Journal Articles

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Current diagnostic imaging of pheochromocytomas and implications for therapeutic strategy (Review)

Filip Čtvrtlík, Pavel Koranda, Jan Schovánek, Jozef Škarda, Igor Hartmann, Zbyněk Tüdös

Pages: 3151-3160 Published online on: 14 February 2018
Open Access

Recurrent primary hyperoxaluria type 2 leads to early post‑transplant renal function loss: A case report

Si Liu, Baoshan Gao, Gang Wang, Weigang Wang, Xin Lian, Shan Wu, Jinyu Yu, Yaowen Fu, Honglan Zhou

Pages: 3169-3172 Published online on: 07 February 2018
Open Access

DNA methylation is a common molecular alteration in colorectal cancer cells and culture method has no influence on DNA methylation

Shibao Wang, Yinghui Huang, Xupeng Mu, Tianyang Qi, Sha Qiao, Zhenxia Lu, Hongjun Li

Pages: 3173-3180 Published online on: 30 January 2018
Open Access

MicroRNA-383 upregulation protects against propofol-induced hippocampal neuron apoptosis and cognitive impairment

Xinlei Wang, Guoyou Ding, Wei Lai, Shiwen Liu, Jun Shuai

Pages: 3181-3188 Published online on: 05 February 2018
Open Access

Human fibroblast growth factor-21 serves as a predictor and prognostic factor in patients with hepatitis B cirrhosis combined with adrenal insufficiency

Jian Zhang, Junhong Li, Junwei Ma, Hongxin Wang, Yin Yi

Pages: 3189-3196 Published online on: 06 February 2018
Open Access

Expression and phosphorylation of FOXO1 influences cell proliferation and apoptosis in the gastrointestinal stromal tumor cell line GIST-T1

Tao Wang, Hui Zhao, Hua Gao, Changming Zhu, Yao Xu, Liping Bai, Junbo Liu, Feng Yan

Pages: 3197-3202 Published online on: 08 February 2018
Open Access

GEMALS: A promising therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Michel Geffard, Arturo Mangas, Denis Bedat, Rafael Coveñas

Pages: 3203-3210 Published online on: 14 February 2018
Open Access

Identification of dysregulated modules based on network entropy in type 1 diabetes

Yan Zheng, Liwei Liu, Jifeng Ye

Pages: 3211-3214 Published online on: 29 January 2018
Open Access

A morphological and biochemical evaluation of the effects of quercetin on experimental sciatic nerve damage in rats

Sibel Türedi, Esin Yuluğ, Ahmet Alver, Akın Bodur, İmran İnce

Pages: 3215-3224 Published online on: 31 January 2018
Open Access

Finite element analysis of compression fractures at the thoracolumbar junction using models constructed from medical images

Daisuke Nakashima, Tsukasa Kanchiku, Norihiro Nishida, Saki Ito, Junji Ohgi, Hidenori Suzuki, Yasuaki Imajo, Masahiro Funaba, Xian Chen, Toshihiko Taguchi

Pages: 3225-3230 Published online on: 07 February 2018
Open Access

Thymosin α1 treatment reduces hepatic inflammation and inhibits hepatocyte apoptosis in rats with acute liver failure

Xueliang Yang, Yunru Chen, Jian Zhang, Tiantian Tang, Ying Kong, Feng Ye, Xi Zhang, Xiaojing Liu, Shumei Lin

Pages: 3231-3238 Published online on: 07 February 2018
Open Access

MicroRNA-215 suppresses the proliferation, migration and invasion of non-small cell lung carcinoma cells through the downregulation of matrix metalloproteinase-16 expression

Yuanshan Yao, Haibo Shen, Yinjie Zhou, Zhenhua Yang, Tianjun Hu

Pages: 3239-3246 Published online on: 14 February 2018
Open Access

Clinical significance of microRNA-449a in hepatocellular carcinoma with microarray data mining together with initial bioinformatics analysis

Xia Yang, Han‑Lin Wang, Hai‑Wei Liang, Liang Liang, Dong‑Yue Wen, Rui Zhang, Gang Chen, Dan‑Ming Wei

Pages: 3247-3258 Published online on: 05 February 2018
Open Access

Application of 3D visualization and 3D printing technology on ERCP for patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma

