Journal Articles

Open Access

Advances in CLARITY‑based tissue clearing and imaging (Review)

Hao Du, Peihong Hou, Wenbo Zhang, Qiyu Li

Pages: 1567-1576 Published online on: 29 June 2018
Open Access

Fluorescent contrast agents for tumor surgery (Review)

Qi Xiao, Tianming Chen, Shilin Chen

Pages: 1577-1585 Published online on: 04 July 2018
Open Access

Combined antitumor effects of P‑5m octapeptide and 5‑fluorouracil on a murine model of H22 hepatoma ascites Corrigendum in /10.3892/etm.2018.6971

Xiao Han, Liping An, Dongmei Yan, Hiroshi Matsuura, Weiguang Ding, Mengchuan Zhang, Guangyu Xu, Ying Sun, Guangxin Yuan, Manli Wang, Nanxi Zhao, Jingbo Sun, Xun Zhu, Peige Du

Pages: 1586-1592 Published online on: 06 July 2018
Open Access

Evaluation of the safety of MRI scans in patients undergoing dual-chamber pacemaker implantation

Minchao Xiong, Nian Zhao, Yan Qin, Peng Min, Hong Peng, Yong Zhang, Bin Fan

Pages: 1593-1596 Published online on: 02 July 2018
Open Access

Use of ozonated water as a new therapeutic approach to solve current concerns around antitumor treatment

Kohei Kuroda, Masamiti Yamashita, Yusuke Murahata, Kazuo Azuma, Tomohiro Osaki, Takeshi Tsuka, Norihiko Ito, Tomohiro Imagawa, Yoshiharu Okamoto

Pages: 1597-1602 Published online on: 06 July 2018
Open Access

Microarray data analysis to identify differentially expressed genes and biological pathways associated with asthma

Shanshan Qi, Guanghui Liu, Xiang Dong, Nan Huang, Wenjing Li, Hao Chen

Pages: 1613-1620 Published online on: 28 June 2018
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MicroRNA‑138 inhibits SOX12 expression and the proliferation, invasion and migration of ovarian cancer cells

Miaomiao Qu, Yongning Zhu, Meng Jin

Pages: 1629-1638 Published online on: 29 June 2018
Open Access

Preparation and characterization of norcantharidin liposomes modified with stearyl glycyrrhetinate

Jing Zhu, Wei Zhang, Dandan Wang, Suzhen Li, Wei Wu

Pages: 1639-1646 Published online on: 06 July 2018
Open Access

Effect of naproxen on proliferation and differentiation of primary cell cultures isolated from human cartilage tissue

Numan Karaarslan, Ahmet Guray Batmaz, Ibrahim Yilmaz, Hanefi Ozbek, Tezcan Caliskan, Duygu Yasar Sirin, Necati Kaplan, Kadir Oznam, Ozkan Ates

Pages: 1647-1654 Published online on: 26 June 2018
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Combination therapy with BMP‑2 and psoralen enhances fracture healing in ovariectomized mice

Kui Huang, Guofeng Wu, Ji Zou, Songming Peng

Pages: 1655-1662 Published online on: 26 June 2018
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MicroRNA‑101‑3p inhibits proliferation in retinoblastoma cells by targeting EZH2 and HDAC9

Qifang Jin, Wenfeng He, Leifeng Chen, Yang Yang, Ke Shi, Zhipeng You

Pages: 1663-1670 Published online on: 04 July 2018
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Role of ALK5/SMAD2/3 signaling in the regulation of NOX expression in cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury

Zheng Lou, Ai‑Ping Wang, Xiao‑Ming Duan, Guo‑Huang Hu, Mei‑Ling Zuo, Zhong‑Bao Yang

Pages: 1671-1678 Published online on: 29 June 2018
Open Access

Relationship between serum levels of miR-204 and clinical features of patients with lumbar disc herniation - an analysis based on 1,589 cases

Jun Peng, Yingjie Liu, Yang Zong, Yulin Zhan

Pages: 1679-1684 Published online on: 27 June 2018
Open Access

Estrogen relaxes gastric muscle cells via a nitric oxide‑ and cyclic guanosine monophosphate‑dependent mechanism: A sex‑associated differential effect

Othman A. Al‑Shboul, Mona S. Nazzal, Ayman G. Mustafa, Ahmed N. Al‑Dwairi, Mohammad A. Alqudah, Amal Abu Omar, Mahmoud A. Alfaqih, Mohammad I. Alsalem

Pages: 1685-1692 Published online on: 04 July 2018
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Decreased expression of microRNA‑214 contributes to imatinib mesylate resistance of chronic myeloid leukemia patients by upregulating ABCB1 gene expression

Jing Jin, Jia Yao, Fang Yue, Zhaoying Jin, Dan Li, Shan Wang

Pages: 1693-1700 Published online on: 04 July 2018
Open Access

Expression of miR‑376 in blood of pregnant women with preeclampsia and its effect on 25‑hydroxyvitamin D

Jinlan Li, Jiangdong Du, Zhan Wang, Chenghong Wang, Jianhua Bai, Su Zhang

Pages: 1701-1706 Published online on: 03 July 2018
Open Access

Identification of miRNAs associated with the mechanical response of hepatic stellate cells by miRNA microarray analysis

Suhong Yi, Xia Qin, Xu Luo, Yi Zhang, Zhijun Liu, Liang Zhu

Pages: 1707-1714 Published online on: 29 June 2018
Open Access

Bletilla striata polysaccharide has a protective effect on intestinal epithelial barrier disruption in TAA‑induced cirrhotic rats

Lei Luo, Zhang Zhou, Juan Xue, Yao Wang, Juan Zhang, Xin Cai, Yuqing Liu, Fan Yang

