotoxicity in PC12 cells

Hong‑Mei An, Chen Lin, Chao Gu, Jin‑Jun Chen, Wen‑Xian Sun, Miao Jin, Tian‑Li Zhang, Ming‑Feng Qiu, Bing Hu

Pages: 3003-3008 Published online on: 20 April 2017

Thrombophilia with an onset symptom of intracranial venous thrombosis: A case report and review of the literature

Li Cui, Lijun Zhu, Yuting Wang, Wuqiong Zhang, Shaokuan Fang

Pages: 3009-3012 Published online on: 06 April 2017

Protective effect of Shenmai injection on knee articular cartilage of osteoarthritic rabbits and IL-1β-stimulated human chondrocytes

Nan Yao, Neng Chen, Xuemeng Xu, Dongmei Sun, Wengang Liu, Gang Li, Xiaoli Bi, Sumei Li, Zhao Chen, Guocai Chen, Haining Gan

Pages: 3013-3020 Published online on: 18 April 2017

C‑X‑C motif chemokine ligand 8 promotes endothelial cell homing via the Akt‑signal transducer and activator of transcription pathway to accelerate healing of ischemic and hypoxic skin ulcers

Lei Shen, Peng Zhang, Shanqiang Zhang, Liping Xie, Lijie Yao, Weiya Lang, Jie Lian, Wei Qin, Meng Zhang, Liang Ji

Pages: 3021-3031 Published online on: 05 April 2017

Network of microRNA, transcription factors, target genes and host genes in human mesothelioma

Guanhua Zhang, Zhiwen Xu, Ning Wang

Pages: 3039-3046 Published online on: 04 April 2017

Protective role of α-lipoic acid in hyperuricemia-induced endothelial dysfunction

Hui Zou, Huan Wang, Tongmei Liu, Xiaojie Li, Xiaoduo Zhu, Zheng Wang

Pages: 3047-3054 Published online on: 18 April 2017

Long non-coding RNA MALAT1 is upregulated and involved in cell proliferation, migration and apoptosis in ovarian cancer

Liqin Wu, Xiaoyu Wang, Yuna Guo

Pages: 3055-3060 Published online on: 05 April 2017

A meta-analysis to determine the efficacy and tolerability of anti-B-cell monoclonal antibodies in multiple sclerosis

Qinfang Xie, Xiaoling Li, Jingjie Sun, Boyao Yuan, Yijun Li, Lijuan Wang, Manxia Wang

Pages: 3061-3066 Published online on: 04 April 2017

Effect of VBC‑1814/7J, a poly‑phytocompound, on a non‑infectious model of pharyngitis

Junji Uemura, Ravinder Nagpal, Nicola Zerbinati, Birbal Singh, Massimiliano Marcellino, Dheeraj Mohania, Francesco Marotta, Fang He, Antonio Ayala, Yasuhiro Kasugai, Roberto Catanzaro

Pages: 3075-3080 Published online on: 12 April 2017

Mechanism of the protective effects of the combined treatment with rhynchophylla total alkaloids and sinapine thiocyanate against a prothrombotic state caused by vascular endothelial cell inflammatory damage

Yunlun Li, Xinya Zhang, Wenqing Yang, Chao Li, Yanjun Chu, Haiqiang Jiang, Zhenzhen Shen

Pages: 3081-3088 Published online on: 18 April 2017

Upregulation of glutamate metabolism by BYHWD in cultured astrocytes following oxygen‑glucose deprivation/reoxygenation in part depends on the activation of p38 MAPK

Peng Yu, Li Guan, Lequan Zhou, Jianchao Guo, Ruixian Guo, Ruishan Lin, Wenting Ding, Xiaoying Li, Wei Liu

Pages: 3089-3096 Published online on: 12 April 2017

GnRH antagonist for patients with polycystic ovary syndrome undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation for in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer in fresh cycles