Yan Yang, Zhongyin Zhou, Rong Liu, Lu Chen, Hongyu Xiang, Na Chen

Pages: 3259-3264 Published online on: 02 February 2018
Open Access

Efficient delivery of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein (rhBMP‑2) with dextran sulfate‑chitosan microspheres

Yuan‑Jun Xia, Hong Xia, Ling Chen, Qing‑Shui Ying, Xiang Yu, Li‑Hua Li, Jian‑Hua Wang, Ying Zhang

Pages: 3265-3272 Published online on: 07 February 2018
Open Access

Comprehensive analysis of differential expression profiles reveals potential biomarkers associated with the cell cycle and regulated by p53 in human small cell lung cancer

Zhong Ni, Xiting Wang, Tianchen Zhang, Linlin Li, Jianxue Li

Pages: 3273-3282 Published online on: 02 February 2018
Open Access

Effective robotic assistive pattern of treadmill training for spinal cord injury in a rat model

Bo‑Lun Zhao, Wen‑Tao Li, Xiao‑Hua Zhou, Su‑Qian Wu, Hong‑Shi Cao, Zhu‑Ren Bao, Li‑Bin An

Pages: 3283-3294 Published online on: 31 January 2018
Open Access

Expression of DNA‑dependent protein kinase catalytic subunit in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma and its importance

Jian‑Song Sun, Xiu‑Hai Yang

Pages: 3295-3301 Published online on: 01 February 2018

Protective function of Bu Shen Huo Xue formula on the immunity of B6AF1 mice with experimental autoimmune premature ovarian failure

Peijuan Wang, Yan Lu, Si Chen, Yue Chen, Chunping Hu, Yawei Zuo

Pages: 3302-3310 Published online on: 29 January 2018
Open Access

Non-invasive cell tracking of SPIO labeled cells in an intrinsic regenerative environment: The axolotl limb

Henrik Lauridsen, Casper Bindzus Foldager, Line Hansen, Michael Pedersen

Pages: 3311-3319 Published online on: 14 February 2018
Open Access

The role of inhibition by phosphocitrate and its analogue in chondrocyte differentiation and subchondral bone advance in Hartley guinea pigs

Yubo Sun, Alex J. Kiraly, Michael Cox, David R. Mauerhan, Edward N. Hanley

Pages: 3320-3328 Published online on: 07 February 2018
Open Access

Non-invasive predictive model for hepatic venous pressure gradient based on a 3-dimensional computed tomography volume rendering technology

Yujen Tseng, Lili Ma, Tiancheng Luo, Xiaoqing Zeng, Na Li, Yichao Wei, Ji Zhou, Feng Li, Shiyao Chen

Pages: 3329-3335 Published online on: 30 January 2018
Open Access

Positive association between leptin serum levels and disease activity on endoscopy in inflammatory bowel disease: A case-control study

Fabiola Trejo‑Vazquez, Idalia Garza‑Veloz, Gabriela Alejandra Villela‑Ramirez, Yolanda Ortiz‑Castro, Panfilo Mauricio‑Saucedo, Edith Cardenas‑Vargas, Mariana Diaz‑Baez, Miguel A. Cid‑Baez, Rodrigo Castañeda‑Miranda, Jose Manuel Ortiz‑Rodriguez, Luis Octavio Solis‑Sanchez, Margarita L. Martinez‑Fierro

Pages: 3336-3344 Published online on: 05 February 2018
Open Access

Nimotuzumab enhances the sensitivity of non-small cell lung cancer cells to tumor necrosis factor-α by inhibiting the nuclear factor-кB signaling pathway

Jing Zhu, Ying Xin, Xiaoliang Liu, Ying Wang, Ying Liu

Pages: 3345-3351 Published online on: 12 February 2018
Open Access

Expression of serum AMPD1 in thyroid carcinoma and its clinical significance

Tianzhou Zha, Haorong Wu

Pages: 3357-3361 Published online on: 12 February 2018
Open Access

Molecular differences between mature and immature dental pulp cells: Bioinformatics and preliminary results

Long Chen, Yifeng Jiang, Zhen Du

Pages: 3362-3368 Published online on: 07 February 2018
Open Access

Expression of microRNAs in the serum exosomes of methamphetamine-dependent rats vs. ketamine-dependent rats

