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  1. Content type: Research

    The Notch pathway combined with other signalling molecules acts specifically for the development of each blood cell type and differentiation stage. A causative role of Notch dysfunction in leukaemia developmen...

    Authors: Luka Horvat, Josipa Skelin, Biljana Jelić Puškarić, Isidoro Feliciello, Darko Heckel, Josip Madunić, Ika Kardum-Skelin, Maja Matulić, Delfa Radić-Krišto and Mariastefania Antica

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2018 3:8

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    GNE myopathy (distal myopathy with rimmed vacuoles) is a rare intractable muscle disease caused by the mutations in GNE gene, with no therapeutic agents at present. The mutations in GNE (UDP-N-acetylglucosamine 2...

    Authors: Naoki Suzuki, Masaaki Kato, Hitoshi Warita, Rumiko Izumi, Maki Tateyama, Hiroshi Kuroda, Ryuta Asada, Akifumi Suzuki, Takuhiro Yamaguchi, Ichizo Nishino and Masashi Aoki

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2018 3:7

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    There is no consensus therapy recommended for recurrent malignant gliomas (MGs). In 2009, Bevacizumab (BEV) was approved by the FDA as single-agent for recurrent glioblastoma (GBM). The aim of this retrospecti...

    Authors: Arsela Prelaj, Sara Elena Rebuzzi, Maurizio Salvati, Silvia Pecorari, Chiara Pozzi, Carmela Fusto, Carla Ferrara, Silverio Tomao and Vincenzo Bianco

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2018 3:6

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    A role for sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) in determining the pregnancy outcome was evidenced by the rise in SHBG levels during pregnancy linked with favorable pregnancy, while reduction in SHBG levels and...

    Authors: Mariam Dendana, Ramzi R. Finan, Mariam Al-Mutawa and Wassim Y. Almawi

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2018 3:5

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    It is known that rheumatoid symptoms improve in pregnancy and in patients who develop infective jaundice. The mechanism of amelioration might involve the direct interaction of free endosomal self-epitopes that...

    Authors: Innocenzo Caruso, Enzo Massimo Caruso, Salvatore Santandrea, Franco Montrone, Piercarlo Sarzi Puttini and Marco Cazzola

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2018 3:4

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  6. Content type: Review

    The foreign antigen that enters into the body is detected by the immune system through antigen presenting cells leading to the production of antibodies. The use of anti-idiotype antibodies is a new way to exci...

    Authors: Ahsan Naveed, Sajjad Ur Rahman, Muhammad Imran Arshad and Bilal Aslam

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2018 3:1

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  7. Content type: Research

    The Solanum species have been used for the treatment of warts, tumor and cancer in folk medicine. The S. incanum extract is an important traditional Chinese medicine in Taiwan since 1973. The purpose of the prese...

    Authors: Yeong-Chang Chen, Meng-Ru Shen, Ai-Li Shiau, Hamm-Ming Sheu, Yu-Lin Liang and Keng-Fu Hsu

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2017 2:8

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  8. Content type: Research

    This study aimed to develop and assess a practical prognostic lncRNA signature for squamous cell carcinoma of the lung (LUSC).

    Authors: Xiaoshun Shi, Fuxi Huang, Xiaobing Le, Xiaoxiang Li, Kailing Huang, Baoxin Liu, Viola Yingjun Luo, Yanhui Liu, Zhuolin Wu, Allen Menglin Chen, Ying Liang and Jiexia Zhang

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2017 2:7

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  9. Content type: Research

    Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) is an essential regulator of glycolysis used as a housekeeping marker for gene/protein normalisation. Given the pivotal role of GAPDH in tumour metabolism, our ...

    Authors: Míriam Tarrado-Castellarnau, Santiago Diaz-Moralli, Ibrahim H. Polat, Rebeca Sanz-Pamplona, Cristina Alenda, Víctor Moreno, Antoni Castells and Marta Cascante

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2017 2:6

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  10. Content type: Methodology

    The challenge for prostate cancer (PCa) diagnosis is to improve the ability to distinguish indolent from aggressive PCa. Increased urinary levels of Distal-less Homeobox 1 (DLX1) and Homeobox C6 (HOXC6) mRNA have...

    Authors: Daphne Hessels, Hans de Jong, Sander A. Jannink, Michael Carter, Manuel Krispin, Wim Van Criekinge, Leander Van Neste and Jack A. Schalken

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2017 2:5

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    In Cameroon, as in many malaria endemic countries in Africa, blood donors are not routinely screened for Plasmodium infection that potentially could lead to severe malaria in some recipients. This study aimed at ...

    Authors: Cécile Okalla Ebongue, Eveline Ngouadjeu Dongho, Gaétan Texier, Jean-Pierre Nda Mefo’o, Gerald Sume Etapelong, Lawrence Ayong and Carole Else Eboumbou Moukoko

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2017 2:4

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    Lymphopenia commonly occurs in cancer patients and predicts poor prognosis. It is caused by radio- and chemotherapy, with malnutrition and treatment-related oxidative stress playing key roles in its pathogenes...

