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[Comment] COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on mental health of healthcare professionals

Konstantinos Tsamakis, Emmanouil Rizos, Athanasios J. Manolis, Sofia Chaidou, Stylianos Kympouropoulos, Eleftherios Spartalis, Demetrios A. Spandidos, Dimitrios Tsiptsios, Andreas S. Triantafyllis

Pages: 3451-3453 Published online on: 07 April 2020
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Melatonin inhibits vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and apoptosis through upregulation of Sestrin2

Seunghyeong Lee, Jun‑Kyu Byun, Mihyang Park, Sung Woo Kim, Sungwoo Lee, Jung‑Guk Kim, In‑Kyu Lee, Yeon‑Kyung Choi, Keun‑Gyu Park

Pages: 3454-3460 Published online on: 02 April 2020
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ETS2 and microRNA‑155 regulate the pathogenesis of heart failure through targeting and regulating GPR18 expression

Jing Li, Hongling Su, Yan Zhu, Yunshan Cao, Xuming Ma

Pages: 3469-3478 Published online on: 03 April 2020
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Mitochondrial ATP synthase regulates corpus cavernosum smooth muscle cell function in vivo and in vitro

Ziqiang Xu, Jihao Chen, Jian Cai, Yunbei Xiao, Qinquan Wang, Shuowei Chen, Lei Zhang, Zhigang Wu

Pages: 3497-3504 Published online on: 02 April 2020
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A novel mutation in the SERAC1 gene correlates with the severe manifestation of the MEGDEL phenotype, as revealed by whole‑exome sequencing

Meryem Alagoz, Nasim Kherad, Selda Turkmen, Hatice Bulut, Adnan Yuksel

Pages: 3505-3512 Published online on: 09 April 2020
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Protective effect of emodin on intestinal epithelial tight junction barrier integrity in rats with sepsis induced by cecal ligation and puncture

Yanjun Li, Ruimin Guo, Mengying Zhang, Peng Chen, Jingxin Li, Yanni Sun

Pages: 3521-3530 Published online on: 24 March 2020
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microRNA‑146b promotes neuroblastoma cell growth through targeting NUMB

Xiao-Li Ma, Xiao-Juan Zhang, Qian Du, Xiang-Nan Zhang, Shu-Yan Zhang, Huan-Fen Zhao

Pages: 3531-3536 Published online on: 23 March 2020
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miR-135b levels in the peripheral blood serve as a marker associated with acute ischemic stroke

Sha Yang, Xinyu Zhan, Min He, Jingjing Wang, Xuemei Qiu

Pages: 3551-3558 Published online on: 30 March 2020
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PTEN inhibitor VO‑OHpic suppresses TSC2‑/‑ MEFs proliferation by excessively inhibiting autophagy via the PTEN/PRAS40 pathway

Wenda Wang, Xu Wang, Hao Guo, Yi Cai, Yushi Zhang, Hanzhong Li

Pages: 3565-3570 Published online on: 31 March 2020
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CCL25 promotes the migration and invasion of non‑small cell lung cancer cells by regulating VEGF and MMPs in a CCR9‑dependent manner

Yuxu Niu, Dongfang Tang, Liwen Fan, Wen Gao, Hui Lin

Pages: 3571-3580 Published online on: 02 April 2020
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Downregulation of miRNA‑663b protects against hypoxia‑induced injury in cardiomyocytes by targeting BCL2L1

Fei Yu, Xuesong Zhang, Caiqin Sun, Weiyi Xu, Junyang Xia

Pages: 3581-3588 Published online on: 03 April 2020
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Downregulated lncRNA UCA1 accelerates proliferation and migration of vascular smooth muscle cells by epigenetic regulation of MMP9

Zhigang Xu, Zhengqin Zuo, Dingjun Dong, Juan Liu, Yongqian Tang, Yuanyun Gu, Hai Liu

Pages: 3589-3594 Published online on: 02 April 2020
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miR‑454 promotes survival and induces oxaliplatin resistance in gastric carcinoma cells by targeting CYLD

Chaoqun Huang, Jiuyang Liu, Xuekai Pan, Chunwei Peng, Bin Xiong, Maohui Feng, Xiaojun Yang

Pages: 3604-3610 Published online on: 09 April 2020
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Matrix metalloproteinase‑13, NF‑κB p65 and interleukin‑1β are associated with the severity of knee osteoarthritis

