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  1. Airway epithelium acts as multifunctional site of response in the respiratory tract. Epithelial activity plays an important part in the pathophysiology of obstructive lung disease. In this study, we compare no...

    Authors: Magdalena Paplińska-Goryca, Patrycja Nejman-Gryz, Ryszarda Chazan and Hanna Grubek-Jaworska
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:107
  2. Polysialic acids are linear polysaccharides composed of sialic acid monomers. These polyanionic chains are usually membrane-bound, and are expressed on the surfaces of neural, tumor and neuroinvasive bacterial...

    Authors: Krzysztof Nowotarski, Karolina Sapoń, Monika Kowalska, Tadeusz Janas and Teresa Janas
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:108
  3. The unfolded protein response (UPR) is an adaptive response to the stress that is caused by an accumulation of misfolded proteins in the lumen of the endoplasmic reticulum (ER). It is an important component of...

    Authors: Sylwia Bartoszewska, Kinga Kochan, Piotr Madanecki, Arkadiusz Piotrowski, Renata Ochocka, James F. Collawn and Rafal Bartoszewski
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:106
  4. The classical activity of telomerase is to synthesize telomeric repeats and thus maintain telomere length, which in turn ensures chromosome stability and cellular proliferation. However, there is growing evide...

    Authors: Rishi Kumar Jaiswal, Pramod Kumar and Pramod Kumar Yadava
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:105
  5. Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) is a multifunctional growth factor that controls cell scattering. It has been suggested that it regulates the proliferation of hepatic oval cells (HOCs). Using a HOC line that st...

    Authors: Zhu Li, Juan Chen, Li Li, Jiang-Hua Ran, Xue-Hua Li, Zhi-Heng Liu, Gui-Jie Liu, Yan-Chao Gao, Xue-Li Zhang and Hiu-Dong Sun
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:104
  6. The aim of malignant glioma treatment is to inhibit tumor cell proliferation and induce tumor cell apoptosis. Remifentanil is a clinical anesthetic drug that can activate the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) recept...

    Authors: Jing Xu, Pengjuan Xu, Zhigui Li, Lu Xiao and Zhuo Yang
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:102
  7. The stromal-vascular cell fraction (SVF) of adipose tissue can be an abundant source of both multipotent and pluripotent stem cells, known as adipose-derived stem cells or adipose tissue-derived stromal cells ...

    Authors: Izabela Harasymiak-Krzyżanowska, Alicja Niedojadło, Jolanta Karwat, Lidia Kotuła, Paulina Gil-Kulik, Magdalena Sawiuk and Janusz Kocki
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:101
  8. Helicase motif VI is a short arginine-rich motif within the NTPase/helicase domain of the non-structural protein 3 (NS3) of the hepatitis C virus (HCV). We previously demonstrated that it reduces the catalytic...

    Authors: Philip Hartjen, Bastian Höchst, Denise Heim, Henning von der Kammer, Judith Lucke, Michael Reinholz, Andrea Baier, Ralf Smeets, Henning Wege, Peter Borowski and Julian Schulze Zur Wiesch
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:99
  9. Dendrimers containing viologen (derivatives of 4,4′-bipyridyl) units in their structure have been demonstrated to exhibit antiviral activity against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1). It has also recently b...

    Authors: Joanna Lazniewska, Katarzyna Milowska, Nadia Katir, Abdelkim El Kadib, Maria Bryszewska, Jean-Pierre Majoral and Teresa Gabryelak
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:100
  10. Toll-like receptor 9 (TLR9) is a component of the innate immune system, which recognizes the DNA of both pathogens and hosts. Thus, it can drive autoimmune diseases. Intracellular antibodies expressed inside t...

    Authors: Elisa Reimer, Stefan Somplatzki, Diana Zegenhagen, Svenja Hänel, Alina Fels, Thorsten Bollhorst, Ludger Grosse Hovest, Stefan Bauer, Carsten J. Kirschning and Thomas Böldicke
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:98
  11. microRNAs (miRNAs) are a class of newly identified, noncoding, small RNA molecules that negatively regulate gene expression. Many miRNAs are reportedly involved in plant growth, development and stress response...