Hancheng Li, Chan Li, Yuting Zhou, Chaohua Luo, Jingying Ou, Jing Li, Zhixian Mo

Pages: 3369-3375 Published online on: 30 January 2018
Open Access

Therapeutic effects of Hedyotis diffusa Willd in a COPD mouse model challenged with LPS and smoke

Renping Liu, Peihong Wang, Caiqing Wu, Juan Chen, Chengxin Li, Yongtao Xie, Qi Wang, Jianming Liu, Huan He, Jing Zhu

Pages: 3385-3391 Published online on: 08 February 2018
Open Access

ASAP1 gene polymorphisms are associated with susceptibility to tuberculosis in a Chinese Xinjiang Muslim population

Xianhua Wang, Aiguo Ma, Xiuxia Han, Aishan Litifu, Feng Xue

Pages: 3392-3398 Published online on: 25 January 2018
Open Access

Association between HLA gene polymorphism and cutaneous adverse reactions caused by antiepileptic drugs

Jingang Zhang, Xinrui Li, Yuanyuan Su, Min Sun, Junbang Wang, Yunhua Hao

Pages: 3399-3403 Published online on: 25 January 2018
Open Access

Protective effects of amifostine, curcumin and caffeic acid phenethyl ester against cisplatin-induced testis tissue damage in rats

Tolga Mercantepe, Deniz Unal, Levent Tümkaya, Zihni Acar Yazici

Pages: 3404-3412 Published online on: 31 January 2018

Triptolide induces autophagy and apoptosis through ERK activation in human breast cancer MCF‑7 cells

Huan Gao, Yue Zhang, Lei Dong, Xiao‑Yu Qu, Li‑Na Tao, Yue‑Ming Zhang, Jing‑Hui Zhai, Yan‑Qing Song

Pages: 3413-3419 Published online on: 01 February 2018
Open Access

Assessment of telomerase activity in leukocytes of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients having or not foot ulcer: Possible correlation with other clinical parameters

Dimitrios Baltzis, Evangelia Meimeti, Maria G. Grammatikopoulou, Matthieu Roustit, Eleni Mavrogonatou, Dimitris Kletsas, Smaragda Efraimidou, Christos Manes, Taxiarchis K. Nikolouzakis, John Tsiaoussis, Aristides M. Tsatsakis, Demetrios A. Spandidos, Christina-Maria Trakatelli, Nikolaos Drakoulis

Pages: 3420-3424 Published online on: 25 January 2018
Open Access

Glibenclamide exacerbates adriamycin-induced cardiotoxicity by activating oxidative stress-induced endoplasmic reticulum stress in rats

Meng‑Lin Liu, Meng‑Long Wang, Jing‑Jun Lv, Jie Wei, Jun Wan

Pages: 3425-3431 Published online on: 13 February 2018

GSK126 (EZH2 inhibitor) interferes with ultraviolet A radiation‑induced photoaging of human skin fibroblast cells

Haiyan Qin, Guang Zhang, Lianbo Zhang

Pages: 3439-3448 Published online on: 13 February 2018

TIPE2 is negatively correlated with tissue factor and thrombospondin-1 expression in patients with bronchial asthma

Guang Shi, Jun‑Wei Zhao, Xiao‑Xu Sun, Jun‑Fen Ma, Pan Wang, Fu‑Cheng He, Liang Ming

Pages: 3449-3454 Published online on: 14 February 2018

Diagnosis and management of spinal tuberculosis combined with brucellosis: A case report and literature review

Dexin Zou, Junlin Zhou, Xiaobing Jiang

Pages: 3455-3458 Published online on: 30 January 2018

The effects of phototherapy and melanocytes on keratinocytes

Luyan Tang, Wenyu Wu, Wenwen Fu, Yao Hu

Pages: 3459-3466 Published online on: 30 January 2018

Diagnostic value of OMOM capsule endoscopy for small bowel diseases in adults

Lili Zhang, Junsong Shen, Linchun Guo, Fenggan Cheng, Qi Fan, Keqian Ni, Shujing Xia, Detong Zhou

