Volume 18 (2021)
Volume 17 (2020)
Volume 16 (2019)
Volume 15 (2018)
Volume 14 (2017)
Volume 13 (2016)
Volume 12 (2015)
Volume 11 (2014)
Volume 10 (2013)
Volume 9 (2012)
Volume 8 (2011)
Volume 7 (2010)
Volume 6 (2009)
Volume 5 (2008)
Volume 4 (2007)
Volume 3 (2006)
Volume 2 (2005)
Original Article
1. Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase and Immunological Tolerance during Pregnancy

Amir Hassan Zarnani; Pouneh Dokouhaki; Mahmood Jeddi-Tehrani

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2004, Pages 143-153

  Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO), an enzyme involved in the catabolism of tryptophan, is expressed by a variety of cells and tissues such as macrophages, dendritic cells, cells of the endocrine system and by the placenta. IFN- γ is the main inducer of this enzyme. IDO acts as an important defense ...  Read More

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2. Measurement of Affinity Constant of Anti-human IgG Monoclonal Antibodies by an ELISA-based Method

Fatemeh Hajighasemi; Ali Akbar Saboor-Yaraghi; Fazel Shokri

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2004, Pages 154-161

  Background: The affinity of an antibody to its antigen is a crucial parameter in its biological activity and performance of an immunoassay such as ELISA. Affinity of most IgG specific MAbs are often determined by methods which require labeling of either antigen or antibody, and are sometimes difficult ...  Read More

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3. Microchimerism and Renal Transplantation: Doubt Still Persists

Behrouz Nikbin; Nader Tajik; Ali Saraji; Gholam Reza Pourmand; Fatemeh Talebian; Abdurasul Mehrsai; Ali Akbar Amirzargar

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2004, Pages 162-168

  Background: The Presence of donor leukocytes in recipients of organ allograft has been shown even several years after transplantation. However, it remains unclear whether this donor cell microchimerism plays an effective role in allograft acceptance or is simply a consequence of immunosuppressive conditions ...  Read More

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4. T Cell Vaccination as a Tool in the Treatment of Collagen Induced Arthritis in Albino Rats

Shahnaz Rafiei; Forouzan Karimi; Fatemeh Roohollah; Ali Rafinejad

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2004, Pages 169-176

  Background: The effectiveness of T cell vaccination has been demonstrated in a variety of animal models of both induced and spontaneous autoimmune diseases. Objective: The purpose of this study was to test the T cell vaccination protocol to treat and prevent collagen induced arthritis (CIA) in a rheumatoid ...  Read More

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5. Evaluation of Different Sperm Immunization Methods in Mice

Abolghasem Ajami; Amir Esmailnejad Moghaddam; Hasan Motamed

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2004, Pages 177-182

  Background: Antifertility effect of naturally occuring antisperm antibody (ASA) in infertile couples and studies on experimental immunization of various animals with sperm antigens represents ASA as immunocontraceptive target. Despite extensive research on the effects of different factors on sperm immunogenecity ...  Read More

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6. Placental Transfer of Respiratory Syncytial Virus-Specific IgG in Iranian Mothers

Mehrnoosh Doroudchi; Hamidreza Dehshiri; Alamtaj Samsami Dehaghani

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2004, Pages 183-188

  Background: Respiratory Syncytical virus infection is the most common cause of bronchiolitis and viral pneumonia in infancy. Objective: To investigate the placental transfer of RSV-specific IgG in Iranian mothers. Methods: The antibodies were measured in sera of 146 mother/newborn pairs using a commercially ...  Read More

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7. Seroepidemiological Study of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Antibody in Shiraz, Iran

Maryam Kasraeian; Marjan Movaseghii; Alireza Fotouhi Ghiam

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2004, Pages 189-193

  Background: Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type 2 is a widespread human infectious agent responsible for persistent and latent infections. Objectives: To estimate the regional seroprevalence of anti HSV-2 antibody in Shiraz, Iran and to investigate the possible correlation of seropositivity with malignant ...  Read More

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8. Production and Characterization of Murine Monoclonal Antibodies to Leishmania Gp63 Antigen

Ezzatallah Basiri; Sadreddin Mohseni Ardehali; Mehrnoosh Doroudchi; Fereidoun Mahboodi; Arsalan Kharazmi; Abbas Ghaderi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2004, Pages 194-199

  Background : Production of monoclonal antibodies to Leishmania antigens assists the identification and characterization of these organisms. Objective: Production of monoclonal antibodies against epitopes on the gp63. Methods: Two murine monoclonal antibodies to gp63 were produced and characterized. The ...  Read More