Qing‑Hua Zhao, Lu‑Pan Lin, Yu‑Xiang Guo, Rui Zou, Zhen Wang, Zhong‑Ping Shi, Fu‑Qing Lin

Pages: 3620-3626 Published online on: 20 March 2020
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Phosphoproteome profiling provides insight into the mechanisms of ventilator‑induced lung injury

Rongrong Ren, Zhengshang Ruan, Haoshu Ding, Junming Du, Weifeng Yu

Pages: 3627-3633 Published online on: 01 April 2020
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Clinical characteristics and prognosis of acquired perforating dermatosis: A case report

Mei‑Fang Wang, Xue‑Ling Mei, Li Wang, Lin‑Feng Li

Pages: 3634-3640 Published online on: 09 April 2020
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Tougu Xiaotong capsule exerts a therapeutic effect by improving knee meniscus in the early osteoarthritis rat model

Guangwen Wu, Yunmei Huang, Wenlie Chen, Junfang Chen, Xiaodong Lu, Xiangxiang Liu, Fangfang Feng, Meiya Huang, Ruhui Lin, Zuanfang Li, Chunjiang Tan

Pages: 3641-3649 Published online on: 24 March 2020
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Biomechanical study of space frame structure based on bone cement screw

Jintao Xiu, Tao Bu, Yabo Yan, Zixiang Wu, Zhanhai Yin, Wei Lei

Pages: 3650-3656 Published online on: 09 April 2020
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Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells improve spinal function of spinal cord injury in rats via TGF-β/Smads signaling pathway

Chaoliang Lv, Tao Zhang, Kang Li, Kai Gao

Pages: 3657-3663 Published online on: 02 April 2020
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Prognostic value of the combination of GRACE risk score and mean platelet volume to lymphocyte count ratio in patients with ST‑segment elevation myocardial infarction after percutaneous coronary intervention

Xinsen Chen, Meng Shao, Tian Zhang, Wei Zhang, Youbao Meng, Hongyan Zhang, Hua Hai, Guihua Li

Pages: 3664-3674 Published online on: 26 March 2020
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Differential diagnosis of thyroid nodules through a combination of multiple ultrasonography techniques: A decision‑tree model

Wen Luo, Yunfei Zhang, Jiani Yuan, Xiao Yang, Lina Pang, Lei Ding, Peidi Zhang, Liwen Liu, Xiaodong Zhou

Pages: 3675-3683 Published online on: 23 March 2020
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Significance of changes in inflammatory parameters following uterine artery embolization in pre‑menopausal females

Vasileios Souftas, Dorelia Deuteraiou, Xanthoula Anthoulaki, Anna Chalkidou, Anastasia Bothou, Fotini Gaidatzi, Grigorios Tsypsianis, Georgios Iatrakis, Stefanos Zervoudis, Dimitrios Souftas, Spyridon Michalopoulos, Theodosia Vogiatzaki, George Galazios, Nikolaos Nikolettos, Panagiotis Tsikouras

Pages: 3684-3690 Published online on: 09 April 2020
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Efficacy of ranibizumab combined with photodynamic therapy on wet age‑related macular degeneration

Ling Chen, Bing Wang, Wei Cui, Shufen Fang

Pages: 3691-3697 Published online on: 02 April 2020
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Characterization of human peripheral blood γδ T cells in patients with sepsis

Xiaohua Wang, Weijin Li, Dan Zhu, Hang Zhao, Pu Chen, Xiaoiun Chen

Pages: 3698-3706 Published online on: 19 March 2020
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Investigating the role and mechanism of microRNA‑196a in oral squamous cell carcinoma by targeting FOXO1

Hongning Song, Linfeng Lai, Min Liu, Xuxia Wang, Jun Zhang, Shanyong Zhang

Pages: 3707-3715 Published online on: 19 March 2020
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Liraglutide ameliorates COCl2-induced oxidative stress and apoptosis in H9C2 cells via regulating cell autophagy

Zhanqi Pang, Tao Wang, Yawen Li, Lin Wang, Jian Yang, He Dong, Shijun Li

Pages: 3716-3722 Published online on: 31 March 2020
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MicroRNA and mRNA analysis of angiotensin II‑induced renal artery endothelial cell dysfunction

Yao Liu, Yuehua Jiang, Wei Li, Cong Han, Zhenqiang Qi

Pages: 3723-3737 Published online on: 19 March 2020
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Facial morphological characteristics of mouth breathers vs. nasal breathers: A systematic review and meta‑analysis of lateral cephalometric data