Pages: 1715-1722 Published online on: 09 July 2018
Open Access

Flexible ureteroscopic holmium laser lithotripsy with PolyScope for senile patients with renal calculi

Ke Xu, Jie Ding, Bowen Shi, Yanyuan Wu, Yunteng Huang

Pages: 1723-1728 Published online on: 28 June 2018
Open Access

Effects of transplanted adipose derived stem cells on the expressions of α‑SMA and DCN in fibroblasts of hypertrophic scar tissues in rabbit ears

Haihan Chu, Yunpeng Wang, Xiuchun Wang, Xianhui Song, Huaqing Liu, Xue Li

Pages: 1729-1734 Published online on: 29 June 2018
Open Access

Histopathological changes and onset of severe hepatic steatosis in rats fed a choline‑free diet

Theodore Karatzas, Nikolaos Sikalias, Dimitrios Mantas, Apostolos Papalois, Konstantinos Alexiou, Lamprini Mountzalia, Gregory Kouraklis

Pages: 1735-1742 Published online on: 29 June 2018
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Lund exhaust on hemodynamic parameters and inflammatory mediators in patients undergoing cardiac valve replacement under cardiopulmonary bypass

Jihong Zhu, Weimin Zhang, Guoying Shen, Xin Yu, Jige Guo, Taidi Zhong

Pages: 1747-1752 Published online on: 26 June 2018
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Early ultrasound-guided percutaneous catheter drainage in the treatment of severe acute pancreatitis with acute fluid accumulation

Huazhi Li, Yongzhe Wu, Chen Xu, Hongchao An, Chunhai Guo, Hongli Cui

Pages: 1753-1757 Published online on: 03 July 2018
Open Access

Gambogic acid regulates the migration and invasion of colorectal cancer via microRNA‑21‑mediated activation of phosphatase and tensin homolog

Guangyi Gao, Yinzhu Bian, Hanqing Qian, Mi Yang, Jing Hu, Li Li, Lixia Yu, Baorui Liu, Xiaoping Qian

Pages: 1758-1765 Published online on: 06 July 2018
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Serum anion gap on admission predicts intensive care unit mortality in patients with aortic aneurysm

Qinchang Chen, Qingui Chen, Lingling Li, Xixia Lin, Shih‑I Chang, Yonghui Li, Zhenluan Tian, Wei Liu, Kai Huang

Pages: 1766-1777 Published online on: 02 July 2018
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Effects of dexmedetomidine hydrochloride on hemodynamics, postoperative analgesia and cognition in cesarean section

Dehua Kong, Jianhua Bai, Suqiao Ma, Cong Li, Lina Yang, Xiangang Kong

Pages: 1778-1783 Published online on: 27 June 2018
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Therapeutic effect of MIPPSO in the thoracolumbar vertebra fracture

Kewei Ren, Jilei Tang, Xuefeng Jiang, Luming Nong, Yanqing Gu

Pages: 1784-1789 Published online on: 28 June 2018
Open Access

Pirfenidone suppresses bleomycin‑induced pulmonary fibrosis and periostin expression in rats

Xiaoxia Song, Wencheng Yu, Fang Guo

Pages: 1800-1806 Published online on: 29 June 2018
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Dynamic expression of matrix metalloproteinases 2, 9 and 13 in ovariectomy‑induced osteoporosis rats

Xuefeng Zheng, Yuanyuan Zhang, Shiming Guo, Wenming Zhang, Jinyun Wang, Yanping Lin

Pages: 1807-1813 Published online on: 27 June 2018
Open Access

Downregulation of microRNA‑1 attenuates glucose‑induced apoptosis by regulating the liver X receptor α in cardiomyocytes

Yongxia Cheng, Wei Zhao, Xiaodong Zhang, Lixin Sun, Heran Yang, Ying Wang, Yong Cao, Yanhui Chu, Guibo Liu

Pages: 1814-1824 Published online on: 02 July 2018
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Fmr1 protects cardiomyocytes against lipopolysaccharide‑induced myocardial injury

Jiasheng Bao, Chen Ye, Zhelan Zheng, Zhengwen Zhou

Pages: 1825-1833 Published online on: 02 July 2018
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Lycium barbarum polysaccharides attenuates the apoptosis of hippocampal neurons induced by sevoflurane

Yuhai Xie, Xuejun Wang

Pages: 1834-1840 Published online on: 09 July 2018
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Integrated analysis of key mRNAs and lncRNAs in osteoarthritis

Lei Chen, Yingqi Zhang, Zhitao Rao, Jincheng Zhang, Yeqing Sun

Pages: 1841-1849 Published online on: 27 June 2018
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Identification of key pathways and biomarkers in sorafenib‑resistant hepatocellular carcinoma using bioinformatics analysis

Danping Huang, Weiqu Yuan, Hanmin Li, Shaodong Li, Zuanguang Chen, Hongzhi Yang

Pages: 1850-1858 Published online on: 09 July 2018
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Efficacy and safety of febuxostat for treating hyperuricemia in patients with chronic kidney disease and in renal transplant recipients: A systematic review and meta‑analysis

Xuzhong Liu, Kun Liu, Qing Sun, Yunyan Wang, Junsong Meng, Zongyuan Xu, Zhaofei Shi

Pages: 1859-1865 Published online on: 28 June 2018
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Triiodothyronine alleviates alcoholic liver disease injury through the negative regulation of the NLRP3 signaling pathway

Xiang Dong, Hongmei Yang, Cong Li, Qi Liu, Qinglin Bai, Zhaoran Zhang

Pages: 1866-1872 Published online on: 05 July 2018
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A combined study of 18F‑FDG PET‑CT and fMRI for assessing resting cerebral function in patients with major depressive disorder

