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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 7 (2010)
Volume 6 (2009)
Volume 5 (2008)
Volume 4 (2007)
Volume 3 (2006)
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Volume 1 (2004)
Original Article
1. Expression of Chemokine Receptors on Th1/Th2 CD4+ Lymphocytes in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

Alireza Andalib; Hassan Doulabi; Mohammadreza Najafi; Mehdi Tazhibi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 1-10

  Background: Th1 cells preferentially express CXCR3, CCR5 and CCR6, while CCR3 and CCR4 are predominantly expressed by Th2 cell subsets. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a Th1 cell-dependant chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, and immunomudolatory cytokines could alter the chemokine ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Comparison of Neutrophil Apoptosis α-Defensins and Calprotectin in Children with and without Severe Early Childhood Caries

Lida Toomarian; Mandana Sattari; Nazanin Hashemi; Nikoo Tadayon; Alireza Akbarzadeh Baghban

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 11-19

http://dx.doi.org/Immune attributes in S-ECC

  Background: The infectious nature of severe early-childhood caries (S-ECC) points to the possible participation of immunologic host responses including neutrophils and their antimicrobial products. Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the neutrophil apoptosis, α-defensins (HNP1-3) ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Effect of Surgical Flap on IL-1β and TGF-β Concentrations in the Gingival Crevicular Fluid of Patients with Moderate to Severe Chronic Periodontitis

Mandana Sattari; Alireza Fathiyeh; Fatemeh Gholami; Hassan Darbandi Tamijani; Mahdi Ghatreh Samani

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 20-26

  Background: Growth factors play a major part in wound healing in many tissues including the periodontium. Transforming growth factor-β1 (TGF-β1) is one of these factors present in the gingival crevicular fluid. In addition, it is considered as one of the most important anti-inflammatory cytokines. ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Lymphocyte Cytotoxicity of oxLDL in Patients with Atherosclerosis

Mohammad Jafar Mahmoudi; Maryam Mahmoudi; Fereydoon Siassi; Fazel Shokri; Mohammad Reza Eshraghian; Amir Hassan Zamani; Reza Chahardoli; Mona Hedayat; Jalal Khoshnoodi; Hashem Nayeri; Nima Rezaei; Ali-Akbar Saboor-Yaraghi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 27-33

  Background: Atherosclerosis, a chronic inflammatory disease of the vessel wall is characterized by local and systemic immune responses to a variety of antigens. Oxidized low-density lipoprotein (oxLDL) is considered as an important determining factor in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. Objective: ...  Read More

Original Article
5. High Serum Levels of Rheumatoid Factor and Anti-Phosphatidylserine Antibody in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease

Abdollah Jafarzadeh; Masoud Poorgholami; Maryam Nemati; Mohammad-Taghi Rezayati

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 34-44

  Background: Immunopathological and inflammatory processes play important roles in the initiation and development of Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD). Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the serum levels of several autoantibodies including rheumatoid factor (RF), anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA), ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Immunotherapy with Imiquimod Increases the Efficacy of Glucantime Therapy of Leishmania major Infection

Ghader Khalili; Faramarz Dobakhti; Hamid Mahmoudzadeh Niknam; Vahid Khaze; Fatemeh Partovi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 45-51

  Background: Leishmaniasis is a complex disease which presents as visceral, cutaneous and mucocutaneous forms. The current treatment options for this infection are very limited and the immunological state of the host appears to play an important role in the efficacy of the treatment. Immunostimulation ...  Read More

Short Paper
7. Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies in Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Roya Sherkat; Kamyar Mostafavizadeh; Lale Zeydabadi; Parisa Shoaei; Sodabeh Rostami

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 52-57

  Background: Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a major cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Infection with this bacterium is known to induce the development of autoantibodies of which a few are also known to be diagnostic markers for some other diseases. Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCA's) ...  Read More