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 6 (2009)
Volume 5 (2008)
Volume 4 (2007)
Volume 3 (2006)
Volume 2 (2005)
Volume 1 (2004)
Original Article
2. In Vivo Effects of Calcitriol on Phenotypic and Functional Properties of Dendritic Cells

Mohammad Mahdi Eftekharian; Amir Hassan Zamani; Seyed-Mohammad Moazzeni

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2010, Pages 74-82

  Background: Dendritic cells (DCs) play a central role in the initiation and expansion of T cell mediated immune responses with potential immunotherapy application. The compounds which have the ability to induce immunomodulatory effects on DCs may be employed for the treatment of immunopathologic conditions ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Comparison of Several Maturation Inducing Factors in Dendritic Cell Differentiation

Saeid Abediankenari; Yousef Yousedzadeh; Hossein Azadeh; Mohammad Vahedi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2010, Pages 83-87

  Background: Dendritic cells (DCs) are professional antigen presenting cells that have an important role in the initiation of immune response. The use of maturation factors in dendritic cell differentiation provides a promising approach in immunotherapy. Objective: In this study, we compared tumor necrosis ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Inhibitory Killer Cell Immunoglobulin-Like Receptor KIR3DL1 in Combination with HLA-B Bw4iso Protect against Ankylosing Spondylitis

Tahereh Mousavi; Hadi Poormoghim; Maziar Moradi; Nader Tajik; Farhad Shahsavar; Behnam Asadifar

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2010, Pages 88-95

  Background: The HLA class I molecules serve as ligands for both T cell receptors and killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIRs). Objective: We investigated the HLAC and HLA-Bw4 alleles as well as KIRs expression on CD56 positive lymphocytes to evaluate whether these genes and molecules could influence ...  Read More

Original Article
5. IL-1β (+3953 C/T) and IL-8 (-251 A/T) Gene Polymorphisms in H. pylori Mediated Gastric Disorders

Shohreh Farshad; Manoochehr Rasouli; Akram Jamshidzadeh; Ayda Hosseinkhani; Aziz Japoni; Abdolvahab Alborzi; Alireza Taghavi; Hossein Kazemi Asl; Reza Ranjbar

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2010, Pages 96-108

  Background: Previous studies imply that IL-1 and IL-8 gene variations may play a crucial role in the genetic predisposition to different gastric disorders upon H. pylori infection. Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the potential association between the prevalence of certain polymorphic ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Association of Interleukin-4 and IgE Levels with LDL Oxidation in Atherosclerosis

Farhana Shahzad; Shahzad Tawwab; Nadeem Afzal

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2010, Pages 109-116

  Background: Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory and multifactorial disease, with a high prevalence rate in Pakistan. Objective: To find a relation between serum IL-4 and IgE levels with oxidized LDL in atherosclerosis. Methods: In this observational, cross sectional study 99 male patients, between forty ...  Read More

Original Article
7. Comparison of Immunoblotting and ELISA for Detection of Anti-Ganglioside Antibodies in Children with Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Mohammad Reza Bonyadi; Mohammad Barzegar; Reza Badalzadeh; Mazyar Hashemilar

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2010, Pages 117-123

  Background: Anti-ganglioside antibody assays are widely used for diagnosis of autoimmune peripheral neuropathies. Objective: This study aimed to determine serum levels of anti-ganglioside antibodies in children with Guillain-Barre syndrome by immunoblotting technique and compare the results with those ...  Read More

Original Article
8. Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines in Omani Type 2 Diabetic Patients Presenting Anxiety and Depression

Masoud Al-Maskari; Ahmed Al-Shukaili; Ali Al-Mammari

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2010, Pages 124-129

  Background: The relationship of inflammatory cytokines with anxiety and depression has been reported, but their role in diabetic patients has not been fully elucidated. Objective: We examined whether an association between prevalence of anxiety and depression in Omani type-2 diabetic patients (n=30) ...  Read More