Xiang‑Hong Zhai, Ping Zhang, Feng‑Xia Wu, An‑Cong Wang, Pei‑Shu Liu

Pages: 3097-3102 Published online on: 05 April 2017

Physical inactivity associated with the risk of non-communicable diseases in Japanese working mothers with young children: A cross-sectional study in Nagano city, Japan

Yoshio Suzuki, Keishoku Sakuraba, Tokiko Shinjo, Asako Maruyama‑Nagao, Atsuko Nakaniida, Haruka Kadoya, Marika Shibata, Takehisa Matsukawa, Hiroaki Itoh, Kazuhito Yokoyama

Pages: 3103-3108 Published online on: 05 April 2017

SOCS3 overexpression inhibits advanced glycation end product-induced EMT in proximal tubule epithelial cells

Lin Yu, Ying Zhang, Huimin Zhang, Yingtao Li

Pages: 3109-3115 Published online on: 04 April 2017

Functions of endothelin-1 in apoptosis and migration in hepatocellular carcinoma

Lu Shi, Shan‑Shan Zhou, Wan‑Bo Chen, Lei Xu

Pages: 3116-3122 Published online on: 06 April 2017

Fluid-fluid level on magnetic resonance images may predict the occurrence of pituitary adenomas in cystic sellar-suprasellar masses

Deyong Xiao, Shousen Wang, Lin Zhao, Qun Zhong, Yinxing Huang, Chenyu Ding

Pages: 3123-3129 Published online on: 04 April 2017

Metformin combined with acarbose vs. single medicine in the treatment of type 2 diabetes: A meta-analysis

Zhongjie Liu, Xiaodong Zhao, Weiwei Sun, Yaoxian Wang, Shangjian Liu, Lei Kang

Pages: 3137-3145 Published online on: 13 April 2017

Comparison of the hemodynamics and dynamics of fluid shift of Ringer's solution before surgery in children and adults

Guizhou Zhu, Yuhong Li, Guomei Ru, Qiannan Ding

Pages: 3146-3152 Published online on: 12 April 2017

Anticancer effects of β-elemene with hyperthermia in lung cancer cells

Zhibing Wu, Ting Wang, Yanmei Zhang, Zhishuang Zheng, Shuhuan Yu, Saisai Jing, Sumei Chen, Hao Jiang, Shenglin Ma

Pages: 3153-3157 Published online on: 18 April 2017
Open Access

Multiple sclerosis: Pathology, diagnosis and treatments (Review)

Wen‑Juan Huang, Wei‑Wei Chen, Xia Zhang

Pages: 3163-3166 Published online on: 28 April 2017
Open Access

MicroRNA-137 acts as a tumor suppressor in osteosarcoma by targeting enhancer of zeste homolog 2

Qiong Feng, Qing Wu, Xing Liu, Yanfei Xiong, Hui Li

Pages: 3167-3174 Published online on: 05 May 2017
Open Access

Immunoregulatory effects of the traditional Dai prescription Yajieshaba on food allergic mice

Guangyuan Zhang, Xiaohua Duan, Chao Zhang, Pu Chen, Jie Yu, Jin Zheng

Pages: 3175-3182 Published online on: 08 May 2017
Open Access

The effects of 7-nitroindazole on serum neuron-specific enolase and astroglia-derived protein (S100β) levels after traumatic brain injury

Nan Dong, Yi Diao, Maohua Ding, Baoqiang Cao, Dehua Jiang

Pages: 3183-3188 Published online on: 28 April 2017
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ABCG1 as a potential oncogene in lung cancer

Chunyan Tian, Di Huang, Yanli Yu, Jihong Zhang, Qingxin Fang, Chao Xie

Pages: 3189-3194 Published online on: 27 April 2017
Open Access

Effects of hypoxia on differentiation of menstrual blood stromal stem cells towards tenogenic cells in a co‑culture system with Achilles tendon cells

Yijing Zheng, Yifei Zhou, Xiaolei Zhang, Yuemiao Chen, Xuhao Zheng, Tao Cheng, Chaonan Wang, Xuqi Hu, Jianjun Hong

