Journal Articles

Enamel matrix proteins exhibit growth factor activity: A review of evidence at the cellular and molecular levels

Marzena Wyganowska‑Świątkowska, Paulina Urbaniak, Michał Marek Nohawica, Małgorzata Kotwicka, Jerzy Jankun

Pages: 2025-2033 Published online on: 07 April 2015
Open Access

Effect of Shenkang granules on the progression of chronic renal failure in 5/6 nephrectomized rats

Yu Zhang, Nan Zhou, Hongying Wang, Sicen Wang, Jianyu He

Pages: 2034-2042 Published online on: 24 March 2015
Open Access

Incremental value of resting three-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography in detecting coronary artery disease

You‑Jing Sun, Fang Wang, Rui‑Sheng Zhang, Hai‑Yan Wang, Chen‑Guang Yang, Jie Cai, Wei‑Er Zang, Ming‑Zhou Li, Xin Qi, Jing Li

Pages: 2043-2046 Published online on: 20 April 2015
Open Access

Pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease exhibit increased serum levels of proinflammatory cytokines and chemokines, but decreased circulating levels of macrophage inhibitory protein-1β, interleukin-2 and interleukin-17

Giulio Kleiner, Valentina Zanin, Lorenzo Monasta, Sergio Crovella, Lorenzo Caruso, Daniela Milani, Annalisa Marcuzzi

Pages: 2047-2052 Published online on: 19 March 2015
Open Access

Frequency of SMN1 deletion carriers in a Mestizo population of central and northeastern Mexico: A pilot study

Silvina Noemi Contreras‑Capetillo, Hugo Leonid Gallardo Blanco, Ricardo Martin Cerda‑Flores, José Lugo‑Trampe, Iris Torres‑Muñoz, Antonio Bravo‑Oro, Carmen Esmer, Laura Ella Martínez de Villarreal

Pages: 2053-2058 Published online on: 20 April 2015
Open Access

Correlation between osteopontin and caveolin-1 in the pathogenesis and progression of osteoarthritis

Tu Min, Li Yu Sheng, Cheng Chao, Tian Jian, Gao Shu Guang, Lei Guang Hua

Pages: 2059-2064 Published online on: 20 April 2015
Open Access

Effect of erythropoietin on the expression of dynamin-related protein-1 in rat renal interstitial fibrosis

Xian‑Feng Zhao, Yan‑Hong Liu, Zi‑Ming Han, Yu Xu

Pages: 2065-2071 Published online on: 09 April 2015
Open Access

Quercetin promotes the osteogenic differentiation of rat mesenchymal stem cells via mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling

Yang Li, Jiefang Wang, Guangming Chen, Shuiwang Feng, Panpan Wang, Xiaofeng Zhu, Ronghua Zhang

Pages: 2072-2080 Published online on: 26 March 2015
Open Access

Protective effect of olmesartan against cardiac ischemia/reperfusion injury in spontaneously hypertensive rats

Xin Lu, Yan‑Wen Bi, Ke‑Biao Chen, Hong‑Yue Wang

Pages: 2081-2087 Published online on: 20 March 2015
Open Access

Effect of lysosomal and ubiquitin-proteasome system dysfunction on the abnormal aggregation of α-synuclein in PC12 cells

Runqing Wang, Jie Zhao, Jiewen Zhang, Wei Liu, Meiying Zhao, Jiangtao Li, Juan Lv, Yanan Li

Pages: 2088-2094 Published online on: 20 April 2015
Open Access

Extensive bone metastases as the initial symptom of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: A case report

Wei Zheng, Jian Tan, Guizhi Zhang

Pages: 2104-2108 Published online on: 14 April 2015

High levels of serum lactate dehydrogenase correlate with the severity and mortality of idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension

En‑Ci Hu, Jian‑Guo He, Zhi‑Hong Liu, Xin‑Hai Ni, Ya‑Guo Zheng, Qing Gu, Zhi‑Hui Zhao, Chang‑Ming Xiong

