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  1. Content type: Short communication

    Cytoglobin (CYGB), a member of the globin family, is thought to protect cells from reactive oxygen and nitrogen species and deal with hypoxic conditions and oxidative stress. However, its molecular mechanisms ...

    Authors: Xin Li, Shanshan Zou, Zhen Li, Gaotai Cai, Bohong Chen, Ping Wang and Wenqi Dong

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:25

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  2. Content type: Review

    Synonymous or silent mutations are often overlooked in genetic analyses for disease-causing mutations unless they are directly associated with potential splicing defects. More recent studies, however, indicate...

    Authors: Rafal Bartoszewski, Jaroslaw Króliczewski, Arkadiusz Piotrowski, Anna Janaszak Jasiecka, Sylwia Bartoszewska, Briana Vecchio-Pagan, Lianwu Fu, Aleksandra Sobolewska, Sadis Matalon, Garry R. Cutting, Steven M. Rowe and James F. Collawn

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:23

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  3. Content type: Research article

    How nutrition and growth factor restriction due to serum depletion affect trophoblast function remains poorly understood. We performed a proteomic differential study of the effects of serum depletion on a firs...

    Authors: Susana Novoa-Herran, Adriana Umaña-Perez, Francesc Canals and Myriam Sanchez-Gomez

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:22

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  4. Content type: Short report

    Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) play critical and complicated roles in the regulation of various biological processes, including chromatin modification, transcription and post-transcriptional processing. Intere...

    Authors: Jiachun Sun, Junqiang Yan, Xiaozhi Yuan, Ruina Yang, Tanyou Dan, Xinshuai Wang, Guoqiang Kong and Shegan Gao

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:21

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  5. Content type: Short report

    As a key subunit of the exocyst complex, Exo70 has highly conserved sequence and is widely found in yeast, mammals, and plants. In yeast, Exo70 mediates the process of exocytosis and promotes anchoring and int...

    Authors: Wenqing Ma, Yu Wang, Xiaomeng Yao, Zijian Xu, Liguo An and Miao Yin

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:20

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  6. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of RGC-32 (response gene to complement 32) on cell cycle progression in renal tubular epithelial cell injury.

    Authors: Yun-lin Shen, Hua-jie Liu, Lei Sun, Xiao-ling Niu, Xin-yu Kuang, Ping Wang, Sheng Hao and Wen-yan Huang

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:19

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  7. Content type: Mini Review

    Bcl2-associated athanogene 2 (BAG2) shares a similar molecular structure and function with other BAG family members. Functioning as a co-chaperone, it interacts with the ATPase domain of the heat shock protein...

    Authors: Lixia Qin, Jifeng Guo, Qian Zheng and Hainan Zhang

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:18

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  8. Content type: Mini review

    Understanding the cellular pathways that regulate endothelial nitric oxide (eNOS, NOS3) expression and consequently nitric oxide (NO) bioavailability during hypoxia is a necessary aspect in the development of nov...

    Authors: Leszek Kalinowski, Anna Janaszak-Jasiecka, Anna Siekierzycka, Sylwia Bartoszewska, Marcin Woźniak, Dawid Lejnowski, James F. Collawn and Rafal Bartoszewski

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:16

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  9. Content type: Mini review

    Histone H1.0 belongs to the class of linker histones (H1), although it is substantially distinct from other histone H1 family members. The differences can be observed in the chromosomal location and organizati...

    Authors: Andrzej Kowalski

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:15

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  10. Content type: Research article

    In cartilage tissue regeneration, it is important to develop biodegradable scaffolds that provide a structural and logistic template for three-dimensional cultures of chondrocytes. In this study, we evaluated ...

    Authors: Piotr Paduszyński, Ewelina Aleksander-Konert, Alicja Zajdel, Adam Wilczok, Katarzyna Jelonek, Andrzej Witek and Zofia Dzierżewicz

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:14

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  11. Content type: Mini review

    Osteoporosis, or bone loss, is a progressive, systemic skeletal disease that affects millions of people worldwide. Osteoporosis is generally age related, and it is underdiagnosed because it remains asymptomati...