Pages: 3195-3202 Published online on: 26 April 2017
Open Access

miR-206 inhibits FN1 expression and proliferation and promotes apoptosis of rat type II alveolar epithelial cells

Jun Duan, Xiaoying Zhang, Sheng Zhang, Shaodong Hua, Zhichun Feng

Pages: 3203-3208 Published online on: 05 May 2017
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Effectiveness of imatinib mesylate over etoposide in the treatment of sensitive and resistant chronic myeloid leukaemia cells in vitro

Roslina Husaini, Munirah Ahmad, Zubaidah Zakaria

Pages: 3209-3216 Published online on: 08 May 2017
Open Access

Modulatory effects of hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene on resistant hypertension patients

Haibin Gong, Yun Li, Cheng Zheng, Tian-Tian Du, Bing-Quan Luo, Min Pang

Pages: 3217-3222 Published online on: 28 April 2017
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Resveratrol ameliorates diabetic nephropathy in rats through negative regulation of the p38 MAPK/TGF-β1 pathway

Yuan Qiao, Ke Gao, Yangwei Wang, Xueliang Wang, Bo Cui

Pages: 3223-3230 Published online on: 04 May 2017
Open Access

Identification of the miRNA-target gene regulatory network in intracranial aneurysm based on microarray expression data

Kezhen Wang, Xinmin Wang, Hongzhu Lv, Chengzhi Cui, Jiyong Leng, Kai Xu, Guosong Yu, Jianwei Chen, Peiyu Cong

Pages: 3239-3248 Published online on: 25 April 2017
Open Access

Herbal acupuncture for type 2 diabetes: A meta-analysis

Seung‑Wook Lee, Min‑Ho Nam, Byung‑Cheol Lee

Pages: 3249-3256 Published online on: 25 April 2017
Open Access

Diazoxide protects rat vascular endothelial cells against hypoxia and cold-induced damage

Lian‑Cheng Zhang, Zhao Huang, Pei‑Bing Li, Hong‑Jing Nie, Bing‑Nan Deng, Rui‑Feng Duan, Zhong‑Hai Xiao, Hui Peng, Hong Feng, Wei Liu

Pages: 3257-3266 Published online on: 05 May 2017

Cytotoxic and apoptotic activities of black widow spiderling extract against HeLa cells

Xiaozhen Peng, Zhipan Dai, Qian Lei, Long Liang, Shuai Yan, Xianchun Wang

Pages: 3267-3274 Published online on: 27 April 2017
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Improvement of cytomegalovirus pp65 DNA vaccine efficacy by co‑administration of siRNAs targeting BAK and BAX

Jixiao Liu, Keke Feng, Lu Zhao, Haining Luo, Yingjun Zhu

Pages: 3275-3280 Published online on: 26 April 2017
Open Access

Antioxidant properties of the red alga Asparagopsis taxiformis collected on the North West Algerian coast

Zoheir Mellouk, Ilhem Benammar, Djamil Krouf, Makhlouf Goudjil, Meriem Okbi, Willy Malaisse

Pages: 3281-3290 Published online on: 02 May 2017
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Establishment and evaluation of a reversible two‑kidney, one‑clip renovascular hypertensive rat model

Li‑Qiang Li, Jian Zhang, Rong Wang, Jian‑Xin Li, Yong‑Quan Gu

Pages: 3291-3296 Published online on: 26 April 2017
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Effects of 1,25‑dihydroxyvitamin D3 on the local bone renin‑angiotensin system in a murine model of glucocorticoid‑induced osteoporosis

Lin Shen, Chen Ma, Bo Shuai, Yanping Yang

Pages: 3297-3304 Published online on: 28 April 2017
Open Access

Glucose‑regulated protein 78 is an antiviral against hepatitis A virus replication

Xia Jiang, Tatsuo Kanda, Yuki Haga, Reina Sasaki, Masato Nakamura, Shuang Wu, Shingo Nakamoto, Hiroshi Shirasawa, Hiroaki Okamoto, Osamu Yokosuka