Pages: 2109-2113 Published online on: 20 March 2015

Hydrogen gas inhalation protects against liver ischemia/reperfusion injury by activating the NF-κB signaling pathway

Chao-Bin Zhang, Yi-Chen Tang, Xue-Jun Xu, Shi-Xiang Guo, Huai-Zhi Wang

Pages: 2114-2120 Published online on: 26 March 2015

Antioxidant and anti-excitotoxicity effect of Gualou Guizhi decoction on cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats

Shengnsan Zhang, Yuqin Zhang, Huang Li, Wei Xu, Kedan Chu, Lidian Chen, Xianwen Chen

Pages: 2121-2126 Published online on: 26 March 2015

Study of correlation between polymorphism of ST6GALNAC2 and susceptibility to IgA nephropathy

Chen Lu, Wen-Lan Li, Yi‑Ran Ma

Pages: 2127-2132 Published online on: 03 April 2015

Hepatoid adenocarcinoma of the stomach: A case report and literature review

Xiao-Mei Liu, Gui-Qiu Chen, Shun-Li Li, Tian-Shu Zai

Pages: 2133-2136 Published online on: 30 March 2015

Langerhans cell histiocytosis with multisystem involvement in an infant: A case report

Lintao Bi, Butong Sun, Zhenxia Lu, Zhangzhen Shi, Dan Wang, Zhenxing Zhu

Pages: 2137-2140 Published online on: 30 March 2015

Akt/hypoxia-inducible factor-1α signaling deficiency compromises skin wound healing in a type 1 diabetes mouse model

Lifeng Jing, Shuang Li, Qin Li

Pages: 2141-2146 Published online on: 30 March 2015

Expression and prognostic value of estrogen receptor β in patients with triple-negative and triple-positive breast cancer

Liying Guo, Qianwen Zhu, Mulati Aisimutuola, Dilimina Yilamu, Sha Liu, Adina Jakulin

Pages: 2147-2150 Published online on: 23 March 2015

Association between EML4-ALK fusion gene and thymidylate synthase mRNA expression in non-small cell lung cancer tissues

Chun‑Wei Xu, Gang Wang, Wu‑Long Wang, Wen‑Bin Gao, Chuan‑Jun Han, Jing‑Shan Gao, Li‑Ying Zhang, Yang Li, Lin Wang, Yu‑Ping Zhang, Yu‑Wang Tian, Dong‑Dong Qi

Pages: 2151-2154 Published online on: 19 March 2015

Changes in FABP1 and gastrin receptor expression in the testes of rats that have undergone electrical injury

Xue‑Fang Li, Quan‑Yong Huang, Shui‑Ping Liu

Pages: 2155-2158 Published online on: 23 March 2015

Differentiation between Graves' disease and painless thyroiditis by diffusion-weighted imaging, thyroid iodine uptake, thyroid scintigraphy and serum parameters

Zhaowei Meng, Guizhi Zhang, Haoran Sun, Jian Tan, Chunshun Yu, Weijun Tian, Weidong Li, Zhiqiang Yang, Mei Zhu, Qing He, Yujie Zhang, Shugao Han

Pages: 2165-2172 Published online on: 17 April 2015

Effects of DLX2 overexpression on the osteogenic differentiation of MC3T3‑E1 cells

Hao Sun, Zhixu Liu, Biao Li, Jiewen Dai, Xudong Wang

Pages: 2173-2179 Published online on: 20 March 2015

Downregulation of microRNA-21 enhances radiosensitivity in nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Honghai Zhu, Xiaoyuan Zhu, Genyang Cheng, Minghui Zhou, Weihua Lou

Pages: 2185-2189 Published online on: 02 April 2015

Expression and activity levels of chymase in mast cells of burn wound tissues increase during the healing process in a hamster model

