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Volume 16 (8); 2019

Research Papers

Nephrolithiasis predicts ischemic stroke: A longitudinal follow-up study using a national sample cohort
So Young Kim, Chang Myeon Song, Woojin Bang, Jae-Sung Lim, Bumjung Park, Hyo Geun Choi
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1050-1056. doi:10.7150/ijms.34417
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Identification of Novel Genes in Osteoarthritic Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes Using Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatics Approaches
Yi-Jen Chen, Wei-An Chang, Ling-Yu Wu, Ching-Fen Huang, Chia-Hsin Chen, Po-Lin Kuo
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1057-1071. doi:10.7150/ijms.35611
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Yunnan Baiyao reduces hospital-acquired pressure ulcers via suppressing virulence gene expression and biofilm formation of Staphylococcus aureus
Jun Liu, Mufa Cai, Huimin Yan, Jiawu Fu, Guocai Wu, Zuguo Zhao, Yi Zhao, Yan Wang, Yuanming Sun, Yongke You, Liyao Lin, Juan Huang, Riming Huang, Jincheng Zeng
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1078-1088. doi:10.7150/ijms.33723
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Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T and A1298C polymorphisms in breast cancer: a Sardinian preliminary case-control study
Paolo Castiglia, Valeria Sanna, Antonio Azara, Maria R. De Miglio, Luciano Murgia, Giovanna Pira, Francesca Sanges, Alessandro Fancellu, Ciriaco Carru, Marco Bisail, Maria Rosaria Muroni
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1089-1095. doi:10.7150/ijms.32162
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Utility of human papillomavirus L1 capsid protein and HPV test as prognostic markers for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2+ in women with persistent ASCUS /LSIL cervical cytology
Eun Young Ki, Jong Sup Park, Ahwon Lee, Tae Jung Kim, Hyun Tak Jin, Yong Bok Seo, Yuki Gen, Mi Young Park, Sung Jong Lee
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1096-1101. doi:10.7150/ijms.31163
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A new method to confirm the absence of human and animal serum in mesenchymal stem cell culture media
Megumi Ota, Kentaro Takagaki, Sho Takaoka, Hideki Tanemura, Naoki Urushihata
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1102-1106. doi:10.7150/ijms.32100
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The extracts of Astragalus membranaceus enhance chemosensitivity and reduce tumor indoleamine 2, 3-dioxygenase expression
Naphichaya Phacharapiyangkul, Li-Hsien Wu, Wei-Ya Lee, Yi-Hsuan Kuo, Yueh-Jung Wu, Huei-Pu Liou, Yung-En Tsai, Che-Hsin Lee
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1107-1115. doi:10.7150/ijms.33106
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Poncirus Trifoliata (L.) Raf. Extract Inhibits the Development of Atopic Dermatitis-like Lesions in Human Keratinocytes and NC/Nga mice
Kyung-Jae Cha, Ayesha Kashif, Min Hwa Hong, Geunyeong Kim, Ji-Sook Lee, In Sik Kim
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1116-1122. doi:10.7150/ijms.34323
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High mobility group box 1 protein (HMGB1) as biomarker in hypoxia-induced persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn: a clinical and in vivo pilot study
Zhen Tang, Min Jiang, Zhicui Ou-yang, Hailan Wu, Shixiao Dong, Mingyan Hei
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1123-1131. doi:10.7150/ijms.34344
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Ribosomal Protein L15 is involved in Colon Carcinogenesis
Zhixiong Dong, Hongyu Jiang, Shuangshuang Liang, Yajie Wang, Wei Jiang, Changjun Zhu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1132-1141. doi:10.7150/ijms.34386
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Expression pattern of CDK12 protein in gastric cancer and its positive correlation with CD8+ cell density and CCL12 expression
Jun Ji, Chenfei Zhou, Junwei Wu, Qu Cai, Min Shi, Huan Zhang, Yingyan Yu, Zhenggang Zhu, Jun Zhang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1142-1148. doi:10.7150/ijms.34541
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The phenotype of vascular smooth muscle cells co-cultured with endothelial cells is modulated by PDGFR-β/IQGAP1 signaling in LPS-induced intravascular injury
Xia Zheng, Xiaotong Hu, Wang Zhang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1149-1156. doi:10.7150/ijms.34749
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MRC-5 Cancer-associated Fibroblasts Influence Production of Cancer Stem Cell Markers and Inflammation-associated Cell Surface Molecules, in Liver Cancer Cell Lines
Song-Ming Ding, Jian-Fang Lu, Muhammad Ibrahim Alhadi Edoo, Lin Zhou, Hai-Yang Xie, Shu-Sen Zheng, Qi-Yong Li
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1157-1170. doi:10.7150/ijms.34758
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Elevated plasma S100A1 level is a risk factor for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and associated with post-infarction cardiac function
Linlin Fan, Baoxin Liu, Rong Guo, Jiachen Luo, Hongqiang Li, Zhiqiang Li, Weigang Xu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1171-1179. doi:10.7150/ijms.35037
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Greater Protective Potent of s-Methyl Cysteine and Syringic Acid Combination for NGF-differentiated PC12 Cells against Kainic acid-induced Injury
I-ching Chou, Mei-chin Mong, Chih-lung Lin, Mei-chin Yin
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1180-1187. doi:10.7150/ijms.35083
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Review

Cellular Substrates for Cell-Based Tissue Engineering of Human Corneal Endothelial Cells
Qin Zhu, Hong Sun, Dongmei Yang, Sean Tighe, Yongsong Liu, Yingting Zhu, Min Hu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2019; 16(8): 1072-1077. doi:10.7150/ijms.34440
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