Pages: 3305-3308 Published online on: 28 April 2017
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miRNA‑186 inhibits prostate cancer cell proliferation and tumor growth by targeting YY1 and CDK6

Shu Lu, Ming‑Shan Wang, Pei‑Jie Chen, Qiang Ren, Peiming Bai

Pages: 3309-3314 Published online on: 26 April 2017
Open Access

Neuroprotective mechanisms of miR-124 activating PI3K/Akt signaling pathway in ischemic stroke

Changming Wang, Zhijie Wei, Guohong Jiang, Haijun Liu

Pages: 3315-3318 Published online on: 04 May 2017
Open Access

Clinical study of botulinum toxin A injection combined with spasmodic muscle therapeutic instrument on lower limb spasticity in patients with stroke

Xudong Ding, Li Huang, Qingsong Wang, Yanping Liu, Jing Zhong, Huaxian Chen

Pages: 3319-3326 Published online on: 24 April 2017
Open Access

Normalization of regulatory T cells, serum TGF-β1, and LTN after 5-aminolevulinic acid-photodynamic therapy in patients with condyloma acuminate

Zhang‑Yu Bu, Xiao‑Hong Yu, Li‑Min Wu, Jian‑Bo Zhong, Ping Yang, Jian Chen

Pages: 3327-3332 Published online on: 03 May 2017
Open Access

Correlation between NF-κB signal pathway-mediated caspase-4 activation and Kawasaki disease

Jing Tian, Xinjiang An, Ling Niu

Pages: 3333-3336 Published online on: 28 April 2017
Open Access

A case report of the orbit, ocular association and the lung in granulomatosis with polyangiitis: A diagnostic challenge

Cheng‑Wei Lu, Xiu‑Fen Liu, Ying Luan, Cheng‑Bo Lu, Dan‑Dan Zhou, Li‑Min Guo, Ya‑Bin Sun, Sheng‑Nan Chen, Yun‑Long Wu, Ji‑Long Hao

Pages: 3337-3340 Published online on: 28 April 2017
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Erythropoietin and sildenafil protect against ischemia/reperfusion injury following testicular torsion in adult rats

Ioannis D. Kostakis, Nick Zavras, Christos Damaskos, Stratigoula Sakellariou, Penelope Korkolopoulou, Evangelos P. Misiakos, Petros Tsaparas, George Vaos, Theodoros Karatzas

Pages: 3341-3347 Published online on: 08 May 2017
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ERK1/2 pathway regulates coxsackie and adenovirus receptor expression in mouse cardiac stem cells

Jingjin Liu, Qiang Sun, Yongshun Wang, Jinjin Cui, Maomao Zhang, Lili Li, Haibo Jia, Lulu Zhang, Bin Zhu, Miaomiao Jiang, Bo Yu, Shuo Zhang

Pages: 3348-3354 Published online on: 02 May 2017
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Decreased trabecular bone deterioration of proximal tibiae and lumbar vertebrae in postmenopausal women with osteoarthritis

Zhenhua Yin, Wei Wang, Jian Han, Ke Chen, Jianjun Ma

Pages: 3355-3359 Published online on: 08 May 2017
Open Access

Lymph node tuberculosis mimicking malignancy on 18F-FDG PET/CT in two patients: A case report

Rui‑Lin Ding, Hong‑Ying Cao, Yue Hu, Chang‑Ling Shang, Fang Xie, Zhen‑Hua Zhang, Qing‑Lian Wen

Pages: 3369-3373 Published online on: 04 May 2017
Open Access

Berberine alleviates dextran sodium sulfate‑induced colitis by improving intestinal barrier function and reducing inflammation and oxidative stress

Li‑Chao Zhang, Yue Wang, Ling‑Chang Tong, Sheng Sun, Wei‑Ye Liu, Su Zhang, Rong‑Mei Wang, Zhi‑Bin Wang, Ling Li

Pages: 3374-3382 Published online on: 28 April 2017
Open Access

Synergistic inhibition of leukemia WEHI-3 cell growth by arsenic trioxide and Hedyotis diffusa Willd extract in vitro and in vivo