Pages: 3467-3470 Published online on: 13 February 2018

Kissing aneurysms of the distal anterior cerebral artery: A case report and literature review

Chuan‑Yi Fu, Jian‑Long Chen, Zhao‑Hui Liu, Peng‑Cheng Wang, Chuan‑Zhi Duan, Jian‑Nong Zhao

Pages: 3471-3476 Published online on: 09 February 2018

Slug inhibition increases radiosensitivity of nasopharyngeal carcinoma cell line C666‑1

Hongxia Yang, Gang Zhang, Xiaolin Che, Shudong Yu

Pages: 3477-3482 Published online on: 07 February 2018

High calcium diet alleviates 5/6 nephrectomy-induced bone deteriorations of lumbar vertebrae in mice

Hai‑Tao Hou, Ya‑Nan Wang, Shi‑Ze Shao, Song Fu, Xiang‑Peng Huang, Xiao‑Hui Wang

Pages: 3483-3488 Published online on: 14 February 2018

Semaphorin 3A promotes osteogenic differentiation in human alveolar bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells

Li Liu, Jue Wang, Xiaomeng Song, Qingping Zhu, Shuping Shen, Wei Zhang

Pages: 3489-3494 Published online on: 30 January 2018

GDF11/BMP11 as a novel tumor marker for liver cancer

Yong‑Hui Zhang, Lian‑Hong Pan, Yi Pang, Jin‑Xin Yang, Meng‑Jia Lv, Feng Liu, Xue‑Feng Qu, Xin‑Xin Chen, Hua‑Jun Gong, Dan Liu, Yong Wei

Pages: 3495-3500 Published online on: 12 February 2018

Enhanced percutaneous absorption of cilostazol nanocrystals using aqueous gel patch systems and clarification of the absorption mechanism

Chiaki Yoshioka, Yoshimasa Ito, Noriaki Nagai

Pages: 3501-3508 Published online on: 31 January 2018

3-Methyladenine and dexmedetomidine reverse lipopolysaccharide-induced acute lung injury through the inhibition of inflammation and autophagy

Dengfeng Ding, Shiyuan Xu, Hongfei Zhang, Wei Zhao, Xueping Zhang, Yuanxu Jiang, Ping Wang, Zhongliang Dai, Junzhi Zhang

Pages: 3516-3522 Published online on: 02 February 2018

Berberine ameliorates neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis by activating the phosphoinositide 3-kinase/protein kinase B signaling pathway

Chengzhi Fang, Lili Xie, Chunmei Liu, Chunhua Fu, Wei Ye, Hong Liu, Binghong Zhang

Pages: 3530-3536 Published online on: 12 February 2018

Allicin activates autophagic cell death to alleviate the malignant development of thyroid cancer

Yangfeng Xiang, Jianqiang Zhao, Ming Zhao, Kejing Wang

Pages: 3537-3543 Published online on: 01 February 2018

Inhibitory effects of methamphetamine on mast cell activation and cytokine/chemokine production stimulated by lipopolysaccharide in C57BL/6J mice

Li Xue, Yan Geng, Ming Li, Yao‑Feng Jin, Hui‑Xun Ren, Xia Li, Feng Wu, Biao Wang, Wei‑Ying Cheng, Teng Chen, Yan‑Jiong Chen

Pages: 3544-3550 Published online on: 05 February 2018

Pterostilbene attenuates acute kidney injury in septic mice

Yizi Xia, Ying Chen, Luming Tang, Zheng Wang, Yu Zheng

Pages: 3551-3555 Published online on: 30 January 2018

Saccharum Alhagi polysaccharide-1 and -2 promote the immunocompetence of RAW264.7 macrophages in vitro

Gairu Li, Yang Xiang, Jin Zhao, Junmin Chang

Pages: 3556-3562 Published online on: 31 January 2018

Clinical and angiographic outcomes after combined direct and indirect bypass in adult patients with moyamoya disease: A retrospective study of 76 procedures

Jinbing Zhao, Hongyi Liu, Yuanjie  Zou, Wenbin Zhang, Shengxue He

Pages: 3570-3576 Published online on: 07 February 2018

Expression and secretion of neuregulin-1 in cardiac microvascular endothelial cells treated with angiogenic factors