    Authors: Jitrada Phetfong, Tanwarat Sanvoranart, Kuneerat Nartprayut, Natakarn Nimsanor, Kanokwan Seenprachawong, Virapong Prachayasittikul and Aungkura Supokawej

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:12

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  12. Content type: Research article

    In this study, we evaluated the usefulness of two commercially available hyaluronic acid-based hydrogels, HyStem and HyStem-C, for the cultivation of Wharton’s jelly mesenchymal stem cells (WJ-MSCs) and their ...

    Authors: Ewelina Aleksander-Konert, Piotr Paduszyński, Alicja Zajdel, Zofia Dzierżewicz and Adam Wilczok

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:11

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  13. Content type: Short communication

    This study focused on an extract from fermented flour from the Lady Joy variety of the common bean Phaseolus vulgaris. The extract, Lady Joy lysate (Lys LJ), is enriched in antioxidant compounds during the fermen...

    Authors: Morena Gabriele, Laura Pucci, Margherita La Marca, Daniela Lucchesi, Clara Maria Della Croce, Vincenzo Longo and Valter Lubrano

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:10

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  14. Content type: Short communication

    Wnt5A, which is a member of the non-transforming Wnt protein family, is implicated in inflammatory processes. It is also highly expressed by ovarian cancer cells. ROR2, which is a member of the Ror-family of r...

    Authors: Somayeh Arabzadeh, Ghamartaj Hossein, Zahra Salehi-Dulabi and Amir Hassan Zarnani

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:9

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  15. Content type: Research article

    The differentiation of skeletal muscle-derived satellite cells (MDSCs) is important in controlling muscle growth, improving livestock muscle quality, and healing of muscle-related disease. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) a...

    Authors: Wei Wei Zhang, Xiao Feng Sun, Hui Li Tong, Ya Hui Wang, Shu Feng Li, Yun Qin Yan and Guang Peng Li

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:8

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  16. Content type: Mini review

    Phosphorus is a poorly bioavailable macronutrient that is essential for crop growth and yield. Overuse of phosphorus fertilizers results in low phosphorus use efficiency (PUE), has serious environmental conseq...

    Authors: Md. Mahmudul Hasan, Md. Mainul Hasan, Jaime A. Teixeira da Silva and Xuexian Li

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:7

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  17. Content type: Review

    Naturally occurring antisense RNAs are small, diffusible, untranslated transcripts that pair to target RNAs at specific regions of complementarity to control their biological function by regulating gene expres...

    Authors: Fatemeh Saberi, Mehdi Kamali, Ali Najafi, Alavieh Yazdanparast and Mehrdad Moosazadeh Moghaddam

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:6

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  18. Content type: Short communication

    The prognosis for patients with esophageal cancer remains poor. Therefore, the identification of novel target molecules for the treatment of esophageal cancer is necessary. Here, we investigated the clinicopat...

    Authors: Hideyuki Ishiguro, Takehiro Wakasugi, Yukio Terashita, Nobuhiro Sakamoto, Tatsuya Tanaka, Hiroyuki Sagawa, Tomotaka Okubo and Hiromitsu Takeyama

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:5

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  19. Content type: Short communication

    Adenosylcobalamin (vitamin B12) is a coenzyme required for the activity of methylmalonyl-CoA mutase. Defects in this enzyme are a cause of methylmalonic acidemia (MMA). Methylmalonic acidemia, cblA type, is an...

    Authors: Fatemeh Keyfi, Mohammad Reza Abbaszadegan, Arndt Rolfs, Slobodanka Orolicki, Morteza Moghaddassian and Abdolreza Varasteh

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:4

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  20. Content type: Short communication

    miR-126 is a key regulator of oncogenic processes. It is functionally linked to cellular proliferation, survival and migration. Vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGF-A), which is regarded as a tumorgenesi...

    Authors: Ranran Kong, Yuefeng Ma, Jie Feng, Shaomin Li, Wei Zhang, Jiantao Jiang, Jin Zhang, Zhe Qiao, Xiaoping Yang and Bin Zhou

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:3

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  21. Content type: Mini review

    Innate immunity plays a crucial role in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes and related complications. Since the toll-like receptors (TLRs) are central to innate immunity, it appears that they are important pa...