Chang Fu, Hongju Zhang, Ang Xuan, Yongju Gao, Junling Xu, Dapeng Shi

Pages: 1873-1881 Published online on: 09 July 2018
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Efficacy and safety of mycophenolate mofetil for IgA nephropathy: An updated meta‑analysis of randomized controlled trials

Jian‑Nan Zheng, Tong‑Dan Bi, Lin‑Bo Zhu, Lin‑Lin Liu

Pages: 1882-1890 Published online on: 06 July 2018
Open Access

Effect of silencing lncRNATUG1 on rapamycin‑induced inhibition of endothelial cell proliferation and migration

Xue Gao, Tao Zhang, Xi‑Yun Zeng, Guo‑Jian Li, Ling‑Juan Du, Zhen‑Huan Ma, Jia Wan, Yong Yang

Pages: 1891-1899 Published online on: 26 June 2018
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Association between GDF5 single nucleotide polymorphism rs143383 and lumbar disc degeneration

Zhen Wang, Yuqian Li, Yunhao Wang, Xiaodong Wang, Jianhua Zhang, Jiwei Tian

Pages: 1900-1904 Published online on: 29 June 2018
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Association of miR-182 expression in amniotic fluid with intrauterine infection and brain injury in premature infants

Fengchun Gao, Xiaojuan Jiang, Qirong Li, Kefeng Fan

Pages: 1905-1909 Published online on: 27 June 2018
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Preserving hepatic artery flow during portal triad blood occlusion improves regeneration of the remnant liver in rats with obstructive jaundice following partial hepatectomy

Zhe Kong, Jian‑Jun Hu, Xin‑Lan Ge, Ke Pan, Chong‑Hui Li, Jia‑Hong Dong

Pages: 1910-1918 Published online on: 04 July 2018
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Effects of imipenem combined with low‑dose cyclophosphamide on the intestinal barrier in septic rats

Peng Guo, Shun‑Wen Zhang, Jie Zhang, Jiang‑Tao Dong, Jiang‑Dong Wu, Su‑Tu Tang, Jun‑Ting Yang, Wan‑Jiang Zhang, Fang Wu

Pages: 1919-1927 Published online on: 29 June 2018
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Intra‑articular, single‑shot co‑injection of hyaluronic acid and corticosteroids in knee osteoarthritis: A randomized controlled trial

Shan‑Zheng Wang, Dong‑Ying Wu, Qing Chang, Yu‑Dong Guo, Chen Wang, Wei‑Min Fan

Pages: 1928-1934 Published online on: 29 June 2018
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MicroRNA‑144 mediates chronic inflammation and tumorigenesis in colorectal cancer progression via regulating C‑X‑C motif chemokine ligand 11

Bin Han, Dan Feng, Xin Yu, Yuanqi Liu, Ming Yang, Fei Luo, Liming Zhou, Fu Liu

Pages: 1935-1943 Published online on: 02 July 2018
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Effects of comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation therapy on pulmonary functions and blood gas indexes of patients with severe pneumonia

Wei Liu, Xuri Mu, Xin Wang, Peipei Zhang, Li Zhao, Qiuju Li

Pages: 1953-1957 Published online on: 03 July 2018
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Expression and significance of autophagy genes LC3, Beclin1 and MMP-2 in endometriosis

Xiaoyu Sui, Yadong Li, Yurong Sun, Chunyan Li, Xiulan Li, Guiyu Zhang

Pages: 1958-1962 Published online on: 27 June 2018
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Reduced hepcidin level features osteoporosis

Bin Liu, Caihua Liu, Weifeng Zhong, Min Song, Shouqin Du, Jianli Su

Pages: 1963-1967 Published online on: 05 July 2018
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Baicalin and puerarin reverse epithelial‑mesenchymal transition via the TGF‑β1/Smad3 pathway in vitro

Tao Wu, Tao Liu, Lianjun Xing, Guang Ji

Pages: 1968-1974 Published online on: 04 July 2018
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The role of Wnt signaling pathway in atherosclerosis and its relationship with angiogenesis

Jingru Du, Junfeng Li

Pages: 1975-1981 Published online on: 03 July 2018
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Correlation between the expression of inflammatory cytokines IL-6, TNF-α and hs-CRP and unfavorable fetal outcomes in patients with pregnancy-induced hypertension

Dehua Kong, Hui Wang, Yan Liu, Hongjun Li, Hongyan Wang, Peng Zhu

Pages: 1982-1986 Published online on: 02 July 2018
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Nerve growth factor and substance P may be involved in moist exposed burn ointment‑mediated chronic refractory wound healing

Huang‑De Fu, Shu Wang, Bin Ge, Li‑Qing Li, Hong‑Meng Zeng, Qing‑Feng Shu, Yang Zhou

Pages: 1987-1993 Published online on: 02 July 2018
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H1N1 influenza virus epitopes classified by monoclonal antibodies

Chunyan Guo, Haixiang Zhang, Xin Xie, Yang Liu, Lijun Sun, Huijin Li, Pengbo Yu, Hanyu Hu, Jingying Sun, Yuan Li, Qing Feng, Xiangrong Zhao, Daoyan Liang, Zhen Wang, Jun Hu

Pages: 2001-2007 Published online on: 09 July 2018
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Therapeutic effect of berberine on renal ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats and its effect on Bax and Bcl-2

Haiya Zheng, Jun Lan, Jinmei Li, Leili Lv

Pages: 2008-2012 Published online on: 04 July 2018

Effect of JAK2/STAT3 signaling pathway on liver injury associated with severe acute pancreatitis in rats

Minli Li, Xiaohua Zhang, Bin Wang, Xiaobing Xu, Xiaowei Wu, Meixia Guo, Fangyu Wang

Pages: 2013-2021 Published online on: 09 July 2018

Chronic pulmonary complications associated with toxic epidermal necrolysis: A case report and literature review