Xianglin Dong, Tao Xu, Shaolin Ma, Hao Wen

Pages: 2190-2194 Published online on: 14 April 2015

Expression of signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 and its phosphorylated form is significantly upregulated in patients with papillary thyroid cancer

Li Yan, Li Li, Qinghuai Li, Wang Di, Wei Shen, Linlei Zhang, Hao Guo

Pages: 2195-2201 Published online on: 07 April 2015

Rapid growth and osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells isolated from human bone marrow

Wan Nazatul Shima, Abdul Manaf Ali, Tamilselvan Subramani, Noorjahan Banu Mohamed Alitheen, Muhajir Hamid, Abdul Rani Samsudin, Swee Keong Yeap

Pages: 2202-2206 Published online on: 23 March 2015

Application status of tamoxifen in endocrine therapy for early breast cancer

Qiancheng Hu, Ting Luo, Xiaorong Zhong, Ping He, Tinglun Tian, Hong Zheng

Pages: 2207-2212 Published online on: 20 April 2015

Coxsackievirus A16 infection stimulates imbalances of T cells in children

Qingming Luo, Wanjun Peng, Li Chen

Pages: 2213-2218 Published online on: 03 April 2015

Effects of basal insulin application on serum visfatin and adiponectin levels in type 2 diabetes

Wei‑Dong Wang, Lin Xing, Jun‑Ru Teng, Shuo Li, Na Mi

Pages: 2219-2224 Published online on: 17 April 2015

Effect of the angiotensin II receptor blocker valsartan on cardiac hypertrophy and myocardial histone deacetylase expression in rats with aortic constriction

Wei‑Ping Xu, Tong‑Qing Yao, Yi‑Bo Jiang, Mao‑Zhen Zhang, Yue‑Peng Wang, Ying Yu, Jing‑Xiang Li, Yi‑Gang Li

Pages: 2225-2228 Published online on: 20 March 2015

Magnetic resonance imaging‑navigated argon‑helium cryoablation therapy against a rabbit VX2 brain tumor

Yang Wang, Hong‑Li Kan, Hong Sun, Dong‑Xin Wang, Huai‑Wu Wang, Ji‑Xin Liu

Pages: 2229-2234 Published online on: 20 March 2015

Thoracoscopy-assisted first rib resection for the treatment of thoracic outlet syndrome caused by fibrous dysplasia: A report of two cases

Aierken Rehemutula, Li Zhang, Cong Yu, Lin Chen, Yudong Gu

Pages: 2241-2244 Published online on: 19 March 2015

Effect of elastin-derived peptides on the production of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1, -2, and -3 and the ratios in various endothelial cell lines

Krzysztof Siemianowicz, Wirginia Likus, Tomasz Francuz, Wojciech Garczorz

Pages: 2245-2250 Published online on: 17 April 2015

Efficacy and safety of nucleoside analogs on blocking father‑to‑infant vertical transmission of hepatitis B virus

Li‑Hau Cao, Pei‑Li Zhao, Zhi‑Min Liu, Shao‑Chun Sun, Dong‑Bo Xu, Ji‑Dong Zhang, Mei‑Hua Shao

Pages: 2251-2256 Published online on: 20 March 2015

Platelet-derived miR-92a downregulates cysteine protease inhibitor cystatin C in type II diabetic lower limb ischemia

Yunfeng Zhang, Qiang Guan, Xing Jin

Pages: 2257-2262 Published online on: 01 April 2015

Corticosteroid versus placebo injection for plantar fasciitis: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Zonghuan Li, Aixi Yu, Baiwen Qi, Yong Zhao, Weiyang Wang, Ping Li, Junhui Ding

Pages: 2263-2268 Published online on: 24 March 2015

Two one‑stage posterior approaches for treating thoracic and lumbar spinal tuberculosis: A retrospective case‑control study

Zhengquan Xu, Xiyang Wang, Xiongjie Shen, Ping Wu, Xiaoyang Pang, Chengke Luo, Hao Zeng