    Authors: Dolores Margarita Rodríguez, Mery Elizabeth Guerrero, Bárbara Marisol Maldonado, Claudia Vollbracht and Sandra Aracely Herrera

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2017 2:3

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  13. Content type: Research

    The employment status of workers with chronic hepatitis C has important implications for society and labor market, for organizations and for the individuals and their economic, social and psychological status....

    Authors: Giulia Malaguarnera, Gaetano Bertino, Carmela Greco, Caterina Gagliano, Massimo Motta, Giuseppe Chisari, Venerando Rapisarda, Giuseppe Nunnari, Michele Vecchio, Filippo Drago and Michele Malaguarnera

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2017 2:2

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  14. Content type: Research

    Coronary artery diseases (CAD) are the most commonly occurring disorders in the developed countries. Development of new therapeutics and their success in clinical studies require confirmation of therapeutic ef...

    Authors: Akinori Hirano, Jun Fujita, Hideaki Kanazawa, Shinji Kawaguchi, Noriko Handa, Yoshitake Yamada, Shigeo Okuda, Shuji Hishikawa, Takumi Teratani, Satoshi Kunita, Shugo Tohyama, Tomohisa Seki, Ryota Tabei, Kazuaki Nakajima, Yoshikazu Kishino, Marina Okada…

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2017 2:1

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  15. Content type: Research

    The Vhembe region of the Limpopo province has a rich tradition of medicinal plants use. Traditionally, boiled roots of Ziziphus mucronata are used in the treatment of boils, general swelling and other skin infect...

    Authors: M. T. Sigidi, C. P. Anokwuru, T. Zininga, M. P. Tshisikhawe, A. Shonhai, I. D. I. Ramaite, A. N. Traoré and N. Potgieter

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2016 1:9

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  16. Content type: Research

    Thymosin beta 4 is a promising agent in preclinical regenerative and cardioprotection research. After myocardial injury it improves cell survival, reduces inflammation and activates epicardial progenitor cells...

    Authors: Christoffer Stark, Mikko Helenius, Pekka Taimen, Rasmus Kentala, Antti Saraste, Tero-Pekka Alastalo, Timo Savunen and Juha Koskenvuo

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2016 1:8

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  17. Content type: Research

    IgA nephropathy (IgAN) exhibits a variable course ranging from a benign condition to progressive renal failure with a high proportion of patients undergoing end-stage renal disease in the long term. It is uncl...

    Authors: Patrizia Viola, Lucia Centurione, Paolo Felaco, Giuseppe Lattanzio, Tommaso D’Antuono, Marcella Liberatore, Roberta Di Pietro, Franco Oreste Ranelletti, Mario Bonomini and Francesca Bianca Aiello

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2016 1:7

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  18. Content type: Protocol

    Obesity is characterized by impaired fat oxidation, and, therefore, the development of therapeutics designed to enhance fat oxidation for treating obesity is a growing focus in drug discovery. Evaluating such ...

    Authors: Stephanie A. Parsons, Karen P. Jones, Fanchao Yi, Christopher P. Bock, Christopher J. Petucci, Stella K. Betancourt, Stephen J. Gardell and Steven R. Smith

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2016 1:6

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  19. Content type: Research

    Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common life-threatening inherited disease in the Caucasian population. It is caused by genetic defects in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene (CFTR), a cA...

    Authors: Elena Fernández Fernández, Nadine Bangel-Ruland, Katja Tomczak and Wolf-Michael Weber

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2016 1:5

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    Breast Cancer in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) occurs in a younger age group of patients and is more aggressive than in Europe and North America. Little is known about the presence of immune i...

    Authors: Mahmoud Mohamed, Hina Sarwath, Nada Salih, Devendra Bansal, Prem Chandra, Nazik E. Husain, Lotfi Chouchane, Ali A. Sultan and Shahinaz Bedri

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2016 1:4

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  21. Content type: Research

    Low-grade inflammation plays significant role in the development of diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), but immune regulatory mechanisms involved in these processes are studied...

    Authors: Irina V. Kologrivova, Tatiana E. Suslova, Olga A. Koshelskaya, Irina V. Vinnizkaya and Sergey V. Popov

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2016 1:2

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  22. Content type: Research

    Migration and invasion are hallmarks of cancer cells that allow their dissemination to other tissues. Studying the cellular and molecular basis of cancer cell migration can help us to understand and control ca...

    Authors: Fabiana Sélos Guerra, Luzia da Silva Sampaio, Sandra Konig, Martin Bonamino, Maria Isabel Doria Rossi, Manoel Luis Costa, Patricia Fernandes and Claudia Mermelstein

    Citation: Translational Medicine Communications 2016 1:3

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