Nuo Xu, Xuehua Chen, Shengdi Wu, Maosong Ye, Meiling Zhang, Lin Tong, Xiaodan Zhu, Jie Liu, Feifei Hu, Chunxue Bai

Pages: 2027-2031 Published online on: 27 June 2018

The biological effect and mechanism of the Wnt/β‑catenin signaling pathway on malignant melanoma A375 cells

Yuxia Lin, Fangfei Wang, Qingfei Xing, Feng Guo, Mengzhen Wang, Yunjie Li

Pages: 2032-2037 Published online on: 06 July 2018

Improved heart failure by Rhein lysinate is associated with p38MAPK pathway

Wei Wang, Xin Meng, Jing Wang, Yong Li

Pages: 2046-2051 Published online on: 09 July 2018

Impact of weight cycling on CTRP3 expression, adipose tissue inflammation and insulin sensitivity in C57BL/6J mice

Xin Li, Li Jiang, Miao Yang, Yu‑Wen Wu, Jia‑Zhong Sun

Pages: 2052-2059 Published online on: 04 July 2018

Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis presenting with annular erythema multiforme‑like eruptions in a patient with angioimmunoblastic T cell lymphoma: A case report

Liping Zhang, Chunguang Tong, Yaqi Tan, Shiguang Peng, Yanling He, Tianyou Wang

Pages: 2060-2065 Published online on: 06 July 2018

Ultrasonic evaluation of congenital vaginal oblique septum syndrome: A study of 21 cases

Yong‑Hao Gai, Hui‑Li Fan, Ye Yan, Shi‑Feng Cai, Yue‑Zhong Zhang, Ru‑Xin Song, Shu‑Liang Song

Pages: 2066-2070 Published online on: 06 July 2018

Specific matrix metalloproteinases and calcification factors are associated with the vulnerability of human carotid plaque

Zhou‑Ying Guo, Bai Zhang, Yan‑Hong Yan, Shang‑Shang Gao, Jing‑Jing Liu, Lan Xu, Pin‑Jing Hui

Pages: 2071-2079 Published online on: 09 July 2018

Knockdown of BACE1‑AS by siRNA improves memory and learning behaviors in Alzheimer's disease animal model

Wenting Zhang, Hao Zhao, Qian Wu, Wenan Xu, Minwu Xia

Pages: 2080-2086 Published online on: 27 June 2018

Computerized tomography features and clinicopathological analysis of Kimura disease in head and neck

Li Zhang, Li Yao, Wei‑Wei Zhou, Jian‑Nan Ma, Chun‑Qian Zhang

Pages: 2087-2093 Published online on: 09 July 2018

Combination of catheter ablation for non‑valvular atrial fibrillation and left atrial appendage occlusion in a single procedure

Xuexun Li, Jianping Li, Hongxia Chu, Lihong Wang, Lei Shi, Guangqiang Wang, Xiaofei Wang

Pages: 2094-2100 Published online on: 27 June 2018

Wnt3a‑regulated TCF4/β‑catenin complex directly activates the key Hedgehog signalling genes Smo and Gli1

Youpei Wang, Peipei Lin, Qing Wang, Meiqin Zheng, Lingxia Pang

Pages: 2101-2107 Published online on: 29 June 2018
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Preliminary study on the effect of brazilin on biofilms of Staphylococcus aureus

Dan Peng, Anlin Chen, Bin Shi, Xun Min, Tao Zhang, Zheling Dong, Huan Yang, Xianlian Chen, Yingbiao Tian, Zehui Chen

Pages: 2108-2118 Published online on: 04 July 2018

Clinical therapy of hyaluronic acid combined with platelet‑rich plasma for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis

Wenxing Yu, Peng Xu, Guiling Huang, Lin Liu

Pages: 2119-2125 Published online on: 06 July 2018

Inflammatory cytokine expression in patients with sepsis at an intensive care unit

Lili Wang, Hongyan Zhao, Dongxu Wang

Pages: 2126-2131 Published online on: 29 June 2018

The 4‑hydroxynonenal mediated oxidative damage of blood proteins and lipids involves secondary lipid peroxidation reactions

Ayman G. Mustafa, Mahmoud A. Alfaqih, Othman Al‑Shboul

Pages: 2132-2137 Published online on: 06 July 2018

Andrographolide attenuates viral myocarditis through interactions with the IL‑10/STAT3 and P13K/AKT/NF‑κβ signaling pathways

Yaxin Zhao, Meng Wang, Yang Li, Wanting Dong

Pages: 2138-2143 Published online on: 29 June 2018

Transanal endorectal stepwise gradient muscular cuff cutting pull‑through method: Technique refinements and comparison with laparoscopy‑assisted procedures

Zebing Zheng, Fan Zhang, Zhu Jin, Mingjuan Gao, Yuchen Mao, Yan Qu, Yuanmei Liu

Pages: 2144-2151 Published online on: 06 July 2018

Antitumor effect of recombinant Mycobacterium smegmatis expressing MAGEA3 and SSX2 fusion proteins

Wen Jian, Xin Li, Jian Kang, Yingfeng Lei, Yinlan Bai, Ying Xue

Pages: 2160-2166 Published online on: 09 July 2018
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[Erratum] Tanshinone IIA and Astragaloside IV promote the angiogenesis of mesenchymal stem cell‑derived endothelial cell‑like cells via upregulation of Cx37, Cx40 and Cx43

Zhe Li, Sha Zhang, Liang Cao, Wei Li, Yu‑Chen Ye, Zi‑Xuan Shi, Zong‑Ren Wang, Lian‑Xu Sun, Jia‑Wei Wang, Lin‑Tao Jia, Wen Wang