Yu‑Jui Kuo, Yan‑Jin Liu, Tzong‑Der Way, Su‑Yin Chiang, Jaung‑Geng Lin, Jing‑Gung Chung

Pages: 3388-3396 Published online on: 27 April 2017
Open Access

Xuebijing injection attenuates pulmonary injury by reducing oxidative stress and proinflammatory damage in rats with heat stroke

Yi Chen, Huasheng Tong, Zhiguo Pan, Dongxin Jiang, Xinqin Zhang, Junming Qiu, Lei Su, Minzhou Zhang

Pages: 3408-3416 Published online on: 08 May 2017
Open Access

Suppressive effect of microRNA-138 on the proliferation and invasion of osteosarcoma cells via targeting SIRT1

Zhenchao Yuan, Hao Mo, Ligen Mo, Juliang He, Zhenjie Wu, Xiang Lin

Pages: 3417-3423 Published online on: 04 May 2017
Open Access

Effect of Suo Quan Wan on the bladder function of aging rats based on the β-adrenoceptor

Yi‑Fei Xu, Zhi‑Jian Liang, Zhao‑Jin Kuang, Jie‑Jun Chen, Jun Wu, Xiang‑E Lu, Wei‑Wen Jiang, Ping‑Long Fan, Li‑Yao Tang, Yi‑Tao Li, Ping Huang, Hong‑Ying Cao

Pages: 3424-3432 Published online on: 27 April 2017
Open Access

Application of vibration response imaging technology in patients with community-acquired pneumonia before and after the treatment

Hongying Jiang, Jichao Chen, Jinying Cao, Lan Mu, Zhenyu Hu, Jian He

Pages: 3433-3437 Published online on: 03 May 2017
Open Access

Notch4 signaling pathway in a Kawasaki disease mouse model induced by Lactobacillus casei cell wall extract

Lichao Gao, Songling Fu, Wei Wang, Chunhong Xie, Yiying Zhang, Fangqi Gong

Pages: 3438-3442 Published online on: 05 May 2017
Open Access

Dynamic relationship between infantile hepatitis syndrome and cytomegalovirus infection

Guangmeng Wang, Dongjin Feng

Pages: 3443-3447 Published online on: 24 April 2017
Open Access

Bathing effects of east saline groundwater concentrates on allergic (atopic) dermatitis-like skin lesions induced by 2,4-dinitrochlorobenzene in hairless mice

Choong‑Gon Kim, Ji‑Eun Lee, Da‑Geum Jeong, Youn‑Ho Lee, Sang‑In Park, Dae‑Geon Lee, Chang‑Hyun Han, Su‑Jin Kang, Chang‑Hyun Song, Seong‑Hun Choi, Young‑Joon Lee, Sae‑Kwang Ku

Pages: 3448-3466 Published online on: 27 April 2017
Open Access

MRI features of growth hormone deficiency in children with short stature caused by pituitary lesions

Chao Xu, Xinxian Zhang, Lina Dong, Bin Zhu, Tao Xin

Pages: 3474-3478 Published online on: 24 April 2017
Open Access

Early diagnosis of bacterial infection in patients with septicopyemia by laboratory analysis of PCT, CRP and IL-6

Liqin Gao, Xinghui Liu, Denghai Zhang, Fengxia Xu, Qing Chen, Ye Hong, Gang Feng, Qin Shi, Bin Yang, Limin Xu

Pages: 3479-3483 Published online on: 03 May 2017
Open Access

The role and mechanism of NF-κB in viral encephalitis of children

Dongli Zhang, Nuo Zheng, Xiaoming Liu

Pages: 3489-3493 Published online on: 27 April 2017
Open Access

Rare de novo inversion-duplication case with pure 3qter duplication syndrome including an overlap of the dup(3q) critical region: A case report

George Imataka, Yoshiyuki Watabe, Sayuri Kajitani, Shun Watanabe, Junko Ichikawa, Fabrizio Drago, Hiroshi Suzumura, Shigemi Yoshihara

