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Volume 15 (12); 2018

Research Papers

A New Isolation Method of Human Lacrimal Canaliculus Epithelial Stem Cells by Maintaining Close Association with Their Niche Cells
Weikun Hu, Yuan Zhang, Sean Tighe, Ying-Tieng Zhu, Gui-Gang Li
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1260-1267. doi:10.7150/ijms.27705
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High Levels of Serum Adipocyte Fatty Acid-binding Protein Predict Cardiovascular Events in Coronary Artery Disease Patients
I-Ching Huang, Bang-Gee Hsu, Chao-Chien Chang, Chung-Jen Lee, Ji-Hung Wang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1268-1274. doi:10.7150/ijms.25588
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Randomized, controlled clinical pilot study of venous leg ulcers treated with using two types of shockwave therapy
Patrycja Dolibog, Paweł Dolibog, Andrzej Franek, Ligia Brzezińska-Wcisło, Hubert Arasiewicz, Beata Wróbel, Daria Chmielewska, Jacek Ziaja, Edward Błaszczak
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1275-1285. doi:10.7150/ijms.26614
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Eicosapentaenoic acid reduces indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase 1 expression in tumor cells
Chih-Chiang Wang, Chih-Jen Yang, Li-Hsien Wu, Han-Chen Lin, Zhi-Hong Wen, Che-Hsin Lee
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1296-1303. doi:10.7150/ijms.27326
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The Role of YB1 in Renal Cell Carcinoma Cell Adhesion
Yong Wang, Jing Su, Donghe Fu, Yiting Wang, Yajing Chen, Ruibing Chen, Guoxuan Qin, Jing Zuo, Dan Yue
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1304-1311. doi:10.7150/ijms.25580
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Significant association of long non-coding RNAs HOTAIR genetic polymorphisms with cancer recurrence and patient survival in patients with uterine cervical cancer
Shun-Long Weng, Wen-Jun Wu, Yi-Hsuan Hsiao, Shun-Fa Yang, Chun-Fang Hsu, Po-Hui Wang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1312-1319. doi:10.7150/ijms.27505
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Mitochondrial NADH Dehydrogenase Subunit 3 (MTND3) Polymorphisms are Associated with Gastric Cancer Susceptibility
Eun-Heui Jin, Jae Kyu Sung, Sang-Il Lee, Jang Hee Hong
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1329-1333. doi:10.7150/ijms.26881
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Impact of ADAM10 gene polymorphisms on hepatocellular carcinoma development and clinical characteristics
Jr-Shiang Shiu, Ming-Ju Hsieh, Hui-Ling Chiou, Hsiang-Ling Wang, Chao-Bin Yeh, Shun-Fa Yang, Ying-Erh Chou
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1334-1340. doi:10.7150/ijms.27059
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Thrombopoietin could protect cerebral tissue against ischemia-reperfusion injury by suppressing NF-κB and MMP-9 expression in rats
Wenjuan Wu, Wei Zhong, Bing Lang, Zhiping Hu, Jialin He, Xiangqi Tang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1341-1348. doi:10.7150/ijms.27543
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GABAergic Alterations in the Rat Testis after Methamphetamine Exposure
Paweena Kaewman, Sutisa Nudmamud-Thanoi, Samur Thanoi
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1349-1354. doi:10.7150/ijms.27609
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AGK2, A SIRT2 Inhibitor, Inhibits Hepatitis B Virus Replication In Vitro And In Vivo
Hai-Bo Yu, Hui Jiang, Sheng-Tao Cheng, Zhong-Wen Hu, Ji-Hua Ren, Juan Chen
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1356-1364. doi:10.7150/ijms.26125
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Acid-electrolyzed functional water induces extracellular matrix metalloproteinase inducer, a possible novel alarmin, secretion from oral squamous cell carcinoma cell lines
Masafumi Kusunoki, Eri Sata, Kensuke Nishio, Takayoshi Tanaka, Tetsuya Nishida, Naoyuki Sugano, Shuichi Sato, Masatake Asano
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1365-1372. doi:10.7150/ijms.26186
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B355252, A Novel Small Molecule, Confers Neuroprotection Against Cobalt Chloride Toxicity In Mouse Hippocampal Cells Through Altering Mitochondrial Dynamics And Limiting Autophagy Induction
Uchechukwu Chimeh, Mary Ann Zimmerman, Nailya Gilyazova, P. Andy Li
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1384-1396. doi:10.7150/ijms.24702
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Characterization and potential roles of bone marrow-derived stromal cells in cancer development and metastasis
Hotaka Kawai, Hidetsugu Tsujigiwa, Chong Huat Siar, Keisuke Nakano, Kiyofumi Takabatake, Masae Fujii, Mei Hamada, Ryo Tamamura, Hitoshi Nagatsuka
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1406-1414. doi:10.7150/ijms.24370
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Short Research Communication

Estrogen Receptor 1 (ESR1) Enhances Slc2a4/GLUT4 Expression by a SP1 Cooperative Mechanism
João Nilton Barreto-Andrade, Luciana Alves de Fátima, Raquel Saldanha Campello, José Augusto Cipriano Guedes, Helayne Soares de Freitas, Maristela Mitiko Okamoto Ubiratan Fabres Machado
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1320-1328. doi:10.7150/ijms.26774
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Cannabinoids: from pot to lab
Esther Papaseit, Clara Pérez-Mañá, Ana Pilar Pérez-Acevedo, Olga Hladun, M. Carmen Torres-Moreno, Robert Muga, Marta Torrens, Magí Farré
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1286-1295. doi:10.7150/ijms.27087
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The Relationship between Follicle-stimulating Hormone and Bone Health: Alternative Explanation for Bone Loss beyond Oestrogen?
Kok-Yong Chin
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1373-1383. doi:10.7150/ijms.26571
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The Emperor's New Clothes: a Critical Appraisal of Evidence-based Medicine
Giovanni D. Tebala
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1397-1405. doi:10.7150/ijms.25869
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Role of TCF/LEF Transcription Factors in Bone Development and Osteogenesis
Zhengqiang Li, Zhimin Xu, Congcong Duan, Weiwei Liu, Jingchun Sun, Bing Han
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1415-1422. doi:10.7150/ijms.26741
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Association of Genes Variants in RANKL/RANK/OPG Signaling Pathway with the Development of Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head in Chinese Population: Erratum
Yang Song, Zhen-wu Du, Qi-wei Yang, Ming Ren, Qing-yu Wang, Ao Wang, Gao-yang Chen, Hai-yue Zhao, Tao Yu, Gui-zhen Zhang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(12): 1355. doi:10.7150/ijms.29056
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