Pages: 2167-2167 Published online on: 09 July 2018
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[Corrigendum] Protective effect of astragalosides from Radix Astragali on adriamycin-induced podocyte injury

Yi‑Pa Sai, Yuan‑Chun Song, Xing‑Xing Chen, Xuan Luo, Jing Liu, Wei‑Jing Cui

Pages: 2168-2168 Published online on: 27 June 2018
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Cycloastragenol: An exciting novel candidate for age‑associated diseases (Review)

Yongjie Yu, Limin Zhou, Yajun Yang, Yuyu Liu

Pages: 2175-2182 Published online on: 20 July 2018

Novel treatment strategies for patients with HER2‑positive breast cancer who do not benefit from current targeted therapy drugs (Review)

Nan Jiang, Jing‑Jing Lin, Jun Wang, Bei‑Ning Zhang, Ao Li, Zheng‑Yang Chen, Song Guo, Bin‑Bin Li, Yu‑Zhong Duan, Ru‑Yi Yan, Hong‑Feng Yan, Xiao‑Yan Fu, Jin‑Lian Zhou, He‑Ming Yang, Yan Cui

Pages: 2183-2192 Published online on: 17 July 2018
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Effect of hyperbaric oxygenation therapy on post‑concussion syndrome (Review) Corrigendum in /10.3892/etm.2018.6796

Yang Dong, Xia Hua Hu, Tao Wu, Tong Wang

Pages: 2193-2202 Published online on: 18 July 2018

Applications and development of permeability imaging in ischemic stroke (Review)

Hui Chen, Guangming Zhu, Nan Liu, Ying Li, Yonghong Xia

Pages: 2203-2207 Published online on: 17 July 2018
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In vitro study on human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells transfected with lentivirus‑mediated hNIS‑EGFP dual reporter gene and co‑labeled with superparamagnetic iron oxide

Yu Meng, Huanhuan Liu, Ning Bian, Jian Gong, Xing Zhong, Chunrong Huang, Wenxue Liang, Hao Xu

Pages: 2208-2218 Published online on: 23 July 2018
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Protective effects of primary neural stem cell treatment in ischemic stroke models

Xiaowen Yu, Xiaoqing Wang, Shuxiong Zeng, Xiping Tuo

Pages: 2219-2228 Published online on: 18 July 2018
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Morroniside protects against cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury by inhibiting neuron apoptosis and MMP2/9 expression

Guoyong Zeng, Weijiang Ding, Yin Li, Meiying Sun, Liying Deng

Pages: 2229-2234 Published online on: 17 July 2018
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Long noncoding RNA EZR‑AS1 promotes tumor growth and metastasis by modulating Wnt/β‑catenin pathway in breast cancer

Yu Bai, Xian Zhou, Luo Huang, Yue Wan, Xiaoyu Li, Ying Wang

Pages: 2235-2242 Published online on: 18 July 2018
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Long non‑coding RNA NEAT1 promotes migration and invasion of oral squamous cell carcinoma cells by sponging microRNA‑365

Xiaohua Liu, Wenzhi Shang, Fuju Zheng

Pages: 2243-2250 Published online on: 20 July 2018
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Free bladder mucosa graft harvested by water‑jet: A novel, minimally invasive technique for urethral reconstruction

Zhixian Wang, Xiaoyong Zeng, Ruibao Chen, Tao Wang, Jia Hu, Shaogang Wang, Jihong Liu

Pages: 2251-2256 Published online on: 18 July 2018
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Hes1 negatively regulates neurogenesis in the adult mouse dentate gyrus following traumatic brain injury

Rong Yan, Lin Zhang, Mengqi Li, Xiaozhi Liu, Xinyu Yang, Lei Chen

Pages: 2267-2274 Published online on: 17 July 2018
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Triptolide protects podocytes via autophagy in immunoglobulin A nephropathy

Shikai Liang, Juan Jin, Xiaogang Shen, Xinxin Jiang, Yiwen Li, Qiang He

Pages: 2275-2280 Published online on: 19 July 2018
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Exome sequencing reveals a novel MFN2 missense mutation in a Chinese family with Charcot‑Marie‑Tooth type 2A

Yi You, Xiaodong Wang, Shan Li, Xiuli Zhao, Xue Zhang

Pages: 2281-2286 Published online on: 24 July 2018
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Osteogenic potential of cell spheroids composed of varying ratios of gingiva‑derived and bone marrow stem cells using concave microwells

Jae‑Yong Tae, Hyuna Lee, Hyunjin Lee, Youngkyung Ko, Jun‑Beom Park

Pages: 2287-2294 Published online on: 18 July 2018
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Effects of glutamine on cytokines 1L‑1 and TNF‑α in rehabilitation and prognosis of patients with lobectomy

Xuefeng Wang, Lei Huang, Yanxia Qu, Hongmei Lv, Xiaohua He

Pages: 2303-2308 Published online on: 13 July 2018
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Effects of UV on apoptotic factors in lens epithelial cells of an animal model

Juling Lv, Yiqiao Xing

Pages: 2309-2312 Published online on: 10 July 2018
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Impact of G-CSF on expressions of Egr-1 and VEGF in acute ischemic cerebral injury

Dian-Gui Zhou, Yang-Hong Shi, You-Qiang Cui

Pages: 2313-2318 Published online on: 19 July 2018
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Mesalazine suppository for the treatment of refractory ulcerative chronic radiation proctitis

Changliang Wu, Liyu Guan, Li Yao, Jiean Huang

Pages: 2319-2324 Published online on: 18 July 2018
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Correlation analysis of intestinal flora with hypertension

Jilun Liu, Ning An, Cong Ma, Xiaofeng Li, Jie Zhang, Wei Zhu, Yihe Zhang, Junpeng Li

