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. Vaccination against Mosquito Borne Viral Infections: Current Status

Viroj Wiwanitkit

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2007, Pages 186-196

  Mosquito borne infectious diseases are among important group of diseases worldwide. Vaccination is available for some tropical mosquito-borne diseases, especially for Japa-nese encephalitis virus infection and yellow fever. There are also several attempts to develop new vaccines for the other mosquito-borne ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Increased Expression of TRAIL and Its Receptors on Peripheral T-Cells in Type 1 Diabetic Patients

Eisa Salehi; Mohammad Vodjgani; Ahmad massoud; Abdolhosein Keyhani; Asadollah Rajab; Behrooz Shafaghi; Zahra Gheflati; Tahereh Aboufazeli

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2007, Pages 197-205

  Background: Type-I diabetes is an autoimmune inflammatory disease in which pancreatic ß-cells are selectively destroyed by infiltrating cells. TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) is a type-II membrane protein of the TNF superfamily which is expressed in different tissues, including pancreas ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Production and Characterization of a Monoclonal Antibody against an Antigen on the Surface of Non-Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

Sedigheh Sharifzadeh; Helmout Modjtahedi; Mahmood Jedi Tehrani; Abbas Ghaderi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2007, Pages 206-214

  Background: Lung carcinoma is a multiple type cancer comprising of small cell and non-small cell carcinomas (NSCLC). For therapeutic and diagnostic purposes, serum monoclonal antibodies have been produced against lung cancer. Objective: To charac-terize a murine monoclonal antibody (ME3D11) reactive ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Aqueous Humor Levels of Soluble Fas and Fas-ligand in Patients with Primary Open Angle and Pseudoex-foliation Glaucoma

Mohammad Reza Razeghinejad; Eskandar Kamali-Sarvestani

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2007, Pages 215-219

  Background: Glaucoma is one of the most common causes of blindness and is usually associated with elevated intraocular pressure. In patients with primary open angle glau-coma the number of trabecular meshwork cells is decreased. Death of the trabecular meshwork cells may be a result of apoptosis. Objective: ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Effect of Ganoderma Lucidum on Cytokine Release by Peritoneal Macrophages

Kazem Ahmadi; Majid Riazipour

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2007, Pages 220-226

  Background: The water-soluble extract of Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi) has been used as an immunomodulator to stimulate spleen cells proliferation and cytokine expression. Objective: To investigate the effect of Ganoderma lucidum (G. lucidum) on cytokine production by mice peritoneal macrophages. Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
6. ICAM-1 Polymorphisms (G241R, K469E), in Coronary Artery Disease and Myocardial Infarction

Bahram Aminian; Ali Reza Abdi Ardekani; Narges Arandi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2007, Pages 227-235

  Background: Inflammation plays a critical role in atherogenesis. The initial step in atherosclerosis is the adhesion of leukocytes to activated endothelial cells mediated by ICAM-1, an inflammatory protein. Several polymorphisms for Intracellular adhesion molecule -1(ICAM-) gene have been described. ...  Read More

Original Article
7. Cytokine Production in Hymenolepis Nana Infection

Aboulghasem Ajami; Alireza Rafiei

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2007, Pages 236-240

  Background: Although many experimental studies provide convincing evidence that type II immunity is protective against helminths, recent data in mice demonstrate that Th1 is also impor-tant in some cestodes like Hymenolepis nana. Objective: To identify the role of Th1 and Th2 lymphocytes in immunity ...  Read More

Short Communication
8. HLA Class I Gene Polymorphism in Iranian Patients with Papillon-Lefevre Syndrome

Shirin Farjadian; Nasrin Kiyanimanesh; Abbas Abbaszadegan; Mehrdad Lotfazar

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2007, Pages 241-245

  Background: Papillon-Lefevre Syndrome (PLS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by diffused palmoplantar keratoderma and severe periodontitis. Increased susceptibility to infections due to impairment of the immune system is considered to be involved in pathoetiology of this disease. ...  Read More