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Volume 1 (2004)
Original Article
2. Cloning, Expression and Purification of Truncated Chlamydia Trachomatis Outer Membrane Protein 2 (Omp2) and its Application in an ELISA Assay

Bahram Kazemi; Negar Seyed; Mojgan Bandehpour; Zarrin Sharifnia; Parviz Pakzad

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2008, Pages 148-155

  Background: Although a simple and direct method does not exist for the detection of chlamydial infections, there are situations in which reliable serological tests, with sensi-tivity related to a specific antigen, could be helpful. Objective: The aim of this study was to clone the first 1100 bp of the ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Production and Characterization of Monoclonal Antibody against Saffron Pollen Profilin, Cro s 2

Mojtaba Sankian; Forough Glosaze Shirazi; Mahid Arafi; Malihe Moghadam; Abdolreza Varasteh

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2008, Pages 156-162

  Background: Allergy to Saffron (Crocus sativus) pollen has been described in people involved in processing of saffron flower stamens. Profilins have been identified as a pan-allergen in different plant pollens and foods. This molecule is an actin-binding pro-tein with a molecular weight of 12-16 kDa ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Comparison of the Adjuvanticity of Aluminum Salts and Their Combination in Hepatitis B Recombinant Protein Vaccine Assessed in Mice

Arash Mahboubi; Mohammad Reza Fazeli; Rasoul Dinavand; Nasrin Samadi; Mohammad Sharifzadeh; Houshmand Ilka; Saeed Azadi; Hassan Kalkouei; Rasoul Hajikhanmirzaei; Mahboubeh Valadkhani

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2008, Pages 163-170

  Background: Several adjuvants have been evaluated for vaccine formulations but alu-minum salts will continue to be used for many years due to their safety, low cost and adjuvanticity with different antigens. Two commonly used aluminum adjuvants, alumi-num hydroxide and aluminum phosphate have different ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Analysis of Human Leukocyte Antigen class II Gene Polymorphism in Iranian Patients with Papillon-Lefevre Syndrome: a Family Study

Shirin Farjadian; Mehrdad Lotfazar; Abbas Ghaderi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2008, Pages 171-176

  Background: Papillon-Lefevre syndrome (PLS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by palmoplantar hyperkeratosis and early development of aggressive pe-riodontitis. Although cathepsin C (CTSC) gene mutations have been established in about 70-80% of PLS patients, it is assumed that the ...  Read More

Short Paper
6. Effects of T-2 Toxin on Cytokine Produc-tion by Mice Peritoneal Macrophages and Lymph Node T-Cells

Kazem Ahmadi; Majid Riazipour

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2008, Pages 177-180

  Background: T-2 toxin is a mycotoxin of type A trichothecenes produced by several fungal genera such as Fusarium species. Mycotoxins can affect both cell mediated and humoral immune compartments. Objective: The purpose of this study was to investi-gate the effect of T-2 toxin on cytokine production by ...  Read More

Short Paper
7. Antigen-Specific Antibody Response in Juvenile-Onset SLE Patients Following Routine Immunization with Tetanus Toxoid

Sara Kashef; Farid Ghazizadeh; Ali Derakhshan; Shirin Farjadian; Soheila Alyasin

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2008, Pages 181-184

  Background: Infection is now the most common cause of morbidity in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). There is lack of information regarding the specific antibody forma-tion in response to vaccines in young SLE patients. Objective: To determine the efficacy of anti-tetanus antibody response in young ...  Read More

Short Paper
8. Peripheral, Placental and Cord Cytokines Profile in Spontaneous Labor and Elective Caesarean Section

Khalid Huseein Bakheit; Neda Kamal Bayoumi; Ishagh Adam

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2008, Pages 185-188

  Background: Cesarean section delivery can lead to much maternal morbidity. Different cytokines have been reported to be influenced by the mode of delivery. Objective: To investigate the influence of mode of delivery on maternal, placental and cord sera of interferon gamma (IFN-γ), interleukin-4 ...  Read More