Pages: 2269-2274 Published online on: 20 March 2015

Therapeutic effects and associated adverse events of multikinase inhibitors in metastatic renal cell carcinoma: A meta-analysis

Qinxiang Tan, Weihua Wang, Youhong Long, Guozi Chen

Pages: 2275-2280 Published online on: 15 April 2015

Importance of risk factors for the evaluation of patients with a suspected pulmonary embolism

Joachim Gruettner, Tim Viergutz, Merle Bolte, Thomas Henzler, Stefan O. Schoenberg, Sonja Sudarski, Paul Apfaltrer, Thomas Walter

Pages: 2281-2284 Published online on: 30 March 2015

Paclitaxel-coated balloons for the treatment of patients with in-stent restenosis: A meta-analysis of angiographic and clinical data

Jun Li, Wan‑Li Liu, Xin Yi, Gao‑Ke Feng, Zhao Lu, Xue‑Jun Jiang, Xiao‑Yan Li

Pages: 2285-2292 Published online on: 20 April 2015

A comparison of the effects of midazolam, propofol and dexmedetomidine on the antioxidant system: A randomized trial

Chao Han, Weiliang Ding, Wenjie Jiang, Yu Chen, Dongyuan Hang, Daming Gu, Guojun Jiang, Yongfei Tan, Zhijun Ge, Tieliang Ma

Pages: 2293-2298 Published online on: 07 April 2015

Multifocal osteoarticular tuberculosis of the extremities in an immunocompetent young man without pulmonary disease: A case report

Shuang Hu, Jia Guo, Ting Ji, Guohua Shen, Anren Kuang

Pages: 2299-2302 Published online on: 14 April 2015

Resveratrol suppresses TGF-β-induced VEGF synthesis in osteoblasts: Inhibition of the p44/p42 MAPK and SAPK/JNK pathways

Gen Kuroyanagi, Takanobu Otsuka, Naohiro Yamamoto, Rie Matsushima‑Nishiwaki, Osamu Kozawa, Haruhiko Tokuda

Pages: 2303-2310 Published online on: 26 March 2015

Molecular cloning and expression of the calmodulin gene from guinea pig hearts

Rui Feng, Yan Liu, Xuefei Sun, Yan Wang, Huiyuan Hu, Feng Guo, Jinsheng Zhao, Liying Hao

Pages: 2311-2318 Published online on: 07 April 2015

Genome-wide analysis of androgen receptor binding sites in prostate cancer cells

Yue Cheng, Pan Yu, Xiuzhi Duan, Chunhua Liu, Siqi Xu, Yuhua Chen, Yunnian Tan, Yun Qiang, Junfang Shen, Zhihua Tao

Pages: 2319-2324 Published online on: 03 April 2015

Association of gene polymorphisms in ABO blood group chromosomal regions and menstrual disorders

Yong Su, Gui‑Lian Kong, Ya‑Li Su, Yan Zhou, Li‑Fang Lv, Qiong Wang, Bao‑Ping Huang, Rui‑Zhi Zheng, Quan‑Zhong Li, Hui‑Juan Yuan, Zhi‑Gang Zhao

Pages: 2325-2330 Published online on: 08 April 2015

Correlation between serum levels of C-reactive protein and infant pneumonia: A meta-analysis

Xiao Xiao, Long Xue, Hui-Lin Sheng, Zhi-Hui Xiao

Pages: 2331-2338 Published online on: 08 April 2015

Comparison between the clot-protecting activity of a mutant plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 with a very long half-life and 6-aminocaproic acid

Daniel Glenn Kindell, Rick Wayne Keck, Jerzy Jankun

Pages: 2339-2343 Published online on: 01 April 2015

Analgesic roles of peripheral intrinsic met-enkephalin and dynorphin A in long-lasting inflammatory pain induced by complete Freund's adjuvant in rats