    Authors: Zahra Sepehri, Zohre Kiani, Ali Akbar Nasiri and Farhad Kohan

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2016 21:2

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  22. Content type: Short Communication

    Lysophosphatidic acid (LPA) and its analogs are well-known mitogens for various cell types. Many reports have confirmed that several types of cancer cell produce LPA to promote survival, growth and tumorigenes...

    Authors: Tamotsu Tsukahara, Hisao Haniu and Yoshikazu Matsuda

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 :224

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  23. Content type: Short Communication

    Stress tolerance in plants is a coordinated action of multiple stress response genes that also cross talk with other components of the stress signal transduction pathways. The expression and regulation of stre...

    Authors: Manoj Kumar Sekhwal, Ajit Kumar Swami, Vinay Sharma and Renu Sarin

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 :223

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  24. Content type: Short Communication

    The antioxidant activities of five alkylresorcinol (AR) homologs with alkyl chains of 1, 3, 5 6 and 12 carbon atoms were studied using molecular and cellular assays for superoxide anions ( ...

    Authors: Irina V. Gryazeva, Olga K. Davydova and Dmitrii G. Deryabin

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 :222

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  25. Content type: Short Communication

    Proteins are responsible for all biological activities in living organisms. Thanks to genome sequencing projects, large amounts of DNA and protein sequence data are now available, but the biological functions ...

    Authors: Sovan Saha, Piyali Chatterjee, Subhadip Basu, Mahantapas Kundu and Mita Nasipuri

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:221

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  26. Content type: Research Article

    We aim to demonstrate the role of Alk receptors in the response of hydrogel expansion. Chondrocytes from rat knees were cultured onto plastic and hydrogel surfaces. Alk-1 and Alk-5 were overexpressed or silenc...

    Authors: Patricia Sanz-Ramos, Javier Dotor and Iñigo Izal-Azcárate

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:220

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  27. Content type: Research Article

    Peripheral T cells are in G0 phase and do not proliferate. When they encounter an antigen, they enter the cell cycle and proliferate in order to initiate an active immune response. Here, we have determined the...

    Authors: Takuya Mishima, Shoko Toda, Yoshiaki Ando, Tsukasa Matsunaga and Manabu Inobe

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:219

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  28. Content type: Short Communication

    Phosphoantigens (PAgs) activate Vγ9Vδ2 T lymphocytes, inducing their potent and rapid response in vitro and in vivo. However, humans and nonhuman primates that receive repeated injections of PAgs progressively...

    Authors: Mary Poupot, Frédéric Boissard, Delphine Betous, Laure Bardouillet, Séverine Fruchon, Fatima L’Faqihi-Olive, Frédéric Pont, Mourad Mekaouche, Sophie Ingoure, Hélène Sicard, Guy Dubreuilh and Jean-Jacques Fournié

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:218

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  29. Content type: Short Communication

    CD14 plays a crucial role in the inflammatory response to lipopolysaccharide (LPS), which interacts with TLR4 and MD-2 to enable cell activation, resulting in inflammation. Upstream inhibition of the inflammat...

    Authors: Xiangping Li, Meiqing Li, Shihai Huang, Shuye Qiao, Zhaoxian Qin, Chao Kang and Deshun Shi

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:217

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  30. Content type: Short Communication

    Reactive oxygen species (ROS) have been proven to be important activators for various cellular activities, including cell differentiation. Several reports showed the necessity of ROS during cell differentiatio...

    Authors: Retno Wahyu Nurhayati, Yoshihiro Ojima, Naoki Nomura and Masahito Taya

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:215

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  31. Content type: Short Communication

    The interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC) drive the slow wave-associated contractions in the small intestine. A commonly used marker for these cells is c-Kit, but another marker named Ano1 was recently described. Thi...

    Authors: Raúl Loera-Valencia, Xuan-Yu Wang, George W. J. Wright, Carlos Barajas-López and Jan D. Huizinga

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:214

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  32. Content type: Short Communication

    Enoyl coenzyme A hydratase short chain 1 (ECHS1) is an important part of the mitochondrial fatty acid β-oxidation pathway. Altered ECHS1 expression has been implicated in cancer cell proliferation. This study ...