Pages: 3494-3496 Published online on: 03 May 2017

Comparison of acute cholangitis with or without common bile duct dilatation

Minoru Tomizawa, Fuminobu Shinozaki, Rumiko Hasegawa, Yoshinori Shirai, Yasufumi Motoyoshi, Takao Sugiyama, Shigenori Yamamoto, Naoki Ishige

Pages: 3497-3502 Published online on: 28 April 2017

StatSensor‑i point‑of‑care creatinine analyzer may identify patients at high‑risk of contrast‑induced nephropathy

Akitoshi Inoue, Norihisa Nitta, Shinichi Ohta, Katsuji Imoto, Michio Yamasaki, Mitsuru Ikeda, Kiyoshi Murata

Pages: 3503-3508 Published online on: 26 April 2017

Diagnostic accuracy of diffusion-weighted whole-body imaging with background body signal suppression/T2-weighted image fusion for the detection of abdominal solid cancer

Minoru Tomizawa, Fuminobu Shinozaki, Kazunori Fugo, Satomi Tanaka, Takafumi Sunaoshi, Daisuke Kano, Eriko Sugiyama, Misaki Shite, Ryouta Haga, Yoshiya Fukamizu, Toshiyuki Fujita, Satoshi Kagayama, Rumiko Hasegawa, Akira Togawa, Yoshinori Shirai, Noboru Ichiki, Yuji Oshima, Naoto Koike, Yasuko Toshimitsu, Yasufumi Motoyoshi, Takao Sugiyama, Shigenori Yamamoto, Takashi Kishimoto, Naoki Ishige

Pages: 3509-3515 Published online on: 05 May 2017

Effect of topical rebamipide on goblet cells in the lid wiper of human conjunctiva

Satoru Kase, Toshiya Shinohara, Manabu Kase, Susumu Ishida

Pages: 3516-3522 Published online on: 26 April 2017

Pathology comparative study on the characteristic CT signs in solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas

Xi Bo Fu, Zhi Qiang Hao, Jin Yun He, Hai Shang, Qing Cai Fu, Xiang Dong Hua, Ye Fu Liu, Jie Lin

Pages: 3523-3528 Published online on: 26 April 2017

Overexpression and correlation of HIF-2α, VEGFA and EphA2 in residual hepatocellular carcinoma following high-intensity focused ultrasound treatment: Implications for tumor recurrence and progression

Lun Wu, You‑Shun Zhang, Meng‑Liang Ye, Feng Shen, Wei Liu, Hong‑Sheng Hu, Sheng‑Wei Li, Hong‑Wei Wu, Qin‑Hua Chen, Wen‑Bo Zhou

Pages: 3529-3534 Published online on: 04 May 2017

Comparative study of conventional US, contrast enhanced US and enhanced MR for the follow‑up of prostatic radiofrequency ablation

Chao Feng, Bin Hu, Bing Hu, Lei Chen, Jia Li, Jin Huang

Pages: 3535-3542 Published online on: 28 April 2017

Clinical application of the Innovance D‑dimer assay in the diagnosis of acute pulmonary thromboembolism

Zhuxiao Bai, Yurong Huang, Chenghua Song, Huimin Liu, Yihui Chen, Haitao Zhang, Xinhong Lu, Yingbo Song, Xin Zhang

Pages: 3543-3548 Published online on: 28 April 2017
Open Access

Mechanism of N‑acetyl‑cysteine inhibition on the cytotoxicity induced by titanium dioxide nanoparticles in JB6 cells transfected with activator protein‑1

Hongbo Shi, Yuanliang Gu, Zhenhua Xie, Qi Zhou, Guochuan Mao, Xialu Lin, Kui Liu, Yu Liu, Baobo Zou, Jinshun Zhao

Pages: 3549-3554 Published online on: 02 May 2017

microRNA-664 enhances proliferation, migration and invasion of lung cancer cells

Xinhai Zhu, Sheng Ju, Feng Yuan, Guoping Chen, Yue Shu, Chuanchuan Li, Yanhui Xu, Jing Luo, Lilong Xia