Pages: 2325-2330 Published online on: 20 July 2018
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Percutaneous renal artery stent implantation in the treatment of atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis

Youbin Hu, Yongguang Zhang, Hua Wang, Yong Yin, Chunhua Cao, Jing Luo, Yunfei Wang

Pages: 2331-2336 Published online on: 13 July 2018

LncRNA MEG3 overexpression inhibits the development of diabetic retinopathy by regulating TGF‑β1 and VEGF

Daning Zhang, Haixiang Qin, Ying Leng, Xiangjun Li, Lei Zhang, Dan Bai, Yujun Meng, Jingyi Wang

Pages: 2337-2342 Published online on: 17 July 2018
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Imaging manifestations of B-mode ultrasound combined with CT in tuberculous pleuritis patients and the diagnostic value

Shisheng Zhou, Jiming Zhao, Xianhui Song, Mei Zheng, Hong Li, Yinghua Pan

Pages: 2343-2348 Published online on: 18 July 2018
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Immunomagnetic enrichment to evaluate the role of home environment specimens in transmission of enterovirus 71

Wangfeng Zhu, Xiuhui Yang, Yong Zhou, Yansheng Yan

Pages: 2355-2362 Published online on: 19 July 2018
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Salidroside prevents hydroperoxide‑induced oxidative stress and apoptosis in retinal pigment epithelium cells

Yan Yin, Dejie Liu, Donghua Tian

Pages: 2363-2368 Published online on: 20 July 2018
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Pharmaceutical analysis of different antibiotic regimens in the treatment of lower respiratory tract infection

Lin Zhang, Benhong Liu, Chunbin Wang

Pages: 2369-2374 Published online on: 11 July 2018
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Effect of intraperitoneal or intracerebroventricular injection of streptozotocin on learning and memory in mice

Yang Zhang, Rong Ding, Shanshan Wang, Zhiyun Ren, Lingyan Xu, Xunle Zhang, Jiahui Zhao, Yu Ding, Yu Wu, Yuesong Gong

Pages: 2375-2380 Published online on: 19 July 2018
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Effect of montelukast on the expression of CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells in children with acute bronchial asthma

Xiaoting Qu, Yuan Chen, Chaoyang Yin

Pages: 2381-2386 Published online on: 19 July 2018
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Immunohistochemical profile of long‑standing traumatic retinal detachment in atrophic globe in a young patient

Shiliang Liu, Yuanyuan Chen, Zhen Chen, Yiqiao Xing, Yin Shen

Pages: 2387-2391 Published online on: 20 July 2018
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Hypermethylation of the κ1 opioid receptor promoter in Chinese heroin and methamphetamine addicts

Huihui Ji, Guili Liu, Xuting Xu, Huifen Liu, Lei Xu, Haochang Hu, Yingmin Chen, Qinxiao Hong, Qinwen Wang, Wenwen Shen, Longhui Li, Xiaohu Xie, Wenhua Zhou, Shiwei Duan

Pages: 2392-2398 Published online on: 24 July 2018
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In vitro culture and biological properties of broiler adipose‑derived stem cells

Tengfei Lu, Wenhua Pei, Kunfu Wang, Shuang Zhang, Fenghao Chen, Yangnan Wu, Weijun Guan

Pages: 2399-2407 Published online on: 16 July 2018
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Vascularization of vessel pedicle in hypospadias and its relationship to near‑period complications

Zhang Zhao, Ning Sun, Xiangming Mao

Pages: 2408-2412 Published online on: 18 July 2018
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Arthroscopic partial capsulotomy for exposure and treatment of hip disease

Ze Zhuang, Yuxian Chen, Kishor Chhantyal, Ronghan He, Tangzhao Liang, Dehai Shi

Pages: 2413-2419 Published online on: 17 July 2018
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miRNA‑218 regulates the proliferation and apoptosis of cervical cancer cells via targeting Gli3

Jing Zhang, Shengze Li, Yanhua Li, Hongli Liu, Yuan Zhang, Qingsong Zhang

Pages: 2433-2441 Published online on: 20 July 2018
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Quercetin is able to alleviate TGF‑β‑induced fibrosis in renal tubular epithelial cells by suppressing miR‑21

Yaochen Cao, Jialin Hu, Jianying Sui, Limei Jiang, Yakun Cong, Guoqing Ren

Pages: 2442-2448 Published online on: 20 July 2018
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Altered circulating T follicular helper cells in patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenia

Lan Dai, Linyan He, Zhaoyue Wang, Xia Bai, Yang He, Lijuan Cao, Mingqing Zhu, Changgeng Ruan

Pages: 2471-2477 Published online on: 23 July 2018
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Mitochondrial damage in hippocampal neurons of rats with epileptic protein expression of Fas and caspase-3

Junqiang Feng, Lifang Feng, Guiru Zhang

Pages: 2483-2489 Published online on: 13 July 2018
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Modified Huangqi Chifeng decoction inhibits excessive autophagy to protect against Doxorubicin‑induced nephrotic syndrome in rats via the PI3K/mTOR signaling pathway

Zi‑Kai Yu, Bin Yang, Yu Zhang, Liu‑Sheng Li, Jin‑Ning Zhao, Wei Hao

Pages: 2490-2498 Published online on: 20 July 2018
Open Access

Berberine inhibits cardiac remodeling of heart failure after myocardial infarction by reducing myocardial cell apoptosis in rats

Ying Liao, Kaihong Chen, Xingmo Dong, Weiguo Li, Ganyang Li, Guoyong Huang, Wei Song, Liling Chen, Yong Fang

Pages: 2499-2505 Published online on: 11 July 2018
Open Access

Effect of ranibizumab on levels of IL-6 and VEGF in peripheral blood and aqueous humor of glaucoma rat model and association of IL-6 and VEGF with optic nerve damage