Chengqiang Wu, Chun Gui, Lang Li, Yiheng Pang, Zhongli Tang, Jing Wei

Pages: 3577-3581 Published online on: 30 January 2018

Role of mitofusin 2 in the protective effect of breviscapine against hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats

Zhen Bao, Weijun Chen, Fan Pan, Bo Peng, Jin Gong

Pages: 3582-3588 Published online on: 05 February 2018

Risk factors for new-onset chronic kidney disease in patients who have received a liver transplant

Yuehong Li, Binbin Li, Wei Wang, Jiaxuan Lv

Pages: 3589-3595 Published online on: 31 January 2018

Immunological changes of T helper cells in flow cytometer‑sorted CD4+ T cells from patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Yanying Guo, Jazyra Zynat Zynat, Shuqing Xing, Liang Xin, Suli Li, Nurongguli Mammat, Yuan Chen, Limin Zhao, Hongli Zhao, Xinling Wang

Pages: 3596-3602 Published online on: 01 February 2018

Overexpression of growth and differentiation factor-5 inhibits inflammatory factors released by intervertebral disc cells

Lin Shen, Yinghua Wu, Liang Han, Haiying Zhang

Pages: 3603-3608 Published online on: 14 February 2018

N‑methyl pyrrolidone promotes ankle fracture healing by inhibiting inflammation via suppression of the mitogen‑activated protein kinase signaling pathway

Jun Bian, Dan Cao, Jie Shen, Bo Jiang, Dan Chen, Lanzheng Bian

Pages: 3617-3622 Published online on: 07 February 2018

Age-dependent variations of cancellous bone in response to ovariectomy in C57BL/6J mice

Sheng Zhou, Guanghu Wang, Liang Qiao, Qiting Ge, Dongyang Chen, Zhihong Xu, Dongquan Shi, Jin Dai, Jinzhong Qin, Huajian Teng, Qing Jiang

Pages: 3623-3632 Published online on: 06 February 2018

The investigation of immunomodulatory activities of Gloeostereum incaratum polysaccharides in cyclophosphamide-induced immunosuppression mice

Di Wang, Qian Li, Yidi Qu, Mengya Wang, Lanzhou Li, Yang Liu, Yu Li

Pages: 3633-3638 Published online on: 30 January 2018

Local level of TGF-β1 determines the effectiveness of dexamethasone through regulating the balance of Treg/Th17 cells in TNBS-induced mouse colitis

Peng You, Ning Chen, Lin Su, Tao Peng, Guodong Chen, Yulan Liu

Pages: 3639-3649 Published online on: 08 February 2018

Influence of different concentrations of uric acid on oxidative stress in steatosis hepatocytes

Shi Cheng, Yan Yang, Yong Zhou, Wei Xiang, Hua Yao, Ling Ma

Pages: 3659-3665 Published online on: 12 February 2018
Open Access

[Editorial] Spinal muscular atrophy, pediatric virology and gene therapy: A challenge of modern weakness and hope

Basil T. Darras, Ioannis N. Mammas, Demetrios A. Spandidos

Pages: 3671-3672 Published online on: 22 February 2018
Open Access

Dietary exosome-miR-23b may be a novel therapeutic measure for preventing Kashin-Beck disease (Review)

Yujie Ning, Xi Wang, Pan Zhang, Amin Liu, Xin Qi, Meidan Liu, Xiong Guo

Pages: 3680-3686 Published online on: 22 February 2018
Open Access

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma: A review of current updates

Lei Wu, Churong Li, Li Pan

Pages: 3687-3692 Published online on: 20 February 2018
Open Access

Influence of amygdalin on PDG, IGF and PDGFR expression in HSC-T6 cells

Huanhuan Luo, Fang Zhao, Fengxue Zhang, Ni Liu

Pages: 3693-3698 Published online on: 22 February 2018
Open Access

MicroRNA-34a regulates proliferation and apoptosis of gastric cancer cells by targeting silent information regulator 1

Xiaojing Deng, Hailun Zheng, Dapeng Li, Yongju Xue, Qizhi Wang, Shanjun Yan, Yu Zhu, Min Deng

Pages: 3705-3714 Published online on: 02 March 2018
Open Access

Isolation, culture and induced differentiation of rabbit mesenchymal stem cells into osteoblasts

