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 1 (2004)
Original Article
1. The Jak-Stat Signaling Pathway of Interferons System: Snapshots

Masoumeh Varedi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2005, Pages 67-77

  Interferons (IFNs) are a family of small regulatory glycoproteins that play a central role in the defense against viral infections. Although IFNs have been initially discovered as antiviral factors, today they are known as an integral part of the cytokine network that affect a wide range of biological ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Differential Immunohistochemical Expression Pattern of Galectin-3 in Normal and Osteoarthritic Human Articular Cartilage

Mahmoud Orazizadeh; Donald M Salter

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2005, Pages 78-86

  Background: Previous studies have shown that Galectin-3, a member of lectin family, is expressed in developing cartilage in mouse embryo and also in growth plate of long bones.   Objective: In the present work, the expression pattern of Galectin-3 in normal and various grades of osteoarthritic (OA) ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Prediction of Rejection in Renal Transplantation by Immune Parameters

Mahboob Lessan-Pezeshki; Ali Akbar Amirzargar; Nooshin Golabi; Mohammadreza Khatami; Behzad Einollahi; Vahid Pourfarziani; Farideh Khosravi; Hassaneh Tajerzadeh; Behrouz Nikbin

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2005, Pages 87-90

  Background: Monitoring of phenotypic characteristics of T-lymphocytes in peripheral blood is commonly performed to give the clinical parameters in the management of kidney transplant recipients.   Objective: To predict rejection in renal transplantation by immune parameters. Methods: 16 non-diabetic ...  Read More

Original Article
4. A Flowcytometry Study of CD55 and CD59 Expression on Erythrocytes in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Abbas Ali Pourazar; Alireza Andalib; Farzad Qreizy; Hadi Karimzadeh; Ahmad Ghavami-Nejad; Behshad Pournasr-Khakbaz

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2005, Pages 91-96

  Background: Inappropriate activation or blockage of the inhibition of complement system could cause tissue damages in autoimmune diseases particularly rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Defect in complement component regulation may cause damages to tissues, on the other hand, or the damaged tissue might affect ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Lack of Association between ctla-4 A49G Polymorphism and Vitiligo

Mohammad Javad Fattahi; Abdul Mohammad Pezeshki; Maryam Emad; Mohammad Hosein Lohrasb; Azra Shamseddin; Abbas Ghaderi; Mehrnoosh Doroudchi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2005, Pages 97-102

  Background: Vitiligo is an acquired skin disorder that selectively destroys melanocytes in epidermis with an unknown etiology.   Objective: To investigate the exon 1 A49G polymorphism of cytotoxic T lymphocyte antigen-4 (ctla-4) gene in vitiligo patients.   Methods: The A49G polymorphism was ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Level of Nitric Oxide in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid of Asthmatic Mice Model

Alireza Salek Moghaddam; Mohammad Shabani; Farahdokht Fateminasab; Mohammad Reza Khakzad

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2005, Pages 103-110

  Background: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease with multifactorial and complicated mechanisms. Elevated level of exhaled Nitric Oxide (NO) in asthma and other inflammatory lung diseases has led to many studies examining NO as a potential marker of airway inflammation. Objective: This study was ...  Read More

Original Article
7. Increased Natural Killer Cells Activity in Schizophrenic Patients

Mohammad Vodjgani; Hedieh Matloubi; Abbas Ali Nasehi; Mohammad Hossein Niknam; Anoushirvan Kazemnejad; Eisa Salehi; Tahereh Aboufazeli; Zahra Gheflati

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2005, Pages 111-116

  Background: Schizophrenia has been associated with altered immunity. Different studies regarding natural killer cell activity (NKA) in schizophrenic patients have shown inconsistent results. Objectives: To evaluate NK cell activity in schizophrenic patients in comparison with healthy control individuals. ...  Read More

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8. Flowcytometric Analysis of Tumor Associated Macrophages in Invasive Ductal Carcinoma of Breast

Dawar Amani; Zohair Mohammad Hassan; Fatemeh Ravangard; Susan Frazmand; Mojtaba Karim Zadeh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2005, Pages 117-122

  Background: Invasive ductal carcinoma is the most common type of breast cancer in Iran. Impaired immune responses occur frequently in cancer patients, but the mechanisms of the induced immune defects remain poorly understood. It is believed that infiltrated immune cells, especially macrophages, may provide ...  Read More