    Authors: Xiao-San Zhu, Peng Gao, Yi-Chen Dai, Jun-Pei Xie, Wei Zeng and Qing-Na Lian

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:213

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  33. Content type: Mini Review

    Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are series of transcripts with important biological functions. Various diseases have been associated with aberrant expression of lncRNAs and the related dysregulation of mRNAs. I...

    Authors: Zhuomin Wu, Xiaoxia Liu, Li Liu, Houliang Deng, Jingjing Zhang, Qian Xu, Bohong Cen and Aimin Ji

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:212

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  34. Content type: Short Communication

    The study aimed to assess biophysical changes that take place in the peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMC) membranes when exposed in vitro to 10 μM quercetin or epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) for 24 and 48...

    Authors: Denisa Margina, Mihaela Ilie, Gina Manda, Ionela Neagoe, Rucsandra Danciulescu-Miulescu, Carmen Nicoleta Purdel and Daniela Gradinaru

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:211

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  35. Content type: Research Article

    Angiogenesis plays a crucial role in the growth, invasion and metastasis of breast cancer. Vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGFs) and their receptors (VEGFRs) are the key regulators of tumor angiogenesis....

    Authors: Xiao Zhang, Yin-Lin Ge, Shu-Ping Zhang, Ping Yan and Run-Hua Tian

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:210

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  36. Content type: Research Article

    Resveratrol is the most extensively studied stilbene derivative. We previously showed that methylthiostilbenes were more effective inhibitors of CYP1A1 and 1B1 activity than resveratrol. In this study, we inve...

    Authors: Violetta Krajka-Kuźniak, Hanna Szaefer, Tomasz Stefański, Stanisław Sobiak, Michał Cichocki and Wanda Baer-Dubowska

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:209

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  37. Content type: Short Communication

    ABCC6 protein is an ATP-dependent transporter that is mainly found in the basolateral plasma membrane of hepatocytes. ABCC6 deficiency is the primary cause of several forms of ectopic mineralization syndrome. ...

    Authors: Rocchina Miglionico, Maria Francesca Armentano, Monica Carmosino, Antonella Maria Salvia, Flavia Cuviello, Faustino Bisaccia and Angela Ostuni

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:208

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  38. Content type: Research Article

    This paper focuses on the development of renewable sources of isletreplacement tissue for the treatment of type I diabetes mellitus. Placental tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are a promising sourc...

    Authors: Anahita Shaer, Negar Azarpira, Akbar Vahdati, Mohammad Hosein Karimi and Mehrdad Shariati

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:207

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  39. Content type: Research Article

    Unlike nuclear nucleolin, surface-expressed and cytoplasmic nucleolin exhibit Tn antigen. Here, we show localization-dependent differences in the glycosylation and proteolysis patterns of nucleolin. Our result...

    Authors: Dorota Hoja-Łukowicz, Sylwia Kedracka-Krok, Weronika Duda and Anna Lityńska

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:206

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  40. Content type: Review

    There is no doubt that cancer is not only a genetic disease but that it can also occur due to epigenetic abnormalities. Diet and environmental factors can alter the scope of epigenetic regulation. The results ...

    Authors: Ewa Forma, Paweł Jóźwiak, Magdalena Bryś and Anna Krześlak

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:204

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  41. Content type: Research Article

    Many experimental studies have demonstrated the favorable biological activities of plants belonging to the genus Rubus, but little is known of the role of Rubus leaf extracts in the modulation of the surface memb...

    Authors: Dominika Dudzinska, Boguslawa Luzak, Magdalena Boncler, Joanna Rywaniak, Dorota Sosnowska, Anna Podsedek and Cezary Watala

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:202

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  42. Content type: Short Communication

    The large microtubule-associated/Ca2+-signalling protein p600 (also known as UBR4) is required for hippocampal neuronal survival upon Ca2+ dyshomeostasis induced by glutamate treatment. During this process, p600 ...

    Authors: Camille Belzil, Tim Ramos, Kamon Sanada, Michael A. Colicos and Minh Dang Nguyen

    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2014 19:201

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