Yong‑Liang Jiang, Xiao‑Fen He, Ya‑Fang Shen, Xiao‑Hu Yin, Jun‑Ying Du, Yi Liang, Jian‑Qiao Fang

Pages: 2344-2348 Published online on: 03 April 2015

Study of the analgesic activities, chronic toxicity and addictive potential of Jia-Yuan-Qing pill in rats

Ye Tian, Li‑Rong Teng, Zhen‑Zuo Wang, Min Zhao, Qing‑Fan Meng, Jia‑Hui Lu, Jian‑Ming Tian, Wei‑Wei Zhang, Xiaoyi Zheng, Di Wang, Le‑Sheng Teng

Pages: 2349-2355 Published online on: 15 April 2015

Coexisting renal cell carcinoma and renal artery aneurysm: A case report and literature review

Zijian Wang, Wei Xiong, Cizhong Pan, Liang Zhu, Pan Wang, Xinjun Wang, Zhichao Huang, Xiaokun Zhao, Zhaohui Zhong

Pages: 2356-2358 Published online on: 26 March 2015

Hybrid technique to treat superior mesenteric artery occlusion in patients with acute mesenteric ischemia

Yan Chen, Jiechang Zhu, Zhicheng Ma, Xiangchen Dai, Hailun Fan, Zhou Feng, Yiwei Zhang, Yudong Luo

Pages: 2359-2363 Published online on: 07 April 2015

Testing of kisspeptin levels in girls with idiopathic central precocious puberty and its significance

Yu Yang, Xiang‑Yu Xiong, Li Yang, Liling Xie, Hui Huang

Pages: 2369-2373 Published online on: 31 March 2015

Expression and clinical significance of cyclooxygenase-2 and microRNA-143 in osteosarcoma

Yongchao Fang, Zhiqiang Zhang, Qiang Wang, Jianning Zhao

Pages: 2374-2378 Published online on: 14 April 2015

Clinical features of post‑infectious bronchiolitis obliterans in children undergoing long‑term azithromycin treatment

Xueyan Wang, Changshan Liu, Mengjuan Wang, Yi Zhang, Hewen Li, Geli Liu

Pages: 2379-2383 Published online on: 08 April 2015

Expression of β-site APP-cleaving enzyme 1 in the hippocampal tissue of an insulin-resistant rat model of Alzheimer's disease

Shize Li, Nini Wang, Jiyu Lou, Xiaoman Zhang

Pages: 2389-2393 Published online on: 27 March 2015

Effects of different routes of tirofiban injection on the left ventricular function and prognosis of patients with myocardial infarction treated with percutaneous coronary intervention

Cuihua Zhao, Guanchang Cheng, Ruili He, Hongyu Guo, Yanming Li, Xueli Lu, Yuan Zhang, Chunguang Qiu

Pages: 2401-2405 Published online on: 01 April 2015

XPD Lys751Gln and Asp312Asn polymorphisms and hepatocellular carcinoma susceptibility: A meta-analysis of 11 case-control studies in an Asian population

Qi Yang, Yan‑Fei Wei, Yuan Zhang, Guang‑Mei Huang

Pages: 2406-2414 Published online on: 14 April 2015

Osteopontin inhibits HIF-2α mRNA expression in osteoarthritic chondrocytes

Chao Cheng, Fang‑Jie Zhang, Jian Tian, Min Tu, Yi‑Lin Xiong, Wei Luo, Yu‑Sheng Li, Bing‑Bing Song, Shu‑Guang Gao, Guang‑Hua Lei

Pages: 2415-2419 Published online on: 20 April 2015

Association between parental myopia and the risk of myopia in a child

Xiaoyu Zhang, Xinhua Qu, Xingtao Zhou

Pages: 2420-2428 Published online on: 08 April 2015
Journal Cover

June 2015
Volume 9 Issue 6

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

2016 Impact Factor: 1.261
Ranked #50/128 Medicine Research and Experimental
(total number of cites)

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