Weiying Zheng, Xi Zhang, Jiazeng Dong, Jianming He

Pages: 3738-3750 Published online on: 19 March 2020
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Analysis of gene expression profiling of amyloidogenic immunoglobulin light‑chains on cultured rat cardiomyocytes

Fei Xu, Yue Yu, Fang Wang, Wei Sun, Peng Li, Heng‑Fang Wu, Zhi‑Ping Bian, Xiang‑Jian Chen, Dong‑Jie Xu

Pages: 3767-3777 Published online on: 19 March 2020
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Evaluation of abnormal iron distribution in specific regions in the brains of patients with Parkinson's disease using quantitative susceptibility mapping and R2* mapping

Qingqing Cheng, Jiaxi Huang, Jianye Liang, Mengjie Ma, Qian Zhao, Xueping Lei, Changzheng Shi, Liangping Luo

Pages: 3778-3786 Published online on: 03 April 2020
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Effects of nanoparticle‑mediated delivery of pitavastatin on atherosclerotic plaques in ApoE‑knockout mice and THP‑1‑derived macrophages

Yujiao Sun, Ling Chen, Shijie Zhao, Liye Shi, Hua Li, Wen Tian, Guoxian Qi

Pages: 3787-3797 Published online on: 01 April 2020
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Naringin inhibits colorectal cancer cell growth by repressing the PI3K/AKT/mTOR signaling pathway

Hongyun Cheng, Xue Jiang, Qian Zhang, Jun Ma, Ronghui Cheng, Hongmei Yong, Huichang Shi, Xueyi Zhou, Liyue Ge, Guangyi Gao

Pages: 3798-3804 Published online on: 07 April 2020
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Antibacterial effect of chitosan and its derivative on Enterococcus faecalis associated with endodontic infection

Nan Wang, Yanjing Ji, Yanli Zhu, Xinyi Wu, Li Mei, Hongzhe Zhang, Jing Deng, Shuai Wang

Pages: 3805-3813 Published online on: 09 April 2020
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Association between Helicobacter pylori infection and delayed growth in children: A meta‑analysis

Shuchun Wei, Yini Dang, Lei Peng, Xuan Li, Liming Tang, Guoxin Zhang

Pages: 3814-3828 Published online on: 09 April 2020
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Analysis of piRNA expression spectra in a non‑alcoholic fatty liver disease mouse model induced by a methionine‑ and choline‑deficient diet

Xuyang Ma, Yumei Huang, Ying Ding, Lei Shi, Xiaoling Zhong, Ming Kang, Changping Li

Pages: 3829-3839 Published online on: 09 April 2020
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Anti‑hypertensive effect of crocin and hesperidin combination in high‑fat diet treated rats

Mahmoud Hashemzaei, Ramin Rezaee, Mojtaba Nabatzehi, Konstantinos Tsarouhas, Taxiarchis Konstantinos Nikolouzakis, George Lazopoulos, Demetrios A. Spandidos, Aristidis Tsatsakis, Jafar Shahraki

Pages: 3840-3844 Published online on: 08 April 2020

Increased levels of miR‑372 correlate with disease progression in patients with hyperlipidemic acute pancreatitis

Yuqiang Shan, Wencheng Kong, Akao Zhu, Jian Zhang, Rongchao Ying, Weiming Zhu

Pages: 3845-3850 Published online on: 19 March 2020

Surgical management of Gorham‑Stout syndrome involving the cervical spine with bilateral pleural effusion: A case report and literature review

Ke‑Jie Chang, Meng‑Hang Yang, Bing Li, Hai Huang

Pages: 3851-3855 Published online on: 30 March 2020

Reprogrammed CRISPR‑Cas13a targeting the HPV16/18 E6 gene inhibits proliferation and induces apoptosis in E6‑transformed keratinocytes

Chunjing Li, Liwen Guo, Guoqing Liu, Mingjuan Guo, Huiling Wei, Qiqiong Yang, Jianfeng Wang, Huihua Chen

Pages: 3856-3860 Published online on: 31 March 2020

Protective effects of postconditioning in transvaginally created pneumoperitoneum

Koba Shanava, Szaniszlo Javor, Vakhtang Kerkadze, Ivane Abiatari, György Weber

Pages: 3861-3866 Published online on: 19 March 2020
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June-2020
Volume 19 Issue 6

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

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