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 3 (2006)
Volume 2 (2005)
Volume 1 (2004)
Review Article
1. Dendritic Cells in Transplant Tolerance

Mahyar Nouri-Shirazi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2007, Pages 1-14

  Dendritic cells (DCs) are a heterogeneous family of professional APCs involved in priming adaptive immune responses. Donor DCs (direct pathway of allorecognition) and recipient DCs presenting processed donor major histocompatibility complex (MHC) as peptides (indirect pathway of allorecognition) participate ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Immunophenotypic Subtyping of Leukemic Cells from Iranian Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia: Association to Disease Outcome

Hossein Asgarian Omran; Mahdi Shabani; Tahereh Shahrestani; Abdolfattah Sarafnejad; Jalal Khoshnoodi; Parvaneh Vossough; Mohammad Faranoush; Ramzan A. Sharifian; Mahmood Jeddi-Tehrani; Hodjatallah Rabbani; Fazel Shokri

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2007, Pages 15-25

  Background: Immunophenotypic characterization of the leukemic cells has been widely used as a tool for diagnosis, classification, stratification and prognosis of leukaemia. Objective: To investigate the immunophenotypic subtype profiles of Iranian patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Haussknechtia Elymatica: A Plant with Immunomodulatory Effects

Zahra Amirghofran; Abbas Azadmehr; Katayoun Javidnia

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2007, Pages 26-31

  Background: Plant extracts have been widely investigated for possible immunomodu-latory properties. Objective: To study the immunomodulatory functions of the metha-nol extract of Haussknechtia elymatica (Apioideae), an herb native to south-western Iran. Methods: Delayed type hypersensitivity (DTH) skin ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Decreased T Cell Response to Mitogen and Increased Anti-cytoplasmic Antibody in Drug-Free Schizophrenic Patients

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

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2007, Pages 32-37

  Background: Apart from genetic and environmental factors, activation of autoreactive mechanisms has been proposed to play a role in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia. In re-cent years, considerable work has been carried out to understand the role and contribution of the immune system in this disease. ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Assessment of the Immune System Activity in Iranian Patients with Major Depression Disorder (MDD)

Reza Farid Hosseini; Farahzad Jabbari Azad; Ali Talaee; Sara Miri; Naghme Mokhber; Farhad Farid Hosseini; Habibollah Esmaeili; Mahmoud Mahmoudi; Hoshang Rafatpanah; Mohammadreza Mohammadi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2007, Pages 38-43

  Background: Major Depression Disorder (MDD) is a common disorder with preva-lence of 15% among men and up to 25% among women. In recent years the association of immune system alterations and MDD has been investigated. Assessments of immu-nologic and inflammatory responses in these patients enhance our ...  Read More

Original Article
6. C1 Inhibitor, C3 Activator, IgG, IgA, and IgM Titers in Nigerian Sickle Cell Disease Patients with Plasmodium falciparum

Ganiyu Arinola; Chris Ezeh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2007, Pages 44-49

  Background: Sickle cell disease (HbSS) is a major health problem in Nigeria and ma-laria has been implicated as a leading cause of morbidity/mortality in sickle cell disease patients. Few reasons were put forward to explain the observed morbidity/mortality of HbSS subjects due to Plasmodium falciparum ...  Read More

Original Article
7. Does Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy Help Multiple Sclerosis Patients? Report of a Pilot Study

Mandana Mohyeddin Bonab; Sepideh Yazdanbakhsh; Jamshid Lotfi; Kamran Alimoghaddom; Fatemeh Talebian; Farnaz Hooshmand; Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh; Behrouz Nikbin

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2007, Pages 50-57

  Background: Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) with their potential to differentiate into mesodermal and non-mesodermal lineages have several immunomodulatory characteris-tics. These properties make them promising tools in cell and gene therapy. Objective: To evaluate the potential therapeutic applications ...  Read More