Hao Liu, Li‑Kun Wei, Xiao‑Fei Jian, Jie Huang, Hui Zou, Shi‑Zhan Zhang, Guang‑Hua Yuan

Pages: 3715-3724 Published online on: 26 February 2018
Open Access

Decreased expression of sirtuin 3 protein correlates with early stage chronic renal allograft dysfunction in a rat kidney model

Qin Zhou, Daoyuan Lv, Yue Xia, Zhihong Zhao, Hequn Zou

Pages: 3725-3732 Published online on: 28 February 2018
Open Access

Clinical significance of plasma globotriaosylsphingosine levels in Chinese patients with Fabry disease

Yan Ouyang, Bing Chen, Xiaoxia Pan, Zhaohui Wang, Hong Ren, Yaowen Xu, Liyan Ni, Xialian Yu, Li Yang, Nan Chen

Pages: 3733-3742 Published online on: 26 February 2018
Open Access

MicroRNA-133b inhibits cell proliferation and promotes apoptosis by targeting cullin 4B in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Hairong Huang, Yang Xu, Zhong Guo, Xi Chen, Shaiguang Ji, Zhiyun Xu

Pages: 3743-3750 Published online on: 28 February 2018
Open Access

Reverting doxorubicin resistance in colon cancer by targeting a key signaling protein, steroid receptor coactivator

Sang Xiong, Gong‑Wei Xiao

Pages: 3751-3758 Published online on: 28 February 2018
Open Access

A probe into effect of Shoutai pill on endometrial receptivity

Lijun Zhao, Yang Xu, Xiaoling Duo, Xiaoying Tian, Peng Wang

Pages: 3765-3768 Published online on: 15 February 2018
Open Access

miR-143-3p regulates cell proliferation and apoptosis by targeting IGF1R and IGFBP5 and regulating the Ras/p38 MAPK signaling pathway in rheumatoid arthritis

Zhenguo Yang, Jifu Wang, Zhuangzhuang Pan, Yihang Zhang

Pages: 3781-3790 Published online on: 28 February 2018
Open Access

Chronic ethanol exposure induces SK-N-SH cell apoptosis by increasing N-methyl-D-aspartic acid receptor expression and intracellular calcium

Hongbo Wang, Xiaolong Wang, Yan Li, Hao Yu, Changliang Wang, Chunmei Feng, Guohui Xu, Jiajun Chen, Jiabin You, Pengfei Wang, Xu Wu, Rui Zhao, Guohua Zhang

Pages: 3791-3800 Published online on: 28 February 2018
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Identification of functional modules induced by bare-metal stents and paclitaxel-eluting stents in coronary heart disease

Zhaobin Tang, Jingjing Gu, Ping Sun, Jing Zhao, Yonggang Zhao

Pages: 3801-3808 Published online on: 20 February 2018
Open Access

Effect of probucol on hemodynamics, rheology and blood lipid of diabetic retinopathy

Hong Liu, Mingming Cai

Pages: 3809-3814 Published online on: 01 March 2018
Open Access

Investigating the application of diving endoscopic technique in determining the extent of pituitary adenoma resection via the trans-nasal-sphenoidal approach

Hai‑Bin Gao, Li‑Qing Wang, Jian‑Yun Zhou, Wei Sun

Pages: 3815-3819 Published online on: 02 March 2018
Open Access

Effects of low-level laser therapy following surgical extraction of the lower third molar with objective measurement of swelling using a three-dimensional system

Mahmut Koparal, Ayse Ozcan Kucuk, Hilal Alan, Fatih Asutay, Mehmet Avci

Pages: 3820-3826 Published online on: 02 March 2018
Open Access

Extract of Rhus verniciflua stokes protects against renal ischemia-reperfusion injury by enhancing Nrf2-mediated induction of antioxidant enzymes

Du Ri Choi, Ji Heun Jeong, Kwang‑Sik Yu, Nam‑Seob Lee, Young‑Gil Jeong, Do Kyung Kim, Chun Soo Na, Dae Seung Na, Won Min Hwang, Seung‑Yun Han

Pages: 3827-3835 Published online on: 28 February 2018
Open Access

Protective effects of paeonol on subacute/chronic brain injury during cerebral ischemia in rats

