Journal Articles

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Pathogenetic mechanisms and treatment options for ophthalmic pterygium: Trends and perspectives (Review)

Efstathios T. Detorakis, Demetrios A. Spandidos

Pages: 439-447 Published online on: 01 April 2009

Lecithin promotes adipocyte differentiation and hepatic lipid accumulation

Yuebo Zhang, Cheng Huang, Xiaoyan Sheng, Zhenwei Gong, Ying Qin Zang

Pages: 449-454 Published online on: 01 April 2009

Long-term effects of chondrospheres on cartilage lesions in an autologous chondrocyte implantation model as investigated in the SCID mouse model

T. Schubert, S. Anders, E. Neumann, J. Schölmerich, F. Hofstädter, J. Grifka, U. Müller-Ladner, J. Libera, J. Schedel

Pages: 455-460 Published online on: 01 April 2009

Experimental study of millimeter wave-induced differentiation of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells into chondrocytes

Guang-Wen Wu, Xian-Xiang Liu, Ming-Xia Wu, Jin-Yan Zhao, Wen-Lie Chen, Ru-Hui Lin, Jiu-Mao Lin

Pages: 461-467 Published online on: 01 April 2009
Open Access

Changes of hepatic proteome in bile duct ligated rats with hepatic fibrosis following treatment with Yin-Chen-Hao-Tang

Tzung-Yan Lee, Hen-Hong Chang, Jong-Jen Kuo, Jiann-Jong Shen

Pages: 477-484 Published online on: 01 April 2009

Genetic variants in interleukin-6 modified risk of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

Xiuqin Zhang, Reng-Yun Liu, Zhe Lei, Yehan Zhu, Jian-An Huang, Xiefang Jiang, Zeyi Liu, Xia Liu, Xiaobei Peng, Huacheng Hu, Hong-Tao Zhang

Pages: 485-493 Published online on: 01 April 2009

Antiviral effect of arginine against herpes simplex virus type 1

Takeshi Naito, Hiroshi Irie, Kazuko Tsujimoto, Keiko Ikeda, Tsutomu Arakawa, A. Hajime Koyama

Pages: 495-499 Published online on: 01 April 2009

Augmentation of the antimicrobial activities of guinea pig cathelicidin CAP11-derived peptides by amino acid substitutions

Daiju Okuda, Shin Yomogida, Kyoko Kuwahara-Arai, Keiichi Hitamatsu, Hiroshi Tamura, Isao Nagaoka

Pages: 501-508 Published online on: 01 April 2009

Evidence of a humoral response to a novel protein WARF4 embedded in the West Nile virus NS4B gene encoded by an alternative open reading frame

Giovanni Faggioni, Andrea Ciammaruconi, Riccardo De Santis, Alice Pomponi, Maria Teresa Scicluna, Katia Barbaro, Laura Masuelli, Gianluca Autorino, Roberto Bei, Florigio Lista

Pages: 509-512 Published online on: 01 April 2009

Advanced glycation end products regulate extracellular matrix protein and protease expression by human glomerular mesangial cells

J. Berrou, I. Tostivint, F. Verrecchia, C. Berthier, E. Boulanger, A. Mauviel, H. P. Marti, M. P. Wautier, J. L. Wautier, E. Rondeau, A. Hertig

Pages: 513-520 Published online on: 01 April 2009

Effect of MDR1 gene promoter methylation in patients with ulcerative colitis

Tomomitsu Tahara, Tomoyuki Shibata, Masakatsu Nakamura, Hiromi Yamashita, Daisuke Yoshioka, Masaaki Okubo, Naoko Maruyama, Toshiaki Kamano, Yoshio Kamiya, Yoshihito Nakagawa, Hiroshi Fujita, Mitsuo Nagasaka, Masami Iwata, Kazuya Takahama, Makoto Watanabe, Ichiro Hirata, Tomiyasu Arisawa

Pages: 521-527 Published online on: 01 April 2009

Association of genetic variants with chronic kidney disease in Japanese individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Tetsuro Yoshida, Kimihiko Kato, Kiyoshi Yokoi, Sachiro Watanabe, Norifumi Metoki, Hidemi Yoshida, Kei Satoh, Yukitoshi Aoyagi, Yutaka Nishigaki, Takao Suzuki, Yoshinori Nozawa, Yoshiji Yamada

Pages: 529-537 Published online on: 01 April 2009

Fructus Xanthii extract protects against cytokine-induced damage in pancreatic β-cells through suppression of NF-κB activation

Mi-Young Song, Eun-Kyung Kim, Heon-Jae Lee, Jin-Woo Park, Do-Gon Ryu, Kang-Beom Kwon, Byung-Hyun Park

Pages: 547-553 Published online on: 01 April 2009

Trans-Zeatin inhibits UVB-induced matrix metalloproteinase-1 expression via MAP kinase signaling in human skin fibroblasts

Bo Yang, Chao Ji, Jian Kang, Wenqi Chen, Zhigang Bi, Yinsheng Wan

Pages: 555-560 Published online on: 01 April 2009

Therapeutic target validation of protein kinase C(PKC)-ζ for asthma using a mouse model

Jeong-Su Do, Kang-Seo Park, Hyo-Jung Seo, Jun-Hee Kim, Jin-Ki Hwang, Eun-Jung Song, Sang-Yun Nam

Pages: 561-566 Published online on: 01 April 2009
Journal Cover

April 2009
Volume 23 Issue 4

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

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