Journal Articles

Curcumin inhibits telomerase activity in human cancer cell lines

Shu-Xiang Cui, Xian-Jun Qu, Yan-Ying Xie, Ling Zhou, Munehiro Nakata, Masatoshi Makuuchi, Wei Tang

Pages: 227-231 Published online on: 01 August 2006

CD45-positive cells of haematopoietic origin enhance chondrogenic marker gene expression in rat marrow stromal cells

Nazish Ahmed, Breda Vogel, Eva Rohde, Dirk Strunk, Joachim Grifka, Michaela B. Schulz, Susanne Grässel

Pages: 233-240 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Novel dermo-epidermal equivalents on silk fibroin-based formic acid-crosslinked three-dimensional nonwoven devices with prospective applications in human tissue engineering/regeneration/repair

Ilaria Dal Pra, Anna Chiarini, Alessandra Boschi, Giuliano Freddi, Ubaldo Armato

Pages: 241-247 Published online on: 01 August 2006

The cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor flavopiridol sensitizes human hepatocellular carcinoma cells to TRAIL-induced apoptosis

Kazumi Miyashita, Katsuya Shiraki, Hiroyuki Fuke, Tomoko Inoue, Yutaka Yamanaka, Yumi Yamaguchi, Norihiko Yamamoto, Keiichi Ito, Kazushi Sugimoto, Takeshi Nakano

Pages: 249-256 Published online on: 01 August 2006

E2F decoy oligodeoxynucleotide ameliorates cartilage invasion by infiltrating synovium derived from rheumatoid arthritis

Tetsuya Tomita, Yasuo Kunugiza, Naruya Tomita, Hiroshi Takano, Ryuichi Morishita, Yasufumi Kaneda, Hideki Yoshikawa

Pages: 257-265 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Real-time PCR as a tool for quantitative analysis of PI-PLCβ1 gene expression in myelodysplastic syndrome

Matilde Y. Follo, Costanza Bosi, Carlo Finelli, Roberta Fiume, Irene Faenza, Giulia Ramazzotti, Gian Carlo Gaboardi, Lucia Manzoli, Lucio Cocco

Pages: 267-271 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Expression of TNF-α, tristetraprolin, T-cell intracellular antigen-1 and Hu antigen R genes in synovium of patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Eiji Suzuki, Akito Tsutsumi, Makoto Sugihara, Mizuko Mamura, Daisuke Goto, Isao Matsumoto, Satoshi Ito, Kotaro Ikeda, Naoyuki Ochiai, Yukio Sato, Takayuki Sumida

Pages: 273-278 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Single nucleotide polymorphism of the AXIN2 gene is preferentially associated with human lung cancer risk in a Japanese population

Hirotaka Kanzaki, Mamoru Ouchida, Hiroko Hanafusa, Masaaki Yano, Hiromitsu Suzuki, Motoi Aoe, Kazue Imai, Nobuyoshi Shimizu, Kei Nakachi, Kenji Shimizu

Pages: 279-284 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Effects of proadrenomedullin N-terminal 20 peptide on the rat pituitary-adrenocortical axis under basal and stressful conditions

Ludwik K. Malendowicz, Carlo Macchi, Magdalena Nowak, Gastone G. Nussdorfer, Mariola Majchrzak

Pages: 285-287 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Activator protein 1-mediated transcriptional regulation strategy sustains long-term expression of a xenogeneic gene product in vivo: An implication for gene therapy targeting congenital protein deficiencies

Shin Sasaki, James M. Smith, Keiko Takase, Kenji Okuda, Norihisa Ishii, Fumihiko Takeshita

Pages: 289-297 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Assessment of genetic factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus

Yoshiji Yamada, Hitoshi Matsuo, Tomonori Segawa, Sachiro Watanabe, Kimihiko Kato, Takashi Kameyama, Kiyoshi Yokoi, Sahoko Ichihara, Norifumi Metoki, Hidemi Yoshida, Kei Satoh, Yoshinori Nozawa

Pages: 299-308 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Efficient platelet δ-granule release induced by [Ca2+]i elevation is modulated by GPIIbIIIa

Giuliana Gobbi, Ivonne Sponzilli, Prisco Mirandola, Pier Luigi Tazzari, Luigi Caimi, Antonio Cacchioli, Alessandro Matteucci, Gabriella Giuliani Piccari, Lucio Cocco, Marco Vitale

Pages: 309-313 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Ouabain chronic infusion enhances the growth and steroidogenic capacity of rat adrenal zona glomerulosa: the possible involvement of the endothelin system.