Bing Zhao, Qiao‑Juan Shi, Zhen‑Zhong Zhang, Shu‑Yan Wang, Xi Wang, Hao Wang

Pages: 3836-3846 Published online on: 26 February 2018
Open Access

Aloperine activates the Nrf2‑ARE pathway when ameliorating early brain injury in a subarachnoid hemorrhage model

Shibin Song, Yimin Chen, Feng Han, Minghao Dong, Xin Xiang, Jianmei Sui, Yuming Li, Hua Yang, Jian Liu

Pages: 3847-3855 Published online on: 26 February 2018
Open Access

Methylene blue relieves the development of osteoarthritis by upregulating lncRNA MEG3

Xinyi Li, Chaoliang Tang, Jin Wang, Peipei Guo, Chengyao Wang, Yanlin Wang, Zongze Zhang, Huisheng Wu

Pages: 3856-3864 Published online on: 02 March 2018
Open Access

Clinical implications of age and sex in the prevalence of periodontitis in Korean adults with diabetes

Kyungdo Han, Jun‑Beom Park

Pages: 3865-3873 Published online on: 20 February 2018
Open Access

Tripterygium wilfordii mitigates hyperglycemia-induced upregulated Wnt/β-catenin expression and kidney injury in diabetic rats

Baochao Chang, Weidong Chen, Yan Zhang, Ping Yang, Lei Liu

Pages: 3874-3882 Published online on: 28 February 2018
Open Access

Protective effect of Atriplex suberecta extract against oxidative and apoptotic hepatotoxicity

Mohammad K. Parvez, Ahmad H. Arbab, Mohammed S. Al‑Dosari, Adnan J. Al‑Rehaily, Perwez Alam, Khalid E. Ibrahim, Mansour S. Alsaid, Syed Rafatullah

Pages: 3883-3891 Published online on: 02 March 2018
Open Access

Correlation between the expression of Drp1 in vascular endothelial cells and inflammatory factors in hypertension rats

Xinghui Liu, Hongwen Tan, Xiaoqiao Liu, Qiang Wu

Pages: 3892-3898 Published online on: 27 February 2018
Open Access

Accurate and continuous ultrasonography evaluation of small diameter vascular prostheses in vivo

Jing Shi, Jialing Zhang, Meng Yin, Qian Wang, Jun Du

Pages: 3899-3907 Published online on: 26 February 2018
Open Access

Advanced oxidation protein products inhibit the autophagy of renal tubular epithelial cells

Jun Zhang, Xiaohong Xiang, Shuangshuang Shu, Cuiling Zhang, Yuling Liang, Tingting Jiang, Wenying Zhang, Tingting Guo, Xiujie Liang, Xun Tang

Pages: 3908-3916 Published online on: 15 February 2018
Open Access

Anti-proliferative effect of isorhamnetin on HeLa cells through inducing G2/M cell cycle arrest

Juan Wei, Hailan Su, Yang Bi, Jixin Li, Lidan Feng, Wenjun Sheng

Pages: 3917-3923 Published online on: 26 February 2018
Open Access

Correlation between serum inflammatory factors TNF-α, IL-8, IL-10 and Henoch-Schonlein purpura with renal function impairment

Liangdong Yuan, Quanyi Wang, Shiqi Zhang, Ling Zhang

Pages: 3924-3928 Published online on: 16 February 2018
Open Access

Rat vibrissa dermal papilla cells promote healing of spinal cord injury following transplantation

Meiying Li, Xianglin Mei, Shuang Lv, Zechuan Zhang, Jinying Xu, Dongjie Sun, Jiayi Xu, Xia He, Guangfan Chi, Yulin Li

Pages: 3929-3939 Published online on: 28 February 2018
Open Access

Effect of revascularization on IL-6 and TNF-α in patients with thromboangiitis obliterans

Shifeng Wu, Xin Sun, Wei Wu, Dazhi Shi, Tao Jiang

Pages: 3947-3951 Published online on: 20 February 2018
Open Access

Genetic polymorphism in the asporin gene is not a key risk factor for osteoarthritis: Evidence based on an updated cumulative meta-analysis