    Authors: Jianxia Jiang, Jingjing Jiang, Yafei Yang and Jiashu Cao
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:97
  12. Mesencephalic astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor (MANF) is a novel type of trophic factor. Recent studies indicate that the MANF gene is induced in response to endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress through ER s...

    Authors: Kentaro Oh-Hashi, Yoko Hirata and Kazutoshi Kiuchi
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:96
  13. Microtubules are dynamic polymers that occur in eukaryotic cells and play important roles in cell division, motility, transport and signaling. They form during the process of polymerization of α- and β-tubulin...

    Authors: Renata Mikstacka, Tomasz Stefański and Jakub Różański
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:94
  14. Recently, we characterized multiple roles of the endoplasmic reticulum stress responsive element (ERSE) in the promotion of a unique headto-head gene pair: mammalian asparagine-linked glycosylation 12 homolog ...

    Authors: Kentaro Oh-Hashi, Tomomi Tejima, Yoko Hirata and Kazutoshi Kiuchi
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:91
  15. Signaling at the plasma membrane receptors is generally terminated by some form of feedback regulation, such as endocytosis and/or degradation of the receptors. BMP-Smad1 signaling can also be attenuated by BM...

    Authors: Lili Li, Jianhe Wang, Jenny Fung Ling Chau, Huijuan Liu, Baojie Li, Aijun Hao and Jing Li
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:93
  16. Aβ is the main constituent of the amyloid plaque found in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. There are two common isoforms of Aβ: the more common form, Aβ40, and the less common but more amyloidogen...

    Authors: Arezou Ghahghaei, S. Zahra Bathaie, Hoda Kheirkhah and Elmira Bahraminejad
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:92
  17. PTPN4 is a widely expressed non-receptor protein tyrosine phosphatase. Although its overexpression inhibits cell growth, the proteins with which it interacts to regulate cell growth are unknown. In this study,...

    Authors: Juan Zhou, Bingbing Wan, Jingxuan Shan, Huili Shi, Yanhong Li and Keke Huo
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:90
  18. Diabetes can impair wound closure, which can give rise to major clinical problems. Most treatments for wound repair in diabetes remain ineffective. This study aimed to investigate the influence on wound closur...

    Authors: Kamonnaree Chotinantakul, Chavaboon Dechsukhum, Duangnapa Dejjuy and Wilairat Leeanansaksiri
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:89
  19. The breast cancer type 1 susceptibility gene (BRCA1) is a tumor suppressor gene, mutations or loss of which lead to genomic instability and breast cancer. BRCA1 protein is part of a large multi-protein complex in...

    Authors: Aruna Korlimarla, Lekhana Bhandary, Jyothi S. Prabhu, Hema Shankar, Hari Sankaranarayanan, Pravin Kumar, Jose Remacle, Dipa Natarajan and T. S. Sridhar
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:88
  20. The variant cell line U937V was originally identified by a higher sensitivity to the cytocidal action of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) than that of its reference cell line, U937. We noticed that a typical mo...

    Authors: Grzegorz Stasiłojć, Sandra Pinto, Roksana Wyszkowska, Magda Wejda, Ewa M. Słomińska, Martyna Filipska, Patrycja Koszałka, Julian Świerczyński, Jose Enrique O’Connor and Jacek Jerzy Bigda
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:87
  21. Totipotent cDNA libraries representative of all the potentially expressed sequences in a genome would be of great benefit to gene expression studies. Here, we report on an innovative method for creating such a...

    Authors: Rosa Anna Cifarelli, Olimpia D’Onofrio, Rosalba Grillo, Teresa Mango, Francesco Cellini, Luciana Piarulli, Rosanna Simeone, Angelica Giancaspro, Pasqualina Colasuonno, Antonio Blanco and Agata Gadaleta
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:86
  22. Prion diseases are a class of fatal neurodegenerative disorders that can be sporadic, genetic or iatrogenic. They are characterized by the unique nature of their etiologic agent: prions (PrPSc). A prion is an inf...

    Authors: Alessandro Didonna
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:85
  23. Excessive trafficking of leukocytes can lead to serious tissue injury. Here, four regioselectively sulfated chitosans were assessed as inhibitors of HL-60 leukocyte binding to P-selectin, by investigating thei...