Giuliano Neri, Renzo De Toni, Cinzia Tortorella, Piera Rebuffat, Sergio Bova, Gabriella Cargnelli, Lucia Petrelli, Raffaella Spinazzi, Gastone G Nussdorfer

Pages: 315-324 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Ouabain chronic infusion enhances the growth and steroidogenic capacity of rat adrenal zona glomerulosa: The possible involvement of the endothelin system

Giuliano Neri, Renzo De Toni, Cinzia Tortorella, Piera Rebuffat, Sergio Bova, Gabriella Cargnelli, Lucia Petrelli, Raffaella Spinazzi, Gastone G. Nussdorfer

Pages: 317-319 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Novel mutations in the human elastin gene (ELN) causing isolated supravalvular aortic stenosis

Seonmin Park, Eul-Ju Seo, Han-Wook Yoo, Youngho Kim

Pages: 329-332 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Analysis of the COL17A1 in non-Herlitz junctional epidermolysis bullosa and amelogenesis imperfecta

Hiroyuki Nakamura, Daisuke Sawamura, Maki Goto, Hideki Nakamura, Miyuki Kida, Tadashi Ariga, Yukio Sakiyama, Koki Tomizawa, Hiroshi Mitsui, Kunihiko Tamaki, Hiroshi Shimizu

Pages: 333-337 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Suppression of hepatocyte CYP1A2 expression by Kupffer cells via AhR pathway: The central role of proinflammatory cytokines

Rongqian Wu, Xiaoxuan Cui, Weifeng Dong, Mian Zhou, H. Hank Simms, Ping Wang

Pages: 339-346 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Altered expression of β1 integrins in renal carcinoma cell lines exposed to the differentiation inducer valproic acid

Anton Oertl, Borna Relja, Jasmina Makarevic, Eva Weich, Sonja Höfler, Jon Jones, Dietger Jonas, Hansjürgen Bratzke, Patrick C. Baer, Roman A. Blaheta

Pages: 347-354 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Up-regulation of Fas expression by Pseudomonas aeruginosa-infected endothelial cells depends on modulation of iNOS and enhanced production of NO induced by bacterial type III secreted proteins

Maria-Cristina Assis, Carla Freitas, Alessandra M. Saliba, Ana Paula D'A Carvalho, Tatiana A. Simao, Rodolpho M. Albano, Maria-Cristina Plotkowski

Pages: 355-363 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Effects of GM-CSF and M-CSF on tumor progression of lung cancer: Roles of MEK1/ERK and AKT/PKB pathways

Yoshiki Uemura, Makoto Kobayashi, Hideshi Nakata, Tetsuya Kubota, Kentaro Bandobashi, Tsuyako Saito, Hirokuni Taguchi

Pages: 365-373 Published online on: 01 August 2006

Mechanistic insight into a novel synthetic cantharidin analogue in a leukaemia model

Stanton Hon Lung Kok, Chung Hin Chui, Wing Sze Lam, Jien Chen, Fung Yi Lau, Raymond Siu Ming Wong, Gregory Yin Ming Cheng, Wing Ka Tang, Chor Hing Cheng, Johnny Cheuk On Tang, Albert Sun Chi Chan

Pages: 375-379 Published online on: 01 August 2006

UV radiation down-regulates Dsg-2 via Rac/NADPH oxidase-mediated generation of ROS in human lens epithelial cells

Qin Jiang, Changlin Zhou, Sarah Healey, Wenming Chu, Nicola Kouttab, Zhigang Bi, Yinsheng Wan

Pages: 381-387 Published online on: 01 August 2006
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August 2006
Volume 18 Issue 2

Print ISSN: 1107-3756
Online ISSN: 1791-244X

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