Yanling Song, Qiujie Song, Ling Li, Jinfeng Xu, Xingqiang Liu

Pages: 2506-2510 Published online on: 13 July 2018
Open Access

Automated nasopharyngeal carcinoma segmentation in magnetic resonance images by combination of convolutional neural networks and graph cut

Zongqing Ma, Xi Wu, Qi Song, Yong Luo, Yan Wang, Jiliu Zhou

Pages: 2511-2521 Published online on: 18 July 2018
Open Access

Effects of SB202190 on expression levels of IL-6 and NF-κB in flap ischemia-reperfusion injury

Kai Guo, Jingxin Ma, Wenyong Liang

Pages: 2522-2526 Published online on: 13 July 2018
Open Access

Clinical significance of circulating tumor cells via combined whole exome sequencing in early stage cancer screening: A case report

Zijian Su, Jiangman Zhao, Shaoying Ke, Jian Zhang, Xiaoyu Liu, Yu Wang, Qihong Sun, Qunxiong Pan

Pages: 2527-2533 Published online on: 23 July 2018
Open Access

Bioinformatics identification of potential candidate blood indicators for doxorubicin‑induced heart failure

Guo‑Xing Wan, Li‑Hua Ji, Wen‑Bin Xia, Lan Cheng, Yong‑Gang Zhang

Pages: 2534-2544 Published online on: 19 July 2018
Open Access

Meta‑analysis of the benefit of sitagliptin treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes complicated with incipient nephropathy

Wei Liu, Jiangyi Yu, Qianhua Yan, Lijuan Wang, Nan Li, Wei Xiong

Pages: 2545-2553 Published online on: 17 July 2018
Open Access

Pulmonary actinomycosis diagnosed by transbronchoscopic lung biopsy: A case report and literature review

Xing Ding, Gengyun Sun, Guanghe Fei, Xuexin Zhou, Luqian Zhou, Ran Wang

Pages: 2554-2558 Published online on: 19 July 2018
Open Access

Effect of saxagliptin on the expression of HIF‑1α in the liver of diabetic rats with fatty liver

Qian Zhao, Qian Xiao, Xiangying Meng, Jianyang Chen, Weiwei Ye, Yong Zhou

Pages: 2559-2563 Published online on: 18 July 2018
Open Access

Flos Chrysanthemi Indici extract improves a high‑sucrose diet‑induced metabolic disorder in Drosophila

Ye Bai, Kun Li, Jiayao Shao, Qiuxiang Luo, Li Hua Jin

Pages: 2564-2572 Published online on: 18 July 2018
Open Access

Effects of hepatic blood inflow on liver ultrastructure and regeneration after extensive liver resection in rats with cirrhosis

Wang‑Xun Jin, Bing Wang, Yun‑Li Zhang, Ruizeng Dong, Xin‑Bao Wang, Jian‑Min Guo, Sunfu Fan , Bingqi Yu

Pages: 2573-2583 Published online on: 18 July 2018
Open Access

Analyzing the disease module associated with osteosarcoma via a network‑ and pathway‑based approach

Yi Zhang, Fei Yang

Pages: 2584-2592 Published online on: 23 July 2018

Luteolin decreases atherosclerosis in LDL receptor‑deficient mice via a mechanism including decreasing AMPK‑SIRT1 signaling in macrophages

Jiang Li, Jian‑Zeng Dong, Yan‑Long Ren, Jia‑Jia Zhu, Jia‑Ning Cao, Jing Zhang, Li‑Li Pan

Pages: 2593-2599 Published online on: 20 July 2018

Effects of salvianolic acid on cerebral perfusion in patients after acute stroke: A single‑center randomized controlled trial

Jian‑Wei Peng, Yuan Liu, Gai Meng, Jin‑Yan Zhang, Lian‑Fang Yu

Pages: 2600-2614 Published online on: 16 July 2018

Tumor suppressor function of miR‑483‑3p on breast cancer via targeting of the cyclin E1 gene

Xiaoxi Huang, Jin Lyu

Pages: 2615-2620 Published online on: 23 July 2018

Quantification of nitric oxide by high‑performance liquid chromatography‑fluorometric method in subgenomic hepatitis C virus‑replicon expressing Huh7 cells upon treatment with acetylsalicylic acid

Clara Patricia Rios‑Ibarra, Victor Torres‑De La Cruz, Andrea Gabriela Ochoa‑Ruiz, Ana María Rivas‑Estilla

Pages: 2621-2626 Published online on: 24 July 2018

Magnetic wires: A novel design for neuroendovascular coil retrieval

Lingyun Zhang, Yugang Jiang

Pages: 2627-2632 Published online on: 23 July 2018

Neuroprotective effect of recombinant adeno‑associated virus human thioredoxin‑PR39 on acute cerebral infarction in rats

Yu‑Dong Guo, Teng Huang, Wen‑Hua Sheng, Yun‑Fei Guan, Yi‑Feng Du, You‑Ting Lin, Xi‑Yun Ruan

Pages: 2633-2638 Published online on: 17 July 2018

Complement 3 glomerulonephritis in rheumatoid arthritis: A case report and follow‑up

Xin Wang, Lu Han, Huifang Li, Dongmei Zhang

Pages: 2639-2644 Published online on: 18 July 2018

Identification of a novel TCOF1 mutation in a Chinese family with Treacher Collins syndrome

Zhiqiang Yan, Yu Lu, Yanfei Wang, Xiuju Zhang, Hong Duan, Jing Cheng, Huijun Yuan, Dongyi Han

Pages: 2645-2650 Published online on: 16 July 2018

Activation of EphA4 induced by EphrinA1 exacerbates disruption of the blood‑brain barrier following cerebral ischemia‑reperfusion via the Rho/ROCK signaling pathway