    Authors: Jinfeng Huang, Ruifei Wang, Ximing Liu, Xianlu Zeng and Min Wei
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:84
  24. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are multipotent cells that are able to differentiate into mesodermal lineages (osteogenic, adipogenic, chondrogenic), but also towards non-mesodermal derivatives (e.g. neural cell...

    Authors: Dana Foudah, Juliana Redondo, Cristina Caldara, Fabrizio Carini, Giovanni Tredici and Mariarosaria Miloso
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:83
  25. γ-amino butyric acid (GABA) is the main inhibitory neurotransmitter in the mammalian central nervous system. GABA is also found in many peripheral tissues, where it has important functions during development. ...

    Authors: Yong Du, Zhao Du, Hongping Zheng, Dan Wang, Shifeng Li, Yuanchang Yan and Yiping Li
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:81

    The Erratum to the article to this article has been published in Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2013 18:s11658-013-0116-x

  26. Myeloid leukemia factor 1 (MLF1) is associated with the development of leukemic diseases such as acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). However, information on the physiological funct...

    Authors: Manuela Molzan and Christian Ottmann
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 18:44
  27. Overexpression of anti-apoptotic Bcl-2 is often observed in a wide variety of human cancers. It prevents the induction of apoptosis in neoplastic cells and contributes to resistance to chemotherapy. RNA interfere...

    Authors: Hitesh Jagani, Josyula Venkata Rao, Vasanth Raj Palanimuthu, Raghu Chandrashekar Hariharapura and Sagar Gang
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 18:43
  28. Experiments on reversible and irreversible cell electroporation were carried out with an experimental setup based on a standard apparatus for horizontal electrophoresis, a syringe pump with regulated cell susp...

    Authors: Włodzimierz Korohoda, Maciej Grys and Zbigniew Madeja
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 18:42
  29. Cationic gemini surfactants are an important class of surface-active compounds that exhibit much higher surface activity than their monomeric counterparts. This type of compound architecture lends itself to th...

    Authors: Jacek Łuczyński, Renata Frąckowiak, Aleksandra Włoch, Halina Kleszczyńska and Stanisław Witek
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 18:41
  30. Although stem cells are present in various adult tissues and body fluids, bone marrow has been the most popular source of stem cells for treatment of a wide range of diseases. Recent results for stem cells fro...

    Authors: Dhanasekaran Marappagounder, Indumathi Somasundaram, Sudarsanam Dorairaj and Rajkumar Janavikula Sankaran
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 18:40
  31. Glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK3) and p53 play crucial roles in the mitochondrial apoptotic pathway and are known to interact in the nucleus. However, it is not known if GSK3 has a regulatory role in the mitoc...

    Authors: Patchara Ngok-Ngam, Piyajit Watcharasit, Apinya Thiantanawat and Jutamaad Satayavivad
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 18:39
  32. Cell proliferation and differentiation is a complex process involving many cellular mechanisms. One of the best-studied phenomena in cell differentiation is erythrocyte development during hematopoiesis in vert...

    Authors: Marcin A. Listowski, Elżbieta Heger, Dżamila M. Bogusławska, Beata Machnicka, Kazimierz Kuliczkowski, Jacek Leluk and Aleksander F. Sikorski
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 18:38
  33. Understanding the cellular pathways that regulate angiogenesis during hypoxia is a necessary aspect in the development of novel treatments for cardiovascular disorders. Although the pathways of angiogenesis ha...

    Authors: Piotr Madanecki, Niren Kapoor, Zsuzsa Bebok, Renata Ochocka, James F. Collawn and Rafal Bartoszewski
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 18:37
  34. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of bone marrow-mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSC) and exogenously added cytokines on the proliferation, primitive cell subpopulation maintenance (including ...

    Authors: Viviana M. Rodríguez-Pardo and Jean Paul Vernot
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 18:36
  35. Cell-cell and cell-substrate adhesions are sites of dramatic actin rearrangements and where actin-membrane connections are tightly regulated. Zyxin-VASP complexes localize to sites of cell-cell and cell-substr...