Pages: 3555-3562 Published online on: 05 May 2017

Effects of Gui Zhu Yi Kun formula on the P53/AMPK pathway of autophagy in granulosa cells of rats with polycystic ovary syndrome

Yu Xing, Yan‑Xia Liu, Xin Liu, Shu‑Lin Wang, Ping Li, Xiao‑Hua  Lin, Cong‑Lu Sui, Cai Xu, Bing Qi, Qing Tong

Pages: 3567-3573 Published online on: 26 April 2017

Comparison of biological characteristics of nucleus pulposus mesenchymal stem cells derived from non-degenerative and degenerative human nucleus pulposus

Zhiwei Jia, Pushan Yang, Yaohong Wu, Yong Tang, Yachao Zhao, Jianhong Wu, Deli Wang, Qing He, Dike Ruan

Pages: 3574-3580 Published online on: 27 April 2017

Expression and immunogenicity of NY‑ESO‑1 in colorectal cancer

Ya Li, Ruifeng Song, Xinqiang Li, Feng Xu

Pages: 3581-3585 Published online on: 28 April 2017

Successful treatment of granulomatosis with polyangiitis with hydropneumothorax using corticosteroids and immunosuppressant

Xu‑Hua Shi, Yong‑Feng Zhang, Yue‑Wu Lu

Pages: 3586-3590 Published online on: 08 May 2017

Lumbar spinal intradural neurocysticercosis: A case report

Shizhong Zhang, Yanyan Hu, Zhen Li, Li Zhao, Zhigang Wang

Pages: 3591-3593 Published online on: 28 April 2017

Effect of continuous renal replacement therapy on kidney injury molecule-1 and neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in patients with septic acute kidney injury

Yiming Shao, Yinqiang Fan, Yuliu Xie, Lu Yin, Yuanli Zhang, Liehua Deng, Xiaocong Sun, Xin Shao, Xinzhang Tan, Junbing He, Shiman Zhao

Pages: 3594-3602 Published online on: 05 May 2017

Retroperitoneal fibrosis and constrictive pericarditis-IgG4 related diseases: A case report

Brankica Terzic, Marijan Spasic, Predrag Djuric, Vladimir Vasiljevic, Slavica Radjen, Mirjana Mijuskovic

Pages: 3603-3606 Published online on: 04 May 2017

Combined effects of long‑pulsed neodymium-yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser, diprospan and 5-fluorouracil in the treatment of keloid scars

Xiao‑E Chen, Juan Liu, Afzaal Ahmed Bin Jameel, Maya Valeska, Jia‑An Zhang, Yang Xu, Xing‑Wu Liu, Hong Zhou, Dan Luo, Bing‑Rong Zhou

Pages: 3607-3612 Published online on: 08 May 2017

Safety of neural stem cell transplantation in patients with severe traumatic brain injury

Zhigang Wang, Yong Luo, Lvan Chen, Wu Liang

Pages: 3613-3618 Published online on: 04 May 2017

Insight into the binding interaction of kaempferol-7-O-α-L-rhamnopyranoside with human serum albumin by multiple fluorescence spectroscopy and molecular modeling

Wenting Zhang, Chun Chen, Chunping Zhang, Jingyu Duan, Huankai Yao, Yan Li, Aiguo Meng, Jun Shi

Pages: 3619-3623 Published online on: 04 May 2017

Chronic hepatitis B patients with high liver fibrosis levels should receive antiviral treatment

Xu Li, Qinglong Jin, Hongqin Xu, Zetian Zhang, Hongjie Zhou, Dongqing Yan, Dongmei Li, Pujun Gao, Junqi Niu

Pages: 3624-3630 Published online on: 04 May 2017
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June 2017
Volume 13 Issue 6

Print ISSN: 1792-0981
Online ISSN: 1792-1015

2015 Impact Factor: 1.28
Ranked #64/123 Medicine Research and Experimental
(total number of cites)

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