Fangbin Chen, Zhiyang Liu, Wei Peng, Zhiqin Gao, Hui Ouyang, Tongjun Yan, Songbai Ding, Zhankui Cai, Bin Zhao, Longjin Mao, Zhiyong Cao

Pages: 2651-2658 Published online on: 17 July 2018

Association of cytokine gene polymorphisms with osteoarthritis susceptibility

Otilia Constantina Rogoveanu, Daniela Calina, Mihai Gabriel Cucu, Florin Burada, Anca Oana Docea, Simona Sosoi, Emilian Stefan, Mihai Ioana, Emilia Burada

Pages: 2659-2664 Published online on: 18 July 2018

miR‑148a inhibits pro‑inflammatory cytokines released by intervertebral disc cells by regulating the p38/MAPK pathway

Guangfeng Li, Xianye Tang, Hongliang Chen, Wei Sun, Feng Yuan

Pages: 2665-2669 Published online on: 24 July 2018

Biomechanical bearing‑based typing method for osteonecrosis of the femoral head: ABC typing

Zhennan Zhang, Tong Yu, Limin Xie, Yubin Li, Xun Ke, Yang Liu, Songmin Huang, Hao Deng, Yang Bai

Pages: 2682-2688 Published online on: 20 July 2018

Acetylpuerarin inhibits oxygen‑glucose deprivation‑induced neuroinflammation of rat primary astrocytes via the suppression of HIF‑1 signaling

Yanxiao Xiang, Pengchao Du, Xiumei Zhang, Siddhartha Biswas, Guangjun Jiao, Haichun Liu

Pages: 2689-2695 Published online on: 23 July 2018

Overexpression of CD64 on CD14++CD16‑ and CD14++CD16+ monocytes of rheumatoid arthritis patients correlates with disease activity

Qing Luo, Pengcheng Xiao, Xue Li, Zhen Deng, Cheng Qing, Rigu Su, Jianqing Xu, Yang Guo, Zikun Huang, Junming Li

Pages: 2703-2711 Published online on: 17 July 2018

miR‑192 is upregulated in T1DM, regulates pancreatic β‑cell development and inhibits insulin secretion through suppressing GLP‑1 expression

Wen Pan, Yanan Zhang, Chun Zeng, Fen Xu, Jinhua Yan, Jianping Weng

Pages: 2717-2724 Published online on: 17 July 2018

Adiponectin is valuable in the diagnosis of acute heart failure with renal insufficiency

Zhang Dai, Yan Zhang, Huiming Ye, Guoqiang Zhang, Hongwei Jin, Ziming Chen, Yihui Yao, Xuebing Tian, Jianfeng Zhou, Peihua Li, Xianming Liang, Huabing Xie, Shengxiang Ge, Zhongying Zhang

Pages: 2725-2734 Published online on: 23 July 2018

Phosphatidylinositol 3‑kinase‑mediated HO‑1/CO represses Fis1 levels and alleviates lipopolysaccharide‑induced oxidative injury in alveolar macrophages

Jia Shi, Jianbo Yu, Yuan Zhang, Zhen Li, Lirong Gong, Shuan Dong, Rui Mu

Pages: 2735-2742 Published online on: 17 July 2018

Efficacy and tolerability of interferon‑free regimen for patients with genotype‑1 HCV infection

Kosuke Takeda, Ryuichi Noguchi, Tadashi Namisaki, Kei Moriya, Takemi Akahane, Mitsuteru Kitade, Hideto Kawaratani, Naotaka Shimozato, Kosuke Kaji, Hiroaki Takaya, Yasuhiko Sawada, Kenichiro Seki, Yukihisa Fujinaga, Yuki Tsuji, Takuya Kubo, Shinya Sato, Soichiro Saikawa, Keisuke Nakanishi, Masanori Furukawa, Koh Kitagawa, Takahiro Ozutsumi, Daisuke Kaya, Akira Mitoro, Tsuyoshi Mashitani, Yasushi Okura, Junichi Yamao, Hitoshi Yoshiji

Pages: 2743-2750 Published online on: 19 July 2018

Verteporfin enhances the sensitivity of LOVO/TAX cells to taxol via YAP inhibition

Ganggang Shi, Hao Wang, Hongqiu Han, Jianchen Gan, Hui Wang

Pages: 2751-2755 Published online on: 16 July 2018

Icariin prevents cytokine‑induced β‑cell death by inhibiting NF‑κB signaling

Shao Zhong, Jing Ge, Jiang‑Yi Yu

Pages: 2756-2762 Published online on: 20 July 2018

MicroRNA‑126 accelerates IgE‑mediated mast cell degranulation associated with the PI3K/Akt signaling pathway by promoting Ca2+ influx

Yuan Bao, Song Wang, Yang Gao, Wen Zhang, Haitao Jin, Yang Yang, Jiangyu Li

Pages: 2763-2769 Published online on: 23 July 2018

Tuberculous meningitis diagnosis and treatment in adults: A series of 189 suspected cases

Mengchuan Luo, Weifei Wang, Qiuming Zeng, Yuebei Luo, Huan Yang, Xiaosu Yang

Pages: 2770-2776 Published online on: 20 July 2018
Open Access

[Editorial] Does Europe need paediatric virologists?

Ioannis N. Mammas, Anne Greenough, Maria Theodoridou, Demetrios A. Spandidos

Pages: 2783-2784 Published online on: 31 July 2018
Open Access

[Editorial] The future of paediatric education

Ioannis N. Mammas, Demetrios A. Spandidos, Alan Michael Weindling

Pages: 2803-2804 Published online on: 31 July 2018
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September-2018
Volume 16 Issue 3

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

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