    Authors: Jacob Grange, James D. Moody, Marc P. A. Ascione and Marc D. H. Hansen
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 18:35
  36. The consequence of excessive use of macrolides is a high occurrence of mechanisms responsible for resistance to these drugs. Of 97 erythromycin-resistant bacterial strains gathered in the Wrocław area in Polan...

    Authors: Elżbieta Piątkowska, Jerzy Piątkowski and Anna Przondo-Mordarska
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 17:34
  37. Malignant melanoma (melanoma malignum) is one of the most dangerous types of tumor. It is very difficult to cure. In recent years, a lot of attention has been given to chemoprevention. This method uses natural an...

    Authors: Ewa Chodurek, Arkadiusz Orchel, Joanna Orchel, Sławomir Kurkiewicz, Natalia Gawlik, Zofia Dzierżewicz and Krystyna Stępień
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 17:33
  38. The minimal vertebrate telomerase enzyme is composed of a protein component (telomerase reverse transcriptase, TERT) and an RNA component (telomerase RNA, TR). Expression of these two subunits is sufficient to...

    Authors: Laetitia Trapp-Fragnet, Delphine T. Marie-Egyptienne, Johans Fakhoury, Denis Rasschaert and Chantal Autexier
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 17:31
  39. Activated leukocyte cell adhesion molecule (ALCAM) belongs to the immunoglobulin cell adhesion molecule super family. ALCAM is implicated in tumor progression, inflammation, and the differentiation of hematopo...

    Authors: Fang Tan, Flaubert Mbunkui and Solomon F. Ofori-Acquah
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 17:28
  40. Our study concerns the effects of exposure to lead chloride on the morphology, K+ efflux, SO4 influx and GSH levels of the human erythrocyte. Blood was collected in heparinized tubes and washed ...

    Authors: Tiziana Gugliotta, Grazia De Luca, Pietro Romano, Caterina Rigano, Adriana Scuteri and Leonardo Romano
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 17:27
  41. Research into potential anticancer agents has shown that 2-methoxyestradiol exerts antiproliferative activity in vitro and in vivo in an estrogen receptor-independent manner. Due to its limited biological accessi...

    Authors: Michelle Visagie, Thandi Mqoco and Anna Joubert
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 17:30
  42. Using the whole-cell patch-clamp technique, we investigated the influence of 8-prenylnaringenin on the activity of the voltage-gated Kv1.3 potassium channels in the human leukemic T lymphocyte cell line Jurkat...

    Authors: Justyna Gąsiorowska, Andrzej Teisseyre, Anna Uryga and Krystyna Michalak
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 17:29
  43. Dynamic instability is an essential phenomenon in eukaryotic nuclear division and prokaryotic plasmid R1 segregation. Although the molecular machines used in both systems differ greatly in composition, strong ...

    Authors: John A. Fuesler and Hsin-Jung Sophia Li
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 17:26
  44. The genus Brachypodium has become the target of extensive cytomolecular studies since one of its representatives, B. distachyon, has been accepted as a model plant for temperate cereals and forage grasses. Recent...

    Authors: Ewa Breda, Elzbieta Wolny and Robert Hasterok
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 17:25
  45. DNMT inhibitors are promising new drugs for cancer therapies. In this study, we have observed the antileukemic action of two diverse DNMT inhibitors, the nucleoside agent zebularine and the non-nucleoside agen...

    Authors: Jurate Savickiene, Grazina Treigyte, Veronika-Viktorija Borutinskaite and Ruta Navakauskiene
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 17:24
  46. Aggregated amyloid peptides (AP), major components of senile plaques, have been considered to play a very important and crucial role in the development and neuro-pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). In th...

    Authors: Challa Suresh, Johnny Johnson, Roshini Mohan and Chellu S. Chetty
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 17:18
  47. Nitric oxide (NO) is a mediator of a diverse array of inter- and intracellular signal transduction processes. The aim of the present study was to analyze its possible role as a second messenger in the process ...

    Authors: Judit Bátor, Judit Varga, Gergely Berta, Tamar Barbakadze, David Mikeladze, Jeremy Ramsden and József Szeberényi
    Citation: Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 2012 17:13

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