Jing Wang, Aimin Yang, Jie Zhang, Na Sun, Xiangwen Li, Xinghui Li, Qiling Liu, Jun Li, Xiaomei Ren, Zunhua Ke, Rongqiang Zhang

Pages: 3952-3966 Published online on: 26 February 2018
Open Access

Insulin alleviates mitochondrial oxidative stress involving upregulation of superoxide dismutase 2 and uncoupling protein 2 in septic acute kidney injury

Guang‑Dao Chen, Jun‑Liang Zhang, Yi‑Ting Chen, Ju‑Xing Zhang, Tao Wang, Qi‑Yi Zeng

Pages: 3967-3975 Published online on: 26 February 2018

Molecular targeted therapies of renal cell carcinoma considering life stage of the patient: Two case reports

Hisashi Takeuchi, Naoto Tokuyama, Isao Kuroda, Teiichiro Aoyagi

Pages: 3976-3980 Published online on: 20 February 2018

Utility of dermoscopy for evaluating the therapeutic efficacy of tacrolimus ointment plus 308-nm excimer laser combination therapy in localized vitiligo patients

Lu‑Mei Wang, Wan‑Jiao Lu, Jing‑Tao Yuan, Bi‑Bing Zeng, Dan Li, Feng Zhang, Jun‑Jie Li

Pages: 3981-3988 Published online on: 28 February 2018

Gene expression analysis for pneumonia caused by Gram-positive bacterial infection

Rufu Jia, Jingyan Yang, Ying Cui, Dongjie Guo, Tiejun Li

Pages: 3989-3996 Published online on: 28 February 2018

Osteoporosis as an initial manifestation in a patient with Crohn's disease: A case report

Hongyun Wei, Chunhui Ouyang, Dehong Peng, Fanggen Lu, Jie Zhang

Pages: 3997-4000 Published online on: 28 February 2018

Multiple pelvic accessory spleen: Rare case report with review of literature

Yourong Feng, Yanyan Shi, Bo Wang, Jing Li, Ding Ma, Shixuan Wang, Mingfu Wu

Pages: 4001-4004 Published online on: 28 February 2018

Tongluo Xingnao effervescent tablet reverses memory deficit and reduces plaque load in APPswe/PS1dE9 mice

Wenjun Fu, Yuan Dai, Tao Ma, Jiangping Wei, Huan Chen, Shijun Xu

Pages: 4005-4013 Published online on: 26 February 2018

β-Endorphin attenuates collagen-induced arthritis partially by inhibiting peripheral pro-inflammatory mediators

Xiaofen He, Lei Huang, Shenchen Qiu, Xiaohu Yin, Yafang Shen, Yuanyuan Wu, Yongliang Jiang, Jianqiao Fang

Pages: 4014-4018 Published online on: 28 February 2018

Tumor suppressor miR-211-5p is associated with cellular migration, proliferation and apoptosis in renal cell carcinoma

Jing Quan, Xiang Pan, Tao He, Canbin Lin, Yulin Lai, Peijie Chen, Zeng Zhang, Shangqi Yang, Tao Wang, Yongqing Lai

Pages: 4019-4028 Published online on: 28 February 2018

Leukocyte depletion does not affect the in vitro healing ability of platelet rich plasma

Ilaria Giusti, Marianna Di Francesco, Sandra D'Ascenzo, Paola Palumbo, Anna Rughetti, Luigi Dell'Orso, Paola Annunziata Varasano, Gabriella Lucidi Pressanti, Vincenza Dolo

Pages: 4029-4038 Published online on: 22 February 2018

miR-216a-5p acts as an oncogene in renal cell carcinoma

Peijie Chen, Jing Quan, Lu Jin, Canbin Lin, Weijie Xu, Jinling Xu, Xin Guan, Zebo Chen, Liangchao Ni, Shangqi Yang, Yun Chen, Yongqing Lai

Pages: 4039-4046 Published online on: 20 February 2018

Enhanced antitumor activity of combined megestrol acetate and arsenic trioxide treatment in liver cancer cells

Yan Xia, Xianhao Liu, Beibei Liu, Xiaoshi Zhang, Geng Tian

Pages: 4047-4055 Published online on: 28 February 2018
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April-2018
Volume 15 Issue 4

Print ISSN: 1792-0981
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